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Admiral Porter announces the capture of Fort Fisher...



Item # 593037

January 21, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, January 21, 1865 

* Fort Fisher captured - Wilmington, North Carolina 
* Admiral David Dixon Porter
 

Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "LATE REBEL NEWS", "From Wilmington", "Charleston & Savannah", "The Canadian Raiders", "From the Army of the James" and "The Capture of Fort Fisher--Official Dispatch of Rear-Admiral Porter" which is signed by him in type: D. D. Porter, Rear-Admiral (see photos).

Also of significance is the very lengthy front page letter signed in type by the President of the Confederacy: Jefferson Davis.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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