Shreveport (LA) News, “On the Wane,” August 15, 1862

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    “On the Wane,” Shreveport (LA) News, August 15, 1862, p. 2: 4.
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    Don Sailer, Dickinson College
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    The following text is presented here in complete form, as it originally appeared in print. Spelling and typographical errors have been preserved as in the original.

    ON THE WANE. – Lincoln’s call for 300,000 more men to defend the “National Capital,” is not being obeyed with much [alacricity?] it seems Ohio has a quota of 12,000 and yet she has only 2,000 in the field. According to Northern accounts, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Massachusetts have done almost nothing.

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