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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
654277

The day Lincoln was buried, in a newspaper from the city where he was buried...

Item #654277

May 04, 1865

ILLINOIS STATE JOURNAL, Springfield, May 4, 1865  Obviously a damaged newspaper 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 some content concerning the closing events of the Civil War and the trial of Lincoln's conspirators, the prime Lincoln content is on pa... See More  

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$648.00
172882
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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662299

On the assassination & funeral of Lincoln...

Item #662299

May 06, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 6, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln's burial

* Springfield, Illinois funeral




All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of the recent death of Abraham Lincoln with front page column heads including 'THE ASSASSINATION" "What the Government Can Prove" "A Crushing "Weight of Evidence" "Starling Developments to be Made!&q... See More  

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662748

On the assassination of Abraham Lincoln...

Item #662748

May 08, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 8, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln's assassination

* Springfield, Illinois funeral train




All columns on all pages are black-bordered for the death of Abraham Lincoln. The top of the ftpg. has: "THE ASSASSINATION" "Stir Among the Traitors in Canada" "Flight of Sanders & Tucker" "Whereabouts of the Head  Rebel" "He L... See More  

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$72.00
659731

Jeff Davis on the run... Another rebel general surrenders...

Item #659731

May 09, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, May 9, 1865 



* Dick Taylor surrenders

* Jefferson Davis on the run

* Union soldiers coming home




Among the front page column heads on the events immediately following the Civil War are: "HOMEWARD  BOUND" "The Army of the Potomac in Richmond" "40,000 Heroes March Through that City" "FLIGHT OF JEFF. DAVIS" "He Was at Washi... See More  

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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
664798

Lincoln's conspirators... Kirby Smith refuses to give up...

Item #664798

May 12, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, May 12, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln's conspirators

* Kirby Smith continues rebellion




The top of the ftpg. has a column headed: "THE CONSPIRACY" "Continuation of the Secret Military Trial at Washington" "How the Prisoners Are Confined" "Description of the Cells in Which They are Placed" and more.

This is the trial of those wh... See More  

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172884
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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666283

The trial of Lincoln's conspirators...

Item #666283

May 13, 1865

THE WORLD, New York May 13, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln's assassination

* Conspirators - assassins on trial

* Civil War closing events




he ftpg. has a nice stack of column heads on the conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln, with: "The Conspiracy" "Progress of the Secret Trials at Washington" "Reverdy Johnson Said to Have Agreed to Defend Mrs. Surratt" ... 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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646011

Jefferson Davis is captured...

Item #646011

May 15, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 15, 1865  The first column of the front page has some very nice heads in larger type than normal announcing the capture of the President of the Confederacy, Jeff Davis, including: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT" "THE CAPTURE OF JEFF. DAVIS" "He is Surprised at Irwinsville, Ga., on the 10th" "Jeff. Tries to Escape in Women's Clothes" "A... See More  

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$153.00
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
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
654988

Capture of Jefferson Davis...

Item #654988

May 20, 1865

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, May 20, 1865 



* Jefferson Davis captured in Woman's clothes



Page 4 has a column head: "Capture Of Jeff Davis" which begins: "The following details of the capture of Jefferson Davis, while attempting to escape in his wife's clothes, have just been received from Major General Wilson..." and what follows are the details in 3 repor... See More  

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$43.00
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
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  

Item from Catalog 298 (released for September, 2020)...

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$67.00
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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633010

Details on the capture of Jeff. Davis...

Item #633010

May 24, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, May 24, 1865 



* Jefferson Davis captured in Woman's clothes



Half of the first column on the front page is taken up with great heads on the parade of returning Civil War soldiers, including: "THE REVIEW", "The Grand Army of the Potomac Marching Through Pennsylvania Ave.", "The Great Military Pageant of the Age", "The Honors To The B... See More  

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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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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
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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643706

Nice end-of-war reports...

Item #643706

May 26, 1865

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 26, 1865 



* Closing events on the Civil War

* re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination




Pages 2 & 3 have some nice items relating to the end of the Civil War with: "The Distinguished Traitors" 'Kirby Smith in a Tight Place" "More Testimony Against Dr. Mudd" "Preparations for Blowing Up Libby Prison" &q... See More  

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668493

Liberator, from the end of the war... Arrest of Jeff. Davis...

Item #668493

May 26, 1865

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, May 26, 1865 



* Rare anti-slavery title



This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated.

Much of the issue is taken up with reports from the: "American Anti-Slavery Society". Other bits relating to... See More  

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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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653828

Jefferson Davis indicted for treason...

Item #653828

May 27, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, May 27, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln Murder - Trial of the conspirators

* Jefferson Davis indictment for treason




Among the ftpg. column heads are: "INDICTMENT OF DAVIS" "The Arch-Traitor to be Tried for Treason" "His Offence the Levying of War on Fort Stevens" "Davis to be Tried in the City of Washington" and: "TRIAL OF THE ASSASS... See More  

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670058

Artemus Ward on the Mormons...

Item #670058

May 27, 1865

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, May 27, 1865  The back page has over a full column taken up with: "Scenes Among The Shakers, Mormons, etc. by Artemus Ward", the famed comic writer, a contemporary with Mark Twain. This article comes under the heading: "Wit And Humor".

Eight pages, irregular at the spine margin, some fold wear, generally good.... See More  

Item from Catalog 299 (released for October, 2020)...

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$57.00
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
664000

End of fighting in the Civil War.

Item #664000

May 29, 1865

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE: May 29, 1865 



* Edmund Kirby Smith surrenders

* re. Jefferson Davis capture

* Last battles of the Civil War




The top of the first column has an embellishment beneath which is: "PEACE ! " "Kirby Smith Surrenders" "The Old Flag Waves From Maine to the Rio Grande!". Also on the front page is: "JEFF DAVIS" "An Of
... See More  

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$47.00
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
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