(CIVIL WAR--BROADSIDES.) Newsstand broadside advertisement for an issue of the Philadelphia Inquirer. Letterpress broadside newspaper, 24 x 19 inches; 3-inch closed tear with old cello tape stain, mount remnants on top edge verso, minor dampstaining and wear. Philadelphia, 28 October 1861
The Inquirer produced these point-of-sale advertisements for select issues of their daily newspaper. This issue is full of dramatic headlines, leading with a victory by a local Philadelphian: "Gen. Kelley Wins a Battle!" (Benjamin Kelley led Union troops to victory in a skirmish at Romney, VA). Also included are a "Brilliant Charge of Gen. Fremont's Body Guard!" (at the Battle of First Springfield in Missouri) and "The Naval Fight at New Orleans!"
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