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1861 Davenport, Iowa... 1st Battle of Lexington....
Item # 671270
September 23, 1861
DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, September 23, 1861
* Rare title from the Civil War
* First Battle of Lexington - Missouri
This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day.
This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, tiny piece torn away at bottom left blank corner, nice condition.