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172526

The Civil War in Florida...

Item #172526

December 07, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 7, 1861  The full front page has 2 prints of a: "View of Fort Warren Boston Harbor". Other prints inside include: "The Battle of Belmont--Charge of Colonel Dougherty, 22nd Illinois Regiment, Upon the Rebel Batteries" "The Battle at the Southwest Pass--The ram 'Manassas' Attacking the 'Richmond' " "...Re... 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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$90.00
172628

Winslow Homer's vision of Thanksgiving during the Civil War...

Item #172628

November 29, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 29, 1862  The most desired print in this issue would be the very nice full page by noted artist Winslow Homer titled: "Thanksgiving In Camp".

The front page has a nice portrait of: "Major-General A. E. Burnside, Commander of the Army of the Potomac" with an article on him. Other prints inside include: "The Army of the Potomac--Thor... See More  

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172630

Views of the Fredericksburg vicinity...

Item #172630

December 06, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 6, 1862  The full front page is taken up with a nice print of: "Major-General Nathaniel P. Banks, United States Army". Other prints inside include: 'The United States Iron-Clad 'Passaic' as She Will Appear at Sea" "Interior of the Turret of the 'Passaic'" "Aquia Creek, on the Potomac, New Base of Supplie... See More  

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172632

Several town views in Virginia...

Item #172632

December 13, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 13, 1862  The full front page is taken up with: "Major-General Burnside and the Division Commanders of the Army of the Potomac" including Hooker, Sumner, Sigel and Franklin. Other prints inside include: "General Banks's Expedition--Encampment of Troops on the Union Course, Long Island, New York"; a nice full page view of: 'Th... See More  

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639797

Proclamation by Robert E. Lee... Speech signed by Jefferson Davis to the Confederates states...

Item #639797

April 17, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, April 17, 1863 



* Rare Confederate title 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.

The ftpg. conta... See More  

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$288.00
655887

Lincoln formalizes Thanksgiving Day as a national holiday...

Item #655887

October 05, 1863

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, October 5, 1863  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 celebrated the fourth Thursday of every year and making it a national holiday.

On page 4 is the co... See More  

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172720

Abraham Lincoln establishes the first national Thanksgiving...

Item #172720

October 17, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 17, 1863  The full front page shows: "Reception of the Common Council Committee by Admiral Lisovski on Board the Flag-Ship 'Alexander Nevski'". Inside has a full page: "The Grand Procession of Our Russian Visitors Through Broadway, Under Escort of the Militia and Police". Other prints include: "The Anglo-Rebel Pirates--St... See More  

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$34.00
172734

Report on the Gettysburg Address...

Item #172734

December 05, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 5, 1863  The entire front page shows: "The President's Hymn--Give Thanks, All Ye People". However, the most notable content is likely the detailed report of Abraham Lincoln's address at Gettysburg. While the actual address is not provided, considerable details and the rarity of reports make this worthy of interest (see image). The article ... See More  

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172756

St. Valentine's Day...

Item #172756

February 20, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 20, 1864  The full front page is a nice print captioned: "General Grant Crossing the Cumberland Mountains, January 7, 1864". Other prints inside include: "Military Ball of the Third Corps, Army of the Potomac" "The Negro Sentinel Shooting the Guerrilla Burroughs" "Railroad Accident In Kentucky" "Scenes In & A... See More  

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655107

Lincoln Proclamation... Victory at Mobile... Fall of Atlanta...

Item #655107

September 10, 1864

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Sept. 10, 1864 



* Abraham Lincoln proclamation

* Fall of Atlanta - Georgia




Page 4 begins with a Proclamation of: "Thanksgiving For Victories" at Fort Powell, Mobile, Fort Gaines & Fort Morgan, signed in type: A. Lincoln. Also inside: "Colored Men & the President" "The Surrender of Fort Morgan" "Capture of Atlan... See More  

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$37.00
644035

Death of this newspaper's editor...

Item #644035

November 23, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 23, 1864 



* Abraham Lincoln Thanksgiving Proclamation



The ftpg. begins with: "Death of Samuel Medary" with an additional six ftpg. articles with similar headlines. He was the editor of this newspaper and a former governor of Ohio.

Other items include: "The Result of the Presidential Election" with the votes per state; "Official
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$67.00
172838

Nast centerfold, and Winslow Homer Thanksgiving print...

Item #172838

December 03, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 3, 1864  The front page has: 'The Rebel Flag of Truce Boat 'Beauregard' with Savannah in the Distance" & "The Rebel Flag of Truce Boats Coming down the Savannah River". Nice fullpg. prints include 2 scenes of: "Our Blockading Fleet Off Wilmington, N.C." and three views of: "In & Around Martinsburg, Virginia". A n... See More  

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646023

Jefferson Davis proclamation for a day of "Humiliation and Prayer, with Thanksgiving"...

Item #646023

February 02, 1865

CHRISTIAN OBSERVER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 2, 1865 



* Jefferson David proclamation

* Confederate Day of Thanksgiving




Has mostly religious-related content on the ftpg. save for a war item: "First Virginia Artillery" "Stray Leaves from a Soldier's Artillery". On the reverse under "General Intelligence" are various news reports from the war.

Also has: ... See More  

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$187.00
172932

Much on the Dakota Territory...

Item #172932

October 28, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY New York, October 28, 1865  The front page has a print: "Seizure of 'The Irish People' Newspaper in Dublin and of Deadly Weapons in Cork, Belonging to the Fenians." The balance of the front page is an article titled: "The Fenians".

Prints inside include: "Dacotah Territory - Fort Thompson on the Upper Missouri River, built for the Sioux an... See More  

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203348

Funeral Of Slavery...

Andrew Johnson... Proclamation for a National Thanksgiving...

Item #203348

November 07, 1865

 UNION DEMOCRAT, Manchester, N.H., Nov. 7, 1865 



*A National Thanksgiving

*Funeral of Slavery




Front page has: "A National Thanksgiving" "By The President Of The United States" "A Proclamation", signed in type: Andrew Johnson. Bit of lite fold foxing in unrelated content. 4 pages  in nice condition.   
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$46.00
598938

Last hours of Lee's army...

Item #598938

November 08, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 8, 1865 



* re. Robert E. Lee's surrender



Reports from the aftermath of the Civil War including: "Admission Of Southern Representatives""Message of the Governor of South Carolina" "Governor's Proclamation - Thanksgiving for Victory, Peace, and Our Country Saved" is from Ohio; "The Future of the Negro" "... See More  

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172944

Thomas Nast’s "National Thanksgiving"...

Item #172944

December 09, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 9, 1865  The full front page shows the: "Grand Reception of Lieutenant-General Grant at the Fifth Avenue Hotel, New York City".  Other full page prints inside include: "Lieutenant-General Ulysses S. Grant" and "Reception of Lieutenant General Grant at the Fifth Avenue Hotel--Guests in the Refreshment Room".

The double... See More  

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172946

Brownsville, Texas... Carriages in Centrral Park...

Item #172946

December 16, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 16, 1865  Most of the front page is a print: "The Bible and the Monk" with a related article.  The most intriguing print would be the very nice doublepage centerfold: "Central Park, New  York City--The Grand Drive".

Other prints within include: "A Visit to the Gallery of Bones" in Paris, and "The Catacombs of Pa... See More  

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$22.00
172948

Sulphur Springs, Virginia... New York's Five Points...

Item #172948

December 23, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 23, 1865  The front page has a nice print of: "Hon. John T. Hoffman, Mayor-Elect of New York City" with an article on him. Also an article: "Thanksgiving at Five Points".

Prints within include a doublepage centerfold: "The Pilgrimage to Mecca" which has 11 prints; "Thanksgiving Dinner at the Five Points Ladies' Ho... See More  

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