Reading Historic Newspapers
The Memphis Daily Appeal
To read articles from the corresponding week in The Memphis Daily Appeal follow these steps:
1) Enter the database by clicking on the banner above
2) Click on the "Calendar View" link found just to the right of the image of the newspaper
3) Select your year from the "Issues For" drop box (see image below)
4) Select your date from the calendar
5) Select "Image 1" to read the front page
6) You can use the navigational buttons and the mouse to control the page in order to zoom in enough to read the articles
Be sure to read the overview of the Memphis Daily Appeal (linked below) in order to have a better understanding of the background and printing situation of this newspaper during the Civil War. This helps explain why there may be gaps in publication and why some dates may be missing.
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