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NEW YORK TIMES, Dec . 18, 1862 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Gen. Burnside's Reasons for Recrossing the Rappahannock" "The Evacuation a Military Necessity" "Surprise of the Rebels on Discovering the Movement" "How the Retreat Was Conducted" and more. This was following the defeat of the North at the Battle of Fredericksburg, w... See More
THE DAILY SOUTH CAROLINIAN, Columbia, May 3, 1864 A very scarce title from the Confederacy. Page 2 has an editorial headed: “Extortioners As Soldiers” and also: “War News” which has a variety of reports & subheads including: “Fight In East Tennessee” “Good Reports From Mississippi” “Important Proclamation” which begins: “L... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, June 20, 1864 Although the front page has much reporting on the events of the Civil War, certainly the most notable report is an inconspicuous item on the back page, when essentially announces the creation of what we now know as Arlington National Cemetery.
The report has a small heading: "Gen. Lee's Lands Appropriately Consecrated" with the text noting: "... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 8, 1862
* Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia close
* General Ambrose Burnside
* Yellville, Arkansas
Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "News From Burnside's Army" "Affairs Still Quiet on the Rappahannock" "News From the Southwest" "Interesting from Arkansas & Missouri" "Gen. Blunt'... See More
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 25, 1862
* From the Confederate capital
A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate states, with the front page taken up with an equal share of advertisements and news reports, the latter including; "Late Northern News--Notes Of The War" with subheads including: "General Ben. Butler's Expedition" "
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 14, 1862
* Rare rebel title
A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, with the entire front page taken up with various advertisements and notices. Page 2 features the always interesting editorial, this one beginning: "The valour of Van Dorn and Price, and the blood of McCulloch and McIntosh in the West; the genius and sci
SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN--EXTRA, Massachusetts, Feb. 15, 1862
* Rare Broadside extra
* Battle of Fort Donelson
This is a very desired broadside "Extra", meaning just a single sheet rather than the more typical 4 pages, and printed on the front side only. The reverse is blank.
The first column has Civil War reports with heads and subheads reading: "From Fort Donelso... 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
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 2, 1862
* Battle of Kernstown
* New Bern, North Carolina
Among the articles in this issue are: "The Battle In The Virginia Valley" "Parson Brownlow" "Gwen. Buell on the Fugitive Question--His Policy Concerning the Colored Person" "The Battle of Newbern--Gen. Burnside's Official Report to the War Dept." "... See More
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 24, 1862
* Battle of Mill Springs - Kentucky
* From the capital of the Confederacy
A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, the city to which all Civil War reports would eventually be sent. Half of the front page is taken up with ads, the other half having various Civil War reports including: "The Burnside Expedition - ... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 28, 1862
* Fredericksburg Virginia VA
* General Ambrose Burnside
Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Army Operations In Virginia" "Fredericksburgh Not Occupied by the Rebels in Force" "Visit of the President to Gen. Burnside" "From Harper's Ferry - A Successful Raid into Secessia" "THANKSGIVING" "... 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
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Nov. 26, 1862 Among the ftpg. column heads are: "THE LATEST NEWS" "Another Bold Dash of the Rebel Cavalry" "They Cross the Potomac..." "Affairs In Tennessee" "Late News From New Orleans" "From General Burnside's Army" "Letter from Falmouth, Va." "An Army on the March" "Appearan... See More
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, February 14, 1863 The front cover has a halfpage "The Capture of Arkansas Post, Ark. - General S. G. Burbridge, Accompanied by His Staff, Planting the Stars and Stripes on the Rebel Fort Hindman, January 11" with an accompanying article along with a small illustration "Gen. S. G. Burbridge". Inside the issue is a double-... See More
DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, January 13, 1862 Not only a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "The Northern Congress--Important Discussion on the War--The Battle of Ball's Bluff--An Investigation Ordered--Slavery And The War" which takes over 2 columns. Also on the front page: "Notes Of The War" with subhe... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 27, 1862
* Upcoming battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia
Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Army Operations In Virginia" "Constant Increase of the Rebel Force at Fredericksburg" "Lee and the Two Hills Arrived" "Contrary Reports About Jackson" "Gen. Burnside Preparing a Surprise for the Rebels" and mor... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 4, 1862 The ftpg. has a small, one column head of a map of the New Bern and Beaufort area (see). Various column heads on the Civil War include: "Important From North Carolina" "Important From Eastern Virginia" "News From Burnside's Army" "Interesting From Arkansas" "Reconnaissance from Harper's Ferry..." and much... See More
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 6, 1864 Not just a nice Confederate newspaper, but from the capital of the Confederacy.
Among the front page items are: "The War News" which has several reports (see); also: "Averill Prisoners" "The War Tax In Virginia" "The Anti-Substitute Law "The Blockade--The Cotton Question Again" 'The Courts... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1862
* Winslow Homer Christmas print
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 Phelp... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 27, 1862 Among the many front page column heads on the Civil War include: "The Burnside Expedition" "Massachusetts Looking After Her Wounded & Sick Soldiers" "The Gunboat Ceres Accidentally Sunk" "Prisoners Released on Parole" "Important From Tennessee" "Nashville Positively Evacuated by the Rebels" &q... See More
THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Oct. 2, 1862
* Battle of Antietam
* Sharpsburg, Maryland
* Uncommon title
The front page has 2 1/2 columns with a detailed account of the Battle of Antietam, with small column heads: "Detailed Account of the Great Battle of Sharpsburg--Hooker and Burnside the Heroes of the Day--Desperate Fighting of the Rebels--The Advantage on Our Side".... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, February 11, 1862
* Battle of Fort Henry, Tennessee
Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "IMPORTANT FROM TENNESSEE" "Movements of the Union and Rebel Forces" "Additional Details of the Brilliant Affair at Fort Henry" "What The Rebels Think Of It" "Terrible Panic Among the Rebels in Tennessee" "THE B... See More
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 3, 1862 A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "Interesting From Fredericksburg" "The Southwest--Grant's Army" "Louisiana" "Missouri--Her Record" "The Seacoast" "The Conscription Controversy In Georgia" "the Court Martial on Gen. Van Dorn" "... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 1, 1862
* Fredericksburg Virginia map
* General Ambrose Burnside
The front page features a close up map headed: "The Opposing Armies On The Rappahannock" showing positions of Lee's and Burnside's armies.
Much related ftpg. war news as well, with the entire ftpg. consumed with war reports. Column heads include: "Important Operations In Front... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 25, 1871
* Creation of the NRA, the National Rifle Association
The bottom of pg. 3 has a brief & inconspicuous report which is very significant to the founding of the NRA, the National Rifle Association. As the hyperlink notes, the NRA was founded in 1871 by Capt. Wingate and Col. Church, both mentioned in this report. Papers for incorporation were sent the wee... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 31, 1862 The headlines from the front page are "NEWS FROM FORTRESS MONROE" Additional from the Burnside Expedition" "Active Preparation for Immediate Operations" "Departure of the Lagging Tugboats from Hampton Roads" "Statements of Escaped Negroes".
Other headlines are "Five Hundred Millions Already Expended for t... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 23, 1863 Among the many front page column heads on the Civil War are: "News From the South" "Wilmington or Weldon Threatened" "Attack on Fort Caswell" "Advance Against Fredericksburg" "The Plan of the Attack" "General Burnside Reported Across the Rappahannock" and much more.
Eight pages, nice condition.
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 21, 1863 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Highly Important From Richmond" "Operations of the Steamer Currituck" "From Gen. Burnside's Army" "Late Southern News" "Interesting From South Carolina" "From Norfolk" and more.
Eight pages, irregular at the spine from disbinding, partially... See More
NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 28, 1862
* Confederate president Jefferson Davis
* Inauguration - inaugural address
There is a wealth of Civil War reporting on the front page including heads such as "The Burnside Expedition" "Condition of the Rebel Guns" "A Visit to Nag's Head" "The War in the South-West" "Nashville Surrendered" "... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 25, 1863 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Advance of the Army" "The Coming Battle" "The Whole Rebel Army Apparently in Retreat" "Reported Rebel Victory in Louisiana" "The Advance of Longstreet Against Gen. Burnside" "Pursuit of Guerrillas" "They are Badly Whipped" and more.
E... See More
THE NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 10, 1862
* Battle of Hampton Roads, Virginia
* Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (CSSVirginia)
* Civil War ironclads
The back page of this issue contains two nice Civil War maps headed: "Fernandina, Florida, and Vicinity" and "Scene of Burnside's Operations in North Carolina" (see), with not only related one column headlines... See More
DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, July 20, 1861
* First Battle of Bull Run
* Manassas, Virginia
Certainly one of the less common titles from the Confederacy, as rarely have I seen it offered. This coastal town didn't remain Confederate for very long as it fell to General Burnside on March 14, 1862 with the Battle of New Bern. So truly "Confederate" issues can be... See More
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 3, 1862 Among the many war-related column heads are: "Our War a Party War" "The Horrors In Missouri" "War News of the Week" "The Negro Question" "President's Message" "Petition Against the Importation of Free Negroes into Ohio" "Gen. Burnside the New Commander of the Army of the Potomac"... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 26, 1863 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From General Burnside's Army" "No Movements in the Rebel Lines" "From the Mississippi Expedition" "Further Operations in Arkansas" "Capture of St. Charles, Duvall's Bluff, and DesArc" and much more.
Eight pages, minor printing crease near the top... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 21, 1862
* Fredericksburg Virginia
* General Ambrose Burnside
Among the front page one column heads are: "Army Operations In Virginia" "Gen. Burnside Still on the North Bank of the Rappahannock" 'The Rebel Pickets on the South Side" "The Rebels Occupying the Country Just Abandoned by Us" "A Force of 8000 at Gainesville&q... See More
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 3, 1862
* Arming Negroes ?
* Ambrose Burnside
* Jefferson Davis
Among the many war-related column heads are: "Our War a Party War" "The Horrors In Missouri" "War News of the Week" "The Negro Question" "President's Message" "Petition Against the Importation of Free Negroes into Ohio" "... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 24, 1863
* Jefferson Davis address to the troops
Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Late Southern News" "The Engagement at Bristow Station" "Apologies For the Rebel Defeat" "Burnside's Operations in Virginia" "Jeff. Davis's Visit to Bragg's Army" "His Address to the Soldiers&... See More
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
BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, Jan. 9, 1864
* Very rare title
W. G. Brownlow, or Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvi... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, September 5, 1863
* General Ambrose Burnside
* Kingston, Tennessee captured
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: "MOVEMENTS IN THE SOUTH-WEST" "The Advance Of Burnside" "Capture Of Kingston, Tenn." "THE SIEGE OF CH... See More
WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, Dec. 19, 1862
* Rare Confederate title
* Battle of Fredericksburg
* Robert E. Lee victorious
This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues reco... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 24, 1863 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "From Burnside's Army" "Our Forces Still on this Side of the Rappahannock" "The Troops Anxious for a Movement on the Enemy" "Impossibility of Moving the Artillery" and more.
Eight pages, nice condition
NEW YORK HERALD, June 8, 1864 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "GRANT!" "The Fighting On Sunday" "Attack on Our Lines by the Rebels" "Our Success" "Midnight Assault on Burnside's Corps on Monday" "Another Repulse of the Enemy" and more.
Eight pages, lightly toned, tiny binding holes at the blank spine mar... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 13, 1862 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "News From the South" "Morbid Condition of the Southern Press" "Rebel View of the Burnside Expedition" "Matters at the Rebel Capital" "Running the Blockade of the Potomac by the Frigate Pensacola" & more.
Eight pages, nice condition.
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 26, 1862
* Prelude to Battle of Fredericksburg
* General Ambrose E. Burnside
Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "From General Burnside's Army" "Longstreet with 40,000 Rebels in Fredericksburg" "Lee Will Dispute the Passage of the River" "The Battle of the War About to be Fought" "Stories o... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 27, 1862 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From General Burnside's Army" "The Enemy Being Re-enforced" "From Gen. Sigel's Corps" "The Rebels under Longstreet Refuse to Occupy Fredericksburg or Allow us to Occupy without a Fight" & much more.
Eight pages, binding slits at the spine, otherwise ve... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 20, 1862 The front page has war-related one column heads including: "News From Burnside's Army" "Headquarters Advanced from Catlett's Station" "Position of the Rebels in the Shenandoah Valley" "Evacuation of Warrenton by the Army of the Potomac" "Interesting From Tennessee" "Interesting From Key West" a... See More
CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, May 5, 1864 This is one of just a few newspapers from the Confederacy which printed in the dateline: "Confederate States Of America". Among the front page items are: "From Richmond--Stirring News from the Front--The Enemy On the Peninsula" "Whole Yankee Army In Motion--Desperate Battle Imminent--Preparations to Meet the Enemy... See More
ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Sept. 19, 1863
* Abraham Lincoln proclamation
As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.
The entire front page is taken up with a review of: "The Military Situation", and articles within include: "The Monitors" "Artil... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, March 9, 1862
* Suffolk, Virginia - Norfolk
* Fort Craig, New Mexico - Decatur, Alabama
* Burnside's North Carolina expedition
The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Movements Of Gen. Burnside" which shows a portion of the Virginia-North Carolina border (see photos). One column heads on the Civil War include: "Important From New M... See More