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The South reacts to the Emancipation Proclamation...



Item # 656607

October 07, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 7, 1862 

* Emancipation proclamation - Southern reaction
* Abraham Lincoln's famous address


The first column of the front page is taken up with interesting reactions in the South to the Emancipation Proclamation with heads: "Interesting From The South" "Important Action in the Rebel Congress on President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation" "The Rules of Civil Warfare to Be Ignored" "Important From General Lee's Army" "He is Said to Be Advancing" "Impending Battle in the Valley". Further down the column is: "The Emancipation Proclamation - President Lincoln's Proclamation Again Before the Rebel Congress" which is the response by Louisiana concerning this controversial document freeing slaves.
Much other reporting on the Civil War including: "The Victory At Corinth".
Eight pages, good condition.

Category: Yankee