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655274

Battle of Shiloh... A Confederate report...

Item #655274

April 09, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, April 9, 1862 



* Report of the Battle of Shiloh from the Confederate capital



Page 3 begins with a very historic report headed: "The Great Victory In Tennessee" which reports on the Battle of Shiloh (or Pittsburg Landing) which begins: "Since the issue of our paper yesterday morning, we have received few additional particulars of the bri... See More  

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$177.00
655273

Confederate title from Richmond...

Item #655273

September 05, 1861

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 5, 1861 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



The front page has 1 1/2 columns on: "The Election For President And Vice President - List of Commissioners" chosen for: "...superintending the election of Electors of President and Vice President of the Confederate States...".

The ftpg. also has "What Texas Has Done the Pas... See More  

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$86.00
655272

Capture of Edmund Kirby Smith...

Item #655272

July 29, 1865

NEW-YORK TIMES, July 29, 1865 



* General Edmund Kirby Smith captured



Among the front page heads: "Capture of Kirby Smith by the Mexicans" "Four Pieces of Artillery and Nine Hundred Rifles Taken". In the report it says in part: "Major Texxier...has just arrived... bringing intelligence of the capture of Gen. Kirby Smith and his entire party. He was intercepted...... See More  

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$49.00
655212

Lincoln's funeral... Closing events of the Civil War...

Item #655212

April 24, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, April 24, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination

* Funeral train arrives in New York

* Closing events of the Civil War




All 8 pages have black mourning rules for the death of Abraham Lincoln.  The first column of the ftpg. has heads on the closing events of the Civil War: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT" "Negotiations Pending Between Gens. Sherman and Johnston... See More  

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$118.00
655116

Uriah Levy's death report...

Item #655116

March 24, 1862

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, 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 3 report of the death of Commodore (Admiral) Uriah P. Levy, the first U.S. Jewish Commodore, War of 1812 hero, and credited for abolishing the disciplinary procedure of flogg... See More  

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$260.00
655090

From Houston during the Civil War...

Item #655090

April 10, 1865

THE HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, April 10, 1865



* 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 two days after Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, containing three dispatches about the Union assault on Fort Steadman, each signed in type: U.S. Gra... See More  

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654794

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

Item #654794

April 06, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 6, 1864  Among the front page reports are: "Mixing The White and Black Races in Ohio" which takes 2 1/2 columns. Also: "A Letter From the Army" "Massa Lincoln" "Mr. Lincoln's Re-Election and Rebel Discouragement" and more.

Other items inside include: "War News of the Week" "Gen. Banks's Order&quo... See More  

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654727

Civil War map of Mobile Bay...

Item #654727

June 17, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 17, 1862  The front page is dominated by a nice map headed: "The Approach To Mobile" and also: "Vicinity of Forts Morgan & Gaines and the Entrance To Mobile Bay."

Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War: "The Attack on Charleston" "Continued Fighting" "A Georgia Colonel & Sixty men Killed" "Battle In ... See More  

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654722

Civil War map showing a portion of Texas...

Item #654722

February 07, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 7, 1863 



* Texas Gulf map

* Sabine Pass & Galveston




The top of the ftpg. features a nice, detailed Civil War map headed: "The Recapture Of Sabine Pass. Scene of the Rebel General Magruder's Second Naval Operation."

Among the ftpg. column heads on the war: "Important From Texas" "The Operations of the Rebel Gen. Magruder's Flee... See More  

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654718

Civil War map of Eastern Virginia...

Item #654718

May 26, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 26, 1862



* First Battle of Winchester VA Virginia



The front page features a large and very detailed map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN EASTERN VIRGINIA."

Among the front page column heads are: "The Gallant Action of Col. Crook" "Details of the Rebel Defeat" "We Whipped them Three to One" "Occupation of Raleigh, N.C." "... See More  

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654716

Civil War map of Mobile Bay...

Item #654716

June 17, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 17, 1862  The front page is dominated by a nice map headed: "The Approach To Mobile" and also: "Vicinity of Forts Morgan & Gaines and the Entrance To Mobile Bay."

Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War: "The Attack on Charleston" "Continued Fighting" "A Georgia Colonel & Sixty men Killed" "Battle In ... See More  

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654711

Williamsburg evacuated...

Item #654711

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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654625

News from the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #654625

October 22, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 22, 1861 



* Battle of Bolivar Heights

* Colonel Turner Ashby




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are those headed: "From Mecklenburg" "The Story of a Mormon Woman--Effects of Polygamy" "An Interesting Incident" and more including a large number of advertisements.

Page ... See More  

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654511

Large Civil War map of Virginia...

Item #654511

October 17, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 17, 1863 



* Battle of Bristoe Station VA Virginia

* Ambrose Powell Hill
vs. Gouverneur Warren

* Virginia MAP




The front page features a quite large Civil War map headed: "THE LATE MOVEMENTS OF THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC" with various one column ftpg. heads including: "Skirmishing All Along the Lines" "The Rebels Twice Repulsed" "... See More  

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654472

Fort McAllister, Georgia map....

Item #654472

February 13, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 13, 1863 



* Battle of Fort McAllister - Georgia



The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Attack On Fort McAllister". Various front page column heads including: "The Department Of The South" "Landing of Gen. Foster's Forces" "Visit to the Interior by the Generals" "The Attack on Fort McAllister"... See More  

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654310

Huge Civil War map...

Item #654310

April 12, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 12, 1862  The ftpg. is taken up with advertisements, while most of page 3 is taken up with a huge & very detailed map with a banner headline in larger type than is commonly found: "THE SIEGE OF YORKTOWN IN 1781" with a lengthy subhead (see). Various one column Civil War heads on pages 2, 4, 5 & 7.

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

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654302

Map of the Big Black River valley in Louisiana...

Item #654302

February 21, 1864

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 21, 1864  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Additional Details of the Advance of Sherman's Expeditionary Force" "The Enemy Gradually Falling Back" "Cavalry Skirmish Near Baker's Creek" "Occupation of the City of Jackson" " and a bit more. Additional Civil War reports on inside pages.

Near the bot... See More  

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654300

Map and other Civil War graphics...

Item #654300

January 05, 1865

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 5, 1865  Among the many ftpg. one column Civil War heads are: "SHERMAN" "Savannah Under the Old Flag" "The Citizens Becoming Sociable" "General Sherman's Regulations for the Government of the City" "THOMAS" "The Entire Union Army in Motion" "STONEMAN" "The Great Raid in Western Virginia&qu... See More  

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654278

In a pro-South newspaper: Lincoln's inaugural address on the front page...

Item #654278

March 08, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 8, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln inauguration

* Inaugural address on the ftpg.

* Closing weeks of the Civil War

* In a pro-Confederate title




Among the front page reports is: "Inauguration of President Lincoln--His Address" which contains his address in full, ending with the immortal words: "With malice towards none, with charity for all, wi... See More  

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654276

"Memphis" newspaper printed in Atlanta, Georgia... Jeff Davis rallies the troops...

Item #654276

August 17, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, August 17, 1863 



* Very rare Confederate title



See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper. Among the front page items are: "The War In Virginia" "From Gen. Lee's Army" "Reported Fighting at Brock's Gap" "News From the Islands" "Tennessee Intelligence" &... See More  

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654253

The war could have been averted... Reign of terror...

Item #654253

February 26, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 26, 1863 



* Rare rebel title



A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy.  Among the front page reports relating to the Civil War--from the Confederate's perspective--are: "The War--In the Northern Congress--Speech of Senator Saulsbury" with subheads including: "The Cause of The War--Mr. Lincoln's Ind... See More  

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654148

Great Civil War map of Yorktown & Norfolk & vicinity...

Item #654148

May 05, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 5, 1862 



* Siege of Yorktown w/ map



The ftpg. is dominated by a huge Civil War map headed: "THE YORKTOWN PENINSULA" which shows from Yorktown to Norfolk and much in between. Nice first column heads as well including: "YORKTOWN EVACUATED" "Our Troops in Full Possession of the Rebel Works" "Gloucester Also Captured & more.

Eigh... See More  

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653990

Map of General Pope's operations...

Item #653990

July 22, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 22, 1862 



* General John Pope vs. Robert E. Lee

* Northern Virginia Campaign map




The front page features a detailed Civil War map headed: "The Field of Gen. Pope's Operations". Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Brilliant Cavalry Exploit" "Our Troops Within 40 Miles of Richmond" "Consternation of the Confederates" "... See More  

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653848

Early issue of a Union occupation newspaper from Savannah...

Item #653848

January 04, 1865

SAVANNAH REPUBLICAN, Georgia, Jan. 4, 1865 



* Very rare Yankee occupation title

* Soon after William T. Sherman's capture




This is a fascinating and very rare newspaper--just the 6th issue of this title printed--from just 2 weeks after the Confederates abandoned the city.

Half of the first column is taken up with a letter: "To Our Army & Navy Patrons!" which is an app... See More  

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653395

The Civil War in Tennessee...

Item #653395

March 12, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 12, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The War In Tennessee" "The Pursuit Of Van Dorn" "The Rear Guard Overtaken" "Reported Escape of Col. Coburn and 2,000 Men" "The New British Piratical Fleet".

Eight pages, uncut, nice condition.

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653363

Who won the battle of Gettysburg ? And the fall of Vicksburg...

Item #653363

July 10, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 10, 1863 



* The Battle of Gettysburg

* Fall of Vicksburg, Mississippi

* In a Confederate title




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

The top of the front page, with heading: "From General Lee's Army",  has much editorialized comment on the recent events of the war--Bat... See More  

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653127

Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians... Lincoln's famous rally-letter endorsed...

Item #653127

September 04, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 4, 1863 



* Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians



Although much of the front page is taken up with various reports from the Civil War, perhaps the most interesting item is the brief page 5 item headed: "Victory of Kit Carson Over the Indians" (see photos for full report), reading in part: "...had a fight with the Navajoe Indians beyond Fort Canby. The ... See More  

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653100

Capture of New Orleans including a related map....

Item #653100

April 28, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 28, 1862  A great issue reporting the fall of New Orleans, particularly with the front map titled: "MAP OF NEW-ORLEANS AND THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA."

Among the ftpg. one column headlines on the Civil War are: "NEW-ORLEANS CAPTURED" "Our Gunboats Pass Fort Jackson" "Great Excitement At New-Orleans" "Panic Among The Citizens&quo... See More  

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653093

Battle of Coosawatchie...

Item #653093

December 17, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 17, 1864 



* Battle of Coosawhatchie SC South Carolina

* William T. Sherman's march to the sea in progress

* In a Confederate title from the rebel capital




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, and from late in the war when hope was beginning to fade for the Confederacy. The front page begins with a lengthy editorial which co... See More  

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653033

Lincoln's Baltimore speech... Rare speech given outside of D.C.!

Item #653033

April 19, 1864

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, NY, April 19, 1864  The most noteworthy content is found on page 4 under the heading, "The Baltimore Fair," which includes excerpts and commentary regarding President Lincoln's Speech in Baltimore, it being one of only three speeches he gave outside of Washington during his presidency - particularly noteworthy in that it was just a few years earlier a plo... See More  

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652988

Abraham Lincoln's 1st speech upon being re-elected...

Item #652988

November 11, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 11, 1864 



* President Lincoln gives 1st speech upon being re-elected

* Arming Negroes ?

* Jefferson Davis' speech to the Confederacy




Page four has the 1-column heading: "UNION REJOICES," with subhead: "Serenading the President and Cabinet - Speeches of Mr. Lincoln, Mr. Seward, and others." The article includes, in part, one of the most hu... See More  

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652829

Full front page Civil War map of the Mississippi Valley...

Item #652829

March 08, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 8, 1862  



* Rare full front page civil war map - Mississippi Valley

* Missouri, Tennessee, Illinois, Arkansas, Kentucky and more




The front page is entirely taken up with a map headed: "THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY; The Points of Interest Between Nashville, Tennessee and Arkansas, and the Gibraltars of the Rebels". Also a small page 3 map titled: &qu... See More  

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652826

"...To arms, fellow citizens!"...

Item #652826

February 18, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Feb. 18, 1863



* From the origin of the Civil War



Printed within the dateline is: "Confederate States of America", found on just a few newspapers from the Confederacy. The front page has: "From Mississippi" "Latest Northern News--Movements of Banks' Forces" & more. Page 2 has: "Official Orders" which is ... See More  

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$94.00
652765

Great editorial on the Civil War...

Item #652765

March 18, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 18, 1864 



* Rare rebel publication



The back page has an interesting editorial which begins: "Recent transactions warrant the declaration that the enemy have ceased to fight as well as they did in the 2nd and 3rd years of the war. They have been defeated in Florida with a force on our part of but one to three. They were routed in Mississippi... See More  

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652704

Fall of Richmond, Virginia....

Item #652704

April 04, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 4, 1865 



* The fall of Richmond, the Confederate capital



First column heads on the front page about the fall of Richmond: "GRANT" "Richmond Ours" "Weitzel Entered the Rebel Capital Yesterday Morning" "Many Guns Captured" "Our Troops Received with Enthusiasm" "The City On Fire" "Petersburg Evac
... See More  

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652616

Map of the scenes of battle in Florida...

Item #652616

February 20, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 20, 1864 (erroneously printed as 1863 on pgs. 1 & 5)  The ftpg. is filled with ads being a "triple sheet" issue. Much Civil War reporting on pages 3+ with a map headed: "The Campaign In Florida" with much detail, showing from St. Mary's to Ocala & much in between. Also a smaller map showing the Natchez, Mississippi, vicinity.

Among the co... See More  

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652612

From the Confederate capital...The Death of Major Burroughs...

Item #652612

February 16, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 16, 1864 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* The Death of Major Edgar Burroughs




Among the front page items are: "The Death of Major Edgar Burroughs" "City Intelligence" "The Escaped Yankee Officers" "Telegraphic" and several Acts from the Confederate Congress.

The back page has an editorial concerning... See More  

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$86.00
652426

Detailed review of Les Misérables...

First printing of Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Chiefly About War Matters"...

Item #652426
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, (Boston), July, 1863 



* Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Chiefly About War Matters"

* an original, contemporary printing - 1st appearance

signed with the pen name "A Peaceable Man"

* same year review of Victor Hugo's, "Les Misérables"




When one thinks of Nathaniel Hawthorne, most minds are rightfully immediately drawn to his mas... See More  

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652419

Battle of Ball's Bluff...

Item #652419

October 25, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 25, 1861 



* Battle of Ball's Bluff, Virginia

* Santa Rosa Island, Florida




Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" The Recent Battle on the Upper Potomac" "Interesting Details of the Engagement" "The Account of the Reported Fight in the Mississippi" "Union Report of the Fight at Santa Rosa Isl... See More  

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652372

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

Item #652372

November 05, 1863

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 5, 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.

Near the top of the front page is an article headed: "Ford's New Theatre--The Lady of Lyons". The writer reports on t... See More  

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$475.00
652305

Rare Confederate title...

Item #652305

June 19, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, June 19, 1863 



* Rare Confederate publication from the Civil War



The ftpg. contains a first column report headed: "Dismissal of the British Consul at Richmond" which concerns President Jefferson Davis revoking George Moore's duties as an agent for the Confederacy in England. This is following by a related document headed; "Le... See More  

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$172.00
652070

The burning of Hampton, Virginia...

Item #652070

August 12, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 12, 1861   



* Burning of Hampton, Virginia

* Confederate title




Among the front page reports are: "Facts & Rumors--Extracts from Northern Journals--War Movements & Incidents, etc." "From Norfolk "From Charleston" "Direct Trade With the South" "Gen. McClellan and the Press" "Local Matt... See More  

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$84.00
652068

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #652068

August 21, 1861

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



* From the Confederate capital



A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Much of the front page is taken up with: "Finances Of Confederate Government" taking over 2 1/2 columns. Also on the ftpg: "The Call for Militia", "Hessian Deviltry at Harper's Ferry, Va." and "A Call Upon the Ladi... See More  

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$89.00
652064

Much Confederate news...

Item #652064

May 18, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, May 18, 1864  This was one of only a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline. The front page has a wealth of war-related reports including: "Latest From Virginia", "Heavy Fighting Near Drewry's Bluff", "Enemy Defeated With Great Loss", "General Beauregard Commanding... See More  

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$92.00
651972

Elizabeth City, North Carolina...

Item #651972

April 25, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 25, 1862 



* Elizabeth City, North Carolina 

* Siege of Yorktown, Virginia

* Nashville, Tennessee




This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "Important From Fortress Monroe" "Union Account of the Fight Near Elizabeth City... See More  

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$30.00
651893

The Monitor versus the Merrimac, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #651893

March 14, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, March 14, 1862 



* Monitor vs. Merrimack

* Hampton Roads, Virginia

* In a Confederate title




Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, it is from the capital of the Confederate states as well. Although over half of the front page is taken up with ads and notices, there is also much reporting on the Civil War, most significantly some grea... See More  

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$177.00
651771

The nomination of General McClellan...

Item #651771

September 03, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 3, 1864 



* General George McClellan

* Presidential nomination

* Rare Confederate title




Not only a very nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but from its capital as well. The ftpg. has: "The War News with several subheads from various fields of operation: "From Atlanta" "From Mobile" "From Louisiana" and "From C... See More  

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$83.00
651770

New Orleans during the Confederacy... Official report on the Battle of Manassas...

Item #651770

February 04, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, Louisiana, February 4, 1862 



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South

* First Battle of Bull Run

* Official reports from the Confederates




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 Butle... See More  

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$188.00
651768

The solomn events at Arlington Cemetery...

Day 1 reports of the 1st official Memorial Day...

Item #651768

May 31, 1868

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1868  Page 5 has, under the heading "THE UNION DEAD," multiple, 1st day reports regarding the 1st official Memorial Day celebrations from throughout the country. Locations include Cypress Hill Cemetery & Greenwood Cemetery - both in New York, Flushing, Philadelphia, Augusta, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, etc.. However, the most desirable coverage as that ... See More  

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$120.00
651767

Day 2 reports of the 1st official Memorial Day...

Item #651767

June 01, 1868

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 1, 1868  Page 5 has, under the heading "Our Dead Heroes," multiple, day 2 reports regarding the 1st official Memorial Day celebrations from throughout the country. Locations include Jersey City, Newark, Nashville, Providence, Hartford, Portland, St. Louis, Dayton, and more. Nice to have these early reports. Other news of the day is found throughout.

Complet... See More  

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$55.00
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