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Rare CHARLESTON SC South Carolina w/ Texas Joining Confederacy 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080127749

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, March 26, 1861 * From the origin of the Civil War just prior to outbreak South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union which it did on Dec. 20, 1860. Plus the war began in Charleston harbor with the bombing of Fort Sumter just a few weeks after the date of this issue. The front page includes: "Admission of Northern States into the Southern Confederation" "How Charleston Looks in the Eye of a Yankee" "News From Pensacola" and other items. Inside has: "The Convention of South Carolina" in which they will discuss adopting the Confederate Constitution. There is also a nearly half column notice: "Loan For the Defence Of The Confederate States"... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:52

$196.00
164881

ROBERT SMALLS Negro Slave Ship Captain CSS Planter FREED Print 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076096263

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 14, 1862 * Robert Smalls, "Hero of the Planter", who would eventually go from the walls of slavery to the halls of The House of Representatives Perhaps the most notable print (with related text) is that of: "Robert Smalls, Captain of the Gun Boat 'Planter' " which includes a related article as well. As Wikipedia notes, Robert Smalls was an enslaved African American who freed himself, his crew and their families from slavery by commandeering a Confederate transport ship, CSS Planter, in Charleston harbor, and sailing it from Confederate controlled waters to the U.S. blockade. His example and persuasion helped convince President Lincoln to accept African-Americ... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:11

$98.00
162940

START OF CIIVL WAR Fort Sumter MAP Abraham Lincoln Proclamation 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017877897

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 15, 1861 * Start of the Civil War w/ map * Fort Sumter, Charleston * Abraham Lincoln declares war This is a nice, displayable issue on the beginning of the Civil War as the front page features a map headed: "MAP OF CHARLESTON HARBOR Showing the Relative Positions of the Entrance, Stone Inlet, Morris and Sullivan Islands, Forts Sumter & Moultrie, Cummings Point Battery and the City." Two-thirds of the first column are taken up with nice heads concerning the outbreak of war, including: "THE WAR" "Offensive War Measures of the Administration" "A WAR PROCLAMATION" "75,000 Men Ordered Out" "Preparations for the Defence of the National Capital" "The Great Free State... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2018 14:50

$195.00
162016

Rare CONFEDERATE First Battle of Charleston Harbor SC 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391996285277

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 11, 1863 * First Battle of Charleston Harbor * Rare Confederate title A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "A Word of Justice" "Further From Charleston!" "The Turret of the Iron-Clads Pierced!" "Splendid Spirits of Our Men!" "The Law of Impressment" and more, including a dispatch signed in type: G.T. Beauregard. The back page has: "The Attack On Charleston" "Details of the Fight!", a lengthy editorial, and much news headed: "Confederate Congress". A single sheet issue with a full banner masthead, great condition.

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Ends April 07, 2018 16:04

$95.00
150693

BATTLE OF FORT CHARLOTTE Mobile, Alabama & more Revolutionary War 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391659144794

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 11, 1780 * Battle of Fort Charlotte - Mobile, Alabama * Fall of Charleston, South Carolina to British The front page includes a "Copy of a Letter from General Sir Henry Clinton to Lord George Germain, dated Head Quarters Charles-Town [Charleston] South Carolina, June 3, 1780" signed by him in type: H. Clinton, and what follows is a lengthy: "Hand-Bill issued after the Surrender of Charles-town". This is followed by three more Proclamations concerning the fall of Charleston, carrying over to pgs. 2 & 3, as well as the "Articles of Capitulation...." for the surrender of Fort Moultrie in Charleston harbor, and an address to the inhabitants of Charleston whic... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:01

$135.00
142590

CONFEDERATE First Battle of Charleston Harbor 1863 Richmond Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414365011

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, April 10, 1863 * First Battle of Charleston Harbor A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The ftpg. includes: "Latest News from the North!" "Confidence of Taking Charleston!" "Rumors of Its Capture in the North!" "Latest from Charleston" "The First Day's Fight" "The Loss Sustained by the enemy" "Confidence of Holding Charleston" "The Law of Impressment" & more. News on the back page as well including reports from the: "Confederate Congress", as well as ads. Complete as a single sheet newspaper with a full banner masthead, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends April 23, 2016 11:22

$90.00
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USS HATTERAS Action off Galveston Light Homer C. Blake 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371555725107

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 17, 1863 * Action off Galveston Light * USS Hatteras sinking * Homer C. Blake Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Loss of the Hatteras" "Official Report of Com. Blake" "Desperate Encounter at Close Quarters" "Encouraging Reports from the Army" "Effect of the Iron Will of Gen. Hooker" "Dept. of the Missouri" "The Affair in Charleston Harbor" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 17, 2016 16:09

$27.00
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