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178336

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921052479

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Sept. 15, 1861 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South * Battle of Carnifex Ferry Among the front page items are: "The War On the Potomac" "The War in Missouri" "The War in Western Virginia" "The Civil War in America". Inside includes: "The Fight In Western Virginia" 'Rosecranz's Army Badly Whipped" "Federal Loss 600 Killed" "Authentic Report of the Battle" and more. Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" is... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 07:41

$124.00
178331

2 MAPS Battle of Port Royal Naval Win SC & Tennessee 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921050825

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 20, 1861 * Battle of Port Royal South Carolina * Tennessee movements * Civil War original with 2 maps The front page has a large map titled: "THE NAVAL VICTORY AT PORT ROYAL" and another map on page 8 is titled: "STRATEGIC MOVEMENTS IN TENNESSEE". Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "OUR FORCES AT PORT ROYAL" "The Official Order and Plan of Battle" "The Last Attempt to Surprise Wilson's Zouves" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2020 07:38

$57.00
178330

BATTLE OF BELMONT MO Missouri & Mathias Point VA Civil War MAPS 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921050737

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 19, 1861 * Battle of Belmont MO Missouri * Mathias Point Virginia VA * 2 original Civil War Maps The front page features a Civil War map headed: "THE BATTLE AT BELMONT" and page 4 also has a map headed: "Sketch of Mathias Point, Potomac River". Among the many column heads on the war are: "Official Accounts of the Battle of Belmont" "Our Plan of the Battle Field" "Rebel Account from One of Their Journals" "The Battle of Belmont" "Rebel Accounts" and so much more inside. Twelve pages, some foxing at folds, good condition.

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Ends February 20, 2020 07:38

$45.00
178205

CONFEDERATE Civil War Beginning Confederacy Capital 1861 RICHMOND VA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372913913735

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

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Ends February 14, 2020 15:13

$79.00
178061

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372906562101

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

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Ends February 08, 2020 08:56

$370.00
177867

Rare WILMINGTON NC Northern Carolina Pre Civil War 1861 Old Antebellum Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609849629

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, N.C., Jan. 16, 1861 * Rare antebellum title * Secession ? From this famous soon-to-be-Confederate port city. Page 2 items include: "The Armament of North Carolina" "Payment of Duties in Seceding States" "Munitions of War" "Letter from General Lane" "Flag Raising! Secession & Southern Rights!!" "Illinois Democratic Convention--Important Resolution on the Crisis" & more. Page 3 has a few war-related items as well including a report from Milledgeville noting in part: "After the passage of the ordinance of Secession, the governor...sent...a threatening resolution...seizing Fort Pulaski & requesting him to hold possession of the same until the relations between Georgia & the Federal Government ha... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:02

$34.00
177780

BATTLE OF WILSON'S CREEK Springfield MO Missouri w/ MAP Civil War 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605063826

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD--WEEKLY EDITION, New York, Aug. 31, 1861 * Battle of Wilson's Creek w/ map * Springfield MO Missouri The ftpg. features a detailed Civil War map headed: "The Battle-Field On Wilson's Creek, Near Springfield, Mo." with further detail. Also a nice stack of first column heads including: "The Southern Rebellion" "The Rebels Close at hand" "Attacks Upon Federal Pickets" "The Battle in Western Virginia" "The Rebel Loss Heavy" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, some loss at very top margin doesn't touch any type.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:33

$44.00
177773

Terrific CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA Civil War Southern MAP 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605050234

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 29, 1861 * Confederate States of America Most of the front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "OUR NAVAL & MILITARY OPERATIONS AT A GLANCE--The Coast & Land Line of the Rebellious States--The Union Blockade of the Atlantic & Gulf Coast--The Rebel Batteries on the Mississippi--The Forts on the Southern Line." Plus there are some ftpg. Civil War headlines. More war reporting on the inside pages as well. A terrific issue for display given the huge map. Twelve pages, very minor loss at a lower corner, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:27

$97.00
177764

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889076653

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

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:15

$87.00
178238

FORT MONROE Civil War MAP Fredericktown MO Camp Wildcat Kentucky 1861 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372916150747

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 23, 1861 * Fort Monroe, Hampton, Virginia * Leesburg, Virginia * Frederickton, Missouri * Camp Wilcat, Kentucky The ftpg. features a large Civil War map headed: "THE LOWER POTOMAC". Among the ftpg. column heads on the war are: "THE REBELLION" "A Fight in Progress Near Fortress Monroe" "Particulars of the Battle Near Leesburg" "Engagement at Frederickton, Mo." "Battle at Camp Wild Cat, Kentucky" "The Battle Near Leesburg" "Defeat of the Rebels With Heavy Loss" "The Rebel Leader Killed" and much more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2020 07:44

$44.99
178176

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President Elect TRIP To Washington D.C. Planned 1861 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392638318951

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 28, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln's journey to Washington D.C. * President elect - pre inauguration Page 5 has: "The Lincoln Regime" "The New Administration Still in Favor of Coercion" and "The Day Fixed for the Departure of the President Elect for Washington". Also a subhead: "Mr. Lincoln's Departure For Washington" which begins: "It is now positively settled that Mr. Lincoln will depart for Washington on the 11th of February...". All this takes over a full column concerning the new administration. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2020 08:41

$59.99
177684

Great ABRAHAM LINCOLN President-Elect Beardless PRINT Jeff. Davis 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392596697781

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 9, 1861 * Perhaps the best graphic Lincoln newspaper to be had... Most of the front page is taken up with a very nice print captioned: "Jefferson Davis, First President of the New Southern Confederacy" with a related article on him, carrying over to page 2. The front page also has text on: "Our Portrait of the President" which relates to the terrific double page centerfold which has a large portrait captioned: "Portrait of Abraham Lincoln, President elect of the United States of America, With Scenes & Incidents in His Life." The large central portrait shows Lincoln beardless, and surrounding it are 18 smaller prints of Lincoln's earlier life. Also in this issue are prints o... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:06

$535.00
177598

VIRGINIA MAP Buckhannon WV West Virginia & Carthage MO Missouri 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392593476182

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, New York, July 12, 1861 * Civil War Virginia map * Buckhannon WV West Virginia * Carthage MO Missouri The front page features a large Civil War map headed: "The Seat Of War In Virginia" with a subhead: "The Positions of the Union and Rebel Forces in the Old Dominion" Half of the first column is taken up with Civil War heads including: "THE REBELLION" "Important News From Western Virginia" "A Brilliant Skirmish at Buchanan" "The Rebels Defeated & Scattered" "Additional Particulars of the Battle Near Carthage, Mo." "Official Report of the Action" "Splendid Conduct of the Union Troops" "Brisk Skirmish Near Monroe, Mo., and Flight of the Rebels" with much more. Eight pages, a little spine wear, other... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2020 15:10

$49.00
177479

President Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route to White House Wash. DC 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372874805145

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 16, 1861 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Journey to the White House There is much on the President-elect, Abraham Lincoln, as he makes his way from Springfield to Washington for his inauguration. Page 2 has: 'Mr. Lincoln For Washington" "Occurrences at Home Prior to the President's Departure" "Progress of the President Elect Towards the White House" "Cheers, Salutes & Bouquets" "Old Abe's Speech at Pittsburg" and page 3 has "The Journey of the President Elect" "Important Speeches of Mr. Lincoln on the Crisis & the Tariff Question" "The Arrival & Reception at Cleveland" "Incidents Along the Route" and more. Quite a bit of reporting. Twelve pages, good condition.

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:17

$46.00
177476

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372874804372

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

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:15

$570.00
177464

BATTLE OF CHEAT MOUNTAIN & Siege of Lexington Missouri 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372874799383

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 22, 1861 * Battle of Cheat Mountain WV * First Battle of Lexington * Missouri State Guard victory Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Another Defeat of the Rebels at Cheat Mountain" "Important From Missouri" "Progress Of The Siege Of Lexington" "Important From Kentucky" and more. Eight pages, a little wear along the right margin, light damp staining at top portion (see), otherwise nice.

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:10

$25.00
177450

PRE CIVIL WAR Southern Tensions at Forts & Pony Express 1861 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586172586

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 16, 1861 * Pre Civil War tensions * Pony Express The front page includes: "Mr. Douglas Mounts a High Horse & Descends Again" "The Proposed Inquiry Relative to the Southern Forts" "The Office-Seekers and the Appointments" and more. Page 5 has: "Later From the Pacific" "Arrival of the Overland Express..." with a dateline of Fort Kearney & the report beginning: "The California Pony Express passed this place at 4 p.m. bringing the following summary of news...". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:02

$36.00
177055

1861 Early Civil War - News From The South New York Herald


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392556053861

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 30, 1861 Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Reconnaissance of the Rebel Advanced Posts in Virginia" "Important Positions Occupied by the Enemy" "Programme of the Rebel Leaders" "300,000 Armed Rebels in Virginia" "Large Number of Rebels Mustering in Missouri" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 26, 2019 09:16

$27.00
176999

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President of United States INAUGURATION Inaugural 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392549075009

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, N.C., March 6, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * 1st Inauguration - inaugural address * From a future Confederate city * Dawn of the Civil War Printed on page 2 in this famous soon-to-be-Confederate port city is Abraham Lincoln's: "Inaugural Address" which takes nearly two full column. In his address he tries to allay the fears of the Southern states as to his motives, and near the end he says: "...I am loth to close. We are not enemies but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may be strained, it must not break our bonds of affection...". Perhaps not surprisingly, there is no formal introductory text concerning the festivities, etc, but there is a "jab" in how Lincoln arrived, he... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 15:05

$540.00
176991

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392549065029

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

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Ends December 22, 2019 14:56

$255.00
176817

SLAVERY AUCTION New Orleans LA Louisiana Slaves Sale PRINT 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372846098134

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Apr. 6, 1861 * Great slave auction illustration * Pre Civil War South - rare Most of a page is taken up with a print: "The Dandy Slave: A Scene in Baltimore, Md." and "Slaves For Sale: A Scene in New Orleans", both showing slaves dressed in formal attire. A related article: "The Dandy Slave" begins: "Whenever a [black] can afford it, he dresses well, sometimes quietly and in good taste..." This is followed by an article: "Slaves For Sale", which includes: "The accompanying engraving represents a gang of [blacks] exhibited in the city of New Orleans previous to an auction...The men & women are well clothed in their Sunday best..." and more. Also in this issue is a full page print:... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:45

$168.00
176815

ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route President & Jefferson Davis Inauguration 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372846097914

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 19, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln inauguration train * Jefferson Davis inauguration * Confederate President The entire front page is taken up with excellent & detailed reporting on Abraham Lincoln's journey to Washington for his inauguration, with first column heads including: "THE PRESIDENTIAL PROGRESS" "The Journey of Mr. Lincoln & Suite from Buffalo to Albany" "The Price of Rails Rides on the Engine" "The Reception at the State Capital" "Immense Turnout to Receive the Great Rail Splitter" "The Address of Welcome & the Replies of Mr. Lincoln "The President Among the Ladies" and even more (see). Included are at least 3 speeches by Abraham Lincoln, all on the ftpg. Page 5 is noteworthy as well contain... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:44

$97.00
176542

Rare WILMINGTON NC Northern Carolina Pre Civil War 1861 Old Antebellum Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392523233125

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, N.C., Jan. 18, 1861 * Rare antebellum title * Secession ? From this famous soon-to-be-Confederate port city. Page 2 items include: "Thanks in Raleigh--The Convention" "The South in Danger of Freezing for the Want of Northern Coal" "Jewish Disability" "The Charge of Judge Smalley--What Constitutions Treason" and more. Pages 3 & 4 have illustrated reward ads for slaves. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 07, 2019 07:33

$34.00
176268

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392505010130

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

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:21

$73.00
176067

ABRAHAM LINCOLN SOTU Address & 6 Civil War MAPS Columbus KY More 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392492450940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 4, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln's annual address * Six Civil War maps in 1 issue * Columbus, Kentucky & Memphis, Tennessee A terrific display issue as the front page is mostly taken up with five Civil War maps, headed: "Map Of Columbus, Kentucky, Showing The Rebel Fortifications" "The Rebel Fort Harris" "The Rebel Forts Wright and Randolph" "Map of Memphis and the Rebel Fort Pillow" and "Map of the Mississippi River". There is also another map on page 4: "The Real Blockade Of Charleston, SC". Also of significance is Abraham Lincoln's state of the union address taking most of page 2 and is signed in type on page 3: Abraham Lincoln. Present are 10 of 12 pages, pages 7-8 are lacking. Otherwise in... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2019 11:14

$63.00
175665

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372790944696

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

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:19

$108.00
175630

Historic CIVIL WAR BEGINS Fort Sumter Charleston SC Attacked 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392456149200

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 13, 1861 * The American Civil War begins (1st report) * For Sumter, Charleston, South Carolina attacked The very beginning of the Civil War remains a cornerstone issue for any war collection, and this famous issue of the Herald is one of the best we have had the pleasure to offer. The front page features a very nice map headed: "THE SCENE OF OPERATIONS" with subhead: "Charleston and Its Defences--Plan of the Harbor, Showing the position of Forts Sumter and Moultrie, Cummings Point Iron Battery, Fort Johnson, the Floating Battery and Other Fortifications." Over half of the first column on the front page is taken up with historic headlines on the beginning of the Civil War including: "THE WAR B... See More  

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Ends October 30, 2019 14:48

$490.00
175542

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President-Elect JOURNEY To Washington White House 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392449612902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 18, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln as the president elect * His journey to Washington D.C. Among the front page column heads are: "Arrival of President Davis at Montgomery" "Southern Rights and Institutions to be Maintained at All Hazards" "The Southern Confederacy". Page 4 has much on Abraham Lincoln, including many comments on the editorial page concerning his trip towards Washington, and with one paragraph beginning: "In the event of a final & ultimate dissolution of the Union--of an irrevocable withdrawal of the Southern from the Northern portion of the confederacy--it will be found, in the end, that the slaveholding have every advantage over the non-slaveholding States..." with more (see for porti... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:44

$48.00
175480

JOHN ANDERSON Escaped Fugitive Slave Extradition Case w/ Print 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782315506

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 9, 1861 * Extradition case of John Anderson * Canada West escaped slave w/ print “The Fugitive Anderson” on page 3 is about John Anderson, the famous fugitive slave who escaped to Canada evading the pursuit of bounty hunters. While on the run he killed a farmer who intended to legally recapture Anderson and send him back into his master’s custody. Anderson lived and worked in Canada West from 1854 to April 1860, managing to keep a low profile. He was eventually arrested and held by a magistrate in Canada. Another article on him: "Release of Anderson, the Fugitive Slave" appears near the back and includes a print captioned: "John Anderson, the Fugitive Slave i... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:27

$83.00
175328

Terrific SLAVERY AUCTION Slaves Sale at Montgomery Alabama PRINT 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775128461

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Jan. 26, 1861 A very rare issue as the front page has a terrific print captioned: "Annual Sale and Hiring of Slaves at Montgomery, Ala." accompanied with an article of the same heading. Only rarely were slave auction prints put in newspapers of the day, and this is great in that it is on the front page. Compounding the rarity is this being an uncommon title. Inside has: "Scene in Front of the Capitol, Montgomery, Ala., on the Day the Ordinance of Secession Was Passed." and a print of: "The Secession War--Scenes on the Ramparts of Fort Sumter." The back page has a political cartoon. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:43

$610.00
174849

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742758899

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

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:07

$133.00
174710

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381498277

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

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:19

$650.00
174235

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720258233

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

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:32

$530.00
174186

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720245695

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

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:58

$114.00
174180

FEDERAL GOVERNEMENT to Buy Southern Slaves & Emancipate Them ? 1861 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720244012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 24, 1861 * Government to free slaves ? * Pre Civil War tensions Page 4 has a very interesting article: "The Purchase Of The Slaves" which takes most of a column and concerns a proposition whereby the federal government would purchase slaves from their owners in border states and emancipate them, etc. Page 2 also has an interesting & lengthy editorial: "No Civil War". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:54

$37.00
174179

GEORGIA SECESSSION from Union Abraham Lincoln as President Elect 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352566724

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, January 20, 1861 * President-elect Abraham Lincoln * The Civil War about to begin * Georgia secedes from the Union The front page has some ominous reports concerning the troubles in the South which would soon lead to the Civil War, with first column heads including: "The Revolution" "Important News from the South" "Projected Seizure of Fort Pickens, Pensacola" "The Responsibility of Civil War Thrown on the Lincoln Administration" "Secession of Georgia From The Union" "Call for a State Convention in Missouri" "Interesting Reports from South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, and Virginia" and more. Page 4 has a report headed: "The New Administration" "The Scramble at Springfield for the Spoils" with a ... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:54

$37.00
174090

PENSACOLA FL Florida & Nashville TN Tennessee Civil War MAPS 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392335894570

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 27, 1861 * Pensacola Florida - Fort Pickens * Nashville, Tennessee - new rebel capital The front page has two maps titled: "THE REPORTED FIGHT AT PENSACOLA" and "THE NEW REBEL CAPITAL", being a detailed view of Nashville & vicinity. Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "IMPORTANT FROM THE GULF" "PROBABLE UNION VICTORY" "The Village Of Warrenton" "The Walls of Fort Pickens Reported Breached" "The New Capital of the Rebel Government" "Rebel Accounts from Port Royal" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 11, 2019 07:49

$59.00
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
173599

FLORIDA ALABAMA Secedes & Pensacola Fort Pickens MAP1861 Pre Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392315623635

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 12, 1861 * Pensacola - Fort Pickens map * Florida & Alabama secession (1st reports) * Pre Civil War tensions brewing Certainly the dominant feature is the large front page map headed: "Pensacola, Florida, And Its Fortifications." The first column headlines relate to it and the advent of war, and include: "THE IMPENDING CIVIL WAR" "Important Despatches to Major Anderson & Gov. Pickens" "Resignation of Mr. Thomas as Secretary of the Treasury" "Number & Cost of Fortifications Already Seized" "State of The Union" "Names of Federal Officers Resigned" "Secession in Florida" and more. Inside has: "Secession of Florida and Alabama from the Union" "Capture of All the Forts & Arsenals of Louisiana by St... See More  

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Ends July 17, 2019 15:25

$72.00
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
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
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
172300

ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S First 1st State of the Union Address 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392278071393

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 4, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * 1st State of the Union Address * American Civil War original Page 6 has: "The President's Message" taking almost 4 1/2 columns with Lincoln stating in part: "...The Union must be preserved, and hence all dispensable means must be employed...", signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln offers a great review of the beginning months of the Civil War. Civil War headlines on the inside pages include: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Attempt to Capture 2,000 Rebel Cavalry" "Gen. McClellan and Fugitive Slaves" and more. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends May 16, 2019 09:16

$54.00
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
171553

Rare DAVENPORT Iowa Civil War Battle of Dug Springs Missouri 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259244306

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, August 9, 1861 * Rare title from the Civil War * Battle of Dug Springs - Missouri This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day. This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, light staining at the margins and central fold, nice condition.

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Ends April 13, 2019 14:25

$28.00
171552

JEFFERSON DAVIS Elected Confederate President Constitution Conv. 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259244189

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 10, 1861 * Jefferson Davis elected Confederate president * Constitutional Convention of the Confederacy * Pre Civil War tensions brewing A wealth of significant content on the creation of the Confederacy, with front page column heads including: "Important From the South" "The Southern Congress at Montgomery, Alabama" "Adoption of A Constitution" "The Executive Officers of the New Republic" "Jefferson Davis or Mississippi, President" "Alexander H. Stephens, of Georgia, Vice President" and more. The front page subheads include: "The Constitution of the Southern Confederacy" which gives some highlights from their constitutional convention, including the text of the Preamble, and also noting differ... See More  

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Ends April 13, 2019 14:25

$148.00
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