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165054

Rare CHARLESTON SC South Carolina w/ Texas Joining Confederacy 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080127749

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, March 26, 1861 * From the origin of the Civil War just prior to outbreak South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union which it did on Dec. 20, 1860. Plus the war began in Charleston harbor with the bombing of Fort Sumter just a few weeks after the date of this issue. The front page includes: "Admission of Northern States into the Southern Confederation" "How Charleston Looks in the Eye of a Yankee" "News From Pensacola" and other items. Inside has: "The Convention of South Carolina" in which they will discuss adopting the Confederate Constitution. There is also a nearly half column notice: "Loan For the Defence Of The Confederate States"... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:52

$196.00
163978

Rare CONFEDERATE Fort Sumter Civil War STARTS 1861 Wilmington NC Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372309728761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, April 30, 1861 * Beginning of the Civil War * In a rare Confederate title * Abraham Lincoln blockade Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of entry for supplies for the entire Confederacy, exporting cotton & tobacco in exchange for munitions, clothing & food. As such it was barricaded by Union forces during the war, but blockade runners had some success in getting supplies through. It is just 170 miles north of Charleston, where the Civil War began. ... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2018 15:04

$133.00
163019

CIVIL WAR START CLOSE Fort Sumter Attack Days Away CHARLESTON SC 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372277094393

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, April 5, 1861 * The Civil War about to begin * Fort Sumter to be attacked * History about to be made Among the ftpg. column heads on the prelude to the Civil War are: "The Military Designs of the Administration" "The Mississippi to be Blockaded & the Revenue Collected on Shipboard" "Intense Excitement Throughout the South" "Supplies for Fort Sumter Cut Off by the Southern Government" "The Secession Army Ready & Anxious for War" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 13, 2018 09:57

$36.00
162940

START OF CIIVL WAR Fort Sumter MAP Abraham Lincoln Proclamation 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017877897

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 15, 1861 * Start of the Civil War w/ map * Fort Sumter, Charleston * Abraham Lincoln declares war This is a nice, displayable issue on the beginning of the Civil War as the front page features a map headed: "MAP OF CHARLESTON HARBOR Showing the Relative Positions of the Entrance, Stone Inlet, Morris and Sullivan Islands, Forts Sumter & Moultrie, Cummings Point Battery and the City." Two-thirds of the first column are taken up with nice heads concerning the outbreak of war, including: "THE WAR" "Offensive War Measures of the Administration" "A WAR PROCLAMATION" "75,000 Men Ordered Out" "Preparations for the Defence of the National Capital" "The Great Free State... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2018 14:50

$195.00
162405

Rare CONFEDERATE Wilmington NC North Carolina CIVIL WAR Start 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372255452509

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, April 19, 1861 * Civil War beginning * Jefferson Davis proclamation * 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 began. Ne... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2018 14:52

$210.00
161638

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372234116077

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Feb. 11, 1862 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are limited to those published between Louisiana's secession from the Union on January 26, 1861 and the end of April, 1862, just a brief 15 month period. Among the front page items are: "Letters From Capt. Semmes, of the Sumter" "Important From The Tennessee River"... See More  

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Ends March 28, 2018 15:28

$142.00
159867

CHARLESTON SC FALLS Fort Sumter Civil War Nearing the End 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391946053814

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 22, 1865 * Fall of Charleston, South Carolina * Fort Sumter gets U.S. flag This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "CHARLESTON", "The Rebel Garrison Leave Under Cover of Night", "The City Surrendered by Mayor Macbeth", "ITS OCCUPATION BY OUR FORCES", "The Stars and Stripes Wave Over Sumter", "Over Two Hundred Pieces of Artillery Captured" and more (see photos). Complete in eight pages. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Nice conditi... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2018 14:44

$37.00
158977

EDMUND RUFFIN Southern Fire-Eater SUICIDE & Abraham Lincoln Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391924169697

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1865 * Edmund Ruffin suicide * Abraham Lincoln * Trial of the conspirators Over half of the front page is taken up with: "Trial Of The Assassins" "Proceedings On Wednesday" "Argument of Mr. Doester in Behalf of Payne--A Declaration from Atzerott", all of which carries over to page 8 as well. Page 5 has a report of the suicide of the rabid Southerner Edmund Ruffin who advocated separation from the North long before the Civil War. He is credited with firing the first shot at Fort Sumter to begin the Civil War (see hyperlink for much more on him). Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed (preferred), nice condition.

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Ends December 10, 2017 15:34

$41.00
158486

PRE CIVIL WAR Fort Sumter Charleston SC Crisis TENSIONS INCREASE 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372118404461

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 16, 1861 * Pre Civil War tensions on the rise * Fort Sumter, Charleston, South Carolina The first column heads relate to efforts to prevent a war: "THE REVOLUTION" "The Mission of Col. Hayne" "The Surrender of Fort Sumter Demanded, osr Its Capture Resolved on at Any Cost" "The Georgia State Convention Meets To-day" "Debate in the House on the State of the Union" "The Report of the House Crisis Committee" and more. Eight pages, a little irregular along the blank spine margin (from disbinding), nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:18

$27.00
158483

Pre Civil War TENSIONS Southern Rebellion Nears Secession Talks 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372118401033

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 4, 1861 * Pre Civil War tensions * secession talks throughout the South The front page has: "The Revolution" "Preparations for an Attack on Fort Sumter" "Seizure of the Savannah Forts by the Governor of Georgia" "Meeting of the Florida Convention" and more, with over 2 columns of text on the tensions which would lead to the Civil War. Eight pages, some margin wear but no text loss, otherwise good.

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:14

$28.00
156951

CIVIL WAR About to Begin SOUTHERN Secession Tensions Fort Sumter 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391882118887

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 25, 1861 * Start of the Civil War close (Fort Sumter) * Tensions at a boiling point in the South * Southern slavery and the Confederacy * History about to be made Front page first column heads include: "Highly Important News" "The Evacuation of Fort Sumpter Ordered" "Major-Anderson Taking an Inventory Preparatory to Leaving" "Resignation of Gov. Houston" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 06, 2017 07:15

$29.00
156662

JEFFERSON DAVIS Inauguration Inaugural Address 1861 NC Confederate Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391876686316

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

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Ends September 29, 2017 07:30

$455.00
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
154762

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391813886528

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 29, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Among the ftpg. column heads are: "THE WERZE TRIAL" "A Fresh Accumulation of Horrors!" "Further Convincing Evidence Against the Prisoner" "More of Werze's Diabolical Cruelty" "He Murders Sick Soldiers as a Pastime" "He Adds Theft To His Greater Crimes" "Further Details of the Rebel Slaughter Pen" and more. Also: "The Great Base Ball Match" "A Signal Victory for the Philadelphians" "Handsome Treatment of the Visiting Club". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, foxing to an upper quadrant & the two folds, otherwise good.

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:34

$33.00
153660

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371931356715

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 4, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Among the front page column heads are: "THE WERZE TRIAL [Wirz], who was the warden at the infamous Andersonville prison. "The Testimony of Western Cavalrymen" "Werze's Mode of Dealing With the Cripples and Sick Men" "He Puts Them Out of Their Misery" "His Boasts About His Barbarous Exploits" "Horrors of the Dead Line "2933 Men Die in One Month" "The Report Admits that Bloodhounds Were used" and even more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, 2 folds, some water staining & a bit of foxing.

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Ends May 26, 2017 13:03

$34.00
153309

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911380559

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

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:26

$129.00
152559

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Louisville KY Kentucky 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880421283

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, May 15, 1861 * Rare pro-Confederate title Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confederate & the "Journal" was more pro-Union. This is the Confederate-leaning newspaper. The ftpg. has: "Boats Fired Into--Marketing Stopped--Indiana Threatening Kentucky" "The Voice of the State--The People for the south... Lincoln's Troops shall not Invade Kentucky Soil..." "Letter from Hardin County" "From Sharpsburg" "From Georgia--Unanimity of Sou... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:17

$147.00
151486

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL BEGINS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391682895607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 22, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter - Georgia * Henry Wirz trial begins (1st report) Nice ftpg. heads include: "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "Commencement of the Proceedings of the Military Commission in the Case of the Keeper of the Andersonville Prison" "Horrible Crimes with Which He is Charged" "How the Prisoners in His Charge were Maltreated" "Exposed & I Starved, Willfully Shot, Poisoned by Foul Vaccine Mater & Torn to Pieces by Dogs" "Horrible Catalogue of Crimes..." with more. This is the opening day of this historic trial which lasted over two months. Eight pages nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2017 13:36

$44.00
151375

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371842086662

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 7, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia The first column has heads on the trial of the warden of Andersonville Prison: "The Wirz Trial" "Additional Chapters of Southern Prison Horrors" "Further Illustrations of the Mode of Warfare of the Modern Chivalry". Pg. 4 has an editorial on Wirz as well. Eight pages, small hole to the right side of the front leaf, nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2017 15:21

$29.00
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
146509

Cadmus M. Wilcox CONFEDERATE Illustrated Civil War RICHMOND VA 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371695905140

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, Virginia, April 25, 1864 * Very rare Confederate title * General Cadmus M. Wilcox A very rare publication from the Confederacy which seldom comes to the collector market. Although much of the content was literary in nature, there are news reports and a few illustrations. The front page is entirely taken up with a nice illustration of: "Brigadier-General C. M. Wilcox". Pages 2 & 3 have a biography of him focusing on his leadership in the on-going Civil War (see photos). Page 2 has over a full column headed: "The Times" which reports on the latest news from the various war fronts. Among the reports are: "...the fight at Charleston was by no means over... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2016 07:14

$287.00
144746

CIVIL WAR About to Begin SOUTHERN Secession Tensions NEGRO TROOPS 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371639439618

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 1, 1861 * Civil War beginning soon * Fort Sumter about to be attacked * History about to be made Among the articles within: "Negro Regiments to be Raised" "Secession Rebukes Secession" "The Gulf Forts to be Held at all Hazards" "The Southern Commissioners Still Inactive" "Scene Between the President & the California Delegation" "Indian Murders in Texas" "Secession Feeling in Virginia" and so much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 25, 2016 15:29

$34.00
143328

President Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN Trip to White House Inauguration 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391434045683

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 9, 1861 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Journey to the White House * America about to be changed The front page has the one column headlines including: "IMPORTANT FROM SPRINGFIELD" "Route of the President Elect to Washington" "What Will be Done and What Will Not be Done on the Journey" "THE NATIONAL TROUBLES" "The Deliberations of the Peace Conference" "The Demand for the Surrender of Sumter" "Fort Sumter" and more. Fine content on the Lincoln's journey to Washington for his inauguration as well as the events just preceding the outbreak of the Civil War. Page 5 has a report mentioning the short-lived Pony Express. Eight pages, very minor foxing, nice conditi... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2016 15:18

$52.00
141915

PRE CIVIL WAR Fort Sumter Crisis & Abraham Lincoln Takeover Close 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371565140149

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 7, 1861 * President-elect Abraham Lincoln * Pre Civil War tensions in the South The front page has many first column heads relating to the looming war including: "The Revolution" "The Surrender of Fort Sumter Refused" "Will There Be War?" "The Reported Secession of Texas Confirmed" "A Provisional Government for the Southern Confederacy" and more. The back page has: "The Lincoln Regime" which takes over two columns & has many subheads (see). Also: "The Military Occupation of the District of Columbia". Complete in 8 pages, some light damp staining & foxing, nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2016 12:27

$37.00
140832

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391374357664

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 13, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Among the front page one column heads are: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "List of Witnesses Wanted on Behalf of the Defendant" "Further Testimony of Barbarous Cruelty" "Rats a Delicacy as an Article of Food" "Awful Accumulation of Facts Against the Prisoner" "He Boasts of Beating Lee in Destroying Yankee Soldiers" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2016 15:32

$36.00
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