Rare CONFEDERATE Fort Sumter Civil War STARTS 1861 Wilmington NC Old Newspaper. (Note: additional images are located below the description).Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, April 30, 1861. Beginning of the Civil War In a rare Confederate title Abraham Lincoln blockade. Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. As such it was barricaded by Union forces during the war, but blockade runners had some success in getting supplies through. It is just 170 miles north of Charleston, where the Civil War began.
Neighboring South Carolina was the first state to leave the union in Dec. 1860, and although North Carolina did not officially secede until after the bombing of Fort Sumter its political sympathies were strongly with the South ever since talk of secession began. The front page is entirely taken up with ads besides the "Directory - State Government". Page 2 has: "France & England in Favor of the Confederacy", "The Virginia Navy Yard", "Important From Louisiana", "The Naval Academy Disbanded", "A Proposition to Settle the War by an Arbitration of the Border States" , various military dispatches, and an items beginning.Abraham Lincoln has issued his proclamation declaring that ports of the Southern Confederacy blockaded... Pages 3 & 4 are entirely taken up with ads, a few of which are illustrated. Complete in 4 pages, a few minor margin tears and light staining to the lower right but generally in very nice condition. Please Note: All of our offerings are 100% authentic!
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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 CONFEDERATE Fort Sumter Civil War STARTS 1861 Wilmington NC Old Newspaper" is in sale since Friday, May 18, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Other Civil War-Related Items".The seller is "timhu" and is located in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.