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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671355

The Civil War from the Confederate's perspective...

Item #671355

February 20, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 20, 1863  Not only a newspaper from the Confederate States, but from the capital of the Confederacy.

Among the front page items are: "Negotiation of the Confederate Cotton War..." "Latest News From the North" with subheads: "From the Army About Fredericksburg--From the Army in North Carolina--A Raid Apprehended--From the Southw... See More  

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$78.00
671354

Lengthy battle report from General Hooker...

Item #671354

October 31, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Oct. 31, 1862  Not just a newspaper from the Confederates States, but from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Confederate & State Authority" "Killed At Pocotaligo" "Southern Items" "The Courts" "City Intelligence" "The Way Whiskey is Smuggled Into Richmond" and several Act... See More  

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$79.00
671353

Making fun of Missouri and Maryland as "free states"...

Item #671353

January 16, 1865

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 16, 1865  The front page begins with an interesting editorial which has near the beginning: "A body termed a 'State Convention' in Missouri did on last Wednesday...pass an ordinance of Emancipation, declaring all slaves free from that moment; and the Northern papers inform us that thereupon 'Free Maryland extends her congratulations on... See More  

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$114.00
671352

Order from "Beast Butler"...

Item #671352

October 06, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Oct. 6, 1862  Not just a nice Confederate newspaper, but from the capital of the Confederacy through which all important war news and reports flowed.

The front page includes: "From The Army of Northern Virginia" "The Military Exemption Act" with many subheads. Also: "Correspondence" which includes several (see photos), and: &qu... See More  

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$83.00
671350

War news from this Confederate port...

Item #671350

August 02, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 2, 1861 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 war content as well as: "The Utley Gun" "The Condition of St. Louis" "The Rush For Home" "Confederate Congress"

Four pages, nice co... See More  

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671312

Confederate newspaper from near the end of the war...

Item #671312

February 02, 1865

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Feb. 2, 1865  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 just over 2 months before surrendering.

The front page has a few war-related items but also has many advertisements and a: "Neg... See More  

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$158.00
671306

Confederate version of the operations before Petersburg...

Item #671306

June 28, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, June 28, 1864  A nice issue from the hotbed of the Confederacy. Much front page war reporting including: "From Gen. Johnston's Army" "Desperate Attack on Our Left" "Enemy Drives Back With Heavy Loss" "Capture of Prisoners" "Yankee General Kimball Killed" "The Operations Before Petersburg"... See More  

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671286

News from the Confederacy...

Item #671286

November 17, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Nov. 17, 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 Removal of McClellan" "Brook's Speech" "Progress & Events of the War" "The Condition of our Iron-Clad Vessels&... See More  

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$128.00
671199

Rare Confederate title from Mississippi on the Battle of Perryville...

Item #671199

November 04, 1862

DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN, Jackson, Nov. 4, 1862  Certainly one of the more rare Confederate titles we have offered. This is a volume one issue.

Among the articles are: "The Capital of the Southern Confederacy--What It Once Was and Now Is" "The War In Virginia" "Major General John G. Pemberton" "Sketches By a Returned Prisoner" "Brutal Murder by Runaway... See More  

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671179

Battle of Fort Henry, Tennessee...

Item #671179

February 07, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 7, 1862  Half of the front page is taken up with ads with the other half having various news items including: "Interesting From the North--Notes On The War" with various subheads. Also reports on: "American Affairs In Europe" "The Grand Army to Advance" "The Burnside Expedition--The Design of its Operations" "... See More  

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$88.00
671178

Jefferson Davis on prisoners... Battle of Gaines' Mill...

Item #671178

August 04, 1862

RICHMOND WHIG, Virginia, Aug. 4, 1862  Not only a newspaper from the Confederacy, but from its capital as well. The ftpg. has an editorial piece headed: "Retaliation" and other items headed: "Waiting" "The Negro Allies" "The :Mississippi River" "The Telegraphic Embroglio" "Smith O'Brien on the American War" and a bit more, but th... See More  

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$82.00
671063

News from the Confederacy...

Item #671063

October 31, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 31, 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: "From the Army of the Potomac" "An Immense Train" "Progress & Events of the War" "Columbus Guards & Columbus Volunt... See More  

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$142.00
670766

From the capital of the Confederacy in 1862....

Item #670766

August 12, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 12, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Not just a newspaper from the Confederate, but from the capital of the Confederate states. The front page has: "Important From the North--Call For 600,000 More Men--A Draft to Be Immediately made" "From Culpeper" "From The South Side" "Changing His Base" with ... See More  

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670763

Much front page war coverage... Butler in New Orleans...

Item #670763

May 30, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, May 30, 1862 



* General Benjamin 'Beast' Butler in Orleans

* Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital




Not just a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy, through which all important war information flowed.

The front page includes: "The Lines About Richmond" 'The Potomac Crossed&quo... See More  

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$83.00
669470

War reports from a Confederate newspaper in Columbia...

Item #669470

November 26, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Nov. 26, 1864  A rather rare title and great that the title includes the word “Southern”.

The front page has reports including: "Death of Capt. McNeil" "Remedies For Sherman" and more. Many ads including "Solomon Cohen, Dealer In Slaves" and a notice for: "Slave Labor".

The back has a ... See More  

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669353

Lengthy message signed by Jefferson Davis...

Item #669353

November 11, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 11, 1864 



* Jefferson Davis message

* The arming of Slaves ?




The front page has over half the first column taken up with Civil War heads including: "Important Rebel News" "Annual Message of the Rebel President to Congress" "Jeff Davis Pronounces Sherman, Grant & Banks All failures" "Atlanta and Richmond Not Vital Points"... See More  

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668270

Latest war news from the Confederacy...

Item #668270

January 18, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 18, 1862 



* From the origin of the Civil War



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

Pages 1, 2 & 4 have various war reports with heads including: "From Richmond" "Latest Northern Intelligence..." "From New Orleans" "The Cotton Qu... See More  

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668269

Proclamation by Confederate President Jefferson Davis...

Item #668269

May 16, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, May 16, 1862 



* From the origin of the Civil War

* President Jefferson Davis




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

Pages 1, 2 & 4 have various war reports with heads including: "From Richmond--Repulse of the Terrible Iron Clad Gunboats...Our Men in High Spirits... See More  

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667851

The funeral of Stonewall Jackson... The Battle of Chancellorsville...

Item #667851

May 13, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 13, 1863 



* General Stonewall Jackson death funeral

* Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia

* From the capital of the Confederacy



Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. This issue has a very significant report in the funeral of Stonewall Jackson, who died just three days prior following woun... See More  

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667843

Frederick Douglass talks... Battle of Chancellorsville: a Southern victory...

Item #667843

May 07, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 7, 1863   



* Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia

* A "rebel" victory

* Rare Confederate title




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



A nice front page account of the Battle of Chancellorsville, a major Southern victory. the top of the first column has: "From Frederi... See More  

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667841

Stonewall Jackson is wounded... Battle of Chancellorsville...

Item #667841

May 05, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 5, 1863 



* Battle of Chancellorsville - Virginia

* General Stonewall Jackson wounded

* From the capital of the Confederacy




Not only a nice newspaper from the Confederacy but one from its capital. This is a particularly significant issue as there is good content on the Battle of Chancellorsville, a significant victory for the Confederate forces al... See More  

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$565.00
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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$198.00
667763

Rare Confederate title from Mississippi on the Battle of Perryville...

Item #667763

November 03, 1862

DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN, Jackson, Nov. 3, 1862  Certainly one of the more rare Confederate titles we have offered. This is a volume one issue.

Among the front page has a number of Acts and documents from the Confederacy, most concerning the on-going Civil War. One is: "An Act to Encourage the Manufacture of Clothing and Shoes for the Army" and a lengthy: "Act to Better Provide for... See More  

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$320.00
667192

Confederate New Orleans...

Item #667192

January 23, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, Jan. 23, 1862



* Rare Confederate title from the deep South

* News from Richmond, Pensacola, forts Henry & Donelson




Front page has: "Letter From Richmond" "From Pensacola". Inside has: "The Government & the War" "Late Northern Intelligence""From Our Army in the West" "Affairs at Forts Hen... See More  

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667180

Fall of New Orleans to the Yankees, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #667180

April 30, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 30, 1862 



* Fall of New Orleans, Louisiana

* Admiral David Farragut

* From the capital of the Confederacy




A very historic report as page 3 contains an early account of the fall of New Orleans to the Yankees, which obviously was a solemn admonition for a Confederate newspaper. The report is taken from Yankee sources with the top of a page 3 colu... See More  

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$188.00
667175

An Abraham Lincoln speech...

Charleston newspaper after Yankee occupation...

Item #667175

April 21, 1865

CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, April 21, 1865 



* Union - Yankee occupation

* Speech given by President Lincoln




An early issue of this newspaper under Yankee control, as Sherman occupied this significant Confederate city on February 18. This is "new series" volume 1, number 48.

The front page has: "Our Victories" "Important Speech of President Lincoln&quo... See More  

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666668

A Jefferson Davis Proclamation... Beauregard... Shiloh...

Item #666668

April 11, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 11, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



The front page is completely filled with ads while much of pages 2 & 3 have war-related reports. Included is the always interesting editorial, which begins: "From every quarter comes the same news. The enemy are drawing their troops from the counties they have overrun...They are concentrati... See More  

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$112.00
666463

The Confederate Constitution in this pro-South newspaper...

Item #666463

March 28, 1861

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 28, 1861  This issue has some nice items from just before the outbreak of the Civil War including ftpg: "Veto of President Davis" "Presidential Appointments" "Sad State of Things at Washington" "The Hour of our Trouble is Upon us in all its Fearful Proportions" "Affairs at Charleston" and other items.

But cer... See More  

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666384

Fall of Fort Donelson... Proclamation by Jefferson Davis...

Item #666384

February 27, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 27, 1862 



* Fall of Fort Donelson, Tennessee

* Jefferson Davis proclamation

* From the capital of the Confederacy




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

The front page is entirely taken up with advertisements and notices. The inside pages are rich in war-related reports including: "The Fall of Fort Don... See More  

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666370

Jeff Davis' inaugural address: in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #666370

February 25, 1862

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 25, 1862 



* Jefferson Davis inaugural address

* Rare Confederate publication




A rather rare title and great that it has the word “Southern”.

Certainly the most notable content begins page 2 being: "President Jefferson Davis's Inaugural address, delivered in Richmond, February 22, 1862" which takes ove... See More  

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$335.00
666271

Perhaps the most famous "Confederate" newspaper...

Item #666271

July 04, 1863

THE DAILY CITIZEN, Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 2 (4), 1863 



* Most sought Confederate newspaper to be had ?



A fascinating newspaper and arguably the most famous of any newspaper printed on Confederate soil, not just for being printed on the back of wallpaper (many others were as well) but because of the circumstances which surrounded the creation of this issue.

This newspaper was edit... See More  

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666256

Wealth of Confederate reporting from this fascinating newspaper title...

Item #666256

January 07, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 7, 1863 



* Very rare Confederate title



This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South. Note that this "Memphis" newspaper was published in Jackson, Mississippi, and also that this is labeled the: "Army Edition" which we have not seen in other issues of this title we have offered. See th... See More  

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$337.00
666216

Stuart's raid into Pennsylvania...

Item #666216

October 30, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 30, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate title

* J.E.B. Stuart's raid on Chambersburg




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: "Interesting from New Orleans" "The Recognition of the Confede... See More  

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$136.00
665447

Lincoln's Amnesty Proclamation laughed at...

Item #665447

April 06, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, April 6, 1864 



* From the origin of the American Civil War

* re. Abraham Lincoln's amnesty proclamation




This was one of the few newspapers from the Confederacy which printed: "Confederate States of America" within its dateline.

The front page is almost entirely filled with reports concerning the Civil War, with items headed: &quo... See More  

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$117.00
664836

Civil Ware news from the Confederate capital...

Item #664836

July 26, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 26, 1862 



* From the Confederate capital



A wealth of reporting from the Confederate capital, some articles headed: "the Movement of Morgan in Kentucky" "The Richmond Battles in England" "The War--The President & the Border States..." "Yankee Account of the Arkansas" "the Raids of Morgan..." &q... See More  

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664611

Confederate newspaper from near the end of the war...

Item #664611

November 14, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 14, 1864 



* Rare Confederate title

* Civil War nears the end




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 not long before surrendering.

The front page has: "Tribute to the Me... See More  

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$167.00
664606

On Robert E. Lee as commander-in-chief...

Item #664606

January 05, 1865

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 5, 1865 



* General Robert E. Lee becomes commander in chief

* Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital




Not just a nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, but one from near the end of the Civil War. The front page has: "The War News" with various items & including near the end: "...that Lincoln was in a 'gleeful ... See More  

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$117.00
664461

Confederate newspaper with a wealth of war reporting...

Item #664461

April 21, 1862

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, April 21, 1862 



* Rare Confederate publication



A rather rare title and great that it has the word “Southern”.

The front page is mostly taken up with ads & military notices.

The back page has a wealth of war reporting including: ""Latest from Nashville" "The Battle of Shiloh" "Surrender... See More  

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$110.00
664368

Compensation for states which abolish slavery...

Item #664368

July 19, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 19, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* President Abraham Lincoln bill signed

* Compensation for states ending slavery




Among the ftpg. reports in this Confederate newspaper are: "The President's Bill to Compensate Any State Which May Abolish Slavery" which is prefaced with a note signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Also: &q... See More  

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$87.00
664349

Rare Confederate title...

Item #664349

October 29, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, October 29, 1863 



* Rare Confederate publication from the Civil War



This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era. 

T... See More  

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$210.00
664348

From the Confederacy...

Item #664348

December 28, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 28, 1863



* From the capital of the Confederacy



The front page includes: "City Intelligence" "Major Edgar Burroughs" "From the Rapid Ann" "The Army of Tennessee" "A Dash Upon Cleveland, Tennessee" "a letter from Salem, Virginia; which concerns Roanoke College; "Alleged Yankee Spy" and othe... See More  

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$82.00
664347

Three front page documents signed by Abraham Lincoln... Lincoln critical of McClellan...

Item #664347

January 28, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 28, 1863 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* President Abraham Lincoln documents




The front page has: "From Fredericksburg" "Thew Situation in Tennessee" "From North Carolina" "City Intelligence" "Additional From The North with many subheads including: "Butler at Home--A Public Reception Gi... See More  

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$89.00
664344

Much on the Civil War from the Confederacy...

Item #664344

January 24, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 24, 1863 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Not only a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The Intercepted Correspondence", "Notes Of The War--Affairs at Vicksburg--The Several Attempts of the Enemy Against the City--A Renewed Attack Expected--The Spirit of Our Ar... See More  

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$76.00
664343

From the capital of the Confederacy... The Battle of Mitchell's Station...

Item #664343

August 13, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 13, 1862 



* Rare Confederate publication

* Battle of Cedar Mountain

* General Stonewall Jackson




The front page includes: "The Battle of Mitchell's Station" which includes a dispatch signed in type by: T. J. Jackson. Also: "The Wounded"  with over half of the front page taken up with a long list of Acts from the Confe... See More  

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$77.00
664342

Letters from Robert E. Lee and J.E. Johnston...

Item #664342

June 03, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, June 3, 1864 



* Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee & Joseph E. Johnston



The front page has: "The War News" which includes a letter signed in type: R. E. Lee, General, which has an introductory paragraph as well.

Other front page items include a letter signed in type: J. E. Johnston, and items headed: "Officers Retired From the Army" ... See More  

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$83.00
664341

War news from this Confederate port...

Item #664341

August 01, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 1, 1861 



* Rare Confederate publication



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, page 2 has war content including: "Gen. Scott's Programme--His Opposition to the Advance on Richmond--His Resentment Toward that City&qu... See More  

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$89.00
664186

Nice reports on the Battle of Harper's Ferry...

Item #664186

September 22, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Sept. 22, 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.

Various reports inside include: "The Locality of the Late Battle" "From J.T.S. at Montgomery" "Progress & Events of the War" "11,500 Prisoners Taken at Harp... See More  

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$146.00
663989

Funeral of a former President John Tyler...

Item #663989

January 22, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 22, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* President John Tyler death funeral




The front page is mostly taken up with advertisements, however there is a column with: "A Defence Of Middle North Carolina" & "Messrs. Mason & Slidell" and "The Newspapers Of the South & the Associated Press".

Page two i... See More  

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$78.00
663987

The North says the war is hopeless...

Item #663987

January 27, 1863

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 27, 1863 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



The front page includes: "From Fredericksburg" "The Courts" "Virginia Legislature" "Additional From the North--The Situation at Fredericksburg--The Peace Movement in the New Jersey Legislature--The Administration Denounced--The War Declared Hopeless & the Conquest ... See More  

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$86.00
663986

Benjamin Butler...

Item #663986

October 14, 1862

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Oct. 14, 1862 



* From the Confederate capital



The front page includes: "War News" "Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad" "How Complimentary Presentations Are Gotten Up Among the Yankees" "Additional From the North--Yankee Bluster About the War" "From New Orleans" which includes a lengthy letter signe... See More  

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$81.00
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