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Item # 618295
November 12, 1862
DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Nov. 12, 1862
* Very rare title
Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery.
Among the various reports inside is the continuation of a lengthy address from the governor of Georgia, signed in type: Joseph E. Brown. Other items include: "Capture of the 3rd Georgia Cavalry" "From Northern Virginia" "From the Army of the Potomac" "Eastern North Carolina" "From Western Virginia" and more.
Four pages, even toning, various damp staining, minor archival repair at the top of the spine.
It was in Columbus where the last battle of the Civil War was fought. Note: The Battle of Palmito Ranch in Texas actually occurred weeks after the Battle of Columbus, but the engagement at Palmito Ranch happened after the Confederate government had dissolved and the Confederacy was extinct. In the "Official Records", the Battle of Columbus is referred to as the "closing conflict of the war. (see hyperlink)