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1861 Davenport, Iowa...First Battle of Springfield....
Item # 632673
October 29, 1861
DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, October 29, 1861
* Rare title from the Civil War
* First Battle of Springfield - Missouri
This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day.
This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.