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    Three Union Regimental Newspapers Published in the Field. Included are the following:
    -Pennsylvania Thirteenth, Camp Tennally, Washington, D.C., four pages, 8.5" x 6", January 4, 1862. Published by the "Pittsburg Dispatch Mess, Company A", this small paper is often humorous and carries news of regimental interest. Foxing, folds, else good condition.
    -The Wolverine, Lebanon, Kentucky, four pages, 12" x 8.5", April 7, 1863. Published by "Members of the 8th Regiment Michigan Infantry." The paper gives a history of the 8th Michigan before going into hard news, the most outrageous item of which is a declaration that Charleston, SC had been taken by Federals. Light stains, folds. Good condition.
    -The Union Vidette, Lebanon, Kentucky, four pages, 16.75" x 12", n.d. (1863). Published by "G.R. Galpin & Co., 2nd Mich. V." The banner of this paper is a play on the name of the famous Confederate field newspaper - The Vidette - published by John Hunt Morgan's Kentuckians. This Michigan newspaper contains an editorial on Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation. Light browning, creases, a few small splits. Good condition.


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