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1865 Orangeburg SC... Civil War...



Item # 599192

February 17, 1865

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 17, 1865

* General William T. Sherman 
* Marching & capturing coastal towns 
* Orangeburg & Branchville South Carolina

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: "SHERMAN'S MARCH", "Official Dispatches from the Army", "Branchville Evacuated by the Rebels", "Occupation of Orangeburg by Sherman", "Beauregard's Forces Retreating on Columbia", "The Operations On The Coast" and more. (see)

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.

Category: Yankee