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Southern correspondents often doubled up as soldiers, and many of them did other jobs as well as war reporting. The South’s leading war correspondent, Peter Alexander, was a lawyer from Georgia who campaigned for better conditions for the ordinary soldier. Newspaper men, like other civilians, often had to fight for the cause. The editor of the Confederate newspaper in Macon, Georgia, wrote, “There was no paper issued from the Confederate office on Saturday morning. Every man in the establishment was in the field on Saturday.

Union General William T. ” The Southern Press Most Southern newspapers were weeklies, with relatively small circulations. As the Union troops went deeper south, they shut down many of the newspapers—the Charleston Mercury eventually became a single-sheet newspaper. The Southern newspapers were mainly Democrat in their views; but once the war started, all of them put the Southern cause before objective news reporting. Many of the Southern papers relied for information on the Press Association of Confederate States, formed after the South lost access to the Associated Press service in New York.

The occasion transformed McLean’s parlor into a historic location. When the meeting was over, Union officers who were present carried away every item in the room. General Philip Sheridan secured the small oval desk on which Grant wrote out the surrender terms and later presented it to General George Armstrong Custer. Other officers cleaned out everything else, paying McLean for some items and simply stealing others. When everything else was gone, a staff officer made off with the room’s carpet and a rag doll belonging to McLean’s daughter.

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