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637512

Civil War illustrations at a reduced price...

Item #637512
(5) HARPER'S WEEKLY Civil War lot of five issues which we consider "2nd rate". Not what we sell as damaged, but not good enough to be listed as "good" with minor problems and small disfigurements (possible foxing, staining, close-trimming, separation at the spine, etc.), yet more than half off the regular price.  Great for research, classroom use, and still include man... See More  

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$99.00
636873

Civil War era illustrated issues...

Item #636873
(5) HARPER'S WEEKLY  A Civil War era lot of 5 issues in very good condition.  This lot offers an excellent illustrated and textual view of this critical period in American history, at a significantly reduced price from their individual values.  All issues are complete in 16 pages and include many prints suitable for framing.

Additional lots are available--inquire if multiple se... See More  

Item from Catalog 318 (released for May, 2022)...

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$148.00
636778

Rebel General Joe Johnston is defeated...

Item #636778

September 18, 1865

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 18, 1865  Front page column heads include: "WASHINGTON" "False Rumors of Cabinet Changes" "The Troubles of Pardon Seekers" "The Defeat of Gen. Joe Johnston" "The Secesh Papers in Tribulation About It" "The Counterfeit Treasury Notes" "Disastrous Conflagration--Augusta, Maine, Nearly Destroyed".

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$26.00
636724

Falmouth, Virginia... Winchester is evacuated...

Item #636724

November 26, 1862

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Nov. 26, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads are: "THE LATEST NEWS" "Another Bold Dash of the Rebel Cavalry" "They Cross the Potomac..." "Affairs In Tennessee" "Late News From New Orleans" "From General Burnside's Army" "Letter from Falmouth, Va." "An Army on the March" "Appearan... See More  

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$27.00
636349

The Battle of Chickamauga...

Item #636349

January 02, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL,  New  York, Jan. 2, 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 Military Situation" giving reports from various fields of operation.

Other items in this issue include: "The Virginia Ca... See More  

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$33.00
636172

Latest news from the Civil War...

Item #636172

October 11, 1861

DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, Oct. 11, 1861 



* Falls Church, Virginia



The front page has: "The War News" "Continued Advance of the Grand Army" "A Skirmish Beyond Falls Church" "New Orleans to be Sealed Up" "Lively Times With the Rebels in Western Virginia". More war news inside as well.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice co... See More  

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$30.00
636136

Mosby, Adams, Long, and more...

Item #636136

April 28, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, Charleston, South Carolina, April 28, 1864 



* From the origin of the American Civil War



This was one of the few newspapers which had: "Confederate States of America" printed in the masthead (see). There is much reporting on the Civil War--from the Confederate perspective--including ftpg. items headed: "From Orange C.H.--Yankee Army Ordered to Mov... See More  

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$96.00
635479

Early Chess w/ diagram...

Item #635479

March 01, 1862

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, NY, March 1, 1862.



* Chess



This issue contains an article entitled: "Our Chess Department", which includes a "problem of the week" and the answer to the previous weeks' problem.

Some Civil War reports can also be found as well as other sports items, including boxing, horse racing, and cricket.  Complete in 16 pages, a l... See More  

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$25.00
634404

New Orleans and Charleston, South Carolina...

Item #634404

September 30, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 30, 1863  Among the ftpg. one column Civil War heads are: "Interesting From New Orleans" "The Good Health of the City" "The Mississippi Marauders" "From Charleston Harbor" "Description of the Rebel Works" "Honors to Gen. Gilmore" "Destitution of the Florida's Crew" and more.

Eight pages, nice cond... See More  

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$27.00
634114

Sherman's march to the sea...

Item #634114

July 18, 1864

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 18, 1864  Among the ftpg. one column heads on the Civil War are: "Rebel News" "Affairs in Front of Petersburgh" "Rebel Jubilation Over the Maryland Raid" "The Prospect at Atlanta" "Rebel Criticism of General Grant" "Gen. Grant's Army" "The Sherman's Army" and more.

Eight pages, nice conditi... See More  

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$28.00
633600

John Buchanan Floyd's death...

Item #633600

August 31, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 31, 1863  Among the many ftpg. one column heads on the Civil War are: "IMPORTANT REBEL NEWS" "An Attack Upon the Rebel Rifle Pits on Wednesday" "The Shelling of Charleston" "Explosion of Shells in Streets & Warehouses" "Death of John B. Floyd" "Important From New Orleans" "Commerce of the Mississippi&quo... See More  

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$29.00
633584

Small Civil War map on the front page...

Item #633584

December 04, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 4, 1862  The ftpg. has a small, one column head of a map of the New Bern and Beaufort area (see). Various column heads on the Civil War include: "Important From North Carolina" "Important From Eastern Virginia" "News From Burnside's Army" "Interesting From Arkansas" "Reconnaissance from Harper's Ferry..." and much... See More  

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$26.00
633583

Murfreesboro, Tennessee...

Item #633583

November 15, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 15, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Rebels Reported in Force in the Rear of Our Army" "Col. Ford Preparing a Defense" "From the Army of the Potomac" "Retreat of The Rebels at The Front" "Their Rear Guard Driven by Pleasanton" "Indications of an Evacuation of Culpepper" "J... See More  

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633021

1861 Davenport, Iowa... Cheat Mountain....

Item #633021

September 16, 1861

DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, September 16, 1861



* Rare title from the Civil War

* Battle of Cheat Mountain - West Virginia




This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day.

This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain ver... See More  

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$28.00
632833

The Civil War in Florida...

Item #632833

November 30, 1861

DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, Nov. 30, 1861  The top of the front page has Civil War column heads including: "THE WAR NEWS" "The Nashville runs the Blockade" "The Pensacola Navy Yard Destroyed" "St. Helena Inlet Taken" 'the Stars & Stripes Waving in Georgia" "Southern Accounts of the Pensacola Fight".

Four pages, never bound nor... See More  

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632680

1861 Davenport, Iowa... Battle of Camp Allegheny....

Item #632680

December 16, 1861

DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, December 16, 1861



* Rare title from the Civil War

* Battle of Camp Allegheny




This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day.

This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and eas... See More  

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$28.00
632669

1861 Davenport, Iowa... Battle of Bolivar Heights....

Item #632669

October 18, 1861

DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, October 18, 1861



* Rare title from the Civil War

* Battle of Bolivar Heights - West Virginia




This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day.

This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very... See More  

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$28.00
632343

1861 Davenport, Iowa... Battle of Rich Mountain....

Item #632343

July 13, 1861

DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, July 13, 1861  



* Rare title from the Civil War

* Battle of Rich Mountain - West Virginia




Top of the front page has column heads: "GLORIOUS NEWS!" "Three Battles!" "McClellan Totally Defeats the Rebels!" "Another Victory in Western Virginia!" "Rebels Again Defeated in Missouri!" and more. War reports conti... See More  

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631874

A report of the death of Jefferson Davis...

Item #631874

September 04, 1861

DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, Sept. 4, 1861  



* Uncommon Civil War publication

* False report on Jefferson Davis' death




The front page has: "The War News" "Reported Death of Jeff. Davis" with the report noting: "A dispatch has been received to-day from Richmond via Louisville, announcing THE DEATH OF JEFF. DAVIS. This accounts for the display of flags at h... See More  

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631869

Military operations against the Confederate capital...

Item #631869

May 24, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1862  Among the front page column heads are war reports including; "Operations Against Richmond" "The National Forces Crossing the Chickahominy at Two Points" "Our Advance Within Five Miles of the Rebel Capital" "The Arrival of Beauregard" "The Rebel Army Swelled by Conscription of 2100,000 Men" and more. 

Eight p... See More  

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630765

See the masthead...

Item #630765

April 18, 1863

GLEASON'S LITERARY COMPANION, Boston, April 18, 1863  The masthead features a very large heraldic eagle with a 7 inch wingspan holding in its beak a banner with the title. Although mostly filled with literary items there are some columns with news of the day, including Civil War-related items.

Sixteen pages, great condition.

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$27.00
630704

Nevada joins the Union.... Confederacy arms slaves...

Item #630704

November 07, 1864

THE CIRCULAR, Mount Tom, New York, November 7, 1864 



* Nevada statehood 

* Confederates arming slaves
 



A weekly newspaper published by the Oneida community. Most of the content has religious or literary overtones, however the bkpg. has nearly a column of: "News Items" including a brief yet historic report noting: "The President has issued his proclamation admit... See More  

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$32.00
629922

News from the Confederacy...

Item #629922

September 30, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 30, 1863 



* Rare rebel publication



A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "From the Army of Northern Virginia" "Promotions In The Army" "The Raid on Southwestern Virginia" "From Bragg's Army" and more.

A single sheet issue with a full banner masthead, very nice c... See More  

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$87.00
629830

Confederates concerned about 600,000 more Yankee soldiers...

Item #629830

August 30, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 30, 1862 



* Rare rebel publication



A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "From The Seat of War" "A Cavalry Dash in the Valley" "Additional From the North" "Address From General Floyd" "A Brush at City Point" "Supplies For the Hospitals" and more.

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$92.00
628368

Battle of Seven Pines & more....

Item #628368

November 15, 1862

THE WORLD (Weekly Edition), New York City, November 15, 1862



* General George B. McClellan

* Army of the Potomac farewell




The issue has plenty of Civil War events of the week prior with one column heading that include: (see images) Loads of text, too much to photograph all.

Complete in 8 pages, uncut and never bound (rare), a little creasing at the folds, minor staining, generally nice.... See More  

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$28.00
628005

Civil War map shows Bridgeport, Alabama...

Item #628005

May 11, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, May 11, 1862 



* Bridgeport, Alabama

* Civil War era map

* New Orleans, Louisiana




The very center of the front page has a Civil War map showing the area of Bridgeport, Alabama showing the "Rebel Camp", the "Rebel Advance" and "Pickets" (see). The balance of the ftpg. is mostly taken up with Civil War reports including: "Very Interesti... See More  

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$39.00
627825

A "Copperhead" newspaper on the fall of the Rebel capital...

Item #627825

April 05, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 5, 1865 



* Last days of the Civil War

* Fall of Richmond, Virginia

* Abraham Lincoln




Page 5 has a very historic report on the fall of Richmond, the capital of the Confederacy, and which signaled the end of the Civil War which would come a few days later.  The top of the first column has: "THE WAR" "The Fall of Richmond!" which... See More  

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$96.00
627423
Item #627423

January 22, 1864

WALTHAM SENTINEL, Massachusetts, Jan. 22, 1864  Nice engraving in the masthead. Although from during the Civil War I find no war-related content, but then the masthead notes: "Devoted to Agriculture, Manufactures, Literature, Advertising, Local Intelligence, etc."

Four pages, very nice condition.

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626251

Criticizing Lincoln's state-of-the-union address...

Item #626251

December 12, 1861

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 12, 1861 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* State of the Union Address criticized

* General P. G. T. Beauregard letter




Among the articles are a lengthy ftpg. report: "The President's Message" which is commentary on Lincoln's recent state-of-the-union address. Most of pg. 2 has: "Report of the Secretary of War". Other items inclu... See More  

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$37.00
625653

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #625653

April 06, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 6, 1864



* Rare rebel title



There is much war-related content on the front page with heads & reports including: "The War News" "...All is quiet along General Lee's lines......" and smaller heads including: "Deserters From The Yankee Navy" "Alleged Defaulter" "Colonel Henry T. Gantt..." "Dea... See More  

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$122.00
624514

Galveston is evacuated by the Rebels...

Item #624514

June 10, 1865

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, June 10, 1865 Page 2 has: "Later From Texas - Evacuation of Galveston" "General Grant's Reception in New York' and also a brief article on: "Jeff Davis' Trial Again".

Four pages, nice condition.

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622128

A battle is brewing...

Item #622128

May 24, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 24, 1862 



* Battle of Princeton Court House

* Siege of Corinth, Mississippi




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy.  The front page includes; "Heavy Skirmish in the Neighbourhood of Richmond" "Affairs Near Corinth" "The Soldier's Life" "the Maryland Line" "Destruction of the Virgi... See More  

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621908

Civil War map of Western Kentucky...

Item #621908

December 19, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 19, 1861  Present are the outer leaves only but still a displayable issue as nearly half of of the front page is taken up with a large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE MILITARY POSITIONS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY." First column war headlines as well (see).

Present are pages 1, 2, 11 & 12, small piece from the top of the back leaf, some foxing at ma... See More  

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$27.00
621900

Huge Civil War map dominates the front page...

Item #621900

August 12, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 12, 1861 



* Large map of the seat of war in the West

* Battle of Dug Springs - Missouri




Over half of the front page is taken up with a huge & extremely displayable Civil War map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN THE WEST". Among the first column heads on the war are: "THE REBELLION" "Fugitive Slaves to be Employed in the Service of the Gove... See More  

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$76.00
621897

Large front page map of the War in Virginia...

Item #621897

June 10, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, June 10, 1861 



* Early in the Civil War map

* Harper's Ferry, West Virginia




The front page is dominated by a large Civil War map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN VIRGINIA". Among the first column heads are: "The Insurrection" "The Latest News from the Seat of War" "Important Movement of Federal Troops Toward Harper's Ferry " &... See More  

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$51.00
621886

Reconstruction... Gold discoveries out West...

Item #621886

June 30, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, June 30, 1865  The front page has column heads: "SOUTH CAROLINA" "Redistricting the Department of the South" "Gov. Clark, of Mississippi, in Fort Pulaski" "Virginia" "Restored Commerce" "Dept. Regulations for the Renewal of Trade Throughout the Country" "Farewell Order of General Meade" & more inside.

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$35.00
621831

From Louisiana during the Civil War...

Item #621831

August 31, 1861

SUGAR PLANTER, West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, August 31, 1861 



* Very rare Confederate title



Here is an uncommon title from Louisiana during the first year of the Civil War. The front page is filled with ads, and among the reports inside are: "Keep on Giving" "The Truth" which includes a bit: "...Mr. Lincoln has unwittingly been a benefactor to the South. He has t... See More  

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$370.00
621657

Civil War map of Richmond, Petersburg & vicinity...

Item #621657

May 15, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1862  The front page features a nice & very detailed Civil War map headed: "The Military and Naval Advance Toward Richmond and Petersburgh." (see). Plus there are nice one column Civil War heads including: "Suffolk Occupied by a Portion of Gen. Wool's Forces" "Skirmishing With the Enemy" "The Advance On Corinth" "The... See More  

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$49.00
621489

Civil War map of Western Virginia... Lincoln Proclamation...

Item #621489

February 01, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 1, 1864  The front page  features a very nice & detailed Civil War map headed: "THE FIGHTING IN WESTERN VIRGINIA. Scene of the Recent Contest in Gen. Kelley's Dept." Also column heads on the war include: "Call for Half a Million of Men" "The President's Proclamation" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln (see); "Shar... See More  

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$49.00
621478

No confidence in the rebel leaders...

Item #621478

January 28, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 28, 1865  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "The Inefficiency of Davis" "The Rebel Leaders Unequal to the Occasion" "The Feeling of Confidence in Them Hopelessly Broken" "Peace Mission" and more.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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621423

Rebel Congress rebelling against Jeff Davis...

Item #621423

January 26, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 26, 1865  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: THE SOUTH" "Revolution In Richmond" "The Rebel Congress Rebelling Against Their President" "A Substitute For Davis" "Jeff. Davis Virtually Deposed" "RICHMOND" "Naval Engagement on the James River" "Four Rebel Iron-Clads Come Down to Dest... See More  

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621022

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

Item #621022

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
621019

The rebel invasion of Kentucky...

Item #621019

March 28, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 28, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Expedition to the Yazoo" "Three of Farragut's Boats at Greenwood" "The Siege of Vicksburg" "Late Southern News" "The Rebel Invasion of Kentucky" "Bugaboo Reports About Jackson Revived" "Te Rebel Force in Kentucky" and more.

E... See More  

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$27.00
621018

A recap of the Civil War events of the week...

Item #621018

March 28, 1863

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, March 28, 1863  This weekly edition has on the front page a recap of the various Civil War events of the week, without use of column heads. War reporting carries over to inside pages as well.

Eight pages, minor loss at the top of the spine margin, nice condition.

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$25.00
621008

Officers for the Negro troops...

Item #621008

March 24, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 24, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Remarkable Article by the Richmond Whig" "It Urges Mutiny & Revolt by Our Soldiers' "It Says they Will starve in the Impoverished South" "Tall Lying About the Recent Cavalry Fight" "The Affair at Port Hudson" "The Yazoo Pass  Expedition"... See More  

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$28.00
621006

A weekly review of the events of the Civil War...

Item #621006

March 21, 1863

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, March 21, 1863  This weekly edition has on the front page a review of the war events from the week, without column headlines. Much war reporting inside as well, including some column heads.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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$25.00
620729

General Butler is removed from command...

Item #620729

January 11, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 11, 1865 



* Guerrilla leader John S. Mosby wounded

* General Benjamin Butler removed




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "Rebel Particulars of Stoneman's Raid" "Mosby Still Alive" "Army of the James" "General Butler's Removal" "General Lee & Not Jeff. Davis Responsib... See More  

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$28.00
620687

Latest from the Civil War...

Item #620687

March 18, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 18, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Disappointment of General Fremont" "Arrival of Refugees from the South" "From North Carolina' "The Siege of Vicksburg" "From the Lower Mississippi" and more.

Eight pages, irregular at the spine affects some words, otherwise nice.

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$24.00
620686

Capture of 7,000 rebels...

Item #620686

March 14, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 14, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The War in the South-West" "Fight on the Yazoo" "Brilliant Union Victory" "Capture of 7,000 Rebel Prisoners..." "Reported Intentions of the Rebels" "Invasion of Kentucky & Ohio" "Fight With guerrillas in North Carolina".

Eight pa... See More  

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$27.00
620685

Review of war event of the week...

Item #620685

March 14, 1863

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, March 14, 1863  Being the weekly edition the front page is taken up with a review of the war events of the week without column heads. More war reporting on the inside pages as well.

Eight pages, irregular at the spine, otherwise nice.

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$25.00
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