1863 Civil War newspaper CONFEDERATE INVASION of PENNSYLVANIA & MD to GETTYSBURG

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  • Sold Date: Mar 25, 2013
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SEE PHOTO----- COMPLETE, ORIGINAL Civil War NEWSPAPER, the NY Daily Tribune dated June 19, 1863.

This newspaper contains prominent "stacked" headlines and a long detailed 3-column front page news report of the CONFEDERATE INVASION of PENNSYLVANIA and MARYLAND as the beginning of the GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN that would reach its climax at the BATTLE of GETTYSBURG on July 1-3, 1863.

The Gettysburg Campaign was a series of battles fought in June and July 1863, during the American Civil War . After his victory in the Battle of Chancellorsville , Confederate General Robert E. Lee 's Army of Northern Virginia moved north for offensive operations in Maryland and Pennsylvania . The Union Army of the Potomac , commanded by Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker and then (from June 28) by Maj. Gen. George G. Meade , pursued Lee, defeated him at the Battle of Gettysburg , but allowed him to escape back to Virginia.

Lee's army slipped away from Federal contact at Fredericksburg, Virginia , on June 3, 1863. While they paused at Culpeper , the largest predominantly cavalry battle of the war was fought at Brandy Station on June 9. The Confederates
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