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October 21, 1862
PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Oct. 21, 1862 Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "A Skirmish At Centreville Station, Virginia" "Interesting From the South" "Stuart's Raid into Pennsylvania the Comic Feature of the War" "The 'Thunderer' on the President's Emancipation Proclamation" "The War In The West" "Ad... See More
October 17, 1862
DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN, Jackson, Oct. 17, 1862 Certainly one of the more rare Confederate titles we have offered. This is a volume one issue.
Among the front page articles are: "Abolition Meetings at the North" "Resolutions" "Yankee Officers Marrying Negroes" "List of Casualties in the 40th Mississippi Reg. at the Battle of Corinth, Oct. 4trh, 1862".
Pa... See More
Item #651533NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, October 8, 1862 Contains Major-General George McClellan's General Order No. 163 which instructed the officers and troops of the Army of the Potomac to uphold and adhere to President Lincoln's recently delivered Emancipation Proclamation. The order ends with, "In carrying out all measures of public policy this army will, of course, be guided by the sames o... See More
October 8, 1862
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 8, 1862
* Rare pro-Confederate publication
Among the front page reports are: "Swearing Men to Disbelieve in Negro Slavery" "Address to the President of the United States" by a meeting of governors of the loyal states; "Col. Sibley's Expedition - Battle with the Indians near the Yellow Medicine--Camp Attacked by 300 Indians.... See More
October 7, 1862
NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 7, 1862
* Emancipation proclamation - Southern reaction
* Abraham Lincoln's famous address
The first column of the front page is taken up with interesting reactions in the South to the Emancipation Proclamation with heads: "Interesting From The South" "Important Action in the Rebel Congress on President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation&... 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 4, 1862
THE NEW SOUTH, Port Royal, South Carolina, Oct. 4, 1862 This newspaper was established in March of 1862 after its capture by Union forces during the early part of the Civil War. Issued in a "military command", the newspaper sought to provide mostly military reports and other items. It is also interesting that a Union newspaper was published in South Carolina considering the state r... See More
October 2, 1862
THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Oct. 2, 1862
* Very rare Confederate title
* Publisher on the run
* Battle of Antietam
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 ... See More
September 29, 1862
THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 29, 1862
* General David Hunter
* re. his emancipation Proclamation
* President Abraham Lincoln rebuffs
Although there is nice Civil War coverage on the front page, the best content is on page 4 where is found: "The Proclamation", "The Emancipation Manifesto of Gen. Hunter and the Counter Blast of the President", "Mr. Lincoln... See More
September 24, 1862
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 24, 1862 Given the focus of this controversial newspaper, being supportive of the Southern cause while publishing in the North, it is particularly noteworthy that this issue contains on page five the Emancipation Proclamation whereby President Lincoln would free the slaves on January 1 of the coming year.
The introductory subheads would be of no surprise as... See More
September 13, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 13, 1862 The front page is taken up with a nearly full-figure print of "Major-General John Pope, Commanding the Army of Virginia" along with a biography of him.
Inside includes a full page with 2 prints of: "Manassas Junction...Scene of Several Recent Fights" which is the Second Battle of Bull Run; a full page with 3 prints of: &q... See More
September 6, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 6, 1862 The front page shows: "Thomas Fitch Rowland, Builder of the New Monitors" and "The Iron-Clad Frigate 'Ironsides' In Fighting Trim" with related articles.
Of special note is the historic letter headed: "The President On the Negro Question". This was one of the more famous letters from Abraham Lincoln, being hi... See More
August 27, 1862
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, May 18, 1864
* Rare pro Confederate title from Ohio
* Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
Among the articles within: "General Lee's Bill of Fare" "The Starvation Theory Exploded" "Protest of the Negro Missionaries!" "Opening of the Dreadful Eight Days' Battle" "More Trouble with the Freed Negroes--The '... See More
August 17, 1862
THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 17, 1862
* Tazewell TN Tennessee
* Baton Rouge LA Louisiana
Among the ftpg. Civil War heads are: "Interesting From New Orleans' "The Negro Brigade Controversy Still Pending" "Commerce & Trade Increasing" "General Butler's Measures to Relieve the Poor of New Orleans' "A Grant Melee Between the Police & A... See More
July 30, 1862
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 14, 1865 From shortly after the end of the Civil War, some of the headlines include: "From The South" "The Eastern Press" "The Prices of Negro Labor Fixed in Virginia" "Emphatic Repudiation of Negro Suffrage in Tennessee" "The Conspiracy Trials" "Trial of Prisoners in Hand Cuffs" "Treatment of J... See More
July 22, 1862
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 22, 1862
* Includes a letter signed by President Abraham Lincoln
* Discussion on emancipation
* From the Capital of the Confederacy
A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America.
Among the front page war-related items are: "From Beaver Dam", "From Madison and Orange", "The Shelling of Hami... See More
July 11, 1862
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 11, 1862
* Rare rebel title
A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The Army of Richmond--Rumours" "The Campaign in Mississippi" "Yankee Marauders in King & Queen" "The White, and Negro Outlaws at Sandy Point" "A Yankee's Opinion of Yankees" &q... See More
Item #652426THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, (Boston), July, 1863
* Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Chiefly About War Matters"
* an original, contemporary printing - 1st appearance
signed with the pen name "A Peaceable Man"
* same year review of Victor Hugo's, "Les Misérables"
When one thinks of Nathaniel Hawthorne, most minds are rightfully immediately drawn to his mas... See More
June 29, 1862
THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 29, 1862 Among the ftpg. one column heads on the Civil War are: "Operations Of McClellan's Army" "Rebel Accounts of the Battle on Wednesday Last" "A Victory Claimed For the Enemy" "Additional Names of the Union Wounded" "Escape of a British Subject from Richmond" "His Experience In Dixie" "The Negr... See More
June 29, 1862
THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 29, 1862
* Seven Days Battles
* Richmond VA Virginia
* Civil War original reporting
Among the ftpg. one column heads on the Civil War are: "Operations Of McClellan's Army" "Rebel Accounts of the Battle on Wednesday Last" "A Victory Claimed For the Enemy" "Additional Names of the Union Wounded" "Escape of a Bri... See More
June 21, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 21, 1862 The entire front page is taken up with 3 prints captioned: "Corinth, Mississippi, Now in Possession of Our Troops" which includes "Beauregard's Head-Quarters".
Among the prints inside are a full page: "Advance-guard of Major-General Pope's Army Entering Corinth..."; a full pg: "...The Rebels Evacuating M... See More
June 18, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 18, 1862 The front page has a report headed: "The Rendition of Nicholas Bray's Slave Woman". This is an interesting fugitive slave report, noting: "Gov. Stanly was that Bray...said that one of his female slave had been enticed away by our troops & was held against her will...the warrant empowering Bray to search for the slave was issued; she was ... See More
June 14, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 14, 1862 Perhaps the most notable print (with related text) is that of: "Robert Smalls, Captain of the Gun Boat 'Planter' " which includes a related article as well. As Wikipedia notes, Robert Smalls was an enslaved African American who freed himself, his crew and their families from slavery by commandeering a Confederate transport ... See More
June 6, 1862
DAILY SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN from Springfield, MA and dated February 6, 1863. This 4 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes reports on Charleston South Carolina SC, General McClellan, Negro So... See More
May 30, 1862
THE LIBERATOR, Boston, May 30, 1862 A very famous anti-slavery newspaper published by the noted emancipator William Lloyd Garrison. The ornate engraving in the masthead features three scenes: a slave auction, an image of Jesus breaking the bonds of the oppressors, and a slave family about to depart for their journey to emancipation.
This issue has much content concerning the General Hunter ... See More
May 28, 1862
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, New York City, New York, May 28, 1862
* Hanover, Virginia...
* Baltimore, Maryland...
This 8 page newspaper is in good condition (except for little margin wear) due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout fr... See More
May 27, 1862
THE CHRISTIAN BANNER, Fredericksburg, Virginia, May 27, 1862
* Very rare Confederate title
This is certainly one of the more rare newspapers from this Confederate state. It began in 1848 but ceased publication in 1862. Its editor, James Hunnicut, was a minister of a Free Will 'Union' congregation, was considered to be quite eccentric. As the war neared he became an outspoken Un... See More
May 21, 1862
PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, May 21, 1862 Among the front page first column heads on the Civil War are: "ON TO RICHMOND" "The Progress Towards Richmond, Virginia" "The Rebels will Defend their Capital--Their Pickets Driven in by Gen. Stoneman's Advance" "A Battle Impending" "The Emancipation Proposition In Missouri" "Late From New Orleans&... See More
May 20, 1862
THE NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, May 20, 1862 Page one has, "Gen. Hunter's Emancipation Order," followed by, "Proclamation by the President declaring it to be null and void," which includes Hunter's original order, and President Abraham Lincoln's response. This was the controversial situation where Hunter pronounced slaves free in Florida, Georgia & South Carol... See More
May 8, 1862
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" "... See More
April 30, 1862
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 30, 1862 Among the articles within are: "A Serious Talk with Serious Men" "Emancipation of Slaves" "...on the Bill to abolish Slavery in the District of Columbia" "War News of the Week" "Free Negroes in Ohio" "The Massacre at Lee's Mills" and so much more.
Eight pages, very nice condition.
D... See More
April 30, 1862
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 30, 1862 Among the articles within are: "A Serious Talk with Serious Men" "Emancipation of Slaves" "...on the Bill to abolish Slavery in the District of Columbia; "War News of the Week" "Free Negroes in Ohio" "The Massacre at Lee's Mills" "Traffic In Human Flesh--A White Child Sold in the city o... See More
April 19, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 19, 1862 The full front page shows: "Shipping Artillery at Alexandria, Virginia". Prints inside include: "City of Norfolk, Virginia" "Transports Embarking Troops at Alexandria" "Federal Troops at Hampton, Virginia"; a full page: "General Map of the Seat of War in Virginia, Showing the Road to Richmond" &qu... See More
April 12, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 12, 1862 The front page has prints of: "Major-General Buell" "Brigadier-General Shields" and "Bomb-Proof Sandbag Battery at New Bern, North Carolina, Taken by General Burnside's Troops."
Inside has a full page with 3 prints: "Views at New Madrid and Point Pleasant" and another full page with 2 naval prints: &qu... See More
April 10, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 10, 1862
* Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee
* Siege of Yorktown VA Virginia - Maps
The front page is dominated by a rather large Civil War map headed: "The Position Before Yorktown" with much detail. One column heads on the front page include: "The War For The Union" "Gen. Hunter's Dept." "Emancipation In Th... See More
April 5, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 5, 1862 The full front page shows: "The Rebel Steamer 'Nashville' Running the Blockade at Beaufort, North Carolina". Other prints inside include: "Bird's-Eye View of the Attack on the Rebel Batteries on & Near Island Number Ten By Commodore Foote's Flotilla" "Bombardment of Island Number Ten by the Mortar Fleet... See More
April 4, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 4, 1862 Among the column heads on the Civil War on pg. 5 are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "The Abolition of Slavery In The District" "A Villainous Rebel Respited" "The Siege of Island No. 10" "A Gallant Exploit" "Expedition Against the Rebel Forts" "The Rebels Run Away, as Usual".
Eight pages, nice con... See More
March 22, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 22, 1862 Certainly one of more notable issues of the Civil War as the focus is on the historic naval battle between the Monitor and the Merrimac.
The front page features a print of: "Lieutenant Worden, U.S.N., Commanding the 'Monitor' " with text on him as well, and also a print of: "The Ericsson Steel-Clad Battery 'Monitor'... See More
March 22, 1862
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 12, 1862
* Abraham Lincoln re. Emancipation of slaves
* Mormons constitution
* Rare pro-Confederate title
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 administration. It insisted that slavery could not be prohibited by... See More
March 8, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 8, 1862 The entire front page is a nice print captioned: "Major-General Ulysses S. Grant, U.S.A. The Hero of Fort Donelson" with a related article inside.
Other prints in this issue include a full page: "The Hand-to-Hand Fight Over Schwartz's Battery at Fort Donelson"; a full pg: "Seeking For The wounded by Torch-Light, After... See More
March 7, 1862
NEW YORK HERALD, March 7, 1862
* President Abraham Lincoln
* Message to U.S. Congress
* Slavery emancipation
Among the many front page one column Civil War heads are: "Important Message Of the President to Congress" "Initiatory Movement for the Gradual Abolition of Slavery" with the document printed in full and signed by him in type: Abraham Lincoln (see).
Also:... See More
March 1, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 1, 1862 The full front page is a dramatic print captioned: "The Surrender of Fort Donelson, February 16, 1862" which is very nice for display.
Inside has a full page with 3 scenes of: "Our Navy in the Savannah River--Loss of Steamer Winfield Scott--The Expedition in Warsaw Sound--Gun-Boats Entering Savannah River Above Fort Pulaski"; ... See More
February 24, 1862
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, NY, Feb. 24, 1862 Several columns on both pages 4 and 6 are dedicated to the potential problems surrounding the emancipation of the slaves. References to President Abraham Lincoln's comments made in his annual address as well as those made by Fredrick Douglass are woven in to the discussion. Should they be relocated to another location within the country, are shou... See More
February 22, 1862
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 22, 1862
* Battle of Fort Donelson, Tennessee
* Slave trader Nathaniel Gordon execution
The dominant feature is the large front page map headed: "THE DECISIVE BATTLE IN TENNESSEE". There is a wealth of front page column heads on the Civil War as well.
The back page has an interesting report headed: "Execution of Captain Gordon" "History ... See More
February 16, 1862
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 c... See More
February 15, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 15, 1862 Full front page illustration shows: "The 'Nashville' and 'Tuscarora' at Southampton, England." Inside has a half pg: "The Iron-Clad Frigate 'Merrimac,' and Sloop of War 'Germantown,' Off Craney Island"; half pg: "The Union Battery at Newport News"; full with four smaller illustratio... See More
February 13, 1862
PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Feb. 13, 1862
* Battle of Roanoke Island (2 maps)
* Ambrose Burnside & Louis M. Goldsborough
A very graphic & displayable issue, as the front page features not one but two nice maps, one captioned: "Albemarle Sound & the Point of Attack of the Federal Fleet", with related text, and the other headed: "Roanoke... See More
February 7, 1862
PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Feb. 7, 1862 Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "War Against Treason!" "Gen. Lane's Expedition" "The Rebel Fleet In Motion" "The War In Missouri & Kentucky" "Rebel Cavalry Defeated In Kentucky" "The Attack On Ft. Henry" "Gen. Grant Returned to Paducah" and more. Also ... See More
February 4, 1862
THE DAILY DELTA, Louisiana, February 4, 1862
* Rare Confederate title
* From the deep South
* First Battle of Bull Run
* Official reports from the Confederates
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 Butle... See More
January 31, 1862
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, January 31, 1862
* Cedar Keys Florida
* Civil War map
The front page has a Civil War map headed: "Cedar Keys and Its Railroad Connection to Fernandina, Florida". Maps of the Civil War showing the greater portion of Florida are very uncommon. There are nice first column heads as well including: "War Against Treason!" "Rebel Steamer ... See More
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