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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  

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

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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  

Item from Catalog 320 (released for July, 2022)...

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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
666471

Much on the Civil War in a pro-South newspaper...

Item #666471

October 15, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 15, 1862  Among the various reports are: "Tests of Loyalty" "A Boston Negro's Opinion of the Proclamation" "Kirby Smith Captures a Train..." "McClellan on the President's Proclamation" and so much more.

Eight pages, very nice condition.



Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or th... See More  

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$37.00
666470

Much on the Civil War in a pro-South newspaper...

Item #666470

October 15, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 15, 1862  Among the various reports are: "Tests of Loyalty" "A Boston Negro's Opinion of the Proclamation" "Kirby Smith Captures a Train..." "McClellan on the President's Proclamation" and so much more.

Eight pages, very nice condition.



Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or th... See More  

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$37.00
666464

President Jackson's farewell address...

Item #666464

April 25, 1861

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 25, 1861  Among the interesting articles are: "Negro Insurrection" "Order & Drill in Camp Jackson" "President Jackson's Farewell Address to the People of the United States" is signed in type: Andrew Jackson and takes 1 1/2 pages; "War News!" "Organization & Parts of the Army" and much more.

Eight ... See More  

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666384

Fall of Fort Donelson... Proclamation by Jefferson Davis...

Item #666384

February 27, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 27, 1862 



* Fall of Fort Donelson, Tennessee

* Jefferson Davis proclamation

* From the capital of the Confederacy




A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America.

The front page is entirely taken up with advertisements and notices. The inside pages are rich in war-related reports including: "The Fall of Fort Don... See More  

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$90.00
666370

Jeff Davis' inaugural address: in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #666370

February 25, 1862

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 25, 1862 



* Jefferson Davis inaugural address

* Rare Confederate publication




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

Certainly the most notable content begins page 2 being: "President Jefferson Davis's Inaugural address, delivered in Richmond, February 22, 1862" which takes ove... See More  

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$335.00
666361

Death of Commodore Porter...

Item #666361

May 07, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, May 7, 1864  As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.

Among the articles within are: "Lieut. Commander Flusser" "Commodore William D. Porter" which reports on his death; "Major-General Meade's Battle Order" signed... See More  

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666360

The Indian campaign in New Mexico....

Item #666360

April 30, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, April. 30, 1864  As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.

Most of the ftpg. is taken up with various reports from several theaters of the war. Among the various reports on the inside pages are: "Cavalry Achievements" "Indian Campaig... See More  

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666355

With the lengthy "Supplement" issue as well... Battle of Mobile...

Item #666355

February 27, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Feb. 27, 1864  As noted in the masthead, this is the: "Gazette of the Regular & Volunteer Forces". The front page has much under the heading: "The Military Situation". Articles inside include: "Mobile & Its Defences" "The Grog Ration in the Navy" "The Campaign in the Southwest" "Florida & the... See More  

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666352

Lincoln Proclamation calls for more troops...

Item #666352

February 06, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Feb. 6, 1864 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Proclamation for more troops




As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.

The front page has: "Proclamation by the President" for a draft of 500,000 men, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Als... See More  

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$39.00
666271

Perhaps the most famous "Confederate" newspaper...

Item #666271

July 04, 1863

THE DAILY CITIZEN, Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 2 (4), 1863 



* Most sought Confederate newspaper to be had ?



A fascinating newspaper and arguably the most famous of any newspaper printed on Confederate soil, not just for being printed on the back of wallpaper (many others were as well) but because of the circumstances which surrounded the creation of this issue.

This newspaper was edit... See More  

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$5,250.00
666256

Wealth of Confederate reporting from this fascinating newspaper title...

Item #666256

January 07, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 7, 1863  This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South. Note that this "Memphis" newspaper was published in Jackson, Mississippi, and also that this is labeled the: "Army Edition" which we have not seen in other issues of this title we have offered. See the information below concerning its h... See More  

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$257.00
666216

Stuart's raid into Pennsylvania...

Item #666216

October 30, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 30, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate title

* J.E.B. Stuart's raid on Chambersburg




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: "Interesting from New Orleans" "The Recognition of the Confede... See More  

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$136.00
666057

Battle of Cheat Mountain...Siege of Lexington...

Item #666057

September 22, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 22, 1861 



* Battle of Cheat Mountain WV

* First Battle of Lexington

* Missouri State Guard victory




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Another Defeat of the Rebels at Cheat Mountain" "Important From Missouri" "Progress Of The Siege Of Lexington" "Important From Kentucky&quo... See More  

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666006

Confederate movements in Norfolk...

Item #666006

April 15, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 15, 1863  Among the ftpg. column heads relating to the Civil War are: "From Norfolk--Confederate Movements--Appearances of an Approaching Struggle... "Gen. Keyes's Proclamation--A Panic--Rebel Operations at Suffolk..." "The Siege of Vicksburg" "Another Warning to England" "The Reports of French Successes in Mexico" and m... See More  

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666004

Dispatch signed by Braxton Bragg...

Item #666004

October 27, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 27, 1863 



* Confederate attack & victory

* at Philadelphia, Tennessee

* General Robert E. Lee




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Later From The South" "Richmond Views of Recent Military Operations" "More About Lee's Last Failure' "The Scared Confederates in East Tennessee" "Jeff. Davis Rebuk... See More  

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666000

Civil War map of the Fredericksburg vicinity...

Item #666000

May 02, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 2, 1863 



* Fredericksburg, Virginia area map

* John S. Mosby's Rangers - Raiders




The front page is dominated by a large Civil War map headed: "THE CROSSING OF THE RAPPAHANNOCK".

Plus there are many column heads on the Civil War including: "Success Everywhere" "The Enemy Confounded" "400 Prisoners Taken" "A Great Ba... See More  

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$38.00
665998

Map of Port Hudson, and military illustrations inside...

Item #665998

March 31, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 31, 1863  The front page features a nice & detailed map headed: "Map Of Port Hudson" along the Mississippi.

Also front page column heads: "Naval Engagement at Port Hudson" "The Mississippi Abandoned & Destroyed" "Union Victory at Berwick's Bay" and more.

See the photos for the various page 2 & 3 illustrations of... See More  

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$41.00
665997

Map concerning the Battle of Murfreesboro...

Item #665997

January 01, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 1, 1863 



* 1st Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee

* Nolensville TN & Van Buren, Arkansas




The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Situation In Kentucky And Tennessee". Also many nice column heads on the war including: "The Advance of Rosecran's Army" "The Preparations For A Great Battle" "Sharp Fight Near... See More  

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$48.00
665991

Nice reports on the Battle of Bull Run...

Item #665991

July 20, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 20, 1861 



* First Battle of Bull Run - Manassas VA Virginia

* 1st major battle of the American Civil War




The front page is filled with advertisements. Page 5 has some nice column heads--and a wealth of text--on this historic Battle of Bull Run: "The Engagement at Bull's Run" "Gallant Conduct of Our Troops" "Details of the Contest"... See More  

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$42.00
665960

War battles in Virginia...

Item #665960

November 08, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 8, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Army Operations In Virginia" 'The Army of the Potomac in Motion in a Snow Storm" "Our Forces in Possession of Warrenton" "Chester Gap Held by Stonewall Jackson's Command" "The Fight with Stuart's Cavalry on Wednesday" "36 Dead Left on the Field by the... See More  

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$29.00
665959

The blockade in the South...

Item #665959

January 08, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 8, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "News From the South" "Dispatches from Europe to Jeff. Davis" "The Rebels Acknowledge the Federal Blockade Effective" "Peculation in the Rebel Army" "Naval Engagement Near Mobile" & more.

Twelve pages, light damp stain in a lower corner, minor wear at the ma... See More  

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$27.00
665958

Vengeance for the murder of Colonel Dahlgren...

Item #665958

March 13, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, March 13, 1864  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "GEN. BUTLER'S DEPARTMENT" "An Expedition to King and Queen County, Va." "Vengeance Visited Upon the Murderers of Col. Dahlgren" "The Exchange of Prisoners Proceeding" "The War in Louisiana" and more.

Eight pages, very nice condition.

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$29.00
665957

Sherman expected at Mobile...

Item #665957

March 04, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, March 4, 1864  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "News from Mobile, New Orleans and Brownsville, Texas" "General Sherman's Army Expected at Mobile" "The Latest News form Texas" "Gen. Kilpatrick's Expedition" "About 40 Miles of Track Destroyed" "Meade's Army" and much more.

Eight pages, v... See More  

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665956

McClellan to make an attack on Richmond?

Item #665956

June 20, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, June 20, 1862  Among the ftpg. first column heads on the Civil War are: "From Gen. McClellan's Army" ""Editorial Correspondence of the N.Y. Times "Probable Intentions of Gen. McClellan" "An Immediate Advance on Richmond Expected" "The Meaning of the Recent Rebel Raid on the Right" "Present Position of the Opposing Forc... See More  

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$29.00
665634

Death of Commodore Uriah P. Levy... Large Civil War map...

Item #665634

March 24, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 24, 1862 



* Uriah P. Levy death (1st report)

* 1st Jewish commodore of U.S. Navy

* American Civil War - Jews




The most notable content within this issue is the very brief, but historic page 5 report of the death of Commodore (Admiral) Uriah P. Levy, the first U.S. Jewish Commodore, war of 1812 war hero, and credited as to having abolished the disciplinary procedu... See More  

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$147.00
665632

Confederacy's first iron-clad ship...

Item #665632

April 07, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 7, 1862 



* CSS Manassas ironclad ship



War reports are found on pages 4 & 5 with column heads including: "The War For The Union" 'The Abolition of Slavery in the District" "The Confiscation Bill" "The Rebel Blockade Run" "The Latest About the Merrimac" "Rebel Force on the Peninsula" "The Advance U... See More  

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$37.00
665631

Battle of Shiloh maps and a map of Yorktown, plus more...

Item #665631

April 10, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 10, 1862 



* Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee

* Siege of Yorktown VA Virginia - Maps




The front page is dominated by a rather large Civil War map headed: "The Position Before Yorktown" with much detail. One column heads on the front page include: "The War For The Union" "Gen. Hunter's Dept." "Emancipation In Th... See More  

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$52.00
665630

Williamsburg evacuated...

Item #665630

August 23, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 23, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War: "Ovation to Gen. Corcoran" "General Corcoran's Response" "The Procession" "From Gen. McClellan's Army - Reported Evacuation of Williamsburg" "The Movement of Troops...Richmond Almost Bare of Rebel Troops...".

Plus there is more on pages 4, 5 and 8 includin... See More  

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$28.00
665449

Huge front page map shows much of Texas...

Item #665449

November 30, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 30, 1861 



* Gulf of Mexico coast map

* Texas - Mexico




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, Fren... See More  

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$83.00
665379

McClellan's official report...

Item #665379

January 23, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL,  New  York, Jan. 23, 1864



* Seven Days Battles

* General George B. McClellan

* Lengthy official report




As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.

The front page has: "The Military Situation" with various reports, and also: "The Sp... See More  

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$32.00
665344

Lincoln's second inauguration...

Item #665344

March 06, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, March 6, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln 2nd inauguration

* Closing weeks of the Civil War

* Assassination nears




Page 4 headlines at the top of last column about the second inauguration of Abraham Lincoln include: "INAUGURATION" "Our Report of the Second Installation of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States" "Scenes at the White House in t... See More  

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$2,250.00
665179

Slavery at the Capital...

Naval history is made with the Monitor vs. the Merrimac...

Item #665179

March 14, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 14, 1862 



* Battle of Hampton Roads, Virginia - Civil War Ironclads clash

* Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (CSS Virginia)

* Slavery at the Capital




A significant issue reporting one of the most famous naval battles of the 19th century: the Monitor vs. the Merrimac. It ushered in "modern" naval engineering with the use of iron-clad vessels.

One co... See More  

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$159.00
665178

John Wilkes Booth 3 years before his notoriety...

Item #665178

March 28, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 28, 1862 



* Actor John Wilkes Booth play advertisement

* 3 years prior to Abraham Lincoln's assassination

* American Civil War reporting




The front page contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wil... See More  

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$67.00
665173

Large Civil War map... Battle of the Wilderness...

Item #665173

May 09, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 9, 1864 



* Battle of the Wilderness

* Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee




The front page is dominated by a very large & detailed map headed: "THE JAMES RIVER MOVEMENT. Scene of Operations by Gen. Butler's Force--Petersburg, Richmond, and the Railroads". Plus over half of the first column is taken up with Civil War heads, beginning: "Struggle... See More  

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$47.00
665158

A broadside oration on the 4th of July...

Item #665158

July 16, 1861

DAVENPORT GAZETTE---SUPPLEMENT, Iowa, July 16, 1861  This is a folio size, single sheet broadside (printed on the front only), being the: "Oration Delivered at Big Walnut Grove, Scott County, Iowa, July 4th, 1861, By Hon. J. B. Leake". It consumes the entire front.

Single sheet, printed on the front only, great condition.

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$48.00
664836

Civil Ware news from the Confederate capital...

Item #664836

July 26, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 26, 1862 



* From the Confederate capital



A wealth of reporting from the Confederate capital, some articles headed: "the Movement of Morgan in Kentucky" "The Richmond Battles in England" "The War--The President & the Border States..." "Yankee Account of the Arkansas" "the Raids of Morgan..." &q... See More  

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$78.00
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