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Yankees capture Columbia, South Carolina...

Item # 690287

February 19, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 19, 1865 

* Columbia SC - South Carolina Map
* Robert E. Lee correspondence
* Rare Confederate flag illustration

The front page is dominated by a large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "SHERMAN IN THE HEART OF SOUTH CAROLINA. Occupation of Columbia, the State Capital---Probable Evacuation of Charleston."
Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War include: "SHERMAN" "Columbia Ours!" "Occupation of the Capital of South Carolina" "Beauregard Officially Announces that Sherman Reached the City on Feb. 17" "Charleston Is Being Evacuated" "The Rebels Admit that the Occupation of Columbia Necessitates the Fall of Charleston" "Rumored Capture of Augusta, Georgia" 'THE SOUTH" "Rumored Evacuation of Wilmington" "Heavy Concentration of Union Troops in North Carolina: "SHENANDOAH" and so much more.
Eight pages, nice condition.

Category: Yankee