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22 June 1864: “Now people are terribly in earnest. They want the truth. They want nothing more and nothing less.”

Item Description: “Journalism—Misrepresentations of Facts—Appeals to Prejudices among Soldiers, &c., &c.” (editorial), The Daily Journal (Wilmington, N. C.), 22 June 1864. Transcription: THE DAILY JOURNAL. CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA. WILMINGTON, N. C., WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 1864. Journalism—Misrepresentations of Facts—Appeals to … Continue reading

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4 December 1861: “What is the chief end of man?”

Item description: Small printed catechism “ratified by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in The United States at August, Ga.” published by the Presbyterian Committee of Publication in Richmond, Virginia. Much of the content is arranged as a set … Continue reading

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