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Lack of a Confederate navy... From the Confederate capital...

Item # 647475

August 20, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 20, 1862  A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "McClellan's Movements" "From Southwestern Virginia" "Latest News From The North" which takes 2 1/2 columns; "Printers Wanted" and 13 Acts of the Confederate Congress, including: "An Act For the Enlistment of Cooks In the Army" "An Act To Punish Drunkenness in the Army" and more.
The back page includes a lengthy editorial on the war (see for beginning), one portion noting: "...The subject of a Confederate Navy is almost ignored by the President...No mention is made of the loss of Norfolk, with its Navy Yard, or of the Merrimack, the Mississippi or Arkansas. The fall of New Orleans, which was a naval event, is also a subject permitted..." with more. The bkpg. also has reports from: "The Confederate Congress" and a variety of other tidbits on the war.
Complete as a full size, single sheet newspaper with a banner masthead. Light foxing, nice condition & never bound nor trimmed.

Category: Confederate

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