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175972

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392483961508

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 26, 1862 * Rare rebel title A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are: "From the Rappahannock" "From James City & Gloucester" "The Difficulty of Maintaining Free Governments" "Progress Of The War" " and some legal documents including: "An Act to Punish Drunkenness in the Army".. The back page has over two columns with reports from: "The Confederate Congress". A single sheet issue with a banner masthead, minor loss to an upper corner affects no text, generally good condition.

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Ends November 16, 2019 14:14

$83.00
175958

Early ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Ford's Theatre John W. Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392483921745

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND MORNING LEADER, Ohio, April 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth * Early report - while he was still alive The top of the front page has dramatic one column heads: "ASSASSINATION!" "Of PRESIDENT LINCOLN!!!" "He is Shot Through the Head While in the Theater" "Wound Pronounced Mortal!" "Secretary SEWARD Also "Assassinated!" "Escape of the Assassin". The front page has various dispatches, the 2nd of which notes: "The President is not expected to live throughout the night. He was shot at the theatre." The 3rd dispatch has considerably more detail, including: "...a sharp report of a pistol was heard...a man rushed to the front of the President's box, waving a long dagge... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:40

$985.00
175956

Rare 13TH PENNSYLVANIA REGIMENT Camp Tennally Washington D.C. 1862 War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392483920793

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA THIRTEENTH, Camp Tennally, D.C., January 4, 1862 * Very rare Civil War title * Military camp It was not uncommon for various regiments to publish their own little newspaper during the Civil War, typically done on small, portable presses. This is issue #7 of such a newspaper which lasted but 14 issues, done at Camp Tennally near Washington, D.C. by the Thirteenth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, "...by the Pittsburg Dispatch Mess, Company A" as noted on page 2. The issue reports various goings on in and around camp with various military reports. See the photos for the full text on its four pages. Measures 6 by 9 3/4 inches, never bound nor trimmed, bit of foxing, nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:39

$645.00
175947

A 5 Issue Set - 50% OFF Civil War Prints 1861-1865 Harper's Weekly 150 Years Old


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806603304

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: (5 issue set) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May, 1861 - May, 1865... one from each year of the Civil War! * the most recognized illustrated newspaper of the Civil War * several illustrated prints (suitable for framing) * discounted by 50% (or more) You will receive 5 original issues from this famous illustrated newspaper, dated somewhere from May, 1861 through May, 1865, offered at a substantial discount (a minimum of 50% off). Question #1: Why are we offering these issues at such a significant discount? Answer: Timothy Hughes Rare & Early Newspapers... History's Newsstand would like to use this offering as an opportunity to introduce you to the hobby of collecting rare and historic newspapers. Question #2: Why are ... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:30

$112.00
175812

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral & Civil War Ending Events 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798579778

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, April 27, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's funeral * Closing events of the Civil War Although much of the issue is taken up with the closing events of the Civil War, some inside pages have nice content concerning the Lincoln assassination, including reports: "The Funeral Train" "Reception of the President's Remains in the State Capital" "An Immense Throng in the Streets" "The Lying in State in the Halls of Legislation" "THE ASSASSINS" "Military Search of an Entire Block of Houses in Washington" "Arrest of Junius Brutus Booth" "Speculations as to the Whereabouts of Wilkes Booth" "Is He in Brooklyn?" "The Name Of Booth" and more. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:04

$63.00
175811

SAVANNAH Georgia GA Capture William T. Sherman March 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798579462

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Dec. 24, 1864 * General William T. Sherman * March to the sea * Savannah, Georgia reached Page 4 has: "News From Sherman" which reports on his successes in the South and his advance towards Savannah. Also: "Slavery in Kentucky" "Schools For Colored Children in Washington, D.C." and more. Eight pages, rejoined at the spine, some tape mends inside.

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:03

$28.00
175810

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Murder Trial of the Conspirators 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798579259

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 10, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the conspirators All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered for the death of President Lincoln. Among the front page one column heads are: "THE ASSASSINATION" "Commencement of The Trial" "The Conspirators Unable to Chain Counsel" "A Frightened Witness" "Ramification of the Plot" "The Assassination Defended" "PROCLAMATIONS BY THE PRESIDENT" "Notice Given to Rebel Pirates" "The State of Virginia" "She is Restored to the Union" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:03

$72.00
175669

FORT WAGNER Civil War Map & Abraham Lincoln Proclamation 1863 Military Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372790946358

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Oct. 24, 1863 * Fort Wagner, Morris Island South Carolina * President Abraham Lincoln proclamation As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. Perhaps the highlight is the page two diagram showing: "Fort Wagner and Its Approaches" (see) which has much text on this as well. Plus there is a "Proclamation" signed by President Abraham Lincoln, calling for more volunteers. Other items within the issue include: "A Nameless Spy" "The Changes In Command" "The Army & Its Reinforcement" "Rebel Victories & Federal Successes" and so much more. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:21

$56.00
175666

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372790944871

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Oct. 2, 1863 * From the origin of the Civil War Printed in the dateline is: "Confederate States of America". Among the articles on the war are: "The Pennsylvania Campaign - General Lee's Official Report" "Charleston" "The Policy of Impressments" "News from Lincolndom" "The Field of Battle" "The Battle of Gettysburg" and more. Complete as a single sheet issue, folio size, various wear & minor tears at the margins, two folds.

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:20

$76.00
175665

Rare CONFEDERATE Port City of Wilmington NC CIVIL WAR Start 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372790944696

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 18, 1861 * Rare Confederate title This is one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline. The front page is entirely taken up with ads. War related items are on page 2 include: "Who Began the War?" "Later War News" "Repulse of the Enemy" "From the Seat of War" and other items. Four pages, very nice condition. Note: Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of entry for supplies for the entire Confederacy... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:19

$108.00
175664

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital & Jefferson Davis Proclamation Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392458090107

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 5, 1862 * Jefferson Davis proclamation * From the capital of the Confederacy Not just a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. Page 2 has a lengthy editorial concerning the Civil War. Also inside are: "Movements & Spirit of the War" "The Fall of Fort Macon" "The Spirit of the South" "A Flag of Truce from General Beauregard to General Buell..." "Telegraphic News" "The Yankee Oath of Allegiance" "Proclamation By the President" which is signed in type: Jefferson Davis (see); and much more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:18

$84.00
175631

Great BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Yankees Victory 1863 Civil War Newspaper HISTORIC !


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392456151753

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 6, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania * Most historic battle of the Civil War * Great reporting - one of the best to be had A terrific issue reporting the result of the very historic Battle of Gettysburg, with nearly two-thirds of the front pages first column taken up with related heads, atop of which is a nice patriotic emblem. They include: "THE GREAT VICTORY" "The Rebel Army Totally Defeated" "Its Remains Driven Into the Mountains" "It is There Surrounded and Hemmed In" "Its Retreat Across the Potomac River Cut Off" "20,000 Prisoners Captured" "The Rebel General Longstreet Killed" "Details of the Three Days' Fighting" "The Most Terrific Combat on Record" and even more. The entire fro... See More  

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Ends October 30, 2019 14:48

$765.00
175630

Historic CIVIL WAR BEGINS Fort Sumter Charleston SC Attacked 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392456149200

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 13, 1861 * The American Civil War begins (1st report) * For Sumter, Charleston, South Carolina attacked The very beginning of the Civil War remains a cornerstone issue for any war collection, and this famous issue of the Herald is one of the best we have had the pleasure to offer. The front page features a very nice map headed: "THE SCENE OF OPERATIONS" with subhead: "Charleston and Its Defences--Plan of the Harbor, Showing the position of Forts Sumter and Moultrie, Cummings Point Iron Battery, Fort Johnson, the Floating Battery and Other Fortifications." Over half of the first column on the front page is taken up with historic headlines on the beginning of the Civil War including: "THE WAR B... See More  

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Ends October 30, 2019 14:48

$490.00
175558

STONEWALL JACKSON Loses Left Arm Battle of Chancellorsville 1863 Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392449631032

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRESS, Philadelphia, May 9, 1863 * Battle of Chancellorsville ends * Stonewall Jackson loses arm - close to death The front page has a wealth of reporting from the Civil War, with perhaps the most notable under the heading: "THE REBEL ACCOUNTS" "General Lee's Official Dispatch Claiming a Victory--Prisoners Captured--Stonewall Jackson Severely Wounded, and General Paxton Killed--Success of Stoneman's Raid--Our Soldiers to Within four Miles of Richmond". The report begins with a dispatch signed in type by: R. E. Lee, and then much detail on the: "Great Victory at Chancellorsville". The report of Stonewall Jackson's injury: "...The severe wound received by General Jackson will excite universal solicitude...No life i... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:53

$35.00
175556

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Funeral at Philadelphia Civil War Ending SHERMAN 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786108306

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 24, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln funeral journey * Civil War cleanup in the South * Sherman's victory march All columns on all pages are black-bordered for the death & funeral of Abraham Lincoln. Among the front page column heads are: "SHERMAN" "Negotiations With Johnston" "A Suspension of Hostilities..." "Immediate Resumption of Hostilities Ordered!" "The Way Opened for Davis's Escape" "His Large Booty" "MOBILE" "THE FUNERAL PAGEANT" "From Harrisburg to Philadelphia" "Scenes & Incidents on the Route" "Great Outpouring of the People" "Extensive Preparations" "Obsequies in the City" and more inside. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:52

$60.00
175543

SAVANNAH GA Georgia Fort Pulaski & Jackson Civil War MAP 1862 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392449613591

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 3, 1862 * Savannah, Georgia map * Fort Pulaski Among the column heads on the Civil War on inside pages are: "The War For The Union" "The Deportation of Slaves" "The Operations Near Savannah" "Official Report of Flag Officer Dupont" "The Rebels Utterly Demoralized" "Weak Stand by Ashby's Forces". Page 6 has a map at the top headed: "Situation Of Savannah And Its Defenses" with related column heads: "Probable Fall of Savannah" "Evacuation of Fort Thunderbolt" & much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, several folds, some dirtiness at folds.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:45

$34.00
175541

BATTLE OF MINE RUN Orange County Virginia LEE vs. Meade 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392449612399

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES Dec. 2, 1863 * Battle of Mine Run * Meade vs. Robert E. Lee Among the front page column heads on the Civil War: "THE ARMIES IN VIRGINIA" "The Hostile Forces Confronting Each Other at mine Run Valley" "Lee Strongly Intrenched and Presenting a Defiant Attitude" "GEN. GRANT'S ARMY" "Ringgold Evacuated by Our Forces" "The Enemy at Strength at Tunnel Hill". More war heads on inside pages as well. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:43

$28.00
175521

BATTLE OF MOORE'S MILLS Callaway County MO Missouri 1862 Civil War NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392447293755

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 30, 1862 * Battle of Moore's Mills - Missouri Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Another Rebel Barbarism" "The Enemy's Defenses Up The Yazoo" "Fearful Illness & Distress in the Rebel Army" "Large Re-enforcements for the Rebel Army" "178,000 Rebels In the Recent Battles" "Union Victory In Missouri" "650 Union Troops Rout 900 Rebels" & more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 26, 2019 07:55

$28.00
175512

BATTLE OF FISHER'S HILL Strasburg VA Philip H. Sheridan 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372784567999

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, September 26, 1864 * Battle of Fisher's Hill - Strasburg, Virginia * General Philip Sheridan Pages 2 & 3 have various reports on the Civil War with one column headings. See images here. Complete in 4 pages, this issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Nice condition.

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Ends October 26, 2019 07:48

$27.00
175485

Rare ANTI-ABRAHAM LINCOLN Uniontown PA Pennsylvania Civil War Era 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782317770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENIUS OF LIBERTY, Uniontown, Pennsylvania, July 28, 1864 * Uncommon title * Anti-Abraham Lincoln Among the articles in this anti-Lincoln newspaper: "The Late National Humiliation - Review of the Recent Invasion" "Stinging Article From the National Intelligencer" "What it Costs to Disregard Gen. McClellan's Advice" "Mr. Lincoln's Opinion Three Years Ago" "The Last Man Called For" which concerns the coming draft, one bit noting: "And so the dance of death goes on...". Inside has: "Another Invasion" "From Atlanta" "Mosby's Cavalry in Maryland" and much more. Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine, minor margin wear.

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:29

$38.00
175478

Very Rare SPARTANBURG SC Siege of Vicksburg CONFEDERATE 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392443860151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CAROLINA SPARTAN, Spartanburg, South Carolina, July 2, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title * Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi A rare Confederate title to say the least. The front page begins with some nice reporting on the siege of Vicksburg with reports headed “From Vicksburg” which include some over optimistic thoughts: “…that perfect confidence prevails among our men. They are fully able to hold Vicksburg as long as they have anything to eat…Grant’s ditches are within 100 yards of our fortifications in one place, but nobody is uneasy about this…” with more. This Mississippi stronghold would fall to the Northern forces just 2 days after the publication of this newspaper... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:26

$540.00
175475

Very RARE 1863 Confederate Illustrated Newspaper w/ GEN. JOHN HUNT MORGAN Print


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782314508

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, Dec. 20, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title * General John Hunt Morgan A very rare publication from the Confederacy which seldom comes to the collector market. Although much of the content was literary in nature, there are news reports and a few illustrations. A nice feature of this issue is the large front page illustration which is different from most, as rather than a solo portrait of a famous general this one features a group illustration of: "Gen. John H. Morgan And Staff" on horseback (see). Page 2 has an article headed: "The Times" which reports on the latest Civil War news of the day, a few bits including: "...the Yankees commenced shelling the town of Port Royal on the... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:25

$540.00
175474

Rare CONFEDERATE Houston TX Texas & Nearby Galveston Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392443855386

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GALVESTON TRI-WEEKLY NEWS, Texas, September 23, 1864 * Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy Although the title notes "Galveston", the dateline notes it was printed in nearby Houston, as it is likely moving a bit more inland offered greater security from the Yankee forces. Confederate newspapers from Texas are very uncommon particularly from before or during the Civil War. Here is an issue from the city of Galveston that has various war-related content, including a front page report headed: "500,000 more Victims to Abolitionism". There is also a brief dispatch signed in type D.G. Farragut to Brig-Gen. Page that reads: "To prevent the sacrifice of human life, we demand the unconditional surrender of Fort Mo... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:25

$570.00
175473

Extremely RARE New Iberia LA Louisiana Grant Civil War WALLPAPER 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782313937

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: UNCONDITIONAL S. GRANT, New Iberia, Louisiana, Oct. 31, 1863 * Extremely rare wallpaper title This title is a great rarity which we have never before had the pleasure to offer. A single sheet printed on wallpaper, folded such that page 1 has news, pages 2 & 3 are wallpaper, and page 4 has additional news, this unusual newspaper was published by the 130th Illinois Regiment stationed in New Iberia at the time. I am not aware of any other Yankee newspaper having been printed in occupied Louisiana. This is the volume 1 number 2 issue, and only two issues are recorded in Gregory and known to exist. Gregory notes just two institutions holding #1 (October 24) and only one institution having this, issue #2. The front page h... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:24

$5,300.00
175920

PICKETT'S CHARGE Battle of Gettysburg Rare CONFEDERATE Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372805180651

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, August 1, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg * Pickett's charge fame - print * Very rare Confederate title The front page features a nice print of: "Maj. Gen. George E. Pickett" with the balance of the front page taken up with a lengthy & detailed biography of him (see for portions). Included in this biography is his involvement at the Battle of Gettysburg: "...At the late battle of Gettysburg, Pickett's Division displayed courage, fortitude and discipline to a degree that has never been surpassed. Owing to the absence of two brigades, the division did not exceed five thousand in number. yet this little body of men advancing steadily over half a mile of broken ground, charged and carried t... See More  

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Ends October 22, 2019 07:52

$874.99
175339

BATTLE OF FREDERICKSBURG VA Aftermath - Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433101870

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec . 18, 1862 * Battle of Fredericksburg VA aftermath * General Ambrose E. Burnside Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "From General Burnside's Army" "The Withdrawal of Our Forces" "Armistice To Bury The Dead" "Additional Details Of The Fighting" and more. This was following the defeat of the North at the Battle of Fredericksburg, with a lengthy list of the casualties. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:48

$38.00
175328

Terrific SLAVERY AUCTION Slaves Sale at Montgomery Alabama PRINT 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775128461

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Jan. 26, 1861 A very rare issue as the front page has a terrific print captioned: "Annual Sale and Hiring of Slaves at Montgomery, Ala." accompanied with an article of the same heading. Only rarely were slave auction prints put in newspapers of the day, and this is great in that it is on the front page. Compounding the rarity is this being an uncommon title. Inside has: "Scene in Front of the Capitol, Montgomery, Ala., on the Day the Ordinance of Secession Was Passed." and a print of: "The Secession War--Scenes on the Ramparts of Fort Sumter." The back page has a political cartoon. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:43

$610.00
175876

Very Rare CONFEDERATE BROADSIDE Chattanooga Tennessee Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372801454153

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY REBEL, Chattanooga, Tennessee, June 18, 1863 * Very rare Confederate publication * Second Battle of Winchester, Virginia An extremely rare broadside newspaper and a great title for a Confederate newspaper. This is the vol. 1 number 270 issue of a title which began August 1, 1862. This issue is dated from just prior to the Confederate invasion of the North and the Battle of Gettysburg. This is a folio size newspaper having 4 pages, however much as we have seen in a few other newspapers, the layout is such that page 1 has the spine at the right side with printing on the one side only. The reverse is blank. The front page has column heads noting: "Glorious Victory in Virginia!" "Millroy's Whole Army Captur... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 08:31

$3,249.99
175875

CONFEDERATE Capital of the Confederacy Overland Campaign1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372801450396

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, June 9, 1864 * Grant's Overland Campaign nears Richmond Not only a newspaper from the Confederate States, but from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page items are: "The War News", "City Intelligence", "Additional From the North", "Butler's Operations--What Were His Instructions", "Another of Our Men Shot", "The Next Presidency--Who Will Be the Man--Lincoln's Chances", "From the Armies In Georgia", "Operations West of the Mississippi" & other smaller items. The back page has an editorial concerning the siege of Richmond, beginning: "The siege of Richmond has fairly commenced, says the Yankee dispatch from headquarters. Why, we thought it was over & finished. Richmond herself... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 08:24

$69.99
175873

ABRAHAM LINCOLN SOTU Address & 6 Civil War MAPS Columbus KY More 1861 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392475414952

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 4, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln's annual address * Six Civil War maps in 1 issue * Columbus, Kentucky & Memphis, Tennessee A terrific display issue as the front page is mostly taken up with five Civil War maps, headed: "Map Of Columbus, Kentucky, Showing The Rebel Fortifications" "The Rebel Fort Harris" "The Rebel Forts Wright and Randolph" "Map of Memphis and the Rebel Fort Pillow" and "Map of the Mississippi River". There is also another map on page 4: "The Real Blockade Of Charleston, SC". Also of significance is Abraham Lincoln's state of the union address taking most of page 2 and is signed in type on page 3: Abraham Lincoln. Present are 10 of 12 pages, pages 7-8 are lacking. Otherwise in... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 07:58

$59.99
175872

BATTLE OF SHILOH Pittsburg Landing TN Tennessee w/ MAP 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392475409763

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 10, 1862 * Battle of Shiloh w/ map * Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee The front page features a map titled: "THE FIELD OF CONFLICT IN THE SOUTHWEST" showing portions of Mississippi, Arkansas, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee and Alabama. Among the one column headlines on the war are: "THE BATTLE OF PITTSBURGH" "Important Particulars of the Terrible Struggle" "The Fight Continued Through Two Days" "Final Defeat and Flight of the Rebels" "OPERATIONS ON THE MISSISSIPPI" and much more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2019 07:54

$74.99
175298

JOHN WILKES BOOTH Boston Theatre Performance REVIEW & AD1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372773884658

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 30, 1863 * Rare John Wilkes Booth performance review & ad It's always great to find news or advertisement tidbits about historic figures long before their names would draw national or international attention. Here is a great example. Near the top of the front page is an intriguing advertisement for the play "Hamlet' at the Howard Anthenaeum, noting the role of Hamlet is to be played by "Mr. Wilkes Booth" (see). Additionally, the ftpg. has a review noting: "Mr. Wilkes Booth's magnetism is as strong as ever, and this theatre has been crowded at each of his two performances by applauding auditors. Tonight he is to play Hamlet...". (see). Given this is a Boston theater, this report of ... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2019 15:20

$74.00
175861

Historic BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG George Meade vs. R.E. Lee 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372800444143

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD--EXTRA, July 5, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania * Most historic battle of the Civil War A terrific and quite graphic issue on the Battle of Gettysburg with nearly a full front page column of heads concerning the battle, including a nice patriotic graphic (see). Note that most of these heads are actually in the Herald issue of July 6, but this being a large date "Extra" issue, they were simply held over for the following day--terrific as such. Among the heads are: "Glorious News" "A GREAT VICTORY!" "Terrific & Unparalleled Conflict" "The Rebels Utterly Routed" "They Retreat & Are Pursued by the Union Forces" "Official Despatch from General Meade" "The Rebels Repulsed in Every Attack" and ... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2019 08:04

$549.99
175860

RICHMOND Virginia FALLS w/ Heraldic Eagle Print 1865 Civil War Ending Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372800438484

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, April 4, 1865 * Richmond, Virginia falls (1st report) * Confederate capital - war nears the end One of the middle columns of the front page announces one of the more significant events of the Civil War with: "VIRGINIA ! " "GLORIOUS NEWS ! " "Richmond Is Ours!" "Evacuation of Petersburg!" "Tremendous Fighting!" "Lee's Entire Army Is Routed" and more. Above the column heads is a nice engraving of an eagle on the U.S. shield. Many war-related reports on inside pages as well. Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends October 17, 2019 07:58

$299.99
175263

BATTLE OF FISHER'S HILL Strasburg Virginia Victory Civil War 1864 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372772624647

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 23, 1864 * Battle of Fisher's Hill ends in victory * Strasburg, Shenandoah co., Virginia * General Philip H. Sheridan Front page column heads include: "THE SHENANDOAH" "Pursuit of Early up the Valley" "Rebels Make a Stand Beyond Strasburgh" "They Hold An Entrenched Hill" "The Army Of the Potomac" "The News of the Victory in the Shenandoah" "Southern News" "Rebel Views of Grant, Sherman and McClellan" "The Military Situation in Georgia" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 16, 2019 15:17

$28.00
175260

Rare CONFEDERATE (Cotton) STATES & Fort Pulaski Civil War MAPS 1862 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392429801161

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1862 * Southern Confederate states map The front page is dominated by a very large & detailed Civil War map headed: "The Field Of Operations In the Cotton States." showing all or portions of Arkansas, Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Florida & Tennessee. The other map is on the front page of the "Supplement", which has its own masthead, the map headed: "The Feu D'Enfer At Fort Pulaski" with related text as well. Complete in 12 pages with the "Supplement", very nice condition.

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Ends October 16, 2019 15:16

$78.00
175259

SURRENDER OF ISLAND NO. 10 New Madrid MO Missouri MAP Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392429800503

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1862 * Battle of Island Number Ten * New Madrid MO Missouri The front page has a one column map headed: "Operations In The West" "Progress of the Bombardment at Island No. 10" "The Plans of Commodore Foote Being Slowly but Surely Consummated" "Movements of the Rebels." Other one column Civil War heads on the ftpg. include: "The Rebel Steamer Merrimac About to Make her Appearance gain" "Condition of the Rebels at Norfolk" "The Battle of Winchester" "Latest From Island Ten" "Speech of Gen. Meagher to His Brigade" "Cheering News from Tennessee" and more, including war reports on inside pages as well. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 16, 2019 15:15

$36.00
175257

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War Jefferson Davis 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392429799855

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Nov. 8, 1864 * Confederate president Jefferson Davis * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Glorious Achievements of Forrest's Horse Marines" "Yankee Army News" "The Tennessee Valley Campaign" "The President's Message" in which he presents to his Congress an optimistic view of the war's progress. Some war items on the bkpg. but mostly taken up with ads. Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, nice condition. From the closing months of the Civil War. Charleston was a hotbed of secession, with S.C. being the first state to leave the Union. The first shots of the war were fired in Charleston harbor. A... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2019 15:14

$84.00
175141

CONFEDERATE STATES Siege of Corinth MS Mississippi MAP 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372764747640

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1862 * Siege of Corinth, Mississippi * Confederate states map The front page features a very nice map headed: "RETREAT OF THE REBEL ARMY FROM CORINTH" with the map showing from New Orleans to Memphis, to Pensacola. There are many nice first column war heads as well including: "ANOTHER TRIUMPH" "Corinth in Possession of Gen. Halleck" "Important Events Proceeding the Evacuation" "Heavy Fighting & Important Positions Gained" "Retreat of the Rebels & Occupation of Corinth by Our Forces" and more. Eight pages, slightly irregular at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends October 09, 2019 09:56

$56.00
175139

ABRAHAM LINCOLN For President Notice & John S. Mosby 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372764747057

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MANUFACTURERS AND FARMERS JOURNAL, Providence, Rhode Island, Nov. 3, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln for president notice Despite the title of this newspaper, there is nice Civil War coverage with many one column headings. (see images for portion) The first column of page 2 has a notice supporting: "For President Of The United States ABRAHAM LINCOLN Of Illinois- For Vice President Of The United States ANDREW JOHNSON of Tennessee..." (see) Complete in 4 pages, larger sized issue measuring 26 x 20 1//2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends October 09, 2019 09:55

$33.00
175092

BATTLE OF THE WILDERNESS Lee vs. Grant w/ Virginia MAP 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392418448761

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 6, 1864 * Battle of the Wilderness w/ map * Robert E. Lee vs. Ulysses S. Grant The front page features a very nice & detailed Civil War map headed: "IMPORTANT OPERATIONS IN VIRGINIA. The Army of the Potomac Across the Rapidan--Scene of the Impending Conflict Between Generals Grant and Lee." The first column has related Civil War headlines relating to the Battle of the Wilderness, with the entire front page taken up with war-related news. War reporting on some inside pages as well. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 09, 2019 09:24

$50.00
175047

Best ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Ford's Theatre 1865 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372752113049

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY MORNING CHRONICLE, Washington, D.C., April 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (historic 1st report) * It is BEST to have reports from the city where it occurred As might be imagined newspapers from Washington reporting the assassination of Abraham Lincoln are exceedingly scarce and exceedingly desirable. Although newspapers from New York & Philadelphia remain among the most sought-after because of their proximity to Washington and the stature of big city newspapers, they pale in comparison to a newspaper from the city where the assassination happened. In our 43 years in the rare newspaper business we may have offered 4 or 5 from the nation's capital. This is one of them. Not surprisingly the coverage of ... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2019 07:25

$6,800.00
175012

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination FUNERAL Viewing Obsequies 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392401625244

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Funeral - Obsequies in Philadelphia * Hunt for John Wilkes Booth All columns on all eight pages are black-bordered for the death of President Abraham Lincoln. Over half of the front page first column is taken up with heads including: "THE FUNERAL" "The Lying in State in Independence Hall, Philadelphia" "Scenes There Yesterday" "Immense Crowds of People Throughout the Day" "Several Women Faint & One Reported Killed" "The Lying in State at the City Hall" "Our Last Sad Rites" with more. Included within the lengthy text is a crude diagram of the funeral process showing the position of the "funeral car". Fine content inside as well including: "Sherman" "T... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2019 15:22

$139.00
175007

BATTLE OF FORT DONELSON MAP & Nathaniel Gordon Hanging 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372750481546

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 22, 1862 * Battle of Fort Donelson, Tennessee * Slave trader Nathaniel Gordon execution The dominant feature is the large front page map headed: "THE DECISIVE BATTLE IN TENNESSEE". There is a wealth of front page column heads on the Civil War as well. The back page has an interesting report headed: "Execution of Captain Gordon" "History of the Slaver's Career" "His Attempt to Commit Suicide" "Shocking scene at the Execution" "Interesting Details of His Last Moments". A very detailed account taking over two columns. Nathaniel Gordon has the distinction of being the only American who was tried, convicted, & executed for being engaged in the slave trade. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2019 15:17

$82.00
175002

Rare CONFEDERATE Civil War Winston NC North Carolina 1861 Southern Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392401611456

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, September 17, 1863 * Rare Confederate title from the Civil War This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era. The entire front page and a bit of the back page are taken up with the: "Address of the Army, To the People of North Carolina", which is the result of: "A general convention of delegates from each Regiment of troops from North Carolina in the Army of Northern Virginia..." which obviously has a considerable amount of content concerning the Civil War.... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2019 15:16

$255.00
174974

ABRAHAM LINCOLN More Troops Proclamation Army & Navy CIVIL WAR 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392399898845

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, July 23, 1864 * President Abraham Lincoln * More Civil War troops needed As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. The ftpg. has: "The Campaign In Virginia" "At Petersburg" "Sherman's Operations". Inside has: "The Monitor Iron-Clads" "The Fate of the Alabama" "A Southern View of the Cavalry Raids" and so much more. Also included is: "By the President of the United States of America -- A Proclamation" calling for more troops, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Complete in 16 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:09

$37.00
174972

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination & Southern Citizens Desire for it 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372749395530

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, April 29, 1865 * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination - death * Bizarre Southern desire for his death prior Certainly the most notable content is on page 4 with column heads: "The President's Remains" "A Proclamation" signed in type by President Andrew Johnson calling for a day of respect for Abraham Lincoln; "Southern views & Feeling" "Negro Suffrage" "Lee's Surrender" which has much detail and takes over a full column; "Sherman's Announcement". An intriguing item is headed: "The Assassinations Proposed" which cites a report in a Selma, Alabama newspaper: "...If the citizens of the Southern Confederacy will furnish me with the cash, or good securities for the sum of one million dollars... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:07

$58.00
174969

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral New York City PROCESSION 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392399896982

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 26, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession * New York City - Black mourning borders Close to half of the first column on the front page is taken up with headlines--using type larger than typically found--reporting on the funeral of President Abraham Lincoln. Some of the heads include: "OBSEQUIES OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN" "Universal Sorrow" "The Most Sublime & Solemn Funeral in History" "Scenes & Incidents" and more. The entire front page is taken up with reports of the funeral proceedings in New York City. More related reporting on inside pages, including additional one column heads, plus much on the closing events of the Civil War as well. Most of the back page is taken up with funeral reports... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:06

$72.00
174967

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Call for Troops Proclamation 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372749394148

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Dec. 31, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln proclamation * Call for more Civil War troops Page 4 has close to half a column taken up with: "A Proclamation - Call For 300,000 Men" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Page 54 begins with: "General Sherman" which begins: "On Thursday Dec. 22, our forces under Gen. Sherman occupied Savannah, captured 150 heavy guns, 800 prisoners...Gen. Hardee, anticipating the contemplated assault, escaped with the main body of his infantry..." with more on the capture of Savannah. Other reports including: "Capture of Fort McAllister" "The March of Gen. Davidson" "President Lincoln" "and much more on the Civil War. Eight pages, rejoined at the spine, some fo... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:04

$37.00
174851

JOHN S. MOSBY Guerrillas Cavalry Greenback Raid Virginia1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742759133

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 15, 1864 * John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader * 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry * Early report on the Greenback Raid Although there is much Civil War reporting on the front page perhaps the most significant a brief item near the bottom of the back, headed: "Guerrillas at Work Again on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad" which reads: "A party of guerrillas captured the westward bound train on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad last night, robbed the passengers and burned the cars. No other particulars have been received." This is a very early report & consequently has few details. It is following by another headed: "Guerrillas in Maryland" mentioning that: "A small body of Moseby's guerrillas c... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:08

$57.00
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