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John Hunt Morgan escapes jail and is back in the field...
Item # 671521
January 12, 1864
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 12, 1864
* From the capital of the Confederacy
* General John Hunt Morgan escapes
* Ohio Penitentiary - Columbus
Among the front page items relating to the war are: "The War News", "Reading For Congress", "Scarcity of Fuel" "From the Rapid Ann" "Conscription of the Substitute Men". Also on the front page is a nice signed in type by: John H. Morgan, beginning: "Soldiers--I am once more among you after a long & painful imprisonment. I am anxious to be again in the field..." with more.
The back page has the always-interesting editorial, this one focusing more on conscription of soldiers. Over half of the back page is taken up with reports from: "The Confederate Congress"
The back page is mostly taken up with reports from: "The Confederate Congress" but also has other items as well.
Complete as a single sheet newspaper, never bound nor trimmed, small piece from the top blank margin affecting noting, nice condition.