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Battle of Shiloh with a Proclamation by Lincoln...

Item # 688030

April 11, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 11, 1862 

* Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee
* President Abraham Lincoln proclamation of thanks

Nice coverage of the Battle of Shiloh and more.
Among front page column heads: "THE GREAT VICTORIES" "Important Details of the Battle at Pittsburg, Tenn." "Heroic Conduct of the Troops engaged in the Conflict" "Graphic Description of the Grand Coup de Grace of the Union Army" "140,000 Men in the Battle" and more.
There is also a front page: "Proclamation By The President - Thanks for the Glorious Victories and Prayers for the Restoration of Peace" relating to the Battle of Shiloh, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln.
Eight pages, some foxing at a front page fold,  nice condition.

Category: Yankee