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672495

1865 Wilmington, North Carolina...

February 23, 1865 | Item # 672495
$28.00
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672493

Battle of Port Royal Ferry...

January 07, 1862 | Item # 672493
$28.00
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672491

Map of Charleston, South Carolina...

January 05, 1862 | Item # 672491
$52.00
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672294
$48.00

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671179

Battle of Fort Henry, Tennessee...

February 07, 1862 | Item # 671179
$88.00
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671063

News from the Confederacy...

October 31, 1862 | Item # 671063
$142.00
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671000

Battle of Fort Donelson....

February 19, 1862 | Item # 671000
$28.00
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670914

Civil War map of Kentucky...

January 29, 1862 | Item # 670914
$35.00
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670831

Battle of Fort Donelson....

February 19, 1862 | Item # 670831
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Historic Civil War Newspapers

Records of a Nation in Turmoil

In the 1860s, Americans’ interest in the Civil War, and its collateral effects, caused a spike in demand for news reports. These were days of heightened concern, and newspapers were one of the few resources that people were able to rely upon for war news.

Aside from specific war news, Civil War newspapers also reported on citizens’ reactions to how the war was shaping the American economy and politics, and opinions about slavery.

Reading an authentic Civil War newspaper and holding the original print paper between your fingers will transport you to the frontlines of battle, and provide a glimpse into the psyche of Civil War-era citizens, politicians, and soldiers.

Original Civil War newspapers are genuine pieces of American history a collector or anyone interested in American history must have.

 

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