Abe CHRISTMAS PRESENT Sherman Captures Savannah Georgia 1864 Civil War Newspaper. Offered is an original, collectible newspaper (NOT a copy/reproduction): NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 26, 1864 Christmas present to Abraham Lincoln General William T.
Sherman March to the sea completed Savannah GA Georgia captured An historic issue reporting the fall of Savannah to the Union forces, with one of the more notable quotes part of the headlines. The front page has: "SHERMAN" "His Christmas Gift to the Nation" "Capture of the City of Savannah" and more. The dispatch to Lincoln, signed by W. Sherman is included as well: I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah, with 150 heavy guns and plenty of ammunition, and also about 25,000 bales of cotton. " Also ftpg: "WILMINGTON" "Important If True" "Rumored Fall of Fort Fisher & more.
Eight pages, very nice condition. Please Note: All of our offerings are 100% authentic! We do not offer reprints or reproductions of any kind.
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