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Prelude to the Battle of Bull Run...
Item # 592014
July 17, 1861
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1861
* Battle of Bull Run nears
* General Irvin McDowell movements
* Battle of Rich Mountain
The front page has great coverage on the days just before the historic Battle of Bull Run, with first column heads: "THE GREAT REBELLION" Advance of the Grand Army under Gen. McDowell", "The Rebels at Fairfax & Manassas to be Overwhelmed", "Full Details of the Battle of Cartrick's Ford", "Measures for the Suppression of Southern Piracy" and more. War coverage continues inside as well.
Eight pages, very nice condition.