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Civil War map of the Charleston vicinity...

Item #688104

July 20, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 20, 1863  

* Siege of Charleston Harbor - South Carolina

The front page is dominated by a large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE ATTACK ON CHARLESTON".

Nice first column heads including; "From Charleston" "The Attack on Morris Island" "Capture; of All But Fort Waggoner" "James Island Also Taken" &quo... See More  

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The New York City Draft Riots... Attack on Charleston...

Item #688102

July 18, 1863


* Post Battle of Gettysburg

* Robert E. Lee's Army retreat

* New York City draft riots

* Siege of Charleston, South Carolina

 Among the one column headlines on the front page are: "THE RIOT" "Quiet Restored and Business Resumed" "The Insurgents Subdued" "Proclamation By Mayor Opdyke" "The Attack on... See More  

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Much on the notorious guerrilla fighter John Hunt Morgan...

Item #688098

October 02, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES Oct 2, 1864  

* Confederate General John Hunt Morgan

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "VIRGINIA" "Later News From Sheridan" "Details of the Pursuit of Early" "Capture of Staunton by Our Cavalry" "Details of Grant's Movements"

And also: "John Morgan" "His Notorious Career A
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From the closing weeks of the Civil War...

Item #688094

March 02, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1865 

* Fall of Richmond nears

* Final weeks of the Civil War

The front page has some rather large & bold one column heads including: "THE SOUTH" "Great Excitement in the Rebel Capital" "The Abandonment of Richmond" "The Removal of Guns and Military Stores in Progress" "Consternation of the Citizens" "U... See More  

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Sherman is close to taking Savannah...

Item #688093

December 10, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 10, 1864  

* William T. Sherman

* March to the sea

* Savannah, Georgia

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S MARCH" "Highly Important News" "Our Army Near Savannah" "The Rebels Are Reticent No Longer" "Savannah Probably Reached Yesterday" "ARMY OF THE POTOMAC" "The T... See More  

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Advancing upon Vicksburg...

Item #688092

May 26, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, May 26, 1863  

* Vicksburg, Mississippi campaign

* General Ulysses S. Grant operations

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "VICKSBURGH" "News From Gen. Grant's Army..." "Our Centre Within One Mile of Vicksburg Court-House" "6,000 Prisoners Already Captured" "Occupation of the Works at Haines' Bluff... See More  

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The Civil War campaign in Kentucky...

Item #688091

January 26, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 26, 1862  

* Battle of Mill Springs - Kentucky

* General Felix Zollicoffer killed

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Campaign In Kentucky" "Additional Details of the Engagement at Mill Spring' "Zollicoffer's Body Embalmed at Somerset" "The Rout of Humphrey Marshall" "Proclamation of Col. Garf... See More  

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Battle of Lookout Mountain....

Item #688081

November 27, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 27, 1863  

* Battle of Lookout Mountain

* Chattanooga campaign - Tennessee

Among the column headlines on the Civil War are: "GRANT'S GREAT VICTORY" "A 'Complete Victory' Announced by Gen. Grant" "Splendid Conduct of Our Troops" "Bragg's Army Completely Crushed" "His Demoralized Forces in Full Flight Towar... See More  

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Ulysses S. Grant at Vicksburg...

Item #688080

May 23, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, May 23, 1863  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "IMPORTANT NEWS" "The Operations of Gen. Grant Against Vicksburgh" "A Great Battle at Edwards' Ferry" "Defeat of the Rebel General Pemberton" "Heavy Losses on Both Sides" "Details of Grant's Movements" "News From New Orleans" &... See More  

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Lincoln's Proclamation to deserters...

Item #688079

March 11, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, March 11, 1865

* Abraham Lincoln proclamation to deserters

* General William T. Sherman Southern march

* Final month of the Civil War

Among the front page Civil War column heads are: "SHERMAN'S CAMPAIGN" "Important Reports From New Bern" "Fayetteville Said to be in Possession of Our Forces" "Sherman's Advance within Forty Miles of ... See More  

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Beauregard takes command...

Item #688078

October 27, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 27, 1864

* 20 inch Rodman Gun first tested

* John Paul Jones Park - Fort Hamilton

* Brooklyn, New York cannon

* American Civil War

The back page has a very interesting report headed: "The Largest Gun In the World" "Successful Trial of the Twenty-Inch Rodman Gun at Fort Hamilton" (see) This 20-inch version in the largest muzzle loading cannon ever ... See More  

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Abraham Lincoln Proclamation for more soldiers…

Item #688076

October 19, 1863

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 19, 1863   

* President Abraham Lincoln

* Proclamation for more soldiers

Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "PRESIDENT'S PROCLAMATION" which is signed in type by him: Abraham Lincoln. Also: "Another Call For Soldiers" "Three Hundred Thousand Volunteers Asked For" "The Army Of The Cumber
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Battle of Iuka, Mississippi...

Item #688075

September 22, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 22, 1862 

* Battle of Iuka, Mississippi

* Battle of Antietam - Sharpsburg

* Harper's Ferry, West Virginia

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "IMPORTANT WAR NEWS" "The Battle Of Iuka" "Victory of Gen. Rosecrans over Gen. Price" "Capture of Four Cannon from the Rebels" "The Rebels Met in Heavy Fo... See More  

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Lincoln offers pardon to deserters if they return...

Item #688074

March 11, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, March 11, 1863

* President Abraham Lincoln

* Proclamation for deserters

 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Important From New Orleans" "Gen. Banks About to Commence His Forward Movement' "Important To Deserters" "A Proclamation by the President' "An Amnesty to Deserters who Will Return Before the 1st of ... See More  

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General Grant and Robert E. Lee...

Item #688073

May 17, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, May 17, 1864

* Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

* Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee

* Civil War Overland Campaign

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GRAND CAMPAIGN" "The Situation In Virginia" "Advices from General Grant to Monday Morning" "Hostilities Suspended by Impassable Roads" "The Troops In Fin... See More  

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The siege of Vicksburg...

Item #688072

June 04, 1863


* Siege of Vicksburg campaign

* General Ulysses S. Grant

* Yazoo Pass Expedition official report

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Siege Of Vicksburg" "Gen. Grant Permit the Women & Children to Leave the Town" "Naval Operations Before Vicksburg" "Official Report of the Yazoo Exp... See More  

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Civil War newspaper from Kentucky...

Item #688069

May 27, 1861


* Rare pro Union title

* 1st year of the Civil War

Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confederate & the "Jour... See More  

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The Suez Canal...

Item #688053

March 28, 1863

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, March 28, 1863  The front page features a nice print captioned: "Ships Canal Across the Isthmus of Suez" with a related article on page 4. 

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, wear at the central fold with a bit of fold foxing.

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On Davis' inauguration... Fall of Fort Donelson... Fall of Nashville...

Item #688051

February 25, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 25, 1862  

* Nashville TN Tennessee

* Jefferson Davis Inauguration

* Action at Sugar Creek - Arkansas

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Campaign I:n Tennessee" "More Good News' "Nashville Occupied by General Buell's Forces" "The Western Victories" "A Gloomy Time at Jeff. Davis' Inaugura... See More  

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Lincoln is tough on peace... Jeff Davis comments...

Item #688050

February 10, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 10, 1865

* Peace conference

* Confederate mission

* Abraham Lincoln

* Final months of war

 Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "The Fight on Monday Last" "Difficult Nature of the Country" 'Temporary Defeat of the Union Forces" "Our Losses Thus Far About 800" "Union Lines Extended Four Miles&qu... See More  

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Entire front page is a huge Civil War map...

Item #688049

May 30, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 30, 1864 

* Rare full front page Civil War map

* Ulysses S. Grant's Overland Campaign

Civil War maps on the front pages of daily newspapers were relatively few, and even fewer were those large enough to take over half the page. But just an exceedingly few Civil War newspapers had the entire front page taken up with a map. This is one.

The map is headed: "... See More  

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Hopes for peace end in failure...

Item #688048

February 06, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 6, 1865  The front page has: "The Peace Conference Ended" "Contradictory Reports of the Result" "The Conference Said to Be A Failure" "Arrival of the Peace Men--Mr. Lincoln Joins Them--The Arrangement for a Talk" "The President Home Again--How he Traveled..." and much more.

The back page includes: "Calvin Fairbanks... See More  

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Sherman marching toward Atlanta...

Item #688047

July 20, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 20, 1864

* Atlanta, Georgia

* General William T. Sherman

 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "FROM SHERMAN'S ARMY" "Marching Toward Atlanta" "Johnston Driven Within His Defenses" "Early Capture of the Place Seems Assured" and other smaller heads.

Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, minor margin &am... See More  

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Printed on Christmas day...

Item #688046

December 25, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 25, 1864  Among the front page column heads are: "MERRY CHRISTMAS" "The Observance & the Festivities of the Day" "The Skating Season" and more.

Although there is some Civil War reporting, it takes a back seat to celebrations of the season, particularly with this being a Christmas Day edition.

Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, good con... See More  

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Lincoln's first inaugural address... "We are not enemies, but friends"...

Item #688044

March 08, 1861

KENNEBEC JOURNAL, Augusta, Maine, March 8, 1861

* President Abraham Lincoln

* Inauguration - inaugural address

* "We are not enemies, but friends"

 Page 3 begins with the: "Inaugural Address" which is signed in type at its conclusion: Abraham Lincoln. It takes nearly 2 columns.

Page 2 has a lengthy editorial on: "Lincoln's Inaugural". It includes in ... See More  

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Great on the fall of Atlanta...

Item #688038

September 15, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 15, 1864 

* The Fall of Atlanta, Georgia

* Battle of Jonesborough GA

* General William T. Sherman

The front page is dominated by a terrific and huge map headed: "MAP OF ATLANTA AND ITS DEFENSES." with related first column heads including: "FALL OF ATLANTA" "The Tribune Special Report" "Desperate Battles, Assaults and Raids&quo... See More  

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Lincoln is inaugurated, with his memorable address on the front page...

Item #688031

March 05, 1865

DAILY MILWAUKEE NEWS, Wisconsin, March 5, 1865 

* President Abraham Lincoln

* Inauguration - inaugural Address

The front page begins with nice column heads including: "Inaugural Message Of President Lincoln!" "The Heavens Wept Profusely & the Streets of Washington Deluged in Mud!" "Latest From Sherman!" & much more on the closing events of the Civi... See More  

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Battle of Shiloh with a Proclamation by Lincoln...

Item #688030

April 11, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 11, 1862 

* Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee

* President Abraham Lincoln proclamation of thanks

Nice coverage of the Battle of Shiloh and more.

Among front page column heads: "THE GREAT VICTORIES" "Important Details of the Battle at Pittsburg, Tenn." "Heroic Conduct of the Troops engaged in the Conflict" "Graphic... See More  

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Abraham Lincoln's last public speech & last proclamation...

Item #688028

April 12, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 12, 1865  The front page has one column heads including: "RECONSTRUCTION" "Important Speech by the President" "His Views On Peace & Reconstruction" with the text of his speech beginning: "We meet this evening not in sorrow, but in gladness of heart. The evacuation of Petersburgh & Richmond & the surrender of the principal ... See More  

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Lincoln's state-of-the-union address...

Item #688027

December 16, 1863

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 16, 1863  

* President Abraham Lincoln

* State of the Union Address

* Rare pro-Confederate publication

This issue is significant in that it published on page 6 the: "President's Message" being Abraham Lincoln's annual state-of-the-union address, which takes over half of pg. 6 and nearly half of pg. 7 where it is signed in type: Abraha
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The Civil War is about to end... Two dispatches signed by Lincoln...

Item #688021

April 08, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, April 8, 1865 

* General Robert E. Lee's surrender (day of)

* Appomattox Court House signing (eve)

* Battle of Sailor's Creek - Farmville, Virginia

This issue was published the day before Robert E. Lee surrendered to U.S. Grant which essentially ended the Civil War.

Not surprisingly the significant front page headlines report the coming end, with many heads in... See More  

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Battle of the Wilderness... Lincoln Proclamation thanking God...

Item #688020

May 10, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1864

* Battle of the Wilderness- Virginia

* Abraham Lincoln's Thanksgiving

 Some great first column heads with: "VICTORY ! " "ON TO RICHMOND" "Lee Defeat & Retreat Fully Confirmed" "Our Army In Vigorous Pursuit" "Official Dispatches from Grant and Meade" "Lee's Report of the Battles" "T... See More  

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From the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #688015

July 02, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, July 2, 1863  

* Battle of Gettysburg begins

* General George Meade

* Gen. Robert E. Lee

The first column heads on the front page tell of the early reports of the Battle of Gettysburg, which was fought July 1-3.

The heads include: "THE REBEL INVASION" "Defeat of Stuart's Cavalry in Three Fights" "The Rebels Driven from Westminster to Hanov... See More  

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Documents signed by two future Presidents...

Item #688012

January 23, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 23, 1862 

* Rare pro-Confederate publication

Articles include: "Exciting News from Kentucky" has 2 dispatches signed by: J.A. Garfield, Colonel, the future President; "Gen. Grant's Proclamation to His Soldiers" is signed: U.S. Grant; and much more.

Eight pages, very nice condition.

Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to... See More  

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Greeley's letter to Lincoln... Battle in Kentucky...

Item #688011

September 03, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 3, 1862 

* Battle of Richmond, Kentucky

* Horace Greeley & Abraham Lincoln

Articles include: "The Indian Massacres in Minnesota" "The Case of General Stone" "Mr. Lincoln's Scheme of Emancipation & Colonization" "War News of the Week" "Battle of Chattanooga" "Terrible Battle Near Richmon... See More  

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Very nice on Lincoln's funeral...

Item #688010

April 26, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 26, 1865  

* Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession

* New York City - Black mourning borders

Close to half of the first column on the front page is taken up with headlines--using type larger than typically found--reporting on the funeral of President Abraham Lincoln. Some of the heads include: "OBSEQUIES OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN" "Universal Sorrow&quo
... See More  

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Battle of Antietam, with a front page map...

Item #687851

September 22, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 22, 1862  

* Battle of Antietam w/ map

* Sharpsburg, Maryland

* "Bloodiest battle in U.S. history"

The front page features a nice map titled: "SHARP SKIRMISHES ON SATURDAY. Important Operations at Sharpsburg & Williamsport." showing much detail of the area.

The front page also has nice one column heads including: "The Battle of Anti... See More  

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Robert E. Lee's message to the people of Maryland...

Item #687848

September 12, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 12, 1862 

* Robert E. Lee Maryland manifesto

* Sugarloaf Mountain

* Hagerstown MD

* Maysville KY Kentucky

The front page has one column heads on the Civil War including: "The War In Maryland" "Union Forces In Possession of Sugar Loaf Mountain" "Manifesto of General Lee to the People of Maryland" which has the lengthy text signed by... See More  

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Map on General Buell in Tennessee...

Item #687846

September 06, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, September 6, 1862  

* Battle of Antietam close

* General Don Carlos Buell w/ map

The front page has a nice Civil War map headed: "Operations Of Buell In Tennessee".

Among the front page column heads are: "The Rebels Threatening the Line of the Potomac" "The Rebels Passing Through Thoroughfare Gap" "McClellan's Order to the Army&q... See More  

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Large map of Burnside's accomplishments....

The death of Commodore Uriah P. Levy...

Item #687618

March 25, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 25, 1862 

* Uriah P. Levy death (1st report)

* 1st Jewish commodore of U.S. Navy

* American Civil War - Jews

The most notable content within this issue is the very brief, but historic page 7 report of the death of Commodore (Admiral) Uriah P. Levy, the first U.S. Jewish Commodore, war of 1812 war hero, and credited as to having abolished the disciplinary procedu... See More  

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Two accounts of Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid", in a Confederate newspaper.....

Item #687610

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  

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Civil War map shows Eastern Virginia... Siege of Yorktown...

Item #687576

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  

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On the Battle of Fredericksburg...

Item #687507

December 19, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 19, 1862  

* Battle of Fredericksburg aftermath

* General Ambrose E. Burnside

Among the front page column heads relating to the Battle of Fredericksburg: "From General  Burnside's Army" "The Burial of the Dead Completed" "What Rebel Officers Say of the Battle" "A Force of 500,000 Could Not Carry the Heights" "... See More  

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On slaves defecting north, after the Emancipation Proclamation...

Item #687506

November 18, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 18, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Rebel Evacuation of Snicker's Gap" "Cavalry Expedition to the Shenandoah" "The Blockade of Charleston Harbor" and more.

One report: "The Proclamation--The Contrabands--White Slaves in the South" which refers to Lincoln's recent Emancipation Proclamation. S... See More  

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Lincoln on returning slaves... Civil War map...

Item #687503

January 24, 1862

NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Jan. 24, 1862  Page 6 features a nice map headed: "THE WAR IN KENTUCKY AND TENNESSEE" with related reports including: "The Somerset Battle".

Other reports within include: "An Interesting Declaration - The President on Catching Negroes" "The Return of Fugitive Slaves" "The President's Position on the Question"... See More  

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Battle of Antietam... Bloodiest day of the war...

Item #687486

September 19, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 19, 1862 

* Battle of Antietam w/ map

* Sharpsburg, Maryland

* Bloodiest single-day battle

The entire front page is taken up with excellent reporting on the Battle of Antietam. This battle, fought Sept. 17, was the bloodiest day of fighting of the entire war. Both sides lost over 10,000 men in killed & wounded. Though the result was essentially a draw, Lee&... See More  

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Civil War map takes up the entire front page...

Item #687484

May 27, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, May 27, 1862 

* Rare full page Civil War map & more

* Peninsula campaign - George McClellan

The entire front page is taken up with a huge and very detailed Civil War map with a banner heading: "THE IMPORTANT STRATEGIC MOVEMENTS IN VIRGINIA" along with: "Scene Of Operations in Front of Richmond, in the Valley & on the Line of the Upper Potomac--Th... See More  

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The very first Medal of Honor recipients...

Item #687357

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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Civil War related print on the front page... Battle of Shiloh...

Item #687253

September 27, 1862

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 27, 1862  A desired yet rather scarce title from during the Civil War, as the front page typically featured a war-related print.

This issue has on the ftpg: "Hoosiers Pouring Into Cincinnati to Enlist For the Defence of That City". Nice war reporting inside including: "The Great Battle of Sharpsburg" (Shiloh) which takes over... See More  

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End of fighting in the Civil War...

Item #687252

May 29, 1865


* Edmund Kirby Smith surrenders

* re. Jefferson Davis capture

* Last battles of the Civil War

The top of the first column has an embellishment beneath which is: "PEACE ! " "Kirby Smith Surrenders" "The Old Flag Waves From Maine to the Rio Grande!". Also on the front page is: "JEFF DAVIS" "An Of
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