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Black soldiers... Wall Street...



Item # 587670

May 7, 1864

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 7, 1864  Two images on the front page are; "The War In Louisiana--View of Natchitoches" and "The War In Tennessee--Rebel Massacre...after the Surrender at Fort Pillow" shows African-American soldiers being murdered. Prints inside include: "Negro Recruits Taking the Cars for Murfreesboro" "Weighting Out Rations" "Gen. Lee's Cavalry Fording Cane River" "...the Advance On Shreveport..." .
Perhaps the best print is the nice doublepage centerfold: "The Gold Fever In New York--The Excitement Among the Speculators & Brokers..." with various images (see).
Complete in 16 pages, never bound nor trimmed, various wear & edge tears at the margins, light dirtiness.

Category: Yankee

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