THE NEW YORK TIMES, APRIL 27, 1865 WITH BLACK MOURNING BORDER [BATTLE OF SPANISH FORT]

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8 pp., six columns, 15.75 X 22”. Front page with black mourning border for Lincoln assassination. Full coverage of “THE CAMPAIGN IN ALABAMA”, and the final serious action of the war at Mobile and Spanish Fort. Additional headlines: “The Capture of Mobile and All Its Defences; Details of the Assault on Spanish Fort.; The Battle Blakely, The Rebel General Clanton Killed; Fifteen Hundred Rebels Killed and Wounded and Six Thousand Prisoners; Federal Loss. Eighteen Hundred Killed and Wounded.” Inner pages contain news of Lincoln funeral train obsequies, and of Sherman’s “Extraordinary” Peace Negotiations in North Carolina, rejected in Washington and severely criticized everywhere—[“..In reading the provisions of this remarkable compact, which was signed on the 18th of April, four days after the assassination of President Lincoln—one is at a loss to know which side agreed to surrender.”] Exhibits light chipping along front page center old, Else VG. Fine contemporary coverage of the fall of Mobile and Spanish Fort.  [jp]

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