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Huge front page Civil War map, and a smaller one inside...



Item # 693856

December 29, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 29, 1864  

* First Battle of Fort Fisher
* Wilmington, North Carolina


Most of the front page is taken up with a huge and very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE ATTACK ON FORT FISHER. Important Operations Off Wilmington, N.C.---The Rebel Forts and Defenses".
Among the front page column heads are: "WILMINGTON" "The Porter-Butler Expedition" "Terrible Bombardment on Saturday, Sunday & Monday" "Silence of the Rebel Fire" "Rebel Accounts" "Dispatch from General Bragg to Jeff. Davis" and more.
Civil War reports inside including a small column-wide Civil War map of: "Saltville & Its Defenses" in Virginia.
Eight pages, very nice condition.

Category: The Civil War