Lot 289: 1864 Civil War Boston Newspapers
November 27, 2016
Bluffton, SC, USALive Auction
Description: Two original 1864 Civil War newspapers, Boston Evening Transcript. March 11th & May 24th, 1864. Headlines include, " Horrible Barbarism of the Rebels", "Admiral Farragut's Operations", "Rebel Spies Captured","Cowardice of Maine 9th Regiment " & "Another Night Attack by the Rebels Repulsed." Both newspapers are 4 pages each & in good condition due to the use of cotton & rag paper. Still very readable. Lots of ads ofthe day.