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The Civil War officially comes to an end...

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April 03, 1866

THE WORLD, New York, April 3, 1866

* Civil War officially ends
* President Andrew Johnson proclamation
* Reconstruction of the South

The top of the first column of the front page has the historic announcement of the official end of the Civil War with the headings:  "PROCLAMATION", "By the President of the United States", "The Sword Sheathed", "Peace-Law-Liberty", which deals with the reconstruction of the Southern states and is signed in type: Andrew Johnson.  The text takes up 1 1/4 columns.

Other news of the day including advertising of the period. Complete in 8 pages, generally nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War