Question of the Week
"The Evening Journal Case" from the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, January 30, 1863
The proprietor of the Evening Journal in 1861 was a gentleman by the name of Albert Boileau, He was arrested because he was responsible for the Journal's publication of articles that denounced certain strategies of the North's effort in the Civil War and disparaged Lincoln's administration. This article debriefs the public on the court case that examined the legality of what the northern newspaper, the Evening Journal, printed for the public.
Click this link to view the brief bulletin reporting Boileau's arrest two days earlier than this article was printed.