June 25th, 1864 Atlanta, Georgia Newspaper The Baptist Banner. First hand accounts of Sherman's Georgia Campaign and defense of Atlanta. ATLANTA, The Baptist Banner.
June 25th, 1864 Atlanta, Georgia Newspaper The Baptist Banner. First hand accounts of Sherman's Georgia Campaign and defense of Atlanta
June 25th, 1864 Atlanta, Georgia Newspaper The Baptist Banner. First hand accounts of Sherman's Georgia Campaign and defense of Atlanta

June 25th, 1864 Atlanta, Georgia Newspaper The Baptist Banner. First hand accounts of Sherman's Georgia Campaign and defense of Atlanta

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

Price: $750.00

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