The following issues are on microfilm in the University of Memphis Libraries Special Collections Department: 1860-1862, 1864-1866
The Memphis Argus was founded in 1859 as a daily Democratic newspaper. During the Union occupation of Memphis, a northern editor was appointed by the military commander to curb the newspaper's staunchly pro-Confederate stance.
"Memphis Argus [newspaper] index, 1860-1866" (2021). Early Memphis Newspaper Indices. 5.