Confederate Civil War

Authentic newspapers from the Civil War South are extremely rare in comparison to their Northern counterparts.  They were often printed under extreme conditions with limited supplies.  Please enjoy.

Confederate Civil War

Authentic newspapers from the Civil War South are extremely rare in comparison to their Northern counterparts.  They were often printed under extreme conditions with limited supplies.  Please enjoy.
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678020

From New Orleans during the Confederacy...

Item #678020

October 19, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 19, 1861  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, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues fro... See More  

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$128.00
678017

From the capital of the confederacy...

Item #678017

August 26, 1862

RICHMOND WHIG AND PUBLIC ADVERTISER, Virginia, Aug. 26, 1862  The front page has an editorial: "The Defensive Policy". There is also the business of the "Confederate Congress" and various war reports, including: "Retreat Of Pope's Army Capture Of A Yankee Guard And Two Locomotives".

Page 2 has an editorial: "The Financial Aspects of the War", plus:... See More  

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$128.00
678008

Rare Union occupation newspaper with the Emancipation Proclamation...

Item #678008

October 04, 1862

THE NEW SOUTH, Port Royal, South Carolina, Oct. 4, 1862  This newspaper was established in March of 1862 after its capture by Union forces during the early part of the Civil War. Issued in a "military command", the newspaper sought to provide mostly military reports and other items. It is also interesting that a Union newspaper was published in South Carolina considering the state r... See More  

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$1,500.00
676789

Great war content from the Confederacy... "Pursuit of Morgan's Guerrillas"...

Item #676789

July 18, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 18, 1862  A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page items are: "From Vicksburg" "The Lines Beyond the Rappahannock" "Kentucky" "A Reminiscence" "The Yankees And the Negroes" "Through Connection to Staunton" "Latest From the North--Defeat of the Federa... See More  

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$95.00
676072

Battle of Port Hudson in a rare Confederate title...

Item #676072

March 16, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, March 16, 1863 



* Very rare Confederate title

* Battle of Port Hudson




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 bec... See More  

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$185.00
675955

Confederate reporting on the Civil War... Reward for Benjamin Butler...

Item #675955

January 10, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 10, 1863 



* General  Benjamin "The Beast" Butler reward

* From the origin of the Civil War




Printed in the dateline is: "Confederate States of America" which is rarely found on Southern newspapers.

On the front page at the top of the first column is: "The Naval Victory At Galveston" "Official From Ge... See More  

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$122.00
675950

Confederacy in Petersburg...

Item #675950

March 04, 1863

THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, March 4, 1863 



* Rare Confederate title



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 shortl... See More  

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$177.00
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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$227.00
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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$170.00
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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$215.00
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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$235.00
673313

Beauregard's letter of praise on the Battle of Manassas...

Item #673313

August 07, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 7, 1861  This is one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in their dateline.

While the ftpg. is taken up with ads, inside has some very good war content including a lengthy item: "Notes, Facts and Queries for the People". This includes an interesting bit: "...Yes, in the eyes of Go... See More  

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$127.00
673307

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #673307

August 08, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 8, 1862  The front page has a wealth of reporting from the Civil War including: "Later From the North" "The Position on the Peninsula" "Yankee Description of Sunday In A Captured Town" "The Southern Treatment of Prisoners" "Stuart's Cavalry Again in the Enemy's Rear" "Movement of the Enemy ... See More  

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$71.00
673306

News from the Confederacy...

Item #673306

August 09, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Aug. 9, 1862  This was one of a few newspapers from the Confederacy which printed: "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline.

Among the front page reports are: "From Mobile--Late News From Memphis--Probable Evacuation of the City" "the Fighting in East Tennessee" "Sale Of Negroes--High Prices" "Gen. ... See More  

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673121

A battle near Prestonsburg...

Item #673121

January 16, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 16, 1862 This is one of just a few newspapers which printed in the dateline: "Confederate States of America". Among the reports are: "The Campaign Opening in Kentucky--A Battle Near Prestonsburg--8000 of the Enemy Defeated" "Gen. McClellan's Opinion About the Duration of the War" "Privateering & Naval Resourc... See More  

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$86.00
673120

Rare Confederate title with a front page address by Braxton Bragg...

Item #673120

January 30, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, January 30, 1863  The ftpg. contains a: "Special Message of Gov. Vance" to the North Carolina General Assembly which begins: "With the flight of time great events have occurred & are now crowding upon us...the invaders of our state have concentrated a large force up on our coast & are again threatening our remaining seaports...... See More  

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$183.00
673115

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #673115

December 09, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 9, 1862  Among the front page items are: "Evacuation of Winchester" "The State Line" "East Tennessee" "The Situation In The West" "Homespun" "City Intelligence" "Richmond Detectives in Washington" and other items including advertisements.

The back page features the lengthy editorial ... See More  

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$67.00
673114

On the Confederates establishing a navy...

Item #673114

May 27, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 27, 1863  The front page includes: "The Yankees In York River" "From Vicksburg" "An Act to Establish A Volunteer Navy" "Hostage Retained" & other items including many more Acts from the Confederate Congress.

The back page has a lengthy editorial concerning the war, focused on the Act noted: "It is to be h... See More  

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$72.00
673112

Progress of the Civil War, in a Confederate title...

Item #673112

August 26, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 26, 1862  A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are: "From the Rappahannock" "From James City & Gloucester" "The Difficulty of Maintaining Free Governments" "Progress Of The War" " and some legal documents including: "An Act to Punish Drunkenness in the Ar... See More  

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$68.00
673111

Latest news from the Confederate capital...

Item #673111

May 08, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 8, 1862  From the capital of the Confederate States of America. The front page includes: "Highly Important From the Peninsula" "Partizan Rangers" "Movements & Spirit of the War--The Fall of New Orleans--Attempt to Fire the Yankee Fleet..." "Pikes & Lances" and more on the Civil War. Page 2 begins with an in... See More  

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$73.00
672444

Report on the 1862 Battle of Antietam...

Item #672444

October 08, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 8, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate publication

* Battle of Antietam - Sharpsburg




Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery.

Among the various reports inside are: "To the Citizens of Columbus" "From Knoxville--News from Gen. Smith... See More  

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672435

Battle of Fredericksburg...

Item #672435

December 30, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, December 30, 1862 



* Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia

* Confederate victory from rebel capital




The front page has a wealth of war-related news including items headed: "From Fredericksburg" "City Intelligence" "Communication with the North" "Forestalling and Corrupting Negro Labour" "The War In The Southwe... See More  

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$79.00
672424

Confederate newspaper from Montgomery, Alabama...

Item #672424

January 01, 1865

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Montgomery, Alabama, Jan. 1, 1865 



* Very Rare Confederate title from the "traveling" newspaper

* Memphis newspaper printed in Montgomery, Alabama

* A wealth of Civil War related reporting




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 stro... See More  

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$147.00
672019

War news from the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #672019

June 21, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, June 21, 1862 



* Battle of Secessionville

* Battle of Port Republic




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 Richmo... See More  

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$86.00
672015

Events at Port Hudson...

Item #672015

March 17, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 17, 1863 



* Capital of the Confederacy



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 Hu... See More  

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$72.00
671990

War reports from a Confederate newspaper in Columbia...

Item #671990

November 23, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Nov. 23, 1864 



* Rare Confederate publication

* Nearing the end of the Civil War




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&qu... See More  

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$115.00
671824

The second War for Independence...

Item #671824

August 03, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 3, 1861



* Rare Confederate publication



This is one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in their dateline.

While the ftpg. is taken up with ads, inside has some war content as well as: "Tragic Affair" "Letters From Two Chaplains of N.C. Regiments" "The News" "C... See More  

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$96.00
671823

Reports from the Civil War with a Confederate perspective...

Item #671823

February 24, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 24, 1863 



* Capital of the Confederacy



The front page includes: "The Northern Press & the Mediation Question" "The Radicals on the War" which has several subheads including: "Re-Union--The South Independent--the Army Conservative--The Proclamation A Failure" and more. Also on the front page: "Horrib... See More  

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$69.00
671822

Electing a Confederate President...

Item #671822

September 05, 1861

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, September 5, 1861 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital and consequently has much page 4 reporting of Acts from the Confederate Congress.

The front page has 1 1/2 columns on: "The Election For President And Vice President - List of Commission... See More  

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$79.00
671821

Rebel newspaper account of the Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky...

Item #671821

February 06, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 6, 1862 



* Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky

* In a Confederate publication




The front page has a full columns of Acts from the Confederate Congress, plus various reports from Europe concerning the Civil War including: "An English Estimate of the Federal 'Victories' " "A Splendid Tribute to President Davis" ... See More  

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671820

The railway system and the cotton trade...

Item #671820

September 17, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 17, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Not only is this a newspaper from the Confederacy, it is from the capital of the Confederate states. The front page includes: "From The Army Of Northern Virginia" "From Western Virginia" "Latest From the North" "Telegraphic News--From Kentucky--From Tennessee--From... See More  

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$78.00
671819

Sherman is about to capture Savannah...

Item #671819

December 23, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Dec. 23, 1864 



* General William T. Sherman

* March to the sea coming to an end

* Savannah GA Georgia Falling




A newspaper not only from the Confederate state, but from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The War News" "New Year's Dinner to General Lee's Army" "A Present For General Lee" "From Wi... See More  

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$88.00
671818

Two letters signed by Robert E. Lee...

Item #671818

October 13, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 13, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate publication

* General Robert E. Lee letters




Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery.

Among the various reports inside are: "The Late Battle at Corinth" "From the Line of the Potomac" &qu... See More  

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671817

The Battle at McDowell, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #671817

May 20, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, May 20, 1862



* Battle of McDowell - Virginia

* General Stonewall Jackson victory

* From the capital of the Confederacy




Among the articles: "The Destruction of the 'Virginia' "Pryor's Brigade" "The Battle at McDowell - Interesting Details of the Fight by a Participant" "War Matters' "The War News" &q... See More  

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$68.00
671524

Battle of Cedar Mountain...

Item #671524

August 22, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, August 22, 1862 



* Battle of Cedar Mountain (Slaughter)

* A General Stonewall Jackson victory

* From the origin of the Civil War start




This was one of only a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline & at the top of pages 2, 3 & 4. The ftpg. includes: "From Hardeeville, S.C.--A Gallant... See More  

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$92.00
671522

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #671522

February 23, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 23, 1864 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



The front page has: "The War News--Another Victory In Florida" "City Intelligence" "Another Escapade of Yankee Prisoners" "The Re-Enlistment in the Army--The 'Bitter End' and the 'Last Round' " and other items, including many ads.

The back page has a... See More  

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$77.00
671520

Confederate title from Richmond...

Item #671520

February 10, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, February 10, 1863 



* Capital of the Confederacy



The ftpg. includes: "From Fredericksburg" which begins: "The path to Heaven is not more straight & narrow than that of a correspondent from the seat of war...The indications of activity in the Yankee army still continue..." and much more. Also on the ftpg: "City Intelligence&q... See More  

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$79.00
671353

Making fun of Missouri and Maryland as "free states"...

Item #671353

January 16, 1865

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 16, 1865 



* Making fun of Missouri and Maryland as "free states"

* Rare Confederate publication from the rebel capital




The front page begins with an interesting editorial which has near the beginning: "A body termed a 'State Convention' in Missouri did on last Wednesday...pass an ordinance of Emancipation, declaring all sl... See More  

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$114.00
671350

War news from this Confederate port...

Item #671350

August 02, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 2, 1861



* Rare Confederate publication



This is one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in their dateline.

While the ftpg. is taken up with ads, inside has some war content as well as: "The Utley Gun" "The Condition of St. Louis" "The Rush For Home" "Confederat... See More  

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$74.00
671306

Confederate version of the operations before Petersburg...

Item #671306

June 28, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, June 28, 1864 



* From the origin of the Civil War

* Siege of Petersburg begins




A nice issue from the hotbed of the Confederacy. Much front page war reporting including: "From Gen. Johnston's Army" "Desperate Attack on Our Left" "Enemy Drives Back With Heavy Loss" "Capture of Prisoners" "Yankee Ge... See More  

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$82.00
671179

Battle of Fort Henry, Tennessee...

Item #671179

February 07, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 7, 1862 



* Battle of Fort Henry, Tennessee

* In a Confederate - rebel title




Half of the front page is taken up with ads with the other half having various news items including: "Interesting From the North--Notes On The War" with various subheads. Also reports on: "American Affairs In Europe" "The Grand Army to Advance&quo... See More  

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$88.00
671044

Confederate newspaper from Raleigh, near the end of the war...

Item #671044

November 23, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 23, 1864 



* Rare Confederate title

* Civil War nears the end




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: "From G... See More  

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$168.00
670766

From the capital of the Confederacy in 1862....

Item #670766

August 12, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 12, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Not just a newspaper from the Confederate, but from the capital of the Confederate states. The front page has: "Important From the North--Call For 600,000 More Men--A Draft to Be Immediately made" "From Culpeper" "From The South Side" "Changing His Base" with ... See More  

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$74.00
670763

Much front page war coverage... Butler in New Orleans...

Item #670763

May 30, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, May 30, 1862 



* General Benjamin 'Beast' Butler in Orleans

* Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital




Not just a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy, through which all important war information flowed.

The front page includes: "The Lines About Richmond" 'The Potomac Crossed&quo... See More  

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$83.00
669470

War reports from a Confederate newspaper in Columbia...

Item #669470

November 26, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Nov. 26, 1864 



* Rare Confederate publication

* Nearing the end of the Civil War




A rather rare title and great that the title includes the word “Southern”.

The front page has reports including: "Death of Capt. McNeil" "Remedies For Sherman" and more. Many ads including "Solomon Cohen, Dealer In... See More  

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$115.00
669353

Lengthy message signed by Jefferson Davis...

Item #669353

November 11, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 11, 1864 



* Jefferson Davis message

* The arming of Slaves ?




The front page has over half the first column taken up with Civil War heads including: "Important Rebel News" "Annual Message of the Rebel President to Congress" "Jeff Davis Pronounces Sherman, Grant & Banks All failures" "Atlanta and Richmond Not Vital Points"... See More  

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$38.00
668812

War reports from a Confederate newspaper in Columbia...

Item #668812

December 24, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Dec. 24, 1864  (year noted on bkpg.)



* Rare Confederate publication

* Nearing the end of the Civil War




A rather rare title and great that it includes the word “Southern”.

The front page has "Maj. Gen. John H. Gordon" "How Hood Was Received" and other items. Also wealth of ads including at least two ... See More  

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$110.00
668269

Proclamation by Confederate President Jefferson Davis...

Item #668269

May 16, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, May 16, 1862 



* From the origin of the Civil War

* President Jefferson Davis




This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline.

Pages 1, 2 & 4 have various war reports with heads including: "From Richmond--Repulse of the Terrible Iron Clad Gunboats...Our Men in High Spirits... See More  

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$82.00
667852

Robert E.Lee on the death of Stonewall Jackson...

Item #667852

May 12, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 12, 1863 



* Robert E. Lee on the death of Stonewall Jackson

* Confederate title from the rebel capital




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

The front page has much on the war, with items headed: "From Fredericksburg" "From The Rapidan" "Latest News From the North... See More  

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$295.00
667843

Frederick Douglass talks... Battle of Chancellorsville: a Southern victory...

Item #667843

May 07, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 7, 1863   



* Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia

* A "rebel" victory

* Rare Confederate title




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



A nice front page account of the Battle of Chancellorsville, a major Southern victory. the top of the first column has: "From Frederi... See More  

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$480.00
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