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Early boxing w/ many rounds in 1867...
Item # 667104
May 5, 1867
THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 5 1867
* Early boxing with several rounds (176)
* Jim Turner vs. Andy Duffy
* African Americans & police clash
* Post Civil War reconstruction era
Page 5 has a report headed: "THE PRIZE RING" "Desperate Fight In New Orleans" "Rounds 176--Time 2:57" and more. (see) A very early boxing match that lasted 176 rounds. This was in the bare-knuckle era.
Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.
Category: Post-Civil War