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653100

Capture of New Orleans including a related map....

Item #653100

April 28, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 28, 1862  A great issue reporting the fall of New Orleans, particularly with the front map titled: "MAP OF NEW-ORLEANS AND THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA."

Among the ftpg. one column headlines on the Civil War are: "NEW-ORLEANS CAPTURED" "Our Gunboats Pass Fort Jackson" "Great Excitement At New-Orleans" "Panic Among The Citizens&quo... See More  

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$82.00
653034

President Lincoln repeals General Hunter's order (no. 11), which had emancipated slaves...

Item #653034

May 20, 1862

THE NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, May 20, 1862  Page one has, "Gen. Hunter's Emancipation Order," followed by, "Proclamation by the President declaring it to be null and void," which includes Hunter's original order, and President Abraham Lincoln's response. This was the controversial situation where Hunter pronounced slaves free in Florida, Georgia & South Carol... See More  

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$175.00
653033

Lincoln's Baltimore speech... Rare speech given outside of D.C.!

Item #653033

April 19, 1864

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, NY, April 19, 1864  The most noteworthy content is found on page 4 under the heading, "The Baltimore Fair," which includes excerpts and commentary regarding President Lincoln's Speech in Baltimore, it being one of only three speeches he gave outside of Washington during his presidency - particularly noteworthy in that it was just a few years earlier a plo... See More  

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$230.00
653011

The very first Medal of Honor recipients...

Item #653011

March 26, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, March 26, 1863



* 1st Medal of Honor recipients

* American Civil War

* Jacob Parrott & more




This issue has a report quite inconspicuous in its presentation yet exceedingly significant in its place in history. It reports the very first recipients of perhaps the most prestigious & coveted award for military valor: the Medal of Honor.

Page 4 has a one column heading: ... See More  

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$165.00
652988

Abraham Lincoln's 1st speech upon being re-elected...

Item #652988

November 11, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 11, 1864 



* President Lincoln gives 1st speech upon being re-elected

* Arming Negroes ?

* Jefferson Davis' speech to the Confederacy




Page four has the 1-column heading: "UNION REJOICES," with subhead: "Serenading the President and Cabinet - Speeches of Mr. Lincoln, Mr. Seward, and others." The article includes, in part, one of the most hu... See More  

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652829

Full front page Civil War map of the Mississippi Valley...

Item #652829

March 08, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 8, 1862  



* Rare full front page civil war map - Mississippi Valley

* Missouri, Tennessee, Illinois, Arkansas, Kentucky and more




The front page is entirely taken up with a map headed: "THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY; The Points of Interest Between Nashville, Tennessee and Arkansas, and the Gibraltars of the Rebels". Also a small page 3 map titled: &qu... See More  

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$125.00
652778

Terrific issue reporting the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #652778

July 07, 1863

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 7, 1863 



* Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

* Most historic battle of the Civil War




A great issue on the Battle of Gettysburg with most of the front page taken up with related reports, some quite detailed.

Among the column heads are: "BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG" "Victorious News" "LEE DEFEATED" "Gen. Hill An... See More  

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$675.00
652704

Fall of Richmond, Virginia....

Item #652704

April 04, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 4, 1865 



* The fall of Richmond, the Confederate capital



First column heads on the front page about the fall of Richmond: "GRANT" "Richmond Ours" "Weitzel Entered the Rebel Capital Yesterday Morning" "Many Guns Captured" "Our Troops Received with Enthusiasm" "The City On Fire" "Petersburg Evac
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$345.00
652623

The attack on Vicksburg, with a map...

Item #652623

July 11, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 11, 1862  The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Situation Of Vicksburg" with related text. Also on the ftpg. are column heads including: "The Attack On Vicksburg" "Continuance of the Bombardment" "Vigorous Defense by the Rebels" "The Running of the Rebel Batteries" "From Fortress Monroe" &qu... See More  

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652621

Fort McAllister, Georgia map....

Item #652621

February 13, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 13, 1863 



* Battle of Fort McAllister - Georgia



The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Attack On Fort McAllister". Various front page column heads including: "The Department Of The South" "Landing of Gen. Foster's Forces" "Visit to the Interior by the Generals" "The Attack on Fort McAllister"... See More  

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652616

Map of the scenes of battle in Florida...

Item #652616

February 20, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 20, 1864 (erroneously printed as 1863 on pgs. 1 & 5)  The ftpg. is filled with ads being a "triple sheet" issue. Much Civil War reporting on pages 3+ with a map headed: "The Campaign In Florida" with much detail, showing from St. Mary's to Ocala & much in between. Also a smaller map showing the Natchez, Mississippi, vicinity.

Among the co... See More  

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652426

Detailed review of Les Misérables...

First printing of Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Chiefly About War Matters"...

Item #652426
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, (Boston), July, 1863 



* Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Chiefly About War Matters"

* an original, contemporary printing - 1st appearance

signed with the pen name "A Peaceable Man"

* same year review of Victor Hugo's, "Les Misérables"




When one thinks of Nathaniel Hawthorne, most minds are rightfully immediately drawn to his mas... See More  

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652419

Battle of Ball's Bluff...

Item #652419

October 25, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 25, 1861 



* Battle of Ball's Bluff, Virginia

* Santa Rosa Island, Florida




Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" The Recent Battle on the Upper Potomac" "Interesting Details of the Engagement" "The Account of the Reported Fight in the Mississippi" "Union Report of the Fight at Santa Rosa Isl... See More  

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$35.00
652418

Civil War map of Western Virginia... Lincoln Proclamation...

Item #652418

February 01, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 1, 1864 



* Abraham Lincoln draft proclamation

* Williamsport WV - Strawberry Plains TN




The front page  features a very nice & detailed Civil War map headed: "THE FIGHTING IN WESTERN VIRGINIA. Scene of the Recent Contest in Gen. Kelley's Dept." Also column heads on the war include: "Call for Half a Million of Men" "The Presiden... See More  

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652372

John Wilkes Booth appears at Ford's Theater...

Item #652372

November 05, 1863

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 5, 1863 



* John Wilkes Booth as an actor

* Rare appearance at Ford's Theatre




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

Near the top of the front page is an article headed: "Ford's New Theatre--The Lady of Lyons". The writer reports on t... See More  

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$475.00
651998

Terrific issue on the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #651998

July 04, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 4, 1863 



* Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

* Most historic battle of the Civil War


* Great reporting - one of the best to be had



The top portion of the first column on the front page is taken up with some great & very historic heads on the Battle of Gettysburg, including: "REBEL INVASION" "The Fighting At Gettysburg" "The Severest... See More  

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651972

Elizabeth City, North Carolina...

Item #651972

April 25, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 25, 1862 



* Elizabeth City, North Carolina 

* Siege of Yorktown, Virginia

* Nashville, Tennessee




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: "Important From Fortress Monroe" "Union Account of the Fight Near Elizabeth City... See More  

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651893

The Monitor versus the Merrimac, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #651893

March 14, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, March 14, 1862 



* Monitor vs. Merrimack

* Hampton Roads, Virginia

* In a Confederate title




Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, it is from the capital of the Confederate states as well. Although over half of the front page is taken up with ads and notices, there is also much reporting on the Civil War, most significantly some grea... See More  

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$177.00
651768

The solomn events at Arlington Cemetery...

Day 1 reports of the 1st official Memorial Day...

Item #651768

May 31, 1868

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1868  Page 5 has, under the heading "THE UNION DEAD," multiple, 1st day reports regarding the 1st official Memorial Day celebrations from throughout the country. Locations include Cypress Hill Cemetery & Greenwood Cemetery - both in New York, Flushing, Philadelphia, Augusta, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, etc.. However, the most desirable coverage as that ... See More  

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651767

Day 2 reports of the 1st official Memorial Day...

Item #651767

June 01, 1868

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 1, 1868  Page 5 has, under the heading "Our Dead Heroes," multiple, day 2 reports regarding the 1st official Memorial Day celebrations from throughout the country. Locations include Jersey City, Newark, Nashville, Providence, Hartford, Portland, St. Louis, Dayton, and more. Nice to have these early reports. Other news of the day is found throughout.

Complet... See More  

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$55.00
651687

First printing of "The Blue and the Gray"...

Item #651687
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, (Boston), September, 1867 



* Francis Miles Finch

* The Blue and the Gray

* 1st printing (nationally)




This literary magazine contains the *first nationally distributed printing of the famous Civil War themed poem by Francis Miles Finch, "The Blue and the Gray." The preface to the poem is a quote from the New York Tribune, providing context: "The wo... See More  

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$250.00
651646

Union rule at Chattanooga...

Item #651646

October 01, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 1, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Gen. Rosecrans' Army" "No Further Demonstrations by the Rebels" "Interesting From the South" "Gillmore's Batteries at Work Again" "Rumored Evacuation by Burnside of East Tennessee" "The Union Rule at Chattanooga" and more.

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651638

First Battle of Springfield, Missouri...

Item #651638

October 28, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, October 28, 1861.



* Battle of Ball's Bluff - Virginia

* First Battle of Springfield, Missouri

* Romney, West Virginia




This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Important from West Virginia" "Defeat of the... See More  

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651635

Freestone Point Confederate Battery...

Item #651635

December 11, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, December 11, 1861 



* Freestone point Confederate Battery

* Army of the Potomac




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "News From The Lower Potomac" "Shelling of Freestone and Shipping Points by Our Flotilla" "Interesting News from the Rebel Army" "One Hundred Thousand Rebel Troops on the Potomac" and mor... See More  

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651634

Second Battle of Lexington...

Item #651634

October 21, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, October 21, 1861 



* Second Battle of Lexington

* Army of Missouri victory

* General Sterling Price




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Important News From Missouri" "The Recapture Of Lexington" "Two Hundred Prisoners Captured" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.... See More  

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651610

Battle of Belmont, Missouri... re: Captain Nathaniel Gordon...

Item #651610

November 10, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 10, 1861 



* Battle of Belmont, Missouri

* Captain Gordon convicted - appeals for a new trial




Among the front page one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Reported Landing of the Expedition" "The Rebels  Drives Out of  their Batteries on the Rappahannock" "Additional Particulars of the Battle ... See More  

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651598

President of the Confederacy has died?

Item #651598

September 06, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 6, 1861 The first column on the ftpg. has some nice Civil War heads including: "THE REBELLION" "Confirmation of the Reported Death of Jefferson Davis" (obviously wrong); "The Flags of the Rebels Flying at Half-Staff" "Intense Excitement at Washington" "A General Engagement of the Hostile Armies Expected" "A Great Bat... See More  

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651597

Letter from Lincoln to General Fremont...

Item #651597

September 15, 1861

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

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651596

The siege of Lexington...

Item #651596

September 20, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 20, 1861 



* First Battle of Lexington

* Missouri State Guard victory




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Important News from Missouri" "Attack on Lexington by the Rebels Under Gen. Price" "Frightful Slaughter and Repulse of the Enemy" "Important From Kentucky" "The... See More  

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651570

The Civil War in Western Virginia...

Item #651570

October 30, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 30, 1861  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Important News From Western Virginia" "Gen. Rosecrans Driving the Rebels Before Him" "Fight Between a Rebel Battery & a Gunboat on the Lower Potomac" "Important From Kentucky" "Important From Missouri" & much more.

Eight ... See More  

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651569

Death of Jefferson Davis?

Item #651569

September 05, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 5, 1861  Among the various front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Confirmatory Reports of the Death of Jefferson Davis" "Unfounded Rumors of Conflicts in Virginia" "Eagerness of the Hostile Armies for Battle" "Particulars of the Attack & Repulse of the Rebels at Lexington" "Death of J... See More  

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651471

Fighting the Indians during the Civil War...

Item #651471

September 24, 1863

BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 24, 1863 



* Battle of Chickamauga



Among the column heads on the Civil War are: "From Gen. Rosecrans's Army - The Fight Still in Progress" "Gen. Blunt's Campaign - The Indian Territory and Western Arkansas Regained to the Union" "Fromm Gen. Rosecrans's Army" "War's Changes" "The Latest Instance of... See More  

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651462

Attempts to destroy the new ironside monitors...

Item #651462

October 15, 1863

BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 15, 1863  The ftpg. has reporting on the Battle of Bristoe Station with: "From Gen. Meade's Army" "The Fighting on Monday". Also: "The Attempts to Destroy the Ironsides" "The Injuries to the Monitors" "From Charleston--Another Attempt to Destroy the Ironsides". More war reporting on pate 2 as well.

Four pages... See More  

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651461

Battle of Bristoe Station...

Item #651461

October 16, 1863

BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 16, 1863 



* Battle of Bristoe Station, Virginia



The ftpg. has fine accounts of the Battle of Bristoe Station headed: "From Gen. Meade's Army" "The Engagement On Wednesday" "The Enemy Repulsed at Every Point" "The Valor of Our Soldiers".

Also: "Congratulatory Order by Gen. Rosecrans" "Rebel Reverses... See More  

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651175

Battle of Mine Run... Civil War...

Item #651175

December 01, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 1, 1863 



* Battle of Mine Run, Virginia

* General George G. Meade




Among the front page one column Civil War heads are: "Meade's Army" "Heavy Cannonading Towards the Front Heard Yesterday" "No General Battle Believed to Have Been Yet Fought" "The Locality of Friday's & Saturday's Skirmishes".

Eight pages, nev... See More  

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651171

Much action near Charleston...

Item #651171

February 06, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 6, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Removal of Gen. Butler" "The Affair Off Charleston Harbor" "The Affair at Fort Donelson" "The Rebels Driven in Great Disorder" "The Blockade of Charleston" "They were To Attack the City" "The Defeat of Pryor on the Blackwater" "... See More  

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651169

From Fort Plain, New York...

Item #651169

January 01, 1863

MOHAWK VALLEY REGISTER, Fort Plain, New York, Jan. 1, 1863 



* Rare Civil War era publication



Page 2 has: "General Banks at New Orleans" "The Army of the Potomac".

A quite uncommon title from this town with a current population of 2300. Four pages, foxing, good condition.

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$43.00
651165

Yankees occupy Indianola, Texas...

Item #651165

January 20, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 20, 1864  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War: "Interesting News from Havana, New  Orleans and Texas" "Occupation of Indianola, Texas, by Our Troops" "Important From Tennessee--Capture off the Rebel General Vance & His Adjutant" Official Dispatch fro General Grant" "Return of Prisoner Captured at Moorefield Junct... See More  

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651161

Civil War map of 1862 Virginia...

Item #651161

April 02, 1862

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, April 2, 1862  The front page is dominated by a large & detailed Civil War map headed: "The Seat of War In Virginia" (see). Among the ftpg. column heads are: "The War In Tennessee" "The Rebels Preparing to Defend Memphis" "The War On the Mississippi" "The Rebels Routed at Union City" "Affairs at Strausburg, Va.&... See More  

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$48.00
651157

Rebel version of the capture of Fort Fisher...

Item #651157

January 24, 1865

CINCINNATI DAILY GAZETTE, Ohio, Jan. 24, 1865  Among the column headlines on the Civil War are: "The Peace Rumors" "From the Army of the Ohio" "Why the Conquest of  the South Was Necessary" "Slavery in the Kentucky Legislature" "Additional From Fort Fisher" "Adm. Porter on the Situation" "Rebel Versions of  the Capture... See More  

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$27.00
651150

A letter from Denver...

Item #651150

April 24, 1862

BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, April 24, 1862  Nice ftpg. letter: "From the Gold Mines" dated at Denver City, April, 1862. Pages 2 & 4 have various Civil War reports (see).

Four pages, very nice condition.

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651145

The end of the war is near...

Item #651145

March 17, 1865

UTICA EVENING TELEGRAPH, New York, March 17, 1865  The ftpg. has: "Official War Bulletin" "Sherman at Fayetteville" "Meets No Opposition" "How Hampton Whipped Kilpatrick" "Forrest Has 15,000 Men". Included is a dispatch signed in type: U.S. Grant, Lt. Gen.

Pg. 2 has: "North Carolina" "Kinston in Shofield's Hands" "... See More  

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651032

The traitor Jeff...

Item #651032

August 27, 1861

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 27, 1861  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "General McClellan Visits the Camps" "A Female Prison in Washington" "The Traitor Jeff and His Crew" "Movements of the Rebels In Missouri" "A Secessionist In Scranton, Pa." "Rebel Rumors" and more.

Eight pages, nice... See More  

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651030

Early months of the Civil War...

Item #651030

August 03, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 3, 1861 Page 4 & 5 column heads on the Civil War include: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "The President to Urge an Advance" "More of General McClellan's Discipline" "Capture of More Prizes" "A Flag of Truce From the Enemy" "The Rebel Account of  the Battle" "Rebellion Against Rebellion" & more.

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650964

Rebels fail at mine exploding...

Item #650964

August 08, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 8, 1864  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "GRANT" "The Rebel Experiment in Mine Exploding" "Complete Failure of the Effort" "Rebel Forgeries" "The Attack on Mobile" and more inside as well.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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$27.00
650961

Before Petersburg...

Item #650961

July 02, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, July 2, 1864 



* First battle of Ream's Station

* Wilson-Kautz cavalry raid




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT CAMPAIGN" "Latest News from Before Petersburgh" "Return of Gen. Wilson's Cavalry Expedition" "Concentration of Rebel Cavalry to Cut Off Wilson" "He Gives Battle & Sends ... See More  

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650931

Battle of Boonville...

Item #650931

September 18, 1861

BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, Sept. 18, 1861  A wealth of Civil War  reporting inside with some column heads including: "Capture of a Rebel Mail Wagon" 'Rebels Retreating from Western Virginia" "Probable Junction With Beauregard" "Officers Patronizing the Washington Bar Rooms" "The Battle At Boonville--An Armistice Agreed Upon" "The Position ... See More  

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650859

A review of the year 1863...

Item #650859

December 31, 1863

BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 31, 1863  Certainly the prime content would be the lengthy page 2 report headed: "The Year 1863" in which the war events for 1863 are reviewed. The article takes over two columns.

Four pages, large folio size, some discrete archival mends at margins, generally good. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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$34.00
650855

Much on the siege of Charleston...

Item #650855

September 07, 1863

BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 7, 1863



* Second Battle of Charleston Harbor

* General Quincy Adams Gillmore




Much on the siege of Charleston with the top of a ftpg. column headed: "Charleston" "Progress of the Siege--Effect of Gen. Gillmorte's Shelling" and then on page 2: "The Siege Of Charleston" "The Rebel Cause in Northern Georgia".

Four pages... See More  

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$28.00
650826

Jeff Davis won't negotiate...

Item #650826

December 29, 1863

BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 29, 1863  Pg. 2 has: "The $300 Exemption: Is it  For the Benefit of the Rich or the Poor?". The ftpg. has: "From Washington--Capture of a Rebel Schooner" and "From Fortress Monroe - Arrival of Union Prisoners--Refusal of Jeff Davis to Further Negotiate with Gen. Butler...".

Four pages, large folio size, good conditoin. Folder s... See More  

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$28.00
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