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Stay home unless you plan to join... Generalisimo Lincoln...

Item # 629923

March 26, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, March 26, 1862 

* Rare Confederate title
* General Abraham Lincoln

A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Notes On The War" which includes a General Order from General H. Marshall concerning travel & communication in the Cumberland Mountains, noting in part: "...The country is infested with spies. Unless a man now comes from Kentucky to join the army & to assist to defend his country & to secure the independence of the South, he had better remain at home..." with more. Other war items as well.
Page 2 begins with an interesting editorial: "Generalisimo Lincoln" the text beginning: "We had never supposed that Abraham Lincoln was such an immeasurable ass as to aspire to be actually the commander-in-chief of the U.S. Army..." with much more on this. Other war items as well including: "Murdering Women & Children".
Four pages, nice condition.

Category: Confederate

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