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166340

Historic ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY Creation Created 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392118530195

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, June 20, 1864 * Arlington National Cemetery creation Although the front page has much reporting on the events of the Civil War, certainly the most notable report is an inconspicuous item on the back page, when essentially announces the creation of what we now know as Arlington National Cemetery. The report has a small heading: "Gen. Lee's Lands Appropriately Consecrated" with the text noting: "Gen. Robert E. Lee, who commands the army of rebels, is fighting to enslave the black man. In view of this fact, a happy thought has occurred to the Secretary of War, which it gives us pleasure to record. First. He ordered Col. Greene to organize the Freedman's Village for the prote... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2018 15:25

$177.00
166227

ROBERT E. LEE'S REBEL ARMY - Wilmington NC Fort Fisher 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112507078

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 24, 1865 * Last few months of the Civil War * Robert E. Lee's army dwindling * Second Battle of Fort Fisher Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "WILMINGTON" "The Enemy in Font of It on the 18th" "Preparations for an Advance Movement: "THE SOUTH" "Reorganization of the Rebel Army" "Lee's Army the Confederacy's Only Hope" and much more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:32

$30.00
166165

Great & Rare BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Penn. 1863 Civil War Harrisburg PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392111772063

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY PATRIOT UNION, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, July 9, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg - Civil War * From the capital of Pennsylvania As terrific as it would be to find a newspaper from Gettysburg on the Battle of Gettysburg, we have yet to find one. Which is why this newspaper from nearby Harrisburg--just up the road from Gettysburg by 38 miles, the capital of Pennsylvania, the closest major city of the battle, as well as the destination of Robert E. Lee and his troops--is such a terrific newspaper. Being a weekly newspaper and the first issue after the Battle of Gettysburg, the entire front page (save for a bit on the "Surrender of Vicksburg") is taken up with a recap of the events from t... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2018 15:40

$995.00
166566

INVASION OF PENNSYLVANIA Confederates Advance GETTYSBURG1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372436387911

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLINOIS JOURNAL, Springfield, June 18, 1863 * Confederates invasion northward * Pre Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania * General Robert E. Lee's Army * Abraham Lincoln's hometown From Lincoln's hometown. Top of the ftpg. column heads reports on the prelude to the Battle of Gettysburg: "The Invasion of Pennsylvania" "Gen. McClellan to Command Defenses" "Hooker Threatened by Lee at Warrenton" "Rebels Expected at Harrisburg To-Day" "Col. Smith Forced to Surrender at Hagerstown" "Latest From Vicksburg". More on this on pg. "Lee Has an Immense Force Between Culpepper & Warrenton" "Rebel Force at Shippensburg 20,000---At Chambersburg 2,500 to 3,500" "The Occupy Littleton--Eleven Miles f... See More  

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Ends September 21, 2018 09:56

$49.99
166562

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination FUNERAL Westward Train & Cortege 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372436358569

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UTICA MORNING HERALD, New York, May 1, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln funeral train * Closing events of the Civil War The top of the ftpg. has: "Abraham Lincoln - Eulogy by the Hon. George Bancroft". Inside has: "View Of the Rebel Lee - The Significance of the Surrender - General Lee's Personal Wishes for the Future" "The Fall of Richmond in New Orleans" "The War" which has many subheads on the closing events of the Civil War. Page 3 has: "The President's Remains" "The Funeral Cortege". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 21, 2018 09:15

$34.99
166108

General ROBERT E. LEE Post Gettysburg Retreat Southward 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372408668541

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 10, 1863 * Robert E. Lee's Southern retreat * Post Battle of Gettysburg, Penn. The ftpg. has nice one column headlines from just after the battle of Gettysburg, when the Yankees were chasing General Robert E. Lee & his army back across the Maryland border. They include: "The Retreat Of Lee" "Increased Prospect of Another Great Battle" "Lee Massing the Remnant of His Army on the Antietam Battle Ground" "His Ammunition Believed to be Nearly Exhausted" "The Rebels Driven Back to Antietam Creek" "Over 500 of Their Wagons Destroyed" and more. Eight pages, minor damp stain in an upper corner, a bit irregular at the blank spine margin, good condition.

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Ends September 19, 2018 15:19

$60.00
166107

VICKSBURG MS Mississippi & Robert E. Lee's PA Retreat 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392106708657

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1863 * Vicksburg, Mississippi falls * Robert E. Lee's retreat after defeat * Post Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Expected Battle" "The Rebels Driven Out of Hagerstown" "Movements of John Morgan" "The Fall of Vicksburgh" "Full Official Details of the Surrender" and much more. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2018 15:18

$32.00
166482

ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S Last Proclamation Prior Assassination 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392122847484

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, April 12, 1865 * Civil War is over speech * Abraham Lincoln's last public speech * Presidential proclamation 128 * Just 2 days before his assassination This issue was printed just 2 days prior to Lincoln's assassination, with the front page containing what is noted as Lincoln's last speech. The front page heads include: "OUR VICTORIES" "Important Speech of President Lincoln" "His Views on the Peace, Reconstruction & Emancipation Questions" "Splendid Compliment to Gen. Grant & His Officers & Soldiers" and more, the speech datelined April 11 and beginning: "We meet this evening not in sorry, but in gladness of heart. The evacuation of Petersburgh & Richmond & the surren... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2018 09:33

$129.99
166481

ROBERT E. LEE Appomattox Courth House Sigining (EVE) 1865 NY Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392122845367

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, April 8, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee's surrender (day of) * Appomattox Court House signing (eve) * Battle of Sailor's Creek - Farmville, Virginia This issue is published during the closing moments of the Civil War--indeed, General Robert E. Lee would surrender to General Ulysses S. Grant the very next day. The ftpg. features a very large map headed: "STRIKING THE FLYING REBELS--Scene of the Important Operations of the 6th Instant--The Rear of Lee's Army Cut Off & Captured by the 2nd & 6th Corps." The maps shows the various towns around the Appomattox River, with much detail (see). There are also great first column heads including: "GRANT" "Victory!" "Lee Again Routed" "Th... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2018 09:29

$64.99
165991

ROBERT E. LEE as Washington and Lee University Virginia President 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372403379876

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NASHVILLE WEEKLY PRESS & TIMES, Tennessee, Oct. 8, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee as president * Washington and Lee University * Lexington, Virginia A pg. 3 column has a stack of headlines including; "R. E. Lee a College President" with the text noting: "General Robert E. Lee was installed President of Washington College at Lexington, Va., on last Monday. The ceremonies were of a very unostentatious character in compliance with General Lee's request...". Four pages, large folio size, some light water staining. The folder size is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:12

$33.00
165413

RICHMOND-PETERSBURG CAMPAIGN Civil War Nearing the End w/ MAP 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372381496311

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, April 2, 1865 * Battle of White Oak Road * Richmond-Petersburg campaign * Nearing the end of the Civil War First column heads on the ftpg. mark the final days of the Civil War as General Grant and the Federal Army pursue the Confederate Army led by General Lee: "GRANT" "The Fighting On Friday" "Despatches from the President and Secretary Stanton" "Our Left Driven Back" "The Troops Turn and Drive the Rebels, and Capture the White Oak Road" "Capture Of Four Flags" "The Combination Against Richmond" "Lee Commanding the Rebel Forces in Person" & more. The front page features a large map headed: "The Battle Field Of Friday" showing: "The Military Situation South of Petersburg -... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2018 15:31

$54.00
165164

FINAL NORTHERN INVASION by Confederates w/ R.E. Lee 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084208672

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, Aug. 5, 1864 * 3rd and final Northern invasion * General Robert E. Lee Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Maryland Campaign" "The Late Invasion & the Pennsylvania Raid" "Prospect of Another Advance of the Enemy, Reinforced from the Army of Lee" "The Fruitless Marches of Our Troops in Maryland" "Losses in the Late Battle of Petersburg" & much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:11

$29.00
165163

BATTLE OF COLD HARBOR & Atlanta GA Georgia W.T. SHERMAN 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084208206

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, June 3, 1864 * Battle of Cold Harbor * Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GRAND CAMPAIGN" "Reported Assault Upon Richmond by Gen. Hancock" "Burnside Near Mechanicsville" "The Enemy Repulsed Everywhere. "From the Peninsula" "An Engagement With a Rebel Iron-Clad" "General Sherman's Advance in Georgia" and more. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:11

$29.00
165084

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372364740620

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 19, 1861 * From the Confederate capital A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are those headed: "From Norfolk--Another Flag of Truce--Affairs in Hampton Roads..." "Retreat of the Fist Georgia Regiment from Carrick's Ford--A Thrilling Narrative" "The Recent Engagement in Kentucky between Confederate Batteries & Federal Vessels" and other items, including a large number of advertisements. Civil War reporting continues on the inside pages with: "The Necessity of Taking the Aggressive" which is a very nice half column editorial; "Capt. John. H. Guy of the Goochland Artillery" "How Long Shall Unhappy Marylan... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2018 15:24

$85.00
165083

CONFEDERATE Battle of BARBOURVILLE KY Kentucky Civil War 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080700614

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 2, 1861 * From the capital of the Confederacy * Battle of Barbourville KY Kentucky A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are those headed: "From Norfolk--The Blockading Fleet--The Richmond Grays--Arrest of a Unionist" "The Salt Works of the Confederate States" and a wealth of ads & notices. War reporting continues on the inside pages including: "Our Generals" "Suggestions Favoring a Forward Movement" "Army Diseases" "News Items" "the Rumored Capture of Col. Mcdonald's Command" "From the Potomac" "The Recent Battle at Barboursville, Ky." "Small Arms" "More about Shinplasters" "From Kentucky--A Fight at Elli... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2018 15:23

$87.00
164828

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392071972961

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 12, 1864 * Generals Robert E. Lee vs. Ulysses S. Grant * Battle of Spotsylvania Court House - Virginia * Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The Enemy On the Outskirts of Richmond--Fighting on the Brooke Turnpike--Latest from General Lee's Army--Movements on the South Side" which is quite lengthy, and includes a letter signed in type: R. E. Lee. Many subheads as well. The back page begins with a lengthy editorial beginning: "It is to be regretted that the enemy's cavalry have failed to make the attack on the lines of Richmond anticipated by the authorities..."... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:31

$93.00
164509

SECOND BATTLE OF PETERSBURG VA Grant Vs. Robert E. Lee 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392062819731

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, June 22, 1864 * Second Battle of Petersburg, Virginia * Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Peninsular Campaign Under General McClellan" "His Complete Vindication in the Light of Present Events" "Two Years of War Wasted" "Lincoln's Order to Attack Richmond" "Before Petersburg" "General Desertion by the Inhabitants" "The Rebel Accounts" "Dispatches from Generals Lee and Beauregard" signed by each; "Rebel Accounts From Georgia" and so much more. The bkpg. has two diagrams concerning the "Middle Deck of the Great Eastern" steamship. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 11, 2018 15:38

$31.00
163753

BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Meade vs. Robert E. Lee Beginning 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392041844840

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 2, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg beginning * General George Meade * Robert E. Lee The first column heads on the front page tell of the early reports of the Battle of Gettysburg, which was fought July 1-3. The heads include: "THE REBEL INVASION" "Defeat of Stuart's Cavalry in Three Fights" "The Rebels Driven from Westminster to Hanover by Gen. Gregg" "Their Defeat at Hanover by Gen. Kilpatrick" "Their Loss 400 men & Six Pieces of Artillery" "A Supposed Heavy Battle Between Gens. Meade and Lee" "Rapid Cannonading Heard at Harrisburgh Last Evening" "Probable Position of the Main Rebel Army". Several of the news datelines are July 1 and contains some sketchy, early report... See More  

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Ends June 10, 2018 14:20

$178.00
163720

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372302493237

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, May 17, 1864 * From the origin of the Civil War This was one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States of America" in the dateline. Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "From General Johnston's Army" "Movements of the Enemy!" "Every Attack Successfully Repulsed!" "Our Loss Small!" "From the Southwest" "Unconditional Surrender of Banks" "Massacre of Confederates at Vandalia" "The War In Virginia" "The Enemy on the Outskirts of Richmond--Fighting on the Brooke Turnpike--Latest from General Lee's Army--Movements on the South Side" "The Great Battle in Virginia" and more. The back page is entirely taken up with advertis... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2018 15:28

$88.00
163568

ROBERT E. LEE Appomattox Courth House Sigining (EVE) 1865 NY Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392035598067

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, April 8, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee's surrender (day of) * Appomattox Court House signing (eve) The front page has a nice war map headed: "THE CAMPAIGN IN VIRGINIA" showing the area of Paineville, Amelia Court House, Henderson, Jennings, & more. Some great & historic front page reporting with first column heads: "VIRGINIA!" "Our Armies Again Victorious!" "General Sheridan Fights a Battle Near Burkesville" "Prospects Of Lee's Surrender" "Rapid Marching of the Union Forces" "The Occupation of Richmond" and more. This is actually the very day that Lee would surrender to Grant at Appomattox Court House, which would be reported in newspapers of the following day... See More  

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Ends June 03, 2018 14:34

$75.00
162946

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017880955

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 23, 1864 * Generals Robert E. Lee vs. Ulysses S. Grant * Battle of Spotsylvania Court House - Virginia * Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital A very famous newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page items are: "The War News" with subheads: "From the Peninsula", "From the Southside", "The Night Assault--Bloody Repulse of the Yankees". Also a report from: "Army of Northern Virginia, Near Spotsylvania Court House" which includes a letter signed in type: George E. Meade. This detailed reporting is concerning the Battle of Spotsylvania. Also on the front page; "News from General Lee's Army" which has 2 dispatches from S... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2018 14:56

$105.00
161990

BATTLE OF SPOTSYLVANIA COURT HOUSE Grant vs. R.E. Lee Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391996032631

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 12, 1864 * Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse * Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT CAMPAIGN" "Another Terrific Battle" "Another Defeat of the Rebels" "The Rebel Right Crushed" "The Rebel Intrenchments Occupied" "Hancock Crosses the River Po" "Rebel Army Becoming Disheartened" and more. Ten pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 07, 2018 08:44

$32.00
161982

JEFFERSON DAVIS Rally Call to Southerners 1865 Civil War Nearing End Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372242993329

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 29, 1865 * Jefferson Davis rallying call * Nearing the end of the Civil War Most of the ftpg. is taken up with a terrific & lengthy :"Address of the Confederate Congress - An Appeal to the Southern People" which begins: "Fellow Citizens: The result of the Peace Commission is known to the country. the hopes of those who have hitherto believed that an honorable termination might be put to the war by negotiation have been rudely disappointed...". It goes on to encourage the people of the South to soldier on, noting: "...But the enemy has already put forth his utmost strength...He has strained his energies to their utmost limit...Let us stand firm. Let us be ca... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2018 08:35

$63.00
161329

BATTLE OF SPOTSYLVANIA Ulysses S. Grant v Robert E. Lee 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391982071482

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1864 * Battle of Spotsylvania Court House * Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee * Civil War Overland Campaign One of the nicer front pages from the Civil War with two-thirds of the first column taken up with heads: "ONWARD ! " "Victory At All Points" "Interesting Telegram From Gen. Grant..." "The Enemy are Obstinate & Seem to Have Found the Last Ditch" "Brilliant Conduct of Hancock's Corps" "The Danville Road to Go Next" "The Retreat of Lee's Army" "Our Forces In Close Pursuit" and more (see). Eight pages, some very light damp staining near the top, good condition.

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Ends March 17, 2018 16:28

$34.00
161325

BATTLE OF SPOTSYLVANIA Ulysses S. Grant v Robert E. Lee 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372223755761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 14, 1864 * Battle of Spotsylvania Court House * Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee * Civil War Overland Campaign w/ map The front page is dominated by a large & detailed Civil War map headed: "THE CAMPAIGN IN VIRGINIA". Most of the first column is a long stack of Civil War heads including: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Comes Up With Lee's Rear Guard" "Hancock's Great Achievement" "No Retreat For Lee That Way" "His Army Nearly Hemmed In" "Lee Himself in Richmond Wounded" "Occupation of Dalton by Our Forces" and much more. Civil War reports inside as well. Twelve pages, great condition.

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Ends March 17, 2018 16:20

$57.00
160948

BATTLE OF SPOTSYLVANIA Ulysses S. Grant v Robert E. Lee 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372211141200

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1864 * Battle of Spotsylvania Court House * Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee * Civil War Overland Campaign The front page has some nice one column heads concerning the Battle of Spotsylvania, including: "THE GREAT CAMPAIGN" "Gen. Grant's Decisive Battle" "Lee's Army In Full Retreat" "Our Army In Pursuit" "Grant Finds the Rebels in the Last Ditch" ""Full Details of the Great Battle" and more. More inside as well. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:45

$46.00
160890

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL w/ Robert E. Lee Letter Civil War 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372210099334

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Feb. 11, 1865 * Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital * General Robert E. Lee letter * Nearing the end of the Civil War A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, the city through which all Civil War reports would flow. This issue is from quite late in the war. The first column on the ftpg. begins with ads, then begins the always interesting editorial, this one beginning: "That the enemy is, from some reason or other, very desirous of peace with us must be very evident from the care which most of their newspapers take to conceal from them the fact that the Hampton Roads conference has not only not ended in peace...but has not advanced on... See More  

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Ends March 02, 2018 15:03

$110.00
160461

BATTLE OF FORT STEDMAN Robert E. Lee's Surrender Nears 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196588310

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 29, 1865 * Battle of Fort Stedman * Nearing the end of Civil War * Lee's surrender less than two weeks away Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "GEN. GRANT'S ARMY" "The Victory of Saturday" "Further & Interesting Particulars" "Extend & Importance of Lee's Designs" "Position of the Line Gained by Grant" "A Resume of the Day's Operations--Causalities". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:29

$28.00
160378

Rare CONFEDERATE w/ General Robert E. Lee Civil War 1862 Charleston Sc Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372192406516

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Oct. 11, 1862 * From the origin of the Civil War * General Robert E. Lee documents Printed in the dateline is "Confederate States of America" although lightly inked in portions (see). Among the articles: "Where Is Lee's Army?" "The Fight at Franklin" "From Northern Virginia" which includes two letters each signed in type: R. E. Lee, General Commanding (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:41

$116.00
159843

2nd BATTLE OF PETERSBURG Ulysses S. Grant Robert E. Lee 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391945843743

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, June 18, 1864 * Second Battle of Petersburg * Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee * Gettysburg two week away Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "GEN. GRANT'S ARMY" "The Capture of Petersburg Officially Announced" "Retreat of the Rebels Across the Appomattox" "The Whole Army Closing in Around Petersburg" & more. The bkpg. has: "Mr. Lincoln In Phila." "What the President Did & Said at the Great Sanitary Fair" "He Makes a Little Speech, Cracks a Little Joke...". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 14, 2018 08:16

$29.00
159840

OVERLAND CAMPAIGN Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372167228994

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, May 30, 1864 * Ulysses S. Grant's Overland Campaign Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "GEN. GRANT'S ARMY" "Everything Said to be Progressing Rapidly & Well" "Lee Abandons Sexton's Junction" "Our Front within Fourteen Miles of Richmond" "The Grand Campaign" "From The West" "The Very Latest" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 14, 2018 08:11

$28.00
159800

ROBERT E. LEE Becomes Commander-in-Chief & PEACE ? 1865 NYC Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391944956880

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 5, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee * Commander-in-Chief * Peace Conference Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE PEACE CONFERENCE" "Return of President Lincoln & Mr. Seward to Washington" "The Rebel Commissioners Gone Back to Richmond" "The Rebel Propositions Said to have Been Inadmissible" "General Sherman's Army in Motion" "An Atrocious Piece of Treachery in Florida" and much more. Perhaps the most notable report: "Gen. Lee Confirmed Commander-in-Chief of the Rebel Armies" Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine, ink mark near the top of the first column & under several words, otherwise good.

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:27

$28.00
159799

BATTLE OF THE WILDERNESS Lee vs. Grant w/ Virginia MAP 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372165817891

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 8, 1864 * Battle of the Wilderness w/ map * Robert E. Lee vs. Ulysses S. Grant The ftpg. is dominated by a very nice & quite detailed Civil War map headed: "THE COMBINED MOVEMENTS IN VIRGINIA...". First column heads include: "THE BATTLE" "Important News From Virginia" "A Great Battle Begun on Thursday" "Lee Confronts Grant with His Whole Army" "Heavy Loss On Both Sides" and much more. This is the historic Battle of the Wilderness. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:26

$49.00
158852

BATTLE OF THE WILDERNESS Robert E. Lee vs. U.S. Grant 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372130528647

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, May 7, 1864 * Battle of the Wilderness - Virginia * Robert E. Lee vs. Ulysses S. Grant Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Richmond Campaign" "Lee Still Falling Back" "Gen. Grant Reported to Have Flanked the Rebel Army" "Lee En Route for Hanover Court House" "Grant Out of the Wilderness" "How The Rebels Expect to Gain Texas & What they Intend to Do With It" "Gen. Butler Gibbeted" & much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:29

$28.00
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
157231

BATTLE OF COLD HARBOR & Atlanta GA Georgia W.T. SHERMAN 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391887852566

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 4, 1864 * Battle of Cold Harbor * Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee * Confederate victory Over half of the front page first column is taken up with Civil War heads including: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Latest News From Grant" "A Great Cavalry Fight Reported" "Fitzhugh lee Said to be Captured" "Later From Gen. Sherman" "His Movements Near Atlanta" "Capture of Allatoona Pass" and much more. Eight pages, wear at the central fold causes loss to about 15 words, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends October 14, 2017 13:04

$20.00
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
155696

RECONSTRUCTION EFFORTS in the South w/ Robert E. Lee Election 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391845076687

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 15, 1865 Among the ftpg. column heads: "FROM RICHMOND!" "Restoration of Civil Rule Not Advisable Just Now" "Secession Agitations to be Forever Silenced" "The Result of the Rebellion" "Life to the Nation, Death to Slavery" "R. E. Lee's Election to the Presidency of Washington College" "Granting of Special Pardons" "Trial of the Rebel Hyena, Wertz" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, two folds, minor wear at folds, generally nice.

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Ends August 20, 2017 07:32

$27.00
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
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
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
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
153929

Battles of Topopotomoy Creek & COLD HARBOR Civil War MAP R.E. Lee 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371946446975

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, June 3, 1864 * Battle of Totopotomoy Creek * Cold Harbor - Hanover County, Virginia * Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee * Civil War map Dominating the front page is the nice Civil War map headed: "IN FRONT OF RICHMOND, The Battles on the Topopatomoy and at Coal Harbor". First column heads on the Civil War include: "GRANT!" "Details of the Battle of Topopatomoy on Monday" "Cavalry Engagement at Coal Harbor on Tuesday" "BUTLER" "Important Order from General Butler" "Engagement in James River" "A Sharp Artillery Duel" and much more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 09, 2017 13:19

$52.00
153311

General ROBERT E. LEE Heads Rebel Army WILMINGTON NC 1865 Civil War NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391745820989

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 23, 1865 * Wilmington NC North Carolina * Robert E. Lee made commander-in-chief * Final months of the Civil War Among the front page one column Civil War heads are: "FROM WILMINGTON", "Reported Evacuation of the City", "Thirty Millions Worth of Cotton Fired by the Rebels", "The Tallahassee & Chickamauga Destroyed", "The Blowing Up of Fort Caswell Confirmed", "Sherman's New Movement", and near the bottom of the first column: "Gen. Lee--His Appointment as Rebel Commander-in-Chief" (see). Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:29

$33.00
151213

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371837068803

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 6, 1864 * Rare rebel title There is much war-related content on the front page with heads & reports including: "The War News" "...All is quiet along General Lee's lines......" and smaller heads including: "Deserters From The Yankee Navy" "Alleged Defaulter" "Colonel Henry T. Gantt..." "Death of a Promising Young Marylander" with various other tidbits throughout the page. Plus there is more on the Civil War on the back page of this single sheet newspaper, including: "The Spring Campaign--Its Importance & Prospects--General Grant on the Road to Richmond--What is Before Us" and "Negro Equality in the North" "The Question In Congress--Yankee Senators Decla... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2017 15:30

$122.00
150411

CONFEDERATE Vicksburg MS & FORT SUMTER Charleston SC Civil War 1863 VA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371813359260

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 26, 1863 * Post fall of Vicksburg, Mississippi * Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital The front page has some war items including: "From General Lee's Army" "The Rappahannock Expedition" "City Intelligence" "Flat of Truce" "Hotel De Vicksburg" and a few other items. The back page has much on the war, including: "Latest News From The North--From the Armies in Virginia--The Siege of Charleston--The Attack on Fort Sumter--Affairs at Vicksburg & the Southwest--Order of Retaliation from General Halleck..." "Vicksburg--The Present Compared with Its Past Appearance--Sad Effects of the War--The Feeling of its Citizens" "General Banks at Vicksbu... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2017 14:43

$94.00
149006

BATTLE OF CARTHAGE Missouri & Robert E. Lee Quits ? 1861 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391607509963

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, July 12, 1861 * General Robert E. Lee quits ? * Battle of Carthage - Missouri Column heads at the top of the front page include: "Trouble Among the Rebels' "Lee Quits in Disgust" "Great News From Missouri" "The Rebels Outgeneraled & Whipped" "Full Particulars of the Battle Near Carthage" "and more. War reporting inside as well. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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Ends November 26, 2016 14:48

$27.00
147806

Rare Confederate BATTLE OF CHICKAMAUGA Chattanooga TN 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391568163852

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, September 21, 1863 * Battle of Chickamauga * Chattanooga, Tennessee * Braxton Bragg victory Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. The front page has various war-related reports with heads: "From Northern Virginia" which includes: "...most reliable that we can obtain is that General Lee holds his position this side of the Rapidan..."; "Southwestern Virginia "Sensation Rumors" which notes: "...was reported that Bragg had been defeated by Rosencrans & other equally false & mischievous rumors..."; "Telegraphic News--Important News From Georgia & Tennessee--Battle Order from General Bragg" which includ... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2016 15:17

$147.00
143211

BATTLE OF SPOTSYLVANIA General Ulysses S. Grant QUOTE 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371598797197

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 13, 1864 * Battle of Spotsylvania - Virginia * General Robert E. Lee * Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's famous quote The front page has nice first column heads on the Civil War including: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Gen. Grant Says the Result is So Far Much in Our Favor" "Heavy Fighting on Wednesday" "Lee Sends In a Flag of Truce" "Gen. Grant Refuses An Armistice" "Grant Pushing on to Find Them" "Our Cavalry in Lee's Rear" and yet another of the heads is one of the more famous utterances of the Civil War, as he expressed his frustration in the progress of wearing down Robert E. Lee in the battle of the Wilderness: "He Will 'Fight it Out if it Takes All Summer." (see). This famous quo... See More  

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Ends May 12, 2016 15:13

$88.00
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