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671065
Item #671065

December 09, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 9, 1864



* William T. Sherman

* March to the sea




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR IN GEORGIA" "Latest News From Sherman" "His Army Between the Ogechee & Savannah Rivers" "The Rebels, as usual, Claim the Advantage" "But Sherman Marches On" "Probable Attack On Savannah"

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$35.00
671063

News from the Confederacy...

Item #671063

October 31, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 31, 1862  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: "From the Army of the Potomac" "An Immense Train" "Progress & Events of the War" "Columbus Guards & Columbus Volunt... See More  

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671044

Confederate newspaper from Raleigh, near the end of the war...

Item #671044

November 23, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 23, 1864 



* Rare Confederate title

* Civil War nears the end




Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War.

The front page includes: "From G... See More  

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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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671031

"Memphis" newspaper printed in Atlanta, Georgia... John Mosby (Gray Ghost) mention... extensive war reporting...

Item #671031

January 22, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Jan. 22, 1864  See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper. Among the front page items are: "Late from the United States" "From Texas" "Yankee Atrocities in North Carolina--Their Own Confessions" "Late from the North" "How They Raise Troops in the North" "Letter ... See More  

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671026

Fort Donelson & Clarksville, Tennessee....

Item #671026

February 20, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, February 20, 1862  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "Important From Tennessee" "Evacuation of the Rebel Forts at Clarksville" "Additional Details of the Fight at Fort Donelson" Progress of the Expedition Against Savannah" and more.

Complete in eight pages, nice condition.

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671025

Great map and report on the capture of Fort Donelson...

Item #671025

February 18, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 18, 1862  The front page is dominated by a very large and very detailed map headed: "CAPTURE OF FORT DONELSON" "The Relative Position Between that Point and the Most Important Rebel Location in Kentucky & Tennessee--The March off the Union Forces."

Nice first column heads include: "Another Glorious Victory of the Union Arms" "Compl... See More  

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671014

Sherman's advance...

Item #671014

December 08, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 8, 1864  Among the front page Civil War column heads are: "SHERMAN'S PROGRESS" "Rebel Reports of His Whereabouts" "His Cavalry on the Savannah River" "Where He Will Probably Cross that Stream" "Rebel Fears & Speculations" "How the Georgia Militia Charged Sherman's Veterans" "The War In Tennessee&... See More  

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671013

Sherman's march to the sea...

Item #671013

December 06, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 6, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GEORGIA CAMPAIGN" "Reports From Savannah to Dec. 2" "Sherman's Cavalry Within Six Miles of the City" "Citizens of all Classes in the Trenches" "Rebel Reports of Sherman's Position" "Boastful Predictions of His Defeat" "The War In T... See More  

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671012

Sherman everywhere...

Item #671012

December 05, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 5, 1864  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S ARMY" "It's Steady Progress Eastward" "Sherman Meeting with Little Resistance from the Rebels" "The Rebels Wonder where He is Going" "They Admit that he will Reach the Atlantic" "The War In Tennessee" "Heavy Skirmishing I... See More  

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671011

General Sherman's army...

Item #671011

December 03, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 3, 1864  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S ARMY" "Official Dispatch from Gen. Grant "The Oconee River Crossed" "The Success of Sherman's Campaign Admitted" "FROM NASHVILLE" "Hood Demonstrating Toward Murfreesboro" "Further Details of the Battle of Franklin" "The Rebel... See More  

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671010

Sherman advancing through Georgia...

Item #671010

December 02, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 2, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "GEORGIA" "Later From Gen. Sherman" "Savannah & Augusta Papers to Nov. 26" "Sherman Still Reported on the Oconee" "Rebel Troops Concentrating at Augusta" "Bragg Brings Reinforcements from Wilmington" "TENNESSEE" "A Severe Battle a... See More  

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671009

Sherman's march to the sea... Augusta, Georgia...

Item #671009

December 01, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 1, 1864 



* General William T. Sherman

* March to the Sea - Augusta GA




Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are:  "GEN. SHERMAN'S ARMY" "Contradictory Reports about the Crossing of the Oconee River" "Arrival of Rebel Reinforcements at Augusta" "Attempted Escape of Union Prisoners at Salisbury, N.C." "T... See More  

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671008

General Hood is repulsed at Columbia...

Item #671008

November 30, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 30, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR IN TENNESSEE" "Hood Repulsed in His Attack on Columbia" "A Small Portion of the Rebel Calvary Cross Duck River" "Johnsonville Not Evacuated by Our Forces" "Sherman's March" and more.

Eight pages, very nice condition.

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671000

Battle of Fort Donelson....

Item #671000

February 19, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 19, 1862  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "The Great Victory" "Additional Particulars of the Capture of Fort Donelson" "Graphic Description of the Sanguinary Fight" and more.

Complete in eight pages, very nice condition.

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670993

Printed on a Southern plantation... Value of Southern women...

Item #670993

December 01, 1862

THE COUNTRYMAN, Turnwold, Putnam County, Georgia, Dec. 1, 1862  Page 3 is a full page editorial: "God Bless our Southern Women!" which extols their virtues during the trying ties of the Civil War. A few bits including: "From the hovel of the poor and the tent of the soldier, the bivouac & the hospital, ascends this earnest prayer to the Creator...In the beginning of this wa... See More  

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670961

Early refrigerator patent, a hay fork & Hay rack, CW reports...

Item #670961

April 25, 1863

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 25, 1863  The front page of this issue has an illustration and supporting text re: the "Bartlett's Patent Refrigerator". The inside pages has: "Cobb's Patent Hay Rack", "Raymond's Patent Hay Fork", "Johnson's Patent Piston-Rod Packing, and more. There are also two Civil War reports - one "The attack o... See More  

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670924

Lincoln's state-of-the-union address...

Item #670924

December 02, 1862

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 2, 1862  Almost the entire front page is taken up with Abraham Lincoln's state-of-the-union address, with ftpg. heads including: "STATE OF THE NATION" "The President's Message To Congress" "Immediate Emancipation Discarded" "Colonization Again Urged" "Report fo the Secretary of the Navy" and more.

The len
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670914

Civil War map of Kentucky...

Item #670914

January 29, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 29, 1862 



* Battle of Mill Springs - Kentucky



The entire front page is taken up with ads. The back page contains various Civil War news and has a battle map headed: "Map Of The Battle-Field and Surroundings" showing the area around Somerset & Mill Spring, Kentucky.

Among the column heads are: "The Battle at Mill Spring" "Additional Re... See More  

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670875

Civil War maps shows Amelia Island, Florida, plus Fort Clinch, and more...

Item #670875

March 18, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 18, 1862 Rarely do maps of Florida appear in Civil War newspapers, however this issue is a nice exception.

The ftpg. features 3 maps headed: "OPERATIONS ON THE FLORIDA AND GEORGIA COAST--Scene of Flag Officer Dupont's Last Operations--The Port of Fernandina, with a View of Fort Clinch". Then an illustration of Fort Clinch (just above Jacksonville) on Amelia Is... See More  

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670831

Battle of Fort Donelson....

Item #670831

February 19, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, February 19, 1862 



* Battle of Fort Donelson victory

* Cumberland River - Tennessee




Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "The Great Victory", "Additional Particulars of the Capture of Fort Donelson", "Graphic Description of the Sanguinary Fight", and more.

Complete in eight pages. foxing more so near the margins, bit of s... See More  

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670800

With the Supplement issue as well...

Item #670800

March 05, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, March 5, 1864  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Southern News" "General Sherman's Invasion of Mississippi" "High Prices of Food" "The War In Virginia - From Gen. Lee's Army" "Slavery and the Negro - Negro Equality Before the Law".

Included is the "Supplement" issue s well with its own masth... See More  

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670780

Confederate newspaper from Raleigh, near the end of the war...

Item #670780

November 28, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 28, 1864  Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War.

The front page has reports headed: "Legislative Proceedings" "City & State N... See More  

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670776

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #670776

July 26, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, July 26, 1862  Save for a damaged issue from 1861, this is the earliest Los Angeles newspaper we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

The reports include: "The Object of the War" "War & Finance" "A View of Southern Society" "Henry Clay in 1850" an... See More  

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670768

Rare Confederate title from Mississippi on the Battle of Perryville...

Item #670768

November 12, 1862

DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN, Jackson, Nov. 12, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate publication



Certainly one of the more rare Confederate titles we have offered. This is a volume one issue.

Among the articles are: "War to the Knife and the Knife to the Hilt!" "Lt. General Pemberton" "Nashville, Tennessee" "Plans & Purposes of the Enemy--The Crisis in Mississipp... See More  

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670767

Newspaper from the Confederate capital...

Item #670767

September 05, 1861

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 5, 1861  Over a full column on the front page is taken up with: "The Election For President and Vice President - List of Commissioners" being a very lengthy list of the men assigned to administer the election in the various locations. Also on the front page: "What Texas Has Done the Past Year" "The Atlantic Sea-Coast".

Pa... See More  

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670766

From the capital of the Confederacy in 1862....

Item #670766

August 12, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 12, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Not just a newspaper from the Confederate, but from the capital of the Confederate states. The front page has: "Important From the North--Call For 600,000 More Men--A Draft to Be Immediately made" "From Culpeper" "From The South Side" "Changing His Base" with ... See More  

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670765

Jefferson Davis rallies the troops...

Item #670765

August 14, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 14,1863  The first column on the front page has a variety of war items, plus the balance of the front page includes: "The Military Situation" "City Intelligence" "The Army and The Mails--The Sufferings of Soldiers & Their Friends From Anxiety & Suspense" "The Army of the Confederates States" "From Mor... See More  

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670764

Regarding General Butler...

Item #670764

February 14, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 14, 1863  Perhaps  the most interesting item is the front page article: "Butler's Rule In New Orleans", "Full Exposure of Butler's Rule--Unparalleled Villainy--How the People Were Fleeced--Reply Of The Citizens to General Butler's Farewell Address To Them--How Banks Is Acting" with the text taking close to three colu... See More  

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670763

Much front page war coverage... Butler in New Orleans...

Item #670763

May 30, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, May 30, 1862 



* General Benjamin 'Beast' Butler in Orleans

* Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital




Not just a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy, through which all important war information flowed.

The front page includes: "The Lines About Richmond" 'The Potomac Crossed&quo... See More  

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670745

Significant victories by the Yankees...

Item #670745

December 19, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 19, 1864 



* General William T. Sherman

* March to the sea to Savannah

* Battle of Nashville, Tennessee




Over half of the first column on page 1 is taken up with some great and larger-than-normal heads on Yankee successes in the South, including: "VICTORY ! " "Sherman at Savannah--Thomas in Tennessee" "Great News From Both Armies" "... See More  

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670744

Ulysses S. Grant assumes command of the army...

Item #670744

March 18, 1864

NEW-YORK TIMES, March 18, 1864  The top of the front page reports the appointment of Ulysses S. Grant to the command of the armies of the United States, including the general order issued by the President appointing Grant to the command of the armies, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Hereafter is a message from Grant that begins: "I assume command of the armies of the United States...
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670731

Bull Run... "The Surrey Eleven" cricket team...

Item #670731

August 31, 1861

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, August 31, 1861 



* The Surrey eleven cricket team portrait

* Battle of Bull Run - Manassas (in America)




Inside has: "The Surrey Eleven" with a full page portrait of the cricket team.

Another full-page print has: "The Civil War In America: Engagement Between The 71st New York And An Alabama Regiment At The Battle Of Bull Run".

Othe... See More  

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670728

Bad treatment of captured slaves... Naval medals of honor... Elizabeth Cady Stanton...

Item #670728

April 24, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 24, 1863  The front page, under the heading, "Award of Medals of Honor to Seamen," includes as one of the listed recipients, James Buck, who would eventually have three naval vessels named after him).

Also on the front page: "The Maltreatment of Contraband" which tells of the bad treatment of captured slaves and includes a recommendation to be watc... See More  

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670407

The work of Butch Cassidy and his "Hole-In-The-Wall" gang...

Item #670407

August 30, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, Aug. 30,1900  The front page has an article: "TRAIN ROBBERS CAUGHT" "They Got but Little Money Out of the Express Car Last Night".

Included are some details of the robbery, now ascribed to the work of Butch Cassidy and the "Hole In The Wall Gang", a few bits including: "The second section of the express which was ... See More  

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670397

Wyatt Earp as a boxing referee...

Item #670397

May 28, 1888

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, May 28, 1888  The back page has over a full column taken up with a great & very detailed article on a boxing match between O'Neal and Tom Nugent held in nearby Tijuana.

Amongst the details is mention that: "...Wyatt Earp was chosen referee, and introduced the men. They fought with skin gloves..." and more.

Great to find rare mention of Wyat... See More  

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670361

John Wilkes Booth 3 years before his notoriety...

Item #670361

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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$65.00
670360

John Wilkes Booth 3 years before his notoriety...

Item #670360

March 26, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 26, 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 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: "Last Night, but t... See More  

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670359

John Wilkes Booth 3 years before his notoriety...

Item #670359

March 20, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 20, 1862  Page 2 contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production of Richard III at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth.  See the photo for the complete ad which notes the: "...Engagement of the young Tragedian, J. WILKES BOOTH, who... See More  

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670358

John Wilkes Booth 3 years before his notoriety...

Item #670358

March 17, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 17, 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 of Richard III at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth.  See the photo below for the complete ad which notes: "...First appearance in New York of the young Ame... See More  

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670357

Music of Battle Hymn of the Republic: inspiration for Julia Ward Howe...

Item #670357
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 28, 1862 



* Battle Hymn of the Republic

* Abolitionist Julia Ward Howe music & lyrics

* "John Brown's Body" song




The back page contains the music & lyrics headed: "A Song That Is Now Rather Popular" being the music of what we now know as the "Battle Hymn of the Republic" with the lyrics being the original: "J... See More  

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670356

Advertisement for a Frederick Douglass speech on the Civil War, plus a war map...

Item #670356

February 12, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 12, 1862 



* Frederick Douglass speech on civil war

* Cooper Institute advertisement (day of)




In the first column on the ftpg. is an interesting advertisement for "A Black Man on The War!! Frederick Douglass will lecture at Cooper Institute..." with the date & time noted.

Various Civil War reports on pages 5, 6 and 8 including a back page Civil ... See More  

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$45.00
670355

Map of the Savannah vicinity... Article by Karl Marx...

Item #670355

February 01, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 1 1862  The entire ftpg. is taken up with advertisements. Page 5 has column heads on the Civil War: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "From Fortress Monroe" "The News From Savannah" "The Case of Gens. Lane and Hunter" "General Hunter To Take the Command".

Page 5 also has a column map headed: "The Movement Upon Savannah"... See More  

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$52.00
670354

Civil War map of Kentucky...

Item #670354

January 29, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 29, 1862  The entire front page is taken up with ads. The back page contains various Civil War news and has a battle map headed: "Map Of The Battle-Field and Surroundings" showing the area around Somerset & Mill Spring, Kentucky.

Among the column heads are: "The Battle at Mill Spring" "Additional Rebel Accounts" "Gen. Crittenden R... See More  

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670352

Civil War map of the war in Kentucky & Tennessee...

Item #670352

January 21, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 21, 1862  With the front page taken up with ads, the feature is the back page war map headed: "THE WAR IN KENTUCKY & TENNESSEE" with related column heads, including; "Defeat of Zollicoffer's Army" "Fighting All Day"  "Gen. Zollicoffer Killed" "Utter Rout of the Rebels" "Heavy Lossl On Both Sides" &... See More  

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670350

With Lincoln's inaugural, the country braces for war...

Item #670350

March 07, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 7, 1861  This was a tumultuous period in American history, as with the inauguration of Lincoln a few days prior, both the North & the South were bracing for war.

Inside has reports headed: "The Border States" "Where The Responsibility Belongs" "From Fort Sumter--Plan For Re-Enforcement--The Cabinet--Troops In Washington..." "From... See More  

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670347

On Lincoln's inauguration, his administration, and more...

Item #670347

March 04, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 4, 1861  This was the day Lincoln was inaugurated, and there is much content within on Lincoln, the new administration, the Republican platform, and more.

Page 4 has a lengthy editorial headed: "March 4th, 1861" which begins: "At length we greet the long-expected day, Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin will, ere night, be inaugurated President and Vice... See More  

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670345

War map of the Port Hudson vicinity, to Baton Rouge...

Item #670345

March 19, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, March 19, 1863  The front page is dominated by a large Civil War map headed: "PORT HUDSON. Scene of the Reported Repulse of the Union Naval Force Under Admiral Farragut." with various related column heads on the news.

There is also a ftpg. map of: "The French In Mexico - The Route of the French Army from Vera Cruz to the City of Mexico".

Eight pages, nic... See More  

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670344

Rare full front page Civil War map...

Item #670344

April 22, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 22, 1862 



* Siege of Yorktown, Virginia

* Rare full page Civil War map




The front page has a great full page map headed:  "THE SIEGE OF YORKTOWN, The Rebel Fortifications, Earthworks and Rifle Pits Around Yorktown and Across the Peninsula--The Work Before general McClellan and the Army of the Potomac".

Also a page 3 map titled: "THE ADVANCE OF... See More  

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$135.00
670343

Battle of Shiloh... Capture of Fort Pulaski...

Item #670343

April 16, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 16, 1862  A terrific issue for display, as most of the front page is taken up with maps and diagrams on the Civil War.

The largest map is headed: "THE CAPTURE OF FORT PULASKI. The Position of Fort Pulaski and the Union Batteries on Tybee Island" plus there is a smaller map headed: "The Position of Fort Pulaski and the City of Savannah, With Their Surroun... See More  

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