Black River Watchman - weekly started in 1850. On June 13, 1855, it merged with the Sumter Banner to form the Sumter Watchman.
Evening News - daily paper, not published on Sunday that existed from May 1895 - June 1895 and was again published from 1904 - 1905.
Freeman - weekly, then semi-weekly published from 1891-1906
Prospector - Monday weekly published 1905 - 1909
Samaritan Herald - weekly then daily except Sunday, black paper established 1909; merged with Voice of Job in 1943 and became Samaritan Herald and the Voice of Job, closed circa 1950
Semi-Weekly Watchman - Tuesday/Friday editions of Sumter Watchman, October - December 1863; became Sumter Watchman on January 6, 1864.
South Carolina Tobacconist - Saturday weekly, 1896-1897
Southern Whig - weekly, established 1832; merged with Camden Journal in 1834 to form Camden Journal and Southern Whig
Spirit of the Times - established 1881; moved to Manning circa 1885 and became Manning Times. (The New York Historical Society has the 19 April 1883 edition)
Sumter Advance - weekly, established 1881; became Sumter Herald October 7, 1892
Sumter Banner - Friday weekly, established 1846; merged with Black River Watchman on June 13, 1855 to form Sumter Watchman
Sumter Daily Item - daily except Sunday, established 1894. Issued as Daily Item 1894 - 1897
Sumter Dispatch - weekly, established January 1858; purchased by Sumter Watchman 1861
Sumter District Reporter - monthy South Carolina Conference Methodist Episcopal Church South 1883-1886
Sumter Gazette - weekly circa 1845
Sumter Gazette and Constitutional Advocate - Saturday weekly that was pro-nullification, established 1829-1833
Sumter Herald - weekly, semi-weekly established 1881 as Sumter Advance, became Herald October 7, 1892
Sumter Mirror - monthly, January - December 1882
Sumter News - weekly, established 1866, became True Southron August 14, 1873
Sumter News - Thursday weekly, established 1967 - May 11, 1972
Sumter Watchman - weekly, semi-weekly, tri-weekly, June 13, 1855 - August 2, 1881; Sumter Watchman and True Southron merged to create Watchman and Southron
Temperance Worker - established in Columbia in 1883; published in Sumter 1885-1887
Tri-Weekly Watchman - June 23, 1860 - October 1863, became Semi-weekly
True Southron - established 1866 as Sumter News; became True Southron on August 14, 1873; merged with Sumter Watchman on August 2, 1881 to form Watchman and Southron
Wedgefield Messenger of the Day - black paper, established 1909
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