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183670

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Slaves Emancipated in Washington D.C. 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145550224

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 17, 1862 * President Lincoln emancipates the slaves in Washington, D.C. * Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee The most noteworthy content is found on page 10: "Important Message of the President to Congress" "Approval of the Bill Abolishing Slavery in the District of Columbia" "The Names & Antecedents of the Emancipation Commissioners" and more. The document is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. This Act ended slavery in the nation's capital and compensated both former owners and freed slaves. The front pag has considerable reporting from Congress debating the bill for abolishing slavery in the District of Columbia. It is followed by: "The President's Policy Explained" which carries... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:19

$115.00
183450

ABRAHAM LINCOLN For President Notice & Virginia Battles 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373133267504

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MANUFACTURERS AND FARMERS JOURNAL, Providence, Rhode Island, Oct. 6, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln for president notice Despite the title of this newspaper, there is nice Civil War coverage with many one column headings. (see images for portion) The first column of page 2 has a notice supporting: "For President Of The United States ABRAHAM LINCOLN Of Illinois- For Vice President Of The United States ANDREW JOHNSON of Tennessee..." (see) Complete in 4 pages, larger sized issue measuring 26 x 20 1//2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends August 31, 2020 12:27

$35.00
183341

ST. PAUL'S, COVENT GARDEN London Church Fire Restoration 1795 Mass. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373128815702

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 2, 1795 * St. Paul's, Covent Garden Page 2 has an item from London headed: "St. Paul's Covent Garden" noting: "...repairs of which near 5000 pounds have...been expended was entirely destroyed by fire. The flames broke out in the cupola...". Page 3 has a report of a meeting between Indian chiefs and William Blount, governor of the Southwest Territory, present-day Tennessee. Four pages, light damp stains, good condition.

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:13

$42.00
183337

BATTLE OF FORT DONELSON Cumberland River Tennessee Victory 1862 Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392887892785

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, February 19, 1862 * Battle of Fort Donelson victory * Cumberland River - Tennessee Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "The Great Victory", "Additional Particulars of the Capture of Fort Donelson", "Graphic Description of the Sanguinary Fight", and more. Complete in eight pages. foxing more so near the margins, bit of staining near the middle

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:11

$28.00
183635

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL w/ Jefferson Davis & Shiloh Civil War 1862 VA Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392904864503

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 11, 1862 * From the capital of the Confederacy The front page is completely filled with ads while much of pages 2 & 3 have war-related reports. Included is the always interesting editorial, which begins: "From every quarter comes the same news. The enemy are drawing their troops from the counties they have overrun...They are concentrating every regiment they can command on two points--Corinth and Richmond--and hope to decide the war by two stunning blows..." with much more. Other items include a letter signed in type by: G. T. Beauregard, "The Fort Donelson Prisoners in the North--List of Killed, Wounded & Sick" which takes 1 1/2 columns; "The Official Report of Flag Officer Buch... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2020 08:17

$99.99
183595

SECOND BATTLE OF CORINTH MS Mississippi & More Civil War MAP 1862 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392903905686

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 7, 1862 * Second Battle of Corinth * Mississippi & Tennessee map The front page is dominated by a large Civil War map headed: "The Seat Of War In The South-West" with a detailed & lengthy caption. Among the front page war-related column heads are: "The Battle Of Corinth" "Great Victory By Rosecrans" "A Second Battle on Hatchie River" "The enemy Whipped Again" "Why we Should Strike Down Slavery" and more. At the back are the front page of the "Evening Edition of the Tribune" for both Oct. 7 and 8 with their own masthead and front page reporting. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 17, 2020 08:08

$44.99
183051

BATTLE OF MILL SPRINGS Somerset Kentucky KY w/ MAP 1862 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373116587209

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 21, 1862 * Battle of Mill Springs - Kentucky A terrific issue for display, as over half of the front page is dominated by two maps, one very large headed: "THE IMPORTANT VICTORY IN KENTUCKY." and the other headed: "The Rebel Zollicoffer's Stronghold On The Cumberland River." Plus, there are very nice first column heads including: "Brilliant Victory of the Union Troops in Kentucky" "Prolonged & Bloody Battle at Somerset" "Defeat & Flight of Zollicoffer's Rebel Army" "Hot Pursuit of the Flying Enemy" "The Route to East Tennessee Open" and more. Eight pages, even toning, nice condition.

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Ends August 15, 2020 15:06

$55.00
183050

Civil War NASHVILLE TN Tennessee Map & General Gordon Granger 1863 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392874207485

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 12, 1863 * Nashville, Tennessee Civil War map The front page has a one column map showing the Nashville vicinity, with one column Civil War heads: "Impending Battle Near Nashville" "Skirmishes of the Contending Forces" "The Scene of Operations" "Sketch of General Granger" plus other war-related heads on the front page as well. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 15, 2020 15:05

$36.00
183048

BATTLE OF DOVER 2nd Fort Donelson Tennessee MAPS & More 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373116584391

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, February 8, 1863 * Battle of Dover - Stewart County * 2nd Fort Donelson, Tennessee * Vicksburg Mississippi The front page has a map titled: "THE ATTACK ON FORT DONELSON". Also a smaller map also on the front page: "Scene of the Gallant Exploit" showing the area around Vicksburg. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "The Attack On Fort Donelson" "Repulse of the Rebels by the Union Forces" "Their Loss One Hundred Killed and Three Hundred Wounded" "Important From Vicksburg" "Affairs In New Orleans" and more. Eight pages, some foxing, good condition.

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Ends August 15, 2020 15:05

$44.00
183045

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373116583715

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 7, 1869 * Completing the Transcontinental railroad * Promontory Point - last spike (eve?) Near the top of the front page is a report of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad: "Central Pacific Railroad" "The Last Rail to be Laid To-Morrow--A Spike of Solid Gold to Finish the Work--Celebrations in Sacramento, Chicago, and other Cities" with some details. Actually the ceremonial last spike would be delayed by 3 days. Also on the ftpg: "The Rejected Colored Nominee--Return of the Southern Excurionists--Ex-President Johnson in Tennessee--Southern Feelings--Equal Rights in Washington". The article begins: "Senator Sumner induced the Postmaster General to recommend for the Postmastership at ... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2020 15:03

$38.00
182981

CONFEDERATE Jefferson Davis & Fort Donelson Capture CIVIL WAR 1862 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373114178309

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 27, 1862 * Fall of Fort Donelson, Tennessee * Jefferson Davis proclamation * From the capital of the Confederacy A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. The front page is entirely taken up with advertisements and notices. The inside pages are rich in war-related reports including: "The Fall of Fort Donelson" "The Tennessee Panic" "The Northern Congress" "Re-Organization of the Cabinet" "Substitutes in the Army" "The New Army--The Pike" "The Confederate Congress" "The War Upon Whiskey" "Legislature of Virginia" "Telegraphic News" and more. Also a very nice & patriotic editorial, a few bits including: "...that the war must endure for years... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2020 14:43

$90.00
182980

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA w/ Battle of Chickamauga 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392871881869

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Oct. 12, 1863 * From the capital of the Confederacy * Battle of Chickamauga - Georgia Not only a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "A Cavalry Fight in Tennessee--Rosecanz's Railroad Communications Cut" "From Northern Virginia" "The Battle Of Chickamauga--Our Lines In Tennessee" which has some good content. Also: "The Courts" "City Intelligence" "Telegraphic News--Affairs In Texas--The Sabine Pass Victory--Military Enthusiasm of The People--The Currency--State Election" "Skirmish In Culpeper" "The Latest From Bragg's Army" "Handsome Success In Louisiana--Several Hundred Yankees Killed & Captured" and a few other smaller ... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2020 14:42

$90.00
183520

TENNESSEE STATEHOOD Joining the Union Recognized by Congress 1796 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373138228203

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 20, 1796 * Tennessee statehood An item on pg. 2 headed: "Tenesee [sic]" noting: "...relative to the territory south of the Ohio reported that that territory, now bearing the name of the State of Tenesee, was entitled to all the privileges enjoyed by the other States of the Union, and that it should be one of the sixteen states of America. Read twice & committed." And there is another brief item reading: "Another star to be added to the Federal Constellation---The new State of Tenesee is recognized by Congress." Tennessee would be officially admitted to the Union on June 1, 1796. Four pages, a small piece missing from the bottom, chipping at the right margin, but neither affect the ... See More  

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Ends August 12, 2020 07:35

$49.99
182921

MONITOR VS. MERRIMAC Battle of Hampton Roads Civil War IRONCLADS 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867670827

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 15, 1862 * Battle of Hampton Roads, Virginia * Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (CSS Virginia) * Civil War ironclads Page 5 contains some nice one column heads on the Civil War: "The Damages To The Merrimac," "The Condition of the Minnesota," "The Merrimac Hemmed In," "The War In the South-West," "New Madrid Is Ours," "The Place Evacuated," "Skirmish With the Rebel Gunboats" and more. The back page has a nice map headed: "The Position at New Madrid" which shows portions of Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee, and Mississippi. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:10

$34.00
182791

Siege BATTLE OF FORT DONELSON Tennessee Gunboats Civil War MAP 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865275967

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 17, 1862 * Battle of Fort Donelson - Tennessee The front page features a nice & detailed map titled: "FORT DONELSON, TENN. The Scene of General Grant & Commodore Foote's Latest Achievement". Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE SIEGE OF FORT DONELSON"; "Details of Three Days Desperate Fighting"; "Terrific Fire of the Enemy on the Union Gunboats"; "Desperate Courage of the Rebels" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:45

$67.00
182760

BATTLE OF FREDERICKSBURG About to Start & Hartsville TN 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107081026

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York City, December 12, 1862. * Burnside captures major Virginia city * Battle of Fredericksburg close * General Burnside vs. Robert E. Lee * Battle of Hartsville - Tennessee This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "Army Of The Potomac" "Capture Of Fredericksburg By Gen. Burnside" "Terrific Bombardment of the City""A Battle Expected To-day" "The War In Tennessee" "The War In Arkansas" and more. (see) Complete in eight pages. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Nice condition... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:27

$38.00
182523

CROSS MOUNTAIN MINE DISASTER Briceville TN Coal Mining Explosion 1911 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392857196723

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec, 9, 1911 * Cross Mountain Mine Disaster * Briceville, Tennessee coal mine explosion The front page has a nice banner headline: "SCORES OF MINERS ENTOMBED BY EXPLOSION" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 14 pages, irregular along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends July 30, 2020 07:02

$62.00
182464

RMS LUSITANIA SINKING Cunard Line Ocean Liner GERMAN Attack 1915 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392853031434

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS SCIMITAR, Memphis, Tennessee, May 8, 1915 * RMS Lusitania torpedoed and sunk The banner headline above the masthead notes the tragedy of the Lusitania sinking, with: "120 AMERICAN SHIP VICTIMS" and also: "Latest Figures Place Total Death List At 1216". There is a nice headline beneath the masthead as well: "NO HOPE OF OTHER RESCUES" as well as other related subheads. Complete in 8 pages, cleanly cut at the spine, even toning, generally good condition. Should be handled with care.

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Ends July 26, 2020 13:54

$157.00
182072

Very Rare MACON County MO Missouri American Civil War Era 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084255743

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MACON GAZETTE, Macon City, Missouri, Feb. 11, 1863 * Rare Civil War era publication A quite scarce title as only one institution has any issues of this title. From a state fractured by alliances to the North & the South, this title is decidedly pro-North. Among the ftpg. articles are: "What the Soldiers Think" "The Rebels 'Won't be Reconstructed' " "Conscription in Tennessee" "Naval Battle off Charleston" "Two Blockading Vessels Sunk" "Beauregard Declares the Blockage Raised". More war reports inside including: "News From S.E. Missouri" "Gallant Dash on Batesville, Arkansas" "Marmaduke Driven Beyond White River" and more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:03

$87.00
182059

COLUMBIA TN Maury County Tennessee Cordie Cheek BLACK Lynching Mob1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839349359

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 16, 1933 * Cord Cheek - Black lynching * Columbia TN Tennessee The top of page 9 has a one column heading: "Lynching Tennessee [Black]; Tell Sheriff To Come And Get Him" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Cord Cheek , black, in Columbia, Tennessee. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individua... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:53

$42.00
181937

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY w/ Cleveland, Tennessee Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392825993914

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 28, 1863 * From the capital of the Confederacy The front page includes: "City Intelligence" "Major Edgar Burroughs" "From the Rapid Ann" "The Army of Tennessee" "A Dash Upon Cleveland, Tennessee" "a letter from Salem, Virginia; which concerns Roanoke College; "Alleged Yankee Spy" and other war-related reports. The back page includes the always interesting editorial, this one beginning: "Christmas & the Confederate States seem at first to be contradictions in terms. It would scarcely be supposed either by our enemies, who have been gloating over the prospect of our impending starvation..." with much more. Also on the back page: "Reading For Congress" "The Averill Raid" "Latest New... See More  

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Ends July 04, 2020 14:53

$82.00
181865

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL Richmond Virginia Civil War Confederacy 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373072325133

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 24, 1863 * From the capital of the Confederacy Not only a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The Intercepted Correspondence", "Notes Of The War--Affairs at Vicksburg--The Several Attempts of the Enemy Against the City--A Renewed Attack Expected--The Spirit of Our Army" "City Intelligence" "The Charge of Breckinridge's Division in the Battle of Murfreesboro" "The Situation In Middle Tennessee" "Telegraphic News--Movements Of Morgan's Men--Reports From Kentucky" and a few more smaller items including a dispatch signed in type by: Braxton Bragg. The back page is mostly taken up with the editorial which has as a focu... See More  

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Ends July 02, 2020 15:43

$76.00
181858

CONFEDERATE w/ Abraham Lincoln Signed Documents1863 Civil War Richmond Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373072316951

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 28, 1863 * From the capital of the Confederacy * President Abraham Lincoln documents The front page has: "From Fredericksburg" "Thew Situation in Tennessee" "From North Carolina" "City Intelligence" "Additional From The North with many subheads including: "Butler at Home--A Public Reception Given Him--Butler Makes a Speech--History of the Peninsula Campaign--Another Important Letter from President Lincoln to General McClellan..." which includes the letter, signed by him in type: A. Lincoln. This letter is very critical of McClellan movements in Virginia. This is followed by McClellan response, signed by him: Geo. B. McClellan. Also on the front page is: "The President's Specia... See More  

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Ends July 02, 2020 15:32

$89.00
181630

John SCOPES MONKEY TRIAL Evolution Begins Dayton TN BRYAN Darrow 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373065178490

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 18, 1925 * Scopes Monkey Trial beginning * Dayton, Tennessee * William Jennings Bryan * Clarence Darrow A few of the subheads on the ftpg; "Science Ruled Out by Dayton Judge" "Arguments To Jury May End Trial Monday" "Expert Opinions to Go to High Court" with the article carrying over to page 2. Page 2 has another article: "Darrow Assails Bryan as Being Afraid of Truth as Scientists Prepare Reports". A related photo on the back page. Complete in 22 pages, various chipping at the margins with some margin tears, affecting a few words on the page 2 article. Somewhat fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends June 26, 2020 09:23

$37.00
181625

Grant's GENERAL ORDER NO. 11 Expelling JEWS Abraham Lincoln Voids 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373065176046

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 5, 1863 * Abraham Lincoln rescinds * General Order No. 11 (1862) * Expelling all Jews - Jewish * Issued by Ulysses S. Grant Certainly the most notable content is the rather inconspicuous item on page 5 wherein President Lincoln rescinded Grant's General Order 11 to expel all Jews from his military district of Tennessee, Kentucky, and Mississippi. This Grant directive, issued on Dec. 11, 1862, is regarded as one of the most blatant anti-Semitic actions of the 19th century. This page 5 report notes the order was revoked, mentioning: "The action of Gen. Grant, in ordering all Israelites out of his Department, was too-day reversed by Gen. Halleck at the instance of the President. The 'Jewish persu... See More  

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Ends June 26, 2020 09:21

$670.00
181610

Rare CONFEDERATE Petersburg VA Virginia 1863 Original Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373065172156

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, March 4, 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: "From Charleston" "Latest Northern & European News" "From The 12th Virginia Regiment" "Bombardment of Fort McAllister" "Confederate Congress" "The Confederate Steamer Florida" "From Port Hudson" "From Middle ... See More  

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Ends June 26, 2020 09:14

$177.00
181517

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807474931

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, October 29, 1863 * Rare Confederate publication 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 a first column report with heads: "From General Lee's Army" "The Late Movements!" "Various Skirmishes!!" "North Carolina Killed & Wounded" with this coverage taking full half of the front page. Also on the ftpg. are: "North Carolina Christian Conference" "Commissioning a Dead Man" which is an interesting piece. Also on ... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:51

$210.00
181074

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392788608043

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 25, 1865 * 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 images). 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 June 05, 2020 15:04

$34.00
180983

MIDWESTERN Kentucky Tennessee Missouri & More MAP 1861 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373039018400

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 10, 1861 * Midwestern Civil War map The front page features a nice & detailed Civil War map with a large heading: "THE WESTERN SEAT OF WAR" with a much more detailed subhead (see photos). The ftpg. also has some nice first column heads including: "The Struggle In The West" "Strategic Positions Held by the Rebels..." "The Feeling in Kentucky & Missouri at the Present Time" "A Union Advance in Perspective" & more. Eight pages, a bit of foxing, nice condition.

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Ends June 01, 2020 13:48

$49.00
180975

Rare NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Deep South CONFEDERATE Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373039016008

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 15, 1862 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South Among the front page item are: "The Federal Raid Up the Tennessee River--Gen. Johnston's Order Disregarded" "What the Morning Journals Say" "Fort Donelson" "The 'Sinews of The War' -- Troubles of the Federal Treasury". There are also 14 ftpg. ads headed: "Confederate States Marshal's Sale" Page 2 has some graphically nice war heads under an engraving of a cannon: "Special Dispatches To The Delta" "Brilliant Victory" "The Federal Badly Whipped by Gen. Pillow" "From Lincolndom Via Norfolk". Also: "Latest From Fort Donelson" and on page 3: "Battle of Belmont--Official Report taking 1 1/2 columns, and more. The bkpg. ... See More  

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Ends June 01, 2020 13:45

$144.00
180878

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392782078857

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 9, 1862 * Rare rebel title Not only a Confederate newspaper but one from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the items on the front page are: "Destruction Of the Arkansas" "Movements Below Richmond" "News from Jackson via Petersburg--What the Knowing Ones Think" "From The South-Side" "From East Tennessee" "From The North" "Additional from the North" "Yankee Atrocities In Western Virginia--The Most Inhuman Cruelties & Murder of a Child" and other items. There are also four reward ads (see). Among the back page items is the always interesting editorial, this one beginning: "The news from the West is both very cheering and very depressing..." with much more. Also: "the Battles Bef... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2020 06:27

$88.00
180830

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392778738602

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Oct. 14, 1862 * From the Confederate capital The front page includes: "War News" "Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad" "How Complimentary Presentations Are Gotten Up Among the Yankees" "Additional From the North--Yankee Bluster About the War" "From New Orleans" which includes a lengthy letter signed in type by: Benj. F. Butler; plus other items on the Civil War. The back page has the always interesting editorial, beginning: "The campaign of General Bragg in Tennessee and Kentucky approaches its conclusion, & the military riddles with which he and General Buell have puzzled the world, & perhaps themselves also, during the last four months must shortly receive some sort of solution... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2020 15:10

$81.00
180680

BATTLE OF SHILOH Pittsburg Tennessee - Corinth MS Civil War Map 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392771800582

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 9, 1862 * Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing * Corinth, Mississippi The back page features a map headed: "Corinth, Miss., Center Of The Rebel Defenses In The South-West" with related first column heads. Many more column heads on the Civil War on pages 4 & 5 with pg. 5 also have a small one column map: "Position of Island No. 10". The front page is filled with ads. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed (uncommon), minimal edge wear, good condition.

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Ends May 21, 2020 15:22

$38.00
180640

YELLOW FEVER Jack Memphis Tennesse TN Mississippi River EPIDEMIC 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392770667343

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 27, 1873 * Yellow fever - jack outbreak * Memphis, Tennessee epidemic The top of page 4 has one column heading: "MEMPHIS" "Welcome Jack Frost Conquering Yellow Jack" "The City To Be Placed in a Proper Sanitary Condition" and more. Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:14

$34.00
180625

WHEN JOHNNY COMES MARCHING HOME Civil War Soldiers Washington DC 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373027536387

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 25, 1865 * When Johnny Comes Marching Home * Civil War soldiers welcome home The top of the first column on the ftpg. has a nice graphic of an eagle on the U.S. shield, plus: "REVIEW ! " "150,000 Veterans" "The Pageant On Wednesday" "The Armies of Tennessee and Georgia" "The Tattered Ensigns of the Republic" "The Boys who 'Marched Down to the Sea' ". A nice ftpg. account of a triumphant parade of returning Civil War soldiers. Other end-of-war items on the inside pages as well, including: "What Shall Be Done With The Negroes?" Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:07

$42.00
180345

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis TN at Greneda MISSISSIPPI Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755771880

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Sept. 20, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title * Publisher on the run If the title and city of publication seem to disagree, they do not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the "Memphis Appeal" newspaper would not continue under Yankee control. As Wikipedia notes: "...On June 6, 1862, the presses and plates were loaded into a boxcar and moved to Grenada, Mississippi, where it published for some time. The Appeal later journeyed to Jackson, Mississippi, Meridi... See More  

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Ends May 09, 2020 13:25

$238.00
179944

BATTLE OF WAUHATCHIE Lookout Mountain Tenn. Captured 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373000123325

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 31, 1863 * Battle of Wauhatchie, Tennessee * Lookout Mountain captured Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Reports From Lee's Army" "Skirmishing in South-Western Virginia" "The Rebel Preparations In Texas" "Important From Chattanooga" "Attack Upon Gen. Hooker" "The Rebels Repulsed at Every Point" and more. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 24, 2020 15:29

$29.00
179881

VERY Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis Civil War 1861 Newspaper w/ Publisher on the Run


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372995381375

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Tennessee, July 28, 1861 * Very rare Confederate title This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. See the information at the bottom of this listing. The front page has: "The Great Battle at Manassas--The Defeat Acknowledged by the Northern Press" with this very detailed coverage taking 2 1/2 lengthy columns. Also: "The Return of President Davis from the Field of Victory" "Richmond Items" and other items. The inside has much war reporting with even more, extensive coverage of: "The Battle Of Manassas" "Interesting Details" "From Our Southern Exchanges". Many other war-related reports as well. Terrific to have such detail on the Battle of Manassas in a Confederate newspa... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:47

$188.00
179839

BATTLE OF SHILOH Pittsburgh Landing Tennessee w/ MAP Civil War 1862 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392732851113

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 14, 1862 * Battle of Shiloh (historic) w/ map * Pittsburgh Landing, Tennessee A great issue on the historic Battle of Shiloh, or Battle of Pittsburg Landing. The front page is dominated by a large & very detailed map headed: "THE BATTLE OF PITTSBURG---SITUATION IN THE SOUTH-WEST". Also many column heads on the Civil War including: "The Battle In Tennessee" "Latest From Pittsburg" "Rebel Accounts of Sunday's Fight" "Beauregard Announces Johnston's Death" "The Rebels Acknowledge Heavy Losses" "General Mitchell's Advance" "Huntsville, Ala., Taken" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2020 15:27

$87.00
179607

Southern CONFEDERACY Confederate Civil War MAP Corinth MS Battle 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724082572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 22, 1863 * Confederate States of America * American Civil War map The front page has a very large Civil War map headed: "The Seat Of War In The South-West" which shows all or part of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Tennessee & Arkansas. First column heads include: "Important From The South-West" "Another Daring Feat At Vicksburg" "All Our Iron-Clads Run The Batteries" & more. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:41

$58.00
179603

MEMPHIS TN Fort Pollow MAPS Civil War Battle of Port Republic 1862 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372984525275

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 12, 1862 * Battle of Port Republic - Stonewall Jackson victory * Memphis TN Tennessee - Fort Pillow maps The front page has not one but two front page maps, headed: "The Action Before Memphis" and: "The Situation At Fort Pillow". There are also first column heads on the Civil War including: "Another Battle In The Shenandoah Valley" "Gen. Shields at Jackson's Rear" "Gen. Shields's Advance Attacked by Overwhelming Numbers" "Five Hours' Desperate Fighting" "Combined Attack On Jackson" "The Rebels Then Driven Back" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:38

$51.00
179573

Very Rare PARSON BROWNLOW Knoxville TN Tennessee CIVIL WAR Rebel 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981892833

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, May 3, 1865 * Very rare Civil War title - closing events * William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow W. G. Brownlow, or Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his fervently held views on the inferiority of blacks & his unalterable opposition to secession. In 1861 Brownlow’s criticism of the Confederacy led the government to shut down his newspapers for 2 years. In December, 1861, Brownlow was arrested on a charge of h... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:16

$188.00
179473

1889 JOHNSTOWN FLOOD Pennsylvania PA South Fork Dam Disaster DEATHS in Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716966900

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MEMPHIS APPEAL, Tennessee, June 4, 1889 * The great Johnstown flood of 1889 * South Fork Dam collapse Most of the front page it taken up with reports on the historic Johnstown [Pa.] Flood with first column heads including: "NO END TO IT" "The Story of Johnstown Not Half Told" "The Mind of Man Cannot Conceive the Horrors of It" "The Press Acknowledges Its Own Weakness in Telling It" "Dead Bodies Found in Every Imaginable Attitude" "And Like Ghastly Specters Fright the Souls of Men" "Every Water-Soaked & Roasted Corpse is Closely Scanned" "The Exact Number of Lives Lost Will Never Be Learned" and more (see). Eight pages, loose at the spine, browned at the margins, should be handled carefully due to fragility.

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:40

$67.00
179440

CHATTANOOGA CAMPAIGN Ulysses S. Grant vs. Braxton Bragg 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392715347835

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 28, 1863 * Chattanooga Campaign - Tennessee * Braxton Bragg vs. Ulysses S. Grant Among the front page heads on the Civil War are: "Additional From The South" "Speculations & Facts from Chattanooga" "How Affairs Looked Before the Battle" "Bragg's Responsibilities Admitted" "Progress of the Siege of Charleston" "The Negroes Of The Southwest" "The Operations of Free Labor in the Cotton States" "Interesting Sketches of Scenes in Dixie" and more. Plus, this issue has the "Supplement" as well with its own masthead and stack of headlines, even more than found on the front page (see). Complete in 12 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 05, 2020 08:40

$33.00
179431

Great MEMPHIS TN Tennessee Detailed Street MAP & More Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392715340432

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 7, 1862 * First Battle of Memphis - Tennesse * Detailed street Civil War map The front page is dominated by a huge map headed: "THE CITY OF MEMPHIS" which consumes three-quarters of the page. The map is quite detailed with streets labeled. Among ftpg. column heads on the Civil War: "Fort Pillow Evacuated" "Fort Randolph Deserted" "Our Troops In Possession" "The Rebel General Johnston Mortally Wounded" "Rebel Loss Estimated at 10,000" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, minow margin wear, crease at the center, good condition.

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Ends April 05, 2020 08:34

$67.00
179379

BATTLE OF PRAIRIE GROVE Arkansas & La Vergne Tennessee 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392712636098

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York City, December 11, 1862 * Battle of Prairie Grove, Arkansas This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE WAR IN ARKANSAS" "The Victory at Fayetteville Confirmed" "Heavy Loss On Both Sides" "Official Report of Gen. Curtis" "The War In Tennessee" "Sharp Fight Near Lavergne" and more. Complete in eight pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 03, 2020 15:50

$30.00
179181

Extremely RARE Civil War CONFEDERATE BROADSIDE Vicksburg MS MAP 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372965642042

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY APPEAL EXTRA, Memphis, Tennessee, April 20, 1861 * Very rare Confederate broadside * Beginning of the Civil War * Vicksburg MS Mississippi An extremely scarce item, being a broadside edition (printed on one side only) of a newspaper from early in the Confederacy from a city which was only "Confederate" until the battle of Memphis, June 6, 1862, after which it was in Yankee control. The front has a very nice graphic devise at the top of the first column showing a cannon and Confederate flag, with heads: "THE WAR NEWS ! " "Star of the West Taken As A Prize ! " "Harper's Ferry Burned---Arms and Munitions Destroyed ! " "Munitions of War From Louisiana ! " "Arms & Ammunition Offered the City of Memphis". A bit furt... See More  

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Ends March 25, 2020 09:52

$645.00
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Rare ATLANTA GA Georgia CONFEDERATE Memphis TN Civil War 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696257201

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, June 15, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title * Publisher on the run If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. See the information at the bottom of this listing. The front page has 2 1/2 columns taken up with: "The Yankee Conduct Of The War". Other front page content includes: "Affairs in Mississippi" "Adventures of a Young Lade in the Army" (small hole here: see) "Arrival of Refugees" "Couldn't Stand the Yankees" "Rumors of Military Movements" and other items. The back page has: "From Vicksburg & The Mississippi" which has very minor loss at the left edge (see). Other items incl... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:30

$146.00
179030

1ST FIRST JEW LYNCHING in U.S. Samuel Bierfield Lynched Jewish 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372958027703

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 17, 1868 * Lynching of Samuel Bierfield * First Jew lynched in United States * Jews - Jewish - Judaica item * Ku Klux Klan - KKK members Near the bottom of the front page is an article with small heading: "Murderous Outrage at Franklin, Williamson County, Tenn.-Two Men Shot Dead", being the account of the killing of a Jewish shop owner and his black employee by 15 masked men on horseback. The shop owner, Samuel Bierfield, is believed to be the first Jew lynched within the United States. Complete in 8 pages, some light foxing, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: Samuel A. Bierfield (? - August 15, 1868) is believed to be the first Jew lynched in the United States. Bierfield and his Afr... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:21

$117.00
179016

BATTLE OF SHILOH Pittsburgh Landing & Fort Pulaski MAPS 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692354168

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 16, 1862 * Battle of Shiloh Tennessee * Pittsburg Landing TN w/ map * Fort Pulaski captured maps More than half of the ftpg. is taken up with a terrific Civil War map headed: "The Fall of Fort Pulaski--Approaches To Savannah." Plus there is also another map headed: "Map Showing The Union Batteries". Among the ftpg. column heads: "THE FALL OF FORT PULASKI" "Details of the Bombardment" "The Fort Surrendered on Friday Afternoon" "The Walls Breached" and more. Plus there is an additional map on the bkpg: "The Battle of Pittsburgh" and related column heads on the Battle of Shiloh, or Pittsburg Landing. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, a crease across the center & some scattered foxing, g... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:39

$53.00
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