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Battle of Fredericksburg about to start....

Item # 668224

December 12, 1862

THE WORLD, New York City, December 12, 1862.

* Burnside captures major Virginia city
* Battle of Fredericksburg close
* General Burnside vs. Robert E. Lee
* Battle of Hartsville - Tennessee

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: "Army Of The Potomac" "Capture Of Fredericksburg By Gen. Burnside" "Terrific Bombardment of the City""A Battle Expected To-day" "The War In Tennessee" "The War In Arkansas"  and more. (see)
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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