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This racist newspaper reports the fall of Richmond...
Item # 680180
April 08, 1865
NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, April 8, 1865
* The fall of Richmond, the Confederate capital
* Rare anti-union Northern publication
A decidedly racist newspaper which began well before the Civil War & lasted a few years after. As such their reporting on war events provide a contrasting perspective beyond most other Northern newspapers.
Not surprisingly, the report of the Yankee capture of the Confederate capital is relegated to page five: "Evacuation of Richmond" "Three Days' Fighting" "Capture of Artillery and Prisoners" "Confederate Iron-Clads Blown Up" "Heavy Losses on Both Sides" "Partial Details of the Fighting".
Also an interesting editorial: "The Evacuation of Richmond".
Eight pages, good condition.