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Morse, N.S. (fl. 1862-1864) Daily chronicle & sentinel. [Vol. 28, no.25 (January 16, 1864)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.07.07 Author/Creator: Morse, N.S. (fl. 1862-1864) Place Written: Augusta, Georgia Type: Newspaper Date: 16 January 1864 Pagination: 4 p. ; 50.3 x 34.6 cm.

Summary of Content: From Charleston, Late News From Texas, Latest From the North. The results of the Edgefield District elections are listed. The Secretary of War reports the achievements of the army for 1863. The culprit who has cut the telegraph lines for the past three nights has been apprehended. Detailed instructions about the legislative code for deceased family members are here. An editorial about how to actually shorten the war points to the need to prepare to make the war long. The escape of Captain Hines is included. An article from the Scientific American describes the uses of coffee and a variety of substitutes.

Background Information: This paper was published in Augusta, Georgia by N.S. Morse during this time period. The Augusta Chronicle and Gazette of the State started as a semi-weekly paper in 1785 and ...became the Augusta Chronicle and Georgia Gazette (then Advertiser) in 1821. In 1835 the paper was named the Augusta Chronicle. In 1837 the paper incorporated the States Rights Sentinel previously edited by Judge Augustus Baldwin Longstreet. The name became the Daily Chronicle and Sentinel in 1840. In 1877 the paper merged with the Constitutionalist and became the Chronicle and Constitutionalist. This paper boasts to having the largest circulation in the city and the state.
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People: Morse, N.S

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryConfederate States of AmericaElectionGovernment and CivicsPoliticsPrisonerPrisoner of WarTelegraphLawDeathAgriculture and Animal HusbandryDiet and nutrition

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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