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185939

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


eBay Auction Item # 393028593398

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 November 30, 2020 09:31

$47.99
184358

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373202815384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 14, 1863  * First Battle of Charleston * Ironclads warships clash Although the front page has Civil War reports, including a small print of the military position, pages 2 & 3 have more on the Civil War including a huge  Civil War map: "THE GREAT IRON-CLAD FIGHT - Scene Of Operations Off Charleston...". There are great column heads: "SUMTER" "Additional Details from the Herald Special Correspondents Off Charleston" "The Preparations for the Attack" "Commencing The Action" and much more. War reports on other inside pages as well. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 10, 2020 14:57

$39.00
182923

OPENING WEEK 1st Troops Called Post Fort Sumter Attack 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867671566

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 17, 1861 * Opening week of the Civil War * Post Fort Sumter attack * Troops gathering Among the first column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR" "Extraordinary Enthusiasm Throughout the County" "Alacrity in Obeying the President's Call to Arms" "30 Men Killed at Fort Moultrie During the Battle" "Expected Secession of Virginia" and more. Some very nice content from the first week of the Civil War. Eight pages, minor foxing, nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:11

$32.00
182772

CIVIL WAR BEGINNING Post Fort Sumter Attack TROOPS on the March 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865265739

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 25, 1861 * Beginning of the Civil War * Post Fort Sumter attack * Troops on the march The first column has a great stack of war-related headlines on the beginning events of the Civil War including: "THE WAR" "The 7th Regiment in Washington" "Jefferson Davis and Gen. Beauregard in Richmond" "Arrangements for an Attack on the National Capital" "35,000 Rebel Troops on the March" "Necessity for More Northern Troops" "Interviews Between Marylanders & the President" "Kentucky Will Remain Neutral" "News From Fort Pickens" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:33

$88.00
180873

ABRAHAM LINCOLN as President Elect w/ Pre Civil War Tensions 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392780023861

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 31, 1861 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Pre-Civil War tensions in the South Among the first column heads are: "An Attack on Fort Sumter Expected" "Revival of Rumors of War" "The President's Views on the Subject" "Condition of the Forts on the Florida Coast" "The Relations of the Seceding States with Foreign Powers" "Programme of the New Southern Confederation" & more (see). Page 5 has: "The New Administration" which reports on the incoming Lincoln administration. Eight pages, a little light foxing, some spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends May 28, 2020 15:11

$39.00
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
177368

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Phila. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372872129349

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 23, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Among the front pg. column heads are: "Trial of The Demon Werze" "Contradictory Statements on This Point" "The Trial Of Jeff. Davis" "A Letter From the Arch-Traitor" "He Cannot Imagine the Charges Against Him" "A Plan to Overthrow the Radicals" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, two folds, foxing to an upper quadrant, generally good.

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Ends January 11, 2020 06:56

$29.00
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
175328

Terrific SLAVERY AUCTION Slaves Sale at Montgomery Alabama PRINT 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775128461

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

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:43

$610.00
172159

Great 2nd Battle of CHARLESTON HARBOR Fort Sumter Civil War MAP 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648920614

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 29, 1863 * Second Battle of Charleston Harbor * Fort Sumter & more - Terrific map A fantastic display issue as the entire front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "THE HARBOR, FORTIFICATIONS, AND CITY OF CHARLESTON" showing the greater Charleston vicinity. Many Civil War reports inside. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2019 13:52

$109.00
169320

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz Trial w/ PRINT 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372539734781

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 14, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia The front page features a print headed: "Werze, The Andersonville Demon", being the infamous Henry Wirz, the warden of the Andersonville prison camp who supervised the horrible treatment of Yankee prisoners. He would be found guilty & was executed, one of only two people convicted for war crimes during the American Civil War. Quite rare to find a period portrait of him in a newspaper. Various ftpg. column heads relating to the Civil War. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, wear at the fold & margins, generally good.

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Ends January 17, 2019 09:35

$67.00
168454

SECOND BATTLE OF RAPPAHANNOCK STATION & Fort Sumter 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372503154853

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 10, 1863 * Second Battle of Rappahannock Station * George G. Meade vs. Robert E. Lee Page 2 has a quite lengthy & detailed account on the Battle of the Rappahannock, headed: "Advance Upon the Rappahannock" "Particulars of Saturday's Battle". Included is a name list of "The Casualties". It was a Union victory. The ftpg. has: "From Gen. Meade's Army" "The Bombardment of Fort Sumter" "From the Armies In Virginia" "A Victory in West Virginia" and more. Four pages, large folio size, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends December 15, 2018 14:40

$30.00
165911

Rare CHARLESTON SC South Carolina w/ Fort Sumter Attack CLOSE 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372401171391

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, March 29, 1861 * From the origin of the Civil War just prior to the outbreak South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union which it did on Dec. 20, 1860. Plus the war began in Charleston harbor with the bombing of Fort Sumter just two weeks after the date of this issue. The front page has: "United States Army & Navy News" among other items. Page 2 has nearly a full column: "The Abolition Regime" with subheads: "Wow Lincoln Exhibits his Firmness--A Second Jackson About the Spoils--The Fott Sumter Game--Clumsy Diplomacy--The Safety of the South Lies in her Strength--The Abolitionists at Last Realizing Southern Independence--the Old Domin... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:16

$144.00
165054

Rare CHARLESTON SC South Carolina w/ Texas Joining Confederacy 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080127749

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, March 26, 1861 * From the origin of the Civil War just prior to outbreak South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union which it did on Dec. 20, 1860. Plus the war began in Charleston harbor with the bombing of Fort Sumter just a few weeks after the date of this issue. The front page includes: "Admission of Northern States into the Southern Confederation" "How Charleston Looks in the Eye of a Yankee" "News From Pensacola" and other items. Inside has: "The Convention of South Carolina" in which they will discuss adopting the Confederate Constitution. There is also a nearly half column notice: "Loan For the Defence Of The Confederate States"... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:52

$196.00
163978

Rare CONFEDERATE Fort Sumter Civil War STARTS 1861 Wilmington NC Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372309728761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, April 30, 1861 * Beginning of the Civil War * In a rare Confederate title * Abraham Lincoln blockade Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of entry for supplies for the entire Confederacy, exporting cotton & tobacco in exchange for munitions, clothing & food. As such it was barricaded by Union forces during the war, but blockade runners had some success in getting supplies through. It is just 170 miles north of Charleston, where the Civil War began. ... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2018 15:04

$133.00
162405

Rare CONFEDERATE Wilmington NC North Carolina CIVIL WAR Start 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372255452509

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, April 19, 1861 * Civil War beginning * Jefferson Davis proclamation * Rare Confederate title Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of entry for supplies for the entire Confederacy, exporting cotton & tobacco in exchange for munitions, clothing & food. As such it was barricaded by Union forces during the war, but blockade runners had some success in getting supplies through. It is just 170 miles north of Charleston, where the Civil War began. Ne... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2018 14:52

$210.00
156662

JEFFERSON DAVIS Inauguration Inaugural Address 1861 NC Confederate Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391876686316

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, February 20, 1861 * Confederate president Jefferson Davis * Inauguration - inaugural address Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of entry for supplies for the entire Confederacy, exporting cotton & tobacco in exchange for munitions, clothing & food. As such it was barricaded by Union forces during the war, but blockade runners had some success in getting supplies through. It is just 170 miles north of Charleston, where the Civil War began. Nei... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2017 07:30

$455.00
154762

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391813886528

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 29, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Among the ftpg. column heads are: "THE WERZE TRIAL" "A Fresh Accumulation of Horrors!" "Further Convincing Evidence Against the Prisoner" "More of Werze's Diabolical Cruelty" "He Murders Sick Soldiers as a Pastime" "He Adds Theft To His Greater Crimes" "Further Details of the Rebel Slaughter Pen" and more. Also: "The Great Base Ball Match" "A Signal Victory for the Philadelphians" "Handsome Treatment of the Visiting Club". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, foxing to an upper quadrant & the two folds, otherwise good.

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:34

$33.00
153660

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371931356715

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 4, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Among the front page column heads are: "THE WERZE TRIAL [Wirz], who was the warden at the infamous Andersonville prison. "The Testimony of Western Cavalrymen" "Werze's Mode of Dealing With the Cripples and Sick Men" "He Puts Them Out of Their Misery" "His Boasts About His Barbarous Exploits" "Horrors of the Dead Line "2933 Men Die in One Month" "The Report Admits that Bloodhounds Were used" and even more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, 2 folds, some water staining & a bit of foxing.

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Ends May 26, 2017 13:03

$34.00
153309

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911380559

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, Charleston, South Carolina, April 13, 1864 * From the origin of the Civil War This is one of just a few titles in the South which printed "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline (see). Among the ftpg. articles are: "From Richmond--Good News From Mobile--Defeat of Banks' Army--Great Loss of the Enemy" "From Dalton. Arrest of a Yankee Female--Affairs in the Southwest" "The Soldiers at Branchville" "Fort Sumter" and more. The back page is mostly taken up with advertisements including "$50 Reward" for a runaway slave, also: "Slave Labor For the Coast" and others. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, one discrete archival mend to the back, nice condition.

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:26

$129.00
152559

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Louisville KY Kentucky 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880421283

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, May 15, 1861 * Rare pro-Confederate title Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confederate & the "Journal" was more pro-Union. This is the Confederate-leaning newspaper. The ftpg. has: "Boats Fired Into--Marketing Stopped--Indiana Threatening Kentucky" "The Voice of the State--The People for the south... Lincoln's Troops shall not Invade Kentucky Soil..." "Letter from Hardin County" "From Sharpsburg" "From Georgia--Unanimity of Sou... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:17

$147.00
151486

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL BEGINS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391682895607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 22, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter - Georgia * Henry Wirz trial begins (1st report) Nice ftpg. heads include: "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "Commencement of the Proceedings of the Military Commission in the Case of the Keeper of the Andersonville Prison" "Horrible Crimes with Which He is Charged" "How the Prisoners in His Charge were Maltreated" "Exposed & I Starved, Willfully Shot, Poisoned by Foul Vaccine Mater & Torn to Pieces by Dogs" "Horrible Catalogue of Crimes..." with more. This is the opening day of this historic trial which lasted over two months. Eight pages nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2017 13:36

$44.00
151375

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371842086662

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 7, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia The first column has heads on the trial of the warden of Andersonville Prison: "The Wirz Trial" "Additional Chapters of Southern Prison Horrors" "Further Illustrations of the Mode of Warfare of the Modern Chivalry". Pg. 4 has an editorial on Wirz as well. Eight pages, small hole to the right side of the front leaf, nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2017 15:21

$29.00
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