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Monitor versus Merrimac... Map of New Madrid...

Item # 698416

March 15, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 15, 1862    

* Battle of Hampton Roads, Virginia
* Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (CSS Virginia)
* Civil War ironclads

Page 5 contains some historic one column headlines including: "The Damages To The Merrimac," "The Condition of the Minnesota," "The Merrimac Hemmed In,"  "The War In the South-West," "New Madrid Is Ours," "The Place Evacuated," "Skirmish With the Rebel Gunboats" and more.

Plus the back page has a nice map headed: "The Position at New Madrid" which shows portions of Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee, and Mississippi.

Civil War reports are throughout this issue although the entire front page is taken up with ads. In nice condition.

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