Apr 07, 2022 - Sale 2600

Sale 2600 - Lot 60

Price Realized: $ 1,188
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
(CIVIL WAR.) Issue of the New York Herald announcing "The Surrender of Lee and His Whole Army." Large map on final page. 8 pages, 22 1/4 x 15 1/2 inches, on 2 disbound folding sheets; minor wear at edges and intersection of folds, first and final sheets detached. New York, 10 April 1865

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The front page features a long running headline: "The End. The Surrender of Lee and His Whole Army to Grant. Terms of Surrender." The correspondence between Lee and Grant negotiating the surrender is reproduced, as well as the previous evening's note of thanks from Secretary of War Stanton and his order for a national salute. On the rear page is a 16-inch map of central Virginia and North Carolina titled "The Surrender of Lee," with Appomattox shown just to the east of Lynchburg. The editorials on page 4 also celebrate the victory.