June 30, 1862: Philadelphia Inquirer


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Page 1, Upper Half

The Fall of Richmond Certain.

Baltimore, June 29th, 1862. – A full and detailed account of the events of the last [f]our days in front of Richmond, on the Peninsula, and at White House, has been received. We have the grandest military triumph over the Rebels, and Richmond must fall.

Baltimore, June 29 – Midnight. – The Secretary of War has decided that the details of recent operations before Richmond and on the Peninsula cannot, at present, be supplied to the press.

Citation: Philadelphia Inquirer. 30 June 1862. Gift of Steven and Susan Raab. AN .P5546

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