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180669

BATTLE OF FREDERICKSBURG Virginia Begins w/ Bombardments1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373028478984

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York City, December 13, 1862. * Burnside captures major Virginia city * Battle of Fredericksburg begins * General Burnside vs. Robert E. Lee This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "Army Of The Potomac" "Nearly all the Army Across the Rappahannock" "Crossing of Franklin's Division Below Fredericksburg" "The Rebels Open Fire From Their Batteries" and more. (see) Complete in eight pages. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Small binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends May 21, 2020 15:13

$32.00
180549

Historic ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Ford's Theater J.W. Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392765603220

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth This newspaper had already set their front page Civil War reports when the news of Lincoln's assassination came in causing them to report the tragic news on an inside page. The photos show the page four column heads stating that President Lincoln had been shot. Included are twelve dispatches which chronicle the events and provides various particulars based on the best reports available. At press time this newspaper still reports Lincoln being alive. The first dispatch, dated "Friday, April 14, 1865", simply states: "The President was shot in a theatre tonight, and perhaps mortally wounded." Each subs... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2020 14:21

$878.00
180432

Conspirator SAMUEL ARNOLD LETTER Abraham Lincoln's Assassination 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392762529338

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 1, 1869 * Samuel Arnold letter to his mother * Abraham Lincoln assassination conspirator The top of page 11 has small headings: "The Wilkes Booth Conspiracy" "Letter from Arnold to His Mother" and is signed in type: Samuel B. Arnold. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, minor light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:11

$37.00
180309

SOLDIERS'S NATIONAL MONUMENT Battlefield of Gettysburg Dedication 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755374769

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 2, 1869 * Soldiers' National Monument dedication * Battle of Gettysburg Battlefield - cemetery * Henry War Beecher's prayer Page 5 has an article with small headings: "Gettysburg" "Unveiling of the Monument--A Large Attendance..." Text takes up over a full column. Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2020 07:39

$35.00
180036

JOHN H. SURRATT re. Abraham Lincoln's Assassination NEW TRIAL ? 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373003458030

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 23, 1868 * New John H. Surratt trial ? * re. Lincoln's Assassination Page 4 has an article headed: "The Trial Of John H. Surratt" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2020 13:25

$33.00
179885

Rare ALEXANDRIA Virginia Abraham Lincoln Proclamation CIVIL WAR 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372995381999

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ALEXANDRIA GAZETTE, Virginia, May 9, 1863 * Rare Civil War era publication * Abraham Lincoln proclamation Technically Alexandria was a Confederate city for one day, as the day after Virginia voted to secede from the Union federal troops moved in this city neighboring the nation's capital and occupied it. The front page begins with: "The Military Situation" with various war reports. Inside has various war-related items including; "Why Gen. Hooker Crossed the River" "Letter from Wheeling" and "The Raid of Gen. Stoneman" plus more. The back page has a full column taken up with a: "Proclamation By the President of the United States, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Four pages, 9 by 12 1/2 inches, very nice cond... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:49

$190.00
179636

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination William T. Sherman Returns CIVIL WAR1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724155989

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 9, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Black mourning borders * William T. Sherman returns All columns on all pages area black-bordered due to the Lincoln assassination. The ftpg. has: "SHERMAN" "His Army Homeward Bound" "The Quickest March on Record" "Scenes Along the Route" "Enthusiasm of the Colored People" and "Events Subsequent To The Surrender". Page 5 has: "The Assassination" "The Trial to Commence Today" "The President's Proclamation Gone South" "The Flight of Jeff Davis" with more on the back page. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 09:01

$72.00
179608

ABRAHAM LINCOLN 2nd Nomination Acceptance Speech 1864 Civil War NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724082770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 29, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln nomination * American Civil War reporting Page 4 has an historic report headed "The Presidential Nomination" "Mr. Lincoln's Acceptance" with the text taking over a full column and signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Obviously this was the step necessary for him to be on the Republican ballot for the general election in November, which he won, only to be assassinated the month after his inauguration. The front page has nice column heads on the Civil War including: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "How the Rebels Were Repulsed" "The Colored Troops Stand It Well" "Later from Sherman" & more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:42

$86.00
179573

Very Rare PARSON BROWNLOW Knoxville TN Tennessee CIVIL WAR Rebel 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981892833

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, May 3, 1865 * Very rare Civil War title - closing events * William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow W. G. Brownlow, or Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his fervently held views on the inferiority of blacks & his unalterable opposition to secession. In 1861 Brownlow’s criticism of the Confederacy led the government to shut down his newspapers for 2 years. In December, 1861, Brownlow was arrested on a charge of h... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:16

$188.00
179514

HUNTERSVILLE WV West Virginia Battle Fight Skirmish Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977591804

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 7, 1862 * Huntersville, West Virginia This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Page 5 has one column headings that include: "From Western Virginia" "A BATTLE AT HUNTERSVILLE" "Rout Of The Rebels" and more. (see) Complete in eight pages. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. A little margin wear, generally very nice.

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Ends April 06, 2020 15:39

$28.00
179512

BATTLE OF MILL SPRINGS Zollicoffer Killed Kentucky KY Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977590649

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 22, 1862 * Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky * General Felix Zollicoffer killed This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE BATTLE OF SOMERSET" "Further Confirmation" "The Most Brilliant Victory Of the War" "Gen. Zollicoffer Found Mortally Wounded" and more. (see) A printing flaw within this report. Complete in eight pages. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Nice condition.

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Ends April 06, 2020 15:38

$28.00
179475

Very Rare CHARLESTON SC Yankee Union Occupation South Carolina 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716967844

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, April 21, 1865 * Union - Yankee occupation * Speech given by President Lincoln An early issue of this newspaper under Yankee control, as Sherman occupied this significant Confederate city on February 18. This is "new series" volume 1, number 48. The front page has: "Our Victories" "Important Speech of President Lincoln" "His Views on the Peace Reconstruction & Emancipation Questions" which takes nearly half of the front page. Also: "Important Debate of the Rebel State Legislature of Virginia". Page 2 has a nice editorial concerning the war including: "...The people all over Jeff Davis' territory are well aware of the hopelessness of the rebel cause...". Also inside: "The Death ... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:41

$225.00
179425

Rare SAMUEL MEDARY Crisis Editor Arrested & Abraham Lincoln 1864 Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392715330115

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, May 25, 1864 * Samuel Medary arrested * "The Crisis" editor A significant issue as page 4 has a notice: "To Our Subscribers" which comments on the arrest of Samuel Medary, this newspaper's editor & publisher, noting in part: "...about our being arrested on last Friday by Deputies U.S. Marshals Sands and Wheeler for conspiracy...". Further on is the news report: "We learn that Gov. Medary was arrested yesterday by Deputy U.S. Marshals and taken to Cincinnati. What offense this veteran statesman and patriot is accused of we are at a loss even to surmise..." with more on this. This newspaper was critical of the U.S. limiting slavery and of the war itself. Described as "The Hottest Rebel Shee... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2020 08:26

$79.00
179424

FUGITIVE SLAVES Savannah GA Martial Law NEW BERN NC Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392715325126

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 24, 1862 * Fugitive slaves * Savannah, Georgia martial law * New Bern, North Carolina This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE RETURN OF FUGITIVE SLAVES", "The President's Position on the Question", "FROM PORT ROYAL", "General Sherman's Anomalous Position", "MARTIAL LAW AT SAVANNAH", "FROM FORTRESS MONROE", "They Expect An Attack At Newbern" and more. Complete in eight pages. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends April 05, 2020 08:21

$36.00
179423

ROMNEY West Virginia Confederate Military EXPEDITION Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392715324608

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 24, 1862 * Romney Expedition This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Page 5 has one column headings that include: "ANOTHER VICTORY FOR THE UNION" "BATTLE NEAR ROMEY, VA." "2,000 Rebels Routed" and more. Complete in eight pages. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. A little margin wear, generally good

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Ends April 05, 2020 08:21

$27.00
179419

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Proclamation & Chickamauga Civil War 1863 Military Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392715323475

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Dec. 12, 1863 * Abraham Lincoln proclamation * Uncommon military title As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. Among the many reports are those headed: "Report of the Secretary of the Navy" taking over 3 pages; "Report of the Secretary of War" taking over a full page; "The Late Campaign in Virginia" "The Battle of Chickamauga" "Military Strength of the Nation" "General Roberts' New Bullet" "The President's Proclamation" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln; and so much more. Sixteen pages, 10 by 14 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 05, 2020 08:19

$39.00
179415

BATTLE OF MIDDLE CREEK Gen. James A. Garfield Victory Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392715317808

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 15, 1862 * Battle of Middle Creek - Kentucky * General James A. Garfield victory This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Pages 4 & 5 have one column headings that include: "THE ROUT OF MARSHALL'S FORCES" "1,100 Union Men Whip 2,500 Rebels" and more. (see) Complete in eight pages. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Nice condition.

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Ends April 05, 2020 08:16

$28.00
179191

KIRBY SMITH Surrenders Civil War Ends & Trial of the CONSPIRATORS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372965649894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 29, 1865 * Edmund Kirby Smith surrenders * Abraham Lincoln murder trial * Last battles of the Civil War Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Trial Of The Assassins" "Unconditional Release of Persons Connected with Ford's Theatre" "The Trial Drawing To a Close" "END OF THE REBELLION" "The Last Rebel Army Disbands" "Kirby Smith Surrenders the Land & Naval forces Under His Command" "The Confederate flag Disappears from the Continent" "The Era of Peace Begins" & more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 25, 2020 10:01

$66.00
179116

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral Train Springfield Illinois 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696264721

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 8, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Springfield, Illinois funeral train All columns on all pages are black-bordered for the death of Abraham Lincoln. The top of the ftpg. has: "THE ASSASSINATION" "Stir Among the Traitors in Canada" "Flight of Sanders & Tucker" "Whereabouts of the Head Rebel" "He Leaves Charlotte, N.C. on the 25th" "Stoneman Close On His Heels" and also on the ftpg: "The Harris Trial" "Evidence Against the Accused" "He Advises Rebel Soldiers Not to Take the Oath" and more. Inside pages have various items concerning the Lincoln funeral, including: "Our Dead President" "Chicago to Springfield" "Andy Johnson & the Black Race" "The Closing Scenes at Springfield" "A Homeste... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:41

$72.00
178698

JOHN WILKES BOOTH REVIEW & Sherman's March To The Sea 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392673989862

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 29, 1864 * John Wilkes Booth theatrical review * General William T. Sherman * March to the sea Although the front page and pages within contain various reports on the Civil War, perhaps the most intriguing item is a somewhat inconspicuous page 5 review of a theatrical performance at the Winter Garden theater. A one night performance was set for November 25 to benefit the Shakespeare Statue Fund. The performance featured the three Booth brothers, well known in the theatrical community: Junius, Edwin, and John Wilkes. This was the only time that the Booth brothers would appear on stage together. Although an advertisement for the performance appeared in several issues, the review, logically, appear... See More  

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Ends March 06, 2020 15:05

$197.00
178660

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392670844586

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 23, 1864 * 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 the Winter Garden theater on page 7. A one night performance was set for November 26th to benefit the Shakespeare Statue Fund. The performance featured the three Booth brothers, well known in the theatrical community: Junius, Edwin, and John Wilkes. This was the only time that the Booth brothers would appear on stage together.... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2020 15:18

$78.00
178492

Lydia BIXBY LETTER 5 Sons Killed ? Abraham Lincoln Ltr. 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392652941502

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 26, 1864 * President Abraham Lincoln * Lydia Bixby letter - controversy ? * 5 sons killed in Civil War The top of page 4 has the most significant content with the famous letter from Abraham Lincoln to Lydia Bixby, who recently lost here 6th son in the Civil War (see). This is considered by many to be one of the finest works of writing by Lincoln, along with his Gettysburg Address (see hyperlink for more). The front page has: "OUR PRISONERS" "Their Release Fro Captivity" "Thrilling Account of Their Sufferings" "Horrible Barbarities of The Rebels" "The Terrible Camp at Andersonville" with more (see). The back page has: "Sherman's March" "Capture of Macon & Milledgeville" with more on Sherman, p... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2020 14:36

$135.00
178491

JOHN H. SURRATT re. Abraham Lincoln's Assassination TRIAL 1867 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392652940547

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 12, 1867 * John H. Surratt trial * re. Lincoln's Assassination Page 10 has an article: "TRIAL OF JOHN H. SURRATT" The Legal Hitch In The Case" and more. Text takes up 2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 14:35

$33.00
178409

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President Elect TRIP To Washington D.C. Planned 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392649315658

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 28, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln's journey to Washington D.C. * President elect - pre inauguration Page 5 has: "The Lincoln Regime" "The New Administration Still in Favor of Coercion" and "The Day Fixed for the Departure of the President Elect for Washington". Also a subhead: "Mr. Lincoln's Departure For Washington" which begins: "It is now positively settled that Mr. Lincoln will depart for Washington on the 11th of February...". All this takes over a full column concerning the new administration. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:30

$64.00
178003

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President Hannibal Hamlin 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903804789

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY ATLAS AND BEE, Boston, Aug. 30, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln for President notice * Pre Civil War era This was obviously a Republican newspaper, as near the top of the front page is campaign ad supporting: "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, of Illinois - For Vice President, HANNIBAL HAMLIN, of Maine" and noting Nov. 6 as the date for the election (see). The ftpg. also has a bit stating the newspaper: "...its earnest support to the Republican cause, and aid in the election of LINCOLN AND HAMLIN." (see) Various news & ads of the day, four pages, large folio size, rejoined at the spine, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends February 06, 2020 08:01

$44.00
177987

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral BURIAL Springfield Illinois 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626913713

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 6, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's burial * Springfield, Illinois funeral All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of the recent death of Abraham Lincoln with front page column heads including 'THE ASSASSINATION" "What the Government Can Prove" "A Crushing "Weight of Evidence" "Starling Developments to be Made!" "The Canadian Assassins" "OUR DEAD PRESIDENT" "Conclusion of Bishop Simpson's Address" "Scenes & Incidents" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:50

$78.00
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
177850

1860 Newspaper ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President Hannibal Hamlin


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892631320

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY ATLAS AND BEE, Boston, Oct. 2, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln for President notice * Pre Civil War era This was obviously a Republican newspaper, as near the top of the front page is campaign ad supporting: "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, of Illinois - For Vice President, HANNIBAL HAMLIN, of Maine" and noting Nov. 6 as the date for the election. The ftpg. also has a bit stating the newspaper: "...its earnest support to the Republican cause, and aid in the election of LINCOLN AND HAMLIN." Various news & ads of the day, four pages, large folio size, rejoined at the spine, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:50

$44.00
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
177764

Rare CONFEDERATE 1861 Louisville KY Civil War Newspaper re. Battle of BULL RUN


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889076653

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, September 9, 1861 * P.G.T. Beauregard official report * Battle of Bull Run - Manassas Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as 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. Here is an issue of the pro-Confederate "Courier". The front page includes: "Reign of Terror--Military Murders from St. Louis" "Letter from Thos. H. Hays to Capt. J. G. Gorsuch" "Trouble Brewing" "Adams Express and Arms West" "Letter From Frankfort--Gen. Anderson in Frankfort--The Affairs in Southern Kentucky..." "Ou... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:15

$87.00
177718

African SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Captured and Abraham Lincoln 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372883978931

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 15, 1860 * Famous slaver "Wildfire" captured * Abraham Lincoln close to nomination Several nice reports including: "The Captured Slaver Wildfire" "Further Particulars--Names of the Crew and What the Cargo Consisted of...". This was a noted slave ship made more famous by the print of it in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Weekly. Also reports from the Republican National Convention: "The Presidency" "The Chicago Convention" "What is to be the Platform of the Party?" and much more, including a chart of: "The Presidential Aspirants" which includes a then-nearly unknown: "Illinois.....Abraham Lincoln". Also a report from the Pony Express, and "[Black] Free Suffrage Meeting". Twelve pages, a bit ... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:07

$55.00
177479

President Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route to White House Wash. DC 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372874805145

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 16, 1861 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Journey to the White House There is much on the President-elect, Abraham Lincoln, as he makes his way from Springfield to Washington for his inauguration. Page 2 has: 'Mr. Lincoln For Washington" "Occurrences at Home Prior to the President's Departure" "Progress of the President Elect Towards the White House" "Cheers, Salutes & Bouquets" "Old Abe's Speech at Pittsburg" and page 3 has "The Journey of the President Elect" "Important Speeches of Mr. Lincoln on the Crisis & the Tariff Question" "The Arrival & Reception at Cleveland" "Incidents Along the Route" and more. Quite a bit of reporting. Twelve pages, good condition.

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:17

$46.00
177477

Rare JOHN WILKES BOOTH Ford's Theatre Play Advertisement 1863 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586189279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1863 * John Wilkes Booth as an actor * Rare appearance at Ford's Theatre A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C. Page 3 has an advertisement headed: "FORD'S NEW THEATRE" which has three mentions of the name J. Wilkes Booth: "Last Night But One of the distinguished Tragedian MR. J. WILKES BOOTH..." and then: "This Friday Evening, Nov. 13th, Final Benefit of MR. J. WILKES BOOTH...Richard III..." and then also: "Tomorrow (Saturday) Evening, Last appearance of MR. J. WILKES BOOTH..." with more detail. Page 2 has an article: "Mr. Booth's Richard III" which begins: "Mr. J. Wilkes Boo... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:16

$455.00
177122

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Fredericksburg VA Virginia Vol. 1 Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392566701930

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN BANNER, Fredericksburg, Virginia, May 27, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title This is certainly one of the more rare newspapers from this Confederate state. It began in 1848 but ceased publication in 1862. Its editor, James Hunnicut, was a minister of a Free Will 'Union' congregation, was considered to be quite eccentric. As the war neared he became an outspoken Unionist and locals forced him to shut down the paper due to his pro-Union editorials. With the arrival of Union forces in May, 1862 he resumed publication (renumbered), but with the Union evacuation in August he was again put out of business, this time for good. This issue has a wealth of fine war-related content, most significantly front page co... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:10

$440.00
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
176067

ABRAHAM LINCOLN SOTU Address & 6 Civil War MAPS Columbus KY More 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392492450940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 4, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln's annual address * Six Civil War maps in 1 issue * Columbus, Kentucky & Memphis, Tennessee A terrific display issue as the front page is mostly taken up with five Civil War maps, headed: "Map Of Columbus, Kentucky, Showing The Rebel Fortifications" "The Rebel Fort Harris" "The Rebel Forts Wright and Randolph" "Map of Memphis and the Rebel Fort Pillow" and "Map of the Mississippi River". There is also another map on page 4: "The Real Blockade Of Charleston, SC". Also of significance is Abraham Lincoln's state of the union address taking most of page 2 and is signed in type on page 3: Abraham Lincoln. Present are 10 of 12 pages, pages 7-8 are lacking. Otherwise in... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2019 11:14

$63.00
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
176011

Historic BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG George Meade vs. R.E. Lee 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392485631100

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD--EXTRA, July 5, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania * Most historic battle of the Civil War A terrific and quite graphic issue on the Battle of Gettysburg with nearly a full front page column of heads concerning the battle, including a nice patriotic graphic (see). Note that most of these heads are actually in the Herald issue of July 6, but this being a large date "Extra" issue, they were simply held over for the following day--terrific as such. Among the heads are: "Glorious News" "A GREAT VICTORY!" "Terrific & Unparalleled Conflict" "The Rebels Utterly Routed" "They Retreat & Are Pursued by the Union Forces" "Official Despatch from General Meade" "The Rebels Repulsed in Every Attack" and ... See More  

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Ends November 17, 2019 14:34

$570.00
175812

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral & Civil War Ending Events 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798579778

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, April 27, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's funeral * Closing events of the Civil War Although much of the issue is taken up with the closing events of the Civil War, some inside pages have nice content concerning the Lincoln assassination, including reports: "The Funeral Train" "Reception of the President's Remains in the State Capital" "An Immense Throng in the Streets" "The Lying in State in the Halls of Legislation" "THE ASSASSINS" "Military Search of an Entire Block of Houses in Washington" "Arrest of Junius Brutus Booth" "Speculations as to the Whereabouts of Wilkes Booth" "Is He in Brooklyn?" "The Name Of Booth" and more. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:04

$63.00
175808

Famed African SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Captured Abraham Lincoln 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798578917

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1860 * Famous slaver "Wildfire" captured * African slave trade print fame * Abraham Lincoln for president? Most of the first column is taken up with a fascinating article: "The Slave Trade" "Full Particulars of the Capture of the Slaver Wildfire". The article begins: "The great event of the past fortnight...has been the capture by the U.S. steam Mohawk...of the slave bark Wildfire and her cargo of 520 [blacks]...". This was a notable slave ship, made somewhat famous by the print of it found in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Weekly. Also of interest on the ftpg: "The Chicago Convention" being the Republican Presidential Convention. Curious that there is mention: "...A strong feeling in fa... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:02

$59.00
175631

Great BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Yankees Victory 1863 Civil War Newspaper HISTORIC !


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392456151753

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 6, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania * Most historic battle of the Civil War * Great reporting - one of the best to be had A terrific issue reporting the result of the very historic Battle of Gettysburg, with nearly two-thirds of the front pages first column taken up with related heads, atop of which is a nice patriotic emblem. They include: "THE GREAT VICTORY" "The Rebel Army Totally Defeated" "Its Remains Driven Into the Mountains" "It is There Surrounded and Hemmed In" "Its Retreat Across the Potomac River Cut Off" "20,000 Prisoners Captured" "The Rebel General Longstreet Killed" "Details of the Three Days' Fighting" "The Most Terrific Combat on Record" and even more. The entire fro... See More  

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Ends October 30, 2019 14:48

$765.00
175556

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Funeral at Philadelphia Civil War Ending SHERMAN 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786108306

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 24, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln funeral journey * Civil War cleanup in the South * Sherman's victory march All columns on all pages are black-bordered for the death & funeral of Abraham Lincoln. Among the front page column heads are: "SHERMAN" "Negotiations With Johnston" "A Suspension of Hostilities..." "Immediate Resumption of Hostilities Ordered!" "The Way Opened for Davis's Escape" "His Large Booty" "MOBILE" "THE FUNERAL PAGEANT" "From Harrisburg to Philadelphia" "Scenes & Incidents on the Route" "Great Outpouring of the People" "Extensive Preparations" "Obsequies in the City" and more inside. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:52

$60.00
175542

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President-Elect JOURNEY To Washington White House 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392449612902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 18, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln as the president elect * His journey to Washington D.C. Among the front page column heads are: "Arrival of President Davis at Montgomery" "Southern Rights and Institutions to be Maintained at All Hazards" "The Southern Confederacy". Page 4 has much on Abraham Lincoln, including many comments on the editorial page concerning his trip towards Washington, and with one paragraph beginning: "In the event of a final & ultimate dissolution of the Union--of an irrevocable withdrawal of the Southern from the Northern portion of the confederacy--it will be found, in the end, that the slaveholding have every advantage over the non-slaveholding States..." with more (see for porti... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:44

$48.00
175485

Rare ANTI-ABRAHAM LINCOLN Uniontown PA Pennsylvania Civil War Era 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782317770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENIUS OF LIBERTY, Uniontown, Pennsylvania, July 28, 1864 * Uncommon title * Anti-Abraham Lincoln Among the articles in this anti-Lincoln newspaper: "The Late National Humiliation - Review of the Recent Invasion" "Stinging Article From the National Intelligencer" "What it Costs to Disregard Gen. McClellan's Advice" "Mr. Lincoln's Opinion Three Years Ago" "The Last Man Called For" which concerns the coming draft, one bit noting: "And so the dance of death goes on...". Inside has: "Another Invasion" "From Atlanta" "Mosby's Cavalry in Maryland" and much more. Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine, minor margin wear.

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:29

$38.00
175255

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President Hannibal Hamlin 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392429798663

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD REPUBLIC, Ohio, Nov. 2, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln for President notice The front page has nearly 2 columns taken up with a great & detailed letter headed: "Climbing Pike's Peak". Page two has a political notice supporting: "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, of Illinois - For Vice President, Hannibal HAMLIN, Of Maine" with a bit more. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends October 16, 2019 15:13

$42.00
175049

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Accepts Republican NOMINATION for President 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372752113631

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, July, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln accepts presidential nomination * Republican National Convention in Chicago Near the back under the report: "Monthly Record of Current Events" is a quite lengthy report concerning the Republican National Convention which met recently in Chicago. Included is a lengthy abstract of the Republican platform, following which is a detailed report of the various ballots of the Convention with the final results noted: "Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois, is, therefore, the Republican candidate for President, and Hannibal Hamlin, of Maine, for Vice President, at the coming election." I don't ever recall having seen a printing of the actual ballot reports, making this... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2019 07:26

$65.00
175047

Best ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Ford's Theatre 1865 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372752113049

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY MORNING CHRONICLE, Washington, D.C., April 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (historic 1st report) * It is BEST to have reports from the city where it occurred As might be imagined newspapers from Washington reporting the assassination of Abraham Lincoln are exceedingly scarce and exceedingly desirable. Although newspapers from New York & Philadelphia remain among the most sought-after because of their proximity to Washington and the stature of big city newspapers, they pale in comparison to a newspaper from the city where the assassination happened. In our 43 years in the rare newspaper business we may have offered 4 or 5 from the nation's capital. This is one of them. Not surprisingly the coverage of ... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2019 07:25

$6,800.00
175012

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination FUNERAL Viewing Obsequies 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392401625244

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

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Ends September 27, 2019 15:22

$139.00
174974

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392399898845

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

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:09

$37.00
174972

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination & Southern Citizens Desire for it 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372749395530

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, April 29, 1865 * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination - death * Bizarre Southern desire for his death prior Certainly the most notable content is on page 4 with column heads: "The President's Remains" "A Proclamation" signed in type by President Andrew Johnson calling for a day of respect for Abraham Lincoln; "Southern views & Feeling" "Negro Suffrage" "Lee's Surrender" which has much detail and takes over a full column; "Sherman's Announcement". An intriguing item is headed: "The Assassinations Proposed" which cites a report in a Selma, Alabama newspaper: "...If the citizens of the Southern Confederacy will furnish me with the cash, or good securities for the sum of one million dollars... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:07

$58.00
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