Rare CONFEDERATE Petersburg VA Virginia 1863 Original Civil War Newspaper. (Note: additional images are located below the description). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, Aug. 15, 1863 Rare Confederate title Petersburg was a critical city to the Confederacy, located not far south of the capital of Richmond, and the focus of a six month long siege when ended in early April, 1865, when Lee withdrew his troops from Petersburg and urged Jefferson Davis to remove the capital from Richmond. The war would end shortly thereafter.
This is an uncommon Confederate newspaper from Petersburg, with much front page war content including items headed: "The Late Yankee Raid in North Alabama" "Northern View of the Yazoo Pass" "The Fight At Thompson's Station" "Fight with Guerrillas in North Carolina" and more. The back page has addition war items including: "The Late Fight on the Rappahannock" "The Impressment Bill" "Fort Pemberton" and: "The Yankee Women" (be sure to read this one).Complete as a single sheet newspaper, several folds, period writing above the masthead, nice condition. 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.
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The item "Rare CONFEDERATE Petersburg VA Virginia 1863 Original Civil War Newspaper" is in sale since Friday, February 17, 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.