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"Confederate" newspaper from the North...
Item # 655258
November 7, 1861
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 7, 1861
* Pro Confederate title
* Battle of Ball's Bluff
Among the various reports are: "Rebel Account of the Battle of Ball's Bluff..." "The Exchange of Prisoners" "The Battle of Ball's Bluff" "The Negro Clergyman with Seward's Passport in his Pocket" "Official Report of Major Sturgis of the Battle of Wilson's Creek" "The Retirement of Gen. Scott" "The Santa Rosa Battle" and so much more.
Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.
Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South", this newspaper opposed the war and attracted the hatred of the Republicans and the Lincoln administration. It insisted that slavery could not be prohibited by law. So obnoxious was this paper to Unionists that it was denied circulation in some cities. In 1863 the press was raided by a hateful mob.