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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
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.
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
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
Item #650809HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, January, 1861 Featured in this issue is an article "A Peep at Washoe" which includes coverage on silver mining, Carson City, Virginia City and much more.
Other articles include "Cast-away in Jamaica" and other additional stories and illustrations included.
Near the back under "Monthly Record of Current Events" is a report... See More
November 30, 1863
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 30, 1863 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "From Gen. Meade's Army" "Fighting On Friday" "The Strength of Our Position" "A Cavalry Engagement on Thursday" "Gen. Meade's Advance" "From Tennessee" "Longstreet Recalled From Knoxville" "A Part o the Town Burned" ... See More
November 25, 1863
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 25, 1863 The top f the ftpg. has reports: "From Chattanooga - A Reconnaissance In Force - A Gallant Advance - A Federal Success". Also on the ftpg: "From Gen. Meade's Army" "The Siege of Charleston" "From Chattanooga" and more.
Four pages, nice condition, large folio size. The folder noted is for the issue folded in h... See More
November 10, 1863
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 10, 1863
* Second Battle of Rappahannock Station
* George G. Meade vs. Robert E. Lee
Page 2 has a quite lengthy & detailed account on the Battle of the Rappahannock, headed: "Advance Upon the Rappahannock" "Particulars of Saturday's Battle". Included is a name list of "The Casualties". It was a Union victory.
The ftp... See More
August 12, 1863
THE BOSTON ADVERTISER, Aug. 12, 1863 There are various Civil War reports on page 1 and 22 including column heads: "The Southern Opposition" "The Siege of Charleston" "The War In Virginia" "The Resources of the South Exhausted" "The Negro Question" and more. There is some reports concerning George A. Custer.
Four pages, never bound nor trimme... See More
October 01, 1863
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct.1, 1863 It's always great to find news or advertisement tidbits about historic figures long before their names would draw national or international attention. Here is a great example.
Near the top of the front page is an intriguing advertisement for the play "The Apostate" at the Howard Anthenaeum, noting the role of Pescara is to be played by &quo... See More
April 21, 1865
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 21, 1865
* Congregation Shearith Israel
* Abraham Lincoln assassination
* Jews mourn the loss of the president
Although somewhat inconspicuous, perhaps the most notable item within this black bordered issue is the page 7 mention, under the heading "Portuguese Synagogue, Nineteenth Street," of the mourning services held at The Congregation Sherith Isr... See More
January 21, 1865
THE WORLD, New York, January 21, 1865
* William T. Sherman SC march
* Fort Caswell, Wilmington NC
* Final months of the Civil War
Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "GEORGIA" "Capture of Pocotaligo Bridge by Gen. Sherman" "WILMINGTON" "Fort Caswell Blown Up by the Rebels" & more.
Eight pages, nice condition.... See More
October 18, 1864
DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, October 18, 1864
* John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader
* 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry
* Rare Confederate title
This newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy has much reporting on the Civil War, but perhaps the most significant is a back page account with heads: "From the Valley--Capture Of A Railroad Train" which includes in part: &... See More
Item #649300THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, Civil War era A lot of ten issues from this well-known socialistic "commune" from during the Civil War but with minimal war-related content. Four pages each, 10 by 13 inches, very nice condition.
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Item #649275(10) The CIVIL WAR: a lot of 10 issues all non-New York titles from during the Civil War and all have war reports. A great set for a reseller or for someone looking to obtain authentic Civil War newspapers at a discounted price, and all are in average or better condition.
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Item #649242GLEASON'S LITERARY COMPANION, Boston, 1863 Obviously a literary publication from the Civil War era, the prime feature being the huge eagle engraving in the masthead, with a wingspan of 7 inches. There are a few illustrations within, mostly being text. Sixteen pages, 11 by 15 inches, great condition.
Item #649226NEW HAMPSHIRE JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE, Manchester, 1861 The title reflects the theme of this issue, being primarily a farming-related newspaper with agricultural concerns taking much of the front page and some inside space as well. However Civil War reporting is found on page two with a review of the week's battle events and military concerns. Of added significance is the large and very d... See More
THE CIVIL WAR--a lot of the very best of all titles. Here is a group of ten issues of the famous New York Times and/or NY Tribune and/or NY Herald, much like those listed throughout our website, in good shape and all with front page war news. These New York titles were well-known for their detailed Civil War reporting. An excellent way to obtain an intimate view of this critical and forma... See More
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July 09, 1863
WEEKLY PATRIOT UNION, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, July 9, 1863
* Battle of Gettysburg - Civil War
* From the capital of Pennsylvania
As terrific as it would be to find a newspaper from Gettysburg on the Battle of Gettysburg, we have yet to find one. Which is why this newspaper from nearby Harrisburg--just up the road from Gettysburg by 38 miles, the capital of Pennsylvania, the closest ... See More
April 21, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 21, 1862
* Virginia Civil War map
* Siege of Yorktown
* Battle of Lee's Mill
The front page features a nice & very detailed map headed: "The Seat Of War In Eastern Virginia." plus there are one column heads including: "From McDowell's Department" "Brilliant Dash at Fredericksburg" "Our Troops Occupy the Suburbs&qu... See More
April 22, 1862
NEW YORK TIMES, April 22, 1862
* Fredericksburg Virginia map
* Siege of Yorktown
* Battle of Lee's Mill
The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Movement Of Gen. McDowell Against Fredericksburgh." Plus there are various one column heads: "Old Point & Yorktown" "Another Unpleasant Storm on the Peninsula" "The Capture of... See More
April 04, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 4, 1862 Among the column heads on the Civil War on pg. 5 are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "The Abolition of Slavery In The District" "A Villainous Rebel Respited" "The Siege of Island No. 10" "A Gallant Exploit" "Expedition Against the Rebel Forts" "The Rebels Run Away, as Usual".
Eight pages, nice con... See More
March 31, 1863
NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1863 The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "THE NAVAL BATTLE AT PORT HUDSON. Plan of Admiral Farragut's Gallant Attack on the Rebel Batteries." First column heads include: "Important From New Orleans' "Details of the Movement Against Port Hudson" "Admiral Farragut Passes the Forts with Hartford & the Albatross... See More
April 21, 1863
THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 21, 1863 The front page has an 11 1/2 by 14 inch map: "IMPORTANT CONTEMPLATED OPERATIONS IN TENNESSEE." "The Great Battle Field of the Rebels Under General Joe Johnston and the Union Forces Under General Rosecrans." Relates heads on pg. 2: "The Coming Struggle" "Tennessee and Its Lines of Operation" "Where the Rebels Have Take... See More
October 12, 1863
NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 12, 1863 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Affairs In the South" "Rebel News from the Rapidan" "A Curious Battle In Virginia" "The Union Men of East Tennessee" "The Army of the Cumberland" "The Bulk of Johnston's Army Sent to Gen. Bragg" "Movements of the Enemy at Madison Court Ho... See More
August 26, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 26, 1862
* First Battle of Rappahannock Station
Among the front page first column heads on the Civil War are: "The War In Virginia" "The Contest on the Rappahannock" "Advance of the Rebels in Immense Force" "Dashing Rebel Cavalry Raid in Our Rear" "Interesting Details of the Skirmishes" "Brilliant Cavalry Cha... See More
January 22, 1863
NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 22, 1863 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "From the Rappahannock" "Burnside Across the River--A Battle Progressing--The Rebel Position Flanked--General Hooker Mortally Wounded [not true]" "A Daring Reconnaissance Near Fort Caswell" "Capture of a Rebel Earthwork..." "Movement for the Admission of Utah as a Sta... See More
February 20, 1863
NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 20, 1863
* Confederate General Beauregard proclamation
* Citizens of Carolina and Georgia called to arms
Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Important from Vicksburgh" "Rebel Steamer Vicksburgh Badly Injured by the Ram Queen" "An Immediate Attack Upon Charleston & Savannah Expected" "A Bombastic Proclama... See More
August 25, 1864
THE WORLD, New York, August 25, 1864 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "GEN. GRANT'S ARMY" "General Sherman's Army" "Gen. Sheridan's Army" "The Failure of Wheeler's Raid" "Skirmishing With the Enemy" "Another Battle Expected Soon".
Eight pages, very nice condition.
December 26, 1863
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 26, 1863
* John Heenan vs. Tom King
* One of the greatest fights of the 19th century
* Heenan's last fight... was he cheated... drugged?
The front page has nearly two columns of reporting regarding the famous (or infamous?) champion prize-fight between John Heenan and Tom King. Heenan eventually lost the fight but later claimed he was cheated by being dr... See More
October 10, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, October 10, 1864
* Battle of Darbytown and New Market Roads
* Richmond-Petersburg Campaign
* Abraham Lincoln
Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "RICHMOND", "Particulars of the Desperate Rebel Attack on the 7th", "Our Cavalry Overwhelmed & Drives Back, Losing Eight Guns", "The Attack Up... See More
November 06, 1861
DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, November 6, 1861
* Rare title from the Civil War
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 and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pa... See More
September 20, 1865
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 20, 1865
* Henry Wirz trial
* Jefferson Davis
From shortly after the end of the Civil War but still with war-related reports including: "Returned Soldiers" "The Real Abolition Platform of Ohio" "Mustering Out Negro Troops" "The Wirz Trial" "Trouble Brewing in the Abolition Camp" "Jefferson Davis&q... See More
February 17, 1863
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 17, 1863 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "The Blockade of Charleston Not Broken" "Sinking of the Rebel Steamboat W. H. Starke" "Conservationist & Activity at Savannah" "News From the South" "Bill to Sequestrate the Property of Union Men" "Wholesale Desertions" The Loss of the Hatteras&quo... See More
March 21, 1863
NEW YORK HERALD, March 21, 1863 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "The Fight on the Tallahatchie" "Movements of the Forces from New Orleans" "News From Hilton Head" "Exploits of the Black Brigade in Florida" ""The White Troops Opposed to the Copperhead Politicians" "Successful Union March Into North Alabama" &q... See More
January 28, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 28, 1865
* Confederacy falling apart
* Final months of the war
Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "The Inefficiency of Davis" "The Rebel Leaders Unequal to the Occasion" "The Feeling of Confidence in Them Hopelessly Broken" "Peace Mission" and more. Much war reporting on page... See More
January 23, 1862
NEW YORK HERALD, January 23, 1862
* Battle of Mill Springs - Kentucky
* General George H. Thomas victory
Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "The Battle at Mill Spring" "Order of the Day of the President" which is signed by Edwin Stanton & is congratulations for the battle of Mill Spring; "Additional Details of the Brilliant Affair" &qu... See More
March 22, 1862
NEW YORK HERALD, March 22, 1862 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Affairs On the Mississippi" "The Great Fight at Island No. 10" "Beauregard At Corinth, Miss." "Movements of the Rebels at Memphis" and more.
Eight pags, good condition.
March 15, 1865
THE WORLD, New York, March 15, 1865
* Confederates falling apart
* Nearing the end of war
Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S ARMY" "The Army at Laurel Hill, N.C." "The Troops All Well & Doing Finely" "Interview Between Jeff. Davis and Joe Johnston" "Weakness of Johnston's Army" "Gen. Lee Unab... See More
January 26, 1863
NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 26, 1863
* Battles in Arkansas
The front page has a nice map titled: "THE WHITE RIVER EXPEDITION" showing the area around Memphis, Little Rock, Pine Bluff, etc. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE VICTORIES IN ARKANSAS" "Progress of the Mississippi Flotilla" "Capture of St. Charles, Duval's Bluff" &... See More
June 25, 1862
TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, June 25, 1862 the ftpg. has column heads on the; "Terrible Casualty at Bridgewater ""Boiler Explosion at the Iron Works" "Six Men Killed & a Large Number Severely Wounded". Some Civil War reporting on pg. 2
Four pages, nice condition.
November 28, 1861
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 28, 1861 Among the articles are: "North Carolina Has Come Back Into the Union" "Hanging Prisoners of War" "The Lowest Type of Humanity" "Davis's Message to the Confederate Congress" "The Bitterness of the Abolitionists Against the Administration" & much more.
Eight pages, bit of foxing, nice condition... See More
January 14, 1865
THE WORLD, New York, Jan. 14, 1865 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "WILMINGTON" "The Secret of the Failure to Capture Fort Fisher Let Out" "Telling Words From Gen. Grant" "Butler Never Thought of to Command the Expedition" "Ridicule of the Great Powder Boat" and more.
Eight pages, excellent condition.
February 09, 1865
THE WORLD, New York, Feb. 9, 1865 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "VIRGINIA" "Later Reports of the Advance of Gen. Meade's Army" "The Movement A Failure" "The Result A General Panic" "Our Forces Driven Back in Great Confusion" "THE DRAFT" "The Conscription to Go On" "Mr. Lincoln's View of th... See More
March 04, 1865
THE WORLD, New York, March 4, 1865
* General William T. Sherman
Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "THE CAROLINAS" "Wild Rebel Reports Concerning Gen. Sherman" "Reported Union Defeat & Capture of the General & Staff" "Goldsboro & Kinston to be Fortified" "THE SOUTH" "Suspicious Rumors Circulating in Rich... See More
June 28, 1864
THE WORLD, New York, June 28, 1864 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "GEN. GRANT'S ARMY" "Movements of the Cavalry on the Left" "Reckless Charge of the Enemy" "His Skirmish Line Entrapped & Captured" "Sheridan Crosses the James and Joins Gen. Grant" "Gen. Foster Moving Against Fort Darling" and more.
Eight ... See More
February 06, 1863
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 6, 1863 Among the ftpg. one column heads are: "Important From the South" "The Affair at Charleston Harbor" "The Union Iron-Clad Gunboat Ironsides Off Charleston" "Tremendous Military Efforts of the Rebels" "HIGHLY IMPORTANT NEWS" "Rebel Reports Relative to Affairs off Charleston" "The Port Completely Block... See More
February 28, 1862
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 28, 1862 Among the ftpg. column heads include: "The North Carolina Expedition" "The Seaboard Railroad in the Possession of the Union Forces" "Is Columbus Evacuated?" "Mysterious Visit of a Rebel Flag of Truce" "The Pursuit of Price & His Retreating Army" "Union Troops in Possession of Fayetteville" "Th... See More
February 14, 1865
THE WORLD, New York, Feb. 14, 1865
* Battle of Hatcher's Run, Virginia
The ftpg. features a nice & detailed Civil War map headed: "THE DEFENSES OF PETERSBURG - Diagram of the Fight at Hatcher's Run Showing the Position of the Union & Rebel Forces." Nice ftpg. column heads as well including: "Further Discussion of Lincoln's Peace Terms" "Path... See More
April 08, 1864
NORTHAMPTON FREE PRESS, Massachusetts A lot of ten consecutive biweekly issues from the Civil War dated March 8 - April 8, 1864, each having Civil War content within. The April 8 issue has over 2 columns of the ftpg. taken up with: "Abraham Lincoln, By Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe".
Each complete in 4 pages, light water staining to an upper quadrant does not deter readability, other... See More
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