Vicksburg, Thursday, July 2, 1863.
Vicksburg Wallpaper Newspaper
“This is the last paper published by the Rebels in Vicksburg before the Surrender.”
“I hereby certify that I purchased the annexed newspaper, printed on wallpaper, of Captain Andrew Geddes of Co. D. 8th Regt. Ohio Vol. and that the paper was cut by the rebels, ready for the press, when Gen. Grant took Vicksburg. July 4 – 1863, and the some of the boys of said Co. and some of those from the 31st Ohio Vol. struck off several thousand copies, from the type already set by the rebels, of which this is one. – The last note was added by our boys. John A. Hall private of said Co. D 8th.”