Blum, L.V. (fl. 1864-1866) People’s press. [Vol. 13, no. 12 (July 24, 1863)]
Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.27.12
Author/Creator: Blum, L.V. (fl. 1864-1866)
Place Written: Salem, North Carolina
Date: 24 July 1863
Pagination: 4 p. ; 59.5 x 45 cm.
Summary of Content: Vice-President Stephens at Fortress Monroe, Great Riot in New York - Conscription Register, Raid on Wytheville., , An article describes a lightning incident. Several articles report war activity, and congressional election results are noted. A long article describes a riot in New York City, including the beating of several black people. An editorial examines a new militia law.
People: Blum, L. V., fl. 1864-1866.
Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877
Keywords/Subjects: Civil War;, Military History;, Confederate States of America;, Law;, Militia;, Draft Riots;, African American History;, Mobs and riots;, Union Forces;, Conscription;, Battle;, Confederate General or Leader;, Election;, Politics;, Government and Civics;, Extreme Weather;
Sub Era: The American Civil War
Background: The paper was printed in Salem, North Carolina from 1851-1892, when it was absorbed by the Western Sentinel. At the time of this collection, the paper was edited and printed by L.V. Blum, who owned the Salem Printing Office. He also published and sold the annual Farmers’ and Planters’ Almanac.Order Image