Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 1, 1861. This is one of just a few newspapers which printed.
The front page is entirely taken up with ads. War related items are on the inside pages including items headed: "The News" "Backbone" "From The Seat Of War" "The Wilmington Light Infantry", "Experiments With Rifled Cannons" "Defenses Up The River" "Camp Jokes" "An Engagement at Mathias' Point" Important Order by General Beauregard prohibiting persons from crossing the lines after the 30th. Four pages, very nice, clean condition. 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 43 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 "Rare CONFEDERATE Wilmington NC North Carolina CIVIL WAR Start 1861 Old Newspaper" is in sale since Thursday, June 14, 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.