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The nomination of General McClellan...
Item # 651771
September 03, 1864
RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 3, 1864
* General George McClellan
* Presidential nomination
* Rare Confederate title
Not only a very nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but from its capital as well. The ftpg. has: "The War News with several subheads from various fields of operation: "From Atlanta" "From Mobile" "From Louisiana" and "From Charleston". Also on the ftpg: "Retaliation" and "The Battle of Reams" "City Intelligence" and a couple of items with small heads: "Life in the Trenches Before Atlanta" & "A Woman Soldier".
The bkpg. has a lengthy editorial which begins: "The nomination of General McClellan by the Democratick Convention at Chicago uniting upon him both the Peace and the War sections of that party, opens quite a new act of the grand drama which occupies the stage of this continent. The very first thing which is now to be determined is whether Lincoln n& Seward...will stand quietly by & suffer the power to be wrested from their hands by an ordinary Presidential election...Their mission is not yet accomplished..." with much more.
Also on the bkpg: "Effects of the Confederate Privateers on Yankee Commerce" and "Latest News From the North--The Chicago Convention--Exciting Proceedings--McClellan for President & Pendleton for Vice President--The Platform" with much on this. And also on the bkpg: "Squalid Poverty in the North--How the Poor Live in New York" and "From Mobile" with a subhead: "The Fall of Fort Morgan".
Complete as a single sheet newspaper with a one column masthead (typical later in the war), in very nice condition.