Daily Archives: 19 Dec ’11

19 December 1861: “. . . this is probably the most important news received since the battle of Manassas . . .”

Item Description: “The Foreign News,” The Daily Journal (Wilmington, N.C.), 19 December 1861, page 2, column 1.  This editorial addresses recent news concerning the Trent Affair, about which (at that point in the crisis) news of the British reaction was … Continue reading

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