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U.S. Gunboat Varuna vs. Rebel Steam Ram...

Item # 673286

June 07, 1862

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, June 7, 1862  The front page features a print of: "Desperate Engagement, April 24th, between the U.S. Gunboat Varuna, Commander Boggs, and the rebel Steam Ram J.C. Breckinridge - AND THE REBEL GUNBOAT GOVERNOR MOORE", with descriptive text. The back page contains a print of a young Newsie selling a paper to a gentleman.
Complete in four pages, rubbing on the mid-fold (with minor loss), but otherwise good. The issue was once folded in quarters which and has some browning along the folds. See images for details.

Item from Catalog 301 (released for December, 2020)...

Category: The Civil War