The Resource Lee Club Gazettes.

Lee Club Gazettes.

Label
Lee Club Gazettes., 1865 Mar
Title
Lee Club Gazettes.
Inclusive dates
1865 Mar
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Issues, March 1865, of the Lee Club Gazette consisting of two newsletters devoted to chess and light literature written by Confederate prisoners who were members of the Lee Chess Club. The first newsletter was dated 2 March 1865 and was issued from Fort Pulaski, Georgia, where the publisher may have been imprisoned first. The second one was dated March 1865 and was issued from Fort Delaware. Also included are the regulations of the Lee Chess Club and an article on the Immortal 600
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
  • Revised
Biographical or historical data
The club was organized in March 1865 by Confederate prisoners to "vanish the troublesome blue devils within and the more troublesome blue devils without." The best chess player was the president of the club.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Lee Club Gazettes.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
3
Immediate source of acquisition
Confederate Museum
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000497648
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative).
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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