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Lincoln consults spirits for military counsel?

Item # 694160

June 08, 1863

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, June 8, 1863  

* From the rebel capital
* Abraham Lincoln
* Spiritualism

Among the front page reports on the Civil War are; "Vicksburg" "Lincoln and the Spirits" the latter noting in part: "...spiritual exhibitions made in the presence of Lincoln and his Cabinet. Napoleon, Gen. Knox, and others were consulted s to the best mode of conducting the war. Lincoln must be in great straits when he has to look to the other world for military counsels..." with more.
Also on the front page: "Depredations of the Yankees" "Skirmish at Strasburg" "Relief for Virginia Exiles" "The Valley Department" "Affairs at Vicksburg" "Running the Blockade from Mobile" and more.
A single sheet issue, very nice condition.

Category: The Civil War