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Detailed report on the Battle of Bull Run, or Manassas...



Item # 587782

August 9, 1861

LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Louisville, Kentucky, Aug. 9, 1861 

* First Battle of Bull Run - Manassas VA Virginia
* Detailed report in a uncommon title


Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confederate & the "Journal" was more pro-Union. This is the pro-Confederate newspaper.
Page 3 has some nice column heads: "War Movements" "Southerners Near Alexandria" "A Kentucky Cavalry Regiment" "General Lyon Killed!" "More U.S. Gun-Boats" "Federal Fort on Savage Mountain" "BATTLE IN MISSOURI ! "Federal 'Retire' " "Fight At Athens, Mo." and "The Great Battle".
The back page as more with: "60,000 Rebels at Manassas!" "Breckinridge, Powell, and Burnett Will Resign" "Facts & Rumors" "Matters In Missouri" and more.
Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, close-trimmed at the spine causes minor loss to the edge of the ftpg. & pg. 4 but affecting only ads, and more severely close-trimmed at the left edge of pg. 3 but not affecting any mentioned reports.

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