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End of the Civil War... Funeral & more on Abraham Lincoln...



Item # 651163

April 30, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 30, 1865

* Abraham Lincoln's assassination
* Closing events of the Civil War


Two-thirds of the first column on the front page is taken up with great end-of-war heads including: "SHERMAN" "Joe Johnston's Surrender" "Terms of the Capitulation" "The Ceremony of Surrendering to Take Place at Greensboro, North Carolina" "Beauregard & Hardee Embraced in the Surrender" "Wade Hampton Reported Killed" and much, much more (see).
Also on the front page are: "The Assassins" "Astounding Revelations Forthcoming--Demand for the Surrender of Conspirators in Canada--John Wilkes Booth's Last Letter to His Mother--Circumstances of the Arrest of Junius Brutus Booth..." and more.
Page 5 has: "The Funeral Cortege" "The Reception at Columbus" "The Remains to Lie in State at Indianapolis, Indiana, To-day--The Room Where President Lincoln Died"" and "Our Late President" "Tribute of an Old Associate & Friend--Touching Instances of Mr. Lincoln's Character".
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, in "2nd rate" condition as there are various tears at margins, minor loss at the 2nd leaf, some damp staining.

Category: Yankee

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