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178492

Lydia BIXBY LETTER 5 Sons Killed ? Abraham Lincoln Ltr. 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392652941502

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 26, 1864 * President Abraham Lincoln * Lydia Bixby letter - controversy ? * 5 sons killed in Civil War The top of page 4 has the most significant content with the famous letter from Abraham Lincoln to Lydia Bixby, who recently lost here 6th son in the Civil War (see). This is considered by many to be one of the finest works of writing by Lincoln, along with his Gettysburg Address (see hyperlink for more). The front page has: "OUR PRISONERS" "Their Release Fro Captivity" "Thrilling Account of Their Sufferings" "Horrible Barbarities of The Rebels" "The Terrible Camp at Andersonville" with more (see). The back page has: "Sherman's March" "Capture of Macon & Milledgeville" with more on Sherman, p... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2020 14:36

$135.00
178491

JOHN H. SURRATT re. Abraham Lincoln's Assassination TRIAL 1867 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392652940547

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 12, 1867 * John H. Surratt trial * re. Lincoln's Assassination Page 10 has an article: "TRIAL OF JOHN H. SURRATT" The Legal Hitch In The Case" and more. Text takes up 2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 14:35

$33.00
178474

BATTLE OF FIVE FORKS Abraham Lincoln LAST WEEK for Lee 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392652438024

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 3, 1865 * Battle of Five Forks - Last important fight of Civil War * Petersburg VA Virginia - Day Richmond would fall * Last week prior to Robert E. Lee's surrender This was the day the Confederate capital of Richmond was taken by the Yankees. See the photos for the great front page, featuring a large Civil War map headed: "THE DECISIVE BATTLE OF THE REBELLION" with a subhead, the map showing the Petersburg vicinity. Almost the entire first column is taken up with nice war-related head including a engraving of a heraldic eagle. The heads include: "VICTORY" "The Battle on Friday" "Important Despatches from Gen. Grant, the President & Secretary Stanton" "Triumphant Success of Our Arms After ... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2020 07:32

$64.00
178470

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372925951012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 13, 1863 * Post battle of Gettysburg * Maryland & West Virginia map * Robert E. Lee retreating southward The front page is dominated by a quite large & detailed Civil War map headed: "THE POSITION ON THE POTOMAC." Nice first column heads on the Civil War including: "Advance of Our Right Wing to Hagerstown" "Gen. Meade Concentrating His Lines" "Longstreet Defeated Near Sharpsburg" and more. The bkpg. has much on: "The Fall of Vicksburg" with other war news inside. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 07:30

$58.00
178409

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392649315658

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

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:30

$64.00
178003

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President Hannibal Hamlin 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903804789

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY ATLAS AND BEE, Boston, Aug. 30, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln for President notice * Pre Civil War era This was obviously a Republican newspaper, as near the top of the front page is campaign ad supporting: "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, of Illinois - For Vice President, HANNIBAL HAMLIN, of Maine" and noting Nov. 6 as the date for the election (see). The ftpg. also has a bit stating the newspaper: "...its earnest support to the Republican cause, and aid in the election of LINCOLN AND HAMLIN." (see) Various news & ads of the day, four pages, large folio size, rejoined at the spine, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends February 06, 2020 08:01

$44.00
177987

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral BURIAL Springfield Illinois 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626913713

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 6, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's burial * Springfield, Illinois funeral All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of the recent death of Abraham Lincoln with front page column heads including 'THE ASSASSINATION" "What the Government Can Prove" "A Crushing "Weight of Evidence" "Starling Developments to be Made!" "The Canadian Assassins" "OUR DEAD PRESIDENT" "Conclusion of Bishop Simpson's Address" "Scenes & Incidents" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:50

$78.00
177971

Rare BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG in a Confederate Atlanta GA 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392622104294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, July 10, 1863 * Very Rare Confederate title from the "traveling" newspaper * Battle of the Gettysburg - Robert E. Lee vs. Meade If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. 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 it published for some ... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:33

$466.00
178444

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Day of Thanksgiving Proc. & CEDAR CREEK Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372924793180

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 22, 1864. * Abraham Lincoln Thanksgiving Proclamation * Battle of Cedar Creek - Gen. Philip Sheridan 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: "Thanksgiving Day"(signed in type: Abraham Lincoln) "OFFICIAL BULLETIN" "Additional Details of Sheridan's Great Victory" "Rebels Driven From Fisher's Hill by Our Cavalry" "THE SITUATION IN GEORGIA" and more. (see) 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. Good condition.

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Ends January 30, 2020 08:30

$69.99
178443

ST. ALBANS RAID Vermont by Confederate Soldiers 1st Rpt 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392650897801

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 20, 1864. * St. Albans raid - Vermont (1st report) * Northernmost land action during Civil War * Nathan Forrest Tennessee raid 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: "THE WAR IN VERMONT" "St. Albans Attacked by British" "Three Banks Robbed and Five Citizens Shot" "SHERMAN'S ARMY" "THE FORREST RAID IN TENNESSEE" and more. 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. Minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends January 30, 2020 08:25

$39.99
178442

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Slaves Emancipated in Washington D.C. 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392650892824

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1862 * President Lincoln emancipates the slaves in Washington, D.C. * Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee The most noteworthy content is found on the back page: "Important Message of the President to Congress" "The Abolition of Slavery in the District of Columbia" "The Bill for that Purpose Signed by the President" with the full text of the document included, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. This Act ended slavery in the nation's capital and compensated both former owners and freed slaves. Page 4 has a nice editorial on this: "End of Slavery in the District of Columbia" plus considerable pg. 2 reporting under: "The President's Policy" "Howe To Solve the Slavery Question". ... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2020 08:14

$99.99
178377

JOHN WILKES BOOTH REVIEW & Sherman's March To The Sea 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372922428118

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 29, 1864 * John Wilkes Booth theatrical review * General William T. Sherman * March to the sea Although the front page and pages within contain various reports on the Civil War, perhaps the most intriguing item is a somewhat inconspicuous page 5 review of a theatrical performance at the Winter Garden theater. A one night performance was set for November 25 to benefit the Shakespeare Statue Fund. The performance featured the three Booth brothers, well known in the theatrical community: Junius, Edwin, and John Wilkes. This was the only time that the Booth brothers would appear on stage together. Although an advertisement for the performance appeared in several issues, the review, logically, appear... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2020 07:41

$179.99
178376

NEVADA STATEHOOD Joins the Union Civil War ABRAHAM LINCOLN Proc. 1864 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372922426567

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 31, 1864 * Nevada gains statehood * American Civil War Although the front page is replete with Civil War reports, the most historically significant item in this issue is found on page 4, headed: "The New State Of Nevada" with the complete text being: "By the President of the United States, A PROCLAMATION" bringing Nevada into the Union, signed in type by him: Abraham Lincoln. Among the front page Civil War reports are heads: "Our Armies Before Richmond", "Final Repulse of the Enemy", "Army of the James" "From Gen. Sherman's Army", "Hood's Great Raid a Failure", "His Unsuccessful Attack upon Resaca", "Details of the Surrender at Dalton" and more. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 28, 2020 07:34

$67.99
178375

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Second Election Victory WIN 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392647858727

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 10, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln's election win (2nd) * Civil War reporting The entire front page is taken up with the results of the national election, with the top of the first column having some nice heads including: "THE ELECTIONS" "New York Eight Thousand Union Majority" "For Lincoln and Johnson--New England, New York, Pa., Maryland, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, the Northwest, and the Pacific Coast, casting 213 Electoral Votes" "Mr. Lincoln's Majority in the Electoral College, 192" and a bit more (see). There is also a list of votes by county, for both Lincoln and McClellan. The balance of the ftpg. is taken up with election results in other districts and other states. There is some... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2020 07:31

$139.99
178347

JOHN WILKES BOOTH Brothers Pre Abraham Lincoln Murder THEATER AD 1864 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372921143569

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 23, 1864 * John Wilkes Booth & his brothers: together for this one time * Assassin of President Lincoln in advertisement Although the front page, and pages within, contain various reports on the Civil War and other events across the country and the world, perhaps the most intriguing item in this newspaper is an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical performance at the Winter Garden theater on page 7. A one night performance was set for November 26th to benefit the Shakespeare Statue Fund. The performance featured the three Booth brothers, well known in the theatrical community: Junius, Edwin, and John Wilkes. This was the only time that the Booth brothers would appear on stage together.... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:55

$69.99
177850

1860 Newspaper ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President Hannibal Hamlin


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892631320

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY ATLAS AND BEE, Boston, Oct. 2, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln for President notice * Pre Civil War era This was obviously a Republican newspaper, as near the top of the front page is campaign ad supporting: "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, of Illinois - For Vice President, HANNIBAL HAMLIN, of Maine" and noting Nov. 6 as the date for the election. The ftpg. also has a bit stating the newspaper: "...its earnest support to the Republican cause, and aid in the election of LINCOLN AND HAMLIN." Various news & ads of the day, four pages, large folio size, rejoined at the spine, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:50

$44.00
177834

July 8, 1863 Confederate Newspaper - Positive Spin on Gettysburg - Richmond, VA


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891536898

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 8, 1863 * Confederate Civil War newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy * Positive confederate view of the Battle of Gettysburg Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. A great issue on the events surrounding the Battle of Gettysburg, with reaction of nearby cities, the retreat & pursuit of the Confederates, reports on the events immediately following Gettysburg, and more. The front page includes: "The Defense of Richmond" "The Army Of The Pamunkey, plus some comments on: "A Correction" and a brief--and early--mention of the fall of Vicksburg: "...a man who had come through the lines that Vicksburg had fallen & that t... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:57

$725.00
177764

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889076653

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

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:15

$87.00
177718

African SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Captured and Abraham Lincoln 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372883978931

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 15, 1860 * Famous slaver "Wildfire" captured * Abraham Lincoln close to nomination Several nice reports including: "The Captured Slaver Wildfire" "Further Particulars--Names of the Crew and What the Cargo Consisted of...". This was a noted slave ship made more famous by the print of it in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Weekly. Also reports from the Republican National Convention: "The Presidency" "The Chicago Convention" "What is to be the Platform of the Party?" and much more, including a chart of: "The Presidential Aspirants" which includes a then-nearly unknown: "Illinois.....Abraham Lincoln". Also a report from the Pony Express, and "[Black] Free Suffrage Meeting". Twelve pages, a bit ... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:07

$55.00
177684

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392596697781

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

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:06

$535.00
177479

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372874805145

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

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:17

$46.00
177477

Rare JOHN WILKES BOOTH Ford's Theatre Play Advertisement 1863 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586189279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1863 * John Wilkes Booth as an actor * Rare appearance at Ford's Theatre A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C. Page 3 has an advertisement headed: "FORD'S NEW THEATRE" which has three mentions of the name J. Wilkes Booth: "Last Night But One of the distinguished Tragedian MR. J. WILKES BOOTH..." and then: "This Friday Evening, Nov. 13th, Final Benefit of MR. J. WILKES BOOTH...Richard III..." and then also: "Tomorrow (Saturday) Evening, Last appearance of MR. J. WILKES BOOTH..." with more detail. Page 2 has an article: "Mr. Booth's Richard III" which begins: "Mr. J. Wilkes Boo... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:16

$455.00
177472

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Ford's Theatre John Wilkes Booth ASSASSINATION in 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586188547

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PEORIA DAILY TRANSCRIPT, Illinois, April 17, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Actor John Wilkes Booth * Ford's Theatre play Although 2 days after most newspapers reported the assassination, this page 2 account of all the news reads just like a first report. The 2nd column has a nice stack of heads including: "HORRIBLE TRAGEDY!" "ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN!" "Attempted Assassination of Secretary Seward!" "He Is Stabbed in the Neck Three Times!" "The Assassins Escape!" "The Country Terribly Excited!" "The Assassins Known and Described!" "Various Reports Concerning The Terrible Event" "The President's Death-Bed" "and more. Almost the entirety of pg. 2 is taken up with related news items concerning th... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:14

$380.00
177366

ABRAHAM LINCOLN For President Notice & Boydton Plank Rd 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372872126715

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MANUFACTURERS AND FARMERS JOURNAL, Providence, Rhode Island, Oct. 31, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln for president notice Despite the title of this newspaper, there is nice Civil War coverage with many one column headings. (see images for portion) The first column of page 2 has a notice supporting: "For President Of The United States ABRAHAM LINCOLN Of Illinois- For Vice President Of The United States ANDREW JOHNSON of Tennessee..." (see) Complete in 4 pages, larger sized issue measuring 26 x 20 1//2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 11, 2020 06:56

$33.00
177122

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Fredericksburg VA Virginia Vol. 1 Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392566701930

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN BANNER, Fredericksburg, Virginia, May 27, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title This is certainly one of the more rare newspapers from this Confederate state. It began in 1848 but ceased publication in 1862. Its editor, James Hunnicut, was a minister of a Free Will 'Union' congregation, was considered to be quite eccentric. As the war neared he became an outspoken Unionist and locals forced him to shut down the paper due to his pro-Union editorials. With the arrival of Union forces in May, 1862 he resumed publication (renumbered), but with the Union evacuation in August he was again put out of business, this time for good. This issue has a wealth of fine war-related content, most significantly front page co... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:10

$440.00
176999

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President of United States INAUGURATION Inaugural 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392549075009

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

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Ends December 22, 2019 15:05

$540.00
176917

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral & Civil War Ending Events 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849579719

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 27, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's funeral * Closing events of the Civil War A wealth of fine column heads on both the end of the Civil War and Lincoln's funeral, etc., including the front page: "SHERMAN" "The Conference With Johnston" "General Sherman Aware of the Assassination of Mr. Lincoln Before the Conclusion of the Conference" "Johnston Originally Proposed to Surrender on the Terms Allowed Lee" "Richmond" "The Rebels In Canada" and more. Page 4 has: "The Funeral" "Impressive & Solemn Proceedings" "The Assassins--Arrest of Junius Brutus Booth" and more. Eight pages, irregular at the blank spine, small rubbing hole near the center of the front leaf, otherwise good.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:24

$48.00
176912

Abe Lincoln FREEDMEN'S BUREAU BILL President Andrew Johnson VETO 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392546783180

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 20, 1866 * Freedmen's Bureau Bill * Andrew Johnson veto message The front page has message by the president headed: "WASHINGTON NEWS" "An Important Veto Message from President Johnson" "He Withholds His Approval from the Freedman's Bureau Bill" and more. (see) Message takes up about 3 columns and is signed in type: Andrew Johnson. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:21

$57.00
176815

ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route President & Jefferson Davis Inauguration 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372846097914

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

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:44

$97.00
176267

BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Pennsylvania CONFEDERATE Account 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372820043151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 11, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg * Rebel account Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. The front page includes: "Charleston" "Yankee Agents In England" "The Courts" "City Intelligence" "Prisoners" "Sale of Negroes in Georgia" with a list of names, ages and prices--fascinating; "Another Attack On Charleston" "Our Army in the North" and other items. But the prime content on the front page would be two reports, one headed: "From General Lee's Army" which has reports on his army's retreat back to Virginia following the Battle of Gettysburg, including: "...letter...from a wounded officer...gives some news of interest concern... See More  

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:21

$870.00
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
176067

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392492450940

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

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Ends November 21, 2019 11:14

$63.00
176064

Very Rare CONFEDERATE BROADSIDE Chattanooga Tennessee Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392492449343

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY REBEL, Chattanooga, Tennessee, June 18, 1863 * Very rare Confederate publication * Second Battle of Winchester, Virginia An extremely rare broadside newspaper and a great title for a Confederate newspaper. This is the vol. 1 number 270 issue of a title which began August 1, 1862. This issue is dated from just prior to the Confederate invasion of the North and the Battle of Gettysburg. This is a folio size newspaper having 4 pages, however much as we have seen in a few other newspapers, the layout is such that page 1 has the spine at the right side with printing on the one side only. The reverse is blank. The front page has column heads noting: "Glorious Victory in Virginia!" "Millroy's Whole Army Captur... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2019 11:12

$3,350.00
176011

Historic BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG George Meade vs. R.E. Lee 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392485631100

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD--EXTRA, July 5, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania * Most historic battle of the Civil War A terrific and quite graphic issue on the Battle of Gettysburg with nearly a full front page column of heads concerning the battle, including a nice patriotic graphic (see). Note that most of these heads are actually in the Herald issue of July 6, but this being a large date "Extra" issue, they were simply held over for the following day--terrific as such. Among the heads are: "Glorious News" "A GREAT VICTORY!" "Terrific & Unparalleled Conflict" "The Rebels Utterly Routed" "They Retreat & Are Pursued by the Union Forces" "Official Despatch from General Meade" "The Rebels Repulsed in Every Attack" and ... See More  

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Ends November 17, 2019 14:34

$570.00
175812

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral & Civil War Ending Events 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798579778

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, April 27, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's funeral * Closing events of the Civil War Although much of the issue is taken up with the closing events of the Civil War, some inside pages have nice content concerning the Lincoln assassination, including reports: "The Funeral Train" "Reception of the President's Remains in the State Capital" "An Immense Throng in the Streets" "The Lying in State in the Halls of Legislation" "THE ASSASSINS" "Military Search of an Entire Block of Houses in Washington" "Arrest of Junius Brutus Booth" "Speculations as to the Whereabouts of Wilkes Booth" "Is He in Brooklyn?" "The Name Of Booth" and more. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:04

$63.00
175808

Famed African SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Captured Abraham Lincoln 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798578917

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1860 * Famous slaver "Wildfire" captured * African slave trade print fame * Abraham Lincoln for president? Most of the first column is taken up with a fascinating article: "The Slave Trade" "Full Particulars of the Capture of the Slaver Wildfire". The article begins: "The great event of the past fortnight...has been the capture by the U.S. steam Mohawk...of the slave bark Wildfire and her cargo of 520 [blacks]...". This was a notable slave ship, made somewhat famous by the print of it found in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Weekly. Also of interest on the ftpg: "The Chicago Convention" being the Republican Presidential Convention. Curious that there is mention: "...A strong feeling in fa... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:02

$59.00
175666

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372790944871

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Oct. 2, 1863 * From the origin of the Civil War Printed in the dateline is: "Confederate States of America". Among the articles on the war are: "The Pennsylvania Campaign - General Lee's Official Report" "Charleston" "The Policy of Impressments" "News from Lincolndom" "The Field of Battle" "The Battle of Gettysburg" and more. Complete as a single sheet issue, folio size, various wear & minor tears at the margins, two folds.

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:20

$76.00
175631

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392456151753

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 6, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania * Most historic battle of the Civil War * Great reporting - one of the best to be had A terrific issue reporting the result of the very historic Battle of Gettysburg, with nearly two-thirds of the front pages first column taken up with related heads, atop of which is a nice patriotic emblem. They include: "THE GREAT VICTORY" "The Rebel Army Totally Defeated" "Its Remains Driven Into the Mountains" "It is There Surrounded and Hemmed In" "Its Retreat Across the Potomac River Cut Off" "20,000 Prisoners Captured" "The Rebel General Longstreet Killed" "Details of the Three Days' Fighting" "The Most Terrific Combat on Record" and even more. The entire fro... See More  

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Ends October 30, 2019 14:48

$765.00
175556

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Funeral at Philadelphia Civil War Ending SHERMAN 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786108306

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 24, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln funeral journey * Civil War cleanup in the South * Sherman's victory march All columns on all pages are black-bordered for the death & funeral of Abraham Lincoln. Among the front page column heads are: "SHERMAN" "Negotiations With Johnston" "A Suspension of Hostilities..." "Immediate Resumption of Hostilities Ordered!" "The Way Opened for Davis's Escape" "His Large Booty" "MOBILE" "THE FUNERAL PAGEANT" "From Harrisburg to Philadelphia" "Scenes & Incidents on the Route" "Great Outpouring of the People" "Extensive Preparations" "Obsequies in the City" and more inside. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:52

$60.00
175542

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392449612902

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

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:44

$48.00
175485

Rare ANTI-ABRAHAM LINCOLN Uniontown PA Pennsylvania Civil War Era 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782317770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENIUS OF LIBERTY, Uniontown, Pennsylvania, July 28, 1864 * Uncommon title * Anti-Abraham Lincoln Among the articles in this anti-Lincoln newspaper: "The Late National Humiliation - Review of the Recent Invasion" "Stinging Article From the National Intelligencer" "What it Costs to Disregard Gen. McClellan's Advice" "Mr. Lincoln's Opinion Three Years Ago" "The Last Man Called For" which concerns the coming draft, one bit noting: "And so the dance of death goes on...". Inside has: "Another Invasion" "From Atlanta" "Mosby's Cavalry in Maryland" and much more. Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine, minor margin wear.

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:29

$38.00
175473

Extremely RARE New Iberia LA Louisiana Grant Civil War WALLPAPER 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782313937

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: UNCONDITIONAL S. GRANT, New Iberia, Louisiana, Oct. 31, 1863 * Extremely rare wallpaper title This title is a great rarity which we have never before had the pleasure to offer. A single sheet printed on wallpaper, folded such that page 1 has news, pages 2 & 3 are wallpaper, and page 4 has additional news, this unusual newspaper was published by the 130th Illinois Regiment stationed in New Iberia at the time. I am not aware of any other Yankee newspaper having been printed in occupied Louisiana. This is the volume 1 number 2 issue, and only two issues are recorded in Gregory and known to exist. Gregory notes just two institutions holding #1 (October 24) and only one institution having this, issue #2. The front page h... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:24

$5,300.00
175255

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President Hannibal Hamlin 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392429798663

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD REPUBLIC, Ohio, Nov. 2, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln for President notice The front page has nearly 2 columns taken up with a great & detailed letter headed: "Climbing Pike's Peak". Page two has a political notice supporting: "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, of Illinois - For Vice President, Hannibal HAMLIN, Of Maine" with a bit more. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends October 16, 2019 15:13

$42.00
175049

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Accepts Republican NOMINATION for President 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372752113631

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, July, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln accepts presidential nomination * Republican National Convention in Chicago Near the back under the report: "Monthly Record of Current Events" is a quite lengthy report concerning the Republican National Convention which met recently in Chicago. Included is a lengthy abstract of the Republican platform, following which is a detailed report of the various ballots of the Convention with the final results noted: "Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois, is, therefore, the Republican candidate for President, and Hannibal Hamlin, of Maine, for Vice President, at the coming election." I don't ever recall having seen a printing of the actual ballot reports, making this... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2019 07:26

$65.00
175047

Best ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Ford's Theatre 1865 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372752113049

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY MORNING CHRONICLE, Washington, D.C., April 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (historic 1st report) * It is BEST to have reports from the city where it occurred As might be imagined newspapers from Washington reporting the assassination of Abraham Lincoln are exceedingly scarce and exceedingly desirable. Although newspapers from New York & Philadelphia remain among the most sought-after because of their proximity to Washington and the stature of big city newspapers, they pale in comparison to a newspaper from the city where the assassination happened. In our 43 years in the rare newspaper business we may have offered 4 or 5 from the nation's capital. This is one of them. Not surprisingly the coverage of ... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2019 07:25

$6,800.00
175012

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination FUNERAL Viewing Obsequies 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392401625244

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Funeral - Obsequies in Philadelphia * Hunt for John Wilkes Booth All columns on all eight pages are black-bordered for the death of President Abraham Lincoln. Over half of the front page first column is taken up with heads including: "THE FUNERAL" "The Lying in State in Independence Hall, Philadelphia" "Scenes There Yesterday" "Immense Crowds of People Throughout the Day" "Several Women Faint & One Reported Killed" "The Lying in State at the City Hall" "Our Last Sad Rites" with more. Included within the lengthy text is a crude diagram of the funeral process showing the position of the "funeral car". Fine content inside as well including: "Sherman" "T... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2019 15:22

$139.00
174974

ABRAHAM LINCOLN More Troops Proclamation Army & Navy CIVIL WAR 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392399898845

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, July 23, 1864 * President Abraham Lincoln * More Civil War troops needed As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. The ftpg. has: "The Campaign In Virginia" "At Petersburg" "Sherman's Operations". Inside has: "The Monitor Iron-Clads" "The Fate of the Alabama" "A Southern View of the Cavalry Raids" and so much more. Also included is: "By the President of the United States of America -- A Proclamation" calling for more troops, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Complete in 16 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:09

$37.00
174972

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination & Southern Citizens Desire for it 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372749395530

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, April 29, 1865 * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination - death * Bizarre Southern desire for his death prior Certainly the most notable content is on page 4 with column heads: "The President's Remains" "A Proclamation" signed in type by President Andrew Johnson calling for a day of respect for Abraham Lincoln; "Southern views & Feeling" "Negro Suffrage" "Lee's Surrender" which has much detail and takes over a full column; "Sherman's Announcement". An intriguing item is headed: "The Assassinations Proposed" which cites a report in a Selma, Alabama newspaper: "...If the citizens of the Southern Confederacy will furnish me with the cash, or good securities for the sum of one million dollars... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:07

$58.00
174967

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Call for Troops Proclamation 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372749394148

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Dec. 31, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln proclamation * Call for more Civil War troops Page 4 has close to half a column taken up with: "A Proclamation - Call For 300,000 Men" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Page 54 begins with: "General Sherman" which begins: "On Thursday Dec. 22, our forces under Gen. Sherman occupied Savannah, captured 150 heavy guns, 800 prisoners...Gen. Hardee, anticipating the contemplated assault, escaped with the main body of his infantry..." with more on the capture of Savannah. Other reports including: "Capture of Fort McAllister" "The March of Gen. Davidson" "President Lincoln" "and much more on the Civil War. Eight pages, rejoined at the spine, some fo... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:04

$37.00
174718

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Letter Emancipation Slavery CONFEDERATE 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372738129273

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 22, 1862 * Includes a letter signed by President Abraham Lincoln * Discussion on emancipation * From the Capital of the Confederacy A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page war-related items are: "From Beaver Dam", "From Madison and Orange", "The Shelling of Hamilton, North Carolina", "Exchange of Prisoners", "From Charlottesville", "Latest News From the North--The Great War Meeting in New York--Efforts to Drum Up More Men--Inflammatory Speeches--Letters from President Lincoln, Seward, Sumner, Edward Everett, & Others--The Border State Representatives on Emancipation" and included in this very lengthy article is the lett... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:23

$95.00
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