Rare 1864 CONFEDERATE Newspaper w/ William T. Sherman's Georgia March to Sea. Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov.
Sherman March to the sea - Georgia In a rare Confederate title. Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War. The front page includes a nearly full column listing of the: "North Carolina Legislature--Session 1864".
There is also coverage of the "Legislative Proceedings" of both the Senate & House of Commons. There is nearly half a column headed: "A Scout's Adventure" from the Civil War, concerning a soldier in General A.
Hill's regiment captured by the Yankees as a spy, with interesting details as to how he escaped. The back page has much reporting on the Civil War.The top has: "The War In Georgia" which begins. The crisis admits of no delay. Now is the time to crush Sherman's army... From Hood's army we have nothing. We fear the truth is that Hood is powerless & unable to move even in Sherman's wake.
If the Yankee army marches through Georgia... There are other back page reports concerning the war, too much to note here. Complete as a single sheet, folio size newspaper in very nice, clean 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! Links to Archival Storage Options & Certificates of Authenticity Are Below! Historical reports may be beautiful or ugly, but they are always informative. While we rejoice in the beautiful heroic, discovery, amazing feats, etc. , we at History's Newsstand also offer "the ugly" for we are determined to learn from the wrongs of the past - understanding, to do so, we must be willing to look these wrongs directly in the face and shout NO MORE! It is for this reason many Black Americans collect historic slave ads, Jews collect reports regarding the Holocaust, women collect coverage of the Women's Suffrage Movement, etc.. If you find any to be offensive, we agree! Hopefully this is an indication we are moving in the right direction. For this specific item, A U. The S&H will be calculated by using the highest item's S&H as the base cost, and then adding a small amount for each additional newspaper. The per-item additional cost for newspapers, folders, portfolios, and presentation cases vary according to size and weight. We will still provide tracking and insure them at our expense. Are not included in our quoted S&H.
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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". The seller is "timhu" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.