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161380

Historic MONITOR vs. MERRIMAC Battle of Hampton Roads Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391982779248

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, March 15, 1862 * Historic Monitor vs. Merrimac naval battle * Battle of Hampton Roads Page 2 has: "Great Naval Battle at Fortress Monroe" which is a detailed account of the famous naval battle between the Monitor and the Merrimac taking 1 1/2 columns. The report closes with: "One of the crew of the Monitor was asked how the boys felt during the engagement. He replied, 'Oh first rate; the shot and shells from the Merrimac sounded like hailstones on our decks.' " The report is followed by a letter: "Why She Was Named The Monitor--Letter from Captain Ericson." Four pages, a few edge tears, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends March 18, 2018 16:01

$85.00
161331

REBELS Northern Attack Washington D.C. INVASION Capture ? 1864 Civil War Newspa


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372223762280

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 13, 1864 * Rebels 2nd Northern attack * Washington D.C. captured ? Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT REBEL RAID" "Progress of Rebel Destruction" "Rumored Capture of Washington" "Evacuation of Frederick City--Battle of the Monocacy" "From the Army of the Potomac" and much more. War reports inside also. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 17, 2018 16:29

$29.00
161329

BATTLE OF SPOTSYLVANIA Ulysses S. Grant v Robert E. Lee 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391982071482

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1864 * Battle of Spotsylvania Court House * Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee * Civil War Overland Campaign One of the nicer front pages from the Civil War with two-thirds of the first column taken up with heads: "ONWARD ! " "Victory At All Points" "Interesting Telegram From Gen. Grant..." "The Enemy are Obstinate & Seem to Have Found the Last Ditch" "Brilliant Conduct of Hancock's Corps" "The Danville Road to Go Next" "The Retreat of Lee's Army" "Our Forces In Close Pursuit" and more (see). Eight pages, some very light damp staining near the top, good condition.

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Ends March 17, 2018 16:28

$34.00
161325

BATTLE OF SPOTSYLVANIA Ulysses S. Grant v Robert E. Lee 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372223755761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 14, 1864 * Battle of Spotsylvania Court House * Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee * Civil War Overland Campaign w/ map The front page is dominated by a large & detailed Civil War map headed: "THE CAMPAIGN IN VIRGINIA". Most of the first column is a long stack of Civil War heads including: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Comes Up With Lee's Rear Guard" "Hancock's Great Achievement" "No Retreat For Lee That Way" "His Army Nearly Hemmed In" "Lee Himself in Richmond Wounded" "Occupation of Dalton by Our Forces" and much more. Civil War reports inside as well. Twelve pages, great condition.

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Ends March 17, 2018 16:20

$57.00
161324

BATTLE OF THE WILDERNESS Robert E. Lee vs. U.S. Grant 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372223754132

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 7, 1864 * Battle of the Wilderness - Virginia * Robert E. Lee vs. Ulysses S. Grant Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GRAND MOVEMENT" "The Advance Into Virginia" "The Rebel Army Falling Back on Richmond" "Highly Important from the Peninsula" "Gen. Butler's Army Lands Successfully at City Point" "Cavalry Fighting at Thoroughfare Gap" "An Important Order From Gen. Lee" "All Rebel Forces in Northern Virginia Ordered South" "The Red River Expedition" and more. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine margin, good condition.

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Ends March 17, 2018 16:18

$28.00
161323

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Forged Proclamation & Battle of New Market 1864 Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372223753151

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 19, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln's forged proclamation (fake) * Battle of New Market - Virginia Valley Campaign Among the front page column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT CAMPAIGN" "The Struggle in Virginia Renewed" "The Battle Again Opened Yesterday Morning" which is the battle of New Market. Also: "Gen. Grant Moves Against the Enemy Without Delay" "Handsome Victory in Western Virginia" "The Rebels Defeated by General Crook" "The War In West Virginia" and much more, and more war news inside. Also of interest is the page 8 report headed: "The Forged Proclamation" "Public Excitement & Indignation" "Suppression of the World and Journal of Commerce" "Military Seizu... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2018 16:17

$39.00
161295

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Message Signed in Type 1862 NYC Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372222632761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, May 28, 1862 * Abraham Lincoln message Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Brisk Recruiting for Volunteer Organizations" "News From Gen. Banks' Army" 'The Rebels Retreating to Winchester" "The Military Furor" and more. Page 4 has: "Special Message of President Lincoln" "His Review of the Origin & Conduct of the War" which takes most of a column & is signed in type: A. Lincoln. Eight pages, tiny binding holes at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:45

$37.00
161255

Historic GETTYSBURG ADDRESS Abraham Lincoln's Speech 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372221697505

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY MISSOURI DEMOCRAT, St. Louis, Nov. 23, 1863 * President Abraham Lincoln * Gettysburg Address at battlefield cemetery It would be difficult to argue for a more notable speech from the 19th century than the Gettysburg Address by President Abraham Lincoln. The top of page 2 has column heads: "FROM GETTYSBURG" "Consecration of the Soldiers' Cemetery" "Immense Gathering of People" 'Interesting Account of the Proceedings" "A Beautiful Poem" "Speech Of President Lincoln". Nice that Lincolns' address is mentioned in the headlines as rarely was this done in other newspaper. Lincoln's speech was not the focus of the day as Edward Everett was the primary speaker and the full text of his speec... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2018 15:48

$1,450.00
161141

Rare FULL FRONT PAGE Civil War MAP Seven Days Battles Richmond VA 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977906479

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 16, 1862 * Rare full front page map * Seven Days Battles * George. B. McClellan The entire front page is taken up with a huge Civil War map headed: "THE CENTRE OF THE REBELLION, The Seat Of War Around Richmond---Scene of the Seven Days Battles---McClellan's New Base of Operations". Some of the cities shown in this map include Mechanicsville, Summit Station, Fair Oaks, Manchester, New Market, Charles City, Berkley, City Point, Petersburg and much, much more. Nice one column heads on pg. 3 as seen in the photos, as well as a nice engraving of the United States flag. Twelve pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition & terrific for display.

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Ends March 11, 2018 08:47

$119.00
161140

Great Confederate MARYLAND INVASION Civil War MAP Frederick MD 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372217879206

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 13, 1862 * Large front page civil war map * Maryland & Virginia * Frederick MD & more The front page is dominated by a huge Civil War map--taking two-thirds of the page--headed: "MAP OF THE SEAT OF WAR IN MARYLAND". There are some ftpg. column heads: "The Invasion Of Maryland' "Evacuation of Frederick by the Rebels" "Occupation By Our Troops" "the Rebels Gone Toward Hagerstown" and more (see). Eight pages, a small ink spot in the map, otherwise in great condition.

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Ends March 11, 2018 08:46

$69.00
161136

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital w/ Jefferson Davis Address Civil War 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372217876106

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 17, 1863 * Jefferson Davis address to his people The prime contents on the ftpg. is the lengthy: "Address To the People of the Confederate States" signed in type by: Jefferson Davis. Part of its preface is: "...invoke your attention to the present condition & future prospects of our country & to the duties which patriotism imposes on us all during this great struggle for our homes & our liberties...". Also on the ftpg: "Important From Suffolk--The Place Reported Surrounded & Hopes of Its Capture--Affairs About fortress Monroe & Norfolk"; a letter from "An Officer" dated at "amp o the N.C. Regiment, near Fredericksburg, April 8, 1863" (see); "Lates... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2018 08:40

$95.00
161135

Battle of Fort Gibson (MS) in CONFEDERATE Richmond VA 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977904655

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 23, 1863 * Battle of Fort Gibson - Mississippi * From the capital of the Confederacy A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports: "From Jackson" "From Mississippi--A Fight on Saturday--Burning of Big Black Bridge--Vicksburg Closely Besieged!" "Latest From the North" which includes 2 dispatches each signed in type: U.S. Grant, Major General; plus the text of: "An Act To Establish A volunteer Navy". The back page has a lengthy editorial beginning: "The news that 30 cannon were spiked on the retreat from Jackson...and that Vicksburg has been besieged on the land, has created considerable sensation...". Also: "The ... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2018 08:39

$91.00
160948

BATTLE OF SPOTSYLVANIA Ulysses S. Grant v Robert E. Lee 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372211141200

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1864 * Battle of Spotsylvania Court House * Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee * Civil War Overland Campaign The front page has some nice one column heads concerning the Battle of Spotsylvania, including: "THE GREAT CAMPAIGN" "Gen. Grant's Decisive Battle" "Lee's Army In Full Retreat" "Our Army In Pursuit" "Grant Finds the Rebels in the Last Ditch" ""Full Details of the Great Battle" and more. More inside as well. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:45

$46.00
160904

FALL OF FORT FISHER Wilmington NC North Carolina PORTER 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372210125067

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, January 18, 1865 * Fort Fisher captured * Wilmington NC North Carolina * Final months of the Civil War Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "VICTORY !" "Capture of Fort Fisher on Sunday" "PORTER AND TERRY THE HEROES" "Three Days' Bombardment by the Naval Forces" & more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 02, 2018 15:35

$38.00
160894

Rare BROADSIDE EXTRA Civil War Battle of Fort Donelson Tennessee 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391972938891

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN--EXTRA, Massachusetts, Feb. 15, 1862 * Rare Broadside extra * Battle of Fort Donelson This is a very desired broadside "Extra", meaning just a single sheet rather than the more typical 4 pages, and printed on the front side only. The reverse is blank. The first column has Civil War reports with heads and subheads reading: "From Fort Donelson"; "Rebel Accounts of the Battle Thursday"; "A Union Account--More Favorable"; "Burnside Still Moving" and "List of Killed & Wounded at Roanoke". The Civil War coverage carries over to the 2nd column, with additional reports on the war in part of the 3rd column as well. The balance of the page is taken up with advertise... See More  

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Ends March 02, 2018 15:11

$127.00
160892

BATTLE OF FORT HENRY Tennessee River Civil War MAP Grant Victory 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391972937387

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 8, 1862 * Battle of Fort Henry, Tennessee * Civil War map The ftpg. features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Scene Of Our Naval Victory In Northern Tennessee". First column heads include: "Another Great Victory" "The Capture of Fort Henry on the Tennessee River" "The Rebel Commander and a Large Number of Officers and Men Captured" "The War Carried Into Tennessee" "Panic & Flight of 40,000 Rebel Infantry" and much more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 02, 2018 15:07

$46.00
160890

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL w/ Robert E. Lee Letter Civil War 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372210099334

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Feb. 11, 1865 * Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital * General Robert E. Lee letter * Nearing the end of the Civil War A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, the city through which all Civil War reports would flow. This issue is from quite late in the war. The first column on the ftpg. begins with ads, then begins the always interesting editorial, this one beginning: "That the enemy is, from some reason or other, very desirous of peace with us must be very evident from the care which most of their newspapers take to conceal from them the fact that the Hampton Roads conference has not only not ended in peace...but has not advanced on... See More  

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Ends March 02, 2018 15:03

$110.00
160889

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL w/ Braxton Bragg Letter Civil War 1862 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391972931526

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 10, 1862 * Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital * General Braxton Bragg letter A nice newspaper not only from the Confederacy, but from its capital, through which all war-related news would flow. The front page includes: "The Spoils Gathered In Kentucky" "Confederate States Prison Items" "The Prices of army Cloths" "Progress of the Abolitionists" "Capture of Gunboats" and more. The back page has a lengthy editorial, as well as reports headed: "The Interest Felt in England in the American War" "the North Has Been Carrying on this War for Nearly Two Years--and What is The Result?" "An English Opinion of Butler's Rule in Orleans" "The Grow... See More  

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Ends March 02, 2018 15:01

$92.00
160873

Rare DAVENPORT Iowa Civil War w/ Abraham Lincoln Proclamation 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391972651701

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, August 21, 1861 * Rare title from the Civil War * Abraham Lincoln proclamation This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day. This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, light toning at the central fold, nice condition.

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Ends March 02, 2018 07:11

$30.00
160867

Very RARE 1863 Confederate Illustrated Newspaper Gen. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN CHEATHAM


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372209166594

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, Jan. 10, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title * Benjamin Franklin Cheatham A very rare publication from the Confederacy, only a few issues of which having come into our inventory over the past 35 years. Although much of the content was literary in nature, there are news reports and a few illustrations. The front page features a nice print of: "Gen. Benj. Franklin Cheatham" with much of the balance of the ftpg. taken up with a lengthy biography of him. Page 2 has most of a column taken up with: "The Times" which reports on the latest events in the Civil War. A few items include: "Everything remains quiet at Fredericksburg. The Yankees are, however, still... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 15:28

$380.00
160866

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391972293396

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND WHIG AND PUBLIC ADVERTISER, Nov. 21, 1862 * Rare from the capital of the Confederacy The ftpg. has: "Interesting Historical Relations --The Last Effort To Save The Union" Also within: "The End Not Yet" "From Fredericksburg" "Atrocities of the Enemy" "Latest From the North" "Programme of Rosecrans--Successful Dash Into Kentucky" "Progress of the War" and more. Slave-related ads also including: "500 Negroes Wanted". Four pages, large folio size, some minor margin ears, but of fold foxing to the ftpg.

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Ends March 01, 2018 15:27

$105.00
160807

BATTLE OF RUTHERFORD'S FARM Winchester VA & Martinsburg 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391969823962

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, July 27, 1864 * Battle of Rutherford's Farm * General William W. Averell Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "ANOTHER INVASION" "Battle of Winchester on Sunday" "Disaster To Gen. Averell" "His Forces Fall Back to Harper's Ferry and Williamsport" "The Rebels Occupy Martinsburg, Va." & more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 25, 2018 15:35

$28.00
160806

OVERLAND CAMPAIGN Ulysses S. Grant's Army - White House 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391969823435

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, June 24, 1864 * General Ulysses S. Grant * Overland Campaign * White House Landing Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "GEN. GRANT'S ARMY" "The 'Important Movement' Still in Progress" "Battle At The White House" "The Enemy Finally Repulsed" & more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 25, 2018 15:33

$28.00
160763

Very Rare CONFEDERATE West Baton Rouge LA Louisiana CIVIL WAR 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372204759920

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SUGAR PLANTER, West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Sept. 28, 1861 * Very rare Confederate title Here is a very uncommon title from Louisiana during the first year of the Civil War. The front page is filled with ads, and among the reports on the back page are a political notice supporting: "CANDIDATES - Confederate States of America - For President, JEFFERSON DAVIS, of Mississippi - For Vice President, ALEXANDER H. STEPHENS, of Georgia..." with more (see). "Important from Lovattsville" includes: "...Gen. McClellan ordered an experiment to be made with Prof. Morse's Calcium Sharp-shooters...The double barreled Calcium Spectral Photoscopic Brilliantines, being lighted & carefully aimed, threw a flood... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2018 15:47

$370.00
160755

BATTLE OF ATLANTA GA - Montgomery & Covington Alabama 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372204747809

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, July 26, 1864 * Battle of Atlanta, Georgia - Sherman * Montgomery & Covington, Alabama Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Grant Campaign" "THE CAMPAIGN" "Capture of Montgomery, Ala., by Gen. Rousseau" "Covington, Alabama Visited" "The Rebel Losses at Atlanta 7,000 in Killed and Wounded" & more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2018 15:33

$28.00
160736

Rare DAVENPORT IA Civil War Era w/ Battle of Carnifex Ferry WV 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372204723329

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, September 14, 1861 * Rare title from the Civil War * Battle of Carnifex Ferry - West Virginia This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day. This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2018 14:59

$28.00
160697

MONITOR VS. MERRIMAC Battle of Hampton Roads Civil War IRONCLADS 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372203858234

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 12, 1862 * Battle of Hampton Roads, Virginia * Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (CSS Virginia) * Civil War ironclads This is a very nice issue covering perhaps the most famous naval battle of the 19th century, certainly of the Civil War. The creation of ironclad steamers Monitor & Merrimac ushered in a new era in naval warfare, being the first ironclad vessels that would become the prototype for all of naval engineering that would follow. Pg. 4 has a nice editorialized report on the battle headed: "The Disaster at Hampton Roads" but the remainder of this issue has no less than 3 additional reports on the battle, with pg. 5 heads: "The Naval Fight In Hampton... See More  

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Ends February 23, 2018 15:23

$167.00
161357

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION Abraham Lincoln Slaves Free 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372224809700

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING POST, Semi-Weekly Jan. 6, 1863 * President Abraham Lincoln * Emancipation Proclamation * Freedom for slaves - Negroes * Battle of Stones River - Murfreesboro The prime content in this issue takes most of the bottom half of the first column on the front page headed: "THE PROCLAMATION OF FREEDOM" datelined at Washington, January 1, 1863, "By the President of the United States of America: A Proclamation" being the full text of the historic Emancipation Proclamation, signed in type by the president: Abraham Lincoln. This was the document which formally declared all states in the country free. Of notable interest--which I have not seen in any other newspaper--is a page 2 article... See More  

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Ends February 23, 2018 13:49

$349.99
161263

Great HERALDIC EAGLE Masthead Engraving on Rare 1863 Civil War Era OLD Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391981088533

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GLEASON'S LITERARY COMPANION, Boston, April 18, 1863 * Heraldic eagle masthead engraving * Uncommon title * Civil War era original The masthead features a very large heraldic eagle with a 7 inch wingspan holding in its beak a banner with the title. Mostly filled with literary items including a ftpg. story: "The Pirate's Legacy, A Tale of the Present War" by Lieut. C.P. Morgan, U.S.N., with a print of 3 sailors. Inside has a comical print captioned: "I licked him till he yelled like a puppy." showing a woman in a soldier's uniform whipping another soldier with an umbrella (see). A short article: "Power of Music In Battle" is nice (see). Sixteen pages, 11 by 15 inches, great condition.

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Ends February 21, 2018 07:41

$24.99
161318

Joel Chandler Harris' Own Collection Only Confederate PLANTATION Newspaper 1862


eBay Auction Item # 372223663461

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COUNTRYMAN, Turnwold, Putnam County, Georgia, Nov. 10, 1862 * Only known title to be published on a Southern Plantation (Turnwold Plantation) * From Joel Chandler Harris's own personal collection * Non-J.C.H. issues are quite valuable in and of themselves A fascinating little newspaper which perhaps is most famous for being the only newspaper published on a Southern plantation. It was published by Joseph A. Turner on his plantation named “Turnwold" some 9 miles from Eatonton. He used the “Countryman” to voice his pro-Confederate views as a staunch advocate of slavery. Also of interest is the "printer' devil" (typesetter) for Mr. Turner was Joel Candler Harris who wor... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2018 13:31

$249.99
161193

SECOND BATTLE OF PETERSBURG Virginia - Lynchburg VA 1864 NYC Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372220495983

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, June 20, 1864 * Second Battle of Petersburg * Lynchburg, Virginia Among the first column heads on the Civil War are: "PETERSBURG" "Complete Official & Special Accounts of Operations Since Wednesday" "The First Line of Works Carried by Assault" "Brilliant Action on Wed." "The Enemy Under Beauregard Largely Reinforced from Lee's Army" and much more. This is the historic siege upon Petersburg, considered the 'back door' to Richmond. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2018 21:00

$29.99
161208

WILLIAM T. SHERMAN Marching on Atlanta GA Georgia 1864 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372220594676

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, July 20, 1864 * Atlanta, Georgia * General William T. Sherman Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE CAMPAIGN" "Gen. Sherman Within Shelling Distance of Atlanta" "Its Capture Not Improbable" "Expedition Into Mississippi" "The Late Invasion Of Maryland" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2018 10:21

$24.99
161202

BATTLE OF WYSE FORK in NC & Negro Soldier Bill Passage 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391979858670

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, March 13, 1865 * Negro Soldier Bill passage * Battle of Wyse Fork - North Carolina Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "NORTH CAROLINA" "Official Dispatch From Gen. Lee" "Victory Won by Gen. Bragg near Kinston" "THE SOUTH" "Passage of the Negro Soldier Bill by Both Houses of Congress " & more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2018 09:16

$24.99
161199

SIEGE OF VICKSBURG & Pre Battle of Gettysburg Civil War PRINTS 1863 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372220510473

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 4, 1863 * Siege of Vicksburg - Mississippi * Pre Battle of Gettysburg Northern invasion The ftpg. shows: "...Working on The Fortifications near Harrisburg, Pa." & two naval scenes. Inside includes: "...At Winter's Plantation Near Port Hudson"; a great doublepg. centerfold: "Siege of Vicksburg--Sherman's Attack on the Rebel Works"; a fullpg: "The Rebel Invasion of Maryland & Pennsylvania..." and then: "Chickasaw Bayou on the Yazoo River" "...Army of S. Carolina, Hilton Head" "...Sherman's Corps Before Vicksburg" & a bkpg. cartoon. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2018 08:09

$49.99
161195

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


eBay Auction Item # 372220501071

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 14, 1862 * Rare rebel title A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, with the entire front page taken up with various advertisements and notices. Page 2 features the always interesting editorial, this one beginning: "The valour of Van Dorn and Price, and the blood of McCulloch and McIntosh in the West; the genius and science of Beauregard, exerted at the last hour on the Mississippi; the destructive capacity of the Merrimac...will avail little to rescue over land from the hand of the invader if his hosts, under Buell, are allowed to break through our centre in Middle Tennessee..." with much more (see for portions). Also on page 2 ... See More  

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Ends February 19, 2018 07:47

$79.99
161194

FINAL NORTHERN INVASION by Confederates vs. the YANKEES 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372220498217

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, July 9, 1864 * 3rd and final Northern invasion Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBEL RAID" "They Are Reported to be Falling Back to the Potomac" "Rebel Evacuation of Harper's Ferry" "Depredations by the Rebels at Hagerstown" "Sigel's Evacuation of That Town" "THE ALABAMA" "Fuller Details of the Great Naval Action" ""How his Ship was Armored With Chains" "The Brave Pirate Whining Over his Defeat" and much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2018 07:41

$24.99
160488

Rare BALTIMORE MD Maryland Civil War SHORT LIVED 1864 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391963320985

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW ERA, Baltimore, April 21, 1864 * Rare Civil War title A very uncommon title that lasted for only 15 issues. Front page has: "The Story Of The Dying Sergeant. By an Officer of the Army of the Potomac". Bits of general news, a few topical items, and many ads. This is the volume number 4 issue. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, 11 1/2 by 16 1/2 inches, good condition.

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Ends February 16, 2018 08:01

$64.00
160463

BATTLE OF NORTH ANNA Hanover County Virginia U.S. Grant vs. Lee 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196639331

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 26, 1864 * Battle of North Anna * Hanover County, Virginia * Grant's Overland Campaign Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Grant's Rapid Pursuit of Lee" "A Considerable Skirmish There" "Desperate Charges of the Enemy" "The Rebels Leave--Grant Crosses" "Grant Picks Up a Thousand Prisoners" "Rebels Attack Him Nine Times" "Surrender Demanded & Refused" and much more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 15, 2018 11:34

$31.00
160462

THE FALL OF ATLANTA Georgia William T. Sherman Enters 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962788786

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES Sept. 5, 1864 * The Fall of Atlanta, Georgia * General William T. Sherman An historic issue as the front page announces the fall of Atlanta, with first column heads including: "OFFICIAL" "The Fall of Atlanta" "The Official Report of Maj.-Gen. Sherman" "His Strategy And Battles" "Gen. Hood Decamps from Atlanta in the Night". The report is signed in type: W. T. Sherman. The back page has: "Our Prisoners In The South" "Condition of those Confined at Andersonville, Ga." as well as a diagram: "The Camp Of Union Prisoners In Georgia" and more. Eight pages, irregular at the spine margin, generally good condition. Note: the day, "5", did not print in the dateline of any of the ... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:30

$72.00
160461

BATTLE OF FORT STEDMAN Robert E. Lee's Surrender Nears 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196588310

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 29, 1865 * Battle of Fort Stedman * Nearing the end of Civil War * Lee's surrender less than two weeks away Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "GEN. GRANT'S ARMY" "The Victory of Saturday" "Further & Interesting Particulars" "Extend & Importance of Lee's Designs" "Position of the Line Gained by Grant" "A Resume of the Day's Operations--Causalities". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:29

$28.00
160419

50% DISCOUNT - Civil War Illustrations 1863 Harper's Weekly 150 Years Old Prints


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962166859

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January, 1863 - December, 1863 (a single issue) * the most recognized illustrated newspaper of the Civil War * several illustrated prints (suitable for framing) * discounted by 50% (or more) You will receive an original issue from this famous illustrated newspaper, dated somewhere from January, 1863 through December, 1863, offered at a substantial discount (a minimum of 50% off). Question #1: Why are we offering this issue 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:... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2018 11:17

$24.00
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A 5 Issue Set - 50% OFF Civil War Prints 1861-1865 Harper's Weekly 150 Years Old


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372195668919

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: (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 newspa... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2018 10:45

$112.00
160384

ABRAHAM LINCOLN 2nd Nomination w/ Acceptance Letter 1864 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391960357336

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, June 29, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln nomination * 2nd term as president * Civil War reporting The key content would be the page 2: 'President Lincoln's Acceptance" letter in which he agrees to being the Republican nominee for President for another 4 years, as was determined by the National Union Convent, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Other articles: "Rebel Prisoners" "The Army of the Potomac" "The Rebels Desperate: "Rebel Forces Sent Against Hunter" & more. Four pages, some binding slits at the spine margin, generally nice condition.

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:50

$66.00
160381

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the Assassins Conspirators 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372192409301

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 20, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the assassins - conspirators The ftpg. has: "Description of the Assassins" and over half a column with: "Instructive Letter From President Lincoln" which relates: "...evidence of his readiness to listen to all complaints & to deal justly and kindly with all..." signed in type: A. Lincoln, July 28, 1862. Pg. 2 has an editorial: "The Great Conspiracy" and: "Trial of the Assassins at Washington" "Closing Up the War" and pg. 4: "Trial of the Conspirators" "The Evidence Against Payne" with more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:46

$38.00
160378

Rare CONFEDERATE w/ General Robert E. Lee Civil War 1862 Charleston Sc Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372192406516

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Oct. 11, 1862 * From the origin of the Civil War * General Robert E. Lee documents Printed in the dateline is "Confederate States of America" although lightly inked in portions (see). Among the articles: "Where Is Lee's Army?" "The Fight at Franklin" "From Northern Virginia" which includes two letters each signed in type: R. E. Lee, General Commanding (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:41

$116.00
160377

Very Rare CONFEDERATE New Bern NC North Carolina 1861 Civil War Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391960353808

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: The DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, Aug. 2, 1861 * Very rare Confederate title from North Carolina This is a single sheet newspaper with just a one column masthead, not uncommon from the Confederacy where newsprint was often difficult to come by. From the early part of the Civil War with many items relating to it, including article headed "Resolutions of Mississippi on the Victories in Virginia" is concerning Bull Run; and "Admission of Missouri as a Member of the Southern Confederacy" includes the bill to admit Missouri as a Confederate state (see); plus "The News From Missouri" and a letter from Camp Holmes in Virginia with some interesting war-related reports. The bkpg. is... See More  

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:39

$215.00
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VERY Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis Tennessee at Greneda MS Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391955224131

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Sept. 22, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title * Publisher on the run If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the "Memphis Appeal" newspaper would not continue under Yankee control. As Wikipedia notes: "...On June 6, 1862, the presses and plates were loaded into a boxcar and moved to Grenada, Mississippi, where it published for some time. The Appeal later jou... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2018 15:37

$490.00
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Rare CONFEDERATE Columbus GA Muscogee County Georgia 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372183530293

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Nov. 3, 1862 * Very rare title Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery. Over an entire column on pg. 3 is taken up with: "The Policy of the Enemy". Other reports inside include: "Yankee Raid near Pensacola - Burning Of Oak Grove" "The Condition of Nashville" "Progress & Events of the War" "From the Potomac Army" "The Country Subjugated Unless we all Work for It!" "He Defended His Position" and more. Most of the back page is taken up with the: "Constitution of the State of Georgia, Ratified July 2, 1861". Four pages, even toning, various damp st... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2018 12:13

$138.00
160096

FINAL NORTHERN INVASION by Confederates vs. U.S. Grant 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391951731891

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 17, 1864 * 3rd and final Northern invasion * General Ulysses S. Grant Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "The Rebel Invasion" "Skirmishing With the Enemy's Rear Guard" "Gen. Grant's Plans for Capturing the Invaders" "The Fight Near Jackson, Miss." "The Rebels Repulsed in All of the Engagements" and much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 26, 2018 15:26

$30.00
160046

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391951150613

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 22, 1864 * Rare rebel title Not only a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Yankees at New Kent Court House" "The Yankee Raid in Westmoreland & Richmond Counties" "The Currency Bill" "From General Johnston's Army" "Spirit of the Army" "The Women of the South" "The Courts" "Later From the North" and other items. The back page includes a lengthy editorial which takes over a full column, and also has much reporting from: "The Confederate Congress" Also: "The Exchange of Prisoners" and a few smaller items, as well ads advertisements. Single sheet with a full banner masthead, light dirtine... See More  

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Ends January 25, 2018 13:14

$92.00
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