New York: 1865. Elephant folio, 15-1/2" x 22." 8pp, each page in six columns. Several pages of advertisements. The rest devoted to the details of the surrender. A large map on page 8 displays the final troop movements and Appomattox Court House. Disbound, some spine separations, Very Good.
The surrender having occurred on April 9, the previous day, this is one of the earliest accounts of the capitulation at Appomattox Court House. The first page prints the dramatic headlines in the left column; the balance of the front page, pages four, five, and page 8 print related reports. Most of page 8 prints a large, detailed map headed, "THE SURRENDER OF LEE. Scenes of Grant's Operations Against Lee in Virginia; of Sherman's Operations Against Johnston in North Carolina..." Interesting advertisements for a variety of goods and services are also printed, as well as information about President Lincoln's discussions on the restoration of Virginia to the Union. Item #37333