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Sir William Howard Russell, (1820-1907) was an Irish reporter with The Times, and is considered to have been one of the first modern war correspondents. He spent 22 months covering the Crimean War, including the Siege of Sevastopol and the Charge of the Light Brigade. He later covered events during the Indian Rebellion of 1857, the American Civil War. During the American Civil War wrote a frank account of the battle of Bull Run (July, 1861), which made him unpopular in America. Autograph Letter Signed, Moscow, September 23, 1856, 4 pages 8vo. Superb content letter regarding life in Russia; the Crimea; Prince Esterhazy, the Coronation ceremony of Tsar Alexander II he is attending this week, etc. Small light soil mark page 1 & 2, else Fine.
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Considered to be the First War Correspondent

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Estimate: $100 - $200
Auction closed on Saturday, January 29, 2022.
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