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The Confederate title from Louisville, Kentucky...



Item # 675166

September 07, 1861

LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, Sept. 7, 1861 

* Rare pro-Confederate title
* 1st year of the Civil War


Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confederate & the "Journal" was more pro-Union. This is the pro-Confederate newspaper.
The front page has: "Hart Protest Against the War & Declares for Peace--The War Tax Denounced--Fremont's Infamous Proclamation Condemned..." "The Yeomanry of Boone County for an Honest Neutrality--Protest Against Federal Troops in Kentucky" & more.
Page 3 has column heads: "STARTLING NEWS!" "WAR IN KENTUCKY!" "PADUCAH OCCUPIED!" "Fight In Lexington, Mo." and more.
Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, loss to an upper corner of the back leaf causes some text loss, some spotting.

Item from Catalog 309 (released for August, 2021)...

Category: War of 1812