Abraham Lincoln

Authentic newspapers from the 1800's with content related to Abraham Lincoln are some of the most collected issues within the hobby. Genuine newspapers are available from his early days as a lawyer, to his assassination... and onward through the trail and convictions of the conspirators. The related reports of the Battle of Gettysburg are particularly desirable. The issues below have been arranged chronologically, but feel free to arrange by price, most recently listed, or to search by key word within the listings.

Abraham Lincoln

Authentic newspapers from the 1800's with content related to Abraham Lincoln are some of the most collected issues within the hobby. Genuine newspapers are available from his early days as a lawyer, to his assassination... and onward through the trail and convictions of the conspirators. The related reports of the Battle of Gettysburg are particularly desirable. The issues below have been arranged chronologically, but feel free to arrange by price, most recently listed, or to search by key word within the listings.
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658471

Rare Lincoln's assassination report, in a Washington, D.C. newspaper...

Item #658471

April 15, 1865

EVENING STAR, Washington, D.C., April 15, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination (historic 1st report)

* It is BEST to have reports from the city where it occurred




Terrific to have this first report of Lincoln's assassination in a newspaper from the city where it happened. This is the first of this issue we have offered.

The top of the front page has a column with heads: "ASSA... See More  

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$5,500.00
682863

Lincoln is assassinated... One of the most desired titles... An early edition...

Item #682863

April 15, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report)

* Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth




Not only this event, but this title remains one of the most desired by collectors; a very significant event in American history reported by one of the most respected newspapers in the country.

The first column heads tell it all: "AWFUL EVENT" "President ... See More  

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$3,950.00
660740

Very rare broadside issue of "The Daily Rebel" from Chattanooga...

Item #660740

June 18, 1863

THE DAILY REBEL, Chattanooga, Tennessee, June 18, 1863 



* Very rare Confederate publication

* Second Battle of Winchester, Virginia




An extremely rare broadside newspaper and a great title for a Confederate newspaper.

This is the vol. 1 number 270 issue of a title which began August 1, 1862. This issue is dated from just prior to the Confederate invasion of the North and the Battle of ... See More  

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$3,350.00
681893

The Gettysburg Address...

Item #681893

November 20, 1863

THE SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Nov. 20, 1863  



* President Abraham Lincoln's famous speech

* Gettysburg Address at battlefield cemetery




It would be difficult to argue for a more historic or significance speech from the 19th century, let alone the Civil War. As it was not printed in all newspapers of the day, this report with the full text of Lincoln's Gettysbu... See More  

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$2,275.00
665344

Lincoln's second inauguration...

Item #665344

March 06, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, 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 House in t... See More  

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$2,250.00
667788

One of the best Lincoln assassination issues...

Item #667788

April 22, 1865

WASHINGTON WEEKLY CHRONICLE, D.C., April 22, 1865



* Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report)

* Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth

* From our nation's capital




Truly a terrific issue, for being a weekly newspaper this was the first report of this event in this title, and better yet it is from the city where the assassination happened. A notable--and very uncommon--graphic... See More  

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$2,150.00
675845

The Gettysburg Address...

Item #675845

November 28, 1863

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Nov. 28, 1863  



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Gettysburg Address at battlefield cemetery




Page 3 contains a report headed: "The Gettysburg Ceremonies" "Description of the Battle-Field and Consecration Exercises" as well as one of the most memorable speeches ever given by a President.

The article takes nearly two columns and contains much rep... See More  

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$1,700.00
678008

Rare Union occupation newspaper with the Emancipation Proclamation...

Item #678008

October 04, 1862

THE NEW SOUTH, Port Royal, South Carolina, Oct. 4, 1862  This newspaper was established in March of 1862 after its capture by Union forces during the early part of the Civil War. Issued in a "military command", the newspaper sought to provide mostly military reports and other items. It is also interesting that a Union newspaper was published in South Carolina considering the state r... See More  

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$1,500.00
683415

Great Battle of Gettysburg issue, and in the New York Times...

Item #683415

July 06, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, July 6, 1863  This is one of the better issues on the Battle of Gettysburg, as half of the first column is taken up with a stack of heads on the end of the great and decisive battle.

Heads include: "THE GREAT BATTLES" "Splendid Triumph of the Army of the Potomac" "Route of Lee's Forces on Friday" "The Most Terrible Struggle of the War&qu... See More  

Item from Catalog 321 (released for August, 2022)...

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$1,350.00
684898

Much more on the Battle of Gettysburg: from a soldier involved...

Item #684898

July 17, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 17, 1863



* Battle of Gettysburg

* Eyewitness account




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

The front page has various war-related content, including items headed: "The News" and a lengthier report: "Spies In The South" and other related items, but certainly the p... See More  

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$1,165.00
172366

Early "beardless" Lincoln illustration on the front page...

Item #172366

May 26, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1860  This issue has become one of the most desired pre-Civil War issues of this famous illustrated newspaper, as it did much to propel Abraham Lincoln to national prominence and is one of relatively few published portraits of Lincoln without his beard.

This issue announces, in a very dramatic way, the selection of Lincoln as the Republican candidate fo... See More  

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661459

The Confederates on the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #661459

July 11, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 11, 1863 



* Battle of Gettysburg

* Rebel account




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

The front page includes: "Charleston" "Yankee Agents In England" "The Courts" "City Intelligence" "Prisoners" "Sale of Negroes in Georgia" wi... See More  

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$870.00
668461

Synagogues hold memorial services... Much on the assassination & funeral of Lincoln...

Item #668461

April 21, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 21, 1865 



* Rare 1st-page mentions of Synagogue services

* Re: Abraham Lincoln's assassination & funeral

* Black mourning borders




Perhaps the most noteworthy coverage is the front-page details regarding various services being held at local synagogues - which includes the congregations at "B'nai Israel," "Bikur Cholim U-Kadisha Synagogu... See More  

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$825.00
172880

Lincoln's assassination: John Wilkes Booth on the front page...

Item #172880

April 29, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 29, 1865



* The same issue (title and date) found in the time capsule under the (former) statue of Robert E. Lee on Dec. 28, 2021



The front page has a large and dramatic illustration of "J. Wilkes Booth" plus a lengthy article headed: 'The Murder Of The President' making this a nice display issue.

Inside articles are headed: "Abraha... See More  

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$825.00

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$414.00
682243

Richmond falls... End of the Civil War is near... President Lincoln confirms...

Item #682243

April 04, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, April 4, 1865



* Best Richmond falls

* Great for display




This is one of the more graphic issues of the Times from the entire Civil War, obviously celebrating the triumphant report of General U.S. Grant capturing the capital of the Confederacy. With this event the end of the Civil War was but days away.

The dominating feature of the front page is the great engraving of an eag... See More  

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$785.00
658479

Perhaps the definitive Battle of Gettysburg issue...

Item #658479

July 06, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 6, 1863 



* Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

* Most historic battle of the Civil War


* Great reporting - one of the best to be had




A terrific issue reporting the result of the very historic Battle of Gettysburg, with nearly two-thirds of the front pages first column taken up with related heads, atop of which is a nice patriotic emblem. They include: "THE G... See More  

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$765.00
172414

Very early Abraham Lincoln print in a newspaper...

Item #172414

November 10, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 10, 1860  This is a terrific issue for display as the entire front page is taken up with a nice Winslow Homer illustration of Abraham Lincoln, beardless (see), captioned: Hon. Abraham Lincoln, Born in Kentucky, February 12, 1809."  Certainly one of the more desirable issues from the Lincoln era, from before he became president.

Oth
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$750.00

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$376.00
660985

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

Item #660985

July 08, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 8, 1863  Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital.

A great issue on the events surrounding the Battle of Gettysburg, with reaction of nearby cities, the retreat & pursuit of the Confederates,  reports on the events immediately following Gettysburg, and more.

The front page includes: "... See More  

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$725.00
675983

Great account of the last of the Lincoln-Douglas debates...

Item #675983

October 23, 1858

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 23, 1858  



* Abraham Lincoln & Stephen Douglas

* The Great Debates of 1858 (last one)

* Alton, Madison County, Illinois




Keeping in mind that this was from the period of the Lincoln/Douglas debates, page 4 has a report from Springfield headed: "Illinois Politics" which talks of Stephen Douglas.

Taking over a full column is a fine report on the las... See More  

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$722.00
681342

Lincoln's assassination: John Wilkes Booth on the front page...

Item #681342

April 29, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 29, 1865



* Famous Abraham Lincoln assassination issue

* The same issue (title and date) found in the time capsule under the (former) statue of Robert E. Lee on Dec. 28, 2021




The front page has a large and dramatic illustration of "J. Wilkes Booth" plus a lengthy article headed: 'The Murder Of The President' making this a nice display is... See More  

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$655.00
656604

Unique "Yankee" & "Confederate" pair of the same date...

Item #656604

July 22, 1861

Here is a unique opportunity for a pair of issues--one Yankee and the other Confederate--of the identical date of July 22, 1861 both reporting on the First Battle of Bull Run, one from the New York Tribune and the other from the Confederate capital of Richmond, titled the Daily Dispatch, providing a perspective of how the news was reported with all the "spin" & biases that ... See More  

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$650.00
682332

A first report on Lincoln's assassination...

Item #682332

April 22, 1865

SCHENECTADY REPUBLICAN, New York, April 22, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report)

* Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth




Being a weekly newspaper this is the first report of the Lincoln assassination, and given it was printed 7 days after his death is includes much more information than typically found in an April 15 issue.

Page 2 has nice column heads including: "... See More  

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$635.00
172882

On the Lincoln assassination and funeral...

Item #172882

May 06, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 6, 1865  This issue remains one of the most desired of the Civil War era, if not the 19th century, as much of it deals with the assassination and funeral of President Abraham Lincoln.

The entire front page is a print captioned: "President Lincoln At Home" showing him reading a book to his son. This very image was made into a postage stamp by the U... See More  

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658478

Great "Extra" edition on the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #658478

July 05, 1863

THE NEW YORK HERALD--EXTRA, July 5, 1863 



* Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

* Most historic battle of the Civil War




A terrific and quite graphic issue on the Battle of Gettysburg with nearly a full front page column of heads concerning the battle, including a nice patriotic graphic (see). Note that most of these heads are actually in the Herald issue of July 6, but this being a larg... See More  

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$570.00
680752

Lincoln formalizes Thanksgiving Day as a national holiday...

Item #680752

October 05, 1863

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, October 5, 1863 



* President Abraham Lincoln proclamation

* America's national day of Thanksgiving begins




Although almost every President since George Washington has issued a proclamation for a "day of thanksgiving", typically celebrated in November but at other times of the year as well, it was Abraham Lincoln who formalized Thanksgiving Day to be... See More  

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$545.00
681507

Lincoln creates the first national Thanksgiving...

Item #681507

October 09, 1863

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Oct. 9, 1863 



* President Abraham - Abe Lincoln

* Thanksgiving Day proclamation (historic)

* Rare & famous anti-slavery title

* Slave auction illustration - Civil War era




A very famous anti-slavery newspaper published by the noted emancipator William Lloyd Garrison. The ornate engraving in the masthead features three scenes: a slave auction, an image of Jes... See More  

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$480.00
662126

Considerable reporting on the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #662126

July 10, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, July 10, 1863 



* Very Rare Confederate title from the "traveling" newspaper

* Battle of the Gettysburg - Robert E. Lee vs. Meade




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 Memp... See More  

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$466.00
661884

John Wilkes Booth appears at Ford's Theater...

Item #661884

November 13, 1863

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1863 



* John Wilkes Booth as an actor

* Rare appearance at Ford's Theatre




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

Page 3 has an advertisement headed: "FORD'S NEW THEATRE" which has three mentions of the name J. Wilkes Booth: "... See More  

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$455.00
206668

"Great Expectations" Collection III - 6 issues...

Item #206668

February 16, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, February 16, 1861 through March 23, 1861. This is a six-issue set (part 3) of Harper's Weekly containing the Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" in serialization format. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.



The individual issues are described as:



HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 16, 1861 Full ftpg. is an extremely d... See More  

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$452.00
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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172450

Lincoln's inauguration... Winslow Homer print...

Item #172450

March 16, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 16, 1861  The entire front page shows: "The Inaugural Procession at Washington Passing the Gate of the Capitol Grounds" which shows Abraham Lincoln & James Buchanan in the carriage.

Inside has a nearly half page print showing: "Presidents Buchanan and Lincoln Entering the Senate Chamber Before The Inauguration" with related text he... See More  

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677923

Fine reporting in this first report of Lincoln's assassination...

Item #677923

April 15, 1865

AUBURN DAILY ADVERTISER & UNION, New York, April 15, 1865  



* Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report)

* Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth




An exciting issue reporting the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, as inside pages have various dispatches as the news was received at the printing office.

Page 2 begins with a report from the editor headed: "Assassination of Preside... See More  

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172362

Print of a beardless Abraham Lincoln, pre-election...

Item #172362

May 12, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 12, 1860  The front page has a print of: "The Republican Wigwam At Chicago, Illinois, In Which the Republican Convention Will Be Held, May 16, 1860".  This was the event at which Abraham Lincoln would go from near obscurity to a position of prominence in American history.

The doublepage centerfold is a terrific print captioned: "Prominen... See More  

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682496

Lincoln's last public speech and last proclamation...

Item #682496

April 12, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 12, 1865   



* Civil War is over speech

* Abraham Lincoln's last public speech

* Presidential proclamation 128

* Just 2 days before his assassination




This issue was printed just 2 days prior to Lincoln's assassination, with the front page containing what is noted as Lincoln's last speech.

The front page heads include: "OUR VICTORIES" ... See More  

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$355.00
680774

Interment of Abraham Lincoln reported in his hometown newspaper...

Item #680774

May 05, 1865

ILLINOIS STATE JOURNAL, Springfield, May 5, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln's funeral & burial

* The very best title to be had

* An extremely rare opportunity here




Obviously a very damaged newspaper (see photos) however this is a newspaper from Lincoln's hometown, with coverage of his funeral & interment, and from the city where Lincoln was buried.

Although the front page has... See More  

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$350.00
172638

Thomas Nast's first Santa Claus for Harper's Weekly...

Item #172638

January 03, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 3, 1863  The full front front page is an illustration of "Santa Claus in Camp", this being the very first representation of Santa Claus by Thomas Nast in this publication. Inside the doublepage centerfold has two large illustrations of "Christmas Eve, 1862.", by Thomas Nast.

A full page illustration has two 1/2 pg. prints of: "T... See More  

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$174.00
680711

Surrender of Lee at Appomattox...

Item #680711

April 15, 1865

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, April 15, 1865 



* General Robert E. Lee

* Confederate Army of Northern Virginia

* Surrender at Appomattox Court House




Subtitled: "Gazette Of The Regular And Volunteer Forces", this 16 page issue is simply filled with military reports, almost entirely on the Civil War at this time. 

This issue is dated the day Abraham Lincoln died. The... See More  

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$320.00
172700

The Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #172700

August 08, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 8, 1863  Certainly one of the more desired issues of the Civil War with the nice content on the Battle of Gettysburg. The front page has 2 prints: "Saluting the Old Flag at Port Hudson" and "The Formal Surrender of Port Hudson". Inside a 1/4 pg: "Siege of Vicksburg--Huts on the Hill-side"; a full page has two prints: "Po... See More  

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686261

Full page focus on Lincoln, with a print...

Item #686261

May 01, 1865

PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL, New York, May, 1865  Phrenology is a theory that the personality traits of a person can be derived from the shape of their skull. Although holding no validity today, it was a popular science in the mid-19th century and this periodical focused on it.

The feature of this issue is the page near the back which is devoted to Abraham Lincoln, including a nice portrait of him... See More  

Item from Catalog 321 (released for August, 2022)...

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$285.00
205271

Published by Charles Dickens... a 6 issue set...

A White Hand and a Black Thumb...

Item #205271

January 23, 1864

Harper's WEEKLY, January 23 - March 5, 1864  This is a six issue set of Harper's Weekly issues containing all 6 installments of "A White Hand and a Black Thumb", by Henry Spicer, originally published by Charles Dickens' in All the Year Round.  The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.  The individual issues are described... See More  

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$142.00
688266

Lincoln is elected!

Item #688266

November 10, 1860

CLEVELAND MORNING LEADER, Ohio, Nov. 10, 1860 



* Abraham Lincoln's election win (1st)



Page 3 has a wonderful & lengthy account of the election returns coming into Springfield, Illinois, where Lincoln was, with reporting on the high level of excitement as the news was received. There are several charts showing election results at various locations.

Page 2 has a report: "New... See More  

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$277.00
681824

Abraham Lincoln is inaugurated...

Item #681824

March 08, 1861

THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS, Vermont, March 8, 1861 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Inauguration - inaugural address




Over half of page 2 of this large-size newspaper has reporting concerning the inauguration of Lincoln for his first term as President.

Page 2 begins with an editorial: "The Inaugural", followed by the: "Inaugural Address of President Lincoln" which is s... See More  

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660986

Much on the war, from the Confederacy... After Gettysburg & Vicksburg...

Item #660986

July 16, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 16, 1863   



* Post Gettysburg and Vicksburg

* During Robert E. Lee's retreat

* Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital




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



A wealth of nice reporting in this issue with the front page having: "The News" with some text on Lee&#... See More  

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$270.00
172696

Text and prints on the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #172696

July 25, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 25, 1863  The full front page is a nice portrait of: "Major-General Ulysses S. Grant ("Unconditional Surrender" Grant)". Inside has a full page: "The Siege of Vicksburg--View Upon the Extreme Right, Showing the Mississippi River Above and Below Vicksburg"; a full page with 4 prints: "The Siege of Vicksburg--Blowing Up the ... See More  

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689306

Lincoln's Baltimore speech... Rare speech given outside of D.C.!

Item #689306

April 19, 1864

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, NY, April 19, 1864 



* President Abraham Lincoln - Lecture on Liberty

* Address at Sanitary Fair in Baltimore. Maryland




The most noteworthy content is found on page 4 under the heading: "The Baltimore Fair" which includes excerpts and commentary regarding President Lincoln's Speech in Baltimore, it being one of only three speeches he gave outside of... See More  

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$230.00
662910

Nice issue on Lincoln's funeral...

Item #662910

April 19, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 19, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination

* The hunt for John Wilkes Booth




Over half of the first column is taken up with some nice heads concerning the funereal of Abraham Lincoln, including: "SADNESS" "Preparation for the Funeral of The Martyred President" "An Imposing & Solemn Ceremony" "The Body Lying In State" &quo... See More  

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$225.00
682518

Memphis, Tennessee Confederate newspaper... Lincoln explains the purpose of the war to Congress...

Item #682518

July 06, 1861

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Tennessee, July 6, 1861



* Very rare Confederate publication

* Abraham Lincoln on the current war




This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South--see the information below. Among the war reports are: "War Intelligence" "Affairs At Pensacola" "How The Southern Climate Affects the Yankee Troops" "East Tennes... See More  

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$220.00
687610

Two accounts of Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid", in a Confederate newspaper.....

Item #687610

October 18, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, October 18, 1864 



* John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader

* 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry

* Rare Confederate title




This newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy has much reporting on the Civil War, but perhaps the most significant is a back page account with heads: "From the Valley--Capture Of A Railroad Train" which includes in part: &... See More  

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$215.00
684210

Beginning moments of the Civil War... Jeff Davis Proclamation on creating a navy, and more...

Item #684210

April 19, 1861

THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, April 19, 1861 



* Civil War beginning

* Jefferson Davis proclamation

* Rare Confederate publication




Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of... See More  

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$210.00
663831

Confederate war news with talk of Abe Lincoln...

Item #663831

November 21, 1862

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, Nov. 21, 1862 



* Rare Confederate publication

* President Abraham Lincoln




There is some nice content in the issue About half of the ftpg. is taken up with: "The Conscription Law--A Bill to be entitled 'An Act to Further provide for the public Defense.' ". Also on the ftpg. is: "The United States Elections" which inc... See More  

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$210.00
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