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665449

Huge front page map shows much of Texas...

Item #665449

November 30, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 30, 1861 



* Gulf of Mexico coast map

* Texas - Mexico




An extremely decorative issue, as the entire front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "THE GREAT EUROPEAN ALLIANCE AGAINST THE MEXICAN REPUBLIC" with a subhead: "The Gulf Slope of Mexico--The Harbor of Vera Cruz and the National Road to the Capital--Scene of Operations of the English, Fren... See More  

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$83.00
665405

The General Hunter "emancipation" controversy...

Item #665405

May 23, 1862

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, May 23, 1862 



* Rare anti-slavery title

* Hunter's emancipation order




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.

Page 3 has nice reporting concerning the General David Hunter "emancipation&qu... See More  

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$150.00
665379

McClellan's official report...

Item #665379

January 23, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL,  New  York, Jan. 23, 1864



* Seven Days Battles

* General George B. McClellan

* Lengthy official report




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.

The front page has: "The Military Situation" with various reports, and also: "The Sp... See More  

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$32.00
665196

Fort Hindman, Arkansas, is captured...

Item #665196

January 25, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 25, 1863 



* Fort Hindman Arkansas captured

* Map w/ fort diagram

* St. Charles & more




The front page features a map titled: "THE CAPTURE OF FORT HINDMAN" Also on the ftpg. is a diagram titled: "Inside Of Fort Hindman" with much detail.

Among the one column ftpg. headlines on the Civil War are: "IMPORTANT FROM ARKANSAS" "Ope... See More  

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$54.00
665182

Fort Donelson, Tennessee...

Item #665182

February 17, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 17, 1862 



* Battle of Fort Donelson - Tennessee



The front page features a nice & detailed map titled: "FORT DONELSON, TENN. The Scene of General Grant & Commodore Foote's Latest Achievement".

Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE SIEGE OF FORT DONELSON"; "Details of Three Days Desperate Fighting"; &quo... See More  

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$67.00
665179

Slavery at the Capital...

Naval history is made with the Monitor vs. the Merrimac...

Item #665179

March 14, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 14, 1862 



* Battle of Hampton Roads, Virginia - Civil War Ironclads clash

* Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (CSS Virginia)

* Slavery at the Capital




A significant issue reporting one of the most famous naval battles of the 19th century: the Monitor vs. the Merrimac. It ushered in "modern" naval engineering with the use of iron-clad vessels.

One co... See More  

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$159.00
665177

From the beginning events of the Civil War...

Item #665177

April 25, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, April 25, 1861 



* Beginning of the Civil War

* Post Fort Sumter attack

* Troops on the march




The first column has a great stack of war-related headlines on the beginning events of the Civil War including: "THE WAR" "The 7th Regiment in Washington" "Jefferson Davis and Gen. Beauregard in Richmond" "Arrangements for an Attack on the Na... See More  

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$88.00
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
665175

Map shows North Carolina... Efforts near New Orleans...

Item #665175

May 03, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 3, 1862  The front page is dominated by a nice map headed: "SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA".

A wealth of ftpg. column heads on the Civil War include: "The Capture of Fort Macon" "Official Report" "The Fight Above Elizabeth City" "Capture of New Orleans" "Gen. Butler on Lake Pontchartrain"  "Rebel Accounts ... See More  

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$45.00
665158

A broadside oration on the 4th of July...

Item #665158

July 16, 1861

DAVENPORT GAZETTE---SUPPLEMENT, Iowa, July 16, 1861  This is a folio size, single sheet broadside (printed on the front only), being the: "Oration Delivered at Big Walnut Grove, Scott County, Iowa, July 4th, 1861, By Hon. J. B. Leake". It consumes the entire front.

Single sheet, printed on the front only, great condition.

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$48.00
664809

Quite rare newspaper from Missouri during the Civil War...

Item #664809

February 11, 1863

THE MACON GAZETTE, Macon City, Missouri, Feb. 11, 1863 



* Rare Civil War era publication



A quite scarce title as only one institution has any issues of this title.

From a state fractured by alliances to the North & the South, this title is decidedly pro-North. Among the ftpg. articles are: "What the Soldiers Think" "The Rebels 'Won't be Reconstructed' &qu... See More  

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$87.00
664744

John Wilkes Booth performs at Ford's Theater for the final time...

Item #664744

March 18, 1865

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 18, 1865 



* John Wilkes Booth as an actor at Ford's Theatre

* Only weeks prior to Abraham Lincoln's assassination




A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C.

The front page has an advertisement headed: "FORD'S NEW THEATRE" which incl... See More  

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$475.00
664515

The Gettysburg Address...

Item #664515

November 20, 1863

THE SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Nov. 20, 1863 



* President Abraham Lincoln's famous speech

* Gettysburg Address at battlefield cemetery




It would be difficult to argue for a more historic or significance speech from the 19th century, let alone the Civil War. As it was not printed in a newspapers of the day, this report with the full text of Lincoln's Gettysburg ... See More  

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$2,550.00
664487

Jeff Davis and the 'end'...

Item #664487

January 16, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL,  New York, January 16, 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 articles in this issue are: "The Military Spirit of the North" "Generals And Politics" "Jeff. Davis and The End" "Troops On Snow-Shoes&qu... See More  

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$27.00
664432

Much on Abraham Lincoln... Jefferson Davis is elected President of the Confederacy...

Item #664432

February 15, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, February 15, 1861 



* Jefferson Davis elected president of the South

* Abraham Lincoln as president elect




The front page reports the ominous events which would lead to the outbreak of the Civil War in less than two months as well as reports on the incoming administration of Abraham Lincoln, with first column headlines including: "THE NATIONAL CRISIS"  &q... See More  

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$77.00
664426

The capture of Atlanta...

Item #664426

September 15, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 15, 1864



* Atlanta GA Georgia captured

* General William T. Sherman

* John Bell Hood escapes




Among the ftpg. one column Civil War heads are: "ATLANTA" "How The City Was Captured" "The Strategy of the Last Movement" "The Complete Defeat of The enemy" "Hood's Midnight Evacuation of Atlanta" "A Cordial Reception ... See More  

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$47.00
664377

Two large Civil War maps...

Item #664377

July 01, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 1, 1862 



* Seven Days Battles

* George McClellan vs. Robert E. Lee

* Large Civil War maps




Almost the entire front page is taken up with two large Civil War maps headed: "THE BATTLE-FIELDS BEFORE RICHMOND" and "The Base Of Operations On James River". The balance of the ftpg. is taken up with Civil War reports with heads including: "The Op... See More  

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$48.00
664373

Civil War map of West Virginia...

Item #664373

May 04, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 4, 1863 



* Rebels raid West Virginia w/ map

* Fairmount & Morgantown WV

* Battle of Chancellorsvill




Across the top of the front page is a Civil War map headed: "Scene Of The Rebel Raid In West Virginia" which also shows a portion of Southern Pennsylvania.

Among the one column heads are: "Fredericksburg Outflanked" "The Occupation of ... See More  

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$43.00
664372

Civil War map of Virginia...

Item #664372

May 11, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 11, 1863 



* General George Stoneman

* Cavalry raid through Virginia




The front page features a rather large Civil War map headed: "General Stoneman's Great Cavalry Raid Through Virginia." plus there are many one column ftpg. heads on the war including: "The Great Cavalry Expedition" "A March of Over 1,000 Miles' "Another Great ... See More  

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$51.00
664367

The Emancipation Proclamation...

Item #664367

January 03, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 3, 1863 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Emancipation Proclamation

* Freedom for slaves




Although the front page has some great coverage of recent events in the Civil War--including a nice map headed: "The Battle of Murfreesboro"--the prime content is certainly on page 4 where the first column and a bit of the second contain the complete text of the Emanc... See More  

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$455.00
664256

John Wilkes Booth 3 years before his notoriety...

Item #664256

March 28, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 28, 1862 



* Actor John Wilkes Booth play advertisement

* 3 years prior to Abraham Lincoln's assassination

* American Civil War reporting




The front page contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wil... See More  

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$67.00
664104

James Longstreet... Guerrillas in Tennessee...

Item #664104

December 26, 1863

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Dec. 26, 1863  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. Most of the front page is taken up with: "The Military Situation" reporting news from the various theaters of the war, & includes: "...What will be the future of General Lon... See More  

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664041

One of the first Civil War maps in a newspaper...

Item #664041

April 28, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, April 28, 1861 



* Near the start of the Civil War

* Maryland & Pennsylvania map

* Troops forming for battle




The front page features a nice map titled: "THE SEAT OF WAR" showing portions of Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, Delaware, and Virginia.

Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE WAR" "Highly Important News from... See More  

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$49.00
664040

Two Civil War maps...

Item #664040

November 29, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 29, 1861 



* Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 

* Siege of Cotton Hill, West Virginia

* American Civil War Maps




The front page has a nice Civil War map headed: "The New American Law Of Blockade - The Ports of Savannah--Position of Tybee Island & Braddock's Point, Just Captured by Com. Dupont...". And the back page has a map headed: "Op... See More  

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664023

The Civil War in the West, with a map...

Item #664023

December 10, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 10, 1861



* Midwestern Civil War map



The front page features a nice & detailed Civil War map with a large heading: "THE WESTERN SEAT OF WAR" with a much more detailed subhead (see photos). The ftpg. also has some nice first column heads including: "The Struggle In The West" "Strategic Positions Held by the Rebels..." "The Feeling in... See More  

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664022

The Civil War in Florida...

Item #664022

March 23, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 23, 1862 



* Uncommon Florida related map

* Battle of Pea Ridge - Arkansas




The front page is dominated by a nice & detailed map headed: "OPERATIONS ON THE COAST OF FLORIDA - Occupation of Jacksonville & St. Augustine by Commodore Dupont". The map includes an inset.

Among the ftpg. column heads on the war: "The Pea Ridge Battle" "A... See More  

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$58.00
664020

Fredericksburg during the Civil War...

Item #664020

March 26, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 26, 1862 



* Fredericksburg, Virginia map

* First Battle of Kernstown




Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the quite large map headed: "THE TOWN OF FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA" which shows much detail.

Other column heads include: "News From North Carolina" "The Reported Capture of the Nashville by the Union Blockading Squadron" ... See More  

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664019

Large Civil War map, plus a war-related diagram...

Item #664019

March 29, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, New York, March 29, 1862  Over half of the front page is taken up with a huge Civil War map headed: "THE NEW SEAT OF MILITARY OPERATIONS...".

Another map on page three is headed: "The Escape Of The Nashville" being more of a diagram showing the position of ships, etc.

Column heads include: "Very Interesting From Tennessee" "Abandonmen
... See More  

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$54.00
664018

Working towards peace...

Item #664018

February 04, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 4, 1865  Among the ftpg. column heads are: "THE PEACE MOVEMENT" "Speculations & Rumors at the Capital" "The Great Amendment" "The Quota of New York" and other items.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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$27.00
664017

Lincoln to meet with Confederates to talk about peace...

Item #664017

February 03, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 3, 1865  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War include: "THE PEACE MOVEMENT" "Arrival of the Rebel Commissioners at Fortress Monroe" "President Lincoln Goes to Meet Them" "Late Rebel News" "President Lincoln Leaves Washington in a Special Car for Annapolis--He is to Join Sec. Seward at Fortress Monroe..." &#... See More  

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664016

Lincoln to meet with Confederates to talk about peace...

Item #664016

February 03, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 3, 1865 



* Peace conference

* Abraham Lincoln




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War include: "THE PEACE MOVEMENT" "Arrival of the Rebel Commissioners at Fortress Monroe" "President Lincoln Goes to Meet Them" "Late Rebel News" "President Lincoln Leaves Washington in a Special Car for Annapolis--He is to Joi... See More  

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664015

Columbia, South Carolina....

Item #664015

February 15, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 15, 1865 



* General William T. Sherman

* Columbia SC South Carolina

* Final months of the Civil War




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "FROM GEN. SHERMAN" "His Army Across The Edisto" "They Are Advancing On Columbia" "Richmond to be Cut Off From the South" "From Savannah" "From Fort ... See More  

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664014

News from the Army of the James...

Item #664014

February 18, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 18, 1865  Among the column heads on the Civil War are: "Late Rebel News" "From North Carolina" "The Army Of The James" with more reports inside.

Eight pages, small mailing label in the masthead, good condition.

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664011

Cheatham & Johnston are 'awfully whipped'...

Item #664011

March 13, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 13, 1865 



* Final month of the Civil War

* Kinston NC North Carolina (Wyse Fork)

* Confederacy down to their last hope




Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Important From North Carolina" "A Battle Reported Near Kinston on Wednesday" "A Victory Claimed Over Our Forces" "The Gallantry of the Union Troops Acknowledged" "R... See More  

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$35.00
664002

Celebrating returning Civil War soldiers...

Item #664002

May 25, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 25, 1865 



* When Johnny Comes Marching Home

* Civil War soldiers welcome home




The top of the first column on the ftpg. has a nice graphic of an eagle on the U.S. shield, plus: "REVIEW ! " "150,000 Veterans" "The Pageant On Wednesday" "The Armies of Tennessee and Georgia" "The Tattered Ensigns of the Republic" &quo... See More  

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$42.00
663964

First report of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln...

Item #663964

April 15, 1865

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 15, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report)

* Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth




This newspaper had already set their front page Civil War reports when the news of Lincoln's assassination came in causing them to report the tragic news on an inside page.

The photos show the page four column heads stating that President Lincoln had been shot. I... See More  

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$878.00
663886

A rare coin auction in 1862...

Item #663886

March 08, 1862

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 8, 1862  From the midst of the Civil War, it is not surprising that the ftpg. has a nice print of: "Hopkins's Improved Mode of Mounting Cannon". But the most interesting article is: "The Value of Old Coins" which any coin collector would appreciate. It reports on an old coin auction and notes some of the prices: a 1793 penny for $2,... See More  

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$29.00
663826

Capture of New Orleans, Louisiana...

Item #663826

April 30, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 30, 1862  



* Capture of New Orleans, Louisiana

* Mississippi River naval engagement

* Siege of Yorktown, Virginia




Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE CAPTURE OF NEW ORLEANS" "Desperate Naval Engagement on the Mississippi River" "THE UNION LOSS VERY HEAVY" "Evacuation of the City by the Rebel Forces" &... See More  

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$55.00
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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$72.00
663788

The surrender of Lee to Grant at Appomattox...

Item #663788

April 10, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 10, 1865  The front page has bold column-wide headlines "THE END" "Surrender of Lee and his Whole Army to Grant" with subheads "Terms of Surrender" "All Honor to Grant, Meade, Sheridan, Ord, Humphreys, Wright, Griffin, Parke, and their Brave Troops" "Highly Interesting Details of the Fighting Before the Surrender" "... See More  

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$775.00
663787

Lincoln's remains in New York City...

Item #663787

April 25, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 25, 1865  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 Dead" "Arrival of the Cortege" "The Body In State" "The Procession... See More  

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$99.00
663405

Commenting on Jefferson Davis' message...

Item #663405

December 19, 1863

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Dec. 19, 1863 



* Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederacy

* Rare Civil War military title




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 in this issue are those headed: "The Military Situation" taking mo... See More  

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663392

President Jackson's farewell address...

Item #663392

April 25, 1861

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 25, 1861  Among the interesting articles are: "Negro Insurrection" "Order & Drill in Camp Jackson" "President Jackson's Farewell Address to the People of the United States" is signed in type: Andrew Jackson and takes 1 1/2 pages; "War News!" "Organization & Parts of the Army" and much more.

Eight ... See More  

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$35.00
663386

Yorktown siege.... New Orleans falls...

Item #663386

May 02, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 2, 1862 



* Siege of Yorktown

* Fall of New Orleans

* Fort Macon North Carolina




The front page is dominated by a nice Civil War map headed: "The Action of April 26 Near Yorktown" which is more of a diagram of the battle.

Among the front page one column heads are: "Fall Of Fort Macon" "The Surrender of New Orleans" "Graceful but ... See More  

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$57.00
663384

Two Civil War maps...

Item #663384

May 12, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 12, 1862 



* Battle of Eltham's Landing

* Surrender of Norfolk, Virgina

* Two ftpg. Civil War maps




The front page is dominated by not one but two Civil War maps, the larger titled: "The Seat Of War In  Eastern Virginia" and the smaller: "Norfolk And Vicinity".

There are many one column heads as well including: "Important From the... See More  

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$58.00
663376

Great issue detailing the naval battle between the Monitor & the Merrimac...

Item #663376

March 12, 1862

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 12, 1862 



* Battle of Hampton Roads, Virginia

* Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (CSS Virginia)

* Civil War ironclads




This is a very nice issue covering perhaps the most famous naval battle of the 19th century, certainly of the Civil War.

The creation of ironclad steamers Monitor & Merrimac ushered in a new era in naval warfare, being the first ir... See More  

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$185.00
663375

Two Civil War maps... Battle of Shiloh...

Item #663375

April 09, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 9, 1862 



* Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing

* Corinth, Mississippi




The back page features a map headed: "Corinth, Miss., Center Of The Rebel Defenses In The South-West" with related first column heads. Many more column heads on the Civil War on pages 4 & 5 with pg. 5 also have a small one column map: "Position of Island No. 10". The f... See More  

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$38.00
663374

Battle of Shiloh, or Pittsburg Landing...

Item #663374

April 14, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 14, 1862 



* Battle of Shiloh (historic) w/ map

* Pittsburgh Landing, Tennessee




A great issue on the historic Battle of Shiloh, or Battle of Pittsburg Landing. The front page is dominated by a large & very detailed map headed: "THE BATTLE OF PITTSBURG---SITUATION IN THE SOUTH-WEST".

Also many column heads on the Civil War including: "The Batt... See More  

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$87.00
663372

Very large front page map of Confederate states...

Item #663372

April 22, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 22, 1863 



* Confederate States of America

* American Civil War map




The front page has a very large Civil War map headed: "The Seat Of War In The South-West" which shows all or part of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Tennessee & Arkansas.

First column heads include: "Important From The South-West" "Another Daring Feat At Vi... See More  

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$58.00
663371

Lincoln accepts the nomination for the Presidential election...

Item #663371

June 29, 1864

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 29, 1864



* Abraham Lincoln nomination

* American Civil War reporting




Page 4 has an historic report headed "The Presidential Nomination" "Mr. Lincoln's Acceptance" with the text taking over a full column and signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Obviously this was the step necessary for him to be on the Republican ballot for the general electio... See More  

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$86.00
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