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Union soldiers publish their own newspaper in the field

Edwin Forbes, "Newspapers in Camp," artist's impression, detail
05/21/1861
Men of Company A, Fifth Missouri Volunteers, USA, produced the first newspaper published in the field.  The one-page United States Volunteer appeared in DeSoto, Missouri. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 429.

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