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December 8, 1865
NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Dec. 8, 1865
* President Andrew Johnson
* State of the Union Address
* Civil War reconstruction
Almost all of pg. 2 is taken up with: "The President's Message..." being his state-of-the-union address, signed in type: Andrew Johnson. And all of pg. 7 with a bit of pg. 6 contains: "Report of Lieut.-General U.S. Grant" being his exha... See More
April 8, 1865
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, April 8, 1865
* General Robert E. Lee's surrender (day of)
* Appomattox Court House signing (eve)
The front page has a nice war map headed: "THE CAMPAIGN IN VIRGINIA" showing the area of Paineville, Amelia Court House, Henderson, Jennings, & more.
Some great & historic front page reporting with first column heads: "VIRGINIA!" &... See More
June 18, 1864
THE WORLD, New York, June 18, 1864
* Second Battle of Petersburg
* Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee
* Gettysburg two week away
Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "GEN. GRANT'S ARMY" "The Capture of Petersburg Officially Announced" "Retreat of the Rebels Across the Appomattox" "The Whole Army Closing in Around Petersburg" &... See More
April 15, 1865
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 15, 1865
* General Robert E. Lee surrenders
* Battle of Appomattox Court House
An inside page has over a full column taken up with a report headed: "THE GREAT VICTORY" which is an editorialized report concerning the surrender of General Robert E. Lee to General U.S. Grant at Appomattox (see).
The report concludes with: "The surrende... See More
April 11, 1865
THE SEMI-WEEKLY TIMES, New York, April 11, 1865
* General Robert E. Lee's surrender
* Appomattox Court House signing
We are pleased to offer this terrific & much desired issue on the end of the Civil War. The surrender of Lee at Appomattox has always been a keystone issue for any Civil War collection.
Page 2 begins with: "The Crowning Victory" "Victory--Peace&q... See More
April 10, 1865
THE HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, April 10, 1865 Newspapers from Texas are very uncommon, particularly from before or during the Civil War period. Here is an issue from two days after Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, containing three dispatches about the Union assault on Fort Steadman, each signed in type: U.S. Grant. Pg. 3 has Andrew Johnson's inaugural speech giv... See More
August 23, 1865
FLAKE'S WEEKLY BULLETIN, Galveston, Texas, August 23, 1865
* Rare Southwestern title
* Post Civil War reconstruction
This is an early issue of this newspapers since the Yankees took over the port. Galveston was the site of the last naval battle of the Civil War, as the Confederates surrendered the city on June 2, nearly 2 months after the surrender of Lee to Grant at A... See More
July 23, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1864 The entire front page is a print of: "The Sinking of the 'Alabama' Off Cherbourg". Other prints within include: "View on the Appomattox, Below Port Walthall" "Jones's Neck, From General Foster's Head-Quarters, Near Malvern Hill, on the James" "Divine Service at General Baldy Smith's Headquarte... See More
September 10, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 10, 1864 The front page has a print of: "The Most Rev. John McCloskey, D.D., Archbishop of New York" with an article on him as well. Inside has a full page: "Isometric View of General Grant's Virginia Campaign" as well as: "Farragut's Victory in Mobile Bay--The Capture of the Rebel am 'Tennessee' ".
Other... See More
September 17, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 17, 1864 The full front page is a very dramatic print: "Harry Davis Capturing the Battle Flag of the 13th Louisiana Regiment, at the Battle of Ezra Church". Other prints within include: "Admiral Farragut's Fleet Bombarding Fort Morgan" "Rear-Admiral David G. Farragut, U.S.N." "View of Petersburg, Virginia, ... See More
April 8, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 8, 1865 This issue was printed just one day prior to the surrender of Robert E. Lee to U.S. Grant at Appomattox.
The front page shows the: "Raising the Stars & Stripes Over the Capitol at Columbia, South Carolina" as well as a print of: "The Fifteenth Corps Crossing the South Edisto". Prints inside include a: "Map of th... See More
April 15, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 15, 1865 This was the day Lincoln died after having been shot at Ford's Theater the evening prior.
The front page shows: 'Major-General Edward R. S. Canby" and "Lieutenant-General Grant's Headwaters at City Point, Virginia". Other prints inside include: "The Rebel General Wade Hampton's Mansion in Columbia, South Carol... See More
April 22, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 22, 1865 The front page shows: "General Sheridan at the Battle of Five Forks" and also: "Cavalry Charge at the Battle of Five Forks". Inside has some nice text on the ending of the Civil War with articles headed: "Palm Sunday" "Grant" "Robert E. Lee" "Abraham Lincoln" and "What Next?&q... See More
November 4, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 4, 1865 The full front page is a print captioned: "Meeting of the Fenian Congress in the Assembly Building, Philadelphia". Among the prints within are: "Looking at the Eclipse" "Burning of the Michigan Central Freight Depot at Detroit, Michigan" "Shipwrecked Passengers and Crew of the Brig 'Titania' &quo... See More
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