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Valley Spirit: November 6, 1861

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Description of Page: Miscellaneous national and war news

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Description of Page: Poetry, fiction, and anecdotes

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Description of Page: Fiction and advertisements

The Hoosier Ladies Moving
(Column 2)
Summary: Discusses a ladies meeting in Logansport, Indiana where several resolutions on the duty of men to fight in the army were passed.

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Where the Blame Belongs
(Column 1)
Summary: Bemoans the Union defeat at Ball's Bluff.
The Fremont Imbroglio
(Column 2)
Summary: Accuses Republican papers of hypocrisy when they accuse Democrats of treason for criticizing Fremont. The Spirit points out that Republicans had denounced him as well.
Held to Bail
(Column 4)
Summary: Reports that a clothing firm was charged with fraud in connection with an army contract.
Origin of Article: Pittsburgh Post

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Description of Page: Remainder of page war news and ads.

(Column 1)
Summary: Details improvements to the Friendship Engine House.
The Storm
(Column 1)
Summary: Reports significant flood damage from a recent heavy downpour.
Ho for Kentucky
(Column 1)
Summary: Announces that a company recruited in Chambersburg will depart on the 12th to join the 77th Pennsylvania in Kentucky.
(Names in announcement: Capt. A. J. Brand)
(Column 1)
Summary: Reports that Chambersburg has currently in the field two Colonels, two Lieutenant-Colonels, one Major, three Captains, nine Lieutenants, and one Principal Surgeon.
A Large Beet
(Column 1)
Summary: Reports that Edward Newton grew an unusually large beet.
(Names in announcement: Edward Newton)
Troops Moving
(Column 1)
Summary: Reports that several Regiments have passed through Chambersburg bound for the Potomac.
Sent Off
(Column 1)
Summary: A man named Race, who was accused of robbery and arson in Greencastle, was sent to the penitentiary to serve a nine-year sentence.
(Names in announcement: Race, William Gabby, McGrath, M.W. Houser)
Good News for the Girls
(Column 1)
Summary: Reports that numerous marriages have been taking place in Chambersburg.
Admonition to Parents and Teachers
(Column 2)
Summary: Warns those charged with the care of children not to respond too harshly to those with a sensitive nature.
(Column 2)
Summary: Praises the usefulness of advertising in the newspaper for promoting one's business.

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Description of Page: Advertisements

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Description of Page: Advertisements

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Description of Page: Advertisements

Court Proceedings
(Column 2)
Summary: Cases tried in County Court.
(Names in announcement: Samuel Kelly, Simon Kreb, T.B. Kennedy, Eyster, Orr, William HazelettSr., William HazelettJr., Reilly, Sharp, Everett, Jacob Perry, Charles Kelso, Jacob Bare, George Gilwicks, Mary E. Henry, Andrew Jones, Mary Jackson, William Hartman, Jacob Wildeson, Hiram Wildeson, Samuel Wildeson, Aug Fischer, C.W. Mayagh, Samuel Deysert, Andrew Meades, Dr. John Shiffert, Brewer, William Stinger, George Race, William Gaby, Douglas, Robert Miller, Samuel Hoover, Nicholas Best, Jane Piper, Bonebreak, Anderson, William Wallace, J.H. Lane, William Elder, McLellan, McClure, Row, Everett, Strickler, John Fry, Phillip Martin, John Barnits, Hartman, Reuben Hawk, Duncan, Welsh, Stewart, Cook)