Abraham Lincoln & The Civil War

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Abraham Lincoln & The Civil War

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672423

Confederate newspaper from Grenada, Mississippi...

Item #672423

August 25, 1862

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Aug. 25, 1862  If the title and city of publication seem to disagree, they do 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 Confederacy, the &qu... See More  

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672346

On the Emancipation Proclamation...

Item #672346

January 03, 1863

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Jan. 3, 1863  The issue of the day prior printed the historic Emancipation Proclamation by Abraham Lincoln, essentially declaring an end to slavery in the United States.

Not surprisingly this issue continues with that theme in its page 2 editorial headed: "The Doom of Slavery". One bit mentions: "...And in this struggle for power, slavery... See More  

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672325

Follow-up to the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #672325

July 09, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, July 9, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are several on the recent Battle of Gettysburg: "THE BATTLE FIELD AT GETTYSBURG" "Scenes After The Fight" "Appearance of the Ground" "Havoc of the Artillery" "The Lines of Assault & Defence" "Scenes of the Slaughter" "Effects of the Musketry in... See More  

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672323

Robert E. Lee announces the death of 'Stonewall' Jackson...

Item #672323

May 14, 1863

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 14, 1863  The top of the back page has a notable report: "The Death of Stonewall Jackson - Letter and Order From Gen. Lee". Included are two dispatches each signed by: R. E. Lee, the first concerning Jackson being wounded (by friendly fire at the battle of Chancellorsville), and the other of a week later announcing Jackson's death... See More  

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672266

Expected rebel invasion...

Item #672266

November 16, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 16, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Projected Rebel Invasion" "An Expedition Sent from Wilmington to Halifax" "Later From Charleston" 'Bombardment of Sumter Still Progressing" "Renewed Rebel Desertions" "From the Army of the Potomac" 'Firing Heard Toward Stevensburg" &... See More  

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672265

Huge Civil War map makes this very displayable...

Item #672265

October 14, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 14, 1863  Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the terrific front page, as 80% of it is taken up with a huge Civil War map headed: "THE MILITARY SITUATION. Map of the present Scene of Active Operations in Eastern Tennessee and Georgia." A wealth of Civil War reporting on pages 2 and 3.

Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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672228

General Forrest threatens a raid...

Item #672228

October 06, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 6, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Threatening Raid by the Rebels Under Forrest" "Intent of the Rebel Attack on McMinnsville" "Rebel Views of the Situation" "Gen. Rosecrans's Position Acknowledged Impregnable" and much more.

Eight pages, good condition.

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672227

Robert E. Lee makes a failed move...

Item #672227

October 16, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 16, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Desperate flank Movement by Lee!" "Attempt of the Rebels to Get Between Our Army & Washington" "Enemy Driven Back by the Second Corps" Probable Battle at Bull Run" "Recrossing of the Tennessee by Wheeler's Troops" "Important Movement of Bragg&#... See More  

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672226

Military command have changed...

Item #672226

October 23, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 23, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Division of the Mississippi" "Departments of the Cumberland, Tennessee, Ohio, and Vicksburg Included in Gen. Grant's Command" "Gens. Hooker & Sherman to Command their Respective Corps" "Escape of General Lee Across the Rapidan" "The Grant Battle Avo... See More  

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672225

General Lee's and General Bragg's armies...

Item #672225

October 29, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 29, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: Gen. Grant's Dept." "Grand Flanking Movement by Lee's and Bragg's Armies" "Rebels Marching from Virginia to Tennessee" "The Line of the Rappahannock to be Defended by Lee" "Cavalry Right at Bealton Station" "Daring Raids by the Enemy" &... See More  

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672224

Rebel guerrillas... Army of the Potomac...

Item #672224

November 07, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 7, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Army of the Potomac in Motion" "The Warrenton Route to Richmond Abandoned!" "The Siege of Charleston" "The Fenian Brotherhood" "Increased Audacity of Rebel Guerrillas" "Gen. Grant's Dept." "Enemy Still Firing from Lookout Mountain... See More  

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672223

General Meade on the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #672223

November 12, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 12, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Rebel Army Concentrated on the Rapidan" "Presentation of Colors to General Meade" "Official Report of the Late Engagements & of the Battle of Gettysburg" "The Main Army at Rodgersville" "The Plans of Bragg to Flank Chattanooga" "The Battles of... See More  

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672222

Fighting near Knoxville... Escape of Union prisoners...

Item #672222

November 21, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 21, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From East Tennessee" "Gen. Burnside Announces Himself All Right, Yet all Wrong" "Continued Fighting All About Knoxville" "Our Soldiers In Richmond" "Escape of 33 Prisoners from Castle Thunder" "Capture of Brazos Island, Bienville, and Point Isabel... See More  

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672221

Success at Chattanooga...

Item #672221

November 28, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 28, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "VIRGINIA" "A Battle & a Victory South of the Rapidan" "Gen. Meade Reported Successful at All Points: "CHATTANOOGA" "The Enemy Totally Routed & Flying in Panic" "Bragg Attempts a Stand at Chickamauga & is Beaten Back" "Longstreet C... See More  

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672220

General Grant, General Sherman...

Item #672220

December 08, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 8, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "General Grant's Dept." "Longstreet Certainly Retreating Toward Virginia" "The Siege of Knoxville Raised Dec. 4" "Gens. Sherman and Foster Pursuing Along the Holston River" "The Enemy Advancing on Maysfield, Ky." "The Siege of Charleston" &... See More  

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672212

Capture of the Chesapeake...

Item #672212

December 18, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 18, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Capture of The Chesapeake" ":The Vessel Taken In Sambro Harbor, Near Halifax, Yesterday" "Escape of Most of the Crew" "News From Washington" "Supplies to Richmond Prisoners".

Eight pages, nice condition.

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672211

General Grant's great campaign...

Item #672211

December 29, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 29, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Gen. Grant's Department" "Guerrilla Raids in Front" "Another Demonstration by Morgan Apprehended" "Longstreet's Movements Interpreted" "A Concise Narrative of Gen. Grant's late Campaign" "Proposed Reorganization of Gen. Meade's Arm... See More  

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672167

When this famous title was a newspaper...

Item #672167

October 08, 1864

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Oct. 8, 1864  The front page features a print of: "The Pneumatic Railroad in the Grounds of the Crystal Palace, London". A related article is on page 4. Page 3 has one-third of a column of Civil War reports.

Eight pages, binding slits at the blank spine, minor wear at the margins.

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672150

Fourteen issues of the Saturday Evening Post from the Civil War...

Item #672150

September 10, 1864

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, 1864-1865  A lot of 14 issues of this famous publication when it was a newspaper, but more commonly known when it was a magazine of the 20th century.

Eight pages with just several paragraphs of Civil War reporting on page 3, otherwise mostly literary content. All but 3 issues have a print on the front page as well. Never-trimmed margins, some mild mar... See More  

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672149

Thirteen issues of the Saturday Evening Post from the Civil War...

Item #672149

September 10, 1864

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, 1864  A lot of 13 issues of this famous publication when it was a newspaper, but more commonly known when it was a magazine of the 20th century.

Eight pages with just several paragraphs of Civil War reporting on page 3, otherwise mostly literary content. All issues have a print on the front page as well. Never-trimmed margins, some mild margin wear, b... See More  

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672139

Rare title published exclusively during the Civil War...

Item #672139

December 01, 1863

THE CONNECTICUT WAR RECORD, New Haven, July, 1864  A volume I issue of a rare title published exclusively during the Civil War existing from just 1863-1865.

The prospectus for the next volume notes: "The war continues & the patriotic sons of Connecticut are still battling with matchless valor to save our splendid nation...heroic achievements must be recorded faithfully & in perm... See More  

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672127

Rare Confederate title with a report from Robert E. Lee...

Item #672127

October 22, 1862

DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN, Jackson, Oct. 22, 1862  Certainly one of the more rare Confederate titles we have offered. This is a volume one issue.

Among the articles within are: "Signs of Trouble in Yankeedom" "Great Raid by Gen. Stuart" "Resisting the Draft" "Fortifications on the Mississippi River" "The Revolution in East Tennessee" and more. Also... See More  

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672126

Lincoln's funeral in Philadelphia and New York City...

Item #672126

April 24, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1865  All columns on all eight pages are black-bordered for the death of President Abraham Lincoln. Over half of the front page first column is taken up with heads including: "THE FUNERAL" "The Lying in State in Independence Hall, Philadelphia" "Scenes There Yesterday" "Immense Crowds of People Throughout the Day" "Severa... See More  

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672041

Jeff Davis' qualifications ridiculed...

Item #672041

January 13, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 13, 1865  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "The Crusade Against Jeff. Davis" "His Military Qualifications Ridiculed" "SHERMAN" "Sherman's Rule in Savannah" "GRANT" and much more.

Eight pages, binding slits at the blank spine, good condition.

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672032

Great reporting on the Seven Days' Battles...

Item #672032

July 04, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 4, 1862  Among the first column heads on the Civil War are: "From General McClellan's Army" "The Enemy Still Press On" "The Rebels Retreat in Disorder" "We Capture 2,000 Prisoners" "General Magruder Taken Prisoner" "Details of the Fighting" "Remarkable Endurance of Our Troops" "185,000 Rebels... See More  

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672031

Ulysses S. Grant assumes command of the U.S. Army...

Item #672031

March 18, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, March 18, 1864  Among the front page heads on the Civil War are: "Important Military Movements" "General Grant's Order Assuming Command of the Union Armies".

The brief report notes Grant's departure for Washington to assume command, plus the names of the members of his staff. What follows is the Presidential order appointing U.S. Grant commander o... See More  

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672030

Frederick Douglass' speech on the mission of the Civil War...

Item #672030

January 14, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 14, 1865  Page 5 has: "Fred. Douglass On The Negro" which reports on his lecture at the Cooper Institute in which he opines on the mission of the Civil War, noting in part: "...the well known negro orator...proceeded to eulogize the race to which he belonged...said some witty and sarcastic thing...The colored men who fought under the American flag (and For... See More  

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672029

Terrific map on the capture of Fort Fisher...

Item #672029

January 18, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 18, 1865  Almost the entire front page is taken up with a huge & terrific map headed: "THE CAPTURE OF FORT FISHER. Scene of Admiral Porter's & General Terry's Brilliant Operations on Saturday & Sunday Last." Over half of the first column is taken up with war heads including: "WILMINGTON" "Fort Fisher Ours" "Its Captu... See More  

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672028

Large & displayable Civil War map...

Item #672028

March 15, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, March 15, 1865  The ftpg. features a huge & extremely detailed Civil War map headed: "THE MILITARY SITUATION. Scene of Present Operations of the Union Generals Grant, Sherman, Sheridan, and Schofield & the Rebels Generals Lee, Johnston, Early and Bragg." The map shows from Lynchburg to Wilmington, N. Carolina; to Columbia, Georgia; to Petersburg, Va.

Among ... See More  

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672025

Map of Pensacola Harbor & its defenses...

Item #672025

April 09, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, April 9, 1861  The front page  is dominated by a very large map titled: "VIEW OF PENSACOLA HARBOR & DEFENCES" and at the top: "The Sebastopol of The Gulf Of Mexico - The Probable Rendezvous of the Northern Naval Forces." Plus there are first column heads including: "Approaching Civil War" "State of Feeling At the South" "T... See More  

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672023

Large Civil War map on the front page...

Item #672023

October 07, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 7, 1861  The front page is dominated by a very large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN WESTERN VIRGINIA". Plus many ftpg. column heads on the war: "THE REBELLION" "Interview Between Generals McClellan & Banks" "Important News from the Cherokee Nation" "The Scene of War in Western Virginia" ... See More  

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672022

Rebel map on the Battle of Bull Run...

Item #672022

October 11, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 11, 1861  The front page features a great & very detailed map headed: "Very Curious Rebel Semi-Official Pictorial View of the Battle of Bull Run".

Among the many first column heads are: "THE REBELLION" "The Advanced Positions of the Union Army of the Potomac" "Disinclination of the Rebels for Battle" "Particulars of the R... See More  

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672019

War news from the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #672019

June 21, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, June 21, 1862  Among the reports are: "Exploits of the Mackerel Brigade - Triumph of Naval Architecture" "The Battle Near  Charleston" "The Lines" "The Battle Near Port Republic" "The Steamers Virginia & Mississippi..." "Army of Richmond" and much more.

Four pages, minor foxing, nice cond... See More  

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672018

Second Battle of Bull Run, a Confederate victory in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #672018

September 09, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 9, 1862  This is a great issue has the front page has much reporting on the historic 2nd battle of Bull Run, another victory for the Confederate army. The front page begins with: "From The Army of Northern Virginia" & is followed by: "The Battle Fields Of Manassas". Also on the front page: "Congress People & 'Army W... See More  

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672017

Battle of Murfreesboro...

Item #672017

February 25, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 25, 1863  The front page has: "Our Fredericksburg Letter" "The Second Day of the Battle of Murfreesboro" which is over two columns of detailed reporting. Also on the ftpg: "Latest News From the North" "City Intelligence" "Butler's Reception in Baltimore" and other smaller items.

The back page has an... See More  

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672016

Reports from the Civil War...

Item #672016

January 17, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 17, 1862  Half of the front page is taken up with ads while the other half is filled with Civil War reports, headed: "Notes Of the War" and having many subheads including: "The War In Kentucky--A Yankee's Account of the Military Situation" "A Change of Plan" "The War In Missouri--Federal Atrocities" "Arre... See More  

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672015

Events at Port Hudson...

Item #672015

March 17, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 17, 1863   The front page includes: "Attack On Port Hudson--The Enemy Repulsed" "Missouri From An Eye-Witness--The Military Thraldom Over the State--Outrages & Tyranny of the Enemy--Horrible Treatment of Our Prisoners--A Dark Picture of Wrongs & Long Suffering". Also: "Attack On Port Hudson--The Enemy Open on Port ... See More  

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672014

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #672014

March 15, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, March 15, 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, minor archival mend at the bottom of page 2,... See More  

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672013

The Civil War in East Tennessee...

Item #672013

October 06, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 6, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From East Tennessee" "Threatening Raid by the Rebels Under Forrest" "Intent of the Rebel Attack on McMinnsville" "The enemy Attack Our Right & are Repulsed "Rebel Views of the Situation" "Gen. Rosecrans's Position Acknowledged Impregnable" ... See More  

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672012

Promoting a book on the life of Stonewall Jackson...

Item #672012

October 07, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 7, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Richmond Life" "A Thrilling Biography of the Great General of the South - An Authentic Life of STONEWALL JACKSON - Life, Services & Campaigns of Stonewall Jackson..." with more on this new book.

Also: "From East Tennessee" "Advance of Gen. Burnside's Forces t... See More  

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672011

At Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge...

Item #672011

October 17, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 17, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From Virginia" "Another Great Battle Near at Hand!" "Lee's Army at Manassas" "Gen. Meade's Forces in Readiness for an Attack" "Threatening Movement Toward Leesburg" "News From Chattanooga" "The Rebel Batteries Withdrawn from Look... See More  

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672010

General Grant's efforts in the war...

Item #672010

November 05, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 5, 1863  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "General Grant's Department" "The Fight Near Wauhatchie" "Particulars of Gen. Hooker's Operations" "Probable Severe Fight Near Tuscumbia" "Gen. Sherman's Forces in Possession" "Rout of Hawkin's Gueerrillas" & more, with war news ... See More  

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672009

Chattanooga & Lookout Mountain...

Item #672009

November 18, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 18, 1863  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "NEWS FROM CHATTANOOGA" "Junction of Gen. Sherman's Corps with the Army Under General Grant!" "The Rebel Battery at Work on Lookout Mountain" "Bragg Receiving Reinforcements" "Army of the Potomac Again Advancing" "A Battle Expected Within Four Day&q... See More  

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672008

Lincoln's proclamation in the Virginia legislature...

Item #672008

December 25, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 25, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "News From The South" "Mr. Lincoln's Proclamation in The Virginia Legislature" "What is Thought of It In Richmond" "General Averill's Operations in Western Virginia "Army of the Potomac" "A Retrograde Movement Not Improbable" "Chances ... See More  

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671997

Lincoln's post-Gettysburg annual message and his Proclamation...

Item #671997

December 10, 1863

THE WORLD, New York City, Dec. 10, 1863  From the midst of the Civil War with front page column heads including: "THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE" "An Amnesty to the Southern People, with Conditions, Proposed" "A Significant Proclamation" "The State of the Nation Reviewed" "Reports of Secretaries of the Navy and Interior, and the Postmaster-General&quo... See More  

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671990

War reports from a Confederate newspaper in Columbia...

Item #671990

November 23, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Nov. 23, 1864  A rather rare title and great that the title includes the word “Southern”.

The front page is mostly taken up with ads. The back page includes: "The Bonham Guards" "The Georgia Militia Called Out" "War Resolution" which is from te Confederate Congress; "War News - From the Cent... See More  

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671987

More on the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #671987

July 07, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, July 7, 1863  The middle two columns of the front page are taken up with a long Civil War map headed: "THE POTOMAC RIVER. The Points of Escape for Lee's Army--The Fords, Ferries, Bridges, Islands and Other Important Points on the River, from Washington to Hancock."

A very significant issue on the follow-up to the Battle of Gettysburg, as page 3 has a great deal... See More  

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671927

Civil War reports in a Charleston newspaper...

Item #671927

October 17, 1863

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 17, 1863  Perhaps the most famous newspaper from the Confederacy. The front page has: "Latest From East Tennessee" "Good News From Lee's Army" "Latest From the United States" "Letter from Richmond" & more. The back page has: "The Sufferings of the Border Missourians" "The Situation in E... See More  

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671877

General Hurlbut & his antisemiticism... Battle of Lookout Mountain....

Item #671877

November 27, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 27, 1863  The back page has a somewhat obscure article headed: "The Fright of the Jews--High Prices..." which reports: "Quite a sensation exists here & in other river cities about the order of Gen. Hurlburt [sic] at Memphis, by which all the able-bodied men are forced to enter the military service. Many parties with heavy stocks of goods went thither ... See More  

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671858

Nice coverage of the Lincoln funeral...

Item #671858

April 22, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 22, 1865  Half of the first column is taken up with a nice stack of headlines concerning Lincoln's funeral, including: "THE FUNERAL TRAIN" "Sad & Interesting Details of the Removal of the President's Remains from Washington to Baltimore" "The Obsequies in the Monumental City" "The Whole Route Draped in Black & the Entir... See More  

Item from Catalog 301 (released for December, 2020)...

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$86.00
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