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Rare Confederate title from Mississippi on the Battle of Perryville...
Item # 661765
October 17, 1862
DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN, Jackson, Oct. 17, 1862 Certainly one of the more rare Confederate titles we have offered. This is a volume one issue.
Among the front page articles are: "Abolition Meetings at the North" "Resolutions" "Yankee Officers Marrying Negroes" "List of Casualties in the 40th Mississippi Reg. at the Battle of Corinth, Oct. 4trh, 1862".
Page 2 has nice column heads: "Glorious News From Kentucky" "Our Victory at Perryville Confirmed" "Our Forces Capture Between 35,000 and 40,000 Prisoners "The Federal Generals Jackson, Terrill, Webster and Jewett Killed" "Gen. Tom. Crittenden a Prisoner" "Our Loss Comparatively Small".
This Battle of Perryville is also known as the Battle of Chaplin Hills.
Page 3 features: "Gen. Lee's Address to His Troops" which is a rousing letter of congratulations & admiration for many successful efforts in the field, signed in type: R. E. Lee, Gen. Com.
Four pages, never bound, nice condition.