1863 CONFEDERATE Civil War Newspaper BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Robert E. (Note: additional images are located below the description). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY STANDARD, Raleigh, North Carolina, October 7, 1863 Battle of Gettysburg Robert E. Lee's official report Certainly one of the less common titles from the Confederate States.
The front page has a terrific letter by the editor, William Holden, expressing his frustration with the destruction caused to his business by troops from Georgia on September 9. This letter takes nearly 3 1/2 columns or over half of the front page. This is part of a much bigger story concerning Holden and his editorial comments on the Civil War.See the hyperlink for much more on the "Weekly Standard", his views on the Civil War, and details of the destruction of his print shop. There are other related front page articles concerning his shop's destruction. Also: "The Situation" which begins. Since our last issue a great battle has been fought between the forces of Gen. Much of page 2 has: "The Home Guard".
Also inside are: "Deserters Caught" & other war-related items, but perhaps the best is about 3 inches headed: Gen. Lee's Official Report concerning the battle of Gettysburg.
It references the full & lengthy report which appeared in the Richmond papers of a few days early, but does include an except noting. Speaking of the final conflict at Gettysburg Gen. Lee says: Our troops succeeded in entering the advanced works of the enemy & getting possession of some of his batteries...The back page includes: "The Raleigh Mobs", "To the Soldiers of North Carolina" and more. Complete in 4 pages, never bound nor trimmed, several folds, some tears & wear at the margins, one causing loss to some words on page 2, some soiling. Great content in a title rarely offered. 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! For this specific item, A U. The per-item additional cost for folders, portfolios, and presentation cases vary. We will still provide tracking and insure them at our expense.
Please check with your country's. We have been dealers in rare newspapers for over 41 years, serve as consultants to multiple museums, and are members of the American Antiquarian Society.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.
The item "1863 CONFEDERATE Civil War Newspaper BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Robert E. Lee's Report" is in sale since Tuesday, October 31, 2017. 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 Williamsport, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.