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The Battle of Antietam...

Item # 618227

September 29, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Sept. 29, 1862  Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery.
Various reports inside include: "Another View of the Question" "Progress & Events of the War" "Tennessee Female Tories" "Casualties in the Sumter Light Guards" "From Knoxville" "Still Later from the Gap" "Brilliant Victory Near Helena" and more.
Two-thirds of a column is taken up with: "Battle of Sharpsburg--Terrible Conflict--Enemy Repulsed" which is the Battle of Antietam. Much concerning the list of killed & wounded.
Most of the back page is taken up with the: "Constitution of the State of Georgia, Ratified July 2, 1861".
Four pages, foxing & light damp staining, nice condition.

It was in Columbus where the last battle of the Civil War was fought. Note: The Battle of Palmito Ranch in Texas actually occurred weeks after the Battle of Columbus, but the engagement at Palmito Ranch happened after the Confederate government had dissolved and the Confederacy was extinct. In the "Official Records", the Battle of Columbus is referred to as the "closing conflict of the war.

Item from Catalog 327 (released for February, 2023)...

Category: Confederate