Abraham Lincoln & The Civil War

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Abraham Lincoln & The Civil War

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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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674196

Rebels evacuate Jackson, Mississippi...

Item #674196

July 23, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 23, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From the Army of the Mississippi" 'Evacuation of Jackson" "Johnston in Full Retreat" "His Army Nearly All Used U" "Operations at Natchez" "Morgan's Guerrilla Invasion" "Capture of 2,500 of His Gang" "The Battle Near Buffington&... See More  

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674195

Civil War events near Wilmington, North Carolina...

Item #674195

January 25, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 25, 1865  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "WILMINGTON" "Forts Caswell & Campbell Abandoned by the Rebels" "The Works at Smith's Island, Smithville & Reeves' Point Also Abandoned" "Heavy Fall in the Rebel Gold Market" "The Rebels Refuse the Currency at Any Odds" "Sufferings of H... See More  

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674194

The Civil War at Cumberland Gap...

Item #674194

February 08, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 8, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Rebel Advance In East Tennessee" "Attempt to Capture Cumberland Gap" "Three Days' Sharp Skirmishing" "Rebels Finally Repulsed" "Johnston's Rebel Army at Rome, Ga." "The Situation at Knoxville" "Longstreet Moving on Tazewell...&qu... See More  

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674193

Abraham Lincoln on the draft...

Item #674193

August 12, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 12, 1863  The top of the first column has: "President Lincoln On The Draft" "Retaliation for Abuse of Colored Troops" which has his letter signed in type: A. Lincoln. Also: "Lee Expected To Attack Meade" "End of the Naval Campaign in the Mississippi" and more.

Eight pages, very nice condition.

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674192

Latest reports from the Civil War...

Item #674192

February 06, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 6, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From Gen. Butler's Dept." "The Siege of Newbern Raised" "Retreat of the Rebels to Kinston" "From Gen. Kelly's Dept." "Another Victory by Gen. Mulligan" "Six Hours' Hard Fighting" "Our Cavalry Sharply Engaged at the Latest Date&qu... See More  

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674191

William T. Sherman... Negro enlistments bill...

Item #674191

March 12, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, March 12, 1865  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "THE NEGRO ENLISTMENT BILL PASSED" "A Threat of Desertion from the Cotton States" "SHERMAN" "No Serious Opposition to Sherman's Advance" "Hampton Threatens to Execute Two Men for Every One Sherman Kills" "The Horrors of War in S... See More  

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674190

Rebels score a victory in Western Virginia...

Item #674190

January 08, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 8, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War include: "Rebel Victory In Western Virginia" "280 Union Troops Attacked by 4,000 Rebels" "Gallant Stand by the Little Band" "From Est Tennessee" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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674189

"When Johnny comes marching home..."

Item #674189

May 25, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, May 25, 1865  The first column has a nice stack of column heads on a parade of returning soldiers headed: "THE REVIEW" "Sherman's Veterans on Parade" "The Conquerors of Georgia & South Carolina in Penna. Ave." "Sherman's 'Bummers' on Their Good Behavior & in Their Holiday Suits" "A Grateful Country's Wel... See More  

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674188

Civil War action in Texas...

Item #674188

January 23, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 23, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Later From New Orleans" "Important Prize Captures off Mobile" "Gens. Dana and Herron in Texas" "Another Revolution at Matamoras" "Preparations Made for Hostilities" "The Fight at Pass Cabullo..." "From the Army of the Potomac" and more... See More  

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674187

Civil War reports from Chattanooga...

Item #674187

March 21, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 21, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "FROM CHATTANOOGA" "The Rebels in Large Force" "Gen. Sherman's Army Gone Down the Mississippi" "Expeditions Sent From Vicksburg" "Sufferings of Union Prisoners" "New Bern Still Save" "From Arkansas" and much more.

Eight pages, nic... See More  

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674186

Results of the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #674186

July 10, 1863

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, July 10, 1863 The front page has various one column Civil War headlines including: "The Pursuit Of Gen. Lee" "Our Army Within Ten Miles of Him" "Lee Still Endeavoring to Get Away" "The Cavalry Skirmish Near Boonsboro" "A Sharp Engagement" "Escape of Our Cavalry from a Superior Force" "The Great Battle Approach... See More  

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674185

Robert E. Lee's report...

Item #674185

November 10, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 10, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From the Southern States" "Gen. Lee's Official Report of His Late Operations in Virginia" which takes over half a column & is signed in type: R. E. Lee, General; "Jeff Davis At Charleston" "Gen. Bragg & His Troubles" "News From Tennessee" &... See More  

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674184

The Civil War in Texas...

Item #674184

December 14, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 14, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: The Richmond Prisoners" "Rebel Authorities Refuse to Receive Further Supplies" "Active Operations in Texas Continued "Matagorda Island Occupied by Our Troops" "Sinking Of The Weehawken" "Army of the Potomac" and more.

Eight pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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674183

Very graphic on the "Sanitary Fair" during the Civil War...

Item #674183

April 04, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, April 4, 1864  The entire front page is taken up with reports on the Sanitary Fair in New York City, in support of the soldiers fighting the Civil War. Included is a very large graphic of: "THE METROPOLITAN FAIR. The Palace Garden, or Principal Buildings in Fourteenth St. and Sixth Ave.", beneath which is a print of: "The Gallery of the Palace Garden Building O... See More  

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674182

Great map of South Carolina...

Item #674182

February 15, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 15, 1865  The prime feature of this issue is the great & large front page Civil War map  headed: "IMPORTANT FROM SOUTH CAROLINA. Scene of General Sherman's & Admiral Porter's Operations...".

Also nice ftpg. column heads including: "SHERMAN" "Rebel Accounts of His Progress in South Carolina" "The Union Forces Across... See More  

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674146

Baseball reports during the Civil War...

Item #674146

September 28, 1861

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Sept. 28, 1861  Page 4 has: "Base Ball" with details of two baseball games of the time, including the box scores. Rather difficult to find much baseball reporting during the Civil War.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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674142

Trial of Henry Wirz of the Andersonville prison camp...

Item #674142

November 09, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 9, 1865  The top of the front page has nice heads on the trial of Henry Wirz, the "demon" warden of the infamous Andersonville prison camp in South Carolina: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Case Of Wirz" "His Approaching Execution" "Moral and Physical Condition of the Prisoner" "He Indulges in Letter Writing" "Effort... See More  

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674134

Much reporting on the Civil War...

Item #674134

October 10, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 10, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "News From Chattanooga" "The Attack from Lookout Mountain..." "Bursting of the Enemy's Gun" "Murfreesboro Threatened" "News From Charleston" "Firing Between Our Batteries & the Rebel

Forts on James Island" "The Jeff. Davis Corres... See More  

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674133

Robert E. Lee is leaving Bull Run...

Item #674133

October 20, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 20, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are; "Lee's Army Withdrawn from Bull Run" "No Movement Toward the Potomac" "What Lee Expected to Accomplish and What he Has Not Yet" "News From Tennessee" "Rebel Accounts of a Federal Victory" "The Enemy Driven from Greenville Beyond Bristol" &... See More  

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674132

Civil War map of Western Virginia... Lincoln Proclamation...

Item #674132

February 01, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 1, 1864 The front page features a very nice & detailed Civil War map headed: "THE FIGHTING IN WESTERN VIRGINIA. Scene of the Recent Contest in Gen. Kelley's Dept."

Column heads on the war include: "Call for Half a Million of Men" "The President's Proclamation" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln; "Sharp Contest in the Vicin... See More  

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674131

Battle of Port Royal, South Carolina...

Item #674131

November 15, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 15, 1861  The front page has a nice map titled: "THE NAVAL ACTION AT PORT ROYAL...".

Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "The Victory At Port Royal" "Some of the Rebels' Letters Found at Beaufort" "Rebel Accounts of the Naval Engagement at Beaufort" and more.

Eight pages, very nice condition.

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674130

Robert E. Lee becomes commander-in-chief of the Confederates...

Item #674130

January 30, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 30, 1865  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "The Rebels Not Prepared for the Spring Campaign" "Sad Howl Over the Miserable State of Affairs in Rebeldom" "Hood Relieved of Command of the Army of the Tennessee" "Discontent of Jeff. Davis" "Important From Arkansas".

Page 4 has... See More  

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674129

The Civil War near Knoxville...

Item #674129

January 30, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 30, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Fighting Near Knoxville" "The Enemy Worsted" "Our Troops Fall Back" "Advance of Generals Sturgis and Granger to Lewisville" Longstreet Heavily Re-enforced" "A Great Battle Expected".

Eight pages, very nice condition.

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674128

Follow-up to Gettysburg and Vicksburg...

Item #674128

July 11, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 11, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War, from just a week after the Battle of Gettysburg, are: "Brilliant Cavalry Fight at Antietam" "The Rebels Driven from the Field" "Reports by a Rebel Deserter" "Lee Drawing Supplies From Virginia" "He is Fortified & Ready for an Attack" and more specifically ... See More  

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674127

Civil War map of Florida...

Item #674127

January 26, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 26, 1862  The front page is dominated by a nice map headed: "OPERATIONS AROUND FLORIDA. The Capture of Cedar Keys--The New Military Department of Key West." with various ftpg. reports of events in Florida as well. A wealth of other Civil War accounts as well. Although we find many issues with front page war maps it is very rare to find one of Florida.

Eight pa... See More  

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674126

Fall of Vicksburg & the aftermath of Gettysburg...

Item #674126

July 09, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 9, 1863  Among the notable column heads on the Front page are: "The Fall of Vicksburg" "The Announcement by General Grant" "Full & Interesting Particulars" "Unconditional Surrender" "Interview With Gen. Grant" "Pursuit of Lee's Army" "Operations by our Cavalry" "Large Captures of Prisoner... See More  

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674125

Closing in on Richmond...

Item #674125

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, great condition.

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674124

Plot to assassinate President Lincoln...

Item #674124

March 19, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 19, 1864  The first column has heads: "Intelligence From Richmond" "Rebel Tactics" "Plots To Assassinate or Kidnap President Lincoln" "Negro Slaves as Soldiers" The Spring Campaign" "Destitution In Richmond".

Twelve pages, a few tears inside, very nice condition.

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674123

Abraham Lincoln on the draft...

Item #674123

August 12, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 12, 1863  The top of the first column has: "President Lincoln On The Draft" "Retaliation for Abuse of Colored Troops" which has his letter signed in type: A. Lincoln. Also: "Lee Expected To Attack Meade" "End of the Naval Campaign in the Mississippi" and more.

Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.... See More  

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674122

Front page Civil War map...

Item #674122

February 02, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 2, 1862  The ftpg. features a nice map headed: "The Rebel Position On The Tennessee and Cumberland." with further details.

There are also nice one column war-related heads including: "Important From Gen. Grant's Column" "Additional Particulars of the Reconnoitering Expedition" "The Fort Not Yet Evacuated" "News From The S... See More  

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674120

End of the Civil War...

Item #674120

April 05, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 5, 1865  Most of the first column of the front page is taken up with celebratory heads on the collapse of the Confederacy, and the end of the Civil War. Among them are: "THE END" "Our Details of the Decisive Contest of Sunday" "What Grant Has Accomplished" "The Destruction of Lee's Army" "25,000 Rebels Taken Prisoners&quo... See More  

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674119

Fine column headlines on Lincoln's funeral... Letter by John Wilkes Booth...

Item #674119

April 20, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 20, 1865  This is one of the more displayable issues on the funeral of Abraham Lincoln printed just 5 days after his death. Uncommonly large type used in the one column headlines which take two-thirds of the first column on the front page, beginning with: "THE RITES" "OBSEQUIES to the LAMENTED DEAD" and also including: "Solemn Scenes at the Whit... See More  

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674116

J.E.B. Stuart on his raid into Pennsylvania...

Item #674116

November 07, 1862

DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN, Jackson, Mississippi, Nov. 7, 1862  Among the articles are: "Gen. Stuart's Raid Into Pennsylvania" which takes over a full column & is signed by him in type: J.E. B. Stuart;  "Northern Travel & Northern Talk" "The War - Thoughts for Those Who Can Understand Them" ""The Disaster" "Movements Against Tennesse... See More  

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674113

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #674113

May 17, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, May 17, 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.

Reports include: "Bogus Guns at Centreville" "A Mild Punishment for a Gross Outrage" "John B. Weller and Uncle Abe" "Eastern Intelligence" containing vari... See More  

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674082

Document signed by Jeff Davis...Capture of Yazoo City...

Item #674082

July 22, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 22, 1863  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "Morgan's Invasion Ended" "Battle at Geiger's Creek" "Rebels Defeated & Driven to a Bluff" "They Then Unconditionally Surrender" "Morgan & Body Guard Sneak Away" "Capture of Yazoo City" "The Attack on Jackson" "The Boa... See More  

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674068

Battle of Sabine Pass...

Item #674068

October 07, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Oct. 7, 1863  This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in their dateline.

Among the reports: "A Gallant Naval Exploit" "The State of South Carolina" "Letter from a Yankee Prisoner in Fort Sumter" "Official Report of the Battle of Sabine Pass" in Texas, signe... See More  

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674066

News from this Confederate stronghold...

Item #674066

August 02, 1862

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Aug. 2, 1862  Among the reports in this Confederate newspaper are: "News From the North - From Pope's Army - The Yankee Campaign in South Carolina - A Rebel Operator Reads Gen. Halleck's Dispatches for Four Days" "Carrying Away the Stolen Negroes" "From Memphis--Enforcement of a Brutal Order" "The Enemy's O... See More  

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674063

The battle for Charleston...

Item #674063

April 09, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 9, 1863  The front page includes: "The Situation In The West" "The Parole of Federal Prisoners" "Latest From the North" "The Fight Opened at Charleston!" "The Attack Commenced!" "Terrific Firing on Both Sides!" "Official Dispatches from General Beauregard!" with two of them, each sig... See More  

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674062

Closing in on Vicksburg... Battle of Port Gibson...

Item #674062

May 23, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 23, 1863   Among the front page reports: "From Jackson" "From Mississippi--A Fight on Saturday--Burning of Big Black Bridge--Vicksburg Closely Besieged!" "Latest From the North" which includes 2 dispatches each signed in type: U.S. Grant, Major General; plus the text of: "An Act To Establish A volunteer Navy".... See More  

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674060

From Confederate North Carolina...

Item #674060

August 09, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 9, 1861  This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline.

Page 2 begins with an editorial: "And the Vandals have burned Hampton! Poor little Hampton..." with more.

Also inside: "Mr. Lincoln's Blockade" "What The New York 69th Regiment Thinks of the ... See More  

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674022

Abe Lincoln is assassinated... One of the most desired titles...

Item #674022

April 15, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1865  Not only this event but this title remain among the most desired by collectors; a very significant event in American history reported by one of the most respected newspapers in the country.

The first column heads tell it all: "AWFUL EVENT" "President Lincoln Shot by an Assassin" "The Deed Done at Ford's Theatre Last Night" &qu... See More  

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674015

1864 Abraham Lincoln for president notice....

Item #674015

October 17, 1864

MANUFACTURERS AND FARMERS JOURNAL, Providence, Rhode Island, Oct. 17, 1864



* Abraham Lincoln for president notice



Despite the title of this newspaper, there is nice Civil War coverage with many one column headings. (see images for portion)

The first column of page 2 has a notice supporting: "For President Of The United States ABRAHAM LINCOLN Of Illinois- For Vice President Of The Unite... See More  

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673989

From Confederate New Orleans...

Item #673989

February 16, 1862

SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 16, 1862  Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city which surrendered without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New... See More  

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673926

John Wilkes Booth 3 years before his notoriety...

Item #673926

March 31, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 31, 1862  Page 2 contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production of Richard III at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth. 

See the photo for the complete ad which notes: "...Monday and Every Evening, J. WILKES BOOTH yielding to the ... See More  

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