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Fall of Atlanta to the Yankees...

Item # 645029

September 5, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES Sept. 5, 1864 

* The Fall of Atlanta, Georgia
* General William T. Sherman

An historic issue as the front page announces the fall of Atlanta, with first column heads including: "OFFICIAL" "The Fall of Atlanta" "The Official Report of Maj.-Gen. Sherman" "His Strategy And Battles" "Gen. Hood Decamps from Atlanta in the Night". The report is signed in type: W. T. Sherman.
The back page has: "Our Prisoners In The South" "Condition of those Confined at Andersonville, Ga." as well as a diagram: "The Camp Of Union Prisoners In Georgia" and more.
Eight pages, irregular at the spine margin, generally good condition. Note: the day, "5", did not print in the dateline of any of the issues we have had, but the date is at the top of every inside page.

Item from Catalog 265 (released for December, 2017)...

Category: Yankee

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