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    [Civil War] The Daily Delta Newspaper. Vol. 17, No. 123, four pages, 16" x 22.5", New Orleans, April 24, 1862. On the front page is an account of the shelling of Fort Jackson, located seventy miles south of New Orleans, which was in progress as the newspaper went to press. Later that night, the Union fleet would make its run past the fort and head for New Orleans. Also of note is an article on the recently passed "Conscription Law" passed by the Confederate Congress on April 16, 1861. Contains other war news from around the country. Fold creases are well-worn and tearing in places. Edges are folded and tearing; some staining present. Text is legible despite the defects. Good condition.

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