Abraham Lincoln & The Civil War

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Abraham Lincoln & The Civil War

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140388

Item #140388

June 09, 1862

THE WORLD from New York and dated June 9, 1862. This uncommon 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 from the day it was first reported with the following one column front page headlines: "Memphis Is Ours" "The Mississippi Reopened" "Fight with the Re... See More  

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140386

Item #140386

July 16, 1862

THE WORLD from New York and dated July 16, 1862. This uncommon 8 page per 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 from the day it was first reported with the following one column front page headlines: "New Militia Bill Passed by the Senate" "Negroes to Serve in the Arm... See More  

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140382

Item #140382

November 21, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, dated Nov. 21, 1861. Various one column, front page headlines include: "Grand Review of Seven Divisions of the National Army by Gen. McClellan" "Dispersion of a Rebel Camp of Three Thousand at Drummondstown" "How the Rebels at Richmond Received the News of the Capture of Slidell and Mason" and more. An 8 page issue, folio-size, minimal wear, generally nice.

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140375

Item #140375

August 30, 1861

THE WORLD from New York and dated August 30, 1861. This uncommon 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 from the day it was first reported with the following one column front page headlines: "Skirmishing near the Potomac" "The Rebels Gradually Advanci... See More  

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140374

Item #140374

August 07, 1861

THE WORLD from New York and dated August 7, 1861. This uncommon 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 from the day it was first reported with the following one column front page headlines: "The Southern Rebellion" "Adjournment of Congress" "Important... See More  

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140368

Item #140368

October 08, 1861

THE WORLD, New York, dated Oct. 8, 1861. Headlines on the front page of this Cival War issue are: "Gen. Price Evading Gen. Fremont" "Calib. Jackson Marching Toward Texas" "Another Expedition to Hatteras" and more. Very nice condition.

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140362

Item #140362

July 03, 1862

THE WORLD newspaper from New York dated July 3, 1862. See the photo below for the nice front page one column heads concerning the "Advance Upon Richmond", which is headed with a nice wood engraving of a U.S. flag. Note that this is an "Extra" edition. A bit close-trimmed at the bottom of the front page causes loss to the last few letters of several lines in the last column of pg. 1 and the 1s... See More  

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140358

Item #140358

August 27, 1864

THE NEW YORK TIMES and dated August 27, 1864. This 8 page per 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 from the day it was first reported with the following one column front page headlines: "The Middle Division" "Successful Reconnoissance by Gen. Sheridan" "Early Still ... See More  

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140356

Item #140356

January 29, 1862

THE NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 29, 1862. This is a complete, genuine 8 page issue which contains various one column, front page headlines concerning the Civil War, including "From The Blockading Squadron" "Mobile Probably Seen to be Attacked" "Prohibition of Certain Correspondence" "Serious Charges Against Gen. Lockwood" and more. Slight staining in first column of first page, otherwise good condition... See More  

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140355

Item #140355

September 10, 1864

THE NEW YORK TIMES and dated September 10, 1864. This 8 page per 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 from the day it was first reported with the following one column front page headlines: "The Present Position of Hood's Army" "Further Mournings Over Atlanta" "Death... See More  

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140354

Item #140354

December 05, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES and dated December 5, 1862. This 8 page per 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 from the day it was first reported with the following SMALL one column front page headlines: "FROM THE INDIAN TERRITORY" "A Bloody Fight at Fort Cobb Between the Wich... See More  

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140353

John Wilkes Booth Shot...

Item #140353

April 28, 1865

NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, April 28, 1865. First column heads on the ftpg: "The Assassination" "Booth Found Shot" "His Accomplice, Harrold, Captured" "The Dying Words of the Assassin" "No Confession Or Repentance" "A Hardened Wretch" "Full Details Of The Affair". Various accounts, dispatches and related reports take 5 1/2 columns. Page 8 has: "Our Dead President" "The Funeral Progress Westward" "Scen... See More  

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140350

Item #140350

November 29, 1862

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER from New York, dated Nov. 29, 1862. See the photo below for the nice full page print captioned: "Sketches In Beaufort and the Vicinity, South Carolina" which includes 8 images of various houses and buildings in Beaufort. There is some light waterstaining throughout but disfiguring very little (see photo below). You get the complete, 16 page issue, which has oth... See More  

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140349

Item #140349

November 17, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 17, 1861 "The Great Rebellion" "Highly Important and Gratifying Intelligence" "Capture of the Rebel Commissioners Slidell and Mason" "The Frigate San Jacinto Takes Them from the English Mail Steamship Trent" "Particulars of the Capture--Protest of the Rebels" & more. Light foxing at the edges.

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140347

Item #140347

July 23, 1861

THE WORLD, N.Y., July 23, 1861 First column heads: "The Southern Rebellion" "Terrific Engagement" "Grand National Victory" "A Death Blow to the Rebellion" "Storming Of The Bull Run Batteries" "Complete Rout Of The Rebels" "Heavy Loss Of Life" "The Fight Commenced at Manassas To Be Stormed To-Day." Good condition.

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140345

Item #140345

September 21, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 21, 1862 First column heads: "The Great Victory" "Latest Reports from the Headquarters of the Army" "The Flight of the Rebel Army into Virginia" "A Portion of Our Army Across the Potomac in Pursuit" "Heavy Losses of the Rebels on Wednesday" "The Reoccupation of Harper's Ferry by Our Forces" "Rumored Capture of Stonewall Jackson and His Entire Army" "Army Supplies and Hospital... See More  

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140339

Lincoln re-elected...

Item #140339

November 09, 1864

NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 9, 1864 First column heads on the ftpg: "THE VICTORY" "Lincoln Re-Elected" "He Has Nearly All the States" "All New-England For Him" "New Jersey For McClellan" "Pennsylvania Union on Home Vote" "Delaware And Maryland Union" "The West All Right" Copperheads Nowhere". Election returns from New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey take all of the front page. This issue is in ... See More  

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140318

Item #140318

October 09, 1863

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 9, 1863 "The Politico-Military Quarrel" "Prospect of a Change in Military Commanders" "Gen. Schofield on the Arming of the Negroes"

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140314

The famous Monitor versus the Merrimac Civil War naval battle...

Item #140314

March 15, 1862

THE EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, March 15, 1862  Page 2 has: "Great Naval Battle at Fortress Monroe" being a detailed account of the famous naval battle between the Monitor and the Merrimac taking 1 1/2 columns. The report closes with: "One of the crew of the Monitor was asked how the boys felt during the engagement. He replied, 'Oh first rate; the shot and shells from th... See More  

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140313

Item #140313

July 25, 1861

THE UNADILLA TIMES, Unadilla, Otsego County, N.Y., July 25, 1861 Page 2 has: "The Battle At Bull's Run" being a full column account offering many details and particulars. "The Great Defeat" on pg. 2 talks about the retreat of the Union Army after being repulsed by the Confederates with mention that: "The road from Bull Run was strewed with knapsacks, arms &c. Some of our troops deliberately threw ... See More  

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140304

West Point...

Item #140304

March 22, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1864  See the photo below for the one column heads on the front page concerning "The West Point Military Academy Bill a Law" and more, with related text on the front page as well. You get the complete, 8 page newspaper which is in nice condition.

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140294

Item #140294

December 29, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 29, 1862 "The Banks Expedition" "Its Arrival at New Orleans" "General Butler Superseded" "Gen. Banks in Command of the Department of the Gulf" "Recapture Of Baton Rouge" "Movements Of The Rebels"

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140285
Item #140285

September 19, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 19, 1861 "The Rebellion" "Sharp Skirmishing and Defeats of the Rebels on the Upper Potomac" "Important News From Kentucky" "Prospect of a Battle Between the Union and Rebel Forces" "Rebel Demand for the Surrender of Lexington" and more.

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140284

Item #140284

August 01, 1862

THE DAILY EVANSVILLE JOURNAL from Evansville, Indiana and dated: August 1, 1862. This four page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper used during this historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with interesting advertisements and has actual Civil War reports from the day it was first reported with the following PAGE THREE small one column headlines: "Rumors... See More  

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140281

Premium Item from the Civil War Era!

Wallpaper issue...

Item #140281

April 04, 1863

THE OPELOUSAS COURIER, Louisiana., Apr. 4, 1863 With newsprint scarce, (most of the paper used was manufactured in the North) a few publishers in the South resorted to using wallpaper to print their newspapers. Here is such an issue Text is on the front page, and the wallpaper design is on the back (some of the design "bleeds" thru to the front, but causing no loss of readability. This i... See More  

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140264

Item #140264

March 25, 1862

NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE newspaper dated March 25, 1862. See the photo below for the nice front page map headed: "The Attack Upon Island No. 10", with some extensive reporting on this battle as well, including various one column headlines. You get the complete, 8 page newspaper in nice condition. Quite displayable as such!

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140259

Lincoln's Assassination...

Item #140259

April 16, 1865

Here is a very rare and terrific item, being a broadside "Extra" (printed on one side only) of the TELEGRAM--EXTRA newspaper from Richmond, Indiana, dated Sunday, April 16, 10 a.m. This issue is filled with much text on the reaction to Lincoln's assassination plus other related items, including one report in the first column which begins: "An autopsy was held this morning over the body of Presiden... See More  

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140256

Item #140256

December 22, 1863

THE NEW YORK TIMES newspaper dated Dec. 22, 1863. See the photo below for the front page one column head on: "The Prize Fight Between Heenan and King" "Excitement Running High" which is to take place the next day. Actually much detail on this famous boxing match, taking about 2/3 of the column. Light waterstaining throughout but causing no loss of readability, some minor tears at the margins. You ... See More  

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140242

Item #140242

June 07, 1861

THE NEWARK ADVOCATE from Newark, Ohio and dated: June 7, 1861. This four page newspaper is in good condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper at this time in history. This issue contains Civil War news a short article on the location of troops in Manassas Jct., Fairfax Courthouse, Cullpeper Courthouse; plus an lengthy article on the death of Stephen A. Douglas and his career, and much more.

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140239

News from Memphis...

Item #140239

June 16, 1862

THE WORLD, New York, June 16, 1862  Among the front page one column headlines on the Civil War are: 'News From Memphis' 'Condition of Affairs in the City' 'Union Sentiment Displayed' 'Trade Gradually Reviving' 'Circulation of Confederate Paper Forbidden' General Pope at Okolona' and much more.

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140235

Item #140235

March 31, 1865

WORCESTER DAILY TRANSCRIPT from Worcester, Massachusetts and dated March 31, 1865. This 4 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 short Civil War reports on inside pages from the day it was first reported that include the following reports: SEE PHOTO! and more from other ... See More  

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140230

Item #140230

March 03, 1865

WORCESTER DAILY TRANSCRIPT from Worcester, Massachusetts and dated March 3, 1865. This 4 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 short Civil War reports on inside pages from the day it was first reported that include the following reports: SEE PHOTO! and more from other a... See More  

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140229
Item #140229

January 26, 1865

WORCESTER DAILY TRANSCRIPT, Massachusetts  January 26, 1865 This 4 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 short Civil War reports on inside pages from the day it was first reported that include the following reports: SEE PHOTO! and more from other areas during the w... See More  

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140210

Item #140210

December 06, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 6, 1862 'Rebel Overtures For Peace' 'An Amnesty Asked from the President' 'Gen. Pope's Reflections on Gen. Sigel' 'Flight of the Rebels from Abbeville, Miss.' and more.

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140208

Item #140208

March 25, 1862

THE DAILY EVANSVILLE JOURNAL from Evansville, Indiana and dated: March 25, 1862. This four page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper used during this historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with interesting advertisements and has actual Civil War reports from the day it was first reported with the following PAGE THREE small one column headlines: "Expedi... See More  

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140207
Item #140207

March 17, 1864

TRIBUNE, Mar. 17, 1864 Later From New-Orleans General Banks Takes The Field The Raid in King and Queen County Rebel Inhumanity To Negro Soldiers The Wilmington Blockade Address To Virginia Soldiers"

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140206

Item #140206

February 13, 1863

Ftpg. map! TRIBUNE, Feb. 13, 1863 Map is 5 x 6 inches: "The Attack On Fort McAllister" shows a small area in Georgia. Heads: "The Dept. Of The South" "Landing Of Gen. Foster's Forces" "The Attack On Fort McAllister"

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140203

Item #140203

May 14, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES newspaper dated May 14, 1865. See the photo below for the great front page, one column heads concerning the capture of Jeff Davis. There is also much more news on the ending events of the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages and in great condition

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140198
Item #140198

July 30, 1863

THE EVENING POST, New York July 30, 1863. This very large sized 4 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history (The left margin is very closely cropped and there is some loss of text). This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports from the day it was first reported with SMALL one column BACK PAGE headline... See More  

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140196

Item #140196

February 15, 1864

TIMES, Feb. 15, 1864 "Department Of The Gulf" "Capture of a Slaver on the North Side of Cuba" "The War In Western Virginia" "The Sherman-Porter Expedition" "Defeat of the Rebels on the Yazoo River"

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140184

Item #140184

December 24, 1863

Ftpg. map! HERALD, Dec. 24, 1863 Map is 8 x 5 inches: “General Averill’s Expedition” shows area in Virginia. Heads: “Attack Upon Salem Depot” “Longstreet’s Railroad Communications with Richmond Cut Off.

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140180

Graduation at West point...

Item #140180

June 17, 1864

BOSTON DAILY COURIER, June 17, 1864  See the photo for the front page one column headlines on the graduation at West Point, where General McClellan was the speaker. This lengthy text takes over 2 columns.

You get the complete, 4 page issue, some tears at the margins, and browning at folds, generally nice. Civil War content as well.

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140179

Item #140179

October 20, 1862

TRIBUNE, Oct. 20, 1862 'The Martindale Court of Inquiry' 'Col. Mix to Raise More Cavalry' 'The Evacuation of Winchester to be Investigated' 'Government Horse Contracts'

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140166

Item #140166

May 21, 1862

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, May 21, 1862 Ftpg. map is 7 1/4 x 9 inches: 'The Seat Of War In Eastern Virginia". Bkpg. has a copy of: "The Homestead Bill". Nice condition. Folio-size.

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140155

Item #140155

December 28, 1861

THE NEW YORK TIMES and dated December 28, 1861. 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 from the day it was first reported with the following one column front page headlines: "Important From Washington" "Good News From New-Mexico" "Forts Crai... See More  

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140151

Item #140151

January 12, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 12, 1864 Ftpg: "The Freedmen of The Mississippi--Their Condition & Necessities--Defects of the Cotton Plantation Systems" takes over two columns. Good condition.

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140147

Item #140147

February 24, 1864

THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE and dated February 24, 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 from the day it was first reported with the following one column front page headlines: "LOSS OF THE STEAMSHIP BOHEMIAN" "The Vessel Struck near Cape Elizabet... See More  

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140146

Item #140146

December 06, 1862

NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Dec. 6, 1862 Nice fullpg. print: "Runaway Slave in the Swamp near Charleston--Negro from a Neighboring Plantation Bringing Provisions". Halfpg: "A Negro Fireman's Ball, Charleston". The ftpg. print is defective, otherwise rather good.

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140143
Item #140143

April 17, 1865

THE CIRCULAR, Mount Tom, N.Y., Apr. 17, 1865 From the weekly newspaper published by the Oneida Community, the back page has one column headlines regarding the assassination of President Lincoln and attempted murder of Secretary of State Seward. Below this report is the beginning of a dispatch from Secretary of War Stanton that gives particulars about the murder and the getaway by the assassin. It... See More  

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140138

With Civil War reports...

Item #140138

August 20, 1863

THE EVENING POST, New York, August 20, 1863  This very large sized 4 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 with small one column, heads: "Yellow Fever at New Orleans" "Sickness Among Our Soldiers at Vicksburg" "A Rebel Co... See More  

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