Abraham Lincoln & The Civil War

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Abraham Lincoln & The Civil War

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674889

Battle of Blue Springs...

Item #674889

October 13, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 13, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The War in the Southwest" "Battle on the 8th at Salem, Miss." "4,000 Rebels Beaten by 5,000 Federals" "Kirby Smith & Price Moving on Little Rock" "Battle at Blue Springs..." 6,000 Rebels Routed by Gen. Burnside" "The Enemy in Retreat"... See More  

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674888

Battle of Blue Springs...

Item #674888

October 12, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 13, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The War in the Southwest" "Battle on the 8th at Salem, Miss." "4,000 Rebels Beaten by 5,000 Federals" "Kirby Smith & Price Moving on Little Rock" "Battle at Blue Springs..." 6,000Rebels Routed by Gen. Burnside" "The Enemy in Retreat"... See More  

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674887

Quantrell's recent raid...

Item #674887

October 12, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 12, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From Virginia" "Severe Fight Beyond the Rapidan" "Our Infantry Beaten by Cavalry" "Tables Turned by Federal Troops" "Supposed Retreat of Lee's Army to Richmond" "Quantrell's Last Raid" "Rebels Disguised in Federal Uniforms" ... See More  

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674884

Massachusetts 54th colored regiment takes to the field...

Item #674884

May 30, 1863

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1863 



* Massachusetts 54th colored regiment takes to the field



The back page has a significant report headed: "First Massachusetts Colored Regiment" which begins: "The fifty-fourth regiment of Massachusetts volunteers, composed of colored men of this & other northern states, took its departure for the field of active service to-day. Th... See More  

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674864

Massachusetts 54th colored regiment takes to the field...

Item #674864

May 30, 1863

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1863 



* Massachusetts 54th colored regiment takes to the field



Among the many front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Siege of Vicksburg" "Dispatches from Gen. Grant..." "Everything then Progressing Satisfactorily" "Our Forces Abundantly Able to Maintain the Investment" "General Banks Said to be Coming U... See More  

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674769

More on creating the Mason-Dixon Line...

Item #674769
SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, for the year 1769  This is the "supplement" issue provided at the end of the year containing various articles much like the regular issues but containing fewer pages. It has just a one-third page masthead and also includes the table of contents on the front page.

Articles include an: "Accurate List of the Knights, Burgesses, ... See More  

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674731

The last days of the Confederacy...

Item #674731

April 06, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 6, 1865  Over half of the first column of the front page is taken up with heads on the closing days of the Civil War, including: "RICHMOND" "Interesting Details of the Occupation of the Rebel Capital" "Scattering Of The Rebels" "Jeff. Davis Taken the Rail for Danville" "Mrs. General Lee Remains in Town" "One-third o... See More  

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674730

Lincoln is buried in Springfield...

Item #674730

May 05, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, May 5, 1865  Among the front page column heads are: "The Conspiracy" "Arrest of Booth's Messenger in Brooklyn" "Surratt In Canada" "Jeff. Davis Loses All His Gold: "THE BURIAL" "The final Obsequies to the Dead President" "Ceremony of Interment at the Home of Mr. Lincoln" "Consignment of His Body to the ... See More  

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674727

Funeral of Abraham Lincoln...

Item #674727

April 20, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, April 20, 1865  The first column of the front page has heads including: "THE OBSEQUIES" "Funeral of Abraham Lincoln" "Solemn and Imposing Ceremonies" "A Day of Deep  & Impressive Sadness" "The Funeral Sermon" "Just Tribute to the Virtues and National Services of the Late President" with the balance of the fro... See More  

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674724

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #674724

May 31, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, May 31, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "The Dim Future of America" "The War Drawing to a Close--100,000 More Men Wanted" "San Diego News" "Unofficial Letter of General A. S. Johnst... See More  

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674720

Civil War reports from this Confederate stronghold... Lincoln re-nominated...

Item #674720

June 13, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, June 13, 1864  A wealth of Civil War reporting from this Confederate stronghold with column heads including: "Summary of Northern Intelligence" "Lincoln Re-nominated by the Baltimore Republican Convention" "Grant Besieging Richmond by Parallel Approaches" "Forrest's Operations in the West" "The Campaign i... See More  

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674719

Stay home unless you plan to join... Generalisimo Lincoln...

Item #674719

March 26, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Virginia, March 26, 1862  The front page includes: "Notes On The War" which includes a General Order from General H. Marshall concerning travel & communication in the Cumberland Mountains, noting in part: "...The country is infested with spies. Unless a man now comes from Kentucky to join the army & to assist to defend his country & to secure the ind... See More  

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674718

The attack upon Charleston...

Item #674718

April 11, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 11, 1863  The front page includes: "A Word of Justice" "Further From Charleston!" "The Turret of the Iron-Clads Pierced!" "Splendid Spirits of Our Men!" "The Law of Impressment" and more, including a dispatch signed in type: G.T. Beauregard.

The back page has: "The Attack On Charleston" "... See More  

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674686

The surrender of Lee to Grant at Appomattox...

Item #674686

April 10, 1865

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 10, 1865  Two-thirds of the first column of the front page has bold headlines including: "THE END." "Surrender of Lee and his Whole Army to Grant" "Terms of Surrender" "All Honor to Grant, Meade, Sheridan, Ord, Humphreys, Wright, Griffin, Parke, and their Brave Troops" "Highly Interesting Details of the Fighting Before th... See More  

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674586

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #674586

May 24, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, May 24, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Inside has: "Gold Discovery" "Repairs on the San Fernando Hill" "Eastern Intelligence" and so much more.

Four pages, a bit on (mostly) margin staining, minor archi... See More  

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674531

Sherman marching through Georgia...

Item #674531

November 23, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 24, 1864  Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War.

The front page includes a nearly full column listing of the: "North Carolina Legislature--... See More  

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674530

Dispatch signed by Robert E. Lee... Anti-Grant editorial...

Item #674530

July 01, 1864

THE RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 1, 1864  Not just a Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. "The War News" which has various reports and also includes an introduction to a dispatch by Robert E. Lee, the intro including: "...the following official dispatch from General Lee, relative to the raiders was...posted...But for the forerunning insane ta... See More  

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674524

Rare Confederate issue from Petersburg...

Item #674524

August 15, 1863

THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, Aug. 15, 1863  Petersburg was a critical city to the Confederacy, located not far south of the capital of Richmond, and the focus of a six month long siege when ended in early April, 1865, when Lee withdrew his troops from Petersburg and urged Jefferson Davis to remove the capital from Richmond. The war would end shortly thereafter.

This is an uncommo... See More  

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674517

On the fall of New Orleans, Monitor vs. the Merrimac, & Jeff Davis' Proclamation...

Item #674517

May 08, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, May 8, 1862  The ftpg. has: "The Northern Congress - The Negro Question Again" and: "From Nashville--Army of Occupation--Loyalty of the Native Citizens--Yankees Have a Hard Road to Travel". Page 2 has: "New Orleans Before the Surrender" "The Surrender of Fort Macon" "The Monitor & the Virginia [Merrimac]"... See More  

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674461

Confederate newspaper from Raleigh... Is Sherman advancing into South Carolina?...

Item #674461

December 02, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Dec. 2, 1864  Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War.

The front page is mostly taken up with a fascinating report headed: "Report Of The Surgeon ... See More  

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674457

Just prior to the Battle of Fredericksburg...

Item #674457

December 22, 1862

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, December 22, 1862  If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederac... See More  

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674448

General William T. Sherman...

Item #674448

November 29, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 29, 1864 



* General William T. Sherman 

* March to the sea - Georgia

* In a rare Confederate title




Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil... See More  

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674447

Confederate newspaper from Raleigh... Sherman's march through Georgia...

Item #674447

November 30, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 30, 1864  Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War.

The front page has reports headed: "Legislative Proceedings" "Congressional"... See More  

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674363

Monitor versus the Merrimac...

Item #674363

March 11, 1862

NEW-YORK TIMES, March 11, 1862 Back page heads report the famous naval battle at Hampton Roads, Virginia, between the Monitor and Merrimac: "The Battle In Hampton Roads" "Interesting Details of the Two Days' Fighting" "How The Cumberland Was Sunk by the Merrimac" "The Congress Set on Fire and Blown Up" "Probably About a Hundred Lives Lost on the Cum... See More  

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674338

The Emancipation Proclamation on the front page...

Item #674338

September 23, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 23, 1862  A terrific issue with this historic content, as the entire text of the famous Emancipation Proclamation, wherein President Abraham Lincoln freed all slaves in both the North & the South, is contained in the first two columns of the front page. More typically this text is found on inside pages of most newspapers.

The heading at the top of the first column ... See More  

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674328

The Gettysburg Address on the front page...

Item #674328

November 20, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 20, 1863  It would be difficult to argue for a more notable or desirable newspaper from the Civil War. Combine the complete text of the historic Gettysburg Address by President Abraham Lincoln, with this venerable title, with the content being on the front page, and the combination makes for one of the best newspapers one could own from the Civil War era.

The front page ... See More  

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674327

Great coverage of Lincoln's trip from Springfield to Washington...

Item #674327

February 12, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 12, 1861  Page 5 has a nice stack of column headlines and reports on Abraham Lincoln's trip from his home in Illinois to Washington. Heads include: "THE PRESIDENT ELECT EN ROUTE" "His Farewell to His Neighbors" with the text included here; "Receptions On the Route" "His Letter to Gov. Morgan".

The great text takes over a full... See More  

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674292

Lot of six Confederate newspapers...

Item #674292

May 01, 1863

A group lot of six damaged Confederate newspapers, 1863-1864: Daily Southern Guardian, Columbia, S.C. (3); Richmond Examiner (1); and Charleston Courier (2).

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674291

Lot of Charleston Confederate newspapers...

Item #674291

March 02, 1862

A group lot of seven damaged Charleston newspapers from during the Civil War dated 1861-1863: the Mercury (4); and Daily Courier (3), all with war-related content from the Confederate perspective.

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674225

Death of Commodore Uriah P. Levy... Large Civil War map...

Item #674225

March 24, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 24, 1864  The most notable content within this issue is the very brief, but historic page 5 report of the death of Commodore (Admiral) Uriah P. Levy, the first U.S. Jewish Commodore, war of 1812 war hero, and credited as to having abolished the disciplinary procedure of flogging.

The ftpg. features a large & detailed map: "THE BOMBARDMENT OF ISLAND NO. 10. The... See More  

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674222

The Monitor vs. the Merrimac...

Item #674222

March 22, 1862

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 22, 1862  The front page has a print of a soldier shooting as well as a lengthy article: "The Naval Battle in Hampton Roads" which featured the historic battle between the Monitor & the Merrimac.

Inside has a centerfold (non-contiguous pages) with 4 prints of: "The War In North Carolina--General View of Pamlico Sound..."... See More  

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674215

The rebel army is falling back...

Item #674215

December 01, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 1, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Gen. Grant's Dept." "Ringgold and Cleveland in Our Possession" "Army of the Potomac" "The Rebel Army Falling Back Toward Hanover Junction" "General Meade Pressing Forward" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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674214
Item #674214

August 11, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 11, 1863  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "From Gen. Meade's Army" "Lee Re-Enforced by Polk" "Lee's Infantry all Across the Rapidan" "Great Quaking In Mobile" "The Cowardice of the Frightened Rebels" "Bragg at Chattanooga" and more.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice... See More  

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674213

Battle of Wytheville, Virginia...

Item #674213

July 25, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 25, 1863  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "SUCCESSFUL CAVALRY EXPEDITION" "The Virginia and Tennessee Railroad Cut" "A SEVERE FIGHT AT WYTHEVILLE" "The Village Totally Destroyed" "FROM THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC" "East Tennessee To Be Redeemed" "The Effect Of The Capture Of Jackson" ... See More  

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674212

Civil War fighting in Florida...

Item #674212

March 10, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 10, 1864  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Sherman's Raid in Mississippi" "The Country Perfectly Impoverished" "The Bombardment of Charleston" "More Fighting in Florida" "The Death of Col. Dahlgren" "Horrible Cruelty to a Little Slave Girl Belonging to Mrs. Davis" and more.

Eig... See More  

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674211

An attack by 3,000 Texans...

Item #674211

February 15, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 15, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: From Gen. Sherman's Expedition" "Sharp Engagement on the Yazoo" "The Transports Attacked by 3,000 Texans" "Rebels Defeated & Driven" "Summary Punishment of a Case of Barbarism" "Reported Escape of 109 Officers from Libby Prison" and much more.... See More  

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674210

An attack by 3,000 Texans...

Item #674210

February 15, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 15, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: From Gen. Sherman's Expedition" "Sharp Engagement on the Yazoo" "The Transports Attacked by 3,000 Texans" "Rebels Defeated & Driven" "Summary Punishment of a Case of Barbarism" "Reported Escape of 109 Officers from Libby Prison" and much more.... See More  

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674209

Closing in on Richmond...

Item #674209

February 09, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 9, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "General Butler's Dept." "Bold Raid Towards Richmond" "Our Troops Within Ten Miles of the Rebel Capital" "Crossing of the Rapidan" "Rebels Driven from Their Position" and more.

Eight pages, slight bit of damp staining at the bottom, nice condition.... See More  

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674208

Latest from the Civil War, and more...

Item #674208

January 12, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 12, 1864  The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "From Gen. Kelly's Department" "Another Rebel Attack Repulsed" "Gallant Stand Against Moseby's Command" and: "Freedmen of the Mississippi" "Their Condition & Necessities" "Defects of the Cotton Plantation Systems". The back page has discussion in the ... See More  

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674207

Sherman.at Charleston... Savannah...

Item #674207

February 16, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 16, 1865  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN" "They Are Within Two Miles of Charleston" "Skirmishing Near Charleston" "Branchville Flanked" "Lee's Appeal to the Georgians" "SAVANNAH" "Series of Union Meetings Held Throughout Georgia" "WILMINGTON" "Reconn... See More  

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674206

The last days of the Confederacy...

Item #674206

April 06, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 6, 1865  Over half of the first column of the front page is taken up with heads on the closing days of the Civil War, including: "RICHMOND" "Interesting Details of the Occupation of the Rebel Capital" "Scattering Of The Rebels" "Jeff. Davis Taken the Rail for Danville" "Mrs. General Lee Remains in Town" "One-third o... See More  

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674205

The Battle for Fort Fisher in North Carolina...

Item #674205

January 19, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 19, 1865  Among the first column heads on the Civil War are: "WILMINGTON" "The Brilliant Affair on Sunday" "The Way the Soldiers & Sailors Took Fort Fisher" "The Terrible Fire of the Fleet" "Over 40,000 Shots Thrown at the Fort" "The Casualties" "Fort Smith, on Smith Island, Blown Up by the Rebels"... See More  

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674204

An attack by 3,000 Texans...

Item #674204

February 15, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 15, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: From Gen. Sherman's Expedition" "Sharp Engagement on the Yazoo" "The Transports Attacked by 3,000 Texans" "Rebels Defeated & Driven" "Summary Punishment of a Case of Barbarism" "Reported Escape of 109 Officers from Libby Prison" and much more.... See More  

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674203
Item #674203

August 11, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 11, 1863  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "From Gen. Meade's Army" "Lee Re-Enforced by Polk" "Lee's Infantry all Across the Rapidan" "Great Quaking In Mobile" "The Cowardice of the Frightened Rebels" "Bragg at Chattanooga" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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674202

Confederate Congress reports to the people...

Item #674202

February 25, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 25, 1864  Among the front page  column heads are: "Late Southern News" "Address of the Rebel Congress" "Fierce Denunciation of the North" "Slanders Upon Our Armies" "The Expedition to Florida" "From Gen. Sherman's Expedition" "Rebel Reports of His Progress" "Occupation of Jackson "T... See More  

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674201

Civil War map of Western Kentucky...

Item #674201

December 19, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 19, 1861  A displayable issue as nearly half of of the front page is taken up with a large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE MILITARY POSITIONS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY." First column war headlines as well.

Among the front page column heads are: "The Rebels in Western Kentucky" "The Advance to be Made by the Union Forces Under Gen. Halle... See More  

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674200

Civil War map includes Gettysburg, & much more...

Item #674200

January 27, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 27, 1862  The front page features a rather large Civil War map headed: "Operations On The Baltimore And Ohio Railroad" showing much of Maryland, parts of Virginia and the southern portion of Pennsylvania including Gettysburg & Harrisburg.

Plus there are front page column heads including: "The Battle of Mill Spring, Ky." "The Rebel Account of... See More  

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674199

Two Civil War maps...

Item #674199

April 03, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 3, 1862  Page 3 has a Civil War map headed: "Movements of Major General Banks - Occupation of Woodstock, Virginia- Fight at Stony Creek".

Among the page 3 column heads on the Civil War are: "The New Battle Field" "Corinth, Mississippi to be the Waterloo of the War" "The Rebels Armed with Pikes and Battle Axes" "Beauregard, J... See More  

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674198

Civil War map of the Corinth vicinity...

Item #674198

April 06, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 6, 1862  The front page has a one column map showing the Corinth, Mississippi vicinity.

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Situation Of Corinth, Miss." "The Battle Ground of the Impending Contest" "The Impediment to the Union War Path" "General Jackson Expected to Add Fresh Glory to the Southern Army" "... See More  

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674197

Civil War map on the front page...

Item #674197

February 07, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 7, 1864  The front page features a map headed: "The Smithfield and Ben's Church Affair".

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Rebel Attempt Capture Cumberland Gap" "Brisk Skirmishing and Repulse of the Enemy" "News From Chattanooga" "Details of the Rebel Demonstration on Newbern, N.C." "The F... See More  

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