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178237

CHATTANOOGA CAMPAIGN Lookout Mountain Missionary Ridge 1863 CIVIL WAR Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392640052003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Dec. 5, 1863 * Chattanooga Campaign - Tennessee * Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge & more 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. Most of the front page is taken up with: "The Military Situation" giving the latest war-related reports. Inside pages contain: "A Chaplain's Complaint" "Volunteer & Regular Navy Officers" "The Department of Missouri" "Casualties in Major-General Grant's Army" "The Victory In Tennessee" which was the battle of Chattanooga; "The Union Prisoners at Richmond" "The Campaign in Tennessee" and much more. Sixteen pages, 10 by 14 1/3 inches, nice eagle in the masthea... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:19

$31.00
178233

STONEWALL JACKSON Confederate General DEATH 1863 Virginia Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915331442

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ALEXANDRIA GAZETTE, Virginia, May 14, 1863 * Confederate General Stonewall Jackson death * From wound at Battle of Chancellorsville * From a Virginia publication - rare as such Technically Alexandria was a Confederate city for one day, as the day after Virginia voted to secede from the Union federal troops moved in this city neighboring the nation's capital and occupied it. The front page begins with: "Death of Gen. 'Stonewall' Jackson" which is provided by two dispatches, each signed in type: R. E. Lee. Jackson was accidentally killed by friendly fire. War news on pages 2 and 3, plus page 4 has: "The Attack on Charleston" "The Negro Troops" and "Regiment of Negroes" among other items. Four pages, 9 by 12 ... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:17

$228.00
178223

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915325860

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 February 15, 2020 15:12

$32.00
177935

BATTLE OF SEVEN PINES Fair Oaks Civil War Virginia MAP 1862 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372896477314

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 5, 1862 * Battle of Seven Pines - Fair Oaks * American Civil War original map The front page features a Civil War map headed: "The Battle Of Seven Pines" showing much detail. Front page column heads include: "The Battle of the Seven Pines" "Bloody Check Sustained by the Union Advance" "The Causes of Our Defeat" "Fremont's Pursuit of Jackson" "An Engagement Beyond Strasburg" "Highly Important From Corinth" "Beauregard's Army Dispersed" "Pope 30 Miles Below Corinth""Beauregard Tells His Men to Save Themselves" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 30, 2020 15:10

$50.00
177933

COLUMBIA SC South Carolina Captured William T. Sherman 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372896475927

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 21, 1865 * Columbia SC South Carolina * General William T. Sherman Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From South Carolina" "The Evacuation of Charleston" "Dahlgren Moving on the City" "The Occupation of Columbia" "Sherman's & Beauregard's Movements" "Late Rebel News" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 30, 2020 15:09

$33.00
177905

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Slaves Emancipated in Washington D.C. 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392610364093

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1862 * President Lincoln emancipates the slaves in Washington, D.C. * Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee The most noteworthy content is found on the back page: "Important Message of the President to Congress" "The Abolition of Slavery in the District of Columbia" "The Bill for that Purpose Signed by the President" with the full text of the document included, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. This Act ended slavery in the nation's capital and compensated both former owners and freed slaves. Page 4 has a nice editorial on this: "End of Slavery in the District of Columbia" plus considerable pg. 2 reporting under: "The President's Policy" "Howe To Solve the Slavery Question". ... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 15:16

$115.00
177867

Rare WILMINGTON NC Northern Carolina Pre Civil War 1861 Old Antebellum Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609849629

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, N.C., Jan. 16, 1861 * Rare antebellum title * Secession ? From this famous soon-to-be-Confederate port city. Page 2 items include: "The Armament of North Carolina" "Payment of Duties in Seceding States" "Munitions of War" "Letter from General Lane" "Flag Raising! Secession & Southern Rights!!" "Illinois Democratic Convention--Important Resolution on the Crisis" & more. Page 3 has a few war-related items as well including a report from Milledgeville noting in part: "After the passage of the ordinance of Secession, the governor...sent...a threatening resolution...seizing Fort Pulaski & requesting him to hold possession of the same until the relations between Georgia & the Federal Government ha... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:02

$34.00
177855

BATTLE OF FORT FISHER Wilmington NC NOrth Carolina Civil War 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892635591

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 3, 1865 * Battle of Fort Fisher * Wilmington, North Carolina * Admiral David S. Porter A wealth of front page column heads on the Civil War including: "WILMINGTON" "Admiral Porter Still At It" "He Continues to Shell Fort Fisher Vigorously" "The Gulf" "RICHMOND" "Attack of the Rebels on Our Picket Line" "Latest From New Orleans" and more. This is a four page edition, paginated 1, 4, 5, 8 lacking the advertising pages. Some staining at margins, generally good condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:53

$26.00
178312

Lydia BIXBY LETTER 5 Sons Killed ? Abraham Lincoln Ltr. 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372917969429

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 26, 1864 * President Abraham Lincoln * Lydia Bixby letter - controversy ? * 5 sons killed in Civil War The top of page 4 has the most significant content with the famous letter from Abraham Lincoln to Lydia Bixby, who recently lost here 6th son in the Civil War (see). This is considered by many to be one of the finest works of writing by Lincoln, along with his Gettysburg Address (see hyperlink for more). The front page has: "OUR PRISONERS" "Their Release Fro Captivity" "Thrilling Account of Their Sufferings" "Horrible Barbarities of The Rebels" "The Terrible Camp at Andersonville" with more (see). The back page has: "Sherman's March" "Capture of Macon & Milledgeville" with more on Sherman, p... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2020 14:05

$124.99
177780

BATTLE OF WILSON'S CREEK Springfield MO Missouri w/ MAP Civil War 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605063826

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD--WEEKLY EDITION, New York, Aug. 31, 1861 * Battle of Wilson's Creek w/ map * Springfield MO Missouri The ftpg. features a detailed Civil War map headed: "The Battle-Field On Wilson's Creek, Near Springfield, Mo." with further detail. Also a nice stack of first column heads including: "The Southern Rebellion" "The Rebels Close at hand" "Attacks Upon Federal Pickets" "The Battle in Western Virginia" "The Rebel Loss Heavy" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, some loss at very top margin doesn't touch any type.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:33

$44.00
177773

Terrific CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA Civil War Southern MAP 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605050234

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 29, 1861 * Confederate States of America Most of the front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "OUR NAVAL & MILITARY OPERATIONS AT A GLANCE--The Coast & Land Line of the Rebellious States--The Union Blockade of the Atlantic & Gulf Coast--The Rebel Batteries on the Mississippi--The Forts on the Southern Line." Plus there are some ftpg. Civil War headlines. More war reporting on the inside pages as well. A terrific issue for display given the huge map. Twelve pages, very minor loss at a lower corner, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:27

$97.00
177770

BATTLE OF COLD HARBOR Ulysses S. Grant Campaign Civil War 1864 Army Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889080559

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 10, 1864 * Battle of Cold Harbor - Virginia Among the front page Civil War column heads are: "GRANT ! " "Occasional Skirmishing & Cannonading Along the Lines" "Object of the Recent Flag of Truce" "Removal of the Wounded & Burial of the Dead" "Rebel Accounts of the Battle of Friday Last" "Suspension of Hostilities During the Operations" "General Butler's Department" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:24

$28.00
177769

BATTLE OF SPOTTSYLVANIA Ulysses S. Grant Victory March 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605040738

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 26, 1864 * Ulysses S. Grant - Spotsylvania victory * Resaca Georgia Ga - William T. Sherman Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "GRANT!" "Victorious March of the Army of the Potomac" "The South Anna River Reached by Our Troops" "One Thousand More Prisoners Captured" "Sheridan's Expedition" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:23

$28.00
177768

BATTLE OF PLYMOUTH NC & Palatka Florida Evacuation 1864 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605038462

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 23, 1864 * Battle of Plymouth, North Carolina * Palatka, Florida evacuation Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Interesting From Florida" "Destruction of the Steamer General Hunter by a Torpedo" "Evacuation of Pilatka" "Important From North Carolina" "The Affair at Plymouth" "The Evacuation of the Town" and much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:22

$32.00
177765

CONFEDERATES FAILING Civil War Nearing the End Ulysses S. Grant 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889079319

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 23, 1865 * Nearing the end of the American Civil War * Ulysses S. Grant & William T. Sherman * Quarrel between Jefferson Davis and His Congress Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN" "Johnston Flying from the Combined Armies" "Raleigh Said to be Evacuated" "Rebels Reported Falling Back to Hillsboro" "Goldsboro Formally Occupied..." "GRANT" "Sounds of Army Trains Moving Within the Enemy's Lines" and much more. Page 5 has: "A DIVIDED SOUTH" "Quarrel Between Jeff. Davis and His Congress" "An Irrepressible Conflict Between the Legislative & Executive Departments of the Bogus Confederacy" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:20

$31.00
178245

BATTLE OF WILLIAMSBURG VA Camden NC North Carolina 1862 Civil War Newspaper MAPS


eBay Auction Item # 392641075424

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 6, 1862 * Battle of Williamsburg, Virginia * Camden NC North Carolina The front page is dominated by a large Civil War map headed: "The Seat Of War In Eastern Virginia". There are also first column heads on the Civil War including: "From General McClellan's Army" "THE REBELS OVERTAKEN" "The Rebels Driven Through Williamsburg" "Savage Hand-to-Hand Fighting" "Shocking Barbarity of the Enemy" and more. Plus, the back page has two more Civil War maps headed: "The Battle of Camden, North Carolina" and "Fort Macon and Vicinity". Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends January 23, 2020 08:20

$49.99
178244

BATTLE OF SECESSIONVILLE James Island Charleston SC Civil War MAP 1862 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372916172363

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 28, 1862 * Battle of Secessionville, Charleston * First Battle of James Island w/ map The front page is dominated by a nice Civil War map headed: "THE BATTLE OF JAMES ISLAND". Among the ftpg. column heads: "The Pickett Advance Fight" "Sharp Fighting on Both Sides" "Expedition Against Charleston" "The Battle of James Island" "A Long & Bloody Conflict" "Our Brave Soldiers Repulsed" & much more. Eight pages, damp stain at the bottom, good condition.

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Ends January 23, 2020 08:15

$39.99
178243

Post GETTYSBURG Robert E. Lee Retreat Civil War Maryland MAP 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392641064007

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 13, 1863 * Post battle of Gettysburg * Maryland & West Virginia map * Robert E. Lee retreating southward The front page is dominated by a quite large & detailed Civil War map headed: "THE POSITION ON THE POTOMAC." Nice first column heads on the Civil War including: "Advance of Our Right Wing to Hagerstown" "Gen. Meade Concentrating His Lines" "Longstreet Defeated Near Sharpsburg" and more. The bkpg. has much on: "The Fall of Vicksburg" with other war news inside. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2020 08:10

$49.99
178242

BATTLE OF THE WILDERNESS Ulysses S. Grant Vs. Robert E. Lee MAP 1864 Civil War


eBay Auction Item # 392641060582

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 9, 1864 * Battle of the Wilderness * Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee The front page is dominated by a very large & detailed map headed: "THE JAMES RIVER MOVEMENT. Scene of Operations by Gen. Butler's Force--Petersburg, Richmond, and the Railroads". Plus over half of the first column is taken up with Civil War heads, beginning: "Struggle For Richmond" "Gen. Grant Driving Lee Back" "Rebel Dash Foiled At Last" and much more (see). War reports inside as well. Eight pages, nice condition. A printing error to the back leaf.

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Ends January 23, 2020 08:05

$44.99
178241

Battle of MOBILE BAY Alabama DAVID FARRAGUT Large Map 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392641055196

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 16, 1864 * Battle of Mobile Bay, Alabama * Rear Admiral David Farragut The front page is dominated by a huge Civil War map taking up more than half of the page, headed: "MAP OF THE BAY OF MOBILE---THE SCENES OF FARRAGUT'S VICTORY". The remainder of the front page has various related reports on the Civil War with more inside as well. Eight pages, bit of foxing, very nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2020 08:01

$79.99
178240

BATTLE OF BENTONVILLE North Carolina William T. Sherman 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372916160495

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 24, 1865 * Battle of Bentonville NC * William T. Sherman * Last days of the Civil War The front page is dominated by a huge Civil War map headed: "FIELD OF OPERATIONS IN NORTH CAROLINA." The balance of the front page is taken up with Civil War reports with heads including: "Another Rebel 'Victory ! ' " "A Engagement Between Sherman & Johnston" "Our Troops Forced Back at Bentonville on Sunday" "The Rebels Capture 'Tree' Guns" "From New Orleans" "From North Carolina" "Wilmington" "Grand Rally For The Union" "The War condemned" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2020 07:58

$59.99
178239

BATTLE OF FIVE FORKS Abraham Lincoln LAST WEEK for Lee 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392641050595

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 3, 1865 * Battle of Five Forks - Last important fight of Civil War * Petersburg VA Virginia - Day Richmond would fall * Last week prior to Robert E. Lee's surrender This was the day the Confederate capital of Richmond was taken by the Yankees. See the photos for the great front page, featuring a large Civil War map headed: "THE DECISIVE BATTLE OF THE REBELLION" with a subhead, the map showing the Petersburg vicinity. Almost the entire first column is taken up with nice war-related head including a engraving of a heraldic eagle. The heads include: "VICTORY" "The Battle on Friday" "Important Despatches from Gen. Grant, the President & Secretary Stanton" "Triumphant Success of Our Arms After ... See More  

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Ends January 23, 2020 07:52

$59.99
178238

FORT MONROE Civil War MAP Fredericktown MO Camp Wildcat Kentucky 1861 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372916150747

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 23, 1861 * Fort Monroe, Hampton, Virginia * Leesburg, Virginia * Frederickton, Missouri * Camp Wilcat, Kentucky The ftpg. features a large Civil War map headed: "THE LOWER POTOMAC". Among the ftpg. column heads on the war are: "THE REBELLION" "A Fight in Progress Near Fortress Monroe" "Particulars of the Battle Near Leesburg" "Engagement at Frederickton, Mo." "Battle at Camp Wild Cat, Kentucky" "The Battle Near Leesburg" "Defeat of the Rebels With Heavy Loss" "The Rebel Leader Killed" and much more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2020 07:44

$44.99
178152

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


eBay Auction Item # 392637279019

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 8, 1864 * Battle of the Wilderness w/ maps * Robert E. Lee vs. Ulysses S. Grant The ftpg. is dominated by a quite large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "IMPORTANT OPERATIONS ON JAMES RIVER. Major General Butler's Landing on the South Side of the River---The Approaches to the Rebel Capital." There is much related text & column headlines concerning this, the Battle of the Wilderness, including: "ONWARD TO RICHMOND!" "Complete Surprise of the Rebels by Major General Butler" "Splendid Success of the Operation" "The Reported Battle of the Wilderness" "Success of Gen. rant in His Operations" and much more. Additionally, the back page features a nice map headed: "THE BATTLE OF THE WILDERNESS. Sc... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 11:41

$69.99
178136

JEFFERSON TERRITORY Pre Colorado - Unrecognized Government 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392637078234

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 26, 1859 * Provisional Government of the Territory of Jefferson * Pre Colorado Territory Page 2 has an intriguing article: "A New Territory" "The New Territory of Jefferson--Election for Delegate to "Congress--Meeting of the Legislature..." which is followed by: "Governor's Message - History of the Organization of the New Territory of Jefferson". A curious bit of U.S. history concerning this territory which existed for just 16 months, was never recognized by the federal govt., and which encompassed land from the Kansas, Nebraska, Utah, New Mexico & Washington Territories. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 20, 2020 08:20

$44.99
177692

Rare PORT ROYAL SC South Carolina UNION Occupation 1864 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392596712444

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PALMETTO HERALD, Port Royal, South Carolina, March 24, 1864 * Very rare Yankee occupation title This Southern coastal town was captured by Yankee naval forces late in 1861 and remained a base for other operations along the Atlantic coast. An uncommon Yankee title from this otherwise Confederate stronghold. This is just the volume 1, number 4 issue with content including: "On Guard" "Medals of Honor" "Union Refugees From Charleston" "Gen. Gillmore & the Capture of Fort Pulaski" "More Rebel Demonstrations in This Vicinity" "Night Attack on Seabrook" and much more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, 10 by 14 inches, small piece from the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:18

$250.00
177684

Great ABRAHAM LINCOLN President-Elect Beardless PRINT Jeff. Davis 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392596697781

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 9, 1861 * Perhaps the best graphic Lincoln newspaper to be had... Most of the front page is taken up with a very nice print captioned: "Jefferson Davis, First President of the New Southern Confederacy" with a related article on him, carrying over to page 2. The front page also has text on: "Our Portrait of the President" which relates to the terrific double page centerfold which has a large portrait captioned: "Portrait of Abraham Lincoln, President elect of the United States of America, With Scenes & Incidents in His Life." The large central portrait shows Lincoln beardless, and surrounding it are 18 smaller prints of Lincoln's earlier life. Also in this issue are prints o... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:06

$535.00
177642

PORT HUDSON Louisiana Civil Wat MAP & Battle of Kelly's Ford VA 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392595212142

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 20, 1863 * Port Hudson, Louisiana map * Battle of Kelly's Ford - Virginia The front page is dominated by a nice & detailed Civil War map headed: "REBEL DEFENSES AT PORT HUDSON". Among the column heads on the Civil War are: "Late Rebel News" "Averill's Cavalry Expedition" "Rosecrans on the War Patch" "Closing In Around Charleston" "Reported Attack on Helena" The Cavalry Fight at Kelly's Ford" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends January 18, 2020 15:24

$48.00
177633

Rare JOHN WILKES BOOTH Ford's Theatre Play Advertisement 1863 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392595188381

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 5, 1863 * John Wilkes Booth as an actor * Rare appearance at Ford's Theatre A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C. Near the top of the front page is an article headed: "Ford's New Theatre--The Lady of Lyons". The writer reports on this production of "The Lady Of Lyons" which includes: "...Mr. J. Wilkes Booth appears as Claude Melnotte, a part in which, it is said, he stands without a peer..." and further on: "...Tonight's entertainment will doubtless fill Ford's to overflowing...To-morrow evening Mr. Booth has a benefit, and appears in two splendid Shakespearean plays, via. the Merch... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2020 15:08

$475.00
177598

VIRGINIA MAP Buckhannon WV West Virginia & Carthage MO Missouri 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392593476182

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, New York, July 12, 1861 * Civil War Virginia map * Buckhannon WV West Virginia * Carthage MO Missouri The front page features a large Civil War map headed: "The Seat Of War In Virginia" with a subhead: "The Positions of the Union and Rebel Forces in the Old Dominion" Half of the first column is taken up with Civil War heads including: "THE REBELLION" "Important News From Western Virginia" "A Brilliant Skirmish at Buchanan" "The Rebels Defeated & Scattered" "Additional Particulars of the Battle Near Carthage, Mo." "Official Report of the Action" "Splendid Conduct of the Union Troops" "Brisk Skirmish Near Monroe, Mo., and Flight of the Rebels" with much more. Eight pages, a little spine wear, other... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2020 15:10

$49.00
177477

Rare JOHN WILKES BOOTH Ford's Theatre Play Advertisement 1863 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586189279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1863 * John Wilkes Booth as an actor * Rare appearance at Ford's Theatre A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C. Page 3 has an advertisement headed: "FORD'S NEW THEATRE" which has three mentions of the name J. Wilkes Booth: "Last Night But One of the distinguished Tragedian MR. J. WILKES BOOTH..." and then: "This Friday Evening, Nov. 13th, Final Benefit of MR. J. WILKES BOOTH...Richard III..." and then also: "Tomorrow (Saturday) Evening, Last appearance of MR. J. WILKES BOOTH..." with more detail. Page 2 has an article: "Mr. Booth's Richard III" which begins: "Mr. J. Wilkes Boo... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:16

$455.00
177472

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Ford's Theatre John Wilkes Booth ASSASSINATION in 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586188547

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PEORIA DAILY TRANSCRIPT, Illinois, April 17, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Actor John Wilkes Booth * Ford's Theatre play Although 2 days after most newspapers reported the assassination, this page 2 account of all the news reads just like a first report. The 2nd column has a nice stack of heads including: "HORRIBLE TRAGEDY!" "ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN!" "Attempted Assassination of Secretary Seward!" "He Is Stabbed in the Neck Three Times!" "The Assassins Escape!" "The Country Terribly Excited!" "The Assassins Known and Described!" "Various Reports Concerning The Terrible Event" "The President's Death-Bed" "and more. Almost the entirety of pg. 2 is taken up with related news items concerning th... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:14

$380.00
177464

BATTLE OF CHEAT MOUNTAIN & Siege of Lexington Missouri 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372874799383

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 22, 1861 * Battle of Cheat Mountain WV * First Battle of Lexington * Missouri State Guard victory Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Another Defeat of the Rebels at Cheat Mountain" "Important From Missouri" "Progress Of The Siege Of Lexington" "Important From Kentucky" and more. Eight pages, a little wear along the right margin, light damp staining at top portion (see), otherwise nice.

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:10

$25.00
177366

ABRAHAM LINCOLN For President Notice & Boydton Plank Rd 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372872126715

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MANUFACTURERS AND FARMERS JOURNAL, Providence, Rhode Island, Oct. 31, 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 January 11, 2020 06:56

$33.00
177228

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Early Baseball 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372864489341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 30, 1865 * Andersonville prison * Henry Wirz trial * Early baseball The front page has: "ANDERSONVILLE. The Wirz Trial Yesterday" and more. Page 5 has a rare report of a baseball game on the White House lawn, under: "The Field--Base Ball" which begins: "The base ball tournament was continued today in the rear of the Presidential Mansion..." with much commentary on the fine fielding of each club, including: "...O'Brien never fielded better than in this game He took every ball that came to him and made some excellent fly-catches...". Included is the box score. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2020 15:28

$48.00
177126

CHATTANOOGA CAMPAIGN Missionary Ridge Ulysses S. Grant 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372861838375

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, April 16, 1864 * re. Missionary Ridge, Chattanooga TN * Ulysses S. Grant's official report 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 front page has a lengthy editorial examination of the war at this point, beginning: "It is now sufficiently evident that war is soon to be waged in Virginia again on a Titanic scale..." with much more. Other content within includes: "Guns and Iron-Clads" "What the Navy Wants" "Battles Between Officers" "The Military Topography of the United States" "The Coming Campaign Against Richmond" "The Efficiency of the Iron-Clads" The most significant content is: "G... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:11

$32.00
177055

1861 Early Civil War - News From The South New York Herald


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392556053861

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 30, 1861 Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Reconnaissance of the Rebel Advanced Posts in Virginia" "Important Positions Occupied by the Enemy" "Programme of the Rebel Leaders" "300,000 Armed Rebels in Virginia" "Large Number of Rebels Mustering in Missouri" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 26, 2019 09:16

$27.00
176999

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President of United States INAUGURATION Inaugural 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392549075009

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, N.C., March 6, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * 1st Inauguration - inaugural address * From a future Confederate city * Dawn of the Civil War Printed on page 2 in this famous soon-to-be-Confederate port city is Abraham Lincoln's: "Inaugural Address" which takes nearly two full column. In his address he tries to allay the fears of the Southern states as to his motives, and near the end he says: "...I am loth to close. We are not enemies but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may be strained, it must not break our bonds of affection...". Perhaps not surprisingly, there is no formal introductory text concerning the festivities, etc, but there is a "jab" in how Lincoln arrived, he... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 15:05

$540.00
176997

JOHN WILKES BOOTH Richard III Play Actor Advertisement 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392549074383

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 26, 1862 * John Wilkes Booth theater ad * Civil War original reporting The bottom of the front page contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production of The Apostate at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth. See the photo for the complete ad which notes the listing of the cast, including: "Last Night, but three of the engagement the young American Tragedian, J. WILKES BOOTH, who will...for this night only...character of Richard III..." with just a bit more (see). It's always terrific to find reports of notables in history--both famous and infamous--before they would be... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 15:04

$65.00
176990

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372851065254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 31, 1862 * Siege of Corinth, Mississippi * Confederate states map Most of of the front page is taken up with a huge Civil War map titled: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN THE SOUTH-WEST" with some column heads including: "The Capture of Corinth" "Another Rebel 'Skedaddle' " "Gen. Nelson in the Enemy's Camp" "Retreat of the Rebels to Okolona" "General Banks's Retreat" "The Battle At Winchester" & more. Also, the back page has a diagram headed: "The Attack of General Banks" with various details of the Winchester vicinity. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, spotted foxing, minimal fold & edge wear, good condition.

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Ends December 22, 2019 14:56

$50.00
176988

BATTLE OF MOBILE BAY Begin & General Burnside Relieved 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372851064505

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, August 16, 1864 * Battle of Mobile Bay, Alabama * Wooden ships - Ironclad monitors * General Ambrose Burnside relieved Pages 2 & 3 has 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 December 22, 2019 14:54

$28.00
176921

1864 ROBERT E. LEE Confederate General Sieges of Richmond & Petersburg Civil War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849580479

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 6, 1864 * Confederate General Robert E. Lee * Sieges of Richmond and Petersburg Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "RICHMOND" "Both Armies Fortifying" "Lee Moving Troops to Petersburg" "The Enemy Strengthening on Our Left" "Another Rebel Battery Captured" and much more. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine margin, nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:25

$28.00
176920

CITY POINT VA Barge Explosion William T. Sherman at ATLANTA 1864 Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849580352

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 12, 1864 * City Point, Virginia barge explosion * General William T. Sherman reaches Atlanta Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "GRANT" "Appalling Calamity at City Point" "Details of the Fearful Explosion on Board an Ordnance Barge" "Stanton's War Bulletin" "The Capture of Mobile Reported by Rebel Deserters" "Sherman Knocking Atlanta with Shells" "Sheridan" and much more including inside page reports. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:25

$31.00
176919

BATTLE OF MOOREFIELD West Virginia WV Civil War Cavalry Fight 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392546792714

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 9, 1864 * Battle of Moorefield, West Virginia * Last Confederate invasion of the North Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE INVASION" "Defeat of the Rebels Near Morefield by General Averill" "Official Reports of the Victory at New Creek" "Retreat of the Rebels from Maryland" "GRANT" "The Explosion of the Rebel Mine & Charge of the Enemy" "SHERMAN" "The Reported Capture of General Stoneman Confirmed" "Attack of Farragut's Fleet on the Defences of Mobile" "Brilliant Naval Engagement" and much more. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine, a crease near the center, light toning.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:24

$28.00
176918

BRANCHVILLE SC General William T. Sherman' March Civil War Ending 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849580148

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 9, 1865 * General William T. Sherman * Branchville SC South Carolina * Final months of the Civil War Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "Sherman Marching on Branchville, South Carolina" " Bragg Asking the Prayers of All Christians for Himself & His Army" "Opposition to Jeff. Davis' Proposed Suspension of Habeas Corpus" "The Union Feeling In Savannah" "Overflow of Joy at the Reappearance of the Old Flag" and much more. Eight pages, small piece from an upper corner affect no text, binding slits at the spine, good condition.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:24

$30.00
176913

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio w/ Battle of Corinth 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849578281

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 5, 1862 From the midst of the Civil War, some of the articles are headed: "The Mississippi" "Greeley on Amalgamation of Races" "Our Recent Losses in Kentucky" "War News of the Week" "Shameless Conduct" "Lincoln's Last Story" "Battle of Corinth--Overwhelming Victory" & much more. Eight pages, nice condition. Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South" this newspaper opposed the war and attracted the hatred of the Republicans and the Lincoln administration. It insisted that slavery could not be prohibited by law. So obnoxious was this paper to Unionists that it was denied circulation in some cities. In 1863 the press was raided by a hateful mob.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:22

$38.00
176883

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President Inauguration 1862 Civil War MAP Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372848371897

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 28, 1862 * Jefferson Davis inauguration * President of the Confederacy * Map inside Florida There is a wealth of Civil War reporting on the front page including column heads: "The Burnside Expedition" "Condition of the Rebel Guns" "A Visit to Nag's Head" "The War in the South-West" "Nashville Surrendered" "In Occupation by Union Troops" "The Rebels at Murfreesboro" "Capture of Fayetteville, Ark." But the prime content would be found on page 6 with: "Inaugural Address of Jeff. Davis" (see for portions) which is followed by: "Another Fast Day--Proclamation by the President" which is signed in type: Jefferson Davis. Also on pg. 6 is: "What Shall be Done with the Slaves?". Page 2 ... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:09

$69.00
176878

BATTLE OF SPOTSYLVANIA General Ulysses S. Grant QUOTE 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372848371129

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 13, 1864 * Battle of Spotsylvania VA Virginia * General Robert E. Lee * Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's famous quote The front page has nice first column heads on the Civil War including: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Gen. Grant Says the Result is So Far Much in Our Favor" "Heavy Fighting on Wednesday" "Lee Sends In a Flag of Truce" "Gen. Grant Refuses An Armistice" "Grant Pushing on to Find Them" "Our Cavalry in Lee's Rear" and yet another of the heads is one of the more famous utterances of the Civil War, as he expressed his frustration in the progress of wearing down Robert E. Lee in the battle of the Wilderness: "He Will 'Fight it Out if it Takes All Summer.". This famous quote--in its more complete form--i... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:07

$84.00
176542

Rare WILMINGTON NC Northern Carolina Pre Civil War 1861 Old Antebellum Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392523233125

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, N.C., Jan. 18, 1861 * Rare antebellum title * Secession ? From this famous soon-to-be-Confederate port city. Page 2 items include: "Thanks in Raleigh--The Convention" "The South in Danger of Freezing for the Want of Northern Coal" "Jewish Disability" "The Charge of Judge Smalley--What Constitutions Treason" and more. Pages 3 & 4 have illustrated reward ads for slaves. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 07, 2019 07:33

$34.00
176358

P.A. COTTON Rebel Ironclad Gunboat Destroyed on the Bayou Teche 1863 Civil War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372822549449

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 30, 1863 * General Godfrey Weitzel expedition * Rebel ironclad gunboat P.A.Cotton Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Engagement in the Bayou Teche" 'A Rebel Ironclad Blown to Atoms' "The Rebels Completely Flanked' 'Gen. Grover at Baton Rouge" "Rebel Rumors of Union Disasters" "Speech of Gen. Hamilton" & much more inside as well. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 30, 2019 14:21

$28.00
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