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General Ulysses S. Grant Attempted to Take Vicksburg, Mississippi


Daily Citizen, July 2, 1863

With supplies cut off, editor Swords had to print his newspaper, the Daily Citizen, on the back of wallpaper

CREDIT: "The daily citizen, J.M.S. Swords, proprietor. Vicksburg, Mississippi, Thursday, July 2, 1863," 1863. Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress. Call Number Portfolio 85, Folder 10a.

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