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    [Siege of Charleston]. Newspapers: Group of Four Issues of the Charleston Daily Courier. Two of the earlier issues, dated April 2 and November 15, 1862, are comprised of four pages measuring approximately 15" x 21.75"; the two later issues, dated February 4 and February 7, 1865, are comprised of two pages measuring approximately 17.5" x 23". Loaded with news of the war including the ongoing blockade, the Battle of Pocotaligo, Gen. Sherman's movements during his Siege of Charleston, and a message from the governor of South Carolina confirming the invasion of the state. Filled with period ads including those for the hiring of slaves for the Confederate military.

    Condition: Each issue is lightly to moderately toned with spots of foxing. In very good or better condition.


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