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617462

General Joseph Johnston surrender...

Item #617462

May 02, 1865

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 2, 1865



* Joseph E. Johnston's surrender

* Abraham Lincoln obsequies

* Civil War ending events




Pages 4 has various reports on the closing events of the Civil War with one column headings. See images here.

Complete in 8 pages, this issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very... See More  

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$36.00
609915

A rare title from the Civil War, just after the close of the Civil War...

Item #609915

May 03, 1865

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, May 3, 1865 



* Very rare Civil War title - closing events

* William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow




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... See More  

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$188.00
653849

Yankee occupation newspaper after Richmond fell...

Item #653849

May 04, 1865

THE RICHMOND TIMES, May 4, 1865 



* Very rare Yankee occupation issue

* Post capital of the Confederacy




A quite rare title as this was a newspaper created by the Yankee forces upon the capture of the capital of the Confederacy. This is just the volume 1, number 12 issue.

The content is fascinating. The front page has items relating to the war with: "The War News" "Detail... See More  

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$370.00
680774

Interment of Abraham Lincoln reported in his hometown newspaper...

Item #680774

May 05, 1865

ILLINOIS STATE JOURNAL, Springfield, May 5, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln's funeral & burial

* The very best title to be had

* An extremely rare opportunity here




Obviously a very damaged newspaper (see photos) however this is a newspaper from Lincoln's hometown, with coverage of his funeral & interment, and from the city where Lincoln was buried.

Although the front page has... See More  

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$350.00
172882

On the Lincoln assassination and funeral...

Item #172882

May 06, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 6, 1865  This issue remains one of the most desired of the Civil War era, if not the 19th century, as much of it deals with the assassination and funeral of President Abraham Lincoln.

The entire front page is a print captioned: "President Lincoln At Home" showing him reading a book to his son. This very image was made into a postage stamp by the U... See More  

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654532

Closing days of the Civil War: Joe Johnston surrenders...

Item #654532

May 08, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, May 8, 1865 



* Joseph E. Johnston surrenders

* One of the last Confederate holdouts

* Civil War closing events




Among the ftpg. column heads on the closing day of the Civil War: "NORTH CAROLINA" "Graphic Accounts of the Formal Surrender of Johnston and His Army" "How the Rebel Captain Looked, and What he Said" "The Trophies of War... See More  

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$47.00
663077

Sherman returns... On the Lincoln assassination...

Item #663077

May 09, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 9, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination

* Black mourning borders

* William T. Sherman returns




All columns on all pages area black-bordered due to the Lincoln assassination. The ftpg. has: "SHERMAN" "His Army Homeward  Bound" "The Quickest March on Record" "Scenes Along the Route" "Enthusiasm of the Colored People... See More  

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$72.00
172884

Prints on the Lincoln funeral, killing of Booth...

Item #172884

May 13, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 13, 1865  The front page features a large print of: "Andrew Johnson" who succeeded Abraham Lincoln as President. The balance of the front page is a lengthy biography of him.

There are several prints within which relate to the Abraham Lincoln funeral and the hunting & killing of John Wilkes Booth. Included are prints captioned: "Sergeant B... See More  

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$89.00
669802

Improved bridges for the military... A breech-loading rifle...

Item #669802

May 13, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 13, 1865  The front page has a nice print of: "Derrom's System  For Trestle Bridges" with a related article titled: "Improved System for Trestle Bridges" It begins: "The transit of streams in military operations is often one of the most embarrassing incidents of a campaign...During the whole of the present war & up to th... See More  

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653997

Jefferson Davis is captured...

Item #653997

May 14, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1865 



* Jefferson Davis captured (1st report)

* Irwinville, Irwin County, Georgia




A very historic issue with larger heads than typical: "GLORIOUS ! " "JEFF. DAVIS CAPTURED" "Official Announcement by Secretary Stanton" "Davis and His Family Surprised at Irwinsville" "The Fourth Michigan Cavalry are the Fortunate boys&... See More  

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658237

Terrific & rare broadside "Extra" on the capture of Jefferson Davis...

Item #658237

May 14, 1865

STATE JOURNAL - EXTRA, Sunday, May 14, 1865 



* Very rare miniature broadside

* Capture of Jefferson Davis

* President of the Confederacy




A terrific little broadside "Extra" with no mention of city or state of origin as was typical, given such releases were for local consumption only. The only hint that it may be from Michigan is in one of the headlines.

The three headlines ... See More  

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673458

Jefferson Davis is captured...

Item #673458

May 14, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1865  A very historic issue with larger column heads than typical: "GLORIOUS ! " "JEFF. DAVIS CAPTURED" "Official Announcement by Secretary Stanton" "Davis and His Family Surprised at Irwinsville" "The Fourth Michigan Cavalry are the Fortunate Boys" "They Surround the Arch Rebel at Daylight on Wednesday" "... See More  

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$89.00
677926

Jeff Davis is captured...

Item #677926

May 15, 1865

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, May 15, 1865  Half of the first column on the front page is taken up with significant heads including: "CAPTURE OF JEFF DAVIS !" "As Good As A Comedy!" "His Flight Suddenly Ended!" "Col. Prichard Overhauls The Fugitive!" "He Attempts to Escape in His Wife's Clothes!" "He Bolts For The Woods!" "His ... See More  

Item from Catalog 312 (released for October, 2021)...

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$89.00
664821

Capture of Jefferson Davis as he flees...

Item #664821

May 15, 1865

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 15, 1865 



* Confederate President Jefferson Davis caught

* Mention of him wearing women's clothes

* Abraham Lincoln murder trial




The front page first column heads include: "JEFF. DAVIS" "Details Of His Capture" "His Camp 'Surprised at Daylight on the 10th Instant" "He Disguises Himself in His Wife's Clothing, and,... See More  

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$75.00
172886

On the assassination and funeral of Abraham Lincoln...

Item #172886

May 20, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1865  The front page has an article: "The Assassination" and another "President Lincoln's Funeral" and also includes illustrations of: "Ruins of Garrett's Barn...Where Booth Was Shot: and "Garrett's House, Where Booth Died" and: "Harold's House, Near the Washington Navy-Yard".

Inside has a ful... See More  

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$91.00
538734
Item #538734

May 20, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1865 (print only)  This is a single-page print. The page contains several Civil War era ads including one for "President Lincoln - His Portrait, with Comments on His life and Death - in Phrenological Journal...". See photos for details.

The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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$12.00
669801

Early article on croquet...

Item #669801

May 20, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 20, 1865  Inside has the earliest article on the game of croquet we have offered, headed: "The Game of Croquet" with much detail, taking over half a column.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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$37.00
671040

The capture of Jefferson Davis...

Item #671040

May 20, 1865

ARMY NAVY JOURNAL, New York, May 20, 1865 



* Capture of Jefferson Davis



The front page has an article headed "The Military Situation" and beginning: "The pursuit & capture of Jeff. Davis, the surrender of Taylor, and the concentration of the National Armies around Washington, are...the three principal military events worthy of consideration...".

Within is anothe... See More  

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$67.00
679509

Great reporting on the closing events of the Civil War...

Item #679509

May 21, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, May 21, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln's assassination

* Conspirators - assassins on trial

* Civil War closing events




A wealth of fine content on the closing events of the Civil War including front page: "JEFF. DAVIS" "The Southern Confederacy at Fortress Monroe" "Interesting Details of Their Capture" "Amusing Scenes at Jeff. Davis'... See More  

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$36.00
567077

Jefferson Davis Captured...

Item #567077

May 22, 1865

THE CIRCULAR, Mount Tom, Connecticut, dated May 22, 1865 On the backpage of the issue is a report on the capture of Confederate President Jefferson Davis. " Jefferson Davis, with his wife and personal suite, were surprised and captured... Davis was endeavoring to escape disguised in female apparel." This publication is a small size newspaper from the famous Oneida Community in Ne
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$37.00
584466

Returning soldiers from the Civil War... Jefferson Davis' plight...

Item #584466

May 24, 1865

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1865 



* When Johnny Comes Marching Home 

* Jefferson Davis in custody
 



All of the front page is taken up with text relating to the first column heads: "REVIEW OF THE ARMIES", "Nearly a Hundred Thousand Veterans in the Lines", "Grateful Recognition of Gallant Officers", "Wreaths of Laurel & Beautiful Bo
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$34.00
668421

Soldiers return home as heroes... Fate of Jeff Davis...

Item #668421

May 25, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, May 25, 1865 



* Civil War soldiers coming home

* Jefferson Davis in jail




Among the front page column heads are: "REVIEW OF THE ARMIES" "The Second & Last Day of the Great Pageant" "Reception of the Armies of Tennessee and Georgia" "How the Heroes of the Greatest March on Record were Received" and more (see images).

The back ... See More  

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674189

"When Johnny comes marching home..."

Item #674189

May 25, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, May 25, 1865



* When Johnny Comes Marching Home

* Civil War soldiers welcome home




The first column has a nice stack of column heads on a parade of returning soldiers headed: "THE REVIEW" "Sherman's Veterans on Parade" "The Conquerors of Georgia & South Carolina in Penna. Ave." "Sherman's 'Bummers' on Their Good Behavior ... See More  

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$38.00
620642

Jeff Davis as a prisoner...

Item #620642

May 25, 1865

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, May 25, 1865  The back page has over a full column taken up with: "Jeff Davis As a Prisoner" which has much detail. Pg. 3 has; "Sherman Serenaded" & "Gen. Sherman's Letter" & more.

Four pages, nice condition.

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$28.00
664002

Celebrating returning Civil War soldiers...

Item #664002

May 25, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 25, 1865 



* When Johnny Comes Marching Home

* Civil War soldiers welcome home




The top of the first column on the ftpg. has a nice graphic of an eagle on the U.S. shield, plus: "REVIEW ! " "150,000 Veterans" "The Pageant On Wednesday" "The Armies of Tennessee and Georgia" "The Tattered Ensigns of the Republic" &quo... See More  

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$42.00
172888

Lincoln's funeral and more...

Item #172888

May 27, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 27, 1865  The front page features "Lewis Payne the Assassin" under guard, with text headed: "Capture of Davis", "Payne the Assassin" and "President Lincoln's Burial".

Inside includes a dramatic full page: "Charge of the Ninth Army Corps on Fort Mahone, April 3, 1865". A full page features a half page ill... See More  

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680025

Trial of Lincoln's conspirators... Jeff Davis...

Item #680025

May 27, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, May 27, 1865  The first column on the front page has nice heads: "THE TRIAL" "More Testimony About Mrs. Surratt's Eyesight & Christian Character" "Evidence In Behalf of O'Laughlin" "Authenticity of Alston's Letter to Jeff. Davis" "Everything Well, and Booth Bossing the Job" "Howell Cobb in Favor of Hanging... See More  

Item from Catalog 311 (released for October, 2021)...

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$38.00
662781

Formal end of the Civil War... Trial of Lincoln's conspirators...

Item #662781

May 29, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, May 29, 1865 



* Edmund Kirby Smith surrenders

* Abraham Lincoln murder trial

* Last battles of the Civil War




Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Trial Of The Assassins" "Unconditional Release of Persons Connected with Ford's Theatre" "The Trial Drawing To a Close" "END OF THE REBELLION" "The Last Rebel Army Disbands"... See More  

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$66.00
621405

Closing events of the Civil War...

Item #621405

May 30, 1865

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, May 30, 1865  The top of page 2 column has heads: "Important Proclamations" "The Terms of Amnesty" "Provisional Government for North Carolina" "The Conspiracy Trial" and more related reports on the closing events of the Civil War.

Four pages, good condition.

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$36.00
678016

A rare title from the Civil War, just after the close of the Civil War...

Item #678016

May 31, 1865

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, May 31, 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 ferve... See More  

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$167.00
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