Newspaper

Date:
1862-1862

The Daily Dispatch- Richmond, Virginia, February 4, 1862. This issue features stories related to the South's efforts to gain recognition from Europe. Reports out of London point to recognition being likely. Another report explains that McClellan's Anaconda plan is having trouble because of poor roads. Another article on the French views of the impending war between England and the Federal Government. Two articles on runaway slaves, one describes a male slave as being unmarked except on his back where he has been whipped. The other article about a runaway slave is about a boy who had murdered his overseer. A reward of $250 is offered for the capture of this boy.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.061
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier