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First Battle of Springfield, Missouri...

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October 28, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, October 28, 1861.

* Battle of Ball's Bluff - Virginia
* First Battle of Springfield, Missouri
* Romney, West Virginia

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: "THE REBELLION" "Important from West Virginia" "Defeat of the Rebels by Gen. Kelly at Romney" "Additional Particulars of the Fight at Ball's Bluff" "Important From Missouri" "Brilliant Charge of Major Seagoyne (sic)" and more.
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.

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