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A Southern Soldier's Convention of Confederate veterans is meeting in Memphis.

Memphis, Tennessee, 1861, artist's impression
09/18/1866 to 09/19/1866

A group of former Confederate officers, including well-known figures like Nathan Bedford Forrest, met in a "Southern Soldiers' Convention" in Memphis, Tennessee.  The day before they had communicated with the Union veterans meeting in Cleveland running at the same time their fraternity and loyalty and received a welcoming reply from leading figures their, including George Armstrong Custer.  (By John Osborne) 

Source Citation: 

"United States," The American Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year 1866 (New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1873), 759.

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