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Lincoln's Proclamation for more soldiers... Sherman captures Savannah...
Item # 656475
December 31, 1864
THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Dec. 31, 1864
* Abraham Lincoln proclamation
* Call for more Civil War troops
Page 4 has close to half a column taken up with: "A Proclamation - Call For 300,000 Men" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln.
Page 54 begins with: "General Sherman" which begins: "On Thursday Dec. 22, our forces under Gen. Sherman occupied Savannah, captured 150 heavy guns, 800 prisoners...Gen. Hardee, anticipating the contemplated assault, escaped with the main body of his infantry..." with more on the capture of Savannah.
Other reports including: "Capture of Fort McAllister" "The March of Gen. Davidson" "President Lincoln" "and much more on the Civil War.
Eight pages, rejoined at the spine, some foxing to the front page, generally good.