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Siege of PetersburgOur selection of authentic original newspapers featuring coverage of the historic Siege of Petersburg during the U.S. Civil War. For more on the Siege of Petersburg and its historical significance, we recommend visiting The Siege of Petersburg Online.
Siege of Petersburg
Our selection of authentic original newspapers featuring coverage of the historic Siege of Petersburg during the U.S. Civil War. For more on the Siege of Petersburg and its historical significance, we recommend visiting <a href="http://www.beyondthecrater.com/" target="_blank">The Siege of Petersburg Online</a>.
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
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
July 30, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 30, 1864 The front page has a portrait of: "William Pitt Fessenden, Secretary of the Treasury" as well as an article on him. Other prints within include: "The Rebels Robbing the Flour Mills in Maryland" "The Rebels Pillaging at the Hagerstown Depot" "The Rebels Retreating with Their Plunder Across the Potomac River" ... See More
August 06, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 6, 1864 The front page shows a man with a scythe and a poem: "The Mower In Oho". The prints within include: "General Sherman's Advance--View of Kenesaw Mountain, from Little Kenesaw" "...Little Kenesaw" "...View of the Public Square, Marietta, Georgia" "...Gallant Action of Colonel Walcot's Brigade&quo... See More
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