DEATH OF STONEWALL JACKSON/BATTLE OF CHANCELLORSVILLE

death-stonewall-masthead.jpgROBERT E. LEE’S GREATEST BATTLE


The New York Times

May 13, 1863

Front page report in fourth column near bottom has caption “DEATH OF STONEWALL JACKSON”, followed by a one-paragraph report from the Richmond papers. Also included is General Lee’s congratulatory address to the Confederate Army on the victory at Chancellorsville. Other front page news includes action reports on the monumental Confederate victory of General Hooker, and an item on the probable discovery on the source of the Nile. You’ll read this one many times and then pass it on to other Civil War buffs/historians!

8 pp. complete, and in very fine condition. Printed on thin rag paper with a few transparent archival tape edge mends. One of the toughest events to find in any newspaper!

$750

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