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672031

Ulysses S. Grant assumes command of the U.S. Army...

Item #672031

March 18, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, March 18, 1864 



* General Ulysses S. Grant 

* Officially becomes commander

* President Abraham Lincoln




Among the front page heads on the Civil War are: "Important Military Movements" "General Grant's Order Assuming Command of the Union Armies".

The brief report notes Grant's departure for Washington to assume command, plus the names ... See More  

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$89.00
672030

Frederick Douglass' speech on the mission of the Civil War...

Item #672030

January 14, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 14, 1865  Page 5 has: "Fred. Douglass On The Negro" which reports on his lecture at the Cooper Institute in which he opines on the mission of the Civil War, noting in part: "...the well known negro orator...proceeded to eulogize the race to which he belonged...said some witty and sarcastic thing...The colored men who fought under the American flag (and For... See More  

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672029

Terrific map on the capture of Fort Fisher...

Item #672029

January 18, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 18, 1865  Almost the entire front page is taken up with a huge & terrific map headed: "THE CAPTURE OF FORT FISHER. Scene of Admiral Porter's & General Terry's Brilliant Operations on Saturday & Sunday Last." Over half of the first column is taken up with war heads including: "WILMINGTON" "Fort Fisher Ours" "Its Captu... See More  

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672028

Large & displayable Civil War map...

Item #672028

March 15, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, March 15, 1865 



* Confederates falling apart

* Nearing the end of war




The ftpg. features a huge & extremely detailed Civil War map headed: "THE MILITARY SITUATION. Scene of Present Operations of the Union Generals Grant, Sherman, Sheridan, and Schofield & the Rebels Generals Lee, Johnston, Early and Bragg." The map shows from Lynchburg to Wilmington, ... See More  

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$58.00
672025

Map of Pensacola Harbor & its defenses...

Item #672025

April 09, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, April 9, 1861 



* Start of the Civil War very close

* Fort Sumter about to be attacked

* History about to be made




The front page  is dominated by a very large map titled: "VIEW OF PENSACOLA HARBOR & DEFENCES" and at the top: "The Sebastopol of The Gulf Of Mexico - The Probable Rendezvous of the Northern Naval Forces." Plus there are first c... See More  

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$58.00
672023

Large Civil War map on the front page...

Item #672023

October 07, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 7, 1861  The front page is dominated by a very large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN WESTERN VIRGINIA". Plus many ftpg. column heads on the war: "THE REBELLION" "Interview Between Generals McClellan & Banks" "Important News from the Cherokee Nation" "The Scene of War in Western Virginia" ... See More  

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$52.00
672022

Rebel map on the Battle of Bull Run...

Item #672022

October 11, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 11, 1861 



* Detailed battle of Bull Run map (official, after the fact)



The front page features a great & very detailed map headed: "Very Curious Rebel Semi-Official Pictorial View of the Battle of Bull Run".

Among the many first column heads are: "THE REBELLION" "The Advanced Positions of the Union Army of the Potomac" "Disin... See More  

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$53.00
672019

War news from the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #672019

June 21, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, June 21, 1862 



* Battle of Secessionville

* Battle of Port Republic




Among the reports are: "Exploits of the Mackerel Brigade - Triumph of Naval Architecture" "The Battle Near  Charleston" "The Lines" "The Battle Near Port Republic" "The Steamers Virginia & Mississippi..." "Army of Richmo... See More  

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$86.00
672018

Second Battle of Bull Run, a Confederate victory in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #672018

September 09, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 9, 1862  This is a great issue has the front page has much reporting on the historic 2nd battle of Bull Run, another victory for the Confederate army. The front page begins with: "From The Army of Northern Virginia" & is followed by: "The Battle Fields Of Manassas". Also on the front page: "Congress People & 'Army W... See More  

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672017

Battle of Murfreesboro...

Item #672017

February 25, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 25, 1863  The front page has: "Our Fredericksburg Letter" "The Second Day of the Battle of Murfreesboro" which is over two columns of detailed reporting. Also on the ftpg: "Latest News From the North" "City Intelligence" "Butler's Reception in Baltimore" and other smaller items.

The back page has an... See More  

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672016

Reports from the Civil War...

Item #672016

January 17, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 17, 1862  Half of the front page is taken up with ads while the other half is filled with Civil War reports, headed: "Notes Of the War" and having many subheads including: "The War In Kentucky--A Yankee's Account of the Military Situation" "A Change of Plan" "The War In Missouri--Federal Atrocities" "Arre... See More  

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672015

Events at Port Hudson...

Item #672015

March 17, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 17, 1863 



* Capital of the Confederacy



The front page includes: "Attack On Port Hudson--The Enemy Repulsed" "Missouri From An Eye-Witness--The Military Thraldom Over the State--Outrages & Tyranny of the Enemy--Horrible Treatment of Our Prisoners--A Dark Picture of Wrongs & Long Suffering". Also: "Attack On Port Hu... See More  

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$72.00
672014

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #672014

March 15, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, March 15, 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.

Inside has: "Gold Discovery" "Repairs on the San Fernando Hill" "Eastern Intelligence" and so much more.

Four pages, minor archival mend at the bottom of page 2,... See More  

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672013

The Civil War in East Tennessee...

Item #672013

October 06, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 6, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From East Tennessee" "Threatening Raid by the Rebels Under Forrest" "Intent of the Rebel Attack on McMinnsville" "The enemy Attack Our Right & are Repulsed "Rebel Views of the Situation" "Gen. Rosecrans's Position Acknowledged Impregnable" ... See More  

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672012

Promoting a book on the life of Stonewall Jackson...

Item #672012

October 07, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 7, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Richmond Life" "A Thrilling Biography of the Great General of the South - An Authentic Life of STONEWALL JACKSON - Life, Services & Campaigns of Stonewall Jackson..." with more on this new book.

Also: "From East Tennessee" "Advance of Gen. Burnside's Forces t... See More  

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$29.00
672011

At Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge...

Item #672011

October 17, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 17, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From Virginia" "Another Great Battle Near at Hand!" "Lee's Army at Manassas" "Gen. Meade's Forces in Readiness for an Attack" "Threatening Movement Toward Leesburg" "News From Chattanooga" "The Rebel Batteries Withdrawn from Look... See More  

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$32.00
672010

General Grant's efforts in the war...

Item #672010

November 05, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 5, 1863 



* Battle of Wauhatchie, Tennessee

* Tuscumbia, Alabama




Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "General Grant's Department" "The Fight Near Wauhatchie" "Particulars of Gen. Hooker's Operations" "Probable Severe Fight Near Tuscumbia" "Gen. Sherman's Forces in Possession" "Ro... See More  

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$28.00
672009

Chattanooga & Lookout Mountain...

Item #672009

November 18, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 18, 1863  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "NEWS FROM CHATTANOOGA" "Junction of Gen. Sherman's Corps with the Army Under General Grant!" "The Rebel Battery at Work on Lookout Mountain" "Bragg Receiving Reinforcements" "Army of the Potomac Again Advancing" "A Battle Expected Within Four Day&q... See More  

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672008

Lincoln's proclamation in the Virginia legislature...

Item #672008

December 25, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 25, 1863 



* President Abraham Lincoln proclamation



Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "News From The South" "Mr. Lincoln's Proclamation in The Virginia Legislature" "What is Thought of It In Richmond" "General Averill's Operations in Western Virginia "Army of the Potomac" "A Retrogra... See More  

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671997

Lincoln's post-Gettysburg annual message and his Proclamation...

Item #671997

December 10, 1863

THE WORLD, New York City, Dec. 10, 1863 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* State of the Union Address




From the midst of the Civil War with front page column heads including: "THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE" "An Amnesty to the Southern People, with Conditions, Proposed" "A Significant Proclamation" "The State of the Nation Reviewed" "Reports of Secr... See More  

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$49.00
671990

War reports from a Confederate newspaper in Columbia...

Item #671990

November 23, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Nov. 23, 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 is mostly taken up with ads. The back page includes: "The Bonham Guards" "The Georgia Militia Called Out" "War Resolution&qu... See More  

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$115.00
671987

More on the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #671987

July 07, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, July 7, 1863  The middle two columns of the front page are taken up with a long Civil War map headed: "THE POTOMAC RIVER. The Points of Escape for Lee's Army--The Fords, Ferries, Bridges, Islands and Other Important Points on the River, from Washington to Hancock."

A very significant issue on the follow-up to the Battle of Gettysburg, as page 3 has a great deal... See More  

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671927

Civil War reports in a Charleston newspaper...

Item #671927

October 17, 1863

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 17, 1863 



* Rare Confederate publication

* Origin of the American Civil Wa
r




Perhaps the most famous newspaper from the Confederacy. The front page has: "Latest From East Tennessee" "Good News From Lee's Army" "Latest From the United States" "Letter from Richmond" & more. The back page has: &quo... See More  

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671877

General Hurlbut & his antisemiticism... Battle of Lookout Mountain....

Item #671877

November 27, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 27, 1863 



* General Stephen A. Hurlbut

* Antisemitic orders on Jews

* Confiscating Jewish property

* Battle of Lookout Mountain




The back page has a somewhat obscure article headed: "The Fright of the Jews--High Prices..." which reports: "Quite a sensation exists here & in other river cities about the order of Gen. Hurlburt [sic] at Memphis, b... See More  

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671858

Nice coverage of the Lincoln funeral...

Item #671858

April 22, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 22, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination

* Funeral train headed for Springfield




Half of the first column is taken up with a nice stack of headlines concerning Lincoln's funeral, including: "THE FUNERAL TRAIN" "Sad & Interesting Details of the Removal of the President's Remains from Washington to Baltimore" "The Obsequies in t... See More  

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671852

Rare Confederate title on the 2nd battle of Bull Run...

Item #671852

September 19, 1862

DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN, Jackson, Sept. 19, 1862  Certainly one of the more rare Confederate titles we have offered. This is a volume one issue.

Over half of the front page is taken up with the detailed report signed by the commanding Confederate General: John Pope, on the Second Battle of Antietam, with column heads: "The Recent Battles In Virginia" "Report of Maj.-General Pope&q... See More  

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671838

Winslow Homer front page Christmas print...

Item #671838

January 04, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1862 



* Winslow Homer Christmas print



The full front page is a notable Winslow Homer print: "Christmas Boxes in Camp, 1861".

Among the prints inside are a full page with 4 scenes of a: "General view of Ship Island, showing the Landing of General Phelps's Brigade"; a full page: "Bird's-eye View of the Coast from ... See More  

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$84.00
671833

Was U.S. Grant killed?

Item #671833

July 23, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 23, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are:  "The Great Contest: General Sherman's Operations" "Life In Kentucky--Guerrillas & Other Vermin..." "A Private Soldier's Letter" "The Late Raid--The Fight at Harper's Ferry" "Rebel News--Joe Johnston Superseded by Gen. Hood--Alleged Deat
... See More  

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671832
Item #671832

January 08, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 8, 1865  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "The Rebel Government to Monopolize the Blockade Running Business" "A Fight at Dalton, Georgia" "The South Carolinians Called Out for the Defense of Charleston: "SHENANDOAH" "Affairs in Missouri & Arkansas" & much more.

Eight pages,... See More  

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671831

Much on the Battle of Murfreesboro...

Item #671831

January 15, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 15, 1863  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "LATE SOUTHERN NEWS" "The Battle Of Murfreesboro" "Rebel Account Of The Engagement" and more. Also: "Later Intelligence From Galveston" "Rebel Treachery Under A Flag Of Truce" "THE ATTACK ON VICKSBURG" "Full Details Of The Fight" "Str... See More  

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671830

Good coverage of the Seven Days' Battles...

Item #671830

July 05, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 5, 1862 



* Seven Days' Battles

* George. B. McClellan




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From General McClellan's Army" "Rebel Account of Monday's Fighting" "A Most Terrible Conflict" "The Rebel Loss Immense" "They are Finally Obliged to Retire" "Cheering Along the Whole Yank... See More  

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671829

Graphic issue on the capture of Charleston...

Item #671829

February 22, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 22, 1865  Over half of the front page is dominated by a huge map with a very large heading: "OUR FLAG OVER CHARLESTON - Occupation of the City by the Forces of Major General Gillmore & Admiral Dahlgren."

Plus there are many column heads including: "CHARLESTON" "The City & All Its Defences Evacuated by the Rebels" "Its Occupatio... See More  

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671828

The Civil War in Missouri, with a map...

Item #671828

December 23, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 23, 1861 The front page features a map headed: "THE WAR IN MISSOURI - Map Showing Platte County & the Surrounding Vicinity".

Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are The Troubles in Platte County, Mo." "How They Affect Gen. Hunter's Dept." "General Hunter's Ultimatum" "The Rebels Attempt to Drive the Union Troops f... See More  

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$45.00
671827

Two Civil War maps from the Shenandoah...

Item #671827

March 30, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 30, 1862 



* First Battle of Kernstown- Virginia

* Winchester, Frederick County

* Shenandoah Valley Campaign




The front page features two Civil War maps, headed: "The Valley Of The Shenandoah--Scene of General Banks' and General Shields' Operations" and the other: "The Battle Field Near Winchester--Portion of the Hostile Armies at the Commen... See More  

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671826

Map of Fort Wright, on the Mississippi...

Item #671826

April 24, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1862 



* Fort Wright - Randolph, Tennessee



Although the front page is mostly taken up with advertisements, the prime feature is certainly the nice Civil War map headed: "FORT WRIGHT ON THE MISSISSIPPI. Its Position & Strength--Important Section of the River--Commodore Foote's Attack." The ftpg. also has a column of news from Central and South ... See More  

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671825

Great and huge Civil War map...

Item #671825

March 03, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, March 3, 1864  The front page is dominated by a huge and very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE CAVALRY RAID INTO VIRGINIA...Showing the Roads & Rivers Between the Rapidan & Richmond." Also first column heads including: "Kilpatrick's Brilliant Cavalry Movement Against Richmond" "Union Prisoners to be Released & the Rebel Capital Sack... See More  

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671824

The second War for Independence...

Item #671824

August 03, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 3, 1861



* Rare Confederate publication



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 as well as: "Tragic Affair" "Letters From Two Chaplains of N.C. Regiments" "The News" "C... See More  

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$96.00
671823

Reports from the Civil War with a Confederate perspective...

Item #671823

February 24, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 24, 1863 



* Capital of the Confederacy



The front page includes: "The Northern Press & the Mediation Question" "The Radicals on the War" which has several subheads including: "Re-Union--The South Independent--the Army Conservative--The Proclamation A Failure" and more. Also on the front page: "Horrib... See More  

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$69.00
671822

Electing a Confederate President...

Item #671822

September 05, 1861

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, September 5, 1861 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital and consequently has much page 4 reporting of Acts from the Confederate Congress.

The front page has 1 1/2 columns on: "The Election For President And Vice President - List of Commission... See More  

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$79.00
671821

Rebel newspaper account of the Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky...

Item #671821

February 06, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 6, 1862 



* Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky

* In a Confederate publication




The front page has a full columns of Acts from the Confederate Congress, plus various reports from Europe concerning the Civil War including: "An English Estimate of the Federal 'Victories' " "A Splendid Tribute to President Davis" ... See More  

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671820

The railway system and the cotton trade...

Item #671820

September 17, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 17, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Not only is this a newspaper from the Confederacy, it is from the capital of the Confederate states. The front page includes: "From The Army Of Northern Virginia" "From Western Virginia" "Latest From the North" "Telegraphic News--From Kentucky--From Tennessee--From... See More  

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$78.00
671819

Sherman is about to capture Savannah...

Item #671819

December 23, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Dec. 23, 1864 



* General William T. Sherman

* March to the sea coming to an end

* Savannah GA Georgia Falling




A newspaper not only from the Confederate state, but from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The War News" "New Year's Dinner to General Lee's Army" "A Present For General Lee" "From Wi... See More  

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$88.00
671818

Two letters signed by Robert E. Lee...

Item #671818

October 13, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 13, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate publication

* General Robert E. Lee letters




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: "The Late Battle at Corinth" "From the Line of the Potomac" &qu... See More  

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$137.00
671817

The Battle at McDowell, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #671817

May 20, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, May 20, 1862



* Battle of McDowell - Virginia

* General Stonewall Jackson victory

* From the capital of the Confederacy




Among the articles: "The Destruction of the 'Virginia' "Pryor's Brigade" "The Battle at McDowell - Interesting Details of the Fight by a Participant" "War Matters' "The War News" &q... See More  

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$68.00
671816

Newspaper from the Confederacy...

Item #671816

December 29, 1863

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Dec. 29, 1863 



* Rare Confederate title

* Origin of the Civil Wa
r




Among the articles: "National Fortitude" "From the United States--Proceedings in the Yankee Congress--Peace Resolutions" "The Confederate Congress which takes 1 1/3 columns; "From the Rapidan" "The Siege--173rd Day" "Suggestions Abo... See More  

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671752

The fall of Vicksburg, with many maps as well...

Item #671752

July 08, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, July 8, 1863  A great issue not only for the historic content on the capture of Vicksburg, but because it has four Civil War maps. Most of the front page is taken up with two maps, headed: "SURRENDER OF VICKSBURG" and the other: "THE FREEDOM OF THE MISSISSIPPI" with great one column headlines proclaiming the historic victory for the Yankees. It also includ... See More  

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671741

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #671741

March 01, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, March 1, 1862 



* Rare West Coast publication



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.

Four pages, nice condition.

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671734

Abraham Lincoln's General Orders 1, 2, and 3...

Item #671734
THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, March 20, 1862 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* General War Orders No. 1, 2 & 3




Included is an article titled: "Late News - The President's War Orders", which includes the text of 3 orders (General Orders 1, 2, and 3), each signed in block type by the President: Abraham Lincoln.

Page 2 has an intriguing article: "The Black
... See More  

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$42.00
671725

Terrific issue on the surrender of Lee at Appomattox...

Item #671725

April 11, 1865

THE SEMI-WEEKLY TIMES, New York, April 11, 1865



* General Robert E. Lee's surrender

* Appomattox Court House signing




Page 2 begins with: "The Crowning Victory" "Victory--Peace" with the leading dispatch reading: "This department has received the official report of the SURRENDER, THIS DAY, OF GEN. LEE AND HIS ARMY TO LIEUT. GENERAL GRANT, on the terms proposed by... See More  

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$340.00
671681

1864 Abraham Lincoln for president notice....

Item #671681

October 06, 1864

MANUFACTURERS AND FARMERS JOURNAL, Providence, Rhode Island, Oct. 6, 1864



* Abraham Lincoln for president notice



Despite the title of this newspaper, there is nice Civil War coverage with many one column headings. (see images for portion)

The first column of page 2 has a notice supporting: "For President Of The United States ABRAHAM LINCOLN Of Illinois- For Vice President Of The United... See More  

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