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665834

Very first Republican National Convention...

Item #665834

June 18, 1856

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, June 18, 1856   The entire front page is taken up with details of the Republican National Convention, held in Philadelphia. The Republican party was just created two years prior.

This was the very first national convention in the history of the Republican Party, and was held to nominate the party's candidates for president and vice president in the 1856 electio... See More  

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668545

Prints from the West before the Civil War... Nebraska and Kansas...

Item #668545

June 21, 1856

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 21, 1856 Near the back is a full page with 3 scenes headed: "The Nebraska and Kansas Territory" with the prints captioned: "Ancient Bluff Ruins, Nebraska", "Settlers Entering Nebraska, Pappea Creek" and "Steamer Passing Baton Rouge, Nebraska".

There is a related article on the back page.

Complete in 24 pages, very... See More  

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672842

Republican party's first Presidential candidate...

Item #672842

June 21, 1856

NEW-YORK DAILY TIMES, June 21, 1856 



* John C. Fremont nomination

* 1st nominated for United States president




A very historic issue for the Republican party as it reports their first Presidential nominee, John Fremont.

The report shown is of the North American Party, nominating Fremont & Johnston for President & Vice President. This party would soon join the recently created ... See More  

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$185.00
665945

The rare "steamer edition" of an early California newspaper...

Item #665945

October 06, 1856

SAN FRANCISCO HERALD, California, Oct. 6, 1856  A very rare & early newspaper from California as this is the "San Francisco Herald For The Steamer" as noted at the top of pages 2-8, more commonly known as the "steamer edition". Such editions are much more rare than the "regular" editions.

Note that the masthead specifies what the market is for this edition: ... See More  

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666645

Brigham Young is the law of the land...

Item #666645

April 01, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 1, 1857  The top of page 3 has a report headed: "From Utah" which tells of the rule of law in the Utah Territory.

A portion notes: "...It seems to be a settled fact that the laws of Congress cannot be carried out or put in force in this Territory; the only law known, or obeyed in the law of the church, and that is the will ... See More  

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670018

Early and rather famous sporting-themed newspaper...

Item #670018

April 30, 1859

NEW YORK CLIPPER, April 30, 1859  An early sports-themed newspaper subtitled: "American Sporting & Theatrical Journal".

The front page features a print of: "Yacht Club Houses In England"".

Among sports reports inside are those headed: "The Two Champions" "Sparring" "The Championship Fight - Another Account" "The Trigger" &... See More  

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671085

The captured slave ship... Lincoln as a candidate...

Item #671085

May 15, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, May 15, 1860  Several nice reports including: "The Captured Slaver Wildfire" "Further Particulars--Names of the Crew and What the Cargo Consisted of...". This was a noted slave ship made more famous by the print of it in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Weekly.

Also reports from the Republican National Convention: "The Presidency" "Th... See More  

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559620

National Anti-Slavery Standard...

Item #559620
THE NATIONAL ANTI-SLAVERY STANDARD, New York  A four issue set of this famous title edited by Lydia & David Child, from 1840 through the ratification of the 15th Amendment.  You receive 4 issues, one each from 1848-49, 1855-59, 1860-65, and 1866-69, giving a broad perspective from this critical time in U.S. history.  Irregular at the spines, minor foxing & staining, with som... See More  

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$98.00
649226

Large & ornate masthead from the Civil War...

Item #649226
NEW HAMPSHIRE JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE, Manchester, 1861  The title reflects the theme of this issue, being primarily a farming-related newspaper with agricultural concerns taking much of the front page and some inside space as well. However Civil War reporting is found on page two with a review of the week's battle events and military concerns. Of added significance is the large and very d... See More  

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669342

Lincoln's first inauguration...

Item #669342

March 05, 1861

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 5, 1861  Page 5 has nice one column heads announcing the significant news of Abraham Lincoln's first inauguration, the heads including: "THE NEW ADMINISTRATION" "Inauguration of President Lincoln" "Peace & Good Order" "A Magnificent Display" "Procession To The Capitol" "Immense Throng of People" ... See More  

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649219

Our premier Civil War lot...

Item #649219
THE CIVIL WAR--a lot of the very best of all titles. Here is a group of ten issues of the famous New York Times and/or NY Tribune and/or NY Herald, much like those listed throughout our website, in good shape and all with front page war news.  These New York titles were well-known for their detailed Civil War reporting. An excellent way to obtain an intimate view of this critical and forma
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$132.00
649245

A Charles Dickens publication...

Item #649245
ALL THE YEAR ROUND, London, 1862 (single issue from 1862)  This was a weekly periodical "Conducted By Charles Dickens", as noted in the masthead. Filled with various literary content, this issue contains 24 pages is in very nice, clean condition, 6 by 9 1/4 inches. Nice to have the "Charles Dickens" name in the title.

Disbound without wrappers.  The image is an examp
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$18.00
649275

A great value... At a lesser price...

Item #649275
(10) The CIVIL WAR:  a lot of 10 issues all non-New York titles from during the Civil War and all have war reports.  A great set for a reseller or for someone looking to obtain authentic Civil War newspapers at a discounted price, and all are in average or better condition.

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$65.00
672491

Map of Charleston, South Carolina...

Item #672491

January 05, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 5, 1862  The front page features a large Civil War map headed: "IMPORTANT MOVEMENTS NEAR CHARLESTON, S. C." Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "IMPORTANT FROM THE SOUTH" "Operations on the Charleston and Savannah Railroad" "Seizure of the Station Near Charleston

* Desperate Battle and Defeat of the Rebels Near Por... See More  

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672493

Battle of Port Royal Ferry...

Item #672493

January 07, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 7, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Battle of Port Royal Ferry" "Decisive Union Victory" "Sharp Skirmishing & Flight of the Rebels" "A Flag of Truce from the Rebels" "Sharp Fight With Rebels at Huntersville" "The Rebels Shelling Hancock, Md." "The Rebels Compelled to Retire" & more.

Ei... See More  

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671134

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #671134

January 25, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Jan. 25, 1862  Save for a damaged issue from 1861, this is the earliest Los Angeles newspaper we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

The reports include: "Case of the Rebel Envoys--Protest of Messrs. Mason & Slidell" "Will Secretary Cameron Resign" and much more.

F... See More  

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670321

Map shows the Tennessee River Valley...

Item #670321

February 06, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 6, 1862  The ftpg. features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Gunboat Expedition Up The Tennessee. Map of the Tennessee River, Showing the Position of Fort Henry & the Battery Commanding That River, and Fort Donaldson, Commanding the Cumberland River."

Much of the ftpg. has various Civil War reports with one column heads including: "Important From Ten... See More  

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671179

Battle of Fort Henry, Tennessee...

Item #671179

February 07, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 7, 1862  Half of the front page is taken up with ads with the other half having various news items including: "Interesting From the North--Notes On The War" with various subheads. Also reports on: "American Affairs In Europe" "The Grand Army to Advance" "The Burnside Expedition--The Design of its Operations" "... See More  

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670322

Map shows details of Columbus, Kentucky...

Item #670322

February 09, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 9, 1862  The ftpg. features a nice and detailed map headed: "The Key To The Mississippi River. The Fortifications at Columbus, Kentucky--Strength of the Position."

The balance of the ftpg. is taken up with various Civil War reports with column heads including: "The Rebel Defences of Columbus" "Columbus Considered Impregnable" "Demorali... See More  

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671000

Battle of Fort Donelson....

Item #671000

February 19, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 19, 1862  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "The Great Victory" "Additional Particulars of the Capture of Fort Donelson" "Graphic Description of the Sanguinary Fight" and more.

Complete in eight pages, very nice condition.

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671026

Fort Donelson & Clarksville, Tennessee....

Item #671026

February 20, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, February 20, 1862  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "Important From Tennessee" "Evacuation of the Rebel Forts at Clarksville" "Additional Details of the Fight at Fort Donelson" Progress of the Expedition Against Savannah" and more.

Complete in eight pages, nice condition.

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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  

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670875

Civil War maps shows Amelia Island, Florida, plus Fort Clinch, and more...

Item #670875

March 18, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 18, 1862 Rarely do maps of Florida appear in Civil War newspapers, however this issue is a nice exception.

The ftpg. features 3 maps headed: "OPERATIONS ON THE FLORIDA AND GEORGIA COAST--Scene of Flag Officer Dupont's Last Operations--The Port of Fernandina, with a View of Fort Clinch". Then an illustration of Fort Clinch (just above Jacksonville) on Amelia Is... See More  

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665984

The death of Commodore Uriah P. Levy...

Item #665984

March 25, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 25, 1862  The most notable content within this issue is the very brief, but historic page 7 report of the death of Commodore (Admiral) Uriah P. Levy, the first U.S. Jewish Commodore, war of 1812 war hero, and credited as to having abolished the disciplinary procedure of flogging.

The front page has a map titled: "WHAT GENERAL BURNSIDE HAS ACCOMPLISHED, Scene of Op... See More  

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668269

Proclamation by Confederate President Jefferson Davis...

Item #668269

May 16, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, May 16, 1862  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 ... See More  

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668401

General Butler imposes martial law in New Orleans...

Item #668401

May 22, 1862

KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, May 22, 1862  Pages 2 and 3 contain the full and very lengthy text of the: "Proclamation of General Butler " which was his proclamation to the people of New Orleans upon his taking the city, imposing martial law & detailing how the city would function.

He mentions: "...The armies of the United States come here not to destroy, but to restore ... See More  

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172590

Battle of Gaines's Mills...

Item #172590

July 19, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 19, 1862  The front page has: "Brigadier-General George A. M'Call" "Brigadier-General Fitz-John Porter" and "The 'White House' On the Pamunky, Lately Occupied by the Union Forces".

Other prints inside include: "The Army of the Potomac--Captain De Hart's Battery Shelling the Rebel Advance at the Battle of G... See More  

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671178

Jefferson Davis on prisoners... Battle of Gaines' Mill...

Item #671178

August 04, 1862

RICHMOND WHIG, Virginia, Aug. 4, 1862  Not only a newspaper from the Confederacy, but from its capital as well. The ftpg. has an editorial piece headed: "Retaliation" and other items headed: "Waiting" "The Negro Allies" "The :Mississippi River" "The Telegraphic Embroglio" "Smith O'Brien on the American War" and a bit more, but th... See More  

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671063

News from the Confederacy...

Item #671063

October 31, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 31, 1862  Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery.

Among the various reports inside are: "From the Army of the Potomac" "An Immense Train" "Progress & Events of the War" "Columbus Guards & Columbus Volunt... See More  

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671199

Rare Confederate title from Mississippi on the Battle of Perryville...

Item #671199

November 04, 1862

DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN, Jackson, Nov. 4, 1862  Certainly one of the more rare Confederate titles we have offered. This is a volume one issue.

Among the articles are: "The Capital of the Southern Confederacy--What It Once Was and Now Is" "The War In Virginia" "Major General John G. Pemberton" "Sketches By a Returned Prisoner" "Brutal Murder by Runaway... See More  

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649242

Huge eagle engraving in the masthead...

Item #649242
GLEASON'S LITERARY COMPANION, Boston, 1863  Obviously a literary publication from the Civil War era, the prime feature being the huge eagle engraving in the masthead, with a wingspan of 7 inches. There are a few illustrations within, mostly being text. Sixteen pages, 11 by 15 inches, great condition.

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649300

From the Oneida Community... Civil War era...

Item #649300
THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, Civil War era  A lot of ten  issues from this well-known socialistic "commune" from during the Civil War but with minimal war-related content. Four pages each, 10 by 13 inches, very nice condition.

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668303

Mormon article on the front page...

Item #668303

January 01, 1863

THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Jan. 1, 1863  The front page has: "Momonism & Double Love" which is a report of a man conflicted by being in love with two woman, who then encounters a Mormon emigrant who converts the 3 of them and thus resolves the problem.

Four pages, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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671096

Lengthy message from Jefferson Davis...

Item #671096

January 17, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 17, 1863  Almost the entire front page is taken up with: "The Rebel Message" "The Document In Full" "What Jeff. Davis Says of President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation" "Military Operations of the Rebels" and more, with this very lengthy address signed in type by the Confederate President: Jefferson Davis.

Eight pages, nic... See More  

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670308

Huge Civil War map on the front page...

Item #670308

April 11, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, April 11, 1863  The front page is dominated by a huge Civil War map headed: "THE FIGHT AT CHARLESTON - Opening Fire at the Rebel Stronghold...Position of the Rebel Batteries".

Related text is on page 3 with great column heads as well as a small engraving of the ironclad Keokuk.

Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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670143

The Gettysburg Address on the front page...

Item #670143

November 23, 1863

DAILY MISSOURI DEMOCRAT, St. Louis, Nov. 23, 1863  It would be difficult to argue for a more notable speech from the 19th century than the Gettysburg Address by President Abraham Lincoln. The top of page 2 has column heads: "FROM GETTYSBURG" "Consecration of the Soldiers' Cemetery" "Immense Gathering of People" 'Interesting Account of the Proceedings"... See More  

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666353

The condition of the South in the Civil War...

Item #666353

February 13, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Feb. 13, 1864  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 are those headed: "General McClellan's Report" "The Military Situation" "The Condition of the South" "The Army Of the Potoma... See More  

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668505

The famous anti-slavery newspaper...

Item #668505

May 27, 1864

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, May 27, 1864  This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated.

Most of pages 1 & 2 are taken up with reports from the "American Anti-Slavery Society" including a: "Speech of Wm. Lloyd Garrison&q... See More  

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671044

Confederate newspaper from Raleigh, near the end of the war...

Item #671044

November 23, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 23, 1864  Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War.

The front page includes: "From Georgia" "Later from the North" has: ".... See More  

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669468

War reports from a Confederate newspaper in Columbia...

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November 24, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Nov. 24, 1864  A rather rare title and great that it has the word “Southern” in the title.

The front page has: "War News - The Situation In Georgia" "From Richmond" and more. Also wealth of ads including: "Solomon Cohen, Dealer In Slaves"

The back has a wealth of news including much reporting fr... See More  

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649267

Ornate masthead...

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ADVOCATE FAMILY GUARDIAN, New York, 1865  A rather ornate & decorative masthead in this small newspaper, filled primarily with literary & womanly concerns. Edited by Mrs. Sarah R. Bennett of the "American Female Guardian Society". Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will be from 1865 & will have the format shown. Measures approximately 11 by ... See More  

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672495

1865 Wilmington, North Carolina...

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February 23, 1865

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, February 23, 1865



* Capture of Fort Anderson

* Wilmington, North Carolina




Page 2 has various reports on the Civil War with one column headings. See images here.

Complete in 4 pages, this issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. a little creasing, gener... See More  

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668013

From this former Confederate stronghold, shortly after Union occupation...

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March 15, 1865

CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, March 15, 1865  This is an early issue of this former Confederate stronghold when under Sherman's control, which he occupied on February 18.

As might be imagined the news is pro-Yankee, with ftpg. heads: "General Sheridan's Victory" "Large Capture of Prisoners, Guns & Wagons" "Sheridan Still In Pursuit" "South... See More  

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670190

Funeral of Abraham Lincoln...

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April 18, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1865  Much good content in this issue, which has all columns on all 8 pages black-bordered due to the death of Lincoln.

The front page has one column heads including: "THE ASSASSINATION" "Condition of Secretary Seward Improving" "New Facts About the Murderers" "Preparations for the President's Funeral" "Description of... See More  

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668243

The funeral of Abraham Lincoln...

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April 21, 1865

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, April 21, 1865  Graphically this a very appealing issue, as all columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered, plus at the very top above the masthead is a black-bordered banner: "The Nation Mourns Its Loss." Half of the first column is taken up with funeral-related heads including: "THE REMAINS of PRESIDENT LINCOLN ! " "They Are Lying in State ... See More  

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668792

Nice coverage of the Lincoln funeral...

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April 22, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 22, 1865  Half of the first column is taken up with a nice stack of headlines concerning Lincoln's funeral, including: "THE FUNERAL TRAIN" "Sad & Interesting Details of the Removal of the President's Remains from Washington to Baltimore" "The Obsequies in the Monumental City" "The Whole Route Draped in Black & the Entir... See More  

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671040

The capture of Jefferson Davis...

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May 20, 1865

ARMY NAVY JOURNAL, New York, May 20, 1865  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 Dav... See More  

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669335

Yosemite diagram and discoveries...

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October 18, 1865

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 18, 1865  The front page has a detailed, column-wide diagram and a wonderful account of a visit the Yosemite Valley and surrounding region: "From The Missouri To The Pacific...XVI" "Yosemite--Its Discovery--Our Party--View From Inspiration Point--Entering the Valley" & more.

The report begins: "See Yosemite and die! I shall not try to descr... See More  

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671143

From the town where the Confederacy began and ended...

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November 17, 1865

THE ABBEVILLE PRESS, South Carolina, Jan. 12, 1866  An elusive title from this Southern town shortly after the end of the Civil War.

Abbeville has the unique distinction of being both the birthplace and the deathbed of the Confederacy. On November 22, 1860, a meeting was held at Abbeville, at a site since dubbed "Secession Hill", to launch South Carolina's secession from the Un... See More  

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649309

Nice Harper's Weekly group, just after the Civil War...

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(5) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, a lot of five issues from just after the Civil War. Dates are August 12, August 19, September 23, November 11, and December 2, 1865. A wealth of great prints including: 'New Westminster, Capital of British Columbia'. Halfpg: 'Trial of Mowing Machines' & 'The Richmond Election--the Polling at the 1st Market House'. Nice doublepage cente... See More  

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