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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705331

Rare Confederate title with good war content...

Item #705331

September 17, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, September 17, 1863 



* Rare Confederate title from the Civil War



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

The entire ... See More  

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$255.00
704686

War reports from a Confederate newspaper in Columbia...

Item #704686

December 17, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Dec. 17, 1864  A rather rare title and great that it includes the word “Southern”.

The front page has reports including: "Attempt of the Yankee Prisoners at Danville to Escape" "Warren's Column" "The War News - From Richmond". Also wealth of ads including at least two concerning slaves.

The ... See More  

(Added to Catalog #344 after the hardcopy was released - only available on-line.)

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$110.00
704685

War reports from a Confederate newspaper in Columbia...

Item #704685

December 07, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Dec. 7, 1864  A rather rare title and great that it includes the word “Southern”.

The front page has reports from the Confederate Congress, as well as a document from the "Subsistence Department" and an: "Exchange Notice" on the exchange of prisoners (see).

The back page has much reporting from the War in... See More  

Item from Catalog 343 (released for June, 2024)

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$122.00
704400

The very first official Memorial Day observance...

Item #704400

May 31, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, May 31, 1868 



* Very 1st Memorial Day observance



Page 10 begins with: "THE UNION DEAD" "Decorat5ion of the Graves of Soldiers at the Cemeteries" "Muster of the Veterans of the War" "Patriotic Addresses & Affecting Ceremonies" "In Memoriam".

The first national celebration of Memorial Day took place May 30, 1868, at ... See More  

Item from Catalog 343 (released for June, 2024)

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$98.00
702906

Battle of Antietam & Harper's Ferry, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #702906

September 23, 1862

THE TRI-WEEKLY MERCURY, Charleston, South Carolina, Sept. 23, 1862 



* Rare from the Confederacy

* Battle of Antietam - Sharpsburg




Given the date, it is not surprising that the front page has an account of the Battle of Antietam, or as referred to by the Confederates: the Battle of Sharpsburg. And great to have this report in a Confederate newspaper.

Almost a full column is headed: &qu... See More  

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$172.00
702886

Mosby, Adams, Long, and more...

Item #702886

April 28, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, Charleston, South Carolina, April 28, 1864 



* From the origin of the American Civil War



This was one of the few newspapers which had: "Confederate States of America" printed in the masthead (see). There is much reporting on the Civil War--from the Confederate perspective--including ftpg. items headed: "From Orange C.H.--Yankee Army Ordered to Mov... See More  

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$96.00
702871

Battle of Shiloh... A Confederate report...

Item #702871

April 09, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, April 9, 1862  



* Reporting on the Battle of Shiloh

* From the capital of the Confederacy




Page 3 begins with a very historic report headed: "The Great Victory In Tennessee" which reports on the Battle of Shiloh (or Pittsburg Landing) which begins: "Since the issue of our paper yesterday morning, we have received few additional particul... See More  

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$195.00
701519

Wealth of Confederate reporting from this fascinating newspaper title...

Item #701519

January 07, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 7, 1863 



* Very Rare Confederate title from the "traveling" newspaper

* Memphis newspaper printed in Jackson, Mississippi




This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South. Note that this "Memphis" newspaper was published in Jackson, Mississippi, and also that this is labeled the: "A... See More  

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$257.00
701184

"Stonewall" Jackson captures Harper's Ferry...

Item #701184

September 20, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Sept. 20, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate publication

* General Stonewall Jackson




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

Page 2 begins with a nice editorial headed: "Gen. Jackson's Movements" which begins: "The brilliant explo... See More  

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$133.00
698788

Much on the Civil War from the Confederacy...

Item #698788

February 12, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 12, 1863  Not only a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "City Intelligence" "Latest News From The North--Yankee Account of the Charleston Naval Victory" "Another Brutal Order of the Enemy--The Sick & Wounded Forced On Families & Their Own Personal Liberty &am... See More  

Item from Catalog 344 (released for July, 2024)

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$87.00
698738

President Jefferson Davis addresses his Congress...

Item #698738

November 08, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Nov. 8, 1864  Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Glorious Achievements of Forrest's Horse Marines" "Yankee Army News" "The Tennessee Valley Campaign" "The President's Message" in which he presents to his Congress an optimistic view of the war's progress.

Some war items on the back pag... See More  

Item from Catalog 344 (released for July, 2024)

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$78.00
698734

Sherman descending upon Savannah...

Item #698734

December 19, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 19, 1864  Not just a newspaper from the Confederate, but from the capital of the Confederate states.

The front page has an editorial beginning: "The accounts from Nashville are the statements of the enemy, & must be received with much caution. It is probable that the real facts are somewhat coloured..." with much more. Also: "Latest ... See More  

Item from Catalog 344 (released for July, 2024)

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$78.00
698733

"Memphis" newspaper printed in Atlanta, Georgia... Jeff Davis rallies the troops...

Item #698733

January 20, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Jan. 20, 1864  See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper.

Among the front page items are: "Strahl's Brigade" "The Horrors of the Cold" "Measure for Restoration of the State of Arkansas to the Union" "The Virginia Army" and more. The back page includes: "A Voice from... See More  

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$180.00
698726

Rare Confederate title from Mississippi on the Battle of Perryville...

Item #698726

October 17, 1862

DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN, Jackson, Oct. 17, 1862  Certainly one of the more rare Confederate titles we have offered. This is a volume one issue.

Among the front page articles are: "Abolition Meetings at the North" "Resolutions" "Yankee Officers Marrying Negroes" "List of Casualties in the 40th Mississippi Reg. at the Battle of Corinth, Oct. 4trh, 1862".

Pa... See More  

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$218.00
698605

Much on the Civil War from the Confederacy...

Item #698605

January 24, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 24, 1863  The front page includes: "The Intercepted Correspondence", "Notes Of The War--Affairs at Vicksburg--The Several Attempts of the Enemy Against the City--A Renewed Attack Expected--The Spirit of Our Army" "City Intelligence" "The Charge of Breckinridge's Division in the Battle of Murfreesboro" "... See More  

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$72.00
698572

Editorial paints a positive picture for the Confederacy...

Item #698572

May 21, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 21, 1863 



* Lengthy Confederacy editorial



The front page has much reporting from the "The Courts" and "City Intelligence" as well as several Acts from the Confederate Congress including: "An Act to Establish a Volunteer Navy". There are also military reports from Mobile & Wilmington.

The back page has a lengthy ed... See More  

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$72.00
698565

Confederate newspaper from Louisiana...

Item #698565

September 22, 1861

SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Sept. 22, 1861  



* Rare rebel publication

* From the deep South




Among the front page items are: "First Engagement In Kentucky" which includes: "An engagement took place on the 19th in Easter Kentucky between 800 Confederates and 1800 Federals, in which the Federals were completely routed." with a bit more.

Also: "Northern Reports fro... See More  

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$96.00
698560

Rare Confederate title...

Item #698560

October 29, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, October 29, 1863  This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era. 

The front page contains a first column report with heads:... See More  

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$166.00
698347

The North says the war is hopeless...

Item #698347

January 27, 1863

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 27, 1863  



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* The North claims the war is hopeful




The front page includes: "From Fredericksburg" "The Courts" "Virginia Legislature" "Additional From the North--The Situation at Fredericksburg--The Peace Movement in the New Jersey Legislature--The Administration Denounced--The W... See More  

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698340

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #698340

March 11, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 11, 1863



* Confederate capital



Among the front page items are: "Disaffection in the Yankee Army" "The Recent Terrible Railroad Accident in the South" "The Mineral Wealth of the South" "Capture of the Indianola From an Eye Witness" "Affairs in New Orleans" and other items.

The back page includes a leng... See More  

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$69.00
698338

Confederate reports on the Seven Days' Battles...

Item #698338

July 05, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 5, 1862  



* Capital of the Confederacy

* Seven Days Battles

* Lee vs. McClellan




Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "List of Casualties in the Recent Battle Before Richmond" "On to Richmond--What a Paroled Prisoner Said" "The Capture of the Battery at Eilyson's Mills" "Retaliation for Northe... See More  

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$72.00
698274

Confederate newspaper from Louisiana...

Item #698274

September 15, 1861

SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Sept. 15, 1861 



* Rare Confederate publication

* From the deep South




Among the front page items are: "The War On the Potomac" "The War in Missouri" "The War in Western Virginia" "The Civil War in America".

Inside includes: "The Fight In Western Virginia" 'Rosecranz's Army Badly Whipped" "Fed... See More  

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$104.00
698273

Beauregard's lengthy report on Shiloh...

Item #698273

May 10, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, May 10, 1862 



* Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing

* General P. G. T. Beauregard's official rpt.

* From the capital of the Confederacy




The front page has much on: "YORKTOWN" "Our Former Position & Strength There--The State of our Whole Line--Daily Picket Fights--Brilliant Affair at Dam No. 2--Vast Preparations & Expectat... See More  

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$127.00
698271

From Fredericksburg... The enemy in Virginia...

Item #698271

February 01, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 1, 1864 



* Rare rebel publication



The front page has some nice war-related content including items headed: "The Farmers & the New Conscription" "City Intelligence" "The Spring Campaign of the Enemy in Virginia--Important Developments" which takes over 2 columns, plus 3 letters concerning battles.

The back page ha... See More  

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$71.00
698268

From Houston during the Civil War...

Item #698268

November 09, 1864

THE HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, Nov. 9, 1864 



* Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy



Newspapers from Texas are very uncommon, particularly from before or during the Civil War period. Here is an issue from the midst of the war, one of the earliest war-dated issues we have offered in recent years.

The front page has over 2 columns taken up with a terrific speech given by Jeff... See More  

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$545.00
698185

"Confederate States of America" in the masthead...

Item #698185

June 09, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, June 9, 1864 



* From the origin of the American Civil War



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

The front page has a wealth of content concerning this late stage of the Civil War and includes: "From General Lee's Army--Grant's Position--Enemy'... See More  

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$89.00
698107

Civil War news from the Confederate capital...

Item #698107

July 26, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 26, 1862



* From the capital of the Confederacy



A wealth of reporting from the Confederate capital, some articles headed: "The Movement of Morgan in Kentucky" "The Richmond Battles in England" "The War--The President & the Border States..." "Yankee Account of the Arkansas" "The Raids of Morgan..." &... See More  

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$72.00
698099

On Robert E. Lee as commander-in-chief...

Item #698099

January 05, 1865

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 5, 1865 



* General Robert E. Lee becomes commander in chief

* Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital & slave state




Not just a nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, but one from near the end of the Civil War.

The front page has: "The War News" with various items & including near the end: "...that Lincoln was ... See More  

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$115.00
698088

The Civil War around Fredericksburg...

Item #698088

April 22, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 22, 1863 



* Capital of the Confederacy



The front page has: "From Suffolk" "From Fredericksburg--The Object of Lincoln's Visit to the Army--The West Refuses to Furnish Another Man" "The Situation at Suffolk--From the Army About Fredericksburg..." "Speech of a Virginia Traitor--Carlile Before the New York Hust... See More  

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$88.00
698086

From the Confederacy...

Item #698086

December 28, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 28, 1863  



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* Christmas holidays in the South




The front page includes: "City Intelligence" "Major Edgar Burroughs" "From the Rapid Ann" "The Army of Tennessee" "A Dash Upon Cleveland, Tennessee" "a letter from Salem, Virginia" which concerns Roanoke C... See More  

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$77.00
698063

General Lawrence O'Bryan Branch... The Confederate version of "Harper's Weekly"...

Item #698063

June 07, 1863

SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, June 7, 1863



* General Lawrence O'Bryan Branch

* Very rare Confederate publication




 A very rare publication from the Confederacy which seldom comes to the collector market. Although much of the content was literary in nature, there are news reports and a few illustrations.

The front page is entirely taken up with a nice illustration of: "G... See More  

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$420.00
698022

Rare Confederate title...

Item #698022

November 05, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, Nov. 5, 1863



* Rare Confederate publication during the Civil War



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

The front... See More  

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$157.00
697904

Jefferson Davis' speech in Columbia...

Item #697904

October 07, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 7, 1864 



* Rare Confederate publication

* Origin of the American Civil War

* Jefferson Davis speech

* Columbia, South Carolina




Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "President Davis in Columbia" "The President's Speech in Columbia" which is quite lengthy; "The Successes of Forrest" "Highl... See More  

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$98.00
697878

Butler's horrible treatment of Confederate prisoners...

Item #697878

January 15, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 15, 1864



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* General Benjamin Butler & Confederate prisoners




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

The front page includes: "The War News" "Absenteeism In the Army--A Curious Disclosure" "How Our Prisone... See More  

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$78.00
697876

Nice reports on the Battle of Harper's Ferry...

Item #697876

September 22, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Sept. 22, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate publication

* Battle of Harpers Ferry - West Virginia




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

Various reports inside include: "The Locality of the Late Battle" "From J.T.S. at Montgomery&qu... See More  

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$145.00
697693

Confederate newspaper from Louisiana... Anti-Lincoln editorial...

Item #697693

January 05, 1862

SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Jan. 5, 1862  



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South




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. ... See More  

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$145.00
697662

News from Hood's operations...

Item #697662

October 19, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 19, 1864



* Rare Confederate publication

* Origin of the American Civil War




Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The News of Hood's Operations" "Letter from Richmond" "From the Valley - Camp near New Market" "Interesting from the North" "Mobile and Charleston" and more.

Some war... See More  

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$68.00
697661

War news from this notable Confederate city...

Item #697661

October 06, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 6, 1864



* Rare Confederate publication

* Origin of the American Civil War




Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Vice President Stephens and Reconstruction" "Letter from Richmond" "Affairs on Morris Island--A Yankee Description of the 'Pen' and its Occupants" "The President and the Army"... See More  

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$88.00
697659

Rare Confederate title reports on the siege of Vicksburg, just before its fall…

Item #697659

July 02, 1863

CAROLINA SPARTAN, Spartanburg, South Carolina, July 2, 1863  



* Very rare Confederate publication

* Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi




A rare Confederate title to say the least. The front page begins with some nice reporting on the siege of Vicksburg with reports headed “From Vicksburg” which include some over-optimistic thoughts: “…that perfect confidence prevail... See More  

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$438.00
697641

Rare Confederate title...

Item #697641

June 19, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, June 19, 1863 



* Rare Confederate publication during the Civil War



 The front page contains a first-column report headed: "Dismissal of the British Consul at Richmond" which concerns President Jefferson Davis revoking George Moore's duties as an agent for the Confederacy in England.

This is followed by a related document hea... See More  

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$185.00
697498

Jefferson Davis rallies the troops...

Item #697498

August 14, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 14,1863 



* Capital of the Confederacy

* President Jefferson Davis




The first column on the front page has a variety of war items, plus the balance of the front page includes: "The Military Situation" "City Intelligence" "The Army and The Mails--The Sufferings of Soldiers & Their Friends From Anxiety & Suspense"... See More  

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$95.00
697378

Fall of Plymouth, North Carolina...

Item #697378

November 04, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Nov. 4, 1864



* Capture of Plymouth, North Carolina

* From the origin of the Confederacy




Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Petersburg" "Secret Sessions" "From Our Army In Tennessee" "From Sherman's Army--Sherman's Position" "From the Northern Papers" "Letter from North Geo... See More  

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$94.00
697376

Very rare broadside issue of "The Daily Rebel" from Chattanooga...

Item #697376

June 18, 1863

THE DAILY REBEL, Chattanooga, Tennessee, June 18, 1863



* Very rare Confederate publication

* Second Battle of Winchester, Virginia




An extremely rare broadside newspaper and a great title for a Confederate newspaper.

This is the vol. 1 number 270 issue of a title that began August 1, 1862. This issue is dated from just prior to the Confederate invasion of the North and the Battle of Gettysb... See More  

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$3,150.00
697249

Famous Confederate newspaper...

Item #697249

August 29, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Aug. 29, 1864 



* Rare Confederate publication

* Origin of the American Civil War

* Second Battle of Ream's Station




Famous Confederate newspaper from where the Civil War began.

Some very nice column heads begin the front page including: "ANOTHER GLORIOUS VICTORY" "The Enemy Driven From the Weldon Railroad" "Capture o... See More  

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$79.00
697234

Latest from Atlanta, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #697234

September 29, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Sept. 29, 1864 



* Rare Confederate publication

* Origin of the American Civil War




Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Results of the Summer Campaign" "Hood's New Movement" "From the Georgia Front--Affairs at Atlanta" "Latest From the Valley" "and more.

Complete as a single sheet is... See More  

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$95.00
697226

Jeff Davis' address, and much more...

Item #697226

January 23, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, January 23, 1863  This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era.

The front page includes some items relating to the Civil War in... See More  

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$165.00
697047

Confederate New Orleans...

Item #697047

January 31, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Jan. 31, 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, it surrendering without a fight.

So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans... See More  

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$123.00
696937

From Texas during the Civil War...

Item #696937

September 23, 1864

GALVESTON TRI-WEEKLY NEWS, Texas, Sept. 23, 1864



* Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy



 Although the title notes "Galveston" the dateline notes it was printed in nearby Houston, as it is likely moving a bit more inland offered greater security from the Yankee forces.

Confederate newspapers from Texas are very uncommon particularly from before or during the Civil Wa... See More  

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$540.00
696915

Confederate from Winston, North Carolina...

Item #696915

January 24, 1862

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, Jan. 24, 1862



* Rare Confederate publication from the Civil War



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

Among the ... See More  

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$185.00
696643

Unique "Yankee" & "Confederate" pair of the same date...

Item #696643

July 22, 1861

Here is a unique opportunity for a pair of issues--one Yankee and the other Confederate--of the identical date of July 22, 1861 both reporting on the First Battle of Bull Run, one from the New York Tribune and the other from the Confederate capital of Richmond, titled the Daily Dispatch, providing a perspective of how the news was reported with all the "spin" & biases that ... See More  

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$648.00
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