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188454

MARCH TO THE SEA Offical Report & TRIAL of the Conspirators 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393172249556

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 21, 1865  * Sherman's official report * March to the Sea * Trial of the conspirators Two-thirds of the front page is taken up with an excellent & very detailed report headed: "GEN. SHERMAN" "His Official Report" "From Atlanta To Savannah" "A Valuable Contribution to the History of the War", signed in type: W. T. Sherman, Major-General. Also on the front page: "THE ASSASSINATION" "The Trial On Tuesday" "Argument In Defense OF Spangler" "Payne's to be Presented To-Day". Eight pages, uncut, untrimmed, generally nice.

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Ends April 04, 2021 09:40

$38.00
188451

JOSEPH E. JOHNSTON Joe Confederate Civil War General SURRENDER 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373484371329

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, May 8, 1865  * Joseph E. Johnston surrenders * One of the last Confederate holdouts * Civil War closing events Among the ftpg. column heads on the closing day of the Civil War: "NORTH CAROLINA" "Graphic Accounts of the Formal Surrender of Johnston and His Army" "How the Rebel Captain Looked, and What he Said" "The Trophies of War" "Over 28,000 Men Surrendered" "The Greatest Capture of the Conflict" "Whereabouts of Jeff. Davis" "His Body-Guard & How They Escaped". Also: "The Assassination" "Lee's Surrender" "Lee's Defeat" "The End of the Rebellion". Inside pages have reports on the assassination conspiracy & more. Eight pages, a page 4 printing flaw does not affect mentioned text, good conditio... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2021 09:39

$47.00
188347

CAPTAIN JACK Modoc Indians Lava Beds War EXECUTIONS Hangings 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373480243331

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Oct. 4, 1873  * Captain Jack execution  * Lava Beds War  * Modoc Indians  The top of page 2 has an article: "Execution of the Modocs" which mentions in part: "...the day fixed by order of the President for the execution of the Modoc prisoners at Fort Klamath, Oregon...hanging of Captain Jack, Boston Charley..." and others (see). See the hyperlink for more on the Modoc Indian War. Four pages, a few minor archival mends at margins, good condition.

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Ends April 01, 2021 10:45

$38.00
188345

MOLLY MAGUIRES ? Hazelton PA Pennsylvania COAL Miners RIOTS 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393165063418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, April 8, 1875 * Molly Maguires * Miners - railroad * Pennsylvania Page 3 has an article with small heading: "The Troubles in the Coal Regions" Text takes up almost a full column. Nice to have in a Pennsylvania title. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 01, 2021 10:44

$27.00
188341

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393165051353

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, August 25, 1865  * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Most of the front page is taken up with reports on the trial of the commandant of the infamous Andersonville, South Carolina, prison camp, Henry Wirz, with headlines: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "Preliminaries Settled & Witnesses Called" "He is Abundantly Supplied With Able Counsel" "Full Report of the Testimony Taken Yesterday" and more. This text actually takes over two-thirds of the front page, with considerable detail of the trial. Also on the front page are related heads including: "Return of the Andersonville Burial Party" "Their Report Upon the Condition of that Earthly Hell" "The Graves of 13,000 M... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2021 10:30

$29.00
188263

JEFFERSON DAVIS Captured in Woman's Clothes Post Civil War 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393154334008

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, May 27, 1865  * Jefferson Davis captured in Woman's clothes Page 2 has an article: "Jeff. Davis' Capture" which has some interesting particulars concerning him being dressed as a woman to escape capture.  Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, bit of foxing, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 16:08

$34.00
188235

CONFEDERATES Falling Apart END NEARS William T. Sherman 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473607706

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 15, 1865  * Confederates falling apart * Nearing the end of war The ftpg. features a huge & extremely detailed Civil War map headed: "THE MILITARY SITUATION. Scene of Present Operations of the Union Generals Grant, Sherman, Sheridan, and Schofield & the Rebels Generals Lee, Johnston, Early and Bragg." The map shows from Lynchburg to Wilmington, N. Carolina; to Columbia, Georgia; to Petersburg, Va. Among the ftpg. heads are: "SHERMAN" "His Forces at Laurel Hill, N.C." "All Well & Doing Finely" "Details of the Occupation of Winnsboro, South Carolina" "Probable Occupation of Fayetteville" "SHERIDAN" "Interesting Rebels Accounts of Sheridan's Success" & more. War reports on the inside as well. Ei... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2021 09:03

$58.00
188230

TRUMAN C. EVERTS 37 Days Lost in Yellowstone Wildernessm Ordeal 1871 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153213237

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SCRIBNER'S MONTHLY, (New York), November, 1871  The first 17 pages are taken up with a fascinating true-life story: "Thirty-Seven Days of Peril", being the exploits of Truman Everts. Everts was a member of an early expedition which explored the area which later became Yellowstone National Park. He became lost in the wilderness for 37 days during the expedition and a year later become widely known after writing about his ordeal in this issue of Scribner's. If you saw the Ken Burns series "The National Parks" you heard of his story and mention of this issue. The lengthy & very detailed article includes 9 illustrations on his ordeal. Complete in 128 pages, disbound without outer wrappers, 6 1/2 by 9 inches, very nice cond... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2021 09:02

$48.00
188203

WAGON BOX FIGHT Fort Phil Kearny, Wyoming SIOUX Indians Red Cloud 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473587688

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, Aug. 15, 1867  * Wagon Box Fight... Red Cloud's War * Fort Phil Kearny, Wyoming The top of page 2 has a report; "Fight With The Indians - Leiut. Jenness Killed". The report notes in part: "...that a hard fought battle between the Indians & whites occurred near Fort Phil Kearney...party left the fort for the purpose of gathering fuel...band of 250 savages made an attack upon them. The whites made a desperate resistance...The whites then took position behind breastworks made of wagon-boxes  ox-yokes & the savages encircled them with wild yells..." with more. This was known as the "Wagon Box Fight" during Red Cloud's War. The soldiers had a defensive wall of wagon boxes to protect... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:35

$38.00
188202

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Construction Push Disrupted by Indians 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473587429

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, June 20, 1867  Page 3 begins with an interesting report: "Union Pacific Railroad" which comments on the construction efforts of the transcontinental railroad, including: "...work would have to be abandoned on the Union Pacific Railroad unless more protection was furnished against Indians...the track continues to be laid at the rate of two miles a day. The Indians have caused some annoyance to surveying parties & tree cutters..." and more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:35

$36.00
188201

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination w/ 1st Plot (1861) to Assassinate 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153191339

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, April 29, 1865  * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination Pages 6 and 7 have some good content concerning the Lincoln assassination, with over a full column headed: "The First Plot To Assassinate President Lincoln". It details an attempt in 1861. Also an article on: "Presidential Succession" followed by: "Booth's Idea of Immortal Fame". Page 7 has: "Additional Testimony in Regard to the Assassination" with much interesting content taking over a full column. Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, archival strengthening at the blank spine, minor fold rubbing & foxing

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:33

$49.00
188148

EDGAR ALLAN POE Memorial Grave Monument Baltimore MD DEDICATION 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373467328188

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, November 18, 1875 * Edgar Allan Poe * Memorial grave unveiling * Baltimore, Maryland This uncommon publication has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout. The front page has one column headings: "Dedication of the Monument to Edgar A. Poe" "Unveiling The Monument". See image for text. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 19, 2021 14:31

$38.00
188058

Rare GOLD HILL Storey County Nevada GHOST TOWN Comstock Lode Fame 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393135467419

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GOLD HILL DAILY NEWS, Gold Hill, Nevada, July 25, 1877  * Rare Ghost town publication * From the Comstock Lode era A fascinating newspaper from this town just outside of Virginia City, at one point a booming mining town with a population of 8,000. Today it is all but a ghost town with just 191 residents. It was prosperous during the 1870's by mining the famous Comstock Lode. Not surprisingly a fair amount of mining-related news including a page 3 column headed: "THE COMSTOCK" "Latest Official Mining News" and more. Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, somewhat fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:40

$76.00
188012

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373462341932

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 12, 1869  * Completing the Transcontinental railroad * Last spike driven at Promontory Point Page 7 has very nice reporting on the historic joining of the Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads at Promontory Point, Utah, with the ceremonies of the driving in of the final, golden spike signifying the completion of joining the East & West.  The headlines include: "THE PACIFIC RAILROAD" "Ceremonies At The Completion" "The First Invoice of Japan Tea Shipped from San Francisco" "The Overland Mails Transferred to the Railroad". This reporting takes about three-quarters of a column and contains much detail, with the entire text seen in the photos below. A portion includes: "...presen... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:36

$159.00
187997

MORMONISM & POLYGAMY Orson Pratt-Newman Debate re. Bible Sanction 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373462331587

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 20, 1870 * Mormonism - polygamy ? - Mormons * Orson Pratt-John Philip Newman debate The top of page has one column headings: "MORMONISM" "The Debate on the Question of Polygamy" and more. (see) Text takes up two columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, toning at the folds, some small margin tears, generally good, should be handled with care.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:28

$34.00
188498

BATTLE OF RIDGEWAY Near Fort Erie Ontario Canada FENIANS 1866 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373485736034

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 6, 1866 * Battle of Ridgeway- Ontario * Battle of Fort Erie * Fenian raids in Canada The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "THE FENIAN WAR" "Concentration of men and Arm at Various Points" "A Heavy Columns of Fenians Reported to Have Moved Northward from Vermont" and more with smaller subheadings. Lengthy text. Other news of the day soon after the end of the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 12, 2021 10:24

$39.99
187936

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Polygamy Trial - Chicago Fire - Lowry War 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130546539

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 20, 1871  * Great Chicago Fire disaster * Brigham Young polygamy trial * Lowry War - North Carolina Page 4 begins with a stack of heads concerning the Great Chicago Fire: "CHICAGO" "Graphic Description of the Destruction of the City That Was" "The Loss $475,000,000 and Two Hundred Lives" "The Red March of the Flames" "Mad People in a Hell of Fire" "Thieves & Murderers" "The Reign of Terror After the Ruin". Page 8 begins with heads: "THE LAWLESS LOWREYS" "Exploits of the Most Extraordinary Gang of Outlaws Known to Crime" "Robeson County, North Carolina, in Anarchy" and more. The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murder... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:54

$76.00
187935

APACHE WARS Indians vs. United States Army in Arizona 1871 San Diego Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130544504

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Feb. 23, 1871  * Apache Wars in the Southwest * United States Army Among the front page articles are; "The Apache War" which begins: "Our telegraphic columns come daily full of new atrocities in Arizona by the Apache Indians...It is simply war to the knife, and the knife to the hilt..." with much more. Also on the ftpg: "The Apaches Again" with more on the troubles with them. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:53

$48.00
187929

DAVID LIVINGSTONE FOUND Henry Morton Stanley AFRICA Exploration 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130540302

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 2, 1872  * David Livingstone found * Henry Morton Stanley James Gorden Bennett, this newspaper's publisher, capitalized on the 19th century fascination with Africa & the whereabouts of explorer Dr. David Livingstone by hiring journalist Henry Stanley to search for him. Livingstone had ventured to Africa in 1865 for a 2 year expedition with little heard from him since. So it is of no surprise that the Herald offered extraordinary coverage of the adventures of Stanley and Livingstone in Africa and no surprise as well that the Herald would be the first newspaper to announce the finding of Livingstone. Page 7 begins with column heads: "LIVINGSTONE SAFE" "Herald Special Report from London" "The Great ... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:50

$64.00
187912

SAM BASS Old West Outlaw Union Pacific Big Springs TRAIN ROBBERY 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130533637

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 29, 1877  * Union Pacific Big Springs robbery * Old West outlaw - train robber Sam Bass The front page has over a full column taken up with reports of the Big Springs train robbery of the Union Pacific Railroad, with heads including: "Daring Detectives" "How the Western Train Robbers Were Hunted Down" "The Leader Identified in Spite of His Mask" "A Visit to the Camp of the Sleeping Bandits". This was the robbery that helped make famed outlaw Sam Bass infamous. There is mention of Sam Bass by name, but the focus of the article is the tracking and eventual killed of his outlaw companions Joel Collins and Bill Heffridge. Eight pages some older library repairs near the top, and a narrow add... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:39

$75.00
187901

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction Era 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373457998571

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 9, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The first column heads include: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "The Prisoner Applies for Spiritual Advisers" "More Shocking Barbarities" "Complicity of the Richmond Authorities" "Documentary Evidence". Andersonville prison camp was commanded by Captain Henry Wirz, who was tried and executed after the war for war crimes. It was overcrowded to four times its capacity, with an inadequate water supply, inadequate food rations, and unsanitary conditions. Of the approximately 45,000 Union prisoners held at Camp Sumter during the war, nearly 13,000 died. The chief causes of death were scurvy, diarrhea, and dysentery. Eight pages, never b... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:35

$37.00
188465

Second 2nd Great CHICAGO FIRE Disaster 1874 New York City Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373484445336

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 16, 1874 * 2nd great Chicago fire disaster (1st report) The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "CHICAGO" "A Calm Review of the Second Conflagration" "Wonderful Escape of the Chief Business Block" "Origin Of the Fire" and more. (See) Text takes up over 2 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 11, 2021 10:54

$34.99
188400

GALVESTON TX (Indianola) Texas Gulf of Mexico HURRICANE Disaster 1875 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393170239630

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 25, 1875 * Galveston, Texas & more hurricane disaster The top of page 7 has one column headings: "The Texas Storm" "Additional Details of the Destruction of Property" "Damage To The Cotton Crop" and more with smaller subheads. Text takes up over a full column. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2021 11:05

$27.99
188398

America SLAVERY ABOLISHED 13th Thirteenth Amendment BECOMES LAW 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393169863251

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 7, 1865  * End of Slavery in America * 13th Amendment becomes law * Official announcement The top of page 7 has first column heads announcing the very historic report that the 13th Amendment, which ended slavery in the United States, became the law of the land when the required number of states ratified the amendment on December 6. The heads include: "THE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT" "It Is Adopted by Georgia" "The Twenty-Seventh State" "Freedmen To Be Protected" with the report being relatively brief, including two dispatches from the capital of Georgia announcing its passage by the state legislature. A very notable and timely report as ratification happened just the day prior. Complete in ... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2021 09:54

$249.99
188385

TIBURCIO VASQUEZ California Bandido Outlaw Bandit Execution HANG 1875 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393169660286

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TIMES, March 20, 1875  * Tiburcio Vasquez execution death (1st report) * Los Angeles, California outlaw bandit The front page has: "Execution Of The Bandit Vasquez" "Hanged At San Jose, Cal., Yesterday--No Attempt At Rescue--He Is Cool To The Last." The report about the execution of this colorful outlaw who claimed he never killed a man, reads in part: "The bandit Vasquez was executed today at San Jose...Everything passed off quietly Vasquez asserted to the last his innocence of the crime of murder at any time during his career, but acknowledged the justice of his fate, having been the leader of a murderous band. The coolness he displayed throughout his imprisonment did not desert him, but he maintained his f... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2021 08:19

$99.99
187863

LOWRY'S GANG WAR Pembroke "Scuffletown" North Carolina Outlaws 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373455333876

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 6, 1872  * Lowry's War - gang * Pembroke, North Carolina * Scuffletown Over half of the last column on page three is taken up with a stack of heads on the Lowery (Lowry, Lowrie) War in North Carolina. The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murdered by men of the Confederate Home Guard, a band of American Indian, White and African-American men waged a guerrilla war against the white establishment from 1864 to 1872. He and his gang attained a kind of mythic status. The one-column heads include: "THE SWAMP ANGELS" "Our Captured Correspondent with the Lowery Outlaws" "Story of His Adventures & Release" "A Trap to Captur... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2021 07:33

$86.00
187862

FETTERMAN FIGHT Army Massacre Fort Phil Kearny Wyoming INDIANS 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393128107342

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, December 27, 1866  * Fetterman Massacre * Fort Philip Kearney The bottom of the front page under: "Massacre At Fort Laramie" "Three Officers And Ninety Soldiers Surrounded And Butchered" is a rather brief & inconspicuous report on the Fetterman Fight, reading in full: "A terrible massacre occurred on the 22d, near Fort Phil. Kearny. Brevet Col. Fetterman, Capt. Brown, and Lieut. Gammond, of the Eighteenth Infantry, with 90 enlisted men of the Second Cavalry and Eighteenth Infantry, were surrounded by Indians, and every officer and man killed." This was one of the more deadly massacres of American soldiers during the Indian wars of the Old West. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends March 10, 2021 07:32

$53.00
187778

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393125694700

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1868  * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The entire front page is taken up with proceedings on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson. The first column heads include: "IMPEACHMENT" "Further Examination of Witnesses for the Prosecution" "The President's Attempt to Obtain Control of the Treasury Department" "The Defeat of the Constitutional Amendment in Alabama". This impeachment coverage carries over to take one-third of the back page as well. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2021 07:29

$39.00
187777

Trenton TN Tennessee NEGROES Massacre Murders & CUSTER Expedition 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373453400400

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 1, 1874 * Trenton, Gibson County, Tennessee * Negroes massacred * General George Custer expedition The top of page 4 has one column headings that include: "LEX TALIONIS" "The Black Butchery in Tennessee" "The Bloody 'Regulators' Lynch Fifteen Prisoners" and more. (see) Page 5 has: "THE BLACK HILLS" "Return of Custer's Expedition to Fort Lincoln" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little irregular along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2021 07:29

$35.00
187655

San Francisco CA California Old West MODOC INDIANS Lava Beds War 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373448030800

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY MORNING CALL, San Francisco, California, May 24, 1873  * Dixon Bridge Disaster - Illinois * Modoc War - Lava Beds * Captain Jack fame The top of the ftpg. has: "THE MODOC WAR" "Further Details of Hasbrouck's Successful Scout" "Captain Jack and His Party Leave Clandestinely" and more. (see) Four pages, never bound, large folio size, good condition.

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Ends March 02, 2021 15:31

$38.00
187494

WHISKEY RING SCANDAL Lobby Liquor Spirits Tax Revenue RAID 1875 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373441834844

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 12, 1875 * Whiskey Ring scandal * Tax revenues The top of the front page has a one column heading: "The Whiskey Ring" with subheads. Note that the great raid by the Treasury Dept. happened 2 days previous. Complete with all 12 pages, great condition.

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Ends February 27, 2021 15:13

$33.00
187441

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Reconstruction 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373440778125

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 26, 1865  * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The top of the front page has heads: "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "More of the Horrors of Andersonville" "Testimony of a Rebel Surgeon as to the Maltreatment of Prisoners" "Copy of an Inspection Report of the Prison Camp" "A Sickening Tale of Suffering". This coverage takes over 1 1/2 columns. See the hyperlink for more on the career of Henry Wirz. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2021 15:00

$36.00
187395

FORD'S THEATRE Government to Buy ? & Andersonville Prison Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393110009167

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 26, 1865 * Government to buy Ford's Theater ? * Andersonville Prison - Henry Wirz Page 5 has an item with small head: "Ford's Theater" concerning the possibility of the government buying it or renting it (see). Also on pg. 5: "Base Ball" "Keystone of Philadelphia vs. Mutual of New York" with much text & a box score. Page 4 has: "Justice Upon the Murderers of the Prisoners" begins: "The assassins of the President disposed of, the government will next take in hand the ruffians who tortured to death thousands of Union prisoners..." meaning Wirz & others from the Andersonville prison. This takes over a full column. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2021 07:20

$32.00
187394

Rare PETALUMA Sonoma County California OLD WEST 1873 Original Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393110008906

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PETALUMA EVENING ARGUS, California, Feb. 28, 1873  * Rare Old West title * Sonoma County This town is in Sonoma County, north of San Francisco. A quite early title with a wealth of various local and national news of the day, and an interesting wealth of advertisements, many of which have the "typical Old West" look to them. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends February 26, 2021 07:20

$39.00
187381

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393109229735

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1868  * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The top of the first column of the front page has one column headings: "IMPEACHMENT" "The Opening Argument for the Defense Concluded" and more. Text takes up the entire front page and most of the back page. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 25, 2021 15:38

$38.00
187324

SIEGE OF METZ French France Germans Germany Franco-Pruissian War 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436534103

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 17, 1870 * Siege of Metz, France * Franco-Prussian War - Germans Page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE WAR" "A Desperate Battle Fought Near Metz" "French and Prussian Reports of the Engagement" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, light toning along the central fold, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:08

$33.00
187322

Rare 19th Century QUEBEC Ontario Province CANADA 1874 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105158458

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MORNING CHRONICLE, Quebec, Canada, Jan. 17, 1874  We seldom acquire 19th century Quebec newspapers. A typical issue of the day, various news items and a wealth of advertising. Four pages, large folio size, some perforated wear at the central fold.  Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:07

$38.00
187181

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction Era 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432163065

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 5, 1865  * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz Among the front page first column heads are: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "Testimony of the Prisoner's Clerk" "Counsel Baker Rebuked by the Court" "Extraordinary Statements of a Spy" "The 'Camp' A Land Flowing With Milk and Honey". The Andersonville Prison was commanded by Captain Henry Wirz, who was tried and executed after the war for war crimes. It was overcrowded to four times its capacity, with an inadequate water supply, inadequate food rations, and unsanitary conditions. Of the approximately 45,000 Union prisoners held at Camp Sumter during the war, nearly 13,000 died. Eight pages, never bound or trimmed, good condition.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:35

$37.00
187176

Rare SAN DIEGO Old West Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432158572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Dec. 15, 1870  * Rare & early from Southern California The front page has nearly a full column taken up with an interesting article: "What Is Said of California in the East" which begins: "With a climate unrivaled even under the skies of Italy, and a soil that yields its harvests to the slightest cultivation, and mineral resources apparently inexhaustible, one might suppose that California offers superior inducements to settlers...", but then much more on the disadvantages. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:29

$48.00
187129

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373428468615

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

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:25

$340.00
187106

(23) 19th Century Lowell Massachusetts AYER'S AMERICAN ALMANACS w/ Yellow Covers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393096113520

Offered are 23 original, historic, & collectible old Almanacs: AYER'S AMERICAN ALMANAC, Lowell, Massachusetts  A large lot of 23 almanacs ranging the years 1858 thru 1897, no duplicates of any year. All with original yellow wrappers, a few with some wear but mostly very nice condition.

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Ends February 14, 2021 09:03

$56.00
187047

Yankee Union Civil War Gen. GEORGE H. THOMAS Death Funeral BURIAL 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093805396

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 9, 1870 * Gen. George Henry Thomas * Death - funeral The front page has an article headed: "THE LATE GEN. THOMAS" "Final Funeral Ceremonies at Troy" "An Immense Throng Present" and more with smaller subheads. Text takes up over 2 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, a few printing flaws on the front page, generally very nice.

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Ends February 12, 2021 15:20

$28.00
187046

BLOODY BENDERS Serial Killer Family ARRESTED ? in Arkansas 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426334890

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Ohio, April 7, 1877 * Bloody Benders * Serial Killer family arrested ? The front page has an article headed: "The Bender Family" "A Habeas Corpus Issued for Them--They are Ordered to Fort Smith" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, good condition.

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Ends February 12, 2021 15:20

$28.00
187041

JAMES O'KELLY New York Herald Irish Journalist Arrested in CUBA 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093803526

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 9, 1873 * James O'Kelly arrested in Cuba * Irish nationalist journalist * Best title to be had - rare as such The top of page 9 has one column headings that include: "IMPRISONED" "Interest Excited by the Arrest of Jas. J. O'Kelly at Manzanillo" and more. (see) Text takes up about 2 full columns. Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2021 15:18

$30.00
187040

Great SIOUX WAR of 1876 Old Newspaper Post Custer Massacre - Gen. George Crook


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426333821

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Sept. 12, 1876  * Post Custer massacre The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "The Sioux Campaign" "Gen. Crook's Fruitless Search--Troops Going Into Winter Quarters" and more. (see) Eight pages, close cut along spine on the front page only causing a little loss to some ads, otherwise nice.

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Ends February 12, 2021 15:18

$30.00
187009

INDIANS ON THE WARPATH Native Americans on the Great Plains 1874 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426072863

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 25, 1874 * Sioux Indians & more - Native Amercians * Generals Sherman, Sheridan and Custer Page 6 has a lengthy article on the current situation in the Great Plains that takes over 2 1/2 columns with headings: "THE RED BARBARIANS" "Fresh Cruelties and Outrages by Our Pampered Outlaws" "Horrors of Human Torture and Butchery" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 10 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:45

$40.00
186995

Early JAY COOKE Banking Financier of Civil War Advertisements 1866 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426070997

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 4, 1866 * Jay Cooke & his banking house * Financier of the Civil War * Wall Street Panic of 1873 fame Page 6 of this newspaper contains an advertisement for the: "Banking House of Jay Cooke & Co." with a few more details (see). Other high profile financier ads as well. (see) The life of Jay Cooke and his considerable influence in banking & business in the last half of the 19th century can be read at this website. Complete in 8 pages, various news of the day with other ads as well, good condition.

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:40

$29.00
186917

GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER Black Hills Gold Silver Expedition DAKOTA 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373419590454

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 31, 1874 * General George Armstrong Custer * Black Hills gold - South Dakota expedition The top of page 10 has one column headings that include: "THE LAND OF GOLD" "Discovery of the Precious Metal in the Back Hills" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:12

$42.00
186916

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393085310868

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

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:12

$29.00
186915

KU KLUX KLAN Martial Law in South Carolina WAR 1871 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393085310668

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, October 19, 1871 * Ku Klux Klan * South Carolina Page 3 has one column headings: "MARTIAL LAW" "A Voice From South Carolina" "the Situation Described" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the folds, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:11

$30.00
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