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Item # 660148
September 29, 1864
THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Sept. 29, 1864
* Rare title from the origin of the Civil War
Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Results of the Summer Campaign" "Hood's New Movement" "From the Georgia Front--Affairs at Atlanta" "Latest From the Valley" "and more.
Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, nice condition. From the closing months of the Civil War.
Charleston was a hotbed of secession, with S.C. being the first state to leave the Union. The first shots of the war were fired in Charleston harbor. As a notable slave port, it is not surprising that South Carolina lead the charge in forming the new Confederate States of America.