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Much on the Civil War... Robert E. Lee on arming the slaves...
Item # 691443
February 27, 1865
CINCINNATI DAILY COMMERCIAL, Ohio, Feb. 27, 1865
* General Robert E. Lee letter
* Arming slaves for the South ?
The front page has a nice stack of column heads including: "The Capture of Wilmington" "Admiral Porter's Official Report" "Activity In Lee's Army" "Indications of Evacuation of Petersburg" "Desertions Still Increasing" "Defeat of Rebels in Texas" "Joe Johnston Ordered To Lee" "Sherman Near Charlotte" and much more.
Page 3 includes: "Important Letter From General Lee" "Advocating the Arming of Slaves" which includes: "General Lee's Letter" signed in type: R. E. Lee, General. Following this is; "Let Lee Have The Negroes" and much more.
Four pages, large folio size, good condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.