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Thread: 1862 Confederate Almanac

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    In Maryland State Near to both Antietam and Gettysburg, Harper's Ferry et al.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rbsmith7 View Post
    Great resource here, actually printed in Vicksburg where I've spent so much of my semester doing research (actually in Mississippi right now). Clarke was a printer for the Daily Whig, I think? The name is familiar but I don't have my notes with me at the moment.

    Being an almanac, I'm surprised at how many pages were devoted to making a defense of slavery (beginning with a biblical defense at around pg. 125).

    edit: I realize now why I remembered his Hugh C. Clarke's name in a Vicksburg Daily Whig, he was an advertiser in that paper.
    The population numbers in "whites" & "slaves" & growth from 1850 - 1860 is also very interesting (page 30-32).

    Seems when you become an officer .. the pay rises exponential
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    I will have to add this to the list of stuff I need to read.

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