Abraham Lincoln & The Civil War

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Abraham Lincoln & The Civil War

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676830

The election of 1864...

Item #676830

November 26, 1864

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Nov. 26, 1864 (for quote to Richard Botteri)  Page 156 has several vignettes re: the Presidential election. 

Complete in 16 pages, with a slight degree of wear. Overall good for a CW era Leslie's. 

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676789

Great war content from the Confederacy... "Pursuit of Morgan's Guerrillas"...

Item #676789

July 18, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 18, 1862  A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page items are: "From Vicksburg" "The Lines Beyond the Rappahannock" "Kentucky" "A Reminiscence" "The Yankees And the Negroes" "Through Connection to Staunton" "Latest From the North--Defeat of the Federa... See More  

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676631

Sherman's report on his march to the sea...

Item #676631

June 21, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 21, 1865 



* Sherman's official report

* March to the Sea

* Trial of the conspirators




Two-thirds of the front page is taken up with an excellent & very detailed report headed: "GEN. SHERMAN" "His Official Report" "From Atlanta To Savannah" "A Valuable Contribution to the History of the War", signed in type: W. T. Sh... See More  

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676627

One of the more rare titles from the Civil War we have offered...

Item #676627

April 05, 1865

GRANT'S PETERSBURG PROGRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, April 5, 1865 



* Extremely rare military title

* General Ulysses S. Grant

* The Siege of Petersburg ending

* Civil War coming to an end




An exceedingly rare newspaper and the first we have had the opportunity to offer. This newspaper lasted but four issues, printing on April 3, 5, 7 and 10 of 1865 by officers of the 37th Wisconsi... See More  

Item from Catalog 304 (released for March, 2021)...

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676406

Debating the Bible's view on polygamy in this religious newspaper...

Item #676406
THE CIRCULAR, Oneida Community, (New York), Sept. 5, 1870  An interesting newspaper from the famous Oneida Community in New York, an early "commune" in experimental living. Various religiously-themed content but a bit of reporting of news of the day as well.

One report; "Polygamy Discussion in Utah" which mentions in part: "Dr. Newman...and Elder Orson Pratt of S
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676349

Tennessee secedes from the Union...

Item #676349

June 09, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 9, 1861  Among the front page column heads on the Civil Ware are: "The War For the Union" "Formal Secession of Tennessee" "Eastern Tennessee Still True" "No Rebels in Sight Along the Potomac" "Rebel Plan to Take Washington" "Beauregard & Davis to Command" "The Maryland Secessionists to Rise" "... See More  

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676348

The Rebels at Manassas...

Item #676348

June 16, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 16, 1861  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "The Rebels At Manassas" "The Retreat Of 

The Rebels" "They Destroy All They Can" "Going to Join Beauregard" "Heavy Artillery Going" and more on inside pages as well.

Eight pages, never er bound nor trimmed, very ni... See More  

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676347

The lead-up to the Battle of Bull Run...

Item #676347

July 21, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 21, 1861  Some nice front page column heads on the day before Bull Run including: "LATEST FROM BULL'S RUN" "The Armies Only One Mile Apart" "Our Men on the Original Battlefield" "Capture of Several Secessionists" "Effect of Our Fire on the Rebels" "Beauregard Treated two a Shell" "THE WAR FOER THE UNIO... See More  

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676346

Front page map of Missouri, & more...

Item #676346

June 23, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 23, 1861  The front page features a nice map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN MISSOURI".

Many nice ftpg. column heads on the Civil War including: "THE WAR FORE THE UNIONLoyalty in Tennessee & Kentucky" "A New State Proposed" "Beauregard Near Fairfax Court House" "Reward For Traitors" "The Position of Kentucky" ... See More  

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676345

Great reporting on the Battle of Bull Run...

Item #676345

July 22, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 22, 1861  The top of page 5 begins with a nice stack of column heads: "A GREAT BATTLE FOUGHT" "The Batteries at Bull's Run Carried" "Splendid Union Victory" "The Rebels Routed" "Terrible Slaughter" "They Are Driven Into Manassas Junction" "A Death Blow to Secession" and much more. The related repo... See More  

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676344

A wealth of reporting on the Civil War...

Item #676344

June 30, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 30, 1861  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From the Virginia Rebels" "Davis has 80,000 Men on Sacred Soil" "He Declines a General Battle" "A Strong Force at Yorktown" "A Skirmish at Seneca" "Beauregard's Advance Guard" "From the South" "Secession Deviltry in Kentucky&q... See More  

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676343

Much reporting from the fields of battle...

Item #676343

July 07, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 7, 1861  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Legalizing the President's Action" "More 

Troops Going Into Virginia" "From Kentucky & Tennessee" "5,000 Federal Troops on Santa Rosa" "Rebel Soldiers Dying Rapidly" "The Rebels Plunder & Run" &... See More  

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676341

War events just before Bull Run...

Item #676341

July 14, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 14, 1861  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "The Capture of Secession Women" "What the Fair Ones Said" "Particulars of Harvey's Treason" "The Victory at Rich Mountain" "10,000 Rebels Defeated" "Our Boys After the Fugitive Rebels" "The Battle of Ca... See More  

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676340

Terrific reporting on the Battle of Bull Run...

Item #676340

July 23, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 23, 1861 Page 4 has some nice column heads on the battle of Bull Run, the first major battle of the Civil War, including: "THE GREAT BATTLE" "Incidents of Heroism" "The Battle Decisively Won" "The Enemy Attempt to Pursue" "Praiseworthy Conduct of the Eight" and more.

The text of the battle takes 2 columns on pg. 4 and almost... See More  

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676339

Battle of Bull Run...

Item #676339

July 24, 1861

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, July 24, 1861  Page 4 has some nice one column headlines on the first major battle of the Civil War, including: "THE GREAT BATTLE" "Additional Details" "The Panic Wearing Away" "Our Losses Greatly Exaggerated" "Preparations for Another Fight" "Vigorous Action by the Government" "The Killed and Wounded&quo... See More  

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676338

Jeff Davis' message to the Confederate Congress...

Item #676338

July 28, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 28, 1861  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR FOR TRHE UNION" "Rumors of Rebel Movements" "Pistols in Whisky Barrels" "No Rebel Troops at Winchester" "Indiana Zouaves Go to Washington" "Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln Among the Wounded" meaning they visited wounded soldiers; "A Union Lady... See More  

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676336

Battle of Springfield...

Item #676336

August 18, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 18, 1861  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT BATTLE OF SPRINGFIELD" .Motives Which Induced Gen. Lyon to Attack" "Gallant Conduct to the Last" "Glorious Fighting of the Federal Troops" "5,200 Union Men Defeat 22,000 Rebels" "Terrible Slaughter on Both Sides" and more on inside pages as... See More  

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676335

With a diagram of the battle of Blackburn's Ford...

Item #676335

August 11, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 11, 1861  The front page includes a detailed one column illustration headed: "Plan of The Battle of Blackburn's Ford" with related text. Also nice ftpg. one column war heads: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Gen. Wool Goes to Fortress Monroe" "Assassination of Pickets" "The Rebels Fortifying Matthias Point:" "Secession ... See More  

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676326

Casualty list for the Battle of Bull Run...

Item #676326

August 04, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, August 4, 1861  Almost the entire front page is taken up with a huge list headed: "BATTLE OF BULL RUN" and "List of Killed & Wounded -- Carefully Corrected form the Most Authentic Sources" with the list provided alphabetically first by those "Killed" then noting those "Wounded".

A valuable resource on one of the more notable battl... See More  

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676325

From the early months of the Civil War...

Item #676325

August 25, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, August 25, 1861  A wealth of war reporting on the front page with column heads including: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Trouble Among the Rebels" "Changes In Commanders" "Peace-Secession Troubles" "A Fight at Fairfield" "From Fortress Monroe" "A Shell In the Enemy's Camp" "The Battle of Charleston"... See More  

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676324

Includes a print of the ironclad Merrimac...

Item #676324

March 13, 1862

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 13, 1862  Page 5 has a report with heads: "The Engagement in Hampton Roads" "The Rebel Official Report' "The Merrimac Badly Damaged" "Her Prow Shot Away" with the entire detailed report taking over a full column.

Plus, the back page has a nice diagram headed: "The Rebel Monster Merrimac" with descriptive text, as ... See More  

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676323

Slavery at the Capital...

The Monitor vs. the Merrimac... Slavery at the Capital...

Item #676323

March 14, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 14, 1862  A significant issue reporting one of the most famous naval battles of the 19th century: the Monitor vs. the Merrimac. It ushered in "modern" naval engineering with the use of iron-clad vessels.

One column heads on the back page include: "THE GREAT NAVAL FIGHT" "Official Report Of The Affair" "The Maiden Cruise Of The Monito... See More  

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676322

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

Item #676322

April 10, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 10, 1862  The front page is dominated by a rather large Civil War map headed: "The Position Before Yorktown" with much detail.

One column heads on the front page include: "The War For The Union" "Gen. Hunter's Dept." "Emancipation In The District" "From Fortress Monroe" "The Attack Upon Yorktown" "De... See More  

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676321

Battle of Shiloh, or Pittsburg Landing...

Item #676321

April 14, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 14, 1862  A great issue on the historic Battle of Shiloh, or Battle of Pittsburg Landing. The front page is dominated by a large & very detailed map headed: "THE BATTLE OF PITTSBURG---SITUATION IN THE SOUTH-WEST".

Also many column heads on the Civil War including: "The Battle In Tennessee" "Latest From Pittsburg" "Rebel Accounts ... See More  

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676320

District of Columbia emancipated... Battle of Shiloh... Two maps...

Item #676320

April 17, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 17, 1862  The most noteworthy content is found on the front page: "EMANCIPATION IN THE DISTRICT" which includes: "An act for the release of certain persons held to service or labor in the District of Columbia..." with further particulars. It is signed in  type: Abraham Lincoln. 

This Act ended slavery in the nation's capital and ... See More  

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676319

Two Civil War maps... Fredericksburg & New Orleans...

Item #676319

April 18, 1862

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, April 18, 1862  Certainly the prime feature of this issue are the two Civil War maps, one on the front page headed: "THE APPROACH TO FREDERICKSBURG".

Among the many front page one column heads on the war are: "Expedition Up The Rappahannock" "The Rebels Driven Out" "Occupation of Tappahannock" "The Rebels Evacuating Frederi... See More  

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676318

Civil War shows Fort Pulaski in Georgia...

Item #676318

April 19, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 19, 1862  The front page features a Civil War map headed: "The Bombardment of Fort Pulaski" in Georgia.

Column heads include: "The Siege Of Yorktown" "Smart Skirmish on the James River" "The Enemy Attack Our Lines" "They Are Repulsed with Severe Loss" "Jeff. Davis In The Field" and more. More war reporting in... See More  

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676317

Civil War map shows Eastern Virginia...

Item #676317

April 21, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 21, 1862  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" "Slight Engagement with the enemy" "THE SIEGE OF YORKTOWN&quo... See More  

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676316

Map of the battle at Lee's Mills...

Item #676316

April 22, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 22, 1862  The front page has a nice Civil War map headed: "The Battle at Lee's Mills, Virginia" with much detail.

The front page also has much reporting headed: "The Siege of Yorktown" plus other war-related reports as well, including: "The Fight Near Lee's Mills" including a list of the killed & wounded from the battle.

Eigh... See More  

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676315

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

Item #676315

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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676314

Yorktown siege.... New Orleans falls...

Item #676314

May 02, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 2, 1862  The front page is dominated by a nice Civil War map headed: "The Action of April 26 Near Yorktown" which is more of a diagram of the battle.

Among the front page one column heads are: "Fall Of Fort Macon" "The Surrender of New Orleans" "Graceful but Patriotic Letter from Flag-Officer Farragut", "The Siege Of Yorktown... See More  

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676313

Map shows North Carolina... Efforts near New Orleans...

Item #676313

May 03, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 3, 1862  The front page is dominated by a nice map headed: "SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA".

A wealth of ftpg. column heads on the Civil War include: "The Capture of Fort Macon" "Official Report" "The Fight Above Elizabeth City" "Capture of New Orleans" "Gen. Butler on Lake Pontchartrain"  "Rebel Accounts ... See More  

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676312

Great Civil War map of Yorktown & Norfolk & vicinity...

Item #676312

May 05, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 5, 1862  The front page is dominated by a huge Civil War map headed: "THE YORKTOWN PENINSULA" which shows from Yorktown to Norfolk and much in between.

Nice first column heads as well including: "YORKTOWN EVACUATED" "Our Troops in Full Possession of the Rebel Works" "Gloucester Also Captured & more.

Twelve pages, never bound nor t... See More  

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676311

Civil War map of the Yorktown vicinity...

Item #676311

May 09, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 9, 1862  The front page is dominated by a nice Civil War map headed: "The Defenses Of Yorktown".

There are nice one column heads also: "The Advance of McClellan's Army" "The Enemy Still In Full Retreat" "The Battle of Williamsburg" "The Operations In The Gulf" "The Capture of New Orleans" "Sewall's... See More  

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676310

Two front page Civil War maps...

Item #676310

May 12, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 12, 1862  The front page is dominated by not one but two Civil War maps, the larger titled: "The Seat Of War In  Eastern Virginia" and the smaller: "Norfolk And Vicinity".

There are many one column heads as well including: "Important From the South-West" "More Glorious News" "Surrender of Norfolk" "The City &am... See More  

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676309

Eastern Virginia Civil War map...

Item #676309

May 21, 1862

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

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676308

Civil War map of Eastern Virginia...

Item #676308

May 26, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 26, 1862  The front page features a large and very detailed map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN EASTERN VIRGINIA."

Among the front page column heads are: "The Gallant Action of Col. Crook" "Details of the Rebel Defeat" "We Whipped them Three to One" "Occupation of Raleigh, N.C." "A Rebel Raid Near New Bern" "A... See More  

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676307

Huge Civil War map of the war in the Southwest...

Item #676307

May 31, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 31, 1862  Most of of the front page is taken up with a huge Civil War map titled: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN THE SOUTH-WEST" with some column heads including: "The Capture of Corinth" "Another Rebel 'Skedaddle' " "Gen. Nelson in the Enemy's Camp" "Retreat of the Rebels to Okolona" "General Banks's Retreat&qu... See More  

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676306

Battle of Seven Pines... Fair Oaks...

Item #676306

June 02, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 2, 1862  The feature of this issue is the nice front page map headed: "THE BATTLE BEFORE RICHMOND" which shows the vicinity.

Also many front page one column Civil War heads including: "Great Battle on the Chickahominy" "Our Advance Attacked By the Rebels" "The Enemy Repulsed Everywhere" "Front Royal Recaptured" "Th... See More  

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676305

Civil War map of the battle of Seven Pines...

Item #676305

June 05, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 5, 1862  The front page features a Civil War map headed: "The Battle Of Seven Pines" showing much detail.

Front page column heads include: "The Battle of the Seven Pines" "Bloody Check Sustained by the Union Advance" "The Causes of Our Defeat" "Fremont's Pursuit of Jackson" "An Engagement Beyond Strasburg"... See More  

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676304

Huge map of Memphis, Tennessee...

Item #676304

June 07, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 7, 1862  The front page is dominated by a huge map headed: "THE CITY OF MEMPHIS" which consumes three-quarters of the page. The map is quite detailed with streets labeled. 

Among ftpg. column heads on the Civil War: "Fort Pillow Evacuated" "Fort Randolph Deserted" "Our Troops In Possession" "The Rebel General Johnston M... See More  

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676303

Two front page maps...

Item #676303

June 12, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 12, 1862  The front page has not one but two front page maps, headed: "The Action Before Memphis" and: "The Situation At Fort Pillow".

There are also first column heads on the Civil War including: "Another Battle In The Shenandoah Valley" "Gen. Shields at Jackson's Rear" "Gen. Shields's Advance Attacked by Overwhelmi... See More  

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676302

Lee's surrender closes in... Civil War maps...

Item #676302

April 07, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 7, 1865  The ftpg. features a very nice Civil War map headed: "THE HEADING OFF OF LEE'S ARMY. Scene of the Rebel General Lee's Last Struggle--The Line of Pursuit of the Union Forces."

Among the many first column heads are: "GRANT" "The Enemy Headed Off by Sheridan" "Probable Destruction of Lee's Army" "Gen. Sheri... See More  

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676301

From near the end of the Civil War...

Item #676301

April 01, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 1, 1865  A fine issue on the closing days of the Civil War, featuring a front page a map of the Richmond & Petersburg vicinity headed: "THE OPENING CAMPAIGN. Theatre of Grant's Operations...".

Among the front page column heads are: "GRANT" "Advance Of The Army" "The Rebels Driven with Serious Loss" "General Sheridan ... See More  

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676300

Civil War map on Sherman's march through the South...

Item #676300

March 30, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, March 30, 1865  The front page features a very detailed Civil War map headed: "SLOCUM'S VICTORIES. Line of Sherman's March from Fayetteville to His New Base--Scene of the Battles of Averasboro and Bentonsville".

Among the first column Civil War heads are: "SHERMAN" "General Slocum's Battles" "The Army Fighting &Y Marching fo... See More  

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676299

Map of war operations from Richmond to Wilmington...

Item #676299

March 27, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, March 27, 1865  The front page features a detailed Civil War map titled: "'THE MILITARY COMBINATIONS. - Scene of Grant's, Sherman's, Schofield's and Terry's Operations---The Encircling Columns".

Among the ftpg. column heads are: "SHERMAN - Goldsboro Occupied on the 21st Inst" "GRANT - Advance on the National Lines on the Left"... See More  

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676298

Civil War map of Kinston, North Carolina...

Item #676298

March 13, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, March 13, 1865  The front page features a nice & very detailed map headed: "The Reported Battle at Kinston, N.C. - Scene of Operations on the New Bern & Goldsboro Railroad."

Among the ftpg. one column heads are: "THE SOUTH" "The Removal of Gold From Richmond" "The Richmond Banks Sending Their Specie to the Country" "GRANT&... See More  

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676297

War in South America... War in North America...

Item #676297

March 09, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, March 9, 1865  The front page is dominated by a large map headed: "THE WAR ON THE RIVER PLATE. Scene of Operations on the Rivers Plate and Uruguay--The Empire of Brazil Against the Republics of Uruguay and Paraguay." The map shows from Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro to Bolivia and much in between.

First column heads on the "South America" battles as well.... See More  

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676296

General Sherman's successes in South Carolina...

Item #676296

February 12, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 12, 1865  The front page features a nice map titled: "THE CAPTURE OF BRANCHVILLE" which has considerable detail showing a wealth of towns including Augusta, Columbia, and Savannah.

Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN" :Good News From South Carolina" "OCCUPATION OF BRANCHVILLE" "Sherman's Arm... See More  

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676295

Map shows the Southern states...

Item #676295

January 27, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 27, 1865  Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very large front page map headed: "THE FRENCH IN MEXICO" which not only shows Mexico but all of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and much of Alabama, Tennessee, New Mexico, Arizona and Oklahoma.

Several American cities are noted including Brownsville, Austin, Houston , New Orleans, Mobile, Memphis, &... See More  

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