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William Lloyd and Co. (fl. 1864-1865) The daily examiner. [no volume or number information, (January 7, 1865)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08780 Author/Creator: William Lloyd and Co. (fl. 1864-1865) Place Written: Richmond, Virginia Type: Newspaper Date: 7 January 1865 Pagination: 2 p. ; 58.5 x 41.5 cm.

Summary of Content: A Confederate newspaper previously published as "The Richmond Examiner." Published without a masthead 30 May 1864-9 December 1865. Pencil signature at top says "Rev. Everhart" (or Overhart). Includes coverage of the fall of Savannah to General Sherman. Police item about two slaves accused of forging passports for three other slaves in the name of Confederate Congressman and General William C. Wickham. Several other items on slaves or free negroes involved in theft. Update on the work of the Confederate Congress, both the Senate and the House of Representatives. Update on activities of Virginia legislature, both the state Senate and the House of Delegates. Latest news on the failed peace mission of Montgomery Blair. Short article on the completion of General Benjamin Butler's Dutch Gap Canal. Under "Miscellaneous," says that General Rosecrans is urged to head the Army of the Potomac and that there are strong urgings to make Admiral Dupont Secretary of the Navy. Staining at the top.

People: Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryConfederate States of AmericaSherman's March to the SeaUnion GeneralUnion ForcesTravelAfrican American HistoryForgery and FraudSlaveryFreemenCrimeGovernment and CivicsCanalsPeaceNavy

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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