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August 27, 1861
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 27, 1861 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "General McClellan Visits the Camps" "A Female Prison in Washington" "The Traitor Jeff and His Crew" "Movements of the Rebels In Missouri" "A Secessionist In Scranton, Pa." "Rebel Rumors" and more.
Eight pages, nice... See More
August 3, 1861
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 3, 1861 Page 4 & 5 column heads on the Civil War include: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "The President to Urge an Advance" "More of General McClellan's Discipline" "Capture of More Prizes" "A Flag of Truce From the Enemy" "The Rebel Account of the Battle" "Rebellion Against Rebellion" & more.
August 8, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 8, 1864 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "GRANT" "The Rebel Experiment in Mine Exploding" "Complete Failure of the Effort" "Rebel Forgeries" "The Attack on Mobile" and more inside as well.
Eight pages, nice condition.
July 8, 1864
UTICA EVENING TELEGRAPH, New York, July 8, 1864
* Atlanta, Georgia
* General William T. Sherman
* Last Confederate Northern invasion
Page 3 has a wealth of Civil War reports including: "The Rebel Raid--Hagerstown, Md., Plundered--Rebels Repulsed from Frederick" "No Rebels In Pennsylvania" "Rebels Still At Harper's Ferry" "From Gen. Sherman--John... See More
July 2, 1864
NEW YORK TIMES, July 2, 1864
* First battle of Ream's Station
* Wilson-Kautz cavalry raid
Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT CAMPAIGN" "Latest News from Before Petersburgh" "Return of Gen. Wilson's Cavalry Expedition" "Concentration of Rebel Cavalry to Cut Off Wilson" "He Gives Battle & Sends ... See More
September 18, 1861
BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, Sept. 18, 1861 A wealth of Civil War reporting inside with some column heads including: "Capture of a Rebel Mail Wagon" 'Rebels Retreating from Western Virginia" "Probable Junction With Beauregard" "Officers Patronizing the Washington Bar Rooms" "The Battle At Boonville--An Armistice Agreed Upon" "The Position ... See More
December 31, 1863
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 31, 1863 Certainly the prime content would be the lengthy page 2 report headed: "The Year 1863" in which the war events for 1863 are reviewed. The article takes over two columns.
Four pages, large folio size, some discrete archival mends at margins, generally good. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.
September 7, 1863
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 7, 1863
* Second Battle of Charleston Harbor
* General Quincy Adams Gillmore
Much on the siege of Charleston with the top of a ftpg. column headed: "Charleston" "Progress of the Siege--Effect of Gen. Gillmorte's Shelling" and then on page 2: "The Siege Of Charleston" "The Rebel Cause in Northern Georgia".
Four pages... See More
December 29, 1863
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 29, 1863 Pg. 2 has: "The $300 Exemption: Is it For the Benefit of the Rich or the Poor?". The ftpg. has: "From Washington--Capture of a Rebel Schooner" and "From Fortress Monroe - Arrival of Union Prisoners--Refusal of Jeff Davis to Further Negotiate with Gen. Butler...".
Four pages, large folio size, good conditoin. Folder s... See More
Item #650809HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, January, 1861 Featured in this issue is an article "A Peep at Washoe" which includes coverage on silver mining, Carson City, Virginia City and much more.
Other articles include "Cast-away in Jamaica" and other additional stories and illustrations included.
Near the back under "Monthly Record of Current Events" is a report... See More
December 10, 1863
DAILY EVENING TRAVELLER, Boston, Dec. 10, 1863
* President Abraham Lincoln
* State of the Union Address
* Amnesty proclamation
Close to half of the ftpg. is taken up with the: "President's Message" being his annual state-of-the-union address, with much on the progress of the Civil War in 1863. It is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. This is followed by: "Proclamatio... See More
August 1, 1863
BOSTON MORNING JOURNAL, August 1, 1863 Page 2 begins with nearly two column headed: "Rebel Account of the Battle of Gettysburg" which offers an interesting perspective from the Confederate point of view. The subheads include: "Preliminary Fighting--Rebel Mistake" Fighting on the 2nd--Rebel Successes" "Why The Battle Was Lost" "A Georgian Brigade" ... See More
November 30, 1863
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 30, 1863 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "From Gen. Meade's Army" "Fighting On Friday" "The Strength of Our Position" "A Cavalry Engagement on Thursday" "Gen. Meade's Advance" "From Tennessee" "Longstreet Recalled From Knoxville" "A Part o the Town Burned" ... See More
November 25, 1863
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 25, 1863 The top f the ftpg. has reports: "From Chattanooga - A Reconnaissance In Force - A Gallant Advance - A Federal Success". Also on the ftpg: "From Gen. Meade's Army" "The Siege of Charleston" "From Chattanooga" and more.
Four pages, nice condition, large folio size. The folder noted is for the issue folded in h... See More
October 12, 1863
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 12, 1863 The top of page 2 has a report on the battle of Whitestone Hill, the culmination of operations against the Sioux Indians in the Dakota Territory. It is headed: "Repulse Of Indians in Dacotah Territory" Also on pg. 2 is a lengthy letter: "General Gadsden to Jefferson Davis" and other war reports.
War reports on the ftpg. includ... See More
November 10, 1863
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 10, 1863
* Second Battle of Rappahannock Station
* George G. Meade vs. Robert E. Lee
Page 2 has a quite lengthy & detailed account on the Battle of the Rappahannock, headed: "Advance Upon the Rappahannock" "Particulars of Saturday's Battle". Included is a name list of "The Casualties". It was a Union victory.
The ftp... See More
July 10, 1863
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, July 10, 1863
* Robert E. Lee's Southern retreat
* Post Battle of Gettysburg, Penn.
* Siege of Vicksburg ends with capture
The top of the middle ftpg. column is headed: "The Situation In Maryland" "The Recent Fighting" "Gen. Lee's Defensive Operations" with nice reports on the events immediately following Lee's retrea... See More
November 11, 1863
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 11, 1863
* General Robert E. Lee
The ftpg. has much on: "The Grand Advance In Virginia" "From Gen. Meade's Army" "Lee Declines to Fight" "The War In Western Virginia" & more.
Also of interest is a lengthy page 2 letter headed: "General Lee's Report" "Late Operations of the Army of Northern... See More
October 22, 1863
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 22, 1863
* Ulysses S. Grant promoted
* Major General in Civil War
Near the top of the ftpg. has a report: "Gen. Rosecrans Relived - General Grant to Command the Combined Armies", followed by: "From Gen. Burnside's Army - A Brilliant Piece of Strategy" being a letter signed by him: A. E. Burnside, Major-General. There is also mentio... See More
August 12, 1863
THE BOSTON ADVERTISER, Aug. 12, 1863 There are various Civil War reports on page 1 and 22 including column heads: "The Southern Opposition" "The Siege of Charleston" "The War In Virginia" "The Resources of the South Exhausted" "The Negro Question" and more. There is some reports concerning George A. Custer.
Four pages, never bound nor trimme... See More
September 28, 1863
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER,, Sept. 28, 1863
* John Wilkes Booth theatre ad
* Battle of Chickamauga
* Chattanooga, Tennessee
Page 2 has an extremely lengthy--taking almost 3 columns--account of the: "Battle of Chickamauga" as the text is headed at the top of the page. This notable battle was a loss to the Northern forces with a total of 34,000 casualties.
Perhaps equally as in... See More
September 29, 1863
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept.29, 1863 It's always great to find news or advertisement tidbits about historic figures long before their names would draw national or international attention. Here is a great example.
Near the top of the front page is an intriguing advertisement for the play "Richard III' at the Howard Anthenaeum, noting the character of Richard will be played by:... See More
April 21, 1865
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 21, 1865
* Congregation Shearith Israel
* Abraham Lincoln assassination
* Jews mourn the loss of the president
Although somewhat inconspicuous, perhaps the most notable item within this black bordered issue is the page 7 mention, under the heading "Portuguese Synagogue, Nineteenth Street," of the mourning services held at The Congregation Sherith Isr... See More
January 21, 1865
THE WORLD, New York, January 21, 1865
* William T. Sherman SC march
* Fort Caswell, Wilmington NC
* Final months of the Civil War
Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "GEORGIA" "Capture of Pocotaligo Bridge by Gen. Sherman" "WILMINGTON" "Fort Caswell Blown Up by the Rebels" & more.
Eight pages, nice condition.... See More
March 11, 1865
NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, March 11, 1865
* President Abraham Lincoln
* 2nd presidential inauguration
* Rare pro-white title
Fine coverage of Abraham Lincoln's second inauguration & inaugural address. Keep in mind that this was a racist newspaper in the North, calling itself: "An Anti-Abolition Democratic Paper For White Men" on the back page.
Understanding this, it... See More
April 22, 1865
NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, April 22, 1865
* Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report)
* Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth
Being a weekly newspaper this is the first report of Lincoln's assassination with nice first column heads: "A TERRIBLE CRIME ! " "ASSASSINATION of PRESIDENT LINCOLN" "Attempted Assassination of Secretary Seward" "Full Details o... See More
June 17, 1865
NEW YORK TIMES, June 17, 1865
* Abraham Lincoln assassination trial
The last column of the ftpg. is taken up with text under the headings: "THE TRIAL OF THE ASSASSINS" "Remarkable Evidence as to a Newspaper" "Ben. Wood's News in a Curious Category" "Rebel Gold Supporting a Rebel Organ in New York" and more.
Eight pages, never bound nor... See More
July 13, 1865
NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1865
* Mary Surratt, the Lincoln assassination conspirator
* Shades of Robert Redford's movie "The Conspirator"
Page 4 has a brief, rather inconspicuous item with a small heading: "Mrs. Surratt" which reads: "The friends of the late Mary E. Surratt are resorting to ill-judged action in endeavoring to prove her innocence. Her trial... See More
July 20, 1864
THE WORLD, New York City, July 20, 1864
* Atlanta, Georgia
* General William T. Sherman
Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE CAMPAIGN" "Gen. Sherman Within Shelling Distance of Atlanta" "Its Capture Not Improbable" "Expedition Into Mississippi" "The Late Invasion Of Maryland" and more.
Eight pages, nice conditi... See More
March 13, 1865
THE WORLD, New York, March 13, 1865
* Negro Soldier Bill passage
* Battle of Wyse Fork - North Carolina
Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "NORTH CAROLINA" "Official Dispatch From Gen. Lee" "Victory Won by Gen. Bragg near Kinston" "THE SOUTH" "Passage of the Negro Soldier Bill by Both Houses of Congress " & more.
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October 18, 1864
DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, October 18, 1864
* John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader
* 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry
* Rare Confederate title
This newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy has much reporting on the Civil War, but perhaps the most significant is a back page account with heads: "From the Valley--Capture Of A Railroad Train" which includes in part: &... See More
Item #649300THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, Civil War era A lot of ten issues from this well-known socialistic "commune" from during the Civil War but with minimal war-related content. Four pages each, 10 by 13 inches, very nice condition.
Item #649275The CIVIL WAR: a lot of 10 issues all non-New York titles from during the Civil War and all have war reports. A great set for a reseller or for someone looking to obtain authentic Civil War newspapers at a discounted price, and all are in average or better condition.
Item #649242GLEASON'S LITERARY COMPANION, Boston, 1863 Obviously a literary publication from the Civil War era, the prime feature being the huge eagle engraving in the masthead, with a wingspan of 7 inches. There are a few illustrations within, mostly being text. Sixteen pages, 11 by 15 inches, great condition.
Item #649226NEW HAMPSHIRE JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE, Manchester, 1861 The title reflects the theme of this issue, being primarily a farming-related newspaper with agricultural concerns taking much of the front page and some inside space as well. However Civil War reporting is found on page two with a review of the week's battle events and military concerns. Of added significance is the large and very d... See More
THE CIVIL WAR--a lot of the very best of all titles. Here is a group of ten issues of the famous New York Times and/or NY Tribune and/or NY Herald, much like those listed throughout our website, in good shape and all with front page war news. These New York titles were well-known for their detailed Civil War reporting. An excellent way to obtain an intimate view of this critical and forma... See More
July 27, 1864
THE WORLD, New York, July 27, 1864
* Battle of Rutherford's Farm
* General William W. Averell
Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "ANOTHER INVASION" "Battle of Winchester on Sunday" "Disaster To Gen. Averell" "His Forces Fall Back to Harper's Ferry and Williamsport" "The Rebels Occupy Martinsburg, Va." &... See More
July 26, 1864
THE WORLD, New York, July 26, 1864
* Battle of Atlanta, Georgia - Sherman
* Montgomery & Covington, Alabama
Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Grant Campaign" "THE CAMPAIGN" "Capture of Montgomery, Ala., by Gen. Rousseau" "Covington, Alabama Visited" "The Rebel Losses at Atlanta 7,000 in Killed and Wounded"... See More
September 14, 1861
DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, September 14, 1861
* Rare title from the Civil War
* Battle of Carnifex Ferry - West Virginia
This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day.
This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain ver... See More
July 9, 1863
WEEKLY PATRIOT UNION, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, July 9, 1863
* Battle of Gettysburg - Civil War
* From the capital of Pennsylvania
As terrific as it would be to find a newspaper from Gettysburg on the Battle of Gettysburg, we have yet to find one. Which is why this newspaper from nearby Harrisburg--just up the road from Gettysburg by 38 miles, the capital of Pennsylvania, the closest ... See More
April 21, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 21, 1862
* Virginia Civil War map
* Siege of Yorktown
* Battle of Lee's Mill
The front page features a nice & very detailed map headed: "The Seat Of War In Eastern Virginia." plus there are one column heads including: "From McDowell's Department" "Brilliant Dash at Fredericksburg" "Our Troops Occupy the Suburbs&qu... See More
April 18, 1862
NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1862
* Memphis TN Tennessee
* Battle of Shiloh (Pittsburg Landing)
* Jews - Jewish - Judaica
The front page features a nice, detailed map headed: "THE PRESENT SCENE OF OPERATIONS IN THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. Map showing the Line of the Mississippi from Cairo to Memphis & the Rebel Forts, Including Fort Pillow..." (see).
There are also nice colum... 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
April 3, 1861
NEW YORK HERALD, April 3, 1861
* The Civil War about to begin
* Fort Sumter to be attacked
* History about to be made
The top of page 3 has column heads on events leading to the outbreak of the Civil War: "Important From The South" "The Rumored Reinforcement of Fort Pickens" "Major Anderson To Be Starved Out" "Proclamation of the Governor of Mississippi f... See More
March 31, 1863
NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1863 The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "THE NAVAL BATTLE AT PORT HUDSON. Plan of Admiral Farragut's Gallant Attack on the Rebel Batteries." First column heads include: "Important From New Orleans' "Details of the Movement Against Port Hudson" "Admiral Farragut Passes the Forts with Hartford & the Albatross... See More
April 21, 1863
THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 21, 1863 The front page has an 11 1/2 by 14 inch map: "IMPORTANT CONTEMPLATED OPERATIONS IN TENNESSEE." "The Great Battle Field of the Rebels Under General Joe Johnston and the Union Forces Under General Rosecrans." Relates heads on pg. 2: "The Coming Struggle" "Tennessee and Its Lines of Operation" "Where the Rebels Have Take... See More
January 15, 1863
NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 15, 1863
* Vicksburg Campaign w/ map
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" &q... See More
August 18, 1865
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, a lot of 8 issues from August & September, 1865, just after the conclusion of the Civil War. A wealth of war-related content & front page column heads. All issues complete in 8 pages, some foxing & mild wear at folds, never bound nor trimmed, generally good condition.
July 27, 1861
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 27, 1861
* Battle of Bull Run - Manassas Virginia VA
* 1st major battle of the American Civil War
Among the page 4 column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "The Battle At Bull Run" "the Gallant New York 38th" "News From the Enemy" "2,000 Of Them Killed & Wounded: "Three Rebel Generals Killed... See More
October 12, 1863
NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 12, 1863 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Affairs In the South" "Rebel News from the Rapidan" "A Curious Battle In Virginia" "The Union Men of East Tennessee" "The Army of the Cumberland" "The Bulk of Johnston's Army Sent to Gen. Bragg" "Movements of the Enemy at Madison Court Ho... See More
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