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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
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
175257

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War Jefferson Davis 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392429799855

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Nov. 8, 1864 * Confederate president Jefferson Davis * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Glorious Achievements of Forrest's Horse Marines" "Yankee Army News" "The Tennessee Valley Campaign" "The President's Message" in which he presents to his Congress an optimistic view of the war's progress. Some war items on the bkpg. 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. A... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2019 15:14

$84.00
175012

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination FUNERAL Viewing Obsequies 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392401625244

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Funeral - Obsequies in Philadelphia * Hunt for John Wilkes Booth All columns on all eight pages are black-bordered for the death of President Abraham Lincoln. Over half of the front page first column is taken up with heads including: "THE FUNERAL" "The Lying in State in Independence Hall, Philadelphia" "Scenes There Yesterday" "Immense Crowds of People Throughout the Day" "Several Women Faint & One Reported Killed" "The Lying in State at the City Hall" "Our Last Sad Rites" with more. Included within the lengthy text is a crude diagram of the funeral process showing the position of the "funeral car". Fine content inside as well including: "Sherman" "T... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2019 15:22

$139.00
175002

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392401611456

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, September 17, 1863 * Rare Confederate title 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 entire front page and a bit of the back page are taken up with the: "Address of the Army, To the People of North Carolina", which is the result of: "A general convention of delegates from each Regiment of troops from North Carolina in the Army of Northern Virginia..." which obviously has a considerable amount of content concerning the Civil War.... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2019 15:16

$255.00
174974

ABRAHAM LINCOLN More Troops Proclamation Army & Navy CIVIL WAR 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392399898845

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, July 23, 1864 * President Abraham Lincoln * More Civil War troops needed 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 ftpg. has: "The Campaign In Virginia" "At Petersburg" "Sherman's Operations". Inside has: "The Monitor Iron-Clads" "The Fate of the Alabama" "A Southern View of the Cavalry Raids" and so much more. Also included is: "By the President of the United States of America -- A Proclamation" calling for more troops, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Complete in 16 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:09

$37.00
174967

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Call for Troops Proclamation 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372749394148

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Dec. 31, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln proclamation * Call for more Civil War troops Page 4 has close to half a column taken up with: "A Proclamation - Call For 300,000 Men" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Page 54 begins with: "General Sherman" which begins: "On Thursday Dec. 22, our forces under Gen. Sherman occupied Savannah, captured 150 heavy guns, 800 prisoners...Gen. Hardee, anticipating the contemplated assault, escaped with the main body of his infantry..." with more on the capture of Savannah. Other reports including: "Capture of Fort McAllister" "The March of Gen. Davidson" "President Lincoln" "and much more on the Civil War. Eight pages, rejoined at the spine, some fo... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:04

$37.00
174851

JOHN S. MOSBY Guerrillas Cavalry Greenback Raid Virginia1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742759133

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 15, 1864 * John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader * 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry * Early report on the Greenback Raid Although there is much Civil War reporting on the front page perhaps the most significant a brief item near the bottom of the back, headed: "Guerrillas at Work Again on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad" which reads: "A party of guerrillas captured the westward bound train on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad last night, robbed the passengers and burned the cars. No other particulars have been received." This is a very early report & consequently has few details. It is following by another headed: "Guerrillas in Maryland" mentioning that: "A small body of Moseby's guerrillas c... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:08

$57.00
174849

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742758899

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Oct. 27, 1861 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South Among the front page items are: "Federal Evacuation of the Kanawha" "Floyd Marching for Kentucky" "From Arizona" "From New Mexico" "A Navy of Our Own" "Confederate Congress" & more. Inside includes: "From the Seat of War In Virginia" "Helping Ourselves" "Dispatches from Missouri to Northern Papers" "Seward's Last Joke" and more. Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Conf... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:07

$133.00
174717

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381500718

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 10, 1863 * Rare rebel title A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page items on the Civil War are: "From Gloucester" "The Situation at Fredericksburg" "Officers' Horses & Mules" "Latest News From the North" "City Intelligence" "Bombardment of Vicksburg" "Telegraphic News" and other smaller items. The back page includes a very lengthy editorial beginning; "The Confederate Senate has resolved with singular unanimity that the President should issue a proclamation to dissuade the people...from the further cultivation of cotton & tobacco & to enjoin upon them the production of grain...". Other topics are discussed in this editorial as well. Also on t... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:22

$83.00
174716

BATTLE OF FORT DONELSON Gen. Gideon Pillow 1862 CONFEDERATE Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372738128974

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 5, 1862 * General Gideon Johnson Pillow * Battle of Fort Donelson - Tennessee * From the capital of Confederacy A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Page two has much detail on: "The Battles At Fort Donelson - General Pillow's Report - Battle of Trenches, Feb. 11 - Battle of Dover, Feb. 15th" with the report signed in type by: Gid. J. Pillow, Brig. General Confederates States Army. Page 2 also has an editorial on events of the Civil War, primarily the battle of Fort Donelson, noting: "...The cause of the final surrender is indicated by the General & confirmed by all other witnesses, is now quite clear. The enemy had completely surrounded the pla... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:22

$94.00
174715

Confederate JOHN S. MOSBY Guerrillas Pre Greenback Raid 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372738128848

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 21, 1864 * John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader * 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry * From the capital of the Confederacy A wealth of Civil War reporting from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Report Surprise of Mosby's Command" which includes: "...Northern papers say...surprised the camp of Mosby near Piedmont, Va., & captures some artillery, prisoners, horses...the captured guns have been sent to this city...This is all a Yankee lie. Mosby's command has no artillery--not a single cannon. Despite this reported surprise of Mosby's camp his men seem to be hovering about..." with more. This would have been just before Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid". Much oth... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:21

$82.00
174710

(2) FIRST BATTLE OF BULL RUN Both Confederate & Union 1861 Civil War Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381498277

Offered are 2 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: Here is a unique opportunity for a pair of issues--one Yankee and the other Confederate--of the identical date of July 22, 1861 both reporting on the First Battle of Bull Run, one from the New York Tribune and the other from the Confederate capital of Richmond, titled the Daily Dispatch, providing a perspective of how the news was reported with all the "spin" & biases that were rampant on both sides of the border. As you see, both sides claimed victory: TRIBUNE: The top of page 3 begins with a nice stack of column heads: "A GREAT BATTLE FOUGHT" "The Batteries at Bull's Run Carried" "Splendid Union Victory" "The Rebels Routed" "Terrible Slaughter" "They Are Driven Into Manassas Junction" "A Death Blow to Secession" and much... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:19

$650.00
174707

Rare FULL FRONT PAGE Civil War MAP / 2nd Battle of Fredericksburg 1863 Civil War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372738125012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 5, 1863 * Rare full front map for display * Second Battle of Fredericksburg A terrific issue for display, as the entire front page -- from top to bottom -- is taken up with a huge map headed: "IMPORTANT MILITARY OPERATIONS IN VIRGINIA. The Seat of War from the Rappahannock to the Nansemond and Blackwater". The map has tremendous detail, showing from Harper's Ferry south to Hicksford and from Stanton east to the Chesapeake Bay. There is much Civil War reporting on the inside pages including heads: "The Latest from Gen. Hooker's Army" "The Second Battle of Fredericksburg" "Terrific Rebel Attack on the Extreme Right" and much more. Complete in 12 pages, very nice, displayable condition.

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:16

$119.00
174543

Very Rare CONFEDERATE BROADSIDE Chattanooga Tennessee Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392370636411

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY REBEL, Chattanooga, Tennessee, Sept. 1, 1863 * Very rare Confederate item * Chickamauga campaign An extremely rare broadside newspaper, and the first we have added to our inventory in 43 years. There is no volume or issue number, however this title began August 1, 1862. This issue is dated from the midst of the Chickamauga Campaign in Southeastern Tennessee and Northwestern Georgia. Although it began as a folio size, four page newspaper, at this point it was reduced to a smaller size, single sheet. And this issue being a broadside, it is blank on the reverse. The format makes it appear much like a "camp" newspaper as the exigencies of war in its backyard must certainly have caused a struggle for the printing... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2019 07:31

$4,150.00
174403

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372726357704

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 27, 1862 * From the Confederate capital A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate states with the front page taken up various advertisements and news, including; "The Northern Congress" "The Emancipation Question" "The Only Compromise With the Rebels" as well as "Notes Of The War". The inside pages have various Civil War reports from the Confederate perspective, including items headed: "Movements and Spirit Of The War--The Battle In Kentucky" "The Latest" "The Late Mr. Tyler" "The Burnside Expedition--Rumours" "The Texas Road" "Military Dandies" and much reporting from the: "Legislature of Virginia" as well as: "Latest Northern News" among smaller items also. The b... See More  

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Ends August 30, 2019 14:47

$89.00
174235

Very Rare SPARTANBURG SC Battle of Bull Run CONFEDERATE 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720258233

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CAROLINA SPARTAN, Spartanburg, South Carolina, August 8, 1861 * First Battle of Bull Run * Very rare Confederate title A rare Confederate title to say the least. The front page has a report headed: "Battle of Manassas" which begins: "There never has been a more complete victory won on the Continent of America than was gained by our gallant "rebels" on Sunday last...". with much more, taking about a full column of text. Other content includes: "A Conductor a Traitor" "The Black Horse Cavalry" "From Manassas--Our Army" "Interesting From Pensacola" "The Enemy's Blunders" "The Naval Fight" "Proposed Increase of the Army" "Confederate Loan" "A Visit to Arlington Heights" and more. Folio-size, single sheet, very nice condi... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:32

$530.00
174187

Act of Confederacy Congress for Military Organization 1864 CONFEDERATE Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352569541

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 4, 1864 * Confederate Act of Congress * Organizing a rebel military A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page items are: "The Enemy Around Richmond--Butler's Advance Up the Peninsula" which takes over a column; "City Intelligence" "Blockade Runner Blocked" "From the Rapid Ann--From Charleston--Sherman's Command" and other smaller items as well as many advertisements. The back page has over 2 columns taken up with: "An Act To Organize Forces To Serve During the War" for the Confederacy (see for beginning). Also a lengthy editorial relating to the war, and "Address of Governor Vance" "Funding Confederate Notes" "General Sco... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:59

$88.00
174099

CONFEDERATE Battle of BULL RUN #2 Manassas VA R.E. Lee Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372709994001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 10, 1862 * Second Battle of Bull Run # 2 * From the capital of the Confederacy Not just a newspaper from the Confederate States, but from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "From Maryland" which tells of the advance of the Confederate army across the Potomac into Maryland (see photos). Keep in mind this was just one week before the Battle of Antietam in Maryland. The front page also has: "The Northern Press on the Late Battles" being the Second Battle of Bull Run (see photos). There is also: 'The Excitement in the North" "Additional From the North" "The Yankee Account of the Evacuation of Fredericksburg--Destruction of Property--Escape of Negroes..." "The Revolut... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2019 07:56

$117.00
174094

YORKTOWN VA MAP Battle of Williamsburg - New Orleans LA 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372709991015

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 9, 1862 * Siege of Yorktown ends * Battle of Williamsburg, Virginia * New Orleans LA Louisiana The front page is dominated by a nice Civil War map headed: "The Defenses Of Yorktown" (see photos). There are nice one column heads also: "The Advance of McClellan's Army" "The Enemy Still In Full Retreat" "The Battle of Williamsburg" "The Operations In The Gulf", "The Capture of New Orleans" "Sewall's Point Evacuated" "The Occupation of Giles Court-House & Darrows" and more. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 11, 2019 07:54

$50.00
174090

PENSACOLA FL Florida & Nashville TN Tennessee Civil War MAPS 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392335894570

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 27, 1861 * Pensacola Florida - Fort Pickens * Nashville, Tennessee - new rebel capital The front page has two maps titled: "THE REPORTED FIGHT AT PENSACOLA" and "THE NEW REBEL CAPITAL", being a detailed view of Nashville & vicinity. Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "IMPORTANT FROM THE GULF" "PROBABLE UNION VICTORY" "The Village Of Warrenton" "The Walls of Fort Pickens Reported Breached" "The New Capital of the Rebel Government" "Rebel Accounts from Port Royal" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 11, 2019 07:49

$59.00
173934

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral Train Civil War Ending 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372702253247

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, April 24, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Funeral train arrives in New York * Closing events of the Civil War All 8 pages have black mourning rules for the death of Abraham Lincoln. The first column of the ftpg. has heads on the closing events of the Civil War: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT" "Negotiations Pending Between Gens. Sherman and Johnston" "A Basis of Peace Proposed" "Gen. Grant Goes to Assume Command in Front of Johnston" "Sherman's Report os His March Through the Carolinas" and much more on this. Pages 4 & 5 have reports on the Lincoln funeral with: "THE OBSEQUIES" "Preparations for the Reception of the Remains of the President" "The Body to Reach the City this Morning" "How the Metropol... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2019 15:07

$118.00
173918

CAPTURE OF COLUMBIA William T. Sherman Civil War MAP South Flag 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392326245134

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 19, 1865 * Columbia SC - South Carolina Map * Robert E. Lee correspondence * Rare Confederate flag illustration The front page is dominated by a large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "SHERMAN IN THE HEART OF SOUTH CAROLINA. Occupation of Columbia, the State Capital---Probable Evacuation of Charleston." Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War include: "SHERMAN" "Columbia Ours!" "Occupation of the Capital of South Carolina" "Beauregard Officially Announces that Sherman Reached the City on Feb. 17" "Charleston Is Being Evacuated" "The Rebels Admit that the Occupation of Columbia Necessitates the Fall of Charleston" "Rumored Capture of Augusta, Georgia" 'THE SOUTH" "Rumored Evacuation o... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2019 09:05

$62.00
173797

URIAH P. LEVY 1st Jewish U.S. Navy Commodore DEATH Jews 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392319923412

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 24, 1862 * Uriah P. Levy death (1st report) * 1st Jewish commodore of U.S. Navy * American Civil War - Jews The most notable content within this issue is the very brief, but historic page 3 report of the death of Commodore (Admiral) Uriah P. Levy, the first U.S. Jewish Commodore, War of 1812 hero, and credited for abolishing the disciplinary procedure of flogging. Among the war-related column heads inside are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "ANOTHER GREAT BATTLE" "Gen. Shield's First Victory" "Jackson, Smith, And Longstreet Routed" "THE SIEGE OF ISLAND TEN" and more with back page map headed: "The Attack Upon Island No. 10". Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine, good condition.

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Ends July 25, 2019 14:24

$260.00
173787

Rare KIT CARSON Fights Navajo Indians in New Mexico 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372696401291

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 4, 1863 * Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians Although much of the front page is taken up with various reports from the Civil War, perhaps the most interesting item is the brief page 5 item headed: "Victory of Kit Carson Over the Indians" (see photos for full report), reading in part: "...had a fight with the Navajoe Indians beyond Fort Canby. The Indians were defeated with the loss of 13 killed & over 20 wounded...". The front page has the endorsement of President Abraham Lincoln's famous rally letter, which defended his Emancipation Proclamation, by the members of the Syracuse Convention. This letter was read at the convention held the day prior in Springfield, Missouri. Eight pages, minima... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2019 14:19

$42.00
173768

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392319419717

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, April 10, 1865 * Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy Newspapers from Texas are very uncommon, particularly from before or during the Civil War period. Here is an issue from two days after Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, containing three dispatches about the Union assault on Fort Steadman, each signed in type: U.S. Grant. Pg. 3 has Andrew Johnson's inaugural speech given before the Senate. The back page has "General Order, No. 15" which discusses the "...vicious habit of buying, selling and transferring furloughs...", signed in type: J. B. Magruder. Also a list of the battles in which the 1st, 4th and 5th Texas Regiments participated. Other minor wa... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2019 15:37

$565.00
173693

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392317722173

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 21, 1861 * From the Confederate capital Among the front page reports are those headed: "Late Northern War News" "Attack on a Baltimore Ship by a Confederate Battery--Premature Reports of a Movement of General Banks' Division--The War in Missouri--A Skirmish in Western Virginia" plus a great wealth of subheads, this report taking half of the front page. Also on the ftpg. are: "The Ship Thomas Watson" "An Ex-congressman in Limbo" and more, including four "Runaway" ads. Page 2 has: "The Balance of Power" "There Are No United States" which begins: "The arrogance with which the Yankees affect to call their Government the "United States" and to regard those who do not subscribe to Ya... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:32

$83.00
173515

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392313452524

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 5, 1861 * From the capital of the Confederacy The front page has 1 1/2 columns on: "The Election For President And Vice President - List of Commissioners" chosen for: "...superintending the election of Electors of President and Vice President of the Confederate States...". The ftpg. also has "What Texas Has Done the Past Year" and "The Atlantic Sea-Coast" the latter beginning: "Since the capture of Fort Hatteras by an immense Federal fleet, the subject of our coast defenses is beginning to excite attention...". Page 2 has a nice & lengthy editorial concerning the war, always interesting reading in this newspaper as there is a strong pro-Confederate stance on all matters mili... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:16

$86.00
173514

CONFEDERATE Battle of Shiloh Pittsburgh Landing Tenn. 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372689348940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, April 9, 1862 * Report of the Battle of Shiloh from the Confederate capital Page 3 begins with a very historic report headed: "The Great Victory In Tennessee" which reports on the Battle of Shiloh (or Pittsburg Landing) which begins: "Since the issue of our paper yesterday morning, we have received few additional particulars of the brilliant victory at Shiloh, in Tennessee, on Sunday. That it was a great and glorious struggle there is no room to doubt, & that our forces achieved one of the most important triumphs of the whole war is little less certain...." with the printing of a recent dispatch with a few new particulars: "Private dispatches to us say that we have gained the most comp... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:16

$177.00
173118

Battle of BRISTOE STATION Virginia Civil War MAP Warren vs. Hill 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392301261551

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 17, 1863 * Battle of Bristoe Station VA Virginia * Ambrose Powell Hill vs. Gouverneur Warren * Virginia MAP The front page features a quite large Civil War map headed: "THE LATE MOVEMENTS OF THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC" with various one column ftpg. heads including: "Skirmishing All Along the Lines" "The Rebels Twice Repulsed" "The Rebel Batteries on Look Out Mountain Withdrawn" "Our Guns Shell Out Bragg's Headquarters" "The Enemy Fighting Among Themselves" "Jeff. Davis to Command Bragg's Army" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:18

$58.00
172907

1st Battle of Winchester VIRGINIA MAP New Bern NC More 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372669919301

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 26, 1862 * First Battle of Winchester VA Virginia The front page features a large and very detailed map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN EASTERN VIRGINIA." Among the front page column heads are: "The Gallant Action of Col. Crook" "Details of the Rebel Defeat" "We Whipped them Three to One" "Occupation of Raleigh, N.C." "A Rebel Raid Near New Bern" "A Skirmish Near Clinton" "Occupation of Washington, N.C." "Attack by the Rebels in Force" "A Rebel Camp Shelled Out" "The Louisiana Tigers Trapped" and much more. Eight pages, an ink smear near the bottom of the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends June 13, 2019 08:21

$42.00
172905

SABINE PASS Galveston TX Texas Gulf Coast Magruder Civil War MAP 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392296624948

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 7, 1863 * Texas Gulf map * Sabine Pass & Galveston The top of the ftpg. features a nice, detailed Civil War map headed: "The Recapture Of Sabine Pass. Scene of the Rebel General Magruder's Second Naval Operation." Among the ftpg. column heads on the war: "Important From Texas" "The Operations of the Rebel Gen. Magruder's Fleet in the Gulf" "Reported Recapture of Sabine Pass by the Rebels" "The Navy" and much more.

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Ends June 13, 2019 08:20

$55.00
172837

CONFEDERATE CAPITAL w/ Battle of Bolivar Heights WV 1861 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372667730091

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 22, 1861 * Battle of Bolivar Heights * Colonel Turner Ashby A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are those headed: "From Mecklenburg" "The Story of a Mormon Woman--Effects of Polygamy" "An Interesting Incident" and more including a large number of advertisements. Page 2 includes: "Affairs In Kentucky" "From Norfolk" "a letter from Camp Bartow; "Local Matters" "Another Naval Engagement Near New Orleans" "Capture of a Yankee Merchantman" & more. War news carries over to page 3 with: "Affairs on the Peninsula--Designs of the Enemy" "Western Virginia" "Another Naval Engagement" "The Engagement Near Harper's Ferry" "Latest From Western ... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2019 07:21

$82.00
172534

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659220156

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 26, 1863 * Rare rebel title A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports relating to the Civil War--from the Confederate's perspective--are: "The War--In the Northern Congress--Speech of Senator Saulsbury" with subheads including: "The Cause of The War--Mr. Lincoln's Indifference To It--The War Could Have Been Averted--Reign of Terror..." and more. Also: "The Press & Mr. Conrad" "The Courts" "City Intelligence" and other smaller items. The back page has an editorial which takes over a full column, and also has: "Telegraphic News" & reports from the "Confederate Congress" and the "Virginia Legislature" among other smaller items. ... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:51

$78.00
172519

VERY Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis Civil War 1863 Newspaper w/ Publisher on the Run


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284011443

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, August 17, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper. Among the front page items are: "The War In Virginia" "From Gen. Lee's Army" "Reported Fighting at Brock's Gap" "News From the Islands" "Tennessee Intelligence" "Fight at Sparta" "From Rosecrans' Army--No Large Operations To be Undertaken by Him--Some Raids to be Inaugurated" "The Siege of Vicksburg" "The Supply Of Men" "Another Nashvillian Arrested" "From The Trans-Mississippi" and other items. But perhaps the best item in the newspaper is the lengthy front page letter: "To the Soldiers Of the Confederate States" in which he attempts to rally the troop... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 09:56

$177.00
172390

SIEGE OF YORKTOWN Ends with Confederate Evacuation MAP 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392279501696

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 5, 1862 * Siege of Yorktown w/ map The ftpg. is dominated by a huge Civil War map headed: "THE YORKTOWN PENINSULA" which shows from Yorktown to Norfolk and much in between. Nice first column heads as well including: "YORKTOWN EVACUATED" "Our Troops in Full Possession of the Rebel Works" "Gloucester Also Captured & more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, mild wear at the central fold, light foxing.

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Ends May 18, 2019 11:03

$35.00
172357

NORTHERN VIRGINIA CAMPAIGN John Pope Operations MAP 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392278862735

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 22, 1862 * General John Pope vs. Robert E. Lee * Northern Virginia Campaign map The front page features a detailed Civil War map headed: "The Field of Gen. Pope's Operations". Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Brilliant Cavalry Exploit" "Our Troops Within 40 Miles of Richmond" "Consternation of the Confederates" "Skirmishing Between Sigel and the Rebels" "Shocking Treatment of Union Prisoners" & more. Eight pages, page 3 is the "Evening Edition" with its own masthead, generally nice condition.

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Ends May 17, 2019 15:10

$49.00
172306

ABRAHAM LINCOLN INAUGURATION Inaugural Address 1865 Pro Confederate Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372653485221

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 8, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln inauguration * Inaugural address on the ftpg. * Closing weeks of the Civil War * In a pro-Confederate title Among the front page reports is: "Inauguration of President Lincoln--His Address" which contains his address in full, ending with the immortal words: "With malice towards none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right...". Page 4 has an editorial headed: "Lincoln's Inaugural", critical of him as would be expected from this newspaper. One bit notes: "...It is brief, for Mr. Lincoln appears to have nothing to say. He ventures no predictions, for the reason that he seems to have learned that all his predictions... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2019 09:19

$490.00
171917

Rare SAVANNAH Yankee Occupation Post Confederate FALL 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372639153558

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAVANNAH REPUBLICAN, Georgia, Jan. 4, 1865 * Very rare Yankee occupation title * Soon after William T. Sherman's capture This is a fascinating and very rare newspaper--just the 6th issue of this title printed--from just 2 weeks after the Confederates abandoned the city. Half of the first column is taken up with a letter: "To Our Army & Navy Patrons!" which is an appeal by the publisher to support the paper, and what it takes for the: "...maintenance of a permanent, unconditional, loyal newspaper in the city of Savannah..." (see). Also on the ftpg: "An Important Military Letter from Gen. Sherman" "The Battle of Pittsburgh Landing" "Vindication of General Grant--Letter from Major General William T. Sherman" which is a ... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2019 15:01

$520.00
170714

BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG & Fall of Vicksburg MS CONFEDERATE 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392238454721

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 10, 1863 * The Battle of Gettysburg * Fall of Vicksburg, Mississippi * In a Confederate title Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. The top of the front page, with heading: "From General Lee's Army", has much editorialized comment on the recent events of the war--Battle of Gettysburg & fall of Vicksburg--including: "The account of the Baltimore American of the defeat, demoralization & flight of General Lee's army...had such is the force of elaborate, brazen lying, the effect of seriously depressing the spirits of the mass of the people. With capitulation of Vicksburg & all this uncontradictory story of overwhelming disas... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:39

$880.00
170346

RARE General Cobb CONFEDERATE Illustrated Civil War RICHMOND VA 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372583233676

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, March 21, 1863 * General Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb A very rare publication from the Confederacy, as relatively few issues have come into our inventory over the past 42 years. Although much of the content was literary in nature, there are news reports and a few illustrations. The front page is entirely taken up by a print of: "Brigadier-General Thomas R. R. Cobb". Page 2 has an article headed: "The Times" which takes 1 1/2 columns and includes the latest accounts of the Civil War, a few items including: "...The Yankees have told a very big lie about the surrender of Fort McAllister & the capture of a mile & a half of rifle pits. The fact is they retired from the fourth attack on the ... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2019 15:42

$335.00
170072

CONFEDERATE Battle of Coosawhatchie SC GENERAL SHERMAN Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372571007172

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 17, 1864 * Battle of Coosawhatchie SC South Carolina * William T. Sherman's march to the sea in progress * In a Confederate title from the rebel capital A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, and from late in the war when hope was beginning to fade for the Confederacy. The front page begins with a lengthy editorial which comments on several aspects of the war (see for portions). Also reporting from the "Confederate States Congress" and "The Virginia Legislature" plus: "Latest News From the North--Latest From Sherman" & other items. The back page has: "From Sherman's Army--Operations Along the South Carolina Coast--Battle of Coosawatchie--Latest From Sherman" "... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:29

$88.00
170068

FALL OF NEW ORLEANS Louisiana Civil War MAP Fort Jackson LA 1862 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372571005777

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 28, 1862 * Fall of New Orleans, Louisiana * American Civil War map A great issue reporting the fall of New Orleans, particularly with the front map titled: "MAP OF NEW-ORLEANS AND THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA." Among the ftpg. one column headlines on the Civil War are: "NEW-ORLEANS CAPTURED" "Our Gunboats Pass Fort Jackson" "Great Excitement At New-Orleans" "Panic Among The Citizens" "Immense Destruction of Property" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, wear at the central fold causes minor perforation with a archival repair on pgs. 1 & 2.

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:27

$82.00
169870

Great Full Page MISSISSIPPI VALLEY Civil War MAP Tennessee KY IL 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392212996349

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 8, 1862 * Rare full front page civil war map - Mississippi Valley * Missouri, Tennessee, Illinois, Arkansas, Kentucky and more The front page is entirely taken up with a map headed: "THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY; The Points of Interest Between Nashville, Tennessee and Arkansas, and the Gibraltars of the Rebels". Also a small page 3 map titled: "Scene of Operations of General Banks". Some one column headlines inside include: "IMPORTANT FROM TENNESSEE" "The Union Troops In Nashville" "'Hail Columbia' and 'Yankee Doodle' in Nashville" and more. Twelve pages, very nice, displayable condition.

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Ends February 10, 2019 09:37

$125.00
169710

FALL OF RICHMOND Virginia VA CONFEDERATE Capital 1865 Civil War Ending Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392207078282

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 4, 1865 * The fall of Richmond, the Confederate capital First column heads on the front page about the fall of Richmond: "GRANT" "Richmond Ours" "Weitzel Entered the Rebel Capital Yesterday Morning" "Many Guns Captured" "Our Troops Received with Enthusiasm" "The City On Fire" "Petersburg Evacuated" "Lee and His Army in Full Flight" "Grant In Pursuit to Cut off His Retreat" "Interesting Details of the Fighting on Saturday" Sheridan's Victory Near Dinwiddie the Turning Point of the Day" "Two four-Gun Batteries, 5000 Prisoners, Including Ransoms and Stuarts Brigades Complete Pickett's Division Train, and a Large Number of Small Arms and Accoutrements Captured" "Wright, with the Sixth Corps, Pi... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:39

$345.00
169650

Battle of TOTOPOTOMOY CREEK 1864 Civil War Newspaper - Dallas Georgia GA Sherman


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392206328868

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1864 * Totopotomoy Creek * Dallas, Georgia Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "GRANT'S ARMY" "Our Forces All South of the Pamunky" "A Severe Cavalry Fight on Saturday" "The Enemy Driven Back With Loss" "Further News from General Sherman" "A Fight On Saturday Near Dallas" and more. Eight pages, minor foxing, nice condition.

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:36

$27.00
169207

1st BATTLE OF REAM'S STATION Wilson-Kautz Virginia Raid 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192964784

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 2, 1864 * First battle of Ream's Station * Wilson-Kautz cavalry raid Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT CAMPAIGN" "Latest News from Before Petersburgh" "Return of Gen. Wilson's Cavalry Expedition" "Concentration of Rebel Cavalry to Cut Off Wilson" "He Gives Battle & Sends for Infantry Support" "Gen. Sherman's Army" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:44

$28.00
168739

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372516861956

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 16, 1864 * From the capital of the Confederacy Among the front page items are: "The Death of Major Edgar Burroughs" "City Intelligence" "The Escaped Yankee Officers" "Telegraphic" and several Acts from the Confederate Congress. The back page has an editorial concerning the currency bill in the South, plus much reporting from "The Confederate Congress" and the "Virginia Legislature". Complete as a single sheet newspaper, some fold rubbing to an upper quadrant of the front page, otherwise nice.

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:13

$86.00
168585

Battle of BALL'S BLUFF Virginia & Santa Rosa Island FL 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392176986090

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 25, 1861 * Battle of Ball's Bluff, Virginia * Santa Rosa Island, Florida Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" The Recent Battle on the Upper Potomac" "Interesting Details of the Engagement" "The Account of the Reported Fight in the Mississippi" "Union Report of the Fight at Santa Rosa Island" (more on Santa Rosa on the bkpg.) "The Battle at Ball's Bluff" "Additional Particulars of the Engagement with the Rebels Near Leesburg" "General Stone's Advance & the Result" "220 of the Union Troops Killed & Wounded" "Partial List of the Killed & Missing" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:39

$35.00
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