Show image list »
A battle is brewing...
Item # 622128
May 24, 1862
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 24, 1862
* Battle of Princeton Court House
* Siege of Corinth, Mississippi
A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes; "Heavy Skirmish in the Neighbourhood of Richmond" "Affairs Near Corinth" "The Soldier's Life" "the Maryland Line" "Destruction of the Virginia--Statement of Her Officers" "Movements & Spirit of the War" & more.
The back page begins with a lengthy editorial which has near the beginning: "This is probably the eve of battle. All facts point to an approaching engagement...and we shall never find another time or another place with the same brilliant prospect of success..." and much more. Also on the bkpg: "Northern Account of Drury's Bluff" and more on the war.
Complete as a single sheet issue, never bound nor trimmed, minor margin wear, foxing at the top margin, some creases.