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Capture of Jefferson Davis...



Item # 633288

May 15, 1865

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 15, 1865 

* Capture of Jefferson Davis
* Mention of him wearing wife's clothes


Page 2 has reports on the capture of Confederate President Jefferson Davis, with: "The Finishing Blow" "Jefferson Davis A Captive" "Caught With His Wife's Dress On" "His Family & Staff Taken" "Jefferson Indignant & Cross" "His is on His Way to Washington" (see). There is also an editorial on his capture headed: "Jeff Davis Caught" (see), as well as reports on: "The Great Conspiracy" to assassinate Lincoln.
Four pages, slightly irregular at the blank spine, nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War

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