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Quote-John-Hoover-2-22-18Issues of The Countryman - for John Hoover to review.
Issues of The Countryman - for John Hoover to review.
October 6, 1862
THE COUNTRYMAN, Turnwold, Putnam County, Georgia, Oct. 6, 1862 A fascinating little newspaper which perhaps is most famous for being the only newspaper published on a Southern plantation. It was published by Joseph A. Turner on his plantation named “Turnwold" some 9 miles from Eatonton. He used the “Countryman” to voice his pro-Confederate views as a staunch advocate o... See More
December 8, 1862
THE COUNTRYMAN, Turnwold, Putnam County, Georgia, Dec. 8, 1862
* Only known title to be published on a Southern Plantation
* From Joel Chandler Harris's own personal collection
* Non-J.C.H. issues are quite valuable in and of themselves
The entire ftpg. is taken up with a poem: "The Old Plantation!" Page 3 has an editorial: "War" and page 4 is taken up with a ... See More
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