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182749

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War John Bell Hood 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865255467

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 19, 1864 * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The News of Hood's Operations" "Letter from Richmond" "From the Valley - Camp near New Market" "Interesting from the North" "Mobile and Charleston" and more. Some war items on the back page but mostly taken up with ads. Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, small paper-flaw hole deters very little, 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 surprisin... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:21

$67.00
182701

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital of the Confederacy 1862 RICHMOND VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373105950396

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 26, 1862 * From the Confederate capital A wealth of reporting from the Confederate capital, some articles headed: "the Movement of Morgan in Kentucky" "The Richmond Battles in England" "The War--The President & the Border States..." "Yankee Account of the Arkansas" "the Raids of Morgan..." "Skirmish at Malvern Hill" "No So Anxious to Fight" and so much more. Four pages, a few inked "X" marks in margins (possibly the editor's copy), otherwise good condition.

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Ends August 06, 2020 07:58

$78.00
182639

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373101884358

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 4, 1862 * Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky * In a Confederate title Not only a newspaper from the Confederate States, but from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page items are: "The Coin Of The Confederate States" "A Virginia Mother's Appeal To the Soldiers" which is stirring (see images). Also much reporting headed: "The Battle In Kentucky" "Interesting Account of the Battle" "Desperate Charge Of Our Forces" "Unparalleled Heroism & Valour" "Terrific Fire Of The Enemy" "The Retreat of Our Army" "Great Suffering Among Our Troops" with the report carrying over to page 2. Inside has the always-interesting editorial, this one beginning: "The Burnside expedition is a c... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2020 07:25

$85.00
182610

Rare CONFEDERATE Raleigh NC North Carolina Final Months CIVIL WAR 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858453906

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 14, 1864 * Rare Confederate title * Civil War nears the end Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from not long before surrendering. The front page has: "Tribute to the Memory of Major Generals Rodes and Ramseur" which includes 2 letters; also: "Report of the Secretary of the Treasury". The back page has: "Northern News--Lincoln Re-Elected" "The Georgia Legislature & the War" "The President & the Press" and more. Complete as a single sheet newspaper which is typical for late-war issues from the South as most... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 10:00

$167.00
182405

Rare CONFEDERATE Robert E. Lee Becomes Commander Chief 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392851907914

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 5, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee becomes commander in chief * Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital & slave state Not just a nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, but one from near the end of the Civil War. The front page has: "The War News" with various items & including near the end: "...that Lincoln was in a 'gleeful spirits' on Saturday as he expected momentarily to receive the best of news from Sherman on the war path after Hardee...". Also on the ftpg. City Intelligence" "The Second-Glass Militia of Richmond" being a lengthy letter talking over a full column (see for beginning). The bkpg. has a lengthy editorial--always interesting reading in this newspape... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2020 14:23

$117.00
182323

Great Gulf of Mexico TEXAS & Mexican COAST Civil War Era MAP 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850291453

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 30, 1861 * Gulf of Mexico coast map * Texas - Mexico An extremely decorative issue, as the entire front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "THE GREAT EUROPEAN ALLIANCE AGAINST THE MEXICAN REPUBLIC" with a subhead: "The Gulf Slope of Mexico--The Harbor of Vera Cruz and the National Road to the Capital--Scene of Operations of the English, French and Spanish Expedition." with the map showing much details. There is an inset showing Cerro Gordo, Mexico City, Tampico, Castle of San Juan De Ulua, and a diagram of the city of Vera Cruz. In additional to showing the Mexican coastline the map extends to the cost of Texas and Louisiana as well, showing New Orleans, Sabine City, Galveston, Houston, P... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:45

$83.00
182099

SEVEN DAYS BATTLES General George B. McClellan Report 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084267441

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Jan. 23, 1864 * Seven Days Battles * General George B. McClellan * Lengthy official report As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. The front page has: "The Military Situation" with various reports, and also: "The Speed Of Navy Vessels". Other items inside are headed: "The Military Exhaustion of the South", "Major-General McClellan's Report - The Seven Days' Battles" which takes over two pages with many subheads; "Dr.Girard Among the Rebels", "The Spring Campaign" and much more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:23

$32.00
182053

ABRAHAM LINCOLN State of the Union Address Criticized 1861 Pro Rebel Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839347247

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 12, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * State of the Union Address criticized * General P. G. T. Beauregard letter Among the articles are a lengthy ftpg. report: "The President's Message" which is commentary on Lincoln's recent state-of-the-union address. Most of pg. 2 has: "Report of the Secretary of War". Other items include: "Horrors of Civil War in Missouri" "Brother Against Brother" "A Declaration of Independence - Cabal Against the President" "Criticisms of Republican Papers on President Lincoln's Message" "Curious Letter from Gen. Beauregard" is signed by him in type: G. T. Beauregard. Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, scattered foxing, nice condition. Described as "The Ho... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:49

$37.00
182000

CAPTURE OF ATLANTA William T. Sherman & John Bell Hood 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839184133

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 15, 1864 * Atlanta GA Georgia captured * General William T. Sherman * John Bell Hood escapes Among the ftpg. one column Civil War heads are: "ATLANTA" "How The City Was Captured" "The Strategy of the Last Movement" "The Complete Defeat of The enemy" "Hood's Midnight Evacuation of Atlanta" "A Cordial Reception to Our Army by the People" "THE DRAFT" "Urgent Demand for Reinforcements" "Stirring Letters from Generals Grant & Sherman" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:23

$47.00
181937

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY w/ Cleveland, Tennessee Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392825993914

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 28, 1863 * From the capital of the Confederacy The front page includes: "City Intelligence" "Major Edgar Burroughs" "From the Rapid Ann" "The Army of Tennessee" "A Dash Upon Cleveland, Tennessee" "a letter from Salem, Virginia; which concerns Roanoke College; "Alleged Yankee Spy" and other war-related reports. The back page includes the always interesting editorial, this one beginning: "Christmas & the Confederate States seem at first to be contradictions in terms. It would scarcely be supposed either by our enemies, who have been gloating over the prospect of our impending starvation..." with much more. Also on the back page: "Reading For Congress" "The Averill Raid" "Latest New... See More  

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Ends July 04, 2020 14:53

$82.00
181904

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION Abraham Lincoln Slaves Free 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392824868862

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 3, 1863 * President Abraham Lincoln * Emancipation Proclamation * Freedom for slaves Although the front page has some great coverage of recent events in the Civil War--including a nice map headed: "The Battle of Murfreesboro"--the prime content is certainly on page 4 where the first column and a bit of the second contain the complete text of the Emancipation Proclamation, headed: "The Proclamation of Emancipation" signed in type at its conclusion: Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln announced the freeing of all slaves on September 22, 1862, to take effect January 1, 1863, this printing formally documenting the freedom of slaves is now the law of the land. This is one of the more historically significant ... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2020 15:12

$455.00
181865

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL Richmond Virginia Civil War Confederacy 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373072325133

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 24, 1863 * From the capital of the Confederacy Not only a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The Intercepted Correspondence", "Notes Of The War--Affairs at Vicksburg--The Several Attempts of the Enemy Against the City--A Renewed Attack Expected--The Spirit of Our Army" "City Intelligence" "The Charge of Breckinridge's Division in the Battle of Murfreesboro" "The Situation In Middle Tennessee" "Telegraphic News--Movements Of Morgan's Men--Reports From Kentucky" and a few more smaller items including a dispatch signed in type by: Braxton Bragg. The back page is mostly taken up with the editorial which has as a focu... See More  

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Ends July 02, 2020 15:43

$76.00
181713

CONFEDERATE Robert E. Lee & Jospeh E. Johnston Letters 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373066452594

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, June 3, 1864 * Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee & Joseph E. Johnston The front page has: "The War News" which includes a letter signed in type: R. E. Lee, General, which has an introductory paragraph as well. Other front page items include a letter signed in type: J. E. Johnston, and items headed: "Officers Retired From the Army" "General Lee's Army" from near Cold Harbor, taking over half a column; "From General Lee's Army--The Latest--Glorious News!" which includes: "This morning the enemy were found to have abandoned the front of A. P. Hill's corps, stretching from Atlee's nearly around to the Mechanicsville pike...". Also subheads: "The Negro Troops on the Southside" "The Vandalism o... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:08

$83.00
181712

CONFEDERATE Battle of Cedar Mountain Stonewall Jackson 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373066452479

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 13, 1862 * Rare Confederate publication * Battle of Cedar Mountain * General Stonewall Jackson The front page includes: "The Battle of Mitchell's Station" which includes a dispatch signed in type by: T. J. Jackson. Also: "The Wounded" with over half of the front page taken up with a long list of Acts from the Confederate Congress, most relating to the Civil War. A few include: "An Act to Organize a Signal Corps" "An Act to Organize Battalions of Sharpshooters" "Joint Resolutions of Thanks for the Victory at Shiloh, Tenn." "Ana Act for the Enlistment of Cooks In the Army" "An Act to Punish Drunkenness in the Army" and much more. The back page includes the always interesting ed... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:08

$77.00
181622

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War South Carolina 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392813864934

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 22, 1864 * From the origin of the Civil War Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "News From the North" which includes a dispatch signed by Benjamin Butler, concerning anger over the Confederates employing captured colored soldiers in digging trenches, with his similar retaliation (see). "Mrs. Lucy Williams--Morgan's Betrayer" "Sharp Fighting in the Valley" "Latest News From Hood'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, small paper flaw hole deters very little, nice condition. From the closing months of the Civil War. Charleston was a hotbed of secession, wi... See More  

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Ends June 26, 2020 09:20

$70.00
181542

Historic CAPTURE OF NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Butler Civil War MAP 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392808747766

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1862 * Capture of New Orleans, Louisiana * General Benjamin Butler This issue reports one of the more significant events of the Civil War: the capture of New Orleans, the Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi. With this important event the northern forces were well on their way towards controlling the very strategic Mississippi River corridor. The first column headlines include: "NEW ORLEANS OURS!" "Acknowledgment of its Capture by the Rebels" "Fort Jackson Passed by Our Forces on Thursday Morning" "Great Excitement in the City" "Strict Martial Law at once Proclaimed" "Last Gasp of the Rebel Telegraph Operator" and more. Plus, the front page features a very nice & detailed map headed... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2020 06:13

$83.00
181517

Rare CONFEDERATE Civil War Winston NC North Carolina 1861 Southern Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807474931

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, October 29, 1863 * Rare Confederate publication from the Civil War This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era. The ftpg. contains a first column report with heads: "From General Lee's Army" "The Late Movements!" "Various Skirmishes!!" "North Carolina Killed & Wounded" with this coverage taking full half of the front page. Also on the ftpg. are: "North Carolina Christian Conference" "Commissioning a Dead Man" which is an interesting piece. Also on ... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:51

$210.00
181506

SIEGE OF YORKTOWN Diagram Map & New Orleans LA Falls 1862 Civil War NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807472267

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 2, 1862 * Siege of Yorktown * Fall of New Orleans * Fort Macon North Carolina The front page is dominated by a nice Civil War map headed: "The Action of April 26 Near Yorktown" which is more of a diagram of the battle. Among the front page one column heads are: "Fall Of Fort Macon" "The Surrender of New Orleans" "Graceful but Patriotic Letter from Flag-Officer Farragut", "The Siege Of Yorktown" "Progress of the Siege" "Dispersion of Rebel Cavalry" and more. Twelve pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:46

$57.00
181358

COLUMBIA SC South Carolina Very Rare CONFEDERATE South 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373053619539

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, April 21, 1862 * Rare Confederate publication A rather rare title and great that it has the word “Southern”. The front page is mostly taken up with ads & military notices. The back page has a wealth of war reporting including: ""Latest from Nashville" "The Battle of Shiloh" "Surrender of Island No. 10" "From Huntsville" "The Enemy Attacking New Orleans" "The Battle of Pea Ridge" "Battle of Pittsburg" and many more reports. Complete as a single sheet issue with wide, untrimmed margins. A very small library stamp above the masthead, good condition.

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Ends June 15, 2020 12:20

$110.00
181234

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373050975263

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 10, 1862 * Battle of Hampton Roads, Virginia * Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (CSS Virginia) * Civil War ironclads The back page contains two nice Civil War maps headed: "Fernandina, Florida, and Vicinity" and "Scene of Burnside's Operations in North Carolina" as seen in the photos below, with not only related one column headlines but other Civil War headlines also. But the prime content is the nice page 5 map headed: "Scene of The Merrimac's Exploits" which shows the Hampton Roads vicinity. There are related one column headlines on the famous battle of the Monitor versus the Merrimac, with the heads including: "Naval Action In Hampton Roads" "Engagement with the Rebel Iron-Clad Bo... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:10

$155.00
181155

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY w/ John Tyler Funeral Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373046231832

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 22, 1862 * From the capital of the Confederacy * President John Tyler death funeral The front page is mostly taken up with advertisements, however there is a column with: "A Defence Of Middle North Carolina" & "Messrs. Mason & Slidell" and "The Newspapers Of the South & the Associated Press". Page two includes the always interesting editorial, as well as other war items including: "The Latest Northern News--Movements &I Spirit of the War" with many subheads including: "Plans of the Enemy--Savannah to be Attacked--Yankee Army Frauds--From Cairo--Interesting From Kansas" and more. Also: "Obsequies of Ex-President Tyler" "Interesting From the North" "War Rumours". Page 3 has "Con... See More  

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Ends June 08, 2020 13:34

$78.00
180983

MIDWESTERN Kentucky Tennessee Missouri & More MAP 1861 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373039018400

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 10, 1861 * Midwestern Civil War map The front page features a nice & detailed Civil War map with a large heading: "THE WESTERN SEAT OF WAR" with a much more detailed subhead (see photos). The ftpg. also has some nice first column heads including: "The Struggle In The West" "Strategic Positions Held by the Rebels..." "The Feeling in Kentucky & Missouri at the Present Time" "A Union Advance in Perspective" & more. Eight pages, a bit of foxing, nice condition.

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Ends June 01, 2020 13:48

$49.00
180981

START OF THE CIVIL WAR Troops Forming Pennsylvania & Maryand MAP 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373039017962

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 28, 1861 * Near the start of the Civil War * Maryland & Pennsylvania map * Troops forming for battle The front page features a nice map titled: "THE SEAT OF WAR" showing portions of Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, Delaware, and Virginia. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE WAR" "Highly Important News from Washington" "The Capital Garrisoned by Eighteen Thousand Northern Troops" "The City Considered Safe from Attack" "More Troops Pouring In" "Description of the March of the Soldiers through Maryland" "Reported Neutrality of Virginia" and more. Eight pages, slightly irregular at the spine, minimal wear, good condition.

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Ends June 01, 2020 13:48

$49.00
180895

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL Richmond Virginia Civil War Confederacy 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392782086027

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 27, 1863 * From the capital of the Confederacy The front page includes: "From Fredericksburg" "The Courts" "Virginia Legislature" "Additional From the North--The Situation at Fredericksburg--The Peace Movement in the New Jersey Legislature--The Administration Denounced--The War Declared Hopeless & the Conquest of the South Impossible--The Desire of the North For A Termination of the War" "The Finances of the Northern Government" "Military Matters art the West" "Telegraphic News" and other smaller items. The back page has the lengthy editorial, which includes: "...We are told that the Yankee finances are in inextricable confusion--That Chase is in a quandary, Lincoln in a fever, and... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2020 06:38

$86.00
180893

Rare CONFEDERATE Columbus GA Muscogee County Georgia 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373037578983

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Nov. 1, 1862 * Very rare Confederate publication Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery. Among the various reports inside are: "From Knoxville--J.T.G." has reports on the war; "Officers Out of Place" "Progress & Events of the War" "The Wreck of the Iona" "The Confederate Steamer Columbia" "Fight at Franklin" and more. Most of the back page is taken up with the: "Constitution of the State of Georgia, Ratified July 2, 1861". Four pages, even toning, various damp staining, otherwise good. It was in Columbus where the last battle of the Civil War was fought. Note: The Battl... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2020 06:37

$128.00
180891

Rare CONFEDERATE Winston NC North Carolina ABRAHAM LINCOLN 1862 Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373037577774

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, Nov. 21, 1862 * Rare Confederate publication * President Abraham Lincoln There is some nice content in the issue About half of the ftpg. is taken up with: "The Conscription Law--A Bill to be entitled 'An Act to Further provide for the public Defense.' ". Also on the ftpg. is: "The United States Elections" which includes in part: "The change against Lincoln is very great & doubtless is very disquieting to him...The people of the United States have at least declared by this vote that Lincoln is prosecuting the war by wicked & forbidden means...our duty is to assume the worst & prepare for it..." with more. Also on the ftpg: "A Cry for Peace". Page two has: "The News" "A Goodly... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2020 06:37

$210.00
180840

Rare Pro South BATTLE OF BULL RUN Manassas VA Virginia 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392778740363

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, July 25, 1861 * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas, Virginia * Pro-Confederate title A wealth of early reporting on the Civil War including text on the historic Battle of Bull Run. The front page includes: "The Strength of Manassas Junction" "Save the Country" "Unheeded Warning!--The Fatal Blow was Struck!--Ruin Staring Us in the Face!" and more. Inside: "Another Sad & Fatal Mistake--Killed & Wounded at Rich Mountain" "The Kanawha Expedition" "The First Fight at Bull's Run--Interesting Details of the Conflict" "A Change in the Cabinet, the Result of Our Defeat at Manassas!" "The Repulse at Manassas--Only 15,000 in the Fight--The Causes of the Disaster Set Forth in Detail" "Message of Presid... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2020 15:15

$72.00
180839

Very Rare CONFEDERATE New Bern NC North Carolina 1861 Civil War Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373034751746

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, August 17, 1861 * Very rare Confederate title from North Carolina 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 in April, 1862. So truly "Confederate" issues can be difficult to come by. Among the front page items are: "The Legislature" "As We Predicted", the latter being an editorial piece beginning: "We long since predicted that the Yankees would be fighting among themselves before the war was over, and sure enough it has commenced....". Also on the ftpg: "From Washington--Weakness of the Hessian Army" "From Washington--Inhuman Treat... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2020 15:15

$194.00
180837

Historic CAPTURE OF NEW ORLEANS Louisiana LA Ft Jackson 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373034751233

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 30, 1862 * Capture of New Orleans, Louisiana * Mississippi River naval engagement * Siege of Yorktown, Virginia Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE CAPTURE OF NEW ORLEANS" "Desperate Naval Engagement on the Mississippi River" "THE UNION LOSS VERY HEAVY" "Evacuation of the City by the Rebel Forces" "Our Troops in Quiet Possession of New Orleans" "YORKTOWN" "Operations in Front of the Rebel Works" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 27, 2020 15:13

$55.00
180829

WILLIAM T. SHERMAN Columbia SC South Carolina March 1865 Civil War Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373034749215

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 15, 1865 * General William T. Sherman * Columbia SC South Carolina * Final months of the Civil War Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "FROM GEN. SHERMAN" "His Army Across The Edisto" "They Are Advancing On Columbia" "Richmond to be Cut Off From the South" "From Savannah" "From Fort Fisher" and more. Eight pages, small address label in the masthead, good condition.

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Ends May 27, 2020 15:09

$29.00
180786

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston SC Mercury Civil War w/ Morris Island 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373031601453

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 6, 1864 * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Vice President Stephens and Reconstruction" " "Letter from Richmond" "Affairs on Morris Island--A Yankee Description of the 'Pen' and its Occupants" "The President and the Army" "The President In Augusta" 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 notable slave port, it i... See More  

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Ends May 24, 2020 11:03

$82.00
180716

BRIDGEPORT ALABAMA Civil War Map & Fall of New Orleans Account 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392773069594

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 11, 1862 * Bridgeport, Alabama * Civil War era map * New Orleans, Louisiana The very center of the front page has a Civil War map showing the area of Bridgeport, Alabama showing the "Rebel Camp", the "Rebel Advance" and "Pickets" (see). The balance of the ftpg. is mostly taken up with Civil War reports including: "Very Interesting from New Orleans" "Rebel Accounts of the Surrender of the City" "General Pope's Ruse and its Brilliant Success" "The Expedition Near Purdy" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2020 15:22

$39.00
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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