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Catalog Number MS 766-01-01-01
Object Name Newspaper
Scope & Content This collection contains the first issue, April 1, 1865, of The Stonewall Register. This handwritten newspaper was produced by prisoners held at the Fort Delaware prison during the Civil War and sold for fifty cents. The decorative masthead includes an illustration of Stonewall Jackson, for whom the paper is named. It includes letters to the paper, poetry, a description of the "Rebel Yell" and advertisements for tobacco, jewelry, engravings, laundry services, and hair cuts. It also gives financial and commercial news and a list of members and rules of the Stonewall Chess Club.
Physical characteristics None
Creator Unknown
Title The Stonewall Register April 1, 1865
Copyrights Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Collection The Stonewall Register
Subjects Civil wars
Prisoners of war
Soldiers' life
The Stonewall Register.
Prisoners of war
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--prisons and prisoners
Fort Delaware (Del.)
Classification Newspapers