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Capture of Baton Rouge. Louisiana....
Item # 589145
December 29, 1862
THE NEW YORK HERALD, December 29, 1862.
* General Benjamin Butler
* Rebel Pirate Alabama
This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration.
Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are:
"THE BANKS EXPEDITION"
"General Butler Superseded"
"RECAPTURE OF BATON ROUGE"
"MOVEMENTS OF THE REBELS"
"The Seizure Of The Ariel"
Complete in eight pages. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. A little wear at the folds, otherwise good condition.