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Shober, William A. (fl. 1862) Quincy semi-weekly dispatch [Vol. 2, no. 1 (June 25, 1862)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06063 Author/Creator: Shober, William A. (fl. 1862) Place Written: Quincy, Florida Type: Newspaper Date: 25 June 1862 Pagination: 4 p. ; 46.5 x 30.1 cm.

Summary of Content: Necessity newspaper from Florida, with accounts of J.E.B. Stewart's ride around McClellan's army, Benjamin Butler's atrocities in New Orleans, Stonewall Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley, also discussion of an "Emancipation Measure" on page 4. Mentions that Jubal Early was made a major general and that Abraham Lincoln visited Fredericksburg. Includes the latest news by telegram on page 2-3 as well as a call for volunteers for a partisan group. Page 4 has an article titled "Who is 'Gov.' Johnson?" which provides a short biography of Andrew Johnson. Advertisements on last two pages. Signature on top of front page: "Amanda A. Mack." Edges are damaged and have been repaired, as has a large tear on page 3-4. Ink is faded in a few places.

People: Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryConfederate States of AmericaUnion GeneralUnion ForcesAtrocityMilitary LawGovernment and CivicsGuerrilla WarfareRecruitmentEmancipationSlaveryAfrican American HistoryConfederate General or LeaderPresident

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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