Show image list »
1861 Davenport, Iowa... Battle of Kessler's Cross Lanes....
Item # 634823
August 29, 1861
DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, August 29, 1861
* Rare title from the Civil War
* Battle of Kessler's Cross Lanes
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.