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CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Feb. 18, 1863 Printed within the dateline is: "Confederate States of America", found on just a few newspapers from the Confederacy. The front page has: "From Mississippi" "Latest Northern News--Movements of Banks' Forces" & more. Page 2 has: "Official Orders" which is a rousing call to arms from Beaureg... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 31, 1863 The full front page is a print: "Army Beef" showing soldiers shooting cattle, with 2 smaller vignettes.
Inside has a full page: "Contrabands Coming Into Camp in Consequence of the Proclamation", referring to the recent Emancipation Proclamation. It shows many African-Americans and presumed slaves. Also a full page with 2 prints: ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 17, 1863 Certainly the most historic content would be the page 2 complete printing of: "By the President of the United States of America - A Proclamation" which is the full text of the Emancipation Proclamation, signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln.
Half of the front page: "The Teamsters' Duel" showing two Black men ... See More
THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 7, 1863
* Very rare Confederate title
This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South. Note that this "Memphis" newspaper was published in Jackson, Mississippi, and also that this is labeled the: "Army Edition" which we have not seen in other issues of this title we have offered. See th... See More
THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, December 24, 1862
* Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia
* Rare Confederate title
* Publishher on the run
If the title and city of publication seem to indicate an error, but there is not one. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June ... See More
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
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, September 4, 1862
* Battle of Bull Run # 2
* Manassas VA Virginia
Near the lower right of the front page are two small one column wide Civil War maps showing the position of various troops at the 2nd battle of Bull Run (see). The balance of the front page is taken up with tremendous details of the battle with first column heads including: "THE WAR IN VIRGINIA&q... See More
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 21, 1862 A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, filled with the latest war news as all battle reports found their way to Richmond, and the awaiting press. The front page has much on "McClellan's Movements" (partially obscured by dirtiness: see), and also has: "From the Rapidan" "Narrow Escape" "... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, August 18, 1862
* Battle of Baton Rouge
* Mississippi River MAP
Front page heads at the top of the third column: "Important From The Mississippi" "Arrival of the Trade Wind from New Orleans" "The Rebel Attack On Baton Rouge" "The First Day's Fight and Repulse of the Rebels" "The Death Of Gen. Williams Confirmed" &q... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 16, 1862 The front page has an illustration of: "John Morgan, The Highwayman of Kentucky" with an article on him. Also on the ftpg: "Searching For Rebels In A Cave In Alabama" and a small print of: "Aunt Charlotte".
Prints inside include: "Sunday At General McClellan's Head-Quarters" "Scene Near Trent'... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 9, 1862 The entire front page is a print captioned: "The Late Martin Van Buren, Ex-President of the United States" who had died on July 24. An article on him appears inside.
Inside contains a nearly half page: "Charge of the Fifth Cavalry at the Battle of Friday, June 27" and half pg: "Kearney's Division Fighting in the Wood... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 25, 1862
* President Martin Van Buren death
* Carmel Church Station, Virginia
Among the ftpg. one column heads on the Civil War are: "Another Cavalry Expedition" "Two Battles & Two Victories" "The Rebel Cavalry Twice Whipped" "Stirring Times at Vicksburg" & more. Page 3 has: "Death of Martin Van Buren".
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HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 12, 1862 The front page has 3 prints: "Major-General Lewis Wallace in Command at Memphis, Tennessee" "Brigadier-General George F. Shepley, Commandant of New Orleans" & "Battle at St. Charles, White River, Arkansas--Explosion of the 'Mound City' ".
Page 3 has a small cartoon: "The Rebel Flea." Other print... See More
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, July 12, 1862
* Vicksburg, Mississippi bombardment map
* Post Seven Days Battles- George B. McClellan
The front page has many nice Civil War headlines including: "THE LATEST NEWS" "Another Reported Victory!!" "The Bombardment of Vicksburg" "Further From New Orleans" "The Death of Mrs. Beauregard" "The Bo... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 4, 1862
* Seven Days Battles w/ nice map
* George B. McClellan vs. Robert E. Lee
The front page is dominated by a rather large Civil War map headed: "THE RECENT GREAT BATTLES" "May Showing Richmond, Fort Darling, the Line of the James River, the Present Location of Gen. McClellan, & the Scene of the Recent Great Battles". The first colu... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 10, 1862 The front page shows: "A Rebel Captain Forcing Negroes to Load Cannon Under the Fire of Berdan's Sharp-Shooters". Also a print of: "Major-General O.M. Mitchell".
Prints inside include a great full page view of: "The City of New Orleans, Louisiana, Taken by the Union Forces". Half pages: "Flag-Officer Farragut... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 1, 1862
* Fall of New Orleans, Louisiana
* Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing
* American Civil War
Front page one column headlines include: "Our Fleet Before The City" "The Troops Not Yet Landed" "All The Rebel Gunboats Burnt" "A Famine At Norfolk" "Death Of Mr. Lincoln's Brother-In-Law" "The War For ... See More
THE PITTSBURGH POST, Pennsylvania, April 28, 1862
* Capture of New Orleans
* Very early report
At the top of page 2 is a report: "The Very Latest Telegraph" "New Orleans Taken!" "Great Destruction Of Property, Cotton, Steamboats, etc." "All Was Consternation and Excitement" with the text providing the details. This is an early rep... See More
PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 28, 1862
* Capture of New Orleans
* Corinth, Mississippi
Among the front page one column heads are: "New Orleans Taken!" "Glorious News From Rebel Sources!" "Corinth Evacuated!" "Beauregard to Defend Memphis" "The Rebel Advance Guard Driven Back Towards Corinth" "Death of Ma... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 26, 1862 The full front page is a print of: "Major-General Halleck in the Field, April, 1862". Inside prints include a full page: "Big Bethel & Its Fortifications Occupied by Our Troops..." and a full page: "The First Day's Fighting At Yorktown..."; one-third page with 2 view of: "The Stevens Iron Steam Gunboat &... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, March 3, 1862
* Columbus Evacuated
* Death of Brigade-General Lander
This 8 page newspaper is in nice condition (except for a few small margin tears) 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 th
THE NEW YORK TIMES from New York, NY and dated February 20, 1862.
* Fort Donelson
This 8 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 the following h
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
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 8, 1862 The full front page is a print titled: "The alarmed Picket-guard." which has a caption: "The Picket of the Tenth Indiana Regiment Discovering the Approach of the Rebels at Mill Spring, Kentucky."
Inside has a half pg: "View Of Ship Island, Louisiana"; quarter-page prints of: "Hon. Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary ... See More
* Mill Creek, Kentucky
* Capture of Cedar Keys, Florida
* Death of Zollicoffer
This 8 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 the followin
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York City, January 27, 1862.
* Battle of Mill Springs KY
* General Felix Zollicoffer death
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 WAR IN KENTUCKY
* Details of the Battle of Mill Creek
* Full Account Of The Action
* Desperate Fightin... See More
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, January 22, 1862
* Battle of Mill Spring, Kentucky
* President John Tyler death
Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: ""The War News to-Day", "The Victory In Kentucky", "Capture of All The Rebel Artillery", "200 Rebels Found on the Field", 'The War In New Mexico", "&... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 21, 1862
* Somerset Kentucky
* Mill Springs
* General Zollicoffer death
The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Scene Of The Great Victory In Kentucky" showing most of Kentucky with portions of Virginia, Tennessee, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio. Plus there are nice first column heads including: "GLORIOUS NEWS" &qu... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 21, 1862
* Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky
* General Felix Zollicoffer death
The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Scene Of The Great Victory In Kentucky" showing most of Kentucky with portions of Virginia, Tennessee, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio. Plus there are nice first column heads including: "GLORIOUS NEWS" &q... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1862 The full front page is a notable Winslow Homer print: "Christmas Boxes in Camp, 1861", which does show some mild margin wear as this was the first page in the volume.
Among the prints inside are a full page with 4 scenes of a: "General view of Ship Island, showing the Landing of General Phelps's Brigade"; a full page: &q... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 2, 1861 The front page is taken up with: "The Rebel Steamer' Merrimac' Razed, and Ironclad" which would figure in the historic battle with the Monitor less than 5 months later. Also on the front page: "Henrico County Jail, Richmond, Virginia".
Other prints inside include: "The Rebel Batteries on Sewall's Point and ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 19, 1861 Front page has "The Rebel Ex-Governor Jackson, of Missouri, Addressing Colonel Mulligan's Troops After the Surrender at Lexington" as well as prints of: "Colonel Mulligan" and "Lieutenant Russell, U.S.N., Who Burned the 'Judith' at Pensacola".
Prints inside include: "Cannonading on the Outposts of... See More
* Paducah, Kentucky
* Fort Pickens, Florida
* Jefferson Davis false death report
DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, September 6, 1861
* Rare title from the Civil War
* False report on Jefferson Davis' death
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 ve... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 31, 1861 Nice full front page print of: "General Lyons At the Battle of Springfield" showing him on horseback. Full pg: "Lt. General Scott & the Major Generals of the United States Army" showing McClellan, Dix, Scott, Fremont, and Banks. Halfpg: "The 14th Massachusetts Regiment Marching up Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, in a Storm&qu... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 17, 1861 The front page shows: "The Wounded Zouave In the Hospital at Washington--The Hospital for the Wounded at Washington." Inside has individual prints of: "General McDowell" "General Mansfield" "Colonel Blair" and "Flag-Officer Stringham". Also a full page of: "A New Regiment of Mass. Volunteers P... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 3, 1861 The front page features two prints on the Civil War, captioned: "The Death of the Rebel General Garnett, at the Battle of Laurel Hill" and "Bringing in the Misses Scott as Prisoners to Fall's Church, Va." with a related article.
Inside includes a print of "Major-General McClellan", a nearly half pg: "Presenta... See More
PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 2, 1861 Among the front page first column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "General McClellan's Position" "The Death of Filibuster General Wheat" "From General Rosecranz's Division" "A 'Wise' Retreat of a Rebel Leader" "The Kanawha Valley Free From Rebels" & more.
Eight pag... See More
DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 6, 1861
* From the capital of the Confederacy
Among the front page items are: "Army Balloons" "Presentation of a Flag" "The Bethel Fight" "Patriotic Move in West Baton Rouge" & more. Inside has: "The Battle of Martinsburg" "Death of Capt. Ward of Lincoln's Navy" "Another Ve... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 22, 1861 through August 3, 1861. This is a seven-issue set (part 6) of Harper's Weekly containing the Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" in serialization format. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.
This set would look great displayed in one of our 17 inch by 14 inch display cases which can be viewed at www... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 15, 1861 Most of the front page is a three-part print captioned: "Secessionist Prisoner Captured at Alexandria--The Marshall House at Alexandria" with some ftpg. text headed:"The Murder of Ellsworth".
Three-quarters of a page shows: "Company of Secession Cavalry Surrendering to Colonel Wilcox of the First Michigan Regiment, in Fro... See More
THE VERMONT CHRONICLE (weekly), Windsor, June 11, 1861
* Original Civil War era
This genuine newspaper has Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the reports on page 3 are: (see photos).
Other news of the day throughout. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and ea... See More
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, May 30, 1861 Among the ftpg. reports are: 'Repudiation Repudiated" "Redpath and the Negroes!" "Sensible at Last" "Death of Gen. Stokely".
Page 2 has: "Letter From Kentucky, to Abraham Lincoln..." which is interesting reading, beginning: "You are a native-born Kentuckian--your heart must indeed by callous &... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 27, 1861 The front page shows: "General Thomas Swearing In the Volunteers Called Into the Service of the United States at Washington, D.C." plus there is also text on: "The Bombardment of Fort Sumter".
Inside includes a dramatic full pg: "The Interior of Fort Sumter During the Bombardment" and also a full page: "Map of ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 13, 1861 The front page has a print of: "Mrs. General Gaines" as well as a view of "Point Isabella, Texas, with the 'Daniel Webster' sailing with U.S. Troops on Board". The doublepage centerfold shows six "American Home Scenes", which includes prints of "The Applecut" "The Dance" "Quilting&quo... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 30, 1861 The full front page is a print titled: "April Fool's Day In New York, Opposite the Astor House". Inside has a page with prints of New Orleans: "View In French Quarter" & "The Crescent City" from the docks; and "The Levee" and 2 scenes of: "Lafayette Square". Also inside are a two-thirds pr... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1861 The front page is taken up with: "Major Anderson's Command at Fort Sumter" which includes 9 officers, one of whom is "Capt. A. Doubleday". Other prints inside include: "Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina" "Surrender of Ex-General Twiggs, Late of the United States Army, to the Texan Troops in the ... See More
THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, March 22, 1861
* Pre Civil War era
* Oneida Community print
The front page features a very nice print of a "Community Dwelling at Oneida", plus most of the front page is taken up with explaining to the curious just what the Oneida Community is all about, including many subheads such as: "Religious Foundation & Principles" "Social ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 23, 1861 The front page is taken up with: "Chantrey's Statue of Washington, Now in the State House at Boston, Massachusetts". Prints within include: "Officers' Quarters at Fort Sumter", "Good-by to Sumter", and a quarter page print by famed artist Winslow Homer: "The Late Rev. Dr. Murray", plus a great full p... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 9, 1861 The full front page is a print of: "The Seceding Alabama Delegation In Congress" showing nine men. Text on the men takes over half of page 2.
Other prints within include: "Captain J. G. Foster, Engineer Corps U.S.A., On Duty at Fort Sumter" "Arrival of the United States Steam Sloop 'Niagara' At Jeddo, Japan, with t... See More