Rare Confederate Port City of Wilmington North Carolina Civil War 1861 Newspaper. (Note: additional images are located below the description). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper. THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 16, 1861.
This is one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline. The front page is entirely taken up with ads. War related items are on page 2 include: "Weapons" "England & France Side with the Southern Confederacy" Loan for the Defense of the Confederate States" "Uncle Sam's Men Getting Tired of Pickens and more.
One article: "A Confab Between Old Abe and Old Scott" which includes. Took place a few days ago between Abe Lincoln, LL.
And Old Fuss and Feathers, during which the gouty old soldier told the King of all the Abolitionists a most unpleasant truth... Four pages, very nice condition.
Note: 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. 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 46 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.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.