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Great reporting on the closing events of the Civil War...



Item # 679509

May 21, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, May 21, 1865 

* Abraham Lincoln's assassination
* Conspirators - assassins on trial
* Civil War closing events


A wealth of fine content on the closing events of the Civil War including front page: "JEFF. DAVIS" "The Southern Confederacy at Fortress Monroe" "Interesting Details of Their Capture" "Amusing Scenes at Jeff. Davis' Tent" "Tears & Lamentations" "South Carolina - The First Peace Meeting" "The Negroes entitled to a Voice in Adopting a New Constitution" & much more.
The bkpg. has: "THE TRIAL" "Important Evidence Involving the Rebel Leaders in the Plot" "Examination & Identification of Booth's Remains" "Accumulation of Evidence Against Jeff Davis" and more.
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, wear hole near the center of the front leaf, various archival mends at folds.

Category: Yankee