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172872

Advancing upon Columbia and Charleston, South Carolina...

Item #172872

April 01, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 1, 1865  The front page has a nice print showing: "General Sherman's Entry Into Columbia, South Carolina". Pages 2 and 3 have some interesting war-related articles including: "Davis Asks to be Dictator" "Davis and Lee" "Trade With Rebels" and more.

Other prints within include: "14th and 20th Corps Crossing ... See More  

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652704

Fall of Richmond, Virginia....

Item #652704

April 04, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 4, 1865 



* The fall of Richmond, the Confederate capital



First column heads on the front page about the fall of Richmond: "GRANT" "Richmond Ours" "Weitzel Entered the Rebel Capital Yesterday Morning" "Many Guns Captured" "Our Troops Received with Enthusiasm" "The City On Fire" "Petersburg Evac
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$345.00
653860

The fall of Richmond...

Item #653860

April 04, 1865

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 4, 1865 



* The fall of Richmond, the Confederate capital

* Terrific heraldic eagle & map for display




See the photos for this terrific and extremely graphic issue reporting the capture of Richmond, which essentially meant the end of the Confederacy. Lee would surrender to Grant at Appomattox just 5 days later. The first column heads read: "VIRGIN
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$775.00
658477

Yankees capture the Confederate capital... War nears its end...

Item #658477

April 04, 1865

NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, April 4, 1865 



* Richmond, Virginia falls (1st report)

* Confederate capital - war nears the end




One of the middle columns of the front page announces one of the more significant events of the Civil War with: "VIRGINIA ! " "GLORIOUS NEWS ! " "Richmond Is Ours!" "Evacuation of Petersburg!" "Tremendous Fighting!&q... See More  

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$320.00
627825

A "Copperhead" newspaper on the fall of the Rebel capital...

Item #627825

April 05, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 5, 1865 



* Last days of the Civil War

* Fall of Richmond, Virginia

* Abraham Lincoln




Page 5 has a very historic report on the fall of Richmond, the capital of the Confederacy, and which signaled the end of the Civil War which would come a few days later.  The top of the first column has: "THE WAR" "The Fall of Richmond!" which... See More  

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$96.00
635063

One of the more rare titles from the Civil War we have offered...

Item #635063

April 05, 1865

GRANT'S PETERSBURG PROGRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, April 5, 1865 



* Extremely rare military title

* General Ulysses S. Grant

* The Siege of Petersburg ending

* Civil War coming to an end




An exceedingly rare newspaper and the first we have had the opportunity to offer. This newspaper lasted but four issues, printing on April 3, 5, 7 and 10 of 1865 by officers of the 37th Wisconsi... See More  

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$5,350.00
662912

End of the Civil War...

Item #662912

April 05, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 5, 1865  Most of the first column of the front page is taken up with celebratory heads on the collapse of the Confederacy, and the end of the Civil War. Among them are: "THE END" "Our Details of the Decisive Contest of Sunday" "What Grant Has Accomplished" "The Destruction of Lee's Army" "25,000 Rebels Taken Prisoners&quo... See More  

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172874

Printed the day before Lee surrendered to Grant...

Item #172874

April 08, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 8, 1865  This issue was printed just one day prior to the surrender of Robert E. Lee to U.S. Grant at Appomattox.

The front page shows the: "Raising the Stars & Stripes Over the Capitol at Columbia, South Carolina" as well as a print of: "The Fifteenth Corps Crossing the South Edisto".  Prints inside include a: "Map of th... See More  

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655090

From Houston during the Civil War...

Item #655090

April 10, 1865

THE HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, April 10, 1865



* Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy



Newspapers from Texas are very uncommon, particularly from before or during the Civil War period. Here is an issue from two days after Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, containing three dispatches about the Union assault on Fort Steadman, each signed in type: U.S. Gra... See More  

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$565.00
663788

The surrender of Lee to Grant at Appomattox...

Item #663788

April 10, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 10, 1865  The front page has bold column-wide headlines "THE END" "Surrender of Lee and his Whole Army to Grant" with subheads "Terms of Surrender" "All Honor to Grant, Meade, Sheridan, Ord, Humphreys, Wright, Griffin, Parke, and their Brave Troops" "Highly Interesting Details of the Fighting Before the Surrender" "... See More  

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$775.00
172876

Printed on the day Lincoln died... Scenes in Columbia, South Carolina...

Item #172876

April 15, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 15, 1865  This was the day Lincoln died after having been shot at Ford's Theater the evening prior.

The front page shows: 'Major-General Edward R. S. Canby" and "Lieutenant-General Grant's Headwaters at City Point, Virginia". Other prints inside include: "The Rebel General Wade Hampton's Mansion in Columbia, South Carol... See More  

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657241

The surrender of Lee at Appomattox...

Item #657241

April 15, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 15, 1865 



* General Robert E. Lee surrenders

* Battle of Appomattox Court House




An inside page has over a full column taken up with a report headed: "THE GREAT VICTORY" which is an editorialized report concerning the surrender of General Robert E. Lee to General U.S. Grant at Appomattox.

The report concludes with: "The surrender of L... See More  

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$57.00
658487

Perhaps the best to be had on Lincoln's assassination... A Washington, D.C. newspaper...

Item #658487

April 15, 1865

DAILY MORNING CHRONICLE, Washington, D.C., April 15, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination (historic 1st report)

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




As might be imagined newspapers from Washington reporting the assassination of Abraham Lincoln are exceedingly scarce and exceedingly desirable. Although newspapers from New York & Philadelphia remain among the... See More  

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$6,800.00
663964

First report of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln...

Item #663964

April 15, 1865

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 15, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report)

* Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth




This newspaper had already set their front page Civil War reports when the news of Lincoln's assassination came in causing them to report the tragic news on an inside page.

The photos show the page four column heads stating that President Lincoln had been shot. I... See More  

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$878.00
665711

Abe Lincoln is assassinated... One of the most desired titles...

Item #665711

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 remain among 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 Lin... See More  

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$2,450.00
658488

One of the best to be had on Lincoln's assassination... A Washington, D.C. newspaper...

Item #658488

April 16, 1865

SUNDAY MORNING CHRONICLE, Washington, D.C., April 16, 1865



* Abraham Lincoln assassination (historic)

* It is BEST to have reports from the city where an event occurred.




As might be imagined newspapers from Washington reporting the assassination of Abraham Lincoln are exceedingly scarce and exceedingly desirable. Although newspapers from New York & Philadelphia remain among the most so... See More  

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$2,400.00
666285

Terrific display issue on Lincoln's assassination...

Item #666285

April 16, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 16, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln's assassination

* John Wilkes Booth- Ford's Theatre




This date was a Sunday, and only rarely were Sunday newspapers bound into volumes held by libraries. As such, this date is arguably more scarce than the issue of April 15.

And when it comes to graphic appeal, I would suggest that this edition of the 16th surpasses that of the... See More  

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$1,765.00
670190

Funeral of Abraham Lincoln...

Item #670190

April 18, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1865  Much good content in this issue, which has all columns on all 8 pages black-bordered due to the death of Lincoln.

The front page has one column heads including: "THE ASSASSINATION" "Condition of Secretary Seward Improving" "New Facts About the Murderers" "Preparations for the President's Funeral" "Description of... See More  

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$193.00
662910

Nice issue on Lincoln's funeral...

Item #662910

April 19, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 19, 1865  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" "The Whole Country In Mourning" "The Conspirators Tracked&quo... See More  

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$200.00
666743

Fine column headlines on Lincoln's funeral... Letter by John Wilkes Booth...

Item #666743

April 20, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 20, 1865



* Abraham Lincoln's assassination & funeral

* John Wilkes Booth letter re. plot




This is one of the more displayable issues on the funeral of Abraham Lincoln printed just 5 days after his death. Uncommonly large type used in the one column headlines which take two-thirds of the first column on the front page (see), beginning with: "THE RITES"... See More  

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$188.00
650671

Congregation Sherith Israel mourns... Lincoln's funeral...

Item #650671

April 21, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 21, 1865 



* Congregation Shearith Israel

* Abraham Lincoln assassination

* Jews mourn the loss of the president




Although somewhat inconspicuous, perhaps the most notable item within this black bordered issue is the page 7 mention, under the heading "Portuguese Synagogue, Nineteenth Street," of the mourning services held at The Congregation Sherith Isr... See More  

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$245.00
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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$225.00
668243

The funeral of Abraham Lincoln...

Item #668243

April 21, 1865

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, April 21, 1865  Graphically this a very appealing issue, as all columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered, plus at the very top above the masthead is a black-bordered banner: "The Nation Mourns Its Loss." Half of the first column is taken up with funeral-related heads including: "THE REMAINS of PRESIDENT LINCOLN ! " "They Are Lying in State ... See More  

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$163.00
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
172878

Union troops enter the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #172878

April 22, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 22, 1865  The front page shows: "General Sheridan at the Battle of Five Forks" and also: "Cavalry Charge at the Battle of Five Forks".  Inside has some nice text on the ending of the Civil War with articles headed: "Palm Sunday" "Grant" "Robert E. Lee" "Abraham Lincoln" and "What Next?&q... See More  

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$44.00
654536

The surrender of Robert E. Lee & many reports regarding the assassination of Lincoln...

Item #654536

April 22, 1865

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, April 22, 1865  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. 

Certainly the most significant content in this issue is an inside page which is entirely taken up with reports concerning the assassination of President Abraham Li... See More  

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$678.00
661630

One of the best Lincoln assassination issues...

Item #661630

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--g... See More  

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$1,275.00
668792

Nice coverage of the Lincoln funeral...

Item #668792

April 22, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 22, 1865  Half of the first column is taken up with a nice stack of headlines concerning Lincoln's funeral, including: "THE FUNERAL TRAIN" "Sad & Interesting Details of the Removal of the President's Remains from Washington to Baltimore" "The Obsequies in the Monumental City" "The Whole Route Draped in Black & the Entir... See More  

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$72.00
655212

Lincoln's funeral... Closing events of the Civil War...

Item #655212

April 24, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, April 24, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination

* Funeral train arrives in New York

* Closing events of the Civil War




All 8 pages have black mourning rules for the death of Abraham Lincoln.  The first column of the ftpg. has heads on the closing events of the Civil War: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT" "Negotiations Pending Between Gens. Sherman and Johnston... See More  

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$118.00
656484

Lincoln's funeral in Philadelphia and New York City...

Item #656484

April 24, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination 

* Funeral - Obsequies in Philadelphia

* Hunt for John Wilkes Booth




All columns on all eight pages are black-bordered for the death of President Abraham Lincoln. Over half of the front page first column is taken up with heads including: "THE FUNERAL" "The Lying in State in Independence Hall, Philadelp... See More  

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$139.00
657623

Lincoln's funeral & closing moments of the Civil War...

Item #657623

April 24, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 24, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln funeral journey

* Civil War cleanup in the South

* Sherman's victory march




All columns on all pages are black-bordered for the death & funeral of Abraham Lincoln. Among the front page column heads are: "SHERMAN" "Negotiations With Johnston" "A Suspension of Hostilities..." "Immediate Resumpt... See More  

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663787

Lincoln's remains in New York City...

Item #663787

April 25, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 25, 1865  All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of Abraham Lincoln. Two-thirds of the first column are taken up with nice heads concerning the funeral of Abraham Lincoln including: "HONORS To the MARTYR PRESIDENT" "Our Tribute to the Lamented Dead" "Arrival of the Cortege" "The Body In State" "The Procession... See More  

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$99.00
668798

Lincoln's remains in New York City...

Item #668798

April 25, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 25, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination

* Remains in New York City

* Civil War closing events




All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of Abraham Lincoln. Two-thirds of the first column are taken up with nice heads concerning the funeral of Abraham Lincoln including: "HONORS To the MARTYR PRESIDENT" "Our Tribute to the Lamented De... See More  

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$110.00
609914

A rare title from the Civil War, shortly after Lincoln's assassination...

Item #609914

April 26, 1865

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, April 26, 1865  W. G. Brownlow, or  Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his fer... See More  

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$290.00
646072

Rare Texas Confederate newspaper... Jeff Davis on evacuating Richmond, & much more...

Item #646072

April 26, 1865

HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, Texas, April 26, 1865 



* Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy



Page 3 contains a synopsis of President Davis' message in which he talks about the evacuation of Richmond and reaffirms his commitment to the Confederacy, reading in part: "...it is my purpose to maintain your cause with my whole heart & soul; that I will never consent to a... See More  

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$420.00
668799

Lincoln's funeral procession in New York City...

Item #668799

April 26, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 26, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession

* New York City - Black mourning borders




Nearly three-quarters of the first column on page one is taken up with related headlines, including: "OUR TRIBUTE" "Obsequies To Abraham Lincoln" "Scenes In City Hall" "The Procession" "One of the Most Imposing Displays the Wo... See More  

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$137.00
661356

Reporting the end of the Civil War and events relating to Lincoln's assassination...

Item #661356

April 27, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, April 27, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln's funeral

* Closing events of the Civil War




Although much of the issue is taken up with the closing events of the Civil War, some inside pages have nice content concerning the Lincoln assassination, including reports: "The Funeral Train" "Reception of the President's Remains in the State Capital" "A... See More  

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$63.00
172880
Item #172880

April 29, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 29, 1865 The frontpage 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 text articles are entitled "Abraham Lincoln", "President Johnson", "Mr. Seward", "Great Pan Is Dead" and "The Folly... See More  

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$361.00
654509

The Surrender of General Joe Johnston to General Sherman...

Item #654509

April 29, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 29, 1865 



* Joseph E. Johnston surrenders

* One of the last Confederate holdouts

* Civil War closing events




First column heads announce: "NORTH CAROLINA" "Surrender Of Gen. Johnston" "The Same Terms Accorded as Were Granted to Lee" "All the Rebel Forces from Raleigh to the Chattahoochie Included: "

This was the second la... See More  

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$78.00
656458

One million dollars and he'll do the assassinations...

Item #656458

April 29, 1865

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, April 29, 1865 



* re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination - death

* Bizarre Southern desire for his death prior




Certainly the most notable content is on page 4 with column heads: "The President's Remains" "A Proclamation" signed in type by President Andrew Johnson calling for a day of respect for Abraham Lincoln; "Southern vi... See More  

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$58.00
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