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CONFEDERATE NEW ORLEANS...
Item # 558426
March 1, 1862
THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans LA Louisiana, March 1, 1862
* Rare confederate title
* From the deep South
* Civil war era original
Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28.
Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are limited to those published between Louisiana's secession from the Union on January 26, 1861 and the end of April, 1862, just a brief 15 month period.
Page 2 has war news "From Memphis" "From Richmond" as well as the "Latest From Nashville". Page 3 has news "From Our Army In The West" & reports headed: "The N.Y. Herald On The Federal Navy And The Generalship Of The North" "Federal Reports From Missouri" "The Gunboat Fight On Cumberland River" & a "Proclamation By The Governor Of Georgia".
Page 3 also has reward notices for "...the bright mulatto boy William Henry..." & "...the negro boy called Gus...", each with a small engraving of a runaway.
Page 3 has two minor non-archival mends, slightly irregular at the spine, otherwise good. 4 pages.