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640610

Battle of Gettysburg...

August 1, 1863 | Item # 640610
$80.00
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637545

1861 Amherst, New Hampshire...

September 13, 1861 | Item # 637545
$22.00
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636349

The Battle of Chickamauga...

January 2, 1864 | Item # 636349
$33.00
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636341

Breech-loading rifle...

July 23, 1864 | Item # 636341
$24.00
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635490

Preparing for war...

January 1, 1861 | Item # 635490
$31.00
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635479

Early Chess w/ diagram...

March 1, 1862 | Item # 635479
$25.00
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635179

Battle of Mobile Bay & more...

August 15, 1864 | Item # 635179
$28.00
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Historic Civil War Newspapers

Records of a Nation in Turmoil

In the 1860s, Americans’ interest in the Civil War, and its collateral effects, caused a spike in demand for news reports. These were days of heightened concern, and newspapers were one of the few resources that people were able to rely upon for war news.

Aside from specific war news, Civil War newspapers also reported on citizens’ reactions to how the war was shaping the American economy and politics, and opinions about slavery.

Reading an authentic Civil War newspaper and holding the original print paper between your fingers will transport you to the frontlines of battle, and provide a glimpse into the psyche of Civil War-era citizens, politicians, and soldiers.

Original Civil War newspapers are genuine pieces of American history a collector or anyone interested in American history must have.

 

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