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Battle of Antietam
Browse the authentic original newspapers we have for sale featuring coverage of the historic Battle of Antietam.
July 11, 1863
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 11, 1863 The front page has nice one column headlines concerning the aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg and the Confederate reports on it, with heads including: "From The South" "Rebel Reports of the Battle at Gettysburgh" "The National Army One Hundred and Seventy-five Thousand Strong" "An Overwhelming Rebel Victory---40,000 Pri... See More
September 22, 1862
THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Sept. 22, 1862
* 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. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it bec... See More
June 6, 1885
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 6, 1885 Certainly the most notable print in this issue is the page 3 half page print captioned: "Illinois--The Chicago Baseball Club" showing the entire team in uniform, with a nice article on them on another page (see). This is a very nice print, and increasingly rare to find such early baseball images in the illustrated newspapers.
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September 9, 1862
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 9, 1862
* Second Battle of Bull Run # 2
* Manassas, Virginia
* Confederate victory
Not just a newspaper from the Confederate states, but from the capital of the Confederacy. This is a great issue has the front page has much reporting on the historic 2nd battle of Bull Run, another victory for the Confederate army. The front page begins with: &... See More
June 6, 1885
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 6, 1885 The front page shows the parade of 60,000 Sunday school children in Prospect Park. Page 3 has a very nice half page print captioned: "Illinois--The Chicago Baseball Club" showing the entire team in uniform, with a nice article on them on another page (see). Another print shows children dancing around the May Pole, plus a halfpg... See More
September 18, 1879
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, September 18, 1879
* Battle of Antietam
* Sharpsburg, Maryland
* Anniversary - tribute
This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.
The front page has one column headings: "ANTIETAM" "The Anniversary of That Bloody Fight" "And a Few of the Men Who Escaped Its Perils"... See More
October 5, 1867
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, from New York, dated October 5, 1867 The frontpage features a large illustration "The Remains Of Maximillian In The House Of Senor Don Munos Ledo At Queretaro, Mexico, Awaiting Removal To Europe". Inside the issue is a nice fullpage "The Dedication Of The Antietam National Cemetery, At Sharpsburg, Maryland, On Tuesday, Sept. 17". The issue contains other n... See More
September 28, 1912
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 28, 1912
This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "The Dogs of War."
In this issue there is an ad for the book "Mark Twain--A Biography" and an article called "Progress of the Campaign." Also in this issue there is a full page illustration of "The National Pest--A... See More
January 27, 1912
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 27, 1912
The front page of this issue is a photo of "America's New Prince of the Church."
This issue has an illustration of "Weighing Them In" by Kemble. There are photo spreads of "America's Greeting to Cardinal Farley" and "How They Welcomed His Eminence." There is a photo of "Here the Democrats wil... See More
October 4, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 4, 1862 Page 3 contains the complete and historically significant printing of the Emancipation Proclamation signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln, & headed: "The Abolition of Slavery--A Proclamation". There is also a nice page 2 editorial concerning the Emancipation Proclamation headed: "Slavery Practically Abolished" ... See More
October 11, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 11, 1862 The front page has two illustrations: "Flight of the Inhabitants of Sharpsburg at the Approach of Their Rebel Deliverers" and "Ford Near Shepherdstown, On the Potomac--Picket Firing Across the River".
Prints inside include a full page of: "The Battle of Antietam--First Maryland Battery in the Fore-Ground" and anot... See More
October 18, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 18, 1862 The full front page is a print of: "Major-General Franz Sigel, Commanding Twelfth Corps Army of the Potomac" on horseback. Prints inside include: "General Buell's Army Entering Louisville, Kentucky" with a good view of the city; "Shelbyville, the Only Union Town of Tennessee" "The Veterans of the Army of t... See More
January 3, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 3, 1863 The full front front page is an illustration of "Santa Claus in Camp", this being the very first representation of Santa Claus by Thomas Nast in this publication. Inside the doublepage centerfold has two large illustrations of "Christmas Eve, 1862.", by Thomas Nast.
A full page illustration has two 1/2 pg. prints of: "T... See More
July 4, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 4, 1863 Half of the front page is taken up with a somber print: "Execution, by Hanging, of Two Rebel Spies, Williams and Peters, In the Army of the Cumberland" with text as well.
Other prints within include two full pages on: "Our Works Before Vicksburg--Battery Powell--Battery Hickenlooper"; a nice doublepage centerfold: "Charge ... See More
February 3, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 3, 1866 The frontpage of the issue features a half-page illustration "Birds in Winter - Out-Door Relief" and an accompanying story. A fullpage illustration: 'Old Folks at Home and Young Folks Abroad' is comprised of several scenes. Great doublepage centerfold: 'The Iron-Clad Navy of the United States' shows 13 illustrations. A... See More
October 5, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 5, 1867 One-third pg: 'Village of Santee Indians Near Ft. Thompson, Minn.' & of a meeting between Indian chiefs from Dakota & peace commissioners. Dblpgctrfld: 'Dedication ceremonies at the National Cemetery of Antietam'. 1/3pg: 'Queen's Co. Fair Grounds near Hempstead, Long Island.
Complete in sixteen pages.
November 3, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY November 3, 1894. Front full pg. illus. of "The Proposed Design for the New Library Building of Columbia College." Inside are two 1/2 pg. illus. of "Potato Day at Greeley, Colorado" and "The Salvation Army Meeting at Carnegie Music Hall, New York - General Booth Addressing the Audience." Full pg. illus. of "Columbia College, New York." Se... See More
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