Abraham Lincoln

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Abraham Lincoln

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596810

Abraham Lincoln's journey to Washington...

Item #596810

February 13, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 13, 1861 



* President-elect Abraham Lincoln 

* Pre inauguration journey to Washington D.C.
 



The front page reports the ominous events which would lead to the outbreak of the Civil War in less than two months with first column headlines including: "THE NATIONAL CRISIS", "The Deplorable Condition of the Government Finances", &qu... See More  

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664432

Much on Abraham Lincoln... Jefferson Davis is elected President of the Confederacy...

Item #664432

February 15, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, February 15, 1861 



* Jefferson Davis elected president of the South

* Abraham Lincoln as president elect




The front page reports the ominous events which would lead to the outbreak of the Civil War in less than two months as well as reports on the incoming administration of Abraham Lincoln, with first column headlines including: "THE NATIONAL CRISIS"  &q... See More  

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206668

"Great Expectations" Collection III - 6 issues...

Item #206668

February 16, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, February 16, 1861 through March 23, 1861. This is a six-issue set (part 3) of Harper's Weekly containing the Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" in serialization format. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.



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HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 16, 1861 Full ftpg. is an extremely d... See More  

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661879

Abe Lincoln makes his way to Washington, D.C...

Item #661879

February 16, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 16, 1861 



* President elect Abraham Lincoln

* Journey to the White House




There is much on the President-elect, Abraham Lincoln, as he makes his way from Springfield to Washington for his inauguration.

Page 2 has: 'Mr. Lincoln For Washington" "Occurrences at Home Prior to the President's Departure" "Progress of the President Elect Towar... See More  

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660625

Much on Lincoln as he heads to Washington...

Item #660625

February 18, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 18, 1861 



* Abraham Lincoln as the president elect

* His journey to Washington D.C.




Among the front page column heads are: "Arrival of President Davis at Montgomery" "Southern Rights and Institutions to be Maintained at All Hazards"  "The Southern Confederacy".

Page 4 has much on Abraham Lincoln, including many comments on the e... See More  

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665987

Little girl admonishes Lincoln to let his whiskers grow...

Item #665987

February 18, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 18, 1861 



* President-elect Abraham Lincoln

* Grace Bedell encourages him to grow a beard




Over half of page 5 is taken up with fine and detailed coverage of Lincoln's continued trip from his home in Illinois to Washington, D.C. The heads include: "THE PRESENT ELECT EN ROUTE" "Incidents and Casualties" 'Old be Kissed by a Pretty Girl&qu... See More  

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669355

Lincoln heads to Washington... Jefferson Davis' inaugural address...

Item #669355

February 19, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1861 



* Jefferson Davis inaugural

* Confederate President

* Abraham Lincoln en route




Page 5 has column heads with continued & detailed coverage of Lincoln's trip from his home to the nation's capital: "The President Elect En Route" "The Receptions In This State" "Enthusiasm Of The People" "His Arrival In Albany&... See More  

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596821

President-elect enroute for his inauguration...

Item #596821

February 21, 1861

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 21, 1861 



* Abraham Lincoln heads to Washington D.C. 



The front page has one column headlines including: "THE INCOMING ADMINISTRATION", "MR. LINCOLN IN NEW-YORK", "His Reception and Speech at the City Hall

* How Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln Spent the Day and Evening", "AFFAIRS OF THE NATION", "The Peace Conference a... See More  

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620487

President-elect Lincoln en route... Departs from Springfield...

Item #620487

February 22, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 22, 1861 



* President elect Abraham Lincoln

* Journey to the White House




The front page has much content concerning Abraham Lincoln's journey from his home in Springfield to Washington, D.C. At this point he is heading from New York City to Philadelphia, with heads including: "The Presidential Progress" "Departure of Mr. Lincoln and Party from N... See More  

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172444

Winslow Homer print... Map of the Northern & Southern states...

Item #172444

February 23, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 23, 1861  The front page is taken up with: "Chantrey's Statue of Washington, Now in the State House at Boston, Massachusetts". Prints within include: "Officers' Quarters at Fort Sumter", "Good-by to Sumter", and a quarter page print by famed artist Winslow Homer: "The Late Rev. Dr. Murray", plus a great full p... See More  

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646479

Assassination attempt on Lincoln? Inauguration of Jefferson Davis...

Item #646479

February 23, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, February 23, 1861 



* President elect Abraham Lincoln

* Baltimore murder plot

* Jefferson Davis inauguration




Perhaps the most significant content is on page 5 which has very extensive coverage of the travels of Abraham Lincoln to Washington, D.C. for his inauguration. The top of the page has heads: "The Presidential Progress" "Great Turnout of the Philad... See More  

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665626

Speeches by Lincoln on his way to Washington...

Item #665626

February 23, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 23, 1861 



* President elect Abraham Lincoln

* Journey to the White House w/ speeches




The top of page 4 has some interesting column heads: "No Compromise!" "No Concessions To Traitors!" "The Constitution as it is." plus the printing of the "Mottoes For The Day" signed in type by: Abraham Lincoln.

Page 5 has: "The Presi... See More  

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596826

Early attempt to assassinate President-Elect Abe Lincoln...

Item #596826

February 27, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 27, 1861 



* Lincoln's new administration 



The front page reports the ominous events that would lead to the outbreak of the Civil War in less than two months. Also content on the incoming administration of Abraham Lincoln with first column headlines including: "The Finale of the Peace Conference", "Movements of Mr. Lincoln", &quo... See More  

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650268

Early attempt to assassinate President-Elect Abe Lincoln...

Item #650268

February 27, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 27, 1861 



* Lincoln's new administration 



The front page reports the ominous events that would lead to the outbreak of the Civil War in less than two months. Also content on the incoming administration of Abraham Lincoln with first column headlines including: "The Finale of the Peace Conference", "Movements of Mr. Lincoln", &quo... See More  

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172446

President-Elect Abraham Lincoln addressing the people...

Item #172446

March 02, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 2, 1861  The full front page is a very nice illustration captioned: "Abraham Lincoln, The President Elect, Addressing The People From the Astor House Balcony". Inside has a full page with 3 scenes: "Fort Moultrie, As Seen From Fort Sumter" "Morris Island, As Seen From Fort Sumter" and "Fort Johnson, As Seen From Fort Sumt... See More  

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635500

Rare same-day report on Lincoln's inauguration...

Item #635500

March 04, 1861

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 4, 1861 



* President-elect Abraham Lincoln

* First Inauguration (day of)


* Dawn of the Civil War



Actually a rather notable issue as every issue we've had of New York titles for this date simply reported the plans for the inauguration as this was the day Lincoln was sworn in as President. But page 2 has a column headed: "EXTRA" with a datelin... See More  

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652886

Lincoln's first inauguration...

Item #652886

March 05, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, March 5, 1861 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* 1st Inauguration - inaugural address


* Dawn of the Civil War




The top of the front page has nice one column heads announcing the significant news of Abraham Lincoln's first inauguration, the heads including: "THE NEW GOVERNMENT" "Inauguration of President Lincoln as President of the United States" &qu... See More  

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669343

Much on Lincoln, his new administration, his inauguration, etc...

Item #669343

March 06, 1861

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 6, 1861 



* Abraham Lincoln inauguration

* New administration takes over

* Pre-Civil War tensions escalate




A wealth of fine content on Lincoln & his new administration, as his inaugural was reported in the previous day's edition.

Inside has a lengthy editorial headed: "Mr. Lincoln's Address", a report from Washington beginning: &quo... See More  

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668415

Full text of Lincoln's first inaugural address...

Item #668415

March 07, 1861

THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, March 7, 1861  The top of page 2 has a article headed: "The Inauguration" with reports on the festivities of Lincoln's first inaugural ceremonies. This is followed by: "...we give a carefully corrected copy of the Inaugural Address of Abraham Lincoln copied from the Leavenworth Times" and what follows, taking 2 1/2 columns, is the fu... See More  

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644212

Comments following Lincoln's inaugural address...

Item #644212

March 08, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, March 8, 1861 



* Abraham Lincoln's administration settles in



Among the first column heads are several relating to Abraham Lincoln's inauguration: "Interesting Debate on the Inaugural Address" "Messrs. Wigfall & Mason Consider it a Declaration of War" "Mr. Douglas Again in the President's Defence" "The Diplomatic Corps I... See More  

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172448

Abraham Lincoln hoisting the American flag upon Independence Hall...

Item #172448

March 09, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1861  The full front page is taken up with: "President Lincoln Hoisting the American Flag Upon Independence Hall'. Other prints inside include: "City & Garrison of Fort Smith, Arkansas" "United States Arsenal at Little Rock, Arkansas, Surrendered to the State Troops", a print of: "Miss Patterson, of Baltimore",... See More  

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598234

President Lincoln Hoisting the American Flag Upon Independence Hall...

Item #598234

March 09, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1861  The issue being offered is an incomplete issue containing the following illustrations: the front page full-page illustration "President Lincoln Hoisting the American Flag with Thirty-Four Stars Upon Independence Hall, Philadelphia, February 22, 1861"; full-page "United States Arsenal at Little Rock, Arkansas, Surrendered to the Stat... See More  

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598469

President-Elect Abraham Lincoln en route...

Item #598469

March 12, 1861

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, March 12, 1861



* Abraham Lincoln

* post inauguration



Page 3 has the following one column headings: "The Cabinet" "The Confederation" "The Virginia Convention"



Nice reading here. Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, some tape mends along central fold, minor foxing, otherwise nice.... See More  

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172450

Lincoln's inauguration... Winslow Homer print...

Item #172450

March 16, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 16, 1861  The entire front page shows: "The Inaugural Procession at Washington Passing the Gate of the Capitol Grounds" which shows Abraham Lincoln & James Buchanan in the carriage.

Inside has a nearly half page print showing: "Presidents Buchanan and Lincoln Entering the Senate Chamber Before The Inauguration" with related text he... See More  

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666463

The Confederate Constitution in this pro-South newspaper...

Item #666463

March 28, 1861

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 28, 1861  This issue has some nice items from just before the outbreak of the Civil War including ftpg: "Veto of President Davis" "Presidential Appointments" "Sad State of Things at Washington" "The Hour of our Trouble is Upon us in all its Fearful Proportions" "Affairs at Charleston" and other items.

But cer... See More  

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648536

History is about to be made...

Item #648536

March 29, 1861

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, March 29, 1861 



* From the origin of the Civil War just prior to the outbreak



South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union which it did on Dec. 20, 1860. Plus the war began in Charleston harbor with the bombing of Fort Sumter just two weeks after the date of this issue.

The front page has: "United States Army & Navy News&q... See More  

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206671

"Great Expectations" Collection IV

Item #206671

March 30, 1861

Harper's Weekly, March 30, 1861 through May 4, 1861. This is a six-issue set (part 4) of Harper's Weekly containing the Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" in serialization format. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.



This set would look great displayed in one of our 17 inch by 14 inch display cases which can be viewed at www.rar... See More  

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172458

Preparations for Civil War...

Item #172458

April 13, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 13, 1861  The front page has a print of: "Mrs. General Gaines" as well as a view of "Point Isabella, Texas, with the 'Daniel Webster' sailing with U.S. Troops on Board". The doublepage centerfold shows six "American Home Scenes", which includes prints of "The Applecut" "The Dance" "Quilting&quo... See More  

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669457

Wealth of great content on the beginning of the Civil War...

Item #669457

April 15, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 15, 1861  A terrific issue packed with much fine reporting on this critical period at the beginning of the Civil War.

Page 4 has: "The President's Proclamation" calling for 75,000 soldiers for the war, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln.

Page 5 has a wealth of reporting on the opening salvos of the war with first column heads: "THE PRO-SLAVERY WAR&quo... See More  

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645830

Beginning moments of the Civil War... Jeff Davis Proclamation on creating a navy, and more...

Item #645830

April 19, 1861

THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, April 19, 1861 



* Civil War beginning

* Jefferson Davis proclamation

* Rare Confederate title




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 entry... See More  

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662805

Rare Confederate Memphis broadside...

Item #662805

April 20, 1861

DAILY APPEAL EXTRA, Memphis, Tennessee, April 20, 1861 



* Very rare Confederate broadside

* Beginning of the Civil War

* Vicksburg MS Mississippi




An extremely scarce item, being a broadside edition (printed on one side only) of a newspaper from early in the Confederacy from a city which was only "Confederate" until the battle of Memphis, June 6, 1862, after which it was in Y... See More  

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663392

President Jackson's farewell address...

Item #663392

April 25, 1861

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 25, 1861  Among the interesting articles are: "Negro Insurrection" "Order & Drill in Camp Jackson" "President Jackson's Farewell Address to the People of the United States" is signed in type: Andrew Jackson and takes 1 1/2 pages; "War News!" "Organization & Parts of the Army" and much more.

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666464

President Jackson's farewell address...

Item #666464

April 25, 1861

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 25, 1861  Among the interesting articles are: "Negro Insurrection" "Order & Drill in Camp Jackson" "President Jackson's Farewell Address to the People of the United States" is signed in type: Andrew Jackson and takes 1 1/2 pages; "War News!" "Organization & Parts of the Army" and much more.

Eight ... See More  

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172462
Item #172462

April 27, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 27, 1861  The front page shows: "General Thomas Swearing In the Volunteers Called Into the Service of the United States at Washington, D.C." plus there is also text on: "The Bombardment of Fort Sumter".

Inside includes a dramatic full pg: "The Interior of Fort Sumter During the Bombardment" and also a full page: "Map of ... See More  

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646386

Lincoln blocks southern ports... Rare title from the Confederacy...

Item #646386

April 30, 1861

WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, April 30, 1861



* Beginning of the Civil War

* In a rare Confederate title

* Abraham Lincoln blockade




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 entry ... See More  

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644666

Wilmington, North Carolina, during the Confederacy...

Item #644666

May 08, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 8, 1861



* Rare Confederate title

* Abraham Lincoln proclamation




The ftpg. is entirely taken up with ads as are pgs. 3 & 4, while pg. 2 has some content concerning the Civil War, from the Confederate perspective. Items include: "The Free Negroes of the State", an address to the "Honorable General Assembly of North Carolina... See More  

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594659

1861 Civil War... re. Declaration of war..

Item #594659

May 14, 1861

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE (weekly), Windsor, May 14, 1861



* Original Civil War era



This genuine newspaper has Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the reports on page 3 are: "The Southern Congress, President Jefferson Davis's Message", "Tennessee Committed to Rebellion", and more.



Other news of the day. This issue is not fragile... See More  

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633585

The "Confederate" newspaper from Kentucky...

Item #633585

May 15, 1861

LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, May 15, 1861 



* Rare pro-Confederate title



Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confederate & the "Journal&q... See More  

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645396

North Carolina secession report in a North Carolina newspaper...

Item #645396

May 22, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 22, 1861  Certainly the most notable report is the pg. 2 news headed: "Secession Of North Carolina!" "One of The Confederates States" "North Carolina Free--Lincoln's Military Despotism Repudiated" which also includes the two  "Ordinance" reports for secession and for ratifying the Confederate C... See More  

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602835

Much war-related content...

Item #602835

May 23, 1861

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, May 23, 1861  Among the front page reports are: 'Very Disgraceful Treatment of the Volunteers" "Letter from Gen. Frost" "Interesting Letter from Mr. Vallandigham" "Relief for Volunteers". Among the items inside include: 'Terrible Times in Ward Townsbip! Exodus of Negroes!" "...Letter from Gen. Harney" "... See More  

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594661

1861 Civil War... Stephen A. Douglas death...

Item #594661

June 11, 1861

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE (weekly), Windsor, June 11, 1861



* Original Civil War era



This genuine newspaper has Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the reports on page 3 are: (see photos).



Other news of the day throughout. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and ea... See More  

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206678

"Great Expectations" Collection VI

Item #206678

June 21, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 22, 1861 through August 3, 1861. This is a seven-issue set (part 6) of Harper's Weekly containing the Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" in serialization format. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.



This set would look great displayed in one of our 17 inch by 14 inch display cases which can be viewed at www... See More  

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607313

Piedmont, West Virginia...

Item #607313

June 21, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 21, 1861



* Piedmont, West Virginia

* Savannah, Missouri 

* Early in the Civil War




This genuine newspaper has a wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Advance of the Outposts of the Hostile Armies" "Active Preparations for a... See More  

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176505

Winslow Homer print takes up the front page...

Item #176505

June 29, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 29, 1861  The entire front page is taken up with a Winslow Homer print titled: "The War--Marking Havelocks For the Volunteers". Among the full page prints inside are: "Camp Slifer" which has 3 images including: "March of Troops" and "From Chambersburgh". Also: "The Battle of Great Bethel" "Charge of Dur... See More  

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172484

Great slave auction print... Winslow Homer print...

Item #172484

July 13, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 13, 1861 The front page features: 'Battle of Boonville, Missouri' and smaller illustrations of: "Brigadier-General Lyon, U.S.A." and "The late Captain Ward". Inside the issue is a full page: 'The Cabinet at Washington' showing Abraham Lincoln and the others. Also featured is a full page Winslow Homer print: "Crew of U.S. ... See More  

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661568

Battle of Bull Run, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #661568

July 20, 1861

DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, July 20, 1861  



* Very rare Confederate title

* First Battle of Bull Run

* Manassas, Virginia




Certainly one of the less common titles from the Confederacy, as rarely have I seen it offered. This coastal town didn't remain Confederate for very long as it fell to General Burnside on March 14, 1862 with the Battle of New Bern. So truly &... See More  

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$255.00
656604

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

Item #656604

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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663823

The Battle of Bull Run...

Item #663823

July 25, 1861

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, July 25, 1861 



* First Battle of Bull Run

* Manassas, Virginia

* Pro-Co
nfederate title



A wealth of early reporting on the Civil War including text on the historic Battle of Bull Run. The front page includes: "The Strength of Manassas Junction" "Save the Country" "Unheeded Warning!--The Fatal Blow was Struck!--Ruin Staring Us in the ... See More  

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172488

Louisiana Zouave Prisoners… Fortress Monroe…

Item #172488

July 27, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 27, 1861  The front page is taken up with prints of "General Prentis" "Brigadier-General Williams" and a scene of: "Departure of General Lyon & His Command from Boonville, Missouri, for the Arkansas Border."

Other prints inside include: "The Battle of Rich Mountain" & another full page of "Wilson's Z... See More  

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581429

Troops reviewed by President Lincoln...

Item #581429

August 03, 1861

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, August 3, 1861  The front page of the issue features a half-page illustration "The Archaeological Institute of Great Britain at Peterborough: Entrance to the Nave of the Cathedral". Within the issue is "Prize Dogs at the Leeds Show"; "Review of Federal Troops by President Lincoln and General Scott" which includes a full page ... See More  

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