February 15, 1862

On February 15, 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 15, 1862

On February 15, 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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564918

New Orleans from the earliest days of Butler's occupation...

Item #564918

February 15, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 15, 1862  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 Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from N... See More  

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539679

Print of the new flag of the Confederacy...

Item #539679

February 15, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Feb. 15, 1862



* with "Confederate States Of America" in the masthead

* Print of the new flag of the Confederacy : the Civil War



Only a few newspapers from the Confederacy actually printed "Confederates States of America" in the masthead. This is one of them.



The back page has an article titled: "The New Flag of the Confed... See More  

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647349

New Orleans from the earliest days of Butler's occupation...

Item #647349

February 15, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 15, 1862 



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South




Among the front page item are: "The Federal Raid Up the Tennessee River--Gen. Johnston's Order Disregarded" "What the Morning Journals Say" "Fort Donelson" "The 'Sinews of The War' -- Troubles of the Federal Treasury". There are also... See More  

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574661

An English Opinion Of Yankee Courage...

Item #574661

February 15, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 15, 1862



* An English Opinion Of Yankee Courage

* Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital




A nice newspaper from the Confederacy, and from the capital of the Confederacy as well.  Half of the front page is taken up with ads, plus there is: "Interesting from Europe" which includes a subhead: "The Mason-Slidell Affair--An Englis... See More  

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562700
Item #562700

February 15, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York City, February 15, 1862.



* Roanoke Island North Carolina


* Edenton & Elizabeth City NC



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



The front page has 2 nice maps titled:



* THE BRILLIANT VICTORY AT ROANOKE....



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* EDENTON AND ELIZABETH CITY




Among the one column headlines on th... See More  

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574576

Two Civil War maps...

Item #574576

February 15, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 15, 1862 



* Fort Donelson ,Tennessee

* Roanoke, North Carolina

* Civil War original maps




The entire front page is taken up with ads, as was the format for the Tribune thru early 1862. The back page features a Civil War map headed: "Roanoke Island and Its Defenses" (see photos), plus there is another Civil War map on page 5 headed: "Fort Donels... See More  

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566084

Five issue Civil War lot from Pittsburgh...

Item #566084

February 15, 1862

THE PITTSBURGH POST, a five issue Civil War collection.



* Civil War reports in a Yankee newspaper



The dates fo these complete, genuine issues are Feb. 15, July 25, Sept. 13, Oct. 17, and Nov. 13, 1862. Each issue is complete in four pages and has nice Civil War coverage on pages 2 and 3 (see photos for some: one issue has some front page war-related content).



A nice assortment of five ne... See More  

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544663

Billiards...

Item #544663

February 15, 1862

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, NY, February 15, 1862.



* Billiards

* Chess




This newspaper, which was primarily a sporting newspaper, has a quite lengthy article headed: "Billiards" includes accompanying subheads entitled: "The Foley and Kavanagh Match", "The Match of 1859", and much more.



Another article found within this issue and entitled: "... See More  

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547983
Item #547983

February 15, 1862

MOORE'S RURAL NEW-YORKER, Rochester, New York, February 15, 1862.



* Edwin Stanton print

* Original Civil War reporting




Inside has a 5 1/4 by 4 inch portrait of the "Hon. Edwin M. Stanton", the Secretary of War. Includes a detailed caption about Stanton.



Some ciivl war reports. Other topics throughout.



8 pages in nice condition.... See More  

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