Newspaper

Date:
1865-1865

The New Orleans Times from March 11, 1865 8 Page folio. Louisiana and Arkansas reported not to be included in the US Congress. News of a captured blockade runner featured on the inside of the paper. The ship was flying English colors and was carrying sabers and lead. Also reports that the Federals are slowed in their efforts to capture Richmond by rain. Also includes an address of General Nathan Bedford Forrest to his troops where he challenges them to continue the proud fight as "You can never again unite with those who have murdered your sons, outraged your helpless families, and, with demonic malice, wantonly destroyed your property, and now seek to make slaves of you."

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.007
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier