Abraham Lincoln & The Civil War

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Abraham Lincoln & The Civil War

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172502

The Southern expedition under General Butler...

Item #172502

September 14, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 14, 1861  The front page has: "Bombardment of Forts Hatteras & Clark by the U.S. Fleet under Flag Officer Stringham" and prints of: "Flag Officer Stringham" and "Major-General Butler".  Inside pages include: "Brig. Gen. Rosecrans, U.S.A., Commanding U.S. Forces in Western Virginia" "Rebel Prisoners Leav... See More  

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172500

A map of the Civil War...

Item #172500

September 07, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 7, 1861  Full front page: "A Female Rebel In Baltimore" shows a woman in a fancy dress with soldiers around her. Prints inside include: "Preparing Merchant Vessels for the Blockade" which has 4 prints; "Bar of the Spottswood House, Richmond, Virginia" "Brig. General Franz Siegel" "The Rebel General Ben. McCulloc... See More  

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172498

Lt. General Scott and the major generals...

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August 31, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 31, 1861 Nice full front page print of: "General Lyons At the Battle of Springfield" showing him on horseback. Full pg: "Lt. General Scott & the Major Generals of the United States Army" showing McClellan, Dix, Scott, Fremont, and Banks. Halfpg: "The 14th Massachusetts Regiment Marching up Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, in a Storm&qu... See More  

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172496

A dramatic naval battle...

Item #172496

August 24, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 24, 1861  Half of front page shows: "Presentation of Prince Napoleon by Secretary Seward to the President", which shows Abraham Lincoln. Other prints within include a full page: "General McClellan & His Staff" & fullpg: "Splendid Charge of U.S. Cavalry at the Battle of Dug Spring, Missouri" & "Scenes in the Bro... See More  

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172494

A stampede of slaves...

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August 17, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 17, 1861  The front page shows: "The Wounded Zouave In the Hospital at Washington--The Hospital for the Wounded at Washington." Inside has individual prints of: "General McDowell" "General Mansfield" "Colonel Blair" and "Flag-Officer Stringham". Also a full page of: "A New Regiment of Mass. Volunteers P... See More  

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172492

Many prints on the battle of Bull Run...

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August 10, 1861

 HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 10, 1861  The front page includes a print of "Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton". Inside has a full page: "Retreat of Our Troops from Bull Run, by Moonlight, Colonel Blenker's Brigade Covering" and a very dramatic full page: "Charge of the Black Horse Cavalry Upon the Fire Zouaves at the Battle of Bull Run"; a full page map: &... See More  

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172490

Scenes of the Battle of Bull Run...

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August 03, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 3, 1861  The front page features two prints on the Civil War, captioned: "The Death of the Rebel General Garnett, at the Battle of Laurel Hill" and "Bringing in the Misses Scott as Prisoners to Fall's Church, Va." with a related article.

Inside includes a print of "Major-General McClellan", a nearly half pg: "Presenta... See More  

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172488

Louisiana Zouave Prisoners… Fortress Monroe…

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July 27, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 27, 1861  The front page is taken up with prints of "General Prentis" "Brigadier-General Williams" and a scene of: "Departure of General Lyon & His Command from Boonville, Missouri, for the Arkansas Border."

Other prints inside include: "The Battle of Rich Mountain" & another full page of "Wilson's Z... See More  

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172486

Homer print on the front page...

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July 20, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 20, 1861  The full front page is a print of: "Filling Cartridge at the U.S. Arsenal at Watertown, Mass." done by famed artist Winslow Homer.

Other prints within include 5 scenes of: "The Eleventh Indiana Regiment of Zouaves, Colonel L. Wallace", and another full page with 8 prints of: "Scenes About Camp". A half page shows: &q... See More  

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172484

Great slave auction print... Winslow Homer print...

Item #172484

July 13, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 13, 1861 The front page features: 'Battle of Boonville, Missouri' and smaller illustrations of: "Brigadier-General Lyon, U.S.A." and "The late Captain Ward". Inside the issue is a full page: 'The Cabinet at Washington' showing Abraham Lincoln and the others. Also featured is a full page Winslow Homer print: "Crew of U.S. ... See More  

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172482

Harper's Ferry...

Item #172482

July 06, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 6, 1861  The full front page is a print: "Constituent Convention of Virginia Assembled in the Custom House at Wheeling, Ohio Co." Among the full page prints within are: "Birds-Eye View of the Mississippi River & the Adjacent Country From St. Louis to the Gulf of Mexico"; "Scenes of Camp &  Army Life in General Williams&... See More  

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172478

Wealth of Civil War prints...

Item #172478

June 22, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1861  The front page shows: "Wm. Russell, Correspondent of the London Times ". Inside has a satirical print of both sides of the: "Designs for A New Coin For the C.S.A.".

Other full page prints within the issue include: "The Eleventh Indiana Volunteers Swearing to Remember Buena Vista, at Indianapolis" & "Tenth Re... See More  

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172476

Murder of Ellsworth... Events in Virginia & Florida...

Item #172476

June 15, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 15, 1861  Most of the front page is a three-part print captioned: "Secessionist Prisoner Captured at Alexandria--The Marshall House at Alexandria" with some ftpg. text headed: "The Murder of Ellsworth".

Three-quarters of a page shows: "Company of Secession Cavalry Surrendering to Colonel Wilcox of the First Michigan Regiment, in Fr... See More  

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172472

Troops encamped in the nation's capital... Jefferson Davis...

Item #172472

June 01, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 1, 1861 The front page is entirely taken up with a print of: "Major-General Benjamin F. Butler, U.S.A." along with a biography of him. Inside has a full page print of: "The Cabinet of the Confederate States at Montgomery" including Jefferson Davis & Alexander Stephens. Smaller prints show: "Luther C. Ladd, A Mass. Vol. Killed at Balt... See More  

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172470

The New York Fire Zouaves...

Item #172470

May 25, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 25, 1861  The full front page is a dramatic print: 'Willard's Hotel, Washington, Saved by the N.Y. Fire Zouaves' showing fireman battling the blaze.

Other prints within including a full page with 2 view of: "Camp Cameron, Georgetown, D.C.", a three-quarter page print: "Evening Parade at Fort Pickens--Col. Brown Announcing to His M... See More  

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172468

Several naval prints on the Civil War...

Item #172468

May 18, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 18, 1861  The front page shows: "The 'Lady Davis', Two Guns, Captain Enger, Ship of War of the Southern Confederacy" and "Rhode Island Artillery Landing from the Steamer 'Bienville' at Washington Arsenal...".

Inside has several full page prints including: "Colonel Ellsworth's New York Fire Zouaves", "Co... See More  

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172466

Many Civil War related prints...

Item #172466

May 11, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1861  The front page has prints of: "Colonel Ellsworth of the Fire Zouaves" and "Colonel Wilson of Wilson's Brigade" with related text.

Inside has many war-related prints including: "View of Fort McHenry, Baltimore" "The Burning of the Bridge at Canton, Maryland, by the Mob" "The Rendezvous of the Virgini... See More  

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172464
Item #172464

May 04, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 4, 1861  The full front page is taken up with a famous print: "The House-Tops in Charleston During the Bombardment of Sumter" showing men & women viewing the battle in the harbor.

Inside has a full page: "Map of Part of Maryland and Virginia Showing the Probable Theatre of the War", and "The Great Meeting In Union Square, New Yo... See More  

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172462
Item #172462

April 27, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 27, 1861  The front page shows: "General Thomas Swearing In the Volunteers Called Into the Service of the United States at Washington, D.C." plus there is also text on: "The Bombardment of Fort Sumter".

Inside includes a dramatic full pg: "The Interior of Fort Sumter During the Bombardment" and also a full page: "Map of ... See More  

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172460

Great navy-themed centerfold...

Item #172460

April 20, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 20, 1861  The front page shows: "Hon. Charles F. Adams, U.S. Minister to England" as well as a view of: "The Confederate Batteries Opposite Fort Pickens, Florida". Inside has a full page 5 panel print of: "Commander Dahlgren, U.S.N. and the Dahlgren Gun", and a full page of: "The Washington Navy-Yard With Shad Fisheries I... See More  

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172458

Preparations for Civil War...

Item #172458

April 13, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 13, 1861  The front page has a print of: "Mrs. General Gaines" as well as a view of "Point Isabella, Texas, with the 'Daniel Webster' sailing with U.S. Troops on Board". The doublepage centerfold shows six "American Home Scenes", which includes prints of "The Applecut" "The Dance" "Quilting&quo... See More  

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172456

Military scenes in Florida: preparing for the Civil War...

Item #172456

April 06, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 6, 1861  The full front page is a print of: "Hon. William H. Seward, Secretary Of State" taken from a Brady photograph. Inside includes a two-thirds page vertical print of: "The United States Gun-boat 'Wyandotte' Firing a Salute on Washington's Birthday in Pensacola Harbor", plus a nearly half page of: "The Flag-Staff B... See More  

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172454

Vassar Female College...

Item #172454

March 30, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 30, 1861  The full front page is a print titled: "April Fool's Day In New York, Opposite the Astor House". Inside has a page with prints of New Orleans: "View In French Quarter" & "The Crescent City" from the docks; and "The Levee" and 2 scenes of: "Lafayette Square". Also inside are a two-thirds pr... See More  

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172452

The Civil War in Texas... The Alamo...

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March 23, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1861  The front page is taken up with: "Major Anderson's Command at Fort Sumter" which includes 9 officers, one of whom is "Capt. A. Doubleday". Other prints inside include: "Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina" "Surrender of Ex-General Twiggs, Late of the United States Army, to the Texan Troops in the ... See More  

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172450

Lincoln's inauguration... Winslow Homer print...

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March 16, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 16, 1861  The entire front page shows: "The Inaugural Procession at Washington Passing the Gate of the Capitol Grounds" which shows Abraham Lincoln & James Buchanan in the carriage.

Inside has a nearly half page print showing: "Presidents Buchanan and Lincoln Entering the Senate Chamber Before The Inauguration" with related text he... See More  

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172448

Abraham Lincoln hoisting the American flag upon Independence Hall...

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March 09, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1861  The full front page is taken up with: "President Lincoln Hoisting the American Flag Upon Independence Hall'. Other prints inside include: "City & Garrison of Fort Smith, Arkansas" "United States Arsenal at Little Rock, Arkansas, Surrendered to the State Troops", a print of: "Miss Patterson, of Baltimore",... See More  

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172446

President-Elect Abraham Lincoln addressing the people...

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March 02, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 2, 1861  The full front page is a very nice illustration captioned: "Abraham Lincoln, The President Elect, Addressing The People From the Astor House Balcony". Inside has a full page with 3 scenes: "Fort Moultrie, As Seen From Fort Sumter" "Morris Island, As Seen From Fort Sumter" and "Fort Johnson, As Seen From Fort Sumt... See More  

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172444

Winslow Homer print... Map of the Northern & Southern states...

Item #172444

February 23, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 23, 1861  The front page is taken up with: "Chantrey's Statue of Washington, Now in the State House at Boston, Massachusetts". Prints within include: "Officers' Quarters at Fort Sumter", "Good-by to Sumter", and a quarter page print by famed artist Winslow Homer: "The Late Rev. Dr. Murray", plus a great full p... See More  

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172442

Great Valentine's Day front page...

Item #172442

February 16, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 16, 1861  A very nice display issue for Valentine's Day as the entire front page is a handsome print titled: "Saint Valentine's Day" showing 6 vignettes (see).

Inside pages include a fullpg: "A ten-inch Mounted as a Mortar at Ft. Sumter"; a smaller print: "The Sally Port at Sumter--Interior"; a doublepage centerfold of... See More  

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172440

The Alabama delegation secedes from the Union...

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February 09, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 9, 1861  The full front page is a print of: "The Seceding Alabama Delegation In Congress" showing nine men. Text on the men takes over half of page 2.

Other prints within include: "Captain J. G. Foster, Engineer Corps U.S.A., On Duty at Fort Sumter" "Arrival of the United States Steam Sloop 'Niagara' At Jeddo, Japan, with t... See More  

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172438

Homer print on the front page... Jefferson Davis...

Item #172438

February 02, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  Feb. 2, 1861 The full front page shows "The Seceding Mississippi Delegation in Congress" done by famed artist Winslow Homer, showing among others Senator Jefferson Davis. Other prints inside include: "Sea Battery, Fort Monroe, Old Point Comfort, Va". The dramatic doublepage centerfold is: "Dream of a Secessionist--Washington and Valley ... See More  

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172436

Nice Charleston issue...

Item #172436

January 26, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 26, 1861  The front page shows: "The Prayer at Sumter". Other prints inside include: "Firing on the 'Star of the West' from the South Carolina Battery on Morris Island" "Group of Guns & Gun Carriages Dismantled by Major Anderson at Fort Moultrie" "Battery at Fort Moultrie, Bearing on Fort Sumter", a full p... See More  

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172434

Prints regarding Charleston, South Carolina...

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January 19, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1861  The front page has 4 prints: "Hon. Francis W. Pickens, Governor of South Carolina" "Hon. Judge Magrath, Sec. of State of South Carolina" "Rev. Dr. Bachman Who Asked a Blessing on the Secession Ordinance" and "The Charleston Zouaves". Prints inside include: "Mr. Rarey and Cruiser (horse)"; a: &qu... See More  

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172432

Fort Sumter...

Item #172432

January 12, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 12, 1861  Much of front page is taken up with a print of: "Major Anderson, U.S.A., Commanding At Ft. Sumter" with a biography of him. Also in this issue is a dramatic full page: "The Battle of New Orleans, Fought Jan. 8, 1815" & "Sketches of Ft. Moultrie" which has 5 prints; "Senator Seward's Arabian Horses--Maanak... See More  

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172430

Two Winslow Homer prints, including a centerfold...

Item #172430

January 05, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 5, 1861  The full front page is drawn by Winslow Homer & has: 'The Georgia Delegation in Congress' showing 10 men. Also done by Winslow Homer is the doublepage centerfold: "Seeing the Old Year Out".

Also in this issue is: "New Year's Eve in the Country" plus there is a serialized portion of "Great Expectations"... See More  

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172266

Women's rights convention of 1859...

Item #172266

June 11, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 11, 1859  The front page shows: 'The Talking Fish' and 'The Fighting Tiger of King of Oude'. A full page illustration of 'Ye May Session of Ye Woman's Rights Convention' [Mozart Hall in New York City]. Several illustrations regarding the war in Europe. Text and 3 illustrations on 'The Floating Hospital in the Lower Bay' [... See More  

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153130

Quite uncommon from Wisconsin...

Item #153130
THE WISCONSIN CHIEF, Milwaukee and Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, 1861  A quite uncommon newspaper from Wisconsin with various news of the day (pre and early Civil War era news) & a wealth of ads. Never bound nor trimmed. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures approximately 21x14 inches and c... See More  

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153123

Ornate masthead...

Item #153123
ADVOCATE FAMILY GUARDIAN, New York, 1865  A rather ornate & decorative masthead in this small newspaper, filled primarily with literary & womanly concerns. Edited by Mrs. Sarah R. Bennett of the "American Female Guardian Society". Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will be from 1865 & will have the format shown. Measures approximately 11 by ... See More  

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Item #151964

March 15, 1862

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, N.Y., March 15, 1862 An inside page has: "Great Billiard Match For The Championship, Between Dudley Kavanaugh of New York, And Michael Foley of Cleveland. Kavanaugh The Victor! The Match Won by 435 Points!" Detailed report and a list of the scoring. Light dampstaining to some of this report.

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151887

Famous anti-slavery newspaper...

Item #151887
THE LIBERATOR, Boston, MA 1861-65 (with minor water-staining or other minor imperfections which make them somewhat 2nd-rate)



* Ornate masthead

* Anti-Slavery Title

* edited by William Lloyd Garrison



See the photo below for the terrific masthead of this famous anti-slavery title. The ornate woodcut in the masthead features three scenes: a slave auction, an image of Jesus breaking the bonds ... See More  

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151690

Item #151690

April 05, 1864

WORCESTER DAILY TRANSCRIPT newspaper from Mass., dated April 5, 1864. See the photo below for the fascinating back page advertisement for "Indian Remedy For Females" with much detail on its uses. The full ad takes two-thirds of a column with much descriptive text. You get the complete 4 page issue--unusual item!

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151127
Item #151127

February 23, 1861

THE HOME JOURNAL, NY, Feb. 23, 1861. Has many topical reports, some literary content & ads. Very small hole in the second leaf, otherwise nice.

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150127
Item #150127
MARYLAND NEWS SHEET, Baltimore, Maryland, 1861 An uncommon Civil War newspaper. Folio-size, 4 pgs., with ftpg. war news. Some minor edge tears, generally in good condition.

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150060
Item #150060

November 07, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 7, 1863. See the photo below for the front page article regarding: "The Pennsylvania Coal Mines" and the trouble with the Molly Maquires. This report takes nearly 1-1/2 columns of text and includes a lengthy report from Beaver Meadows. A complete, 8 page issue, folio-size, nice condition. Early item!

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150053
Item #150053
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, August, 1862. The lead article in this issue is "A Flying Trip Through Norway" which includes 19 illustrations and about 21 pages of text. There is a lengthy article on "Charles Dickens". This is a disbound issue without the outer wrappers, otherwise measuring about 6 by 9 1/2 inches and containing over 130 pages. Quite nice conditio... See More  

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141192

From The Southwest...

Item #141192

February 16, 1864

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, February 16, 1864  This 8 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following headlines: "The Expedition To Mississippi", "Gen. Sherman Enters the ... See More  

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141191

Port Royal Virginia & Canehill Arkansas...

Item #141191

December 09, 1862

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, December 9, 1862  This 8 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following headlines: "Supplies Delayed by Low Water and Ice", "The Army Well Sup... See More  

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141132

Rebecca Harding Davis: Life in The Iron Mills...

Item #141132
ATLANTIC MONTHLY magazine, New York, April, 1861  Inside has: "Life In The Iron Mills". Fine piece written by Rebecca Harding Davis.

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140912

Item #140912
THE COUNTRY GENTLEMAN, Albany, New York, 1865. Subtitled: "A Journal For The Farm, Garden, and Fireside", this publication has content of rural concerns. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures approximately 13x9 inches and contains 16 pages. Very nice.

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140911

Item #140911

January 26, 1865

THE COUNTRY GENTLEMAN from Albany, New York and dated: January 26, 1865. This newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper used during this time in history. This 16 page issue contains news of the day and several interesting advertisements that shows what life was like at this time. This farming newspaper contains agricultural news.

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