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Yankees call them rebels...
Item # 655277
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October 21, 1861
DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 21, 1861
* From the Confederate capital
Among the front page reports are those headed: "Late Northern War News" "Attack on a Baltimore Ship by a Confederate Battery--Premature Reports of a Movement of General Banks' Division--The War in Missouri--A Skirmish in Western Virginia" plus a great wealth of subheads, this report taking half of the front page. Also on the ftpg. are: "The Ship Thomas Watson" "An Ex-congressman in Limbo" and more, including four "Runaway" ads.
Page 2 has: "The Balance of Power" "There Are No United States" which begins: "The arrogance with which the Yankees affect to call their Government the "United States" and to regard those who do not subscribe to Yankee rule as rebels..." with much more great editorial commentary, taking close to a full column. Also on pg. 2: "From The Shenandoah Valley" "Arrival of Federal Prisoners" "From Norfolk" "Army of the Potomac" & other items. Civil War reports take much of page 3 as well with: "War News & Rumors" "Lincolnites at Liberty" "Religious Revivals Among our Soldiers" "News From the South--Exploits of a Woman--Distressing Casualty--An Incident in our army of the Northwest--Mrs. Keith, the 'Bold Soger Boy' " "The Fight on Santa Rosa" with a detailed report; "From Kentucky--Federal Gun-Boat off Eddyville--Skirmish in Jackson County--The Lincolnites Defeated..." and more.
Complete in 4 pages with a banner masthead, very nice condition.