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676075

A 5 Issue Set! 1861-1865 Harper&#x27;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
676072

Battle of Port Hudson in a rare Confederate title...

Item #676072

March 16, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, March 16, 1863 



* Very rare Confederate title

* Battle of Port Hudson




If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it bec... See More  

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676058

Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians... Praise for colored soldiers...

Item #676058

January 02, 1864

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Jan. 2, 1864  Among the front page first column stack of Civil War heads are: "DAWN OF ANOTHER YEAR" "Our Armies Quiescent" "The Fight on the Hiawassie" "Fatal Defeat of Gen. Wheeler's Cavalry" "/the Union Case I Arkansas".

Additionally--and rather unusual--are ftpg. heads: " 'Kit Carson's' War ... See More  

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676053

Rare portrait of John Wilkes Booth on the front page...

Item #676053

April 17, 1865

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, April 17, 1865  This is one of the most desired post-April 15 issues reporting on the assassination of Abraham Lincoln as the front page features a rare print headed: "J. Wilkes Booth, The Assassin" beneath which is a map of the vicinity of Ford's Theater and the streets from which Booth made his escape.

Rarely did John Wilkes Booth's image appear... See More  

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676051

Nice & dramatic issue almost entirely devoted to the Lincoln assassination: with a print of Booth...

Item #676051

April 15, 1865

THE EVENING TELEGRAPH, Philadelphia, April 15, 1865  Although we have offered a large number of April 15th issues on Lincoln's assassination, this is the first of this title we have had, and it is a nice one as well.

The first column has two stacked of heads on the assassination news including: "DEATH OF TGHE PRESIDENT" "The National Horror" "Assassination OF The... See More  

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676013

Colored People Discussion with the President...

Item #676013

November 02, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES Nov. 2, 1862.  Page 4 contains an article: "MEMORIAL TO THE PRESIDENT FROM COLORED MEN".  This article contains the letter from some blacks in Washington DC to the President.  The letter was written concerning their opportunity for Emigration.

Eight pages, very nice condition.

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675998

Perhaps the definitive Battle of Gettysburg issue...

Item #675998

July 06, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 6, 1863  A terrific issue reporting the result of the very historic Battle of Gettysburg, with nearly two-thirds of the front pages first column taken up with related heads, atop of which is a nice patriotic emblem.

They include: "THE GREAT VICTORY" "The Rebel Army Totally Defeated" "Its Remains Driven Into the Mountains" "It is There... See More  

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675996

The day Lincoln was shot... Reporting the surrender of Lee to Grant...

Item #675996

April 14, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1865  The headlines of the day would be far from the event that would shock the nation later that evening.

The headlines portrayed a nation beginning to heal from its wounds with the end of the Civil War, with: "The Era Of Peace" "The Closing Up of the War" "The Military Establishment to be Reduced" & more. The text would begin with... See More  

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675995

Surrender of Lee at Appomattox...

Item #675995

April 15, 1865

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, April 15, 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. 

This issue is dated the day Abraham Lincoln died. The ftpg. is entirely taken up with an article headed: "The Campaign In Virginia" which begins: "The campaign i... See More  

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675994

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

Item #675994

April 21, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 21, 1865  Although somewhat inconspicuous, perhaps the most notable item within this black bordered issue is the mention of the mourning services held at The Congregation Sherith Israel [Shearith Israel] on behalf of the late President.

Synagogues did not often receive the same coverage as other places of worship, and the fact that the Congregation Shearith Israel (of... See More  

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675993

The Abraham Lincoln funeral...

Item #675993

April 19, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES,  April 19, 1865  A great issue, as the front page is  entirely taken up with reports on the funeral of President Abraham Lincoln as well as some closing reports on the Civil War.

Front page heads include: "THE ASSASSINATION" "The Last Marks of Respect to Our Late President" "Immense Throng to Visit the Remains" "Preparations for th... See More  

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675992

Fine reporting on Lincoln's first inauguration...

Item #675992

March 09, 1861

SATURDAY COURANT, Clinton, Massachusetts, March 9, 1861  There are several articles on page 2 which have nice commentary on Abraham Lincoln's first inauguration including a full column editorial headed: "Mr. Lincoln's Address" is a nice analysis. Also: "Mr. Lincoln and His Inaugural" begins: "It is understood that the Address was printed before Mr. Lincoln lef... See More  

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675991

With a portrait of Harold, Booth's accomplice...

Item #675991

May 19, 1865

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, May 19, 1865  This is one of very few issues we've seen which has a front page portrait of; "DAVID C. HAROLD, the Accomplice of Booth in the Murder of President Lincoln" with an article on him. Also a print of: "The Prisoners' Manacles".

The first column heads include: "THE ASSASSINS!" "Trial of Booth's Accomplices!&qu... See More  

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675989

Perhaps the best Lincoln funeral issue to be had...

Item #675989

April 25, 1865

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, April 25, 1865  I have always considered this to be the most dramatic issue on the Lincoln funeral we have ever encountered, and we've had many great issues of the era. This title and date remain very elusive, and for good reason.

Most of the front page is taken up with a huge engraving with a banner heading: "PRESIDENT LINCOLN'S REMAINS IN INDEPE... See More  

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675988

Perhaps the best Lincoln funeral issue to be had...

Item #675988

April 25, 1865

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, April 25, 1865  I have always considered this to be the most dramatic issue on the Lincoln funeral we have ever encountered, and we've had many great issues of the era. This title and date remain very elusive, and for good reason.

Most of the front page is taken up with a huge engraving with a banner heading: "PRESIDENT LINCOLN'S REMAINS IN INDEPE... See More  

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675956

The fort Pillow massacre... Battles at Paducah and Olustee...

Item #675956

April 16, 1864

THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 16, 1864



* Dramatic coverage of the Fort Pillow Massacre

* The Battles of Paducah and Olustee



The front page has dramatic, single-column headlines related to the massacre and atrocities at Fort Pillow. see images for details. Coverage mentions the slaughter of many black soldiers, woman, and children, along with a handful of blacks being buried alive.

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675955

Confederate reporting on the Civil War... Reward for Benjamin Butler...

Item #675955

January 10, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 10, 1863 



* General  Benjamin "The Beast" Butler reward

* From the origin of the Civil War




Printed in the dateline is: "Confederate States of America" which is rarely found on Southern newspapers.

On the front page at the top of the first column is: "The Naval Victory At Galveston" "Official From Ge... See More  

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675951

The "Confederate" newspaper from Kentucky...

Item #675951

May 15, 1861

LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, May 15, 1861 



* Rare pro-Confederate title



Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confederate & the "Journal&q... See More  

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675950

Confederacy in Petersburg...

Item #675950

March 04, 1863

THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, March 4, 1863 



* Rare Confederate title



Petersburg was a critical city to the Confederacy, located not far south of the capital of Richmond, and the focus of a six month long siege when ended in early April, 1865, when Lee withdrew his troops from Petersburg and urged Jefferson Davis to remove the capital from Richmond. The war would end shortl... See More  

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675907

Abraham Lincoln's funeral...

Item #675907

April 23, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 23, 1865  Among the first column heads on the Lincoln funeral are: "THE FUNERAL" "Removal of the Remains of the President from Harrisburg to Philadelphia" "The Reception in the City of Brotherly Love" "Programme of the Funeral in New York" "The Lincoln Monument".

Much more related converge on pages 5 and 8 including: &q... See More  

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675848

Front page print shows Lincoln being assassinated...

Item #675848

April 29, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Apr. 29, 1865  This issue remains one of the most desired for this historic, tragic event, as it is one of the only newspapers in the country which included a front page graphic showing the actual assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Over half of the front page is taken up with a very dramatic print captioned: "Assassination of President ... See More  

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675847

Lincoln's last public speech and last proclamation...

Item #675847

April 12, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 12, 1865   This issue was printed just 2 days prior to Lincoln's assassination, with the front page containing what is noted as Lincoln's last speech.

The front page heads include: "OUR VICTORIES" "Important Speech of President Lincoln" "His Views on the Peace, Reconstruction & Emancipation Questions" "Splendid Compli... See More  

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675846

Funeral of Abraham Lincoln...

Item #675846

April 26, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, April 26, 1865  The front page has some nice first column heads including: "THE OBSEQUIES" "Sombre Grandeur of the Funeral Pageant" "Sixty Thousand Citizens in the Funeral Procession" "The Closing Scenes About the Coffin & in the Streets" "Departure of The Funeral Train" and more.

The entire front page is taken up with rep... See More  

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675845

The Gettysburg Address...

Item #675845

November 28, 1863

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Nov. 28, 1863  Page 3 contains a report headed: "The Gettysburg Ceremonies" "Description of the Battle-Field and Consecration Exercises" as well as one of the most memorable speeches ever given by a President.

The article takes nearly two columns and contains much reporting on the ceremonies in Gettysburg, less than 5 months after the pivotal batt... See More  

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675646

Battle of Bull Run...

Item #675646

July 25, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1861 (for quote)



In addition to what it shown below, the front page list of the killed and wounded on page 1 includes John Melchior in column two.



* First Battle of Bull Run - Manassas, Virginia

* 1st major land battle of the American Civil War




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT REBELLION" "Vigorous Measures Ina... See More  

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675553

A slave mother's attempted escape... General Burnside resigns...

Item #675553

January 29, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 29, 1863  Page 3 has a short, but moving account: "Fearful Struggle for Freedom by a Slave Mother", followed by details of her attempted escape with her child. See the image for a heart-wrenching quote.

Page 5 has: "Gen. Burnside Tenders His Resignation", followed by, "The President Declines to Accept It."

Among the front page one column ... See More  

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675521

The French in Mexico, featuring a map...

Item #675521

January 29, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 29, 1863 



* Front Page Map of Mexico

* Port Hudson MS

* Vicksburg, Mississippi




The front page. has a large map headed: "THE FRENCH IN MEXICO. Operations of the French Army--The Route of the Troops from Vera Cruz to the Mexican Capital" with related front page heads as well.

There are also front page Civil War reports including: "Rebel Army Under G... See More  

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675475

1865 Abraham Lincoln murder trial...

Item #675475

June 15, 1865

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 15, 1865.



* re. Abraham Lincoln assassination

* Trial of the assassins - conspirators




This issue is loaded with advertisements and post Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following one column headings: "THE ASSASSINATION" "Payne's Pretended Insanity" and more.

Complete with all 8 pages, unc... See More  

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675435

Three Harper's Weekly issues... You pick three...

Item #675435
YOU PICK THREE



To introduce our members to Harper's Weekly Illustrated (or to provide an opportunity to expand the collections of those who are already familiar with them), through Wednesday, December 16, 2020 we are offering a set of 3 issues of Harper's Weekly at a huge discount for the set. AND, the best news of all? You get to select the issues you want from a list of over 600 issue... See More  

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675393

Front page reports on the Civil War...

Item #675393

September 08, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 8, 1861  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "General McClellan's Sunder Order" "Thirty Sentences of Death" "Pickets Captured--Rebels in Rage" "Sharp Work Among Pickets" "Boldness of the Rebel Officers" "The Rebels' Departmental Correspondence" and ... See More  

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675392

Battle of Blue Mills Landing...

Item #675392

September 28, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 28, 1861  Among the inside page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "The Second Army Power" "A Winter Campaign" "Particulars of the Battle of Blue Mills Landing" "A Visit to Gen. Fremont" and more.

Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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675391

Loss due to friendly fire...

Item #675391

September 30, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 30, 1861  Among the inside page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Evacuation of Munson's Hill" "Rebel Batteries & Force at Humbug" "An Advance Upon Falls Church" "Collision Between Our Own Troops" "A Friendly Interview With the Rebels" and much more.

Eight pages, never-trimme... See More  

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675390

The fall of Lexington, Missouri...

Item #675390

September 27, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 27, 1861  Among the inside page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "The Expedition to Charleston" "Suicide by a Sentenced Soldier" "Gallant Behavior of Our Men" "Reports From the Enemy" "Interesting From Missouri - The Fall of Lexington" "Gen. Lane Meets a Superior Force" &quo... See More  

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675389

Beauregard's official report on the Battle of Bull Run...

Item #675389

September 12, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 12, 1861  Among the inside page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Success of the Expedition" "An Attack of the Rebels Repulsed" "Sharp Skirmishing" "The Prisoners at Fort Lafayette" "Rebel Battery Silenced" "From Kentucky - The Rebel Troops Orders to Leave" and much more.

N... See More  

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675388

On Fremont's controversial emancipation proclamation...

Item #675388

September 06, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 6, 1861  Among the inside page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Gov. Gamble & Gen. Fremont" "Army Appointments" "Death of A Leading Rebel" "Jeff. Davis's Death Believed in Louisville" "Condition of the Rebel Army" "Bombardment of Galveston".

Page 6 has a report con... See More  

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675387
Item #675387

September 25, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 25, 1861  Among the inside page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Gen. Fremont & the Rebels in Lexington" "He is to March Against them in Person" "Second Fire Zouave Officers Arrested" "Skirmishing by Pickets" "The Siege of Lexington" and much more.

Eight pages, never-trimmed mar... See More  

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675386

Buckner the traitor...

Item #675386

September 23, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 23, 1861  Among the inside page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Union Troops in Santa Fe" "Latest from Kentucky" "Movement of Buckner the Traitor" "He Seizes the Town of Bowling Green" "Proclamation by General Anderson" "Dreadful Slaughter of Rebels" "800 Rebels Taken... See More  

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675384

Great print of the new United States Treasury Note...

Item #675384

September 14, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 14, 1861  Of special interest is very very nice page 6 print of the new: "United States Treasury Notes" including the 5 coupons attached. Beneath the print is the detailed: "Description of the Notes".

Among the inside page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Important From Western Virginia" "Return o... See More  

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675379

War movements or Robert E. Lee...

Item #675379

September 09, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 9, 1861  Inside pages have war-related column heads including: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "The Occupation of Pickets" "Movements of General Lee" "The Intentions of the Rebels" "The Next Collision" "From Hatteras Inlet" "Abandonment of Ocracoke Forts" and more.

Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, nice c... See More  

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675378

Latest news from the Civil War...

Item #675378

September 10, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 10, 1861  Inside pages have war-related column heads including: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Names of Soldiers Recently Captured" "The Payment of Troops" "The Cost of Transporting Soldiers" "An Imprisoned Traitor Complaining" and more.

Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, a few minor margin tears, good condition.

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675377

Union and rebel officers meet...

Item #675377

September 11, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 11, 1861  Inside pages have war-related column heads including: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Meeting of Union and Rebel Officers" "A Consultation on Picket Firing" "The Colors of the 79th Restored" "The Latest War News" "The Civil War in America" and more.

Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, a few minor margin te... See More  

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675376

The situation with escaped slaves...

Item #675376

September 24, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 24, 1861  Civil War reports are inside, including: "The War For the Union" "The Capture of Lexington Confirmed" "Where The Blame is to Rest" "The Condition of Escaped Slaves" and more.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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675375

Latest on Lincoln & Fremont's emancipation proclamation...

Item #675375

September 16, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 16, 1861  Inside pages have war-related column heads including: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "The President and Gen. Fremont" which relates to Fremont's emancipation proclamation issued beyond his authority to do so; "The Advances of the Rebels" "the Reported Wreck of the Sumter" "Gen. Lee in Command of the Rebels" "... See More  

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675374

Latest news from the Civil War...

Item #675374

September 26, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 26, 1861  Inside pages have war-related column heads including: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "A Skirmish with 6,000 On Each Side" "The Rebels Stand but a Few Minutes" "Gen. Fremont & the Government" "Drafting in Iowa Forbidden" and more.

Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, a few minor margin tears, good condition.

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675351

Death of Jefferson Davis...

Item #675351

September 05, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 45, 1861  Among the Civil War reports on inside pages are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Skirmish Near Great Falls" "Rebel Forays in Kentucky & Missouri" "Bombardment of Galveston" Important Arrest of Rebels" "The Late Naval Victory" & much more.

An interesting report: "The Death of Jefferson Davis" &... See More  

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675350

Did Jefferson Davis die?

Item #675350

September 04, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 4, 1861  Among the Civil War reports on inside pages are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Jefferson Davis" which is on the rumored that he had died; "Promotions by Gen. McClellan" "The Advance of the Rebels" "Kentucky All Right" "Neutrality to Be Abandoned" "The Victory at Hatteras" "Change of Confeder... See More  

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675349

The war for the Union... On Fremont's proclamation...

Item #675349

September 03, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 3, 1861  Among the Civil War reports on inside pages are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "The Response to Gen. Fremont's Proclamation" "How It is Received by the Government" which relate to General Butler issue an emancipation proclamation without proper authority.

Also: "The Condition of Affairs in Kentucky" ""Another Vi... 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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675339

John Wilkes Booth 3 years before his notoriety...

Item #675339

March 28, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 28, 1862  The front page contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth. 

See the photo for the complete ad which notes the listing of the cast, including: "And Last Night but One of the app... See More  

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675338

John Wilkes Booth 3 years before his notoriety...

Item #675338

March 27, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 27, 1862  Near the top of the front page contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production of The Apostate at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth. 

See the photo for the complete ad which notes the listing of the cast, including: "L... See More  

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