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Stirring words from the President of the Confederacy...

Item # 698270

February 13, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, February 13, 1864 

* Jefferson Davis rallies Confederates
* From the capital of the Confederacy

Among the front page items are: "A Victory Near Charleston" "The enemy Again Advancing on The Peninsula" "Important Movement In Mississippi", "The Courts", "City Intelligence" "A Picture of Charleston Under Fire" "Telegraphic Reports..." and a few smaller items. Also many Acts from the Confederate Congress.
Over a full column on the back page is taken up with the always-interesting editorial, much of it focusing on the cotton industry in Europe as it relates to Southern trade. Also: "...The prosperity of North America will have received its quietus from the day when Southern slavery shall be overthrown. American cotton has ceased to monopolize the European markets..." and more. Also much reporting from: "The Confederate Congress" which includes discussion on creating a "General Staff".
The back page also has a lengthy: "General Order No. 19" which is signed in type by: Jefferson Davis. This is a very stirring document which begins: "In the long and bloody war in which your country is engaged, you have achieved many noble triumphs. You have won glorious victories over vastly more numerous hosts..." and much more, rousing the Confederate troops with very encouraging words, and near its conclusion: "...Soldiers, we are assured that success awaits us in our holy struggle for liberty & independence & for the restoration of all that renders life desirable to honorable men..." with even more.
Complete as a single sheet newspaper, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

Item from Catalog 342 (released for May, 2024)

Category: Yankee