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The Yankees at Atlanta... Dispatches from U.S. Grant...
Item # 660135
November 7, 1864
THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Nov. 7, 1864
* Rare title from the origin of the Civil War
Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The Latest From Hood" "Savannah Flag of Truce" "Latest Northern News" "The Constitution to be Amended" "Letter from Richmond" "From the Northern Papers has 2 dispatches signed in type: U.S. Grant; "A Review of Hood's Army as it Passed Through Villanow" "The Yankees At Atlanta and Marietta" and more.
Some war items on the back page but mostly taken up with ads.
Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, very nice condition. From the closing months of the Civil War.
Charleston was a hotbed of secession, with S.C. being the first state to leave the Union. The first shots of the war were fired in Charleston harbor. As a notable slave port, it is not surprising that South Carolina lead the charge in forming the new Confederate States of America.