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Jefferson Davis in captivity...

Item # 649852

July 28, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1865 

* Jefferson Davis in confinement
* Fort Monroe - Hampton, Virginia

The front page features "The Pirate Shenandoah - She is Operating in the Arctic Ocean - Eight Ships of Our Whaling Fleet Destroyed - The Pirate Does Not Believe in Lee's Surrender".
Page 4 has: "The Health of Mr. Jefferson Davis at Fortress Monroe - He is Neither Starved nor Pampered in Any Way - His health Better Than it Has Been in Five Years - He is as Well as Can be Expected". The back page features baseball reports with box scores.
Eight pages, nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War