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Charleston during the Confederacy...

Item # 647351

May 03, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, May 3, 1864  This was one of only a few newspapers from the Confederacy which printed: "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline. Among the front page items are: "Burnside's Movements--Grant Expected to Advance" "Our Victory in Louisiana--Official From Gen. Kirby Smith--Complete Defeat of the Enemy-Capture of Guns, Small Arms..-Great Victory of Gen. Price" "From Dalton--Cavalry Skirmishing" "From the Southwest--Enemy Falling Back--Alarm at Vicksburg--General Price Defeats Steele--Marmaduke In Pursuit" "Siege of Charleston" & other smaller items.
Although the back page is mostly taken up with ads, it also has: "The Truth About Fort Pillow" and "Loss of Another Steamer by Torpedoes" & "A Nest of Deserters Broken Up".
A single-sheet issue in nice condition.

Category: Confederate