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Confederate newspaper from Louisiana...

Item # 698274

September 15, 1861

SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Sept. 15, 1861 

* Rare Confederate publication
* From the deep South

Among the front page items are: "The War On the Potomac" "The War in Missouri" "The War in Western Virginia" "The Civil War in America".
Inside includes: "The Fight In Western Virginia" 'Rosecranz's Army Badly Whipped" "Federal Loss 600 Killed" "Authentic Report of the Battle" and more.
Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are limited to those published between Louisiana's secession from the Union on January 26, 1861 and the end of April, 1862, just a brief 15 month period.
Four pages, an old mend, a few stains, loss to an upper corner does not affect any text.

Category: Confederate