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661481

Naval events in the Civil War...

Item #661481

March 03, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 3, 1863  Among the front page column heads are: "Another Naval Disaster" "Capture of the U.S. Gunboat Indianola by the Rebels" "Capture & Burning of the Ship Jacob Bell by the Florida" "Running the Wilmington, N.C., Blockade" "Resignation of General Sigel" and more.

Eight pages, great condition.

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$29.00
660928

One of the more fascinating publishers from the Civil War...

Item #660928

March 22, 1865

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, March 22, 1865 



* Very rare Civil War title 

* William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow

* Final weeks of the rebellion




W. G. Brownlow, or  Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Me... See More  

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$280.00
660895

Map of the Battle of Cedar Mountain...

Item #660895

August 11, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 11, 1862 



* Battle of Cedar Mountain - Culpeper County, Virginia

* Stonewall Jackson vs. Gen. John Pope

* A Confederate victory - w/ large map of the region




The front page is dominated by the large & detailed Civil War map headed: "THE SITUATION IN VIRGINIA" with related one column heads including: "Another Great Battle" "Engagement ... See More  

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$75.00
660894

Civil War map of Virginia... First Battle of Rappahannock Station...

Item #660894

August 28, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 28, 1862 



* First Battle of Rappahannock Station

* General Stonewall Jackson




The front page features a large Civil War map headed: "The Field Of Operations In Virginia" (see). Nice column heads on the war include: "The War In Virginia" 'The Intentions of Gen. Lee" "The Junction of the Armies" & more.

Eight pages, bit of... See More  

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$56.00
660628

Battle at Locust Grove...

Item #660628

December 02, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 2, 1863



* Battle of Mine Run

* Meade vs. Robert E. Lee




Among the first column heads on the Civil War are: "Success of the Advance Movement" "Crossing the Rapidan" "Sharp Engagement at Locust Grove" "He is Driven Back & Routed" "The Ground Literally Covered with them" "General Meade Prepares for a Grand Assault... See More  

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$28.00
660620

With a map of Savannah...

Item #660620

April 03, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 3, 1862 



* Savannah, Georgia map

* Fort Pulaski




Among the column heads on the Civil War on inside pages are: "The War For The Union" "The Deportation of Slaves" "The Operations Near Savannah" "Official Report of Flag Officer Dupont" "The Rebels Utterly Demoralized" "Weak Stand by Ashby's Forces".

P... See More  

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$34.00
660383

Attack by the Merrimack... Hampton Roads... early Florida...

Item #660383

March 22, 1862

THE NEW SOUTH, Port Royal, South Carolina, March 22, 1862 

Notable content in this volume I, number 2 issue includes a pg. 3 report: "Details of the Naval Fight in Hampton Roads" which is well-written and quite informative and takes one and a half columns. Good coverage about the attack by the Merrimack, followed by details of the engagement between the two famous iron-clads. In th... See More  

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$285.00
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
660128

Six Civil War maps... Lincoln's first state-of-the-union address...

Item #660128

December 04, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 4, 1861 



* Abraham Lincoln's annual address

* Six Civil War maps in 1 issue

* Columbus, Kentucky & Memphis, Tennessee




A terrific display issue as the front page is mostly taken up with five Civil War maps, headed: "Map Of Columbus, Kentucky, Showing The Rebel Fortifications" "The Rebel Fort Harris" "The Rebel Forts Wright and Rand... See More  

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$63.00
660115

Thanking Jews for the name Shiloh... Map of the Shenandoah Valley...

Item #660115

April 18, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1862 



* Memphis TN Tennessee

* Battle of Shiloh (Pittsburg Landing)

* Jews - Jewish - Judaica




The front page features a nice, detailed map headed: "THE PRESENT SCENE OF OPERATIONS IN THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. Map showing the Line of the Mississippi from Cairo to Memphis & the Rebel Forts, Including Fort Pillow...".

There are also nice column head... See More  

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$63.00
660113

Capture of New Orleans!...

Item #660113

April 28, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1862 



* Capture of New Orleans, Louisiana

* General Benjamin Butler




This issue reports one of the more significant events of the Civil War: the capture of New Orleans, the Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi. With this important event the northern forces were well on their way towards controlling the very strategic Mississippi River corridor.

The first ... See More  

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$83.00
659741

Battle at Point of Rocks...Trent Affair

Item #659741

December 20, 1861

DAILY SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, December 20, 1861



* "Point of Rocks" (Pennsylvania-Maryland border)

* The "Trent Affair"




This Civil war era issue has multiple war-related reports including one re: 'Point of Rocks." Another article is regards to 'The Trent Affair." Other news of the day and period advertising are found throughout. See images... See More  

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$24.00
659697

First printing of "Barbara Frietchie", by John Greenleaf Whittier...

Item #659697
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, (Boston), October, 1863  This literary magazine contains the first publication of the famed poem by John Greenleaf Whittier: "Barbara Frietchie". It is a story of a very patriotic old woman in Frederick, Maryland, who would defy General Jackson as his troops entered town. The most famous line would have to be: "Shoot, if you must, this old gray head; But s... See More  

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$300.00
659050

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

Item #659050

September 09, 1861

DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, August 9, 1861



* Rare title from the Civil War

* Battle of Dug Springs - Missouri




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 an... See More  

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$28.00
658488

One of the best to be had on Lincoln's assassination... A Washington, D.C. newspaper...

Item #658488

April 16, 1865

SUNDAY MORNING CHRONICLE, Washington, D.C., April 16, 1865



* Abraham Lincoln assassination (historic)

* It is BEST to have reports from the city where an event occurred.




As might be imagined newspapers from Washington reporting the assassination of Abraham Lincoln are exceedingly scarce and exceedingly desirable. Although newspapers from New York & Philadelphia remain among the most so... See More  

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$2,400.00
658487

Perhaps the best to be had on Lincoln's assassination... A Washington, D.C. newspaper...

Item #658487

April 15, 1865

DAILY MORNING CHRONICLE, Washington, D.C., April 15, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination (historic 1st report)

* It is BEST to have reports from the city where it occurred




As might be imagined newspapers from Washington reporting the assassination of Abraham Lincoln are exceedingly scarce and exceedingly desirable. Although newspapers from New York & Philadelphia remain among the... See More  

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$6,800.00
658479

Perhaps the definitive Battle of Gettysburg issue...

Item #658479

July 06, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 6, 1863 



* Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

* Most historic battle of the Civil War


* Great reporting - one of the best to be had




A terrific issue reporting the result of the very historic Battle of Gettysburg, with nearly two-thirds of the front pages first column taken up with related heads, atop of which is a nice patriotic emblem. They include: "THE G... See More  

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$765.00
658478

Great "Extra" edition on the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #658478

July 05, 1863

THE NEW YORK HERALD--EXTRA, July 5, 1863 



* Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

* Most historic battle of the Civil War




A terrific and quite graphic issue on the Battle of Gettysburg with nearly a full front page column of heads concerning the battle, including a nice patriotic graphic (see). Note that most of these heads are actually in the Herald issue of July 6, but this being a larg... See More  

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$570.00
658477

Yankees capture the Confederate capital... War nears its end...

Item #658477

April 04, 1865

NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, April 4, 1865 



* Richmond, Virginia falls (1st report)

* Confederate capital - war nears the end




One of the middle columns of the front page announces one of the more significant events of the Civil War with: "VIRGINIA ! " "GLORIOUS NEWS ! " "Richmond Is Ours!" "Evacuation of Petersburg!" "Tremendous Fighting!&q... See More  

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$320.00
658237

Terrific & rare broadside "Extra" on the capture of Jefferson Davis...

Item #658237

May 14, 1865

STATE JOURNAL - EXTRA, Sunday, May 14, 1865 



* Very rare miniature broadside

* Capture of Jefferson Davis

* President of the Confederacy




A terrific little broadside "Extra" with no mention of city or state of origin as was typical, given such releases were for local consumption only. The only hint that it may be from Michigan is in one of the headlines.

The three headlines ... See More  

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$2,300.00
657852

Battle of Greenbrier River...

Item #657852

October 05, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York, October 5, 1861 



* Battle of Greenbrier River - West Virginia



Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Defeat of Lee's Rebel Forces at Greenbrier by Gen. Reynolds" "Decisive Battle Near Lexington" "Evacuation of Lexington by the Rebels" "Gen. Sherman Appointed to the Department of ... See More  

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657844

1862 Civil War - Iuka Mississippi... Raising the Black Flag...

Item #657844

October 04, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES, NY, October 4, 1862



* Raising the Black Flag - the end of Yellow Fever Epidemic
* The war in Missouri
 
This 8 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includ
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657842

Port Hudson... The Yazoo Pass Expedition...

Item #657842

March 17, 1863

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 1863



* Yazoo Pass Expedition

* Port Hudson




This 8 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following headlines: "OPERATIONS ON THE MISSISSIP
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657841

Gen. McClellan nominated for President... Surrender of Fort Morgan, Alabama...

Item #657841

September 01, 1864

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 1, 1864



* Fort Morgan, Mobile, Alabama

* General McClellan Nominated for President
 
This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following headlines: "CHICAGO CONVENTION" "McClellan Nominated for President" "A Peace Horse and A
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657802

Civil War map - Corinth, Mississippi.....

Item #657802

October 06, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York, October 6, 1862.

 
* Pittsburg, Tennessee
* Monterey, Tennessee
* Purdy, Tennessee



This 8 page newspaper is in nice condition (except for some margin wear) due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first
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657623

Lincoln's funeral & closing moments of the Civil War...

Item #657623

April 24, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 24, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln funeral journey

* Civil War cleanup in the South

* Sherman's victory march




All columns on all pages are black-bordered for the death & funeral of Abraham Lincoln. Among the front page column heads are: "SHERMAN" "Negotiations With Johnston" "A Suspension of Hostilities..." "Immediate Resumpt... See More  

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$60.00
657329

Large Civil War map of Virginia: Battle of Spotsylvania...

Item #657329

May 16, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 16, 1864 



* Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

* Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee

* Civil War Overland Campaign w/ map




Over half of the front page is taken up with a large & detailed Civil War map headed: "GEN. GRANT'S ADVANCE TO RICHMOND." Among the first column heads on the war are: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Gen. Lee's Retreat ... See More  

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657241

The surrender of Lee at Appomattox...

Item #657241

April 15, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 15, 1865 



* General Robert E. Lee surrenders

* Battle of Appomattox Court House




An inside page has over a full column taken up with a report headed: "THE GREAT VICTORY" which is an editorialized report concerning the surrender of General Robert E. Lee to General U.S. Grant at Appomattox.

The report concludes with: "The surrender of L... See More  

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657227

1864 Battle of Totopotomoy Creek....

Item #657227

May 31, 1864

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1864 



* Totopotomoy Creek

* Dallas, Georgia




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "GRANT'S ARMY" "Our Forces All South of the Pamunky" "A Severe Cavalry Fight on Saturday" "The Enemy Driven Back With Loss" "Further News from General Sherman" "A Fight On Saturday Near Dallas"... See More  

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657162

Battle of Spotsylvania Court House...

Item #657162

May 25, 1864

BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, Boston, Massachusetts, May 25, 1864



* Battle of Spotsylvania Court House ends

* Battle of North Anna

* Battle of Ware Bottom Church




The front page is entirely taken up with ads, while much of pages 2 & 4 are taken up with Civil War reports, including articles headed: SEE IMAGES

Complete in 4 pages, larger sized paper measuring 25 x 20 inches, some spine wear, oth... See More  

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656785

Abraham Lincoln's proclamation...

Item #656785

July 23, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL,  New  York, July 23, 1864 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* More Civil War troops needed




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 ftpg. has: "The Campaign In Virginia" "At Petersburg" "Sherman's Operations"... See More  

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$37.00
656759

Iceland... The Emancipation Proclamation...

Item #656759
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, February, 1863  Towards the back of the issue under the "Monthly Record of Current Events" is content pertaining to the newly enacted Emancipation Proclamation.

Other items within the issue are "A Californian in Iceland" which includes several illustrations; "The Gun-Boat Essex" and many more articles and illustration... See More  

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656724

A pro-South newspaper in the North...

Item #656724

November 12, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 12, 1862  Among the articles within are: "Rats Leaving a Sinking Ship" "Meanness of Abolitionism--How Soldiers are Treated Who Fight for Their Country" "Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" "Letter From Ex-President Buchanan" "War News of the Week"

Eight pages, nice condition.



Described as "The H... See More  

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656613

Huge, full front page Civil War map...

Item #656613

May 05, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD,  May 5, 1863 



* Rare full front map for display

* Second Battle of Fredericksburg




A terrific issue for display, as the entire front page -- from top to bottom -- is taken up with a huge map headed: "IMPORTANT MILITARY OPERATIONS IN VIRGINIA. The Seat of War from the Rappahannock to the Nansemond and Blackwater".

The map has tremendous detail, showing fr... See More  

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$119.00
656607

The South reacts to the Emancipation Proclamation...

Item #656607

October 07, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 7, 1862 



* Emancipation proclamation - Southern reaction

* Abraham Lincoln's famous address




The first column of the front page is taken up with interesting reactions in the South to the Emancipation Proclamation with heads: "Interesting From The South" "Important Action in the Rebel Congress on President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation&... See More  

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$42.00
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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$650.00
656547

Very rare front page slave auction print...

Item #656547

January 26, 1861

NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Jan. 26, 1861  A very rare issue as the front page has a terrific print captioned: "Annual Sale and Hiring of Slaves at Montgomery, Ala." accompanied with an article of the same heading.

Only rarely were slave auction prints put in newspapers of the day, and this is great in that it is on the front page. Compounding the rarity is this being an uncommon ti... See More  

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656484

Lincoln's funeral in Philadelphia and New York City...

Item #656484

April 24, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination 

* Funeral - Obsequies in Philadelphia

* Hunt for John Wilkes Booth




All columns on all eight pages are black-bordered for the death of President Abraham Lincoln. Over half of the front page first column is taken up with heads including: "THE FUNERAL" "The Lying in State in Independence Hall, Philadelp... See More  

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$139.00
656475

Lincoln's Proclamation for more soldiers... Sherman captures Savannah...

Item #656475

December 31, 1864

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Dec. 31, 1864 



* Abraham Lincoln proclamation

* Call for more Civil War troops




Page 4 has close to half a column taken up with: "A Proclamation - Call For 300,000 Men" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln.

Page 54 begins with: "General Sherman" which begins: "On Thursday Dec. 22, our forces under Gen. Sherman occupied Savann... See More  

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656460

From shortly before it becoming a Confederate city...

Item #656460

January 19, 1861

DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, N.C., Jan. 19, 1861 



* Rare antebellum title

* Secession ?




From this famous soon-to-be-Confederate port city. Page 2 has a very lengthy article: "Read & Reflect - The Slaveholding and Non-Slaveholding Interests of the South A Unit". Also a call-to-arms bit headed: "FLAG RAISING!" "Secession And Southern Rights!!", plus "... See More  

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656378

Early report of Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid"......

Item #656378

October 15, 1864

THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 15, 1864 



* John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader

* 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry

* Early report on the Greenback Raid




Although there is much Civil War reporting on the front page perhaps the most significant a brief item near the bottom of the back, headed: "Guerrillas at Work Again on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad" which reads: "A
... See More  

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656171

Ironclad monitors...

Item #656171

July 30, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, July 30, 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. The entire front page is taken up with: "The Campaign In Virginia" with subheads: "Return of the Enemy" and "Around Petersburgh".

Other reports in this issue are... See More  

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656124

Federal government to buy slaves & set them free...

Item #656124

January 24, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 24, 1861 



* Government to free slaves ?

* Pre Civil War tensions




Page 4 has a very interesting article: "The Purchase Of The Slaves" which takes most of a column and concerns a proposition whereby the federal government would purchase slaves from their owners in border states and emancipate them, etc.

Page 2 also has an interesting & lengthy editor... See More  

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656095

Much on the Civil War in a pro-South newspaper...

Item #656095

April 30, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 30, 1862  Among the articles within are: "A Serious Talk with Serious Men" "Emancipation of Slaves" "...on the Bill to abolish Slavery in the District of Columbia; "War News of the Week" "Free Negroes in Ohio" "The Massacre at Lee's Mills" "Traffic In Human Flesh--A White Child Sold in the city o... See More  

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656085

1862 Battle of Mill Spring, Kentucky...

Item #656085

January 27, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 27, 1862 



* Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky

* Colored soldiers




Entire ftpg. is taken up with ads with the Civil War reports on pages 4, 5 & 8. Column heads there include: "The Battle of Mill Spring" "The Rebel Account of Their Defeat" "They Admit Large Losses". Also: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "The Aid of Colored Uni... See More  

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$27.00
656084

Battle of Shiloh maps and a map of Yorktown, plus more...

Item #656084

April 10, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 10, 1862 



* Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee

* Siege of Yorktown VA Virginia - Maps




The front page is dominated by a rather large Civil War map headed: "The Position Before Yorktown" with much detail. One column heads on the front page include: "The War For The Union" "Gen. Hunter's Dept." "Emancipation In Th... See More  

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$58.00
656082

Virginia Civil War map...

Item #656082

May 21, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 21, 1862  The front page features a large and very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN EASTERN VIRGINIA". Among the ftpg. column heads are: "From General McClellan's Army" "Only Ten Miles To Richmond" "The Rebel Pickets Driven In" "The Enemy's Army Within Two Miles" "The Gunboat Expedition Up J... See More  

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$42.00
656077

Map of the "liberation of Tennessee"...

Item #656077

June 21, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE,  June 21, 1862   The front page is dominated by a large & very detailed map headed: "THE LIBERATION OF EASTERN TENNESSEE" with an explanatory caption.

  Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Important From Memphis" "Activity of Guerrilla Bands" "the White River Expedition" "Gen. Buell Marching into East Tennessee&... See More  

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$37.00
656075

Civil War map of Sherman in Georgia...

Item #656075

May 25, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 25, 1864 



* Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

* Battle of Resaca - Dalton GA Georgia

* General William T. Sherman




The top of the front page features a column-wide map headed: "Scene Of Sherman's Operations" from Calhoun to north of Ringgold.

Great column Civil War heads include: "From Sherman's Army" "Great Victory In Georgia&qu... See More  

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$42.00
656074

Maps of Pensacola, Florida and Nashville, Tennessee...

Item #656074

November 27, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 27, 1861  



* Pensacola Florida - Fort Pickens

* Nashville, Tennessee - new rebel capital




The front page has two maps titled: "THE REPORTED FIGHT AT PENSACOLA" and "THE NEW REBEL CAPITAL", being a detailed view of Nashville & vicinity.

Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "IMPORTANT FROM THE GULF" "PROBAB... See More  

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$59.00
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