The New York Herald illustrated w/map. July 24, 1862 Newspaper. Vicksburg

The New York Herald

Published by The New York Herald, New York, 1862
Condition: Collectible - Very Good
From Hamilton's Rare Books (Williamsburg, VA, U.S.A.)

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SIEGE OF VICKSBURG - JULY 24, 1862. [Confederate States of America] [Mississippi River] [Vicksburg Siege] [Map] [1862 - July 24th] The New York Herald (publisher). The Rebel Ram Arkansas. /rule/ The Fight At The Mouth Of The Yazoo And The Dash Down The Mississippi. 28-1/2 x 12-1/2 cm. Engraved map. Removed. Very good. Water & Son Engravers. (New York). (Thursday, July 24th, 1862). - - - This very attractive map appears on the front page of the July 24th, 1862 issue (No. 9447) of The New York Herald. It locates and names Union vessels laying siege to Vicksburg. Under the caption title The Rebel Ram Arkansas, the entire right column with continuation to interior narrates the events of July 15th, 1862. "Descending the Yazoo River on 15 July 1862, the Arkansas encountered 3 Union vessels, the Carondelet, Tyler, and Queen of the West. In the engagement that followed the Carondelet was disabled and the other 2 Union vessels retired downstream with the Arkansas in pursuit. The chase continued into the Mississippi River, where the Confederate ironclad found at anchor the combined naval forces of Cmdr. Charles H. Davis and Rear Adm. David G. Farragut, 30 warships in all. The Arkansas . . . steamed slowly through the Union force, hit repeatedly by shot and shell." - Faust. This issue is complete in eight pages. Bosse, #912. Faust, p. 22. Lynn, #6758. Size: 22-1/4 x 15-1/2 Inches. Bookseller Inventory # 000403

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Title: The New York Herald illustrated w/map. July ...

Publisher: The New York Herald, New York

Publication Date: 1862

Binding: Paper

Book Condition:Collectible - Very Good

Edition: First Printing.

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