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Fremont and Cochrane Retire... Civil War Battles...

Item # 678485

September 23, 1864

THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 23, 1864  Page five of this issue has the heading; "LETTER FROM GENERAL FREMONT", which is actually 2 letters from General Fremont announcing both his resignation from the presidential campaign and the reasons which led him to his decision.  There is also a resignation letter from General Cochrane, his Vice Presidential running mate.
Additionally, there are the following Civil War related headlines: "SHENANDOAH", "Pursuit of the Retreating Rebels Beyond Strasburg", "The Enemy Driven from a Strong Position at Flint Hill", "Rebel Cavalry Defeated at Front Royal",  "Additional Details of the Battle of the Opequan", "PETERSBURG", "General Rejoicings Over Sheridan's Great Victory",
and more. 
Complete in eight pages and in nice condition.
Commentary: Had Fremont not withdrawn, Lincoln would likely not have been elected, he likely would not have been assassinated, and this issue would likely not be nearly as significant. 

Item from Catalog 306 (released for May, 2021)...

Category: Yankee