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203545

Confederate Jefferson Davis Day of Thanksgiving Proclamation Civil War 1865 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374469782170

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHRISTIAN OBSERVER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 2, 1865  * Jefferson David proclamation * Confederate Day of Thanksgiving Has mostly religious-related content on the front page save for a war item: "First Virginia Artillery" "Stray Leaves from a Soldier's Artillery". On the reverse under "General Intelligence" are various news reports from the war. Also has: "Prison Life At Elmira, N.Y." being a Confederate soldier's account about his experience in a "Yankee military prison". And fittingly enough (relative to the title) there is also a "Proclamation By The President" scheduling a day of "Humiliation and Prayer, with Thanksgiving", signed in type: Jefferson Davis. Presumably complete as a single sheet which is what mos... See More  

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Ends February 19, 2023 11:25

$146.00
203806

Lou Gehrig 2,000th Consecutive Game Played New York Yankees Yanks 1938 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394440528673

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, June 1, 1938 * Lou Gehrig's 2,000th consecutive game played * New York Yankees - MLB baseball Page 10 has a two column photo with heading: "2,000 Straight for Lou" with brief text and yearly stats. On the 2,000th game milestone achieved by Yankee great Lou Gehrig. He would end up playing in 2,130 straight games before ending his career due to illness. Complete with all 14 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 07, 2023 09:38

$39.99
203072

VERY Rare Confederate Memphis Civil War 1863 Newspaper w/ Publisher on the Run


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374439822258

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, December 31, 1863  * Very rare Confederate publication 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 time. The Appeal later journeyed to Jackson, Mississippi, Meridian, Mississi... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2023 09:38

$178.00
203014

1769 Yankee Doodle Song - Pre Revolutionary War Tensions Imports old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374432123338

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 6, 1769   * Early Yankee Doodle song mention * Importation - exportation tensions The front page has an interesting article about: "...George being now master of the ceremonies made the music play just as he pleased; and one night...he swore he would exhibit to the company a dance which had never been attempted but in North America. 'Twas in vain that his friends, observing the state of intoxication he was in, endeavoured to dissuade him...George Was obstinate...called aloud to the music to play up Yanky Doodle, but the fiddlers not playing fast enough..." with more. This is the earliest mention we have seen of Yankee Doodle in a newspaper. Insi... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2023 14:25

$325.00
202902

Lou Gehrig Consecutive Baseball Games Streak ENDS New York Yankees1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394396264250

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, May 3, 1939  * Lou Gehrig's games played streak ends (1st report) * New York Yankees - Major league baseball A one column head on the sports page rather quietly announces a major moment in baseball history--Lou Gehrig breaking his consecutive game appearance streak, with: "Yankees Run Wild To Bury Bengals..." "Gehrigless Yankees Win 22-2; White Sox Turn Back A's 4-1". The report begins: "While Lou Gehrig, benched at his own request after 2,130 consecutive games, watched from the sidelines, his New York Yankee teammates clubbed five Detroit pitchers...". On the 4th of July of that year would be his emotional retirement from baseball. Fourteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2023 07:43

$96.00
202820

Rare Confederate Capital Richmond Virginia Civil War Confederacy 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374418559954

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, March 28, 1862  * Capital of the Confederacy A wealth of fine Civil War reporting in this Confederate title, including: "The Reported Fight Near Warrenton" "Notes Of The War" "Yankee Policy Respecting Guerillas" "Things About New Bern" "Federal Accounts of Recent Fights--Interesting Particulars" "Gen. Shields Loses an Arm" "A Yankee Account of John Morgan" "The Fight In The Valley" and much more. Four pages, a 1 1/4 by 2 inch ad clipped (then repaired) from the back leaf affects only ads, otherwise in very nice, never-trimmed condition.

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Ends January 21, 2023 07:21

$56.00
202609

Rare Confederate Capital Richmond Virginia Civil War Confederacy 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374395338776

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 8, 1862   * Capital of the Confederacy A nice newspaper from the Confederacy, and from the capital of the Confederacy as well.  Half of the front page is taken up with ads, plus there is: "From The South Carolina Coast" "Lincoln's Message In Europe--Opinions of the English Press--The Position of England on the Issues Between the North and the South" and "A Chapter of Yankee Frauds". Page two has a lengthy editorial concerning the war, bits including: "...To all eyes abroad our energies seem to have been palsied by a fatal paralysis...nothing has retrieved our reputation for vigour & capacity by the boldness of our soldiers & the success of our generals in active engagement...... See More  

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Ends January 08, 2023 14:20

$76.00
202467

Rare Pro Union Yankee Louisville KY Kentucky 1861 Civil War 1st Year Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394358536432

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LOUISVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Kentucky, May 27, 1861  * Rare pro Union title * 1st year of the Civil War 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. The ftpg. has an item headed: "The Confederate Appointments" which is a list of: "...appointments (which) have been confirmed by the Confederate Congress", as well as "An Ordinance" for creating a Home Guard at Louisville. There are other war-related items inside including: "Arming the Union Men" "A Letter From Mississippi" "Fro... See More  

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Ends January 01, 2023 07:52

$41.00
202256

Rare Confederate Richmond VA Civil War w/ Free States Humor ? 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394339946205

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 16, 1865  * Making fun of Missouri and Maryland as "free states" * Rare Confederate publication from the rebel capital * Finals months of the American Civil War The front page begins with an interesting editorial which has near the beginning: "A body termed a 'State Convention' in Missouri did on last Wednesday...pass an ordinance of Emancipation, declaring all slaves free from that moment; and the Northern papers inform us that thereupon 'Free Maryland extends her congratulations on 'the occasion of Free Missouri'. It may be considered a rather poor joke that the two quondam states, now military governments, which are precisely the two that have most completely lost every vestig... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2022 08:08

$88.00
202064

Battle of Gettysburg Pennsylvania Confederate Account 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394326956916

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 17, 1863  * Battle of Gettysburg - Pennsylvania * Great reporting from rebel eyewitness (soldier) * The turning point of the Civil War Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. The front page has various war-related content, including items headed: "The News" and a lengthier report: "Spies In The South" and other related items, but certainly the prime front page content is the report headed: "The Invasion of Pennsylvania--The Battle Of Gettysburg--The Retreat To Hagerstown"  which features an eye-witness account of the retreat, prefaced with: "...the only connected, intelligent and intelligible account that has yet been giv... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2022 10:06

$2,130.00
202003

Rare Fall of Richmond VA Virginia Final Week of Civil War 1865 old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394323668319

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, April 8, 1865  * The fall of Richmond, the Confederate capital * Rare anti-union Northern publication A decidedly racist newspaper which began well before the Civil War & lasted a few years after. As such their reporting on war events provide a contrasting perspective beyond most other Northern newspapers. Not surprisingly, the report of the Yankee capture of the Confederate capital is relegated to page five: "Evacuation of Richmond" "Three Days' Fighting" "Capture of Artillery and Prisoners" "Confederate Iron-Clads Blown Up" "Heavy Losses on Both Sides" "Partial Details of the Fighting". Also an interesting editorial: "The Evacuation of Richmond". Eight pages, good condition... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2022 09:44

$187.00
201878

Rare Confederate Capital Richmond Virginia Civil War Confederacy 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394314804976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 5, 1862  * Capital of the Confederacy Not just a newspaper from the Confederate states, but from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The Grand Yankee Army" "Interesting & Valuable Statistics" "Report of the Sanitary Commission" "Condition of the Army--State of the Camps--How the Soldier is Used & How He Uses Himself--Sickness & Mortality..." which takes nearly three pages. Part of this is the: "Sanitary History of Bull Run". Page 2 has a lengthy editorial beginning: "The North is about to put the strength of the Federal Union to the test...The tax-gatherer is about to be sent out among the faithful people & the experimentum crucis is now to be applied to th... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2022 11:44

$78.00
201877

Great Battle of Gettysburg Confederate Capital Richmond VA Civil War 1863 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394314803925

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, July 13, 1863  * Great Battle of Gettysburg reporting * Rare Southern point of view * From the capital of the Confederacy The front page has a very nice article taking the first 1 1/2 columns concerning the Battle of Gettysburg, certainly with a Confederate bias, headed: "From Gen. Lee's Army" which has some terrific content. Some bits include: "Though a number of officers...wounded at Gettysburg have...reached the city...they were...struck during the first day's engagement, they know of subsequent events only from hearsay...We know the battle was begun Wednesday morning & lasted for several days...loss of 12,000 on our side & more than double that on the part of the enemy...it appears that ... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2022 11:42

$1,950.00
201420

Roger Maris New York Yankees Home Run #61 Babe Ruth Record Beaten 1961 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394286623655

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GREAT BEND DAILY TRIBUNE, Kansas, October 2, 1961  * Roger Maris home run record (#61)  * New York Yankees (1st report)  The sports page reports one of the more notable events in all of baseball history: the 61st home run of New York Yankee Roger Maris, breaking the Babe Ruth record which stood for 34 years. The sport's section (page 6) has a five column headline: "Roger Maris Finally Slugs Number 61" Many consider Maris' single season HR feat as the true record prior to the steroid era (Bonds). Complete in 10 pages, close cut along the with a few small binding within the 1st column, generally nice.

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Ends November 13, 2022 10:48

$72.00
201343

Best Babe Ruth New York Yankees Claire Hodgson Weds Gets Married 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374299061372

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 18, 1929 * Babe Ruth & Claire Hodgson marry (1st report) * New York Yankees opening day (rained out) * MLB baseball Page 31 has one column headings that include: "BABE RUTH MARRIED AS HUNDRED LOOK ON" "Early Morning Worshipers and Handful of Youngsters See Him Wed Mrs. Hodgson" and more with smaller subheads. First report coverage on the wedding of Babe Ruth and Claire Hodgson on what was supposed to be the opening day of the 1929 baseball season at Yankee Stadium. However rain canceled the game for that day. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete ... See More  

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Ends November 10, 2022 10:39

$42.00
201230

Rare General Cobb Confederate Illustrated Civil War Richmond VA 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394274325479

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, March 21, 1863  * General Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb A very rare publication from the Confederacy, as relatively few issues have come into our inventory over the past 42 years. Although much of the content was literary in nature, there are news reports and a few illustrations. The front page is entirely taken up by a print of: "Brigadier-General Thomas R. R. Cobb". Page 2 has an article headed: "The Times" which takes 1 1/2 columns and includes the latest accounts of the Civil War, a few items including: "...The Yankees have told a very big lie about the surrender of Fort McAllister & the capture of a mile & a half of rifle pits. The fact is they retired from the fourth attack on the ... See More  

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Ends November 05, 2022 09:10

$315.00
201071

Rare Confederate Capital Richmond Virginia Vicksburg MS 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374279011281

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 16, 1862  * From the capital of the Confederacy From the capital of the Confederacy. Front page reports are headed: "The Impudence & Insolence of Perfidy" "The Yankee Failure at Vicksburg" "Yankee Deserters" "Cavalry Dash at Front Royal" "Departure of Prisoners of War" "Baseness of Our Enemies" & more. Complete as a single sheet issue, folio size, full banner masthead, nice condition.

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Ends October 28, 2022 09:59

$72.00
200941

Rare Confederate Capital w/ re. McClellan as President 1864 Richmond Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394254641463

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Oct. 7, 1864  * From the capital of the Confederacy * re. George B. McClellan as president ? The front page has: "The War News" which is a reflection upon the latest reports as received & includes as subheads "The Repulse of the Enemy on the Darbytown Road Last Saturday" and "Later From Sheridan". Also on the ftpg. are: "The Virginia Cadets" which notes calling upon all the cadets of the Virginia Military Institute over age 17; and "An Important Order --Revocation of Details" "City Intelligence" "From Charleston" and other items. The back page has the always interesting editorial which includes: "One month of spirit & energy now, & the campaign is over, and the war is over...Let who will b... See More  

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Ends October 22, 2022 12:59

$73.00
200702

Rare Atlanta GA Georgia Confederate Memphis TN Civil War 1864 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374253980925

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, January 1, 1864  * Very rare Confederate title * Publisher on the run If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. See the information at the bottom of this listing. Among the front page items are: "Cavalry" "A General Conscription" "The Yankees in Lee County" "Latest News From the North" "Confederate Congress" "Terrible Fire & Explosion at Yorktown" "From New Orleans" "Desperate Expedients" "The Sword of Montgomery" "Memphis News--Captured Confederates--Gettysburg and Waterloo..." and other smaller items. The back page has much on the war as well with: "The New Year" "Our Army Correspondence" "Remounting Morgan's Command" "Port Hudson Incid... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2022 08:51

$158.00
200603

Best Fall Confederate Capital Richmond Virginia Occupation 1865 Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374247832343

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING WHIG, Richmond, April 5, 1865  * The fall of Richmond from the Confederate capital * Extremely rare as such (historic) It's always nice to get reports of famous events in newspapers from where the event occurred. Here is a terrific opportunity. This is a very rare Union occupation newspaper, as Richmond had just fallen to the Yankee forces on April 3. The issue of April 4 was the first produced by the Yankees. This is just the second. The newness of the transition is evidenced with a report noting: "We hope, in the course of a few days, to secure the services of one of the most brilliant and vigorous writers in Virginia who will take charge of the editorial conduct of the paper...Until his arrival, we will ... See More  

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Ends October 09, 2022 11:46

$2,320.00
200516

Nice 19th Century Ornate Decorative Masthead w/ Uncle Sam 1883 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374243509223

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE YANKEE BLADE, Boston, Oct. 27, 1883  This is primarily a literary newspaper filled mostly with short stores, etc. It does have a quite ornate & decorative masthead. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, 2 folds, good condition.

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Ends October 06, 2022 13:32

$27.00
199980

Rare Capital of the Confederacy Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374211408178

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 12, 1863  * Rare rebel publication Among the many front page items on the war--from a Confederate perspective--are: "From Fredericksburg" "Rumors From the West" "The Yankees and Their Ditches" "The Yankee Army About Vicksburg" "Every Man to His Post" "Notes On the War--From Vicksburg--The Canal--The Designs of the Enemy" "The North and The South--A Parallel Between the Two Presidents--Which is the Representative Government of the Constitution" and other smaller items. A wealth of fine reading. The back page has a lengthy editorial on the war which reflects, in part, upon the troubled Confederate currency. There is also lengthy reporting from: "The Confederate Congress" taking ov... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2022 07:42

$75.00
199928

Best Lou Gehrig Infantile Paralysis New York Yankees Career Ends 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374210116537

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1939  * Lou Gehrig ends baseball career * Infantile Paralysis - New York Yankees * Best title to be had ? (rare as such) A six column headline on page 26 announces: "Gehrig's Career as Player Ended by Infantile Paralysis" with one column subheads: "Activity Is Barred By Clinic's Report" "Gehrig Will Be Required Conserve Energy--He Takes Verdict Philosophically" "Stays As Yankee Captain" "Will Receive Full Salary for Year--Ended Record Streak of 2,130 Games May 2". There are also two related reports headed: "Lou's Bravery Disclosed" "Mayo Clinic Reveals How Gehrig Receives News of Ailment" & "Dr. Fishbein Comments" "Finding on Gehrig Discussed by Medical Journal Editor". Included is the fam... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2022 08:12

$210.00
199822

Rare Capital of the Confederacy Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394190758936

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 6, 1864  * Rare rebel publication Among the front page reports are: "The War News" which has several reports; also: "Averill Prisoners" "The War Tax In Virginia" "The Anti-Substitute Law "The Blockade--The Cotton Question Again" 'The Courts" 'The Mortality in the Yankee Armies" "The Material Resources of the Confederacy" "City Intelligence" "From the Rapid Ann" and more. The back page has the always interesting editorial as well has much reporting from: "The Confederate Congress" and "From East Tennessee" which includes: "...Burnside is still in possession of Knoxville but has he has not opened his communication by rail with Chattanooga...deprived of the food necessary to sustain... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2022 07:59

$77.00
199731

Rare Capital of the Confederacy Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374199891348

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, January 26, 1863  * Rare rebel publication A nice single sheet issue (typical late in the war) with a full masthead, with front page reports headed: "The Yankees Across the Rappahannock" "Appointments In the Department" "The Nautical Jeffreys" "Our Military Resources with several subheads: "Latest News From the North with subheads including: "The Capture of Arkansas Post--The Fight at Vicksburg--Federal Loss--Affairs in the Southwest--The Yankee Congress...". Also a full column headed: "Latest News From the North--Active Operations Resumed at Fredericksburg--Advance of Burnside's Army--the Yankees Recross the River...". Plus small heads: "Confederate States Prison Items" "More Aid for t... See More  

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Ends September 03, 2022 09:08

$78.00
199528

Babe Ruth Bambino New York Yankees Baseball Contract Disagreement 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374190125972

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 8, 1930 * Babe Ruth nearing the end of his career * New York Yankees contract disagreement * MLB - Major League Baseball The sport's section (page 12) has a four column headline: "Ruth Rejects $85,000 Offer for 1930" with subheads. (see) Coverage on Babe Ruth dealing with his new contract extension. He would agree with Yankee management the following day. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding slits along the spine.

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Ends August 26, 2022 11:23

$40.00
199213

Rare Atlanta GA Georgia Confederate Memphis TN Civil War 1864 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394158447553

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Jan. 12, 1864  * A very rare Confederate title * Publisher on the run - a Memphis newspaper printed in Atlanta * Three General Orders and more 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--see the information at the bottom of this listing. Among the front page reports are: "Northern & Western Items" "Banished From Vicksburg", a 'Proclamation' from Galveston", a letter from Port Lavaca, and another "Letter From Matamoros" "Speech of Senator Johnson of Arkansas" "Designs on Mobile" "Letter From Richmond" and much reporting from the: "Confederate States Congress" among other smaller ite... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2022 08:46

$235.00
199208

Confederate John S. Mosby Guerrillas Greenback Raid 1864 old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374172487662

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, October 18, 1864  * John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader * 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry * Rare Confederate title This newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy has much reporting on the Civil War, but perhaps the most significant is a back page account with heads: "From the Valley--Capture Of A Railroad Train" which includes in part: "...Mosby made a most audacious & successful attack upon the westward bound railway express train...The engine was thrown from the track & two paymasters & several other officers were captured, with over two hundred thousand dollars in Government funds. The passengers were robbed of their money & valuables..." with more (see). Also, the front page has... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2022 08:44

$215.00
199047

Rare Confederate Memphis TN Tennessee Abraham Lincoln Civil War 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374158363809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Tennessee, July 6, 1861 * Very rare Confederate publication * Abraham Lincoln on the current war This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South--see the information below. Among the war reports are: "War Intelligence" "Affairs At Pensacola" "How The Southern Climate Affects the Yankee Troops" "East Tennessee" "From Virginia" "The Way Northern Soldiers Are Treated" and more. Of significance is the complete printing of the lengthy: "PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE, Delivered to the Extra Session of the Federal Congress" on July 5. It is signed by him in type: Abraham Lincoln. Between the fall of Fort Sumter on April 13, 1861, and July of that same year, President Lincoln took a n... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2022 11:07

$220.00
198475

Early JOE DiMAGGIO New York Yankees Pre Season CONTRACT Talks 1938 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394107557990

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 18, 1938 * Early Joe DiMaggio contract dispute * New York Yankees - Yanks * MLB baseball The sport's section (page 17) has a banner headline: "DiMaggio Wants Big Increase but Withholds Demand Till Yanks Make Offer" with subheads and photo of DiMaggio. (see) A nice report on DiMaggio's upcoming contract after just two seasons with the New York Yankees. He wouldn't be nicknamed the "Yankee Clipper" until 1939. Probably only reported in a NYC publication. (rare as such) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to rema... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2022 09:58

$40.00
198332

1864 CONFEDERATE Civil War Old Newspaper NEGRO SOLDIERS Richmond VA Confederacy


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374108681568

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 3, 1864  * Negro soldiers A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. The front page includes: "The Raids Around Richmond--Surprise Of the Enemy's Camp at Atlee--Retreat of the Yankees Across the Pamunkey--Incidents, etc." which takes two columns. Also: "From The Peninsula" "Allowance of Rations to Commissioned Officers--Purchase of Clothing, etc. The back page has a lengthy editorial, as well as: "Yankee Protection To Negro Soldiers--A 'Retaliation' Correspondence" which takes nearly a column. Also reports from: "The Virginia Legislature" and "Foreign Opinions of the War" and two Acts from the Confederate Congress. Complete as a single sheet newsp... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2022 09:24

$86.00
198331

Horseback FEMALE SPY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War CONFEDERATE 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374108681228

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper:  DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 15, 1862  A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The ftpg. is taken up with ads plus news reports from Europe including: "The Mason-Slidell Affair" and the "Funeral of Prince Albert". Page 2 has a lengthy editorial which discusses several topics including how the winter has slowed the Yankee forces, and also: "The Condition of the Federal Treasury". Also on pg. 2: "The Latest Northern News--Movements & Spirit of the War--Important From Cairo--Forward Movement--Nashville the Destination--Washington City Unhealthy--A Strange Story--A Female Spy on Horseback--Drunkenness in the Federal Army" and more. Other articles include: "The Department of Missouri" "The Evacuation ... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2022 09:23

$74.00
198276

Rare BABE RUTH Yankees w/ King Prajadipok Siamese Ruler PHOTO 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394092822384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 26, 1931 * Rare Babe Ruth at Yankee Stadium photo * King Prajadhipok & Queen Rambaibarni of Siam Page 21 has a rare photo showing Babe Ruth with King Prajadhipok & Queen Rambaibarni at Yankee Stadium. Also a one column heading: "SIAMESE RULERS SEE YANKEES WIN" with subheads. (see) Such a photo would only be found in a NYC publication. Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, light damp staining, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends June 27, 2022 11:09

$42.00
198180

Best NEW YORK YANKEES World Series of Baseball w/ Babe Ruth PHOTO 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394089516109

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 6, 1927  * The greatest team ever in major league history ? * New York Yankees - Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig * World Series of baseball w/ photo * Best title to be had ? (rare as such) The three line, one column headline at the top of the front page: "RUTH BLASTS ROAD TO YANKEE VICTORY OVER PIRATES, 5 TO 4" with subheads including: "Babe Gets 3 of Team's 6 Hits as New York Wins First Game of World's Series" "44,000 Cheer teams On" and more.   Much more on pages 16 & 17 with related photos including a very nice one of Babe Ruth swinging his bat. Box scores as well. Great to have in this famous New York title. Complete in 52 pages, irregular at the spine margin, tape at the spine of ... See More  

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Ends June 25, 2022 11:43

$92.00
198026

Rare ATLANTA GA Georgia CONFEDERATE Memphis TN Civil War 1864 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394080349306

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Feb. 14, 1864  * Very rare Confederate title * Publisher on the run See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper. Among the front page items are: "President Davis' Address to the Army" which is rather lengthy & signed in type: Jefferson Davis. This is a very nice, rousing address to his soldiers having near the end:"...Soldiers! Assured success awaits us in our holy struggle for liberty & independence & for the preservation of all that renders life desirable to honourable men..." & much more. Other ftpg. items include: "Exciting News from Mississippi" "From the Peninsula" "From the Rapidan--Official Dispatch" which is signed in type: R. E. Le... See More  

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Ends June 18, 2022 14:17

$226.00
197714

Rare CONFEDERATE STRONGHOLD Memphis TN Tennessee Civil War 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374053803694

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MEMPHIS WEEKLY APPEAL, Tennessee, November 27, 1861  * Rare Confederate stronghold publication 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 time. The Appeal later journeyed to Jackson, Mississippi, Meridian, Mississippi, Atlanta, Georgia, and finally Montgomery, Alabama, where the plates wer... See More  

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Ends June 02, 2022 09:26

$188.00
196862

Very RARE Yankee Occupation Volume 1 RICHMOND VA Post Confederate 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373988136586

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RICHMOND TIMES, May 12, 1865  * Very rare Yankee occupation issue * Post capital of the Confederacy A quite rare title as this was a newspaper created by the Yankee forces upon the capture of the capital of the Confederacy. This is just the volume 1, number 19 issue. The content has much on end-of-war and Reconstruction reports. The front page has: "Proclamation From the President" "Reconstruction In Virginia" "Gov. Pierpont to be Sustained" "Confiscation of Property!" Inside includes: "Scene at Johnston's Surrender - Interview With Generals Johnston and Hardee" & much more. Eight pages, 12 by 18 1/2 inches, never bound nor trimmed, foxing at the folds, generally very nice condition.

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Ends April 22, 2022 14:43

$315.00
196513

FALL OF NEW ORLEANS Louisiana LA in Confederate Civil War 1862 VA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393975894190

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 30, 1862  * Fall of New Orleans, Louisiana * Admiral David Farragut * From the capital of the Confederacy A very historic report as page 3 contains an early account of the fall of New Orleans to the Yankees, which obviously was a solemn admonition for a Confederate newspaper. The report is taken from Yankee sources with the top of a page 3 column headed: "Telegraphic News" "The Surrender of New Orleans--Correspondence Between the Federal Commander & Mayor Monroe" Included is the full text of the letter signed in type, D. G. Farragut, to the mayor of New Orleans, signed, John Monroe (see for portions). Many other reports on the Civil War within but the pale in comparison to the... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2022 13:06

$165.00
196235

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393950709823

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 7, 1864  * Rare rebel publication A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Additional From The North" "The Revolution in the North--Great Indignation at the Military Arrests of the Administration..." "Disaffection In The Yankee Army--the Soldiers Refusing to Fight--Their Confessions of the Atrocities of Their Men" "The Latest from the North--Reorganization of the Army of the Potomac--The Next On To Richmond to Be by a New Route--Later From Vicksburg--Fort Donelson Attacked By the Rebels--A Dash Into Warrenton" "From Fredericksburg". The back page includes the always interesting editorial, this one including in part: "...It may be that no gre... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2022 13:32

$83.00
196057

Very Rare CONFEDERATE South Carolina CAMDEN SC Civil War 1864 Rebel Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393926468163

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CAMDEN DAILY JOURNAL, South Carolina, August 4, 1864  * Rare Confederate publication * William T. Sherman * March to the sea is stopped? A nice and quite rare title from late in the Confederacy. The front page has various news items concerning the war including: "The news of the defeat & capture of the most famous of all the Yankee raiders comes in like a welcome gleam of sunshine upon what was fast growing to be a very dark picture...But the scene has changed. The army of Tennessee, after inflicting another terrible chastisement upon the foe, still stands like a wall of fire around Atlanta, & Sherman, baffled & disappointed, is as far as ever from the mastery of the 'doomed city'..." with more (see photos). Also: "... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2022 13:03

$425.00
196054

CONFEDERATE Very Rare MEMPHIS TN at Montgomery Alabama Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373925453684

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Montgomery, Alabama, October 14, 1864  * Very Rare Confederate title from the "traveling" newspaper * Memphis newspaper printed in Montgomery, Alabama * A wealth of Civil War related reporting See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper. Among the front page items are: ""Forrest's Operations" taking half a column; "The Saltville Fight" "Federal Accounts from the Richmond Front" "Grant's Losses" "Yankee Reports from Virginia" "Peace" "From the Front" "General Orders No. 10" and other war-related items. The back page includes: "General Hood's Position and Purposes" "Something Reliable" "A Prudent Forecast" "The Third Alabama Regiment--How it Escaped Capture" "L... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2022 13:02

$330.00
196051

Rare BATTLE OF STONES RIVER Jefferson Davis 1863 CONFEDERATE Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373925452549

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 3, 1863  * Battle of Stones River - Murfreesboro, Tennessee * Jefferson Davis proclamation * Very rare publication This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South--see the information below. The most notable content in the issue is the back page report headed: "The Battle At Murfreesboro" "Confederate Victory Confirmed" "Additional Particulars" which includes a report signed in type by: Braxton Bragg (see). Also on the back page are: "From Vicksburg" "The Future At Vicksburg" "Death of Col. James L. Autry" "Letter From Grenada" "River Warfare" "Proclamation By The President" takes almost an entire column and is signed in type: Jefferson ... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2022 13:01

$255.00
195961

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373920161156

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, July 11, 1864  * From the origin of the American Civil War This was one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States of America" in their masthead. Front page reports include: "From Gen. Lee's Army" "From Richmond - Operations in the Valley" "Later Yankee News" "Siege of Charleston" "The Yankee Raider" "The Sinking Finances of the North--Enormous Accumulation of Debt" "The Virginia War News" "Gen. Morgan's Campaign into Kentucky" and more. Complete as a single sheet issue with a full banner masthead, a few discrete archival mends at the margins, minor margin tears, generally good.

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Ends March 07, 2022 13:35

$82.00
166230

GAY HEAD LIGHTHOUSE Planned Construction Martha'a Vineyard 1799 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112507753

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: J. RUSSELL'S GAZETTE, Boston, June 6, 1799 * Gay Head Lighthouse * Martha's Vineyard Page 2 has a report of a naval battle noting in part: "...the capt. of the privateer lost one leg. Bradford, it is said, came beating YANKEE DOODLE; he mounted only ten four pounders and had 25 men." But the most notable content is the full column on page 4 which has: "Plan of a Light House to be Erected at Gayhead, on the Island of Martha's Vineyard...". This is a very historic lighthouse, still standing, and the text is extremely specific on how it is to be build, which corresponds with the information on Wikipedia (see). Also of interest is a brief item at the bottom of pg. 3 which lists the "Board of ... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2022 14:33

$67.00
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
195041

Best JOE DiMAGGIO 1st AL MVP Baseball MLB Award New York Yankees 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373830676712

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 25, 1939  * Joe DiMaggio wins his 1st MVP award  * New York Yankees - Yankee Clipper  * MLB baseball - Best title to have in ? The sport's section (page 31) has a six column headline: "DiMaggio Voted Most Valuable Player in American League" with subheads that include: "YANKS' OUTFIELDER WINS ON 280 POINTS" "Foxx Next, Feller Third" and more. (see) Also a very nice action photo of DiMaggio. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & line... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2022 13:14

$68.00
194568

BABE RUTH DAY at Yankee Stadium Farewell # 3 Jersey Retired 1948 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373809161933

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK POST, June 14, 1948  * Babe Ruth's final farewell  - #3 jersey retired  * 25th anniversary of  Yankee Stadium  Page 42 has an editorial under "The Sports Parade" First report coverage on Babe Ruth's final farewell at Yankee Stadium on it's 25th anniversary. He would die a few months later of cancer. Nice to have in a NYC publication. Complete with 44 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, small library stamp within the masthead, generally very nice.

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Ends December 29, 2021 08:08

$57.00
194395

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393706546340

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 11, 1864 * Rare rebel publication Various Civil War news with a Confederate bias, making for interesting reading as such. Among the front page items are: "The War News" which has several subheads including: "From Petersburg" & "Burnside's Movements". Other war news include: "Latest News From the North--Our Army in Maryland--Capture of Martinsburg, Harper's Ferry and Hagerstown by Our Forces" "The Situation in Georgia--The Falling Back of Johnston" "A Chapter of Yankee Outrages and a few other smaller items. The back page has more war reporting including much editorial comment, one beginning: "President Lincoln calls for another half million of soldiers; and the Federal Congress having ... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2021 10:20

$64.00
194189

Best BABE RUTH'S Very Last New York Yankees Baseball HOMER RUN 1934 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393679360011

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 30, 1934  * Babe Ruth's last home run as a Yankee  * New York Yankees - Major league baseball * Best title to be had ? Page 3 of the sport's section reports on Babe Ruth's last home run as a Yankee: "YANKEES LOSE, 8-5, THEN TRIUMPH, 9-6", "Ruth Wallops 22d Homer and Drives in Three Runs in Opener at Washington", "Gets Unique Honor Today" and more. This was Babe Ruth's 659th and final home run wearing the Yankee pinstripes. He had 49 homers with the Red Sox prior to coming to New York and would go on to hit another 6 with the Braves the following season before retiring. Great to have in this venerable newspaper. The complete issue in 70+ pages, good condition.

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Ends December 05, 2021 11:36

$58.00
194145

Rare CONFEDERATE Grenada MS Civil War 1862 Newspaper w/ Publisher on the Run


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373778830826

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Aug. 25, 1862  * Very rare Confederate publication If the title and city of publication seem to disagree, they do 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 time. The Appeal later journeyed to Jackson, Mississippi, Meridian, Mississippi,... See More  

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Ends December 03, 2021 07:49

$238.00
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