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Historic naval battle between the Alabama and Kearsarge... Lincoln's Proclamation...
Item # 645028
July 6, 1864
NEW YORK TIMES, July 6, 1864 Among the ftpg. reports: "THE ALABAMA" "The Pirate Sunk off Cherbourg by the Kearsarge" "Details of the Engagement" & much more. This was considered by some the greatest maritime battle of the Civil War.
Page 4 has: "Proclamation By The President" "Martial Law Declared in Kentucky" "The Habeas Corpus Suspended" which is lengthy, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln.
Other war content as well. Eight pages, nice condition.