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Item # 549540
February 21, 1863
THE NEW YORK HERALD, NY, February 21, 1863
* DeSoto, Mississippi... Vicksburg, Mississippi
* Lake Providence, Louisiana
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: "Important From Vicksburg" "The Rising of the Mississippi" "The Town of De Soto Nearly Submerged" "The Union in Front of Vicksburg" "The Skirmish near Lake Providence, La." "News from New Orleans" 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. Nice condition.