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The last battle of the Civil War... Trial of Lincoln's conspirators...
Item # 689704
May 28, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, New York, May 28, 1865
* Kirby Smith Surrenders
* Formal end of Civil War
* Trial of the conspirators
Among the first column heads reporting on the trial of those who conspired to murder the President: "THE TRIAL" "Atzerott Prowling About for President Johnson" "Efforts to Impeach the Credibility of the Witnesses for the Prosecution" "Dr. Mudd's Connection With the Rebels" and "What His Negroes Say On The Subject"
Testimony on the trial takes the entire front page & a portion of the back page.
Page 5 has reports on the more formal end of the Civil War with: "COMPLETE" " 'IT IS FINISHED' " "Surrender of Kirby Smith & the Last Army of the Rebels" "General Canby's Official Announcement" "The Rebellion Entirely Over" "The Last Battle of the War" and much more.
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, some wear at the fold junctures.