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October 27, 1864
NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 27, 1864
* 20 inch Rodman Gun first tested
* John Paul Jones Park - Fort Hamilton
* Brooklyn, New York cannon
* American Civil War
The back page has a very interesting report headed: "The Largest Gun In the World" "Successful Trial of the Twenty-Inch Rodman Gun at Fort Hamilton" (see) This 20-inch version in the largest muzzle loading cannon ever made in the United States. A historic report here. Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The War In Georgia" "Sherman's Pursuit of Hood" "Sherman Pressing Hood" "Beauregard's Address on Assuming Command" which is printed here & signed in type: G. T. Beauregard, General; and 2 columns of detailed reporting on: "The Battle of Cedar Creek" carrying over to the back page.
Eight pages, nice condition.