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1861 Jefferson Davis... Confederate...

Item # 690440

November 01, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 1, 1861 

* From the Confederate capital

One of the most well known titles from the South, and from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are those headed: "From Norfolk" 'Major General Van Dorn" and a few smaller items and various advertisement.
Inside has: "Boulevards for Richmond" "Army of the Potomac" "From Norfolk" "Affairs on the Kanawha" "From Gen. Floyd's Command" "From Kentucky--Gen. Zollicoffer's Return to Cumberland Folk--Collision at Knoxville" "The Affair at the Mouth of the Mississippi" "Federal Losses in the Leesburg Battle" "Military Elections" and also: "By the President - A Proclamation" signed in type by: Jefferson Davis.
Also: "Late Northern News" with: "The Federal Account of the Battle at Leesburg--Conflicting Reports--The Capture of the Privateer Salvor..." with these reports taking over half a page with many subheads.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, many folds, minor stain damage at the right margin affects some words but none of the mentioned reports.

Category: Confederate