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Jefferson Davis Captured...

Item # 567077

May 22, 1865

THE CIRCULAR, Mount Tom, Connecticut, dated May 22, 1865 On the backpage of the issue is a report on the capture of Confederate President Jefferson Davis. " Jefferson Davis, with his wife and personal suite, were surprised and captured... Davis was endeavoring to escape disguised in female apparel." This publication is a small size newspaper from the famous Oneida Community in New York, an early "commune" in experimental living. Various religiously-themed content but a bit of reporting of news of the day as well. An interesting title from this interesting community in in upstate New York. This is complete in 8 pages measuring approximately 10 x 14 and is in good condition.

Category: Post-Civil War