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    Incredible Collection of Civil War Union Newspapers consisting of approximately 50 complete issues from major northern cities including many with front page maps. Some of the highlights are as follows:
    Philadelphia Inquirer- 5/23/1861 (map showing Confederate states); 7/07/1861 (drawing of sword given to McClellan by Philadelphia); 2/17/1862 (large map of Tennessee, Fort Donelson report); 4/10/1862 (large map of Southwest Operations, Shiloh reporting); 11/17/1863 (Map of Banks Texas Expedition); 2/25/1865 (large VICTORY map "Atlanta to Richmond"); 4/08/1865 (map of "Lee's Last Defeat"); 4/20/1865 (large graphics of Abraham Lincoln's funeral with slight damage); 5/15/1865 (Jefferson Davis in women's clothes).
    New York Herald- 1/03/1863 (large map Murfreesboro); 9/20/1863 (map of Sabine Pass); 11/23/1863 (map Rio Grande).
    Daily Evening Bulletin (Philadelphia)- 4/17/1865 (Lincoln's Assassination).
    The World (Morning Courier & New York Enquirer)- 8/20/1861 (report on Bull Run).
    Other titles include the New York Times, National Intelligencer (Washington DC), Essex County Mercury (Salem, Massachusetts), New York Tribune, and The Press (Philadelphia). Condition is generally very good. An excellent grouping of important first hand reporting from the turbulent 1861-1865 period, housed in two large custom binders.


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