Siege of Yorktown

The "news boy" at Camp Winfield Scott

Black and white illustration from New York Illustrated News (May 17, 1862) of a mounted news boy handing news sheets out to eager soldiers at Camp Winfield Scott.

Caption: "The news boy" at Camp Winfield Scott, near Yorktown, Va. From a sketch by our special artist. (See page 26 [for related story].)

Source: Illustration from New York Illustrated News, May 17, 1862, page [17].

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