NP: September 2, 1864 Richmond Examiner: The War News, September 1

   

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in September 1864

Editor’s Note: This article was transcribed by Jackie Martin.

[Note: Sections of this article not pertaining to the Siege of Petersburg were removed.]

THE WAR NEWS.

FROM PETERSBURG.

The enemy shelled Petersburg vigorously yesterday.  This announcement has ceased to be news.  There was no other item of intelligence from that city yesterday, except a report that the Yankee army had received information of the nomination of McClellan by the Chicago Convention, and this we do not believe.1

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  1. “The War News.” Richmond Examiner. September 2, 1864, p. 1 col. 1

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