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187401

BATTLE OF SHILOH Pittsburg Landing TN Tennessee 1862 Kansas Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373440392402

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, May 1, 1862  * Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing The front page has over a full column taken up with: "The Battle of Pittsburg As Seen by One of the Third Iowa Regiment" which is a great first-hand account of  this notable battle, known more as the Battle of Shiloh in the North. One bit notes: "...To say that the bullets whistled thick about us would not express the idea. They absolutely rained around us & our men fell thick and fast...". Page 2 begins with a lengthy editorial headed: "New Mexico" with much on events in that theater of war. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2021 07:25

$56.00
187321

Rare ABRAHAM LINCOLN Proclamation & Ulysses S. Grant PROMOTION 1864 Civil War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436529150

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, March 19, 1864  * Abraham Lincoln draft proclamation * Ulysses S. Grant promotion * Rare Civil War military publication 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: "The Military Situation" giving reports from various fields of operation. Other items in this issue include: "The United States Marine Corps" "Battle Memories of the Mississippi" "The Army of the Potomac"  "Advice to Young Naval Officers" "General Sherman's Expedition" "Qualifications of a General Commanding" "The Lieutenant-General" is concerning Grant's promotion, and much more. Near the bac... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:06

$38.00
187173

Rare ORIGIN OF THE CIVIL WAR Charleston SC Carolina Confederate 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432157488

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Dec. 29, 1863  * Rare Confederate title * Origin of the Civil War Among the articles: "National Fortitude" "From the United States--Proceedings in the Yankee Congress--Peace Resolutions" "The Confederate Congress which takes 1 1/3 columns; "From the Rapidan" "The Siege--173rd Day" "Suggestions About the Final Statements of Deceased Soldiers" and more. Single sheet issue, never bound nor trimmed, various foxing, 2 discrete archival mends on the reverse.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:27

$78.00
187172

CONFEDERATE CAPITAL w/ Battle of McDowell Stonewall Jackson Civil War 1862 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393100483143

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, May 20, 1862 * Battle of McDowell - Virginia * General Stonewall Jackson victory * From the capital of the Confederacy Among the articles: "The Destruction of the 'Virginia' "Pryor's Brigade" "The Battle at McDowell - Interesting Details of the Fight by a Participant" "War Matters' "The War News" "From  Corinth" and much more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, various folds & creases, some rubbing & dirtiness to the front page.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:26

$68.00
187171

CONFEDERATE Columbus GA Georgia w/ RE Lee Letters 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432157037

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 13, 1862  * Very rare Confederate publication * General Robert E. Lee letters Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery. Among the various reports inside are: "The Late Battle at Corinth" "From the Line of the Potomac" ""An Army Anecdote" "Hung in Effigy" "Latest From Wilmington, N.C." "Another Brilliant Affair" "Gen. Lee's Address to His Army" in which he: "...recounts their achievements with eloquence, and delivers to them the thanks of the President, and bestows, in feeling terms, the praise they have so well earned." which is signed in type: R. E. Lee. Included also is an... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:26

$137.00
187170

CONFEDERATE 1864 William T. Sherman SAVANNAH GA Georgia Fall Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432156836

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Dec. 23, 1864  * General William T. Sherman * March to the sea coming to an end * Savannah GA Georgia Falling A newspaper not only from the Confederate state, but from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The War News" "New Year's Dinner to General Lee's Army" "A Present For General Lee" "From Wilmington" and other smaller items in addition to a wealth of advertisements. The back page has a notable report concerning Sherman's eminent capture of Savannah, with: "From Sherman's Army--The Situation At Savannah--Its Capitulation Expected" with the report giving the hopeless situation of this Georgia city. Also on the back page: "From Grant's Army" "Miscellaneous" and a le... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:25

$88.00
187169

Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis TN Tennessee in JACKSON MS Civil War 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393100482321

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, December 22, 1862  * Very rare Confederate publication If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the "Memphis Appeal" newspaper would not continue under Yankee control. As Wikipedia notes: "...On June 6, 1862, the presses and plates were loaded into a boxcar and moved to Grenada, Mississippi, where it published for some time. The Appeal later journeyed to Jackson, Mississippi, Meridian, Miss... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:25

$170.00
187129

SURRENDER OF ROBERT E. LEE Appomattox Court House Sign 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373428468615

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SEMI-WEEKLY TIMES, New York, April 11, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee's surrender * Appomattox Court House signing Page 2 begins with: "The Crowning Victory" "Victory--Peace" with the leading dispatch reading: "This department has received the official report of the SURRENDER, THIS DAY, OF GEN. LEE AND HIS ARMY TO LIEUT. GENERAL GRANT, on the terms proposed by Grant. Details will be presented as speedily as possible." This is followed by Grant's official dispatch reading: "GEN LEE SURRENDERED THE ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA THIS AFTERNOON, Upon the terms proposed by myself. The accompanying additional correspondence will show the conditions fully." signed in type: U.S. Grant. What follows are the many dispatches be... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:25

$340.00
187128

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR America Newspaper w/ Gen. Greene in the Southern Colonies


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373428468022

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, March 13, 1781    * Rare Revolutionary War title * General Nathanael Greene * Events in the South Most of the front page is taken up with reports concerning the: "Account of the Examination& Commitment of John Trumbull, for High Treason", some of the "rebel governor" of Connecticut who was accused of being a spy and who spent 7 months in a London prison. Page 2 has a great wealth of content on the Revolutionary War with: "Intelligence From the Southward" with much on the work of General Greene around the events of the Battle of Cowpens and the defeat of Col. Tarleton. Included also is a fine letter signed by: Henry Lee, beginning: "I have the honor to advise y... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:25

$440.00
187008

WHITE RIVER EXPEDITION Arkansas Mississippi Flotilla Civil War MAP1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426072782

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 26, 1863  * Battles in Arkansas The front page has a nice map titled: "THE WHITE RIVER EXPEDITION" showing the area around Memphis, Little Rock, Pine Bluff, etc. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE VICTORIES IN ARKANSAS" "Progress of the Mississippi Flotilla" "Capture of St. Charles, Duval's Bluff" " The Army of the Potomac" and more. The back page features a map: "OPERATIONS OF THE FRENCH IN MEXICO...Route ...to the City of Mexico---The Position of Puebla." with related column headlines & reports. This must have been a suburb edition as it is paginated 1, 4, 5, 8 totally 4 instead of 8 pages. Lacking are the advertising pages. Some lower margin wear, good condition.

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:45

$32.00
187007

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Columbia South Carolina Southern 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093428155

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Nov. 26, 1864  * Rare Confederate publication * Nearing the end of the Civil War A rather rare title and great that the title includes the word “Southern”. The front page has reports including: "Death of Capt. McNeil" "Remedies For Sherman" and more. Many ads including "Solomon Cohen, Dealer In Slaves" and a notice for: "Slave Labor". The back has a wealth of news including: "Career of Gen. E. S. Paine--Horrors of Subjugation" "Army Correspondence Savannah Republican - Press Details" "Signs of the Times" and more. Complete as a single sheet issue with wide, untrimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:45

$115.00
186922

Rare 1864 CONFEDERATE Newspaper w/ William T. Sherman's Georgia March to Sea


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393085320957

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 29, 1864  * General William T. Sherman  * March to the sea - Georgia * In a rare Confederate title Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War. The front page has reports headed: "Legislative Proceedings" "Congressional" and smaller items: "The London Times on the Seizure of the Florida" "From Richmond" plus a full list of the "North Carolina Legislature--Session 1864". The back page has much on the war, with over 3 columns on: "From Georgia--Sherman's Movements--Preparation... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:14

$215.00
186918

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373419590629

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Feb. 18, 1863 * From the origin of the Civil War 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 Beauregard, including: "...Carolinians and Georgians! the hour is at hand to prove your devotion to your country's cause! Let all able-bodied men from the seaboard to the mountains rush to arms!...To arms, fellow citizens! Come to share with us our dangers, our brilliant success, or our glorious death." signed in type: G. T. Beauregard. Four pages, nev... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:13

$94.00
186916

CIVIL WAR Closing Events re. Lincoln's Assassination Kirby Smith 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393085310868

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 23, 1865  * Closing events on the Civil War * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination Page 2 includes: "The Nero Suffrage Question" "Southern Feeling Towards Davis" "The Treason Prisoners--How Jeff Appears" "Letter from a Devoted Rebel" "Spoils Taken at Augusta" "Trouble with the Negro Troops" "Trial of the Conspirators" and more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:12

$29.00
186913

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393085310014

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, July 21, 1862  * From the origin of the Civil War This was one of only a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline (see). The front page includes: "From Richmond--Norther Reports of the Capture of  Murfreesboro--The Effect on the Stock Market in New  York "Union Meeting In New York" "Largest Northern News" "From Grenada, Miss.--Information of Curtis' Movements" "News From  Vicksburg--A Fight or Skeedaddle Expected--The Arkansas Getting Ready for Action" "Latest from Vicksburg" "Our Sick & Wounded Soldiers" "Charleston Battalion" "The Field" and a few other items. Page 2 has: 'Northern Intelligence" which has many subheads. Page 3 is taken up ... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:11

$98.00
186858

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL Richmond Virginia Civil War Confederacy 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373417683191

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, February 10, 1863  * Capital of the Confederacy The ftpg. includes: "From Fredericksburg" which begins: "The path to Heaven is not more straight & narrow than that of a correspondent from the seat of war...The indications of activity in the Yankee army still continue..." and much more. Also on the ftpg: "City Intelligence" "Additional From The North with subheads: "The Great Impending Battle at Vicksburg--The Strength of the two Armies--The Plan of Attack--The Chances of Success". Also: "Notes Of The War with subheads: "Discontent & Disaffection in the Federal Army in Louisiana--Movements of the Enemy About Vicksburg--The Defences of Savannah" and more. One of the subheads is: "General M... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2021 15:25

$79.00
186857

CAPITAL OF CONFEDERACY John Hunt Morgan Escapes Jail 1864 VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373417681664

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 12, 1864  * From the capital of the Confederacy * General John Hunt Morgan escapes * Ohio Penitentiary - Columbus Among the front page items relating to the war are: "The War News", "Reading For Congress", "Scarcity of Fuel" "From the Rapid Ann" "Conscription of the Substitute Men". Also on the front page is a nice signed in type by: John H. Morgan, beginning: "Soldiers--I am once more among you after a long & painful imprisonment. I am anxious to be again in the field..." with more. The back page has the always-interesting editorial, this one focusing more on conscription of soldiers. Over half of the back page is taken up with reports from: "The Confederate Congress" T... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2021 15:25

$79.00
186856

Rare CONFEDERATE Battle of Cedar Mountain 1862 Richmond VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373417679084

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, August 22, 1862  * Battle of Cedar Mountain (Slaughter) * A General Stonewall Jackson victory * From the origin of the Civil War start This was one of only a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline & at the top of pages 2, 3 & 4. The ftpg. includes: "From Hardeeville, S.C.--A Gallant Dash on St. Helena Island--Capture of 36 Prisoners--A Yankee Lieut. Colonel Killed" "From Chattanooga, Tenn. -- Barhamsville, Tenn., In Possession of the Confederates--Capture of the Federal General Logan" "From Grenada, Miss--Northern News" "The Forts at Port Royal" "Benefits of the Blockade" & a few other smaller items. The best content would be the bkpg. r... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2021 15:25

$92.00
187412

BATTLE OF NASHVILLE TN & William T. Sherman MARCH TO THE SEA 1864 Civil War News


eBay Auction Item # 393110049706

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 17, 1864  * Battle of Nashville TN * General George H. Thomas * William T. Sherman * March to the sea Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "SAVANNAH" "Very Important Success" "Capture of Fort McAllister" "Sherman Carries it by Storm..." "Savannah Sure To Fall" and: "NASHVILLE" "Thomas's Great Victory" "Our Army Everywhere Successful" "Hood Endeavoring To Retreat" "The Prison Pens In The South" ad so much more. A wealth of fine war content. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 02, 2021 08:19

$37.99
187411

BATTLE OF FRANKLIN TN & Sherman's March to the Sea 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373440427954

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 3, 1864  * General William T. Sherman * Sherman's March to the Sea * Battle of Franklin, Tennessee Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S ARMY" "Official Dispatch from Gen. Grant "The Oconee River Crossed" "The Success of Sherman's Campaign Admitted" "FROM NASHVILLE" "Hood Demonstrating Toward Murfreesboro" "Further Details of the Battle of Franklin" "The Rebel General Cleburne Killed" "ARMY OF THE POTOMAC" "Lee's Depot of Supplies Visited" "Capture of Stony Brook Station & Much Rebel Property" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 02, 2021 08:15

$27.99
186793

SIEGE OF YORKTOWN w/ 1781 Virginia Battle MAP & More Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373410601341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 12, 1862  The full ftpg. is taken up with advertisements, while most of page 3 is taken up with a huge & very detailed map with a banner headline in larger type than is commonly found: "THE SIEGE OF YORKTOWN IN 1781" with a lengthy subhead (see). Various one column Civil War heads on pages 2, 4, 5 & 7. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2021 15:20

$54.00
186782

MEXICO City French Occupy MAP Vicksburg MS Port Hudson 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393075049456

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 29, 1863  * Front Page Map of Mexico * Port Hudson MS * Vicksburg, Mississippi The front page. has a large map headed: "THE FRENCH IN MEXICO. Operations of the French Army--The Route of the Troops from Vera Cruz to the Mexican Capital" with related front page heads as well. There are also front page Civil War reports including: "Rebel Army Under General Joe Johnston Marching to Vicksburg" "Vicksburg & Port Hudson to be Held at All Hazards" "Another Impending Battle" and more. Additional Civil War reports on the inside and back pages. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends January 29, 2021 15:13

$32.00
187288

CHRISTMAS in Civil War Army Camp WINSLOW HOMER Print & More 1862 Harper's Weekly


eBay Auction Item # 393103967832

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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". 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: "Bird's-eye View of the Coast from Savannah, Ga. to Beaufort, S.C."; nice doublepage centerfold is a large: "General Bird's-Eye View of Washington & Vicinity". Other prints include: "Green River Bridge, Kentucky" and two prints on: "Gen. Burnside's Expedition".  This issue also contains  "Charles Dickens' New Christmas Stories" taking nearly 5 pages. The back page has two cartoons, one a villainy rendition... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 08:51

$74.99
187286

SEVEN DAYS BATTLES Virginia General George B. McClellan Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373435394022

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 5, 1862  * Seven Days' Battles * George. B. McClellan Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From General McClellan's Army" "Rebel Account of Monday's Fighting" "A Most Terrible Conflict" "The Rebel Loss Immense" "They are Finally Obliged to Retire" "Cheering Along the Whole Yankee Line" "The Rebels Acknowledge a Loss of 3,000 in One Division on Friday" "The Enemy Again Badly Beaten" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 28, 2021 08:45

$27.99
187285

FIRST BATTLE OF KERNSTOWN Winchester Virginia w/ MAPS 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393103959051

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 30, 1862  * First Battle of Kernstown- Virginia * Winchester, Frederick County * Shenandoah Valley Campaign The front page features two Civil War maps, headed: "The Valley Of The Shenandoah--Scene of General Banks' and General Shields' Operations" and the other: "The Battle Field Near Winchester--Portion of the Hostile Armies at the Commencement of the Battle, March 23, 1862". The balance of the ftpg. is taken up with related Civil War reports. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 28, 2021 08:36

$47.99
187284

FORT WRIGHT Randolph Tennessee TN Bombardment Civil War MAP 1862 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393103957370

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1862  * Fort Wright - Randolph, Tennessee Although the front page is mostly taken up with advertisements, the prime feature is certainly the nice Civil War map headed: "FORT WRIGHT ON THE MISSISSIPPI. Its Position & Strength--Important Section of the River--Commodore Foote's Attack." The ftpg. also has a column of news from Central and South America. There are some Civil War reports on inside pages. Twelve pages, small hole at the right margin, nice condition.

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Ends January 28, 2021 08:33

$39.99
187283

Rare CONFEDERATE Port City of Wilmington NC CIVIL WAR 1st Year 1861 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393103954508

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 3, 1861 * Rare Confederate publication This is one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in their dateline. While the ftpg. is taken up with ads, inside has some war content as well as: "Tragic Affair" "Letters From Two Chaplains of N.C. Regiments" "The News" "Cavalry" "The Great Battle" "North Carolina Volunteers" "A Zouave's Opinion of Southern Fighting" and much more. Of special note is a great editorial headed: "The Great Battle" which begins: "With mingled feelings of joy & sorrow, with mingled smiles & tears, we read the accounts that have reached us of the first battle fought in the second War of Independence..." with much mor... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 08:27

$89.99
187282

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL Richmond Virginia Civil War Confederacy 1863 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393103952481

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 24, 1863  * Capital of the Confederacy The front page includes: "The Northern Press & the Mediation Question" "The Radicals on the War" which has several subheads including: "Re-Union--The South Independent--the Army Conservative--The Proclamation A Failure" and more. Also on the front page: "Horrible death of Confederate Prisoners" "The Yankee Settlements on the South Carolina Coast--Yankee Cabins Looming Up--Appearance of Hilton Head & Beaufort--Drilling of the Negro Regiments" "Additional From the North" "From Cairo--Arrival of Confederate Prisoners" and much more. The back page has the always interesting editorial, this one beginning: "It is difficult to decide whet... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 08:24

$59.99
187281

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Virginia Civil War First 1st Year 1861 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393103951243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, September 5, 1861  * From the capital of the Confederacy Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital and consequently has much page 4 reporting of Acts from the Confederate Congress. The front page has 1 1/2 columns on: "The Election For President And Vice President - List of Commissioners" chosen for: "...superintending the election of Electors of President and Vice President of the Confederate States...". The ftpg. also has "What Texas Has Done the Past Year" and "The Atlantic Sea-Coast" the latter beginning: "Since the capture of Fort Hatteras by an immense Federal fleet, the subject of our coast defenses is beginning ... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 08:22

$69.99
187280

Rare CONFEDERATE VA w/ Battle of Mill Springs Kentucky 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393103925742

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 6, 1862  * Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky * In a Confederate publication The front page has a full columns of Acts from the Confederate Congress, plus various reports from Europe concerning the Civil War including: "An English Estimate of the Federal 'Victories' " "A Splendid Tribute to President Davis" 'Recognition of the Southern Confederacy". Also on the ftpg: "The Battle In Kentucky" "Full Account of the Battle" with many subheads, concerning the Battle of Mill Springs. This account has considerable detail with the article taking a full column & carries over to take one-third of a column on page 2. Page 2 has a lengthy editorial which goes to great lengths to ... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 07:43

$74.99
187279

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373435336985

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 17, 1862  * From the capital of the Confederacy Not only is this a newspaper from the Confederacy, it is from the capital of the Confederate states. The front page includes: "From The Army Of Northern Virginia" "From Western Virginia" "Latest From the North" "Telegraphic News--From Kentucky--From Tennessee--From Florida" "Effects of the War in Europe--Great Suffering & Destitution for the Want of Cotton" and much from the: "Virginia Legislature" as well as several smaller items. The ftpg. also has: "Executor's Sale of Land and Negroes". The back page has the always-interesting editorial, this one focusing on the railway system through the South, including: "...The chief highway ... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 07:41

$69.99
187244

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison re. Robert Shaw Death 1864 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393102797514

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Jan. 22, 1864  * Rare anti-slavery publication * re. Robert Gould Shaw death * American Civil War era 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. The most notable content includes a copy of a note sent to the editor of the London Daily News regarding the late Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, leader of the 54th Massachusetts (the famous colored regiment depicted in "Glory") which says in part, "...Whatever verdict posterity may pass on Stonewall Jackson, Robert Gould Shaw will be a hero in all time."  This is followed by a plea to the south... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2021 08:01

$114.99
187219

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Reconstruction 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373433251261

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 26, 1865  * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The top of the front page has heads: "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "More of the Horrors of Andersonville" "Testimony of a Rebel Surgeon as to the Maltreatment of Prisoners" "Copy of an Inspection Report of the Prison Camp" "A Sickening Tale of Suffering". This coverage takes over 1 1/2 columns. See the hyperlink for more on the career of Henry Wirz. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 26, 2021 09:37

$32.99
187195

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination FUNERAL Philadelphia Obsequies 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373432240091

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 23, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination  * Funeral - Obsequies in Philadelphia Among the first column heads on the Lincoln funeral are: "THE FUNERAL" "Removal of the Remains of the President from Harrisburg to Philadelphia" "The Reception in the City of Brotherly Love" "Programme of the Funeral in New York" "The Lincoln Monument". Much more related converge on pages 5 and 8 including: "THE FUNERAL" "The Assassins" "Statement Of An Eye Witness" "Sherman" "The New Administration" "Important Speech of President Johnson" and much more. Eight pages, all columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered, minor wear at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends January 25, 2021 09:13

$89.99
187193

BATTLE OF SHILOH Pittsburg Landing TN Tennessee 1862 Kansas Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373432218140

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, May 1, 1862  * Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing The front page has over a full column taken up with: "The Battle of Pittsburg As Seen by One of the Third Iowa Regiment" which is a great first-hand account of  this notable battle, known more as the Battle of Shiloh in the North. One bit notes: "...To say that the bullets whistled thick about us would not express the idea. They absolutely rained around us & our men fell thick and fast...". Page 2 begins with a lengthy editorial headed: "New Mexico" with much on events in that theater of war. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 25, 2021 08:53

$49.99
186706

Very Rare DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN Jackson MS Confederate 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393068704903

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN, Jackson, Oct. 31, 1862  * Very rare Confederate publication * Battle of Perryville, Kentucky Certainly one of the more rare Confederate titles we have offered. This is a volume one issue. Among the articles are: "The Feeling in England in Regard to the War" "A Northern Opinion of Southern Society" "Fighting for our Rights in the Union--The Northern Democrats" "General Butler to be Looked After" "List of Casualties" from the battle of Perryville, Kentucky; "Gen. Bragg's Campaign int the West" and more. Four pages, never bound, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2021 09:44

$100.00
186705

BATTLE OF NEW BERN Burnside Expedition North Carolina NC MAP Civil War 1862 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373404512290

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 19, 1862  * Battle of New Bern w/ map The front page is dominated by a large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE NEW  TRIUMPH IN NORTH CAROLINA - The Brilliant Victory of General Burnside at New Bern...". Ftpg. column heads include: "The Union Advance Upon Manassas" "Centreville &I the Field of Bull Run" plus there is a wealth of reporting on page 3 also: "Still Another Victory" "Newbern, North Carolina, Taken by General Burnside" "Brilliant Conduct of Our Army" "100 Union Troops Killed in the Action" "Our Army At Manassas" "Sharp Fight at Salem, Arkansas" and much more. Twelve pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2021 09:40

$48.00
186701

BATTLE OF NASHVILLE & First Fort Fisher Wilmington NC 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373404510978

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 29, 1864  * First Battle of Fort Fisher * Wilmington, North Carolina * Battle of Nashville, Tennessee * William T. Sherman's march to the sea Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "WILMINGTON" "The Attack On Fort Fisher" "Bombardment On Christmas Day" "The Flag of the Fort Captured" "THE WAR IN TENNESSEE" "The Fruits Of Gen. Thomas' Great Victory" "Latest From Sherman" "A New Movement On Foot" "Expedition into Southwestern Georgia" "Branchville the Next Point to Fall" and more. Eight pages, damp stain to a lower corner, good condition.

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Ends January 24, 2021 09:38

$32.00
186694

UNION GROUNDS Brooklyn Baseball Park 1st Game Played Inauguration 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393068584641

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, May 17, 1862  * Union Grounds - Brooklyn, New York * Baseball park inauguration - 1st game played This was ostensibly a sporting & theater-themed newspaper with much on both. Included under: "Base Ball" is an historic report of the "Grand Inauguration of the Union Base Ball & Cricket Grounds" with some detail. This was the famous "Union Grounds" in Brooklyn, details of which are on Wikipedia. Also reports of the: "Olympic vs. Monitor" baseball game with much detail. Sixteen pages, 11 by 16 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2021 07:39

$39.00
186688

JOHN WILKES BOOTH American Actor Tragedian Theater AD 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393067678573

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 19, 1862  * John Wilkes Booth theater ad * Civil War original reporting Page 2 contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production of Richard III at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth.  See the photo for the complete ad which notes the: "...Engagement of the young Tragedian, J. WILKES BOOTH, whose appearance has been hailed with the Greatest Enthusiasm by houses crowded in every part..." with a bit more. It's always terrific to find reports of notables in history--both famous and infamous--before they would become more widely known to the world. Although there are ma... See More  

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Ends January 23, 2021 14:45

$58.00
186631

GEORGE B. McCLELLAN Battle of Malvern Hill Virginia 1862 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373401704553

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 7, 1862  * Gen. George B. McClellan * Post Seven Days Battles * Battle of Malvern Hill Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Another Victory on the Mississippi" "Capture of Vicksburg" "The City Greatly Damaged" "It is to Be Utterly Destroyed" "From General McClellan's Army" "His Address to His Troops" with the full text printed here; "the Great Fight of Tuesday" "24 Rebel Guns Captured" "Rebel Reports of the Battles" and more. Inside page war reports as well. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:28

$30.00
186630

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Letter Response Type Signed 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373401703568

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 2, 1862  * Abraham Lincoln letter signed in type Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Patriotic Proposition by the Loyal States" "Response of the President" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln; "The Fort on St. Charles River Abandoned" "Reported Bombardment of Vicksburg" "From the Army of Virginia" and much more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:27

$34.00
186629

BATTLE OF NASHVILLE Thomas vs. Hood SHERMAN Savannah GA 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393065907021

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES,  Dec. 16, 1864  * Battle of Nashville (1st report) * General William T. Sherman * March to the sea in Georgia * Approaching Savannah GA Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S ARMY" "Savannah Probably Fallen" "Kilpatrick Rumored Mortally Wounded", "NASHVILLE" "A GREAT BATTLE YESTERDAY" "GEN. THOMAS DEFEATS HOOD" "The Rebels Driven from Their Intrenchments" "The Battle Not Yet Over" "THE UNION MARTYRS" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:27

$62.00
186621

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the Conspirators Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393065902526

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 15, 1865. * re. Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the assassins - conspirators This issue is loaded with advertisements and post Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following one column headings: "THE ASSASSINATION" "Payne's Pretended Insanity" and more. Complete with all 8 pages, uncut, some ceasing at the central fold, generally good.

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:21

$32.00
186597

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Letter Signed Chattanooga Campaign Ends 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373400653149

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 4, 1863  * Abraham Lincoln letter signed * Chattanooga Campaign - Tennessee Among the many front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Great War Meeting" "Letter From President Lincoln" which is signed in type: A. Lincoln; "The War In Tennessee" "General Grant's Movements Still Contraband" "Rumored Demonstrations By the Rebels" "Bragg Reported Reinforced by Gen. Joe Johnston" "Reported Death of John C. Breckinridge" "Longstreet Makes an Assault on Sunday Last" 'He is Repulsed with Heavy Loss" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:11

$37.00
186590

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction Era 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373400649386

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 9, 1865  * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The front page has nice heads concerning the horrendous Andersonville prison camp from the Civil War: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial on Saturday" "Gen. Lee and Other Leading Rebels Not Allowed to Testify" "They are Co-conspirators with the Accused" "Expensive Witnesses for the Defense" "How the Government Pays the Piper". The text takes over 1 1/2 columns. Also on the ftpg: "North Carolina" "Assembling of the Constitutional Convention" "Passage of the Ordinance Abolishing Slavery" & more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, bit of fold foxing, nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:08

$38.00
186587

BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Confederates Pennsylvania Invasion 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393064884994

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 3, 1863  * Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania * Robert E. Lee's Northern invasion A terrific front page with great and graphic coverage of the first day's battle at the very significant Battle of Gettysburg. The ftpg. includes two war-related maps headed: "The Battle Of Gettysburg. Scene of the Battle of Wednesday, July 1--The Cavalry Fight." and the other headed: "Our Occupation of Carlisle, Pa. The Barracks and Gas Works Burned by the Rebels".  Plus the ftpg. features very nice first column heads: "THE INVASION" "Desperate Battle at Gettysburg, Pa. on Wednesday" "The First & Eleventh Corps Engaged with Longstreet and Hill" "Death of General Reynolds, Commander of the First Corps" "Heavy Loss... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:07

$855.00
187116

Rare ABRAHAM LINCOLN Proclamation & Ulysses S. Grant PROMOTION 1864 Civil War


eBay Auction Item # 373428247678

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, March 19, 1864  * Abraham Lincoln draft proclamation * Ulysses S. Grant promotion * Rare Civil War military publication 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: "The Military Situation" giving reports from various fields of operation. Other items in this issue include: "The United States Marine Corps" "Battle Memories of the Mississippi" "The Army of the Potomac"  "Advice to Young Naval Officers" "General Sherman's Expedition" "Qualifications of a General Commanding" "The Lieutenant-General" is concerning Grant's promotion, and much more. Near the bac... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2021 11:02

$34.99
186523

Terrific ABRAHAM LINCOLN John Wilkes Booth Assassination PRINTS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393058058827

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Apr. 29, 1865  * Famous Abraham Lincoln assassination issue This issue remains one of the most desired for this historic, tragic event, as it is one of the only newspapers in the country which included a front page graphic showing the actual assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Over half of the front page is taken up with a very dramatic print captioned: "Assassination of President Lincoln in His Private Box at Ford's Theatre, Washington, April 14" with front page text as well, headed: "The Martyr President". The centerfold is another dramatic print captioned: "The Dying Moments of President Lincoln At Washington..." which is quite displayable. The back page has a nice p... See More  

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Ends January 16, 2021 07:18

$730.00
186503

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison w/ Slaves Auction Print 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393057223215

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, April 7, 1865  * Rare anti-slavery title * Capture of Richmond * Civil War nears the end 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. A fine issue from the closing days of the Civil War. The most notable content is the report on the capture of Richmond which includes: "Rejoicing in Boston Over the News" as well as various dispatches--2 signed in type by A. Lincoln--on the news, one noting in part: "We took Richmond at 8:15 this morning. I captured many guns. The enemy left in great haste..." with more. Other articles include: "Negro S... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2021 15:50

$89.00
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