Confederate Civil War

Authentic newspapers from the Civil War South are extremely rare in comparison to their Northern counterparts.  They were often printed under extreme conditions with limited supplies.  Please enjoy.

Confederate Civil War

Authentic newspapers from the Civil War South are extremely rare in comparison to their Northern counterparts.  They were often printed under extreme conditions with limited supplies.  Please enjoy.
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683215

Missouri becomes a Confederate state... Uncommon Confederate title...

Item #683215

August 02, 1861

The DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, Aug. 2, 1861 



* Very rare Confederate title from North Carolina 



This is a single sheet newspaper with just a one column masthead, not uncommon from the Confederacy where newsprint was often difficult to come by. From the early part of the Civil War with many items relating to it, including article headed "Resolutions of Mississip... See More  

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$225.00
683197

Confederate newspaper... Court cases involving slaves...

Item #683197

July 11, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 11, 1864



* Rare rebel publication



Various Civil War news with a Confederate bias, making for interesting reading as such. Among the front page items are: "The War News" which has several subheads including: "From Petersburg" & "Burnside's Movements". Other war news include: "Latest News From the North--Our Army in M... See More  

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$64.00
682858

Confederate newspaper...Sherman advancing towards Columbia...

Item #682858

November 29, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Nov. 29, 1864  A rather rare title and great that it includes the word “Southern”.

The front page is mostly taken up with ads & military notices but there is a lengthy account headed: Sherman's March" which offers much detail on his historic march to the sea. This was of critical to the citizens of Columbia, as F... See More  

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$177.00
680866

Yankee deserters escape... along Williamsburg Road...

Item #680866

January 19, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, , Virginia, Jan. 19, 1864  A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "Tenure of Cabinet Officers--Report of the Committee on the Judiciary" "which takes most of the page. Also on the front page: "City Intelligence" "Confiscation of Yankee Goods" "Captain John Kennedy" and other smaller items.... See More  

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$77.00
680865

Much on the Battle of Chickamauga...

Item #680865

September 23, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 23, 1863  A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Death of Major-General Hood" [false report; he was wounded at Chickamauga & had his leg amputated, but he lived until 1879], "A Delegation fro the North-West" "From Northern Virginia" "The Interview Between the Commissioners&... See More  

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$87.00
680864

Death of General Hood? Battle of Chickamauga...

Item #680864

September 24, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 24, 1863  A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "From the Army of Northern Virginia" "From City Point--The Flag of Truce" and more. Perhaps the most interesting item is: "The Late Major General Hood" which has much on an untrue event--he died in 1879. The report includes: "The ... See More  

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$67.00
680863

Confederate newspaper...Sherman advancing towards Columbia...

Item #680863

November 30, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Nov. 30, 1864  A rather rare title and great that it includes the word “Southern”.

The front page is mostly taken up with ads & military notices but there are also: "From the North--the Capture of Butler's Picket Line in Chesterfield" "The Rumored Peace Commissioners' Appointment" "Another... See More  

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$123.00
680862

From Confederate North Carolina...

Item #680862

August 17, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 17, 1861  This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline.

Pages 2 & 3 have various Civil War reports including: "Order Of Battle Accompaniment to Gen. McDowell's Report" "The Sick & Wounded" "Difficulty of Getting Troops" "Holmes&#... See More  

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$68.00
680827

War news from this Confederate newspaper...

Item #680827

July 11, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, July 11, 1864  This was one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States of America" in their masthead.

Front page reports include: "From Gen. Lee's Army" "From Richmond - Operations in the Valley" "Later Yankee News" "Siege of Charleston" "The Yankee Raider" "The Sink... See More  

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$82.00
680703

Burning of Hampton, Virginia, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #680703

August 12, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 12, 1861  The front page has many items relating to the Civil War including: "From Norfolk" "Current Events--Facts & Rumors--Extracts from Northern Journals--War Movements & Incidents" "From Charleston" "Local Matters" "Contributions For the Sick" "Gen. McClellan & the Press" "... See More  

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$89.00
680702

Mississippi has seceded from the Union...

Item #680702

January 11, 1861

THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, Jan. 11, 1861  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.

Page 2 has: "Seizure of Our Forts" which includes: "...The cotton states (including North Carolina) have been precipitated into a revolution. We are now in the midst ... See More  

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$144.00
680701

Letter from Beauregard... Died at Gettysburg...

Item #680701

August 27, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, August 27, 1863  A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, the city to which all war-related news would flow. In additional to many advertisements, the front page has: "From General Lee's Army & The Valley--Other Movements" "Another Prize on the Rappahannock" "Look At Them" "The Situation In Te... See More  

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$82.00
680676

Stonewall Jackson resigned his command?

Item #680676

February 08, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Feb. 8, 1862  Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery.

Among the various reports inside is an interesting one: "The Richmond Whig is pained to hear that Gen. Jackson ('Stone Wall') has resigned his commission in the army, and says that ... See More  

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680544

What Bragg lost & Yankees gained...

Item #680544

November 05, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Nov. 5, 1862  Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery.

Among the various reports inside are: "The Northern Elections" "The Yankees Across the Potomac" "The Recognition Question" "The Abolitionists in West Tennessee&qu... See More  

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$136.00
680450

Battle of Corinth and so much more...

Item #680450

April 21, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 21, 1862  A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy.

The front page is filled with ads, and pg. 2 begins with an editorial which starts: "It is impossible to over-estimate the importance of the crisis on the Peninsula. On that theatre the fate of the first American Revolution was decided & it may be that the second also may find it... See More  

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$83.00
680414

Confederates distrust their own money...

Item #680414

May 26, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 26, 1863  A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Major Mosby's Command" "Col. F.W.M. Holliday" and other items. The back page has a lengthy editorial beginning: "There is no doubt that a large proportion of the present demand for gold is for the purpose of hoarding, and proceeds from a... See More  

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$78.00
680406

Vilifying the Yankees...

Item #680406

January 26, 1863

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, January 26, 1863  A nice single sheet issue (typical late in the war) with a full masthead, with front page reports headed: "The Yankees Across the Rappahannock" "Appointments In the Department" "The Nautical Jeffreys" "Our Military Resources with several subheads: "Latest News From the North with subheads including: ... See More  

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680301

Letter signed by Abraham Lincoln.... Emancipation discussed...

Item #680301

July 22, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 22, 1862 



* Includes a letter signed by President Abraham Lincoln

* Many others discuss emancipation

* From the Capital of the Confederacy




A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America.

Among the front page war-related items are: "From Beaver Dam", "From Madison and Orange", "The Shelling o... See More  

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679729

"Confederate" newspaper with a Jeff Davis letter on the front page...

Item #679729

June 11, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 11, 1862  Among the articles are: "Destruction of the Merrimac--Official Letter of Commodore Tatnall" "Negroes Preferred to Foreigners" "Furnishing Arms to the Prisoners at Camp Chase" ""Arming Fugitives" "Fremont's Division--An Unfortunate Skirmish" "War News of the Week" "Rebel Atrocit... See More  

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$38.00
679394

Rare Confederate newspaper...

Item #679394

September 29, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTH CAROLINIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Sept. 29, 1864 



* Very rare Civil War publication



The front page has: "Interesting Northern News - A New Cartel of Exchange--Forrest and Washburne".

Inside has: "What The Ladies Say" "Our Army Correspondence" "From Virginia" "Latest Northern News" "How To Recruit The Army" ... See More  

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679345

Report here is a focus of a Smithsonian Channel episode...

Item #679345

March 05, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 5, 1864



* Colonel Ulric Dahlgren Affair

* Failed raid on Richmond

* Secret papers found on Dahlgren's body

* American Civil War - Jefferson Davis




 There is an intriguing story within the front page reports recently brought to fore in an episode of "America's Hidden Stories" on the Smithsonian Channel.

The intrigue is about ... See More  

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679343

From the Confederacy...

Item #679343

November 18, 1861

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Nov. 18, 1861 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Half of the ftpg. is taken up with advertisements while the other half includes: "The Rebels & Their Capital" "Richmond and Its Environs" "Notes of a Recent Tour in the South" which is a report from the New York Herald.

Page 2 includes an editorial which discusses, ... See More  

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$64.00
679253

From Confederate New Orleans... Capital moves to Richmond...

Item #679253

May 28, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, May 28, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South




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... See More  

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$84.00
678020

From New Orleans during the Confederacy...

Item #678020

October 19, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 19, 1861  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 fro... See More  

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678017

From the capital of the confederacy...

Item #678017

August 26, 1862

RICHMOND WHIG AND PUBLIC ADVERTISER, Virginia, Aug. 26, 1862  The front page has an editorial: "The Defensive Policy". There is also the business of the "Confederate Congress" and various war reports, including: "Retreat Of Pope's Army Capture Of A Yankee Guard And Two Locomotives".

Page 2 has an editorial: "The Financial Aspects of the War", plus:... See More  

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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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677758

Rare Union occupation newspaper...

Item #677758

September 26, 1863

THE NEW SOUTH, Port Royal, South Carolina, Sept. 26, 1863  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... See More  

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$190.00
676789

Great war content from the Confederacy... "Pursuit of Morgan's Guerrillas"...

Item #676789

July 18, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 18, 1862  A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page items are: "From Vicksburg" "The Lines Beyond the Rappahannock" "Kentucky" "A Reminiscence" "The Yankees And the Negroes" "Through Connection to Staunton" "Latest From the North--Defeat of the Federa... 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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$185.00
675955

Confederate reporting on the Civil War... Reward for Benjamin Butler...

Item #675955

January 10, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 10, 1863 



* General  Benjamin "The Beast" Butler reward

* From the origin of the Civil War




Printed in the dateline is: "Confederate States of America" which is rarely found on Southern newspapers.

On the front page at the top of the first column is: "The Naval Victory At Galveston" "Official From Ge... See More  

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$122.00
675950

Confederacy in Petersburg...

Item #675950

March 04, 1863

THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, March 4, 1863 



* Rare Confederate title



Petersburg was a critical city to the Confederacy, located not far south of the capital of Richmond, and the focus of a six month long siege when ended in early April, 1865, when Lee withdrew his troops from Petersburg and urged Jefferson Davis to remove the capital from Richmond. The war would end shortl... See More  

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675148

Good front page reporting...

Item #675148

March 07, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 7, 1863 



* Capital of the Confederacy



Among the front page items are: "The Yankees In King George" "The Conservatives of the North--Resolutions Of  The State Legislature" "The West & The War--Where are the Interests of the West?" "Abolition Legislature--The Bill of All Abominations--Military Arrests in ... See More  

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$76.00
675147

Jefferson Davis... Thanksgiving proclamation...

Item #675147

January 26, 1865

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 26, 1865 



* Jefferson Davis Thanksgiving proclamation

* Rare Confederate publication



Not only a Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy.

The front page includes: "The War News" with various reports from the different fields of battle, subheads including: "Deserters from the Yankee Army" "The B... See More  

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675146

"...the cause of the Confederacy will triumph..."

Item #675146

January 24, 1865

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, January 24, 1865 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Not only a newspaper from the Confederacy but from its capital as well.  The ftpg; has: "The War News" which includes several subheads including: "Gold & Currency" "The War Office" "Military Exemptions in Congress" "The Richmond Lines" an... See More  

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$94.00
674985

Abraham Lincoln on Negro regiments...

Item #674985

August 13, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 13, 1862 



* Rare Confederate publication

* Abraham Lincoln - Negro troops




From the Confederate capital.  Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The Fight at Southwest Mountain--Further Particulars" "From the Rip Raps" "Norfolk Portsmouth & Suffolk" "Important Decision of Lincoln--Negro Reg... See More  

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$73.00
674979

Daring movements by Stonewall Jackson...

Item #674979

July 25, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 25, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The War On Women" "Morgan's Movements In Kentucky" "Affairs at Harper's Ferry--The Daring of Stonewall Jackson" "From the South" "The Terrors of Bombardment" "The End of the Union"... See More  

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674978

War reports from the Confederate capital...

Item #674978

August 09, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 9, 1862  Among the Civil War reports on the front page are: "The Affair at Malvern Hill" "Destruction of the Arkansas" "A Bold Protest from Maryland" "Conference of the Rebel Generals at Richmond--Their Plans for the Future" "The Confederate Endorsement of Guerrillas..." "The Enemy's Raid Upon ... See More  

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674944

Battle of Seven Pines, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #674944

June 13, 1862

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, June 13, 1862 



* Battle of Seven Pines - Fair Oaks

* From the origin of the Civil War




From this stronghold of the Confederacy. War-related reports include: "The Naval Battle Off Memphis" "The News of the War--Full Yankee Accounts of the Battle of the Seven Pines" which takes over 2 columns; "From Chattanooga" "A... See More  

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674720

Civil War reports from this Confederate stronghold... Lincoln re-nominated...

Item #674720

June 13, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, June 13, 1864 



* Rare publication from the origin of the Civil War



A wealth of Civil War reporting from this Confederate stronghold with column heads including: "Summary of Northern Intelligence" "Lincoln Re-nominated by the Baltimore Republican Convention" "Grant Besieging Richmond by Parallel Approaches" "Forre... See More  

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674719

Stay home unless you plan to join... Generalisimo Lincoln...

Item #674719

March 26, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Virginia, March 26, 1862 



* Rare Confederate publication

* General Abraham Lincoln




The front page includes: "Notes On The War" which includes a General Order from General H. Marshall concerning travel & communication in the Cumberland Mountains, noting in part: "...The country is infested with spies. Unless a man now comes from Kentucky to join the a... See More  

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674718

The attack upon Charleston...

Item #674718

April 11, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 11, 1863 



* First Battle of Charleston Harbor

* Rare Confederate publication




The front page includes: "A Word of Justice" "Further From Charleston!" "The Turret of the Iron-Clads Pierced!" "Splendid Spirits of Our Men!" "The Law of Impressment" and more, including a dispatch signed in type: G.T. ... See More  

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674531

Sherman marching through Georgia...

Item #674531

November 23, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 24, 1864 



* General William T. Sherman 

* March to the sea - Georgia

* In a rare Confederate title




Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil... See More  

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$167.00
674524

Rare Confederate issue from Petersburg...

Item #674524

August 15, 1863

THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, Aug. 15, 1863 



* Rare Confederate publication



Petersburg was a critical city to the Confederacy, located not far south of the capital of Richmond, and the focus of a six month long siege when ended in early April, 1865, when Lee withdrew his troops from Petersburg and urged Jefferson Davis to remove the capital from Richmond. The war would end sh... See More  

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$165.00
674461

Confederate newspaper from Raleigh... Is Sherman advancing into South Carolina?...

Item #674461

December 02, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Dec. 2, 1864  Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War.

The front page is mostly taken up with a fascinating report headed: "Report Of The Surgeon ... See More  

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$227.00
674448

General William T. Sherman...

Item #674448

November 29, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 29, 1864 



* General William T. Sherman 

* March to the sea - Georgia

* In a rare Confederate title




Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil... See More  

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$215.00
674447

Confederate newspaper from Raleigh... Sherman's march through Georgia...

Item #674447

November 30, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 30, 1864  Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War.

The front page has reports headed: "Legislative Proceedings" "Congressional"... See More  

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$235.00
674063

The battle for Charleston...

Item #674063

April 09, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 9, 1863 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* First Battle of Charleston Harbor




The front page includes: "The Situation In The West" "The Parole of Federal Prisoners" "Latest From the North" "The Fight Opened at Charleston!" "The Attack Commenced!" "Terrific Firing on Both Sides!" &... See More  

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$81.00
674062

Closing in on Vicksburg... Battle of Port Gibson...

Item #674062

May 23, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 23, 1863  



* Capital of the Confederacy



Among the front page reports: "From Jackson" "From Mississippi--A Fight on Saturday--Burning of Big Black Bridge--Vicksburg Closely Besieged!" "Latest From the North" which includes 2 dispatches each signed in type: U.S. Grant, Major General; plus the text of: "An Act T... See More  

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$77.00
673635

News from the Confederacy...

Item #673635

August 31, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Aug. 31, 1864 



* From the origin of the American Civil War



This was one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States of America" in their dateline.

Among the articles: "From Atlanta--Movement of the Enemy" "From Petersburg" "From Richmond--Affairs in West Virginia--Official From General Hood"... See More  

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$74.00
673313

Beauregard's letter of praise on the Battle of Manassas...

Item #673313

August 07, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 7, 1861 



* P.G.T. Beauregard praised

* Battle of Bull Run - Manassas




This is one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in their dateline.

While the ftpg. is taken up with ads, inside has some very good war content including a lengthy item: "Notes, Facts and Queries for the People"... See More  

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$127.00
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