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The Queen of the West... another Confederate naval victory!

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February 27, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 27, 1863 

* A Splendid [Confederate] Naval Victory... Queen of the West
* Much on the (slow) movement of Northern Troops
* Newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States

Not just a newspaper from the Confederacy, but from the capital of the Confederates states. Among the front page reports are: "The American War In Europe--Opinions of the English Press..." "Lincoln's Movements at Night" "The Yankee Navy" "Additional From the North--The Inaction of the Army--'What are we Waiting For?' - The Federal Armies in the Field" and other smaller items.
The back page includes the always interesting editorial, this one taking nearly 2 columns. Also reports from: "The Confederate Congress" "Virginia Legislature" "Plan of Consolidating Regiments" "Col. William Allen Parham" "Another Splendid Naval Victory--The Queen of the West Captures a Yankee Iron Clad with All Her Officers & Men" and other smaller items.
Complete as a single sheet newspaper with a full banner masthead, this issue was never bound nor trimmed and is in nice condition.

Item from Catalog 343 (released for June, 2024)

Category: Confederate