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January 25, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, Charleston, South Carolina, January 25, 1862

* Rare confederate issue

Printed in the dateline is: "Confederate States Of America" which is rarely found on Southern newspapers.

Front page war reports include: "From Richmond" "Latest Northern News--Battle Of Fishing Creek--Probable Total Failure Of The Burnside Expedition--Nine Of The Vessels Lost--700 Yankee Troops Lost" & "The War in Kentucky" "Second Great Victory--The Enemy's Entrenchments Attacked & Forced--The Stars & Stripes Waving over the Federal Fortifications--The Rebels Driven to the River--Large number of Prisoners & Heavy Losses--Zollicoffer's Body in our Possession--Bailie Peyton, Jr. Killed."

Other minor war reports throughout, plus various ads and notices. The bkpg. has a war-related poem: "My Maryland". Minor fold wear on the ftpg., has a small hole at the fold juncture, some staining on page 3, lite staining in the upper left corner, some lite foxing.

Category: Confederate