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Ford's Theater... Andersonville... Yale's Commencement...



Item # 634105

July 26, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, July 26, 1865 

* Government to buy Ford's Theater ?
* Andersonville Prison - Henry Wirz


Page 5 has an item with small head: "Ford's Theater" concerning the possibility of the government buying it or renting it (see). Also on pg. 5: "Base Ball" "Keystone of Philadelphia vs. Mutual of New York" with much text & a box score.
Page 4 has: "Justice Upon the Murderers of the Prisoners" begins: "The assassins of the President disposed of, the government will next take in hand the ruffians who tortured to death thousands of Union prisoners..." meaning Wirz & others from the Andersonville prison. This takes over a full column.
Eight pages, very nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War

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