Rare NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Deep South CONFEDERATE Civil War 1861 Newspaper. (Note: additional images are located below the description). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW ORLEANS DAILY CRESCENT, Louisiana, April 19, 1861.Rare Confederate title From the deep South Opening days of conflict. 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 which surrendered 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. This issue is from the very beginning of the outbreak of war. The front page includes: "Secession Of Virginia" "How the News Was Received" "Excitement of The People--Great Rejoicing" "Tumult Of Enthusiasm" with much related text. Plus another column on the ftpg.
Has: "Secession Of Virginia" "Texas Intelligence--Preparations For War" "From Pensacola" and other war-related items. Page 4 has an item: What Is The Object? The note of preparation for active hostilities against the South is now sounding throughout every Northern state... Also on pg 2: "The War Spirit in Mississippi" "Talk on Change" and other items, including many ads. 5 is taken up with ads which includes several for "Negroes For Sale" with small illustrations.
Has "River Intelligence" and a huge number of "Steamboat" ads, all with little illustrations. Unusual in that this is an 8 page issue, with various tears at the spine from disbinding from a volume, otherwise nice condition. Please Note: All of our offerings are 100% authentic!We do not offer reprints or reproductions of any kind. They are guaranteed to be original! For this specific item, A U.
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Please check with your country's. We have been dealers in rare newspapers for over 42 years, serve as consultants to multiple museums, and are members of the American Antiquarian Society. Timothy Hughes Rare Newspapers P.Desiring to conduct ourselves honorably in all things. Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter. The item "Rare NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Deep South CONFEDERATE Civil War 1861 Newspaper" is in sale since Wednesday, October 17, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Other Civil War Original Items".
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