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682272

Harper's Ferry... Battle of Antietam...

September 22, 1862 | Item # 682272
$37.00
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681583

Vicksburg, Mississippi...

February 12, 1863 | Item # 681583
$28.00
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681423

Battle of North Anna...

May 27, 1864 | Item # 681423
$32.00
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680617

Nice issue on Lincoln's funeral...

April 19, 1865 | Item # 680617
$210.00
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680418

Battle of Opequon...

September 23, 1864 | Item # 680418
$23.00
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679710

Capture of New Orleans...

April 30, 1862 | Item # 679710
$42.00
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679352

Mosby raid... Cooper Institute...

October 15, 1864 | Item # 679352
$34.00
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679343

From the Confederacy...

November 18, 1861 | Item # 679343
$64.00
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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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