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From Charleston during the Confederacy...
Item # 653841
May 2, 1863
THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, May 2, 1863
* Rare Confederate title
* Origin of the Civil War
The front page includes: "Highly Important News from the Rappahannock" "Letter From Richmond" "Additional From the North" "The Cause of the Defeat at Charleston..." "The Attack on Charleston" and more. The back page has a few items on the Civil War but is mostly taken up with ads.
Complete as a single sheet newspaper, an old mend across the front page, otherwise nice condition.