Capture of Richmond broadside

Descriptive Summary

Title
Capture of Richmond broadside
Date
1863 May 10
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Subjects
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
2012MS064: [identification of item], Capture of Richmond broadside, 1863 May 10, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
During the American Civil War, Union troops continuously tried to capture the Confederate capitol at Richmond, Virginia, ultimately succeeding in April 1865.
Scope and Content
The collection consists of a broadside printed by the Lexington Observer & Reporter proclaiming imminent the capture of Richmond, Virginia, as a result of the capture of Grand Gulf and Port Gibson.

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Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
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