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176677

ABRAHAM LINCOLN America's 1st THANKSGIVING Proclaimed 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534349348

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, October 5, 1863 * President Abraham Lincoln proclamation * America's national day of Thanksgiving begins Although almost every President since George Washington has issued a proclamation for a "day of thanksgiving", typically celebrated in November but at other times of the year as well, it was Abraham Lincoln who formalized Thanksgiving Day to be celebrated the fourth Thursday of every year and making it a national holiday. On page 4 is the complete text headed: "The National Thanksgiving Day" "A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. There are numerous websites giving the complete text of this Proclamation--identical to wha... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:19

$288.00
176676

Actor JOHN WILKES BOOTH Abraham Lincoln Assassin Found & Killed 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534349193

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, May 3, 1865 * Assassin John Wilkes Booth * re. Found at Garrett's Farm & shot dead * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination The top of the first column has: "THE ASSASSINATION" "THE CAPTURE OF BOOTH" "Statement Of Lieut. Doherty" who was involved in the capture of John Wilkes Booth a few days prior. This is a nice, detailed, and very lengthy account, taking over 1 1/2 columns (see for portions). Also on the ftpg. are: "Another Rebel Plot" "600 Conspirators Plan the Destruction of Northern Cities" "Philadelphia the First to be Visited" "The Affair Being Investigated" and other items as well. All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered for the death of Abraham Lincoln. Very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:19

$79.00
176619

Rare CONFEDERATE Columbus GA Muscogee County Georgia 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372837146825

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 27, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title * re. President Abraham Lincoln * Battle of Perryville, Kentucky Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery. Page 2 has a fascinating & lengthy article: "Lincoln and His Proclamation" which is full of hatred towards him, including: "I see the Devil has given us a parting kick, via Washington City, by that imp of darkness, Abe Lincoln...expressed the opinion that Lincoln was the most vile and bitter enemy the South ever had Time has proved the correctness of that opinion..." and more, going on to comment concerning the Emancipation Procl... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2019 07:23

$192.00
176267

BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Pennsylvania CONFEDERATE Account 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372820043151

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

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:21

$870.00
176253

THOMAS TAD LINCOLN Abraham & Mary Todd's Youngest Son DEATH 1871 South Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372820037947

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON DAILY NEWS, South Carolina, July 19, 1871 * Thomas "Tad" Lincoln death * President Abraham Lincoln's son The first column of page 2 has an intriguingly brief report of an event which would have justified a much lengthier article. Under "News of the Day" is the brief note: "Little 'Tad' Lincoln, the youngest son of President Lincoln, dies in Chicago on Friday." Nothing more. Perhaps the Southern sympathies had yet to soften? Four pages, light toning along central fold, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:15

$45.00
176786

Rare CONFEDERATE First Battle of Bull Run Civil War 1861 New Bern NC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372842598443

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, July 20, 1861 * Very rare Confederate title * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas, Virginia Certainly one of the less common titles from the Confederacy, as rarely have I seen it offered. This coastal town didn't remain Confederate for very long as it fell to General Burnside on March 14, 1862 with the Battle of New Bern. So truly "Confederate" issues can be difficult to come by. Among the front page items are: "Two Men Killed" "The Dover Meeting" & other reports, however certainly the most notable content is the reporting on the first major battle of the Civil War: "Battle Opened at Manassas" "The Lincolnites Attempt to Cross at Bull's Run!" "They are Three Times Repulsed ... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2019 08:54

$224.99
176777

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President of United States INAUGURATION Inaugural 1861 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392537577898

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

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Ends November 22, 2019 08:12

$499.99
176067

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392492450940

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

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Ends November 21, 2019 11:14

$63.00
176065

CONFEDERATE Capital of the Confederacy Overland Campaign1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392492449567

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, June 9, 1864 * Grant's Overland Campaign nears Richmond Not only a newspaper from the Confederate States, but from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page items are: "The War News", "City Intelligence", "Additional From the North", "Butler's Operations--What Were His Instructions", "Another of Our Men Shot", "The Next Presidency--Who Will Be the Man--Lincoln's Chances", "From the Armies In Georgia", "Operations West of the Mississippi" & other smaller items. The back page has an editorial concerning the siege of Richmond, beginning: "The siege of Richmond has fairly commenced, says the Yankee dispatch from headquarters. Why, we thought it was over & finished. Richmond herself... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2019 11:13

$78.00
176704

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


eBay Auction Item # 392534609773

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

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Ends November 20, 2019 10:17

$49.99
176703

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio w/ Battle of Corinth 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372839982583

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 5, 1862 From the midst of the Civil War, some of the articles are headed: "The Mississippi" "Greeley on Amalgamation of Races" "Our Recent Losses in Kentucky" "War News of the Week" "Shameless Conduct" "Lincoln's Last Story" "Battle of Corinth--Overwhelming Victory" & much more. Eight pages, 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 could not be prohibited by law. So obnoxious was this paper to Unionists that it was denied circulation in some cities. In 1863 the press was raided by a hateful mob.

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Ends November 20, 2019 09:15

$34.99
176700

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN State of the Union Address 1864 Civil War NY Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372839964178

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 7, 1864 * President Abraham Lincoln * State of the Union Address (last) "The Message Of President Lincoln" takes all of the last column on the front page and concludes on page 2, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. This was Lincoln's annual state-of-the-union address. In the message Lincoln states in part: "...In presenting the abandonment of armed resistance to the National authority on the part of the insurgents as the only indispensable condition to ending the war...I retract nothing heretofore said of as to Slavery...". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 20, 2019 08:59

$59.99
176699

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral & Civil War Ending Events 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372839962327

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

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Ends November 20, 2019 08:57

$44.99
176011

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392485631100

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

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Ends November 17, 2019 14:34

$570.00
175958

Early ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Ford's Theatre John W. Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392483921745

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND MORNING LEADER, Ohio, April 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth * Early report - while he was still alive The top of the front page has dramatic one column heads: "ASSASSINATION!" "Of PRESIDENT LINCOLN!!!" "He is Shot Through the Head While in the Theater" "Wound Pronounced Mortal!" "Secretary SEWARD Also "Assassinated!" "Escape of the Assassin". The front page has various dispatches, the 2nd of which notes: "The President is not expected to live throughout the night. He was shot at the theatre." The 3rd dispatch has considerably more detail, including: "...a sharp report of a pistol was heard...a man rushed to the front of the President's box, waving a long dagge... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:40

$985.00
175812

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral & Civil War Ending Events 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798579778

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

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:04

$63.00
175810

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Murder Trial of the Conspirators 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798579259

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 10, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the conspirators All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered for the death of President Lincoln. Among the front page one column heads are: "THE ASSASSINATION" "Commencement of The Trial" "The Conspirators Unable to Chain Counsel" "A Frightened Witness" "Ramification of the Plot" "The Assassination Defended" "PROCLAMATIONS BY THE PRESIDENT" "Notice Given to Rebel Pirates" "The State of Virginia" "She is Restored to the Union" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:03

$72.00
175808

Famed African SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Captured Abraham Lincoln 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798578917

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

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:02

$59.00
175669

FORT WAGNER Civil War Map & Abraham Lincoln Proclamation 1863 Military Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372790946358

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Oct. 24, 1863 * Fort Wagner, Morris Island South Carolina * President Abraham Lincoln proclamation As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. Perhaps the highlight is the page two diagram showing: "Fort Wagner and Its Approaches" (see) which has much text on this as well. Plus there is a "Proclamation" signed by President Abraham Lincoln, calling for more volunteers. Other items within the issue include: "A Nameless Spy" "The Changes In Command" "The Army & Its Reinforcement" "Rebel Victories & Federal Successes" and so much more. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:21

$56.00
175666

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372790944871

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

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:20

$76.00
175631

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392456151753

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

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Ends October 30, 2019 14:48

$765.00
175556

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Funeral at Philadelphia Civil War Ending SHERMAN 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786108306

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

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:52

$60.00
175542

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392449612902

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

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:44

$48.00
175485

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782317770

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

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:29

$38.00
175473

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782313937

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

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:24

$5,300.00
175255

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President Hannibal Hamlin 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392429798663

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

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Ends October 16, 2019 15:13

$42.00
175139

ABRAHAM LINCOLN For President Notice & John S. Mosby 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372764747057

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MANUFACTURERS AND FARMERS JOURNAL, Providence, Rhode Island, Nov. 3, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln for president notice Despite the title of this newspaper, there is nice Civil War coverage with many one column headings. (see images for portion) The first column of page 2 has a notice supporting: "For President Of The United States ABRAHAM LINCOLN Of Illinois- For Vice President Of The United States ANDREW JOHNSON of Tennessee..." (see) Complete in 4 pages, larger sized issue measuring 26 x 20 1//2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends October 09, 2019 09:55

$33.00
175049

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Accepts Republican NOMINATION for President 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372752113631

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

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Ends September 29, 2019 07:26

$65.00
175047

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372752113049

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

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Ends September 29, 2019 07:25

$6,800.00
175012

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination FUNERAL Viewing Obsequies 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392401625244

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

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Ends September 27, 2019 15:22

$139.00
174974

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392399898845

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

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:09

$37.00
174972

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination & Southern Citizens Desire for it 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372749395530

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

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:07

$58.00
174967

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Call for Troops Proclamation 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372749394148

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

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:04

$37.00
174718

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Letter Emancipation Slavery CONFEDERATE 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372738129273

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

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:23

$95.00
174710

(2) FIRST BATTLE OF BULL RUN Both Confederate & Union 1861 Civil War Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381498277

Offered are 2 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: Here is a unique opportunity for a pair of issues--one Yankee and the other Confederate--of the identical date of July 22, 1861 both reporting on the First Battle of Bull Run, one from the New York Tribune and the other from the Confederate capital of Richmond, titled the Daily Dispatch, providing a perspective of how the news was reported with all the "spin" & biases that were rampant on both sides of the border. As you see, both sides claimed victory: TRIBUNE: The top of page 3 begins with a nice stack of column heads: "A GREAT BATTLE FOUGHT" "The Batteries at Bull's Run Carried" "Splendid Union Victory" "The Rebels Routed" "Terrible Slaughter" "They Are Driven Into Manassas Junction" "A Death Blow to Secession" and much... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:19

$650.00
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
174533

Rare CONFEDERATE Raleigh North Carolina CIVIL WAR Savannah Georgia1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392369844142

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Jan. 13, 1865 * Rare Confederate title * Civil War nears the end Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865 just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War. The front page includes: "Local And State News" with one item noting: "Negro Shot" with details. The back page has much reporting on the war with: "Sherman's Campaign" "Common Sense" "War News--Sherman" "Hood's Army" "Gen. Joseph E. Johnson" "Raiders In Mississippi" "Cheering Worlds" "Face The Difficulty" "The Army Opposed to the Arming and Freeing of Slaves" "A Republic To Let!... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2019 15:18

$167.00
174401

Rare PRO-CONFEDERATE Frederick Douglass Civil War Columbus OH 1864 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392362150865

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 2, 1864 * Pro-Confederate Northern title * Frederick Douglass Among the articles in this issue are: "The 81st Ohio" "Violence In Illinois" "Union for the Sale of Union" "Speech of Hon. James Brooks--Freedmen's Bureau--A Department of Negroes Proposed" "Address of Confederate Congress--War Forced on the South--Slave Revolt Urged by the Federal Administration..." "Fred. Douglass for Vice President" & more. Also an interesting item: "Morgan's 'Barber Brigade' " concerning his order to shave all captured Yankee officers to retaliate for him being shaved when in prison (see). Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet. Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet ... See More  

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Ends August 30, 2019 14:45

$49.00
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
174184

PRO CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio Battle of Spotsylvania CH 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352568393

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, May 18, 1864 * Rare pro Confederate title from Ohio * Battle of Spotsylvania Court House Among the articles within: "General Lee's Bill of Fare" "The Starvation Theory Exploded" "Protest of the Negro Missionaries!" "Opening of the Dreadful Eight Days' Battle" "More Trouble with the Freed Negroes--The 'Elephant' Caught" "Great Battles of the Past Week" "Plan of Lee's Campaign" "Condition of Lee's Army Before the Battle" "President Lincoln In A Quandary" "Our Loss of 40,000 in Virginia" and so much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, very nice condition. Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South", this newspaper ... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:56

$39.00
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
174099

CONFEDERATE Battle of BULL RUN #2 Manassas VA R.E. Lee Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372709994001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 10, 1862 * Second Battle of Bull Run # 2 * From the capital of the Confederacy Not just a newspaper from the Confederate States, but from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "From Maryland" which tells of the advance of the Confederate army across the Potomac into Maryland (see photos). Keep in mind this was just one week before the Battle of Antietam in Maryland. The front page also has: "The Northern Press on the Late Battles" being the Second Battle of Bull Run (see photos). There is also: 'The Excitement in the North" "Additional From the North" "The Yankee Account of the Evacuation of Fredericksburg--Destruction of Property--Escape of Negroes..." "The Revolut... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2019 07:56

$117.00
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
173791

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Murder & Gen. Richard Taylor Surrenders CIVIL WAR 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372696401831

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 12, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination mourning borders * Confederate General Richard Taylor surrenders All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of the death of President Abraham Lincoln. The front page has: "Surrender of Dick Taylor" "It Occurs on the 4th Inst." "The Terms the Same as Those Accorded Lee" "Richmond" "Our Returning Heroes..." and more. Page 5 has: "The Assassination" "The Trial of the Conspirators--No Reporters Admitted" "Davis In Georgia" & more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2019 14:22

$48.00
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
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