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173768

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392319419717

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

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Ends July 24, 2019 15:37

$565.00
173694

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693767880

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

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:32

$145.00
173693

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392317722173

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

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:32

$83.00
173692

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392317721926

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, June 20, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title * Prelude to the Battle of Gettysburg * On the death of Stonewall Jackson If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the "Memphis Appeal" newspaper would not continue under Yankee control. As Wikipedia notes: "...On June 6, 1862, the presses and plates were loaded into a boxcar and moved to Grenada, Mississippi, where it published for some time. The A... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:31

$189.00
173515

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392313452524

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

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:16

$86.00
173514

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372689348940

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

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:16

$177.00
173747

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


eBay Auction Item # 392319279758

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

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Ends July 01, 2019 09:31

$84.99
173189

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372676946024

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, June 30, 1864 * From the origin of the Civil War This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline. A wealth of war reporting with column heads including: "From General Lee's Army" "Severe Cavalry Fighting" "Gen. Lee's Official Dispaches" "Hunter's Army Routed" with two dispatches, each signed in type: R. E. Lee, General. Also: "From General Johnston's Army" "General Hardee's Victory" "Heavy Losses of the Enemy" "Slavery" "Latest From Virginia" and so much more. Complete as a single sheet issue, several archival mends to the reverse, minor margin tears.

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Ends June 23, 2019 14:31

$88.00
172838

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392294603317

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

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Ends June 09, 2019 07:23

$94.00
172837

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372667730091

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

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Ends June 09, 2019 07:21

$82.00
172800

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392293423601

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

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Ends June 07, 2019 15:11

$80.00
172702

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392290041028

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

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Ends June 02, 2019 14:52

$146.00
172535

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284186630

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

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:52

$179.00
172534

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659220156

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

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:51

$78.00
172519

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284011443

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

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Ends May 25, 2019 09:56

$177.00
172446

Rare CONFEDERATE Columbus GA Muscogee County Georgia 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392282159479

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Nov. 10, 1862 * Very rare title Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery. Over half of page 2 is taken up with a lengthy: "Special Message" by the governor of Georgia, concluded in two future issues. The letter begins: "The great struggle for liberty & independence in which we have been engaged during the past year, against a powerful & relentless enemy..." with so much more. Other items inside include: "From Our Western Army" "From the Potomac Army" "Progress & Events of the War" ""Gov. Brown's Message" "Reported Fight in Virginia" "Yankee Advance in North Carolina" and more. ... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:37

$138.00
172444

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392282158556

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

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:35

$95.00
172443

Rare CONFEDERATE Columbus GA Muscogee County Georgia 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392282158312

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Nov. 1, 1862 * Very rare title Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery. Among the various reports inside are: "From Knoxville--J.T.G." has reports on the war; "Officers Out of Place" "Progress & Events of the War" "The Wreck of the Iona" "The Confederate Steamer Columbia" "Fight at Franklin" and more. Most of the back page is taken up with the: "Constitution of the State of Georgia, Ratified July 2, 1861". Four pages, even toning, various damp staining, otherwise good. It was in Columbus where the last battle of the Civil War was fought. Note: The Battle of Palmito Ran... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:34

$128.00
172360

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392278864871

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

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Ends May 17, 2019 15:16

$116.00
171923

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372639158057

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

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Ends April 27, 2019 15:09

$82.00
171922

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372639155327

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 13, 1861 * Rare Confederate title This is one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline (see). The front page is entirely taken up with ads. War related items are on the inside pages including items headed: "The News" "Attack at Fort Hatteras! - 15 Shots Exchanged! Enemy Repulsed Thought to be Damaged!" "Loan For the Defence of the Confederate States" and more. Four pages, very nice condition. Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to t... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2019 15:04

$117.00
171921

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372639155128

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

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Ends April 27, 2019 15:04

$133.00
171918

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372639153856

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

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Ends April 27, 2019 15:02

$87.00
171594

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259697372

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

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:38

$87.00
171593

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372628077730

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

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:38

$98.00
171526

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372626552411

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

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Ends April 12, 2019 12:53

$176.00
171012

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392245682005

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

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Ends March 24, 2019 16:37

$88.00
170912

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372606831168

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 March 22, 2019 15:40

$37.00
170791

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372601721817

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

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:47

$72.00
170715

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372599606710

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

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:40

$83.00
170714

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392238454721

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

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:39

$880.00
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
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
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
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
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