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THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 23, 1861
* Fayetteville, West Virginia
* Kanawha Valley
The front page has a nice war map captioned: "Operations In The Kanawha Valley--The Great Kanawha, Gauley and New Rivers--The Scene of Floyd's Repulse". There are also some nice column war heads including: "THE GREAT REBELLION" "The Trouble Among the Rebel Lea... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 20, 1865
* Columbia SC South Carolina captured
* General William T. Sherman
* Abraham Lincoln
The top of the first column on pg. 1 are heads: "Sherman's Triumphant March" "Capture of Columbia, the Capital of South Carolina" "Beauregard Declines a Fight" "The Rebels Destroy their Stores & Go Away" "Charleston Prob... See More
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, New York, November 15, 1861
* Port Royal, South Carolina
* Piketon, Kentucky
This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration.
The back page has a map titled: "PORT ROYAL".
Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are:
* Another Rebel Account of the Port Royal Battle
* THE WAR FOR ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 17, 1912
This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "The Bull Moose Get Together."
In this issue there is an article called "Progress of the Campaign." The double page illustration is called "The New Order of Things--"Arise, 'Bose Flinn,' I dub thee leader. Tim Wood... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 23, 1911
The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Late John Bigelow".
This issue has an article with photos of "Persia's Five Yankee Props" and there are photos of "Three Prominent Members of the New Mexican Cabinet." There is a photo spread of "Civil War in the Dragon Land" and a photo of "... See More
THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York, May 3, 1862.
* Grand Junction, Tennessee
* Grenada, Mississippi
This 8 page issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following FRONT PAGE Map: "Probable Retreat Of Beauregard To Grand Junction", "Map Showing the Position of Grand Junction and the Different Routes... See More
* Columbus, Kentucky
* Winchester, Virginia
The ftpg. has some Civil War one column headlines including: "The War For The Union!", "Evacuation & Burning of Columbus", "The Rebel Fortifications", "Beauregard Not There", "The Railroad Tracks & Bridges Destroyed!", "Demoralization &am
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Nov. 18 & 19, 1864 The front page includes some nice one column heads including: "Gen. Sherman's Movements" "He is Said to be Moving on Savannah & Charleston" "Pursuit of General Price" "Despatch from Gen. Sanborn" "Beauregard Reported Advancing Upon Memphis" "The Reorganization of the Rebel Army" "General Breckinridge Claims a Victory" "Rebel Reports of She... See More
Harper's Weekly, March 30, 1861 through May 4, 1861. This is a six-issue set (part 4) 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.rar... See More
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT from Boston, Massachusetts and dated February 15, 1864. 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 from the day it was first reported with the following SMALL one column INSIDE PAGE headline(s): "Matters in Rebeldom" "Transf... 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, July 6, 1861 The full front page is a print: "Constituent Convention of Virginia Assembled in the Custom House at Wheeling, Ohio Co." Among the full page prints within are: "Birds-Eye View of the Mississippi River & the Adjacent Country From St. Louis to the Gulf of Mexico"; "Scenes of Camp & Army Life in General Williams&... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 13, 1861 The front page features: 'Battle of Boonville, Missouri' and smaller illustrations of: "Brigadier-General Lyon, U.S.A." and "The late Captain Ward". Inside the issue is a full page: 'The Cabinet at Washington' showing Abraham Lincoln and the others. Also featured is a full page Winslow Homer print: "Crew of... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 28, 1861 The full front page is a scene of the: "Gallant Exploit of Captain Strong of the Second Wisconsin Volunteers". The many prints inside include a very small: "Plan of the Harbor of Beaufort, North Carolina" and much larger prints of: "The Rebel General Albert S. Johnston, Commanding on the Mississippi" "Terrib... 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
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 9, 1861 (See Note Below) The front page has a print of an: "Attack Upon the Camp of the Sixth Regiment New York Volunteers (Wilson's Zouaves), On Santa Rosa Island" as well as a print of: "Captain S. F. Dupont, Commanding the Great Naval Expedition".
Other prints inside include: "Our Army at Edwards' Ferry on the Potomac,... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 30, 1861 The entire front page is taken up with a print captioned: "Major-General Halleck, U.S.A., Commanding Our Army In Missouri". Inside has a small map of: "Fernandina, Florida"; a full page with two prints of: "Headquarters of General Wright at Fort Walker, Hilton Head, South Carolina, formerly Those of General Drayton of ... 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, 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
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 3, 1862 The full front page is taken up with 11 photos of: "The Heroes Of The Battle of Pittsburg Landing." showing U.S. Grant and Buell among others. Inside has a full page with 3 prints: "General Buell's Army Crossing Duck River, at Columbia, Tennessee, to Reinforce General Grant" and a full page with 7 prints of: "The Second Trip o... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 14, 1862
* Robert Smalls, "Hero of the Planter", who would eventually go from the walls of slavery to the halls of The House of Representatives
Perhaps the most notable print (with related text) is that of: "Robert Smalls, Captain of the Gun Boat 'Planter' " which includes a related article as well. As Wikipedia note... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 21, 1862 The entire front page is taken up with 3 prints captioned: "Corinth, Mississippi, Now in Possession of Our Troops" which includes "Beauregard's Head-Quarters".
Among the prints inside are a full page: "Advance-guard of Major-General Pope's Army Entering Corinth..."; a full pg: "...The Rebels Evacuating M... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 28, 1862 Two front page illustrations: "Closing Scene of the Naval Engagement Before Memphis, Tennessee" and "Colonel Ellet's Ram Approaching the City of Memphis, Tennessee, to Demand its Surrender." Other prints inside include: "Scene of the Battle of Front Royal Between the First Maryland Regiment and the Rebel Army" &qu... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 1, 1862 The full front page shows: "The Town of Perryville, Kentucky, Scene of the Recent Battle" and "The Pirate 'Alabama'". Other prints inside include: "The Rebel Foray in Pennsylvania--General View of Chambersburg" and two other quarter page scenes at Chambersburg. Halfpg: "Camp Dick Robinson, Kentucky...&... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 4, 1863 The front page shows: "Break in the Mississippi Levee Near the Canal at Vicksburg" & "Cutting Away the Dam at the Head of the Vicksburg Canal". Inside prints include a full page: "A Wedding in the Army of the Potomac" and also: 'A Night Scout in the Southwest--Surprise of an Outpost & Survey of the Rebel G... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 9, 1863 The entire front page is taken up with a print: "On Picket Duty in the Swamps of Louisiana". Inside two half pages show: "Brashear City, Berwick's Bay, La., Base of General Banks's Operations" and "Iron-clad 'Barrataria' Snagged in Amite River, La. and Attacked by Rebel Guerrillas". There is a great full... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 29, 1863 The front page features an illustration of: "Rear-Admiral David G. Farragut, U.S.N." and an article on him as well. Inside has 4 halfpg. prints: "The 'Hartford,' Admiral Farragut's Flag-Ship, Arriving at New York and Returning the Salutes of Foreign Frigates", "Explosion of a Torpedo Under the Bow of the Unit... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 12, 1863 The front page illustration shows: "Murder of Lieutenant Beaver by the Sioux Indians". Inside has a full page with two prints: "Gen. Sibley's Indian Expedition--Pursuing the Sioux Over the Coteau Du Missouri, Dacotah Territory, After the Battle of the Big HIlls, July 24, 1863" and: "Sibley's Indian Expedition ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 31, 1863 The front page is taken up with two prints: "The Army Of The Cumberland--Destruction of United States Wagons by Rebel Cavalry, October 2, 1863" and "The Army of the Cumberland--Rebel Attack Upon Wagons in Anderson's Gap". Inside has a full page: 'The Army of the Cumberland--Charge of the First Wisconsin and Second In... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 3, 1864 The front page has: 'The Rebel Flag of Truce Boat 'Beauregard' with Savannah in the Distance" & "The Rebel Flag of Truce Boats Coming down the Savannah River". Nice fullpg. prints include 2 scenes of: "Our Blockading Fleet Off Wilmington, N.C." and three views of: "In & Around Martinsburg, Virginia". A n... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 25, 1865 The front page has a portrait of: "Hon. Hugh McCullough, Secretary of the Treasury". Prints inside include: "The Triumph in New York--Glimpses of the Grand Procession" which includes 5 prints; "Hon. James Harlan, Secretary of the Interior" "Fort Morgan in Mobile Bay" "General Schofield's Headquarte... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 13, 1867
Ftpg: 'The New Horticultural Hall, Temont St., Boston'. Fullpg: 'George Peabody & the Board of Trustees of the Peabody Ed. Fund' includes U.S. Grant & David Farragut. Fullpg: 'The Fenian Uprising in Ireland--Attack on the Police at Tallaght'. 'Curious African Fashions'. Small back page political cartoon by Tho... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 14, 1870 Half of frontpage: 'View of Richmond, Va.' with some text. Inside is a 3/4 page: 'Head Of Our Saviour (by Leonardo da Vinci)'; a fullpage: 'The Richmond Calamity--Interior of Hall of Delegates' & 'Richmond Calamity--Removing the Dead & Wounded'. A halfpage "An Irish Landlord Walking Out, Guarded by Polic... See More
Harper's WEEKLY, Aug. 24, 1872 Nice full ftpg. Thomas Nast cartoon shows Uncle Sam. Fullpg. Nast cartoon shows a Black man & a K.K.K. man. Illus. of 'U.S. Grant' & of 'Horace Greeley'. Fullpg: 'The Summer Exodus--Leaving By Steamboat' & 'The Artist in the Country' is by Frenzeny. Very nice.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 5, 1873
The frontpage illustration is entitled "Prepared for the Campaign - a Reverie of the Coming Summer." Inside is a small, one column illustration of "Susan B. Anthony" plus an article headed: "Susan B. Anthony's Vote", talking of her being arrested for voting in Rochester. Rare to find prints of her.
An article entit... See More
Harper's WEEKLY, Mar. 4, 1893 Full ftpg: 'Pres. Harrison Raiding the Flag on the Steamer N.Y.'. Fullpg: 'The Kansas Trouble At Topeka' & 'Sketches of the Hawaiian Islands'. Great dblpgctrfld: 'Pres. Cleveland & His Cabinet' is nice. Fullpg: 'Dangers of Canadian Frontier Life'