THE COMPILER - GETTYSBURG, NOVEMBER 17, 1862

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Civil War era newspaper published in Gettysburg is subtitled, “A DEMOCRATIC AND FAMILY JOURNAL- TRUTH IS MIGHTY AND WILL PREVAIL”. Main article on front page is a letter from former President James Buchanan where he declares how he foresaw the coming dangerous conflict and tried to avert it through compromise. Other featured articles tell of Mr. Seward on emancipation, McClellan’s removal, Burnside as his replacement, other war news, plus many advertisements and notices. Top of paper is signed in period ink, “JACOB PLANK”.

Paper measures 18 ½”x 25”. Chips, small tears and soiling are present, but is totally readable. Type is seven columns per page.  Four pages total.   [sm]

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