Battle of Vicksburg

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Battle of Vicksburg

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697659

Rare Confederate title reports on the siege of Vicksburg, just before its fall…

Item #697659

July 02, 1863

CAROLINA SPARTAN, Spartanburg, South Carolina, July 2, 1863  A rare Confederate title to say the least. The front page begins with some nice reporting on the siege of Vicksburg with reports headed “From Vicksburg” which include some over-optimistic thoughts: “…that perfect confidence prevails among our men. They are fully able to hold Vicksburg as long as they have an... See More  

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696871

Slaves fleeing into Union camps...

Item #696871

January 31, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 31, 1863  The full front page is a print: "Army Beef" showing soldiers shooting cattle, with 2 smaller vignettes.

Inside has a full page: "Contrabands Coming Into Camp in Consequence of the Proclamation", referring to the recent Emancipation Proclamation. It shows many African-Americans and presumed slaves. Also a full page with 2 print... See More  

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688118

Follow-up to Gettysburg, & so much more...

Item #688118

July 14, 1863

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 14, 1863  



* Post Battle of Gettysburg

* From capital of Confederacy




The front page has some great content including: "From General Lee's Army" "From Charleston" which includes a dispatch signed in type: G. T. Beauregard; "The Enemy on James River" "The Attack On Charleston".

Relating to the Battle of Gettys... See More  

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684211

Jeff Davis' Proclamation on the Mumford controversy: death for Butler... Battle of Murfreesboro... A "Memphis" title......

Item #684211

January 03, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 3, 1863 



* Battle of Stones River - Murfreesboro, Tennessee

* Jefferson Davis proclamation

* Very rare publication




This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South--see the information below. The most notable content in the issue is the back page report headed: "The Battle At Murfreesboro" "... See More  

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682760

Henderson, Kentucky, from the Civil War...

Item #682760

December 11, 1862

HENDERSON WEEKLY REPORTER, Kentucky,  Dec. 11, 1862  From a state that chose to be neutral during the Civil War but remained a part of the Union, there were, as a result, supporters of both sides. This newspaper, judging by its reporting and other content, seems to have remained neutral.

The front page begins with over 2 columns taken up with a: "Synopsis of the President's Mes... See More  

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676072

Battle of Port Hudson in a rare Confederate title...

Item #676072

March 16, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, March 16, 1863 



* Very rare Confederate title

* Battle of Port Hudson




If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are 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 bec... See More  

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673724

Much reporting on the Civil War...

Item #673724

January 13, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 13, 1863  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "The Attack On Vicksburg" "The Yazoo as a Base Abandoned" "The Rebel Defenses there Impregnable" "Details of the Fighting" and: "The Loss Of Galveston" "Magruder's Official Report" signed in type: J. Bankhead Magruder; and "Springfield Not ... See More  

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667839

Confederate Victory at Chancellorsville & much more...

Item #667839

May 04, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 4, 1863



* Newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy

* Confederate Victory at Chancellorsville

* Much on Civil War events in Virginia



Not only is this a nice Confederate newspaper, but it is from the capital of the Confederacy.



Much war reporting in this issue, as the top of the front page has an historic & significant report headed: "F... See More  

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175826

The brave New York firemen... A race of cowboys...

Item #175826

July 01, 1893

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 1, 1893 Full ftpg: 'Columbian Exposition--Dedication of the German Building'. Nearly fullpg. with 5 illus; 'The Floods on the Mississippi Near Vicksburg'. Fullpg. of 4 photos; 'The Desecration of Gettysburg Battlefield'. Fullpg. with 4 photos: 'Our Brave N.Y. Firemen'. One-quarter pg. photo: 'The Cowboys' 900 Mile Race fro... See More  

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175494

Nice Frederic Remington centerfold...

Item #175494

April 26, 1890

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Apr. 26, 1890  Full ftpg. shows: 'Stanley On the March' in Africa. Fullpg. with 6 'Scenes & Incidents of the Mississippi Floods'. Famous F. Remington doublepage centerfold: 'Prospectors in the Sierra Madre'. Fullpg: 'Cheap Clothing--the Slaves of the Sweaters' showing laborers in the New York clothing district.

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172824

General McClellan runs for President...

Item #172824

October 15, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 15, 1864  Most of the front page is taken up with a print: "General Hunt and Major Duane, Chief of Artillery & Chief engineer of the Army of the Potomac" with a related article. Other prints within include: "The Sixth Corps in Action on the Opequan" "Early's Army Falling Back Upon Winchester" "Major-General Davi... See More  

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172762

Slavery, in print and in text...

Item #172762

March 12, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 12, 1864  The full front page is a print captioned: "Major-General William T. Sherman".  Page 2 has an interesting article concerning an avoidance of the term "slavery" which begins: "The slaveholders *& their friends have always tried to avoid using the word Slavery. It is too direct & expressive. It is the synonym of... See More  

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172670

Much concerning Charleston... Two Winslow Homer prints...

Item #172670

April 25, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 25, 1863  The full front page is a print of: "Admiral Samuel F. Dupont, Commanding the Fleet Off Charleston". Inside page prints include a full page by famed artist Winslow Homer: "Great Sumter Meeting in Union Square, New York"; a full page Thomas Nast cartoon: "A Group of Butternut Prisoners, Taken from Life"; a full page ma... 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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172646

Slaves fleeing into Union camps...

Item #172646

January 31, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 31, 1863  The full front page is a print: "Army Beef" showing soldiers shooting cattle, with 2 smaller vignettes.

Inside has a full page: "Contrabands Coming Into Camp in Consequence of the Proclamation", referring to the recent Emancipation Proclamation. It shows many African-Americans and presumed slaves. Also a full page with 2 print... See More  

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172650

Battle of Murfreesboro, Stonewall Jackson, Jim Crow, and more...

Item #172650

February 14, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 14, 1863 The full front page is captioned: "The Picket Guard in the Army of the Potomac". Inside has "General Stonewall Jackson In Camp", and the backpage has 2 cartoons, one captioned: "Jim Crow Jumping About So". The doublepage centerfold is: "Fruitless Attempt of the Army of the Potomac To Move Towards the Rappahannock..... See More  

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173942

Winslow Homer's last print for Harper's Weekly...

Item #173942

June 26, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 26, 1875  The full ftpg. is: "In a Russian Village--'Master's coming!' ". Halfpg: "The Columbia Boat House" & "The Yale Boat House". There is a full page Winslow Homer print titled: "Battle of Bunker Hill--Watching the Fight From Copp's Hill, In Boston" which was his very last for Harper's Week... See More  

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172594

The battles before Richmond...

Item #172594

August 02, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 2, 1862  The entire front page is a print showing African-Americans: "Cutting the Canal Opposite Vicksburg".  Inside prints include: "View of The City of Vicksburg, Mississippi" "The City of Huntsville, Alabama" "The Battles Before Richmond--Ayers's Artillery (Smith's Division) Keeping the Rebels in Check at... See More  

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172666

Navigating the bayous in Dixie... Marriage of the Prince of Wales...

Item #172666

April 11, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 11, 1863  The full front page has 4 prints captioned: "Bayou Navigation in Dixie." Inside includes a full page of: "The Prince & Princess of Wales"; a three-quarter page: "Queen Victoria & the Princess Beatrice"; a doublepage centerfold: "Marriage of the Prince of Wales at St. George's Chapel, Windsor."; ... See More  

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172694

Moving on to Gettysburg...

Item #172694

July 18, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 18, 1863  The full front page is a print: "The Bombardment of Port Hudson--The 100-Pound Parrott Gun of the 'Richmond' at Work". Inside has another fullpg. with 2 scenes: "The Bombardment of Port Hudson--A Mortar Schooner at Work" & "Scene of General Paine's Assault on Port Hudson--carrying Off Our dead & wounded... See More  

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172642

This historic Emancipation Proclamation... Winslow Homer print...

Item #172642

January 17, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 17, 1863  Certainly the most historic content would be the page 2 complete printing of: "By the President of the United States of America - A Proclamation" which is the full text of the Emancipation Proclamation, signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln.

Half of the front page: "The Teamsters' Duel" showing two Black men ... See More  

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172676

Bridging the Rappahannock...

Item #172676

May 16, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 16, 1863  The full front page is taken up with: "Building Pontoons on the Rappahannock". Inside has two fullpgs. with 5 views captioned: "Russell's Brigade (First Division Sixth Army Corps) Crossing the Rappahannock in Pontoons to Storm the Rebel Works" "Bridges & Rifle Pits at United States Ford" "The 8th Pennsylva... See More  

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174350

On the wharves at Vicksburg, with a paddlewheeler...

Item #174350

May 17, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 17, 1879  Great fullpg: 'The Negro Exodus--Scenes on the Wharves at Vicksburg' shows them loading onto a paddlewheeler. Nast dblpgctrfld: "Now Let Him Come". Halfpg: 'In The Adirondacks'. The front page has the song "The Imp of Spring-Time" by Bayard Taylor.

Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issu... See More  

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172692

Nice Nast print on the Civil War... The siege of Vicksburg...

Item #172692

July 11, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 11, 1863  The full front page is an illustration of: "Major-General George G. Meade, the New Commander of the Army of the Potomac". Other prints inside include a full page: "The Siege of Vicksburg--Approach of M'Pherson's Saps to the Rebel Works"; a full page with 3 illustrations: "View of Springfield Landing, Below Port Hud... See More  

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172686

The Battle of Jackson, Mississippi...

Item #172686

June 20, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 20, 1863  Most of the front page is taken up with 2 prints: "The Iron-Clad Gunboat 'Cincinnati', Sunk at Vicksburg." and "The Monster Tent Erected at Chicago for the Canal Convention." Among the prints inside are a full page: "Triumphal Entry of the Army of Major-General Banks Into Alexandria, Louisiana" and a fullpg: &... See More  

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172656

Dramatic cavalry charge before Vicksburg...

Item #172656

March 07, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 7, 1863  The front page features a full-figure print of: "The Late Nicholas Longworth, the Western Millionaire" with the balance of the front page taken up with an article on him, carrying over to page 2.

Other prints within include a full page: "Paying Off The Teamsters in the Army of the Potomac" showing many African-Americans. Also ... See More  

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