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Civil War map of the Richmond & Petersburg vicinities...
Item # 613103
July 4, 1862
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 4, 1862
* Seven Days Battles w/ nice map
* George B. McClellan vs. Robert E. Lee
The front page is dominated by a rather large Civil War map headed: "THE RECENT GREAT BATTLES" "May Showing Richmond, Fort Darling, the Line of the James River, the Present Location of Gen. McClellan, & the Scene of the Recent Great Battles". The first column has related heads concerning the Seven Days' Battles, including: "The Great Battle Continued Through Seven Days" "Immense Losses on Both Sides" "Terrific Onslaught of the Rebels on Our New Position" "Final & Overwhelming Defeat of the Enemy" "Death of Stonewall Jackson and Gen. Barnwell Rhett" [erroneous] "Gen. Magruder Reported to be a Prisoner" and more. Related reporting on the inside pages as well.
Eight pages in very nice, clean condition.