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174709

CONFEDERATES React to Abraham Lincoln's EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381498043

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 7, 1862 * Emancipation proclamation - Southern reaction * Abraham Lincoln's famous address The first column of the front page is taken up with interesting reactions in the South to the Emancipation Proclamation with heads: "Interesting From The South" "Important Action in the Rebel Congress on President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation" "The Rules of Civil Warfare to Be Ignored" "Important From General Lee's Army" "He is Said to Be Advancing" "Impending Battle in the Valley". Further down the column is: "The Emancipation Proclamation - President Lincoln's Proclamation Again Before the Rebel Congress" which is the response by Louisiana concerning this controversial document freeing slaves. Mu... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:19

$42.00
174390

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Pre Douglas Debates re. SLAVERY Slaves Trade 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392361844902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 27, 1858 * Abraham Lincoln to hit national stage * Question of slavery Page 2 has a lengthy article: "The Illinois Campaign" "Mr. Douglas on the Kansas Question...". This speech was on July 16, 1858 and concerned the slavery question, which would be a prelude to the Lincoln-Douglas debates which began in August for the Illinois Senate seat, and which would do much to propel Abraham Lincoln to national prominence. This report takes nearly 2 1/2 columns, plus there is a lengthy editorial on him headed: "Mr. Senator Douglas & his Final Battle in Illinois Upon the Kansas Question". Also of interest on the ftpg: "Arrival Of The North Star" "The Slave Trade and The Right of Search" "The Frazier River ... See More  

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Ends August 30, 2019 09:33

$48.00
174198

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral Train Journey SPRINGFIELD 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720247956

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Apr. 22, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Funeral train headed for Springfield The front page has one column heads which include: "THE FUNERAL PAGEANT" "The Remains at Baltimore" "A Popular Ovation" "The City In Tears" "Lying In State" "A Farewell Look" "Progress of The Cortege" "The Journey to Harrisburg" "Scenes On The Route" and some good reporting on the closing events of the Civil War as well with: "MOBILE" "Operations Against the Forts" "The Rebels Retreat Up the Alabama" "The Fall of Fort Blakeley" "Heavy Captures" and more. Eight pages, nice condition. All columns on all pages are black-bordered in memory of Lincoln.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:04

$57.00
174186

CONFEDERATE Abraham Lincoln & John C. Fremont EMANCIPATION PROC. 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720245695

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 23, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * re. Emancipation Proclamation * General John C. Fremont A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are those headed: "Our Correspondence--From Norfolk " "From Arkansas--Graphic Sketch of the Great Battle in Missouri--Gallantry of McCulloch's Troops" "A Desperate Expedient" "The Distinction between Aliens & Citizens" "Sales of Negroes" includes a brief list; and more, including five ads under the "Runaways" heading. Civil War coverage continues on the inside pages with: "Testaments & Tracts for Soldiers" "The Affair at Lewinsville"; two General Orders signed by F. S. Armistead and Thos. G. Rhett; "Ar... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:58

$114.00
174181

SOUTHERN SECESSION Pre Civil War Tensions - Abraham Lincoln Elect 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352567271

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 27, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln as president-elect * Alabama secession from the Union * Pre Civil War tensions over slavery Among the ftpg. column heads: "THE DISUNION TROUBLES" "Tribulation Of the Administration" "An Enabling Bill for New Mexico with a Slavery Clause" "The South Carolina Commissioners in Washington" "Alabama Decides For Secession" and an interesting article; "Mr. Lincoln Encounters A Secessionist". Page 4 has much as well including: "Southern Trade--Its Amount & Comparative Value" "The Cuban Slave-Trade" "Conflicting Authorities on the Slave Trade" among other items. Eight pages, small binding slits at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:55

$34.00
174179

GEORGIA SECESSSION from Union Abraham Lincoln as President Elect 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352566724

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, January 20, 1861 * President-elect Abraham Lincoln * The Civil War about to begin * Georgia secedes from the Union The front page has some ominous reports concerning the troubles in the South which would soon lead to the Civil War, with first column heads including: "The Revolution" "Important News from the South" "Projected Seizure of Fort Pickens, Pensacola" "The Responsibility of Civil War Thrown on the Lincoln Administration" "Secession of Georgia From The Union" "Call for a State Convention in Missouri" "Interesting Reports from South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, and Virginia" and more. Page 4 has a report headed: "The New Administration" "The Scramble at Springfield for the Spoils" with a ... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:54

$37.00
173934

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral Train Civil War Ending 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372702253247

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, April 24, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Funeral train arrives in New York * Closing events of the Civil War All 8 pages have black mourning rules for the death of Abraham Lincoln. The first column of the ftpg. has heads on the closing events of the Civil War: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT" "Negotiations Pending Between Gens. Sherman and Johnston" "A Basis of Peace Proposed" "Gen. Grant Goes to Assume Command in Front of Johnston" "Sherman's Report os His March Through the Carolinas" and much more on this. Pages 4 & 5 have reports on the Lincoln funeral with: "THE OBSEQUIES" "Preparations for the Reception of the Remains of the President" "The Body to Reach the City this Morning" "How the Metropol... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2019 15:07

$118.00
173798

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Victory Proclamation & Fall of Atlanta 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392319923944

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Sept. 10, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln proclamation * Fall of Atlanta - Georgia Page 4 begins with a Proclamation of: "Thanksgiving For Victories" at Fort Powell, Mobile, Fort Gaines & Fort Morgan, signed in type: A. Lincoln. Also inside: "Colored Men & the President" "The Surrender of Fort Morgan" "Capture of Atlanta" "John Morgan Killed" & much more. Eight pages, rejoined at the spine, clear tape mends across several pages, otherwise good.

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Ends July 25, 2019 14:26

$37.00
173794

ABRAHAM LINCOLN & John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theatre 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372696402149

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 9, 1863 * Abraham Lincoln attends Ford's Theatre (day of) * Actor John Wilkes Booth performs A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C. Near the top of the front page is a great article headed: "Ford's New Theatre" which includes in part: "...announced for performance to-night, with J. Wilkes Booth as Raphael...In his personification of the romantic young sculptor, Mr. Booth concentrates many of his best qualities as an artist. The part is exceedingly picturesque & engaging, but Mr. Booth, by his earnestness, his vigorous grasp of genius, & his fervor of style, invests it with an intere... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2019 14:23

$845.00
173787

Rare KIT CARSON Fights Navajo Indians in New Mexico 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372696401291

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 4, 1863 * Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians Although much of the front page is taken up with various reports from the Civil War, perhaps the most interesting item is the brief page 5 item headed: "Victory of Kit Carson Over the Indians" (see photos for full report), reading in part: "...had a fight with the Navajoe Indians beyond Fort Canby. The Indians were defeated with the loss of 13 killed & over 20 wounded...". The front page has the endorsement of President Abraham Lincoln's famous rally letter, which defended his Emancipation Proclamation, by the members of the Syracuse Convention. This letter was read at the convention held the day prior in Springfield, Missouri. Eight pages, minima... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2019 14:19

$42.00
173692

Rare CONFEDERATE Lee to Gettysburg & Stonewall Jackson Death 1863 Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392317721926

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, June 20, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title * Prelude to the Battle of Gettysburg * On the death of Stonewall Jackson 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 time. The A... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:31

$189.00
173154

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392302202882

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 7, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania * Most historic battle of the Civil War A great issue on the Battle of Gettysburg with most of the front page taken up with related reports, some quite detailed. Among the column heads are: "BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG" "Victorious News" "LEE DEFEATED" "Gen. Hill And Gen. Longstreet Wounded and Prisoners" "Lee's Pontoon Bridges Destroyed" "THE THREE DAYS' BATTLES" "Unofficial Details" "The Enemy Defeated, and His Dead and Wounded Left on the Field". The text is lengthy & very detailed, carrying over to page 4. Page 2 has some additional reporting with a column headed: "The Battle of Friday", and page 3 has a nice editorial headed:... See More  

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Ends June 23, 2019 07:29

$675.00
172462

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392282165357

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 4, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania * Most historic battle of the Civil War Pages 2 & 3 have content reporting on the Battle of Gettysburg. Column heads include: "Latest from the Battle Field - Two More Battles" which includes two dispatches from General Meade. Also: "Unofficial Reports" and then: "The Fight Of Wednesday" & "A Fight at Carlisle". Page 2 has a report: "The Removal of Gen. Hooker" which announces General Meade as his replacement (head partially shaved here: see). There is also: "The Late General Reynolds" who died in the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg. Great to have this notable content in this famous newspaper from the nation's c... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:48

$390.00
172355

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Gets 2nd Nomination for President 1864 Civil War NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372654477508

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln's 2nd term nomination * President of the United States * John Morgan raiding Kentucky and more The ftpg. has column heads: "The Baltimore Nomination" "Mr. Lincoln's Acceptance-Address of Gov. Dennison-The Platform-Its Indorsement by the President--Address of the National Union League--The President's Reply". This reports Lincoln being nominated for another term as President, noting in part: "...inform President Lincoln of his nomination by that convention, reached the White House..." with an address to him concerning it & followed by his response which begins: "Mr. Chairman & Gentlemen of the Committee: I will neither conceal my gratification, nor restrain the... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2019 15:08

$92.00
172327

ABRAHAM LINCOLN as U.S. Senator Republican Candidate1858 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372653722597

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 24, 1858 * Abraham Lincoln * U.S. Senate candidate Page 3 has an article headed: "Politics In Illinois" which reports the election of Abraham Lincoln as the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, to be opposed by incumbent Stephen Douglass the Democrat. This election would be followed by the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates & would thrust Lincoln's name to national prominence & eventually the presidency. The report notes in part: "...Republican State Convention recently held...put forward its ticket...a Legislature which will have the appointment of a U.S. Senator. For the latter position the name of the Hon. Abraham Lincoln, formerly a Representative in Congress ... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2019 15:18

$88.00
172306

ABRAHAM LINCOLN INAUGURATION Inaugural Address 1865 Pro Confederate Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372653485221

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 8, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln inauguration * Inaugural address on the ftpg. * Closing weeks of the Civil War * In a pro-Confederate title Among the front page reports is: "Inauguration of President Lincoln--His Address" which contains his address in full, ending with the immortal words: "With malice towards none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right...". Page 4 has an editorial headed: "Lincoln's Inaugural", critical of him as would be expected from this newspaper. One bit notes: "...It is brief, for Mr. Lincoln appears to have nothing to say. He ventures no predictions, for the reason that he seems to have learned that all his predictions... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2019 09:19

$490.00
171920

TRIAL OF ASSASSINS Abraham Lincoln & Jefferson David Indictment 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392267500378

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 27, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln Murder - Trial of the conspirators * Jefferson Davis indictment for treason Among the ftpg. column heads are: "INDICTMENT OF DAVIS" "The Arch-Traitor to be Tried for Treason" "His Offence the Levying of War on Fort Stevens" "Davis to be Tried in the City of Washington" and: "TRIAL OF THE ASSASSINS" "Sanders Heard to Say that Booth was Bossing the Job" "That Job was to Assassinate Lincoln On or Before Inauguration Day" "More About the Treatment of Union Prisoners in the South" and more. Eight pages, very light damp stain at the top, never bound nor trimmed, very nice.

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Ends April 27, 2019 15:03

$44.00
170714

BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG & Fall of Vicksburg MS CONFEDERATE 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392238454721

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 10, 1863 * The Battle of Gettysburg * Fall of Vicksburg, Mississippi * In a Confederate title Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. The top of the front page, with heading: "From General Lee's Army", has much editorialized comment on the recent events of the war--Battle of Gettysburg & fall of Vicksburg--including: "The account of the Baltimore American of the defeat, demoralization & flight of General Lee's army...had such is the force of elaborate, brazen lying, the effect of seriously depressing the spirits of the mass of the people. With capitulation of Vicksburg & all this uncontradictory story of overwhelming disas... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:39

$880.00
169987

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President of United States INAUGURATION Inaugural 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372568893392

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 5, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * 1st Inauguration - inaugural address * Dawn of the Civil War The top of the front page has nice one column heads announcing the significant news of Abraham Lincoln's first inauguration, the heads including: "THE NEW GOVERNMENT" "Inauguration of President Lincoln as President of the United States" "Military & Civic Display & Precautions" "Opening Address" "The Policy of the New Administration" "Installation of Vice President Hamlin" "The New Cabinet" "The Grand Inauguration Ball". The front page also includes: "The Inaugural Address" which takes over 2 1/2 columns, and is followed by: "Opinions of Mr. Lincoln's Inaugural". Before the inaugural address is so... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2019 15:49

$220.00
169830

Rare CONFEDERATE Jackson MS Civil War 1862 Newspaper w/ Publisher on the Run


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372563052644

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 1, 1864 * Very rare Confederate title Among the front page items are: "Cavalry" "A General Conscription" "The Yankees in Lee County" "Latest News From the North" "Confederate Congress" "Terrible Fire & Explosion at Yorktown" "From New Orleans" "Desperate Expedients" "The Sword of Montgomery" "Memphis News--Captured Confederates--Gettysburg and Waterloo..." and other smaller items. The back page has much on the war as well with: "The New Year" "Our Army Correspondence" "Remounting Morgan's Command" "Port Hudson Incidents" "A Profitable Trip" "Yankee Schooner Captured" and other smaller items. There are several ads on the bkpg. as well including a very lengthy & de... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2019 15:51

$247.00
169410

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio Abraham Lincoln Proclamation 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196976382

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 30, 1864 * Rare pro Confederate title * Abraham Lincoln proclamation The ftpg. has: "A Proclamation" signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln. Among the various articles within: "The Aspiring Negro" "Negromania" "Strength of the Confederate Armies--The Starvation Theory Exploded" "War News of the Week" & much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, good 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 could not be prohibited by law. So obnoxious was this paper to Un... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2019 15:49

$37.00
169319

Ulysses S. Grant Finished ? & Robert E. Lee CONFEDERATE Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196125184

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, June 10, 1863 * Ulysses S. Grant finished ? * Robert E. Lee - pre Gettysburg * Rare Confederate title Not only a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has in the first column: "Dispatch From General Lee-A Ten Hours Fight with the Enemy--Victory of the Confederate Forces ! " which includes the dispatch signed: R. E. Lee, and reads: "The enemy cross the Rappahannock this morning at 5 o'clock...at the various fords from Beverly to Kelly's with a large force of cavalry, accompanied by infantry & artillery. After a severe contest till 5, p.m., General Stuart drove them across the river." (see photos). Also: "From Fredericksburg" with the v... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 09:34

$92.00
168586

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Order for the Draft & Williamsport WV Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392176986532

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 1, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln draft proclamation * Williamsport WV - Strawberry Plains TN The front page features a very nice & detailed Civil War map headed: "THE FIGHTING IN WESTERN VIRGINIA. Scene of the Recent Contest in Gen. Kelley's Dept." Also column heads on the war include: "Call for Half a Million of Men" "The President's Proclamation" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln (see); "Sharp Contest in the Vicinity of Williamsport, Hardy County, Va." "Hasty Retreat of Longstreet's Forces" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:40

$49.00
168165

BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Pennsylvania CONFEDERATE Account 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372494722981

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 17, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg * Eyewitness account Not only is this a nice Civil War newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. The front page has various war-related content, including items headed: "The News" and a lengthier report: "Spies In The South" and other related items, but certainly the prime front page content is the report headed: "The Invasion of Pennsylvania--The Battle Of Gettysburg--The Retreat To Hagerstown" which features an eye-witness account of the retreat, prefaced with: "...the only connected, intelligent and intelligible account that has yet been given to the public of the movements of General Lee...after the Battle of Gett... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2018 07:26

$1,165.00
167675

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372474942134

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 4, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania * Most historic battle of the Civil War * Great reporting - one of the best to be had The top portion of the first column on the front page is taken up with some great & very historic heads on the Battle of Gettysburg, including: "REBEL INVASION" "The Fighting At Gettysburg" "The Severest Actions of the War" "Losses Heavy On Both Sides" "Longstreet Taken Prisoner" "Advantage on Our Side" "three Days Desperate Fighting" "Gen. Meade's Official Dispatches" "The Enemy Repulsed at Every Point on Thursday" "The Battle Renews on Friday" "The Potomac Army Covering Itself With Glory" and more (see). Almost the entire front page is taken up with reports from the... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2018 06:39

$835.00
167444

VERY Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond Va BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG 1863 Civil War BROADSIDE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372467358809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH---EXTRA, Richmond, Virginia, July 5, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg * Very rare Confederate title * Capital of the Confederacy A great rarity: a Confederate broadside "Extra" reporting on the first two days of the historic Battle of Gettysburg. As the word "broadside" is defined, this is a single sheet printed on the front side only. The heads at the top of the first column head: "Latest From The North" "Great Battle At Gettysburg" with subheads: "The Yankees Claim Not To Be Defeated and To Have Captured 6,000 Prisoners--The Confederates Hold The Field--Yankee Generals Reynolds and Paul Killed--Heavy Loss of the Federals--The Grand Battle Expected Friday, etc." This reporting takes 3 of the 4 columns, wi... See More  

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Ends November 10, 2018 14:16

$3,250.00
167300

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Inauguration Inaugural Address 1865 Racist Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372463877856

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, March 11, 1865 * President Abraham Lincoln * 2nd presidential inauguration * Rare pro-white title Fine coverage of Abraham Lincoln's second inauguration & inaugural address. Keep in mind that this was a racist newspaper in the North, calling itself: "An Anti-Abolition Democratic Paper For White Men" on the back page. Understanding this, it is interesting to read the ftpg. article: "An Inauguration Scene" which begins: "A 'loyal' paper gives the following account of the drunken scene in the inauguration drama at Washington on the 4th of March...". And page 5 has the very historic report headed: "MR. LINCOLN'S INAUGURAL" "The Vice President 'Incoherent' ""A Disgraceful Scene" which has intere... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2018 14:17

$240.00
167241

SOUTHERN SECESSION TALKS Pre Civil War Cotton States Tensions 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372459005039

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 16, 1860 * Southern crisis - Secession options * Abraham Lincoln as president elect From a few months before the outbreak of the Civil War, the front page has: "The Southern Excitement" "Condition of Public Sentiment in the Slave States" "The Union Element Showing Itself". More similar reports on 4. Eight pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2018 15:42

$34.00
167171

Historic GETTYSBURG ADDRESS Abraham Lincoln's Speech 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372456726165

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 21, 1863 * President Abraham Lincoln * Gettysburg Address at battlefield cemetery It would be difficult to argue for a more notable or desirable Civil War newspaper. Combine the complete text of the historic Gettysburg Address by President Abraham Lincoln, with this famous title by Horace Greeley, a Lincoln supporter, and this issue makes for one of the best newspapers one could own from the Civil War era. Page 2 has a very lengthy, three column article headed: "The Gettysburg Ceremonies" "Description of the Battle-Field and Consecration Exercises" which provides the details of the dedication of this national cemetery as well as information on how it came to ... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2018 15:42

$2,875.00
166686

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Congregation Shearith Israel Jewish Jews MOURN 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126608814

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 21, 1865 * Congregation Shearith Israel * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Jews mourn the loss of the president Although somewhat inconspicuous, perhaps the most notable item within this black bordered issue is the page 7 mention, under the heading "Portuguese Synagogue, Nineteenth Street," of the mourning services held at The Congregation Sherith Israel [Shearith Israel] on behalf of the late President. Synagogues did not often receive the same coverage as other places of worship, and the fact that the Congregation Shearith Israel (often called The Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue) was the oldest Jewish congregation in the United States only makes its mention all th... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:40

$245.00
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
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
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
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
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
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