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182981

CONFEDERATE Jefferson Davis & Fort Donelson Capture CIVIL WAR 1862 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373114178309

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 27, 1862 * Fall of Fort Donelson, Tennessee * Jefferson Davis proclamation * From the capital of the Confederacy A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. The front page is entirely taken up with advertisements and notices. The inside pages are rich in war-related reports including: "The Fall of Fort Donelson" "The Tennessee Panic" "The Northern Congress" "Re-Organization of the Cabinet" "Substitutes in the Army" "The New Army--The Pike" "The Confederate Congress" "The War Upon Whiskey" "Legislature of Virginia" "Telegraphic News" and more. Also a very nice & patriotic editorial, a few bits including: "...that the war must endure for years... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2020 14:43

$90.00
182979

Rare CONFEDERATE w/ Jefferson Davis Inauguration 1862 Columbia S.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392871881717

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 25, 1862 * Jefferson Davis inaugural address * Rare Confederate publication A rather rare title and great that it has the word “Southern”. Certainly the most notable content begins page 2 being: "President Jefferson Davis's Inaugural address, delivered in Richmond, February 22, 1862" which takes over a full column. The front page includes: "The Hampton Legion" "Sketch of Clarkesville" "The Defences of Augusta" "Burning Our Towns". The bkpg. includes: "The Rebel Territory" "Confederate States Senators" "The Women of the South" "The Crisis" and more. Complete as a single sheet issue with wide, untrimmed margins, minor mend at a margin, nice c... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2020 14:41

$335.00
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
179478

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977289710

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

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:46

$5,250.00
179466

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716956321

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

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:32

$146.00
179260

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL Richmond Virginia Civil War Confederacy 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372967716108

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, February 12, 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: "City Intelligence" "Latest News From The North--Yankee Account of the Charleston Naval Victory" "Another Brutal Order of the Enemy--The Sick & Wounded Forced On Families & Their Own Personal Liberty & Property to Be Held for Their Security" "Remarkable Admissions from a Northern Journal of the Superiority of the Southern Army--The Military Organizations of the North & South Contrasted--The Wear and Tear of an Army..." "The Battle of Seven Pines--The Long Withheld Official Report--The True Facts--Cowardly Conduct of the Men-... See More  

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Ends March 27, 2020 09:04

$87.00
179259

Rare BENJAMIN BUTLER BRUTALITY ? Confederate Prisoners 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392704517452

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 15, 1864 * From the capital of the Confederacy * General Benjamin Butler & Confederate prisoners Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it's from the capital of the Confederate States. The front page includes: "The War News" "Absenteeism In the Army--A Curious Disclosure" "How Our Prisoners Are Treated By the Yankees--The Horrours of Camp Douglas" "A Contrast" and more. The back page has a lengthy editorial--always interesting reading in this title. It begins: "Butler, in command of all the Confederate prisoners, will be, in Yankee opinion, eminently the 'right man in the right place'. Brutality & cruelty have been displayed in ample measure..." with mu... See More  

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Ends March 27, 2020 09:03

$89.00
179181

Extremely RARE Civil War CONFEDERATE BROADSIDE Vicksburg MS MAP 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372965642042

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY APPEAL EXTRA, Memphis, Tennessee, April 20, 1861 * Very rare Confederate broadside * Beginning of the Civil War * Vicksburg MS Mississippi An extremely scarce item, being a broadside edition (printed on one side only) of a newspaper from early in the Confederacy from a city which was only "Confederate" until the battle of Memphis, June 6, 1862, after which it was in Yankee control. The front has a very nice graphic devise at the top of the first column showing a cannon and Confederate flag, with heads: "THE WAR NEWS ! " "Star of the West Taken As A Prize ! " "Harper's Ferry Burned---Arms and Munitions Destroyed ! " "Munitions of War From Louisiana ! " "Arms & Ammunition Offered the City of Memphis". A bit furt... See More  

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Ends March 25, 2020 09:52

$645.00
178592

Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis TN Tennessee in JACKSON MS Civil War 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392669087017

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 7, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South. Note that this "Memphis" newspaper was published in Jackson, Mississippi, and also that this is labeled the: "Army Edition" which we have not seen in other issues of this title we have offered. See the information below concerning its history. The front page has various items relating to the on-going Civil War including three: "General Orders", "Arrest The Deserters!" "View of a Northern Radical" "Butler's Outrages in New Orleans" "Battle of Prairie Grove" "Butler's course from a Northern Point of View--A Yankee on Yankee" "Retribution"; a poem titled:... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2020 09:17

$337.00
178410

Rare CONFEDERATE Houston TX Texas w/ Jefferson Davis Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392649316190

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, Nov. 9, 1864 * 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 the midst of the war, one of the earliest war-dated issues we have offered in recent years. The front page has over 2 columns taken up with a terrific speech given by Jefferson Davis headed: "The President's Speech at Augusta" and addressed to the: "Ladies and gentlemen, friends and fellow-citizens of Georgia:...". The speech was intended to boost the sagging spirits of the Georgians, as Atlanta had fallen in early September & Savannah would fall before Christmas. Following Davis's speech there is: "Genera... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:31

$660.00
178336

Rare 1861 Civil War CONFEDERATE New Orleans / Battle of Carnifex Ferry Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921052479

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Sept. 15, 1861 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South * Battle of Carnifex Ferry Among the front page items are: "The War On the Potomac" "The War in Missouri" "The War in Western Virginia" "The Civil War in America". Inside includes: "The Fight In Western Virginia" 'Rosecranz's Army Badly Whipped" "Federal Loss 600 Killed" "Authentic Report of the Battle" 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 "Confederate" is... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 07:41

$124.00
178335

BATTLE OF SHILOH w/ P. G. T. Beauregard's Report 1862 CONFEDERATE Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392646326833

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, May 10, 1862 * Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing * General P. G. T. Beauregard's official rpt. * From the capital of the Confederacy The ftpg. has much on: "YORKTOWN" "Our Former Position & Strength There--The State of our Whole Line--Daily Picket Fights--Brilliant Affair at Dam No. 2--Vast Preparations & Expectations of the Enemy..." with more. Particularly noteworthy is the 2 1/2 column, detailed report of: "The Battle of Shiloh" "Gen. Beauregard's Official Report" signed by him in type: G. T. Beauregard. Much more war reporting as well. Great to have this fine content in a newspaper from the Confederate capital. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2020 07:40

$167.00
178333

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392646326223

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, January 17, 1863 * From the capital of the Confederacy Not only a newspaper from the Confederacy, but from the capital of the Confederate States. The ftpg. has: "Late Northern News" and a report from Charleston, and: "The Blockading Ashore--Surrender of Officers & Men--No Tidings of the Fleet" and also much reporting from the "Virginia Legislature". The bkpg. has a lengthy editorial, always interesting reading in this title. The bkpg. also has 2 1/2 columns of reporting on: "The Confederate Congress". Complete as a single sheet issue with a full banner masthead, nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2020 07:39

$73.00
177972

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA w/ BLEAK Outlook by Editor 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392622104594

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Nov. 12, 1862 * Confederate editor gives a pessimistic outlook The front page has much on the Civil War with items headed: "The Enemy Of James River", "From Northern Virginia", "Fredericksburg--The Recent Yankee Raid", "The Navigation of The Mississippi", "Latest News From The North", and many subheads, including: "The Advance of the Yankees in North Carolina--Speculations as to the Object of Their Attack", "From the Armies in the Southwest", and more. There are also many Acts of the Confederate Congress. The bkpg. has a lengthy editorial, always interesting reading in this title, beginning: "The interest of the moment is absorbed in the movements of McClellan and Lee. The Northern p... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:33

$84.00
177971

Rare BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG in a Confederate Atlanta GA 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392622104294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, July 10, 1863 * Very Rare Confederate title from the "traveling" newspaper * Battle of the Gettysburg - Robert E. Lee vs. Meade If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the "Memphis Appeal" newspaper would not continue under Yankee control. As Wikipedia notes: "...On June 6, 1862, the presses and plates were loaded into a boxcar and moved to Grenada, Mississippi, where it published for some ... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:33

$466.00
176306

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392506732590

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, March 7, 1862 * From the Confederate capital * Jefferson Davis proclamations From the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The Battle-Field Around Fort Donelson" "Notes Of The War" "The Late Outrage on the Rio Grande" & more. Pg. 2 has a lengthy editorial: "The War--Past, Present, & Future". Also: "From Norfolk" "From The Valley" "By the President of the Confederate States of America - A Proclamation" signed in type: Jefferson Davis, concerning martial law in Richmond. Also another related "Proclamation" also signed: Jefferson Davis. Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2020 14:07

$87.00
177834

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891536898

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

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:57

$725.00
177783

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889086786

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

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:34

$87.00
177781

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889085838

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

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:33

$74.00
176991

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392549065029

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

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Ends December 22, 2019 14:56

$255.00
176840

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War Atlanta Campaign 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372847212233

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Sept. 29, 1864 * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Results of the Summer Campaign" "Hood's New Movement" "From the Georgia Front--Affairs at Atlanta" "Latest From the Valley" "and more. Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, nice condition. From the closing months of the Civil War. Charleston was a hotbed of secession, with S.C. being the first state to leave the Union. The first shots of the war were fired in Charleston harbor. As a notable slave port, it is not surprising that South Carolina lead the charge in forming the new Confederate States of America.

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:06

$83.00
176838

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392543443570

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

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:05

$420.00
176267

BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Pennsylvania CONFEDERATE Account 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372820043151

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

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:21

$870.00
176064

Very Rare CONFEDERATE BROADSIDE Chattanooga Tennessee Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392492449343

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

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Ends November 21, 2019 11:12

$3,350.00
175664

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital & Jefferson Davis Proclamation Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392458090107

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

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:18

$84.00
175478

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392443860151

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

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:26

$540.00
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
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