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176838

RARE Illustrated CONFEDERATE Civil War w/ Lawrence O'Bryan Branch 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392543443570

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, June 7, 1863 * General Lawrence O'Bryan Branch * Very rare Confederate title 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: "General Lawrence O'Brien Branch" beneath which is noted: "Killed at the Battle of Sharpsburg", with a biography of him taking close to half of page 7, focusing on his leadership in the on-going Civil War. Page 2 has a full column headed: "The Times" which reports on the latest news from the various war fronts. Some bits include: "...the Yankees decla... See More  

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:05

$420.00
176817

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372846098134

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

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:45

$168.00
176126

PICKETT'S CHARGE Battle of Gettysburg Rare CONFEDERATE Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372813266997

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, August 1, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg * Pickett's charge fame - print * Very rare Confederate title The front page features a nice print of: "Maj. Gen. George E. Pickett" with the balance of the front page taken up with a lengthy & detailed biography of him (see for portions). Included in this biography is his involvement at the Battle of Gettysburg: "...At the late battle of Gettysburg, Pickett's Division displayed courage, fortitude and discipline to a degree that has never been surpassed. Owing to the absence of two brigades, the division did not exceed five thousand in number. yet this little body of men advancing steadily over half a mile of broken ground, charged and carried t... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2019 14:34

$920.00
176012

RICHMOND Virginia FALLS w/ Heraldic Eagle Print 1865 Civil War Ending Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392485631790

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, April 4, 1865 * Richmond, Virginia falls (1st report) * Confederate capital - war nears the end One of the middle columns of the front page announces one of the more significant events of the Civil War with: "VIRGINIA ! " "GLORIOUS NEWS ! " "Richmond Is Ours!" "Evacuation of Petersburg!" "Tremendous Fighting!" "Lee's Entire Army Is Routed" and more. Above the column heads is a nice engraving of an eagle on the U.S. shield. Many war-related reports on inside pages as well. Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 17, 2019 14:34

$320.00
175480

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782315506

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

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:27

$83.00
175475

Very RARE 1863 Confederate Illustrated Newspaper w/ GEN. JOHN HUNT MORGAN Print


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782314508

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, Dec. 20, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title * General John Hunt Morgan 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. A nice feature of this issue is the large front page illustration which is different from most, as rather than a solo portrait of a famous general this one features a group illustration of: "Gen. John H. Morgan And Staff" on horseback (see). Page 2 has an article headed: "The Times" which reports on the latest Civil War news of the day, a few bits including: "...the Yankees commenced shelling the town of Port Royal on the... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:25

$540.00
175328

Terrific SLAVERY AUCTION Slaves Sale at Montgomery Alabama PRINT 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775128461

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

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:43

$610.00
175258

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President CAUGHT Women's Clothes PRINT1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392429800079

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S NEWSPAPER, New York, June 3, 1865 * Confederate President Jefferson Davis * Caught wearing women's clothes print * Trial of the conspirators w/ print See the photo for the fascinating front page illustration which is captioned: "Capture of Jefferson Davis, At Irwinsville, Ga., at Daybreak on May 10th by Col. Pritchard and Men of Wilson's Corps." showing him dressed in women's clothes to elude capture. There is a related article on this as well. The doublepage centerfold is captioned: "Scene in the Court room in the old Penitentiary building, Washington, D.C. during the Trial of the Conspirators, Payne, Atzerot, Harold, Arnold, McLaughlin, Mudd and Surratt, before the Military Commission." Also insi... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2019 15:15

$169.00
172158

Best RICHMOND Virginia FALLS Heraldic Eagle Print 1865 Civil War End Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648919552

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 4, 1865 * The fall of Richmond, the Confederate capital * Terrific heraldic eagle & map for display See the photos for this terrific and extremely graphic issue reporting the capture of Richmond, which essentially meant the end of the Confederacy. Lee would surrender to Grant at Appomattox just 5 days later. The first column heads read: "VIRGINIA ! " "Richmond and Petersburg Taken ! " "Colored Troops the First to Enter the Slaveholders Capital" "Gen. Grant Attempting to Cut Off Lees Escape" "A Portion Of Richmond On Fire ! " "The Citizens Welcome the Union Troops" "Details of the Late Battles from Our Correspondents" "The Enthusiasm Of The North". Note the beautiful engraving of the larg... See More  

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Ends May 09, 2019 13:50

$775.00
170346

RARE General Cobb CONFEDERATE Illustrated Civil War RICHMOND VA 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372583233676

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, March 21, 1863 * General Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb A very rare publication from the Confederacy, as relatively few issues have come into our inventory over the past 42 years. Although much of the content was literary in nature, there are news reports and a few illustrations. The front page is entirely taken up by a print of: "Brigadier-General Thomas R. R. Cobb". Page 2 has an article headed: "The Times" which takes 1 1/2 columns and includes the latest accounts of the Civil War, a few items including: "...The Yankees have told a very big lie about the surrender of Fort McAllister & the capture of a mile & a half of rifle pits. The fact is they retired from the fourth attack on the ... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2019 15:42

$335.00
169558

Rare RACIST Pro-White & Pro-Slavery Post Civil War Era 1865 Northern Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548368974

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, Aug. 19, 1865 * Rare pro-white title This was a racist newspaper which began before the Civil War and continued until a few years after the war. Given this, the front page illustrated item makes some sense despite its objectionable theme. The top of the ftpg. has: "NEGRO SUFFRAGE" with the article making light of a print in Harper's Weekly which was in favor of Negro suffrage. See the text and the two prints. Eight pages, rejoined at the spine, toning at the central fold, nice condition.

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Ends January 25, 2019 14:18

$54.00
169320

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz Trial w/ PRINT 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372539734781

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 14, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia The front page features a print headed: "Werze, The Andersonville Demon", being the infamous Henry Wirz, the warden of the Andersonville prison camp who supervised the horrible treatment of Yankee prisoners. He would be found guilty & was executed, one of only two people convicted for war crimes during the American Civil War. Quite rare to find a period portrait of him in a newspaper. Various ftpg. column heads relating to the Civil War. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, wear at the fold & margins, generally good.

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Ends January 17, 2019 09:35

$67.00
167679

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Illustrated Civil War JAMES LONGSREET Print 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392151430602

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, February 21, 1863 * Very rare Confederate publication * Southern version of Harper's Weekly * General James Longstreet print 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. This was the Confederacy's only illustrated newspaper. A nice feature of this issue is that the entire front page is taken up with an illustration of one of the more famous generals of the Confederacy: "Lieutenant-General James Longstreet" with a biography of him on page 3. Page 2 has an article headed: "The Times" which reports on the latest events of the Civil War, ... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2018 06:41

$388.00
160462

THE FALL OF ATLANTA Georgia William T. Sherman Enters 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962788786

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES Sept. 5, 1864 * The Fall of Atlanta, Georgia * General William T. Sherman An historic issue as the front page announces the fall of Atlanta, with first column heads including: "OFFICIAL" "The Fall of Atlanta" "The Official Report of Maj.-Gen. Sherman" "His Strategy And Battles" "Gen. Hood Decamps from Atlanta in the Night". The report is signed in type: W. T. Sherman. The back page has: "Our Prisoners In The South" "Condition of those Confined at Andersonville, Ga." as well as a diagram: "The Camp Of Union Prisoners In Georgia" and more. Eight pages, irregular at the spine margin, generally good condition. Note: the day, "5", did not print in the dateline of any of the ... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:30

$72.00
155840

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372025321702

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, January 16, 1864 * General John R. Jones * Very rare Confederate title A rare publication from the Confederacy which seldom comes to the collector market. Although much of the content was literary in nature, there are news reports and a few illustrations. The front page features a print of: "Brigadier-General J.R. Jones", with a very brief biography of him as well. Inside has over a full column editorial on the Civil War with much war-related news, including: "...We look back with pride...to the brilliant victories at Fredericksburg, the capture of Winchester, the magnificent though indecisive field of Gettysburg, the complete repulse of the enemy at... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2017 19:24

$325.00
151447

Edward Lloyd Thomas CONFEDERATE Illustrated Civil War RICHMOND VA 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391682013745

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

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Ends February 18, 2017 15:08

$325.00
148926

FIRST BATTLE OF SPRINGFIELD & Benjamin Franklin Kelley 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391606309480

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Oct. 29, 1861 * General Benjamin Franklin Kelley * First Battle of Springfield - Missouri The front page features a nice print of: "Brigadier-General B. F. Kelley, the Hero of Phillippi and Romney." with a biography of him as well. Rather unusual to find prints of generals as maps are much more common. A nice stack of first column heads including: "THE GREAT REBELLION" "The Western Victories Confirmed!" "Arrival of Rebel Prisoners" "Rebels Routed & Killed" "The Coming Battle" "A secessionist Ridden on a Rail" "The Official Report of the Battle at Harper's Ferry" and much more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2016 14:15

$43.00
147966

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Election Victory 1st Report 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391574585643

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 9, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln's election win (2nd) * Civil War reporting The first column headlines on the front page proclaim: "THE ELECTION" "All Quiet Along the Voting Line of the Country" "The Result of the Great National Contest" "ABRAHAM LINCOLN Re-Elected PRESIDENT" "And Andrew Johnson, Of Tennessee, Elected Vice President Of The United States" "The New Congress Largely in Favor of the Administration" and more, with the balance of the front page taken up with various charts and text on the election results. This text carries over to pg. 8 with additional election items. Other news with much on the current war but it pales in comparison to this significant repo... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2016 15:27

$410.00
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