The Steven Lomazow Collection of American Periodicals

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Local ID: 1079

Estimated Value: $800

Title: Countryman
Category: Confederate, Literary
Volume: 3
Issue: 12
Date: December 1862
Published in: Turnwold, GA
A rare Confederate imprint, published on Turnwold Plantation by J. A. Turner. Aside from a 45 word nonfiction letter to the editor in the previous issue, the story in this issue, entitled ‘Grumblers’, is the first appearance of Joel Chandler Harris, his earliest published literary work. Harris’ experiences on Turnwold Plantation were the inspiration for his “Uncle Remus”. See: Cousins, Paul M. “Joel Chandler Harris: A Biography”, Baton Rouge, Lousiana State University Press, 1968, p. 62.