Battle of Bull Run

The most fascinating way to discover the historic Battle of Bull Run is to read about it from the day the news was reported. You can hold in your hands a guaranteed authentic original newspaper featuring coverage of this famous battle from the American Civil War.

Battle of Bull Run

The most fascinating way to discover the historic Battle of Bull Run is to read about it from the day the news was reported. You can hold in your hands a guaranteed authentic original newspaper featuring coverage of this famous battle from the American Civil War.
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602734

Early reports from the Civil War...

Item #602734

May 29, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, May 29, 1861  Among the front page first column heads on the Civil War are: "The Secession Rebellion" "Alexandria Still further Strengthened by Federal Troops" "Their Entrenchments at Manassas Gap Junction" "Movement of Ohio Troops on Harper's Ferry" "A Rebel Demonstration in New Mexico" "Important Appointments in the ... See More  

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602735

Early reports from the Civil War...

Item #602735

May 29, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, May 29, 1861  Among the front page first column heads on the Civil War are: "The Secession Rebellion" "Alexandria Still further Strengthened by Federal Troops" "Their Entrenchments at Manassas Gap Junction" "Movement of Ohio Troops on Harper's Ferry" "A Rebel Demonstration in New Mexico" "Important Appointments in the ... See More  

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665176

A Civil War map, and a wealth of reporting...

Item #665176

June 01, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 1, 1861 



* Battle of Aquia Creek Civil War map

* Union Navy gunboats vs. Confederate batteries




The ftpg. is filled with ads. The back page has a war map headed: "Acquia Creek And Its Environs". Also a notable report: "Virginia Votes For Secession" and other war-related items.

Page 5 has a nice stack of column heads: "THE WAR FOR THE UNI... See More  

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$38.00
206678

"Great Expectations" Collection VI

Item #206678

June 21, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 22, 1861 through August 3, 1861. This is a seven-issue set (part 6) of Harper's Weekly containing the Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" in serialization format. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.



This set would look great displayed in one of our 17 inch by 14 inch display cases which can be viewed at www... See More  

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$472.00
588017

Pre battle of Bull Run....

Item #588017

June 27, 1861

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 27, 1861  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT REVOLT" "Conflicts With the Rebels" "The United States Forces Victorious" "General Scott's Plans for the Campaign" "Movements of the Rebels at Various Points" "Appropriations of the Confederates for Carrying on the Rebellion"... See More  

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172484

Great slave auction print... Winslow Homer print...

Item #172484

July 13, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 13, 1861 The front page features: 'Battle of Boonville, Missouri' and smaller illustrations of: "Brigadier-General Lyon, U.S.A." and "The late Captain Ward". Inside the issue is a full page: 'The Cabinet at Washington' showing Abraham Lincoln and the others. Also featured is a full page Winslow Homer print: "Crew of U.S. ... See More  

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591434

1861 Prelude to Bull Run...

Item #591434

July 16, 1861

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 16, 1861  Among the ftpg. first column heads are those relating to fights just prior to Bull Run: "THE GREAT REBELLION" "Another Important Victory in Western Virginia" "The Entire Army of General Garnett Routed" "Total Demoralization of the Rebel Forces"" and more. Some printing creases on the front page do not affect this ... See More  

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592014

Prelude to the Battle of Bull Run...

Item #592014

July 17, 1861

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1861 



* Battle of Bull Run nears 

* General Irvin McDowell movements 

* Battle of Rich Mountain 




The front page has great coverage on the days just before the historic Battle of Bull Run, with first column heads: "THE GREAT REBELLION" Advance of the Grand Army under Gen. McDowell", "The Rebels at Fairfax & Manassas t... See More  

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211095

Preparing for the battle of Bull Run...

Item #211095

July 19, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 19, 1861 Pages 4 & 5 have much on the Civil War including some accounts of the military events just prior to the first major contest of the war--the Battle of Bull Run. Heads include: "The Forward Movement" "General Order Against Pillaging" "The Troops Too Anxious to Inflict Injury" "Another Battle" "Occupation of Centreville" "The Rebels Still on the Run" "The First Day... See More  

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587428

Battle of Bull Run prelude...

Item #587428

July 19, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, July 19, 1861 



* Battle of Bull Run prelude

* Manassas, Virginia




An uncommon edition as this is the "Second Edition" as labeled such in the 5th column where are found various reports on the events immediately preceding Bull Run: "From The Seat Of War", "The Battle At Bull's Run", "5000 Rebels Against One Thousand National Troops&qu... See More  

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661568

Battle of Bull Run, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #661568

July 20, 1861

DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, July 20, 1861  



* Very rare Confederate title

* First Battle of Bull Run

* Manassas, Virginia




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 on March 14, 1862 with the Battle of New Bern. So truly &... See More  

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$255.00
668387

Beginning of the Battle of Bull Run...

Item #668387

July 20, 1861

NEWARK DAILY ADVERTISER, New Jersey, July 20, 1861 



* First Battle of Bull Run - Manassas VA Virginia

* 1st major battle of the American Civil War




The top of page 2 has reports from the very beginning of the Bull Run battle with: "From Bull's Run" "No Further Battle Yet" "The Rebel Force Increased".

Also: "The Prisoners from Bull's Run" ... See More  

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656604

Unique "Yankee" & "Confederate" pair of the same date...

Item #656604

July 22, 1861

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 ... See More  

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668388

Great column heads on the Battle of Bull Run...

Item #668388

July 22, 1861

NEWARK DAILY ADVERTISER, New Jersey, July 22, 1861



* Battle of Bull Run - Manassas Virginia VA

* 1st major battle of the American Civil War




The top of page 2 has great column headlines on the historic Battle of Bull Run: "SHOCKING NEWS" "The National Army at Bull's Run Seized with a Panic, & Retreat to the Potomac On A Full Run" "Unavailing Efforts to Rally... See More  

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588478

Battle of Bull Run... Manassas, Virginia...

Item #588478

July 24, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, July 24, 1861 



* First Battle of Bull Run

* Manassas VA Virginia




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: those relating to the first battle of Bull Run: "THE GREAT REBELLION" "The National Army Not Routed" "A Body of Troops Still at Centreville" "The Rebel Loss Estimated at 3000" "Shocking Barbarities Perp... See More  

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599232

First Battle of Bull Run...

Item #599232

July 24, 1861

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 24, 1861 



* 1st Battle of Bull Run - Manassas, Virginia

* 1st major land battle of the Civil War (historic)




Most of the front page is taken up with excellent coverage and detail on the Battle of Bull Run with first column heads including: "THE GREAT REBELLION", "The Victory of Sunday & How it Was Lost", "Exaggerations of the First R... See More  

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668190

1861 Davenport, Iowa... Dug Springs....

Item #668190

July 24, 1861

DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, July 24, 1861



* Rare title from the Civil War

* First Battle of Bull Run - Manassas




This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day.

This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable ... See More  

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$33.00
663823

The Battle of Bull Run...

Item #663823

July 25, 1861

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, July 25, 1861 



* First Battle of Bull Run

* Manassas, Virginia

* Pro-Co
nfederate title



A wealth of early reporting on the Civil War including text on the historic Battle of Bull Run. The front page includes: "The Strength of Manassas Junction" "Save the Country" "Unheeded Warning!--The Fatal Blow was Struck!--Ruin Staring Us in the ... See More  

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663354

A traveling Confederate newspaper, reporting the Battle of Manassas...

Item #663354

July 28, 1861

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Tennessee, July 28, 1861 



* Very rare Confederate title



This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. See the information at the bottom of this listing.

The front page has: "The Great Battle at Manassas--The Defeat Acknowledged by the Northern Press" with this very detailed coverage taking  2 1/2 lengthy columns. Also: "The... See More  

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643375

Great Confederate coverage of the first Battle of Bull Run...

Item #643375

July 29, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 29, 1861 



* First Battle of Bull Run

* Manassas VA Virginia

* Great title to have in




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Almost the entire front page is taken up with war-related reports with items headed: "Speech of Gov. Jackson of Missouri" "The Rich Mountain Fight--Statement of Col. Fulkerson" "From... See More  

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567078

Battle of Bull Run...

Item #567078

August 01, 1861

THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, August 1, 1861 This issue contains an article titled: "National Affairs " The Defeat" which shows reports on the famous Battle of Bull Run in Manassas VA. A tabloid size newspaper from the famous Oneida Community in New York, an early "commune" in experimental living. Various religiously-themed content but a bit of reporting of news of th
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$45.00
664341

War news from this Confederate port...

Item #664341

August 01, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 1, 1861 



* Rare Confederate publication



This is one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in their dateline.

While the ftpg. is taken up with ads, page 2 has war content including: "Gen. Scott's Programme--His Opposition to the Advance on Richmond--His Resentment Toward that City&qu... See More  

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645025

Uncommon Confederate title... Missouri becomes a Confederate state...

Item #645025

August 02, 1861

The DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, Aug. 2, 1861 



* Very rare Confederate title from North Carolina 



This is a single sheet newspaper with just a one column masthead, not uncommon from the Confederacy where newsprint was often difficult to come by. From the early part of the Civil War with many items relating to it, including article headed "Resolutions of Mississip... See More  

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172490

Scenes of the Battle of Bull Run...

Item #172490

August 03, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 3, 1861  The front page features two prints on the Civil War, captioned: "The Death of the Rebel General Garnett, at the Battle of Laurel Hill" and "Bringing in the Misses Scott as Prisoners to Fall's Church, Va." with a related article.

Inside includes a print of "Major-General McClellan", a nearly half pg: "Presenta... See More  

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595824

Battle of Bull Run, reported in a California newspaper...

Item #595824

August 05, 1861

STOCKTON DAILY INDEPENDENT, Stockton, California, Aug. 5, 1861



* Battle of Bull Run

* Civil War




Page 2 has a lengthy editorial: "The Late Battle--It's Moral Effects" which is nearly a column. Page 3 has: "Details of The Great Battle which takes nearly 2 1/2 columns. The top of the front page has reports headed: "Arrival of the Pony Express"

Four pages, a bit ir... See More  

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656226

Rare Confederate title reports on the battle of Manassas, & more...

Item #656226

August 08, 1861

CAROLINA SPARTAN, Spartanburg, South Carolina, August 8, 1861 



* First Battle of Bull Run

* Very rare Confederate title




A rare Confederate title to say the least. The front page has a report headed: "Battle of Manassas" which begins: "There never has been a more complete victory won on the Continent of America than was gained by our gallant "rebels" on Sunday l... See More  

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584969

Athens, Missouri...

Item #584969

August 09, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 9, 1861 



* Battle of Athens MO Missouri

* Post Bull Run casualties




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "The Rebels Throwing Up Entrenchments at Fairfax Court House" "Movements of Troops in Gen. McClellan's Army" "Sharp Action & Defeat of the Rebels at Athens" "The Rebe... See More  

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587782

Detailed report on the Battle of Bull Run, or Manassas...

Item #587782

August 09, 1861

LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Louisville, Kentucky, Aug. 9, 1861 



* First Battle of Bull Run - Manassas VA Virginia

* Detailed report in a uncommon title




Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the &qu... See More  

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172492

Many prints on the battle of Bull Run...

Item #172492

August 10, 1861

 HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 10, 1861  The front page includes a print of "Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton". Inside has a full page: "Retreat of Our Troops from Bull Run, by Moonlight, Colonel Blenker's Brigade Covering" and a very dramatic full page: "Charge of the Black Horse Cavalry Upon the Fire Zouaves at the Battle of Bull Run"; a full page map: &... See More  

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556764

Bull Run....

Item #556764

August 10, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York City, August 10, 1861.



* Dug Springs MO

* re. Battle of Bull Run

* African slave trade




This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration.



Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are:



* THE REBELLION

* Important From Fortress Monroe

* Total Destruction of Hampton by the Rebels

* Threatened
... See More  

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$28.00
647350

Very rare title from the Confederacy...

Item #647350

August 14, 1861

DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, August 14, 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. General Burnside moved into the city on March 14, 1862 so it was only in Confederate hands for less than a year, increasing the scarcity of truly "Confederate" newspap... See More  

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$177.00
646017

Battle of Bull Run, or Manassas... Proclamation by Jefferson Davis...

Item #646017

August 16, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 16, 1861 



* First Battle of Bull Run

* Manassas VA Virginia

* Great title to have




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports concerning the Civil War are: "The Prisoners" "The Firth Virginia Regiment in the Battle of Manassas" which takes over a full column; "The Fate of Tyrants&q... See More  

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$142.00
646396

Rare Confederate title from North Carolina...

Item #646396

August 16, 1861

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 ... See More  

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$188.00
172494

A stampede of slaves...

Item #172494

August 17, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 17, 1861  The front page shows: "The Wounded Zouave In the Hospital at Washington--The Hospital for the Wounded at Washington." Inside has individual prints of: "General McDowell" "General Mansfield" "Colonel Blair" and "Flag-Officer Stringham". Also a full page of: "A New Regiment of Mass. Volunteers P... See More  

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538685
Item #538685

August 17, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated August 17. 1861 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains two engravings entitled "A Fire Zouave Relating His Experience of the Battle of Bull Run in the Street at Washington" and "Recapture of the Schooner 'Enchantress' by the Gun-Boat 'Albatross'".



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.... See More  

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629604

An opinion on the Battle or Bull Run...

Item #629604

August 28, 1861

WESTERN CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, Cincinnati, Ohio, Aug. 28, 1861 



* re. Battle of Bull Run - Manassas, Virginia



Page 4 has: "Mr. Russell's Account of the Battle of Bull Run", a writer for the London Times, with thoughts that he has a bias for the Confederacy (much like the U.K. due to their interest in the cotton market). Some additional war-related news on page 5 as well.

Eig... See More  

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$37.00
588476

1861 Civil War...

Item #588476

August 30, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 30, 1861  Among the first column heads on the Civil War are: "The Rebellion Record" "The Department Being Purified of Traitors" "Rebel Post-Routes Cut Off" "Further Details of the Skirmishes in Virginia" "Affairs In Missouri" "News From the Rebels at Manassas" "They are Sick & Badly Supplied, but Eager f... See More  

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651760

"Confederate" newspaper from Kentucky... Much on neutrality, & much on the Civil War...

Item #651760

September 09, 1861

LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, September 9, 1861



* P.G.T. Beauregard official report

* Battle of Bull Run - Manassas




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 ... See More  

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172502

The Southern expedition under General Butler...

Item #172502

September 14, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 14, 1861  The front page has: "Bombardment of Forts Hatteras & Clark by the U.S. Fleet under Flag Officer Stringham" and prints of: "Flag Officer Stringham" and "Major-General Butler".  Inside pages include: "Brig. Gen. Rosecrans, U.S.A., Commanding U.S. Forces in Western Virginia" "Rebel Prisoners Leav... See More  

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651597

Letter from Lincoln to General Fremont...

Item #651597

September 15, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 15, 1861  Front page heads at the top of the first column from the early days of the Civil War: "The Rebellion" "Retreat of the Rebel Army to Manassas" "Grand Balloon Reconnoissance by General Smith" "Important Letter of the President to General Fremont" "Modification of the Proclamation with Regard to the Liberation of t... See More  

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$33.00
647473

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #647473

September 25, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 25, 1861 



* From the Confederate capital



A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are those headed: "Another Letter from the Rev. H. A. Henderson--Affairs in Kentucky" "Camp Life In Texas--A Queer Case of Cholera" and other items including a great wealth of ads. War news continues on ... See More  

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$83.00
172506

The Second Wisconsin Volunteers... The Second Buffalo Regiment...

Item #172506

September 28, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 28, 1861  One of the prime features of this issue is Walt Whitman's first Harper's Weekly appearance: "Beat! Beat! Drums!"

Additional content includes: the full front page is a scene of the: "Gallant Exploit of Captain Strong of the Second Wisconsin Volunteers". The many prints inside include a very small: "Plan of the... See More  

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646476

Great wealth of Civil War reporting...

Item #646476

October 16, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 16, 1861  A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are those headed: "From the Northwest--The Enemy Inactive--Extracts from a Letter from  Phillippi" "Gen. Fremont's Prospects in the West" which takes over half a column; "Secession Tricks in Europe" "Captain Todd &... See More  

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$84.00
172526

The Civil War in Florida...

Item #172526

December 07, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 7, 1861  The full front page has 2 prints of a: "View of Fort Warren Boston Harbor". Other prints inside include: "The Battle of Belmont--Charge of Colonel Dougherty, 22nd Illinois Regiment, Upon the Rebel Batteries" "The Battle at the Southwest Pass--The ram 'Manassas' Attacking the 'Richmond' " "...Re... See More  

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660129

Teasing the competition... Civil War maps...

Item #660129

December 11, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 11, 1861  The front page has two interesting features: first, a nice Civil War map headed: "Topographical Map Of Virginia. From Leesburgh to Mathias Point and the Rappahannock, including Washington & Manassas." showing much detail.

Secondly, there are two cartoons making fun of the newspaper's competition, the New York Herald, with the first showing: &q... See More  

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$49.00
172534

Winslow Homer front page Christmas print...

Item #172534

January 04, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1862  The full front page is a notable Winslow Homer print: "Christmas Boxes in Camp, 1861", which does show some mild margin wear as this was the first page in the volume.

Among the prints inside are a full page with 4 scenes of a: "General view of Ship Island, showing the Landing of General Phelps's Brigade"; a full page: &q... See More  

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646428

Much on the battle in Kentucky...

Item #646428

February 04, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 4, 1862 



* Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky

* In a Confederate title




Not only a newspaper from the Confederate States, but from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page items are: "The Coin Of The Confederate States" "A Virginia Mother's Appeal To the Soldiers" which is stirring (see images). Also much reportin... See More  

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$85.00
651770

New Orleans during the Confederacy... Official report on the Battle of Manassas...

Item #651770

February 04, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, Louisiana, February 4, 1862 



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South

* First Battle of Bull Run

* Official reports from the Confederates




Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butle... See More  

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$188.00
172550

Civil War events in Kentucky, North Carolina, and elsewhere...

Item #172550

March 01, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 1, 1862  The full front page is a dramatic print captioned: "The Surrender of Fort Donelson, February 16, 1862" which is very nice for display.

Inside has a full page with 3 scenes of: "Our Navy in the Savannah River--Loss of Steamer Winfield Scott--The Expedition in Warsaw Sound--Gun-Boats Entering Savannah River Above Fort Pulaski"; ... See More  

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665983

Huge map... The Monitor vs. the Merrimac...

Item #665983

March 12, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 12, 1862  Simply an incredible Civil War map newspaper, as the entire front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "THE EVACUATION OF MANASSAS. The Stars and Stripes Waving Over the Late Stronghold of the Rebels--The Seat of War in Eastern Virginia."

This map is very detailed and shows from Baltimore to Newport News, to Charlottesville and everywhere in bet... See More  

Item from Catalog 298 (released for September, 2020)...

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