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The siege of Petersburg, the 'back door' to Richmond...
Item # 679727
June 20, 1864
THE WORLD, New York, June 20, 1864
* Second Battle of Petersburg
* Lynchburg, Virginia
Among the first column heads on the Civil War are: "PETERSBURG" "Complete Official & Special Accounts of Operations Since Wednesday" "The First Line of Works Carried by Assault" "Brilliant Action on Wed." "The Enemy Under Beauregard Largely Reinforced from Lee's Army" and much more. This is the historic siege upon Petersburg, considered the 'back door' to Richmond.
Eight pages, very nice condition.