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