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Death of Commodore Uriah P. Levy... Large Civil War map...



Item # 698135

March 24, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 24, 1862 

* Uriah P. Levy death (1st report)
* 1st Jewish commodore of U.S. Navy
* American Civil War - Jews


The most notable content within this issue is the very brief, but historic page 5 report of the death of Commodore (Admiral) Uriah P. Levy, the first U.S. Jewish Commodore, war of 1812 war hero, and credited as to having abolished the disciplinary procedure of flogging.
The front page features a large & detailed map: "THE BOMBARDMENT OF ISLAND NO. 10. The Famous Island No. 10--Its Batteries and the Surrounding Rebel Fortifications and Gunboats--The Union Gunboats, Mortar Boats and Transports". Column heads include: "Important From Winchester, Va." "Battle Between Gen. Shields' Division and the Rebel Army" "Heavy Loss On Both Sides" "Rebel account of the Battle of Pea Ridge" "Two Thousand Rebels Killed and Wounded" & more.
Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine, scattered foxing, good condition.

Item from Catalog 341 (released for April, 2024)

Category: Yankee