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Choctaw Chief Hummingbird & DeWitt Clinton DEATHS - Railroading 1828 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394059598388

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 23, 1828  * Death report of Choctaw Chief Hummingbird * Death report of New York Governor DeWitt Clinton * B & O Railroad expands to include Pittsburgh, PA Page 7 has a report of the death of Choctaw Chief Hummingbird, also known as General Hummingbird: "Died, on the 23d December, at his residence near the Choctaw agency, general Hummingbird, a Choctaw chief, a the advanced age of 75... a great friend to the United States, and has fought many battles with the red people in behalf of our government... This noted war chief received a commission and silver medal from general Washington, which were interred in the coffin with his remains at the request of his friends." The sudden dea... See More  

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Ends June 04, 2022 14:54

$39.00
195073

Confederate JOHN S. MOSBY Guerrillas Greenback Raid 1864 Civil War Newspper a


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373833906054

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 18, 1864  * John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader * 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry * From the capital of the Confederacy This newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy has much reporting on the Civil War, but perhaps the most significant is a front page account with heads: "Mosby On the Grand Round" which begins: "Mosby is again on the grand round..." and includes a dispatch signed in type by: R. E. Lee noting: "On the 14th instant Colonel Mosby struck the Baltimore and Ohio railroad at Duffield & destroyed a U.S. mail train consisting of a locomotive and 10 cars & securing 20 prisoners and 15 horses. Among the prisoners are 2 paymasters with $168,000 in government funds." Fu... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2022 14:30

$168.00
194495

Coulter MANSFIELD OHIO Pennsylvania Railroad Trains Disaster 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393718693604

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 14, 1946 * Pennsylvania Railroad trains disaster * Coulter - Mansfield, Ohio The front page has a one column heading: "Train Crash in Ohio Is Fatal to 18" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the Pennsylvania Railroad, three train collision near Mansfield, Ohio. Related photo is on the back page. Complete with 18 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends December 23, 2021 07:37

$40.00
193901

JOHN S. MOSBY Guerrillas Cavalry Greenback Raid Virginia1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373763884405

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 17, 1864  * John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader * 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry * Report on the Greenback Raid This issue has much reporting on the Civil War, perhaps the most significant being a page 5 account with heads: "Guerrillas Again Along the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad" "They Attack and Destroy a Train" "Interesting and Full Details". This is an account of John Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid" during which he derailed a train and robbed the paymaster's box of $173,000. This successful Confederate attack on a major transportation artery of the Yankee forces did much to boost morale in the Confederacy during the closing months of the Civil War, and also was the exploit for which John Mosby... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2021 08:33

$78.00
193702

1865 Murderer ARTHUR SPRING JR. Capital Punishment PRINT P.T. Barnum Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393623924506

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED NEWS New York, April 16, 1853  * Murderer Arthur Spring * Phineas T. Barnum The front page shows: "Arthur Spring - The Philadelphia Murderer" with related text regarding the murder which contains considerable discussion regarding capital punishment. Inside has content with related images of: "The Baltimore Shot Works" "The Baltimore Lottery" "Accident on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad" and views related to Matanzas, Cuba and both Buenos Aries and Valdivia, South America. Near the back notes the publishers: P.T. Barnum (special partner) and H.D. & A.E. Beach. This title lasted but 48 issues. Complete in 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2021 13:43

$34.00
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Rare CONFEDERATE Battle of Chancellorsville 1863 Richmond VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981887689

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 4, 1863 * Newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy * Confederate Victory at Chancellorsville * Much on Civil War events in Virginia Not only is this a nice Confederate newspaper, but it is from the capital of the Confederacy. Much war reporting in this issue, as the top of the front page has an historic & significant report headed: "From The Seat Of War In Virginia--Sensation's Stories In This City--Movement Of The Enemy" which covers the battle of Chancellorsville as it was still going 0n. Bits include: "...On every hand the questions were asked ''Where is General Lee?--Where is our army?...The above, coolly translated, seems to mean that the Yankee cavalry...left Spotsylv... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:12

$198.00
174851

JOHN S. MOSBY Guerrillas Cavalry Greenback Raid Virginia1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742759133

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 15, 1864 * John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader * 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry * Early report on the Greenback Raid Although there is much Civil War reporting on the front page perhaps the most significant a brief item near the bottom of the back, headed: "Guerrillas at Work Again on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad" which reads: "A party of guerrillas captured the westward bound train on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad last night, robbed the passengers and burned the cars. No other particulars have been received." This is a very early report & consequently has few details. It is following by another headed: "Guerrillas in Maryland" mentioning that: "A small body of Moseby's guerrillas c... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:08

$57.00
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GREAT TRAIN WRECK Camp Hill Disaster Whitemarsh Township PA 1856 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372447521370

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, July 19, 1856 * Great Train Wreck of 1856 * Whitemarsh Township, Pennsylvania * The Camp Hill Disaster The front page has an article headed: "THE DISASTER ON THE NORTH PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD" "Further Particulars" "Sixty Lives Supposed to be Lost" and more with list of the killed. (see) Text takes up over 2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Great Train Wreck of 1856 occurred in Whitemarsh Township, Pennsylvania, between Camp Hill Station and Fort Washington Station, on July 17, 1856. Two trains, traveling on the same track in converging directions, collided, killing between 59 and 67, and injuring over 100. T... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:45

$34.00
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