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Soldiers return home as heroes... Fate of Jeff Davis...



Item # 668421

May 25, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, May 25, 1865 

* Civil War soldiers coming home
* Jefferson Davis in jail


Among the front page column heads are: "REVIEW OF THE ARMIES" "The Second & Last Day of the Great Pageant" "Reception of the Armies of Tennessee and Georgia" "How the Heroes of the Greatest March on Record were Received" and more (see images).
The back page has: "Davis In Fortress Monroe" "The Arch-Traitor  and C.C. Clay Placed in Close Confinement" "Their Cells guarded by 20 Men & Two Officers".
Eight pages, very nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War