Show image list »
Battle of the Wilderness... Lincoln Proclamation thanking God...
Item # 688020
May 10, 1864
NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1864
* Battle of the Wilderness- Virginia
* Abraham Lincoln's Thanksgiving
Some great first column heads with: "VICTORY ! " "ON TO RICHMOND" "Lee Defeat & Retreat Fully Confirmed" "Our Army In Vigorous Pursuit" "Official Dispatches from Grant and Meade" "Lee's Report of the Battles" "The Rebel Dead and Wounded Left on the Field" "Fredericksburg Again Occupied" and much more with the heads taking two-thirds of the first column.
Also on the ftpg: "Proclamation From the President - For Prayer & Especial Gratitude to God in View of the Great Victory" signed in type: Abraham Lincoln.
Eight pages, various foxing to the top half, otherwise good.