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May 1865 News

This page of The Siege of Petersburg Online contains newspaper articles from a wide variety of American newspapers for the month of May 1865.  Each article pertains in some way to the Siege of Petersburg and has been transcribed exactly as it appeared in whichever newspaper it was published in.  Misspellings, grammatical errors, errors in fact, and any other possible errors have not been changed.  We hope these articles provide readers with a look at the Siege of Petersburg as Americans read about in it in May 1865.

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