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189438

FALL OF FORT FISHER Wilmington NC North Carolina & More 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373538599128

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 20, 1865  * Fort Fisher captured * Wilmington, North Carolina * Final months of the Civil War Among the ftpg. reports relating to the Civil War are: "The Capture of Fort Fisher" "From Mobile "Movements in Alabama--The Rebels Non-plussed--Probable Fall of Mobile" "From the Army of the Potomac" "From Canada" "Proposed Raid Over the Border". Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends May 13, 2021 07:42

$27.00
189429

ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION in Force American Revolutionary War1781 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373538591547

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, March 20, 1781  * Articles of Confederation are now in force * American Revolutionary War A very historic issue, as page 3 reports that Maryland has ratified the Articles of Confederation. The Articles of Confederation was the first constitution of the United States of America and legally established the union of the states. Maryland Governor Thomas Sim Lee signed the Act on Feb. 2, 1781 whereby the Maryland Legislature ratified the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union. As Maryland was the 13th and final state to ratify the Articles, the act established the required unanimous consent for the formation of the United States of America. The report read... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2021 07:35

$1,750.00
189296

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373530192400

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 28, 1862  * Rare rebel publication A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has a wealth of war-related news including: "The Enemy at the White House" "Movements of the Enemy Below Richmond" "From Fredericksburg" "Promotions in the Army" which includes J.E.B. Stuart and Wade Hampton; "Proclamation from Lincoln in Regard to the Confiscation Act" "The Spirit of the North Under Her Recent Revenues---The North Acknowledges Herself Beaten In This War" "Yankee Legislation--Negro Vs. White Man" and more. The back page features a nice editorial beginning: "The successful incursion of Morgan in Kentucky affords more encouragement & confidence than any recent ev... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2021 09:29

$90.00
189201

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393230120135

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, April 30, 1864  * From the origin of the American Civil War This was one of just a few newspapers from the Confederacy which actually printed: "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline (see). The front page has a wealth of war-related content including: "Latest Northern News" "Latest From the Peninsula" "From Mobile--More of Banks' Defeat" "From Dalton--News from the Front" "Siege of Charleston" " 'The War & the Democratic Party" "Latter from the Camp in Virginia" "The Breach Widening" and other smaller items. The back page has some Acts from the Confederate Congress but is otherwise mostly taken up with advertisements and legal notices. Complete as a single sheet newspap... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2021 14:24

$92.00
189125

FALL OF NEW ORLEANS Battle of Shiloh Pittsburg Landing 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393226825520

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 the Union" "Highly Important From Pittsburg" "A Severe Skirmish with the Rebels" "The Union Forces Victorious" which is concerning the battle of Shiloh, or Pittsburg Landing. The back page has: "The Battle Of Pittsburg Landing" "Reports of Division Commanders in Gen. Grant's Army" with nice detail on this historic battle taking half of the page. Eight pages, uncut, a little central fold wear,... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2021 14:41

$47.00
189124

OPENING WEEK 1st Troops Called Post Fort Sumter Attack 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373519763206

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1861  * Opening week of the Civil War * Post Fort Sumter attack * Troops gathering Among the one column headings on the Civil War are: "THE COMING STRUGGLE" "How the Call for Volunteers is Received  in the Border States" "The Departure of Major Anderson and His Men from Charleston" "Important From Charleston" "A Reliable Account of the Commencement of Hostilities" and more. Some very nice content from the first week of the Civil War. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2021 14:41

$35.00
189141

ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theater 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373520904491

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 15, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth This issue would rank among the most famous of all Lincoln assassination newspapers, as almost all issues found on the market today are one of the many reprints (over 60 renditions known) which have turned up for decades, disappointing the many owners who presumed they had the genuine issue. As noted by the Library of Congress, the Herald had very good coverage of the assassination and for that reason has been reprinted many times. This is the genuine issue. It is the "2:00 a.m." edition of the four genuine editions known to exist. Among the many first column headlines on the front page are: "IMPORT... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2021 08:02

$3,250.00
188969

GENERAL DAVID HUNTER Emancipation of Slaves Civil War Abe Lincoln 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373512153906

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, May 8, 1862  * General David Hunter * re. emancipation of slaves * Abraham Lincoln The bottom of page 2 has one of two controversial General Orders from General David Hunter freeing slaves. Noting in part: "All persons of color lately held to involuntary service by the enemies of the United States in Fort Pulaski and Cockspur Island, Ga., are hereby confiscated and declared free...". Not yet committed to a comprehensive plan of emancipation, President Abraham Lincoln overturned the orders.  However, Hunter’s orders were a precursor to Lincoln’s own Emancipation Proclamation, formally issued January 1, 1863, and to the establishment of the Bureau of Colored Troops on May 22, 1863. ... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2021 14:23

$58.00
188949

Steamer CHESAPEAKE AFFAIR Cape Cod Capture American Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373511976463

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 18, 1863  * Chesapeake Affair Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Capture of The Chesapeake" ":The Vessel Taken In Sambro Harbor, Near Halifax, Yesterday" "Escape of Most of the Crew" "News From Washington" "Supplies to Richmond Prisoners". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 24, 2021 10:56

$27.00
188948

TENNESSEE Battle of Missionary Ridge & Lookout Mountain 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373511975958

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 28, 1863  * Battles of Missionary Ridge & Lookout Mountain Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "VIRGINIA" "A Battle & a Victory South of the Rapidan" "Gen. Meade Reported Successful at All Points: "CHATTANOOGA" "The Enemy Totally Routed & Flying in Panic" "Bragg Attempts a Stand at Chickamauga & is Beaten Back" "Longstreet Cut Off from a Junction With Bragg" and more. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine margin due to disbinding, good condition.

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Ends April 24, 2021 10:55

$32.00
188947

Gen. George Meade BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Official Report 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373511975257

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 12, 1863  * Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania * General George Meade official report Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Rebel Army Concentrated on the Rapidan" "Presentation of Colors to General Meade" "Official Report of the Late Engagements & of the Battle of Gettysburg" "The Main Army at Rodgersville" "The Plans of Bragg to Flank Chattanooga" "The Battles of Colliersville & Pine Bluff--General Sherman's Operations Beyond the Tennessee" and more. Eight pages, minor damp stain to a lower corner, very nice condition.

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Ends April 24, 2021 10:55

$34.00
188946

Rare CONFEDERATE Battle of Fredericksburg Union Defeat 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393218187116

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, December 30, 1862  * Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia * Confederate victory from rebel capital The front page has a wealth of war-related news including items headed: "From Fredericksburg" "City Intelligence" "Communication with the North" "Forestalling and Corrupting Negro Labour" "The War In The Southwest" "The Ball Opened in the Southwest--A Battle Impending at Murfreesboro--Capture of Glasgow by Morgan--The Two Armies in Line of Battle" "From the North" "Later From Fredericksburg" "Movement Against Vicksburg--Advance & Repulse of the Enemy" "Van Dorn's Recent Exploits--Memphis Not Attacked" & other smaller items. The back page is dominated by the lengthy editorial, always inter... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2021 10:54

$79.00
188945

Rare CONFEDERATE Columbus Georgia w/ Battle of Antietam 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393218184181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 8, 1862  * Very rare Confederate publication * Battle of Antietam - Sharpsburg 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: "To the Citizens of Columbus" "From Knoxville--News from Gen. Smith's Army--Kentucky Fully Aroused" "Progress & Events of the War" "An Appeal for the Soldier" "From the Army" "The Army of Northern Virginia" "The Counterfeit 100s" "Independent Rifles" and more. The key report is on page 3 taking nearly a full column: "Battle of Sharpsburg--13th Georgia Regiment--Col. Douglass--Interesting Incidents". This is also kno... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2021 10:54

$135.00
188880

CONFEDERATE Very Rare MEMPHIS TN at Montgomery Alabama Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373510201846

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Montgomery, Alabama, Jan. 1, 1865  * Very Rare Confederate title from the "traveling" newspaper * Memphis newspaper printed in Montgomery, Alabama * A wealth of Civil War related reporting If the title and city of publication seem to disagree, they do 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, Mis... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2021 07:17

$147.00
189414

ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route President & Jefferson Davis Inauguration 1861 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393243059132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1861 * Jefferson Davis inaugural * Confederate President * Abraham Lincoln en route Page 5 has column heads with continued & detailed coverage of Lincoln's trip from his home to the nation's capital: "The President Elect En Route" "The Receptions In This State" "Enthusiasm Of The People" "His Arrival In Albany" "Immense Turnout" "The Speeches" "The Reception In this City" and more. But perhaps the most notable content is on the back page with: "Inauguration of Jefferson Davis" datelines from Montgomery, Feb. 18. The report has the text of his inaugural address. Also on the bkpg: "Reception of Mr. Lincoln in the Metropolis" "Vice President Hamlin" "Mr. Lincoln's Reception in Philadelphia" an... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2021 13:33

$74.99
188820

MARCH TO THE SEA General William T. Sherman Savannah GA 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373503955206

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 13, 1864 * General William T. Sherman * March to the sea - Savannah GA * Murfreesboro TN Tennessee Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S MARCH" "His Approach To Savannah" "He Was only 25 Miles from that City on Dec. 7" "News of an Attack Hourly Expected" "The War In Tennessee" "Rebel Attacks On Murfreesboro" "Repeated Repulse & Route of the Enemy" "List of Rebel General Killed in the Late Engagements" "Gen. Foster's Operations" "Capture of Pocotaligo Bridge" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2021 14:50

$42.00
188787

STONEWALL JACKSON Confederate General DEATH Relevation 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393200214781

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 14, 1863  * Confederate General Stonewall Jackson death * From wound at Battle of Chancellorsville * Robert E. Lee's official announcement The top of the back page has a notable report: "The Death of Stonewall Jackson - Letter and Order From Gen. Lee". Included are two dispatches each signed by: R. E. Lee, the first concerning Jackson being wounded (by friendly fire at the battle of Chancellorsville), and the other of a week later announcing Jackson's death. Also on the bkpg: "Interesting Slave Case in Washington". Much Civil War reporting on the inside pages. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends April 17, 2021 15:04

$58.00
189343

BATTLE OF ARKANSAS POST & Chickasaw Bayou MS w/ MAPS Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373532971316

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 18, 1863  * Battle of Arkansas Post victory w/ map * Battle of Chickasaw Bayou w/ map The top of the front page features a detailed map: "THE VICTORY ON THE ARKANSAS". Then a wealth of column heads on the war including: "The Capture of Arkansas Post" "7,000 Rebels Taken Prisoners" "Immense Amount of Munitions of War Fall Into Our Hands" "Capture of Five Steamers & a; Gunboat by the Rebels" "Arrival of General Longstreet at Chattanooga..." and much more. The top of page 2 has a war map: "The Battle of Chickasaw Bayou" with related column heads. And page 5 has various dispatches signed by Abraham Lincoln, Edwin Stanton & Geo. McClellan concerning the progress of war. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 15, 2021 08:49

$49.99
189340

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373532962996

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 24, 1864  * Rare rebel publication The front page has: "The War News" beginning: "There is nothing new from Petersburg...The enemy are still upon the Weldon railroad...The battle of last Sunday was not half the battle we at one time thought it...". Also: "The Situation at Mobile" with subheads: "A Naval Skirmish" and "Fort Morgan". Also: "From Georgia" which begins: "There was heavy artillery firing on the centre last night..." and much more. There is also: "From Petersburg" and a: "List of Casualties" from the fight near Petersburg. The back page has the always interesting and vitriolic editorial, taking two columns, with one bit noting: "...Every good man was gratified lately on read... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2021 08:32

$79.99
189339

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373532961067

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Sept. 7, 1863  * From the origin of the American Civil War This is one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States of America" in their dateline. Front page reports include: "From Richmond" "From Tennessee--Affairs In Gen. Bragg's Department" "From the West & Southwest" "Bombardment of Batteries Gregg and Wagner" "From Lee's Army" "The Sumter" and more. A few war-related items on the back page. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, various foxing and a few ink stains, some wear at the margins with a bit of an upper corner missing, minor wear at folds.

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Ends April 15, 2021 08:29

$59.99
188680

BATTLE OF THE WILDERNESS Ulysses S. Grant Vs. Robert E. Lee MAP 1864 Civil War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393186394592

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 9, 1864  * Battle of the Wilderness * Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee The front page is dominated by a very large & detailed map headed: "THE JAMES RIVER MOVEMENT. Scene of Operations by Gen. Butler's Force--Petersburg, Richmond, and the Railroads". Plus over half of the first column is taken up with Civil War heads, beginning: "Struggle For Richmond" "Gen. Grant Driving Lee Back" "Rebel Dash Foiled At Last" and much more. War reports inside as well. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, a crease across the center, scattered foxing.

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Ends April 12, 2021 14:39

$47.00
188676

FREDERICKSBURG Virginia Civil War MAP & John S. Mosby's Raiders 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373494927977

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 2, 1863  * Fredericksburg, Virginia area map * John S. Mosby's Rangers - Raiders The front page is dominated by a large Civil War map headed: "THE CROSSING OF THE RAPPAHANNOCK". Plus there are many column heads on the Civil War including: "Success Everywhere" "The Enemy Confounded" "400 Prisoners Taken" "A Great Battle Imminent" "Moseby's Guerrillas Pursued & Captured" "The Rebel Blockade run Again" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, evenly toned, wear at the margins, some perforation at the central fold.

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Ends April 12, 2021 14:38

$38.00
189272

FALL OF FORT FISHER Wilmington NC North Carolina & More 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373528474888

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 20, 1865  * Fort Fisher captured * Wilmington, North Carolina * Final months of the Civil War Among the ftpg. reports relating to the Civil War are: "The Capture of Fort Fisher" "From Mobile "Movements in Alabama--The Rebels Non-plussed--Probable Fall of Mobile" "From the Army of the Potomac" "From Canada" "Proposed Raid Over the Border". Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends April 12, 2021 07:38

$24.99
188652

BENEDICT ARNOLD Joins British Army & John Andre Executed 1781 Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393183346373

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, March 6, 1781 * General Benedict Arnold joins the British * American Revolutionary War - Major John Andre Most of the front page is taken up with an impassioned plea: "To The People of America". The focus is on the recent conciliatory declaration by England towards a peace, but this write warns to not be deceived. A few bits including: "...the late declaration of her Commissioners deserves your most serious attention. You are involved in a bloody & extensive war and she pretends to hold out the olive branch & invite you to peace...This declaration of theirs proceeds upon the idea that you have plunged yourselves into an unjustifiable & causeless rebellion...But be... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2021 15:33

$495.00
188649

DISPLAYABLE American Civil War w/ Tennessee & Georgia Ftpg. MAP 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393183340267

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 14, 1863  * Extra-large Civil War Map for display Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the terrific front page, as 80% of it is taken up with a huge Civil War map headed: "THE MILITARY SITUATION. Map of the present Scene of Active Operations in Eastern Tennessee and Georgia." A wealth of Civil War reporting on pages 2 and 3. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 11, 2021 15:28

$84.00
188526

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393178498105

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 9, 1862  * Rare rebel publication Not just a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Interesting From The North--Notes Of The War" "Current Facts & Rumours" and smaller heads: "Alien Enemies" "Ports of Entry in the Rebel States" "The Army Signal" "Burning of Buildings" "From the Upper Potomac" "Story of a Released Prisoner..." and a bit more. Page 2 has an editorial which begins: "Some of the wisest men of the South are affected with grave apprehensions on the score of re-enlistments..." (see). Also on pg. 2: "The Calendar of War Rumours" "Yankeedom In Richmond" "The Religious Service of the Confederate Congress" "The ... See More  

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Ends April 08, 2021 12:37

$92.00
189097

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


eBay Auction Item # 373518651247

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 28, 1862  * Rare rebel publication A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has a wealth of war-related news including: "The Enemy at the White House" "Movements of the Enemy Below Richmond" "From Fredericksburg" "Promotions in the Army" which includes J.E.B. Stuart and Wade Hampton; "Proclamation from Lincoln in Regard to the Confiscation Act" "The Spirit of the North Under Her Recent Revenues---The North Acknowledges Herself Beaten In This War" "Yankee Legislation--Negro Vs. White Man" and more. The back page features a nice editorial beginning: "The successful incursion of Morgan in Kentucky affords more encouragement & confidence than any recent ev... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2021 15:13

$79.99
188454

MARCH TO THE SEA Offical Report & TRIAL of the Conspirators 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393172249556

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 21, 1865  * Sherman's official report * March to the Sea * Trial of the conspirators Two-thirds of the front page is taken up with an excellent & very detailed report headed: "GEN. SHERMAN" "His Official Report" "From Atlanta To Savannah" "A Valuable Contribution to the History of the War", signed in type: W. T. Sherman, Major-General. Also on the front page: "THE ASSASSINATION" "The Trial On Tuesday" "Argument In Defense OF Spangler" "Payne's to be Presented To-Day". Eight pages, uncut, untrimmed, generally nice.

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Ends April 04, 2021 09:40

$38.00
188451

JOSEPH E. JOHNSTON Joe Confederate Civil War General SURRENDER 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373484371329

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, May 8, 1865  * Joseph E. Johnston surrenders * One of the last Confederate holdouts * Civil War closing events Among the ftpg. column heads on the closing day of the Civil War: "NORTH CAROLINA" "Graphic Accounts of the Formal Surrender of Johnston and His Army" "How the Rebel Captain Looked, and What he Said" "The Trophies of War" "Over 28,000 Men Surrendered" "The Greatest Capture of the Conflict" "Whereabouts of Jeff. Davis" "His Body-Guard & How They Escaped". Also: "The Assassination" "Lee's Surrender" "Lee's Defeat" "The End of the Rebellion". Inside pages have reports on the assassination conspiracy & more. Eight pages, a page 4 printing flaw does not affect mentioned text, good conditio... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2021 09:39

$47.00
188448

BATTLE OF WILLIAMSBURG VA Camden NC North Carolina 1862 Civil War Newspaper MAP


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393172247733

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 6, 1862  * Battle of Williamsburg, Virginia * Camden NC North Carolina The front page is dominated by a large Civil War map headed: "The Seat Of War In Eastern Virginia". There are also first column heads on the Civil War including: "From General McClellan's Army" "THE REBELS OVERTAKEN" "The Rebels Driven Through Williamsburg" "Savage Hand-to-Hand Fighting" "Shocking Barbarity of the Enemy" and more. Plus, the back page has two more Civil War maps headed: "The Battle of Camden, North Carolina" and "Fort Macon and Vicinity". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor foxing at the fold, good condition.

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Ends April 04, 2021 09:38

$55.00
188354

JOHN WILKES BOOTH Macbeth Play Actor Advertisement 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393165066931

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 28, 1862  * Actor John Wilkes Booth play advertisement * 3 years prior to Abraham Lincoln's assassination * American Civil War reporting The front page contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth.  See the photo for the complete ad which notes the listing of the cast, including: "And Last Night but One of the appearance of J. WILKES BOOTH, Who will impersonate his great character of MACBETH..." with just a bit more. It's always terrific to find reports of notables in history--both famous and infamous--before they would b... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2021 10:48

$67.00
188346

CONFEDERATE PGT Beauregard BULL RUN'S Official Report 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393165063905

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, February 4, 1862  * P.G.T. Beauregard official report * Battle of Bull Run - Manassas Certainly one of the less common titles from the Confederacy. Most of the front page is taken up with: "The War--Its Movements! Official Report of Gen. Beauregard Of The Battle of Manassas" which has tremendous detail. At the end it notes: "To be concluded to-morrow." Page 22 has an editorial item headed "Gen. George B. Crittenden" which is supportive of him when others were critical concerning his involvement in a recent battle. Also inside: "From Norfolk" 'From Suffolk", "The Military Bill"; a brief dispatch to General McCook signed: John H. Morgan; "The Gas Question", "Contributions For So... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2021 10:45

$177.00
188928

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373511877884

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, April 30, 1864  * From the origin of the American Civil War This was one of just a few newspapers from the Confederacy which actually printed: "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline (see). The front page has a wealth of war-related content including: "Latest Northern News" "Latest From the Peninsula" "From Mobile--More of Banks' Defeat" "From Dalton--News from the Front" "Siege of Charleston" " 'The War & the Democratic Party" "Latter from the Camp in Virginia" "The Breach Widening" and other smaller items. The back page has some Acts from the Confederate Congress but is otherwise mostly taken up with advertisements and legal notices. Complete as a single sheet newspap... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2021 08:48

$84.99
188910

OPENING WEEK 1st Troops Called Post Fort Sumter Attack 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373510606534

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1861  * Opening week of the Civil War * Post Fort Sumter attack * Troops gathering Among the one column headings on the Civil War are: "THE COMING STRUGGLE" "How the Call for Volunteers is Received  in the Border States" "The Departure of Major Anderson and His Men from Charleston" "Important From Charleston" "A Reliable Account of the Commencement of Hostilities" and more. Some very nice content from the first week of the Civil War. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 30, 2021 11:23

$29.99
188909

FALL OF NEW ORLEANS Battle of Shiloh Pittsburg Landing 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373510603590

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 the Union" "Highly Important From Pittsburg" "A Severe Skirmish with the Rebels" "The Union Forces Victorious" which is concerning the battle of Shiloh, or Pittsburg Landing. The back page has: "The Battle Of Pittsburg Landing" "Reports of Division Commanders in Gen. Grant's Army" with nice detail on this historic battle taking half of the page. Eight pages, uncut, a little central fold wear,... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2021 11:16

$39.99
188879

Very Rare PARSON BROWNLOW Knoxville TN Tennessee CIVIL WAR Rebel 1864 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393214539679

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, Sept. 28, 1864  * Very rare Civil War publication * William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow 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-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his fervently held views on the inferiority of blacks & his unalterable opposition to secession. In 1861 Brownlow’s criticism of the Confederacy led the government to shut down his newspapers for 2 years. In December, 1861, Brownlow was arrested on a charge of high treason against ... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2021 07:15

$174.99
188310

Rare CONFEDERATE Gen. Stonewall Jackson Death 1863 Richmond Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393158866071

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 12, 1863  * Robert E. Lee on the death of Stonewall Jackson * Confederate title from the rebel capital Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. The front page has much on the war, with items headed: "From Fredericksburg" "From The Rapidan" "Latest News From the North--More Of the Battles About Fredericksburg--Confidence of the Yankees of Victory--Full Account of Stoneman's Cavalry Raid--The Attack on Grand Gulf" with many subheads. Further on is: "Stoneman's Cavalry Raid--Full Account of His Exploits--Wholesale Destruction of Bridges, Rebel Property--Great Joy of the Negroes at the Approach of the Yankees--They Act as Spies... See More  

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Ends March 26, 2021 11:15

$295.00
188273

MARCH TO THE SEA Gen. William T. Sherman & Franklin TN 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393154358057

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 6, 1864  * General William T. Sherman * March to the sea - nears Savannah GA * Franklin, Tennessee & Millen, Georiga Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GEORGIA CAMPAIGN" "Reports From Savannah to Dec. 2" "Sherman's Cavalry Within Six Miles of the City" "Citizens of all Classes in the Trenches" "Rebel Reports of Sherman's Position" "Boastful Predictions of His Defeat" "The War In Tennessee" "The Battle of Franklin" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 16:18

$33.00
188272

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393154351090

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 24, 1864  * Battle of Nashville, Tennessee * General George H. Thomas victory * First Battle of Fort Fisher * Wilmington NC North Carolina Among the front page reports on the Civil War are items headed: "Porter's Expedition" "A Dispatch from Gen. Bragg to Jeff. Davis" "The Entire Fleet Off Wilmington" "Bragg Says He Can Hold the Place" "GEN. THOMAS' ARMY" "Particulars of Hood's Defeat & Flight" "Fifty-One Cannon Captured" "Gen. Grant's Army" and more. Eight pages, small damp stain at a lower corner, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 16:11

$29.00
188263

JEFFERSON DAVIS Captured in Woman's Clothes Post Civil War 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393154334008

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, May 27, 1865  * Jefferson Davis captured in Woman's clothes Page 2 has an article: "Jeff. Davis' Capture" which has some interesting particulars concerning him being dressed as a woman to escape capture.  Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, bit of foxing, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 16:08

$34.00
188776

GENERAL DAVID HUNTER Emancipation of Slaves Civil War Abe Lincoln 1862 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373502249663

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, May 8, 1862  * General David Hunter * re. emancipation of slaves * Abraham Lincoln The bottom of page 2 has one of two controversial General Orders from General David Hunter freeing slaves. Noting in part: "All persons of color lately held to involuntary service by the enemies of the United States in Fort Pulaski and Cockspur Island, Ga., are hereby confiscated and declared free...". Not yet committed to a comprehensive plan of emancipation, President Abraham Lincoln overturned the orders.  However, Hunter’s orders were a precursor to Lincoln’s own Emancipation Proclamation, formally issued January 1, 1863, and to the establishment of the Bureau of Colored Troops on May 22, 1863. ... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2021 11:23

$49.99
188237

CONFEDERATE CAPITAL w/ Battles of Secessionville & Port Republic 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473608181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, June 21, 1862  * Battle of Secessionville * Battle of Port Republic Among the reports are: "Exploits of the Mackerel Brigade - Triumph of Naval Architecture" "The Battle Near  Charleston" "The Lines" "The Battle Near Port Republic" "The Steamers Virginia & Mississippi..." "Army of Richmond" and much more. Four pages, minor foxing, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 09:04

$86.00
188236

FORT SUMTER ATTACK Imminent & the Start of the Civil War Close 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153216258

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 9, 1861  * Start of the Civil War very close * Fort Sumter about to be attacked * History about to be made The front page  is dominated by a very large map titled: "VIEW OF PENSACOLA HARBOR & DEFENCES" and at the top: "The Sebastopol of The Gulf Of Mexico - The Probable Rendezvous of the Northern Naval Forces." Plus there are first column heads including: "Approaching Civil War" "State of Feeling At the South" "The End Approaching at Fort Sumter" "Important Proceedings in Virginia" and more. Twelve pages, slight bit of toning, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 09:04

$58.00
188235

CONFEDERATES Falling Apart END NEARS William T. Sherman 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473607706

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 15, 1865  * Confederates falling apart * Nearing the end of war The ftpg. features a huge & extremely detailed Civil War map headed: "THE MILITARY SITUATION. Scene of Present Operations of the Union Generals Grant, Sherman, Sheridan, and Schofield & the Rebels Generals Lee, Johnston, Early and Bragg." The map shows from Lynchburg to Wilmington, N. Carolina; to Columbia, Georgia; to Petersburg, Va. Among the ftpg. heads are: "SHERMAN" "His Forces at Laurel Hill, N.C." "All Well & Doing Finely" "Details of the Occupation of Winnsboro, South Carolina" "Probable Occupation of Fayetteville" "SHERIDAN" "Interesting Rebels Accounts of Sheridan's Success" & more. War reports on the inside as well. Ei... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2021 09:03

$58.00
188234

GENERAL ULYSSES S. GRANT Assumes Command of Armies 1864 CIVIL WAR Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153215078

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 18, 1864  * General Ulysses S. Grant  * Officially becomes commander * President Abraham Lincoln Among the front page heads on the Civil War are: "Important Military Movements" "General Grant's Order Assuming Command of the Union Armies". The brief report notes Grant's departure for Washington to assume command, plus the names of the members of his staff. What follows is the Presidential order appointing U.S. Grant commander of the armies of the United States, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. General Grant's statement assuming the command follows and is signed in type: U.S. Grant. Other Civil War related news throughout. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 09:03

$89.00
188233

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473607226

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 4, 1862  * Seven Days' Battles * George. B. McClellan Among the first column heads on the Civil War are: "From General McClellan's Army" "The Enemy Still Press On" "The Rebels Retreat in Disorder" "We Capture 2,000 Prisoners" "General Magruder Taken Prisoner" "Details of the Fighting" "Remarkable Endurance of Our Troops" "185,000 Rebels Against 95,000 Union Troops" "Great Slaughter on Both Sides" "Stonewall Jackson Killed" (untrue) and much more. Continued reporting on the inside pages. Eight pages, a bit lightly inked at the masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 09:03

$39.00
188231

SOUTHERN REBELLION Crumbles & WT Sherman Rules Savannah 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473606723

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 13, 1865  * Confederates falling apart * Rebels turning against the rebellion * Deserters become more visible Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "The Crusade Against Jeff. Davis" "His Military Qualifications Ridiculed" "SHERMAN" "Sherman's Rule in Savannah" "GRANT" and much more. Eight pages, binding slits at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 09:02

$32.00
188223

LINCOLN re. EMANCIPATION 2nd Battle of Rappahannock Station 1863 Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153209928

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 12, 1863  * Second Battle of Rappahannock Station * George G. Meade vs. Robert E. Lee * Abraham Lincoln letter re. emancipation The top of the ftpg. has column heads on the Union victory at the Battle of the Rappahannock: "From Gen. Meade's Army" "Official Report of the Passage of the Rappahannock" "Presentation of Battle Flags to General Meade" which includes: "A Congratulatory Order" signed in type: Major-Gen. Meade. Page 2 has a letter from Lincoln concerning the Emancipation Proclamation, signed in type:  A. Lincoln. Also: "The Pay of Colored Troops". Four pages, large folio size, good condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:56

$37.00
188201

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination w/ 1st Plot (1861) to Assassinate 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153191339

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, April 29, 1865  * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination Pages 6 and 7 have some good content concerning the Lincoln assassination, with over a full column headed: "The First Plot To Assassinate President Lincoln". It details an attempt in 1861. Also an article on: "Presidential Succession" followed by: "Booth's Idea of Immortal Fame". Page 7 has: "Additional Testimony in Regard to the Assassination" with much interesting content taking over a full column. Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, archival strengthening at the blank spine, minor fold rubbing & foxing

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:33

$49.00
188739

Rare CONFEDERATE Columbus Georgia w/ Battle of Antietam 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393196032329

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 8, 1862  * Very rare Confederate publication * Battle of Antietam - Sharpsburg 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: "To the Citizens of Columbus" "From Knoxville--News from Gen. Smith's Army--Kentucky Fully Aroused" "Progress & Events of the War" "An Appeal for the Soldier" "From the Army" "The Army of Northern Virginia" "The Counterfeit 100s" "Independent Rifles" and more. The key report is on page 3 taking nearly a full column: "Battle of Sharpsburg--13th Georgia Regiment--Col. Douglass--Interesting Incidents". This is also kno... See More  

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Ends March 23, 2021 08:15

$124.99
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