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April 6, 1865
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, April 6, 1865
* Last days of the Civil War
* Fall of Richmond, Virginia
Page 2 has one column headings that include: "Grant's grand Campaign" "Lee Making For Lynchburg" "Full Details From Richmond" "About the Occupation of Richmond" "Richmond Surrendered by the Mayor" and more.
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November 11, 1862
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Boston, Massachusetts, November 11, 1862
* News regarding Williamston, North Carolina and Texas
This 4 page newspaper is in good 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, 1862
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, New York, February 15, 1862
* Fort Donelson Tennessee
* Roanoke Island North Carolina
This 8 page issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following PAGE 5 Map: "FORT DONELSON"
Another map on page 8 is titled: "ROANOKE ISLAND AND ITS DEFENSES" Headlines in this issu... See More
September 28, 1864
SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, September 28, 1864
* Battle of Fisher's Hill - Strasburg, Virginia
* General Philip Sheridan
Page 4 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. ... 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
June 16, 1861
THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 16, 1861
* Harper's Ferry, West Virginia
* Point of Rocks, Maryland
* Jefferson City, Missouri
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 REBELLION" "Evacuation of Harper's Ferry by the Rebels" &... 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 (see).
The back page has an interesting report headed: "Execution of Captain Gordon" "Hi... See More
December 27, 1862
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 27, 1862 Inside has a dramatic double page centerfold: "Bombardment of Fredericksburg..." and yet another dramatic doublepg. centerfold: "...Volunteers Storming Party...crossing the Rappahannock in advance of the Grand Army...". "Also half pg: "Launch of the Iron Steam-Ram Keokuk...", and a full page: "The... See More
May 17, 1862
WAR SUPPLEMENT FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 17, 1862 This issue has a very ornate war-themed masthead. All 9 prints in this issue, including the nice doublepage centerfold, are on the Battle of Pittsburg Landing, also known as the battle of Shiloh, Tennessee. The front page article is headed: "The Great Battle of Pittsburg Landing" with the text continuing inside.
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January 11, 1862
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 11, 1862 Perhaps the prime interest is the nice illustration of the "Facsimile of a Treasury Note, Lately Issued by the Confederate Government, Richmond, Va." on the pullout section. This note has an archival mend to the reverse, virtually unnoticeable on the front, with a very small archival mend to the caption. Also in this pullout s... See More
April 10, 1863
THE LIBERATOR, Boston, April 10, 1863 This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated.
Page 3 has a report of special significance concerning the Massachusetts 54th. The 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment saw extensive fede... 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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May 25, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, May 25, 1865 The first column has a nice stack of column heads on a parade of returning soldiers headed: "THE REVIEW" "Sherman's Veterans on Parade" "The Conquerors of Georgia & South Carolina in Penna. Ave." "Sherman's 'Bummers' on Their Good Behavior & in Their Holiday Suits" "A Grateful Country's Wel... See More
April 11, 1865
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 11, 1865 The front page includes: "From Richmond" "Affairs Previous to the Surrender" "Jeff. Davis Reported at Danville" "Suffering For Food in Richmond" and more. Even better, page 2 has: "General Lee Has Surrendered" "Another Day of Joy & Excitement" "Washington Wild W... See More
May 31, 1865
CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, May 31, 1865 The top of page 3 has: "Obsequies of Abraham Lincoln, Late President & Commander in Chief" with reports of the funeral procession in Concord in honor of Lincoln.
Also inside: "Gen. Sherman's Report" "Jeff Davis Coming to Washington " "Sherman Vs. Stanton" and a few other war-related repo... See More
January 23, 1865
SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, California, Jan. 23, 1865 Page 2 has most of a column headed: "Davis And Lee" which begins: "The rebel Congress is considering a proposition to make Lee Commander-in-Chief of all the insurgent forces..." with considerably more. Other Civil War items and various news of the day.
Four pages, bit irregular at the spine from disbinding, very nice cond... See More
April 21, 1865
CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, April 21, 1865 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" "His Views on the Peace Reconstruction & Emancipation Questi... See More
February 18, 1862
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, New York, February 18, 1862
* Battle of Fort Donelson, Tennessee
* Bowling Green, Kentucky
The ftpg. is filled with ads with the Civil War reports inside, including pg. 5 column heads: "Surrender Of Fort Donelson" "A Desperate Three Days' Fight" "Heavy Losses On Both Sides" "They Fight Like Veterans" "Three thous... See More
July 13, 1863
THE LIBERATOR, Boston, July 13, 1863 This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated (see). Page 3 has most of a column taken up with a: "Letter From Rev. Daniel Foster" datelined at Gettysburg, July 5, 1863, the day after the... See More
February 14, 1861
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 1, 1864 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!" which is more concerning the arrest of Medary.
Page 4 has a nice... See More
May 23, 1862
SUPPLEMENT TO THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 23, 1862 This is an eight page "Supplement" issue with front page column heads including: "Rumors of a Battle" "Gen. Stoneman's Position 8 Miles from Richmond" "The Enemy Discovered in Large Force" 'Evacuation of Fort Wright by the Rebels" "From New Orleans" & much more.
Eight pages, ver... See More
April 12, 1862
NEW YORK TIMES, April 12, 1862 Among the front page column heads are some on the historic battle of Shiloh, or Pittsburg Landing: "The Battle of Pittsburgh" "Our Loss 7000 Including 2000 Taken Prisoners' "Terrible & Disastrous Defeat of the Rebels". Also: "Acknowledgment of Offers of Assistance for the Wounded in the Great Battle' "The Bill Abol... See More
February 5, 1863
NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 5, 1863 Among the front page one column heads are: "The Department OF The South" "Important Rebel Reports from Charleston" "National Gunboat Mercedita Sunk" "A Dash of Rebel Gunboats Among the Blockading Fleet" "Another Fight on the Ogechee" & much more.
The back page features a map headed: "New York and Washing... See More
December 25, 1862
NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 25, 1862 The front page includes column heads: "The Blockade Run at Charleston by a Very Large Steamer" "Rebel Troops to be Clothed Like National Troops" & more.
Page 2 carries a lengthy report "The War in the Southwest: The Destruction of the Gunboat Cairo by a Torpedo in the Yazoo River - How the Machine was Arranged - A Large Number... See More
February 19, 1864
NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 19, 1864 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 Proclamation" signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln, concerning ... See More
March 15, 1865
SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, March 15, 1865
* Battle of Wyse Fork - -Kinston, North Carolina
* William T. Sherman's coastal march
Pages 1 & 4 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 ... See More
Jefferson Davis announces proclamation for day of fasting and prayer... Territory of Idaho established... Nevada mint established...
March 4, 1863
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 4, 1863 Page 5 has a headline "Important From The South" with subhead "Jeff. Davis Appoints March 27 as a Day of Fasting and Prayer". The proclamation is signed in type: Jefferson Davis. Also on this page are reports "The War in Tennessee", "The Rebels Defeated at Bradyville" and "And Important Report", "The Reb... See More
Item #621522PORTRAIT MONTHLY, New York, November, 1863 This was an off-shoot of the New York Illustrated News. Each month the Portrait Monthly featured woodcut engravings of the leading generals and politicians of the war, North and South, along with capsule biographies, news, stories, poetry, and serialized fiction, all pertaining to the war. The magazine only existed for 18 issues.
The ftpg. has a po... See More
June 21, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, June 21, 1864 The front page features a very nice Civil War map headed: "The Struggle At Petersburg--Lines of Rebel Intrenchments Carried by Our Troops." Also nice first column heads: "THE WAR" "Operations At Petersburg" "Our Lines Still Further Advanced" "More Hand to Hand Fights" "News From Sherman" and more. Supp... See More
June 16, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, June 16, 1864 There are nice front page column heads on the Civil War: "GRANT" "The Union Forces on the South Side of Richmond" "Important From Gen. Sherman" "Rebel Bishop General Polk Killed" "The Rebel Guerillas" "Movements of the Guerillas in Kentucky" "Battle at Bayou Fish" and much more.
But the prime feat... See More
May 25, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, May 25, 1864 The front page is dominated by a very large Civil War map headed: "THE CAMPAIGN IN GEORGIA. Scene of Sherman's Brilliant Battles at Ressacca on the 14th & 15th Instant." Also first column heads: "SHERMAN!" "His Glorious Victory at Ressacca" "Complete Rout of the Rebel Army" ":Magnificent Fighting of Gen.... See More
May 12, 1864
THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 12, 1864 The front page has a wealth of Civil War news with nice first column heads including: "GRANT !" "Our Continued Success" "The Rebels Driven to Their Breastworks" "General Assault on the Enemy's Works" "Terrific Bombardment with Siege Guns" "Another Victory For Our Troops" and more. There is also ... See More
March 18, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, March 18, 1864 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Presidential Campaign" "General McClellan For President" "The Democracy, McClellan & Liberty" "General Grant's Order Assuming Command of the Union Armies" "East Tennessee" "The Army of the Potomac" and more.
Eight pages, light... See More
June 6, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, June 6, 1864 Half of the back page is taken up with a huge Civil War map headed: "SCENE OF SHERMAN'S OPERATIONS IN GEORGIA" with related column heads: "SHERMAN!" "Brilliant Operations of Our Armies in Georgia" "Allatoona Mountains Turned" "The Battle" "Battle of New Hope Church" and more.
Plus there are nice front pa... See More
February 23, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 23, 1865 The front page is dominated by a quite large Civil War map headed: "THE CAPTURE OF FORT ANDERSON". Also first column heads including: "WILMINGTON" "Capture of Fort Anderson" "Admiral Porter's Report of the Victory" "Escape of Most of the Garrison" "The Rebels Abandon Their Works in General Terry's F... See More
February 22, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 22, 1865 Over half of the front page is dominated by a huge map with a very large heading: "OUR FLAG OVER CHARLESTON - Occupation of the City by the Forces of Major General Gillmore & Admiral Dahlgren." Plus there are many column heads including: "CHARLESTON" "The City & All Its Defences Evacuated by the Rebels" "Its Occupation... See More
February 20, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 20, 1865 Among the first column heads are: "EUROPE" "The American Rebellion" "What Grant, Sherman, Farragut, Thomas, Terry & Porter Have Accomplished" "The French Fears of Our Military Poser" "General McClellan In England.
Pages 4 & 5 have nice column heads on the war including; "SHERMAN" "The So... See More
February 2, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 2, 1865 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 Them by Congress" "The Peace Mission" "Rebel Accoun... 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
March 15, 1862
EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, March 15, 1862 Page 2 has: "Great Naval Battle at Fortress Monroe" which is a detailed account of the famous naval battle between the Monitor and the Merrimac taking 1 1/2 columns. The report closes with: "One of the crew of the Monitor was asked how the boys felt during the engagement. He replied, 'Oh first rate; the shot and shells from... See More
March 11, 1862
WEEKLY UNION, Manchester, New Hampshire, March 11, 1862 Page two has a column headed: "THE WAR!" "Startling News!" "Rebel Steamer Merrimac Out!" "Two Federal Frigates Destroyed!" with much reporting on the naval exploits in the Fortress Monroe vicinity. Included is some nice reporting on the famous initial meeting between the new ironclads of both side... See More
November 23, 1863
NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 23, 1863 The front page has a nice map titled: "THE EXPEDITION TO THE RIO GRANDE". Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE RIO GRANDE EXPEDITION" "Evacuation of Brownsville by the Rebels and Its Occupation by Our Troops" "Chattanooga" "Meade's Army" and more.
Eight pages, various foxing, otherwise... See More
June 20, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, June 20, 1864 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 thirty, attacked Bardstown yesterday morning..." with more. Although not mentioned by... See More
March 10, 1865
CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, March 10, 1865
* The burning of Columbia SC
* General William T. Sherman
* Sheridan's victory over Early
This 4 page newspaper is not fragile due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. The front page is taken up with several advertisements. Pages 2 & 3 have some Civil War reporting which includes: (Se... 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 30, 1863
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 30, 1863 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Kentucky Invasion Panic" "The Invasion of Kentucky" "Rebels Concentrating to Resist Rosecrans" "Danville Recaptured & the Rebels Driven Away" "Rebel Attack on Williamsburg, Va." "Another Force Attacks Wingfield, N.C." and much more.
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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 25, 1863
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 25, 1863 Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "The Yazoo Pass Expedition", "Entire Success of the Movement", "A Fleet & an Army Above Haine's Bluff", "Admiral Farragut at Vicksburg", "Gen. Burnside's New Command", "Leading Rebels Preparing for the Collapse", "How The Ne... See More
March 19, 1863
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 19, 1863 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are:" Gallant Cavalry Dash at Kelly's Ford" "Engagement with Fitzhugh Lee's Brigade" "The Rebels Defeated & Put to Rout" "Again they are Beaten Back with Slaughter" "Our Loss Not to Exceed Fifty" "The War in North Carolina" "Repulse ... See More
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