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Collection Reference Number GLC08780
From Archive Folder Collection of miscellaneous Civil War-era newspapers 
Title The Daily Examiner. [no volume or number information, (January 7, 1865)]
Date 7 January 1865
Author William Lloyd and Co. (fl. 1864-1865)  
Document Type Newspapers and Magazines
Content Description 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.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Confederate States of America  Sherman's March to the Sea  Union General  Union Forces  Travel  African American History  Forgery and Fraud  Slavery  Freemen  Crime  Government and Civics  Canals  Peace  Navy  
People Sherman, William Tecumseh (1820-1891)  
Place written Richmond, Virginia
Theme The American Civil War; Slavery & Abolition; African Americans; Government & Politics; Naval & Maritime; Law
Sub-collection American Civil War Newspapers and Magazines
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945