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178410

Rare CONFEDERATE Houston TX Texas w/ Jefferson Davis Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392649316190

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, Nov. 9, 1864 * 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 the midst of the war, one of the earliest war-dated issues we have offered in recent years. The front page has over 2 columns taken up with a terrific speech given by Jefferson Davis headed: "The President's Speech at Augusta" and addressed to the: "Ladies and gentlemen, friends and fellow-citizens of Georgia:...". The speech was intended to boost the sagging spirits of the Georgians, as Atlanta had fallen in early September & Savannah would fall before Christmas. Following Davis's speech there is: "Genera... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:31

$660.00
178336

Rare 1861 Civil War CONFEDERATE New Orleans / Battle of Carnifex Ferry Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921052479

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Sept. 15, 1861 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South * Battle of Carnifex Ferry Among the front page items are: "The War On the Potomac" "The War in Missouri" "The War in Western Virginia" "The Civil War in America". Inside includes: "The Fight In Western Virginia" 'Rosecranz's Army Badly Whipped" "Federal Loss 600 Killed" "Authentic Report of the Battle" 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 "Confederate" is... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 07:41

$124.00
178335

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392646326833

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, May 10, 1862 * Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing * General P. G. T. Beauregard's official rpt. * From the capital of the Confederacy The ftpg. has much on: "YORKTOWN" "Our Former Position & Strength There--The State of our Whole Line--Daily Picket Fights--Brilliant Affair at Dam No. 2--Vast Preparations & Expectations of the Enemy..." with more. Particularly noteworthy is the 2 1/2 column, detailed report of: "The Battle of Shiloh" "Gen. Beauregard's Official Report" signed by him in type: G. T. Beauregard. Much more war reporting as well. Great to have this fine content in a newspaper from the Confederate capital. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2020 07:40

$167.00
178334

Rare J. E. B. STUART Confederate Captial Richmond VA 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921051685

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 19, 1863 * From the capital of the Confederacy * Confederate General J. E. B. Stuart The front page has some nice war-related content including items: "From Fredericksburg" "From Fredericksburg--The Ball Opened--The Enemy Cross The River, But Are Driven Back With Great Loss" which has much details and also includes three dispatches, each signed in type: J.E.B. Stuart; "The Currency Act" "Additional From the North" "A Great Yankee Swindle" and more. The back page has over a column taken up with editorial comments on the war--always interesting reading from this newspaper. There is also report headed: "The Confederate Congress" as well as: "Virginia Legislature". There are also sma... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 07:40

$78.00
178333

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392646326223

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, January 17, 1863 * From the capital of the Confederacy Not only a newspaper from the Confederacy, but from the capital of the Confederate States. The ftpg. has: "Late Northern News" and a report from Charleston, and: "The Blockading Ashore--Surrender of Officers & Men--No Tidings of the Fleet" and also much reporting from the "Virginia Legislature". The bkpg. has a lengthy editorial, always interesting reading in this title. The bkpg. also has 2 1/2 columns of reporting on: "The Confederate Congress". Complete as a single sheet issue with a full banner masthead, nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2020 07:39

$73.00
178205

CONFEDERATE Civil War Beginning Confederacy Capital 1861 RICHMOND VA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372913913735

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, May 17, 1861 * Civil War beginning A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Affairs At Harper's Ferry" "Affairs in Baltimore" "Further from St. Louis" "The American Crisis in the British House of Lords" "Law of the Navy" and more. Pages 2 & 3 have much on the early events of the Civil War, including page 2 reports headed: "From Harper's Ferry" "From Petersburg" and more. Four pages and in great condition.

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Ends February 14, 2020 15:13

$79.00
178160

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury Civil War William T. Sherman 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372912770892

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 3, 1864 * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War * General William T. Sherman's march to the sea Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Progress of the Fighting in Virginia" "Gov. Brown's Reply to Gen. Sherman's Message" "General Hardee Transferred to Charleston" "Letter From Richmond" and more. Some war items on the back page but mostly taken up with ads including at least one for a runaway slave. Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, bit of paper weakness affects very little, nice condition. From the closing months of the Civil War. Charleston was a hotbed of secession, with S.C. being the first state to leave the Union. The first ... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:09

$64.00
178061

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372906562101

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUGAR PLANTER, West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Oct. 12, 1861 * Very rare Confederate title Here is a very uncommon title from Louisiana during the first year of the Civil War. The front page is filled with ads, and among the reports on the back page are a report headed: "Good News!" noting in part: "...a force of Confederates under Gen. Patton Anderson landed upon Santa Rosa Island...& stormed the camp of Billy Wilson's Zouaves...The enemy's loss said to be very great." Also: "What the Yankees Lose" "The Washington Butchery" "A Good Joke on Fremont" "The Confederate Flag" and other items. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, very nice condition.

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Ends February 08, 2020 08:56

$370.00
177972

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA w/ BLEAK Outlook by Editor 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392622104594

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Nov. 12, 1862 * Confederate editor gives a pessimistic outlook The front page has much on the Civil War with items headed: "The Enemy Of James River", "From Northern Virginia", "Fredericksburg--The Recent Yankee Raid", "The Navigation of The Mississippi", "Latest News From The North", and many subheads, including: "The Advance of the Yankees in North Carolina--Speculations as to the Object of Their Attack", "From the Armies in the Southwest", and more. There are also many Acts of the Confederate Congress. The bkpg. has a lengthy editorial, always interesting reading in this title, beginning: "The interest of the moment is absorbed in the movements of McClellan and Lee. The Northern p... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:33

$84.00
177971

Rare BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG in a Confederate Atlanta GA 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392622104294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, July 10, 1863 * Very Rare Confederate title from the "traveling" newspaper * Battle of the Gettysburg - Robert E. Lee vs. Meade 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 ... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:33

$466.00
178479

Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis TN Tennessee in JACKSON MS Civil War 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372925969096

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 7, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South. Note that this "Memphis" newspaper was published in Jackson, Mississippi, and also that this is labeled the: "Army Edition" which we have not seen in other issues of this title we have offered. See the information below concerning its history. The front page has various items relating to the on-going Civil War including three: "General Orders", "Arrest The Deserters!" "View of a Northern Radical" "Butler's Outrages in New Orleans" "Battle of Prairie Grove" "Butler's course from a Northern Point of View--A Yankee on Yankee" "Retribution"; a poem titled:... See More  

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Ends January 31, 2020 07:59

$299.99
178476

Rare CONFEDERATE Columbus GA Muscogee County Georgia 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372925963456

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 21, 1862 * Very rare Confederate 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 war reports inside are: "Army Correspondence of the Savannah Republican" "A Hardened Sinner Hung" "From Warrenton and Vicinity" "The Seal" which concerns the Confederate government seal; "Progress and Events of the War" "Result of the Conflict in Maryland" "Stuart's Late Expedition" "Bragg Reported Falling Back" and more. Most of the back page is taken up with the: "Constitution of the State of Georgia, Ratified July 2, 1861". Four pages, light toning and light water stai... See More  

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Ends January 31, 2020 07:46

$124.99
176306

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392506732590

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, March 7, 1862 * From the Confederate capital * Jefferson Davis proclamations From the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The Battle-Field Around Fort Donelson" "Notes Of The War" "The Late Outrage on the Rio Grande" & more. Pg. 2 has a lengthy editorial: "The War--Past, Present, & Future". Also: "From Norfolk" "From The Valley" "By the President of the Confederate States of America - A Proclamation" signed in type: Jefferson Davis, concerning martial law in Richmond. Also another related "Proclamation" also signed: Jefferson Davis. Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2020 14:07

$87.00
177834

July 8, 1863 Confederate Newspaper - Positive Spin on Gettysburg - Richmond, VA


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891536898

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 8, 1863 * Confederate Civil War newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy * Positive confederate view of the Battle of Gettysburg Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. A great issue on the events surrounding the Battle of Gettysburg, with reaction of nearby cities, the retreat & pursuit of the Confederates, reports on the events immediately following Gettysburg, and more. The front page includes: "The Defense of Richmond" "The Army Of The Pamunkey, plus some comments on: "A Correction" and a brief--and early--mention of the fall of Vicksburg: "...a man who had come through the lines that Vicksburg had fallen & that t... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:57

$725.00
177783

Rare CONFEDERATE Sherman's March to the Sea at SAVANNAH 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889086786

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 19, 1864 * From the capital of the Confederacy * General William T. Sherman * Sherman's March to the Sea * Capture of Savannah close Not just a newspaper from the Confederate, but from the capital of the Confederate states. The front page has an editorial beginning: "The accounts from Nashville are the statements of the enemy, & must be received with much caution. It is probable that the real facts are somewhat coloured..." with much more. Also: "Latest News From the North" "The Virginia Legislature" "The St. Albans Raiders--Attempt to Re-Arrest them--Important Order from General Dix" and various reports from the: "Confederate Congress". The back page has "The Yankee Congress... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:34

$87.00
177782

SIEGE OF PETERSBURG Robert E. Lee Letter 1864 Civil War CONFEDERATE VA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605065882

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, June 20, 1864 * Siege of Petersburg Va Virginia * Robert E. Lee letter * In a Confederate title One of the more successful newspapers from the Confederacy, and from its capital as well. The front page includes nearly two columns headed: "The War News" which begins: "The news this morning is cheering and encouraging...the enemy made most desperate & repeated assaults on our lines but were driven back in every instance with great slaughter..." with much more. Some of the subheads include: "The Enemy About Suffolk" "Fitzhugh Lee's Fight with Sheridan" "The Enemy's Conduct In Staunton" "From General Lee's Army" and more. Included is a letter of congratulations signed in type: R. E. Lee, General... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:33

$76.00
177781

Confederate 1863 2ND BATTLE OF CHARLESTON HARBOR Morris Island SC South Carolina


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889085838

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 8, 1863 * Second Battle of Charleston Harbor * Fort Wagner - Morris Island - South Carolina * From the capital of the Confederacy The front page includes; "Latest From The North" "From Charleston--Evacuation of Morris Island" "From Tennessee" "The Courts" "Latest News From the North--The Situation in Tennessee--Advance of Burnside--Operations Before Charleston--furious Attack to Be Made on Battery Wagner" "From Charleston--Evacuation Of Morris Island--Another Demand for the Surrender Of Fort Sumter--General Beauregard's Reply--Furious Bombardment". The back page contains an editorial beginning: "Morris Island has been evacuated...long & gloriously defended...we are assured i... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:33

$74.00
177764

Rare CONFEDERATE 1861 Louisville KY Civil War Newspaper re. Battle of BULL RUN


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889076653

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, September 9, 1861 * P.G.T. Beauregard official report * Battle of Bull Run - Manassas Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as 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. Here is an issue of the pro-Confederate "Courier". The front page includes: "Reign of Terror--Military Murders from St. Louis" "Letter from Thos. H. Hays to Capt. J. G. Gorsuch" "Trouble Brewing" "Adams Express and Arms West" "Letter From Frankfort--Gen. Anderson in Frankfort--The Affairs in Southern Kentucky..." "Ou... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:15

$87.00
177476

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Sumter NC North Carolina Secedes 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372874804372

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRI-WEEKLY WATCHMAN, Sumter, South Carolina, May 24, 1861 * Very rare Confederate title * North Carolina secession Never before have we offered a newspaper from Sumter, S.C. The title as printed at the top of pages 2 & 3 is “Sumter Tri-Weekly Watchman”. Within the masthead is printed: “Devoted to General Intelligence and Southern Independence.” Perhaps the most historic report is the page 2 column head: “Secession Of North Carolina!” “One of the Confederate States!!” “North Carolina Free---Lincoln’s Military Despotism Repudiated” with the report containing the text of the “Ordinance” titled: “To dissolve the Union between the State of ... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:15

$570.00
177122

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Fredericksburg VA Virginia Vol. 1 Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392566701930

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN BANNER, Fredericksburg, Virginia, May 27, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title This is certainly one of the more rare newspapers from this Confederate state. It began in 1848 but ceased publication in 1862. Its editor, James Hunnicut, was a minister of a Free Will 'Union' congregation, was considered to be quite eccentric. As the war neared he became an outspoken Unionist and locals forced him to shut down the paper due to his pro-Union editorials. With the arrival of Union forces in May, 1862 he resumed publication (renumbered), but with the Union evacuation in August he was again put out of business, this time for good. This issue has a wealth of fine war-related content, most significantly front page co... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:10

$440.00
176991

Rare CONFEDERATE First Battle of Bull Run Civil War 1861 New Bern NC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392549065029

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, July 20, 1861 * Very rare Confederate title * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas, Virginia Certainly one of the less common titles from the Confederacy, as rarely have I seen it offered. This coastal town didn't remain Confederate for very long as it fell to General Burnside on March 14, 1862 with the Battle of New Bern. So truly "Confederate" issues can be difficult to come by. Among the front page items are: "Two Men Killed" "The Dover Meeting" & other reports, however certainly the most notable content is the reporting on the first major battle of the Civil War: "Battle Opened at Manassas" "The Lincolnites Attempt to Cross at Bull's Run!" "They are Three Times Repulsed ... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 14:56

$255.00
176840

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War Atlanta Campaign 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372847212233

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Sept. 29, 1864 * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Results of the Summer Campaign" "Hood's New Movement" "From the Georgia Front--Affairs at Atlanta" "Latest From the Valley" "and more. Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, nice condition. From the closing months of the Civil War. Charleston was a hotbed of secession, with S.C. being the first state to leave the Union. The first shots of the war were fired in Charleston harbor. As a notable slave port, it is not surprising that South Carolina lead the charge in forming the new Confederate States of America.

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:06

$83.00
176838

RARE Illustrated CONFEDERATE Civil War w/ Lawrence O'Bryan Branch 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392543443570

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, June 7, 1863 * General Lawrence O'Bryan Branch * Very rare Confederate title 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. The front page is entirely taken up with a nice illustration of: "General Lawrence O'Brien Branch" beneath which is noted: "Killed at the Battle of Sharpsburg", with a biography of him taking close to half of page 7, focusing on his leadership in the on-going Civil War. Page 2 has a full column headed: "The Times" which reports on the latest news from the various war fronts. Some bits include: "...the Yankees decla... See More  

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:05

$420.00
176360

MURFREESBORO TN Battle of Stones River CONFEDERATE 1863 VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372822550259

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 16, 1863 * Battle of Stones River * Murfreesboro TN Tennessee * From capital of the Confederacy Not just a Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. Over two columns of the front page are taken up with much detail on: "The Battle Of Murfreesboro" with the photos showing on the beginning. Nice to have details of this significant battle on the front page of a Confederate newspaper. Also on the ftpg. is: "Butler's Rule In New Orleans" has some horrible comments about him, portions including: "...letters indicating in some slight degree the real character of the atrocious, despotism established by Butler in New Orleans. In the face of this black page o... See More  

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Ends November 30, 2019 14:22

$159.00
176359

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Harbor Monitors 1865 Richmond VA Virginia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372822550118

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 19, 1865 * From the capital of the Confederacy Not only a newspaper from the Confederacy, but from its capital as well. The ftpg. has: "The War News" with various reports on the Civil War, with subheads: "The Fall of Fort Fisher" "Movements in South Carolina" and "Rumoured Changes in the Army & Cabinet". Also on the ftpg. is a letter from Fortress Monroe which begins: "One has an extraordinary opportunity here of testing the results of the Yankee dogma of negro emancipation & equality..." with much more. The back page has a lengthy editorial which begins: "One may not unreasonably begin to hope that the country will hear no more about Confederate movements or overtures, or commi... See More  

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Ends November 30, 2019 14:21

$79.00
176268

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392505010130

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 7, 1861 * From the Confederate capital * Jefferson Davis proclamation A very nice & successful newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Southern Politics in Europe" "The Great Kentucky Conspiracy--Startling Revelations--The Hypocrisy of the United Leaders Exposed..." with various related documents on this case. Also: "By the President--A Proclamation" for a day of fasting, humiliation, and prayer, signed in type by: Jefferson Davis. Inside pages have a great wealth of war reporting including: "From Camp Cooper" "The Situation of Affairs in Alexandria..." "From Camp Bartow" "The Gallant Dead" "Later From Pensacola" "Affairs At The South--News fro... See More  

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:21

$73.00
176267

BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Pennsylvania CONFEDERATE Account 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372820043151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 11, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg * Rebel account Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. The front page includes: "Charleston" "Yankee Agents In England" "The Courts" "City Intelligence" "Prisoners" "Sale of Negroes in Georgia" with a list of names, ages and prices--fascinating; "Another Attack On Charleston" "Our Army in the North" and other items. But the prime content on the front page would be two reports, one headed: "From General Lee's Army" which has reports on his army's retreat back to Virginia following the Battle of Gettysburg, including: "...letter...from a wounded officer...gives some news of interest concern... See More  

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:21

$870.00
176126

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372813266997

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

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Ends November 22, 2019 14:34

$920.00
176065

CONFEDERATE Capital of the Confederacy Overland Campaign1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392492449567

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

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Ends November 21, 2019 11:13

$78.00
176064

Very Rare CONFEDERATE BROADSIDE Chattanooga Tennessee Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392492449343

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

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Ends November 21, 2019 11:12

$3,350.00
175972

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392483961508

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

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Ends November 16, 2019 14:14

$83.00
175666

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372790944871

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

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:20

$76.00
175665

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372790944696

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

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:19

$108.00
175664

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital & Jefferson Davis Proclamation Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392458090107

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

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:18

$84.00
175478

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392443860151

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

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:26

$540.00
175475

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782314508

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

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:25

$540.00
175474

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392443855386

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

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:25

$570.00
175257

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War Jefferson Davis 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392429799855

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

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Ends October 16, 2019 15:14

$84.00
175002

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392401611456

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

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Ends September 27, 2019 15:16

$255.00
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
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
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