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Item #656759HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, February, 1863 Towards the back of the issue under the "Monthly Record of Current Events" is content pertaining to the newly enacted Emancipation Proclamation.
Other items within the issue are "A Californian in Iceland" which includes several illustrations; "The Gun-Boat Essex" and many more articles and illustration... See More
April 9, 1862
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 f... See More
May 14, 1864
BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, Boston, Massachusetts, May 14, 1864
* Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
* Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee
* Battle of New Market - Virginia
The front page is entirely taken up with ads, while much of pages 2, 3 & 4 are taken up with Civil War reports with much on the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House.
Complete in 4 pages, larger sized paper measuring 25 x 20... See More
May 24, 1861
UNION COUNTY STAR AND LEWISBURG CHRONICLE, Lewisburg,Penn. May 24, 1861 Front page has Civil War related news from early on in the conflict.
Folio-size single sheet, some wear along the bottom margin with a little text loss, otherwise nice.
July 7, 1863
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1863 This is a terrific issue on one of the most significant battles of the entire Civil War: the Battle of Gettysburg. This issue was published just at its completion when it was established that the Yankees had succeeded in defeating the Confederates and causing them to retreat towards the South, never to threaten the Union forces in the North again. It was a tu... See More
February 27, 1865
SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, February 27, 1865
* Battle of Wilmington, North Carolina
Page 2 has various reports on the Civil War with one column headings. See images here.
Complete in 8 pages, this issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Minor spine wear, nice condition.... See More
April 15, 1865
CLEVELAND MORNING LEADER, Ohio, April 15, 1865
* Abraham Lincoln assassination
* Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth
* Early report - while he was still alive
The top of the front page has dramatic one column heads: "ASSASSINATION!" "Of PRESIDENT LINCOLN!!!" "He is Shot Through the Head While in the Theater" "Wound Pronounced Mortal!" ... See More
November 21, 1863
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 21, 1863
* President Abraham Lincoln
* Gettysburg Address at battlefield cemetery
It would be difficult to argue for a more notable or desirable Civil War newspaper. Combine the complete text of the historic Gettysburg Address by President Abraham Lincoln, with this famous title by Horace Greeley, a Lincoln supporter, and this issue makes for one of the be... See More
March 12, 1863
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 12, 1863 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The War In Tennessee" "The Pursuit Of Van Dorn" "The Rear Guard Overtaken" "Reported Escape of Col. Coburn and 2,000 Men" "The New British Piratical Fleet".
Eight pages, uncut, nice condition.
January 15, 1863
NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 15, 1863 The ftpg. is dominated by a huge map headed: "OUR ATTEMPT TO TAKE VICKSBURG. The Struggle on the Yazoo--Position of the Contending Forces--The Rebel Defences--Our Naval Operations". Great detail & very displayable.
The first column has a wealth of fine heads relating to this: "THE VICKSBURG DISASTER" "The Enemy's Works and Thei... See More
April 14, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, April 14, 1865 The front page has some nice reports on the very end of the Civil War, with first column heads including: "IMPORTANT" "Arrival of Gen. Grant in Washington" "The Results Of His Victory" "Visit of Lee to Danville To Advise Johnston to Surrender" "Important Military Order" "All Drafting & Recruiting Stopp... See More
April 17, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, April 17, 1865 This is one of the best "non-first report" issues on Lincoln's assassination and funeral I've seen. See the photos for the nice front page headlines which take over half of the first column and include: "OUR GRIEF" "Additional Details of the Terrible Event of Friday Night" "Incidents Connected with the Sad Affair"... See More
February 22, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 22, 1864 The front page has a map of a portion of Europe headed: "The War In Schleswig-Holstein. The Territorial Points Assaulted by the Germans" with related text. Also on the ftpg: "Reported Decisive Battle Near Brandon, Miss." "Victory of General Sherman's Forces Over Polk's Rebel Army" "Roddy's Rebels Driven Back from t... See More
February 27, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 27, 1865 The ftpg. is dominated by a huge & very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR. The Whole Theatre of the Operations of Grant, Sherman, Schofield, Lee, Johnston, Bragg, Beauregard and Hardee."
Among the ftpg. column heads: "SHERMAN" "Grand Preparations to Check the Advance of Our Army Through the Carolinas" "Sherm... 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 4, 1863
NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, September 4, 1863
* Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians
Page 5 has a brief but notable report headed: "Victory of Kit Carson Over the Indians" about the defeat of a group of: " ...Navajoe Indians beyond fort Canby..." by part of the 1st New-Mexican Regiment led by Kit Carson (see). Quite rare to see a report mentioning this famous Old West scout a... See More
November 8, 1861
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, November 8, 1861 Pages 3 and 4 contain lengthy articles related to the conviction of the slave trader Nathaniel Gordon, who would become the only American citizen in U.S. history to be tried, convicted, and executed from activities related to the slave trade - quite historic.
Also of interest: The mid-section of the front page includes three Civil War maps ex... See More
April 28, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 28, 1862 A great issue reporting the fall of New Orleans, particularly with the front map titled: "MAP OF NEW-ORLEANS AND THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA."
Among the ftpg. one column headlines on the Civil War are: "NEW-ORLEANS CAPTURED" "Our Gunboats Pass Fort Jackson" "Great Excitement At New-Orleans" "Panic Among The Citizen... See More
March 24, 1862
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 24, 1862 The most notable content within this issue is the very brief, but historic page 3 report of the death of Commodore (Admiral) Uriah P. Levy, the first U.S. Jewish Commodore, War of 1812 hero, and credited for abolishing the disciplinary procedure of flogging.
Among the war-related column heads inside are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "ANOTHER ... See More
August 22, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 22, 1862 The front page is dominated by a large Civil War map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN VIRGINIA." Among the column heads on the ftpg. are: "General Pope Falling Back" "Stonewall Jackson Advancing" "Richmond Abandoned" "A Great Battle Expected" "The War In the South-West" "Lexington Menaced" "... See More
February 7, 1862
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 7, 1862 The most noteworthy item is found on page 3 under the heading, "LAW INTELLIGENCE," which is provides President Lincoln's warrant refusing to commute Captain Nathaniel Gordon's sentence - although he did provide a few weeks of delay. See images for details.
Of interest is also the front page, somewhat inconspicuous notice, which begins: "... 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
November 18, 1863
NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 18, 1863
* Gettysburg battlefield ceremony close
* Governor Andrew Gregg Curtin
Among the front page column heads is: "The Heroic Dead At Gettysburg" which has a Proclamation by the governor of Pennsylvania concerning some details of the ceremony which are planned for the following day (see).
Other ftpg. heads on the Civil War include: "The Enemy D... See More
June 17, 1864
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 17, 1864 Among the great many column heads on the Civil War are: "FROM GEN. SHERMAN" "Eight Days of Battle" "Gallant Fighting of the Union Army" "Johnston Fallen Back to the Chattahoochee" "Sherman Now Holds a Most Advantageous Position" "LATE REBEL NEWS" "Junction of Crook, Averill, and Hunter" &quo... See More
April 24, 1863
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 24, 1863 The front page, under the heading, "Award of Medals of Honor to Seamen," includes as one of the listed recipients, James Buck, who would eventually have three naval vessels named after him). Also on the front page is, "The Maltreatment of Contraband (see last two images)," which tells of the bad treatment of captured slaves, and includes a... 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
April 19, 1864
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, NY, April 19, 1864 The most noteworthy content is found on page 4 under the heading, "The Baltimore Fair," which includes excerpts and commentary regarding President Lincoln's Speech in Baltimore, it being one of only three speeches he gave outside of Washington during his presidency - particularly noteworthy in that it was just a few years earlier a plo... See More
March 26, 1863
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 26, 1863 This issue has--and on the front page--a report somewhat inconspicuous in its presentation yet exceedingly significant in its place in history. It lists the very first recipients of perhaps the most prestigious & coveted award for military valor: the Medal of Honor.
In the first column is a heading: Award Of Medals To Soldiers," which states in part... See More
November 11, 1864
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 11, 1864
* President Lincoln gives 1st speech upon being re-elected
* Arming Negroes ?
* Jefferson Davis' speech to the Confederacy
Page four has the 1-column heading: "UNION REJOICES," with subhead: "Serenading the President and Cabinet - Speeches of Mr. Lincoln, Mr. Seward, and others." The article includes, in part, one of the most hu... See More
March 26, 1863
NEW YORK TIMES, March 26, 1863
* 1st Medal of Honor recipients
* American Civil War
* Jacob Parrott & more
This issue has--and on the front page--a report somewhat inconspicuous in its presentation yet exceedingly significant in its place in history. It lists the very first recipients of perhaps the most prestigious & coveted award for military valor: the Medal of Honor.
Nea... See More
February 28, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 28, 1864 The front page features two Civil War maps, the larger one headed: "THE CAMPAIGN IN FLORIDA. Scene of the Recent Union Successes and Reverse" which shows the northeast portion of Florida. The smaller map shows the Chattanooga & Dalton vicinity.
Among the ftpg. column heads on the war: "The Florida Campaign" "Review of the Recent Mo... See More
November 28, 1863
ARMY AND NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Nov. 28, 1863 This is the volume one, number 14 issue of this military newspaper with subtitle: "Gazette Of The Regular And Volunteer Forces" as printed in the masthead.
Certainly the most significant content is that found on page 5 under the heading: "The Gettysburg Cemetery" which has some particulars of the dedication of it. Included i... See More
March 8, 1862
NEW YORK HERALD, March 8, 1862 The front page is entirely taken up with a map headed: "THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY; The Points of Interest Between Nashville, Tennessee and Arkansas, and the Gibraltars of the Rebels". Also a small page 3 map titled: "Scene of Operations of General Banks".
Some one column headlines inside include: "IMPORTANT FROM TENNE... See More
April 4, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, April 4, 1865 First column heads on the front page about the fall of Richmond: "GRANT" "Richmond Ours" "Weitzel Entered the Rebel Capital Yesterday Morning" "Many Guns Captured" "Our Troops Received with Enthusiasm" "The City On Fire" "Petersburg Evacuated" "Lee and His Army in Full Flight" &q... See More
October 22, 1862
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 22, 1862
* Rare pro-Confederate publication
Among the articles are: "Negro Colonization" "Where Are We Drifting?" "All the Blame on Mr. Lincoln" "Negroes Trying to Get Into Indiana" "The Raid Upon Chambersburg" "The Boston Abolitionists Denying to a White Man Freedom of Speech" "A De... See More
April 18, 1862
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, April 18, 1862
* Fredericksburg Virginia Va
* New Orleans Louisiana La
* Mt. Jackson captured
Certainly the prime feature of this issue are the two Civil War maps, one on the front page headed: "THE APPROACH TO FREDERICKSBURG". Among the many front page one column heads on the war are: "Expedition Up The Rappahannock", "The Rebels Driv... See More
July 11, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 11, 1862 The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Situation Of Vicksburg" with related text. Also on the ftpg. are column heads including: "The Attack On Vicksburg" "Continuance of the Bombardment" "Vigorous Defense by the Rebels" "The Running of the Rebel Batteries" "From Fortress Monroe" &qu... See More
February 13, 1863
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 13, 1863
* Battle of Fort McAllister - Georgia
The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Attack On Fort McAllister". Various front page column heads including: "The Department Of The South" "Landing of Gen. Foster's Forces" "Visit to the Interior by the Generals" "The Attack on Fort McAllister"... See More
May 14, 1864
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 14, 1864
* Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
* Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee
* Civil War Overland Campaign w/ map
The front page is dominated by a large & detailed Civil War map headed: "THE CAMPAIGN IN VIRGINIA". Most of the first column is a long stack of Civil War heads including: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Comes Up With Lee's... See More
November 12, 1861
NEW YORK HERALD, November 12, 1861
* Richmond VA Virginia
* Confederate capital map
Fully half of the front page is taken up with a nice detailed: "MAP OF THE REBEL CAPITAL, Topographical Sketch of the City of Richmond, Virginia, with the Surrounding Encampments"
Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "The Rebels And Their Capital" "RICHM... See More
February 8, 1862
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 8, 1862
* Battle of Fort Henry, Tennessee
* American Civil War map
The ftpg. is dominated by a large map with a banner heading: "THE IMPORTANT VICTORY IN TENNESSEE" and also: "The Capture of Fort Henry--It's Important Strategic Position--Seizure of the Railroad Bridge Connecting Columbus with Bowling Green". Many first column heads relatin... See More
April 20, 1862
NEW YORK HERALD, April 20, 1862
* Mount Jackson VA map
* Iuka, Mississippi map
* New Market, Virginia map
* Fort Pulaski Georgia
The front page has a wealth of one column heads concerning the Civil War including "Spirited Skirmish & the Defeat of the Rebels", "Suburbs of Fredericksburg Occupied by Union Troops", "Arrival of Gen. Mitchel at Iuka", &q... See More
February 20, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 20, 1864 (erroneously printed as 1863 on pgs. 1 & 5) The ftpg. is filled with ads being a "triple sheet" issue. Much Civil War reporting on pages 3+ with a map headed: "The Campaign In Florida" with much detail, showing from St. Mary's to Ocala & much in between. Also a smaller map showing the Natchez, Mississippi, vicinity.
Among the co... See More
November 6, 1863
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., November 6, 1863
* John Wilkes Booth as an actor
* Rare appearance at Ford's Theatre
A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C.
While page 2 has various reports on the Civil War, of interest to the collector is the advertisement on page 3, headed: &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
October 25, 1861
NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 25, 1861
* Battle of Ball's Bluff, Virginia
* Santa Rosa Island, Florida
Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" The Recent Battle on the Upper Potomac" "Interesting Details of the Engagement" "The Account of the Reported Fight in the Mississippi" "Union Report of the Fight at Santa Rosa Isl... See More
February 1, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 1, 1864
* Abraham Lincoln draft proclamation
* Williamsport WV - Strawberry Plains TN
The front page features a very nice & detailed Civil War map headed: "THE FIGHTING IN WESTERN VIRGINIA. Scene of the Recent Contest in Gen. Kelley's Dept." Also column heads on the war include: "Call for Half a Million of Men" "The Presiden... See More
February 11, 1861
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 11, 1861
* Confederate Constitution
* Jefferson Davis
The top of the front page has: "The Southern Confederacy" "Important Action of the Congress at Montgomery" "Adoption & Copy of the Constitution" "Jefferson Davis, of Mississippi, Elected President" "Alex. H. Stephens, of Georgia, Vice President&... See More
November 14, 1863
ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Nov. 14, 1863
* Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
* General George Meade official report
As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.
The prime content in this issue is: "The Battle OF Gettysburg" "General Meade's Official ... See More
October 24, 1861
THE LOUISVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Kentucky, October 24, 1861
* Rare pro-Confederate title
* Near the beginning of the Civil War
Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very... See More
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