Newspaper

Date:
1864-1864

The Memphis Daily Appeal printed at Atlanta Georgia on May 1, 1864. Article on the capture of Fort Pillow by General Nathan Bedford Forrest. Another article "Victory in the Trans-Mississippi Department". Reports that Union General Banks was defeated and heading towards Natchez. Also rebel General Price was reported to have beaten General Steele in Arkansas. "In more sobering news, President Jefferson Davis' son Joseph was killed in a fall at the Executive Mansion. Rare Confederate Newspaper printed in Atlanta because of the capture of Western Tennessee.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.013
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier