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Fall of Richmond, the capital of the Confederacy...

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April 04, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 4, 1865  First column heads on the front page about the fall of Richmond: "GRANT" "Richmond Ours" "Weitzel Entered the Rebel Capital Yesterday Morning" "Many Guns Captured" "Our Troops Received with Enthusiasm" "The City On Fire" "Petersburg Evacuated" "Lee and His Army in Full Flight" "Grant In Pursuit to Cut off His Retreat" "Interesting Details of the Fighting on Saturday" Sheridan's Victory Near Dinwiddie the Turning Point of the Day" "Two four-Gun Batteries, 5000 Prisoners, Including Ransoms and Stuarts Brigades Complete Pickett's Division Train, and a Large Number of Small Arms and Accoutrements Captured" "Wright, with the Sixth Corps, Pierces the Enemy's Lines and Attacks Him in the Rear" "The Casualties" & more.
Eight pages, nice condition.

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