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Great & Rare BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Penn. 1863 Civil War Harrisburg PA Newspaper
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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY PATRIOT UNION, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, July 16, 1863
* Battle of Gettysburg
* From the capital of Pennsylvania
* Robert E. Lee's destination
As terrific as it would be to find a newspaper from Gettysburg on the Battle of Gettysburg, we have yet to find one. Which is why this newspaper from nearby Harrisburg--just up the road from Gettysburg by 38 miles, the capital of Pennsylvania, the closest major city of the battle, as well as the destination of Robert E. Lee and his troops--is such a terrific newspaper.
Nearly half of page 2 is taken up with great detail on the Battle of Gettysburgh, with heads at the top of the page: "Invasion Of Pennsylvania" "Battle of Gettysburg". There are several subheads including: "Previous to the Battle" "The Battle Field" "The Battle" The Losses" "The Result" and "After the Battle". This text gives a great overview of the several days of the battle, as well as the action leading up to and following the historic battle. Plus, page 4 has: "Invasion of Pennsylvania" (see).
Many other war-related reports in this issue as well, including content on the New York draft riot, "Lee's Army Across the River" following the Battle of Gettysburg, content on Grant, and more.
Eight pages, very nice condition. One of the better Battle of Gettysburg issues to be had, and not just because it was printed 38 miles from the battlefield.
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