THE ALEXANDRIA GAZETTE—DECEMBER 29, 1862

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Volume LXII, number 318. Four pages, 12.5 x 9.25”, three columns. Lightly chipped and slightly soiled at the extremities. Else VG and entirely legible.

Published weekly, the Alexandria Gazette specialized in printing and reprinting from other sources, bits and pieces of gossip and information. For example, in this issue: (1) “Petersburg, Dec. 24—On Monday, Gen. Pryor, with a small detachment, attacked a Yankee force at the Isle of Wight and chased them at full speed. Our loss was trifling…” (2) “There are remaining now in the hospitals at Washington, Georgetown and Alexandria thirteen thousand two hundred and sixty seven sick and wounded soldiers.” (3) “Thirty Eight condemned Indians were hung on the 27th at Mankato, Minnesota, in the presence of several thousand Spectators. All passed off quietly.

Excellent Alexandria, VA, CW-era collectible. In protective sleeve, w/white card backing.   [jp]

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