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    [Civil War] The Daily Picayune Newspaper. Vol. 26, No. 76, four pages, 16.5" x 22", New Orleans, April 24, 1862. This edition is printed on the day Union Flag Officer David G. Farragut sailed past Forts Jackson and St. Philip to begin his assault on the city of New Orleans. The city fell the next day, but surrendered on April 28. Contains the article "The Morals of Shiloh." Also contains news from the Confederate Congress, period advertisements, and others.
    The vertical fold crease is weakened and torn in the middle, but with no loss of text. Foxing is present throughout, but again, no text is obscured. Still a very fine piece.


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