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187129

SURRENDER OF ROBERT E. LEE Appomattox Court House Sign 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373428468615

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SEMI-WEEKLY TIMES, New York, April 11, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee's surrender * Appomattox Court House signing Page 2 begins with: "The Crowning Victory" "Victory--Peace" with the leading dispatch reading: "This department has received the official report of the SURRENDER, THIS DAY, OF GEN. LEE AND HIS ARMY TO LIEUT. GENERAL GRANT, on the terms proposed by Grant. Details will be presented as speedily as possible." This is followed by Grant's official dispatch reading: "GEN LEE SURRENDERED THE ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA THIS AFTERNOON, Upon the terms proposed by myself. The accompanying additional correspondence will show the conditions fully." signed in type: U.S. Grant. What follows are the many dispatches be... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:25

$340.00
187008

WHITE RIVER EXPEDITION Arkansas Mississippi Flotilla Civil War MAP1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426072782

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 26, 1863  * Battles in Arkansas The front page has a nice map titled: "THE WHITE RIVER EXPEDITION" showing the area around Memphis, Little Rock, Pine Bluff, etc. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE VICTORIES IN ARKANSAS" "Progress of the Mississippi Flotilla" "Capture of St. Charles, Duval's Bluff" " The Army of the Potomac" and more. The back page features a map: "OPERATIONS OF THE FRENCH IN MEXICO...Route ...to the City of Mexico---The Position of Puebla." with related column headlines & reports. This must have been a suburb edition as it is paginated 1, 4, 5, 8 totally 4 instead of 8 pages. Lacking are the advertising pages. Some lower margin wear, good condition.

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:45

$32.00
186916

CIVIL WAR Closing Events re. Lincoln's Assassination Kirby Smith 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393085310868

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 23, 1865  * Closing events on the Civil War * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination Page 2 includes: "The Nero Suffrage Question" "Southern Feeling Towards Davis" "The Treason Prisoners--How Jeff Appears" "Letter from a Devoted Rebel" "Spoils Taken at Augusta" "Trouble with the Negro Troops" "Trial of the Conspirators" and more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:12

$29.00
186793

SIEGE OF YORKTOWN w/ 1781 Virginia Battle MAP & More Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373410601341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 12, 1862  The full ftpg. is taken up with advertisements, while most of page 3 is taken up with a huge & very detailed map with a banner headline in larger type than is commonly found: "THE SIEGE OF YORKTOWN IN 1781" with a lengthy subhead (see). Various one column Civil War heads on pages 2, 4, 5 & 7. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2021 15:20

$54.00
186782

MEXICO City French Occupy MAP Vicksburg MS Port Hudson 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393075049456

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 29, 1863  * Front Page Map of Mexico * Port Hudson MS * Vicksburg, Mississippi The front page. has a large map headed: "THE FRENCH IN MEXICO. Operations of the French Army--The Route of the Troops from Vera Cruz to the Mexican Capital" with related front page heads as well. There are also front page Civil War reports including: "Rebel Army Under General Joe Johnston Marching to Vicksburg" "Vicksburg & Port Hudson to be Held at All Hazards" "Another Impending Battle" and more. Additional Civil War reports on the inside and back pages. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends January 29, 2021 15:13

$32.00
187195

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination FUNERAL Philadelphia Obsequies 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373432240091

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 23, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination  * Funeral - Obsequies in Philadelphia Among the first column heads on the Lincoln funeral are: "THE FUNERAL" "Removal of the Remains of the President from Harrisburg to Philadelphia" "The Reception in the City of Brotherly Love" "Programme of the Funeral in New York" "The Lincoln Monument". Much more related converge on pages 5 and 8 including: "THE FUNERAL" "The Assassins" "Statement Of An Eye Witness" "Sherman" "The New Administration" "Important Speech of President Johnson" and much more. Eight pages, all columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered, minor wear at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends January 25, 2021 09:13

$89.99
187193

BATTLE OF SHILOH Pittsburg Landing TN Tennessee 1862 Kansas Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373432218140

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, May 1, 1862  * Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing The front page has over a full column taken up with: "The Battle of Pittsburg As Seen by One of the Third Iowa Regiment" which is a great first-hand account of  this notable battle, known more as the Battle of Shiloh in the North. One bit notes: "...To say that the bullets whistled thick about us would not express the idea. They absolutely rained around us & our men fell thick and fast...". Page 2 begins with a lengthy editorial headed: "New Mexico" with much on events in that theater of war. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 25, 2021 08:53

$49.99
186701

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373404510978

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 29, 1864  * First Battle of Fort Fisher * Wilmington, North Carolina * Battle of Nashville, Tennessee * William T. Sherman's march to the sea Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "WILMINGTON" "The Attack On Fort Fisher" "Bombardment On Christmas Day" "The Flag of the Fort Captured" "THE WAR IN TENNESSEE" "The Fruits Of Gen. Thomas' Great Victory" "Latest From Sherman" "A New Movement On Foot" "Expedition into Southwestern Georgia" "Branchville the Next Point to Fall" and more. Eight pages, damp stain to a lower corner, good condition.

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Ends January 24, 2021 09:38

$32.00
186688

JOHN WILKES BOOTH American Actor Tragedian Theater AD 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393067678573

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 19, 1862  * John Wilkes Booth theater ad * Civil War original reporting Page 2 contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production of Richard III at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth.  See the photo for the complete ad which notes the: "...Engagement of the young Tragedian, J. WILKES BOOTH, whose appearance has been hailed with the Greatest Enthusiasm by houses crowded in every part..." with a bit more. It's always terrific to find reports of notables in history--both famous and infamous--before they would become more widely known to the world. Although there are ma... See More  

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Ends January 23, 2021 14:45

$58.00
186631

GEORGE B. McCLELLAN Battle of Malvern Hill Virginia 1862 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373401704553

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 7, 1862  * Gen. George B. McClellan * Post Seven Days Battles * Battle of Malvern Hill Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Another Victory on the Mississippi" "Capture of Vicksburg" "The City Greatly Damaged" "It is to Be Utterly Destroyed" "From General McClellan's Army" "His Address to His Troops" with the full text printed here; "the Great Fight of Tuesday" "24 Rebel Guns Captured" "Rebel Reports of the Battles" and more. Inside page war reports as well. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:28

$30.00
186630

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Letter Response Type Signed 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373401703568

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 2, 1862  * Abraham Lincoln letter signed in type Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Patriotic Proposition by the Loyal States" "Response of the President" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln; "The Fort on St. Charles River Abandoned" "Reported Bombardment of Vicksburg" "From the Army of Virginia" and much more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:27

$34.00
186629

BATTLE OF NASHVILLE Thomas vs. Hood SHERMAN Savannah GA 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393065907021

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES,  Dec. 16, 1864  * Battle of Nashville (1st report) * General William T. Sherman * March to the sea in Georgia * Approaching Savannah GA Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S ARMY" "Savannah Probably Fallen" "Kilpatrick Rumored Mortally Wounded", "NASHVILLE" "A GREAT BATTLE YESTERDAY" "GEN. THOMAS DEFEATS HOOD" "The Rebels Driven from Their Intrenchments" "The Battle Not Yet Over" "THE UNION MARTYRS" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:27

$62.00
186590

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction Era 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373400649386

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 9, 1865  * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The front page has nice heads concerning the horrendous Andersonville prison camp from the Civil War: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial on Saturday" "Gen. Lee and Other Leading Rebels Not Allowed to Testify" "They are Co-conspirators with the Accused" "Expensive Witnesses for the Defense" "How the Government Pays the Piper". The text takes over 1 1/2 columns. Also on the ftpg: "North Carolina" "Assembling of the Constitutional Convention" "Passage of the Ordinance Abolishing Slavery" & more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, bit of fold foxing, nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:08

$38.00
186587

BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Confederates Pennsylvania Invasion 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393064884994

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 3, 1863  * Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania * Robert E. Lee's Northern invasion A terrific front page with great and graphic coverage of the first day's battle at the very significant Battle of Gettysburg. The ftpg. includes two war-related maps headed: "The Battle Of Gettysburg. Scene of the Battle of Wednesday, July 1--The Cavalry Fight." and the other headed: "Our Occupation of Carlisle, Pa. The Barracks and Gas Works Burned by the Rebels".  Plus the ftpg. features very nice first column heads: "THE INVASION" "Desperate Battle at Gettysburg, Pa. on Wednesday" "The First & Eleventh Corps Engaged with Longstreet and Hill" "Death of General Reynolds, Commander of the First Corps" "Heavy Loss... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:07

$855.00
187116

Rare ABRAHAM LINCOLN Proclamation & Ulysses S. Grant PROMOTION 1864 Civil War


eBay Auction Item # 373428247678

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, March 19, 1864  * Abraham Lincoln draft proclamation * Ulysses S. Grant promotion * Rare Civil War military publication 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 entire front page is taken up with: "The Military Situation" giving reports from various fields of operation. Other items in this issue include: "The United States Marine Corps" "Battle Memories of the Mississippi" "The Army of the Potomac"  "Advice to Young Naval Officers" "General Sherman's Expedition" "Qualifications of a General Commanding" "The Lieutenant-General" is concerning Grant's promotion, and much more. Near the bac... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2021 11:02

$34.99
186523

Terrific ABRAHAM LINCOLN John Wilkes Booth Assassination PRINTS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393058058827

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Apr. 29, 1865  * Famous Abraham Lincoln assassination issue This issue remains one of the most desired for this historic, tragic event, as it is one of the only newspapers in the country which included a front page graphic showing the actual assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Over half of the front page is taken up with a very dramatic print captioned: "Assassination of President Lincoln in His Private Box at Ford's Theatre, Washington, April 14" with front page text as well, headed: "The Martyr President". The centerfold is another dramatic print captioned: "The Dying Moments of President Lincoln At Washington..." which is quite displayable. The back page has a nice p... See More  

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Ends January 16, 2021 07:18

$730.00
186503

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison w/ Slaves Auction Print 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393057223215

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, April 7, 1865  * Rare anti-slavery title * Capture of Richmond * Civil War nears the end This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated. A fine issue from the closing days of the Civil War. The most notable content is the report on the capture of Richmond which includes: "Rejoicing in Boston Over the News" as well as various dispatches--2 signed in type by A. Lincoln--on the news, one noting in part: "We took Richmond at 8:15 this morning. I captured many guns. The enemy left in great haste..." with more. Other articles include: "Negro S... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2021 15:50

$89.00
186427

BATTLE OF JACKSON MS Mississippi Falls Captured MAP 1863 Civil War NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373387003619

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 19, 1863  * Battle of Jackson, Mississippi * General Ulysses S. Grant victory * Vicksburg campaign The front page is dominated by a rather large Civil War map headed: "THE SITUATION IN MISSISSIPPI" showing from Mobile to Baton Rouge and north to West Point, Miss. Among the front page column heads are: "The Capture of Jackson, Miss." "The Rebels Twice Defeated" "Battle of Clear Hill" "The Enemy Routed with the Bayonet" "Capture of Port Gibson" "Success In Raising Colored Troops" "The Use the Rebels Put Them To" and much more. War reports inside as well including: "Slaveholding Murder" Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 11, 2021 08:09

$46.00
186401

JOHN WILKES BOOTH Pre Abraham Lincoln Murder THEATER Theatre AD 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393050976494

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1862 * John Wilkes Booth & his brothers: together for this one time * Assassin of President Lincoln in advertisement Although the front page and pages within contain various reports on the Civil War and other events across the country and the world, perhaps the most intriguing item in this newspaper is an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical performance at Mary Provost's Theatre on page 7. A one night performance was set for March 31st for "...In his great masterpiece, RICHARD III..." A very curious advertisement featuring a famous name before he would become famous (or infamous). Eight pages, a little margin wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends January 10, 2021 07:53

$57.00
186394

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393050078406

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 9, 1864 * William T. Sherman * March to the sea Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR IN GEORGIA" "Latest News From Sherman" "His Army Between the Ogechee & Savannah Rivers" "The Rebels, as usual, Claim the Advantage" "But Sherman Marches On" "Probable Attack On Savannah" Complete in 8 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 09, 2021 13:53

$35.00
183533

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral Jewish Synagogues Services 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898661074

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 21, 1865  * Rare 1st-page mentions of Synagogue services * Re: Abraham Lincoln's assassination & funeral * Black mourning borders Perhaps the most noteworthy coverage is the front-page details regarding various services being held at local synagogues - which includes the congregations at "B'nai Israel," "Bikur Cholim U-Kadisha Synagogue," and "Shaari [Shaare] Zedek" with each synagogue draped in mourning black. It is quite unusual to find front page mentions of Lincoln memorial services held at synagogues. Among the additional one column headlines on the front page are: "IN STATE," "THE DEAD BODY IN THE CAPITAL," "THE GUARD OF HONOR," "An Immense Number of Citizens View the Remains," "The Pr... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2021 07:58

$825.00
186253

HAMPTON ROADS Peace CONFERENCE on River Queen to End Civil War ? 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393041553515

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, New York, Feb. 6, 1865 * Hampton Roads Conference  The front page carries "The Peace Conference" "the Negotiations Not an Entire Failure" Opening of the Door to Reconciliation" "Submission to the Union and the Constitution the President's Terms to the Rebels" "Rumors Regarding a New Amnesty Proclamation, Etc, Etc, Etc".  Other articles include "The South" "Arming the Negroes" "Anticipated Attack on Mobile"; and more within. Eight pages, irregular at the spine from disbinding, good condition.

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Ends January 03, 2021 08:04

$28.00
186252

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393041552810

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 7, 1865  * General William T. Sherman * Branchville SC South Carolina * Final months of the Civil War Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "Spirit of the Rebel Army" "The Faint Heartedness of the Rebel Congress Rebuked" "The Decapitation of Bragg Demanded" "SHERMAN" "Latest Rebel Reports of the Campaign in South Carolina" "Movement on Branchville" "Heavy Skirmishing Near Charleston & Branchville" and more. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends January 03, 2021 08:03

$29.00
186251

BENJAMIN BUTLER Removed Guerrilla John S. Mosby Wounded 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373377005869

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 11, 1865  * Guerrilla leader John S. Mosby wounded * General Benjamin Butler removed Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "Rebel Particulars of Stoneman's Raid" "Mosby Still Alive" "Army of the James" "General Butler's Removal" "General Lee & Not Jeff. Davis Responsible for the Rebel Failures". More war reporting inside. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 03, 2021 08:03

$28.00
186192

VIRGINIA Civil War MAP Battle of Williamsburg VA Mississippi River1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373374203074

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 16, 1862  * Battle of Williamsburg * Virginia Civil War map The front page is dominated by a rather large & detailed map headed: "The Seat Of War In Eastern Virginia". Among the front page one column war-related heads are: "The Advance Into Virginia" "Position of McClellan's Army" 'Affairs At Norfolk" "The Battle On The Mississippi" "Desperate Engagement" "Disastrous Defeat of the Enemy" "The Departure of Com. Foote" and more. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends January 01, 2021 15:01

$52.00
186178

(6) SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN American Civil War Era INVENTIONS Prints 1864 Magazines


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373372629521

Offered are 6 original, historic, & collectible old magazines: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A nice lot of 6 different issues from 1863 & 1864, each contains within reports on military events from the Civil War, or reports of developments and improvements of military equipment. Each issue complete in 16 pages and in nice condition.

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Ends December 30, 2020 15:30

$39.00
186171

BATTLE OF ROANOKE ISLAND Burnside Expedition Start MAPS 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393037817361

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 13, 1862  * Battle of Roanoke Island w/ map * Ambrose Burnside & Louis M. Goldsborough Taking close to half of the front page is a great map: "Brilliant Operations At Roanoke Island -- Scene of General Burnside and Commodore Goldsborough's Victories--Roanoke Island & Elizabeth City." The map and reports take all of the front page and conclude on the back page. Front page column heads include: "Important News" "The Capture of Roanoke Island Fully Confirmed by the Rebels" "Terrible Fighting" "Three Hundred Rebels Killed and One Thousand Wounded" "The Entire Rebel Fleet Destroyed" "Elizabeth City Taken" "The Place Burned by the Rebels" & more. The back page also has a map: "The Union Feeling ... See More  

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Ends December 30, 2020 15:27

$59.00
186170

COLUMBUS KY Kentucky Confederates Evacuation w/ MAP Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393037817176

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 4, 1862  The front page features a detailed Civil War map: "THE REBEL GIBRALTAR EVACUATED". Column heads on the war include: "The Destruction of Columbus" "The Rebels Evacuate Their Principal Stronghold, the Gibraltar o the Mississippi" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 30, 2020 15:27

$47.00
186169

OPENING DAYS 1st Troops Called w/ FORT SUMTER Attacked 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373372627459

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 16, 1861 * Opening days of the Civil War * Fort Sumter attacked * Troops gathering Among the one column headlines on the Civil War on page 3 are:  "THE WAR" "Important News from Washington" "Extensive Preparations for the Defense of the Capital" "THE NORTH AROUSED FOR WAR" "The Old 'Bay State' First In The Field" "Maryland Still True to the Constitution" "Additional Particulars of the Bombardment of Fort Sumter" "Prompt Response to the President's Call for Troops" "Thirty Thousand Men and Three Million Dollars Voted in New York" and more. The front page is taken up with European reports. Twelve pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 30, 2020 15:26

$52.00
186168

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393037816656

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 12, 1862  * Frederick Douglass speech on civil war * Cooper Institute advertisement (day of) In the first column on the ftpg. is an interesting advertisement for "A Black Man on The War!! Frederick Douglass will lecture at Cooper Institute..." with the date & time noted. Various Civil War reports on pages 5, 6 and 8 including a back page Civil War map headed: "Roanoke Island and Its Defenses" with related heads as well. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, some creases, good condition.

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Ends December 30, 2020 15:26

$45.00
186139

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Leaves Springfield, Illinois for His INAUGURATION 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373372551573

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 12, 1861  * Abraham Lincoln leaves Springfield, Illinois * Starts his journey for Washington D.C. Page 5 has a nice stack of column headlines and reports on Abraham Lincoln's trip from his home in Illinois to Washington. Heads include: "THE PRESIDENT ELECT EN ROUTE" "His Farewell to His Neighbors" with the text included here; "Receptions On the Route" "His Letter to Gov. Morgan" "Important Speech at Indianapolis" "The Preservation of The Union". The great text takes over 1 1/2 columns, only portions shown in the photos. Eight pages, a bit of damp staining, nice condition.

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Ends December 30, 2020 14:15

$77.00
186138

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President Letter to Army 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373372551217

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Feb. 20, 1864  * Confederate President Jefferson Davis 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 is mostly taken up with: "The Military Situation" giving the latest reports of battle activities in various fields of operation. Other reports inside area headed: "Harbor Defence" "Congress & General Howard" "A Legion Of Loyalty" "Casting of a Monster Gun" "Escape Of Union Officers From Richmond" "Army & Navy Personal" "The Spring Campaign in the South-West" "Jeff Davis To His Soldiers" is a lengthy letter to: "Soldiers of the Armies of the Confederate States" signed in type: Jeff... See More  

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Ends December 30, 2020 14:14

$38.00
186129

Printing of CONFEDERATE CONSTITUTION Southern Government Creation 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393037712621

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 28, 1861  * Confederate Constitution * Pro-South publication This issue has some nice items from just before the outbreak of the Civil War including ftpg: "Veto of President Davis" "Presidential Appointments" "Sad State of Things at Washington" "The Hour of our Trouble is Upon us in all its Fearful Proportions" "Affairs at Charleston" and other items. But certainly the most significant item is the complete printing of the: "Constitution of the Confederate States of America" which takes almost all of page 3.  And on page 5 is an editorial titled: "Constitution of the Confederate States of America" which takes over half a column. Very historic and significant content to have in this... See More  

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Ends December 30, 2020 13:53

$267.00
186056

JOHN WILKES BOOTH Howard Athenaeum Theatre Boston AD 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373365423451

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct.1, 1863  It's always great to find news or advertisement tidbits about historic figures long before their names would draw national or international attention. Here is a great example. Near the top of the front page is an intriguing advertisement for the play "The Apostate" at the Howard Anthenaeum, noting the role of Pescara is to be played by "Mr. Wilkes Booth" (see). Given this is a Boston theater, this report of John Wilkes Booth would only be found in a Boston newspaper. Four pages, large folio size, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends December 25, 2020 08:53

$56.00
186055

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Fires General McClellan Civil War 1862 Lawrence Kansas Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373365423039

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, March 20, 1862  * Abraham Lincoln fires General McClellan The ftpg. has a report on the: "Ericsson Battery" noting in part: "The iron-clad steamer Monitor went on another trial trip...to test her steering qualities...Her steering qualities are all that could be desired...The guns were fired to test...whether the concussion within the turret would not be so great as to injure seriously the ears of the men...This is the same vessel that recently bored a hole through the audacious iron-sided rebel, the Merrimac and sent him whizzing back to his nest." Page 2 has the directive signed in type by: Abraham Lincoln removing General McClellan as commander-in-chief. Four pages, good conditi... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2020 08:53

$38.00
186054

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President of United States INAUGURATION Inaugural 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393031314871

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, March 7, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * Inauguration - inaugural address The top of page 2 has a article headed: "The Inauguration" with reports on the festivities of Lincoln's first inaugural ceremonies. This is followed by: "...we give a carefully corrected copy of the Inaugural Address of Abraham Lincoln copied from the Leavenworth Times" and what follows, taking 2 1/2 columns, is the full text of Lincoln's inaugural address. Four pages, a few minor stains near the top, irregular at the top margin of the back leaf causing no text loss.

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Ends December 25, 2020 08:52

$244.00
185918

1863 MURFREESBORO TN Tennessee Civil War MAP Nolensville TN & Van Buren Arkansas


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393023325303

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 1, 1863  * 1st Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee * Nolensville TN & Van Buren, Arkansas The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Situation In Kentucky And Tennessee". Also many nice column heads on the war including: "The Advance of Rosecran's Army" "The Preparations For A Great Battle" "Sharp Fight Near Nolinsville" "Gallant Charge By the 101st Ohio" "Demoralization of the Rebel Army" and much more. More war coverage inside. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends December 19, 2020 11:27

$48.00
185872

BATTLE OF BULL RUN Manassas Virginia 1st Major Conflict 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373346158368

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 20, 1861  * First Battle of Bull Run - Manassas VA Virginia * 1st major battle of the American Civil War The front page is filled with advertisements. Page 5 has some nice column heads--and a wealth of text--on this historic Battle of Bull Run: "The Engagement at Bull's Run" "Gallant Conduct of Our Troops" "Details of the Contest" "No Decisive Result" "Names of Killed & Wounded" 'Our Loss Very Small" and more. Also: "From Gen. McClellan's Column" "Another Victory" "Kentuckians Against Virginians" "The Virginians Put on the Run Again" with more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2020 14:59

$39.00
185801

FIRST BATTLE OF FORT FISHER Wilmington NC David Porter Civil War 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393015704579

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 4, 1865  * First Battle of Fort Fisher * Wilmington, North Carolina * Admiral David Dixon Porter Pages 4 and 5 have one column heads on the Civil War including: "RICHMOND" "The Bulkhead of the Dutch Canal Exploded" "Attack of the Rebels on Orr Picket Lines" "WILMINGTON" "Rebel Accounts of the Operations" "The Peace Rumors Exploded" and more. The back page has: "SHERMAN" "Rebel Account of the Fall of Fort McAllister and Savannah" Eight pages, foxing, good condition.

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Ends December 13, 2020 15:06

$26.00
185696

FREDERICKSBURG VA Virginia Civil War MAP Battle of Lee's Mill 1862 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373331242245

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 22, 1862  * Fredericksburg Virginia map * Siege of Yorktown * Battle of Lee's Mill The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Movement Of Gen. McDowell Against Fredericksburgh." Plus there are various one column heads: "Old Point & Yorktown" "Another Unpleasant Storm  on the Peninsula" "The Capture of Apalachicola" "Action of the Government Relative to Mr. Cameron's Arrest" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 10, 2020 15:05

$49.00
185591

FORT FISHER Wilmington NC North Carolina Adm. Porter 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393003981311

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 30, 1864 * Fort Fisher attacked * David Dixon Porter * Wilmington NC North Carolina * Final months of the Civil War Among the first column Civil War heads are: "WILMINGTON" "The Attack On Fort Fisher" "Official Report from Admiral Porter" which is quite lengthy & detailed & signed by him in type: David D. Porter, Rear Admiral; "The Terrific Fire of the Fleet" "The Guns of the Fort Completely Silenced" and more. Eight pages, damp stains to lower corner, good condition.

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Ends December 05, 2020 15:04

$32.00
185590

(6) ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction 1865 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373320334053

Offered are original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of six issues, each with front page column heads on the Andersonville Prisoner trial, where barbarities of the cruelest nature were put upon Yankee prisoners of war. Dates are August 31, Sept. 8, 20; Oct. 4, 6 & 7, 1865. Each complete in 8 pages, some minor foxing, generally good condition.

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Ends December 05, 2020 15:03

$59.00
185529

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373317632331

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

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Ends December 04, 2020 09:38

$52.00
185494

FIRST BATTLE OF CHARLESTON Ironclads Warships w/ Map Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373313492046

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 11, 1863  * First Battle of Charleston Harbor The front page is dominated by a huge Civil War map headed: "THE FIGHT AT CHARLESTON - Opening Fire at the Rebel Stronghold...Position of the Rebel Batteries". Related text is on page 3 with great column heads as well as a small engraving of the ironclad Keokuk. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 02, 2020 15:19

$55.00
185335

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President & Fugitive CAPTURE 1865 Military Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392993654670

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY NAVY JOURNAL, New York, May 20, 1865  * Capture of Jefferson Davis The front page has an article headed "The Military Situation" and beginning: "The pursuit & capture of Jeff. Davis, the surrender of Taylor, and the concentration of the National Armies around Washington, are...the three principal military events worthy of consideration...". Within is another article: "The Capture of Davis" begins: "The capture of the great Conspirator has followed very swiftly upon the fall of the Rebellion he was so prominent in inaugurating. Six short weeks before this wretched fugitive ruled with a rod of iron..." with more (see for portions) taking two-thirds of a page & detailing how he was caught in woman's clothes. Sixte... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:21

$67.00
185330

ABRAHAM LINCOLN For President Notice & Petersburg Siege 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373300788868

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MANUFACTURERS AND FARMERS JOURNAL, Providence, Rhode Island, Oct. 17, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln for president notice Despite the title of this newspaper, there is nice Civil War coverage with many one column headings. (see images for portion) The first column of page 2 has a notice supporting: "For President Of The United States ABRAHAM LINCOLN Of Illinois- For Vice President Of The United States ANDREW JOHNSON of Tennessee..."  (see) Complete in 4 pages, larger sized issue measuring 26 x 20 1//2 inches, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:19

$37.00
185281

LAWRENCE KS Kansas Civil War w/ Martial Law in New Orleans BUTLER 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373298300127

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, May 22, 1862  * General Benjamin Butler * Martial law in New Orleans * Uncommon publication Pages 2 and 3 contain the full and very lengthy text of the: "Proclamation of General Butler " which was his proclamation to the people of New Orleans upon his taking the city, imposing martial law & detailing how the city would function. He mentions: "...The armies of the United States come here not to destroy, but to restore order out of chaos...all the requirements of martial low will be imposed so long as...it may be necessary...", signed in type: Major-General Butler. Other column heads include: "Late News From the South" "Panic at Richmond" "From Gen. McClellan's Army" "The Rebels Out o... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2020 10:09

$33.00
185175

Nice ABRAHAM LINCOLN Lying in State at Capitol re. Assassination 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373286620685

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, April 21, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Lying in State at the Capitol * Hunt for the assassins continue Graphically this a very appealing issue, as all columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered, plus at the very top above the masthead is a black-bordered banner: "The Nation Mourns Its Loss." Half of the first column is taken up with funeral-related heads including: "THE REMAINS of PRESIDENT LINCOLN ! " "They Are Lying in State at the Capitol" "Thousands of People Viewing The Corpse" "A Great National Sorrowing!" "The Silent Homage of a Weeping People!" "The Remains Leave To-morrow for Baltimore" "The Capture of an Assassin!" "Atzeroth Taken in Maryland!" "The Soldiers Want to Lynch H... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:12

$163.00
185170

Rare LAWRENCE KS Douglas County Kansas Civil War Era w/ MORMONS 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373286613894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Jan. 1, 1863  * Rare Western title * Mormons - Mormonism The front page has: "Momonism & Double Love" which is a report of a man conflicted by being in love with two woman, who then encounters a Mormon emigrant who converts the 3 of them and thus resolves the problem. Four pages, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:07

$49.00
185022

Rare FULL PAGE Civil War MAP & Monitor vs. Merrimack Ironclads 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392978318214

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 12, 1862  * Rare full front page civil war map * Battle of Hampton Roads * Monitor vs. Merrimack Simply an incredible Civil War map newspaper, as the entire front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "THE EVACUATION OF MANASSAS. The Stars and Stripes Waving Over the Late Stronghold of the Rebels--The Seat of War in Eastern Virginia." This map is very detailed and shows from Baltimore to Newport News, to Charlottesville and everywhere in between. Of added significance is the page two report on the Monitor versus Merrimac with heads: "Iron Clad Ships" "Their Great Value as Vessels-of-War" "The Great Trial Battle Between the Monitor and Merrimac" "The Great Trial Battle" followed by a great... See More  

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:08

$138.00
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