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Signed by Beauregard and Lincoln...



Item # 663358

December 24, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 24, 1864  Not just a newspaper from the Confederate states, but from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "The War News--Affairs In the Valley & Around Gordonsville" which includes a dispatch signed in type by: G. T. Beauregard, General (see photos). Also: "City Intelligence" "The New Year's Dinner to General Lee's Army" & other smaller items. Also many advertisements, including at least 3 reward runaway ads.
The back page has the always-interesting editorial, this one beginning: "We shall have a merry Christmas next year, please God! Even this year, the Confederacy will celebrate the festival not joylessly nor hopelessly, while thinking how infinitely worse it would be if the Yankee nation had once come in as our masters. What a jovial Christmas dinner we should have under the rule of Major General Butler!..." & much more. Also on the back page are: "Latest News From The North" "Confederate States Congress" "Lee's Army" as well as a document headed: "The Call for 300,000 More Men" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Other items as well.
Complete as a single sheet newspaper, a piece from the blank right margin does not touch any text, very tiny hole near the center, generally in very nice condition.

Category: Confederate

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