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Lincoln & Fremont on the Emancipation Proclamation controversy... Buckner takes control in Kentucky...
Item # 656035
September 23, 1861
DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 23, 1861
* President Abraham Lincoln
* re. Emancipation Proclamation
* General John C. Fremont
A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are those headed: "Our Correspondence--From Norfolk " "From Arkansas--Graphic Sketch of the Great Battle in Missouri--Gallantry of McCulloch's Troops" "A Desperate Expedient" "The Distinction between Aliens & Citizens" "Sales of Negroes" includes a brief list; and more, including five ads under the "Runaways" heading.
Civil War coverage continues on the inside pages with: "Testaments & Tracts for Soldiers" "The Affair at Lewinsville"; two General Orders signed by F. S. Armistead and Thos. G. Rhett; "Army of the Potomac" "From the 13th Virginia Regiment" "From Hampton's Legion" "Cold-Blooded Murder" "The War--Northern News, Rumors and Lies--Miscellaneous Incidents--Extracts from Southern Journals" which includes an address to General Fremont signed by A. Lincoln, with Fremont's return signed: J. C. Fremont. This is concerning Fremont issue what was essentially an Emancipation Proclamation without Lincoln's permission, which would be rescinded & Fremont replaced. Also: "Kentucky--Soul-Stirring Address from Gen. Buckner to the Freemen of Kentucky--Advance of Confederate Troops into the State--Gen. Buckner's Proclamation" which is lengthy coverage & includes the text of the speech signed by him in type: S. B. Buckner. This is concerning his taking command of all Confederate troops in central Kentucky (see for portions).
Complete in 4 pages with a banner masthead, various foxing, very nice condition.