513 - The New York Times

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513 - The New York Times

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December 13, 1862. Army of the Potomac has crossed the Rappahannock; two lines of Rebel Batteries in the rear of Fredericksburgh. A detailed account of the December 11th fighting and a �probable battle today� _ which, of course, history bears out. Lincoln believes a Union victory here will see the end of the rebellion. In Washington the Ways and Means Committee is considering ways to finance the ever-increasing cost of War. Interesting article titled Peace Proposals is an alleged interview with President Davis and J. Wesley Green (very interesting). Atrocities in Texas - the massacre of Union men. Movement against Morgan's guerillas in Kentucky. Gen Blunt's official account of the Battle of Fayettville. Report on the operations of the blockaders. McDowell Court of inquiry continues. A very fine paper with lots of important news, plus local, legal, foreign and monetary matters and, as always, great period advertisements and amusements. 8 pages in excellent condition (a small separation at left seam)
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