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<i>Vicksburg Daily Citizen</i> | Document | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Vicksburg Daily Citizen

<i>Vicksburg Daily Citizen</i> | Document | Wisconsin Historical Society
<i>Vicksburg Daily Citizen</i> of July 2, 1864. This copy bears handwritten notes about the surrender of Vicksburg and the acquisition of the paper by Lewis N. Woods.
DESCRIPTION
Vicksburg Daily Citizen of July 2, 1864. This copy bears handwritten notes about the surrender of Vicksburg and the acquisition of the paper by Lewis N. Woods.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:111855
Creation Date: July 04 1863
Creator Name:Swords, J. M.
City:Vicksburg
County:
State:Mississippi
Collection Name:Library Collection
Genre:Document
Original Format Type:manuscript
Original Format Number:Vicksburg Daily Citizen, July 2, 1863
Original Dimensions:11.75 x 19.25 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
See also Image ID: 111856 The one sheet newspaper was printed on wallpaper due to a shortage of paper in the besieged city. When General Grant's troops took the city, this issue was found on the press. Union troops reset the 4th column adding a taunting note in response to the J.M. Swords' boasting editorial. Lewis N. Woods acquired the paper from Charles Armstrong of Baraboo who received it from Joseph Lester of the 6th Wisconsin Battery which took part in the siege of the city.
SUBJECTS
Newspapers
Civil War, 1861-1865

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