June 22, 2018 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


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Confederate Broadside, The Reasons Why McClellan Did Not Capture Richmond

Printed broadside, 4.75 x 7 in., mounted to 9.5 x 7.25 in. The Reasons Why McClellan Did Not Capture Richmond. London Times, n.d., ca 1861-1865. Broadside text printed on green paper with ornamental border. Below title, text reads, "First—He had two / 'Hills' / To pass. / Second—A / 'Stonewall' / To mount. / Third—A / 'Longstreet' / To march through. / And seeing the impossibility of attempting such a capture, he wisely concluded to / 'Skedaddle.'" Broadside is mounted on a period printed cartoon that apparently mocks the Union Army's retreat following the First Battle of Bull Run. The cartoon features the 12th Regiment of New York at center.

Condition:

Broadside with some light creasing; otherwise in fine condition.

Starting Price: $250
Estimate: $500 - $700
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