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Item # 557041

July 05, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, New York, New York, July 5, 1865 

* Battle of Gettysburg memorial 
* Cornerstone laid for monument 

Page 5 has: "Gettysburg" "The Celebration Yesterday on the Great Battle Field" "General Howard's Tribute to the Veterans" "Miles O'Reilly's Poem of the Day and Place" "The Ceremonies of Laying the Corner Stone of the Gettysburg Monument"

Includes a report, the text of Gen. Howard's oration and the lines of a lengthy poem by Col. Charles G. Halpine.

Other news of the day shortly after the end of the war. Little spine wear, otherwise in good condition.

Category: Post-Civil War