Fort Rice, Dakota Territory: Lieut. C. H. Champney. Good. 1865. Newspaper. A very scarce issue of a frontier newspaper published at Fort Rice, Dakota Territory, from August 24, 1865, No. 11. One folded sheet with four pages total. Toned first page with soil throughout, a few quarter-inch holes and chips and tears. The name "Palmer" is written at the top front page margin. Articles include letters to the editor, poems by the editor "The Solitary Headstone" and "The Dying Soldier's Request", a daily log of the fort, reminisciences on the Civil War, and an article "The Fall of the Alamo." The army post newspaper was published from June-October of 1865, the year after the fort was established. Captain Enoch George Adams later went on to become editor of newspapers in Washington and Oregon. ; 12" x 7 1/2"; 8 pp . (Inventory #: 010544)
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