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Surrender of Fort Donelson... Evacuation of Bowling Green...

Item # 639428

February 18, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 18, 1862 

* Battle of Fort Donelson, Tennessee
* Bowling Green, Kentucky

One column Civil War heads on page 5 include: "SURRENDER OF FORT DONELSON" "A Desperate Three Days' Fight" "Heavy Losses on Both Sides" "Bravery and Heroism of Our Troops" "They Fight Like Veterans" Unconditional Surrender of the Rebels" "Three Generals and 15,000 Men Prisoners  Three Thousand Horses Captured" "20,000 Stand of Arms Taken" "Also, 48 Field pieces, 17 Guns, and Commissary Stores". Other reports are "Evacuation of Bowling Green" "Pursuit of the Rebels" "The Bridges and Railroad Destroyed" "part of Bowling Green Burned" "The Rebel Forces in Retreat" "Gen. Buell Going in Person with 80,000 Men to the Cumberland" and much more reporting with this issue.
A small "Map of Fort Donelson" is on the back page.
Eight pages, slightly irregular at the spine, good condition.

Category: Yankee

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