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Proclamation by Confederate President Jefferson Davis...



Item # 681542

May 16, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, May 16, 1862 

* From the origin of the Civil War
* President Jefferson Davis proclamation


This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline.
Pages 1, 2 & 4 have various war reports with heads including: "From Richmond--Repulse of the Terrible Iron Clad Gunboats...Our Men in High Spirits" "Proclamation of Gov. Letcher--Resolved to Defend the City to the Last" "The Latest News" "The Battle of Armageddon" and more.
The back page has a nice report: "The Destruction of the Merrimac" & also: "Brilliant Dash into Washington, N.C." & "The Cavalry Charge Near Williamsburg".
There is also a Proclamation" concerning martial law in South Carolina, signed in type by: Jefferson Davis.
Four pages, minor rubbing at the fold, nice condition.

Category: Confederate