February 8, 1862

On February 8, 1862, the following issues were all held... and read... by those living during the American Civil War.  Feelings of fear, sorrow, and uncertainty were prevalent as readers searched for news which would provide a glimmer of hope that loved ones would be safe, the greater good would prevail, and soon all would be well.  Experience a glimpse of their world as you browse through the selections shown below. Note: Many of the items shown are no longer available.  Prices are shown for those which are available.

February 8, 1862

On February 8, 1862, the following issues were all held... and read... by those living during the American Civil War.  Feelings of fear, sorrow, and uncertainty were prevalent as readers searched for news which would provide a glimmer of hope that loved ones would be safe, the greater good would prevail, and soon all would be well.  Experience a glimpse of their world as you browse through the selections shown below. Note: Many of the items shown are no longer available.  Prices are shown for those which are available.
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585374

The capture of Fort Henry......

Item #585374

February 08, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 8, 1862



* Fort Henry, Tennessee captured

* In a Confederate title




Not just a newspaper from the Confederate, but from the capital of the Confederate states. The front page has: "Notes Of The War--The 'Situation' In Kentucky--Position of the Hostile Armies--The Five Grand Divisions of the Federal Army & Where They Are" "The N... See More  

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569220

Battle of Mill Spring...

Item #569220

February 08, 1862

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 8, 1862  The ftpg. shows: "the War In Kentucky--Battle of Mill Spring--Conveying the Dead Body of the Rebel General Zollicoffer...". The doublepg. centerfold is a dramatic print of: "Battle of Mill Spring...Near Jamestown..." (hole in left blank margin does not affect any of the print).

Other prints within include a doublepage: &... See More  

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172544

Battle of Mill Spring or Somerset, Kentucky...

Item #172544

February 08, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 8, 1862  The full front page is a print titled: "The alarmed Picket-guard." which has a caption: "The Picket of the Tenth Indiana Regiment Discovering the Approach of the Rebels at Mill Spring, Kentucky."

Inside has a half pg: "View Of Ship Island, Louisiana"; quarter-page prints of: "Hon. Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary ... See More  

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567377

Battle of Fort Henry...

Item #567377

February 08, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 8, 1862.



* Battle of Fort Henry, Tennessee

* Civil War original w/ map



This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration.



The front page has a map titled:



* The Scene Of Our Naval Victory In Northern Tennessee



Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are:



* ANOTHER GREAT VICTORY

* The Ca
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553080
Item #553080

February 08, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York City, February 8, 1862.



* Detailed Midwest map

* Fort Henry Tennessee

* Kentucky



This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration.



The front page has a nice map titled:



* THE IMPORTANT VICTORY IN TENNESSEE



Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are:



* Highly Important From Tennesse... See More  

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541232

Romney WV 1862 Civil War...

Item #541232

February 08, 1862

BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT from Boston, MA and dated February 8, 1862. 



* Romney West Virginia WV - Fort Henry Tennessee TN and much more

* Nice headlines


* Original Civil War era complete issue on cotton & rag paper  

* The War Against Slavery, Abraham Lincoln's War, the 2nd War For Independence




This 4 page newspaper is in nice condi
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540366

Advertisement for a Frederick Douglass speech on the Civil War...

Item #540366

February 08, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, New York, February 8, 1862



* Frederick Douglass speech



At the bottom of the first column of pg. 2 is an interesting advertisement for "A Black Man on The War!! Frederick Douglass will lecture at Cooper Institute..." with the date, time & admission.



A printing flaw causes loss to a portion of the printing (see photo). Various Civil War reports, and the back... See More  

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540415

1862 New York City Newspaper....

Item #540415

February 08, 1862

THE EVENING POST, New York City, February 8, 1862



* Fort Henry Tennessee

* General Burnside




This 4 page newspaper is in nice condition (except for little margin wear & tear) due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is very large in size (unusual). It measures 30 x 26 inches and loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports thro... See More  

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551731
Item #551731

February 08, 1862

MOORE'S RURAL NEW-YORKER, February 8, 1862



* Columbus Kentucky KY w/ small map

* Mill Springs

* Uncommon title




Full page inside has war-related content, including a report about the



* Rebel Defenses at Columbus



that has a small diagram with references of the rebel fortification at Columbus, Kentucky.



Other civil war reports as well. Mostly agricultural news throughout.



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