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EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION w/ General David Hunter 1862 Civil War NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372426689740

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 29, 1862 * General David Hunter * re. his emancipation Proclamation * President Abraham Lincoln rebuffs Although there is nice Civil War coverage on the front page, the best content is on page 4 where is found: "The Proclamation", "The Emancipation Manifesto of Gen. Hunter and the Counter Blast of the President", "Mr. Lincoln's Three Months' Notice to the Rebels", "The Border State and New England Abolition View of the Proclamation" and "Beecher On the Proclamation". This was concerning the General Hunter emancipation controversy, as he declared slaves within his territory of the South free, doing so without first consulting the President. Lincoln then respon... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:28

$125.00
166165

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392111772063

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

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Ends September 26, 2018 15:40

$995.00
165992

AMNESTY PROCLAMATION Pardons to Civil War Confederates Soldiers 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392103396387

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Sept. 9, 1867 Page 2 has over half a column taken up with: "The Amnesty Proclamation" "More Executive Clemency" "The Excepted Classes" which includes the full text of the document, signed in type by the President: Andrew Johnson. Pg. 2 has some editorial comment on the Proclamation as well. As a bit of history a website notes: On May 29, 1865, following the end of the Civil War, President Johnson issued an amnesty proclamation. Under this proclamation former Confederates who had not already taken advantage of President Lincoln’s 1863 amnesty proclamation could receive amnesty upon their taking an oath to defend the Constitution and the Union and to o... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:13

$38.00
165048

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio Abraham Lincoln Proclamation 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080124774

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, July 20, 1864 * Rare pro Confederate title * Abraham Lincoln proclamation Among the reports are: "Gen. Hunter's Campaign--His Imbecility & Vandalism" "Bad Principles--Bad Men!" "The President's Fast Day Proclamation" signed in type: Abraham Lincoln; "War News of the Week" "General Forrest--Southern News" "From the South--Details of Hunter's Retreat" & much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, nice condition. Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South", this newspaper opposed the war and attracted the hatred of the Republicans and the Lincoln administration. It insisted that slavery co... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:43

$38.00
164910

(10) CIVIL WAR ERA Northhampton Massachusetts w/ Abraham Lincoln 1864 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372356278678

Shown are 10 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NORTHAMPTON FREE PRESS, Massachusetts A lot of ten consecutive biweekly issues from the Civil War dated March 8 - April 8, 1864, each having Civil War content within. The April 8 issue has over 2 columns of the ftpg. taken up with: "Abraham Lincoln, By Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe". Each complete in 4 pages, light water staining to an upper quadrant does not deter readability, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:30

$86.00
164220

ELIZABETH CITY North Carolina Nashville TN Yorktown VA Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054211508

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 25, 1862 * Elizabeth City, North Carolina * Siege of Yorktown, Virginia * Nashville, Tennessee 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: "Important From Fortress Monroe" "Union Account of the Fight Near Elizabeth City, N.C." "The Rebels Repulsed with Considerable Loss" "Reported Offer of the Surrender of North Carolina" "Our Army Before Yorktown" "North Alabama and Western Georgia at the Mercy of General Mitchel" "Rebel Report of the Recapture of Nashville" "The Rebel Losses at Corinth" and more. Complete in eight pages. This issue is not frag... See More  

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Ends June 28, 2018 15:41

$30.00
163984

JACKSONVILLE Florida - Beaufort NC & Humansville MO 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392046811091

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 31, 1862 * Jacksonville, Florida captured * Beaufort, North Carolina * Humansville, Missouri skirmish This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headings on the Civil War are: "News From Gen. Sherman's Division" "Particulars of the Capture of Jacksonville, Fla." "The Town Set on Fire by the Retreating Rebels" "General Burnside in Possession of Beaufort, N.C." "The War In The Southwest" "Defeat of the Rebels in Polk County, Missouri" 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 ... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2018 15:13

$37.00
163982

NEW MADRID MISSOURI Captured - Battle of Island No. 10 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392046809953

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 31, 1862 * New Madrid, Missouri captured * Battle of Island Number Ten This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headings on the Civil War are: "'NEW MADRID IS OURS'" "Occupation of the Town by Our Forces" "Conflict Between The Gunboats" "Reported Evacuation of Island No. 10" "Our Army At Manassas" "Skirmish with the Rebel Cavalry on the Strasburg Road" 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. Nice condition.

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Ends June 17, 2018 15:11

$33.00
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
163919

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Baltimore Murder Plot Jefferson Davis Inauguration1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392046175559

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, February 23, 1861 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Baltimore murder plot * Jefferson Davis inauguration Perhaps the most significant content is on page 5 which has very extensive coverage of the travels of Abraham Lincoln to Washington, D.C. for his inauguration. The top of the page has heads: "The Presidential Progress" "Great Turnout of the Philadelphians to Witness the Ceremony" "Mr. Lincoln's Speech on the Occasion" "The Journey From Phila. to Harrisburg", "Disgraceful Conduct of the Mob" "Anticipated Trouble at Baltimore". It's the latter head which has taken on significance in history as there were thoughts of an assassination attempt on Lincoln during his journey... See More  

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Ends June 16, 2018 15:15

$114.00
163859

ZAGONYI'S CHARGE First Battle of Springfield Missouri 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372306739811

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, October 28, 1861. * Battle of Ball's Bluff - Virginia * First Battle of Springfield, Missouri * Romney, West Virginia 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 REBELLION" "Important from West Virginia" "Defeat of the Rebels by Gen. Kelly at Romney" "Additional Particulars of the Fight at Ball's Bluff" "Important From Missouri" "Brilliant Charge of Major Seagoyne (sic)" 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. ... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2018 15:22

$29.00
163316

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President CAUGHT & Conspirators Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286981408

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 15, 1865 * Confederate President Jefferson Davis caught * Mention of him wearing women's clothes * Abraham Lincoln murder trial The first column of the front page has some very nice heads in larger type than normal announcing the capture of the President of the Confederacy, Jeff Davis, including: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT" "THE CAPTURE OF JEFF. DAVIS" "He is Surprised at Irwinsville, Ga., on the 10th" "Jeff. Tries to Escape in Women's Clothes" "A Painful Mistake" and more. Plus there is a ftpg. article headed: "The Assassination" with courtroom testimony taking over 3 columns--interesting reading. There are further reports and headlines on page 6 as well, with the heading:... See More  

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Ends May 24, 2018 14:40

$163.00
163129

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Houston TX Texas w/ Jeff. Davis Civil War 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392022057006

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, Texas, April 26, 1865 * Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy Page 3 contains a synopsis of President Davis' message in which he talks about the evacuation of Richmond and reaffirms his commitment to the Confederacy, reading in part: "...it is my purpose to maintain your cause with my whole heart & soul; that I will never consent to abandon to the enemy a foot of the soil of any of the States of the Southern Confederacy...again & again we will return until the baffled & exhausted enemy shall abandon in despair his endless & impossible task of making slaves of a people resolved to be free..." and more, signed in type: Jefferson Davis. Terrific & historic... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2018 15:24

$420.00
162788

MARY HARRIS Abraham Lincoln's Assassination Trial ACQUITTAL 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372269963617

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 20, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination trial * Mary Harris acquitted * Reconstruction era The top of the front page has: "Mary Harris' Trial" "Conclusion of the Washington Murder Case" "Exciting Scenes in the Court" "Sharp Practice of the Lawyers for the Defence" "Verdict of Acquittal" (see photos). Other news of the day. Eight pages, untrimmed, some margin wear with tiny tears, generally good.

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Ends May 05, 2018 15:16

$44.00
162704

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372267799240

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 23, 1865 * re. Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the conspirators - assassins * John Wilkes Booth & Jefferson Davis The ftpg. has an article: "The Conspiracy--An Interview Between Booth & Davis" with details of the meeting, beginning: "Booth commenced by saying that a plan was formed by parties in the Northern States & Canada, friends of the Confederacy, to capture or to assassinate Mr. Lincoln..." with more fascinating text (see). Top of the ftpg. has: "The Trial of the Assassins" which takes nearly a full column, and half of pg. 3 is taken up with: "GEN. SHERMAN" "His Official Report" "From Atlanta to Savannah" "A Valuable Contribution to the ... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:36

$63.00
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
162264

Assassination Plot on President-Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route 1861 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372250202021

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 27, 1861 * Lincoln's new administration The front page reports the ominous events that would lead to the outbreak of the Civil War in less than two months. Also content on the incoming administration of Abraham Lincoln with first column headlines including: "The Finale of the Peace Conference", "Movements of Mr. Lincoln", "Facts & Speculations Respecting the New Ministry", "Mr. Cameron to Go Into the Cabinet", "Strong Conservative Influences Surrounding Mr. Lincoln", "The Outgoing Administration" and more. Perhaps the most intriguing content is found on page 5, with one column heads: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT FROM ALBANY", "An Infernal Machine found under Lincoln's ... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2018 15:46

$52.00
160384

ABRAHAM LINCOLN 2nd Nomination w/ Acceptance Letter 1864 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391960357336

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, June 29, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln nomination * 2nd term as president * Civil War reporting The key content would be the page 2: 'President Lincoln's Acceptance" letter in which he agrees to being the Republican nominee for President for another 4 years, as was determined by the National Union Convent, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Other articles: "Rebel Prisoners" "The Army of the Potomac" "The Rebels Desperate: "Rebel Forces Sent Against Hunter" & more. Four pages, some binding slits at the spine margin, generally nice condition.

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:50

$66.00
159913

Rare CONFEDERATE Wilmington NC North Carolina CIVIL WAR Lincoln 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391947766705

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 8, 1861 * Rare Confederate title * Abraham Lincoln proclamation The ftpg. is entirely taken up with ads as are pgs. 3 & 4, while pg. 2 has some content concerning the Civil War, from the Confederate perspective. Items include: "The Free Negroes of the State", an address to the "Honorable General Assembly of North Carolina" "Maryland & Virginia" "General Wool Deposed" "The C.S.A." and "Another Proclamation from Lincoln" signed by him in type: Abraham Lincoln, calling for more volunteers. More war-related items as well including several illustrated recruiting ads (see). Complete in 4 pages and in great condition.

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Ends January 18, 2018 07:45

$146.00
159843

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391945843743

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

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Ends January 14, 2018 08:16

$29.00
159837

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Post Inauguration Administration Takes Control 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372167227352

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 8, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln's administration settles in Among the first column heads are several relating to Abraham Lincoln's inauguration: "Interesting Debate on the Inaugural Address" "Messrs. Wigfall & Mason Consider it a Declaration of War" "Mr. Douglas Again in the President's Defence" "The Diplomatic Corps Introduced at the White House" "Growing Union Sentiment In Virginia". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, various tape mends throughout mostly discrete, some wear at margins.

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Ends January 14, 2018 08:07

$35.00
159835

WILLIAM T. SHERMAN Coastal March & Abraham Lincoln PEACE Meeting 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372167225098

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 6, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln peace meeting * William T. Sherman victory march Among the front page items concerning the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S NEW CAMPAIGN" "His Army on the March for Eight Days" "Charleston, Augusta, Branchville" "Rebel Solicitude & Speculations as to the Campaign" "The Peace Conference" "Interview of the Union & Rebel Authorities at Fortress Monroe" "News From Rebel Sources" and more. Eight pages, 3 small inked marks in the first column, very nice condition.

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Ends January 14, 2018 08:04

$30.00
159828

BATTLE OF DARBYTOWN ROAD Richmond VA & Abraham Lincoln 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372167217877

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, October 10, 1864 * Battle of Darbytown and New Market Roads * Richmond-Petersburg Campaign * Abraham Lincoln Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "RICHMOND", "Particulars of the Desperate Rebel Attack on the 7th", "Our Cavalry Overwhelmed & Drives Back, Losing Eight Guns", "The Attack Upon General Burney's Corps", "He Retrieves the Disaster", "The Rout of the enemy Complete", "The Rebels Driven Into the Inner Defences of Richmond", "The Rebel Military Situation", "Important Success of the Union Troops in Louisiana" and more. Also a brief first column dispatch signed by the President: A. Lincoln. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 14, 2018 07:52

$28.00
159794

ANDREW JOHNSON Post Civil War State of the Union Address Signed 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372165812462

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, Dec. 6, 1865 * President Andrew Johnson * State of the Union Address * Civil War reconstruction Most of the front page and page 2 are taken up with the: "President's Message", being the first state-of-the-union address of President Andrew Johnson. The focus of his speech is the end of the Civil War with comments on the Lincoln assassination: "...Our thoughts next revert to the death of the late President by an act of parricidal treason. The grief of the nation is still fresh; it finds some solace in the consideration that he lived to enjoy the highest proof of its confidence..." with more. It is signed at its conclusion: Andrew Johnson. Four pages, ... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:18

$42.00
159327

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Day of Thanksgiving Proc. & Jeff. Davis Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391935587350

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 23, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln Thanksgiving Proclamation The ftpg. begins with: "Death of Samuel Medary" with an additional six ftpg. articles with similar headlines. He was the editor of this newspaper and a former governor of Ohio. Other items include: "The Result of the Presidential Election" with the votes per state; "Official Orders by the President-- The Resignation of Gen. McClellan Accepted..." "Peace on the Basis of the Extermination of Slavery" "Lincoln Congratulated--He Speaks". "Message of President Davis" takes over a full page and is signed in type: Jefferson Davis; "Proclamation of Thanksgiving" is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. This intere... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2017 10:22

$67.00
158627

FINAL NORTHERN INVASION by Confederates w/ Winchester 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372123530868

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, July 29, 1864 * Final Northern invasion * Battle of Winchester Among the many ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SECOND INVASION" "Details of the Battle of Winchester" "Alarm Among the People of Maryland" "Gen. Sherman Holding his New Position" "President Lincoln's Ultimatum" & much more. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends December 01, 2017 14:30

$29.00
158481

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President-Elect at Springfield, Illinois 1861 Pre War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372118399639

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 30, 1861 * President-elect Abraham Lincoln Page 5 has: "Important From Springfield--The Position of The President Elect" noting: "...Mr. Lincoln is not committed to the border state compromise, nor to any other. He stands immovably on the Chicago platform & he will neither acquiesce in, nor counsel his friends to acquiesce in any compromise..." and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:11

$43.00
158383

CIVIL WAR Closing Events re. Lincoln's Assassination Kirby Smith 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116208195

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 26, 1865 * Closing events on the Civil War * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination Pages 2 & 3 have some nice items relating to the end of the Civil War with: "The Distinguished Traitors" 'Kirby Smith in a Tight Place" "More Testimony Against Dr. Mudd" "Preparations for Blowing Up Libby Prison" "More Evidence Against Mrs. Surratt" "Malignity of the Rebels in Canada" and more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:11

$28.00
156287

Historic BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Union Victory vs R.E. Lee 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391863937645

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CIRCULAR, Oneida New York, July 9, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg victory * 1st report coverage Page 3 has reports on the Civil War under the heading: "Late News", and includes some reports concerning the Battle of Gettysburg, the text beginning: "The past week has been full of interesting and important events. On Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, the 1st, 2nd, and 3d of July, the "Army of the Potomac, under the new header, Gen. Meade, was engaged in a series of terrible battles with the Rebels under Lee, at Gettysburg, Pa., which resulted in the defeat of the Rebels and their retreat towards the Potomac..." with much more concerning the battle (see photos). This report carries ove... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2017 15:01

$177.00
155983

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN First Election Victory 1st Report 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372031358218

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY PRESS, Philadelphia, Nov. 10, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln's election win (1st) Page 3 has reports and charts on the Presidential election, the first column heads not noting anything definitive: "THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION" "The Result of Last Tuesday's Canvass" "The Result In Virginia Doubtful" "Missouri Carried By Douglas" "Lare Majorities for Lincoln in the Eastern & Western States" "The Secession Movement" and more (see). But the editorial on the same page is more definitive: "The Result of the Presidential Struggle" which includes: "...That Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois, and Hannibal Hamlin, of Maine, have been elected to the two highest offices in the gift of the American people, th... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2017 07:18

$157.00
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
155209

ABRAHAM LINCOLN INAUGURATION 1st Rpt. Civil War Final Weeks 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391829057614

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CIRCULAR, Mount Tom, March 13, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln inauguration * Closing weeks of the Civil War A small size newspaper from the famous Oneida Community in New York, an early "commune" in experimental living. Various religiously-themed content but a bit of reporting of news of the day under the heading "News Items", which begins: "The inauguration of President Lincoln for a second term of office took place on the portico of the Capitol last Saturday, before an immense assemblage of people. The morning had been dark and rainy...just as the President appeared on the portico to take the oath of office, the sun burst forth & lighted up the scene with a flood of splendor..." with ... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2017 10:40

$53.00
153860

COLUMBIA SC FALLS Gen. William T. Sherman & Abraham Lincoln Draft 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391775944121

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 20, 1865 * Columbia SC South Carolina captured * General William T. Sherman * President Abraham Lincoln * Final months of the Civil War The top of the first column on pg. 1 are heads: "Sherman's Triumphant March" "Capture of Columbia, the Capital of South Carolina" "Beauregard Declines a Fight" "The Rebels Destroy their Stores & Go Away" "Charleston Probably Evacuated" "Subdued Tone of the Rebel Press" plus there are many more heads throughout the balance of the front page. Included is: "President Lincoln on the Draft" which is signed in type: A. Lincoln (see). Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends June 04, 2017 13:59

$39.00
150649

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President-Elect About to Change America 1861 Pre War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371820299516

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 30, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln about to change America Near the top of the front page is: "Important From Springfield" "The Position Of the President Elect" noting in part: "...stating that Mr. Lincoln had written to his Congressional friends recommending conciliatory measures...country may rest assured that in Abraham Lincoln they have a Republican President...Mr. Lincoln is not committed to the Border State Compromise, nor to any other..." with more (see). Page 4 has: "The Canada Fugitive Slave Case". Four pages, just slightly irregular at the spine, good condition.

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Ends January 20, 2017 13:06

$41.00
148427

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Virginia w/ General Abraham Lincoln 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391592170643

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, March 26, 1862 * Rare Confederate title * General Abraham Lincoln A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Notes On The War" which includes a General Order from General H. Marshall concerning travel & communication in the Cumberland Mountains, noting in part: "...The country is infested with spies. Unless a man now comes from Kentucky to join the army & to assist to defend his country & to secure the independence of the South, he had better remain at home..." with more. Other war items as well. Page 2 begins with an interesting editorial: "Generalisimo Lincoln" the text beginning: "We had never supposed that Abrah... See More  

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Ends November 10, 2016 14:22

$128.00
148025

BATTLE OF SHILOH Pittsburg Landing Tennessee Abraham Lincoln Civil War 1862 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371748067638

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 16, 1862 * Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee Most of the front page is taken up with much detail on the Battle of Shiloh with heads including: "The Bloody Contest at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River" "The Second Day's Fight--Arrival of Reinforcements--Generals Buell & Nelson on Hand--Eight Hours More Hard Fighting--The Rebels Forced to Retire" "The Wounded at Pittsburg - Partial List" with various subheads as well. Inside has: "The Ohio Troops at Pittsburg Landing" which is more on Shiloh, plus: "Proclamation by the President" signed: Abraham Lincoln, in which has asks for prayers for peace, but followed by a cynical editorial commen... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2016 15:41

$82.00
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
146798

PEACE MISSION Conference Jefferson Davis & Abe Lincoln 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391525520595

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Feb. 11, 1865 * Peace conference * Confederate mission * Abraham Lincoln Most of the front page is taken up with: "The Peace Conference" 'The Preliminaries & the Result" 'Message from President Lincoln to the House of Representatives". This is quite lengthy & detailed and in addition to eight front page correspondences each signed in type: A. Lincoln, there are other documents signed in type by Jefferson Davis, Alexander Stephens, William Seward, U.S. Grant, & more. Much on the Civil War inside. Eight pages, archival mends to each leaf, very nice condition.

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Ends September 04, 2016 14:44

$37.00
146354

1865 GETTYSBURG NATIONAL CEMETERY Memorial Monument Cornerstone Laid Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391515664331

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 5, 1865 * Battle of Gettysburg memorial * National Cemetery cornerstone laid Page 5 has: "Gettysburg" "The Celebration Yesterday on the Great Battle Field" "General Howard's Tribute to the Veterans" "Miles O'Reilly's Poem of the Day and Place" "The Ceremonies of Laying the Corner Stone of the Gettysburg Monument". Eight pages, irregular at the spine margin, good condition.

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Ends August 24, 2016 07:04

$30.00
145760

SOUTHERN SECESSION ? Pre Civil War South Carolina Tensions 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391495762858

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 29, 1860 * Pre civil war tensions * Secession talks throughout the South * Abraham Lincoln as president-elect Among the one column headlines on the tensions building in the South prior to the Civil War are: "Fort Moultrie and Castle Pinckney in Possession of South Carolina Troops" "The Charleston Custom House, Post Office and Arsenal Occupied by the Seceders" "The Action of Major Anderson Condemned" "Rejoicing Over the Warlike Attitude of South Carolina" and more. Twelve pages, a bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 29, 2016 15:28

$30.00
145676

CIVIL WAR ENDING Fall of Richmond w/ Abraham Lincoln 1865 Pro Rebel Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391494160591

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 5, 1865 * Last days of the Civil War * Fall of Richmond, Virginia * Abraham Lincoln Page 5 has a very historic report on the fall of Richmond, the capital of the Confederacy, and which signaled the end of the Civil War which would come a few days later. The top of the first column has: "THE WAR" "The Fall of Richmond!" which includes several signed dispatches concerning the final terms of agreement, including six signed: A. Lincoln (see). Also on pg. 5: "Sherman's Campaign--Southern Account". There is much more Civil War reporting including a ftpg: "President Lincoln on Missouri Affairs" signed by him in type: A. Lincoln (see), and inside has: "Congrat... See More  

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Ends July 27, 2016 15:34

$96.00
144863

ABRAHAM LINCOLN State of the Union Address Criticized 1861 Pro Rebel Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391471441737

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 12, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * State of the Union Address criticized * General P. G. T. Beauregard letter Among the articles are a lengthy ftpg. report: "The President's Message" which is commentary on Lincoln's recent state-of-the-union address. Most of pg. 2 has: "Report of the Secretary of War". Other items include: "Horrors of Civil War in Missouri" "Brother Against Brother" "A Declaration of Independence - Cabal Against the President" "Criticisms of Republican Papers on President Lincoln's Message" "Curious Letter from Gen. Beauregard" is signed by him in type: G. T. Beauregard. Eight pages, very nice condition. Described as "The Hottest ... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2016 05:30

$36.00
144491

re. ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S Chicago Convention Presidential Nomination 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371632673334

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 28, 1860 * Ratifying Abraham Lincoln as the candidate for President The front page has some nice, detailed coverage of the Republican meeting at Philadelphia, with one column heads including: "The Opening Skirmishes of the Campaign" "Views of Republican Leaders" "What Gen. Cameron Says of the Nominations" and more (see photos). The report has near the beginning: "The following resolutions were offered by Geo. A Coffey, and were adopted: the people of Philadelphia, in town meeting assembled, do hereby resolve as follows: 1) We cordially accept and ratify the action of the Chicago Convention in nominating for President and Vice President of the United States Hon. Abram L... See More  

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Ends June 18, 2016 15:29

$53.00
143326

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Accepts Republican NOMINATION for President 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391434041867

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TIMES, May 22, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln accepts presidential nomination * Republican National Convention in Chicago * Slaver ship "Wildfire" Page 4 has a report with column heads: "The Republican Candidate for the Presidency" "Hon. Abram Lincoln Accepts The Chicago Nomination" being a very historic item although inconspicuously reported, indicating the the lack of stature of Lincoln at the time. Even his first name was not commonly known ("Abram"). Included is Lincoln's letter of acceptance which includes: "...my profoundest thanks for the honor done me which you formally announce. Deeply and even painfully sensible of the great responsibility which is inseparable from that honor... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2016 15:16

$93.00
140354

HORACE GREELEY & President Elect Abraham Lincoln in SPRINGFIELD 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371535191148

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 6, 1861 * President-elect Abraham Lincoln * Springfield, Illinois Page 4 has: "Important From Springfield" reports on an interview between Lincoln and Horace Greeley, with some additional items (see). Other interesting articles relating to the coming Civil War. Eight pages, some light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends February 17, 2016 08:09

$38.00
140287

BROWNSVILLE TX Texas Blockade Ends by Abraham Lincoln 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371533122541

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 19, 1864 * Brownsville, Texas blockade ends * Abraham Lincoln proclamation Among the front page one column Civil War reports are: "The War in the Southwest" "Department of The Gulf" "Progress of the Political Canvass in Louisiana" "Operations for the Blockading Squadron Off Mobile". Also on the front page is: "A Proclamation" signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln, concerning the opening of the port of Brownsville, Texas, to commercial traffic. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends February 14, 2016 07:21

$43.00
140245

PEACE MISSION Francis P. Blair Returns & Cornith MS 1865 Civil War NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371532312550

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 2, 1865 * Peace conference * Francis Preston Blair * Abraham Lincoln Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Thomas" "Reconnaissance to Corinth, Miss." "The Enemy Evacuate" 'Hood's Main Army at Tupelo" "THE SOUTH" "Davis Not Disposed to Appoint Lee and Johnston to the Positions Offered Them by Congress" "The Peace Mission" "Rebel Accounts of Their Mission" "They Come on An Informal Invitation from Mr. Lincoln" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends February 13, 2016 07:56

$28.00
139885

(16) President-Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN Pre Inauguration ERA 1860 Boston Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391353913308

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY ATLAS & BEE, Boston, a lot of 16 issues from Nov. & Dec., 1860 * President elect Abraham Lincoln era The critical period just after Lincoln's election and plans for his new administration. Each issue is 4 pages, cleanly cut at the spine, nice condition. A wealth of fine reading.

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Ends January 30, 2016 06:39

$59.00
139367

BATTLE OF FORT DONELSON Cumberland River Tennessee Victory 1862 Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391344487012

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 19, 1862. * Battle of Fort Donelson victory * Cumberland River - Tennessee 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 Great Victory" "Additional Particulars of the Capture of Fort Donelson" "Graphic Description of the Sanguinary Fight" 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 margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends January 16, 2016 11:40

$28.00
137605

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391305112690

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 22, 1861 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Journey to the White House The front page has much content concerning Abraham Lincoln's journey from his home in Springfield to Washington, D.C. At this point he is heading from New York City to Philadelphia, with heads including: "The Presidential Progress" "Departure of Mr. Lincoln and Party from New York" "The Receptions at Jersey City, Newark, Trenton and Philadelphia" "Immense Turnout of the Jersey Blues" "The Address of Welcome & Mr. Lincoln's Replies" "Great Excitement & Enthusiasm" " What May be Expected from Mr. Lincoln's Inaugural". This text takes almost the entire front page, with subheads including: "The Recept... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2015 14:41

$48.00
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