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Robert E. Lee announces the death of 'Stonewall' Jackson...

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May 14, 1863

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 14, 1863 

* Confederate General Stonewall Jackson death
* From wound at Battle of Chancellorsville
* Robert E. Lee's official announcement

The top of the back page has a notable report: "The Death of Stonewall Jackson - Letter and Order From Gen. Lee". Included are two dispatches each signed by: R. E. Lee, the first concerning Jackson being wounded (by friendly fire at the battle of Chancellorsville), and the other of a week later announcing Jackson's death.
Also on the bkpg: "Interesting Slave Case in Washington". Much Civil War reporting on the inside pages.
Four pages, great condition.

Category: Yankee