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Upon the capture of Jefferson Davis...

Item # 682606

May 22, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 22, 1865 

* Jefferson Davis captured in Woman's clothes

Among the front page column heads are: "JEFF. DAVIS" "His Arrival at Fortress Monroe" "Stephens, C.C. Clay, Reagan & Wheeler Accompany Him" "Quarters Prepared for the Party" "Incidents of the Capture" "Davis As A 'Mother' " "He Breaks Down in the Fort" "A House for Davis in Liverpool".
Also: "From Charleston" "Outpouring of the Colored Loyalists" "Chief-Justice Chase in the 'Cradle of Secession' " "Another Surrender" and more. Page 6 includes: "THE ASSASSINATION" "The Rebel Leaders Involved in the Plot" and more.
Eight pages, nice condition.

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