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The Fort Pillow massacre, with two maps...



Item # 676294

April 16, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, April 16, 1864 

* Fort Pillow Massacre
* General Nathan Forrest
* 2 small maps


There are two one column maps in the bottom half of the front page, captioned: "The Position of Fort Pillow on the Mississippi" and "Diagram of the Fort". The front page also has some nice column heads on the battle, including: "Capture of Fort Pillow by the Rebels" "Reported Massacre of the White and Black Troops" "Women & Children Murdered in Cold Blood" "The Dead & Wounded Negroes Burned" with other war-related reports as well.
Eight pages, very nice condition.

Item from Catalog 313 (released for December, 2021)...

Category: Yankee