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From the capital of the Confederacy in 1862....



Item # 670766

August 12, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 12, 1862 

* From the capital of the Confederacy

Not just a newspaper from the Confederate, but from the capital of the Confederate states. The front page has: "Important From the North--Call For 600,000 More Men--A Draft to Be Immediately made" "From Culpeper" "From The South Side" "Changing His Base" with the bulk of the front page taken up with a lengthy list of Acts of the Confederate Congress, many relating to the Civil War.
The back page includes: "The War In The North--The Yankee Capital in Council on the War--Addresses of President Lincoln, General Shields...--Three Cheers For the Hanging of Mumford, etc." and other items relating to the war. There are several "General Orders" on the war which take most of the last column.
Complete as a single sheet newspaper with a full banner masthead, various foxing & light staining throughout, a bit irregular at the bottom margin.

Item from Catalog 297 (released for August, 2020)...

Category: Confederate