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Last hours of Lee's army...



Item # 598938

November 08, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 8, 1865 

* re. Robert E. Lee's surrender

Reports from the aftermath of the Civil War including: "Admission Of Southern Representatives""Message of the Governor of South Carolina" "Governor's Proclamation - Thanksgiving for Victory, Peace, and Our Country Saved" is from Ohio; "The Future of the Negro" "Is The Union Restored, or the Republic Destroyed?" "Another War Threatened" 'The Trial of Mr. Davis" "Interesting Blacks" "The Last Hours of Lee's Army" and much more.
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South", this newspaper opposed the war and attracted the hatred of the Republicans and the Lincoln administration. It insisted that slavery could not be prohibited by law. So obnoxious was this paper to Unionists that it was denied circulation in some cities. In 1863 the press was raided by a hateful mob.

Category: Post-Civil War