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158119

Rare CONFEDERATE Wilmington NC North Carolina CIVIL WAR Bull Run 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107929038

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 14, 1861 * Rare Confederate title * re. Battle of Bull Run This is one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederates States Of America" in the dateline (see photos). The entire front page is taken up with advertisements. Page 2 has: "the News" "Who Is Gen. Rains?" "Attention Ladies!" "Speech of the Hon. J. C. Breckinridge in Baltimore" and other items. Perhaps the best article is "An Englishman at the Battlefield" which he visits just a few days after the Battle of Bull Run, and notes: "...we were in close proximity to the battle field--a fact, indeed, easily perceptible from the intolerable effluvia which greeted my nostrils...... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:28

$124.00
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 10, 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 November 11, 2017 13:51

$91.00
157982

BATTLE OF PERRYVILLE Kentucky Braxton Bragg CONFEDERATE 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372103023021

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Oct. 22, 1862 * Battle of Perryville, Kentucky * General Braxton Bragg report * From the capital of the Confederacy A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "From Northern Virginia" "The Movements In Kentucky" "Our Importations--Trading With the Yankees" "Treatment of Returned Prisoners" "Notes of the War" which has many subheads; "The Virginia State Line" and more. The back page begins with a very lengthy editorial which begins with a rare admission of failure: "It can no longer be concealed that the campaign in the West has proved a failure...That the disappointment of southern expectations is due to the want of ... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:49

$97.00
157509

CONFEDERATE Rare RALEIGH NC North Carolina SECESSION 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391894681581

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY STANDARD, Raleigh, North Carolina, Oct. 21, 1863 * Rare Confederate title * The Right of Secession Certainly one of the less common titles we've brought into inventory from the Confederacy. Among the front page items are: "The Latest News", "Capt. Davis Withdrawn", "Discussion at Smithfield" and some smaller items. The inside pages begin with an editorial headed: "The Right of Secession" which is very lengthy. Also: "Hon. John A. Gilmer" "The Latest News", "From Chattanooga" and various political reports as well as smaller items concerning the Civil War. The back page has another editorial type letter headed: "The Right of Secession", "Gen. Polk's Arrest", "the Military & the Civil ... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 07:42

$188.00
157508

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372086538433

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 29, 1861 * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas VA Virginia * Great title to have in A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Almost the entire front page is taken up with war-related reports with items headed: "Speech of Gov. Jackson of Missouri" "The Rich Mountain Fight--Statement of Col. Fulkerson" "From Gloucester Point" "From Yorktown" "From Norfolk" "Affairs about Williamsburg" "From Logan County" "From the Kanawha Valley" and more. The war coverage carries over to pages 2 & 3 as well with: "The Great Victory" which comments on the Battle of Manassas (see); "Newspapers & Fault-Finders" "Mr. Crittenden, Kentucky & the South" "N... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 07:40

$278.00
158077

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


eBay Auction Item # 372107566710

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 4, 1862 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South * First Battle of Bull Run * Official reports from the Confederates 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 is almost entire... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2017 08:44

$249.99
158076

Rare CONFEDERATE Houston TX Texas Battle of Galveston Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391908464154

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, January 5, 1863 * 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, the earliest war-dated issues we have offered in many years. Pages 2, 3 & 4 are entirely taken up with reporting on the Second Battle of Galveston fought January 1 and which was a victory for the Confederates, forcing the Union troops out of the city (see hyperlink for much more). Terrific to have this lengthy & very detailed account in this newspaper as Galveston was essentially the port city for Houston. Rarely have a seen a newspaper with nearly thr... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2017 08:38

$749.99
158024

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


eBay Auction Item # 391907839091

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 24, 1862 * Battle of Mill Springs - Kentucky * From the capital of the Confederacy A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, the city to which all Civil War reports would eventually be sent. Half of the front page is taken up with ads, the other half having various Civil War reports including: "The Burnside Expedition - The Great Yankee Fleet" this report taking over two columns. Also on the ftpg: "Another Expedition Against the South" "A Yankee Pardon & a War Sermon" "France & the Blockade" and a few other smaller items. Page 2 includes the always interesting editorial, this one beginning: "We are the chroniclers of evil tiding... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2017 08:20

$89.99
158023

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


eBay Auction Item # 391907836162

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 19, 1863 * Confederate financial crisis A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate states, with the front page containing various advertisements as well as news reports, some of which are headed: "The Yankee Raid In Southwestern Virginia", "The Courts", "A Gunboat Blown Up by a Torpedo", "City Intelligence" and other smaller items. The back page has the always interesting editorial, which begins: "The people of the Confederate States are bracing themselves to meet the financial crisis so long predicted & now so near at hand..." with more. Another topic in the editorial includes: "From the glowing pen of Major-General Halleck, which produce... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2017 08:12

$74.99
158022

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital w/ re. McClellan as President 1864 Richmond Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391907834944

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Oct. 7, 1864 * From the capital of the Confederacy * re. George B. McClellan as president ? A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, the city to which all war report would eventually be sent and typically find the way to the printed page. The front page has: "The War News" which is a reflection upon the latest reports as received & includes as subheads "The Repulse of the Enemy on the Darbytown Road Last Saturday" and "Later From Sheridan". Also on the ftpg. are: "The Virginia Cadets" which notes calling upon all the cadets of the Virginia Military Institute over age 17 (see photos); and "An Important Order --Revocation of Details" "City Intelligenc... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2017 08:08

$79.99
157437

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372081824367

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 16, 1862 * Report on the Battle of Shiloh from the Confederate capital A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The entire front page is taken up with various advertisements and notices. Page 2 has war items including a lengthy editorial which begins: "The states of Kentucky & Maryland are now to determine what they will do in the matter of selling their slaves to the Federal Government at its own price & upon its own terms, in obedience to the abolition demand for emancipation..." with much more (see for portion). also on pg. 2: "Movements & Spirit of the War" "A Yankee's Review & Prediction of the Rebellion" "The Capture of Savannah, Ge... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2017 15:30

$94.00
157433

1864 CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Civil War Newspaper GENERAL JOHN HUNT MORGAN DEATH


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891784421

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 6, 1864 * Death of John Hunt Morgan * In a Confederate title from it's capital The back page of this issue contains a headline "General Morgan" which begins with "General John H. Morgan has been relieved of the command of the Department of Southwestern Virginia, and he is to be court martialed for going into Kentucky last spring without orders of General Bragg..." and then contains a post-script message "P. S. - Since the above was written, we learn the authentick information was received in this city last night that the enemy attacked Greenville on Sunday, killing General Morgan and capturing all of his staff... So has died one of the noblest Southern sol... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2017 15:19

$167.00
157431

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372081817060

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Sept. 3, 1862 * 2nd Second Battle of Bull Run * From the capital of the Confederacy A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page items are: "From the Seat of War" which includes: "We are yet without any authentic particulars of the great battle at Manassas on Saturday...Reports, as usual, were abundant & favorable...As Stated we have no doubt of the triumph of our arms nor have we any doubt that our triumph has been signal and glorious...". Also on the ftpg: "Evacuation of Fredericksburg" "From Norfolk" "Latest From the North" which has over 3 columns with tremendous detail the historic Second Battle of Manassas, with... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2017 15:16

$238.00
157411

Longstreet, Kimball (death), Petersburg - Confederate Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891674025

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, June 28, 1864 A nice issue from the hotbed of the Confederacy. Much front page war reporting including: "From Gen. Johnston's Army" "Desperate Attack on Our Left" "Enemy Drives Back With Heavy Loss" "Capture of Prisoners" "Yankee General Kimball Killed" "The Operations Before Petersburg" "Yankee Newspaper Correspondents" "Latest Yankee News" "Lt. General Longstreet" and more. The back page is mostly taken up with ads and legal notices. Single sheet, folio size, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2017 11:43

$132.00
157387

Rare CONFEDERATE Columbus GA Georgia STONEWALL JACKSON 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891194266

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Feb. 8, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title * General Stonewall Jackson 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 is an interesting one: "The Richmond Whig is pained to hear that Gen. Jackson ('Stone Wall') has resigned his commission in the army, and says that 'in him the service loses one of the bravest of the brave--the idol of his soldiers, and the herald of victory.' The cause assigned is that he considers himself wronged by appointments to outrank him." Not true, in fact he would be killed by friendly fire at C... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2017 15:10

$137.00
157383

(5) Rare CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA Charleston SC Civil War 1864 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372080818006

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHARLESTON COURIER, S.C., a lot of 5 Civil War dated issues, all in "2nd rate" condition with some disfigurements such as small holes, staining, tape mends, or similar problems. Not fully damaged, yet not in "nice" condition. Dateline on each issue has: "Confederate States Of America".

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Ends October 19, 2017 15:05

$196.00
156972

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372068382840

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, February 3, 1864 * Rare rebel title A newspaper from the capital of the Confederate states, the city through which all news reports flowed during the Civil War. The front page has much on the war with items headed: "From the Blackwater Region" "The Enemy at New Bern, North Carolina" "From Charleston" "Arrest of Ex-Senator Toombs in Savannah" "The New Conscription" "The Currency Bill" "Movements on the Mississippi" "Revelations From Richmond" "The Yankee Army--Enlistment of Negro Soldiers" "and other items as well. The back page includes the always interesting editorial, this one focused on the gold standard for the Confederacy (see for the beginning). al... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2017 15:18

$74.00
156662

JEFFERSON DAVIS Inauguration Inaugural Address 1861 NC Confederate Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391876686316

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, February 20, 1861 * Confederate president Jefferson Davis * Inauguration - inaugural address Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of entry for supplies for the entire Confederacy, exporting cotton & tobacco in exchange for munitions, clothing & food. As such it was barricaded by Union forces during the war, but blockade runners had some success in getting supplies through. It is just 170 miles north of Charleston, where the Civil War began. Nei... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2017 07:30

$455.00
156240

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Columbia South Carolina SAVANNAH 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391861863607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Dec. 23, 1864 * VERY RARE Among the reports are: "Evacuation of Savannah" "Legislature of South Carolina" "The Fall of Cleburne" "Brigadier General Strahl" "General Gist" "From the North" " and more. Complete as a single sheet issue with a full banner masthead, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends September 10, 2017 15:10

$227.00
156238

Rare CONFEDERATE Lynchburg VA Virginia Southern Raids 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391861859533

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LYNCHBURG VIRGINIAN, March 7, 1864 * Rare Confederate title A quite uncommon Confederate title, only the 2nd we have offered in many years. Among the reports: "The Late Raids" "The Enemy Around Richmond--Butler's Advance Up the Peninsula" "Sherman's Expedition" "The Yankee Congress" "More of the Raiders Captured" "Object of the Raiders to Destroy Richmond, Murder Jeff Davis" " "General Forrest's Victory" and more. Complete as a single sheet newspaper with just a one column masthead, rather common from the Confederacy late in the war as most of the paper mills were in the North and their was need to maximize use of newsprint. A minor ink smear, generally nice condition.

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Ends September 10, 2017 15:06

$192.00
155840

John R. Jones CONFEDERATE Illustrated Civil War RICHMOND VA 1864 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372025321702

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, January 16, 1864 * General John R. Jones * Very rare Confederate title A 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 features a print of: "Brigadier-General J.R. Jones", with a very brief biography of him as well. Inside has over a full column editorial on the Civil War with much war-related news, including: "...We look back with pride...to the brilliant victories at Fredericksburg, the capture of Winchester, the magnificent though indecisive field of Gettysburg, the complete repulse of the enemy at... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2017 19:24

$325.00
155824

Rare CONFEDERATE Lincoln Declaration of Civil War Wilmington NC 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372024894896

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, May 1, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln declares Civil War ? * Jefferson Davis message * Rare Confederate title Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of entry for supplies for the entire Confederacy, exporting cotton & tobacco in exchange for munitions, clothing & food. As such it was barricaded by Union forces during the war, but blockade runners had some success in getting supplies through. It is just 170 miles north of Charleston, where the Civil War beg... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2017 11:45

$166.00
155793

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372023800310

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, August 15, 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. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the "Memphis Appeal" newspaper would not continue under Yankee control. As Wikipedia notes: "...On June 6, 1862, the presses and plates were loaded into a boxcar and moved to Grenada, Mississippi, where it published for some time. The Appeal later jou... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2017 11:30

$127.00
155694

CONFEDERATE Raleigh NC North Carolina ROBERT E. LEE Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391845074977

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Feb. 6, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee * Becomes commander-in-chief * In a rare Confederate title Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War. The ftpg. has a small item: "It is stated that Seward is to meet our commissioners at Fortress Monroe. This shows that the Lincoln government is disposed to meet us 'half way'." Page 2 has a lengthy editorial, & it is obvious the editor is tired of war: "...Mr. Davis wraps himself in his selfishness & dignity & de... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2017 07:28

$228.00
155693

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391845074507

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, April 17, 1862 * Report of the Battle of Shiloh from the Confederate capital A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The ftpg. has: "Bitter Attack on Gen. McClellan" "The War In America". Inside includes: "Gen. Beauregard" "The Women of the South" "The enemy In Essex" "A Year of War" and more, but the most notable report is over two columns taken up with: "The Battle Of Shiloh" "Graphic Account of the First Day's Fight", one of the more famous battles of the Civil War. There is also: "Federal Account of the Fight at Shiloh" Four pages, some toning, generally very nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 07:27

$188.00
155675

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391844475810

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Feb. 28, 1862 * From the origin of the Civil War This was one of just a few newspapers which printed in the masthead: "Confederate States of America" (see). Among the front page war-related reports are: "Confederate Congress--Confirmation of Brigadier-Generals--Bill for a Commanding General Introduced" "Proclamation of Martial Law in Norfolk, Portsmouth, etc." "From Norfolk--Later from the United States" "Trade in New Orleans" "United States Consuls in the Confederate States" "Re-Enlistment for the War" "The Crisis" "The Situation in the West" "The Women of the South" and other smaller items. The back page has: "The Scenes of a Yankee March". Pag... See More  

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Ends August 19, 2017 15:07

$114.00
155578

Rare PORT ROYAL SC Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391842486929

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW SOUTH, Port Royal, South Carolina, Oct. 4, 1862 * Rare Union occupation title * Emancipation Proclamation * President Abraham Lincoln This newspaper was established in March of 1862 after its capture by Union forces during the early part of the Civil War. Issued in a "military command", the newspaper sought to provide mostly military reports and other items. It is also interesting that a Union newspaper was published in South Carolina considering the state remained a Confederate stronghold until near the end of the war. This is issue #8. Certainly the prime content is complete printing of the Emancipation Proclamation" on page 4 which is headed: 'The Decree of Emancipation" and ... See More  

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Ends August 17, 2017 15:14

$1,250.00
155576

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372016925503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 30, 1863 * Rare rebel title A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "From Fredericksburg" "The Situation in Mississippi--How the Yankees Behaved at Jackson--The Prospect at Vicksburg--The Feeling Against General Pemberton" and "General Bragg To His Army" being his General Order concerning the Confederate victory in the battle of the Rappahannock, signed in type: Braxton Bragg (see). The back page has a nice editorial beginning: "The Grand Army of the Potomac is said to be 'moving on' once more. Where it is going, is a matter of surmise. Some will have it that it is retiring to Washington where a large portion will be... See More  

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Ends August 17, 2017 15:07

$85.00
155545

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391841592583

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 24, 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. Among the front page items are: "What the Morning Journals Say" which has war-related content; "C... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:30

$130.00
155390

CONFEDERATE Second Battle of Ream's Station R.E. LEE 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372010685352

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 27, 1864 * Second Battle of Ream's Station * General Robert E. Lee comments Not just a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The top of the ftpg. has: "The War News" with a prefacing paragraph which includes: "...General A. P. Hill...made a successful attack upon Grant's extreme left...in the vicinity of Reams' station. The fullest account of the engagement & victory is contains in the following..." and what follows is a report, included within which is a dispatch signed in type by: R. E. Lee, General (see photos). Other items on the ftpg. include: "Dental Attention for the Soldiers" "The Exchange of Priso... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2017 08:48

$93.00
155352

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372009662230

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, March 7, 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 weeks of the Civil War. The front page includes: "The Local's Column" and an interesting item: "Thrilling Affair in Robeson County--A Lady uses a Repeater with Fearful Effect". Also: "The London Times On the War", and an item beginning: "The recent gleams of success do not however, console the Southerners for the loss of Savannah..." with more (see). The back page has ... See More  

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Ends August 10, 2017 07:13

$190.00
155351

Rare CONFEDERATE Raleigh NC North Carolina CIVIL WAR Nearing End 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372009661395

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Feb. 2, 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 just over 2 months before surrendering. The front page has a few war-related items but also has many advertisements and a: "Negro Auction and Commission House!" advertisement (see). Much of the war reporting is on the back page with: "War News--Sherman - The Army of Tennessee - Yankees on the Chowan" "Northern News" "Fight Between Yankee Congressmen" "Rosser's Cavalry Capture of Be... See More  

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Ends August 10, 2017 07:12

$238.00
155101

Rare CONFEDERATE Battle of Fredericksburg Union Defeat 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371991008470

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, December 24, 1862 * Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia * Rare Confederate title * Publishher on the run If the title and city of publication seem to indicate an error, but there is not one. 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... See More  

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Ends July 23, 2017 15:04

$210.00
154711

CONFEDERATE Battle of Chickamauga TN Jefferson Davis 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371977088516

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Oct. 19, 1863 * Battle of Chickamauga * Jefferson Davis address This was one of the few newspapers which had: "Confederate States of America" printed in the masthead (see). There is much reporting on the Civil War--from the Confederate perspective--including front page items headed: "Important From Virginia--Another Battle Near Manassas--Reported Defeat of the Enemy & Capture of Several Thousand Prisoners--Hard fighting at Bristol Station--Northern News" "From the West--Enemy's Movements in Mississippi" "From General Bragg's Army--Great Flood In Tennessee River--Gen. D. H. Hill Relieved of Command" "News From the Island" "Later from the North" "Fro... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2017 13:35

$145.00
154681

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond-Petersburg Campiagn 1864 Virginia Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391810409998

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, August 23, 1864 * Rare Confederate title * Richmond-Petersburg campaign Not only a nice Confederate newspaper but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has much on the Civil War with items headed: "The War News" which includes reports from various fields of operation; "Latest News From the North" "An Armistice Pressed at Washington" "From Grant's Army" "From Sherman's Army" "From the Valley" "The Steamer Tallahassee" "Guerrillas at Work in Kentucky" "Lincoln Makes a Speech to the Soldiers" which includes the text of it (see); "The Condition of Chambersburg" "Out of Fort Warren" "The Petersburg Court of Inquiry" "From Petersburg" and other items... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2017 08:11

$95.00
154420

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391800488292

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN BANNER, Fredericksburg, Virginia, June 18, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title This is certainly one of the more rare newspapers from this Confederate state. This newspaper 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-relate... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:40

$335.00
154393

Rare CONFEDERATE Civil War Winston NC North Carolina 1863 Southern Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967961223

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, March 27, 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 ftpg. contains several war related reports including items headed: "Gen. Pemberton Beat" "Van Dorn's Victory in the West" "Tulahoma" "An Incident at the Battle of Murfreesboro" "The Health of Our Armies" and other tidbits. The war coverage carries over to pgs. 2 and 3 as well with items headed: "The News" "From the ... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:02

$227.00
154274

Rare CONFEDERATE Columbus GA Muscogee County Georgia 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371960845836

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Nov. 8, 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 reports inside are: "Later Northern News" "From the Army of the Potomac" "Progress & Events of the War" "News from Milledgeville--The Legislature" "Capture of a Yankee Ship in the Potomac" "From the Potomac Army" "The Confederates in Pennsylvania" 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 Columbu... See More  

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Ends June 23, 2017 15:26

$134.00
153599

CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Siege of Vicksburg Mississippi 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371924952792

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, June 2, 1863 * Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital * Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi - Pre-Gettysburg A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page items: "From Fredericksburg" "A Substitute Scheme Foiled" "Under Sentence of Death" for various military offenses; and other items. The back page has a very lengthy editorial beginning: "The only news from Vicksburg comes through Northern sources, but it is very favourable to the Confederates. Every assault has been repelled easily & with considerable slaughter of the enemy..." Also: "Latest News From the North--Important; From Vicksburg--Grant's Army Repulsed With Immens... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2017 15:07

$92.00
153476

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War South Carolina 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391752760888

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Aug. 10, 1864 * From the origin of the Civil War Various ftpg. reports on the Civil War include: "Inglorious Tidings From Mobile" "Credit For Victory" "The Crew of the Alabama" "Our Counter-Mining at Petersburg" "Hunter's Atrocities in the Valley of Virginia" "South Carolina Troops Engaged" "The Stoneman Raid" and more. A few war items on the bkpg. but mostly taken up with ads. Complete as a single sheet issue, various foxing throughout, nice condition.

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Ends May 12, 2017 14:50

$93.00
153309

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911380559

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, Charleston, South Carolina, April 13, 1864 * From the origin of the Civil War This is one of just a few titles in the South which printed "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline (see). Among the ftpg. articles are: "From Richmond--Good News From Mobile--Defeat of Banks' Army--Great Loss of the Enemy" "From Dalton. Arrest of a Yankee Female--Affairs in the Southwest" "The Soldiers at Branchville" "Fort Sumter" and more. The back page is mostly taken up with advertisements including "$50 Reward" for a runaway slave, also: "Slave Labor For the Coast" and others. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, one discrete archival mend to the back, nice condition.

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:26

$129.00
153294

Rare CONFEDERATE Negro Troops Confederacy Collapsing 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911009173

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 14, 1865 * Negroes in the Union armies * Confederacy collapsing Not only a nice Confederate newspaper but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has much on the Civil War with items headed: "The War News" which includes reports from various fields of operation; "The Courts" "Consolidation" "The Last Appearance of a Negro Delineator" "Aiding Slaves to Escape to the Enemy" & a few other smaller items. The bkpg. has the always interesting editorial, this one beginning: "The air is full of rumours; and false ones mainly. Northern papers lately informed us, for example, of a proposal made by the Georgia state authorities to General... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2017 07:16

$105.00
152898

CONFEDERATE Battle of Chickamauga Chattanooga TN GA Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729228992

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 22, 1863 * Battle of Chickamauga * Tennessee & Georgia * In a Confederate title A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The Situation" "Flag of Truce" "Important From Northern Georgia--Battle Between Generals Bragg and Rosecranz's Armies--Two Days Hard Fighting--Heavy Losses on Both Sides" which includes a dispatch signed in type: Braxton Bragg. This is the historic Battle of Chickamauga, and the back page has much on this battle as well including some mention in the editorial. The back page has: "Late News from Northern Tennessee" "Surrender of Cumberland Gap" "The Armies of Tennessee and Georgia" "Executi... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2017 15:15

$129.00
152273

CONFEDERATE Jefferson Davis Day of Thanksgiving PROCL. Civil War 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371872583812

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 28, 1865 * Jefferson David proclamation * Confederate Day of Thanksgiving Not only a Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "The War News" which mentions an expected siege upon Petersburg, and that: "...Grant probably designs another experiment upon our lines before Sherman can possibly get up to share in that fond conclusion--foregone in Yankee estimation--the capture of Richmond. That laurel, Grant is, no doubt, adventurously resolved to pluck for himself...". Other subheads include: "Destructive Fire in Columbia" "Yankee Cavalry in Northern Virginia" "Reorganization of Our Cavalry in the South West" "A Fri... See More  

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Ends March 22, 2017 16:18

$133.00
152220

Rare CONFEDERATE Petersburg VA Virginia 1863 Original Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371870119551

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, Aug. 15, 1863 * Rare Confederate title Petersburg was a critical city to the Confederacy, located not far south of the capital of Richmond, and the focus of a six month long siege when ended in early April, 1865, when Lee withdrew his troops from Petersburg and urged Jefferson Davis to remove the capital from Richmond. The war would end shortly thereafter. This is an uncommon Confederate newspaper from Petersburg, with much front page war content including items headed: "The Late Yankee Raid in North Alabama" "Northern View of the Yazoo Pass" "The Fight At Thompson's Station" "Fight with Guerrillas in North Carolina" and more. The back page has add... See More  

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Ends March 19, 2017 16:13

$229.00
151714

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1861 Newspaper w/ Belmont MO


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371853193493

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Nov. 18, 1861 * Battle of Belmont, Missouri & more Not only a Confederate newspaper, but from the capital of the Confederacy as well. Half of the ftpg. is taken up with advertisements while the other half includes: "The Rebels & Their Capital" "Richmond and Its Environs" "Notes of a Recent Tour in the South" which is a report from the New York Herald. Page 2 includes an editorial which discusses, in part, the Mason-Slidell affair (small hold causes loss to about 3 words at the beginning: see). Also on page 2 is: "The Latest Northern News" with many subheads including: "Movements & Spirit of the War" "A Grand Torchlight Procession to General M'Clellan" "... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2017 14:27

$91.00
151713

Rare 1864 CONFEDERATE Newspaper w/ William T. Sherman's Georgia March to Sea


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391691168687

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 24, 1864 * General William T. Sherman * March to the sea - Georgia * In a rare Confederate title Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War. The front page includes a nearly full column listing of the: "North Carolina Legislature--Session 1864". There is also coverage of the "Legislative Proceedings" of both the Senate & House of Commons. There is nearly half a column headed: "A Scout's Adventure" from the Civil War, concerning a soldier in Gene... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2017 14:26

$240.00
151447

Edward Lloyd Thomas CONFEDERATE Illustrated Civil War RICHMOND VA 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391682013745

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, January 23, 1864 * Very rare Confederate title * General Edward Lloyd Thomas The front page features a print of: "Brigadier-General E. L. Thomas" with a brief biography of him as well (see). Inside includes a column-long editorial on the Civil War, including: "The interval of winter is not one of inactivity to the enemy. Though their guns are hushed, their tramp is ceased...the efforts of the Lincoln Cabinet & its stupendous clique are massing strength for the vernal onslaught..." with much more (see). Begun on September 13, 1862 the "Southern Illustrated News" sought to fill the void left when the Southern States lost access to Harper’s Weekly... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2017 15:08

$325.00
151412

CONFEDERATE Charleston SC Benjamin "The Beast" Butler REWARD Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391681056225

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 10, 1863 * General Benjamin "The Beast" Butler reward * From the origin of the Civil War Printed in the dateline is: "Confederate States of America" which is rarely found on Southern newspapers. On the front page at the top of the first column is: "The Naval Victory At Galveston" "Official From Gen. Magruder -- Capture of the Harriet Lane, Two Barks and a Schooner--Ignominious Flight Of The Yankees Under Flag Of Truce--Brilliant Conduct Of Our Troops". An official dispatch reporting the capture of the Harriet Lane is signed in type: J. Bankhead Magruder. The bkpg. has a notice headed: "Ten Thousand Dollars Reward!" which states in part: "... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2017 15:27

$122.00
151411

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Virginia w/ 1st Battle of Kernstown 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391681055609

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, April 4, 1862 * From the Confederate capital * First Battle of Kernstown, Virginia A nice newspaper from the Confederate capital. The front page has war-related reports with: "Floyd's Brigade" "The Army of the Peninsula" "From Pig Point" and "From the Coast". There is also a lengthy list of: "The Battle of Kernstown--List of the Wounded". Page 2 has a lengthy editorial: "What Is the Spirit of the South?" as well as a nice variety of small Civil War reports. Pages 3 & 4 are mostly ads but they do contain some war items also. Four pages, various scattered foxing, nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2017 15:26

$93.00
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