Battle of Manassas

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Battle of Manassas

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676347

The lead-up to the Battle of Bull Run...

Item #676347

July 21, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 21, 1861  Some nice front page column heads on the day before Bull Run including: "LATEST FROM BULL'S RUN" "The Armies Only One Mile Apart" "Our Men on the Original Battlefield" "Capture of Several Secessionists" "Effect of Our Fire on the Rebels" "Beauregard Treated two a Shell" "THE WAR FOER THE UNIO... See More  

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$49.00
675157

Rare mention of Kit Carson in the Civil War...

Item #675157

March 14, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1862 



* Battle of Valverde - New Mexico

* Rare Kit Carson mention




The front page has much reporting on the Civil War including one column heads: "The "Advance of the Army" "Latest Intelligence from the Vicinity of Manassas" "Rebels Expected to Make a Stand at Gordonsville" "Gen. McClellan & His Army" and more.

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$30.00
673379

Dedication ceremonies at the Bull Run battlefield...

Item #673379

June 13, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, June 13, 1865 



* Battle of Bull Run monuments

* Manassas, Virginia dedication




Front page first column heads include: "Bull Run" "The Final Victory on the First Battle Field of the Rebellion" "The Dead Heroes of Manassas" "Interesting Ceremonies of Dedicating the Monuments Marking the Resting Place of Our Braves" "The Herald&... See More  

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$27.00
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
670731

Bull Run... "The Surrey Eleven" cricket team...

Item #670731

August 31, 1861

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, August 31, 1861 



* The Surrey eleven cricket team portrait

* Battle of Bull Run - Manassas (in America)




Inside has: "The Surrey Eleven" with a full page portrait of the cricket team.

Another full-page print has: "The Civil War In America: Engagement Between The 71st New York And An Alabama Regiment At The Battle Of Bull Run".

Othe... See More  

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$53.00
668190

1861 Davenport, Iowa... Dug Springs....

Item #668190

July 24, 1861

DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, July 24, 1861



* Rare title from the Civil War

* First Battle of Bull Run - Manassas




This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day.

This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable ... See More  

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$33.00
665992

Battle of Bull Run... The first major battle of the Civil War...

Item #665992

July 26, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 26, 1861 



* First Battle of Bull Run - Manassas VA Virginia

* 1st major battle of the American Civil War




Page 4 has a nice stack of one column headlines on the first Battle of Bull Run, including: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Johnston Gone to Attack Gen. Banks" "The Enemy's Loss Very Heavy" "Queer Report About Beauregard" &... See More  

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$76.00
665983

Huge map... The Monitor vs. the Merrimac...

Item #665983

March 12, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 12, 1862 



* Rare full front page civil war map

* Battle of Hampton Roads

* Monitor vs. Merrimack




Simply an incredible Civil War map newspaper, as the entire front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "THE EVACUATION OF MANASSAS. The Stars and Stripes Waving Over the Late Stronghold of the Rebels--The Seat of War in Eastern Virginia."

This map is v... See More  

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$138.00
665176

A Civil War map, and a wealth of reporting...

Item #665176

June 01, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 1, 1861 



* Battle of Aquia Creek Civil War map

* Union Navy gunboats vs. Confederate batteries




The ftpg. is filled with ads. The back page has a war map headed: "Acquia Creek And Its Environs". Also a notable report: "Virginia Votes For Secession" and other war-related items.

Page 5 has a nice stack of column heads: "THE WAR FOR THE UNI... 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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$72.00
661713

The "Old" Thirteen Infantry of Virginia...

Item #661713

February 26, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 26, 1864  Among the front page reports are: "The War News--A Cavalry Battle in Mississippi--The Situation in Tennessee--The Recent Fight In Florida--From General Lee's Lines" "The Courts" "Camp Near Kinston" "To the Friends of Soldiers in the Wise Brigade" & other items. Also included is a report re: "... See More  

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$108.00
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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$650.00
656226

Rare Confederate title reports on the battle of Manassas, & more...

Item #656226

August 08, 1861

CAROLINA SPARTAN, Spartanburg, South Carolina, August 8, 1861 



* First Battle of Bull Run

* Very rare Confederate title




A rare Confederate title to say the least. The front page has a report headed: "Battle of Manassas" which begins: "There never has been a more complete victory won on the Continent of America than was gained by our gallant "rebels" on Sunday l... See More  

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$530.00
654709

Prelude to the Second Battle of Bull Run...

Item #654709

August 30, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 30, 1862 



* Battle of Thoroughfare Gap

* Second Battle of Bull Run




The first column heads give report on the prelude to the Second Battle of Bull Run: "The War In Virginia" "The Advance of the Rebels Towards Manassas" "Longstreet Driven Back by McDowell" "The Rebels Routed by Hooker at Kettle Run" "Flight of Jackson Fr... See More  

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651770

New Orleans during the Confederacy... Official report on the Battle of Manassas...

Item #651770

February 04, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, Louisiana, February 4, 1862 



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South

* First Battle of Bull Run

* Official reports from the Confederates




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 Butle... See More  

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$188.00
647357

Beauregard’s report on the Battle of Manassas…

Item #647357

February 07, 1862

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 7, 1862 



* Rare Confederate publication

* P.G.T. Beauregard official report

* On the Battle of Bull Run




A very rare title and great to have it contain the word “Southern” and also the motto which reads: “The South—Equality or Independence”. The front page has much on the correspondence between L... See More  

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$175.00
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
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
645410

Battle of Manassas Gap...

Item #645410

July 28, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 28, 1863 



* Battle of Manassas Gap



Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Late Southern News" "The Siege of Charleston" "Cannonade Kept Up on Both Sides" "Reports From Jackson, Miss" "Jeff. Davis Sets Another Day of Humiliation & Prayer" "The Engagement at Manassas Gap" "Reb... See More  

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$28.00
616145

The cavalry in action...

Item #616145

October 20, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 20, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Cavalry Engagement Near Manassas Junction" "Spirited Artillery Duel" "No Rebel Infantry Near Our Army" "Gen. Lee's Movements Unknown" "Official Report of Gen. Crook" "Rebel Accounts of the Late Battles" "Military Enthusiasm In Texas&quo... See More  

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$28.00
599232

First Battle of Bull Run...

Item #599232

July 24, 1861

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 24, 1861 



* 1st Battle of Bull Run - Manassas, Virginia

* 1st major land battle of the Civil War (historic)




Most of the front page is taken up with excellent coverage and detail on the Battle of Bull Run with first column heads including: "THE GREAT REBELLION", "The Victory of Sunday & How it Was Lost", "Exaggerations of the First R... See More  

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$67.00
596846

Two small maps on the Second Battle of Bull Run...

Item #596846

September 04, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, September 4, 1862



* Battle of Bull Run # 2

* Manassas VA Virginia




  Near the lower right of the front page are two small one column wide Civil War maps showing the position of various troops at the 2nd battle of Bull Run (see). The balance of the front page is taken up with tremendous details of the battle with first column heads including: "THE WAR IN VIRGINIA&q... See More  

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$48.00
592014

Prelude to the Battle of Bull Run...

Item #592014

July 17, 1861

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1861 



* Battle of Bull Run nears 

* General Irvin McDowell movements 

* Battle of Rich Mountain 




The front page has great coverage on the days just before the historic Battle of Bull Run, with first column heads: "THE GREAT REBELLION" Advance of the Grand Army under Gen. McDowell", "The Rebels at Fairfax & Manassas t... See More  

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$29.00
588478

Battle of Bull Run... Manassas, Virginia...

Item #588478

July 24, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, July 24, 1861 



* First Battle of Bull Run

* Manassas VA Virginia




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: those relating to the first battle of Bull Run: "THE GREAT REBELLION" "The National Army Not Routed" "A Body of Troops Still at Centreville" "The Rebel Loss Estimated at 3000" "Shocking Barbarities Perp... See More  

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$67.00
588476

1861 Civil War...

Item #588476

August 30, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 30, 1861  Among the first column heads on the Civil War are: "The Rebellion Record" "The Department Being Purified of Traitors" "Rebel Post-Routes Cut Off" "Further Details of the Skirmishes in Virginia" "Affairs In Missouri" "News From the Rebels at Manassas" "They are Sick & Badly Supplied, but Eager f... See More  

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$27.00
587782

Detailed report on the Battle of Bull Run, or Manassas...

Item #587782

August 09, 1861

LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Louisville, Kentucky, Aug. 9, 1861 



* First Battle of Bull Run - Manassas VA Virginia

* Detailed report in a uncommon 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 &qu... See More  

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$63.00
567078

Battle of Bull Run...

Item #567078

August 01, 1861

THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, August 1, 1861 This issue contains an article titled: "National Affairs " The Defeat" which shows reports on the famous Battle of Bull Run in Manassas VA. A tabloid size newspaper from the famous Oneida Community in New York, an early "commune" in experimental living. Various religiously-themed content but a bit of reporting of news of th
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$45.00
557306

Dedication ceremones at the Bull Run battlefield...

Item #557306

June 13, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, June 13, 1865  Front page first column heads include: "Bull Run" "The Final Victory on the First Battle Field of the Rebellion" "The Dead Heroes of Manassas" "Interesting Ceremonies of Dedicating the Monuments Marking the Resting Place of Our Braves" "The Herald's Special Report of the Proceedings" "The Rush From Wash... See More  

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552241

Battle of Bull Run dedication...

Item #552241

June 13, 1865

NEW-YORK TIMES, NY, June 13, 1865 



* Battle of Bull Run dedication 

* Manassas, Virginia 




Front page has one column headlines that include: "In Memoriam!" "The First of Our Hundred Battle Monuments" "An Official Visit to the Field of Bull Run" "Dedication of a Cenotaph to the Glorious Dead" "Appearance of the Historic Ground&quo... See More  

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$23.00
177269

Oil Fire at Antwerp...

Item #177269

September 24, 1904

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 24, 1904 Front page illustration "Defiance!" by W. A. Rogers; Leaders in the Political Campaign--Photographs of the Headquarters of the Democratic and Republican National Committee; The War Game at Manassas--Views of the Troops in Camp Taken by our Special Photographers; Russian Submarine Mines Removed by Japanese Soldiers From the Harbo... See More  

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$34.00
177266

Racing at Saratoga...

Item #177266

September 03, 1904

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 3, 1904 Front page illustration "A Vision of November 8" by W. A. Rogers; A New Portrait of Mark Twain, Painted by the Italian Artist E. Gelli, to be Exhibited at the World's Fair at St. Louis; The End of the Racing Season at Saratoga--Snap-Shots of Scenes and Incidents; Secretary Taft, Members of the Philippine Commission, and Invit... See More  

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172494

A stampede of slaves...

Item #172494

August 17, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 17, 1861  The front page shows: "The Wounded Zouave In the Hospital at Washington--The Hospital for the Wounded at Washington." Inside has individual prints of: "General McDowell" "General Mansfield" "Colonel Blair" and "Flag-Officer Stringham". Also a full page of: "A New Regiment of Mass. Volunteers P... See More  

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172596

Death of President VanBuren... Many Civil War prints...

Item #172596

August 09, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 9, 1862  The entire front page is a print captioned: "The Late Martin Van Buren, Ex-President of the United States" who had died on July 24. An article on him appears inside.

Inside contains a nearly half page: "Charge of the Fifth Cavalry at the Battle of Friday, June 27" and half pg: "Kearney's Division Fighting in the Wood... See More  

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$24.00
172704

The Battle of Gettysburg and much more...

Item #172704

August 22, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 22, 1863  The front page has prints of: "Residence of John Burns, At Gettysburg, Pennsylvania" and "John Burns, the Only Man in Gettysburg, Pa., Who Fought at the Battle".

A full page with 8 prints show: "Views of the Gettysburg Battle Field"; another full page has: "General View of Gettysburg, From the West" and &... See More  

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172606

Second Battle of Bull Run...

Item #172606

September 13, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 13, 1862  The front page is taken up with a nearly full-figure print of "Major-General John Pope, Commanding the Army of Virginia" along with a biography of him.

Inside includes a full page with 2 prints of: "Manassas Junction...Scene of Several Recent Fights" which is the Second Battle of Bull Run; a full page with 3 prints of: &q... See More  

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172526

The Civil War in Florida...

Item #172526

December 07, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 7, 1861  The full front page has 2 prints of a: "View of Fort Warren Boston Harbor". Other prints inside include: "The Battle of Belmont--Charge of Colonel Dougherty, 22nd Illinois Regiment, Upon the Rebel Batteries" "The Battle at the Southwest Pass--The ram 'Manassas' Attacking the 'Richmond' " "...Re... 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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172492

Many prints on the battle of Bull Run...

Item #172492

August 10, 1861

 HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 10, 1861  The front page includes a print of "Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton". Inside has a full page: "Retreat of Our Troops from Bull Run, by Moonlight, Colonel Blenker's Brigade Covering" and a very dramatic full page: "Charge of the Black Horse Cavalry Upon the Fire Zouaves at the Battle of Bull Run"; a full page map: &... See More  

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172558

Battle of Pea Ridge, and much more...

Item #172558

March 29, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 29, 1862  The full front page shows: "A Thrilling Scene in East Tennessee --Colonel Fry and the Union Men Swearing by the Flag". Other prints inside include a dramatic fullpg: "The Battle of Pea Ridge, Arkansas--the Final Advance of Our Troops" and "Columbus, Kentucky, After the Rebel Evacuation" and "Fort Clinch, Fernand... See More  

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