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Capture of New Orleans, Louisiana...
Item # 651740
April 30, 1862
THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 30, 1862.
* Capture of New Orleans, Louisiana
* Mississippi River naval engagement
* Siege of Yorktown, Virginia
This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE CAPTURE OF NEW ORLEANS" "Desperate Naval Engagement on the Mississippi River" "THE UNION LOSS VERY HEAVY" "Evacuation of the City by the Rebel Forces" "Our Troops in Quiet Possession of New Orleans" "YORKTOWN" "Operations in Front of the Rebel Works" and more.
Complete in eight pages. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. minor damp staining, nice condition.