Rare 1861 Civil War CONFEDERATE New Orleans / Battle of Carnifex Ferry Newspaper. (Note: additional images are located below the description). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Sept.
Rare Confederate title From the deep South Battle of Carnifex Ferry. Among the front page items are: "The War On the Potomac" "The War in Missouri" "The War in Western Virginia" "The Civil War in America". Inside includes: "The Fight In Western Virginia"'Rosecranz's Army Badly Whipped" "Federal Loss 600 Killed" "Authentic Report of the Battle and more. 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, it surrendering 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. Four pages, an old mend, a few stains, loss to an upper corner does not affect any text. Please Note: All of our offerings are 100% authentic!
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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. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Other Civil War Original Items".
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