11 July 1861
Gilbert, Thomas (fl. 1861-1864)
Title: Daily sun. [Vol. 6, no. 297 (July 11, 1861)]
Governor Moore issues a Proclamation calling for 3,000 Volunteers, Secession in California, The Reinforcement of Ft. Pickens, The Engagement near Martinsburg, The Skirmish Near Newport News, Adjutant-Gen. of Virginia Issues Orders to Commanders to Report to Gen. Beauregard, Prisoners Confined in Richmond, Printing of the Georgia Constitution. The presentation of a flag to the "Stewart County Grays" with a speech by Miss Sallie Tucker and reception speech by Lieutenant J.B. Newell. This issue contains information from local news and war items, including Pensacola, the 11th and 12th regiments, Martinsburg, Newport News, and telegraphed proceedings from the U.S. Congress (including a summary of Treasury Secretary Chase's report). The issue includes letters to the editor about fine Georgian peaches and the Columbus Volunteers.