During just a four year period this newspaper published in nine different cities. (credit: Tennessee State Library & Archives) This is one of just a few issues we were fortunate enough to find when printed in Montgomery, Alabama, its next to last stop on its trail of survival. The front page has war-related items headed: "From Georgia" "The Atlantic Coast" which gives warning to the possible fall of Savannah with. We regard it as impolitic & unwise to lull our people into a false security in reference to the safety of Savannah.
We have believed all along that Sherman could take the city... We now believe it to be in his power to take it... Items include: "Latest Northern Reports from Middle Tennessee" which includes letters signed by both J. Hood of the Confederacy, and George H. Thomas of the Yankee forces.
The back page includes: "Lincoln's Re-Election" and the always interesting editorial, this one including in part an interesting spike of optimism so close to the demise of the Confederacy. With more (see for portions). Also on the bkpg: "The War In Virginia" "From The North" "The War In Middle Tennessee" "The Real Object of Sherman's Invasion--A Yankee View of It" "The Confederate Prison at Cahaba" "Position Of the Confederacy" and other war-related items. A great wealth of war reporting in this issue.Complete as a single sheet newspaper with a full banner masthead, various water staining as shown but otherwise in good condition. A very rare opportunity for an issue of this "Memphis" newspaper when printed in Montgomery, Alabama. 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.
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