Confederate Jefferson Davis Day of Thanksgiving Proclamation Civil War 1865 News. (Note: additional images are located below the description). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHRISTIAN OBSERVER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb.
Jefferson David proclamation Confederate Day of Thanksgiving. Has mostly religious-related content on the front page save for a war item: "First Virginia Artillery" "Stray Leaves from a Soldier's Artillery".On the reverse under "General Intelligence" are various news reports from the war. Also has: Prison Life At Elmira, N. " being a Confederate soldier's account about his experience in a "Yankee military prison. And fittingly enough (relative to the title) there is also a "Proclamation By The President" scheduling a day of "Humiliation and Prayer, with Thanksgiving", signed in type: Jefferson Davis.
Presumably complete as a single sheet which is what most Confederate newspapers were toward the end of the war. Has small holes at three fold junctures, some lite wear, archival mends to two clean fold tear. 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!
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