Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: August 25, 1863., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Claiborne or search for Claiborne in all documents.

Your search returned 1 result in 1 document section:

The Provisioning of Vicksburg. --"One who was present" writes thus to the Atlanta Intelligencer: I find in the Selma Dispatch a statement that the editors had seen a planter from Mississippi who informed them that the assertion made that Gen. Pemberton was fully able to procure provisions is all "balderdash," and that the planters in Warren, Claiborne, and adjacent counties, either hid their grain or charged such exorbitant prices that the military authorities could not give it, the price charged being twice that allowed by the Government. In justice to the planters of Mississippi, and to clear their names from any imputation on their patriotism, I take the liberty of requesting a small place in your columns, for the purpose of stating facts that came under my personal knowledge. Among the many who offered their corn for little profit was Dr. P. H. Cook. He offered it for $2 per barrel. Government authorizing the payment of $2.50, and the offer was refused. Again, Col