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672797

Civil War news from a Confederate newspaper...

Item #672797

September 07, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Sept. 7, 1863 



* From the origin of the American Civil War



This is one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States of America" in their dateline.

Front page reports include: "From Richmond" "From Tennessee--Affairs In Gen. Bragg's Department" "From the West & Southwest" "Bombar... See More  

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672764

Rare Confederate title with much front page war reporting...

Item #672764

December 06, 1862

DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN, Jackson, Dec. 6, 1862  Certainly one of the more rare Confederate titles we have offered.

Among the articles on the front page: "The Way to Peace" "Aid to Gen. Price's Army--Handsome Acknowledgements" "Frightful Wickedness" "Resisting the Draft" "Gallant Little Affair at Bolivar Point" "Letter from Grenada" ... See More  

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672762

The Emancipation Proclamation...

Item #672762

January 02, 1863

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, January 2, 1863  The back page begins with: "News By Telegraph" "News From Washington" "The Emancipation Proclamation". Hereafter is the text of the famous document headed: "By The President Of The United States Of America--A Proclamation." The text reads in part: "...That on the first day of January, in... See More  

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672642

The famous case of Margaret Garner, escaped slave...

Item #672642

June 10, 1864

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, June 10, 1864  A feature of this famous anti-slavery newspaper is the ornate masthead which has prints of slaves being sold, and slaves being emancipated.

Over half of the bkpg. is taken up with: "The Case of Margaret Garner - A Vindication of Gov. Chase". See the web for more on her, a renowned case because, being an escaped slave, she chose to kill her daug... See More  

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672641

Re-nomination of Lincoln for the Presidency...

Item #672641

June 17, 1864

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, June 17, 1864 



* Rare anti-slavery title

* Abraham, Lincoln nomination

* American Civil War era




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.

Page 2 has a report from: "The Baltimore Convention&quo... See More  

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672640

Lincoln is formally nominated for another 4 years...

Item #672640

July 08, 1864

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, July 8, 1864  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.

The front page has: "The Presidential Nomination" concerning Lincoln, which includes the letter to Abraham Lincoln noting near the beginning... See More  

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672638

Election of Abraham Lincoln... Much on slavery-related items...

Item #672638

November 11, 1864

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Nov. 11, 1864  This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by William Lloyd Garrison, featuring a terrific masthead with 3 vignettes including a slave auction and slaves being emancipated.

A significant issue in that it reports the election of Abraham Lincoln as President, with a page 2 column head: "Abraham Lincoln Re-Elected By An Overwhelming Majority!" &quo... See More  

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672637

The Bixby letter from Abraham Lincoln...

Item #672637

December 02, 1864

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Dec. 2, 1864  This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by William Lloyd Garrison, featuring a terrific masthead with 3 vignettes including a slave auction and slaves being emancipated.

Certainly the most significant content is the report on page 3 which is prefaced with: "The following letter was yesterday received...for Mrs. Bixby, the lady of this city referred... See More  

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672582

Abraham Lincoln's funeral...

Item #672582

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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672570

Reports of baseball games from during the Civil War...

Item #672570

July 05, 1862

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, July 5, 1862  Over one-third of page 4 has: "Base Ball" reports with details of five games and box scores for 3 of them. Uncommon to find much baseball reporting from during the Civil War.

Sixteen pages, 11 by 16 inches, some foxing and light damp staining, otherwise good.

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$37.00
672567

Bust of Colonel Robert Shaw by a woman of African & Indian descent...

Item #672567

December 09, 1864

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Dec. 9, 1864  A very famous anti-slavery newspaper published by the noted emancipator William Lloyd Garrison. The ornate engraving in the masthead features three scenes: a slave auction, an image of Jesus breaking the bonds of the oppressors, and a slave family about to depart for their journey to emancipation.

The front page has: "Catholic View of Emancipation&qu... See More  

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672540

Early print of the oil town of Franklin, Pennsylvania...

Item #672540

August 27, 1864

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Aug. 27, 1864  The front page features a nice and quite early print of: "The Petroleum Oil Fields at Franklin, Pennsylvania.

Eight pages, irregular at the spine from disbinding, some wear at margins.

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672509

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #672509

April 12, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, April 12, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

The front page has: "Eastern Intelligence" with various Civil War reports. Inside has more news of the day.

Four pages, nice condition.

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672495

1865 Wilmington, North Carolina...

Item #672495

February 23, 1865

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, February 23, 1865



* Capture of Fort Anderson

* Wilmington, North Carolina




Page 2 has various reports on the Civil War with one column headings. See images here.

Complete in 4 pages, this issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. a little creasing, gener... See More  

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672493

Battle of Port Royal Ferry...

Item #672493

January 07, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 7, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Battle of Port Royal Ferry" "Decisive Union Victory" "Sharp Skirmishing & Flight of the Rebels" "A Flag of Truce from the Rebels" "Sharp Fight With Rebels at Huntersville" "The Rebels Shelling Hancock, Md." "The Rebels Compelled to Retire" & more.

Ei... See More  

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$28.00
672491

Map of Charleston, South Carolina...

Item #672491

January 05, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 5, 1862  The front page features a large Civil War map headed: "IMPORTANT MOVEMENTS NEAR CHARLESTON, S. C." Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "IMPORTANT FROM THE SOUTH" "Operations on the Charleston and Savannah Railroad" "Seizure of the Station Near Charleston

* Desperate Battle and Defeat of the Rebels Near Por... See More  

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$52.00
672453

Creating Arlington National Cemetery...

Item #672453

July 15, 1864

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, July 15, 1864  This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by William Lloyd Garrison, featuring a terrific masthead with 3 vignettes including a slave auction and slaves being emancipated.

But certainly the most significant item is an inconspicuous report at the top of page 3: "Gen. Lee's Land" which essentially announces the creation of what we now know as... See More  

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672444

Report on the 1862 Battle of Antietam...

Item #672444

October 08, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 8, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate publication

* Battle of Antietam - Sharpsburg




Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery.

Among the various reports inside are: "To the Citizens of Columbus" "From Knoxville--News from Gen. Smith... See More  

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672442

Nice letter from a soldier in the war...

Item #672442

August 06, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 6, 1861  This is one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in their dateline.

While the ftpg. is taken up with ads, inside has some war content including: "The Utley Gun" "Demoralization of the 'Grand Army' " "In A Bad Fix"  and a great & lengthy lett... See More  

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672435

Battle of Fredericksburg...

Item #672435

December 30, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, December 30, 1862 



* Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia

* Confederate victory from rebel capital




The front page has a wealth of war-related news including items headed: "From Fredericksburg" "City Intelligence" "Communication with the North" "Forestalling and Corrupting Negro Labour" "The War In The Southwe... See More  

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672428

Confederates report on the Civil War...

Item #672428

February 10, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 10, 1862   Half of the front page is taken up with ads, plus some news from Europe, plus a column headed: "The Northern Congress".

Page 2 has more than two columns taken up with the always-interesting editorial, including in part: "...An unfound panic seems to pervade some parts of North Alabama People there anticipate an immediate desce... See More  

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672427

War news from the Confederacy...

Item #672427

June 02, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, June 2, 1864  A nice Confederate newspaper, and great to have an issue from the capital of the Confederacy.

The ftpg. includes: "The War News" with some good reporting on events just prior to Cold Harbor. Also on the ftpg. heads & subheads: "Very Latest From the North" "The Latest From General Johnston's Army" "The Tobac... See More  

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672426

With "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline...

Item #672426

December 28, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Dec. 28, 1863 



* From the origin of the Civil War



This was one of just a few Confederate newspapers that printed in the dateline: "Confederates States Of America".

Among the reports are three front page Acts of the Confederate Congress; "Siege of Charleston"  "Atrocities of the American War".

Most of the back... See More  

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672425

From Confederate New Orleans...

Item #672425

May 29, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, May 29, 1861  Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans a... See More  

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672424

Confederate newspaper from Montgomery, Alabama...

Item #672424

January 01, 1865

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Montgomery, Alabama, Jan. 1, 1865 



* Very Rare Confederate title from the "traveling" newspaper

* Memphis newspaper printed in Montgomery, Alabama

* A wealth of Civil War related reporting




If the title and city of publication seem to disagree, they do not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War.

Memphis was a Confederate stro... See More  

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672423

Confederate newspaper from Grenada, Mississippi...

Item #672423

August 25, 1862

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Aug. 25, 1862  If the title and city of publication seem to disagree, they do 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 became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the &qu... See More  

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672346

On the Emancipation Proclamation...

Item #672346

January 03, 1863

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Jan. 3, 1863  The issue of the day prior printed the historic Emancipation Proclamation by Abraham Lincoln, essentially declaring an end to slavery in the United States.

Not surprisingly this issue continues with that theme in its page 2 editorial headed: "The Doom of Slavery". One bit mentions: "...And in this struggle for power, slavery... See More  

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672325

Follow-up to the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #672325

July 09, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, July 9, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are several on the recent Battle of Gettysburg: "THE BATTLE FIELD AT GETTYSBURG" "Scenes After The Fight" "Appearance of the Ground" "Havoc of the Artillery" "The Lines of Assault & Defence" "Scenes of the Slaughter" "Effects of the Musketry in... See More  

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672323

Robert E. Lee announces the death of 'Stonewall' Jackson...

Item #672323

May 14, 1863

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 14, 1863 



* Confederate General Stonewall Jackson death

* From wound at Battle of Chancellorsville

* Robert E. Lee's official announcement




The top of the back page has a notable report: "The Death of Stonewall Jackson - Letter and Order From Gen. Lee". Included are two dispatches each signed by: R. E. Lee, the first conce... See More  

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672266

Expected rebel invasion...

Item #672266

November 16, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 16, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Projected Rebel Invasion" "An Expedition Sent from Wilmington to Halifax" "Later From Charleston" 'Bombardment of Sumter Still Progressing" "Renewed Rebel Desertions" "From the Army of the Potomac" 'Firing Heard Toward Stevensburg" &... See More  

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672265

Huge Civil War map makes this very displayable...

Item #672265

October 14, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 14, 1863 



* Extra-large Civil War Map for display



Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the terrific front page, as 80% of it is taken up with a huge Civil War map headed: "THE MILITARY SITUATION. Map of the present Scene of Active Operations in Eastern Tennessee and Georgia." A wealth of Civil War reporting on pages 2 and 3.

Twelve pages, very ni... See More  

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$84.00
672228

General Forrest threatens a raid...

Item #672228

October 06, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 6, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Threatening Raid by the Rebels Under Forrest" "Intent of the Rebel Attack on McMinnsville" "Rebel Views of the Situation" "Gen. Rosecrans's Position Acknowledged Impregnable" and much more.

Eight pages, good condition.

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672227

Robert E. Lee makes a failed move...

Item #672227

October 16, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 16, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Desperate flank Movement by Lee!" "Attempt of the Rebels to Get Between Our Army & Washington" "Enemy Driven Back by the Second Corps" Probable Battle at Bull Run" "Recrossing of the Tennessee by Wheeler's Troops" "Important Movement of Bragg&#... See More  

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672226

Military command have changed...

Item #672226

October 23, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 23, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Division of the Mississippi" "Departments of the Cumberland, Tennessee, Ohio, and Vicksburg Included in Gen. Grant's Command" "Gens. Hooker & Sherman to Command their Respective Corps" "Escape of General Lee Across the Rapidan" "The Grant Battle Avo... See More  

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672225

General Lee's and General Bragg's armies...

Item #672225

October 29, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 29, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: Gen. Grant's Dept." "Grand Flanking Movement by Lee's and Bragg's Armies" "Rebels Marching from Virginia to Tennessee" "The Line of the Rappahannock to be Defended by Lee" "Cavalry Right at Bealton Station" "Daring Raids by the Enemy" &... See More  

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672224

Rebel guerrillas... Army of the Potomac...

Item #672224

November 07, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 7, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Army of the Potomac in Motion" "The Warrenton Route to Richmond Abandoned!" "The Siege of Charleston" "The Fenian Brotherhood" "Increased Audacity of Rebel Guerrillas" "Gen. Grant's Dept." "Enemy Still Firing from Lookout Mountain... See More  

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672223

General Meade on the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #672223

November 12, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 12, 1863 



* Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

* General George Meade official report




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Rebel Army Concentrated on the Rapidan" "Presentation of Colors to General Meade" "Official Report of the Late Engagements & of the Battle of Gettysburg" "The Main Army at Rodgersv... See More  

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672222

Fighting near Knoxville... Escape of Union prisoners...

Item #672222

November 21, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 21, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From East Tennessee" "Gen. Burnside Announces Himself All Right, Yet all Wrong" "Continued Fighting All About Knoxville" "Our Soldiers In Richmond" "Escape of 33 Prisoners from Castle Thunder" "Capture of Brazos Island, Bienville, and Point Isabel... See More  

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672221

Success at Chattanooga...

Item #672221

November 28, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 28, 1863 



* Battles of Missionary Ridge & Lookout Mountain



Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "VIRGINIA" "A Battle & a Victory South of the Rapidan" "Gen. Meade Reported Successful at All Points: "CHATTANOOGA" "The Enemy Totally Routed & Flying in Panic" "Bragg Attempts a Stand a... See More  

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672220

General Grant, General Sherman...

Item #672220

December 08, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 8, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "General Grant's Dept." "Longstreet Certainly Retreating Toward Virginia" "The Siege of Knoxville Raised Dec. 4" "Gens. Sherman and Foster Pursuing Along the Holston River" "The Enemy Advancing on Maysfield, Ky." "The Siege of Charleston" &... See More  

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672212

1863 Capture of the Chesapeake...

Item #672212

December 18, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 18, 1863 



* Chesapeake Affair



Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Capture of The Chesapeake" ":The Vessel Taken In Sambro Harbor, Near Halifax, Yesterday" "Escape of Most of the Crew" "News From Washington" "Supplies to Richmond Prisoners".

Eight pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$27.00
672211

General Grant's great campaign...

Item #672211

December 29, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 29, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Gen. Grant's Department" "Guerrilla Raids in Front" "Another Demonstration by Morgan Apprehended" "Longstreet's Movements Interpreted" "A Concise Narrative of Gen. Grant's late Campaign" "Proposed Reorganization of Gen. Meade's Arm... See More  

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672167

When this famous title was a newspaper...

Item #672167

October 08, 1864

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Oct. 8, 1864  The front page features a print of: "The Pneumatic Railroad in the Grounds of the Crystal Palace, London". A related article is on page 4. Page 3 has one-third of a column of Civil War reports.

Eight pages, binding slits at the blank spine, minor wear at the margins.

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672150

Fourteen issues of the Saturday Evening Post from the Civil War...

Item #672150

September 10, 1864

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, 1864-1865  A lot of 14 issues of this famous publication when it was a newspaper, but more commonly known when it was a magazine of the 20th century.

Eight pages with just several paragraphs of Civil War reporting on page 3, otherwise mostly literary content. All but 3 issues have a print on the front page as well. Never-trimmed margins, some mild mar... See More  

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$59.00
672149

Thirteen issues of the Saturday Evening Post from the Civil War...

Item #672149

September 10, 1864

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, 1864  A lot of 13 issues of this famous publication when it was a newspaper, but more commonly known when it was a magazine of the 20th century.

Eight pages with just several paragraphs of Civil War reporting on page 3, otherwise mostly literary content. All issues have a print on the front page as well. Never-trimmed margins, some mild margin wear, b... See More  

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672139

Rare title published exclusively during the Civil War...

Item #672139

December 01, 1863

THE CONNECTICUT WAR RECORD, New Haven, July, 1864  A volume I issue of a rare title published exclusively during the Civil War existing from just 1863-1865.

The prospectus for the next volume notes: "The war continues & the patriotic sons of Connecticut are still battling with matchless valor to save our splendid nation...heroic achievements must be recorded faithfully & in perm... See More  

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672127

Rare Confederate title with a report from Robert E. Lee...

Item #672127

October 22, 1862

DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN, Jackson, Oct. 22, 1862  Certainly one of the more rare Confederate titles we have offered. This is a volume one issue.

Among the articles within are: "Signs of Trouble in Yankeedom" "Great Raid by Gen. Stuart" "Resisting the Draft" "Fortifications on the Mississippi River" "The Revolution in East Tennessee" and more. Also... See More  

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672126

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

Item #672126

April 24, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1865  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, Philadelphia" "Scenes There Yesterday" "Immense Crowds of People Throughout the Day" "Severa... See More  

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672041

Jeff Davis' qualifications ridiculed...

Item #672041

January 13, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 13, 1865 



* Confederates falling apart

* Rebels turning against the rebellion

* Deserters become more visible




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "The Crusade Against Jeff. Davis" "His Military Qualifications Ridiculed" "SHERMAN" "Sherman's Rule in Savannah" "GRANT" a... See More  

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$32.00
672032

Great reporting on the Seven Days' Battles...

Item #672032

July 04, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 4, 1862 



* Seven Days' Battles

* George. B. McClellan




Among the first column heads on the Civil War are: "From General McClellan's Army" "The Enemy Still Press On" "The Rebels Retreat in Disorder" "We Capture 2,000 Prisoners" "General Magruder Taken Prisoner" "Details of the Fighting" "Remar... See More  

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$39.00
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