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658556

Responding to General Clinton's offer for a reconciliation...

Item #658556

April 03, 1781

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, April 3, 1781 



* General Henry Clinton

* Peace with Americans ?

* Revolutionary War




Pages 1 and 2 contain an excellent response to the controversial "Declaration" of General Clinton in which he offers a proposal for peace to the Americans. A few bits include: "The first thing which is offered is a pardon to a... See More  

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$450.00
658553

Much on events in the South: General Greene & others...

Item #658553

March 13, 1781

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, March 13, 1781   



* Rare Revolutionary War title

* General Nathanael Greene

* Events in the South




Most of the front page is taken up with reports concerning the: "Account of the Examination& Commitment of John Trumbull, for High Treason", some of the "rebel governor" of Connecticut who was ... See More  

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$440.00
658479

Perhaps the definitive Battle of Gettysburg issue...

Item #658479

July 06, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 6, 1863 



* Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

* Most historic battle of the Civil War


* Great reporting - one of the best to be had




A terrific issue reporting the result of the very historic Battle of Gettysburg, with nearly two-thirds of the front pages first column taken up with related heads, atop of which is a nice patriotic emblem. They include: "THE G... See More  

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$765.00
658478

Great "Extra" edition on the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #658478

July 05, 1863

THE NEW YORK HERALD--EXTRA, July 5, 1863 



* Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

* Most historic battle of the Civil War




A terrific and quite graphic issue on the Battle of Gettysburg with nearly a full front page column of heads concerning the battle, including a nice patriotic graphic (see). Note that most of these heads are actually in the Herald issue of July 6, but this being a larg... See More  

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$570.00
658477

Yankees capture the Confederate capital... War nears its end...

Item #658477

April 04, 1865

NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, April 4, 1865 



* Richmond, Virginia falls (1st report)

* Confederate capital - war nears the end




One of the middle columns of the front page announces one of the more significant events of the Civil War with: "VIRGINIA ! " "GLORIOUS NEWS ! " "Richmond Is Ours!" "Evacuation of Petersburg!" "Tremendous Fighting!&q... See More  

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$320.00
658471

Rare Lincoln's assassination report, in a Washington, D.C. newspaper...

Item #658471

April 15, 1865

EVENING STAR, Washington, D.C., April 15, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination (historic 1st report)

* It is BEST to have reports from the city where it occurred




Terrific to have this first report of Lincoln's assassination in a newspaper from the city where it happened. This is the first of this issue we have offered.

The top of the front page has a column with heads: "ASSA... See More  

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$5,500.00
658237

Terrific & rare broadside "Extra" on the capture of Jefferson Davis...

Item #658237

May 14, 1865

STATE JOURNAL - EXTRA, Sunday, May 14, 1865 



* Very rare miniature broadside

* Capture of Jefferson Davis

* President of the Confederacy




A terrific little broadside "Extra" with no mention of city or state of origin as was typical, given such releases were for local consumption only. The only hint that it may be from Michigan is in one of the headlines.

The three headlines ... See More  

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$2,300.00
657844

1862 Civil War - Iuka Mississippi... Raising the Black Flag...

Item #657844

October 04, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES, NY, October 4, 1862



* Raising the Black Flag - the end of Yellow Fever Epidemic
* The war in Missouri
 
This 8 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includ
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$32.00
657842

Port Hudson... The Yazoo Pass Expedition...

Item #657842

March 17, 1863

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 1863



* Yazoo Pass Expedition

* Port Hudson




This 8 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following headlines: "OPERATIONS ON THE MISSISSIP
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$32.00
657841

Gen. McClellan nominated for President... Surrender of Fort Morgan, Alabama...

Item #657841

September 01, 1864

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 1, 1864



* Fort Morgan, Mobile, Alabama

* General McClellan Nominated for President
 
This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following headlines: "CHICAGO CONVENTION" "McClellan Nominated for President" "A Peace Horse and A
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$36.00
657802

Civil War map - Corinth, Mississippi.....

Item #657802

October 06, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York, October 6, 1862.

 
* Pittsburg, Tennessee
* Monterey, Tennessee
* Purdy, Tennessee



This 8 page newspaper is in nice condition (except for some margin wear) due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first
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$45.00
657502

Patent cow-milker... publication on inventions...

Item #657502

January 24, 1863

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 24, 1863  The front cover has an illustration entitled "The Celebrated Patent Cow-Milker" and "Colvin's Breast Pump" with an accompanying article. Within the issue are: "Lane's Patent Potato-Digger"; "Swift's Patent Chimney-Fastener"; "Drake's Patent Churn Power" and additional articles an... See More  

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$28.00
657227

1864 Battle of Totopotomoy Creek....

Item #657227

May 31, 1864

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1864 



* Totopotomoy Creek

* Dallas, Georgia




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "GRANT'S ARMY" "Our Forces All South of the Pamunky" "A Severe Cavalry Fight on Saturday" "The Enemy Driven Back With Loss" "Further News from General Sherman" "A Fight On Saturday Near Dallas"... See More  

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$27.00
656932

The landing of Ohio Troops at Louisville, Kentucky...

Item #656932

January 11, 1862

(single-leaf from) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, January 11, 1862



This is a single-page print. The page contains two engravings entitled "Landing of Ohio Troops at Louisville, Kentucky" and "General Buell's Body-Guard".



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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$16.00
656931

Charleston, South Carolina from the Civil War...

Item #656931

January 31, 1863

(single-leaf from) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, January 31, 1863



This is a single-page print which would be great for display. The page contains four engravings entitled: "Middle-Ground Battery, Charleston, S.C." "The Charleston Iron-Clad Fleet" "Folley's Battery Near the Light-House, at Charleston, South Carolina" and "Our Blockading Fleet off North... See More  

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656785

Abraham Lincoln's proclamation...

Item #656785

July 23, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL,  New  York, July 23, 1864 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* More Civil War troops needed




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 ftpg. has: "The Campaign In Virginia" "At Petersburg" "Sherman's Operations"... See More  

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$37.00
656759

Iceland... The Emancipation Proclamation...

Item #656759
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, February, 1863  Towards the back of the issue under the "Monthly Record of Current Events" is content pertaining to the newly enacted Emancipation Proclamation.

Other items within the issue are "A Californian in Iceland" which includes several illustrations; "The Gun-Boat Essex" and many more articles and illustration... See More  

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$63.00
656724

A pro-South newspaper in the North...

Item #656724

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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$28.00
656613

Huge, full front page Civil War map...

Item #656613

May 05, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD,  May 5, 1863 



* Rare full front map for display

* Second Battle of Fredericksburg




A terrific issue for display, as the entire front page -- from top to bottom -- is taken up with a huge map headed: "IMPORTANT MILITARY OPERATIONS IN VIRGINIA. The Seat of War from the Rappahannock to the Nansemond and Blackwater".

The map has tremendous detail, showing fr... See More  

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$119.00
656604

Unique "Yankee" & "Confederate" pair of the same date...

Item #656604

July 22, 1861

Here is a unique opportunity for a pair of issues--one Yankee and the other Confederate--of the identical date of July 22, 1861 both reporting on the First Battle of Bull Run, one from the New York Tribune and the other from the Confederate capital of Richmond, titled the Daily Dispatch, providing a perspective of how the news was reported with all the "spin" & biases that ... See More  

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$650.00
656564

John Mosby just before his "Greenback Raid"...

Item #656564

October 21, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 21, 1864 



* John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader

* 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry

* From the capital of the Confederacy




A wealth of Civil War reporting from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Report Surprise of Mosby's Command" which includes: "...Northern papers say...surprised the camp of Mosby near Pie... See More  

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656563

Battle of Fort Donelson as reported by General Pillow...

Item #656563

March 05, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 5, 1862



* General Gideon Johnson Pillow

* Battle of Fort Donelson - Tennessee

* From the capital of Confederacy




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Page two has much detail on: "The Battles At Fort Donelson - General Pillow's Report - Battle of Trenches, Feb. 11 - Battle of Dover, Feb. 15th" with the... See More  

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$94.00
656562

The Civil War from a Confederate perspective...

Item #656562

March 10, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 10, 1863 



* Rare rebel title



A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page items on the Civil War are: "From Gloucester" "The Situation at Fredericksburg" "Officers' Horses & Mules" "Latest News From the North" "City Intelligence" "Bombardment of Vicksburg... See More  

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656559

Why can't the North live on their own?...

Item #656559

May 20, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 20, 1863 



* Capital of the Confederacy



 A very nice newspaper not only from the Confederacy, but from the capital of the Confederates States.

Among the front page items are: "The Campaign In Mississippi", "A Rough Diamond", "From Hooker's Army", "Latest From the North" and nearly 3 columns on: "... See More  

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$86.00
656554

"King Abraham the First"...

Item #656554

October 17, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Oct. 17, 1861 Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are li... See More  

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$163.00
656553

Rare Confederate title with good war content...

Item #656553

September 17, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, September 17, 1863 



* Rare Confederate title from the Civil War



This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era.

The entire ... See More  

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$255.00
656484

Lincoln's funeral in Philadelphia and New York City...

Item #656484

April 24, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination 

* Funeral - Obsequies in Philadelphia

* Hunt for John Wilkes Booth




All columns on all eight pages are black-bordered for the death of President Abraham Lincoln. Over half of the front page first column is taken up with heads including: "THE FUNERAL" "The Lying in State in Independence Hall, Philadelp... See More  

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$139.00
656475

Lincoln's Proclamation for more soldiers... Sherman captures Savannah...

Item #656475

December 31, 1864

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Dec. 31, 1864 



* Abraham Lincoln proclamation

* Call for more Civil War troops




Page 4 has close to half a column taken up with: "A Proclamation - Call For 300,000 Men" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln.

Page 54 begins with: "General Sherman" which begins: "On Thursday Dec. 22, our forces under Gen. Sherman occupied Savann... See More  

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656382

Confederate newspaper from Louisiana...

Item #656382

October 27, 1861

SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Oct. 27, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South




Among the front page items are: "Federal Evacuation of the Kanawha" "Floyd Marching for Kentucky" "From Arizona" "From New Mexico" "A Navy of Our Own" "Confederate Congress" & more. Inside includes: "From the Seat of War In Virgin... See More  

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$133.00
656378

Early report of Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid"......

Item #656378

October 15, 1864

THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 15, 1864 



* John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader

* 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry

* Early report on the Greenback Raid




Although there is much Civil War reporting on the front page perhaps the most significant a brief item near the bottom of the back, headed: "Guerrillas at Work Again on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad" which reads: "A
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656376

One of the more fascinating publishers from the Civil War...

Item #656376

December 14, 1864

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, Dec. 14, 1864 



* Very rare Civil War publication

* William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow




W. G. Brownlow, or  Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the pres... See More  

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$185.00
656226

Rare Confederate title reports on the battle of Manassas, & more...

Item #656226

August 08, 1861

CAROLINA SPARTAN, Spartanburg, South Carolina, August 8, 1861 



* First Battle of Bull Run

* Very rare Confederate title




A rare Confederate title to say the least. The front page has a report headed: "Battle of Manassas" which begins: "There never has been a more complete victory won on the Continent of America than was gained by our gallant "rebels" on Sunday l... See More  

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$530.00
656171

Ironclad monitors...

Item #656171

July 30, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, July 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. The entire front page is taken up with: "The Campaign In Virginia" with subheads: "Return of the Enemy" and "Around Petersburgh".

Other reports in this issue are... See More  

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656119

Southern generals described...

Item #656119

April 22, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, April 22, 1864  This was one of very few newspapers which actually printed in their dateline: "Confederate States Of America".

There is much front page reporting on the Civil War, from the Confederate perspective, including: "Good News From North Carolina!" "Official From Gen. Hoke--Capture of Plymouth, N.C., A Yankee Brigadi... See More  

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$104.00
656095

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

Item #656095

April 30, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 30, 1862  Among the articles within are: "A Serious Talk with Serious Men" "Emancipation of Slaves" "...on the Bill to abolish Slavery in the District of Columbia; "War News of the Week" "Free Negroes in Ohio" "The Massacre at Lee's Mills" "Traffic In Human Flesh--A White Child Sold in the city o... See More  

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656082

Virginia Civil War map...

Item #656082

May 21, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 21, 1862  The front page features a large and very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN EASTERN VIRGINIA". Among the ftpg. column heads are: "From General McClellan's Army" "Only Ten Miles To Richmond" "The Rebel Pickets Driven In" "The Enemy's Army Within Two Miles" "The Gunboat Expedition Up J... See More  

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$42.00
656076

Civil War map of Sherman in Georgia...

Item #656076

May 25, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 25, 1864 



* Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

* Battle of Resaca - Dalton GA Georgia

* General William T. Sherman




The top of the front page features a column-wide map headed: "Scene Of Sherman's Operations" from Calhoun to north of Ringgold.

Great column Civil War heads include: "From Sherman's Army" "Great Victory In Georgia&qu... See More  

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$45.00
656074

Maps of Pensacola, Florida and Nashville, Tennessee...

Item #656074

November 27, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 27, 1861  



* Pensacola Florida - Fort Pickens

* Nashville, Tennessee - new rebel capital




The front page has two maps titled: "THE REPORTED FIGHT AT PENSACOLA" and "THE NEW REBEL CAPITAL", being a detailed view of Nashville & vicinity.

Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "IMPORTANT FROM THE GULF" "PROBAB... See More  

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$59.00
656072

Map shows the seat of war in Kentucky...

Item #656072

October 06, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 6, 1861  The front page is dominated by a nice map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN KENTUCKY". Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Operations in Kentucky" "Topographical Description o the Field of Operations in Kentucky" "THE REBELLION" "Important From Hatteras Inlet" "Capture of the Steamer Fanny, Laden w... See More  

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$42.00
656068

Map of the "liberation of Tennessee"...

Item #656068

June 21, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE,  June 21, 1862   The front page is dominated by a large & very detailed map headed: "THE LIBERATION OF EASTERN TENNESSEE" with an explanatory caption.

  Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Important From Memphis" "Activity of Guerrilla Bands" "the White River Expedition" "Gen. Buell Marching into East Tennessee&... See More  

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$38.00
656067

Civil War map of the Yorktown vicinity...

Item #656067

May 09, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 9, 1862 



* Siege of Yorktown ends

* Battle of Williamsburg, Virginia

* New Orleans LA Louisiana




The front page is dominated by a nice Civil War map headed: "The Defenses Of Yorktown" (see photos). There are nice one column heads also: "The Advance of McClellan's Army" "The Enemy Still In Full Retreat" "The Battle of Williams... See More  

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$50.00
656034

Confederate Act of Congress to organize a military...

Item #656034

March 04, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 4, 1864 



* Confederate Act of Congress

* Organizing a rebel military




A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page items are: "The Enemy Around Richmond--Butler's Advance Up the Peninsula" which takes over a column; "City Intelligence" "Blockade Runner Blocked"... See More  

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$88.00
656033

Second battle of Bull Run...

Item #656033

September 10, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 10, 1862 



* Second Battle of Bull Run # 2

* From the capital of the Confederacy




Not just a newspaper from the Confederate States, but from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "From Maryland" which tells of the advance of the Confederate army across the Potomac into Maryland (see photos). Keep in mind this was just one w... See More  

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$117.00
655977

"Confederate" newspaper from the North... Great content...

Item #655977

August 27, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 27, 1862  Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South", this newspaper opposed the war and attracted the hatred of the Republicans and the Lincoln administration. It insisted that slavery could not be prohibited by law. So obnoxious was this paper to Unionists that it was denied circulation in some cities. In 1863 the ... See More  

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$57.00
655861

Confederate newspaper from Grenada, Mississippi... John H. Morgan...

Item #655861

October 22, 1862

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, October 27, 1862  If the title and city of publication seem to disagree, they do not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the &... See More  

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$240.00
655412

The organization of the Army...

Item #655412

August 13, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Aug. 13, 1864  A tremendous amount of war reporting within these 16 pages, subtitled: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces". Included are articles headed: "The Campaign In Virginia" "The Georgia Campaign" "The Army Regulations" "Vindication of Col. Dahlgren" "The Organization of the Army" ... See More  

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$29.00
655324

Huge front page Civil War map... Confederate states..

Item #655324

October 29, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 29, 1861 



* Confederate States of America



Most of the front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "OUR NAVAL & MILITARY OPERATIONS AT A GLANCE--The Coast & Land Line of the Rebellious States--The Union Blockade of the Atlantic & Gulf Coast--The Rebel Batteries on the Mississippi--The Forts on the Southern Line." Plus there are some ftpg. Ci... See More  

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$97.00
655320

Four Civil War maps... Battle of Shiloh...

Item #655320

April 09, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 9, 1862  Most of the front page is  taken up with a huge and very detailed map headed: "MAP OF YORKTOWN AND SURROUNDINGS." with subhead: "The Virginia Peninsula Between York and James Rivers--The Scene of Major General McClellan's Operations." There are also many front page one column war heads.

Plus, there are two more Civil War maps on pa... See More  

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$68.00
655315

Yankees capture Columbia, South Carolina...

Item #655315

February 19, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 19, 1865 



* Columbia SC - South Carolina Map

* Robert E. Lee correspondence

* Rare Confederate flag illustration




The front page is dominated by a large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "SHERMAN IN THE HEART OF SOUTH CAROLINA. Occupation of Columbia, the State Capital---Probable Evacuation of Charleston."

Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civ... See More  

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$62.00
655277

Yankees call them rebels...

Item #655277

October 21, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 21, 1861 



* From the Confederate capital



Among the front page reports are those headed: "Late Northern War News" "Attack on a Baltimore Ship by a Confederate Battery--Premature Reports of a Movement of General Banks' Division--The War in Missouri--A Skirmish in Western Virginia" plus a great wealth of subheads, this report... See More  

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$83.00
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