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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
160459

Post GETTYSBURG Robert E. Lee Retreat Civil War Virginia MAP 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962787230

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 29, 1863 * Post battle of Gettysburg * General Robert E. Lee retreating * Jackson MS Mississippi The front page is dominated by a very large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "MEADE'S AND LEE'S FIELD OF OPERATIONS. Scene of the Present Movements of the Union & Rebel Armies in Virginia." Among the front page one column heads are: "The Rebels Retreat from Jackson, Mississippi" "The City in Possession of Our Troops" "Joe Johnston Will Not Fight" "Movements of the Rebels in Virginia" "Demoralization of Lee's Army" "Defection of General Joe Johnston" "His Refusal to Obey the Orders of Jeff. Davis" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:27

$66.00
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
160632

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


eBay Auction Item # 391967231414

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 January 30, 2018 08:17

$99.99
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
159841

BATTLE OF COLD HARBOR Robert E. Lee Attacks BEGINS Civil War 1864 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372167229796

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, June 1, 1864 * Battle of Cold Harbor begins * Robert E. Lee vs. Ulysses S. Grant Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GRAND CAMPAIGN" "Highly Important Dispatches from Gen. Grant" "Seven Miles from Richmond" "Repulse of the Enemy" "They Attempt to turn Grant's Left" "The New Siege of Richmond" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 14, 2018 08:12

$28.00
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
159430

SURRENDER OF LEE'S ARMY at Appomattox Court House 1865 Civil War ENDS Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391937647426

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, April 10, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee surrenders * Battle of Appomattox Court House * Lincoln's assassination a few days away At first I thought this was a damaged issue, lacking the back leaf, but upon examination with a "regular" 4 page edition (see our item 639616) I find this issue was printed as such. This is a single sheet edition containing the front page of the regular edition, and on the reverse is text identical to page 4 of the regular edition. So essentially here is a sheet with pages 1 and 4, obviously printed as such as typically pg. 2 would be on the reverse of the front page. The top of the back page has the report of Lee surrendering to Grant at A... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2017 08:14

$248.00
159342

SURRENDER OF LEE'S ARMY at Appomattox Court House 1865 Civil War ENDS Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372151083799

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 15, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee surrenders * Battle of Appomattox Court House An inside page has over a full column taken up with a report headed: "THE GREAT VICTORY" which is an editorialized report concerning the surrender of General Robert E. Lee to General U.S. Grant at Appomattox (see). The report concludes with: "The surrender of Lee, with his whole army, is a fitting conclusion of the masterly generalship of Grant and the splendid fighting of his noble army." Interesting to find this report in a scientific journal, but it reflects the great significance of this event that it would be reported in this title. Sixteen pages, great condition.

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Ends December 28, 2017 15:45

$75.00
159075

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372136461334

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, June 21, 1864 * Second Battle of Petersburg, Virginia * Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "BEFORE PETERSBURG" "The Enemy Driven Back on the Left" "All Their Charges Unsuccessful" "Georgia" "Charleston" "New Orleans" & much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2017 15:48

$28.00
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
158626

WILLIAM T. SHERMAN & Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372123530063

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, June 16, 1864 * General William T. Sherman * Second Battle of Petersburg begins Among the many ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "From Gen. Sherman's Army" "Our Lines Advancing on Keneshaw" "Complete Details of Gen. Grant's Great Movement" "Reported Capture of Fort Darling" "Reported Astonishment of Lee" "The Evacuation of Richmond Discussed by the Rebels" & much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 01, 2017 14:29

$29.00
158621

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391917390079

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, May 13, 1864 * Battle of Spotsylvania VA 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 STRUGGLE" "More Magnificent Fighting" "Lee Reported Retreating with Heavy Losses" "Deadliest Battles of History" "Sherman Drives the Enemy to Buzzard Roost" and much more. The first report of the ftpg. is a dispatch from General Grant which includes the famous quote: "...I propose to fight it out on this line if it takes all summer. The government is sparing no pains to support him." (see) Great to have this quote on the front page. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 01, 2017 14:21

$78.00
158574

1863 CONFEDERATE Civil War Newspaper BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Robert E. Lee's Report


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372122456279

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY STANDARD, Raleigh, North Carolina, October 7, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg * Robert E. Lee's official report Certainly one of the less common titles from the Confederate States. The front page has a terrific letter by the editor, William Holden, expressing his frustration with the destruction caused to his business by troops from Georgia on September 9. This letter takes nearly 3 1/2 columns or over half of the front page. This is part of a much bigger story concerning Holden and his editorial comments on the Civil War. See the hyperlink for much more on the "Weekly Standard", his views on the Civil War, and details of the destruction of his print shop. There are other related front ... See More  

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Ends November 30, 2017 14:32

$247.00
158316

BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Robert E. Lee's Pennsylvania Invasion 1863 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391912406552

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 18, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg - Pennsylvania * Robert E. Lee's Northern invasion Although not expected in this scientific journal, page 3 does contain a report mentioning the battle of Gettysburg although lacking the detail expected in a daily newspaper (see). Under the heading: "Major-General George Gordon Meade", a portion of the report includes: "...Meade...put it in rapid motion towards Gettysburgh, Pennsylvania, at which place the rebels under General Lee were in large force, 'flushed with the pride of successful invasion'. In a series of brilliant...battles...and continuing three days, desperate charges were repeatedly made by the enemy...the br... See More  

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Ends November 23, 2017 07:06

$88.00
158087

Rare 1st Southern ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Richmond Virginia 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107588568

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND WHIG, Virginia, April 17, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * From capital of the Confederacy (post) * 1st Southern newspaper to report Once the capital of the Confederacy fell to the North in early April the Yankees also took over the press and continued printing newspapers. This is an early issue (#12) of this "union occupation" newspaper with page 4 coverage of Lincoln's assassination. According to the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History (see Wikipedia/web-search for more), the Whig was the first newspaper in the South to print the news of the assassination. It is particularly noteworthy that this is the very first report of the assassination in Richmond, the Conf... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 08:21

$1,600.00
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
157390

Great BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Yankees Victory 1863 Civil War Newspaper HISTORIC !


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891196197

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UTICA MORNING HERALD, New York, July 7, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania * Most historic battle of the Civil War Fully half of the front page is taken up with very fine, detailed accounts headed: "THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG" "Details and Incidents of the Fight". This carries over to take a full column on pg. 2. Page 2 also has a ice editorial headed: "The Glorious Victory" on the battle. Other pg. 2 items "The Morning's Topics which begins: "Reliable reports...confirm previous intimations that the whole of Lee's army is in full retreat towards the Potomac..." Also: "Latest From Meade's Army" and "The War". Page 3 has nice column heads: "LEE'S RETREAT" "Meade's Whole Army Moving" '... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2017 15:14

$485.00
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
153925

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391780179219

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, very nice condition.

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Ends June 09, 2017 13:00

$32.00
153599

CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Siege of Vicksburg Mississippi 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371924952792

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

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Ends May 19, 2017 15:07

$92.00
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
149567

NORTHERN INVASION Battle of Gettysburg Civil War CONFEDERATE 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391622939642

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND ENQUIRER, Richmond, Virginia, July 3, 1863 * When the Battle of Gettysburg was in progress * Robert E. Lee and Confederates Not only a nice Confederate newspaper but one from the capital of the Confederacy. And one of the less common titles as well. Most of the front page first column is taken up with: "Confederates In Pennsylvania" and "Harrisburg News". The former includes: "General Lee's army has occupied, without resistance, the flourishing town of York...The intelligence of the capture of Harrisburg is not confirmed; and was at least premature. The plans of Lee are still a secret to our enemies as well as to ourselves...One thing, however, is plain--General Lee's movements ... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 08:12

$465.00
149358

BATTLE OF BLOUNTVILLE Bristol TN Tennessee CONFEDERATE Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391618282507

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 29, 1863 * Battle of Blountville - Bristol * Sullivan County, Tennessee A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Most of the front page is taken up with a very lengthy & detailed account of the skirmish at Bristol, Tennessee, with heads: "The Raid Upon Bristol--Destruction of Government Stores--Supineness of the Confederate Military Authorities" . The front page also has: "From the Army of General Lee" "Yankee Deserters" "Another condemned" and more. The editorial on the back page begins: "A battle on the Rapidan is not the necessary sequel of conflict on the Chickamauga. Meade is one of those leaders who risk nothing. He has gained a... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2016 13:11

$122.00
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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
144153

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391454113669

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, several creases, good condition.

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Ends June 09, 2016 15:23

$29.00
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Historic ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Ford's Theater J.W. Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371598798632

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, April 22, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth * Surrender of Robert E. Lee's army Subtitled: "Gazette Of The Regular And Volunteer Forces", this 16 page issue is simply filled with military reports, almost entirely on the Civil War at this time. Certainly the most significant content in this issue is an inside page which is entirely taken up with reports concerning the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, with black borders at the top of the page & again near the top of the facing page where the report ends. It contains a great wealth of information, is headed: "The Murder Of The President" and amo... See More  

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Ends May 12, 2016 15:16

$578.00
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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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