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180626

PEACE Kirby Smith Surrenders & Jefferson Davis Capture 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373027536858

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE: May 29, 1865 * Edmund Kirby Smith surrenders * re. Jefferson Davis capture * Last battles of the Civil War The top of the first column has an embellishment beneath which is: "PEACE ! " "Kirby Smith Surrenders" "The Old Flag Waves From Maine to the Rio Grande!". Also on the front page is: "JEFF DAVIS" "An Official Copy of His Indictment" "He is Described as a 'Yeoman' " "His Crime--The Invasion of the County of Washington' with 20,000 Insurgents" "He Levies War Against the United State of America" "The Ex-President In Confinement" "His Desire To Be Shot" and other end-of-war items as well. With Kirby Smith's surrender all organized resistance in the Civil War has now come to an end... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:07

$47.00
180625

WHEN JOHNNY COMES MARCHING HOME Civil War Soldiers Washington DC 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373027536387

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 25, 1865 * When Johnny Comes Marching Home * Civil War soldiers welcome home The top of the first column on the ftpg. has a nice graphic of an eagle on the U.S. shield, plus: "REVIEW ! " "150,000 Veterans" "The Pageant On Wednesday" "The Armies of Tennessee and Georgia" "The Tattered Ensigns of the Republic" "The Boys who 'Marched Down to the Sea' ". A nice ftpg. account of a triumphant parade of returning Civil War soldiers. Other end-of-war items on the inside pages as well, including: "What Shall Be Done With The Negroes?" Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:07

$42.00
180549

Historic ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Ford's Theater J.W. Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392765603220

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth This newspaper had already set their front page Civil War reports when the news of Lincoln's assassination came in causing them to report the tragic news on an inside page. The photos show the page four column heads stating that President Lincoln had been shot. Included are twelve dispatches which chronicle the events and provides various particulars based on the best reports available. At press time this newspaper still reports Lincoln being alive. The first dispatch, dated "Friday, April 14, 1865", simply states: "The President was shot in a theatre tonight, and perhaps mortally wounded." Each subs... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2020 14:21

$878.00
180546

Rare NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Deep South CONFEDERATE Civil War 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373023407704

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Sept. 22, 1861 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South Among the front page items are: "First Engagement In Kentucky" which includes: "An engagement took place on the 19th in Easter Kentucky between 800 Confederates and 1800 Federals, in which the Federals were completely routed." with a bit more. Also: "Norther Reports from Western Virginia" "Later From Richmond" "Gen. Buckner's Address to the People of Kentucky" & "Gen. Floyd's Engagement with Rosencranz". More war items on pages 2 & 3 along with many ads, and the bkpg. is filled with ads included one headed: "Sale of Negroes" with details. Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral F... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2020 14:20

$105.00
180541

Unique JEFFERSON DAVIS CAPTURED Confederate President 1865 Miniature BROADSIDE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373023203003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: STATE JOURNAL - EXTRA, Sunday, May 14, 1865 * Very rare miniature broadside * Capture of Jefferson Davis * President of the Confederacy A terrific little broadside "Extra" with no mention of city or state of origin as was typical, given such releases were for local consumption only. The only hint that it may be from Michigan is in one of the headlines. The three headlines announce: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT ! " "Capture of Jeff. Davis and His Staff" "Col. Pritchard, of Mich., His Captor". The report includes the dispatch from Maj.-Gen. Wilson to General U.S. Grant & the Secretary of War which notes in part: "I have the honor to report that at day-light on the 10th inst. Col. Pritchard...captured Jeff. Davis and family, with R... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2020 09:47

$2,300.00
180476

SURRENDER OF LEE'S ARMY at Appomattox Court House 1865 Civil War ENDS Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392762542356

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 15, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee surrenders * Battle of Appomattox Court House An inside page has over a full column taken up with a report headed: "THE GREAT VICTORY" which is an editorialized report concerning the surrender of General Robert E. Lee to General U.S. Grant at Appomattox. The report concludes with: "The surrender of Lee, with his whole army, is a fitting conclusion of the masterly generalship of Grant and the splendid fighting of his noble army." Interesting to find this report in a scientific journal, but it reflects the great significance of this event that it would be reported in this title. Sixteen pages, a few archival mends at edges, good condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:29

$57.00
180345

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis TN at Greneda MISSISSIPPI Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755771880

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Sept. 20, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title * Publisher on the run 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, Mississippi, where it published for some time. The Appeal later journeyed to Jackson, Mississippi, Meridi... See More  

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Ends May 09, 2020 13:25

$238.00
180296

FREDERICK DOUGLASS Civil War Cooper Insitute "Black Man" Speech AD1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392754211621

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 11, 1862 * Frederick Douglass speech on civil war * Cooper Institute advertisement (eve of event) In the first column on the ftpg. is an interesting advertisement for "A Black Man on The War!! Frederick Douglass will lecture at Cooper Institute..." with the date & time noted (see image). Various Civil War reports on pages 5 & 6. Eight pages, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends May 08, 2020 09:23

$57.00
180293

THE CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY 1864 Confederate Richmond VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373015241274

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, August 22, 1864 * From the capital of the Confederacy A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, the city to which all war report would eventually be sent and typically find the way to the printed page. The front page includes: "The War News" with many subheads including: "The Enemy Driven Out of the Valley--A Complete Little Victory in Florida--The North Side--The Doubts Cleared Up.." and more. Also: "The Dueling Case Before the County Authorities" "From Petersburg & other smaller items. The back page begins with the always interesting editorial, beginning: "All round the horizon our sky is brightening. General Grant's movements, both to the right & to the left, in order to b... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2020 09:22

$77.00
180097

Rare CONFEDERATE Battle of Chancellorsville 1863 Richmond VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392745632176

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 7, 1863 * Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia * A "rebel" victory * Rare Confederate title Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. A nice front page account of the Battle of Chancellorsville, a major Southern victory. the top of the first column has: "From Fredericksburg" taking most of the column & including: "...The enemy finding himself outflanked deserted his works without resistance & fled towards Chancellorsville...During Saturday Jackson continued to press the enemy's right, whilst General Lee assailed him in front..." with much more (see). This is followed by: "The Last of The Great Yankee Raid" with subheads: ... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2020 15:21

$480.00
180096

STONEWALL JACKSON Confederate General DEATH w/ Obituary 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373007417072

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1863 * Confederate General Stonewall Jackson death * From wound at Battle of Chancellorsville The feature of this issue is the report on page 4 of the death of famed Confederate General Stonewall Jackson. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "OBITUARY" "Official Announcement of the Death of Stonewall Jackson" "IMPORTANT FROM THE SOUTHWEST" "Severe Battle at Clinton, Miss., on the 6th Instant" "The Enemy Beaten and Driven Towards Jackson" "News From New Bern, North Carolina" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2020 15:20

$68.00
180095

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392745630472

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 13, 1863 * General Stonewall Jackson death funeral * Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia * From the capital of the Confederacy Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. This issue has a very significant report in the funeral of Stonewall Jackson, who died just three days prior following wounds inflicted by friendly fire at the Battle of Chancellorsville. The back page has a report headed: "City Intelligence" with smaller head: "The Lying-In State of the Body of General Jackson at the Capital--Honors To The Dead--Military and Civic Procession, etc." with the text beginning: "The ceremony of transferring the remains of the la... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2020 15:20

$495.00
179977

1864 CLOTHING ACCOUNT Enlistment FORM Civil War Soldier w/ Name, Date and Rank


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373001430700

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: Here is a clothing account form dated Sept. 14, 1864 Printed on both sides and in nice condition. This is a full ledger sheet headed at the top: * The United States: In Account with Charles Wilson, private, 190th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer on account of Clothing during his enlistment; the money value of each issue being hereby acknowledged. The form is part printed & part handwritten. Included on the form are columns noting "Date of Issue" "Money Value" "Rank" "Signature" and "Witness", with a signature at the bottom. The reverse of this form is similar, but for a James Williams, a private who enlisted on Sept. 17, 1864. A nice Civil War item with documentation on both sides. Measures about 10 by 15 inches, a... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2020 15:23

$28.00
179944

BATTLE OF WAUHATCHIE Lookout Mountain Tenn. Captured 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373000123325

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 31, 1863 * Battle of Wauhatchie, Tennessee * Lookout Mountain captured Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Reports From Lee's Army" "Skirmishing in South-Western Virginia" "The Rebel Preparations In Texas" "Important From Chattanooga" "Attack Upon Gen. Hooker" "The Rebels Repulsed at Every Point" and more. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 24, 2020 15:29

$29.00
179887

RARE Illustrated CONFEDERATE Civil War w/ General J. E. B. Stuart 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372995382281

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 27, 1862 * General J. E. B. Stuart * Very rare Confederate title A rare scarce title, meant to be the Confederate answer to "Harper's Weekly" although it fell miserably short. Comparatively few illustrations, highlighted by a page 4 note: "Wanted Immediately - Two competent wood engravers. The highest price ever paid in this country will be given to good artists." This is just the vol. 1 number 3 issue with a ftpg. illustration of; "Gen. J.E.B. Stuart" with half of the page taken up with a biography of him. Much of the content is literary although page 4 has a lengthy editorial with much reflection on the current status of the war. It begins: "Intelligence fro... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:50

$420.00
179886

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Houston TX Texas w/ Civil War ENDING Close 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392733948572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, Houston, Texas, Dec. 30, 1864 * Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy Newspapers from Texas are very uncommon especially from before or during the Civil War. Quite lengthy and beginning on pg 2 is: "Wheeler's Last and Greatest Raid". It concludes on pg. 3. Page 3 has a detailed advertisement with the names and descriptions of thirty Negroes being offered for sale, including two young children (ages 2 & 3). The back page has the lyrics of a tune called "Hood's Old Brigade". Minor war reports and other war-related content and ads. Complete in four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, there some text loss at the spine caused when the issue wa at one time separated, which... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:49

$388.00
179885

Rare ALEXANDRIA Virginia Abraham Lincoln Proclamation CIVIL WAR 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372995381999

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ALEXANDRIA GAZETTE, Virginia, May 9, 1863 * Rare Civil War era publication * Abraham Lincoln proclamation Technically Alexandria was a Confederate city for one day, as the day after Virginia voted to secede from the Union federal troops moved in this city neighboring the nation's capital and occupied it. The front page begins with: "The Military Situation" with various war reports. Inside has various war-related items including; "Why Gen. Hooker Crossed the River" "Letter from Wheeling" and "The Raid of Gen. Stoneman" plus more. The back page has a full column taken up with a: "Proclamation By the President of the United States, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Four pages, 9 by 12 1/2 inches, very nice cond... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:49

$190.00
179881

VERY Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis Civil War 1861 Newspaper w/ Publisher on the Run


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372995381375

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Tennessee, July 28, 1861 * Very rare Confederate title This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. See the information at the bottom of this listing. The front page has: "The Great Battle at Manassas--The Defeat Acknowledged by the Northern Press" with this very detailed coverage taking 2 1/2 lengthy columns. Also: "The Return of President Davis from the Field of Victory" "Richmond Items" and other items. The inside has much war reporting with even more, extensive coverage of: "The Battle Of Manassas" "Interesting Details" "From Our Southern Exchanges". Many other war-related reports as well. Terrific to have such detail on the Battle of Manassas in a Confederate newspa... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:47

$188.00
179880

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital Richmond w/ Seven Days Battles 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372995381213

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 5, 1862 * Capital of the Confederacy * Seven Days Battles * Lee vs. McClellan Among the ftpg. reports on the Civil War are: "List of Casualties in the Recent Battle Before Richmond" "On to Richmond--What a Paroled Prisoner Said" "The Capture of the Battery at Eilyson's Mills" "Retaliation for Northern Outrages". Inside has much on the war including: "The Battles Below Richmond - Situation of Affairs..." and more. Four pages, close-trimmed at the bottom of pg. 1 causes minimal loss with a bit of chipping, foxing and toning.

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:47

$76.00
179839

BATTLE OF SHILOH Pittsburgh Landing Tennessee w/ MAP Civil War 1862 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392732851113

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 14, 1862 * Battle of Shiloh (historic) w/ map * Pittsburgh Landing, Tennessee A great issue on the historic Battle of Shiloh, or Battle of Pittsburg Landing. The front page is dominated by a large & very detailed map headed: "THE BATTLE OF PITTSBURG---SITUATION IN THE SOUTH-WEST". Also many column heads on the Civil War including: "The Battle In Tennessee" "Latest From Pittsburg" "Rebel Accounts of Sunday's Fight" "Beauregard Announces Johnston's Death" "The Rebels Acknowledge Heavy Losses" "General Mitchell's Advance" "Huntsville, Ala., Taken" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2020 15:27

$87.00
179793

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston SC Mercury Civil War Darbytown Road 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372993071939

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 8, 1864 * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War * Battle of Darbytown and New Market Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Good News from the Valley--Sheridan Retreating Before Early" "Another Victory Below Richmond" "Fort Delaware" "From Hood's Army" "Latest Northern Reports--Glorious Successes of Price's Army" and more. Some war items on the back page but mostly taken up with ads. Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, nice condition. From the closing months of the Civil War. Charleston was a hotbed of secession, with S.C. being the first state to leave the Union. The first shots of the war were fired in Charleston harbor. As a ... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2020 15:24

$82.00
179735

START OF CIVIL WAR ? Star of the West Steamship Attacked & SC MAP 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372989960969

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 11, 1861 * Start of the Civil War ? w/ map * Star of the West attacked A pre-Civil War issue with a nice ftpg. map headed: "SAVANNAH AND ITS FORTIFICATIONS" (see). Fully half of the first column has heads relating to the coming Civil War, including: "The Revolution" "Highly Important News from the South" "Particulars of the Attack on the Star of the West by the South Carolina Forces" "The Action of the State Troops Approved by the Governor" "Important From Virginia" "Peace Propositions Adopted by the House of Delegates" "Alabama & Florida will Probably Secede To-day" and more (see). Eight pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends April 16, 2020 15:32

$52.00
179729

Rare JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President Message 1863 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392729267113

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Dec. 19, 1863 * Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederacy * Rare Civil War military title 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. Among the war-related items in this issue are those headed: "The Military Situation" taking most of the ftpg; "Jefferson Davis' Message" is an analysis of it, not a verbatim printing. It begins: "The Message of the rebel President is, as might be expected, dignified, well-written, and yet, to us, very absurd..." and ends with: "...We may venture to doubt whether Mr. Jefferson Davis will ever write another Annual Message."; "General Halleck's Report" which ta... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2020 15:26

$29.00
179639

VERY Rare ALBANY ARMY LETTER New York Civil War Volume 1 Number 1 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372984586541

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ALBANY ARMY LETTER, New York, April 10-25, 1863 * Extremely rare publication * Volume 1 number 1 issue This was the vol. 1 no. 1 issue of an exceedingly rare title which lasted for just 3 issues, the others dated May15 and May 28. Content includes various local news, information on the progress of war, engagements of various regiments, a report of the presentation of battle flags at the Capitol, etc. Complete in four pages, 7 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 09:04

$360.00
179636

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination William T. Sherman Returns CIVIL WAR1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724155989

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 9, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Black mourning borders * William T. Sherman returns All columns on all pages area black-bordered due to the Lincoln assassination. The ftpg. has: "SHERMAN" "His Army Homeward Bound" "The Quickest March on Record" "Scenes Along the Route" "Enthusiasm of the Colored People" and "Events Subsequent To The Surrender". Page 5 has: "The Assassination" "The Trial to Commence Today" "The President's Proclamation Gone South" "The Flight of Jeff Davis" with more on the back page. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 09:01

$72.00
179608

ABRAHAM LINCOLN 2nd Nomination Acceptance Speech 1864 Civil War NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724082770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 29, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln nomination * American Civil War reporting Page 4 has an historic report headed "The Presidential Nomination" "Mr. Lincoln's Acceptance" with the text taking over a full column and signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Obviously this was the step necessary for him to be on the Republican ballot for the general election in November, which he won, only to be assassinated the month after his inauguration. The front page has nice column heads on the Civil War including: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "How the Rebels Were Repulsed" "The Colored Troops Stand It Well" "Later from Sherman" & more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:42

$86.00
179607

Southern CONFEDERACY Confederate Civil War MAP Corinth MS Battle 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724082572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 22, 1863 * Confederate States of America * American Civil War map The front page has a very large Civil War map headed: "The Seat Of War In The South-West" which shows all or part of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Tennessee & Arkansas. First column heads include: "Important From The South-West" "Another Daring Feat At Vicksburg" "All Our Iron-Clads Run The Batteries" & more. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:41

$58.00
179606

MONITOR VS. MERRIMAC Battle of Hampton Roads Civil War IRONCLADS 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724081875

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 12, 1862 * Battle of Hampton Roads, Virginia * Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (CSS Virginia) * Civil War ironclads This is a very nice issue covering perhaps the most famous naval battle of the 19th century, certainly of the Civil War. The creation of ironclad steamers Monitor & Merrimac ushered in a new era in naval warfare, being the first ironclad vessels that would become the prototype for all of naval engineering that would follow. Pg. 4 has a nice editorialized report on the battle headed: "The Disaster at Hampton Roads" but the remainder of this issue has no less than 3 additional reports on the battle, with pg. 5 heads: "The Naval Fight In Hampton Roads" "The Killed, Wounde... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:40

$185.00
179602

SURRENDER OF NORFOLK & Battle of Eltham's Landing Civil War MAPS 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372984524852

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 12, 1862 * Battle of Eltham's Landing * Surrender of Norfolk, Virgina * Two ftpg. Civil War maps The front page is dominated by not one but two Civil War maps, the larger titled: "The Seat Of War In Eastern Virginia" and the smaller: "Norfolk And Vicinity". There are many one column heads as well including: "Important From the South-West" "More Glorious News" "Surrender of Norfolk" "The City & Navy Yard in Our Possession" "Portsmouth Also Captured" "Destruction Of The Merrimac" "Victory on the Mississippi" and more. Twelve pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:37

$58.00
179573

Very Rare PARSON BROWNLOW Knoxville TN Tennessee CIVIL WAR Rebel 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981892833

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, May 3, 1865 * Very rare Civil War title - closing events * 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 h... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:16

$188.00
179565

Rare CONFEDERATE Battle of Chancellorsville 1863 Richmond VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981887689

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 4, 1863 * Newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy * Confederate Victory at Chancellorsville * Much on Civil War events in Virginia Not only is this a nice Confederate newspaper, but it is from the capital of the Confederacy. Much war reporting in this issue, as the top of the front page has an historic & significant report headed: "From The Seat Of War In Virginia--Sensation's Stories In This City--Movement Of The Enemy" which covers the battle of Chancellorsville as it was still going 0n. Bits include: "...On every hand the questions were asked ''Where is General Lee?--Where is our army?...The above, coolly translated, seems to mean that the Yankee cavalry...left Spotsylv... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:12

$198.00
179564

1863 STONWALL JACKSON Wounded Battle of Chancellorsville CONFEDERATE Civil War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981887453

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 5, 1863 * Battle of Chancellorsville - Virginia * General Stonewall Jackson wounded * From the capital of the Confederacy Not only a nice newspaper from the Confederacy but one from its capital. This is a particularly significant issue as there is good content on the Battle of Chancellorsville, a significant victory for the Confederate forces although it came at a price--the death of "Stonewall" Jackson. He would actually die 8 days after the battle (from friendly fire no less), but the top of the front page reports his injury under the heading; "From Fredericksburg" which reads in part: "...After an obstinate fight General Early repulsed the enemy...While at the headquarters he ... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:12

$565.00
179562

Rare CONFEDERATE Columbus GA Muscogee County Georgia 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981886820

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, October 20, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title 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 Civil War reports inside are: "Prentice's Tribute to his Rebel Son" "From Arkansas" "Progress and Events of the War" which takes over a full column; "Co. F, 30th Regt. Alabama Vols." "From Gen. Marchall's Command" and much more. See also the detailed ad for the sale of land "and Eight Likely Negroes!" Most of the back page is taken up with the: "Constitution of the State of Georgia, Ratified July 2, 1861". Four pages, light toning, light water stains near the top & bottom do not d... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:11

$134.00
179514

HUNTERSVILLE WV West Virginia Battle Fight Skirmish Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977591804

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 7, 1862 * Huntersville, West Virginia This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Page 5 has one column headings that include: "From Western Virginia" "A BATTLE AT HUNTERSVILLE" "Rout Of The Rebels" and more. (see) Complete in eight pages. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. A little margin wear, generally very nice.

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Ends April 06, 2020 15:39

$28.00
179512

BATTLE OF MILL SPRINGS Zollicoffer Killed Kentucky KY Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977590649

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 22, 1862 * Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky * General Felix Zollicoffer killed This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE BATTLE OF SOMERSET" "Further Confirmation" "The Most Brilliant Victory Of the War" "Gen. Zollicoffer Found Mortally Wounded" and more. (see) A printing flaw within this report. Complete in eight pages. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Nice condition.

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Ends April 06, 2020 15:38

$28.00
179478

Very Rare & Famous WALLPAPER Vicksburg MS Mississippi 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977289710

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY CITIZEN, Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 2 (4), 1863 * Most sought Confederate newspaper to be had ? A fascinating newspaper and arguably the most famous of any newspaper printed on Confederate soil, not just for being printed on the back of wallpaper (many others were as well) but because of the circumstances which surrounded the creation of this issue. This newspaper was edited and published by J. M. Swords. As the Union siege of this strategic city wore on, his supply of paper ran out, so the publisher resorted to the use of wallpaper, as did several other Southern editors during the rebellion. On this substitute Swords printed the following dates: June 16, 18, 20, 27, 30, and July 2, 1863. Each was a single... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:46

$5,250.00
179475

Very Rare CHARLESTON SC Yankee Union Occupation South Carolina 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716967844

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, April 21, 1865 * Union - Yankee occupation * Speech given by President Lincoln An early issue of this newspaper under Yankee control, as Sherman occupied this significant Confederate city on February 18. This is "new series" volume 1, number 48. The front page has: "Our Victories" "Important Speech of President Lincoln" "His Views on the Peace Reconstruction & Emancipation Questions" which takes nearly half of the front page. Also: "Important Debate of the Rebel State Legislature of Virginia". Page 2 has a nice editorial concerning the war including: "...The people all over Jeff Davis' territory are well aware of the hopelessness of the rebel cause...". Also inside: "The Death ... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:41

$225.00
179471

FALL OF NEW ORLEANS Louisiana LA in Confederate Civil War 1862 VA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716962355

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 30, 1862 * Fall of New Orleans, Louisiana * Admiral David Farragut * From the capital of the Confederacy A very historic report as page 3 contains an early account of the fall of New Orleans to the Yankees, which obviously was a solemn admonition for a Confederate newspaper. The report is taken from Yankee sources with the top of a page 3 column headed: "Telegraphic News" "The Surrender of New Orleans--Correspondence Between the Federal Commander & Mayor Monroe" Included is the full text of the letter signed in type, D. G. Farragut, to the mayor of New Orleans, signed, John Monroe (see for portions). Many other reports on the Civil War within but the pale in comparison to the... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:35

$188.00
179468

Best SAMUEL MEDARY Pro Confederate Civil War Crisis ARRESTED 1864 Ohio Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716957331

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 1, 1864 * Samuel Medary arrested * Best title to be had (rare) A notable issue as the front page has good content reporting on the arrest of Samuel Medary, the publisher of this newspaper. The first article is: "Is It Revolution! -- More Arrests" followed by: "Liberty Lies Sunned & Bleeding From Assassin Blows & Wounds!" which is more concerning the arrest of Medary. Page 4 has a nice editorial concerning the arrest of Medary, as well as an article: "Arrest of Sam. Medary As a Conspirator", with other related articles. Terrific to have this content in Medary's own newspaper! See the hyperlink for much more on the interesting history of Medary and "The Crisis". Eight pages, never bo... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:33

$133.00
179466

Rare NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Deep South CONFEDERATE Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716956321

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, Jan. 23, 1862 * Rare Confederate title from the deep South * News from Richmond, Pensacola, forts Henry & Donelson Front page has: "Letter From Richmond" "From Pensacola". Inside has: "The Government & the War" "Late Northern Intelligence""From Our Army in the West" "Affairs at Forts Henry & Donelson" and other war reports. Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine from disbinding, evenly toned, generally nice condition. Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of th... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:32

$146.00
179462

1862 BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC Julia Ward Howe John Brown CIVIL WAR SONG News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716955007

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 28, 1862 * Battle Hymn of the Republic * Abolitionist Julia Ward Howe music & lyrics * "John Brown's Body" song The back page contains the music & lyrics of: "A Song That Is Now Rather Popular" as it is headed, being the music of what we now know as the "Battle Hymn of the Republic" with the lyrics being the original: "John Brown's body lies a mould'ring in the grave..." and with the more famous chorus: "Glory, Glory, Hallelujah!...". Julia Ward Howe wrote her own words to this tune which have remained popular to this day, and were first published in "Atlantic Monthly" magazine in the February, 1862 issue. Actually this song has an interesting history in how it inspired Julia Ward Howe.... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:30

$98.00
179440

CHATTANOOGA CAMPAIGN Ulysses S. Grant vs. Braxton Bragg 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392715347835

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 28, 1863 * Chattanooga Campaign - Tennessee * Braxton Bragg vs. Ulysses S. Grant Among the front page heads on the Civil War are: "Additional From The South" "Speculations & Facts from Chattanooga" "How Affairs Looked Before the Battle" "Bragg's Responsibilities Admitted" "Progress of the Siege of Charleston" "The Negroes Of The Southwest" "The Operations of Free Labor in the Cotton States" "Interesting Sketches of Scenes in Dixie" and more. Plus, this issue has the "Supplement" as well with its own masthead and stack of headlines, even more than found on the front page (see). Complete in 12 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 05, 2020 08:40

$33.00
179431

Great MEMPHIS TN Tennessee Detailed Street MAP & More Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392715340432

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 7, 1862 * First Battle of Memphis - Tennesse * Detailed street Civil War map The front page is dominated by a huge map headed: "THE CITY OF MEMPHIS" which consumes three-quarters of the page. The map is quite detailed with streets labeled. Among ftpg. column heads on the Civil War: "Fort Pillow Evacuated" "Fort Randolph Deserted" "Our Troops In Possession" "The Rebel General Johnston Mortally Wounded" "Rebel Loss Estimated at 10,000" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, minow margin wear, crease at the center, good condition.

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Ends April 05, 2020 08:34

$67.00
179430

BATTLE OF SEVEN PINES Fair Oaks Richmond Campaign Civil War MAP 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392715339912

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 2, 1862 * Battle of Seven Pines - Fair Oaks The feature of this issue is the nice front page map headed: "THE BATTLE BEFORE RICHMOND" which shows the vicinity. Also many front page one column Civil War heads including: "Great Battle on the Chickahominy" "Our Advance Attacked By the Rebels" "The Enemy Repulsed Everywhere" "Front Royal Recaptured" "The Enemy Driven Out With Loss" "The Evacuation of Corinth" "The Rebels Get Away Everything" "The Evacuation Going on a Fortnight" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, crease at the center, nice condition.

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Ends April 05, 2020 08:33

$47.00
179429

VIRGINIA Civil War MAP Battle of Williamsburg VA Mississippi River1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392715339208

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 16, 1862 * Battle of Williamsburg * Virginia Civil War map The front page is dominated by a rather large & detailed map headed: "The Seat Of War In Eastern Virginia". Among the front page one column war-related heads are: "The Advance Into Virginia" "Position of McClellan's Army" 'Affairs At Norfolk" "The Battle On The Mississippi" "Desperate Engagement" "Disastrous Defeat of the Enemy" "The Departure of Com. Foote" and more. Complete in 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends April 05, 2020 08:33

$50.00
179428

CIVIL WAR MAP Battle of Fort Macon Fall of New Orleans & Yorktown 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392715338903

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 3, 1862 * Siege of Yorktown - Virginia * Fall of New Orleans - Louisiana * Battle of Fort Macon w/ map The front page is dominated by a nice map headed: "SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA". A wealth of ftpg. column heads on the Civil War include: "The Capture of Fort Macon" "Official Report" "The Fight Above Elizabeth City" "Capture of New Orleans" "Gen. Butler on Lake Pontchartrain" "Rebel Accounts of the Bombardment of Fort Mason" "The Siege of Yorktown" "Opening the Bombardment" and so much more. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends April 05, 2020 08:32

$48.00
179426

FREDERICKSBURG Va & New Orelans LA Civil War MAPS & Mt. Jackson 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392715337168

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, April 18, 1862 * Fredericksburg Virginia Va * New Orleans Louisiana La * Mt. Jackson captured Certainly the prime feature of this issue are the two Civil War maps, one on the front page headed: "THE APPROACH TO FREDERICKSBURG". Among the many front page one column heads on the war are: "Expedition Up The Rappahannock", "The Rebels Driven Out" "Occupation of Tappahannock" "The Rebels Evacuating Fredericksburg" "Capture of Mount Jackson" "Surprise & Retreat of the Rebels" "More Rebel Boasting" "Rebels Driven From Their Works" and more. The other map is on the back page headed: "Map of New Orleans & The Mississippi Delta" which has much detail. Back page Civil war heads relating to the map a... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2020 08:31

$50.00
179425

Rare SAMUEL MEDARY Crisis Editor Arrested & Abraham Lincoln 1864 Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392715330115

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, May 25, 1864 * Samuel Medary arrested * "The Crisis" editor A significant issue as page 4 has a notice: "To Our Subscribers" which comments on the arrest of Samuel Medary, this newspaper's editor & publisher, noting in part: "...about our being arrested on last Friday by Deputies U.S. Marshals Sands and Wheeler for conspiracy...". Further on is the news report: "We learn that Gov. Medary was arrested yesterday by Deputy U.S. Marshals and taken to Cincinnati. What offense this veteran statesman and patriot is accused of we are at a loss even to surmise..." with more on this. This newspaper was critical of the U.S. limiting slavery and of the war itself. Described as "The Hottest Rebel Shee... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2020 08:26

$79.00
179424

FUGITIVE SLAVES Savannah GA Martial Law NEW BERN NC Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392715325126

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 24, 1862 * Fugitive slaves * Savannah, Georgia martial law * New Bern, North Carolina 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: "THE RETURN OF FUGITIVE SLAVES", "The President's Position on the Question", "FROM PORT ROYAL", "General Sherman's Anomalous Position", "MARTIAL LAW AT SAVANNAH", "FROM FORTRESS MONROE", "They Expect An Attack At Newbern" and more. Complete in eight pages. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends April 05, 2020 08:21

$36.00
179423

ROMNEY West Virginia Confederate Military EXPEDITION Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392715324608

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 24, 1862 * Romney Expedition This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Page 5 has one column headings that include: "ANOTHER VICTORY FOR THE UNION" "BATTLE NEAR ROMEY, VA." "2,000 Rebels Routed" and more. Complete in eight pages. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. A little margin wear, generally good

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Ends April 05, 2020 08:21

$27.00
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