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179949

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President PRISON Release Fort Monroe 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373000124865

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, May 14, 1867 * Jefferson Davis released * Horace Greeley bails him out Page 2 has one column headings: "Jefferson Davis and the [Blacks]" "He Receives a Large Number of Visitors at his Hotel" "Davis En Route For New York" and more. (see) Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 24, 2020 15:31

$33.00
179729

Rare JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President Message 1863 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392729267113

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Dec. 19, 1863 * Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederacy * Rare Civil War military title 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. Among the war-related items in this issue are those headed: "The Military Situation" taking most of the ftpg; "Jefferson Davis' Message" is an analysis of it, not a verbatim printing. It begins: "The Message of the rebel President is, as might be expected, dignified, well-written, and yet, to us, very absurd..." and ends with: "...We may venture to doubt whether Mr. Jefferson Davis will ever write another Annual Message."; "General Halleck's Report" which ta... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2020 15:26

$29.00
179475

Very Rare CHARLESTON SC Yankee Union Occupation South Carolina 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716967844

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, April 21, 1865 * Union - Yankee occupation * Speech given by President Lincoln An early issue of this newspaper under Yankee control, as Sherman occupied this significant Confederate city on February 18. This is "new series" volume 1, number 48. The front page has: "Our Victories" "Important Speech of President Lincoln" "His Views on the Peace Reconstruction & Emancipation Questions" which takes nearly half of the front page. Also: "Important Debate of the Rebel State Legislature of Virginia". Page 2 has a nice editorial concerning the war including: "...The people all over Jeff Davis' territory are well aware of the hopelessness of the rebel cause...". Also inside: "The Death ... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:41

$225.00
178783

JEFFERSON DAVIS Columbia SC Speech & James Longstreet 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372948402731

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 26, 1864 * President Jefferson Davis speech * General James Longstreet * Gen. Robert E. Lee Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Southern News" "Jeff. Davis' Speech at Columbia, S.C." "His Views of the Copperhead Plan of Adjustment" "Rebel Victories to Insure the Election of the Peace Candidate" "Further Accounts of Sheridan's Victory" "Sherman's Army--From Atlanta" "The War In Missouri" "Longstreet In The Field Again" includes a dispatch signed in type: J. Longstreet, Lieut. Gen. which includes: "Soldiers, let us not go backward!...Let our future eclipse it in our earnestness for glory, our love of country & our determination to best the enemy." (see). The Jeff Davis speech would se... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2020 15:40

$42.00
178433

JEFFERSON DAVIS President of the Confederacy Released on Bail 1867 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392650869996

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1867 * Jefferson Davis approved for bail * President of the Confederate States * Post Civil War reconstruction era Page 3 has a lengthy report headed: "JEFFERSON DAVIS" "The State Prisoner Before the Circuit Court at Richmond" "The Court Fixes His Bail at $100,000" and more. (see) Text takes up about 3 1/2 columns. Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 12 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends February 23, 2020 07:44

$33.00
178410

Rare CONFEDERATE Houston TX Texas w/ Jefferson Davis Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392649316190

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, Nov. 9, 1864 * Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy Newspapers from Texas are very uncommon, particularly from before or during the Civil War period. Here is an issue from the midst of the war, one of the earliest war-dated issues we have offered in recent years. The front page has over 2 columns taken up with a terrific speech given by Jefferson Davis headed: "The President's Speech at Augusta" and addressed to the: "Ladies and gentlemen, friends and fellow-citizens of Georgia:...". The speech was intended to boost the sagging spirits of the Georgians, as Atlanta had fallen in early September & Savannah would fall before Christmas. Following Davis's speech there is: "Genera... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:31

$660.00
176306

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital of the Confederacy 1862 RICHMOND VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392506732590

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, March 7, 1862 * From the Confederate capital * Jefferson Davis proclamations From the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The Battle-Field Around Fort Donelson" "Notes Of The War" "The Late Outrage on the Rio Grande" & more. Pg. 2 has a lengthy editorial: "The War--Past, Present, & Future". Also: "From Norfolk" "From The Valley" "By the President of the Confederate States of America - A Proclamation" signed in type: Jefferson Davis, concerning martial law in Richmond. Also another related "Proclamation" also signed: Jefferson Davis. Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2020 14:07

$87.00
177765

CONFEDERATES FAILING Civil War Nearing the End Ulysses S. Grant 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889079319

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 23, 1865 * Nearing the end of the American Civil War * Ulysses S. Grant & William T. Sherman * Quarrel between Jefferson Davis and His Congress Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN" "Johnston Flying from the Combined Armies" "Raleigh Said to be Evacuated" "Rebels Reported Falling Back to Hillsboro" "Goldsboro Formally Occupied..." "GRANT" "Sounds of Army Trains Moving Within the Enemy's Lines" and much more. Page 5 has: "A DIVIDED SOUTH" "Quarrel Between Jeff. Davis and His Congress" "An Irrepressible Conflict Between the Legislative & Executive Departments of the Bogus Confederacy" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:20

$31.00
176883

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President Inauguration 1862 Civil War MAP Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372848371897

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 28, 1862 * Jefferson Davis inauguration * President of the Confederacy * Map inside Florida There is a wealth of Civil War reporting on the front page including column heads: "The Burnside Expedition" "Condition of the Rebel Guns" "A Visit to Nag's Head" "The War in the South-West" "Nashville Surrendered" "In Occupation by Union Troops" "The Rebels at Murfreesboro" "Capture of Fayetteville, Ark." But the prime content would be found on page 6 with: "Inaugural Address of Jeff. Davis" (see for portions) which is followed by: "Another Fast Day--Proclamation by the President" which is signed in type: Jefferson Davis. Also on pg. 6 is: "What Shall be Done with the Slaves?". Page 2 ... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:09

$69.00
176268

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital of the Confederacy 1861 RICHMOND VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392505010130

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 7, 1861 * From the Confederate capital * Jefferson Davis proclamation A very nice & successful newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Southern Politics in Europe" "The Great Kentucky Conspiracy--Startling Revelations--The Hypocrisy of the United Leaders Exposed..." with various related documents on this case. Also: "By the President--A Proclamation" for a day of fasting, humiliation, and prayer, signed in type by: Jefferson Davis. Inside pages have a great wealth of war reporting including: "From Camp Cooper" "The Situation of Affairs in Alexandria..." "From Camp Bartow" "The Gallant Dead" "Later From Pensacola" "Affairs At The South--News fro... See More  

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:21

$73.00
175664

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital & Jefferson Davis Proclamation Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392458090107

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 5, 1862 * Jefferson Davis proclamation * From the capital of the Confederacy Not just a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. Page 2 has a lengthy editorial concerning the Civil War. Also inside are: "Movements & Spirit of the War" "The Fall of Fort Macon" "The Spirit of the South" "A Flag of Truce from General Beauregard to General Buell..." "Telegraphic News" "The Yankee Oath of Allegiance" "Proclamation By the President" which is signed in type: Jefferson Davis (see); and much more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:18

$84.00
175258

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President CAUGHT Women's Clothes PRINT1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392429800079

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S NEWSPAPER, New York, June 3, 1865 * Confederate President Jefferson Davis * Caught wearing women's clothes print * Trial of the conspirators w/ print See the photo for the fascinating front page illustration which is captioned: "Capture of Jefferson Davis, At Irwinsville, Ga., at Daybreak on May 10th by Col. Pritchard and Men of Wilson's Corps." showing him dressed in women's clothes to elude capture. There is a related article on this as well. The doublepage centerfold is captioned: "Scene in the Court room in the old Penitentiary building, Washington, D.C. during the Trial of the Conspirators, Payne, Atzerot, Harold, Arnold, McLaughlin, Mudd and Surratt, before the Military Commission." Also insi... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2019 15:15

$169.00
175257

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War Jefferson Davis 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392429799855

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Nov. 8, 1864 * Confederate president Jefferson Davis * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Glorious Achievements of Forrest's Horse Marines" "Yankee Army News" "The Tennessee Valley Campaign" "The President's Message" in which he presents to his Congress an optimistic view of the war's progress. Some war items on the bkpg. but mostly taken up with ads. Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, nice condition. From the closing months of the Civil War. Charleston was a hotbed of secession, with S.C. being the first state to leave the Union. The first shots of the war were fired in Charleston harbor. A... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2019 15:14

$84.00
174851

JOHN S. MOSBY Guerrillas Cavalry Greenback Raid Virginia1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742759133

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 15, 1864 * John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader * 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry * Early report on the Greenback Raid Although there is much Civil War reporting on the front page perhaps the most significant a brief item near the bottom of the back, headed: "Guerrillas at Work Again on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad" which reads: "A party of guerrillas captured the westward bound train on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad last night, robbed the passengers and burned the cars. No other particulars have been received." This is a very early report & consequently has few details. It is following by another headed: "Guerrillas in Maryland" mentioning that: "A small body of Moseby's guerrillas c... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:08

$57.00
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
173397

DICK TAYLOR SURRENDERS & Jefferson Davis Flight 1865 Civil War Ending Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392310254970

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 9, 1865 * Dick Taylor surrenders * Jefferson Davis on the run * Union soldiers coming home Among the front page column heads on the events immediately following the Civil War are: "HOMEWARD BOUND" "The Army of the Potomac in Richmond" "40,000 Heroes March Through that City" "FLIGHT OF JEFF. DAVIS" "He Was at Washington, Georgia, on the 4th" "Stoneman's Rough Riders Close Upon His Heels" "Jeff's Council of War Broken Up in a Hurry" "The Unhappy Rebel Heading for the Mississippi" "ANOTHER SURRENDER" "Dick Taylor Abandons the Rebel Cause" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, some wrinkling near margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 07, 2019 07:08

$38.00
172959

JEFFERSON DAVIS Captured in Woman's Clothes Post Civil War 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392297365744

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, May 20, 1865 * Jefferson Davis captured in Woman's clothes Page 4 has a column head: "Capture Of Jeff Davis" which begins: "The following details of the capture of Jefferson Davis, while attempting to escape in his wife's clothes, have just been received from Major General Wilson..." and what follows are the details in 3 reports, taking most of the column. This article is followed by: "North Carolina Slaves". Four pages, some older tape mends inside, re-glued at the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends June 14, 2019 14:52

$43.00
172838

CONFEDERATE Jefferson Davis & Battle of Leesburg VA Civil War 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392294603317

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 4, 1861 * From the capital of the Confederacy * Jefferson Davis proclamation * Battle of Leesburg, Virginia The front page begins with an editorial headed: "War To Keep Off a Worse War" which offers some very interesting content on the longevity of the war. A few bits include: "...But neither Lincoln, nor Seward, nor Cameron, nor Chase, is a wise statesman or a disinterested patriot...They are all speculators, and look upon the war as a job...It is vain to hope that Lincoln or his party will ever make peace as long as they can carry on the war upon our territory..." and much more (see for portions). Also on the ftpg: "From Kentucky and Missouri--Eagerness of McCulloch's Troo... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2019 07:23

$94.00
172788

SOUTHERN LOYALISTS' CONVENTION Post Civil War Reconstruction 1866 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392293195931

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, September 8, 1866 * Southern Loyalists' Convention in Philadelphia The front page has extensive coverage of the "Southern Convention" held in Philadelphia, with one column heads including: "THE RADICAL CONVENTION" "Proceedings of the Last Day's Session" "The Extreme Radicals Wind Up the Session" "Their Unstinted Abuse of President Johnson" "No Mercy to be Shown to Jefferson Davis" "Address to the Unreconstructed States" and a bit more (see). Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 07, 2019 08:39

$29.00
172352

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate Leader Irwinville GA Georgia CAPTURED 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392278861096

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1865 * Jefferson Davis captured (1st report) * Irwinville, Irwin County, Georgia A very historic issue with larger heads than typical: "GLORIOUS ! " "JEFF. DAVIS CAPTURED" "Official Announcement by Secretary Stanton" "Davis and His Family Surprised at Irwinsville" "The Fourth Michigan Cavalry are the Fortunate boys" "They Surround the Arch Rebel at Daylight on Wednesday" "Nearly All of Davis' Personal Staff Captured" with more. Nice to have in this venerable newspaper title. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends May 17, 2019 15:05

$122.00
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
171552

JEFFERSON DAVIS Elected Confederate President Constitution Conv. 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259244189

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 10, 1861 * Jefferson Davis elected Confederate president * Constitutional Convention of the Confederacy * Pre Civil War tensions brewing A wealth of significant content on the creation of the Confederacy, with front page column heads including: "Important From the South" "The Southern Congress at Montgomery, Alabama" "Adoption of A Constitution" "The Executive Officers of the New Republic" "Jefferson Davis or Mississippi, President" "Alexander H. Stephens, of Georgia, Vice President" and more. The front page subheads include: "The Constitution of the Southern Confederacy" which gives some highlights from their constitutional convention, including the text of the Preamble, and also noting differ... See More  

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Ends April 13, 2019 14:25

$148.00
169560

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President in Fort Monroe Confinement 18965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548371359

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1865 * Jefferson Davis in confinement * Fort Monroe - Hampton, Virginia The front page features "The Pirate Shenandoah - She is Operating in the Arctic Ocean - Eight Ships of Our Whaling Fleet Destroyed - The Pirate Does Not Believe in Lee's Surrender". Page 4 has: "The Health of Mr. Jefferson Davis at Fortress Monroe - He is Neither Starved nor Pampered in Any Way - His health Better Than it Has Been in Five Years - He is as Well as Can be Expected". The back page features baseball reports with box scores. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 25, 2019 14:22

$37.00
168587

Rare LEBANON PA Pennsylvania w/ California Gold Rush 1849 Volume 1 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372508485094

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEBANON ADVERTISER, Pennsylvania, Aug. 1, 1849 * Rare pre-Civil War title * California gold rush An uncommon title, and the volume 1, number 5 issue. Near the top of the ftpg. is: "From California" with a San Francisco dateline, & including: "The anchorage is crowded with vessels & more arriving daily...Provision & clothing are abundant & cheap...People in San Francisco are madly gambling in lands...New towns are laid out in different spots around the bay...Gold dust is not dug out freely...At the mines as yet, matters are very quiet...that six men in 20 days, near Feather River, procured $60,000 in gold dust...". Page 2 has a nice article: "Col. Jefferson Davis" from years before he would be the President of the Co... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:40

$67.00
167778

JEFFERSON DAVIS DEATH 1st Report Civil War Confederate President 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372479248671

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 7, 1889 * Jefferson Davis death (1st report) * Confederate president - Confederacy Almost the entire last column of the ftpg. is taken up with a fine & very detailed report on the death of Jefferson Davis, headed: "THEIR DEAD CHIEFTAIN" "The South In Morning for Jefferson Davis""Marks of Profound Sorrow Shows Everywhere--Mr. Davis's Last Hours--Funeral Arrangements". Eight pages, toning throughout, partially loose at the spine, browned at the margins with a few margin tears, bit of dirtiness to the top half of the ftpg.

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Ends November 22, 2018 14:32

$58.00
166999

Rare CONFEDERATE Winston NC North Carolina JEFF. DAVIS 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392131435278

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, January 24, 1862 * Rare Confederate title * Jefferson Davis This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era. Among the front page items are: "Mr. Vallandigham's Speech" "President Davis & the Southwestern Publishing House" which includes a letter signed in type by: Jefferson Davis, to the publisher, noting in part: "...I feel a deep interest in every undertaking...pertaining to the prosperity & progress of a free and great Conf... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2018 15:08

$167.00
165876

BATTLE OF RIDGEWAY Near Fort Erie Ontario Canada FENIANS 1866 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392099298217

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 6, 1866 * Battle of Ridgeway- Ontario * Fenian raids in Canada * Jefferson Davis treason trial Pages 4 & 5 have over 2 columns of text headed: "THE FENIANS INVADE CANADA" "A Sharp Battle And A Retreat" "The Invaders Surrender to the United States Forces" "Operations Along the Frontier". The Fenians were a fraternal organization dedicated to the creation of an independent Irish republic. Page 5 has: "The Trial of Jeff. Davis--Opening of the U.S. Court at Richmond...Action of Davis's Counsel" and more.

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Ends September 09, 2018 14:33

$33.00
165054

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
165049

Rare COLUMBUS OHIO Post Civil War Henry Wirz & Jefferson Davis 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080125275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 20, 1865 * Henry Wirz trial * Jefferson Davis From shortly after the end of the Civil War but still with war-related reports including: "Returned Soldiers" "The Real Abolition Platform of Ohio" "Mustering Out Negro Troops" "The Wirz Trial" "Trouble Brewing in the Abolition Camp" "Jefferson Davis" "An Interview With the President" & much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:45

$28.00
164324

Rare CONFEDERATE Civil War Winston NC North Carolina 1861 Southern Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372322162906

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, Aug. 16, 1861 * Rare Confederate title from the Civil War This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era. Content in this issue includes, on the ftpg., a "Patriotic Address to the Army from General Johnston and Beauregard", signed in type: J. E. Johnston & G. T. Beauregard. Pg. 2 has an endorsement: "For President: JEFFERSON DAVIS, Of Mississippi. For Vice President: ALEX. H. STEPHENS, Of Georgia." Also on pg. 2 are: "The Confede... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2018 15:24

$188.00
163975

Rare BATTLE OF STONES RIVER Jefferson Davis 1863 CONFEDERATE Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392046803875

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 3, 1863 * Battle of Stones River - Murfreesboro, Tennessee * Jefferson Davis proclamation * Very rare title This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South--see the information below. The most notable content in the issue is the back page report headed: "The Battle At Murfreesboro" "Confederate Victory Confirmed" "Additional Particulars" which includes a report signed in type by: Braxton Bragg (see). Also on the back page are: "From Vicksburg" "The Future At Vicksburg" "Death of Col. James L. Autry" "Letter From Grenada" "River Warfare" "Proclamation By The President" takes almost an entire column and is si... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2018 15:00

$285.00
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
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
162693

Rare FIRST BATTLE OF BULL RUN Manassas VA Civil War CONFEDERATE 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372267787964

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 16, 1861 * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas VA Virginia * Great title to have A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports concerning the Civil War are: "The Prisoners" "The Firth Virginia Regiment in the Battle of Manassas" which takes over a full column; "The Fate of Tyrants" "Execution of Thos. J. Armstrong in Phila." and other items include 2 ads under "Runaways" (see). Good Civil War coverage continues on the inside with: "Commercial Independence" which takes a full column; "The Revenue Service" "Holmes' Brigade" "Hospital Supplies for the Army of the Northwest" "Looking Ahead" "Proclamation of the Pr... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:21

$142.00
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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
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WALL STREET PANIC & Jefferson Davis Treason Trial 1865 Post Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977316499

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 16, 1865 * New York City Wall Street * Post civil war stock market * Jefferson Davis treason trial Ftpg. column heads include: "The State Prisoners & Their Treatment" "The Freedmen of Virginia!" and much more. Inside has: "Trial of Jeff. Davis" "The Policy of President Johnson" "Business Excitement in New York" "The Suspension & Failure of Several Houses" "Immense Fraudulent Over-Issue of Gold Checks" which is on the Wall St. panic of 1865. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 2 folds, some staining inside.

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Ends March 10, 2018 09:57

$34.00
160221

Confederate President JEFFERSON DAVIS Indictment for High Treason 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372183714847

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, May 11, 1866 * Confederate president Jefferson Davis * Official indictment for treason Page 3 has an article: "Jeff. Davis Indicted for Treason" which has near the beginning: "Yesterday Jefferson Davis was indicted for treason by the Grand Jury of the United States...and the trial of the prisoner, it is supposed, will take place in June..." with more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 02, 2018 15:52

$38.00
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
159236

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President Death FUNERAL & BURIAL 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372142530179

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 12, 1889 * Jefferson Davis funeral & burial * Confederate president - Confederacy The top of the last column on the ftpg. has: "JEFFERSON DAVIS BURIED" "The Grandest Funeral Seen In The South" "New Orleans Draped In Mourning and Thronged With Visitors--Bishop Galleher's Oration". The report takes the entire column & continues on pg. 2 where also are subheads; "Jefferson Davis In Prison". Ten pages, partially loose at the spine, evenly toned, should be handled carefully.

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Ends December 20, 2017 15:32

$43.00
159233

Rare CONFEDERATE Civil War Winston NC North Carolina 1863 Southern Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391930639419

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, April 17, 1863 * Rare Confederate title from the Civil War This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era. The ftpg. contains several war related reports including items headed: "Brutality of the Enemy in Hyde County" "Departure of Drafted Men in Chains" "Conscripting Negroes" "A Capital Speech" and a bit more, including: "Thanksgiving In The Army" which is signed in type by: R. E. Lee, General (see). The inside pages have m... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2017 15:28

$288.00
159113

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President Inauguration 1862 Civil War MAP Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391927355214

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 25, 1862 * Jefferson Davis inauguration * President of the Confederacy * Nashville, Tennessee map The front page features a nice map of: "THE CITY OF NASHVILLE" which includes the city streets (see). But of most significance is the ftpg. report headed: "Inauguration of Jeff. Davis as President of the Bogus Confederacy" "Scenes and Ceremonies of the Occasion" and "Inaugural Address of Davis". This coverage takes two full columns on the ftpg. Other Civil War reporting on the front page and inside pages. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, various wear at the margins with some minor margin loss, not affecting text, a few archival mends inside..

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Ends December 15, 2017 14:38

$164.00
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1862 Civil War CONFEDERATE Newspaper 2nd Second Battle of BULL RUN #2 Manassas


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372081817060

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Sept. 3, 1862 * 2nd Second Battle of Bull Run * From the capital of the Confederacy A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page items are: "From the Seat of War" which includes: "We are yet without any authentic particulars of the great battle at Manassas on Saturday...Reports, as usual, were abundant & favorable...As Stated we have no doubt of the triumph of our arms nor have we any doubt that our triumph has been signal and glorious...". Also on the ftpg: "Evacuation of Fredericksburg" "From Norfolk" "Latest From the North" which has over 3 columns with tremendous detail the historic Second Battle of Manassas, with... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2017 15:16

$238.00
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JEFFERSON DAVIS Inauguration Inaugural Address 1861 NC Confederate Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391876686316

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, February 20, 1861 * Confederate president Jefferson Davis * Inauguration - inaugural address 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. Nei... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2017 07:30

$455.00
153028

President ZACHARY TAYLOR Annual State of the Union Address 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371898158525

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 25, 1849 * President Zachary Taylor * State of the Union Address Most of the ftpg. is taken up with reports from "Congress" including several mention of "...Mr. Davis, of Mississippi..." which was Jefferson Davis, who would become the President of the Confederacy. Much of pages 4 and 5 are taken up with: "The President's Message", being the annual state of the union address, signed in type: Z. Taylor. Terrific to have this content in a newspaper from Washington, D.C. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:26

$37.00
152323

JEFFERSON DAVIS & Henry Wirz Andersonville Prison TRIALS 1865 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371873497957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 1, 1865 * Henry Wirz trial * Andersonville Prison * Jefferson Davis Among the front page column heads on the events ending the Civil War are: "DAVIS AND WIRZ" "Jeff's Repudiation of the Andersonville Jailer" "The Story Said to be Unfounded in Truth" "The Andersonville Prison Records Missing" "Description of Wirz" "Andy Johnson's Home" "A Visit to Greenville, East Tennessee" "Recollections of the President When a Tailor" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 23, 2017 16:36

$28.00
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CONFEDERATE Jefferson Davis Day of Thanksgiving PROCL. Civil War 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371872583812

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 28, 1865 * Jefferson David proclamation * Confederate Day of Thanksgiving Not only a Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "The War News" which mentions an expected siege upon Petersburg, and that: "...Grant probably designs another experiment upon our lines before Sherman can possibly get up to share in that fond conclusion--foregone in Yankee estimation--the capture of Richmond. That laurel, Grant is, no doubt, adventurously resolved to pluck for himself...". Other subheads include: "Destructive Fire in Columbia" "Yankee Cavalry in Northern Virginia" "Reorganization of Our Cavalry in the South West" "A Fri... See More  

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Ends March 22, 2017 16:18

$133.00
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Rare CONFEDERATE Petersburg VA Virginia 1863 Original Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371870119551

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, Aug. 15, 1863 * Rare Confederate title Petersburg was a critical city to the Confederacy, located not far south of the capital of Richmond, and the focus of a six month long siege when ended in early April, 1865, when Lee withdrew his troops from Petersburg and urged Jefferson Davis to remove the capital from Richmond. The war would end shortly thereafter. This is an uncommon Confederate newspaper from Petersburg, with much front page war content including items headed: "The Late Yankee Raid in North Alabama" "Northern View of the Yazoo Pass" "The Fight At Thompson's Station" "Fight with Guerrillas in North Carolina" and more. The back page has add... See More  

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Ends March 19, 2017 16:13

$229.00
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Very Rare CIVIL WAR General Ulysses S. Grant Siege of Petersburg 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371821036285

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GRANT'S PETERSBURG PROGRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, April 5, 1865 * Extremely rare military title * General Ulysses S. Grant * The Siege of Petersburg ending * Civil War coming to an end An exceedingly rare newspaper and the first we have had the opportunity to offer. This newspaper lasted but four issues, printing on April 3, 5, 7 and 10 of 1865 by officers of the 37th Wisconsin Volunteers and the 8th Michigan Veteran Volunteers. As the title suggests, its purpose was to report the closing days of the Confederacy as Grant's Army of the Potomac was advancing upon Petersburg and Richmond. The content is simply terrific. The editorial near the top of page 1 begins: "Never has this vetera... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2017 11:55

$5,350.00
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JEFFERSON DAVIS Captured in Woman's Clothes Post Civil War 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391654022422

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, May 24, 1865 * Jefferson Davis captured in Woman's clothes Half of the first column on the front page is taken up with great heads on the parade of returning Civil War soldiers, including: "THE REVIEW", "The Grand Army of the Potomac Marching Through Pennsylvania Ave.", "The Great Military Pageant of the Age", "The Honors To The Brave" and much more (see). Page 5 has: "JEFF DAVIS", "The True Story of Jeff. Davis' Disguise", "He is Captured in His Wife's Morning Wrapper, Hooded & Veiled, with a Pail On His Army", "His Wife Calls Him Her 'Poor Old Mother'", "The Soldiers Make a Search for Booty & Find Jeff.'s Calfskins", "When Discovered He Rails at His Captors in Impotent ... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:29

$44.00
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