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Authentic Newspapers Printed During the Civil War Era
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Exploits of the CSS Alabama Article October 17th 1862 Hartford Newspaper
Item #: A5742
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Here is a very nice original Civil War newspaper. This is an original issue of the Hartford, Connecticut newspaper entitled the "Hartford Evening Press" from October 18th 1862. This is a nice large paper that measures approximately 18 1/2 inches wide and is 23 inches tall. The newspaper is composed of 2 sheets and they are both complete. This paper has tons of advertisements for everything under the sun. It has advertisements for everything from boots to coffins. It has several articles concerning the military movements of the time. On the inside of the paper, it has an article about the death of the inventor of the James Patent cannon shell, Charles Tillinghast James. He was killed when one of his shells exploded. ANother tells of the exploits of the most famous of all Confederate Raiders, The CSS Alabama commanded by Raphael Semmes. It is a long article that tells of the ship's size as well as some of the conquests of the ship. This is a nice looking original Civil War newspaper from Hartford, Connecticut.

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