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174849

Rare NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Deep South CONFEDERATE Civil War 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742758899

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Oct. 27, 1861 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South Among the front page items are: "Federal Evacuation of the Kanawha" "Floyd Marching for Kentucky" "From Arizona" "From New Mexico" "A Navy of Our Own" "Confederate Congress" & more. Inside includes: "From the Seat of War In Virginia" "Helping Ourselves" "Dispatches from Missouri to Northern Papers" "Seward's Last Joke" and more. Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Conf... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:07

$133.00
174718

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Letter Emancipation Slavery CONFEDERATE 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372738129273

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 22, 1862 * Includes a letter signed by President Abraham Lincoln * Discussion on emancipation * From the Capital of the Confederacy A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page war-related items are: "From Beaver Dam", "From Madison and Orange", "The Shelling of Hamilton, North Carolina", "Exchange of Prisoners", "From Charlottesville", "Latest News From the North--The Great War Meeting in New York--Efforts to Drum Up More Men--Inflammatory Speeches--Letters from President Lincoln, Seward, Sumner, Edward Everett, & Others--The Border State Representatives on Emancipation" and included in this very lengthy article is the lett... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:23

$95.00
174717

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381500718

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 10, 1863 * Rare rebel title A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page items on the Civil War are: "From Gloucester" "The Situation at Fredericksburg" "Officers' Horses & Mules" "Latest News From the North" "City Intelligence" "Bombardment of Vicksburg" "Telegraphic News" and other smaller items. The back page includes a very lengthy editorial beginning; "The Confederate Senate has resolved with singular unanimity that the President should issue a proclamation to dissuade the people...from the further cultivation of cotton & tobacco & to enjoin upon them the production of grain...". Other topics are discussed in this editorial as well. Also on t... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:22

$83.00
174716

BATTLE OF FORT DONELSON Gen. Gideon Pillow 1862 CONFEDERATE Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372738128974

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 5, 1862 * General Gideon Johnson Pillow * Battle of Fort Donelson - Tennessee * From the capital of Confederacy A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Page two has much detail on: "The Battles At Fort Donelson - General Pillow's Report - Battle of Trenches, Feb. 11 - Battle of Dover, Feb. 15th" with the report signed in type by: Gid. J. Pillow, Brig. General Confederates States Army. Page 2 also has an editorial on events of the Civil War, primarily the battle of Fort Donelson, noting: "...The cause of the final surrender is indicated by the General & confirmed by all other witnesses, is now quite clear. The enemy had completely surrounded the pla... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:22

$94.00
174715

Confederate JOHN S. MOSBY Guerrillas Pre Greenback Raid 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372738128848

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 21, 1864 * John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader * 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry * From the capital of the Confederacy A wealth of Civil War reporting from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Report Surprise of Mosby's Command" which includes: "...Northern papers say...surprised the camp of Mosby near Piedmont, Va., & captures some artillery, prisoners, horses...the captured guns have been sent to this city...This is all a Yankee lie. Mosby's command has no artillery--not a single cannon. Despite this reported surprise of Mosby's camp his men seem to be hovering about..." with more. This would have been just before Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid". Much oth... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:21

$82.00
174710

(2) FIRST BATTLE OF BULL RUN Both Confederate & Union 1861 Civil War Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381498277

Offered are 2 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: Here is a unique opportunity for a pair of issues--one Yankee and the other Confederate--of the identical date of July 22, 1861 both reporting on the First Battle of Bull Run, one from the New York Tribune and the other from the Confederate capital of Richmond, titled the Daily Dispatch, providing a perspective of how the news was reported with all the "spin" & biases that were rampant on both sides of the border. As you see, both sides claimed victory: TRIBUNE: The top of page 3 begins with a nice stack of column heads: "A GREAT BATTLE FOUGHT" "The Batteries at Bull's Run Carried" "Splendid Union Victory" "The Rebels Routed" "Terrible Slaughter" "They Are Driven Into Manassas Junction" "A Death Blow to Secession" and much... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:19

$650.00
174696

CONFEDERATE Battle of Port Republic Stonwall Jackson Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372737974052

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, June 11, 1862 * Battle of Port Republic * Stonewall Jackson victory * From the origin of the Civil War Printed in the dateline is: "Confederate States Of America", rarely found on Southern newspapers. Front page war reports include: "From Richmond" "Jackson's Victory Over Shields--Capture Of One Whole Regiment, And All Of Shields' Artillery--Jackson Still Pressing Him" & "From Richmond" "Official From 'Stonewall' Jackson--His Victory Over The Enemy". Includes a brief dispatch, signed in type: T. J. Jackson. The front page also has: "The Battle Of Chickahominy" being a "private letter" written by a member of the Hampton Legion. The back page has: "Northern Accounts Of Th... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 10:46

$125.00
174695

HELPING SLAVES Blacks Escape to the North Civil War CONFEDERATE 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381176405

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 5, 1864 * Helping Southern Slaves escape to the North * From the capital of the Confederacy A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Another Affair With The Enemy Around Richmond--Capture Of Important Papers And Memoranda of the Enemy" which has several subheads. Also: "Telegraphic Reports of the Press Association--From the Rapid Ann--From the Mississippi--More Fighting In Florida--From Charleston" "City Intelligence" and more. There is also a small item: "Aiding Slaves to Escape--George, slave of Dr. George Leftwitch, was arrested by officers Bibb and Chalkley, charged with aiding slaves to escape, & carrying them to the lines within t... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 10:46

$84.00
174694

GENERAL JUBAL EARLY Shenandoah Valley Campaign CONFEDERATE Civil War 1864 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372737973704

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 28, 1864 * Confederate General Jubal Early * Shenandoah Valley Campaign A newspaper from the capital of the Confederate states, the city through which all news reports flowed during the Civil War. The front page includes: "The War News" which begins: "General Early's victory in the Valley has had its effect upon Grant...". Also: "From Petersburg" "From Louisiana" "City Intelligence" and a letter to the Examiner signed in type: "One of Price's Ragged Rebels", plus other smaller items. The back page has the always interesting editorial, this one taking over 2 columns. Also: "Latest News From the North" "American Affairs In Europe" "Effects of the War--Appalling Carnage--Grant'... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 10:45

$86.00
174624

Rare ATLANTA GA Georgia CONFEDERATE Memphis TN Civil War 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392374155947

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, June 16, 1863 * 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. See the information at the bottom of this listing. The front page has: "The Great Peace Meeting In New York--Resolutions & Speeches" "From Fredericksburg" "Straight Abolitionist--Conway Again" "Flying Dutchmen" "Not Despondent Yet" "Norther Papers" "Evils of Blockade Running" "The Confederate Currency" "A Novel Attempt to Run the Blockade" and more. The back page includes: "Gen. Lee's Movements--Federal Speculations" "Vicksburg" "The Late Cavalry Battle In Virginia--Th... See More  

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Ends September 08, 2019 15:20

$154.00
174543

Very Rare CONFEDERATE BROADSIDE Chattanooga Tennessee Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392370636411

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY REBEL, Chattanooga, Tennessee, Sept. 1, 1863 * Very rare Confederate item * Chickamauga campaign An extremely rare broadside newspaper, and the first we have added to our inventory in 43 years. There is no volume or issue number, however this title began August 1, 1862. This issue is dated from the midst of the Chickamauga Campaign in Southeastern Tennessee and Northwestern Georgia. Although it began as a folio size, four page newspaper, at this point it was reduced to a smaller size, single sheet. And this issue being a broadside, it is blank on the reverse. The format makes it appear much like a "camp" newspaper as the exigencies of war in its backyard must certainly have caused a struggle for the printing... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2019 07:31

$4,150.00
174533

Rare CONFEDERATE Raleigh North Carolina CIVIL WAR Savannah Georgia1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392369844142

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Jan. 13, 1865 * Rare Confederate title * Civil War nears the end Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865 just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War. The front page includes: "Local And State News" with one item noting: "Negro Shot" with details. The back page has much reporting on the war with: "Sherman's Campaign" "Common Sense" "War News--Sherman" "Hood's Army" "Gen. Joseph E. Johnson" "Raiders In Mississippi" "Cheering Worlds" "Face The Difficulty" "The Army Opposed to the Arming and Freeing of Slaves" "A Republic To Let!... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2019 15:18

$167.00
174403

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital of the Confederacy 1862 RICHMOND VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372726357704

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 27, 1862 * From the Confederate capital A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate states with the front page taken up various advertisements and news, including; "The Northern Congress" "The Emancipation Question" "The Only Compromise With the Rebels" as well as "Notes Of The War". The inside pages have various Civil War reports from the Confederate perspective, including items headed: "Movements and Spirit Of The War--The Battle In Kentucky" "The Latest" "The Late Mr. Tyler" "The Burnside Expedition--Rumours" "The Texas Road" "Military Dandies" and much reporting from the: "Legislature of Virginia" as well as: "Latest Northern News" among smaller items also. The b... See More  

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Ends August 30, 2019 14:47

$89.00
174829

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


eBay Auction Item # 392388481091

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 August 26, 2019 08:38

$224.99
174267

1ST BATTLE OF BULL RUN Manassas Civil War CONFEDERATE Wilmington 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372721129891

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 24, 1861 * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas VA Virginia * Rare Confederate title This is one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline (see). The front page is entirely taken up with ads. War related items are on the inside pages including items headed: "Last Sunday's Fight" which is on the Battle of Manassas, or Bull Run; "The North Carolina State Troops" "Army Matters" "The Confederate Loan" "Congress" as well as an: "Important Letter from President Davis which is signed in type: Jefferson Davis. This lengthy letter--taking most of a column--concerning the relations among the various Confederate States, public property... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2019 07:40

$138.00
174235

Very Rare SPARTANBURG SC Battle of Bull Run CONFEDERATE 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720258233

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CAROLINA SPARTAN, Spartanburg, South Carolina, August 8, 1861 * First Battle of Bull Run * Very rare Confederate title A rare Confederate title to say the least. The front page has a report headed: "Battle of Manassas" which begins: "There never has been a more complete victory won on the Continent of America than was gained by our gallant "rebels" on Sunday last...". with much more, taking about a full column of text. Other content includes: "A Conductor a Traitor" "The Black Horse Cavalry" "From Manassas--Our Army" "Interesting From Pensacola" "The Enemy's Blunders" "The Naval Fight" "Proposed Increase of the Army" "Confederate Loan" "A Visit to Arlington Heights" and more. Folio-size, single sheet, very nice condi... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:32

$530.00
174187

Act of Confederacy Congress for Military Organization 1864 CONFEDERATE Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352569541

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 4, 1864 * Confederate Act of Congress * Organizing a rebel military A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page items are: "The Enemy Around Richmond--Butler's Advance Up the Peninsula" which takes over a column; "City Intelligence" "Blockade Runner Blocked" "From the Rapid Ann--From Charleston--Sherman's Command" and other smaller items as well as many advertisements. The back page has over 2 columns taken up with: "An Act To Organize Forces To Serve During the War" for the Confederacy (see for beginning). Also a lengthy editorial relating to the war, and "Address of Governor Vance" "Funding Confederate Notes" "General Sco... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:59

$88.00
174186

CONFEDERATE Abraham Lincoln & John C. Fremont EMANCIPATION PROC. 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720245695

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 23, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * re. Emancipation Proclamation * General John C. Fremont A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are those headed: "Our Correspondence--From Norfolk " "From Arkansas--Graphic Sketch of the Great Battle in Missouri--Gallantry of McCulloch's Troops" "A Desperate Expedient" "The Distinction between Aliens & Citizens" "Sales of Negroes" includes a brief list; and more, including five ads under the "Runaways" heading. Civil War coverage continues on the inside pages with: "Testaments & Tracts for Soldiers" "The Affair at Lewinsville"; two General Orders signed by F. S. Armistead and Thos. G. Rhett; "Ar... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:58

$114.00
174100

Rare CONFEDERATE Post Battle of Gettysburg LEE ESCAPE 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392335906853

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 23, 1863 * Post Battle of Gettysburg * Robert E. Lee's retreat (escape) * General George Meade criticized A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States. The front page has much on the Civil War including items headed: "The News Yesterday" "The Situation In The West" "Advance Of the Enemy Upon Jackson--Sharp Fighting Along the Lines--The Enemy Repulsed--Speech of General Johnston to His Army--Fine Condition of Our Troops--Interesting Incidents" "Appeal From The Governor to the People of Georgia" which reflects upon the defeat at Vicksburg; 'Northern Employees In the Public Offices--Spies, Etc." "Latest From Charleston" and various smaller subheads as well... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2019 07:56

$87.00
174099

CONFEDERATE Battle of BULL RUN #2 Manassas VA R.E. Lee Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372709994001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 10, 1862 * Second Battle of Bull Run # 2 * From the capital of the Confederacy Not just a newspaper from the Confederate States, but from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "From Maryland" which tells of the advance of the Confederate army across the Potomac into Maryland (see photos). Keep in mind this was just one week before the Battle of Antietam in Maryland. The front page also has: "The Northern Press on the Late Battles" being the Second Battle of Bull Run (see photos). There is also: 'The Excitement in the North" "Additional From the North" "The Yankee Account of the Evacuation of Fredericksburg--Destruction of Property--Escape of Negroes..." "The Revolut... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2019 07:56

$117.00
174030

Rare CONFEDERATE Columbus Georgia J.E.B. Stuart's Raid 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392332401225

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 30, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title * Rebel General J.E.B. Stuart * Raid on Chambersburg PA Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery. Among the various reports inside are: "Interesting from New Orleans" "The Recognition of the Confederate States by Europe" "General Review" and more. The best item is on page 3 headed: "Stuart's Official Report of his Expedition into Pennsylvania" which takes nearly 1 1/2 columns and is signed by him in type: J.E.B. Stuart (see for portions). Most of the back page is taken up with the: "Constitution of the State of Georgia, Ratified... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 15:14

$149.00
173916

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston SC w/ Battle of Chickamauga 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392326244647

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 10, 1863 * From the origin of the Civil War * Battle of Chickamauga - Georgia The front page has over two columns taken up with: "A Connected Account Of The Battle of Chickamauga" with terrific detail. Also on the ftpg: "Treatment of Our Prisoners by the Enemy--Affairs in Baltimore" "The President's Movements" "News From Mobile" "News From Richmond" & "The Operations of Scott's Cavalry". The bkpg. includes: "The Siege--Grand Review of the Forces on James Island" and a wealth of ads & notices. Single sheet, ink stain hole at the blank spine margin, nice condition.

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Ends August 02, 2019 09:03

$93.00
173768

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Houston TX Texas w/ Civil War ENDING Close 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392319419717

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, April 10, 1865 * Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy Newspapers from Texas are very uncommon, particularly from before or during the Civil War period. Here is an issue from two days after Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, containing three dispatches about the Union assault on Fort Steadman, each signed in type: U.S. Grant. Pg. 3 has Andrew Johnson's inaugural speech given before the Senate. The back page has "General Order, No. 15" which discusses the "...vicious habit of buying, selling and transferring furloughs...", signed in type: J. B. Magruder. Also a list of the battles in which the 1st, 4th and 5th Texas Regiments participated. Other minor wa... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2019 15:37

$565.00
173694

FIRST BATTLE OF LEXINGTON Hemp Bales Kentucky Civil War CONFEDERATE 1861 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693767880

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, October 9, 1861 * First (1st) Battle of Lexington, Kentucky * From the capital of the Confederacy A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are those headed: "Recruiting In New York" "Another Indian Fight in Texas" "The Potomac Batteries" and "Missouri & Kentucky". Much war reporting continues on the inside pages where is found: "The Battle of Lexington--Official Report of Gen. Price" which takes over a full column and is signed in type by: Sterling Price. Other content includes: "Yankee Encampment at Chickamacomack Broken up & dispersed--Entire Camp Equipage Captured--Full Particulars" "War News & Rumors" "Late Northern News" "Confession o... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:32

$145.00
173693

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital of the Confederacy 1861 RICHMOND VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392317722173

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 21, 1861 * From the Confederate capital Among the front page reports are those headed: "Late Northern War News" "Attack on a Baltimore Ship by a Confederate Battery--Premature Reports of a Movement of General Banks' Division--The War in Missouri--A Skirmish in Western Virginia" plus a great wealth of subheads, this report taking half of the front page. Also on the ftpg. are: "The Ship Thomas Watson" "An Ex-congressman in Limbo" and more, including four "Runaway" ads. Page 2 has: "The Balance of Power" "There Are No United States" which begins: "The arrogance with which the Yankees affect to call their Government the "United States" and to regard those who do not subscribe to Ya... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:32

$83.00
173692

Rare CONFEDERATE Lee to Gettysburg & Stonewall Jackson Death 1863 Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392317721926

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, June 20, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title * Prelude to the Battle of Gettysburg * On the death of Stonewall Jackson 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 A... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:31

$189.00
173515

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Virginia Civil War First 1st Year 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392313452524

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 5, 1861 * From the capital of the Confederacy The front page has 1 1/2 columns on: "The Election For President And Vice President - List of Commissioners" chosen for: "...superintending the election of Electors of President and Vice President of the Confederate States...". The ftpg. also has "What Texas Has Done the Past Year" and "The Atlantic Sea-Coast" the latter beginning: "Since the capture of Fort Hatteras by an immense Federal fleet, the subject of our coast defenses is beginning to excite attention...". Page 2 has a nice & lengthy editorial concerning the war, always interesting reading in this newspaper as there is a strong pro-Confederate stance on all matters mili... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:16

$86.00
173514

CONFEDERATE Battle of Shiloh Pittsburgh Landing Tenn. 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372689348940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, April 9, 1862 * Report of the Battle of Shiloh from the Confederate capital Page 3 begins with a very historic report headed: "The Great Victory In Tennessee" which reports on the Battle of Shiloh (or Pittsburg Landing) which begins: "Since the issue of our paper yesterday morning, we have received few additional particulars of the brilliant victory at Shiloh, in Tennessee, on Sunday. That it was a great and glorious struggle there is no room to doubt, & that our forces achieved one of the most important triumphs of the whole war is little less certain...." with the printing of a recent dispatch with a few new particulars: "Private dispatches to us say that we have gained the most comp... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:16

$177.00
172838

CONFEDERATE Jefferson Davis & Battle of Leesburg VA Civil War 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392294603317

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 4, 1861 * From the capital of the Confederacy * Jefferson Davis proclamation * Battle of Leesburg, Virginia The front page begins with an editorial headed: "War To Keep Off a Worse War" which offers some very interesting content on the longevity of the war. A few bits include: "...But neither Lincoln, nor Seward, nor Cameron, nor Chase, is a wise statesman or a disinterested patriot...They are all speculators, and look upon the war as a job...It is vain to hope that Lincoln or his party will ever make peace as long as they can carry on the war upon our territory..." and much more (see for portions). Also on the ftpg: "From Kentucky and Missouri--Eagerness of McCulloch's Troo... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2019 07:23

$94.00
172837

CONFEDERATE CAPITAL w/ Battle of Bolivar Heights WV 1861 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372667730091

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 22, 1861 * Battle of Bolivar Heights * Colonel Turner Ashby A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are those headed: "From Mecklenburg" "The Story of a Mormon Woman--Effects of Polygamy" "An Interesting Incident" and more including a large number of advertisements. Page 2 includes: "Affairs In Kentucky" "From Norfolk" "a letter from Camp Bartow; "Local Matters" "Another Naval Engagement Near New Orleans" "Capture of a Yankee Merchantman" & more. War news carries over to page 3 with: "Affairs on the Peninsula--Designs of the Enemy" "Western Virginia" "Another Naval Engagement" "The Engagement Near Harper's Ferry" "Latest From Western ... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2019 07:21

$82.00
172800

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1861 Newspaper re. the Future


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392293423601

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 1, 1863 * From the capital of the Confederacy * Considering the future of the war A nice issue from the capital of the Confederacy. Page 2 has a lengthy editorial concerning the future of the war. A few bits include: "...The peace which is supposed to bring with it commercial & financial ruin to the North is the peace that is based on the establishment of the Southern Confederacy. With that event vanishes all hope of present plunder & confiscation...A cessation of hostilities short of the subjugation of the South, therefore, means repudiation or bankruptcy. A peace without the South means also a complete dissolution of the Union...No interruption of this war by any part of Europe is no... See More  

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Ends June 07, 2019 15:11

$80.00
172702

Rare NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Deep South CONFEDERATE Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392290041028

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, Jan. 23, 1862 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are limited to those published between Louisiana's secession from the Union on January 26, 1861 and the end of April, 1862, just a brief 15 month period. Front page has: "Letter From Richmond" "From Pensacola". Inside has: "The Government & the War" "Late Northern Intelligence""From O... See More  

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Ends June 02, 2019 14:52

$146.00
172535

13th THIRTEENTH AMENDMENT Abolition of Slavery 1864 CONFEDERATE Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284186630

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 4, 1864 * Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution * 13th passes U.S. Senate - Abolition of slavery * From the capital of the Confederacy A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. The key content within this issues is found on the back page: "Amendment of the Constitution", which is the historic Thirteenth Amendment concerning slavery and its passage by the Senate, with the vote noted. It concludes with a typically Southern editorial comment: "The amendment is passed too late to be submitted to many of the state legislatures...and of course cannot go into effect. But it furnishes a theme of agitation upon a subject of the eterna... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:52

$179.00
172534

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659220156

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 26, 1863 * Rare rebel title A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports relating to the Civil War--from the Confederate's perspective--are: "The War--In the Northern Congress--Speech of Senator Saulsbury" with subheads including: "The Cause of The War--Mr. Lincoln's Indifference To It--The War Could Have Been Averted--Reign of Terror..." and more. Also: "The Press & Mr. Conrad" "The Courts" "City Intelligence" and other smaller items. The back page has an editorial which takes over a full column, and also has: "Telegraphic News" & reports from the "Confederate Congress" and the "Virginia Legislature" among other smaller items. ... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:51

$78.00
172519

VERY Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis Civil War 1863 Newspaper w/ Publisher on the Run


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284011443

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, August 17, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper. Among the front page items are: "The War In Virginia" "From Gen. Lee's Army" "Reported Fighting at Brock's Gap" "News From the Islands" "Tennessee Intelligence" "Fight at Sparta" "From Rosecrans' Army--No Large Operations To be Undertaken by Him--Some Raids to be Inaugurated" "The Siege of Vicksburg" "The Supply Of Men" "Another Nashvillian Arrested" "From The Trans-Mississippi" and other items. But perhaps the best item in the newspaper is the lengthy front page letter: "To the Soldiers Of the Confederate States" in which he attempts to rally the troop... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 09:56

$177.00
172446

Rare CONFEDERATE Columbus GA Muscogee County Georgia 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392282159479

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Nov. 10, 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 half of page 2 is taken up with a lengthy: "Special Message" by the governor of Georgia, concluded in two future issues. The letter begins: "The great struggle for liberty & independence in which we have been engaged during the past year, against a powerful & relentless enemy..." with so much more. Other items inside include: "From Our Western Army" "From the Potomac Army" "Progress & Events of the War" ""Gov. Brown's Message" "Reported Fight in Virginia" "Yankee Advance in North Carolina" and more. ... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:37

$138.00
172444

Rare CONFEDERATE VA w/ Battle of Mill Springs Kentucky 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392282158556

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 31, 1862 * Battle of Mill Springs - Kentucky * From the capital of the Confederacy A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate which has war-related reporting on the front page including: "The Battle In Kentucky" "The Northern Account of the Battle" "Full Details Of The Action" "Desperate Fighting on Both Sides" "The Death of General Zollicoffer" "The Fortifications & Camps". This is a great accounting of the Battle of Bill Springs, Kentucky, considered the first significant Union victory of the war. A significant report which has many subheads & great to have on the front page. War-related reports carry over to pages 2 & 3 as well where are found items headed: "The Fo... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:35

$95.00
172443

Rare CONFEDERATE Columbus GA Muscogee County Georgia 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392282158312

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Nov. 1, 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. Among the various reports inside are: "From Knoxville--J.T.G." has reports on the war; "Officers Out of Place" "Progress & Events of the War" "The Wreck of the Iona" "The Confederate Steamer Columbia" "Fight at Franklin" 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 staining, otherwise good. It was in Columbus where the last battle of the Civil War was fought. Note: The Battle of Palmito Ran... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:34

$128.00
172360

Rare NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Deep South CONFEDERATE Civil War 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392278864871

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Sept. 25, 1861 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are limited to those published between Louisiana's secession from the Union on January 26, 1861 and the end of April, 1862, just a brief 15 month period. The front page includes: "Arms" "From the Seat of War in Virginia" "From Our Army in the West" "Incidents of the Battle of Carnifax Ferry" a... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2019 15:16

$116.00
171923

CONFEDERATE Battle of Ball's Bluff Virginia RICHMOND VA 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372639158057

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 5, 1861 * Battle of Ball's Bluff * Capital of Confederacy Among front page items are: "Northern War News--The Great Naval Expedition--General Butler on the Recruiting Service..." "Secretary Cameron's Order Concerning Slave Deserters" and other subheads. Inside has: "Army Of The Potomac" 'From Norfolk" "Our Northern Summary" "Affairs At the South" "The Battle of Leesburg--General Stone's Order" "Fight In Carroll County, Mo." "Later From Arizona--More of the Battle of Alamosa..." "From the Army of the Kanawha" and more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, various foxing throughout, some wear at the margins and the spine.

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Ends April 27, 2019 15:09

$82.00
171922

Rare CONFEDERATE Wilmington NC w/ Fort Hatteras CIVIL WAR Start 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372639155327

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 13, 1861 * Rare Confederate title This is one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline (see). The front page is entirely taken up with ads. War related items are on the inside pages including items headed: "The News" "Attack at Fort Hatteras! - 15 Shots Exchanged! Enemy Repulsed Thought to be Damaged!" "Loan For the Defence of the Confederate States" and more. Four pages, very nice condition. 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 t... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2019 15:04

$117.00
171921

Rare NEW ORLEANS Deep South CONFEDERATE w/ Abe Lincoln Civil War 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372639155128

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Sept. 29, 1861 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South * Anti-Abraham Lincoln editorial Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are limited to those published between Louisiana's secession from the Union on January 26, 1861 and the end of April, 1862, just a brief 15 month period. Among the front page items are: "The Blessings Of the War" "The Attack on Lexington" "From Missouri" "Kentuc... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2019 15:04

$133.00
171918

Rare ORIGIN OF THE CIVIL WAR Charleston SC Carolina Confederate 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372639153856

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, May 2, 1863 * Rare Confederate title * Origin of the Civil War The front page includes: "Highly Important News from the Rappahannock" "Letter From Richmond" "Additional From the North" "The Cause of the Defeat at Charleston..." "The Attack on Charleston" and more. The back page has a few items on the Civil War but is mostly taken up with ads. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, an old mend across the front page, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2019 15:02

$87.00
171594

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL w/ Battle of New Bern NC 1862 Civil War VA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259697372

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 26, 1862 * Battle of New Bern, North Carolina * From the capital of the Confederacy The entire front page is taken up with ads. Among the reports inside are: "Movements & Spirit of the War" "The Fight at New Bern--Yankee Description & Stores of the Town" "Affairs About Fortress Monroe" "Battle Near Winchester--General Jackson Repulsed--The Enemy Advancing" "Exchange of Prisoners--Official Correspondence" "What Constitutes A General?" and much from: "The Confederate Congress". Much of the back page is taken up with a large number of Acts of the Confederate Congress. Complete in 4 pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:38

$87.00
171593

MURFREESBORO TN Tennessee Battle of Stones River CONFEDERATE 1863 Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372628077730

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, January 14, 1863 * Battle of Stones River * Murfreesboro TN Tennessee * Capital of the Confederacy Among the front page reports are: ""Congress Yesterday", "Affairs In The Valley", "Yankees Threatening the Virginia & Tennessee Railroad", "Confederate States Congress", "Northern News", "The Platform of Lincoln's Administration--The New Abolition Pronouciamento", "The Intervention Scheme", "From the Battle Field" and more. The back page has a bit of news but is mostly taken up with advertisements. One item begins: "By confession of the enemy, General Bragg inflicted as much damage upon the Yankees as they have probably suffered in any other battle of the war. The slaughter was terri... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:38

$98.00
171526

Rare CONFEDERATE Raleigh NC North Carolina Final Months CIVIL WAR 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372626552411

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Jan. 25, 1865 * Rare Confederate title * Civil War nears the end Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865 just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War. The front page includes: "Local and States News - Suffering In Wilmington"; a listing of all names of the: "North Carolina Legislature, Session 1864" & other items. The back page has: "War News - From Wilmington" "Yankee Deserters" "Particulars of The Fall of Fort Fisher" "Hood's Tennessee Campaign" "The Trans-Mississippi Army" and various other war-related items. There is also ... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2019 12:53

$176.00
171012

Rare CONFEDERATE NEWSPAPER Ulysses S. Grant Failures 1864 Richmond VA Civil War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392245682005

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, June 14, 1864 * General Ulysses S. Grant A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "The War News" with various reports. Also on the ftpg: "The Petersburg Militia" "General Lee's Army" "A Most Horrible Outrage by the Enemy" "The Confederate Congress" "From General Lee's Army" "From North Georgia" & even more. The back page has an interesting editorial which begins: "Away we go into his rear! This is the pleasant part of Grant's strategy. He knows, very well knows, that the only road to Richmond lies over Lee's lines..." with much more commentary on Grant's failures (see). Also: "The News From The North" "How Lincoln Got the Nomination--Foul Play" "From Grant's ... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2019 16:37

$88.00
170791

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372601721817

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 10, 1862 * Rare rebel publication A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The ftpg. has much war news including: "The Situation of the Armies--Falling Back of Our Troops" (see few letters shaved at right edge); "The Summer Campaign in the West" "Cold Harbor & Malvern Hill" "Latest From the North" "A Band of Outlaws" and more. The back page has a lengthy editorial beginning with: "The press is giving too much importance to the rumours that are rife of European intervention. The South has demonstrated her capacity to conduct this war successfully without foreign help..." and much more. Most of the back page is taken up with a very lengthy: "List of Wounded Received ... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:47

$72.00
170715

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital w/ Robert E. Lee as Commander Civil War 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372599606710

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan,. 23, 1865 * From the capital of the Confederacy * Robert E. Lee as supreme commander A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, and this issue is from the closing months of the war when the Confederate cause was losing much hope. The front page has an editorial beginning: "The law of Congress requiring the President to appoint a General in Chief, passed by a majority approaching unanimity...though the phrases defining the duty of the General are somewhat succinct. He shall command the armies of the Confederate States..." with more concerning the powers given this position. Further on is: "...It is commonly supposed that no other officer than General Robert E. Lee can or shoul... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:40

$83.00
170714

BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG & Fall of Vicksburg MS CONFEDERATE 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392238454721

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 10, 1863 * The Battle of Gettysburg * Fall of Vicksburg, Mississippi * In a Confederate title Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. The top of the front page, with heading: "From General Lee's Army", has much editorialized comment on the recent events of the war--Battle of Gettysburg & fall of Vicksburg--including: "The account of the Baltimore American of the defeat, demoralization & flight of General Lee's army...had such is the force of elaborate, brazen lying, the effect of seriously depressing the spirits of the mass of the people. With capitulation of Vicksburg & all this uncontradictory story of overwhelming disas... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:39

$880.00
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