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"Glorious News!--The Union Saved!!" Fayetteville Observer, February 28, 1861

Title

"Glorious News!--The Union Saved!!" Fayetteville Observer, February 28, 1861

Description

February 28th article in the Unionist Fayetteville Observer in which the paper reported that a compromise had been voted for in the House of Representatives and that the House had also defeated a use of force bill.  This reporting highlighted several Unionist victories both in the Legislature as well as at the ballot box with the defeat of the Secession Convention.  The newspaper was joyously reporting events which it felt were indicative of strong Unionist support in North Carolina.

Creator

Fayetteville Observer

Source

"Glorious News!--The Union Saved!!" Fayetteville Observer, February 28, 1861.

Date

1861-02-28

Contributor

Gordon, Eric

Type

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Coverage

Fayetteville, North Carolina
Cumberland County, North Carolina

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FayettevilleObserver, "Glorious News!--The Union Saved!!" FayettevilleObserver,February 28, 1861, Civil War Era NC, accessed September 23, 2017, https://cwnc.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/830.