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1861 Jefferson Davis... Confederate...
Item # 655278
November 1, 1861
DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 1, 1861 One of the most well known titles from the South, and from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are those headed: "From Norfolk" 'Major General Van Dorn" and a few smaller items and various advertisement.
Inside has: "Boulevards for Richmond" "Army of the Potomac" "From Norfolk" "Affairs on the Kanawha" "From Gen. Floyd's Command" "From Kentucky--Gen. Zollicoffer's Return to Cumberland Folk--Collision at Knoxville" "The Affair at the Mouth of the Mississippi" "Federal Losses in the Leesburg Battle" "Military Elections" and also: "By the President - A Proclamation" signed in type by: Jefferson Davis.
Also: "Late Northern News" with: "The Federal Account of the Battle at Leesburg--Conflicting Reports--The Capture of the Privateer Salvor..." with these reports taking over half a page with many subheads.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, many folds, minor stain damage at the right margin affects some words but none of the mentioned reports.