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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674062

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

Item #674062

May 23, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 23, 1863  



* Capital of the Confederacy



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 T... See More  

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$77.00
673635

News from the Confederacy...

Item #673635

August 31, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Aug. 31, 1864 



* From the origin of the American Civil War



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

Among the articles: "From Atlanta--Movement of the Enemy" "From Petersburg" "From Richmond--Affairs in West Virginia--Official From General Hood"... See More  

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$74.00
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 



* P.G.T. Beauregard praised

* Battle of Bull Run - Manassas




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"... See More  

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$127.00
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 



* Capital of the Confederacy



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 ... See More  

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$68.00
672798

Editor expresses his anger against the Yankees...

Item #672798

August 24, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 24, 1864 



* Rare rebel publication



The front page has: "The War News" beginning: "There is nothing new from Petersburg...The enemy are still upon the Weldon railroad...The battle of last Sunday was not half the battle we at one time thought it...". Also: "The Situation at Mobile" with subheads: "A Naval Skirmish" ... See More  

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$87.00
672797

Civil War news from a Confederate newspaper...

Item #672797

September 07, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Sept. 7, 1863 



* From the origin of the American Civil War



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

Front page reports include: "From Richmond" "From Tennessee--Affairs In Gen. Bragg's Department" "From the West & Southwest" "Bombar... See More  

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$69.00
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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$135.00
672426

With "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline...

Item #672426

December 28, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Dec. 28, 1863 



* From the origin of the Civil War



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

Among the reports are three front page Acts of the Confederate Congress; "Siege of Charleston"  "Atrocities of the American War".

Most of the back... See More  

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$84.00
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
672423

Confederate newspaper from Grenada, Mississippi...

Item #672423

August 25, 1862

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Aug. 25, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate publication



If the title and city of publication seem to disagree, they do not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War.

Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a... See More  

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$238.00
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
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
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
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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$68.00
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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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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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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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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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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670764

Regarding General Butler...

Item #670764

February 14, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 14, 1863 



* General Benjamin 'Beast' Butler in Orleans

* Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital




Perhaps  the most interesting item is the front page article: "Butler's Rule In New Orleans", "Full Exposure of Butler's Rule--Unparalleled Villainy--How the People Were Fleeced--Reply Of The Citizens to Gene... See More  

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668274

Jefferson Davis proclaims martial law in Richmond...

Item #668274

March 06, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, March 6, 1862 



* From the origin of the Civil War

* Jefferson Davis & martial law




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

Among the various reports are: "From Richmond--Confederate Congress..." "Our Coast Correspondence" "The Women To the Rescu... See More  

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668271

Latest war news from the Confederacy...

Item #668271

February 21, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Feb. 21, 1862 



* From the origin of the Civil War

* Battle of Fort Donelson - Tennessee




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: "Proclamation of President Davis" which is signed in type: Jefferson ... See More  

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667192

Confederate New Orleans...

Item #667192

January 23, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, Jan. 23, 1862



* Rare Confederate title from the deep South

* News from Richmond, Pensacola, forts Henry & Donelson




Front page has: "Letter From Richmond" "From Pensacola". Inside has: "The Government & the War" "Late Northern Intelligence""From Our Army in the West" "Affairs at Forts Hen... See More  

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$146.00
666668

A Jefferson Davis Proclamation... Beauregard... Shiloh...

Item #666668

April 11, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 11, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



The front page is completely filled with ads while much of pages 2 & 3 have war-related reports. Included is the always interesting editorial, which begins: "From every quarter comes the same news. The enemy are drawing their troops from the counties they have overrun...They are concentrati... See More  

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$112.00
666384

Fall of Fort Donelson... Proclamation by Jefferson Davis...

Item #666384

February 27, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 27, 1862 



* Fall of Fort Donelson, Tennessee

* Jefferson Davis proclamation

* From the capital of the Confederacy




A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America.

The front page is entirely taken up with advertisements and notices. The inside pages are rich in war-related reports including: "The Fall of Fort Don... See More  

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$90.00
666370

Jeff Davis' inaugural address: in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #666370

February 25, 1862

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 25, 1862 



* Jefferson Davis inaugural address

* Rare Confederate publication




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

Certainly the most notable content begins page 2 being: "President Jefferson Davis's Inaugural address, delivered in Richmond, February 22, 1862" which takes ove... See More  

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$335.00
656562

The Civil War from a Confederate perspective...

Item #656562

March 10, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 10, 1863 



* Rare rebel title



A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page items on the Civil War are: "From Gloucester" "The Situation at Fredericksburg" "Officers' Horses & Mules" "Latest News From the North" "City Intelligence" "Bombardment of Vicksburg... See More  

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$83.00
656034

Confederate Act of Congress to organize a military...

Item #656034

March 04, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 4, 1864 



* Confederate Act of Congress

* Organizing a rebel military




A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page items are: "The Enemy Around Richmond--Butler's Advance Up the Peninsula" which takes over a column; "City Intelligence" "Blockade Runner Blocked"... See More  

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$88.00
654626

The Civil War from a Confederate perspective...

Item #654626

March 25, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 25, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



The entire front page is taken up with ads, with much war news on pages 2 & 3 including: "Movements & Spirit of the War" "Important Advices From Tennessee--A Crisis" "The State of the Country--The President's Message" "Good News From the Army of the She... See More  

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$84.00
654254

Gordonsville and Yorktown...

Item #654254

August 15, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 15, 1862 



* Rare rebel publication



A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, with war reports from the Confederate perspective. The front page includes: "Movements of the Enemy On James River" "From Gordonsville" 'From Yorktown" "Summary Of News". There are also many Acts from the Confederate Cong... See More  

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653093

Battle of Coosawatchie...

Item #653093

December 17, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 17, 1864 



* Battle of Coosawhatchie SC South Carolina

* William T. Sherman's march to the sea in progress

* In a Confederate title from the rebel capital




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, and from late in the war when hope was beginning to fade for the Confederacy. The front page begins with a lengthy editorial which co... See More  

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$88.00
652612

From the Confederate capital...The Death of Major Burroughs...

Item #652612

February 16, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 16, 1864 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* The Death of Major Edgar Burroughs




Among the front page items are: "The Death of Major Edgar Burroughs" "City Intelligence" "The Escaped Yankee Officers" "Telegraphic" and several Acts from the Confederate Congress.

The back page has an editorial concerning... See More  

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$86.00
652068

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #652068

August 21, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 21, 1861 



* From the Confederate capital



A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Much of the front page is taken up with: "Finances Of Confederate Government" taking over 2 1/2 columns. Also on the ftpg: "The Call for Militia", "Hessian Deviltry at Harper's Ferry, Va." and "A Call Upon the Ladi... See More  

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$89.00
651771

The nomination of General McClellan...

Item #651771

September 03, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 3, 1864 



* General George McClellan

* Presidential nomination

* Rare Confederate title




Not only a very nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but from its capital as well. The ftpg. has: "The War News with several subheads from various fields of operation: "From Atlanta" "From Mobile" "From Louisiana" and "From C... See More  

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$83.00
651767

Day 2 reports of the 1st official Memorial Day...

Item #651767

June 01, 1868

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 1, 1868  Page 5 has, under the heading "Our Dead Heroes," multiple, day 2 reports regarding the 1st official Memorial Day celebrations from throughout the country. Locations include Jersey City, Newark, Nashville, Providence, Hartford, Portland, St. Louis, Dayton, and more. Nice to have these early reports. Other news of the day is found throughout.

Complet... See More  

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$55.00
651715

From the Confederacy...

Item #651715

March 11, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 11, 1864 



* Rare rebel publication



A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The War News--Engagement At Suffolk & Repulse of the Enemy" "The Grab Game" "Escape from the Penitentiary" and some other items, in addition to many advertisements and notic... See More  

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$74.00
648519

From Charleston during the Civil War...

Item #648519

June 25, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, June 25, 1864  This is one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in their dateline at the top of the front page (see photos). Among the front page reports are: "From General Johnston's Army" "Enemy Again Repulsed With Severe Loss" "Losses In Hooker's Corps" "The Mur... See More  

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$79.00
647349

From New Orleans from the earliest days of Butler's occupation... Fort Donelson...

Item #647349

February 15, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 15, 1862 



* Rare Confederate title from the deep South



Among the front page item are: "The Federal Raid Up the Tennessee River--Gen. Johnston's Order Disregarded" "What the Morning Journals Say" "Fort Donelson" "The 'Sinews of The War' -- Troubles of the Federal Treasury". There are also 14... See More  

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$144.00
646929

Beauregard's official report on the Battle of Manassas... in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #646929

February 04, 1862

THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, February 4, 1862 



* P.G.T. Beauregard official report

* Battle of Bull Run - Manassas




Certainly one of the less common titles from the Confederacy. Most of the front page is taken up with: "The War--Its Movements! Official Report of Gen. Beauregard Of The Battle of Manassas" which has tremendous detail. At the end it notes: "To be... See More  

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$177.00
646476

Great wealth of Civil War reporting...

Item #646476

October 16, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 16, 1861  A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are those headed: "From the Northwest--The Enemy Inactive--Extracts from a Letter from  Phillippi" "Gen. Fremont's Prospects in the West" which takes over half a column; "Secession Tricks in Europe" "Captain Todd &... See More  

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$84.00
646447

The Siege of Charleston... The Averill Raid...

Item #646447

December 22, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 22, 1863 



* Charleston SC South Carolina siege

* General William W. Averell raid




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page items are: "The Averill Raid" "From Northern Virginia" "From East Tennessee--From Northern Georgia--The Siege of Charleston" and other smaller i... See More  

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$86.00
646442

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #646442

March 09, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 9, 1863 



* Rare rebel publication



A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page items are: "Bombardment of Fort McAllister" "Reported Fight at Gloucester Point" "A Rumour From the Rappahannock" "Effects of the War at the North" "The Virginia Legislature&qu... See More  

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$92.00
646440

The raid on Petersburg, from the Confederacy...

Item #646440

June 11, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, June 11, 1864 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* Siege of Petersburg, Virginia begins




Not just a newspaper from the Confederacy, but from the capital of the Confederate States. And this issue is from late in the Civil War. Among the front page items are: "The War News" "From Bottom's Bridge" "The Raid On Petersburg" w... See More  

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$93.00
646428

Much on the battle in Kentucky...

Item #646428

February 04, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 4, 1862 



* Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky

* In a Confederate title




Not only a newspaper from the Confederate States, but from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page items are: "The Coin Of The Confederate States" "A Virginia Mother's Appeal To the Soldiers" which is stirring (see images). Also much reportin... See More  

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$85.00
646034

Rare title from the Confederacy...

Item #646034

April 11, 1861

THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, April 11, 1861 



* Civil War beginning

* Jefferson Davis proclamation

* Rare Confederate publication




Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of... See More  

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$172.00
645701

From the Confederate Congress...

Item #645701

January 27, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 27, 1862 



* From the Confederate capital



A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate states with the front page taken up various advertisements and news, including; "The Northern Congress" "The Emancipation Question" "The Only Compromise With the Rebels" as well as "Notes Of The War".

The inside pa... See More  

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$89.00
639394

Reports from the Confederacy...

Item #639394

February 03, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, February 3, 1864 



* Rare rebel title



A newspaper from the capital of the Confederate states, the city through which all news reports flowed during the Civil War. The front page has much on the war with items headed: "From the Blackwater Region" "The Enemy at New Bern, North Carolina" "From Charleston" "Arrest of Ex-Se... See More  

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$74.00
637928

The Yankees are growing tired of the war...

Item #637928

January 30, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 30, 1863  A nice newspaper from not only the Confederacy, but from the capital of the Confederate states. Among the front page reports are: "The War In the East" "City Intelligence" "the White Flag" "Castle Thunder Items" "What the Yankee Soldiers Say & Think of the War--Growing Sick of the Job of Crus... See More  

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$94.00
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