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Fall of Plymouth, North Carolina...

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November 04, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Nov. 4, 1864

* Capture of Plymouth, North Carolina
* From the origin of the Confederacy

Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Petersburg" "Secret Sessions" "From Our Army In Tennessee" "From Sherman's Army--Sherman's Position" "From the Northern Papers" "Letter from North Georgia" "The Loss of the Iron-Clad Albemarle--Fall of Plymouth, N.C." and more.
Some war items on the back page but mostly taken up with ads.
Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, very nice condition. From the closing months of the Civil War.

Charleston was a hotbed of secession, with S.C. being the first state to leave the Union. The first shots of the war were fired in Charleston harbor. As a notable slave port, it is not surprising that South Carolina lead the charge in forming the new Confederate States of America.

Category: Confederate