Abraham Lincoln & The Civil War

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651763

Lengthy Sherman report in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #651763

October 19, 1864

RICHMOND WHIG, Virginia, October 19, 1864  A single sheet newspaper from late in the Civil War. Among the front page items are: "The Situation", "A Shifting Accusation", "Sherman's Report", "The News--The Situation" and "Headquarters Army Northern Virginia" is a report signed in type by: R. E. Lee.

Very lengthy: "Sherman's Report... See More  

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651760

"Confederate" newspaper from Kentucky... Much on neutrality, & much on the Civil War...

Item #651760

September 09, 1861

LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, September 9, 1861



* P.G.T. Beauregard official report

* Battle of Bull Run - Manassas




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

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651755

Broadside "EXTRA"...

Item #651755

April 04, 1863

THE JEFFERSONIAN, Danbury, Connecticut, April 4, 1863 



* Very rare broadside extra

* Rebels plight




As noted in the masthead this is a single sheet, broadside (printed on one side only) EXTRA edition, mostly taken up with election items, with the top of the first column having a nice graphic of a United States flag. One item includes: "...The condition of the rebels is one of desp... See More  

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651752

Confederate from Winston, North Carolina...

Item #651752

January 24, 1862

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, January 24, 1862 



* Rare Confederate title

* Jefferson Davis




This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era.

Among the fr... See More  

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$167.00
651751

Jewish newspaper from Poland...

Item #651751

January 01, 1861

JUTRZENKA, Warsaw, Poland, 1861  A rare & early Jewish newspaper from Poland, the title translates to "Morning Star". This rare newspaper lasted only three years, and reflects the trends among the Jewish intelligentsia at that time. Measures 8-1/4 by 10-1/2 inches, has 6 pages, in nice condition.

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$97.00
651741

New Madrid, Missouri captured...

Item #651741

March 15, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 15, 1862



* New Madrid, Missouri captured

* Battle of Island Number Ten



This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headings on the Civil War are: "'NEW MADRID IS OURS'" "Occupation of the Town by Our Forces" "Conflict Between The Gunboats" &... See More  

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651740

Capture of New Orleans, Louisiana...

Item #651740

April 30, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 30, 1862.



* Capture of New Orleans, Louisiana

* Mississippi River naval engagement

* Siege of Yorktown, Virginia



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 CAPTURE OF NEW ORLEANS" "Desperate Naval Engagement on the Mississippi... See More  

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651739

1862 Jacksonville, Florida & Beaufort NC....

Item #651739

March 31, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 31, 1862



* Jacksonville, Florida captured

* Beaufort, North Carolina

* Humansville, Missouri skirmish



This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headings on the Civil War are: "News From Gen. Sherman's Division" "Particulars of the Capture of Jacksonville, F... See More  

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651736

Battle of Kernstown VA....

Item #651736

March 27, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 27, 1862



* First Battle of Kernstown, Virginia

* Stonewall Jackson & James Shields



This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headings on the Civil War are: "THE BATTLE IN THE VIRGINIA VALLEY" "Additional Details of General Shields' Victory" "De... See More  

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651735

Lee's Mill, Virginia... Battle of Shiloh...

Item #651735

April 18, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 18, 1862



* Battle of Shiloh, Tennessee

* Siege of Yorktown



This genuine newspaper has a wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column front page headlines on the Civil War are: "Important From The South" "The Rebels Still Claiming Victory at Pittsburg" "The Siege Of Yorktown" &quo... See More  

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651734

Fort Donelson & Clarksville, Tennessee....

Item #651734

February 20, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 20, 1862



* Siege of Fort Donelson,

*Clarksville, Tennessee



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: "Important From Tennessee" "Evacuation of the Rebel Forts at Clarksville" "Additional Details of the Fight at Fort D... See More  

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651730

Preparing for war... Lincoln content... The case of fugitive John Anderson...

Item #651730

February 04, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 4, 1861  The front page has much on the troubles leading to the Civil War including: "Rumored Attack by South Carolina Troops" "Seizure of the Mint & Custom House at New Orleans" and more. Page 5 has half a column on: "From Mr. Lincoln's Home" "Hospitalities Tendered--Cabinet Speculations--The Illinois Legislature & the Peace... See More  

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651715

From the Confederacy...

Item #651715

March 11, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 11, 1864  A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The War News--Engagement At Suffolk & Repulse of the Enemy" "The Grab Game" "Escape from the Penitentiary" and some other items, in addition to many advertisements and notices. The back page has a lengthy... See More  

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651714

Chickamauga... Much on the battle at Chattanooga...

Item #651714

November 30, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Nov. 30, 1863 



* Battle of Chickamauga

* Tennessee & Georgia

* In a Confederate title




Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital.

The front page has a great wealth of war reporting, from the Confederate perspective, including: "From Northern Virginia--A Sharp Engagement on Friday--A Genera... See More  

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651713

Letter from Beauregard... Battle of Oak Hill...

Item #651713

August 30, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, August 30, 1861 



* Battle of Wilson's Creek (Oak Hills) - Missouri

* Confederate General P. G. T. Beauregard letter




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are those headed: "Battle of the Oak Hills--Official Report of Gen. McCulloch which takes an entire column and is signed by him in type; "T... See More  

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651712

More on the Battle of Bull Run, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #651712

August 02, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 2, 1861 



* First Battle of Bull Run

* Manassas VA Virginia

* Great title to have




A newspaper from the capital of the Confederates States. Two-thirds of a front page column is taken up with: "Another Yankee Letter" which has some nice content on the Battle of Bull Run (see for portions). Also on the ftpg: "A Brave Man" "... See More  

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651687

First printing of "The Blue and the Gray"...

Item #651687
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, (Boston), September, 1867 



* Francis Miles Finch

* The Blue and the Gray

* 1st printing (nationally)




This literary magazine contains the *first nationally distributed printing of the famous Civil War themed poem by Francis Miles Finch, "The Blue and the Gray." The preface to the poem is a quote from the New York Tribune, providing context: "The wo... See More  

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651657

Trial of Lincoln's conspirators....

Item #651657

May 19, 1865

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 19, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination

* Trial of the conspirators - assassins




The entire front page is taken up with a great deal of text on the trial of those who conspired with John Wilkes Booth in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, with many first column heads including: "THE TRIAL" "Revelations Respecting the Rebel Plot to Destroy Nort... See More  

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651647

Battle of Gettysburg... Meade's official report...

Item #651647

November 12, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 12, 1863 



* Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

* General George Meade official report




Certainly the most notable front page content is the lengthy report headed: "General Meade's Official Report of the Battle of Gettysburg" which takes up almost two full columns and is signed in type: Geo. G. Meade. An excellent accounting of this famous battle from t... See More  

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651646

Union rule at Chattanooga...

Item #651646

October 01, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 1, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Gen. Rosecrans' Army" "No Further Demonstrations by the Rebels" "Interesting From the South" "Gillmore's Batteries at Work Again" "Rumored Evacuation by Burnside of East Tennessee" "The Union Rule at Chattanooga" and more.

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651645

Battle of Chickamauga...

Item #651645

September 22, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 22, 1863 



* Battle of Chickamauga

* Chattanooga, Tennessee

* A Confederate victory




Some fine reporting on the historic Battle of Chickamauga with ftpg. column heads including: "The Great Battle In Georgia" "The Action Of Saturday" "The Action Of Sunday" "Desperate Fighting on Both Sides" "The Losses Estimated at Thirty... See More  

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651644

Rebels report on the battle of Gettysburg...

Item #651644

July 11, 1863

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 11, 1863 



* Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

* Confederates proclaim victory




The front page has nice one column headlines concerning the aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg and the Confederate reports on it, with heads including: "From The South" "Rebel Reports of the Battle at Gettysburgh" "The National Army One Hundred and Seventy... See More  

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651643

Great issue on the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #651643

July 07, 1863

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1863  This is a terrific issue on one of the most significant battles of the entire Civil War: the Battle of Gettysburg. This issue was published just at its completion when it was established that the Yankees had succeeded in defeating the Confederates and causing them to retreat towards the South, never to threaten the Union forces in the North again. It was a tu... See More  

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651642

Frederick Douglass speaks on the Emancipation Proclamation...

Item #651642

February 07, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 7, 1863  Although the front page has various reports on the Civil War, the most notable content is on the back page under the column head: "Fred. Douglass On the Proclamation" with a subhead: "He Pronounces It a Mighty Event for the Colored Race, the National and the World". This is a terrific report of Frederick Douglass's talk at the Cooper Insti... See More  

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651639

Trent Affair in 1861...

Item #651639

November 18, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 18, 1861.



* The Trent Affair

* Slidell and Mason

* Diplomatic incident



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: "SLIDELL AND MASON" "The Capture of the Rebel Commissioners at Sea" "THE LEGALITY OF THE ACT" and m... See More  

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651638

First Battle of Springfield, Missouri...

Item #651638

October 28, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, October 28, 1861.



* Battle of Ball's Bluff - Virginia

* First Battle of Springfield, Missouri

* Romney, West Virginia




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 REBELLION" "Important from West Virginia" "Defeat of the... See More  

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651637

Gauley Bridge, West Virginia...

Item #651637

November 05, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 5, 1861.



* Gauley Bridge, West Virginia

* General John B. Floyd vs. Rosecrans




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 REBELLION" "Highly Important News from Western Virginia" "Attack on the Union Forces at Gaul... See More  

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651636

Cheat Mountain & Hillsboro...

Item #651636

October 12, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 12, 1861



* Hillsboro Kentucky KY

* Cheat Mountain WV

* Civil War original reading



Among the front page column heads are: "THE REBELLION" "Active War Movements of the Western States" "Enrollment of the Arm Bearing Population of Iowa" "Money & Arms Assigned to Illinois" "Fort Pickens Ready to Attack Pensacola" &... See More  

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651635

Freestone Point Confederate Battery...

Item #651635

December 11, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, December 11, 1861 



* Freestone point Confederate Battery

* Army of the Potomac




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "News From The Lower Potomac" "Shelling of Freestone and Shipping Points by Our Flotilla" "Interesting News from the Rebel Army" "One Hundred Thousand Rebel Troops on the Potomac" and mor... See More  

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651634

Second Battle of Lexington...

Item #651634

October 21, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, October 21, 1861 



* Second Battle of Lexington

* Army of Missouri victory

* General Sterling Price




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Important News From Missouri" "The Recapture Of Lexington" "Two Hundred Prisoners Captured" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.... See More  

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651619

Battle of Ball's Bluff, Virginia...

Item #651619

October 26, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York, October 26, 1861



* Battle of Ball's Bluff, Virginia

* Battle of Santa Rosa Island




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Additional Particulars of the Battle at Ball's Bluff" "Names of the Killed & Wounded..." "The Great Naval Expedition" "The Rebel Army Under Pierce Sti... See More  

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651618

September 26, 1861.. Civil War...

Item #651618

September 28, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 28, 1861.



* Ocracoke Inlet, North Carolina

* American Civil War original



This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column heads on the Civil War include: "THE REBELLION" "Rebel Operations on the Lower Potomac" "News From Missouri" "Sharp Skirmish in... See More  

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651613

Military movements in Missouri...

Item #651613

November 07, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 7, 1861  Among the one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Important News From Missouri" "Active Preparations for a Great Battle of Springfield" "Movements of Gen. Price and Ben. McCulloch" and more.

Complete in eight pages. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen ... See More  

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651610

Battle of Belmont, Missouri... re: Captain Nathaniel Gordon...

Item #651610

November 10, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 10, 1861 



* Battle of Belmont, Missouri

* Captain Gordon convicted - appeals for a new trial




Among the front page one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Reported Landing of the Expedition" "The Rebels  Drives Out of  their Batteries on the Rappahannock" "Additional Particulars of the Battle ... See More  

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651605

Paducah, Kentucky

Item #651605

September 07, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 7, 1861.



* Paducah, Kentucky

* Fort Morgan - North Carolina




This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Important News from North Carolina" "Fort Morgan, at Ocracoke Inlet, Abandoned by the Rebels" &qu... See More  

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651604

Paducah, Kentucky

Item #651604

September 07, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 7, 1861.



* Paducah, Kentucky

* Fort Morgan - North Carolina




This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Important News from North Carolina" "Fort Morgan, at Ocracoke Inlet, Abandoned by the Rebels" &qu... See More  

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651603

Battle of Lewinsviile, Virginia

Item #651603

September 13, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 13, 1861 



* Battle of Carnifex Ferry

* Battle of Lewinsville




Among the ftpg. column heads are: "THE REBELLION" "Total Defeat of the Rebels Under General Floyd by General Rosecrans" "Capture of the Enemy's Baggage & Munitions" "Additional Particulars of the Fight at Lewinsville" "We Shall Have No More Bull R... See More  

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651602

Battle of Carnifex Ferry... St. Joseph...

Item #651602

September 18, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 18, 1861 



* Battle of Carnifex Ferry WV

* St. Joseph MO Missouri

* Civil War original reporting



Among the ftpg. first column heads are: "THE REBELLION" "Condition of Affairs Along the Hostile Lines in Virginia" "Important From Missouri" "Occupation of St. Joseph by Union Troops" "Details of Gen. Rosecrans' Vic... See More  

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651601

Battle of Cheat Mountain... Harper's Ferry...

Item #651601

September 17, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 17, 1861 



* Battle of Cheat Mountain WV

* Harper's Ferry West Virginia

* Civil War original reporting



Among the ftpg. first column heads are: "THE REBELLION" "Important News From Baltimore" "Arrest of Members of the Maryland Legislature" "The Scheme to Force  the State from the Union Effectually Stopped" "... See More  

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651600

Battle of Cheat Mountain...Siege of Lexington...

Item #651600

September 22, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 22, 1861 



* Battle of Cheat Mountain WV

* First Battle of Lexington

* Missouri State Guard victory




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Another Defeat of the Rebels at Cheat Mountain" "Important From Missouri" "Progress Of The Siege Of Lexington" "Important From Kentucky&quo... See More  

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651598

President of the Confederacy has died?

Item #651598

September 06, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 6, 1861 The first column on the ftpg. has some nice Civil War heads including: "THE REBELLION" "Confirmation of the Reported Death of Jefferson Davis" (obviously wrong); "The Flags of the Rebels Flying at Half-Staff" "Intense Excitement at Washington" "A General Engagement of the Hostile Armies Expected" "A Great Bat... See More  

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651597

Letter from Lincoln to General Fremont...

Item #651597

September 15, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 15, 1861  Front page heads at the top of the first column from the early days of the Civil War: "The Rebellion" "Retreat of the Rebel Army to Manassas" "Grand Balloon Reconnoissance by General Smith" "Important Letter of the President to General Fremont" "Modification of the Proclamation with Regard to the Liberation of t... See More  

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651596

The siege of Lexington...

Item #651596

September 20, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 20, 1861 



* First Battle of Lexington

* Missouri State Guard victory




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Important News from Missouri" "Attack on Lexington by the Rebels Under Gen. Price" "Frightful Slaughter and Repulse of the Enemy" "Important From Kentucky" "The... See More  

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651570

The Civil War in Western Virginia...

Item #651570

October 30, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 30, 1861  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Important News From Western Virginia" "Gen. Rosecrans Driving the Rebels Before Him" "Fight Between a Rebel Battery & a Gunboat on the Lower Potomac" "Important From Kentucky" "Important From Missouri" & much more.

Eight ... See More  

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651569

Death of Jefferson Davis?

Item #651569

September 05, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 5, 1861  Among the various front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Confirmatory Reports of the Death of Jefferson Davis" "Unfounded Rumors of Conflicts in Virginia" "Eagerness of the Hostile Armies for Battle" "Particulars of the Attack & Repulse of the Rebels at Lexington" "Death of J... See More  

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651568

Great print of the New Jersey Railroad Depot...

First casualties of the Civil War... front page engraving of troops departing...

Item #651568

April 20, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, April 20, 1861  Front page heads at the top of the first column report the first casualties of the Civil War: "The War" "The Mass. Volunteers Opposed in Their Passage Through the City" "Bloody Fight Between the Soldiers and the Mob" "Two Soldiers and Seven Citizens Killed" "The Volunteers Succeed in Forcing Their Way Through" ... See More  

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651558

Ulysses S. Grant Assumes Command In 1864...

Item #651558

March 18, 1864

(needs to be re-written) THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 18, 1864  Front page heads at the top of the last column: Important Military Movements General Grants Order Assuming Command of the Union Army. Includes a brief report about Grants departure for Washington to assume command of the armies of the United States, plus the names of the members of his staff. Hereafter is the Presidential order app... See More  

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651543

The General Hunter emancipation proclamation controversy...

Item #651543

September 29, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 29, 1862 



* General David Hunter

* re. emancipation Proclamation

* President Abraham Lincoln




Although there is nice Civil War coverage on the front page, the best content is on page 4 where is found: "The Proclamation", "The Emancipation Manifesto of Gen. Hunter and the Counter Blast of the President", "Mr. Lincoln's Three Mo... See More  

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651516

A Day of Thanksgiving ordered...

Multiple orders by President Abraham Lincoln...

Item #651516

September 06, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, September 6, 1864  The front page has 4 orders given by President Abraham Lincoln, each signed in block type: ABRAHAM LINCOLN, the first is for a Day of Thanksgiving for the recent successes of both the army and navy in both Mobile and Atlanta (see images). Additional Civil War related reports are found throughout.

Eight pages, an archival mend to an unrelated inside page, ... See More  

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651477

Map of the new state of West Virginia...

Item #651477

December 13, 1862

Where is the Booth ad??

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, NY, December 13, 1862 Nice map of the new state of West Virginia... John Wiles Booth ad.

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