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Item # 604751
January 19, 1864
THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Jan. 19, 1864 The front page includes: "Letter From Richmond" "Additional From the North" "An Era of Mediocrity" "Extracts from my Journal While A Prisoners in Port Royal Bay, S.C." and a column of reporting from the "Confederate Congress". The front page also has several reward ads for runaway slaves, and an illustrated recruiting ad for a mounted infantry.
Complete as a single sheet issue, an archival repair near the spine of the back page where once slit, with some remnant of where once tipped into some sort of binder, otherwise good.