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671113

Battle at Wilmington: attack on Fort Fisher...

Item #671113

December 30, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 30, 1864



* Fort Fisher attacked

* David Dixon Porter

* Wilmington NC North Carolina

* Final months of the Civil War




Among the first column Civil War heads are: "WILMINGTON" "The Attack On Fort Fisher" "Official Report from Admiral Porter" which is quite lengthy & detailed & signed by him in type: David D. Porter, Rear Admiral; &q... See More  

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671112

The Civil War in Tennessee... Attack on Fort Fisher...

Item #671112

December 29, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 29, 1864 



* First Battle of Fort Fisher

* Wilmington, North Carolina

* Battle of Nashville, Tennessee

* William T. Sherman's march to the sea




Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "WILMINGTON" "The Attack On Fort Fisher" "Bombardment On Christmas Day" "The Flag of the Fort Captured" "THE WAR IN TENNESS... See More  

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671111

Chasing General Hood...

Item #671111

December 27, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 27, 1864  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "FROM THE SOUTH" "Movements of the Fleet Off Wilmington" "A Panic In Alabama" "Gordonsville Threatened by Our Cavalry" "State of the Rebel Finances" "THE PURSUIT OF HOOD" "His Army Floundering in the Bogs of Tennessee" "Demoraliz... See More  

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671110

Bragg says he can hold Wilmington...

Item #671110

December 24, 1864

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 24, 1864  Among the front page reports on the Civil War are items headed: "Porter's Expedition" "A Dispatch from Gen. Bragg to Jeff. Davis" "The Entire Fleet Off Wilmington" "Bragg Says He Can Hold the Place" "GEN. THOMAS' ARMY" "Particulars of Hood's Defeat & Flight" "Fifty-One Cannon Ca... See More  

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671105

Savannah is soon to fall to Sherman...

Item #671105

December 17, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 17, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "SAVANNAH" "Very Important Success" "Capture of Fort McAllister" "Sherman Carries it by Storm..." "Savannah Sure To Fall" and: "NASHVILLE" "Thomas's Great Victory" "Our Army Everywhere Successful" "Hood Endeavoring To R... See More  

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671073

1865 Abraham Lincoln murder trial...

Item #671073

June 20, 1865

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 20, 1865.



* re. Abraham Lincoln assassination

* Trial of the assassins - conspirators




This issue is loaded with advertisements and post Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following one column headings: "THE ASSASSINATION" "THE TRIAL ON MONDAY" "ARGUMENT OF REVERDY JOHNSON" "MR. ST... See More  

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671065
Item #671065

December 09, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 9, 1864



* William T. Sherman

* March to the sea




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR IN GEORGIA" "Latest News From Sherman" "His Army Between the Ogechee & Savannah Rivers" "The Rebels, as usual, Claim the Advantage" "But Sherman Marches On" "Probable Attack On Savannah"

Co... See More  

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671040

The capture of Jefferson Davis...

Item #671040

May 20, 1865

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 anothe... See More  

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671013

Sherman's march to the sea...

Item #671013

December 06, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 6, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GEORGIA CAMPAIGN" "Reports From Savannah to Dec. 2" "Sherman's Cavalry Within Six Miles of the City" "Citizens of all Classes in the Trenches" "Rebel Reports of Sherman's Position" "Boastful Predictions of His Defeat" "The War In T... See More  

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671011

General Sherman's army...

Item #671011

December 03, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 3, 1864  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S ARMY" "Official Dispatch from Gen. Grant "The Oconee River Crossed" "The Success of Sherman's Campaign Admitted" "FROM NASHVILLE" "Hood Demonstrating Toward Murfreesboro" "Further Details of the Battle of Franklin" "The Rebel... See More  

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670831

Battle of Fort Donelson....

Item #670831

February 19, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, February 19, 1862 



* Battle of Fort Donelson victory

* Cumberland River - Tennessee




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. foxing more so near the margins, bit of s... See More  

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670800

With the Supplement issue as well...

Item #670800

March 05, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, March 5, 1864  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Southern News" "General Sherman's Invasion of Mississippi" "High Prices of Food" "The War In Virginia - From Gen. Lee's Army" "Slavery and the Negro - Negro Equality Before the Law".

Included is the "Supplement" issue s well with its own masth... See More  

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670745

Significant victories by the Yankees...

Item #670745

December 19, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 19, 1864 



* General William T. Sherman

* March to the sea to Savannah

* Battle of Nashville, Tennessee




Over half of the first column on page 1 is taken up with some great and larger-than-normal heads on Yankee successes in the South, including: "VICTORY ! " "Sherman at Savannah--Thomas in Tennessee" "Great News From Both Armies" "... See More  

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670361

John Wilkes Booth 3 years before his notoriety...

Item #670361

March 27, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 27, 1862  Near the top of the front page contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production of The Apostate at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth. 

See the photo for the complete ad which notes the listing of the cast, including: "L... See More  

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670357

Music of Battle Hymn of the Republic: inspiration for Julia Ward Howe...

Item #670357
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 28, 1862 



* Battle Hymn of the Republic

* Abolitionist Julia Ward Howe music & lyrics

* "John Brown's Body" song




The back page contains the music & lyrics headed: "A Song That Is Now Rather Popular" being the music of what we now know as the "Battle Hymn of the Republic" with the lyrics being the original: "J... See More  

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670356

Advertisement for a Frederick Douglass speech on the Civil War, plus a war map...

Item #670356

February 12, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 12, 1862 



* Frederick Douglass speech on civil war

* Cooper Institute advertisement (day of)




In the first column on the ftpg. is an interesting advertisement for "A Black Man on The War!! Frederick Douglass will lecture at Cooper Institute..." with the date & time noted.

Various Civil War reports on pages 5, 6 and 8 including a back page Civil ... See More  

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670352

Civil War map of the war in Kentucky & Tennessee...

Item #670352

January 21, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 21, 1862  With the front page taken up with ads, the feature is the back page war map headed: "THE WAR IN KENTUCKY & TENNESSEE" with related column heads, including; "Defeat of Zollicoffer's Army" "Fighting All Day"  "Gen. Zollicoffer Killed" "Utter Rout of the Rebels" "Heavy Lossl On Both Sides" &... See More  

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670344

Rare full front page Civil War map...

Item #670344

April 22, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 22, 1862 



* Siege of Yorktown, Virginia

* Rare full page Civil War map




The front page has a great full page map headed:  "THE SIEGE OF YORKTOWN, The Rebel Fortifications, Earthworks and Rifle Pits Around Yorktown and Across the Peninsula--The Work Before general McClellan and the Army of the Potomac".

Also a page 3 map titled: "THE ADVANCE OF... See More  

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670340

Beginning of the Civil War...

Item #670340

April 16, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, April 16, 1861



* Opening days of the Civil War

* Fort Sumter attacked

* Troops gathering




Among the one column headlines on the Civil War on page 3 are:  "THE WAR" "Important News from Washington" "Extensive Preparations for the Defense of the Capital" "THE NORTH AROUSED FOR WAR" "The Old 'Bay State' First In The Fie... See More  

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670337

Rebels abandon Columbus, Kentucky...

Item #670337

March 04, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 4, 1862  The front page features a detailed Civil War map: "THE REBEL GIBRALTAR EVACUATED".

Column heads on the war include: "The Destruction of Columbus" "The Rebels Evacuate Their Principal Stronghold, the Gibraltar o the Mississippi" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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670334

Map of war events in Arkansas...

Item #670334

March 01, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 1, 1862  The front page features a Civil War map headed: "OPERATIONS IN ARKANSAS - The Position of Benton & Fayetteville, Recently Capture by Gen. Curtis".

Among ftpg. column heads: "News From the South" "Jeff Davis' Message to the Rebel Congress" "The Despairing Cry of the Rebels" "The Rebel Leaders Have Attempted M... See More  

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670330

Map shows portion of Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, & more...

Item #670330

February 21, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 21, 1862  The front page is dominated by a nice Civil War map headed: "THE DESTROYED BRIDGES IN ALABAMA - Map of the Locality--The Principal Communication of the Southwest with Their Rebel Capital Cut Off--Nashville Completely Isolated--The Loyal Alabamians Rising in Defence of the Union"

Good column heads include: "Confirmation of the Reported Evacuation... See More  

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670324

Two Civil War maps: front page and back page...

Item #670324

February 13, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 13, 1862 



* Battle of Roanoke Island w/ map

* Ambrose Burnside & Louis M. Goldsborough




Taking close to half of the front page is a great map: "Brilliant Operations At Roanoke Island -- Scene of General Burnside and Commodore Goldsborough's Victories--Roanoke Island & Elizabeth City." The map and reports take all of the front page and conc... 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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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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670319

Huge Civil War map of an iron-clad fight...

Item #670319

April 14, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, April 14, 1863 



* First Battle of Charleston

* Ironclads warships clash




Although the front page has Civil War reports, including a small print of the military position, pages 2 & 3 have more on the Civil War including a huge  Civil War map: "THE GREAT IRON-CLAD FIGHT - Scene Of Operations Off Charleston...".

There are great column heads: "SUMTE... 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 



* First Battle of Charleston Harbor



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.... See More  

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670054

Further on the Lincoln assassination...

Item #670054

April 29, 1865

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, April 29, 1865  Pages 6 and 7 have some  good content concerning the Lincoln assassination, with over a full column headed: "The First Plot To Assassinate President Lincoln". It details an attempt in 1861.

Also an article on: "Presidential Succession" followed by: "Booth's Idea of Immortal Fame".

Page 7 has: &qu... See More  

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670030

Rare print of the sport of sculling...

Item #670030

September 13, 1862

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 13, 1862  The front page has a print: "Race Between War and Hamill, for the Championship of the American Waters" showing the sport of sculling. There are Civil War reports inside.

The bkpg. features a cartoon: "Turning the Tables; or, a Little Sauce For the Gander".

Eight pages, good condition.

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670022

Civil War related print on the front page...

Item #670022

September 20, 1862

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 20, 1862  A desired yet rather scarce title from during the Civil War, as the front page typically featured a war-related print.

This issue features on the ftpg: "Rebels Firing Into A Train Near Manassas". Much war reporting inside. The back page has a cartoon: "Photography".

Eight pages, untrimmed margins, nice condition.... See More  

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670019

Civil War related print on the front page...

Item #670019

July 12, 1862

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, July 12, 1862  A desired yet rather scarce title from during the Civil War, as the front page typically featured a war-related print.

This issue has on the ftpg: "Building a Bridge Over the Chickahominy River & The Adjacent Swamps, Under the Guns of  the Enemy". War reports on page 3, and page 5 has a print of: "Boardman's ... See More  

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669854

Six issues with Civil War-related content...

Item #669854

December 27, 1862

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A nice lot of 6 different issues from 1863 & 1864, each contains within reports on military events from the Civil War, or reports of developments and improvements of military equipment.

Each issue complete in 16 pages and in nice condition.

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669735

The historic American Watch Company...

Item #669735

April 11, 1863

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 11, 1863  The front page has a large print of: "The Factory of the American Watch Company" in Waltham, Massachusetts. The balance of the front page is taken up with an article on it carrying over to take all of page 2 & a bit of page 3.

This site remains today as an historic district.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.... See More  

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669482

The famous anti-slavery newspaper...

Item #669482

February 26, 1864

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Feb. 26, 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.

Among the articles within: "Garrison & Phillips On Lincoln" "Pay of Colored Troops" "The Negro Population of Canada West... See More  

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669366

1862 Battle of Fredericksburg begins....

Item #669366

December 13, 1862

THE WORLD, New York City, December 13, 1862.



* Burnside captures major Virginia city

* Battle of Fredericksburg begins

* General Burnside vs. Robert E. Lee




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: "Army Of The Potomac" "Nearly all the Army Across the Rap... See More  

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669355

Lincoln heads to Washington... Jefferson Davis' inaugural address...

Item #669355

February 19, 1861

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&... See More  

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669352

The troops vote for Lincoln...

Item #669352

November 12, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 12, 1864 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Election among the troops




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Richmond" "the Soldiers' Vote in the Army of the James" "Mr. Lincoln's Majority 2,904" "SHENANDOAH" "Important Movement of the Rebel Forces" "Attempt to Flank Sheridan & In... See More  

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669345

General Butler's report from New Orleans...

Item #669345

November 19, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 19, 1862  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Additional From New Orleans" "Gen. Butler's Report of Recent Events" "Berwick's Bay Evacuated by the Rebels" "From the Rebel States" "Sufferings of the Rebel Soldiers" "A Speech From Beauregard" "The War in the Southwest" and... See More  

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669333

Abraham Lincoln's assassins found guilty...

Item #669333

July 07, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 7, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln conspirators guilty

* Mary Surratt & others - death sentence




A significant issue on the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln, as the first column has the historic report:" THE ASSASSINATION" "All the Prisoners Found Guilty" "Payne, Harrold, Atzerodt and Mrs. Surratt to be Hanged To-Day" "
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668799

Lincoln's funeral procession in New York City...

Item #668799

April 26, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 26, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession

* New York City - Black mourning borders




Nearly three-quarters of the first column on page one is taken up with related headlines, including: "OUR TRIBUTE" "Obsequies To Abraham Lincoln" "Scenes In City Hall" "The Procession" "One of the Most Imposing Displays the Wo... See More  

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668798

Lincoln's remains in New York City...

Item #668798

April 25, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 25, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination

* Remains in New York City

* Civil War closing events




All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of Abraham Lincoln. Two-thirds of the first column are taken up with nice heads concerning the funeral of Abraham Lincoln including: "HONORS To the MARTYR PRESIDENT" "Our Tribute to the Lamented De... See More  

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668555

The capture of Richmond, in an anti-slavery newspaper...

Item #668555

April 07, 1865

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, April 7, 1865 



* Rare anti-slavery title

* Capture of Richmond

* Civil War nears the end




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.

A fine issue from the closing days of the Civil War. The most notab... See More  

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668546

Civil War Clothing account form...

Item #668546

September 01, 1864

Here is a clothing account form dated Sept. 14, 1864  Printed on both sides and in nice condition. This is a full ledger sheet headed at the top: 



* The United States: In Account with Charles Wilson, private, 190th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer on account of Clothing during his enlistment; the money value of each issue being hereby acknowledged.



The form is part printed & pa... See More  

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668461

Synagogues hold memorial services... Much on the assassination & funeral of Lincoln...

Item #668461

April 21, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 21, 1865 



* Rare 1st-page mentions of Synagogue services

* Re: Abraham Lincoln's assassination & funeral

* Black mourning borders




Perhaps the most noteworthy coverage is the front-page details regarding various services being held at local synagogues - which includes the congregations at "B'nai Israel," "Bikur Cholim U-Kadisha Synagogu... See More  

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668415

Full text of Lincoln's first inaugural address...

Item #668415

March 07, 1861

THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, March 7, 1861



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Inauguration - inaugural address




The top of page 2 has a article headed: "The Inauguration" with reports on the festivities of Lincoln's first inaugural ceremonies. This is followed by: "...we give a carefully corrected copy of the Inaugural Address of Abraham Lincoln copied from the Leavenwor... See More  

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668414

Lincoln initiates the building of a transcontinental railroad...

Item #668414

September 04, 1862

THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Sept. 4, 1862 



* Pacific Railway Acts

* Transcontinental Railroad

* President Abraham Lincoln

* American Civil War era




Most of the ftpg. and a bit of page 2 are taken up with the very historic; "Pacific Railroad Bill", actually the first of two (the 2nd in 1864) which would provide federal subsidies in land and loans for the construction ... See More  

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668411

Mormon emigrants... Horace Greeley on the Civil War...

Item #668411

August 07, 1862

THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Aug. 7, 1862  The front page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "The Republic: Its Perils and Its Prospects, by Horace Greeley" with much on his thoughts on the Civil War.

The ftpg. also has: "Trouble Brewing--Mormon Trains Stopped at Fort Laramie".

Page 2 has: "From The Indian Expedition" with much detail and taking nearly a f... See More  

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668403

Analyzing the Monitor... Lincoln fires McClellan...

Item #668403

March 20, 1862

THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, March 20, 1862 



* Abraham Lincoln fires General McClellan



The ftpg. has a report on the: "Ericsson Battery" noting in part: "The iron-clad steamer Monitor went on another trial trip...to test her steering qualities...Her steering qualities are all that could be desired...The guns were fired to test...whether the concussion within the tu... 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 



* General Benjamin Butler

* Martial law in New Orleans

* Uncommon publication




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 mentio... See More  

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668400

Map relating to the coming Civil War...

Item #668400

January 11, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 11, 1861 



* Start of the Civil War ? w/ map

* Star of the West attacked




A pre-Civil War issue with a nice ftpg. map headed: "SAVANNAH AND ITS FORTIFICATIONS" (see). Fully half of the first column has heads relating to the coming Civil War, including: "The Revolution" "Highly Important News from the South" "Particulars of the ... See More  

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