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Lengthy Sherman report in a Confederate newspaper...
Item # 564917
October 19, 1864
RICHMOND WHIG, Richmond, Virginia, October 19, 1864
* General William T. Sherman
* Lengthy report - march to the sea
* Rare Confederate title
A single sheet newspaper form late in the Civil War. Among the front page items are: "The Situation", "A Shifting Accusation", "Sherman's Report", "The News--The Situation" and "Headquarters Army Northern Virginia" is a report signed in type by: R. E. Lee (see images).
Very lengthy: "Sherman's Report, the Campaign of the Southwest, From Chattanooga to Atlanta" and "Johnston's Force, Under Hardee, Hood and Polk, Sherman Estimates 45,000 or 50,000" with various subheads.
The back page has more on the war including: "From the Southwest", "The News--Good News From Georgia", "Additional From the United States" and "Spirit of the Morning Press".
A single sheet newspaper, silked for protection, various tears at margins causing some loss in parts, various foxing. Has a small one column masthead at the top of the first column.