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140230

Item #140230

March 03, 1865

WORCESTER DAILY TRANSCRIPT from Worcester, Massachusetts and dated March 3, 1865. This 4 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and short Civil War reports on inside pages from the day it was first reported that include the following reports: SEE PHOTO! and more from other a... See More  

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172864

Sherman's march through the South...

Item #172864

March 04, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 4, 1865  The full front page is a print: "Sherman's March Through South Carolina--Road at the Swamp Crossings." which also has a nice page 2 editorial: "Sherman's True Victory.

Other prints inside include: "Camp Ford, Texas" "The Double-ender 'Pontiac' Descending the Savannah River" "Charleston &... See More  

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538745
Item #538745

March 04, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated March 4, 1865  (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains several Civil War era ads including revolver and/or pistol ads. See photos for details.



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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$12.00
599042

On the fall of Charleston...

Item #599042

March 04, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 4, 1865  The front page has: "From Wilmington" "Exchange of Prisoners--Their Fearful Condition..." "Late Rebel News" "The Fall of Charleston" "From Chattanooga" and other items.

Eight pages, address label in the masthead, very nice condition.

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599043

On the fall of Charleston...

Item #599043

March 04, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 4, 1865  The front page has: "From Wilmington" "Exchange of Prisoners--Their Fearful Condition..." "Late Rebel News" "The Fall of Charleston" "From Chattanooga" and other items.

Eight pages, very nice condition.

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$28.00
647125

Was General Sherman captured?

Item #647125

March 04, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, March 4, 1865 



* General William T. Sherman



Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "THE CAROLINAS" "Wild Rebel Reports Concerning Gen. Sherman" "Reported Union Defeat & Capture of the General & Staff" "Goldsboro & Kinston to be Fortified" "THE SOUTH" "Suspicious Rumors Circulating in Rich... See More  

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647047

Lincoln's inaugural & inaugural address on the front page... Biting editorial...

Item #647047

March 06, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, March 6, 1865  The front page has nice & detailed reporting on the inaugural of Abraham Lincoln with column heads: "WASHINGTON" "Inauguration Day in the National Capital" "Bad Weather & a Tame Affair" "Second Inaugural of Abraham Lincoln" "Speech of Vice-President Johnson" & a bit more. Included on the ftpg. is... See More  

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665344

Lincoln's second inauguration...

Item #665344

March 06, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, New York, March 6, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln 2nd inauguration

* Closing weeks of the Civil War

* Assassination nears




Page 4 headlines at the top of last column about the second inauguration of Abraham Lincoln include: "INAUGURATION" "Our Report of the Second Installation of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States" "Scenes at the White ... See More  

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$359.00
580673

Final month of the Civil War.....

Item #580673

March 07, 1865

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York City, March 7, 1865  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 UNION JUBILEE

* Honors to Our Soldiers and Sailors

* Gratitude of the People for National Victories

* NEW-YORK IN GALA DRESS

* SHERMAN'S MARCH

* Intimations of Rapid
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583867

Slave soldiers...

Item #583867

March 08, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, March 8, 1865 



* General William T. Sherman 

* Columbia, South Carolina 

* Last weeks of the Civil War
 



Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S ARMY", "News Direct From Columbia, S.C.", "Full Particulars of the Capture of the City", "GEORGIA", "Davis Handled Without Glov... See More  

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654278

In a pro-South newspaper: Lincoln's inaugural address on the front page...

Item #654278

March 08, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 8, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln inauguration

* Inaugural address on the ftpg.

* Closing weeks of the Civil War

* In a pro-Confederate title




Among the front page reports is: "Inauguration of President Lincoln--His Address" which contains his address in full, ending with the immortal words: "With malice towards none, with charity for all, wi... See More  

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599785

Less than a month before the end of the Civil War...

Item #599785

March 10, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 10, 1865 



* Battle of Waynesboro



Among the front page reports from just a month before the end of the Civil War are: "From South Carolina" "Late Rebel News" "From the Army of the Potomac" "Fight at Fisherville, Va--Confirmation of Sheridan's Victory" "An Expedition to St. Marks, Florida" "Gen. Porter'... See More  

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172866

Petersburg and Harper's Ferry...

Item #172866

March 11, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 11, 1865  the front page has two prints: "Before Petersburg--Issuing Rations of Whisky and Quinine" and "Admiral Porter's Boats Removing torpedoes & Buoying the Channel in Cape Fear River" with an article headed: "Capture of Wilmington".

Prints inside include: "View of Petersburg From the Signal Station on Our Ex... See More  

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592993

Planters arm their slaves...

Item #592993

March 11, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 11, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln proclamation

* Arming slaves




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Good News From Sherman!" "Sherman 40 Miles from Raleigh" "Whites & Blacks Flock to Him" "Negro Panic At Conscription" "The Planters Arm Their Slaves Against It" & more.

Also, page 4 has: ... See More  

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599176

Lincoln's Proclamation to deserters...

Item #599176

March 11, 1865

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 11, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln proclamation to deserters

* General William T. Sherman Southern march

* Final month of the Civil War




Among the front page Civil War column heads are: "SHERMAN'S CAMPAIGN" "Important Reports From New Bern" "Fayetteville Said to be in Possession of Our Forces" "Sherman's Advance within Forty... See More  

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637189

Abraham Lincoln's inauguration...

Item #637189

March 13, 1865

THE CIRCULAR, Mount Tom, March 13, 1865



* Abraham Lincoln inauguration

* Closing weeks of the Civil War




A small 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 the day under the heading "News Items", which begins: "The inauguration of
... See More  

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664011

Cheatham & Johnston are 'awfully whipped'...

Item #664011

March 13, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 13, 1865 



* Final month of the Civil War

* Kinston NC North Carolina (Wyse Fork)

* Confederacy down to their last hope




Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Important From North Carolina" "A Battle Reported Near Kinston on Wednesday" "A Victory Claimed Over Our Forces" "The Gallantry of the Union Troops Acknowledged" "R... See More  

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592990

Nearing the end of the war....

Item #592990

March 15, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 15, 1865  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "OFFICIAL NEWS" "From Sherman & Schofield" "Sherman at Laurel Hill, N,.C." "Defeat of Bragg on the 10th" 'He Retreats Across the Neuse River" "A Panic In the Rebel Capital" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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592991

Nearing the end of the war...

Item #592991

March 15, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 15, 1865  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "OFFICIAL NEWS" "From Sherman & Schofield" "Sherman at Laurel Hill, N,.C." "Defeat of Bragg on the 10th" 'He Retreats Across the Neuse River" "A Panic In the Rebel Capital" and more.

Eight pages, 3 small worm holes thru the issue affect a fe... See More  

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647519

From four weeks before the end of the Civil War...

Item #647519

March 15, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, March 15, 1865 



* Confederates falling apart

* Nearing the end of war




Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S ARMY" "The Army at Laurel Hill, N.C." "The Troops All Well & Doing Finely" "Interview Between Jeff. Davis and Joe Johnston" "Weakness of Johnston's Army" "Gen. Lee Unab... See More  

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668013

From this former Confederate stronghold, shortly after Union occupation...

Item #668013

March 15, 1865

CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, March 15, 1865  This is an early issue of this former Confederate stronghold when under Sherman's control, which he occupied on February 18.

As might be imagined the news is pro-Yankee, with ftpg. heads: "General Sheridan's Victory" "Large Capture of Prisoners, Guns & Wagons" "Sheridan Still In Pursuit" "South... See More  

Item from Catalog 298 (released for September, 2020)...

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$78.00
592787

1865 Goldsboro NC... Civil War...

Item #592787

March 17, 1865

THE BOSTON HERALD, Massachusetts, March 17, 1865 



* Original Civil War reporting 



This 4 page issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. This issue is loaded with Civil War reports from the day it was first reported with the following one column headings: see photos & more. Also se... See More  

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651145

The end of the war is near...

Item #651145

March 17, 1865

UTICA EVENING TELEGRAPH, New York, March 17, 1865  The ftpg. has: "Official War Bulletin" "Sherman at Fayetteville" "Meets No Opposition" "How Hampton Whipped Kilpatrick" "Forrest Has 15,000 Men". Included is a dispatch signed in type: U.S. Grant, Lt. Gen.

Pg. 2 has: "North Carolina" "Kinston in Shofield's Hands" "... See More  

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172868

Lincoln's inauguration...

Item #172868

March 18, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 18, 1865  The entire ftpg. is taken up with a very nice engraving captioned: "President Lincoln Taking the Oath At His Second Inauguration, March 4, 1865", showing just that. A great display issue as such.

An inside page has an article headed: "The President's Inaugural", which includes the text of his 2nd inaugural address, which ... See More  

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664744

John Wilkes Booth performs at Ford's Theater for the final time...

Item #664744

March 18, 1865

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 18, 1865 



* John Wilkes Booth as an actor at Ford's Theatre

* Only weeks prior to Abraham Lincoln's assassination




A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C.

The front page has an advertisement headed: "FORD'S NEW THEATRE" which incl... See More  

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$475.00
594885

Goldsboro, North Carolina... Civil War...

Item #594885

March 22, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 22, 1865 



* William T. Sherman

* Goldsboro NC

* Columbia SC




The front page has one column heads on the Civil War including: "Gen. Sherman's Campaign" "His Junction With Schofield" "He Occupies Goldsborough" "From North Carolina" and more.

Eight pages, very tiny binding holes at the blank spine margin, small piece fro... See More  

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660928

One of the more fascinating publishers from the Civil War...

Item #660928

March 22, 1865

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, March 22, 1865 



* Very rare Civil War title 

* William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow

* Final weeks of the rebellion




W. G. Brownlow, or  Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Me... See More  

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581522
Item #581522

March 23, 1865

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York City, March 23, 1865.



* Confederates falling apart

* Nearing the end of war

* Sherman at Goldsboro NC




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 SOUTH

* JEFF. DAVIS AND HIS GOVERNMENT

* The Rebel Senate in Judgment on the Rebel Presi
... See More  

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592385

Goldsboro, North Carolina...

Item #592385

March 23, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 23, 1865 



* Confederates falling apart

* Nearing the end of war

* Sherman at Goldsboro, North Carolina




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "MORE GOOD NEWS" "The Occupation of Goldsborough Confirmed" "Sherman & Schofield at the Head of An Immense Army" "Sheridan On The War Path""The Potomac... See More  

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594883

Goldsboro, North Carolina... Civil War...

Item #594883

March 23, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 23, 1865 



* Confederates falling apart

* Nearing the end of war

* Sherman at Goldsboro, NC




The front page has one column heads on the Civil War including: "MORE GOOD NEWS" "The Occupation of Goldsborough Confirmed" "Sherman & Schofield at the Head of An Immense Army" "Sheridan on the War Path" "Late Rebel News&qu... See More  

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594884

Goldsborough, North Carolina...

Item #594884

March 23, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 23, 1865  The front page has one column heads on the Civil War including: "MORE GOOD NEWS" "The Occupation of Goldsborough Confirmed" "Sherman & Schofield at the Head of An Immense Army" "Sheridan on the War Path" "Late Rebel News" "The Army Of The James" and more.

Eight pages, 3 small worm holes affectin... See More  

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662191

Jeff Davis at odds with his Congress...

Item #662191

March 23, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, March 23, 1865 



* Nearing the end of the American Civil War

* Ulysses S. Grant & William T. Sherman


* Quarrel between Jefferson Davis and His Congress



Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN" "Johnston Flying from the Combined Armies" "Raleigh Said to be Evacuated" "Rebels Reported Falling Back to Hillsboro&qu... See More  

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172870

Celebrating Civil War victories...

Item #172870

March 25, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 25, 1865  The front page has a portrait of: "Hon. Hugh McCullough, Secretary of the Treasury". Prints inside include: "The Triumph in New York--Glimpses of the Grand Procession" which includes 5 prints; "Hon. James Harlan, Secretary of the Interior" "Fort Morgan in Mobile Bay" "General Schofield's Headquarte... See More  

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583866

Near end of Civil War in 1865...

Item #583866

March 28, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, March 28, 1865 



* General William T. Sherman 

* Marching up the coast 

* Last weeks of the Civil War
 



Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "NORTH CAROLINA", "Sherman, Schofield, & Terry Unite Their Forces near Goldsboro", "The Enemy Defeated & Driven Back at Every Point", "VIRGINIA&qu... See More  

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596147

Battle of Fort Stedman....

Item #596147

March 28, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, March 28, 1865



* Civil War end nears

* Fort Stedman & more




The front page has: "GRANT" "The Rebel Dash on Saturday" "What the Rebels First Accomplished" "Hartranft Ordered to Recover the Lost Ground" "The Rebels cut Off & Surrender" "3000 Prisoners Taken" 'The Rebel Entrenchments Captured & Held&quo... See More  

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582133

Battle report signed by Robert E. Lee...

Item #582133

March 30, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1865 



* General Robert E. Lee

* Confederates falling apart, nearing the end of war




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Army of the Potomac", "Important Movement in Progress", "Result of the Consultation between the President & Our Generals", "The Battle Before Petersburgh", "Gen. Lee'... See More  

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592382

Reports from Robert E. Lee and General George Meade...

Item #592382

March 30, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 30, 1865 



* General Robert E. Lee

* Confederates falling apart

* Nearing the end of war




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "FROM GEN. GRANT" "A Congratulatory Order" is signed by General Geo. G. Meade, and is concerning the battle at Fort Steadman; "Gen. Lee's Official Report" is signed by him in type: ... See More  

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664009

Reports from Robert E. Lee and General George Meade...

Item #664009

March 30, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 30, 1865 



* General Robert E. Lee

* Confederates falling apart

* Nearing the end of war




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "FROM GEN. GRANT" "A Congratulatory Order" is signed by General Geo. G. Meade, and is concerning the battle at Fort Steadman; "Gen. Lee's Official Report" is signed by him in type: ... See More  

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140235

Item #140235

March 31, 1865

WORCESTER DAILY TRANSCRIPT from Worcester, Massachusetts and dated March 31, 1865. This 4 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and short Civil War reports on inside pages from the day it was first reported that include the following reports: SEE PHOTO! and more from other ... See More  

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$15.00
172872

Advancing upon Columbia and Charleston, South Carolina...

Item #172872

April 01, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 1, 1865  The front page has a nice print showing: "General Sherman's Entry Into Columbia, South Carolina". Pages 2 and 3 have some interesting war-related articles including: "Davis Asks to be Dictator" "Davis and Lee" "Trade With Rebels" and more.

Other prints within include: "14th and 20th Corps Crossing ... See More  

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652704

Fall of Richmond, Virginia....

Item #652704

April 04, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 4, 1865 



* The fall of Richmond, the Confederate capital



First column heads on the front page about the fall of Richmond: "GRANT" "Richmond Ours" "Weitzel Entered the Rebel Capital Yesterday Morning" "Many Guns Captured" "Our Troops Received with Enthusiasm" "The City On Fire" "Petersburg Evac
... See More  

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653860

The fall of Richmond...

Item #653860

April 04, 1865

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 4, 1865 



* The fall of Richmond, the Confederate capital

* Terrific heraldic eagle & map for display




See the photos for this terrific and extremely graphic issue reporting the capture of Richmond, which essentially meant the end of the Confederacy. Lee would surrender to Grant at Appomattox just 5 days later. The first column heads read: "VIRGIN
... See More  

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658477

Yankees capture the Confederate capital... War nears its end...

Item #658477

April 04, 1865

NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, April 4, 1865 



* Richmond, Virginia falls (1st report)

* Confederate capital - war nears the end




One of the middle columns of the front page announces one of the more significant events of the Civil War with: "VIRGINIA ! " "GLORIOUS NEWS ! " "Richmond Is Ours!" "Evacuation of Petersburg!" "Tremendous Fighting!&q... See More  

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627825

A "Copperhead" newspaper on the fall of the Rebel capital...

Item #627825

April 05, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 5, 1865 



* Last days of the Civil War

* Fall of Richmond, Virginia

* Abraham Lincoln




Page 5 has a very historic report on the fall of Richmond, the capital of the Confederacy, and which signaled the end of the Civil War which would come a few days later.  The top of the first column has: "THE WAR" "The Fall of Richmond!" which... See More  

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$96.00
635063

One of the more rare titles from the Civil War we have offered...

Item #635063

April 05, 1865

GRANT'S PETERSBURG PROGRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, April 5, 1865 



* Extremely rare military title

* General Ulysses S. Grant

* The Siege of Petersburg ending

* Civil War coming to an end




An exceedingly rare newspaper and the first we have had the opportunity to offer. This newspaper lasted but four issues, printing on April 3, 5, 7 and 10 of 1865 by officers of the 37th Wisconsi... See More  

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$5,350.00
662912

End of the Civil War...

Item #662912

April 05, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 5, 1865  Most of the first column of the front page is taken up with celebratory heads on the collapse of the Confederacy, and the end of the Civil War. Among them are: "THE END" "Our Details of the Decisive Contest of Sunday" "What Grant Has Accomplished" "The Destruction of Lee's Army" "25,000 Rebels Taken Prisoners&quo... See More  

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$97.00
172874

Printed the day before Lee surrendered to Grant...

Item #172874

April 08, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 8, 1865  This issue was printed just one day prior to the surrender of Robert E. Lee to U.S. Grant at Appomattox.

The front page shows the: "Raising the Stars & Stripes Over the Capitol at Columbia, South Carolina" as well as a print of: "The Fifteenth Corps Crossing the South Edisto".  Prints inside include a: "Map of th... See More  

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655090

From Houston during the Civil War...

Item #655090

April 10, 1865

THE HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, April 10, 1865



* Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy



Newspapers from Texas are very uncommon, particularly from before or during the Civil War period. Here is an issue from two days after Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, containing three dispatches about the Union assault on Fort Steadman, each signed in type: U.S. Gra... See More  

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$565.00
663788

The surrender of Lee to Grant at Appomattox...

Item #663788

April 10, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 10, 1865  The front page has bold column-wide headlines "THE END" "Surrender of Lee and his Whole Army to Grant" with subheads "Terms of Surrender" "All Honor to Grant, Meade, Sheridan, Ord, Humphreys, Wright, Griffin, Parke, and their Brave Troops" "Highly Interesting Details of the Fighting Before the Surrender" "... See More  

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$775.00
172876

Printed on the day Lincoln died... Scenes in Columbia, South Carolina...

Item #172876

April 15, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 15, 1865  This was the day Lincoln died after having been shot at Ford's Theater the evening prior.

The front page shows: 'Major-General Edward R. S. Canby" and "Lieutenant-General Grant's Headwaters at City Point, Virginia". Other prints inside include: "The Rebel General Wade Hampton's Mansion in Columbia, South Carol... See More  

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