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October 01, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 1, 1864

* Rare Confederate publication
* Origin of the American Civil Wa
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Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Forrest Again Successful" "General Beauregard, Again" "Reconstruction & Subjugation One and the Same" "Affairs on the Mississippi" "News From the Far West" and more.
Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, 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.

Item from Catalog 343 (released for June, 2024)

Category: Confederate