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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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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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Abraham Lincoln is elected president...

Item #687250

November 12, 1864


* Abraham Lincoln elected president (2nd term)

* 1st report plus Civil War reporting

 Page 3 has a nice illustration headed: "Prison At Andersonville, Georgia" with related text with one column heads: "Rebel Cruelties To Prisoners" "The Horrors of Andersonville, of Libby Prison, and of Relic Isle" "Plunde
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Two front page Civil War maps...

Item #687248

October 13, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 13, 1861  The front page has two maps titled: "THE AFFAIR AT CHICAMACOMICO" and "THE FIGHT AT SANTA ROSA ISLAND" which is in Florida near Pensacola Bay.

Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Advance of the Rebels on the Potomac" "Battle Between the Rebels and Col. Wilson's Regiment Near For... See More  

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Lincoln's State of the Union address, in a Washington, D.C. newspaper...

Item #687239

December 04, 1861

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 4, 1861 

* President Abraham Lincoln

* 1st State of the Union Address

* Best publication to be had ?

Most of page 2 is taken up with: "The President's Message" being the annual state-of-the-union address of the President to Congress, signed in type at its conclusion: Abraham Lincoln.

Logically, much of his focus is on... See More  

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The Gettysburg Address in a Pennsylvania newspaper...

Item #687238

November 20, 1863

PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, Nov. 20, 1863

* President Abraham Lincoln's famous speech

* Gettysburg Address at battlefield cemetery

* In a Pennsylvania publication, rare as such

 The front page has over two columns taken up with: "The Solemnities At Gettysburg" "Dedication of The Cemetery Of The Heroes" "Oration of Hon. Edward Everett".

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Second Battle of Bull Run...

Item #686756

September 20, 1862

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 20, 1862  Present is the two page foldout: "Second Day of the Battle of Bull Run...National Forces Commanded by Major General Pope & the Rebel Troops by Generals Lee, Jackson & Longstreet". Note: this double page print was cut in half upon binding causing some loss.

Other prints include: "The Great National Bakery for the... See More  

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Full page focus on Lincoln, with a print...

Item #686261

May 01, 1865


* Abraham Lincoln assassination w/ print

 Phrenology is a theory that the personality traits of a person can be derived from the shape of their skull. Although holding no validity today, it was a popular science in the mid-19th century and this periodical focused on it.

The feature of this issue is the page near the back which is devoted to Ab... See More  

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A review of the year 1863...

Item #685730

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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Early months of the Civil War...

Item #685729

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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Monitor versus the Merrimac...

Item #685722

March 11, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 11, 1862 

* Battle of Hampton Roads

* Monitor vs. Merrimack

* Historic Civil War naval battle

Page 5 contains a full column report which carries over to the back page, headed: "THE NAVAL FIGHT" "Official Report of the Affair" "Fortunate Arrival of the Monitor" "The Damage to the Merrimac" "A Hole Stove In Her Side&qu... See More  

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The Seven Days' Battle begins...

Item #685695

June 26, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 26, 1862 

* Seven Days Battles beginning

* Robert E. Lee vs. McClellan

* Richmond VA Virginia

Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "A Sharp Skirmish wit the Enemy" 'Heintzelman's Corps Engaged" "Gallant Conduct of Hooker's Division" "The Enemy Driven Out of Their Camps" and also: "Important From W... See More  

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A pro-South newspaper from the North...

Item #685694

May 11, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, May 11, 1864  Among the reports are: "Freedom of Debate" "Mrs. Lincoln" "War News of the Week" "From the Red River - The Rebels Fire into the Vessels..." "Latest From the Front--Our Wounded Sent to the Rear..." "Occupation of City Point..." "The Army of the Potomac Moving! Crossing the Rapidan!" ... See More  

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News from "the rebellion"...

Item #685467

September 19, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 19, 1861  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil war are: "THE REBELLION" "Important News From Maryland" "Rebel Demand for the Surrender of Lexington" "Important News From Kentucky" & much more.

Eight pages, a little wear along the spine, generally nice.

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Early returns show Lincoln is doing well in the 1864 election..

Item #685219

November 08, 1864


* Abraham Lincoln's election (2nd)

* Original American Civil War reporting

In addition to much inside page reporting on the latest Civil War events, page 2 has items concerning the election. Final results would not be known until the next day, however various partial returns are noted here (see photos), almost all showing Abraham Lincoln looking... See More  

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Fugitive slaves... 1862 Savannah, Georgia martial law...

Item #684958

January 24, 1862

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 24, 1862

* Fugitive slaves

* Savannah, Georgia martial law

* New Bern, North Carolina

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 RETURN OF FUGITIVE SLAVES", "The President's Position on the Question", "FROM... See More  

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The Gettysburg Address on the front page... One of the very best...

Item #684899

November 20, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 20, 1863 

* President Abraham Lincoln

* Gettysburg Address at battlefield cemetery

It would be difficult to argue for a more notable or desirable newspaper from the Civil War. Combine the complete text of the historic Gettysburg Address by President Abraham Lincoln, with this venerable title, with the content being on the front page, and the combination makes for o... See More  

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The Yankee paper in a partially Confederate city...

Item #684867

November 08, 1861


* Rare pro Union title

* First year of the Civil War

Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, 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 &a... See More  

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Wirz is hanged... Trial of Jeff Davis... Reconstruction...

Item #684718

November 15, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 15, 1865  Among the articles are: "The Latest Phase of Reconstruction" "The Trial of Jefferson Davis--The President and Chief Justice Consult About It" "Reported Insurrectionary Movement of Negroes" "the Execution of Capt. Wirz - His Last Moments--His Courageous Conduct on the Gallows" and an editorial on this event head... See More  

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The Civil War is about to begin...

Item #684488

March 20, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, March 20, 1861

* History about to be made

* Secession from the Union

 Among the front page column heads on events which would lead to the Civil War in a few weeks' time: "IMPORTANT FROM THE SOUTH" "THE EVACUATION OF FORT SUMTER" "Major Anderson and His Forces Leave on Saturday in the Steamship Columbia" "Probable Recognition of th... See More  

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States expected to secede from the Union....

Item #684485

November 28, 1860

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 28, 1860  

* Southern crisis

* Secession talks

Among the front page column heads report tension from just before the Civil War are: "THE SECESSION MOVEMENT" "Views & Intentions of the Republican Leaders in Congress" "Message of Gov. Gist to the South Carolina Legislature" The State Bound to Secede" "He Thinks Sou
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Pre-Civil War tensions....

Item #684484

November 27, 1860

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 27, 1860  

* Southern crisis - secession options

* Abraham Lincoln as president elect

Among the front page column heads on troubles leading to the Civil War are: "THE SECESSION MOVEMENT" "Interesting From South Carolina" "Indication of Conservatism in the South" "The Palmetto Flag Groaned at and Hissed in Baltimore" &
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Pre-Civil War tensions.... Abe Lincoln's Cabinet...

Item #684483

November 18, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 18, 1860

* Abraham Lincoln as president-elect

* Pre Civil War Southern tensions

Among the front page column heads from just before the outbreak of war: "OUR NATIONAL TROUBLES" "Important From South Carolina" "Inauguration of Revolution by the People of Charleston" "The U,S. Ensign Flying Over Fort Moultrie Only" &quo
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Sickening revelations at the Wirz Andersonville Prison trial...

Item #684454

September 08, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Sept.  8, 1865 

* Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter

* Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia

The back page has half a column with: "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "Continuation of the Sickening Revelations" "Early Adjournment of the Court on Account of Wirz's Illness".

The front page has much under: "National Politics" including: "M... See More  

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Brutalities unveiled at the Wirz trial...

Item #684450

September 22, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 22, 1865 

* Andersonville Civil War prison in Georgia 

* Captain Henry Wirz trial

Front page column heads include: "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "Another Chapter of Brutality and Horrors" "Howell Cobb Desired to Hang All the Yankee Prisoners" "Suggested Punishment for the Georgia Ladies who Collected Supplies for the Sufferers" &qu... See More  

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Reconstruction: rebels seek pardon...

Item #684447

June 26, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, June 26, 1865  Among the front page column heads are: "WASHINGTON" The President Determined to Maintain Freedom of Political Discussion for All" "The Southern Refugees Versus the Southern Delegation" "Additional Rebels Pardoned & Seeking Pardon" "and more.

Eight pages, small ink blotch near the bottom, nice condition.

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Reconstruction in Virginia & South Carolina...

Item #684435

June 27, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, June 27, 1865  Among the front page column heads relating to reconstruction efforts after the Civil War are: "VIRGINIA" "The Right to Vote Extended to the Virginia Rebels" "The Status of the Negro Established: "The Health of Jeff. Davis" "The President Worn Out by Incessant Exertion" "The Reconstruction of South Carolina"... See More  

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1862 Battle of Mill Spring, Kentucky...

Item #684194

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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Many prints on the Civil War...

Item #684192

July 05, 1862


* William Frederick Milton Arny

A terrific issue which also includes the 16 page "War Supplement" with its own war-themed masthead.

The 'regular' issue has many prints including: "Major W.F.M. Arny, U.S. Indian Agent for the Territories, Successor to the Famous Kit Carson". Also: "War in the Shenan... See More  

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On the inaugurations of Jefferson Davis, and Abraham Lincoln...

Item #684148

March 16, 1861

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 16, 1861 

* President Abraham Lincoln

* Rebel leader Jefferson Davis

* Inaugurations w/ prints

The full front page is a nice print of: "The Hon. Jefferson Davis, President-Elect of the New Southern Confederacy, Addressing the Citizens of Montgomery, Ala...Preview to His Inauguration." Inside includes a dramatic print of: "... See More  

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Very dramatic issue on the first casualty of the Civil War...

Item #684145

June 01, 1861


* Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth assassination

* First casualty of the American Civil War

The front page is mostly taken up with a dramatic print showing the murder of Col. Elmer Ellsworth at the Marshall House Hotel in Alexandria. Ellsworth, a personal friend of Lincoln (worked in his law office in Springfield), is considered the fir... See More  

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Dramatic & displayable cavalry charge... Jefferson City...

Item #684143

November 02, 1861

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 2, 1861  The best print is the very dramatic, tipped-in doublepage centerfold which shows a cavalry charge captioned: "...Steamer Monticello Shelling the Rebel Troops at Chicamacomico...Attempt to cut off the Retreat of the 20th Indiana Regiment Towards Hatteras Lighthouse". This is one of the more action-packed prints of the war.

Othe... See More  

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Has Richmond been captured?

Item #683895

May 11, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, May 11, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Siege of Vicksburg" "The Rebels Routed & Driven Toward Vicksburg" "Richmond Reported Taken" "Gen. Hooker Said to be Again Across the Rappahannock" "News From Tennessee" "Wheeler's Cavalry Force Advancing on Livingston" and much mor... See More  

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Nine issues with Civil War-related content...

Item #683795

December 27, 1862

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A nice lot of 9 different issues from 1862, each contains within reports on military events from the Civil War, or reports of developments and improvements of military equipment.

Each issue complete in 16 pages and in nice condition.

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John Wilkes Booth three years before his notoriety...

Item #683742

March 25, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 25, 1862  The bottom of the front page contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production of The Apostate at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth. 

See the photo for the complete ad which notes the listing of the cast, including: "Eig... See More  

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Denouncing Lincoln and his policies...

Item #683717

December 23, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 23, 1863  The front page has a full column report--and carrying over to page 2--with heads: "SPEECH OF WENDELL PHILLIPS" "Mr. Lincoln's Proclamation of Freedom" "Ferocious Abolition Tirade Against Abolition Party Leaders" "Seward, Chase and Lincoln Denounced" "Horace Greeley Avows His Preference for Chase".

An in... See More  

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Baltimore slaves set free... Lincoln's proclamation making Nevada a State... Reason for the war...

Item #683602

November 03, 1864

SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, California, November 3, 1864  Page 2 has the small but historic announcement: "Slaves Set Free In Baltimore", which includes in part: "The Post's special dispatch says: The slaves were set free yesterday in Baltimore, in pursuance of an order of the Court, under the new Constitution of Maryland."

Page 2 has the proclamation by President Lincoln... See More  

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Lincoln's second inaugural address: 'With malice towards none...'

Item #683525

March 07, 1865

SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, California, March 7, 1865 

* Abraham Lincoln's second inauguration (historic)

* "With Malice Toward None, With Charity For All"

* End of Civil War & assassination nears

Page 2 has a very historic report headed: "Inauguration Day at Washington" which is primarily taken up with the: "Inaugural Address of President Lincoln". I... See More  

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Grant pursues Robert E. Lee...

Item #683383

May 26, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 26, 1864 

* Ulysses S. Grant - Spotsylvania victory

Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Grant's Rapid Pursuit of Lee" "A Considerable Skirmish There" "Desperate Charges of the Enemy" "The Rebels Leave--Grant Crosses" "Grant Picks Up a Thousand Prisoners" "Rebels... See More  

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Official announcement of the capture of Richmond: in a Richmond newspaper...

Item #683303

April 05, 1865

EVENING WHIG, Richmond, April 5, 1865 

* The fall of Richmond from the Confederate capital

* Extremely rare as such (historic)

It's always nice to get reports of famous events in newspapers from where the event occurred. Here is a terrific opportunity.

This is a very rare Union occupation newspaper, as Richmond had just fallen to the Yankee forces on April 3. The issue of April 4 ... See More  

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Much on the trial of Lincoln's assassination, and the end of the Civil War...

Item #683269

May 23, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 23, 1865 

* Abraham Lincoln assassination

* Trial of the assassins - traitors

The front page has column heads on the trial of those accused of assassinating President Lincoln: "THE ASSASSINATION" "The Trial on Monday" "Evidence of an Important Witness Suppressed" "Capture of Booth and Harrold" "Testimony of Captain Doug... See More  

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Preparing for the outbreak of the Civil War...

Item #683173

March 30, 1861


* Start of the Civil War close (Fort Sumter)

* Tensions at a boiling point in the South

* Southern slavery and the Confederacy

* History about to be made

From just days before the outbreak of the Civil War, this issue has a wealth of reports on the coming conflict.

Articles include: "The Census of 1860" which includes a chart for th... See More  

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Further investigation on the Lincoln assassination...

Item #683070

May 06, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, May 6, 1865  Among the front page column heads on the closing events of the Civil War are: "THE CONSPIRACY" "Another Letter from Beverly Tucker & Geo. Sanders" "Absolute Denial of any Knowledge of the Assassination" "Harold's Confession and the Other Testimony Sent to 

Europe" "The Preliminary Examination About Co... See More  

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