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Attack on Baton Rouge, with a front page map...
Item # 636722
August 18, 1862
NEW YORK HERALD, August 18, 1862
* Battle of Baton Rouge
* Mississippi River MAP
Front page heads at the top of the third column: "Important From The Mississippi" "Arrival of the Trade Wind from New Orleans" "The Rebel Attack On Baton Rouge" "The First Day's Fight and Repulse of the Rebels" "The Death Of Gen. Williams Confirmed" "Our Troops Still Held the Place at the Departure of the Trade Wind" "Sketches of the City and the Military Commanders" "Rebel Accounts Of The Action". Includes a one column map: "The Position Of Baton Rouge." showing a portion of the Mississippi (see photos).
Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.
Category: The Civil War