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164593

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital w/ Jefferson Davis Message Civil War 1862 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064941099

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 29, 1862 * Jefferson Davis calls for more troops Page 2 has an interesting editorial which considers the choice of an emblem for the Confederate States of America (see). Also on page two is; "President's Message--The Country Calls For Soldiers" which is signed in type: Jefferson Davis. Also: "The Winchester Battle" "North Carolina" "The Latest Northern News--Movements & Spirit of the War" "General McClellan's Address to the Army of Potomac" "The Military Censorship of the North" and more. Page 3 includes: "Victory In Texas" "Yankee Promises" "much reporting from: "The Confederate Congress" and other items. The back page has a lengthy list of Acts f... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:31

$88.00
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
164256

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President Message to Rebels 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372320170000

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, April 16, 1863 * Jefferson Davis message to his rebels Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Address of Jefferson Davis to His Fellow Rebels" which takes much of a column & is signed in type: Jefferson Davis; "The Soldiers on Half Rations of Meat" "Operations at Vicksburg, in Tennessee, Charleston & in Kentucky" "Preliminary Skirmishing Between the U.S. Troops & the Rebels" & much more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 29, 2018 15:28

$31.00
164773

1865 JEFFERSON DAVIS Hunted as Conspirator to Abraham Lincoln's Assassination


eBay Auction Item # 392070023710

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, May 4, 1865 * re. Abraham Lincoln assassination * Pursuit of Jefferson Davis as conspirator The ftpg. features a map headed: "The Scene of the Recent Pursuit" referring to the pursuit of Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Nice first column related headlines: "THE CONSPIRACY" "Important Proclamation by the President" which is signed in type: Andrew Johnson & includes in part: "It appears from evidence...that the atrocious murder of the late President Abraham Lincoln...was incited, concerted, and procured by & between Jefferson Davis...& other rebels & traitors against the government of the United States...". Other column heads: "Jeff. Davis Alleged to have Been Impli... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 13:28

$59.99
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
163093

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio w/ Jefferson Davis 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372279860848

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 15, 1864 This issue includes on the ftpg. "Peace Propositions" "Correspondence Between Jeff. Davis and Governor Vance" of North Carolina, including a quite lengthy letter signed in type: Jefferson Davis. Among other items are: "How Lincoln's Nomination Was Received" "General Morgan's Defeat of Averill" "Shameful Cruelty to Wounded Soldiers" "War News of the Week" "Remarkable Anti-Negro Article in the Lincoln Organ of New York" 'Peace Propositions" "The Raid In Kentucky--The Latest" & more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, nice condition. Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South", it ... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2018 14:24

$45.00
162704

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372267799240

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

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:36

$63.00
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
153282

JEFFERSON DAVIS Elected Confederate President Constitution Conv. 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391742633922

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 10, 1861 * Jefferson Davis elected Confederate president * Constitutional Convention of the Confederacy * Pre Civil War tensions brewing This issue has a wealth of significant content on the creation of the Confederacy, with front page 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 has some subheads which include: "The Constitution of the Southern Confederacy" which gives some highlights from their constitutional convention, i... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2018 13:56

$138.00
162405

Rare CONFEDERATE Wilmington NC North Carolina CIVIL WAR Start 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372255452509

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, April 19, 1861 * Civil War beginning * Jefferson Davis proclamation * Rare Confederate title Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of entry for supplies for the entire Confederacy, exporting cotton & tobacco in exchange for munitions, clothing & food. As such it was barricaded by Union forces during the war, but blockade runners had some success in getting supplies through. It is just 170 miles north of Charleston, where the Civil War began. Ne... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2018 14:52

$210.00
161982

JEFFERSON DAVIS Rally Call to Southerners 1865 Civil War Nearing End Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372242993329

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 29, 1865 * Jefferson Davis rallying call * Nearing the end of the Civil War Most of the ftpg. is taken up with a terrific & lengthy :"Address of the Confederate Congress - An Appeal to the Southern People" which begins: "Fellow Citizens: The result of the Peace Commission is known to the country. the hopes of those who have hitherto believed that an honorable termination might be put to the war by negotiation have been rudely disappointed...". It goes on to encourage the people of the South to soldier on, noting: "...But the enemy has already put forth his utmost strength...He has strained his energies to their utmost limit...Let us stand firm. Let us be ca... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2018 08:35

$63.00
161121

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
160763

Very Rare CONFEDERATE West Baton Rouge LA Louisiana CIVIL WAR 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372204759920

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SUGAR PLANTER, West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Sept. 28, 1861 * Very rare Confederate title Here is a very uncommon title from Louisiana during the first year of the Civil War. The front page is filled with ads, and among the reports on the back page are a political notice supporting: "CANDIDATES - Confederate States of America - For President, JEFFERSON DAVIS, of Mississippi - For Vice President, ALEXANDER H. STEPHENS, of Georgia..." with more (see). "Important from Lovattsville" includes: "...Gen. McClellan ordered an experiment to be made with Prof. Morse's Calcium Sharp-shooters...The double barreled Calcium Spectral Photoscopic Brilliantines, being lighted & carefully aimed, threw a flood... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2018 15:47

$370.00
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
159797

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President Proclamation 1861 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391944955260

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 24, 1861 * Jefferson Davis signed in type * Confederate president proclamation Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT REBELLION" "Active Preparations for Immediate Operations" "Arrival of Troops from Baltimore & Annapolis" "Jeff Davis' Message to the Rebel Congress" which takes over 2 columns & is signed in type: Jefferson Davis; "Comments on the Message of Jeff. Davis" "Frightful Mortality Among the Rebel Troops" & more. Eight pages, few minor margin tears & some discrete archival mends at inside margins, good condition.

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:24

$34.00
159740

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372165557209

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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. Generally nice condition.

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Ends January 12, 2018 07:34

$64.00
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
158982

CHRISTMAS in Civil War Army Camp WINSLOW HOMER Print & More 1862 Harper's Weekly


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372132438080

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1862 * Winslow Homer Christmas print The full front page is a notable Winslow Homer print: "Christmas Boxes in Camp, 1861", which does show some mild margin wear as this was the first page in the volume. Among the prints inside are a full page with 4 scenes of a: "General view of Ship Island, showing the Landing of General Phelps's Brigade"; a full page: "Bird's-eye View of the Coast from Savannah, Ga. to Beaufort, S.C."; nice doublepage centerfold is a large: "General Bird's-Eye View of Washington & Vicinity". Other prints include: "Green River Bridge, Kentucky" and two prints on: "Gen. Burnside's Expedition". This issue also contains "Charles D... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2017 15:41

$110.00
157540

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Peace Conference Dispatches Signed 1865 Civil War Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372087574385

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 11, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln dispatches * Closing months of Civil War The first column heads on the Civil War include: "THE PEACE FAILURE" "President Lincoln's Report "All About The Blair Mission" "The Official Orders, Letters, etc." "Mr. Lincoln's Pilgrimage" "A Brief & Useless Conference" "Secretary Seward's Letter to Minster Adams" Included are many letters & dispatches signed by A. Lincoln (11), Jefferson Davis (2), Alexander H. Stephens (4), W.H. Seward (2), U.S. Grant (2), Edwin Stanton (3), and others. Eight pages, irregular at the blank spine, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends October 26, 2017 07:33

$29.00
157431

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
156973

JEFFERSON DAVIS South Annual Message - Arming NEGROES ? 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372068383829

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 11, 1864 * Arming Negroes ? * Jefferson Davis Fully half of the front page and a bit of the bkpg. are taken up with: "Jefferson Davis's Message" before the Senate and House of Representatives of the Confederate States of America (see photos for small portions). There is considerable detail on the struggles of the Confederacy, particularly during these closing months of its existence. His address concludes on the bkpg. where it is signed by him in type: Jefferson Davis. There is various other Civil War reporting on the ftpg. & inside pages. Complete in 8 pages, very nice condition save for minor loss to the lower left corner, affecting text but not remotely clo... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2017 15:19

$53.00
156662

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
155973

Confederate President JEFFERSON DAVIS Indictment for High Treason 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372030734266

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 15, 1866 * Confederate president Jefferson Davis * Official indictment for treason The front page shows the official indictment for treason against Jefferson Davis with the headings: "JEFF DAVIS" "The Indictment Found Against Him" "The Charge Treason And Conspiracy" See images for text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends August 30, 2017 15:53

$40.00
155824

Rare CONFEDERATE Lincoln Declaration of Civil War Wilmington NC 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372024894896

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, May 1, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln declares Civil War ? * Jefferson Davis message * 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 beg... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2017 11:45

$166.00
154711

CONFEDERATE Battle of Chickamauga TN Jefferson Davis 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371977088516

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Oct. 19, 1863 * Battle of Chickamauga * Jefferson Davis address This was one of the few newspapers which had: "Confederate States of America" printed in the masthead (see). There is much reporting on the Civil War--from the Confederate perspective--including front page items headed: "Important From Virginia--Another Battle Near Manassas--Reported Defeat of the Enemy & Capture of Several Thousand Prisoners--Hard fighting at Bristol Station--Northern News" "From the West--Enemy's Movements in Mississippi" "From General Bragg's Army--Great Flood In Tennessee River--Gen. D. H. Hill Relieved of Command" "News From the Island" "Later from the North" "Fro... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2017 13:35

$145.00
153687

CIVIL WAR ENDING Jefferson Davis Capture & Trial of the Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371932118419

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 22, 1865 * Jefferson Davis confined * Trial of the assassins Page 2 has an article beginning: "Jeff Davis has arrived at Fortress Monroe & is secretly confined there..." Also: "Trial of the Conspirators" "Key to the Rebel Official Cypher" and many subheads (small hole here effects 2 words); "Gossip About Gen. Sherman" and much more. Four pages, small hole near top as noted, good condition.

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:39

$26.00
153477

START OF CIVIL WAR ? "Star of the West" Steamship Fired On 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391752761807

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 11, 1861 * Start of the Civil War ? Pages 4 & 5 have some nice column heads on the coming Civil War: "The Firing Into the Star of the West" "She Is Driven Out of the Harbor" "Patriotic Letter from Maj. Anderson" "War Upon The United States" "Preparations to Fire Into Her" "Seizure of Forts In Louisiana" "What Congress Might & Should Do to Save the Union" "The Pro-Slavery Rebellion" "Speech of Jefferson Davis" "The Bitterness of Defeated Traitors" "Insults to the President & Gen. Scott" "The Attack on the Star of the West" & much more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 12, 2017 14:52

$31.00
153294

Rare CONFEDERATE Negro Troops Confederacy Collapsing 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911009173

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 14, 1865 * Negroes in the Union armies * Confederacy collapsing Not only a nice Confederate newspaper but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has much on the Civil War with items headed: "The War News" which includes reports from various fields of operation; "The Courts" "Consolidation" "The Last Appearance of a Negro Delineator" "Aiding Slaves to Escape to the Enemy" & a few other smaller items. The bkpg. has the always interesting editorial, this one beginning: "The air is full of rumours; and false ones mainly. Northern papers lately informed us, for example, of a proposal made by the Georgia state authorities to General... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2017 07:16

$105.00
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
152324

CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS Welcome Home & Jefferson Davis in Custody 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391711207652

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 25, 1865 * When Johnny Comes Marching Home * Civil War soldiers coming home * Jefferson Davis in jail Among the front page column heads are: "REVIEW OF THE ARMIES" "The Second & Last Day of the Great Pageant" "Reception of the Armies of Tennessee and Georgia" "How the Heroes of the Greatest March on Record were Received" and more (see). The back page has: "Davis In Fortress Monroe" "The Arch-Traitor and C.C. Clay Placed in Close Confinement" "Their Cells guarded by 20 Men & Two Officers". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 23, 2017 16:38

$29.00
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
152273

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
152270

Rare DAVENPORT Iowa w/ Jefferson Davis Congress Message 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391710100597

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, Nov. 25, 1861 * Rare title from the Civil War * Confederate president Jefferson Davis Among the column heads on the Civil War are: "The War News" "Jeff. Davis' Message to the Rebel Congress" "Great Panic in Southern Cities" "Rebels Advancing In Missouri" "Kentucky's Quota Full!" "Gen. Nelson's Victory Modified" and more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends March 22, 2017 16:13

$28.00
152220

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
151328

JEFFERSON DAVIS Civil War Confederate President CAPTURED 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391678669207

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 15, 1865 * Capture of Jefferson Davis * Mention of him wearing wife's clothes Page 2 has reports on the capture of Confederate President Jefferson Davis, with: "The Finishing Blow" "Jefferson Davis A Captive" "Caught With His Wife's Dress On" "His Family & Staff Taken" "Jefferson Indignant & Cross" "His is on His Way to Washington" (see). There is also an editorial on his capture headed: "Jeff Davis Caught" (see), as well as reports on: "The Great Conspiracy" to assassinate Lincoln. Four pages, slightly irregular at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 15, 2017 14:58

$61.00
150679

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
150523

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
150498

ABRAHAM LINCOLN State of the Union Address & Jefferson Davis 1861 Ciivl War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391653377925

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 5, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * State of the Union Address * Jefferson Davis annual address Among the articles are: "Southern News" "Davis's Message to the Confederate Congress" which takes almost a full page & is signed in type: Jefferson Davis; "President's Message" taking over a full page & signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. This is Lincoln's first state-of-the-union address to the nation. Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, various foxing and some wear at the central fold. 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 admi... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2017 14:34

$55.00
150314

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Virginia w/ Fall of New Orleans LA 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391648313611

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, May 8, 1862 * Rare Confederate title * Fall of New Orleans * Jefferson Davis Proclamation The ftpg. has: "The Northern Congress - The Negro Question Again" and: "From Nashville--Army of Occupation--Loyalty of the Native Citizens--Yankees Have a Hard Road to Travel". Page 2 has: "New Orleans Before the Surrender" "The Surrender of Fort Macon" "The Monitor & the Virginia [Merrimac]" which begins: "Many persons wonder why the Monitor when she had crippled the Merrimac in their first encounter, did not pursue & sink her before she could reach Norfolk...". The back page includes a: "PROCLAMATION By the President, to the People of the Confederate States of Ame... See More  

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Ends January 08, 2017 12:56

$120.00
147972

VERY Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis Civil War 1864 Newspaper w/ Publisher on the Run


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371747153419

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Feb. 14, 1864 * Very rare Confederate title See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper. Among the front page items are: "President Davis' Address to the Army" which is rather lengthy & signed in type: Jefferson Davis. This is a very nice, rousing address to his soldiers having near the end:"...Soldiers! Assured success awaits us in our holy struggle for liberty & independence & for the preservation of all that renders life desirable to honourable men..." & much more. Other ftpg. items include: "Exciting News from Mississippi" "From the Peninsula" "From the Rapidan--Official Dispatch" which is signed in type: R. E. ... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2016 15:38

$236.00
147662

Rare CONFEDERATE New Orleans LA Louisiana Civil War 1862 Newspaper w/ Jeff Davis


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371737868238

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 16, 1862 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South * President Jefferson Davis Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city which surrendered without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are limited to those published between Louisiana's secession from the Union on January 26, 1861 and the end of April, 1862, just a brief 15 month period. The front page has good reporting on the Civil War, including: "What t... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2016 15:49

$186.00
146798

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391525520595

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

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Ends September 04, 2016 14:44

$37.00
146102

Rare DAVENPORT IA Civil War Era Jefferson Davis False Death Rpt. 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391507743239

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, September 6, 1861 * Rare title from the Civil War * False report on Jefferson Davis' death This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day. This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 14, 2016 06:53

$28.00
145199

Jefferson Davis Captured Original 1865 Original Military-Themed Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371655787013

Shown is an original & historic old Civil War era newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARMY NAVY JOURNAL, New York, May 20, 1865 * Jefferson Davis Captured! Subtitled: "Gazette of the Regular & Volunteer Forces", this newspaper contained only military-related news, the perfect source for any battle report or military information. Even the advertisements are military related. The front page has an article headed "The Military Situation" and beginning: "The pursuit & capture of Jeff. Davis, the surrender of Taylor, and the concentration of the National Armies around Washington, are...the three principal military events worthy of consideration..." (see for portions). Within is another article: "The Capture of Davis" begins: "The capture of the great Conspir... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2016 15:15

$67.00
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