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Collection Reference Number GLC05988.27
From Archive Folder Collection of Confederate wallpaper newspapers 
Title The southern sentinel. [Vol. 1, no. 8 (May 16, 1863)]
Date 16 May 1863
Author Compton, T.G. (fl. 1863)  
Document Type Newspapers and Magazines
Content Description The first newspaper printed by Union occupation troops after the fall of Alexandria. Announces the arrival of Gen. Banks's army to the city. Poetry features traditional patriotic themes, one by Henry W. Longfellow. Wallpaper has faded gold leaf floral pattern with green and purple highlights.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Confederate States of America  Printing  Union General  Union Forces  Poetry  
People Compton, T.G. (fl. 1863)  
Place written Alexandria, Louisiana
Theme The American Civil War
Sub-collection American Civil War Newspapers and Magazines
Additional Information The Southern Sentinel first began publication in March 1863 and ceased in 1867.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Theater of War Main Western Theater