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Rare Confederate title...



Item # 566107

January 18, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, January 18, 1862 

* Rare Confederate title
* North enthusiasm dwindling ?


Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital.

The Front page has: "The War In South Carolina" and: "Notes Of The War--The North Growing Sick of the War--The New York Tribune Thinks it Time the War Were Brought to a Close" with other subheads including: "Great Battles" "The Northern War Patriots..." "The War in Kentucky--Plans of the enemy..." "The War In Missouri--The Situation".

War-related coverage continues to page 2 with : "The Latest Northern News--Movements & Spirit of the War" "The Northern Congress--Discussion on the Negro Question--Lovejoy's Declaration of War Against Great Britain" "Revocation of Commissions in the Army" "Appointment of Brigadier-Generals" and other items. Page 3 has reports from the Virginia Legislature and "The Cores", "City Intelligence", a few small war-related items, and some ads.

Page 2 also features some nice editorial content, always interesting reading in this newspaper as the editor was rabidly anti-North. He begins with: "The resignation & honourable exile of Cameron, that synonym of corruption, is a significant event. It is the signal of the open disruption of the united North into two factions..." with more (see). There are other editorial discussions as well, taking over a full column.

The back page includes many Acts of the Confederate Congress, several relating to the war.

Complete as a four page issue, never bound nor trimmed, in nice condition.

Category: Confederate

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