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670069

On the Mass. 54th Regiment...

Item #670069

April 08, 1864

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, April 8, 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.

Among the reports: "A Vile Copperhead Libel" &q... See More  

Item from Catalog 321 (released for August, 2022)...

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$78.00
670030

Rare print of the sport of sculling...

Item #670030

September 13, 1862

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 13, 1862  The front page has a print: "Race Between War and Hamill, for the Championship of the American Waters" showing the sport of sculling. There are Civil War reports inside.

The bkpg. features a cartoon: "Turning the Tables; or, a Little Sauce For the Gander".

Eight pages, good condition.

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$39.00
670029

Early print of Fort Point, San Francisco...

Item #670029

August 09, 1862

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Aug. 9, 1862  The front page has a print: "Fort Point--One of the Fortifications Of the Harbor of San Francisco, Cal." with a bit of detail.

Some war-related content inside including: "How To Demoralize n Army" and "Conference of the Rebel Generals at Richmond--Their Plains for the Future and more.

The bkpg. features a cartoo... See More  

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$38.00
670028

Front page war print and a page 3 war map...

Item #670028

July 19, 1862

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, July 19, 1862  A desired yet rather scarce title from during the Civil War, as the front page occasionally featured a Harper's Weekly-like Civil War print.

This issue features on the ftpg: "Hoisting the Stars & Stripes by the Union Troops on the Corona Female College, Corinth, Mississippi" with some detail. Page 3 features a Civil Wa... See More  

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$38.00
670026

Civil War related print on the front page...

Item #670026

August 02, 1862

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Aug. 2, 1862  A desired yet rather scarce title from during the Civil War, as the front page occasionally featured a Harper's Weekly-like Civil War print.

This issue features on the ftpg: "Gen. Anger's Brigade Passing Through Manassas Gap, En Route to Reinforce Gen. Banks." with some detail. Some war reports inside. The bkpg. has a c... See More  

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$37.00
670025

Civil War related print on the front page...

Item #670025

August 16, 1862

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Aug. 16, 1862  A desired yet rather scarce title from during the Civil War, as the front page occasionally featured a Harper's Weekly-like Civil War print.

This issue features on the ftpg: "Thirteen Inch Shell Mortar, as Used by the U.S. Government..." with some detail. Various war reporting inside including: "The President's Sp... See More  

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$38.00
670023

Civil War related print on the front page...

Item #670023

September 06, 1862

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 6, 1862  A desired yet rather scarce title from during the Civil War, as the front page typically featured a war-related print.

This issue features on the ftpg: "Westover, Near Harrison's Landing, Late Headquarters of Gen. Fitzjohn Porter". Much war reporting inside including: "Another Battle at Bull Run" and more. The ba... See More  

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$36.00
670022

Civil War related print on the front page...

Item #670022

September 20, 1862

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 20, 1862  A desired yet rather scarce title from during the Civil War, as the front page typically featured a war-related print.

This issue features on the ftpg: "Rebels Firing Into A Train Near Manassas". Much war reporting inside. The back page has a cartoon: "Photography".

Eight pages, untrimmed margins, nice condition.... See More  

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$36.00
670019

Civil War related print on the front page...

Item #670019

July 12, 1862

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, July 12, 1862  A desired yet rather scarce title from during the Civil War, as the front page typically featured a war-related print.

This issue has on the ftpg: "Building a Bridge Over the Chickahominy River & The Adjacent Swamps, Under the Guns of  the Enemy". War reports on page 3, and page 5 has a print of: "Boardman's ... See More  

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$36.00
669854

Six issues with Civil War-related content...

Item #669854

December 27, 1862

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A nice lot of 6 different issues from 1863 & 1864, each contains within reports on military events from the Civil War, or reports of developments and improvements of military equipment.

Each issue complete in 16 pages and in nice condition.

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$39.00
669741

Civil War projectile prints on the front page...

Item #669741

April 04, 1863

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 4, 1863  The front page is mostly taken up with several prints of: "The Celebrated Stafford Projectiles" accompanied by a related article: "Improved Projectiles". Nice to have this Civil War related print on the front page of this scientific periodical.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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$31.00
669740

Civil War projectile prints... Thimbles...

Item #669740

May 30, 1863

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 30, 1863  The front page is mostly taken up with several prints of: "Smith's Patent Sub-caliber Projectiles" accompanied by a related article. Nice to have this Civil War related print on the front page of this scientific periodical.

Page 2 has an illustrated article on: "Thimbles".

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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669738

A Civil War cannon print on the front page...

Item #669738

August 01, 1863

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 1, 1863  The front page is mostly taken up with three prints of: "De Mey's Revolving Shield Gun Carriage with a related article as well.

Nice to have a Civil War themed print on the front page of this scientific publication.

Inside pages have some war-related articles as well.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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$32.00
669735

The historic American Watch Company...

Item #669735

April 11, 1863

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 11, 1863  The front page has a large print of: "The Factory of the American Watch Company" in Waltham, Massachusetts. The balance of the front page is taken up with an article on it carrying over to take all of page 2 & a bit of page 3.

This site remains today as an historic district.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$38.00
669698

Improved warship guns...

Item #669698

June 18, 1864

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 18, 1864  The front page is mostly taken up with a nice cut-away print of: "Woodbury's Improved War-Sip and Submarine Guns" with a related article carrying over to page 2.

There are other war-related articles inside.

Complete in 16 pages, very nice condition.

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669696

How to better armor ships...

Item #669696

January 02, 1864

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 2, 1864  The entire front page is taken up with a nice graphic and article: "Improved System For Armored Ships".

The graphics show how damage to a ship differs when a steel/wood shall is constructed differently. A nice graphic from the Civil War and a logical item for a scientific publication. The article continues on to page 2 where is another g... See More  

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$38.00
669671

Nine issues with Civil War-related content...

Item #669671

December 27, 1862

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A nice lot of 9 different issues from 1862, each contains within reports on military events from the Civil War, or reports of developments and improvements of military equipment.

Each issue complete in 16 pages and in very nice condition.

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$53.00
669644

Five issues with a Civil War-related print...

Item #669644

November 22, 1862

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A nice lot of 5 different issues from 1862, each contains within a print related to the Civil War as well as a wealth of other prints not war-related.

Additionally there are news reports from the war, typically found on page 2 but some reports may be further within.

Each issue complete in 16 pages and in very nice condition.

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$76.00
669643

Nice front page Civil War print...

Item #669643

March 08, 1862

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 8, 1862  The front page is dominated by a great war-related print captioned: "Hopkins's Improved Mode Of Mounting Cannon" with a related article as well.  Six soldiers are shown operating it.

Most of page 2 is taken up with: "Notes of Military & Naval Affairs" reporting on the Civil War. There is even a paragraph headed: &... See More  

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669470

War reports from a Confederate newspaper in Columbia...

Item #669470

November 26, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Nov. 26, 1864 



* Rare Confederate publication

* Nearing the end of the Civil War




A rather rare title and great that the title includes the word “Southern”.

The front page has reports including: "Death of Capt. McNeil" "Remedies For Sherman" and more. Many ads including "Solomon Cohen, Dealer In... See More  

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$115.00
669345

General Butler's report from New Orleans...

Item #669345

November 19, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 19, 1862  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Additional From New Orleans" "Gen. Butler's Report of Recent Events" "Berwick's Bay Evacuated by the Rebels" "From the Rebel States" "Sufferings of the Rebel Soldiers" "A Speech From Beauregard" "The War in the Southwest" and... See More  

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668812

War reports from a Confederate newspaper in Columbia...

Item #668812

December 24, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Dec. 24, 1864  (year noted on bkpg.)



* Rare Confederate publication

* Nearing the end of the Civil War




A rather rare title and great that it includes the word “Southern”.

The front page has "Maj. Gen. John H. Gordon" "How Hood Was Received" and other items. Also wealth of ads including at least two ... See More  

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$110.00
668802

Confederate newspaper with a wealth of war reporting...

Item #668802

November 09, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Nov. 9, 1864 



* Rare Confederate publication

* Nearing the end of the Civil War




A rather rare title and great that it includes the word “Southern”.

The front page is mostly taken up with ads & military notices but the first 2 columns have war news: "Latest From the United States" "Mosby's Operati... See More  

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$127.00
668546

Civil War Clothing account form...

Item #668546

September 01, 1864

Here is a clothing account form dated Sept. 14, 1864  Printed on both sides and in nice condition. This is a full ledger sheet headed at the top: 



* The United States: In Account with Charles Wilson, private, 190th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer on account of Clothing during his enlistment; the money value of each issue being hereby acknowledged.



The form is part printed & pa... See More  

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$28.00
668461

Synagogues hold memorial services... Much on the assassination & funeral of Lincoln...

Item #668461

April 21, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 21, 1865 



* Rare 1st-page mentions of Synagogue services

* Re: Abraham Lincoln's assassination & funeral

* Black mourning borders




Perhaps the most noteworthy coverage is the front-page details regarding various services being held at local synagogues - which includes the congregations at "B'nai Israel," "Bikur Cholim U-Kadisha Synagogu... See More  

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$825.00
668414

Lincoln initiates the building of a transcontinental railroad...

Item #668414

September 04, 1862

THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Sept. 4, 1862 



* Pacific Railway Acts

* Transcontinental Railroad

* President Abraham Lincoln

* American Civil War era




Most of the ftpg. and a bit of page 2 are taken up with the very historic; "Pacific Railroad Bill", actually the first of two (the 2nd in 1864) which would provide federal subsidies in land and loans for the construction ... See More  

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668412

Mormon emigrants... Horace Greeley on the Civil War...

Item #668412

August 07, 1862

THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Aug. 7, 1862  The front page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "The Republic: Its Perils and Its Prospects, by Horace Greeley" with much on his thoughts on the Civil War.

The ftpg. also has: "Trouble Brewing--Mormon Trains Stopped at Fort Laramie".

Page 2 has: "From The Indian Expedition" with much detail and taking nearly a f... See More  

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668411

Mormon emigrants... Horace Greeley on the Civil War...

Item #668411

August 07, 1862

THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Aug. 7, 1862  The front page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "The Republic: Its Perils and Its Prospects, by Horace Greeley" with much on his thoughts on the Civil War.

The ftpg. also has: "Trouble Brewing--Mormon Trains Stopped at Fort Laramie".

Page 2 has: "From The Indian Expedition" with much detail and taking nearly a f... See More  

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668401

General Butler imposes martial law in New Orleans...

Item #668401

May 22, 1862

KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, May 22, 1862 



* General Benjamin Butler

* Martial law in New Orleans

* Uncommon publication




Pages 2 and 3 contain the full and very lengthy text of the: "Proclamation of General Butler " which was his proclamation to the people of New Orleans upon his taking the city, imposing martial law & detailing how the city would function.

He mentio... See More  

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668400

Map relating to the coming Civil War...

Item #668400

January 11, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 11, 1861 



* Start of the Civil War ? w/ map

* Star of the West attacked




A pre-Civil War issue with a nice ftpg. map headed: "SAVANNAH AND ITS FORTIFICATIONS" (see). Fully half of the first column has heads relating to the coming Civil War, including: "The Revolution" "Highly Important News from the South" "Particulars of the ... See More  

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668303

Mormon article on the front page...

Item #668303

January 01, 1863

THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Jan. 1, 1863 



* Rare Western title

* Mormons - Mormonism




The front page has: "Momonism & Double Love" which is a report of a man conflicted by being in love with two woman, who then encounters a Mormon emigrant who converts the 3 of them and thus resolves the problem.

Four pages, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folde... See More  

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$49.00
668190

1861 Davenport, Iowa... Dug Springs....

Item #668190

July 24, 1861

DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, July 24, 1861



* Rare title from the Civil War

* First Battle of Bull Run - Manassas




This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day.

This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable ... See More  

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667848

Vicksburg and Chancellorsville - 1863...

Item #667848

May 15, 1863

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, New York, May 15, 1863



* Vicksburg

* Battle of Chancellorsville- reports and list of casualties

* "Gen. Hunter and the Negro Regiment




The front page has: "THE BATTLE OF CHANCELLORSVILLE", "AVERILL'S LATE CALVARY EXPEDITION", "THE SIEGE OF VICKSBURG", "Grant 18 Miles East of the City", "SHERMAN'S CORPS AT GRAN... See More  

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667843

Frederick Douglass talks... Battle of Chancellorsville: a Southern victory...

Item #667843

May 07, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 7, 1863   



* Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia

* A "rebel" victory

* Rare Confederate title




Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital.



A nice front page account of the Battle of Chancellorsville, a major Southern victory. the top of the first column has: "From Frederi... See More  

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$480.00
667841

Stonewall Jackson is wounded... Battle of Chancellorsville...

Item #667841

May 05, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 5, 1863 



* Battle of Chancellorsville - Virginia

* General Stonewall Jackson wounded

* From the capital of the Confederacy




Not only a nice newspaper from the Confederacy but one from its capital. This is a particularly significant issue as there is good content on the Battle of Chancellorsville, a significant victory for the Confederate forces al... See More  

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$565.00
667839

Confederate Victory at Chancellorsville & much more...

Item #667839

May 04, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 4, 1863



* Newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy

* Confederate Victory at Chancellorsville

* Much on Civil War events in Virginia



Not only is this a nice Confederate newspaper, but it is from the capital of the Confederacy.



Much war reporting in this issue, as the top of the front page has an historic & significant report headed: "F... See More  

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$198.00
667788

One of the best Lincoln assassination issues...

Item #667788

April 22, 1865

WASHINGTON WEEKLY CHRONICLE, D.C., April 22, 1865



* Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report)

* Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth

* From our nation's capital




Truly a terrific issue, for being a weekly newspaper this was the first report of this event in this title, and better yet it is from the city where the assassination happened. A notable--and very uncommon--graphic... See More  

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$2,150.00
667763

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

Item #667763

November 03, 1862

DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN, Jackson, Nov. 3, 1862  Certainly one of the more rare Confederate titles we have offered. This is a volume one issue.

Among the front page has a number of Acts and documents from the Confederacy, most concerning the on-going Civil War. One is: "An Act to Encourage the Manufacture of Clothing and Shoes for the Army" and a lengthy: "Act to Better Provide for... See More  

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$320.00
667192

Confederate New Orleans...

Item #667192

January 23, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, Jan. 23, 1862



* Rare Confederate title from the deep South

* News from Richmond, Pensacola, forts Henry & Donelson




Front page has: "Letter From Richmond" "From Pensacola". Inside has: "The Government & the War" "Late Northern Intelligence""From Our Army in the West" "Affairs at Forts Hen... See More  

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$146.00
667185

On the arrest of Medary, the publisher of this newspaper...

Item #667185

June 01, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 1, 1864 



* Samuel Medary arrested



A notable issue as the front page has good content reporting on the arrest of Samuel Medary, the publisher of this newspaper. The first article is: "Is It Revolution! -- More Arrests" followed by: "Liberty Lies Sunned & Bleeding From Assassin Blows & Wounds!" which is more concerning the arres... See More  

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$133.00
666668

A Jefferson Davis Proclamation... Beauregard... Shiloh...

Item #666668

April 11, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 11, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



The front page is completely filled with ads while much of pages 2 & 3 have war-related reports. Included is the always interesting editorial, which begins: "From every quarter comes the same news. The enemy are drawing their troops from the counties they have overrun...They are concentrati... See More  

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$112.00
666544

A rebel paper from the North... lengthy document signed by Abraham Lincoln

Item #666544

August 31, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 31, 1864  Among the articles within: "Sentence of Surgeon-General Hammond" has a lengthy document signed by: A. Lincoln. "The Law of Retaliation--Why General Early Burned Chambersburg" "The Sale of Arms--Important Order" "Affairs in the Shenandoah Valley" "War News of the Week" "Grant & Lee" "... See More  

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$58.00
666543

Farragut's report on Mobile Bay...

Item #666543

August 24, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 24, 1864 



* Battle of Mobile Bay, Alabama

* Rear Admiral David G. Farragut




Among the articles within: "The Armistice Trick" "Official Report of the Fight in Mobile Bay" is signed in type: D. G. Farragut; "Gen. Sherman on Recruiting in the Rebel States" "What Was Written Before the War Commenced" "A Monstrous ... See More  

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$34.00
666542

A pro-South newspaper from the North...

Item #666542

August 17, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 17, 1864  Among the articles on the ftpg. are: "Monstrous Impudence" "Another Account--A Letter to General Lee" "Horrible Crimes of Negro Soldiers" "The American Union Passing Away" and more.

Articles within: "A General Who Fights Women & Children" "Gen. Paine and the She Secesh" "News From ... See More  

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666541

Lincoln's Proclamation calling for more soldiers...

Item #666541

July 27, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, July 27, 1864 



* Abraham Lincoln call for troops

* Pro Confederate publication




Among the articles on the ftpg. are: "President Lincoln Figuring on the Peace Question!--The Negro Only in the Way!" "Correspondence the Peace Proposition" includes letters signed by Horace Greeley and one by Abraham Lincoln.

Articles within: "An Infamous... See More  

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$57.00
666538

A pro-South newspaper in the North...

Item #666538

June 22, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 22, 1864  Among the articles within are: "President Lincoln in Philadelphia" "Negro Troops" "War News of the Week" "Affairs in Kentucky" "Are You For Peace of War?" and much more.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, good condition.



Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sh... See More  

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$34.00
666537

A pro-South newspaper in the North...

Item #666537

June 08, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 8, 1864 



* Anti-Union publication



Among the articles within are: "General Butler's Campaign Explained" "Fighting on Wednesday--The Rebs Get the Worst of It" "Arrest of Col. Medary" who is the editor of this newspaper. It mentions: "...The cause of his arrest is not stated--indeed the public are not favored with reas... See More  

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$38.00
666536

Lincoln's letter to McClellan: editor's bias against the President...

Item #666536

January 21, 1863

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 21, 1863  Among the articles within are: "Special Message from President Lincoln" is on the ftpg. and signed in type: A. Lincoln. "Skinning Yankees Alive" "The Horrors of Missouri" "How the President Operates on the Negro Question in the 'Loyal Slave States' " "War News of the Week" "Negro Jollific... See More  

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$47.00
666535

A pro-South newspaper in the North...

Item #666535

November 12, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 12, 1862  Among the articles within are: "Rats Leaving a Sinking Ship" "Meanness of Abolitionism--How Soldiers are Treated Who Fight for Their Country" "Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" "Letter From Ex-President Buchanan" "War News of the Week"

Eight pages, nice condition.



Described as "The H... See More  

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$35.00
666506

In the North, but pro-South...

Item #666506

October 22, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 22, 1862  Among the articles are: "Negro Colonization" "Where Are We Drifting?" "All the Blame on Mr. Lincoln" "Negroes Trying to Get Into Indiana" "The Raid Upon Chambersburg" "The Boston Abolitionists Denying to a White Man Freedom of Speech" "A Degrading Spectacle--White Men Working Negro Help... See More  

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$43.00
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