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The surrender of Lee to Grant at Appomattox...

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April 10, 1865

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 10, 1865 

* General Robert E. Lee surrenders
* Battle of Appomattox Court House
* Lincoln's assassination a few days away

Over half of the first column of the front page has bold headlines including: "THE END." "Surrender of Lee and his Whole Army to Grant" "Terms of Surrender", "All Honor to Grant, Meade, Sheridan, Ord, Humphreys, Wright, Griffin, Parke, and their Brave Troops" "Highly Interesting Details of the Fighting Before the Surrender" " Announcement of the Capture of Richmond to the Troops" "Jeff. Davis at Danville" and much more. The balance of the front page is taken up with related reports.
Most of the back page is taken up with a huge & very detailed may headed: "THE SURRENDER OF LEE. Scenes of Grant's Operations Against Lee in Virginia; of Sherman's Operations Against Johnston in North Carolina..." and more.
Complete in 8 pages, but this is a "2nd rate" issue due to damage along the first column and the central fold. There is some loss of column heads near the middle of the first column, plus some text loss from old repairs along the horizontal fold. The remaining pages 3, 4, 5, 6,77 & 8--the latter containing the huge map headed: "THE SURRENDER OF LEE"--are in very nice condition. Offered at a fraction of the price for an issue in nice condition.

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