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Bondurant & Elliot (fl. 1862-1864) Daily Richmond whig [no volume and number (October 27, 1864)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.79 Author/Creator: Bondurant & Elliot (fl. 1862-1864) Place Written: Richmond, Virginia Type: Newspaper Date: 27 October 1864 Pagination: 2 p. ; 61 x 46.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Contains an image of the Virginia state seal. Not a complete copy, missing pages 1 and 2. Copy of General Jubal Early's address to his troops and an editoral lauding its contents. From Northern newspapers, reports on Ulysses Grant's campaign against Richmond. News item predicts that Wilmington, North Carolina will soon be attacked. 3 column report from the Whig's own correspondant on "The Seven Months' Campaign against Richmond Considered as a Whole." Update on affairs in Missouri. News of a free black, age 14, killed when he fell attempting to "steal a ride on the Camp Lee train." Short mention of 2 Confederate soliders trying to desert to Union lines. Call for a day of public worship by President Jefferson Davis. Several police items involving soldiers and blacks, including a report of 2 slaves poisoning 6 white children. A mock conversation on "The Yankee Slave Trade."

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryConfederate States of AmericaConfederate General or LeaderUnion GeneralUnion ForcesBattleRailroadDeathAfrican American HistoryFreemenDesertionReligionGovernment and CivicsChildren and FamilySlave RebellionSlave Trade

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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