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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
170713

CONFEDERATE Seven Days Battles ROBERT E. LEE McClellan Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372599606162

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 1, 1862 * Seven Days' battles * General George McClellan * Rare Confederate title Not only a nice Confederate newspaper but one from its capital as well. Most of the front page is taken up with various reports on the Seven Days' Battle with heads & subheads including: "The Richmond Lines--The Retreat of McClellan Towards James River--Critical Situation of His Army" "Incidents of the Contest--Scenery of the Battle Fields, etc." "Latest News From the North which includes three dispatches, each signed in type: G. B. McClellan; "McClellan's Dispatches in the North" "The Yankee Despotism in Norfolk" "Mr. Lincoln Makes A Speech" "Lincoln's Mysterious Journey to West Point--Object of Hi... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:39

$94.00
170712

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392238453119

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 March 15, 2019 16:38

$138.00
157983

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391905448404

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 11, 1862 * Rare rebel title A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The Army of Richmond--Rumours" "The Campaign in Mississippi" "Yankee Marauders in King & Queen" "The White, and Negro Outlaws at Sandy Point" "A Yankee's Opinion of Yankees" "Additional From the North" and much more. Most of the back page is taken up with a very lengthy: "List of Wounded Received in Chimborazo Hospitals" in Richmond. Plus there is a lengthy editorial beginning: "The prospects growing out of the result of the great battle of Richmond are becoming every day more encouraging & lively...". Single sheet with a full banner masthe... See More  

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Ends March 06, 2019 13:51

$91.00
170346

RARE General Cobb CONFEDERATE Illustrated Civil War RICHMOND VA 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372583233676

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, March 21, 1863 * General Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb A very rare publication from the Confederacy, as relatively few issues have come into our inventory over the past 42 years. Although much of the content was literary in nature, there are news reports and a few illustrations. The front page is entirely taken up by a print of: "Brigadier-General Thomas R. R. Cobb". Page 2 has an article headed: "The Times" which takes 1 1/2 columns and includes the latest accounts of the Civil War, a few items including: "...The Yankees have told a very big lie about the surrender of Fort McAllister & the capture of a mile & a half of rifle pits. The fact is they retired from the fourth attack on the ... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2019 15:42

$335.00
170270

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Civil War Laurel Mountain WV Battle 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392223222325

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 17, 1861 * Laurel Mountain - West Virginia A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Inside has: "Reverses in War" "By the Governor of Virginia--A Proclamation" which is actually two, both relating to the war; "War Rumors" "Details of War News--Proclamation of Gen. Banks" "Terrible Explosion at Washington" "The Very Latest" "The Laurel Hill Battle--Death of Gen. Garnet" and many more war reports. Also 2 illustrated runaway slave ads. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2019 15:21

$92.00
170754

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


eBay Auction Item # 372601363574

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 February 22, 2019 08:21

$79.99
170139

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392220626496

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, September 27, 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 an item beginning: "Poor McDowell, a fat, jolly, good-natured follow, of no special merit or capacity, was place... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:36

$146.00
170691

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio w/ Abraham Lincoln 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372599434749

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 26, 1864 Among the articles within: "More Georgia Talk About Peace" "Lincoln's Reply to the Tennessee Delegation" takes half a column & is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln; "Sheridan's Victory i Grant's Army..." "The Battle Near Strasburg" "War News of the Week" "The Battle On Little Blue River" "The Late Raid Into Vermont" "Hood Moving Southward, with Sherman in Pursuit" "Mosby's Cavalry Operating in the Vicinity of Washington" "The Movement of Lee's Army..." and so much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, some rubbing at folds, generally good. Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South", this newspaper opposed th... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2019 12:26

$34.99
170072

CONFEDERATE Battle of Coosawhatchie SC GENERAL SHERMAN Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372571007172

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 17, 1864 * Battle of Coosawhatchie SC South Carolina * William T. Sherman's march to the sea in progress * In a Confederate title from the rebel capital A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, and from late in the war when hope was beginning to fade for the Confederacy. The front page begins with a lengthy editorial which comments on several aspects of the war (see for portions). Also reporting from the "Confederate States Congress" and "The Virginia Legislature" plus: "Latest News From the North--Latest From Sherman" & other items. The back page has: "From Sherman's Army--Operations Along the South Carolina Coast--Battle of Coosawatchie--Latest From Sherman" "... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:29

$88.00
170071

SOUTHERN TELEGRAPH Civil War Richmond Va CONFEDERATE 1863 Newspaper w/ EDITORIAL


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372571006795

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 8, 1863 * Southern telegraph A famous newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Most of the front page is taken up with various reports on: "The Southern Telegraph". Also on the ftpg. is a dispatch to General Robert E. Lee signed in type: Braxton Bragg which concerns the telegraph as well. The back page has a nearly column long editorial concerning the Civil War, beginning: "These are the last days of the longest truce in the war...In another week the ground will...be dry enough for military transport & manoeuvre...before May day will have already reddened the whole field..." with more (see photos). Also: "Very Latest From the North--Important from Europe--Complete Success... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:28

$82.00
170070

CIVIL WAR IMMINENT North vs. South Tensions in Rare 1861 Wilmington NC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217907376

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, Jan. 29, 1861 * North vs. South is imminent * From the future Confederacy An issue from what would become an important Confederate port once the war would commence in just over two months. Among page 2 reports are: "From Charleston" "From Washington" "From Virginia" "A Projected Railroad" and other items. Page 3 & 4 are entirely taken up with advertisements. Complete in 4 pages and in very nice, clean condition.

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:28

$33.00
170066

END OF PROVISIONAL CONFEDERACY w/ Jefferson Davis 1862 Confederate Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372571004930

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 22, 1862 * Jefferson Davis to be inaugurated * End of the provisional Confederacy * Fall of Fort Donelson - Confederate title Not only a very nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has a report of the very significant "Fall Of Fort Donelson" "Further Details" which includes over half a column of reporting as taken from northern newspapers, and which includes the dispatches between Grant and Buckner on arranging for the surrender, including Confederate General Buckner's note: "...the circumstances governing the present situation...I propose to the commanding officer of the Federal forces the appointment of commissioners to agree up... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:26

$233.00
169892

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War South Carolina 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392213193724

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Jan. 19, 1864 * From the origin of the Civil War The front page includes: "Letter From Richmond" "Additional From the North" "An Era of Mediocrity" "Extracts from my Journal While A Prisoners in Port Royal Bay, S.C." and a column of reporting from the "Confederate Congress". The front page also has several reward ads for runaway slaves, and an illustrated recruiting ad for a mounted infantry. Complete as a single sheet issue, an archival repair near the spine of the back page where once slit, with some remnant of where once tipped into some sort of binder, otherwise good.

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Ends February 10, 2019 15:10

$84.00
169872

Rare BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG CLOSE Richmond VA Civil War CONFEDERATE 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392212996721

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND ENQUIRER, Virginia, July 3, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg very close * From the rebel capital (rare) Not only a nice Confederate newspaper but one from the capital of the Confederacy. And one of the less common titles as well. Most of the front page first column is taken up with: "Confederates In Pennsylvania" and "Harrisburg News". The former includes: "General Lee's army has occupied, without resistance, the flourishing town of York...The intelligence of the capture of Harrisburg is not confirmed; and was at least premature. The plans of Lee are still a secret to our enemies as well as to ourselves...One thing, however, is plain--General Lee's movements are directed...to winning of victory...will leave all M... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2019 09:38

$265.00
169830

Rare CONFEDERATE Jackson MS Civil War 1862 Newspaper w/ Publisher on the Run


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372563052644

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 1, 1864 * Very rare Confederate title Among the front page items are: "Cavalry" "A General Conscription" "The Yankees in Lee County" "Latest News From the North" "Confederate Congress" "Terrible Fire & Explosion at Yorktown" "From New Orleans" "Desperate Expedients" "The Sword of Montgomery" "Memphis News--Captured Confederates--Gettysburg and Waterloo..." and other smaller items. The back page has much on the war as well with: "The New Year" "Our Army Correspondence" "Remounting Morgan's Command" "Port Hudson Incidents" "A Profitable Trip" "Yankee Schooner Captured" and other smaller items. There are several ads on the bkpg. as well including a very lengthy & de... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2019 15:51

$247.00
169645

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372555534669

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, July 11, 1862 * From the origin of the Civil War This was one of just a few newspapers from the Confederacy which actually printed: "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline (see images). The front page has a few war-related items such as: "From Grenada, Miss. - Reported Capture of Gen. Curtis & 6000 Federal Prisoners" "From Jackson, Miss. - Latest From Vicksburg--Bombardment Continued--Federals Still Digging at their Canal" "Latest from New Orleans - Mutiny In a Federal Regiment - The Guerrillas Hovering About the City - Butler Imprisons A Lady" "News From the Coast" & a few other items. Page 2 has a lengthy letter which provides some fascinating reading: "Narrative of... See More  

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:34

$95.00
169410

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio Abraham Lincoln Proclamation 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196976382

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 30, 1864 * Rare pro Confederate title * Abraham Lincoln proclamation The ftpg. has: "A Proclamation" signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln. Among the various articles within: "The Aspiring Negro" "Negromania" "Strength of the Confederate Armies--The Starvation Theory Exploded" "War News of the Week" & much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, good 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 Un... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2019 15:49

$37.00
169392

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196972058

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, June 14, 1864 * From the origin of the Civil War This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederates States of America" in its masthead. The front page includes: "From General Lee's Army--Grant Again Changing Base--York River Rail Road Abandoned--Official From General & D. Lee--Complete Rout of the Enemy" "From General Johnston's Army" "From The Southwest" "Siege of Charleston" "The Virginia War News" "The Late Attack on Petersburg" and even more. The back page is mostly taken up with advertisements and notices, however it does have: "The Georgia Army" "Fiendish Behaviour of the Enemy" and a few other items. Complete as a single sheet newspaper with a banner ... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2019 15:41

$94.00
169360

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Louisville KY Kentucky 1861 Civil War in 1ST YEAR Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372540072031

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, Sept. 12, 1861 * Rare pro-Confederate title * 1st year of the Civil War Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confederate & the "Journal" was more pro-Union. This is the pro-Confederate newspaper. The front page has: "Federal Movements" "The Northern Papers Advance Their Prices--The Pressure" "Letter From Frankfort" "Kentucky Legislature" "The Northern Usurpations Exposed" "The Peace & Neutrality Feeling in Boyle" "The Rebel Troops on Munson's Hill" & more. Ins... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 15:53

$93.00
169319

Ulysses S. Grant Finished ? & Robert E. Lee CONFEDERATE Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196125184

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, June 10, 1863 * Ulysses S. Grant finished ? * Robert E. Lee - pre Gettysburg * Rare Confederate title Not only a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has in the first column: "Dispatch From General Lee-A Ten Hours Fight with the Enemy--Victory of the Confederate Forces ! " which includes the dispatch signed: R. E. Lee, and reads: "The enemy cross the Rappahannock this morning at 5 o'clock...at the various fords from Beverly to Kelly's with a large force of cavalry, accompanied by infantry & artillery. After a severe contest till 5, p.m., General Stuart drove them across the river." (see photos). Also: "From Fredericksburg" with the v... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 09:34

$92.00
169318

CONFEDERATE Robert E. Lee BATTLE OF SPOTSYLVANIA C. H. Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196125029

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, May 17, 1864 * Generals Robert E. Lee & Ulysses S. Grant * Battle of Spotsylvania Court House * Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital Not only a newspaper from the Confederacy, but from the capital of the Confederate states. Among the front page reports are those headed: "The War News--The Battle Commenced on the Southside--the Enemy Repulsed and a Large Number of Prisoners Captured--Latest From General Lee's Army--A Victory In the Valley--An Attack on General Johnston's Lines, Etc." which takes close to 3 columns & has much detail on the Yankee's major offensive in Virginia (see for potions). Included within the report are a letter signed in type: G.T. Beauregard an... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 09:34

$90.00
169315

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196124240

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, April 6, 1863 * From the origin of the Civil War This was one of just a few newspapers from the South which printed in the dateline: "Confederate States Of America". Among the war reports are items headed: "Yankee Account of the Capture of trhe Diana" "From Panola, Miss." "Gallant Exploits of Major Dick McCann" "Yankee Gunboats Repulsed on the Tennessee" "Another Daring Dash of Capt. Mosey" and more. Complete as a single sheet issue, very nice condition.

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Ends January 17, 2019 09:32

$88.00
169264

Rare VA CONFEDERATE w/ Abraham Lincoln Proclamation 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392193699284

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND WHIG AND PUBLIC ADVERTISER, Virginia, May 30, 1862 * Rebel newspaper from the Confederate capital * Abraham Lincoln proclamation A great wealth of Civil War reporting in this four page newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the many front page items are those headed: "Notes and News" which begins: "The star of the victorious Jackson is still in the ascendant. After the capture of Winchester he pressed on after the flying foe..." and more (see for portions). Also: "Threats of the Enemy Against the Rangers" "The Southwest" "The Engagement in Hanover on Tuesday" "Capture of the Steamer Gordon" "Sickness in the Western Army" "From New Mexico" "Effect of the War Upon the Northern Politicians" "A Dari... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2019 13:59

$75.00
169181

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192703699

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 27, 1862 * Rare rebel title A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy.The front page includes: "The Authority of the President to Declare Martial Law Questioned" "Negro Soldiers in the Yankee Army" "A Yankee's Experience With the Negro" "Interesting Letter from the Niece of President Davis" and more. The back page begins with a lengthy editorial which begins: "We are on the eve of a long series of good & cheering news from our armies. Nothing can prevent it but sloth & incompetency on the part of our generals..." and much more. Also a wealth of reporting headed: "The Confederate Congress". Single sheet with a full banner masthead, loss near the top of the spine marg... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 06:58

$49.00
169099

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio w/ Negroes & Lincoln Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392190946848

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 22, 1862 * Rare pro-Confederate publication Among the articles are: "Negro Colonization" "Where Are We Drifting?" "All the Blame on Mr. Lincoln" "Negroes Trying to Get Into Indiana" "The Raid Upon Chambersburg" "The Boston Abolitionists Denying to a White Man Freedom of Speech" "A Degrading Spectacle--White Men Working Negro Help to Save the Union" & so much more. Eight pages, very 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 i... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2019 15:38

$43.00
168743

Rare CONFEDERATE Greneda MS Miss. w/ Battle of ANTIETAM Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372516863623

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Sept. 24, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title * Publisher on the run * Battle of Antietam If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the "Memphis Appeal" newspaper would not continue under Yankee control. As Wikipedia notes: "...On June 6, 1862, the presses and plates were loaded into a boxcar and moved to Grenada, Mississippi, where it published for some time. The Appeal later journeyed to... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:15

$360.00
168741

1862 Civil War CONFEDERATE Newspaper Pre-Second Battle of BULL RUN #2 Manassas


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182066350

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 28, 1862 * Pre-Second Battle of Bull Run * From the capital of the Confederacy A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has much concerning the Civil War including items headed; "From The Seat of War" which reports that: "...Pope is hastily retreating to Alexandria, where it was expected he would make a stand...". Further on is a report headed: "Brilliant Cavalry Dash of General Stuart--Five Thousand Of the Enemy Routed" with reports on the fighting just before the 2nd battle of Bull Run (see photos). Also on the ftpg: "Important Debate in the British Parliament on the Question of Recognizing the Confederate States" & there are several Acts fr... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:14

$75.00
168740

CONFEDERATES WINNING the Civil War w/ Port Hudson LA 1863 Richmond VA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372516862622

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 17, 1863 * Events at Port Hudson, Louisiana * The ongoing success of the Confederate troops at every turn! * An original newspaper from the Confederate Capital A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, the city through which all war-related news would eventually flow. The front page includes: "Attack On Port Hudson--The Enemy Repulsed" "Missouri From An Eye-Witness--The Military Thraldom Over the State--Outrages & Tyranny of the Enemy--Horrible Treatment of Our Prisoners--A Dark Picture of Wrongs & Long Suffering". Also: "Attack On Port Hudson--The Enemy Open on Port Hudson--Desperate engagement--The Yankee Fleet Badly Disabled & Driven Off" and several smaller i... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:14

$58.00
168739

THE CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY 1864 Confederate Richmond VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372516861956

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 16, 1864 * From the capital of the Confederacy Among the front page items are: "The Death of Major Edgar Burroughs" "City Intelligence" "The Escaped Yankee Officers" "Telegraphic" and several Acts from the Confederate Congress. The back page has an editorial concerning the currency bill in the South, plus much reporting from "The Confederate Congress" and the "Virginia Legislature". Complete as a single sheet newspaper, some fold rubbing to an upper quadrant of the front page, otherwise nice.

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:13

$86.00
168237

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Louisville KY Kentucky Civil War Beginning 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392169634298

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, May 3, 1861 * Rare pro-Confederate title Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confederate & the "Journal" was more pro-Union. This is the Confederate-leaning newspaper. The ftpg. has: "The Difference" "Correspondence between the Governors of Indiana and Kentucky" "Terrible Affray at Albany--Governor Morgan Attempting to Quell the Disturbance" "Lincoln Confession" "Letter from Pensacola--The Force Under Gen. Bragg--The Lincolnites Busy..." "The Two Armies" and m... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2018 15:38

$79.00
168165

BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Pennsylvania CONFEDERATE Account 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372494722981

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 17, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg * Eyewitness account Not only is this a nice Civil War newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. The front page has various war-related content, including items headed: "The News" and a lengthier report: "Spies In The South" and other related items, but certainly the prime front page content is the report headed: "The Invasion of Pennsylvania--The Battle Of Gettysburg--The Retreat To Hagerstown" which features an eye-witness account of the retreat, prefaced with: "...the only connected, intelligent and intelligible account that has yet been given to the public of the movements of General Lee...after the Battle of Gett... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2018 07:26

$1,165.00
167791

CONFEDERATE Raleigh NC North Carolina FALL OF SAVANNAH Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392155087775

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, December 28, 1864 * Fall of Savannah GA Georgia * General William T. Sherman * In a rare Confederate title 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: "From Wilmington--Attack of the Enemy" "From Richmond" which includes two dispatches reporting on battles, each signed in type: R. E. Lee. One of Lee's dispatches ends with: "...Our troops are bearing fatigue and exposure with great cheerfulness. The damage to the works can soon be repaired. Many bridges & d... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2018 14:41

$335.00
167790

CONFEDERATE Virginia - Benjamin Butler ORDER #28 N. Orleans Women 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392155087626

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND WHIG, Richmond, Virginia, July 21, 1862 * General Benjamin Butler * re. Infamous Order # 28 * From the Confederate capital A newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The prime content on the ftpg. would be: "Brute Butler's Explanation of His Infamous Order", which was his order #28 given two months earlier, referring to the women of New Orleans as "women of the town, plying their avocation...". Butler took considerable criticism for this order. Among the front page items are: "The Enemy" "The Strength of the Army" "Latest From the North" "From Lincolndom" "The American Question in Europe" "Manassas Day" & other smaller items. The back page has: "The Yankees at Beaver Dam Station" "From the Valley" "A ... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2018 14:41

$68.00
167787

CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Civil War FREDERICKSBURG Rappahannock R. 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372479252696

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 23, 1863 * Fredericksburg VA Virginia * Rappahannock River A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page items are: "From Fredericksburg", "The Fight On the Rappahannock", "Another Raid In The Enemy's Lines", "Atrocities of the Enemy", which takes over half a column; "The Situation In The West", "The Peace Party of the North...", "Dreadful Condition of Helena, Arkansas--The Yankee Soldiers Dying Off Like Sheep", & "A Northern Picture of Memphis" among other items. The back page has a lengthy editorial which focuses on the war situation, but also has reports from the "Virginia Legislature", "The Confederate Congress", "The Courts",... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2018 14:39

$65.00
167769

BURNING OF HAMPTON Virginia 1861 Civil War CONFEDERATE Capital Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392155077943

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 12, 1861 * Burning of Hampton, Virginia * Confederate title Among the front page reports are: "Facts & Rumors--Extracts from Northern Journals--War Movements & Incidents, etc." "From Norfolk "From Charleston" "Direct Trade With the South" "Gen. McClellan and the Press" "Local Matters" and other items. War coverage continues on the inside pages with: "Hospitals Crowded" "Tories in East Tennessee" "From Norfolk" "From Western Virginia" "The Hospital at Charlottesville" "The burning of Hampton" "Good Place for a Hospital" "The Army of the Northwest" "Letter from an Irish Prisoner" "March of Our Troops Down the Peninsula and & the Burning of Hampton" "Late News--Northern Accounts o... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2018 14:28

$84.00
167679

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Illustrated Civil War JAMES LONGSREET Print 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392151430602

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, February 21, 1863 * Very rare Confederate publication * Southern version of Harper's Weekly * General James Longstreet print A very rare publication from the Confederacy which seldom comes to the collector market. Although much of the content was literary in nature, there are news reports and a few illustrations. This was the Confederacy's only illustrated newspaper. A nice feature of this issue is that the entire front page is taken up with an illustration of one of the more famous generals of the Confederacy: "Lieutenant-General James Longstreet" with a biography of him on page 3. Page 2 has an article headed: "The Times" which reports on the latest events of the Civil War, ... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2018 06:41

$388.00
167678

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372474943108

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 26, 1861 * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas VA Virginia * Great title to have The ftpg. has: "More Privateersmen Captured" "Anecdote of Jefferson Davis" "The London Morning Herald on the Battle at Bethel" "A Federal Congressman on the Fight at Bull Run" "A Black Republican Account" and other smaller items. Inside pages have much on the Civil War, from the Confederate perspective, including: "From Manassas" "Jonathan and John Bull" "Coming to Richmond" "Florida Troops", extensive coverage of the: "First Congress of the Confederate States of America"; lengthy on: "The Battle of Stone Bridge--Additional Particulars--Official Report Of The Fight" which is actually on the first... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2018 06:40

$168.00
167631

CIVIL WAR IMMINENT North vs. South Tensions in Rare 1861 Wilmington NC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392150113242

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, April 6, 1861 * North vs. South is imminent * Charleston Harbor tensions at a high * From the Confederacy Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of entry for supplies for the entire Confederacy, exporting cotton & tobacco in exchange for munitions, clothing & food. As such it was barricaded by Union forces during the war, but blockade runners had some success in getting supplies through. It is just 170 miles north of Charleston, where the Civil War began. Neighboring South C... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2018 14:45

$159.00
167629

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372473450184

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW ORLEANS DAILY CRESCENT, Louisiana, April 19, 1861 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South * Opening days of conflict 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 which surrendered 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. This issue is from the very beginning of the outbreak of war. The front page includes: "Secession Of Vi... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2018 14:44

$147.00
167627

BATTLE OF SHILOH w/ P. G. T. Beauregard's Applause 1862 CONFEDERATE Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392150112471

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, April 24, 1862 * Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing * General P. G. T. Beauregard's praise * Rare Confederate title from the war origin This was one of only a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline (see). The ftpg. includes: "From New Orleans--Glad Tidings from Fort Jackson--Seven Days' Bombardment--The Men Hopeful and In Good Spirits" "The Bombardment of Fort Jackson Continued--Our Troops Cheerful and Repairing Damages--Ultimate Success to Hold the Fort Not Doubted--25,000 Thirteen Inch Shells Fired by the Enemy" "Tracts for Soldiers & Camp Hymns". The best content on the ftpg. is nearly a full column on: "The Surrender of Pulaski". ... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2018 14:43

$173.00
167483

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392146519444

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Feb. 19, 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. Among the articles are: "Sharp Sabres For Cavalry" "Breckinridge & Brigade Safe" "From Our Army in the West" "The Situation in the West" "Fur... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2018 14:25

$142.00
167444

VERY Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond Va BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG 1863 Civil War BROADSIDE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372467358809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH---EXTRA, Richmond, Virginia, July 5, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg * Very rare Confederate title * Capital of the Confederacy A great rarity: a Confederate broadside "Extra" reporting on the first two days of the historic Battle of Gettysburg. As the word "broadside" is defined, this is a single sheet printed on the front side only. The heads at the top of the first column head: "Latest From The North" "Great Battle At Gettysburg" with subheads: "The Yankees Claim Not To Be Defeated and To Have Captured 6,000 Prisoners--The Confederates Hold The Field--Yankee Generals Reynolds and Paul Killed--Heavy Loss of the Federals--The Grand Battle Expected Friday, etc." This reporting takes 3 of the 4 columns, wi... See More  

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Ends November 10, 2018 14:16

$3,250.00
167386

CONFEDERATE Civil War 1861 Old Newspaper w/ BATTLE OF WILSON'S CREEK MO Missouri


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392144825460

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 22, 1861 * Battle of Wilson's Creek, Missouri * From the capital of the Confederacy A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports concerning the Civil War are: "The Position of Maryland" "A Novel Experiment" "Message of the Governor of North Carolina" "The Bivouac" and other items including a great wealth of ads. Much war coverage carries over to the inside with: "Gen. Pillow's Exploit" "The N.Y. Herald Advocates Recognition" "Richmond and Henrico in the War" "The Confederate Congress" "The Great Battle In Missouri--Accounts From Both Sides" which has much detail on the Battle of Wilson's Creek (see); "From Norfolk" "Latest News--War Movem... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2018 13:34

$91.00
167346

Rare BATTLE OF FORT DONELSON Official Rpt. 1862 Civil War CONFEDERATE Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372464906284

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 16, 1862 * Battle of Fort Donelson, Tennessee * Simon Bolivar Buckner official report * After release from Fort Warren (Boston) * From the capital of the Confederacy A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Certainly the notable content is: "Official Report of Gen. Buckner in Regard to the Fall of Fort Donelson" which takes fully half of the front page, signed in type: S. B. Buckner. The back page has a lengthy editorial concerning the size of the Confederate debt, plus ore reporting from: "The Confederate Congress". Single sheet with a full banner masthead, nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2018 13:45

$97.00
167003

Rare CONFEDERATE Battle of Wilson's Creek PGT Beauregard1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372449605173

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, August 30, 1861 * Battle of Wilson's Creek (Oak Hills) - Missouri * Confederate General P. G. T. Beauregard letter A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are those headed: "Battle of the Oak Hills--Official Report of Gen. McCulloch which takes an entire column and is signed by him in type; "The War On the Seas--The Privateer Jeff Davis--Escape from the Blockaders..." "The Body of the Late Col. Cameron--Correspondence with Gen. Beauregard" which includes a letter signed in type: G. T. Beauregard; plus more. Good Civil War coverage continues inside with: "Col. Tyler of the Confederate Army" "Western Virginia Geog... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2018 15:10

$82.00
167002

CONFEDERATE Battle of Chickamauga Chattanooga TN GA Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372449604878

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Nov. 30, 1863 * Battle of Chickamauga * Tennessee & Georgia * In a Confederate title Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. The front page has a great wealth of war reporting, from the Confederate perspective, including: "From Northern Virginia--A Sharp Engagement on Friday--A General Battle Expected" which includes a short dispatched signed in type: R. E. Lee, General (see photos). Also "Mosby At Work--Capture of Another Yankee Train" "From Mississippi". Of significance on the front page is: "From Chickamauga--Details Of The Battle" with a dateline of Atlanta, Nov. 27, and including: "...The city... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2018 15:09

$177.00
166999

Rare CONFEDERATE Winston NC North Carolina JEFF. DAVIS 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392131435278

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, January 24, 1862 * Rare Confederate title * Jefferson Davis 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. Among the front page items are: "Mr. Vallandigham's Speech" "President Davis & the Southwestern Publishing House" which includes a letter signed in type by: Jefferson Davis, to the publisher, noting in part: "...I feel a deep interest in every undertaking...pertaining to the prosperity & progress of a free and great Conf... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2018 15:08

$167.00
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