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Follow-up to Gettysburg, & so much more...

Item # 688118

July 14, 1863

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 14, 1863  

* Post Battle of Gettysburg
* From capital of Confederacy

The front page has some great content including: "From General Lee's Army" "From Charleston" which includes a dispatch signed in type: G. T. Beauregard; "The Enemy on James River" "The Attack On Charleston".
Relating to the Battle of Gettysburg is: "Pickett's Division--Its Loss in Officers", noting: "...Pickett's division we gather the following casualties in officers, which is unprecedentedly heavy...". Also "The Wounded in the Pennsylvania Battles" noting: "We learn that General Lee has ordered all the wounded in the Gettysburg battles to be forwarded to Staunton..." and also: "The Gettysburg Prisoners are said to be between Martinsburg & Staunton..."
Still on the front page are: "Telegraphic News--From Jackson, Mississippi" "From Our Army In Maryland" "Fall of Port Hudson" and other smaller items.
The back page has much good material on the Civil War as well including some good reading in the editorial, which has: "The statement that Port Hudson has imitated Vicksburg in an 'unconditional surrender' comes from an enemy in New Orleans...unexpected events have produced...much, though temporary, sadness in the South...Nobody then called Vicksburg a Gibraltar, or considered its occupation as important...the enemy will soon discover that the possession of the towns...do not give him the enjoyment of its navigation...Great things are anticipated from 'cutting the Confederacy in two'..." with much more.
Also on the back page are: "Latest News From The North--Another Great Battle to be Fought--Both Armies Massing Near Hagerstown--The conflict Hourly Expected..." with many subheads including: "The Retreat of Lee's Army--The Race for the Potomac..." Affairs on the Pennsylvania Border..." "The Position of the Armies--All Ready for Battle" "Sharp Cavalry Fight Along the Lines..." "Great Jubilee in Washington Over the Fall of Vicksburg--Speeches of Lincoln, Seward, Stanton..." and more.
Complete as a single sheet newspaper, typical for Confederate newspapers, and in very nice condition.

Category: Confederate