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1863 Jackson Mississippi....

Item # 214859

May 21, 1863

THE NEW YORK TIMES from New York, NY and dated May 21, 1863.

* Capture of Fort De Russey
* General Grant Evacuates Jackson, MS

This 8 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following headlines: "THE WAR IN MISSISSIPPI" "Gen. Grant Reported to Have Evacuated Jackson" "THE WAR IN ARKANSAS" "A Daring Reconnoissance from Helena Toward Little Rock" "The Capture of Fort De Russey" "AFFAIRS IN TENNESSEE" "AFFAIRS IN KEY WEST" and much more. SEE PHOTOS. A nice piece of history from this famous newspaper.

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