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Victory at the Rappahannock... Lincoln letter to the ladies...
Item # 650768
November 12, 1863
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 12, 1863
* Second Battle of Rappahannock Station
* George G. Meade vs. Robert E. Lee
* Abraham Lincoln letter re. emancipation
The top of the ftpg. has column heads on the Union victory at the Battle of the Rappahannock: "From Gen. Meade's Army" "Official Report of the Passage of the Rappahannock" "Presentation of Battle Flags to General Meade" which includes: "A Congratulatory Order" signed in type: Major-Gen. Meade.
Page 2 has a letter from Lincoln concerning the Emancipation Proclamation, signed in type: A. Lincoln. Also: "The Pay of Colored Troops".
Four pages, large folio size, good condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.