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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682901

"The War Tax In Virginia"...

Item #682901

January 06, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 6, 1864 



* Rare rebel publication



Among the front page reports are: "The War News" which has several reports; also: "Averill Prisoners" "The War Tax In Virginia" "The Anti-Substitute Law "The Blockade--The Cotton Question Again" 'The Courts" 'The Mortality in the Yankee Armies" "T... See More  

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$77.00
682858

Confederate newspaper...Sherman advancing towards Columbia...

Item #682858

November 29, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Nov. 29, 1864  A rather rare title and great that it includes the word “Southern”.

The front page is mostly taken up with ads & military notices but there is a lengthy account headed: Sherman's March" which offers much detail on his historic march to the sea. This was of critical to the citizens of Columbia, as F... See More  

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$177.00
682776

Confederate newspaper from Memphis... Jeff Davis' speech...

Item #682776

November 27, 1861

MEMPHIS WEEKLY APPEAL, Tennessee, November 27, 1861 



* Rare Confederate stronghold publication



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 "Memphis Appeal" newspa... See More  

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$188.00
682680

Two dispatches signed by Braxton Bragg...

Item #682680

November 26, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Nov. 26, 1863 



* Battle of Lookout Mountain - Braxton Bragg

* From the capital of the Confederacy




A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate states. The front page has some advertisements but is dominated by various news reports, including items headed: "The News" "The Courts" "City Intelligence" "Batt... See More  

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$77.00
682525

Great coverage of Bull Run, or Manassas, in a Confederate title...

Item #682525

July 24, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 24, 1861 



* First Battle of Bull Run

* Manassas VA Virginia

* Great publication to have




Not only a newspaper from the Confederate states, but from the capital of the Confederacy. Given the date, it is not surprising that the content on pages 2 & 3 contain much on the historic Battle of Bull Run, the first major conflict of the Civil War. Th... See More  

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$167.00
682518

Memphis, Tennessee Confederate newspaper... Lincoln explains the purpose of the war to Congress...

Item #682518

July 06, 1861

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Tennessee, July 6, 1861



* Very rare Confederate publication

* Abraham Lincoln on the current war




This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South--see the information below. Among the war reports are: "War Intelligence" "Affairs At Pensacola" "How The Southern Climate Affects the Yankee Troops" "East Tennes... See More  

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$220.00
682233

Female spy... Drunkenness in the Union Army...

Item #682233

January 15, 1862

 DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 15, 1862  A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The ftpg. is taken up with ads plus news reports from Europe including: "The Mason-Slidell Affair" and the "Funeral of Prince Albert".

Page 2 has a lengthy editorial which discusses several topics including how the winter has slowed the Yankee forces, and also: &q... See More  

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$74.00
682231

Protection for Negro soldiers...

Item #682231

March 03, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 3, 1864 



* Negro soldiers



A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. The front page includes: "The Raids Around Richmond--Surprise Of the Enemy's Camp at Atlee--Retreat of the Yankees Across the Pamunkey--Incidents, etc." which takes two columns. Also: "From The Peninsula" "Allowance of Ra... See More  

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$86.00
681741

Confederate newspaper...Sherman advancing towards Columbia...

Item #681741

October 31, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Oct. 31, 1864 



* Rare Confederate publication



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

The front page is mostly taken up with ads & military notices but there are also: "The Capture & Destruction of the New York Steamer Roanoke" "The War in the Southwest - From Mobile&qu... See More  

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$136.00
681473

War reports from the Confederacy...

Item #681473

August 06, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Aug. 6, 1862 



* From the origin of the Civil War



A nice newspaper from the hotbed of the Confederacy, where the Civil War began. The front page has: "Latest Northern News" "From Richmond" "From Savannah--Capture of the Steam Ship Lodona...""From Chattanooga--The Enemy at McMinnville, Tennessee" "Skirm... See More  

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$92.00
681471

Hanging of a minister...

Item #681471

April 19, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 19, 1864 



* Rare rebel publication



The front page includes: "From the Gulf" "The War News" "The New Six Per Cent Bonds" "Important Arrest of an Alleged Spy" "An Iron-Clad runs the Blockade" and more, including a brief report that: "The capture of Fort Pillow seems to be confirmed..." and... See More  

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$78.00
681250

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #681250

March 30, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 30, 1863  



* From the capital of the Confederacy



The front page includes: "The enemy's Account of The Attack on Port Hudson" "Latest News From the North" "Fatal Accident from Fire Arms" "Latest From the North" "Morgan's Late Fight" "Another 'Raid' In Tennessee--Capture of 800 ... See More  

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$79.00
681083

Lincoln compares unfavorably to King George III...

Item #681083

January 11, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 11, 1862 



* Abraham Lincoln mockery 

* King George III comparison 

* From the rebel capital




Half of the front page is taken up with ads, and half with news & other items including: "The Case of Brownlow" "Mr. Thomas' Plan for the Reorganization of the Virginia Forces" "There's Life in the Old Lan... See More  

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$82.00
681082

Read the poem to Abraham Lincoln...

Item #681082

July 21, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, July 21, 1864 



* From the origin of the American Civil War



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

The front page begins with: "From Richmond - Enemy Again Defeated in the Valley--Latest Yankee News" and then: "Complimentary Letter to the 46th Georgia from Gen... See More  

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$98.00
680909

Yankees admit atrocities... and refuse to fight...

Item #680909

February 07, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 7, 1864 



* Rare rebel publication



A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Additional From The North" "The Revolution in the North--Great Indignation at the Military Arrests of the Administration..." "Disaffection In The Yankee Army--the Soldiers Refusing to Fight--Their Confessions o... See More  

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$83.00
680889

"Memphis" newspaper printed in Atlanta, Georgia... Jefferson Davis' stirring address to his soldiers...

Item #680889

February 14, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Feb. 14, 1864 



* Very rare Confederate title

* Publisher on the run




See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper.

Among the front page items are: "President Davis' Address to the Army" which is rather lengthy & signed in type: Jefferson Davis. This is a very nice, rousing address to his sold... See More  

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$226.00
680866

Yankee deserters escape... along Williamsburg Road...

Item #680866

January 19, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, , Virginia, Jan. 19, 1864  A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "Tenure of Cabinet Officers--Report of the Committee on the Judiciary" "which takes most of the page. Also on the front page: "City Intelligence" "Confiscation of Yankee Goods" "Captain John Kennedy" and other smaller items.... See More  

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680865

Much on the Battle of Chickamauga...

Item #680865

September 23, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 23, 1863 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* Battle of Chickamauga - Georgia




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Death of Major-General Hood" [false report; he was wounded at Chickamauga & had his leg amputated, but he lived until 1879], "A Delegation fro the North-West" &q... See More  

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$87.00
680676

Stonewall Jackson resigned his command?

Item #680676

February 08, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Feb. 8, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate title

* 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.

Among the various reports inside is an interesting one: "The Richmond Whig is pained to hear that Gen. Jackson ('Stone Wall... See More  

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$127.00
680544

What Bragg lost & Yankees gained...

Item #680544

November 05, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Nov. 5, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate title

* General Braxton Bragg




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 Northern Elections" "The Yankees Across the Potomac" "The Recognitio... See More  

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680450

Battle of Corinth and so much more...

Item #680450

April 21, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 21, 1862 



* Siege of Corinth, Mississippi

* General P. G. T. Beauregard




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy.

The front page is filled with ads, and pg. 2 begins with an editorial which starts: "It is impossible to over-estimate the importance of the crisis on the Peninsula. On that theatre the fate of the first American Re... See More  

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680406

Vilifying the Yankees...

Item #680406

January 26, 1863

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, January 26, 1863 



* Rare rebel publication



A nice single sheet issue (typical late in the war) with a full masthead, with front page reports headed: "The Yankees Across the Rappahannock" "Appointments In the Department" "The Nautical Jeffreys" "Our Military Resources with several subheads: "Latest News From the ... See More  

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679729

"Confederate" newspaper with a Jeff Davis letter on the front page...

Item #679729

June 11, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 11, 1862  Among the articles are: "Destruction of the Merrimac--Official Letter of Commodore Tatnall" "Negroes Preferred to Foreigners" "Furnishing Arms to the Prisoners at Camp Chase" ""Arming Fugitives" "Fremont's Division--An Unfortunate Skirmish" "War News of the Week" "Rebel Atrocit... See More  

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$38.00
679394

Rare Confederate newspaper...

Item #679394

September 29, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTH CAROLINIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Sept. 29, 1864 



* Very rare Civil War publication



The front page has: "Interesting Northern News - A New Cartel of Exchange--Forrest and Washburne".

Inside has: "What The Ladies Say" "Our Army Correspondence" "From Virginia" "Latest Northern News" "How To Recruit The Army" ... See More  

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679345

Report here is a focus of a Smithsonian Channel episode...

Item #679345

March 05, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 5, 1864



* Colonel Ulric Dahlgren Affair

* Failed raid on Richmond

* Secret papers found on Dahlgren's body

* American Civil War - Jefferson Davis




 There is an intriguing story within the front page reports recently brought to fore in an episode of "America's Hidden Stories" on the Smithsonian Channel.

The intrigue is about ... See More  

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679343

From the Confederacy...

Item #679343

November 18, 1861

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Nov. 18, 1861 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Half of the ftpg. is taken up with advertisements while the other half includes: "The Rebels & Their Capital" "Richmond and Its Environs" "Notes of a Recent Tour in the South" which is a report from the New York Herald.

Page 2 includes an editorial which discusses, ... See More  

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$64.00
678189

Yankees occupy Wilmington, N.C... Robert E. Lee offers pardon to deserters...

Item #678189

March 06, 1865

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, March 6, 1865   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 days of the Civil War.

The front page has: "Deserter Shot" with detail, and an Act concerning organizing a ho... See More  

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$198.00
678186

Sherman's march thru Georgia... Robert E. Lee offers pardon to deserters...

Item #678186

February 23, 1865

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Feb. 23, 1865  



* Rare Confederate title

* Civil War nears the end

* Sherman's victory march




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 weeks of the Civil War.

The no... See More  

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678184

Editorial is pessimistic on the progress of the war...

Item #678184

February 13, 1865

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Feb. 13, 1865  



* Rare Confederate title

* Civil War nears the end

* Southern pessimist




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 weeks of the Civil War.

The front page ... See More  

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$189.00
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
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
675148

Good front page reporting...

Item #675148

March 07, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 7, 1863 



* Capital of the Confederacy



Among the front page items are: "The Yankees In King George" "The Conservatives of the North--Resolutions Of  The State Legislature" "The West & The War--Where are the Interests of the West?" "Abolition Legislature--The Bill of All Abominations--Military Arrests in ... See More  

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$76.00
675146

"...the cause of the Confederacy will triumph..."

Item #675146

January 24, 1865

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, January 24, 1865 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Not only a newspaper from the Confederacy but from its capital as well.  The ftpg; has: "The War News" which includes several subheads including: "Gold & Currency" "The War Office" "Military Exemptions in Congress" "The Richmond Lines" an... See More  

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$94.00
674985

Abraham Lincoln on Negro regiments...

Item #674985

August 13, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 13, 1862 



* Rare Confederate publication

* Abraham Lincoln - Negro troops




From the Confederate capital.  Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The Fight at Southwest Mountain--Further Particulars" "From the Rip Raps" "Norfolk Portsmouth & Suffolk" "Important Decision of Lincoln--Negro Reg... See More  

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$73.00
674984

Confederates occupy Manassas Junction...

Item #674984

August 29, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 29, 1862  Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Correspondence Between Butler & Phelps in Regard to the Negro Brigade" "Brilliant Maneuvering of Gen. Jackson--How He Broke Up a Yankee Arrangement" "...Occupation of Manassas Junction by Our Advance" and more.

Complete as a single sheet, some flaking at th... See More  

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$69.00
674983

News from the Confederate capital...

Item #674983

August 26, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 26, 1862 



* From the Confederate capital



Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "From the Rappahannock" "McClellan's Departure" "Federal Enrolling Citizens of Norfolk" "Confederate States Congress" "From the South" "Letter from Capt. Brown of the Arkansas" and more.

Comp... See More  

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$69.00
674980

A Proclamation by John Hunt Morgan...

Item #674980

August 01, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 1, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Affairs on the Rappahannock--Depredations of the Enemy--The Approaching Conflict" "Affairs in North Carolina" "Vandalism in Memphis" "Dashing Cavalry Exploit in Mississippi--A Fighting Parson" "A Picture ... See More  

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$78.00
674978

War reports from the Confederate capital...

Item #674978

August 09, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 9, 1862  Among the Civil War reports on the front page are: "The Affair at Malvern Hill" "Destruction of the Arkansas" "A Bold Protest from Maryland" "Conference of the Rebel Generals at Richmond--Their Plans for the Future" "The Confederate Endorsement of Guerrillas..." "The Enemy's Raid Upon ... See More  

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$65.00
674944

Battle of Seven Pines, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #674944

June 13, 1862

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, June 13, 1862 



* Battle of Seven Pines - Fair Oaks

* From the origin of the Civil War




From this stronghold of the Confederacy. War-related reports include: "The Naval Battle Off Memphis" "The News of the War--Full Yankee Accounts of the Battle of the Seven Pines" which takes over 2 columns; "From Chattanooga" "A... See More  

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$77.00
674769

More on creating the Mason-Dixon Line...

Item #674769
SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, for the year 1769 



* Mason and Dixon Line creation



This is the "supplement" issue provided at the end of the year containing various articles much like the regular issues but containing fewer pages. It has just a one-third page masthead and also includes the table of contents on the front page.

Articles include an: "Acc... See More  

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$28.00
674719

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

Item #674719

March 26, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Virginia, March 26, 1862 



* Rare Confederate publication

* General Abraham Lincoln




The front page includes: "Notes On The War" which includes a General Order from General H. Marshall concerning travel & communication in the Cumberland Mountains, noting in part: "...The country is infested with spies. Unless a man now comes from Kentucky to join the a... See More  

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$78.00
674718

The attack upon Charleston...

Item #674718

April 11, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 11, 1863 



* First Battle of Charleston Harbor

* Rare Confederate publication




The front page includes: "A Word of Justice" "Further From Charleston!" "The Turret of the Iron-Clads Pierced!" "Splendid Spirits of Our Men!" "The Law of Impressment" and more, including a dispatch signed in type: G.T. ... See More  

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$82.00
674531

Sherman marching through Georgia...

Item #674531

November 23, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 24, 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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$167.00
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
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
674063

The battle for Charleston...

Item #674063

April 09, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 9, 1863 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* First Battle of Charleston Harbor




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!" &... See More  

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$81.00
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