Volume V. No. 29 Atlanta: Published by A. C. Dayton & Jas. N. Ellis, 1864.
Newspaper. Newspaper. 4 pages. Creasing, wrinkling and occasional spotting to the paper. This Confederate newspaper includes accounts of Sherman’s Georgia campaign at Marietta. Headlines read “Stirring news From the Marietta Front. Brilliant Charge of Hood’s Corps. Death of the Gallant General Pettus. Capture of 12 Guns, and Possession of Enemy’s Entrenchment's. Atlanta, June 23-12-M.” Contents also include religious articles, the war effort, a want for a missionary, an ad for the Houston Female Academy, Choirs in the Olden Times, and more. Several advertisements. Scarce, obscure publication. Very limited information found regarding this paper. Nearly a month later the Battle of Atlanta took place resulting in heavy losses on both sides. The Confederate army retreated to the cities defenses but surrendered September 2, 1864. Good. Fair. Item #25616