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From when New Orleans was in the Confederacy...



Item # 654250

September 25, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Sept. 25, 1861 

* Rare Confederate title
* From the deep South


Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are limited to those published between Louisiana's secession from the Union on January 26, 1861 and the end of April, 1862, just a brief 15 month period.
The front page includes: "Arms" "From the Seat of War in Virginia" "From Our Army in the West" "Incidents of the Battle of Carnifax Ferry" and more. 
Inside has: "Interesting From Richmond" "Naval Expedition to Take Brunswick, Ga."  "The Presidential Elections" "Shipping Cotton to the City" "Condition & Movements of Floyd's Army" and smaller items.
Pages 3 & 4 are mostly taken up with advertisements. Four pages,  even toning, two older mends near te spine, a bit irregular at the spine.

Category: Confederate

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