The Daily Citizen was edited and published at Vicksburg, Mississippi, by J. Like several other Southern newspapers of the Civil War period its stock of newsprint paper became exhausted and the publisher resorted to the use of wallpaper. On this substitute he printed the following known issues: June 16, 18, 20, 27, 30, and July 2, 1863.
Each was a single sheet, four columns wide, printed on the back of the wallpaper. Wallpaper edition newspaper was printed June 27th 1863 and has the green horse riders pattern on the back as seen in the photos.Note on the back as much as I can make out reads... Father I found - this paper.
As a profound curiosity I. The enemy badly at Helena Ark. 1600 killed and wounded 1500 prisoners, Thos. The back of the newspaper has. Won't you"; "Well General I did not know I had remained in town so late and more that are very hard to make out, if more photos are needed, please message me.
The historic newspaper is framed in a antique Oak wood frame, The frame is from the 1880's with original glass from the same time period with slight waves and tiny pulled bubbles in the glass, the frame is held together with screws that look to be hand made, the frame dose show light wear from age with a 1 piece of scrolling missing on one side. The history about this newspaper is not very long, I had found this at a local estate sale and when asked about the history, all the elderly gentleman had to say was he always remembered seeing it hanging in his father's study in Pennsylvania and that he believed none of the names on the newspaper had any connection to his family. I did post this to a decision board and had two expert's take a look at it and found that this June 27th 1863 Wallpaper issue is 100% authentic. Size: The framed newspaper is: 13.5" x 20.5". Time Period: June 27th, 1863.Marks or Hallmarks: Please see photos. Condition: The antique newspaper shows wear from age and use. This newspaper has never been bound or trimmed but the paper has been folded many times causing loss to a few words in the text and also the folds have holes and thin spots another words this paper is all original and has never been restored in any way, over all a wonderful and authentic piece of historical Civil War history.
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