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Retaliation against rebel prisoners for similar treatment...
Item # 643995
August 3, 1863
BANGOR DAILY WHIG & COURIER, Maine, Aug. 3, 1863
* President Abraham Lincoln order
* Protection of captured colored soldiers
The ftpg. has a column headed: "From the Army of the Potomac--Moseby Makes a Raid on Fairfax Court House--Another Battle in Arkansas..." & more. Pg. 3 has nice column heads: "Important Order form the President" "Protection For our Colored Soldiers" which has the notable document signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Also: "Rebel Prisoners Will be Treated Precisely as They Treat Ours" "A Fierce Cavalry Fight Near Culpepper" "CHARLESTON!" and more (see).
Four pages, nice condition.