THE FALL OF RICHMOND, VA. on the Night of April 2nd, 1865 [caption title beneath image].

New York: Currier & Ives (152 Nassau St., N.Y.), 1865. Lithograph view, 14 x 19 1/2 inches [view: 7 7/8 x 12 3/8 inches], black & white, picturing streams of Confederates and citizens fleeing the city over a James River Bridge, while the city is aflame in the background. "This strong hold and Capital City of the Davis Confederacy, was evacuated by the Rebels in consequence of the defeat at "Five Forks" of the Army of Northern Virginia under Lee, and capture of the Southside Rail Road by the brave heroes of the North, commanded by Generals Grant, Sheridan, and others. Before abandoning the city the Rebels set fire to it, destroying a vast amount of property; and the conflagration continued until it was subdued by the Union troops on the following morning" (caption below title). Uniformly browned, a good copy. (10961). Item #64591

Price: $100.00

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