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On the fall of New Orleans, Monitor vs. the Merrimac, & Jeff Davis' Proclamation...



Item # 674517

May 08, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, May 8, 1862  The ftpg. has: "The Northern Congress - The Negro Question Again" and: "From Nashville--Army of Occupation--Loyalty of the Native Citizens--Yankees Have a Hard Road to Travel". Page 2 has: "New Orleans Before the Surrender" "The Surrender of Fort Macon" "The Monitor & the Virginia [Merrimac]" which begins: "Many persons wonder why the Monitor when she had crippled the Merrimac in their first encounter, did not pursue & sink her before she could reach Norfolk...".
The back page includes a: "PROCLAMATION By the President, to the People of the Confederate States of America" signed in type: Jefferson Davis.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

Category: Confederate