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Staunton Spectator: April 21, 1863

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Description of Page: Col. 1 - 4 ads and notices. Col. 5 poetry. Jeff Davis' Proclamation regarding crop production col. 5 and 6.

Messrs Sheffey, Walker, and Fulton.
(Column 7)
Summary: Writer wishes to know if Sheffey, Fulton and Walker will seek to continue representing Augusta in the House of Delegates.
(Names in announcement: Mr. Sheffey, Mr. Walker, Mr. Fulton)
Trailer: Augusta
Look Out!
(Column 7)
Summary: Article criticizes those who buy grains for the purpose of distilling alcohol to be sold to soldiers.
Trailer: Disgust
The State Tax
(Column 7)
Summary: Article outlines provisions of the State Tax.

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Description of Page: Telegraphic Dispatches col. 5. A few battlefield reports, notably from Charleston and from the preparations at Vicksburg. Previously tagged candidacy announcements. Col. 7 ads and notices.

Milroy in Winchester - A Family Driven from Home.
(Column 1)
Summary: Article asserts tha Lloyd Logan's family was driven from their elegant home to be occupied by Gen. Milroy and his family.
Supplies for the Army
(Column 2)
Summary: Item calls attention to the President's address and the speech of John Baldwin. Article also urges citizens to put selfish interests behind them and work for the good of the war effort.
(Names in announcement: John B. Baldwin)
A Soldier of Augusta
(Column 2)
Summary: Item reports that an Augusta soldier named Hanger became, while riding with another soldier, mired in a swamp and died.
(Names in announcement: William Taylor, Mr. Hanger)
Trailer: He requests us to make this statement that the friends of the deceased may be able to designate which Hanger it was.
For Congress
(Column 3)
Summary: The Spectator endorses John Baldwin for Congress.
(Names in announcement: John B. Baldwin)
The Starvation Campaign
(Column 3)
Summary: Article encourages farmers to grow food crops for the war effort.
Deaths in the 52nd Regiment
(Column 3)
Summary: The Spectator makes known its intention to print an updated list of all the deaths that have occured on the 52nd Regiment.
To Owners of Slaves
(Column 3)
Summary: Article reports that slave owners whose slaves died in Confederate service will not be reimbursed.
To the People of the 11th Congressional District of Virginia.
(Column 5)
Summary: Address of John Baldwin affirming President Davis' remarks about supplying the army.
(Names in announcement: John B. Baldwin)
The Election
(Column 6)
Summary: Article warns voters to vote with care that able men are elected to represent Virginia in this time of crisis.
Trailer: Beware
(Column 7)
Summary: Death of Barbara Shreckmise.
(Names in announcement: Barbara Shreckmise)