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Item # 661487

August 19, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 19, 1863  The front page has: "Base Ball - Star, Of Brooklyn, Vs. Empire, Of New York" with a one paragraph summary and the box score of the game. Baseball reports were uncommon during the Civil War & quite rare to find on the front page.
War-related ftpg. reports as well including: "CHARLESTON" "Rebels Accounts of the Progress of the Siege" "Awful Bombardment of Fort Sumter..." "The Presidency" "Important From the Southwest".
Eight pages, nice condition.

Category: Yankee