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177867

Rare WILMINGTON NC Northern Carolina Pre Civil War 1861 Old Antebellum Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609849629

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, N.C., Jan. 16, 1861 * Rare antebellum title * Secession ? From this famous soon-to-be-Confederate port city. Page 2 items include: "The Armament of North Carolina" "Payment of Duties in Seceding States" "Munitions of War" "Letter from General Lane" "Flag Raising! Secession & Southern Rights!!" "Illinois Democratic Convention--Important Resolution on the Crisis" & more. Page 3 has a few war-related items as well including a report from Milledgeville noting in part: "After the passage of the ordinance of Secession, the governor...sent...a threatening resolution...seizing Fort Pulaski & requesting him to hold possession of the same until the relations between Georgia & the Federal Government ha... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:02

$34.00
177834

July 8, 1863 Confederate Newspaper - Positive Spin on Gettysburg - Richmond, VA


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891536898

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 8, 1863 * Confederate Civil War newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy * Positive confederate view of the Battle of Gettysburg Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. A great issue on the events surrounding the Battle of Gettysburg, with reaction of nearby cities, the retreat & pursuit of the Confederates, reports on the events immediately following Gettysburg, and more. The front page includes: "The Defense of Richmond" "The Army Of The Pamunkey, plus some comments on: "A Correction" and a brief--and early--mention of the fall of Vicksburg: "...a man who had come through the lines that Vicksburg had fallen & that t... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:57

$725.00
177783

Rare CONFEDERATE Sherman's March to the Sea at SAVANNAH 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889086786

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 19, 1864 * From the capital of the Confederacy * General William T. Sherman * Sherman's March to the Sea * Capture of Savannah close Not just a newspaper from the Confederate, but from the capital of the Confederate states. The front page has an editorial beginning: "The accounts from Nashville are the statements of the enemy, & must be received with much caution. It is probable that the real facts are somewhat coloured..." with much more. Also: "Latest News From the North" "The Virginia Legislature" "The St. Albans Raiders--Attempt to Re-Arrest them--Important Order from General Dix" and various reports from the: "Confederate Congress". The back page has "The Yankee Congress... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:34

$87.00
177781

Confederate 1863 2ND BATTLE OF CHARLESTON HARBOR Morris Island SC South Carolina


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889085838

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 8, 1863 * Second Battle of Charleston Harbor * Fort Wagner - Morris Island - South Carolina * From the capital of the Confederacy The front page includes; "Latest From The North" "From Charleston--Evacuation of Morris Island" "From Tennessee" "The Courts" "Latest News From the North--The Situation in Tennessee--Advance of Burnside--Operations Before Charleston--furious Attack to Be Made on Battery Wagner" "From Charleston--Evacuation Of Morris Island--Another Demand for the Surrender Of Fort Sumter--General Beauregard's Reply--Furious Bombardment". The back page contains an editorial beginning: "Morris Island has been evacuated...long & gloriously defended...we are assured i... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:33

$74.00
177773

Terrific CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA Civil War Southern MAP 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605050234

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 29, 1861 * Confederate States of America Most of the front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "OUR NAVAL & MILITARY OPERATIONS AT A GLANCE--The Coast & Land Line of the Rebellious States--The Union Blockade of the Atlantic & Gulf Coast--The Rebel Batteries on the Mississippi--The Forts on the Southern Line." Plus there are some ftpg. Civil War headlines. More war reporting on the inside pages as well. A terrific issue for display given the huge map. Twelve pages, very minor loss at a lower corner, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:27

$97.00
177765

CONFEDERATES FAILING Civil War Nearing the End Ulysses S. Grant 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889079319

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 23, 1865 * Nearing the end of the American Civil War * Ulysses S. Grant & William T. Sherman * Quarrel between Jefferson Davis and His Congress Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN" "Johnston Flying from the Combined Armies" "Raleigh Said to be Evacuated" "Rebels Reported Falling Back to Hillsboro" "Goldsboro Formally Occupied..." "GRANT" "Sounds of Army Trains Moving Within the Enemy's Lines" and much more. Page 5 has: "A DIVIDED SOUTH" "Quarrel Between Jeff. Davis and His Congress" "An Irrepressible Conflict Between the Legislative & Executive Departments of the Bogus Confederacy" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:20

$31.00
177764

Rare CONFEDERATE 1861 Louisville KY Civil War Newspaper re. Battle of BULL RUN


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889076653

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, September 9, 1861 * P.G.T. Beauregard official report * Battle of Bull Run - Manassas Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confederate & the "Journal" was more pro-Union. Here is an issue of the pro-Confederate "Courier". The front page includes: "Reign of Terror--Military Murders from St. Louis" "Letter from Thos. H. Hays to Capt. J. G. Gorsuch" "Trouble Brewing" "Adams Express and Arms West" "Letter From Frankfort--Gen. Anderson in Frankfort--The Affairs in Southern Kentucky..." "Ou... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:15

$87.00
177692

Rare PORT ROYAL SC South Carolina UNION Occupation 1864 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392596712444

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PALMETTO HERALD, Port Royal, South Carolina, March 24, 1864 * Very rare Yankee occupation title This Southern coastal town was captured by Yankee naval forces late in 1861 and remained a base for other operations along the Atlantic coast. An uncommon Yankee title from this otherwise Confederate stronghold. This is just the volume 1, number 4 issue with content including: "On Guard" "Medals of Honor" "Union Refugees From Charleston" "Gen. Gillmore & the Capture of Fort Pulaski" "More Rebel Demonstrations in This Vicinity" "Night Attack on Seabrook" and much more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, 10 by 14 inches, small piece from the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:18

$250.00
177642

PORT HUDSON Louisiana Civil Wat MAP & Battle of Kelly's Ford VA 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392595212142

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 20, 1863 * Port Hudson, Louisiana map * Battle of Kelly's Ford - Virginia The front page is dominated by a nice & detailed Civil War map headed: "REBEL DEFENSES AT PORT HUDSON". Among the column heads on the Civil War are: "Late Rebel News" "Averill's Cavalry Expedition" "Rosecrans on the War Patch" "Closing In Around Charleston" "Reported Attack on Helena" The Cavalry Fight at Kelly's Ford" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends January 18, 2020 15:24

$48.00
177633

Rare JOHN WILKES BOOTH Ford's Theatre Play Advertisement 1863 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392595188381

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 5, 1863 * John Wilkes Booth as an actor * Rare appearance at Ford's Theatre A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C. Near the top of the front page is an article headed: "Ford's New Theatre--The Lady of Lyons". The writer reports on this production of "The Lady Of Lyons" which includes: "...Mr. J. Wilkes Booth appears as Claude Melnotte, a part in which, it is said, he stands without a peer..." and further on: "...Tonight's entertainment will doubtless fill Ford's to overflowing...To-morrow evening Mr. Booth has a benefit, and appears in two splendid Shakespearean plays, via. the Merch... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2020 15:08

$475.00
177598

VIRGINIA MAP Buckhannon WV West Virginia & Carthage MO Missouri 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392593476182

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, New York, July 12, 1861 * Civil War Virginia map * Buckhannon WV West Virginia * Carthage MO Missouri The front page features a large Civil War map headed: "The Seat Of War In Virginia" with a subhead: "The Positions of the Union and Rebel Forces in the Old Dominion" Half of the first column is taken up with Civil War heads including: "THE REBELLION" "Important News From Western Virginia" "A Brilliant Skirmish at Buchanan" "The Rebels Defeated & Scattered" "Additional Particulars of the Battle Near Carthage, Mo." "Official Report of the Action" "Splendid Conduct of the Union Troops" "Brisk Skirmish Near Monroe, Mo., and Flight of the Rebels" with much more. Eight pages, a little spine wear, other... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2020 15:10

$49.00
177477

Rare JOHN WILKES BOOTH Ford's Theatre Play Advertisement 1863 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586189279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1863 * John Wilkes Booth as an actor * Rare appearance at Ford's Theatre A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C. Page 3 has an advertisement headed: "FORD'S NEW THEATRE" which has three mentions of the name J. Wilkes Booth: "Last Night But One of the distinguished Tragedian MR. J. WILKES BOOTH..." and then: "This Friday Evening, Nov. 13th, Final Benefit of MR. J. WILKES BOOTH...Richard III..." and then also: "Tomorrow (Saturday) Evening, Last appearance of MR. J. WILKES BOOTH..." with more detail. Page 2 has an article: "Mr. Booth's Richard III" which begins: "Mr. J. Wilkes Boo... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:16

$455.00
177464

BATTLE OF CHEAT MOUNTAIN & Siege of Lexington Missouri 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372874799383

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 22, 1861 * Battle of Cheat Mountain WV * First Battle of Lexington * Missouri State Guard victory Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Another Defeat of the Rebels at Cheat Mountain" "Important From Missouri" "Progress Of The Siege Of Lexington" "Important From Kentucky" and more. Eight pages, a little wear along the right margin, light damp staining at top portion (see), otherwise nice.

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:10

$25.00
177228

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Early Baseball 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372864489341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 30, 1865 * Andersonville prison * Henry Wirz trial * Early baseball The front page has: "ANDERSONVILLE. The Wirz Trial Yesterday" and more. Page 5 has a rare report of a baseball game on the White House lawn, under: "The Field--Base Ball" which begins: "The base ball tournament was continued today in the rear of the Presidential Mansion..." with much commentary on the fine fielding of each club, including: "...O'Brien never fielded better than in this game He took every ball that came to him and made some excellent fly-catches...". Included is the box score. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2020 15:28

$48.00
177122

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Fredericksburg VA Virginia Vol. 1 Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392566701930

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN BANNER, Fredericksburg, Virginia, May 27, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title This is certainly one of the more rare newspapers from this Confederate state. It began in 1848 but ceased publication in 1862. Its editor, James Hunnicut, was a minister of a Free Will 'Union' congregation, was considered to be quite eccentric. As the war neared he became an outspoken Unionist and locals forced him to shut down the paper due to his pro-Union editorials. With the arrival of Union forces in May, 1862 he resumed publication (renumbered), but with the Union evacuation in August he was again put out of business, this time for good. This issue has a wealth of fine war-related content, most significantly front page co... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:10

$440.00
177055

1861 Early Civil War - News From The South New York Herald


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392556053861

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 30, 1861 Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Reconnaissance of the Rebel Advanced Posts in Virginia" "Important Positions Occupied by the Enemy" "Programme of the Rebel Leaders" "300,000 Armed Rebels in Virginia" "Large Number of Rebels Mustering in Missouri" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 26, 2019 09:16

$27.00
176997

JOHN WILKES BOOTH Richard III Play Actor Advertisement 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392549074383

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 26, 1862 * John Wilkes Booth theater ad * Civil War original reporting The bottom of the front page contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production of The Apostate 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: "Last Night, but three of the engagement the young American Tragedian, J. WILKES BOOTH, who will...for this night only...character of Richard III..." with just a bit more (see). It's always terrific to find reports of notables in history--both famous and infamous--before they would be... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 15:04

$65.00
176991

Rare CONFEDERATE First Battle of Bull Run Civil War 1861 New Bern NC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392549065029

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, July 20, 1861 * Very rare Confederate title * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas, Virginia Certainly one of the less common titles from the Confederacy, as rarely have I seen it offered. This coastal town didn't remain Confederate for very long as it fell to General Burnside on March 14, 1862 with the Battle of New Bern. So truly "Confederate" issues can be difficult to come by. Among the front page items are: "Two Men Killed" "The Dover Meeting" & other reports, however certainly the most notable content is the reporting on the first major battle of the Civil War: "Battle Opened at Manassas" "The Lincolnites Attempt to Cross at Bull's Run!" "They are Three Times Repulsed ... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 14:56

$255.00
176990

CONFEDERATE STATES Siege of Corinth MS Mississippi MAP 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372851065254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 31, 1862 * Siege of Corinth, Mississippi * Confederate states map Most of of the front page is taken up with a huge Civil War map titled: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN THE SOUTH-WEST" with some column heads including: "The Capture of Corinth" "Another Rebel 'Skedaddle' " "Gen. Nelson in the Enemy's Camp" "Retreat of the Rebels to Okolona" "General Banks's Retreat" "The Battle At Winchester" & more. Also, the back page has a diagram headed: "The Attack of General Banks" with various details of the Winchester vicinity. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, spotted foxing, minimal fold & edge wear, good condition.

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Ends December 22, 2019 14:56

$50.00
176988

BATTLE OF MOBILE BAY Begin & General Burnside Relieved 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372851064505

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, August 16, 1864 * Battle of Mobile Bay, Alabama * Wooden ships - Ironclad monitors * General Ambrose Burnside relieved Pages 2 & 3 has various reports on the Civil War with one column headings. See images here. Complete in 4 pages, this issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Nice condition.

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Ends December 22, 2019 14:54

$28.00
176921

1864 ROBERT E. LEE Confederate General Sieges of Richmond & Petersburg Civil War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849580479

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 6, 1864 * Confederate General Robert E. Lee * Sieges of Richmond and Petersburg Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "RICHMOND" "Both Armies Fortifying" "Lee Moving Troops to Petersburg" "The Enemy Strengthening on Our Left" "Another Rebel Battery Captured" and much more. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine margin, nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:25

$28.00
176918

BRANCHVILLE SC General William T. Sherman' March Civil War Ending 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849580148

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 9, 1865 * General William T. Sherman * Branchville SC South Carolina * Final months of the Civil War Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "Sherman Marching on Branchville, South Carolina" " Bragg Asking the Prayers of All Christians for Himself & His Army" "Opposition to Jeff. Davis' Proposed Suspension of Habeas Corpus" "The Union Feeling In Savannah" "Overflow of Joy at the Reappearance of the Old Flag" and much more. Eight pages, small piece from an upper corner affect no text, binding slits at the spine, good condition.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:24

$30.00
176913

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio w/ Battle of Corinth 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849578281

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 5, 1862 From the midst of the Civil War, some of the articles are headed: "The Mississippi" "Greeley on Amalgamation of Races" "Our Recent Losses in Kentucky" "War News of the Week" "Shameless Conduct" "Lincoln's Last Story" "Battle of Corinth--Overwhelming Victory" & much more. Eight pages, nice condition. Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South" this newspaper opposed the war and attracted the hatred of the Republicans and the Lincoln administration. It insisted that slavery could not be prohibited by law. So obnoxious was this paper to Unionists that it was denied circulation in some cities. In 1863 the press was raided by a hateful mob.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:22

$38.00
176883

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President Inauguration 1862 Civil War MAP Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372848371897

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 28, 1862 * Jefferson Davis inauguration * President of the Confederacy * Map inside Florida There is a wealth of Civil War reporting on the front page including column heads: "The Burnside Expedition" "Condition of the Rebel Guns" "A Visit to Nag's Head" "The War in the South-West" "Nashville Surrendered" "In Occupation by Union Troops" "The Rebels at Murfreesboro" "Capture of Fayetteville, Ark." But the prime content would be found on page 6 with: "Inaugural Address of Jeff. Davis" (see for portions) which is followed by: "Another Fast Day--Proclamation by the President" which is signed in type: Jefferson Davis. Also on pg. 6 is: "What Shall be Done with the Slaves?". Page 2 ... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:09

$69.00
176878

BATTLE OF SPOTSYLVANIA General Ulysses S. Grant QUOTE 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372848371129

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 13, 1864 * Battle of Spotsylvania VA Virginia * General Robert E. Lee * Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's famous quote The front page has nice first column heads on the Civil War including: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Gen. Grant Says the Result is So Far Much in Our Favor" "Heavy Fighting on Wednesday" "Lee Sends In a Flag of Truce" "Gen. Grant Refuses An Armistice" "Grant Pushing on to Find Them" "Our Cavalry in Lee's Rear" and yet another of the heads is one of the more famous utterances of the Civil War, as he expressed his frustration in the progress of wearing down Robert E. Lee in the battle of the Wilderness: "He Will 'Fight it Out if it Takes All Summer.". This famous quote--in its more complete form--i... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:07

$84.00
176840

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War Atlanta Campaign 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372847212233

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Sept. 29, 1864 * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Results of the Summer Campaign" "Hood's New Movement" "From the Georgia Front--Affairs at Atlanta" "Latest From the Valley" "and more. 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 notable slave port, it is not surprising that South Carolina lead the charge in forming the new Confederate States of America.

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:06

$83.00
176838

RARE Illustrated CONFEDERATE Civil War w/ Lawrence O'Bryan Branch 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392543443570

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, June 7, 1863 * General Lawrence O'Bryan Branch * Very rare Confederate title A very rare publication from the Confederacy which seldom comes to the collector market. Although much of the content was literary in nature, there are news reports and a few illustrations. The front page is entirely taken up with a nice illustration of: "General Lawrence O'Brien Branch" beneath which is noted: "Killed at the Battle of Sharpsburg", with a biography of him taking close to half of page 7, focusing on his leadership in the on-going Civil War. Page 2 has a full column headed: "The Times" which reports on the latest news from the various war fronts. Some bits include: "...the Yankees decla... See More  

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:05

$420.00
176817

SLAVERY AUCTION New Orleans LA Louisiana Slaves Sale PRINT 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372846098134

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Apr. 6, 1861 * Great slave auction illustration * Pre Civil War South - rare Most of a page is taken up with a print: "The Dandy Slave: A Scene in Baltimore, Md." and "Slaves For Sale: A Scene in New Orleans", both showing slaves dressed in formal attire. A related article: "The Dandy Slave" begins: "Whenever a [black] can afford it, he dresses well, sometimes quietly and in good taste..." This is followed by an article: "Slaves For Sale", which includes: "The accompanying engraving represents a gang of [blacks] exhibited in the city of New Orleans previous to an auction...The men & women are well clothed in their Sunday best..." and more. Also in this issue is a full page print:... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:45

$168.00
176360

MURFREESBORO TN Battle of Stones River CONFEDERATE 1863 VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372822550259

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 16, 1863 * Battle of Stones River * Murfreesboro TN Tennessee * From capital of the Confederacy Not just a Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. Over two columns of the front page are taken up with much detail on: "The Battle Of Murfreesboro" with the photos showing on the beginning. Nice to have details of this significant battle on the front page of a Confederate newspaper. Also on the ftpg. is: "Butler's Rule In New Orleans" has some horrible comments about him, portions including: "...letters indicating in some slight degree the real character of the atrocious, despotism established by Butler in New Orleans. In the face of this black page o... See More  

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Ends November 30, 2019 14:22

$159.00
176357

GEN. STONEWALL JACKSON Prepares & St. Louis Missouri MO 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372822548671

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 26, 1862 * General Stonewall Jackson * Gordonsville, Virginia * St. Louis, Missouri Among the ftpg. column headlines on the Civil War are: "Important From Gen. Pope's Army" "Stonewall Jackson Preparing for Another Expedition" "Thirty Thousand Rebel Troops at and Near Gordonsville", "Rout Of Stuart's Rebel Cavalry" "IMPORTANT FROM MISSOURI" "Rebel Plot to Capture St. Louis Discovered" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 30, 2019 14:20

$32.00
176268

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital of the Confederacy 1861 RICHMOND VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392505010130

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 7, 1861 * From the Confederate capital * Jefferson Davis proclamation A very nice & successful newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Southern Politics in Europe" "The Great Kentucky Conspiracy--Startling Revelations--The Hypocrisy of the United Leaders Exposed..." with various related documents on this case. Also: "By the President--A Proclamation" for a day of fasting, humiliation, and prayer, signed in type by: Jefferson Davis. Inside pages have a great wealth of war reporting including: "From Camp Cooper" "The Situation of Affairs in Alexandria..." "From Camp Bartow" "The Gallant Dead" "Later From Pensacola" "Affairs At The South--News fro... See More  

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:21

$73.00
176267

BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Pennsylvania CONFEDERATE Account 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372820043151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 11, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg * Rebel account Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. The front page includes: "Charleston" "Yankee Agents In England" "The Courts" "City Intelligence" "Prisoners" "Sale of Negroes in Georgia" with a list of names, ages and prices--fascinating; "Another Attack On Charleston" "Our Army in the North" and other items. But the prime content on the front page would be two reports, one headed: "From General Lee's Army" which has reports on his army's retreat back to Virginia following the Battle of Gettysburg, including: "...letter...from a wounded officer...gives some news of interest concern... See More  

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:21

$870.00
176259

CONFEDERATE CSS Queen of the West Capture USS INDIANOLA 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392505007818

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 3, 1863 Among the front page column heads are: "Another Naval Disaster" "Capture of the U.S. Gunboat Indianola by the Rebels" "Capture & Burning of the Ship Jacob Bell by the Florida" "Running the Wilmington, N.C., Blockade" "Resignation of General Sigel" and more. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:18

$29.00
176258

SIEGE OF VICKSBURG Campaign American Civil War Union Victory 1863 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372820040501

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 2, 1863 Among the front page column heads are: "The Attack On Vicksburg" "Opening the Way to the Rear" "Skirmish & Defeat of the Rebels" "Notice to Deserters from the Potomac Army" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:18

$29.00
176067

ABRAHAM LINCOLN SOTU Address & 6 Civil War MAPS Columbus KY More 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392492450940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 4, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln's annual address * Six Civil War maps in 1 issue * Columbus, Kentucky & Memphis, Tennessee A terrific display issue as the front page is mostly taken up with five Civil War maps, headed: "Map Of Columbus, Kentucky, Showing The Rebel Fortifications" "The Rebel Fort Harris" "The Rebel Forts Wright and Randolph" "Map of Memphis and the Rebel Fort Pillow" and "Map of the Mississippi River". There is also another map on page 4: "The Real Blockade Of Charleston, SC". Also of significance is Abraham Lincoln's state of the union address taking most of page 2 and is signed in type on page 3: Abraham Lincoln. Present are 10 of 12 pages, pages 7-8 are lacking. Otherwise in... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2019 11:14

$63.00
176064

Very Rare CONFEDERATE BROADSIDE Chattanooga Tennessee Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392492449343

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY REBEL, Chattanooga, Tennessee, June 18, 1863 * Very rare Confederate publication * Second Battle of Winchester, Virginia An extremely rare broadside newspaper and a great title for a Confederate newspaper. This is the vol. 1 number 270 issue of a title which began August 1, 1862. This issue is dated from just prior to the Confederate invasion of the North and the Battle of Gettysburg. This is a folio size newspaper having 4 pages, however much as we have seen in a few other newspapers, the layout is such that page 1 has the spine at the right side with printing on the one side only. The reverse is blank. The front page has column heads noting: "Glorious Victory in Virginia!" "Millroy's Whole Army Captur... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2019 11:12

$3,350.00
176012

RICHMOND Virginia FALLS w/ Heraldic Eagle Print 1865 Civil War Ending Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392485631790

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, April 4, 1865 * Richmond, Virginia falls (1st report) * Confederate capital - war nears the end One of the middle columns of the front page announces one of the more significant events of the Civil War with: "VIRGINIA ! " "GLORIOUS NEWS ! " "Richmond Is Ours!" "Evacuation of Petersburg!" "Tremendous Fighting!" "Lee's Entire Army Is Routed" and more. Above the column heads is a nice engraving of an eagle on the U.S. shield. Many war-related reports on inside pages as well. Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 17, 2019 14:34

$320.00
176011

Historic BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG George Meade vs. R.E. Lee 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392485631100

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD--EXTRA, July 5, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania * Most historic battle of the Civil War A terrific and quite graphic issue on the Battle of Gettysburg with nearly a full front page column of heads concerning the battle, including a nice patriotic graphic (see). Note that most of these heads are actually in the Herald issue of July 6, but this being a large date "Extra" issue, they were simply held over for the following day--terrific as such. Among the heads are: "Glorious News" "A GREAT VICTORY!" "Terrific & Unparalleled Conflict" "The Rebels Utterly Routed" "They Retreat & Are Pursued by the Union Forces" "Official Despatch from General Meade" "The Rebels Repulsed in Every Attack" and ... See More  

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Ends November 17, 2019 14:34

$570.00
175947

A 5 Issue Set - 50% OFF Civil War Prints 1861-1865 Harper's Weekly 150 Years Old


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806603304

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: (5 issue set) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May, 1861 - May, 1865... one from each year of the Civil War! * the most recognized illustrated newspaper of the Civil War * several illustrated prints (suitable for framing) * discounted by 50% (or more) You will receive 5 original issues from this famous illustrated newspaper, dated somewhere from May, 1861 through May, 1865, offered at a substantial discount (a minimum of 50% off). Question #1: Why are we offering these issues at such a significant discount? Answer: Timothy Hughes Rare & Early Newspapers... History's Newsstand would like to use this offering as an opportunity to introduce you to the hobby of collecting rare and historic newspapers. Question #2: Why are ... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:30

$112.00
175812

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral & Civil War Ending Events 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798579778

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, April 27, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's funeral * Closing events of the Civil War Although much of the issue is taken up with the closing events of the Civil War, some inside pages have nice content concerning the Lincoln assassination, including reports: "The Funeral Train" "Reception of the President's Remains in the State Capital" "An Immense Throng in the Streets" "The Lying in State in the Halls of Legislation" "THE ASSASSINS" "Military Search of an Entire Block of Houses in Washington" "Arrest of Junius Brutus Booth" "Speculations as to the Whereabouts of Wilkes Booth" "Is He in Brooklyn?" "The Name Of Booth" and more. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:04

$63.00
175665

Rare CONFEDERATE Port City of Wilmington NC CIVIL WAR Start 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372790944696

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 18, 1861 * Rare Confederate title This is one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline. The front page is entirely taken up with ads. War related items are on page 2 include: "Who Began the War?" "Later War News" "Repulse of the Enemy" "From the Seat of War" and other items. Four pages, very nice condition. Note: Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of entry for supplies for the entire Confederacy... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:19

$108.00
175664

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital & Jefferson Davis Proclamation Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392458090107

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 5, 1862 * Jefferson Davis proclamation * From the capital of the Confederacy Not just a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. Page 2 has a lengthy editorial concerning the Civil War. Also inside are: "Movements & Spirit of the War" "The Fall of Fort Macon" "The Spirit of the South" "A Flag of Truce from General Beauregard to General Buell..." "Telegraphic News" "The Yankee Oath of Allegiance" "Proclamation By the President" which is signed in type: Jefferson Davis (see); and much more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:18

$84.00
175631

Great BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Yankees Victory 1863 Civil War Newspaper HISTORIC !


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392456151753

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 6, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania * Most historic battle of the Civil War * Great reporting - one of the best to be had A terrific issue reporting the result of the very historic Battle of Gettysburg, with nearly two-thirds of the front pages first column taken up with related heads, atop of which is a nice patriotic emblem. They include: "THE GREAT VICTORY" "The Rebel Army Totally Defeated" "Its Remains Driven Into the Mountains" "It is There Surrounded and Hemmed In" "Its Retreat Across the Potomac River Cut Off" "20,000 Prisoners Captured" "The Rebel General Longstreet Killed" "Details of the Three Days' Fighting" "The Most Terrific Combat on Record" and even more. The entire fro... See More  

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Ends October 30, 2019 14:48

$765.00
175556

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Funeral at Philadelphia Civil War Ending SHERMAN 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786108306

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 24, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln funeral journey * Civil War cleanup in the South * Sherman's victory march All columns on all pages are black-bordered for the death & funeral of Abraham Lincoln. Among the front page column heads are: "SHERMAN" "Negotiations With Johnston" "A Suspension of Hostilities..." "Immediate Resumption of Hostilities Ordered!" "The Way Opened for Davis's Escape" "His Large Booty" "MOBILE" "THE FUNERAL PAGEANT" "From Harrisburg to Philadelphia" "Scenes & Incidents on the Route" "Great Outpouring of the People" "Extensive Preparations" "Obsequies in the City" and more inside. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:52

$60.00
175543

SAVANNAH GA Georgia Fort Pulaski & Jackson Civil War MAP 1862 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392449613591

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 3, 1862 * Savannah, Georgia map * Fort Pulaski Among the column heads on the Civil War on inside pages are: "The War For The Union" "The Deportation of Slaves" "The Operations Near Savannah" "Official Report of Flag Officer Dupont" "The Rebels Utterly Demoralized" "Weak Stand by Ashby's Forces". Page 6 has a map at the top headed: "Situation Of Savannah And Its Defenses" with related column heads: "Probable Fall of Savannah" "Evacuation of Fort Thunderbolt" & much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, several folds, some dirtiness at folds.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:45

$34.00
175485

Rare ANTI-ABRAHAM LINCOLN Uniontown PA Pennsylvania Civil War Era 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782317770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENIUS OF LIBERTY, Uniontown, Pennsylvania, July 28, 1864 * Uncommon title * Anti-Abraham Lincoln Among the articles in this anti-Lincoln newspaper: "The Late National Humiliation - Review of the Recent Invasion" "Stinging Article From the National Intelligencer" "What it Costs to Disregard Gen. McClellan's Advice" "Mr. Lincoln's Opinion Three Years Ago" "The Last Man Called For" which concerns the coming draft, one bit noting: "And so the dance of death goes on...". Inside has: "Another Invasion" "From Atlanta" "Mosby's Cavalry in Maryland" and much more. Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine, minor margin wear.

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:29

$38.00
175478

Very Rare SPARTANBURG SC Siege of Vicksburg CONFEDERATE 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392443860151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CAROLINA SPARTAN, Spartanburg, South Carolina, July 2, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title * Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi A rare Confederate title to say the least. The front page begins with some nice reporting on the siege of Vicksburg with reports headed “From Vicksburg” which include some over optimistic thoughts: “…that perfect confidence prevails among our men. They are fully able to hold Vicksburg as long as they have anything to eat…Grant’s ditches are within 100 yards of our fortifications in one place, but nobody is uneasy about this…” with more. This Mississippi stronghold would fall to the Northern forces just 2 days after the publication of this newspaper... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:26

$540.00
175475

Very RARE 1863 Confederate Illustrated Newspaper w/ GEN. JOHN HUNT MORGAN Print


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782314508

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, Dec. 20, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title * General John Hunt Morgan A very rare publication from the Confederacy which seldom comes to the collector market. Although much of the content was literary in nature, there are news reports and a few illustrations. A nice feature of this issue is the large front page illustration which is different from most, as rather than a solo portrait of a famous general this one features a group illustration of: "Gen. John H. Morgan And Staff" on horseback (see). Page 2 has an article headed: "The Times" which reports on the latest Civil War news of the day, a few bits including: "...the Yankees commenced shelling the town of Port Royal on the... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:25

$540.00
175474

Rare CONFEDERATE Houston TX Texas & Nearby Galveston Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392443855386

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GALVESTON TRI-WEEKLY NEWS, Texas, September 23, 1864 * Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy Although the title notes "Galveston", the dateline notes it was printed in nearby Houston, as it is likely moving a bit more inland offered greater security from the Yankee forces. Confederate newspapers from Texas are very uncommon particularly from before or during the Civil War. Here is an issue from the city of Galveston that has various war-related content, including a front page report headed: "500,000 more Victims to Abolitionism". There is also a brief dispatch signed in type D.G. Farragut to Brig-Gen. Page that reads: "To prevent the sacrifice of human life, we demand the unconditional surrender of Fort Mo... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:25

$570.00
175328

Terrific SLAVERY AUCTION Slaves Sale at Montgomery Alabama PRINT 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775128461

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Jan. 26, 1861 A very rare issue as the front page has a terrific print captioned: "Annual Sale and Hiring of Slaves at Montgomery, Ala." accompanied with an article of the same heading. Only rarely were slave auction prints put in newspapers of the day, and this is great in that it is on the front page. Compounding the rarity is this being an uncommon title. Inside has: "Scene in Front of the Capitol, Montgomery, Ala., on the Day the Ordinance of Secession Was Passed." and a print of: "The Secession War--Scenes on the Ramparts of Fort Sumter." The back page has a political cartoon. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:43

$610.00
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