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140775

Confederate Newspaper from Columbus, Ohio...

Item #140775
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, 1861-1864



* Pro-Confederate Paper



This 8-page newspaper contains news of the day and interesting advertisements throughout. Interesting in that this is a rather rare pro-Confederate newspaper from the North with pro-rebel news. Good condition. Great reading. The image shown is an example of what you will receive. The actual issue will be in equal or better conditi... See More  

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$32.00
153130

Quite uncommon from Wisconsin...

Item #153130
THE WISCONSIN CHIEF, Milwaukee and Fort Atkinson, 1861  A quite uncommon newspaper from Wisconsin with various news of the day (pre and early Civil War era news) & a wealth of ads. 

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 14 by 21 inches, never bound nor trimmed, 8 pages. Occasiona... See More  

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$27.00
180102

Abraham Lincoln through Grover Cleveland...

Presidential Collection III - covering 7 administrations...

Item #180102
(7) Presidential Collection III - a seven-issue set of American newspapers containing one issue each from the administrations of Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James Garfield, Chester Arthur, and Grover Cleveland (1st), providing a single-day snapshot of the atmosphere during each administration. This is set three of a six-part series.... See More  
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$84.00
180140

Civil War Survey I

The War in Focus Collection

Item #180140
Civil War Survey I The War in Focus Collection - 5 issues, all from New York titles, one each from 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864, and 1865. With one issue from each year of the war, this is a great set to obtain a concentrated view of the war. All issues have Civil War related reports.

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$62.00
180141

Civil War Survey II

The War in Context Collection

Item #180141
Civil War Survey II The War in Context Collection - 5 issues, one each from 1856-1860, 1861-1862, 1863, 1864-1865, and 1866-1869. With one issue each from both before and after the war, and three issues from during the war, this is a great set to help place the Civil War in context.

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215899

Large & ornate masthead from the Civil War...

Item #215899
NEW HAMPSHIRE JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE, Manchester, 1861  The title reflects the theme of this issue, being primarily a farming-related newspaper with agricultural concerns taking much of the front page and some inside space as well. However Civil War reporting is found on page two with a review of the week's battle events and military concerns. Of added significance is the large and very d... See More  

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$28.00
582460

1861 unique Civil War era set...

Item #582460
This is a unique three-issue set of authentic Civil War newspapers from the 1st year of the war.  Included are one each of the following:



* The New York Herald

* Harper's Weekly Illustrated

* The Circular



The New York Herald was known for excellent war reporting, the Harper's Weekly contains outstanding Civil War related prints (many suitable for framing), and The Circular (On... See More  

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$45.00
587532

Growing tensions just prior to the Civil War...

Item #587532
(5) NEW YORK TIMES, January - March, 1861 



* Five newspaper lot prior to the outbreak of the Civil War



Few periods of American history were more unsettled than the months preceding the outbreak of the Civil War, which began with the bombardment of Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor on April  12, 1861. Since the election of Lincoln the preceding November the Southern states began seri... See More  

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$48.00
648526

Jewish newspaper from Poland...

Item #648526

January 01, 1861

JUTRZENKA, Warsaw, Poland, 1861  A rare & early Jewish newspaper from Poland, the title translates to "Morning Star". This rare newspaper lasted only three years, and reflects the trends among the Jewish intelligentsia at that time. Measures 8-1/4 by 10-1/2 inches, has 6 pages, in nice condition.

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$86.00
649226

Large & ornate masthead from the Civil War...

Item #649226
NEW HAMPSHIRE JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE, Manchester, 1861  The title reflects the theme of this issue, being primarily a farming-related newspaper with agricultural concerns taking much of the front page and some inside space as well. However Civil War reporting is found on page two with a review of the week's battle events and military concerns. Of added significance is the large and very d... See More  

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650809

Carson City... Virginia City... Jamaica... Presidential election reporting (Lincoln)...

Item #650809
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, January, 1861 Featured in this issue is an article "A Peep at Washoe" which includes coverage on silver mining, Carson City, Virginia City and much more.

Other articles include "Cast-away in Jamaica" and other additional stories and illustrations included.

Near the back under "Monthly Record of Current Events" is a report... See More  

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651751

Jewish newspaper from Poland...

Item #651751

January 01, 1861

JUTRZENKA, Warsaw, Poland, 1861  A rare & early Jewish newspaper from Poland, the title translates to "Morning Star". This rare newspaper lasted only three years, and reflects the trends among the Jewish intelligentsia at that time. Measures 8-1/4 by 10-1/2 inches, has 6 pages, in nice condition.

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$97.00
676075

A 5 Issue Set! 1861-1865 Harper's Weekly Civil War Illustrations...

Item #676075

January 01, 1861

(5 issue set) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May, 1861 - May, 1865... one from each year of the Civil War!



* the most recognized illustrated newspaper of the Civil War

* several illustrated prints (suitable for framing)


* discounted by 50% (or more)



You will receive 5 original issues from this famous illustrated newspaper, dated somewhere from May, 1861 through May, 1865, offered at a subs... See More  
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$112.00
172430

Two Winslow Homer prints, including a centerfold...

Item #172430

January 05, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 5, 1861  The full front page is drawn by Winslow Homer & has: 'The Georgia Delegation in Congress' showing 10 men. Also done by Winslow Homer is the doublepage centerfold: "Seeing the Old Year Out".

Also in this issue is: "New Year's Eve in the Country" plus there is a serialized portion of "Great Expectations"... See More  

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582881

Star of the West...

Item #582881

January 11, 1861

NEW-YORK TIMES, January 11, 1861



* Star of the West



Page 1 has a subheader reading: "Confirmation of the Reports Relative to the Star of the West".



Page 5 has the following headlines: "ARRIVAL OF THE NOVA SCOTIAN" "BOMBARDMENT OF GAETA" and more.



Many believe that Star of the West incident was the actual start of the Civil War.



Other news of the day in... See More  

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$65.00
668400

Map relating to the coming Civil War...

Item #668400

January 11, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 11, 1861 



* Start of the Civil War ? w/ map

* Star of the West attacked




A pre-Civil War issue with a nice ftpg. map headed: "SAVANNAH AND ITS FORTIFICATIONS" (see). Fully half of the first column has heads relating to the coming Civil War, including: "The Revolution" "Highly Important News from the South" "Particulars of the ... See More  

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172432

Fort Sumter...

Item #172432

January 12, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 12, 1861  Much of front page is taken up with a print of: "Major Anderson, U.S.A., Commanding At Ft. Sumter" with a biography of him. Also in this issue is a dramatic full page: "The Battle of New Orleans, Fought Jan. 8, 1815" & "Sketches of Ft. Moultrie" which has 5 prints; "Senator Seward's Arabian Horses--Maanak... See More  

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654859

From shortly before it becoming a Confederate city...

Item #654859

January 16, 1861

DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, N.C., Jan. 16, 1861



* Rare antebellum title

* Secession ?




From this famous soon-to-be-Confederate port city. Page 2 items include: "The Armament of North Carolina" "Payment of Duties in Seceding States" "Munitions of War" "Letter from General Lane" "Flag Raising! Secession & Southern Rights!!" "Illinois De... See More  

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172434

Prints regarding Charleston, South Carolina...

Item #172434

January 19, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1861  The front page has 4 prints: "Hon. Francis W. Pickens, Governor of South Carolina" "Hon. Judge Magrath, Sec. of State of South Carolina" "Rev. Dr. Bachman Who Asked a Blessing on the Secession Ordinance" and "The Charleston Zouaves". Prints inside include: "Mr. Rarey and Cruiser (horse)"; a: &qu... See More  

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656460

From shortly before it becoming a Confederate city...

Item #656460

January 19, 1861

DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, N.C., Jan. 19, 1861 



* Rare antebellum title

* Secession ?




From this famous soon-to-be-Confederate port city. Page 2 has a very lengthy article: "Read & Reflect - The Slaveholding and Non-Slaveholding Interests of the South A Unit". Also a call-to-arms bit headed: "FLAG RAISING!" "Secession And Southern Rights!!", plus "... See More  

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656124

Federal government to buy slaves & set them free...

Item #656124

January 24, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 24, 1861 



* Government to free slaves ?

* Pre Civil War tensions




Page 4 has a very interesting article: "The Purchase Of The Slaves" which takes most of a column and concerns a proposition whereby the federal government would purchase slaves from their owners in border states and emancipate them, etc.

Page 2 also has an interesting & lengthy editor... See More  

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172436

Nice Charleston issue...

Item #172436

January 26, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 26, 1861  The front page shows: "The Prayer at Sumter". Other prints inside include: "Firing on the 'Star of the West' from the South Carolina Battery on Morris Island" "Group of Guns & Gun Carriages Dismantled by Major Anderson at Fort Moultrie" "Battery at Fort Moultrie, Bearing on Fort Sumter", a full p... See More  

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677905

Louisiana secedes from the Union...

Item #677905

January 27, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 27, 1861  Among the ftpg. first column heads "Important News From the South" "Secession of Louisiana From the Union" "Six States Arrayed Against the Federal Government" "Anticipated Assault Upon Fort Pickens by Florida Troops" and much more.

Eight pages, some light foxing at the folds, minor margin wear, generally good.

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587535

Map of 1861 Pensacola, Florida...

Item #587535

February 01, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 1, 1861 



* Pensacola, Florida map

* Pre war tensions high

* Secession rumors throughout the South




Among the front page first column heads are: "The National Troubles" "Proposition of South Carolina to Purchase the Charleston Fortifications" "No News From Pensacola" "The Conspiracy Against the Seat of Government" and more. Th... See More  

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587536

Map of Pensacola, Florida...

Item #587536

February 01, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 1, 1861  Among the front page first column heads are: "The National Troubles" "Proposition of South Carolina to Purchase the Charleston Fortifications" "No News From Pensacola" "The Conspiracy Against the Seat of Government" and more. The front page also features a nice map captioned: "The Defences Of Pensacola" showing Sa... See More  

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172438

Homer print on the front page... Jefferson Davis...

Item #172438

February 02, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  Feb. 2, 1861 The full front page shows "The Seceding Mississippi Delegation in Congress" done by famed artist Winslow Homer, showing among others Senator Jefferson Davis. Other prints inside include: "Sea Battery, Fort Monroe, Old Point Comfort, Va". The dramatic doublepage centerfold is: "Dream of a Secessionist--Washington and Valley ... See More  

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538853

Homer print...

Item #538853

February 06, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated February 6, 1861 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains an engraving by Winslow Homer entitled "'Halt of a Wagon Train". This print has a few small binding holes. See photos for details.



The print size is approximately 22 x 16 inches.

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172440

The Alabama delegation secedes from the Union...

Item #172440

February 09, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 9, 1861  The full front page is a print of: "The Seceding Alabama Delegation In Congress" showing nine men. Text on the men takes over half of page 2.

Other prints within include: "Captain J. G. Foster, Engineer Corps U.S.A., On Duty at Fort Sumter" "Arrival of the United States Steam Sloop 'Niagara' At Jeddo, Japan, with t... See More  

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646028

Confederates states elected their President & Vice President... Their Constitutional Convention...

Item #646028

February 10, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 10, 1861 



* Jefferson Davis elected Confederate president

* Constitutional Convention of the Confederacy

* Pre Civil War tensions brewing




A wealth of significant content on the creation of the Confederacy, with front page column heads including: "Important From the South" "The Southern Congress at Montgomery, Alabama" "Adoption of A Const... See More  

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$148.00
172442

Great Valentine's Day front page...

Item #172442

February 16, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 16, 1861  A very nice display issue for Valentine's Day as the entire front page is a handsome print titled: "Saint Valentine's Day" showing 6 vignettes (see).

Inside pages include a fullpg: "A ten-inch Mounted as a Mortar at Ft. Sumter"; a smaller print: "The Sally Port at Sumter--Interior"; a doublepage centerfold of... See More  

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675346

Lincoln heads to Washington... Jefferson Davis' inaugural address...

Item #675346

February 19, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1861  Page 5 has column heads with continued & detailed coverage of Lincoln's trip from his home to the nation's capital: "The President Elect En Route" "The Receptions In This State" "Enthusiasm Of The People" "His Arrival In Albany" "Immense Turnout" "The Speeches" "The Reception In this ... See More  

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151127
Item #151127

February 23, 1861

THE HOME JOURNAL, NY, Feb. 23, 1861. Has many topical reports, some literary content & ads. Very small hole in the second leaf, otherwise nice.

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172444

Winslow Homer print... Map of the Northern & Southern states...

Item #172444

February 23, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 23, 1861  The front page is taken up with: "Chantrey's Statue of Washington, Now in the State House at Boston, Massachusetts". Prints within include: "Officers' Quarters at Fort Sumter", "Good-by to Sumter", and a quarter page print by famed artist Winslow Homer: "The Late Rev. Dr. Murray", plus a great full p... See More  

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172446

President-Elect Abraham Lincoln's address from the Astor House balcony...

Item #172446

March 02, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 2, 1861  The full front page is a very nice illustration captioned: "Abraham Lincoln, The President Elect, Addressing The People From the Astor House Balcony". Inside has a full page with 3 scenes: "Fort Moultrie, As Seen From Fort Sumter" "Morris Island, As Seen From Fort Sumter" and "Fort Johnson, As Seen From Fort Sumt... See More  

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172448

Abraham Lincoln hoisting the American flag upon Independence Hall...

Item #172448

March 09, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1861  The full front page is taken up with: "President Lincoln Hoisting the American Flag Upon Independence Hall'. Other prints inside include: "City & Garrison of Fort Smith, Arkansas" "United States Arsenal at Little Rock, Arkansas, Surrendered to the State Troops", a print of: "Miss Patterson, of Baltimore",... 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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172452

The Civil War in Texas... The Alamo...

Item #172452

March 23, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1861  The front page is taken up with: "Major Anderson's Command at Fort Sumter" which includes 9 officers, one of whom is "Capt. A. Doubleday". Other prints inside include: "Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina" "Surrender of Ex-General Twiggs, Late of the United States Army, to the Texan Troops in the ... See More  

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648536

History is about to be made...

Item #648536

March 29, 1861

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, March 29, 1861 



* From the origin of the Civil War just prior to the outbreak



South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union which it did on Dec. 20, 1860. Plus the war began in Charleston harbor with the bombing of Fort Sumter just two weeks after the date of this issue.

The front page has: "United States Army & Navy News&q... See More  

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172454

Vassar Female College...

Item #172454

March 30, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 30, 1861  The full front page is a print titled: "April Fool's Day In New York, Opposite the Astor House". Inside has a page with prints of New Orleans: "View In French Quarter" & "The Crescent City" from the docks; and "The Levee" and 2 scenes of: "Lafayette Square". Also inside are a two-thirds pr... See More  

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141132

Rebecca Harding Davis: Life in The Iron Mills...

Item #141132
ATLANTIC MONTHLY magazine, New York, April, 1861  Inside has: "Life In The Iron Mills". Fine piece written by Rebecca Harding Davis.

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172456

Military scenes in Florida: preparing for the Civil War...

Item #172456

April 06, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 6, 1861  The full front page is a print of: "Hon. William H. Seward, Secretary Of State" taken from a Brady photograph. Inside includes a two-thirds page vertical print of: "The United States Gun-boat 'Wyandotte' Firing a Salute on Washington's Birthday in Pensacola Harbor", plus a nearly half page of: "The Flag-Staff B... See More  

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661673

Two slave prints...

Item #661673

April 06, 1861

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Apr. 6, 1861 



* Great slave auction illustration

* Pre Civil War South - rare




Most of a page is taken up with a print: "The Dandy Slave: A Scene in Baltimore, Md." and "Slaves For Sale: A Scene in New Orleans", both showing slaves dressed in formal attire. A related article: "The Dandy Slave" begins: "Whenever a n... See More  

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172458

Preparations for Civil War...

Item #172458

April 13, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 13, 1861  The front page has a print of: "Mrs. General Gaines" as well as a view of "Point Isabella, Texas, with the 'Daniel Webster' sailing with U.S. Troops on Board". The doublepage centerfold shows six "American Home Scenes", which includes prints of "The Applecut" "The Dance" "Quilting&quo... See More  

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645830

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

Item #645830

April 19, 1861

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



* Civil War beginning

* Jefferson Davis proclamation

* Rare Confederate title




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 entry... See More  

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172460

Great navy-themed centerfold...

Item #172460

April 20, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 20, 1861  The front page shows: "Hon. Charles F. Adams, U.S. Minister to England" as well as a view of: "The Confederate Batteries Opposite Fort Pickens, Florida". Inside has a full page 5 panel print of: "Commander Dahlgren, U.S.N. and the Dahlgren Gun", and a full page of: "The Washington Navy-Yard With Shad Fisheries I... See More  

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662805

Rare Confederate Memphis broadside...

Item #662805

April 20, 1861

DAILY APPEAL EXTRA, Memphis, Tennessee, April 20, 1861 



* Very rare Confederate broadside

* Beginning of the Civil War

* Vicksburg MS Mississippi




An extremely scarce item, being a broadside edition (printed on one side only) of a newspaper from early in the Confederacy from a city which was only "Confederate" until the battle of Memphis, June 6, 1862, after which it was in Y... See More  

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$645.00
591726

Fort Henry...

Item #591726

April 22, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, April 22, 1861 The front page features a map titled: "Fort Monroe And Norfolk Harbor". Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT NEWS", "Rapid Concentration of Troops at the National Capital", "Exciting Reports From Baltimore", "Fort McHenry Said to be Shelling the City", "Troops Coming Forward for ... See More  

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599021

General Scott offered command of the Rebel Army...

Item #599021

April 25, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, April 25, 1861  Among the front page one column headlines are: "NEWS OF THE WAR" "Condition of Affairs at the National Capital" "The New York and Massachusetts Troops there" "Gen. Beauregard Reconnoitering" "Jeff. Davis Said to be at Richmond" "General Scott Offered Command of the Rebel Army" "The Virginians Thre... See More  

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663392

President Jackson's farewell address...

Item #663392

April 25, 1861

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 25, 1861  Among the interesting articles are: "Negro Insurrection" "Order & Drill in Camp Jackson" "President Jackson's Farewell Address to the People of the United States" is signed in type: Andrew Jackson and takes 1 1/2 pages; "War News!" "Organization & Parts of the Army" and much more.

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666464

President Jackson's farewell address...

Item #666464

April 25, 1861

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 25, 1861  Among the interesting articles are: "Negro Insurrection" "Order & Drill in Camp Jackson" "President Jackson's Farewell Address to the People of the United States" is signed in type: Andrew Jackson and takes 1 1/2 pages; "War News!" "Organization & Parts of the Army" and much more.

Eight ... See More  

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$35.00
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