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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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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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670342

Fine issue on the Monitor vs. the Merrimac...

Item #670342

March 10, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 10, 1862  Front page first column heads report on the most famous naval battle of the Civil War: "Important From Fortress Monroe" "The Merrimac Out of Norfolk" "Tremendous Naval Conflict" "The Union Frigate Cumberland Sunk" "About One Hundred Lives Lost" "The Union Ships-of-War Minnesota, Roanoke, St. Lawrence an
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670341

Huge front page map shows much of Texas...

Item #670341

November 30, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 30, 1861  An extremely decorative issue, as the entire front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "THE GREAT EUROPEAN ALLIANCE AGAINST THE MEXICAN REPUBLIC" with a subhead: "The Gulf Slope of Mexico--The Harbor of Vera Cruz and the National Road to the Capital--Scene of Operations of the English, French and Spanish Expedition." with the map showin... See More  

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670340

Beginning of the Civil War...

Item #670340

April 16, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, April 16, 1861



* Opening days of the Civil War

* Fort Sumter attacked

* Troops gathering




Among the one column headlines on the Civil War on page 3 are:  "THE WAR" "Important News from Washington" "Extensive Preparations for the Defense of the Capital" "THE NORTH AROUSED FOR WAR" "The Old 'Bay State' First In The Fie... See More  

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670339

Union victory in North Carolina, with a map...

Item #670339

March 19, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 19, 1862 



* Battle of New Bern w/ map



The front page is dominated by a large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE NEW  TRIUMPH IN NORTH CAROLINA - The Brilliant Victory of General Burnside at New Bern...".

Ftpg. column heads include: "The Union Advance Upon Manassas" "Centreville &I the Field of Bull Run" plus ther... See More  

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670338

The Act Prohibiting the Return of Slaves... Two Civil War maps...

Item #670338

March 16, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 16, 1862  The front page has the noteworthy: "Act Prohibiting the Return of Slaves" (approved by the President, Abraham Lincoln.

Additionally, the front page is dominated by a large & detailed map headed: "THE NEW BATTLE GROUND IN VIRGINIA". There is also a one column map on page 5 showing the Mississippi from Columbus to Memphis, concerning the... See More  

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670337

Rebels abandon Columbus, Kentucky...

Item #670337

March 04, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 4, 1862  The front page features a detailed Civil War map: "THE REBEL GIBRALTAR EVACUATED".

Column heads on the war include: "The Destruction of Columbus" "The Rebels Evacuate Their Principal Stronghold, the Gibraltar o the Mississippi" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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670336

Large Civil War map of the western campaign...

Item #670336

March 02, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 2, 1862  The front page is dominated by a large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE WESTERN CAMPAIGN. The Reported Evacuation of Columbus, Kentucky--The Capture of Fayetteville--Island No. 10." There is also a smaller ftpg. map showing "The route taken by the Rebel Army under Price & their Pursuit by Gen. Curtis."

Eight pages, light d... See More  

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670334

Map of war events in Arkansas...

Item #670334

March 01, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 1, 1862  The front page features a Civil War map headed: "OPERATIONS IN ARKANSAS - The Position of Benton & Fayetteville, Recently Capture by Gen. Curtis".

Among ftpg. column heads: "News From the South" "Jeff Davis' Message to the Rebel Congress" "The Despairing Cry of the Rebels" "The Rebel Leaders Have Attempted M... See More  

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670333

Map of the railroad system in the South...

Item #670333

February 26, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 26, 1862  The front page is dominated by a large Civil War map headed: "THE RAILROAD ARTERIES OF THE SOUTH - The Unfinished Inside Track of Jeff. Davis--the Proposed Connection Between Danville, Virginia and Greenboro, N. Carolina and Between Selma, Alabama and Meridan, Mississippi".

Also a map on page 3: "The Siege of Savannah" with related reports.... See More  

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670330

Map shows portion of Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, & more...

Item #670330

February 21, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 21, 1862  The front page is dominated by a nice Civil War map headed: "THE DESTROYED BRIDGES IN ALABAMA - Map of the Locality--The Principal Communication of the Southwest with Their Rebel Capital Cut Off--Nashville Completely Isolated--The Loyal Alabamians Rising in Defence of the Union"

Good column heads include: "Confirmation of the Reported Evacuation... See More  

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670329

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

Item #670329

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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670327

Fighting in Kentucky: map of Bowling Green...

Item #670327

February 16, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb . 16, 1862  The front page is dominated by a very large Civil War map headed: "THE EVACUATION OF BOWLING GREEN".

Ftpg. column heads include: "Important; From Kentucky" "The Evacuation of Bowling Green Confirmed" "Movements of the Rebel Troops" "Trouble Among the Rebel Generals" "The Fight at Fort Donelson" "... See More  

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670325

Two front page Civil War maps...

Item #670325

February 15, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 15, 1862  The front page is dominated by two nice Civil War maps, headed: "THE BRILLIANT VICTORY AT ROANOKE" and: "EDENTON AND ELIZABETH CITY".

First column heads report much on the war including events relating to the two maps. Some include: "The Integrity of the Union" "Brilliant Events in Pamlico Sound, on Pasquotank River, and in A... See More  

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670324

Two Civil War maps: front page and back page...

Item #670324

February 13, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 13, 1862 



* Battle of Roanoke Island w/ map

* Ambrose Burnside & Louis M. Goldsborough




Taking close to half of the front page is a great map: "Brilliant Operations At Roanoke Island -- Scene of General Burnside and Commodore Goldsborough's Victories--Roanoke Island & Elizabeth City." The map and reports take all of the front page and conc... See More  

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670323

Civil War map of Roanoke Island and vicinity...

Item #670323

February 10, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD Feb. 10, 1862  The front page features a very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE EXPEDITION TO ROANOKE ISLAND".

Nice column heads on the Civil War fill the front page including: "The Burnside Expedition" "Rebel Reports of an Engagement Between the Union & Rebel Forces" "Union Force Said to Have Been Twice Repulsed" "The Fight ... See More  

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670322

Map shows details of Columbus, Kentucky...

Item #670322

February 09, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 9, 1862  The ftpg. features a nice and detailed map headed: "The Key To The Mississippi River. The Fortifications at Columbus, Kentucky--Strength of the Position."

The balance of the ftpg. is taken up with various Civil War reports with column heads including: "The Rebel Defences of Columbus" "Columbus Considered Impregnable" "Demorali... See More  

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670321

Map shows the Tennessee River Valley...

Item #670321

February 06, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 6, 1862  The ftpg. features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Gunboat Expedition Up The Tennessee. Map of the Tennessee River, Showing the Position of Fort Henry & the Battery Commanding That River, and Fort Donaldson, Commanding the Cumberland River."

Much of the ftpg. has various Civil War reports with one column heads including: "Important From Ten... See More  

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670320

Black regiments...

Item #670320

April 23, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, April 23, 1863  The front page is dominated by a very large map headed: "THE GREAT EUROPEAN QUESTION. The Insurrection in Poland--The Scene of Active Operations...".

Inside pages has many reports on the Civil War including: "Spirited Engagements Near Memphis" "The Rebels Twice Whipped" "Operations of Admiral Farragut's Squadron" &q... See More  

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670319

Huge Civil War map of an iron-clad fight...

Item #670319

April 14, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, April 14, 1863 



* First Battle of Charleston

* Ironclads warships clash




Although the front page has Civil War reports, including a small print of the military position, pages 2 & 3 have more on the Civil War including a huge  Civil War map: "THE GREAT IRON-CLAD FIGHT - Scene Of Operations Off Charleston...".

There are great column heads: "SUMTE... See More  

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670318

Map of Charleston Harbor...

Item #670318

April 01, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, April 13, 1863  The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "OPENING FIGHT OFF CHARLESTON - Scene of Action Between the Union Iron-Clads & the Rebel Batteries".

Among the first column heads: "The Fight At Charleston" "The Keokuk Destroyed by a Torpedo" "Tremendous Fire of the Rebel Batteries on the Iron-Clads" and much mor... See More  

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670312

Battle of Fort Stedman & Bentonville, NC...

Item #670312

March 31, 1865

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, March 31, 1865



* Battle of Bentonville, North Carolina

* Battle of Fort Stedman - Petersburg

* Last days of the Civil War




Page 4 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 pli... See More  

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670308

Huge Civil War map on the front page...

Item #670308

April 11, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, April 11, 1863 



* First Battle of Charleston Harbor



The front page is dominated by a huge Civil War map headed: "THE FIGHT AT CHARLESTON - Opening Fire at the Rebel Stronghold...Position of the Rebel Batteries".

Related text is on page 3 with great column heads as well as a small engraving of the ironclad Keokuk.

Twelve pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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670307

President Lincoln visits the troops...

Item #670307

April 10, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, April 10, 1863 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Visits Army of the Potomac




A wealth of fine ftpg. content on the Civil War, plus there is a small one column map showing the Lake Palourde and Atchafalaya River vicinity.

Among the column heads: "THE ATTACK ON CHARLESTON" "The Bombardment of Fort Sumter" "The Union Forces Landed at Stono" &quo... See More  

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670202

1864 Abraham Lincoln for president notice....

Item #670202

October 27, 1864

MANUFACTURERS AND FARMERS JOURNAL, Providence, Rhode Island, Oct. 27, 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 Unite... See More  

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670190

Funeral of Abraham Lincoln...

Item #670190

April 18, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination funeral

* Black mourning column borders




Much good content in this issue, which has all columns on all 8 pages black-bordered due to the death of Lincoln.

The front page has one column heads including: "THE ASSASSINATION" "Condition of Secretary Seward Improving" "New Facts About the Murderers"... See More  

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670188

An anti-war newspaper from the North...

Item #670188

September 21, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 21, 1864  Among the reports on the Civil War are: "McClellan's Letter" "No Peace, No Offers For Peace" "The Rebel View of the Presidential Election" "The Terrible Atrocities In Kentucky" "General Rosecrans" "The Situation in the Shenandoah Valley" and much more.

Eight pages, tiny binding holes a... See More  

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670143

The Gettysburg Address on the front page...

Item #670143

November 23, 1863

DAILY MISSOURI DEMOCRAT, St. Louis, Nov. 23, 1863  It would be difficult to argue for a more notable speech from the 19th century than the Gettysburg Address by President Abraham Lincoln. The top of page 2 has column heads: "FROM GETTYSBURG" "Consecration of the Soldiers' Cemetery" "Immense Gathering of People" 'Interesting Account of the Proceedings"... See More  

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670123

Battle of Fredericksburg...

Item #670123

January 03, 1863

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 3, 1863  (for quote)

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670122

Battle of Fredericksburg...

Item #670122

December 27, 1862

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 27, 1862  (for quote)

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670078

Scheme to assasinate Lincoln... Rebel barbarity...

Item #670078

May 20, 1864

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, May 20, 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: "Speech of Lucretia Mott" &qu... See More  

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670076

Famous Lincoln letter on defending the Constitution...

Item #670076

April 29, 1864

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, April 29, 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.

Certainly the most notable content is the great, front p... See More  

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670074

Greeley vs. Lincoln... General Banks and colored soldiers...

Item #670074

April 29, 1864

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, April 29, 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: "Greeley Vs. Lincoln" "... See More  

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670073

On the Fort Pillow Massacre, in an anti-slavery title...

Item #670073

April 22, 1864

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, April 22, 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.

Articles include: "The Fort Pillow Murders"
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670072

The famous anti-slavery newspaper...

Item #670072

April 15, 1864

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, April 15, 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 Female Copperhead On The Stum... See More  

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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  

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670067

Death of Owen Lovejoy... Lincoln's Amnesty Proclamation...

Item #670067

April 01, 1864

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, April 1, 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.

Page 3 has: "The Amnesty Proclamation" "It... See More  

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670066

The famous anti-slavery newspaper...

Item #670066

March 25, 1864

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, March 25, 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.

Among the articles are: "Inhuman Barbarities of the Rebels" "The Fury In Richmond" "An Instructive Rebel Letter" "... See More  

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670065

The famous anti-slavery newspaper...

Item #670065

March 18, 1864

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, March 18, 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.

Among the articles are: "How Nations Become Free" "The Presidency" "Presidential Candidates" "Shameful Proceeding... See More  

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670064

The famous anti-slavery newspaper...

Item #670064

March 11, 1864

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, March 11, 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.

Among the articles are: "The Old Freemen of Louisiana" "Rebel Treatment of Union Prisoners" "Another Order from Gen. Butler... See More  

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670063

Much on African-American soldiers in the Civil War... The Lawrence Massacre...

Item #670063

September 18, 1863

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Sept. 18, 1863  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 three features a full column article "Fifty-Fifth Regiment Massachusetts Colored Volunteers" which provides various details about not... See More  

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670057

Capture of Jeff Davis as he flees in women's clothes...

Item #670057

May 20, 1865

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, May 20, 1865  Page 3 has an article headed: "Latest News" "Capture Of Jeff. Davis" "He Attempts to Escape in Feminine Disguise".

The report notes in part: "Jeff. Davis and his staff were captured...on the 10th at Irwinsville...Georgia...The firing alarmed Davis & he hastily put on one of his wife's dresses an... See More  

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670056

Lee surrenders to Grant... Jeff Davis flees from Richmond...

Item #670056

April 15, 1865

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, April 15, 1865  Page 3 has an article headed: "Latest News" "Surrender Of Lee And His Army" which begins: "The rebels, under command of General Lee, have surrendered to General Grant. The army was pursued to Appomattox Court House...The surrender took place near this town..." with further detail.

Page 3 also has: "Je... See More  

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670055

Earliest work by Mark Twain we have seen in a newspaper...

Item #670055

May 06, 1865

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, May 6, 1865  Although one might think the page 3 report headed: "Death Of The Assassin Booth" might be the most notable report, as it is quite detailed and lengthy, taking 1 1/2 columns.

But the same page contains the earliest Mark Twain work we have ever found in a newspaper. Taking 1 1/2 columns is: "Literature And Politics In Calaver... See More  

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670054

Further on the Lincoln assassination...

Item #670054

April 29, 1865

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, April 29, 1865  Pages 6 and 7 have some  good content concerning the Lincoln assassination, with over a full column headed: "The First Plot To Assassinate President Lincoln". It details an attempt in 1861.

Also an article on: "Presidential Succession" followed by: "Booth's Idea of Immortal Fame".

Page 7 has: &qu... See More  

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670053

Lincoln's assassination: a first report...

Item #670053

April 22, 1865

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, April 22, 1865  Pages 2, 3, 6 & 7 have wide black "mourning" rules for the death of President Lincoln. The account is on page 2, beginning with a nice editorial headed: "The Murder of President Lincoln" which begins: "Never did  such a pang of horror convulse the hearts of the American people as when the news spread ra... See More  

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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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