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Intercepted letter from Beauregard indicates some hopelessness...



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April 21, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 21, 1862  The front page features a nice map headed: "The Siege of Yorktown - Diagram of the Scene of the Engagement on Wednesday, April 16."
Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Union Forces at Falmouth, Commanding the City of Fredericksburg" "Gallant Achievement of General Augur"
A very interesting report: "Interception of a Valuable Dispatch from Gen. Beauregard" "Hopelessness of the Rebel Cause" "Beauregard's Call for Reinforcements & Confession of Weakness" "The Rebel Army in the West Terribly Demoralized" which includes the letter signed: G. T. Beauregard.
Also: "How the Rebels Were Instructed to Act in Battle" "The Siege of Yorktown" "Strength of the Rebel Works".
Page 5 has another Civil War map: "Capture of Apalachicola, Florida". War-related maps of Florida are very uncommon.
Eight pages, nice condition.

Category: Yankee