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.
There is nothing of interest from Petersburg. The Yankee army made the welkin ring Saturday evening [September 3, 1864] with their cheers and huzzas. They had doubtless heard of the fall of Atlanta and were glorying over it.1
- “The War News.” Richmond Examiner. September 5, 1864, p. 1 col. 1 ↩