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185172

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392986291341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, May 16, 1862  * From the origin of the Civil War * President Jefferson Davis This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline. Pages 1, 2 & 4 have various war reports with heads including: "From Richmond--Repulse of the Terrible Iron Clad Gunboats...Our Men in High Spirits" "Proclamation of Gov. Letcher--Resolved to Defend the City to the Last" "The Latest News" "The Battle of Armageddon" and more. The back page has a nice report: "The Destruction of the Merrimac" There is also a Proclamation" concerning martial law in South Carolina, signed in type  by: Jefferson Davis. Four pages, minor rubbing at the fold, nice con... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:08

$82.00
184905

JEFFERSON DAVIS Fourteenth Amendment TREASON Trial Start ? 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373259988375

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 5, 1868 * Double jeopardy The front page has one column headings: "The Trial Of Jeff. Davis" "Proceedings in the Court at Richmond--Argument to Quash the Indictments Under the Fourteenth Amendment". Coverage on the start of his trial that never happened. The treason charge would be dropped. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2020 14:03

$35.00
185149

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President & Fugitive CAPTURE 1865 Military Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373286018756

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY NAVY JOURNAL, New York, May 20, 1865  * Capture of Jefferson Davis The front page has an article headed "The Military Situation" and beginning: "The pursuit & capture of Jeff. Davis, the surrender of Taylor, and the concentration of the National Armies around Washington, are...the three principal military events worthy of consideration...". Within is another article: "The Capture of Davis" begins: "The capture of the great Conspirator has followed very swiftly upon the fall of the Rebellion he was so prominent in inaugurating. Six short weeks before this wretched fugitive ruled with a rod of iron..." with more (see for portions) taking two-thirds of a page & detailing how he was caught in woman's clothes. Sixte... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2020 08:20

$59.99
184627

Plot of ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S ASSASSINATION w/ John Wilkes Booth 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373231278837

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 23, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination plot * John Wilkes Booth & Jefferson Davis The ftpg. has an article: "The Conspiracy--An Interview Between Booth & Davis" with details of the meeting, beginning: "Booth commenced by saying that a plan was formed by parties in the Northern States & Canada, friends of the Confederacy, to capture or to assassinate Mr. Lincoln..." with much more fascinating text. This is followed by yet another intriguing article: "The Would-Be Assassin--His Arrival in Washington--Personal Appearance" which related to an advertisement which appeared in the "Selma Advertiser" the previous year which was essentially an ad offering $1000 to someone to: "...cause the lives of Abrah... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2020 15:29

$52.00
184225

JEFFERSON DAVIS Annual Message re. Arming of Slaves ? 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198465972

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 11, 1864  * Jefferson Davis message * The arming of Slaves ? The front page has over half the first column taken up with Civil War heads including: "Important Rebel News" "Annual Message of the Rebel President to Congress" "Jeff Davis Pronounces Sherman, Grant & Banks All failures" "Atlanta and Richmond Not Vital Points" "The Rebel Chief Opposes the Arming of the Slaves" and more. The message by Davis takes over half of the front page & is signed in type: Jefferson Davis. Eight pages, slightly irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 08, 2020 14:58

$38.00
184223

ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route President & Jefferson Davis Inauguration 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198465706

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1861  * Jefferson Davis inaugural * Confederate President * Abraham Lincoln en route Page 5 has column heads with continued & detailed coverage of Lincoln's trip from his home to the nation's capital: "The President Elect En Route" "The Receptions In This State" "Enthusiasm Of The People" "His Arrival In Albany" "Immense Turnout" "The Speeches" "The Reception In this City" and more. But perhaps the most notable content is on the back page with: "Inauguration of Jefferson Davis" datelines from Montgomery, Feb. 18. The report has the text of his inaugural address. Also on the bkpg: "Reception of Mr. Lincoln in the Metropolis" "Vice President Hamlin" "Mr. Lincoln's Reception in Philadelphia" a... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2020 14:57

$84.00
183805

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL w/ Jefferson Davis & Shiloh Civil War 1862 VA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373153544418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 11, 1862 * From the capital of the Confederacy The front page is completely filled with ads while much of pages 2 & 3 have war-related reports. Included is the always interesting editorial, which begins: "From every quarter comes the same news. The enemy are drawing their troops from the counties they have overrun...They are concentrating every regiment they can command on two points--Corinth and Richmond--and hope to decide the war by two stunning blows..." with much more. Other items include a letter signed in type by: G. T. Beauregard, "The Fort Donelson Prisoners in the North--List of Killed, Wounded & Sick" which takes 1 1/2 columns; "The Official Report of Flag Officer Buch... See More  

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Ends September 18, 2020 15:31

$112.00
183169

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President Death FUNERAL & BURIAL 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879941231

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 12, 1889 * Jefferson Davis funeral & burial * Confederate president - Confederacy The top of the last column on the ftpg. has: "JEFFERSON DAVIS BURIED" "The Grandest Funeral Seen In The South" "New Orleans Draped In Mourning and Thronged With Visitors--Bishop Galleher's Oration". The report takes the entire column & continues on pg. 2 where also are subheads; "Jefferson Davis In Prison". Ten pages, partially loose at the spine, evenly toned, some chipping at the margins, should be handled carefully.

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Ends August 20, 2020 14:52

$39.00
182981

CONFEDERATE Jefferson Davis & Fort Donelson Capture CIVIL WAR 1862 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373114178309

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 27, 1862 * Fall of Fort Donelson, Tennessee * Jefferson Davis proclamation * From the capital of the Confederacy A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. The front page is entirely taken up with advertisements and notices. The inside pages are rich in war-related reports including: "The Fall of Fort Donelson" "The Tennessee Panic" "The Northern Congress" "Re-Organization of the Cabinet" "Substitutes in the Army" "The New Army--The Pike" "The Confederate Congress" "The War Upon Whiskey" "Legislature of Virginia" "Telegraphic News" and more. Also a very nice & patriotic editorial, a few bits including: "...that the war must endure for years... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2020 14:43

$90.00
182979

Rare CONFEDERATE w/ Jefferson Davis Inauguration 1862 Columbia S.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392871881717

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 25, 1862 * Jefferson Davis inaugural address * Rare Confederate publication A rather rare title and great that it has the word “Southern”. Certainly the most notable content begins page 2 being: "President Jefferson Davis's Inaugural address, delivered in Richmond, February 22, 1862" which takes over a full column. The front page includes: "The Hampton Legion" "Sketch of Clarkesville" "The Defences of Augusta" "Burning Our Towns". The bkpg. includes: "The Rebel Territory" "Confederate States Senators" "The Women of the South" "The Crisis" and more. Complete as a single sheet issue with wide, untrimmed margins, minor mend at a margin, nice c... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2020 14:41

$335.00
182772

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865265739

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

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:33

$88.00
182705

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President CAUGHT & Conspirators Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392863979352

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 15, 1865 * Confederate President Jefferson Davis caught * Mention of him wearing women's clothes * Abraham Lincoln murder trial The front page first column heads include: "JEFF. DAVIS" "Details Of His Capture" "His Camp 'Surprised at Daylight on the 10th Instant" "He Disguises Himself in His Wife's Clothing, and, Like His Accomplice Booth, Takes to the Woods" "He is Pursued & Forced to a Stand" "He Shows Fight & Flourishes a Dagger in the Style of the Assassin of the President" and more. The details of this historic report take up fully half of the front page. The balance of pg. 1 is taken up with other end-of-war items. Most of an inside page is taken up with testimony of the trial of the c... See More  

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Ends August 06, 2020 08:00

$75.00
181997

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President Elect & Jeffersaon Davis Wins Election 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839181513

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, February 15, 1861 * Jefferson Davis elected president of the South * Abraham Lincoln as president elect The front page reports the ominous events which would lead to the outbreak of the Civil War in less than two months as well as reports on the incoming administration of Abraham Lincoln, with first column headlines including: "THE NATIONAL CRISIS" "Important From Washington" "The Report of the Conspiracy Committee" "No Evidence Found of a Design to Attack the Capital" "Mr. Lincoln's Inaugural And the Crisis" and more. Among the subheads on the front page are: "Mr. Lincoln's Inaugural Address" "The Struggle For Power Under the Lincoln Regime" "Movements of the President of the Southern Confederacy"... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:20

$77.00
181610

Rare CONFEDERATE Petersburg VA Virginia 1863 Original Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373065172156

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, March 4, 1863 * Rare Confederate title Petersburg was a critical city to the Confederacy, located not far south of the capital of Richmond, and the focus of a six month long siege when ended in early April, 1865, when Lee withdrew his troops from Petersburg and urged Jefferson Davis to remove the capital from Richmond. The war would end shortly thereafter. This is an uncommon Confederate newspaper from Petersburg, with much front page war content including items headed: "From Charleston" "Latest Northern & European News" "From The 12th Virginia Regiment" "Bombardment of Fort McAllister" "Confederate Congress" "The Confederate Steamer Florida" "From Port Hudson" "From Middle ... See More  

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Ends June 26, 2020 09:14

$177.00
181074

CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS Welcome Home & Jefferson Davis in Custody 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392788608043

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 25, 1865 * Civil War soldiers coming home * Jefferson Davis in jail Among the front page column heads are: "REVIEW OF THE ARMIES" "The Second & Last Day of the Great Pageant" "Reception of the Armies of Tennessee and Georgia" "How the Heroes of the Greatest March on Record were Received" and more (see images). The back page has: "Davis In Fortress Monroe" "The Arch-Traitor and C.C. Clay Placed in Close Confinement" "Their Cells guarded by 20 Men & Two Officers". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 05, 2020 15:04

$34.00
180876

CONFEDERATE Jefferson Davis Day of Thanksgiving PROCL. Civil War 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392780053969

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 ftpg. 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 most Confe... See More  

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Ends May 28, 2020 15:22

$187.00
180839

Very Rare CONFEDERATE New Bern NC North Carolina 1861 Civil War Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373034751746

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, August 17, 1861 * Very rare Confederate title from North Carolina Certainly one of the less common titles from the Confederacy, as rarely have I seen it offered. This coastal town didn't remain Confederate for very long as it fell to General Burnside in April, 1862. So truly "Confederate" issues can be difficult to come by. Among the front page items are: "The Legislature" "As We Predicted", the latter being an editorial piece beginning: "We long since predicted that the Yankees would be fighting among themselves before the war was over, and sure enough it has commenced....". Also on the ftpg: "From Washington--Weakness of the Hessian Army" "From Washington--Inhuman Treat... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2020 15:15

$194.00
180626

PEACE Kirby Smith Surrenders & Jefferson Davis Capture 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373027536858

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE: May 29, 1865 * Edmund Kirby Smith surrenders * re. Jefferson Davis capture * Last battles of the Civil War The top of the first column has an embellishment beneath which is: "PEACE ! " "Kirby Smith Surrenders" "The Old Flag Waves From Maine to the Rio Grande!". Also on the front page is: "JEFF DAVIS" "An Official Copy of His Indictment" "He is Described as a 'Yeoman' " "His Crime--The Invasion of the County of Washington' with 20,000 Insurgents" "He Levies War Against the United State of America" "The Ex-President In Confinement" "His Desire To Be Shot" and other end-of-war items as well. With Kirby Smith's surrender all organized resistance in the Civil War has now come to an end... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:07

$47.00
180541

Unique JEFFERSON DAVIS CAPTURED Confederate President 1865 Miniature BROADSIDE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373023203003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: STATE JOURNAL - EXTRA, Sunday, May 14, 1865 * Very rare miniature broadside * Capture of Jefferson Davis * President of the Confederacy A terrific little broadside "Extra" with no mention of city or state of origin as was typical, given such releases were for local consumption only. The only hint that it may be from Michigan is in one of the headlines. The three headlines announce: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT ! " "Capture of Jeff. Davis and His Staff" "Col. Pritchard, of Mich., His Captor". The report includes the dispatch from Maj.-Gen. Wilson to General U.S. Grant & the Secretary of War which notes in part: "I have the honor to report that at day-light on the 10th inst. Col. Pritchard...captured Jeff. Davis and family, with R... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2020 09:47

$2,300.00
179949

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President PRISON Release Fort Monroe 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373000124865

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, May 14, 1867 * Jefferson Davis released * Horace Greeley bails him out Page 2 has one column headings: "Jefferson Davis and the [Blacks]" "He Receives a Large Number of Visitors at his Hotel" "Davis En Route For New York" and more. (see) Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 24, 2020 15:31

$33.00
179729

Rare JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President Message 1863 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392729267113

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Dec. 19, 1863 * Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederacy * Rare Civil War military title As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. Among the war-related items in this issue are those headed: "The Military Situation" taking most of the ftpg; "Jefferson Davis' Message" is an analysis of it, not a verbatim printing. It begins: "The Message of the rebel President is, as might be expected, dignified, well-written, and yet, to us, very absurd..." and ends with: "...We may venture to doubt whether Mr. Jefferson Davis will ever write another Annual Message."; "General Halleck's Report" which ta... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2020 15:26

$29.00
179475

Very Rare CHARLESTON SC Yankee Union Occupation South Carolina 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716967844

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

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:41

$225.00
178783

JEFFERSON DAVIS Columbia SC Speech & James Longstreet 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372948402731

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 26, 1864 * President Jefferson Davis speech * General James Longstreet * Gen. Robert E. Lee Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Southern News" "Jeff. Davis' Speech at Columbia, S.C." "His Views of the Copperhead Plan of Adjustment" "Rebel Victories to Insure the Election of the Peace Candidate" "Further Accounts of Sheridan's Victory" "Sherman's Army--From Atlanta" "The War In Missouri" "Longstreet In The Field Again" includes a dispatch signed in type: J. Longstreet, Lieut. Gen. which includes: "Soldiers, let us not go backward!...Let our future eclipse it in our earnestness for glory, our love of country & our determination to best the enemy." (see). The Jeff Davis speech would se... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2020 15:40

$42.00
178433

JEFFERSON DAVIS President of the Confederacy Released on Bail 1867 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392650869996

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1867 * Jefferson Davis approved for bail * President of the Confederate States * Post Civil War reconstruction era Page 3 has a lengthy report headed: "JEFFERSON DAVIS" "The State Prisoner Before the Circuit Court at Richmond" "The Court Fixes His Bail at $100,000" and more. (see) Text takes up about 3 1/2 columns. Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 12 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends February 23, 2020 07:44

$33.00
178410

Rare CONFEDERATE Houston TX Texas w/ Jefferson Davis Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392649316190

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, Nov. 9, 1864 * Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy Newspapers from Texas are very uncommon, particularly from before or during the Civil War period. Here is an issue from the midst of the war, one of the earliest war-dated issues we have offered in recent years. The front page has over 2 columns taken up with a terrific speech given by Jefferson Davis headed: "The President's Speech at Augusta" and addressed to the: "Ladies and gentlemen, friends and fellow-citizens of Georgia:...". The speech was intended to boost the sagging spirits of the Georgians, as Atlanta had fallen in early September & Savannah would fall before Christmas. Following Davis's speech there is: "Genera... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:31

$660.00
176306

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital of the Confederacy 1862 RICHMOND VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392506732590

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, March 7, 1862 * From the Confederate capital * Jefferson Davis proclamations From the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The Battle-Field Around Fort Donelson" "Notes Of The War" "The Late Outrage on the Rio Grande" & more. Pg. 2 has a lengthy editorial: "The War--Past, Present, & Future". Also: "From Norfolk" "From The Valley" "By the President of the Confederate States of America - A Proclamation" signed in type: Jefferson Davis, concerning martial law in Richmond. Also another related "Proclamation" also signed: Jefferson Davis. Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2020 14:07

$87.00
177765

CONFEDERATES FAILING Civil War Nearing the End Ulysses S. Grant 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889079319

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 23, 1865 * Nearing the end of the American Civil War * Ulysses S. Grant & William T. Sherman * Quarrel between Jefferson Davis and His Congress Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN" "Johnston Flying from the Combined Armies" "Raleigh Said to be Evacuated" "Rebels Reported Falling Back to Hillsboro" "Goldsboro Formally Occupied..." "GRANT" "Sounds of Army Trains Moving Within the Enemy's Lines" and much more. Page 5 has: "A DIVIDED SOUTH" "Quarrel Between Jeff. Davis and His Congress" "An Irrepressible Conflict Between the Legislative & Executive Departments of the Bogus Confederacy" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:20

$31.00
176883

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President Inauguration 1862 Civil War MAP Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372848371897

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 28, 1862 * Jefferson Davis inauguration * President of the Confederacy * Map inside Florida There is a wealth of Civil War reporting on the front page including column heads: "The Burnside Expedition" "Condition of the Rebel Guns" "A Visit to Nag's Head" "The War in the South-West" "Nashville Surrendered" "In Occupation by Union Troops" "The Rebels at Murfreesboro" "Capture of Fayetteville, Ark." But the prime content would be found on page 6 with: "Inaugural Address of Jeff. Davis" (see for portions) which is followed by: "Another Fast Day--Proclamation by the President" which is signed in type: Jefferson Davis. Also on pg. 6 is: "What Shall be Done with the Slaves?". Page 2 ... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:09

$69.00
176268

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital of the Confederacy 1861 RICHMOND VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392505010130

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 7, 1861 * From the Confederate capital * Jefferson Davis proclamation A very nice & successful newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Southern Politics in Europe" "The Great Kentucky Conspiracy--Startling Revelations--The Hypocrisy of the United Leaders Exposed..." with various related documents on this case. Also: "By the President--A Proclamation" for a day of fasting, humiliation, and prayer, signed in type by: Jefferson Davis. Inside pages have a great wealth of war reporting including: "From Camp Cooper" "The Situation of Affairs in Alexandria..." "From Camp Bartow" "The Gallant Dead" "Later From Pensacola" "Affairs At The South--News fro... See More  

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:21

$73.00
175664

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital & Jefferson Davis Proclamation Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392458090107

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 5, 1862 * Jefferson Davis proclamation * From the capital of the Confederacy Not just a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. Page 2 has a lengthy editorial concerning the Civil War. Also inside are: "Movements & Spirit of the War" "The Fall of Fort Macon" "The Spirit of the South" "A Flag of Truce from General Beauregard to General Buell..." "Telegraphic News" "The Yankee Oath of Allegiance" "Proclamation By the President" which is signed in type: Jefferson Davis (see); and much more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:18

$84.00
175257

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War Jefferson Davis 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392429799855

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Nov. 8, 1864 * Confederate president Jefferson Davis * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Glorious Achievements of Forrest's Horse Marines" "Yankee Army News" "The Tennessee Valley Campaign" "The President's Message" in which he presents to his Congress an optimistic view of the war's progress. Some war items on the bkpg. but mostly taken up with ads. Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, nice condition. From the closing months of the Civil War. Charleston was a hotbed of secession, with S.C. being the first state to leave the Union. The first shots of the war were fired in Charleston harbor. A... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2019 15:14

$84.00
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
174710

(2) FIRST BATTLE OF BULL RUN Both Confederate & Union 1861 Civil War Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381498277

Offered are 2 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: Here is a unique opportunity for a pair of issues--one Yankee and the other Confederate--of the identical date of July 22, 1861 both reporting on the First Battle of Bull Run, one from the New York Tribune and the other from the Confederate capital of Richmond, titled the Daily Dispatch, providing a perspective of how the news was reported with all the "spin" & biases that were rampant on both sides of the border. As you see, both sides claimed victory: TRIBUNE: The top of page 3 begins with a nice stack of column heads: "A GREAT BATTLE FOUGHT" "The Batteries at Bull's Run Carried" "Splendid Union Victory" "The Rebels Routed" "Terrible Slaughter" "They Are Driven Into Manassas Junction" "A Death Blow to Secession" and much... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:19

$650.00
173397

DICK TAYLOR SURRENDERS & Jefferson Davis Flight 1865 Civil War Ending Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392310254970

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 9, 1865 * Dick Taylor surrenders * Jefferson Davis on the run * Union soldiers coming home Among the front page column heads on the events immediately following the Civil War are: "HOMEWARD BOUND" "The Army of the Potomac in Richmond" "40,000 Heroes March Through that City" "FLIGHT OF JEFF. DAVIS" "He Was at Washington, Georgia, on the 4th" "Stoneman's Rough Riders Close Upon His Heels" "Jeff's Council of War Broken Up in a Hurry" "The Unhappy Rebel Heading for the Mississippi" "ANOTHER SURRENDER" "Dick Taylor Abandons the Rebel Cause" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, some wrinkling near margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 07, 2019 07:08

$38.00
172959

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392297365744

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, May 20, 1865 * Jefferson Davis captured in Woman's clothes Page 4 has a column head: "Capture Of Jeff Davis" which begins: "The following details of the capture of Jefferson Davis, while attempting to escape in his wife's clothes, have just been received from Major General Wilson..." and what follows are the details in 3 reports, taking most of the column. This article is followed by: "North Carolina Slaves". Four pages, some older tape mends inside, re-glued at the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends June 14, 2019 14:52

$43.00
172838

CONFEDERATE Jefferson Davis & Battle of Leesburg VA Civil War 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392294603317

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 4, 1861 * From the capital of the Confederacy * Jefferson Davis proclamation * Battle of Leesburg, Virginia The front page begins with an editorial headed: "War To Keep Off a Worse War" which offers some very interesting content on the longevity of the war. A few bits include: "...But neither Lincoln, nor Seward, nor Cameron, nor Chase, is a wise statesman or a disinterested patriot...They are all speculators, and look upon the war as a job...It is vain to hope that Lincoln or his party will ever make peace as long as they can carry on the war upon our territory..." and much more (see for portions). Also on the ftpg: "From Kentucky and Missouri--Eagerness of McCulloch's Troo... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2019 07:23

$94.00
172788

SOUTHERN LOYALISTS' CONVENTION Post Civil War Reconstruction 1866 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392293195931

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, September 8, 1866 * Southern Loyalists' Convention in Philadelphia The front page has extensive coverage of the "Southern Convention" held in Philadelphia, with one column heads including: "THE RADICAL CONVENTION" "Proceedings of the Last Day's Session" "The Extreme Radicals Wind Up the Session" "Their Unstinted Abuse of President Johnson" "No Mercy to be Shown to Jefferson Davis" "Address to the Unreconstructed States" and a bit more (see). Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 07, 2019 08:39

$29.00
172352

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate Leader Irwinville GA Georgia CAPTURED 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392278861096

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1865 * Jefferson Davis captured (1st report) * Irwinville, Irwin County, Georgia A very historic issue with larger heads than typical: "GLORIOUS ! " "JEFF. DAVIS CAPTURED" "Official Announcement by Secretary Stanton" "Davis and His Family Surprised at Irwinsville" "The Fourth Michigan Cavalry are the Fortunate boys" "They Surround the Arch Rebel at Daylight on Wednesday" "Nearly All of Davis' Personal Staff Captured" with more. Nice to have in this venerable newspaper title. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends May 17, 2019 15:05

$122.00
171920

TRIAL OF ASSASSINS Abraham Lincoln & Jefferson David Indictment 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392267500378

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 27, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln Murder - Trial of the conspirators * Jefferson Davis indictment for treason Among the ftpg. column heads are: "INDICTMENT OF DAVIS" "The Arch-Traitor to be Tried for Treason" "His Offence the Levying of War on Fort Stevens" "Davis to be Tried in the City of Washington" and: "TRIAL OF THE ASSASSINS" "Sanders Heard to Say that Booth was Bossing the Job" "That Job was to Assassinate Lincoln On or Before Inauguration Day" "More About the Treatment of Union Prisoners in the South" and more. Eight pages, very light damp stain at the top, never bound nor trimmed, very nice.

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Ends April 27, 2019 15:03

$44.00
171552

JEFFERSON DAVIS Elected Confederate President Constitution Conv. 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259244189

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 10, 1861 * Jefferson Davis elected Confederate president * Constitutional Convention of the Confederacy * Pre Civil War tensions brewing A wealth of significant content on the creation of the Confederacy, with front page column heads including: "Important From the South" "The Southern Congress at Montgomery, Alabama" "Adoption of A Constitution" "The Executive Officers of the New Republic" "Jefferson Davis or Mississippi, President" "Alexander H. Stephens, of Georgia, Vice President" and more. The front page subheads include: "The Constitution of the Southern Confederacy" which gives some highlights from their constitutional convention, including the text of the Preamble, and also noting differ... See More  

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Ends April 13, 2019 14:25

$148.00
169560

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President in Fort Monroe Confinement 18965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548371359

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1865 * Jefferson Davis in confinement * Fort Monroe - Hampton, Virginia The front page features "The Pirate Shenandoah - She is Operating in the Arctic Ocean - Eight Ships of Our Whaling Fleet Destroyed - The Pirate Does Not Believe in Lee's Surrender". Page 4 has: "The Health of Mr. Jefferson Davis at Fortress Monroe - He is Neither Starved nor Pampered in Any Way - His health Better Than it Has Been in Five Years - He is as Well as Can be Expected". The back page features baseball reports with box scores. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 25, 2019 14:22

$37.00
168587

Rare LEBANON PA Pennsylvania w/ California Gold Rush 1849 Volume 1 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372508485094

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEBANON ADVERTISER, Pennsylvania, Aug. 1, 1849 * Rare pre-Civil War title * California gold rush An uncommon title, and the volume 1, number 5 issue. Near the top of the ftpg. is: "From California" with a San Francisco dateline, & including: "The anchorage is crowded with vessels & more arriving daily...Provision & clothing are abundant & cheap...People in San Francisco are madly gambling in lands...New towns are laid out in different spots around the bay...Gold dust is not dug out freely...At the mines as yet, matters are very quiet...that six men in 20 days, near Feather River, procured $60,000 in gold dust...". Page 2 has a nice article: "Col. Jefferson Davis" from years before he would be the President of the Co... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:40

$67.00
167778

JEFFERSON DAVIS DEATH 1st Report Civil War Confederate President 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372479248671

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 7, 1889 * Jefferson Davis death (1st report) * Confederate president - Confederacy Almost the entire last column of the ftpg. is taken up with a fine & very detailed report on the death of Jefferson Davis, headed: "THEIR DEAD CHIEFTAIN" "The South In Morning for Jefferson Davis""Marks of Profound Sorrow Shows Everywhere--Mr. Davis's Last Hours--Funeral Arrangements". Eight pages, toning throughout, partially loose at the spine, browned at the margins with a few margin tears, bit of dirtiness to the top half of the ftpg.

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Ends November 22, 2018 14:32

$58.00
166999

Rare CONFEDERATE Winston NC North Carolina JEFF. DAVIS 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392131435278

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, January 24, 1862 * Rare Confederate title * Jefferson Davis This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era. Among the front page items are: "Mr. Vallandigham's Speech" "President Davis & the Southwestern Publishing House" which includes a letter signed in type by: Jefferson Davis, to the publisher, noting in part: "...I feel a deep interest in every undertaking...pertaining to the prosperity & progress of a free and great Conf... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2018 15:08

$167.00
165054

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080127749

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

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:52

$196.00
165049

Rare COLUMBUS OHIO Post Civil War Henry Wirz & Jefferson Davis 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080125275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 20, 1865 * Henry Wirz trial * Jefferson Davis From shortly after the end of the Civil War but still with war-related reports including: "Returned Soldiers" "The Real Abolition Platform of Ohio" "Mustering Out Negro Troops" "The Wirz Trial" "Trouble Brewing in the Abolition Camp" "Jefferson Davis" "An Interview With the President" & much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:45

$28.00
164324

Rare CONFEDERATE Civil War Winston NC North Carolina 1861 Southern Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372322162906

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, Aug. 16, 1861 * Rare Confederate title from the Civil War This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era. Content in this issue includes, on the ftpg., a "Patriotic Address to the Army from General Johnston and Beauregard", signed in type: J. E. Johnston & G. T. Beauregard. Pg. 2 has an endorsement: "For President: JEFFERSON DAVIS, Of Mississippi. For Vice President: ALEX. H. STEPHENS, Of Georgia." Also on pg. 2 are: "The Confede... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2018 15:24

$188.00
163975

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392046803875

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 3, 1863 * Battle of Stones River - Murfreesboro, Tennessee * Jefferson Davis proclamation * Very rare title 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 si... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2018 15:00

$285.00
163919

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Baltimore Murder Plot Jefferson Davis Inauguration1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392046175559

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, February 23, 1861 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Baltimore murder plot * Jefferson Davis inauguration Perhaps the most significant content is on page 5 which has very extensive coverage of the travels of Abraham Lincoln to Washington, D.C. for his inauguration. The top of the page has heads: "The Presidential Progress" "Great Turnout of the Philadelphians to Witness the Ceremony" "Mr. Lincoln's Speech on the Occasion" "The Journey From Phila. to Harrisburg", "Disgraceful Conduct of the Mob" "Anticipated Trouble at Baltimore". It's the latter head which has taken on significance in history as there were thoughts of an assassination attempt on Lincoln during his journey... See More  

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Ends June 16, 2018 15:15

$114.00
163316

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President CAUGHT & Conspirators Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286981408

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 15, 1865 * Confederate President Jefferson Davis caught * Mention of him wearing women's clothes * Abraham Lincoln murder trial The first column of the front page has some very nice heads in larger type than normal announcing the capture of the President of the Confederacy, Jeff Davis, including: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT" "THE CAPTURE OF JEFF. DAVIS" "He is Surprised at Irwinsville, Ga., on the 10th" "Jeff. Tries to Escape in Women's Clothes" "A Painful Mistake" and more. Plus there is a ftpg. article headed: "The Assassination" with courtroom testimony taking over 3 columns--interesting reading. There are further reports and headlines on page 6 as well, with the heading:... See More  

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Ends May 24, 2018 14:40

$163.00
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