Lot 285: 1865 Civil War Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, NY
November 27, 2016
Bluffton, SC, USALive Auction
Description: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, New York, Nov. 11, 1865. Champ Ferguson Confederate Civil War Guerrilla Execution Hanging 1865 Newspaper. Original & historic old newspaper. The full front page has 5prints of: "The Catastrophe on Board the Steamer St. John". Prints inside include: "Burning of the Michigan Central Railroad Depot, Detroit" "Passengers & Crew of the Ship Titania Rescued..." "The Old Landmarksof New York City--House, N.W. Corner of Peck Skip and Water Street" "The Fenian Congress at the Assembly Building, Philadelphia" "the Execution of Champ Ferguson at Nashville" "The Great Fire in the Dismal Swamp""Execution of the Chief of the Assassins of the English Officers at Yokohama, Japan" plus another related print. Sixteen pages, some discrete archival mends, generally nice condition. 11" X 16".