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662808

Steelplate engraving of John C. Fremont...

Item #662808

January 01, 1885

HISTORY OF THE WAR FOR THE UNION..., a series of pamphlets done in the latter years of the 19th century. Not our normal fare, however this issue still has the nice steel plate engraving of: "J.C. Fremont". (John C. Fremont)

All of the text recounts events from the Civil War. Complete in 48 pages plus a decorative wrapper, masking tape at the spine, nice condition.

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$38.00
662805

Rare Confederate Memphis broadside...

Item #662805

April 20, 1861

DAILY APPEAL EXTRA, Memphis, Tennessee, April 20, 1861 



* Very rare Confederate broadside

* Beginning of the Civil War

* Vicksburg MS Mississippi




An extremely scarce item, being a broadside edition (printed on one side only) of a newspaper from early in the Confederacy from a city which was only "Confederate" until the battle of Memphis, June 6, 1862, after which it was in Y... See More  

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$645.00
662709

Large Civil War map of Virginia: Battle of Spotsylvania...

Item #662709

May 16, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 16, 1864 



* Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

* Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee

* Civil War Overland Campaign w/ map




Over half of the front page is taken up with a large & detailed Civil War map headed: "GEN. GRANT'S ADVANCE TO RICHMOND." Among the first column heads on the war are: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Gen. Lee's Retreat ... See More  

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$60.00
662541

Much on the evacuation of the Cumberland Gap...

Item #662541

August 02, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 2, 1865  Among the articles are: "The Conduct of the War" "The Evacuation of Cumberland Gap" "Gen. Morgan's Official Report" "Military Authority In Tennessee" "Who Burned Columbia?" and much more.

Eight pages, nice condition.



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

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$27.00
662510

Three Civil War maps...

Item #662510

May 06, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 6, 1862 



* Battle of Williamsburg, Virginia

* Camden NC North Carolina




The front page is dominated by a large Civil War map headed: "The Seat Of War In Eastern Virginia".

There are also first column heads on the Civil War including: "From General McClellan's Army" "THE REBELS OVERTAKEN" "The Rebels Driven Through Williamsbur... See More  

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$55.00
662492

Battles near the Potomac, with a fine map...

Item #662492

October 23, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 23, 1861 



* Fort Monroe, Hampton, Virginia 

* Leesburg, Virginia 

* Frederickton, Missouri 

* Camp Wilcat, Kentucky




The ftpg. features a large Civil War map headed: "THE LOWER POTOMAC". Among the ftpg. column heads on the war are: "THE REBELLION" "A Fight in Progress Near Fortress Monroe" "Particulars of the Batt... See More  

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$48.00
662387

Stirring words from the President of the Confederacy...

Item #662387

February 13, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, February 13, 1864  Among the front page items are: "A Victory Near Charleston" "The enemy Again Advancing on The Peninsula" "Important Movement In Mississippi", "The Courts", "City Intelligence" "A Picture of Charleston Under Fire" "Telegraphic Reports..." and a few smaller items. Also man... See More  

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$120.00
662386

From Fredericksburg... The enemy in Virginia...

Item #662386

February 01, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 1, 1864  The front page has some nice war-related content, including items headed: "The Farmers & the New Conscription" "City Intelligence" "The Spring Campaign of the Enemy in Virginia--Important Developments" which takes over 2 columns; plus 3 letters concerning battles (see for portions).

The back page has the alway... See More  

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$76.00
662385

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #662385

January 17, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, January 17, 1863 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Not only a newspaper from the Confederacy, but from the capital of the Confederate States. The ftpg. has: "Late Northern News" and a report from Charleston, and: "The Blockading Ashore--Surrender of Officers & Men--No Tidings of the Fleet" and also much reporting ... See More  

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$73.00
662383

Beauregard's lengthy report on Shiloh...

Item #662383

May 10, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, May 10, 1862 



* Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing

* General P. G. T. Beauregard's official rpt.

* From the capital of the Confederacy




The ftpg. has much on: "YORKTOWN" "Our Former Position & Strength There--The State of our Whole Line--Daily Picket Fights--Brilliant Affair at Dam No. 2--Vast Preparations & Expectations ... See More  

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$167.00
662382

Confederate newspaper from Louisiana...

Item #662382

September 15, 1861

SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Sept. 15, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South

* Battle of Carnifex Ferry




Among the front page items are: "The War On the Potomac" "The War in Missouri" "The War in Western Virginia" "The Civil War in America".

Inside includes: "The Fight In Western Virginia" 'Rosecranz's Army Badly W... See More  

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$124.00
662272

From Houston during the Civil War...

Item #662272

November 09, 1864

THE HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, Nov. 9, 1864 



* Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy



Newspapers from Texas are very uncommon, particularly from before or during the Civil War period. Here is an issue from the midst of the war, one of the earliest war-dated issues we have offered in recent years.

The front page has over 2 columns taken up with a terrific speech given by Jeff... See More  

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$660.00
662192

How Sherman will treat South Carolina...

Item #662192

February 14, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 14, 1865  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "Rebel Ideas of Sherman" "His Expected Kindness Towards South Carolina" "The Hotbed of Treason to be Treated No Worse Than Georgia "Mobile" "Additional Confirmation of the Reported Evacuation of the City" "Wilmington" "Richmo... See More  

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$28.00
662191

Jeff Davis at odds with his Congress...

Item #662191

March 23, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, March 23, 1865 



* Nearing the end of the American Civil War

* Ulysses S. Grant & William T. Sherman


* Quarrel between Jefferson Davis and His Congress



Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN" "Johnston Flying from the Combined Armies" "Raleigh Said to be Evacuated" "Rebels Reported Falling Back to Hillsboro&qu... See More  

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$31.00
662180

Grant, Butler, and Sherman...

Item #662180

May 31, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, May 31, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "BUTLER" "GRANT!" "SHERMAN!" "The Entire Grand Army in Motion En Route for Richmond" "Engagement Between McPherson's Corps & the Rebels" "The Rebels Defeated & Driven Back" "General Lee's Daughter Goes to Join Her Father in Ric... See More  

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$30.00
662176

The Rebels on the Rebel situation...

Item #662176

January 19, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 19, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Interesting From the South" "The Richmond Examiner on the Rebel Situation" "The Port of New Orleans Hermetically Sealed" "Rebel Account of the Escape of the Pensacola" "No Furloughs to be Granted to the Army of the Potomac" and much more.

Eight pages, very nic... See More  

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$28.00
662175

The Rebels on the Rebel situation...

Item #662175

January 19, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 19, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Interesting From the South" "The Richmond Examiner on the Rebel Situation" "The Port of New Orleans Hermetically Sealed" "Rebel Account of the Escape of the Pensacola" "No Furloughs to be Granted to the Army of the Potomac" and much more.

Eight pages, very nic... See More  

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$28.00
662173

Women & children set fires...

Item #662173

February 04, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 4, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Burnside Expedition" "Heavy Cannonading in the Vicinity of Beaufort" "Heavy Firing Near Norfolk" "News From the South" "The Southern Women & Children to Turn Incendiaries" "The Rebels Furious Over the Stone Blockade" and much more.

Eight ... See More  

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662131

Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina...

Item #662131

September 08, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 8, 1863 



* Second Battle of Charleston Harbor

* Fort Wagner - Morris Island - South Carolina

* From the capital of the Confederacy




The front page includes; "Latest From The North" "From Charleston--Evacuation of Morris Island" "From Tennessee" "The Courts" "Latest News From the North--The Situation i... See More  

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$74.00
662129

Sherman descending upon Savannah...

Item #662129

December 19, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 19, 1864 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* General William T. Sherman

* Sherman's March to the Sea

* Capture of Savannah close




Not just a newspaper from the Confederate, but from the capital of the Confederate states. The front page has an editorial beginning: "The accounts from Nashville are the statements of the enemy, & m... See More  

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$87.00
662127

Editor has a gloomly outlook on the war...

Item #662127

November 12, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Nov. 12, 1862 



* Confederate editor gives a pessimistic outlook



The front page has much on the Civil War with items headed: "The Enemy Of James River", "From Northern Virginia", "Fredericksburg--The Recent Yankee Raid", "The Navigation of The Mississippi", "Latest News From The North", and many subheads... See More  

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$84.00
662126

Considerable reporting on the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #662126

July 10, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, July 10, 1863 



* Very Rare Confederate title from the "traveling" newspaper

* Battle of the Gettysburg - Robert E. Lee vs. Meade




If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memp... See More  

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$466.00
662003

Civil War map shows from Richmond to Petersburg...

Item #662003

June 23, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 23, 1864  The front page is dominated by a nice & very detailed Civil War map headed: "From Richmond To Petersburg".

The first column has war-related heads: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "From Gen. Grant's Army" "No Heavy Fight Since Saturday" "Skirmishing All Along Our Lines" "Rebels Trying to Obstruct The River&quo... See More  

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$47.00
661996

Civil War map shows advance of General Hooker's army...

Item #661996

May 02, 1863

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, May 2, 1863  The front page is dominated by a nice & detailed Civil War map headed: "THE ADVANCE OF GEN. HOOKER'S ARMY. Map Showing the Position of Fredericksburg, Port Royal, Bowling Green, Warrenton, and adjacent country." Plus there are many ftpg. column heads on the Civil War as seen in the photos.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, minimal wea... See More  

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$48.00
661994

Civil War map on the rebel defenses at Port Hudson...

Item #661994

March 20, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 20, 1863 



* Port Hudson, Louisiana map

* Battle of Kelly's Ford - Virginia




The front page is dominated by a nice & detailed Civil War map headed: "REBEL DEFENSES AT PORT HUDSON". Among the column heads on the Civil War are: "Late Rebel News" "Averill's Cavalry Expedition" "Rosecrans on the War Patch" "Clos... See More  

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$48.00
661992

Two Civil War maps...

Item #661992

November 07, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 7, 1862  The front page is dominated by a very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE EXPECTED BATTLE IN MISSISSIPPI. Advance Southward of General Grant's Union Army." Also many column heads on the Civil War including: "The Rebels, 50,000 Strong, at Holly Springs" "Defeat of Stuart's Rebel Cavalry" "Splendid Conduct of the Union Tr... See More  

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$46.00
661884

John Wilkes Booth appears at Ford's Theater...

Item #661884

November 13, 1863

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1863 



* John Wilkes Booth as an actor

* Rare appearance at Ford's Theatre




A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C.

Page 3 has an advertisement headed: "FORD'S NEW THEATRE" which has three mentions of the name J. Wilkes Booth: "... See More  

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$455.00
661775

A Civil War military newspaper...

Item #661775

November 07, 1863

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Nov. 7, 1863  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. Almost the entire ftpg. is taken up with: "The Military Situation" with war reports from various fields of action. Inside page reports include: "Engineering Operations of the Arm... See More  

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$28.00
661765

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

Item #661765

October 17, 1862

DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN, Jackson, Oct. 17, 1862  Certainly one of the more rare Confederate titles we have offered. This is a volume one issue.

Among the front page articles are: "Abolition Meetings at the North" "Resolutions" "Yankee Officers Marrying Negroes" "List of Casualties in the 40th Mississippi Reg. at the Battle of Corinth, Oct. 4trh, 1862".

Pa... See More  

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$358.00
661753

Negroes in the Civil War...

Item #661753

April 09, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 9, 1862  From the midst of the Civil War, some of the articles are headed: "Free Negroes Crowding into Ohio" "Missionaries to Work & Educate the Negroes at Port Royal" "War News of the Week" "Slavery in the District of Columbia" "The Horrors of War" "General Rosecrans' Farewell to His Soldiers&quo... See More  

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$38.00
661730

Rebels to leave Richmond?

Item #661730

January 02, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 2, 1865  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "The Siege of Fortress Rosecrans" "The Fight at Overall's Creek" "The Battle of the Cedars" "RICHMOND" "Probable Designs of the Enemy to Make a Dash from Richmond" "WILMINGTON" "Admiral Porter Still at It" "He Continues to Shell Fort ... See More  

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661729

Sherman's march to the sea...

Item #661729

January 09, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 9, 1865 



* General William T. Sherman

* Branchville SC South Carolina

* Final months of the Civil War




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "Sherman Marching on Branchville, South Carolina" " Bragg Asking the Prayers of All Christians for Himself & His Army" "Opposition to Jeff. Davis' Prop... See More  

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$30.00
661721

Robert E. Lee is moving towards Petersburg...

Item #661721

October 06, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 6, 1864 



* Confederate General Robert E. Lee

* Sieges of Richmond and Petersburg




Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "RICHMOND" "Both Armies Fortifying" "Lee Moving Troops to Petersburg" "The Enemy Strengthening on Our Left" "Another Rebel Battery Captured" and much more.

Eight pages, a bit irregula... See More  

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$28.00
661716

Editorial paints a positive picture for the Confederacy...

Item #661716

May 21, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 21, 1863  The front page has much reporting from the "The Courts" and "City Intelligence" as well as several Acts from the Confederate Congress including: "An Act to Establish a Volunteer Navy". There are also military reports from Mobile & Wilmington.

The back page has a lengthy editorial beginning: "The Federal a... See More  

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$87.00
661715

The Queen of the West... another Confederate naval victory!

Item #661715

February 27, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 27, 1863  Not just a newspaper from the Confederacy, but from the capital of the Confederates states. Among the front page reports are: "The American War In Europe--Opinions of the English Press..." "Lincoln's Movements at Night" "The Yankee Navy" "Additional From the North--The Inaction of the Army--'What are ... See More  

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$113.00
661714

A Proclamation and an Address signed by Jefferson Davis...

Item #661714

August 17, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 17, 1863  Most of the last column is taken up with two documents, the first a: "Proclamation By the President" which includes: "...Let us rather receive in humble thankfulness the lesson which He has taught in our recent reverses, devoutly acknowledging that to Him & not to our own feeble arms, are due the honor & the glory of vic... See More  

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$115.00
661713

The "Old" Thirteen Infantry of Virginia...

Item #661713

February 26, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 26, 1864  Among the front page reports are: "The War News--A Cavalry Battle in Mississippi--The Situation in Tennessee--The Recent Fight In Florida--From General Lee's Lines" "The Courts" "Camp Near Kinston" "To the Friends of Soldiers in the Wise Brigade" & other items. Also included is a report re: "... See More  

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$108.00
661568

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

Item #661568

July 20, 1861

DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, July 20, 1861  



* Very rare Confederate title

* First Battle of Bull Run

* Manassas, Virginia




Certainly one of the less common titles from the Confederacy, as rarely have I seen it offered. This coastal town didn't remain Confederate for very long as it fell to General Burnside on March 14, 1862 with the Battle of New Bern. So truly &... See More  

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$255.00
661529

General Lawrence O'Bryan Branch... The Confederate version of "Harper's Weekly"...

Item #661529

June 07, 1863

SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, June 7, 1863 



* General Lawrence O'Bryan Branch

* Very rare Confederate title




A very rare publication from the Confederacy which seldom comes to the collector market. Although much of the content was literary in nature, there are news reports and a few illustrations.

The front page is entirely taken up with a nice illustration of: "Genera... See More  

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$420.00
661491

Latest reports on the Civil War...

Item #661491

June 15, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, June 15, 1862  Among the ftpg. column headlines on the Civil War are: "INTERESTING FROM NEW ORLEANS" News From North Carolina" "Mysterious Movements of the Rebel Forces" "Rebel Cavalry going in the Direction of Fredericksburg" "Arrival of the Jersey Blue" "News From Norfolk" and much more.

Eight pages, margin tears, some... See More  

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$25.00
661484

War-related events in Congress...

Item #661484

February 19, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Conscription Bill in the House" "A Home for Disabled Soldiers" "Copperheadism in the House" "Late Southern News" "Copperhead Movement in Kentucky" "From Cairo and Below" and more.

Eight pages, very nice condition.

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$29.00
661482

Defeat of the rebels...

Item #661482

March 02, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 2, 1863  Among the front page column heads are: "The Attack On Vicksburg" "Opening the Way to the Rear" "Skirmish & Defeat of the Rebels" "Notice to Deserters from the Potomac Army" and more.

Eight pages, very nice condition.

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$29.00
661481

Naval events in the Civil War...

Item #661481

March 03, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 3, 1863  Among the front page column heads are: "Another Naval Disaster" "Capture of the U.S. Gunboat Indianola by the Rebels" "Capture & Burning of the Ship Jacob Bell by the Florida" "Running the Wilmington, N.C., Blockade" "Resignation of General Sigel" and more.

Eight pages, great condition.

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$29.00
661459

The Confederates on the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #661459

July 11, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 11, 1863 



* Battle of Gettysburg

* Rebel account




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

The front page includes: "Charleston" "Yankee Agents In England" "The Courts" "City Intelligence" "Prisoners" "Sale of Negroes in Georgia" wi... See More  

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$870.00
661030

Robert E. Lee vs. Ulysses S. Grant...

Battle of Spotsylvania Court House...

Item #661030

May 23, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 23, 1864 



* Generals Robert E. Lee vs. Ulysses S. Grant

* Battle of Spotsylvania Court House - Virginia

* Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital




A very famous newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page items are: "The War News" with subheads: "From the Peninsula", "From the Southside",... See More  

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$105.00
660987

Much on the Battle of Gettysburg from a soldier involved...

Item #660987

July 17, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 17, 1863 



* Battle of Gettysburg - Pennsylvania

* Great reporting from rebel eyewitness (soldier)

* The turning point of the Civil War




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

The front page has various war-related content, including items headed: "The News" and a lengthier repor... See More  

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$2,130.00
660986

Much on the war, from the Confederacy... After Gettysburg & Vicksburg...

Item #660986

July 16, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 16, 1863   



* Post Gettysburg and Vicksburg

* During Robert E. Lee's retreat

* Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital




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



A wealth of nice reporting in this issue with the front page having: "The News" with some text on Lee&#... See More  

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$270.00
660985

Follow-up to Gettysburg, and so much more...

Item #660985

July 08, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 8, 1863  Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital.

A great issue on the events surrounding the Battle of Gettysburg, with reaction of nearby cities, the retreat & pursuit of the Confederates,  reports on the events immediately following Gettysburg, and more.

The front page includes: "... See More  

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$725.00
660928

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

Item #660928

March 22, 1865

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, March 22, 1865 



* Very rare Civil War title 

* William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow

* Final weeks of the rebellion




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 Me... See More  

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$280.00
660894

Civil War map of Virginia... First Battle of Rappahannock Station...

Item #660894

August 28, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 28, 1862 



* First Battle of Rappahannock Station

* General Stonewall Jackson




The front page features a large Civil War map headed: "The Field Of Operations In Virginia" (see). Nice column heads on the war include: "The War In Virginia" 'The Intentions of Gen. Lee" "The Junction of the Armies" & more.

Eight pages, bit of... See More  

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$56.00
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