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Battle of Cerro Gordo... official account...
Item # 621260
May 20, 1847
EVENING POST, New York, May 20, 1847
* Battle of Cerro Gordo
* General Winfield Scott
* Mexican-American War
Taking more than 3/4 of a front page column is the: "Official Account of the Battle of Cerro Gordo" from the Mexican War. The account is datelined "Headquarters of the Army. Jalapa, April 23, 1847" and is signed in type: Winfield Scott. Other news of the day includes: "A Duel At Camp" "Senator Benton Of Missouri" "Later From the Sandwich Islands" and more.
Four pages, large folio size, a bit irregular at the spine.
Category: Pre-Civil War