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The Yankee raid near Pensacola, Florida...

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November 3, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Nov. 3, 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.
Over an entire column on pg. 3 is taken up with: "The Policy of the Enemy".  Other reports inside include: "Yankee Raid near Pensacola - Burning Of Oak Grove" "The Condition of Nashville" "Progress & Events of the War" "From the Potomac Army" "The Country Subjugated Unless we all Work for It!" "He Defended His Position" and more.
Most of the back page is taken up with the: "Constitution of the State of Georgia, Ratified July 2, 1861".
Four pages, even toning, various damp staining, otherwise good.

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)

Category: Confederate

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