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Sherman returns... On the Lincoln assassination...

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May 09, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 9, 1865  

* Abraham Lincoln assassination
* Black mourning borders
* William T. Sherman returns

All columns on all pages area black-bordered due to the Lincoln assassination. The front page has: "SHERMAN" "His Army Homeward Bound" "The Quickest March on Record" "Scenes Along the Route" "Enthusiasm of the Colored People" and "Events Subsequent To The Surrender".
Page 5 has: "The Assassination" "The Trial to Commence Today" "The President's Proclamation Gone South" "The Flight of Jeff  Davis" with more on the back page.
Eight pages, very nice condition.

Item from Catalog 342 (released for May, 2024)

Category: Yankee