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Preparing for the Civil War...
Item # 620346
March 25, 1861
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 25, 1861
* Start of the Civil War close (Fort Sumter)
* Tensions at a boiling point in the South
* Southern slavery and the Confederacy
* History about to be made
Front page first column heads include: "Highly Important News" "The Evacuation of Fort Sumpter Ordered" "Major-Anderson Taking an Inventory Preparatory to Leaving" "Resignation of Gov. Houston" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.