This is a fascinating and very rare newspaper--just the 6th issue of this title printed--from just 2 weeks after the Confederates abandoned the city. Half of the first column is taken up with a letter: To Our Army & Navy Patrons! Which is an appeal by the publisher to support the paper, and what it takes for the.
Maintenance of a permanent, unconditional, loyal newspaper in the city of Savannah... Also on the ftpg: An Important Military Letter from Gen. Sherman" "The Battle of Pittsburgh Landing" "Vindication of General Grant--Letter from Major General William T. Sherman which is a very lengthy letter & is signed in type: W.Also: "What the War has Done" and other items. Page 2 has some war-related items while page 3 is taken up with ads & notices. The back page has: General Order No. 1" noting those who have assumed command of the city, plus "General Order No. 2 also concerning the military takeover of Savannah.
Four pages, never bound, 11 by 17 1/2 inches, minor rubbing near the folds, generally nice condition. A very rare title from shortly after the capture of Savannah. Please Note: All of our offerings are 100% authentic! We do not offer reprints or reproductions of any kind.
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