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October 14, 1863
NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 14, 1863
* Large Civil War map
Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the terrific front page, as 80% of it is taken up with a huge Civil War map headed: "THE MILITARY SITUATION. Map of the present Scene of Active Operations in Eastern Tennessee and Georgia." A wealth of Civil War reporting on pages 2 and 3.
Twelve pages, very nice condition.... See More
November 16, 1863
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 16, 1863 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Projected Rebel Invasion" "An Expedition Sent from Wilmington to Halifax" "Later From Charleston" 'Bombardment of Sumter Still Progressing" "Renewed Rebel Desertions" "From the Army of the Potomac" 'Firing Heard Toward Stevensburg" &... See More
January 4, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 4, 1865
* First Battle of Fort Fisher
* Wilmington, North Carolina
* Admiral David Dixon Porter
Pages 4 and 5 have one column heads on the Civil War including: "RICHMOND" "The Bulkhead of the Dutch Canal Exploded" "Attack of the Rebels on Orr Picket Lines" "WILMINGTON" "Rebel Accounts of the Operations" "The... See More
June 27, 1864
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 27, 1864 Among the first column Civil War heads on the front page are: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Rebels Attempt to Drive Back the 18th Corps" "Our Losses Insignificant" "Hoke's Rebel Brigade Used Up" "Rebel News to Thursday morning" "The Victories They Claim" "Hunter's Devastation in Western Virginia&q... See More
November 15, 1862
THE WORLD (Weekly Edition), New York City, November 15, 1862
* General George B. McClellan
* Army of the Potomac farewell
The issue has plenty of Civil War events of the week prior with one column heading that include: (see images) Loads of text, too much to photograph all.
Complete in 8 pages, uncut and never bound (rare), a little creasing at the folds, minor staining, generally nice.... See More
March 20, 1863
NEW YORK HERALD, March 20, 1863 The front page has a nice map titled: "THE YAZOO PASS EXPEDITION". The back page has a map titled: "THE ATTACK ON PORT HUDSON". Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE YAZOO EXPEDITION" "The Revel Loss" "Important from North Carolina" "Affair at Deep Gully Between the Union and Ebel Force... See More
September 27, 1864
SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, September 27, 1864
* Battle of Fisher's Hill - Strasburg, Virginia
* General Philip Sheridan
Pages 2 & 3 have various reports on the Civil War with one column headings. See images here.
Complete in 4 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 t... See More
February 28, 1861
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Feb. 28, 1861
* President elect Abraham Lincoln
* Journey to the White House
* Pro Confederate title
Content includes: "Mr. Lincoln at New York" "Mr. Lincoln at Philadelphia" "More Seceding States!' "Mr. Greeley on Mr. Lincoln's Hasty Departure from Harrisburgh" "The President Elect's Flight from Harrisburgh&qu... See More
December 22, 1861
NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 22, 1861
* Battle of Dranesville, Virginia
* Williamsport, Maryland
* Union occupation of Munfordville, Kentucky
The front page is dominated by a large map titled: "OPERATIONS ON THE UPPER POTOMAC". Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "The Recent Movements on the Upper Potomac" "Skirmish Between a Portion of Gen. McCal... See More
May 20, 1865
ARMY NAVY JOURNAL, New York, May 20, 1865 Subtitled: "Gazette of the Regular & Volunteer Forces", this newspaper contained only military-related news, the perfect source for any battle report or military information. Even the advertisements are military related.
The front page has an article headed "The Military Situation" and beginning: "The pursuit & captu... See More
August 13, 1861
NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 13, 1861 Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "The Blockade Question" "Departure of Fire Zouaves for Home" "Skirmish Between a Portion of Gen. Banks' Army & the Rebels" "Suppression of Parson Brownlow's Paper in Tennessee" and more.
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed,... See More
January 22, 1864
WALTHAM SENTINEL, Massachusetts, Jan. 22, 1864 Nice engraving in the masthead. Although from during the Civil War I find no war-related content, but then the masthead notes: "Devoted to Agriculture, Manufactures, Literature, Advertising, Local Intelligence, etc."
Four pages, very nice condition.
January 16, 1861
DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, N.C., Jan. 16, 1861
* Rare antebellum title
* Secession ?
From this famous soon-to-be-Confederate port city. Page 2 has: "The Palmetto Flag Waving Over a Connecticut Fortress!--Treason in Connecticut!" and a report from Richmond which includes: "...ascertain upon what terms, if any, the present Union can be preserved; and if not, then upon wha... See More
February 19, 1862
THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 19, 1862.
* Battle of Fort Donelson victory
* Cumberland River - 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: "The Great Victory" "Additional Particulars of the Capture of Fort Donelson" "Graphic Description of ... See More
April 1, 1861
NEW YORK TIMES, April 1, 1861
* Civil War beginning soon
* Fort Sumter about to be attacked
* History about to be made
Among the articles within: "Negro Regiments to be Raised" "Secession Rebukes Secession" "The Gulf Forts to be Held at all Hazards" "The Southern Commissioners Still Inactive" "Scene Between the President & the Californ... See More
May 9, 1861
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 9, 1861 Page 5 has first column heads: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Missouri Secessionists At Work" "Important Measures to Check Them" "Affairs at New Orleans" "The Home Guard Forced into the Army" "Immense Force Near Richmond". Many more early reports on the Civil War throughout.
Eight pages, nice condition.... See More
January 12, 1864
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 12, 1864 The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "From Gen. Kelly's Department" "Another Rebel Attack Repulsed" "Gallant Stand Against Moseby's Command" and: "Freedmen of the Mississippi" "Their Condition & Necessities" "Defects of the Cotton Plantation Systems". The back page has discussion in the ... See More
June 7, 1862
WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, June 7, 1862
* Pre Civil War baseball reporting
This newspaper, which was primarily a sporting newspaper, has a quite lengthy article headed: "Billiards" with an accompanying subtitle reading: "The Billiard Players of America". Additionally, another article: "Our Chess Department" includes a "problem of... See More
June 10, 1865
CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, June 10, 1865 Page 2 has: "Later From Texas - Evacuation of Galveston" "General Grant's Reception in New York' and also a brief article on: "Jeff Davis' Trial Again".
Four pages, nice condition.
March 6, 1862
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Boston, Massachusetts, March 6, 1862
* Perrysville, Kentucky
* Winchester, Virginia
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.... See More
February 15, 1864
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Feb. 15, 1864 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Very Latest News" "Important From Charlestown" "Daring Robbery Near Martinsburg, Virginia" "Official Report from General Lee" "Latest Reports from Chattanooga" "Extensive Mutiny in Johnston's Army" "Department of the T... See More
May 30, 1862
NEW YORK HERALD, May 30, 1862 Certainly a feature of this issue would be the three maps found inside including one on page 3 headed: "THE BRILLIANT AFFAIR AT HANOVER COURT HOUSE." and another on page 4: "THE BATTLE OF HANOVER COURT-HOUSE." with the third map on page 10: "THE NEWS FROM CHARLESTON".
A wealth of column heads throughout include: "T... See More
August 1, 1862
Here is a clothing account form dated August, 1862 Printed on both sides and in very nice condition. This is a full ledger sheet headed at the top:
* The United States: In Account with Michael Lynch, private, 68th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer on account of Clothing during his enlistment; the money value of each issue being hereby acknowledged.
The form is part printed & p... See More
March 27, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 29, 1862
* John Wilkes Booth theater ad
* Civil War original reporting
Near the bottom of page 2 is one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth. See the photo for the complete ad which notes: &... See More
December 19, 1861
NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 19, 1861 Present are the outer leaves only but still a displayable issue as nearly half of of the front page is taken up with a large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE MILITARY POSITIONS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY." First column war headlines as well (see).
Present are pages 1, 2, 11 & 12, small piece from the top of the back leaf, some foxing at ma... See More
August 12, 1861
NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 12, 1861
* Large map of the seat of war in the West
* Battle of Dug Springs - Missouri
Over half of the front page is taken up with a huge & extremely displayable Civil War map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN THE WEST". Among the first column heads on the war are: "THE REBELLION" "Fugitive Slaves to be Employed in the Service of the Gove... See More
June 10, 1861
NEW YORK HERALD, June 10, 1861
* Early in the Civil War map
* Harper's Ferry, West Virginia
The front page is dominated by a large Civil War map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN VIRGINIA". Among the first column heads are: "The Insurrection" "The Latest News from the Seat of War" "Important Movement of Federal Troops Toward Harper's Ferry " &... See More
May 29, 1861
NEW YORK HERALD, May 29, 1861
* Battle of Sewell's Point
* Norfolk, Virginia map
* St. Louis, Missouri
The front page features a nice Civil War map titled: "OPERATIONS NEAR FORT MONROE & NORFOLK". There is also a small back page map titled: "St. Louis And It's Defenses". Among the one column headlines on the ftpg: "THE INSURRECTION" "Imp... See More
June 30, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, June 30, 1865 The front page has column heads: "SOUTH CAROLINA" "Redistricting the Department of the South" "Gov. Clark, of Mississippi, in Fort Pulaski" "Virginia" "Restored Commerce" "Dept. Regulations for the Renewal of Trade Throughout the Country" "Farewell Order of General Meade" & more inside.
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April 21, 1865
CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, April 21, 1865
* Union - Yankee occupation
* From the original of the Civil War
An early issue of this newspaper under Yankee control, as Sherman occupied this significant Confederate city on February 18. This is "new series" volume 1, number 48.
The front page has: "Our Victories" "Important Speech of President Lincoln&quo... See More
June 1, 1864
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 1, 1864
* Samuel Medary arrested
* Best title to be had (rare)
A notable issue as the front page has good content reporting on the arrest of Samuel Medary, the publisher of this newspaper. The first article is: "Is It Revolution! -- More Arrests" followed by: "Liberty Lies Sunned & Bleeding From Assassin Blows & Wounds!" whi... See More
May 15, 1862
NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1862 The front page features a nice & very detailed Civil War map headed: "The Military and Naval Advance Toward Richmond and Petersburgh." (see). Plus there are nice one column Civil War heads including: "Suffolk Occupied by a Portion of Gen. Wool's Forces" "Skirmishing With the Enemy" "The Advance On Corinth" "The... See More
May 10, 1862
NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1862
* Sewell's Point naval engagement
* Norfolk, Virgina map
* Battle of Eltham's Landing
The front page features a very large map headed: "THE NAVAL OPERATIONS BETWEEN FORTRESS MONROE AND NORFOLK." with a lengthy subhead. The map has much detail of this portion of the coast of Virginia. The rest of the ftpg. is taken up with various column ... See More
June 28, 1862
NEW YORK TIMES, June 28, 1862
* Battle of Oak Grove
* 1st Seven Days Battles
* Civil War maps
The front page features a large and very detailed map headed: "The Scene Of The Battle Before Richmond On Wednesday - Showing the Region of General Hooker's Advance, and the Roads, etc. near the Chickahominy, upon which our Troops are now Encamped." Plus most of the balance of ... See More
February 19, 1864
NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 19, 1864
* Brownsville, Texas blockade ends
* Abraham Lincoln proclamation
Among the front page one column Civil War reports are: "The War in the Southwest" "Department of The Gulf" "Progress of the Political Canvass in Louisiana" "Operations for the Blockading Squadron Off Mobile". Also on the front page is: "A Proclam... See More
June 30, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, June 30, 1864
* Battle of Jerusalem Plank Road
* First Battle of Weldon Railroad
* Siege of Petersburg campaign
The front page features a nice & detailed Civil War map headed: "The Rebel Attack On The Second Corps. The Fight on Wednesday...". Plus the first column heads include: "GRANT ! " "The Left Wing in Possession of the Weldon Railr... See More
May 30, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, May 30, 1864
* Battle of North Anna w/ map
* Hanover County, Virginia
* Grant's Overland Campaign
Most of the middle section of the front page is taken up with a large Civil War map headed: "THE MOVEMENTS IN VIRGINIA. The Flanking Operations of Grant--The Line of the Pamunkey" (see).
The first column headlines include: "GRANT!" "The Marc... See More
May 19, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, May 19, 1864
* Battle of Proctor's Creek - Virginia
The ftpg. features a Civil War map headed: "General Butler's Operations. The Rebel Defences at Drury's Bluff...". Plus the first column has a nice stack of heads including: "BUTLER ! " "Battle of Palmer's Creek" "A Fierce & Sanguinary Battle" "Beau... See More
February 1, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 1, 1864 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 President's Proclamation" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln (see); "Shar... See More
February 13, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 13, 1865
* Battle of Hatcher's Run, Virginia
* General William T. Sherman
The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "OPERATIONS ON HATCHER'S RUN". Among the front page column heads are: "SHERMAN" "The S. Carolina Railroad Destroyed" "Sherman In Possession of It at Several Points" "A Large Column of S... See More
February 7, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 7, 1865
* General William T. Sherman
* Branchville SC South Carolina
* Final months of the Civil War
Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "Spirit of the Rebel Army" "The Faint Heartedness of the Rebel Congress Rebuked" "The Decapitation of Bragg Demanded" "SHERMAN" "Latest Reb... See More
February 2, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 2, 1865
* Peace conference
* Francis Preston Blair
* Abraham Lincoln
Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Thomas" "Reconnaissance to Corinth, Miss." "The Enemy Evacuate" 'Hood's Main Army at Tupelo" "THE SOUTH" "Davis Not Disposed to Appoint Lee and Johnston to the Positions Offered T... See More
January 28, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 28, 1865 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "The Inefficiency of Davis" "The Rebel Leaders Unequal to the Occasion" "The Feeling of Confidence in Them Hopelessly Broken" "Peace Mission" and more.
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.
January 26, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 26, 1865 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: THE SOUTH" "Revolution In Richmond" "The Rebel Congress Rebelling Against Their President" "A Substitute For Davis" "Jeff. Davis Virtually Deposed" "RICHMOND" "Naval Engagement on the James River" "Four Rebel Iron-Clads Come Down to Dest... See More
January 13, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 13, 1865
* Confederates falling apart
* Rebels turning against the rebellion
* Deserters become more visible
Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "The Crusade Against Jeff. Davis" "His Military Qualifications Ridiculed" "SHERMAN" "Sherman's Rule in Savannah" "GRANT" a... See More
June 20, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, June 20, 1864
* Jesse James takes Bardstown, Kentucky
* Second Battle of Petersburg, Virginia
Page 5 has an intriguing report, albeit rather small, headed: "The Rebel Raiders In Kentucky" "Capture of Bardstown by Jesse's Gang". The full report can be seen in the photos below, beginning: "Jesse's rebel gang, numbering from twenty to thi... See More
March 31, 1863
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 31, 1863 The front page features a nice & detailed map headed: "Map Of Port Hudson" along the Mississippi. Also front page column heads: "Naval Engagement at Port Hudson" "The Mississippi Abandoned & Destroyed" "Union Victory at Berwick's Bay" and more.
See the photos for the various page 2 & 3 illustrations of:... See More
March 28, 1863
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 28, 1863 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Expedition to the Yazoo" "Three of Farragut's Boats at Greenwood" "The Siege of Vicksburg" "Late Southern News" "The Rebel Invasion of Kentucky" "Bugaboo Reports About Jackson Revived" "Te Rebel Force in Kentucky" and more.
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March 28, 1863
NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, March 28, 1863 This weekly edition has on the front page a recap of the various Civil War events of the week, without use of column heads. War reporting carries over to inside pages as well.
Eight pages, minor loss at the top of the spine margin, nice condition.
March 24, 1863
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 24, 1863 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Remarkable Article by the Richmond Whig" "It Urges Mutiny & Revolt by Our Soldiers' "It Says they Will starve in the Impoverished South" "Tall Lying About the Recent Cavalry Fight" "The Affair at Port Hudson" "The Yazoo Pass Expedition"... See More
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