General Kirby Smith has taken the field against the enemy in Arkansas... Begun on September 13, 1862 the "Southern Illustrated News" sought to fill the void left when the Southern States lost access to Harper's Weekly and other illustrated newspapers from the North. In its "Salutatory, " in the first issue the editors state.We propose to issue an Illustrated Family Newspaper. Devoted to literature, to public instruction and amusement, to general news, and to the cause of our country in this trying hour when she is engaged in a terrible, but resolute and hopeful struggle for her liberty and independence...
Although it could be argued it never lived up to all of these goals as reports from the war were very limited, it was an important publication nonetheless. At its peak boasting as many subscribers as the largest daily paper in Richmond. The engravings were crude when compared to Yankee publications. Eight pages, foxing with some light damp stain, never bound nor trimmed with wide margins. Please Note: All of our offerings are 100% authentic!We do not offer reprints or reproductions of any kind. They are guaranteed to be original! For this specific item, A U. The per-item additional cost for folders, portfolios, and presentation cases vary. We will still provide tracking and insure them at our expense. Please check with your country's. We have been dealers in rare newspapers for over 43 years, serve as consultants to multiple museums, and are members of the American Antiquarian Society. Timothy Hughes Rare Newspapers P. Desiring to conduct ourselves honorably in all things. Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.
Jones CONFEDERATE Illustrated Civil War RICHMOND VA 1864 Old Newspaper" is in sale since Wednesday, July 26, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Other Civil War Original Items".
The seller is "timhu" and is located in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.