Historic CAPTURE OF NEW ORLEANS Louisiana Civil War 1862 CONFEDERATE Newspaper. Offered is an original, collectible newspaper (NOT a copy/reproduction): DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 28, 1862 Capture of New Orleans - Louisiana Union troops (enemy) enter city From the capital of the Confederacy Not only is this a great Confederate newspaper, but it is from the capital of the Confederacy.
Certainly the most significant content would be the breaking news report on page 2 headed: "Capture of New Orleans By The Enemy--Cotton and Public Stores Destroyed" which begins. Official dispatches were received at the War Department, from General Lovell, yesterday announcing the capture by the enemy of New Orleans... Dispaches state that the enemy's fleet had appeared in the harbour of New Orleans & had demanded the surrender of the city.
General Lovell telegraphs that he refused to make the surrender. It appears, however, that he had no hesitation in evacuating the city... This significant event is the focus of the editorial on page 2, beginning. They believe the revolution near its close and expect the collapse of the Confederacy...Other reports include: "The Forces About Huntsville, Alabama" "The War--Concentrate Our Resources" "Movements and Spirit of the War" "Another Yankee Canard--Another Intercepted Dispatch from Beauregard" Yankee Reports of Affairs About Nashville, Tenn. " "Yankee Sympathy for the Poor Negro and much more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minimal edge wear, very nice, clean condition.
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