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Terrific issue on the Battle of Gettysburg...
Item # 651998
July 4, 1863
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 4, 1863
* Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
* Most historic battle of the Civil War
* Great reporting - one of the best to be had
The top portion of the first column on the front page is taken up with some great & very historic heads on the Battle of Gettysburg, including: "REBEL INVASION" "The Fighting At Gettysburg" "The Severest Actions of the War" "Losses Heavy On Both Sides" "Longstreet Taken Prisoner" "Advantage on Our Side" "three Days Desperate Fighting" "Gen. Meade's Official Dispatches" "The Enemy Repulsed at Every Point on Thursday" "The Battle Renews on Friday" "The Potomac Army Covering Itself With Glory" and more (see). Almost the entire front page is taken up with reports from the Battle of Gettysburg, including a list of: "The Great Battle--List of Casualties to Officers"
The last column has heads: "The Siege of Vicksburg" "No Change in the Situation" "The Rebels Still Desperately Contesting" and more.
More reporting inside including a good editorial on the Battle of Gettysburg.
Eight pages, water staining to the left side of the issue (see), otherwise nice. .