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From the capital of the confederacy...
Item # 552228
August 26, 1862
RICHMOND WHIG AND PUBLIC ADVERTISER, Richmond, Virginia, August 26, 1862
* From the Confederate capital
* Richmond, Virginia
The front page has an editorial: "The Defensive Policy". There is also the business of the "Confederate Congress" and various war reports, including: "Retreat Of Pope's Army Capture Of A Yankee Guard And Two Locomotives".
Page 2 has an editorial: "The Financial Aspects of the War", plus: "Topics In The Capital" & a "List Of Casualties In The 21st Regiment Virginia Volunteers, Aug. 9, 1862".
Page 2 also has an address from General Floyd "To the People of Western Virginia", signed in type: John B. Floyd, & a report: "Execution Of A Deserter".
The back page has a list of Confederate Officers graduated from West Point.
Front page has the residue of an address label in the upper right corner & some rubbing in the text, has archival mends to a few margin tears.