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January 26, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, Jan. 26, 1865  

* General Robert E. Lee
* Appointed as Commander of ALL Confederate Forces


Among the front-page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH", "Preparations for Evacuating Wilmington", "Demand for its Surrender", "Robert E. Lee General-in-Chief of the Rebel Armies", "Complete Reorganization of Jeff. Davis's Cabinet", "War to the Bitter End the Resolve of the South" and more. The most notable content is found in the 2nd-column - two articles referencing the change in Robert E. Lee's command.
Eight pages, very nice condition.

Category: Yankee