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Death of General Longstreet...

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December 22, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, December 22, 1863  The front page reports "From East Tennessee", "Reported Death of Gen. Longstreet", "His Forces Said to be Completely Surrounded". "Gen. Longstreet divided his army on Monday, one part making an attack on Bean's Station and the other at Kelly's Ford, the design being to cut off Gens. Shackelford and Foster... It is reported that Gen Longstreet is killed, and that his forces are completely surrounded...".
Other articles include "The War in the South-West" "Attack on Fort Gibson Outposts"; "A Sensation Story from Richmond", "Reported Attempt to Take Charleston"; and more.
This is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition.

Category: The Civil War