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Burning of Hampton, Virginia, in a Confederate newspaper...
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August 12, 1861
DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 12, 1861 The front page has many items relating to the Civil War including: "From Norfolk" "Current Events--Facts & Rumors--Extracts from Northern Journals--War Movements & Incidents" "From Charleston" "Local Matters" "Contributions For the Sick" "Gen. McClellan & the Press" "Col. Blanton Duncan, of Kentucky" and other items.
War related reports on the inside pages include: "Fifth South Carolina Regiment" "The Army of the Northwest" "The Burning of Hampton" "From Norfolk" "The Hospital at Chancellorsville" "Tories in East Tennessee" "Hospitals Crowded" "Norther Accounts of War Movements" "March of Our Troops Down the Peninsula, & the Burning of Hampton" "General Pierce & Butler" "The Burning of Hampton--Gen. Magruder's Movements" " and even more.
The back page is entirely taken up with ads & notices, including three illustrated runaway slave ads. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, scattered foxing, some loss to the upper right margin affects no news reports, otherwise good.