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Failure of the peace conference... Robert E. Lee named commander-in-chief...
Item # 643398
February 5, 1865
NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 5, 1865
* General Robert E. Lee
* Peace Conference
Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE PEACE CONFERENCE" "Return of President Lincoln & Mr. Seward to Washington" "The Rebel Commissioners Gone Back to Richmond" "The Rebel Propositions Said to have Been Inadmissible" "General Sherman's Army in Motion" "An Atrocious Piece of Treachery in Florida" and much more. Perhaps the most notable report: "Gen. Lee Confirmed Commander-in-Chief of the Rebel Armies"
Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine, ink mark near the top of the first column & under several words, otherwise good.