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670054

Further on the Lincoln assassination...

Item #670054

April 29, 1865

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, April 29, 1865 



* re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination



Pages 6 and 7 have some good content concerning the Lincoln assassination, with over a full column headed: "The First Plot To Assassinate President Lincoln". It details an attempt in 1861.

Also an article on: "Presidential Succession" followed by: "Booth's Ide... See More  

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669914

Mary Harlan Lincoln death....

Item #669914

April 01, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 1, 1937



* Mary Harlan Lincoln death

* Robert Todd Lincoln's wife

* Abraham's daughter-in-law




The top of page 24 has a one column heading: "Mrs. Lincoln, Widow Of President's Son" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of Mary Harlan Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln's daughter-in-law.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the d... See More  

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$42.00
668461

Synagogues hold memorial services... Much on the assassination & funeral of Lincoln...

Item #668461

April 21, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 21, 1865 



* Rare 1st-page mentions of Synagogue services

* Re: Abraham Lincoln's assassination & funeral

* Black mourning borders




Perhaps the most noteworthy coverage is the front-page details regarding various services being held at local synagogues - which includes the congregations at "B'nai Israel," "Bikur Cholim U-Kadisha Synagogu... See More  

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$825.00
668414

Lincoln initiates the building of a transcontinental railroad...

Item #668414

September 04, 1862

THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Sept. 4, 1862 



* Pacific Railway Acts

* Transcontinental Railroad

* President Abraham Lincoln

* American Civil War era




Most of the ftpg. and a bit of page 2 are taken up with the very historic; "Pacific Railroad Bill", actually the first of two (the 2nd in 1864) which would provide federal subsidies in land and loans for the construction ... See More  

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$68.00
668215

1862 Battle of Middle Creek - Kentucky...

Item #668215

January 15, 1862

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 15, 1862



* Battle of Middle Creek - Kentucky

* General James A. Garfield victory




This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Pages 4 & 5 have one column headings that include: "THE ROUT OF MARSHALL'S FORCES" "1,100 Union Men Whip 2,500 Rebels" and more. (see)

Compl... See More  

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667788

One of the best Lincoln assassination issues...

Item #667788

April 22, 1865

WASHINGTON WEEKLY CHRONICLE, D.C., April 22, 1865



* Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report)

* Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth

* From our nation's capital




Truly a terrific issue, for being a weekly newspaper this was the first report of this event in this title, and better yet it is from the city where the assassination happened. A notable--and very uncommon--graphic... See More  

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666537

A pro-South newspaper in the North...

Item #666537

June 08, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 8, 1864 



* Anti-Union publication



Among the articles within are: "General Butler's Campaign Explained" "Fighting on Wednesday--The Rebs Get the Worst of It" "Arrest of Col. Medary" who is the editor of this newspaper. It mentions: "...The cause of his arrest is not stated--indeed the public are not favored with reas... See More  

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666536

Lincoln's letter to McClellan: editor's bias against the President...

Item #666536

January 21, 1863

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 21, 1863  Among the articles within are: "Special Message from President Lincoln" is on the ftpg. and signed in type: A. Lincoln. "Skinning Yankees Alive" "The Horrors of Missouri" "How the President Operates on the Negro Question in the 'Loyal Slave States' " "War News of the Week" "Negro Jollific... See More  

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666352

Lincoln Proclamation calls for more troops...

Item #666352

February 06, 1864

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



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Proclamation for more troops




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

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

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666285

Terrific display issue on Lincoln's assassination...

Item #666285

April 16, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 16, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln's assassination

* John Wilkes Booth- Ford's Theatre




This date was a Sunday, and only rarely were Sunday newspapers bound into volumes held by libraries. As such, this date is arguably more scarce than the issue of April 15.

And when it comes to graphic appeal, I would suggest that this edition of the 16th surpasses that of the... See More  

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665671

Polygamy among the Mormons... John Wilkes Booth's horse...

Item #665671

January 14, 1881

FINDLAY DAILY JEFFERSONIAN, Ohio, Jan. 14, 1881 



* Polygamy & the Mormons

* John Wilkes Booth's horse




Page 2 has two interesting, brief items: "It is asserted that the horse which John Wilkes Booth rode to the place of his capture after President Lincoln's assassination, belongs to an Abington, Mass. man & is a good traveler, though 23 yrs old." 

Also: &... See More  

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665447

Lincoln's Amnesty Proclamation laughed at...

Item #665447

April 06, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, April 6, 1864 



* From the origin of the American Civil War

* re. Abraham Lincoln's amnesty proclamation




This was one of the few newspapers from the Confederacy which printed: "Confederate States of America" within its dateline.

The front page is almost entirely filled with reports concerning the Civil War, with items headed: &quo... See More  

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665344

Lincoln's second inauguration...

Item #665344

March 06, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, March 6, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln 2nd inauguration

* Closing weeks of the Civil War

* Assassination nears




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

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665178

John Wilkes Booth 3 years before his notoriety...

Item #665178

March 28, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 28, 1862 



* Actor John Wilkes Booth play advertisement

* 3 years prior to Abraham Lincoln's assassination

* American Civil War reporting




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

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664821

Capture of Jefferson Davis as he flees...

Item #664821

May 15, 1865

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 15, 1865 



* Confederate President Jefferson Davis caught

* Mention of him wearing women's clothes

* Abraham Lincoln murder trial




The front page first column heads include: "JEFF. DAVIS" "Details Of His Capture" "His Camp 'Surprised at Daylight on the 10th Instant" "He Disguises Himself in His Wife's Clothing, and,... See More  

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664567

Recollections of Abraham Lincoln... Prison life in Charleston...

Item #664567
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, July, 1865  



* Life of Abraham Lincoln (posthumous)



Articles within this issue are "Prison-Life" which is from Charleston, South Carolina and contains several illustrations; "Washoe Revisited"; "Heroic Deeds of Heroic Men - VIII - A Railroad Adventure"; "Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln" which ... See More  

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664367

The Emancipation Proclamation...

Item #664367

January 03, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 3, 1863 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Emancipation Proclamation

* Freedom for slaves




Although the front page has some great coverage of recent events in the Civil War--including a nice map headed: "The Battle of Murfreesboro"--the prime content is certainly on page 4 where the first column and a bit of the second contain the complete text of the Emanc... See More  

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664017

Lincoln to meet with Confederates to talk about peace...

Item #664017

February 03, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 3, 1865  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War include: "THE PEACE MOVEMENT" "Arrival of the Rebel Commissioners at Fortress Monroe" "President Lincoln Goes to Meet Them" "Late Rebel News" "President Lincoln Leaves Washington in a Special Car for Annapolis--He is to Join Sec. Seward at Fortress Monroe..." &#... See More  

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663831

Confederate war news with talk of Abe Lincoln...

Item #663831

November 21, 1862

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, Nov. 21, 1862 



* Rare Confederate publication

* President Abraham Lincoln




There is some nice content in the issue About half of the ftpg. is taken up with: "The Conscription Law--A Bill to be entitled 'An Act to Further provide for the public Defense.' ". Also on the ftpg. is: "The United States Elections" which inc... See More  

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663787

Lincoln's remains in New York City...

Item #663787

April 25, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 25, 1865  All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of Abraham Lincoln. Two-thirds of the first column are taken up with nice heads concerning the funeral of Abraham Lincoln including: "HONORS To the MARTYR PRESIDENT" "Our Tribute to the Lamented Dead" "Arrival of the Cortege" "The Body In State" "The Procession... See More  

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663371

Lincoln accepts the nomination for the Presidential election...

Item #663371

June 29, 1864

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 29, 1864



* Abraham Lincoln nomination

* American Civil War reporting




Page 4 has an historic report headed "The Presidential Nomination" "Mr. Lincoln's Acceptance" with the text taking over a full column and signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Obviously this was the step necessary for him to be on the Republican ballot for the general electio... See More  

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663358

Signed by Beauregard and Lincoln...

Item #663358

December 24, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 24, 1864  Not just a newspaper from the Confederate states, but from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "The War News--Affairs In the Valley & Around Gordonsville" which includes a dispatch signed in type by: G. T. Beauregard, General (see photos). Also: "City Intelligence" "The New Year's Dinner to Gen... See More  

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663224

Lincoln Proclamation...

Item #663224

May 09, 1863

THE ALEXANDRIA GAZETTE, Virginia, May 9, 1863 



* Rare Civil War era publication

* Abraham Lincoln proclamation




Technically Alexandria was a Confederate city for one day, as the day after Virginia voted to secede from the Union federal troops moved in this city neighboring the nation's capital and occupied it.

The front page begins with: "The Military Situation" with vari... See More  

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663077

Sherman returns... On the Lincoln assassination...

Item #663077

May 09, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 9, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination

* Black mourning borders

* William T. Sherman returns




All columns on all pages area black-bordered due to the Lincoln assassination. The ftpg. has: "SHERMAN" "His Army Homeward  Bound" "The Quickest March on Record" "Scenes Along the Route" "Enthusiasm of the Colored People... See More  

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662910

Nice issue on Lincoln's funeral...

Item #662910

April 19, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 19, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination

* The hunt for John Wilkes Booth




Over half of the first column is taken up with some nice heads concerning the funereal of Abraham Lincoln, including: "SADNESS" "Preparation for the Funeral of The Martyred President" "An Imposing & Solemn Ceremony" "The Body Lying In State" &quo... See More  

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662899

The editor is arrested for conspiracy...

Item #662899

May 25, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, May 25, 1864 



* Samuel Medary arrested

* "The Crisis" editor




A significant issue as page 4 has a notice: "To Our Subscribers" which comments on the arrest of Samuel Medary, this newspaper's editor & publisher, noting in part: "...about our being arrested on last Friday by Deputies U.S. Marshals Sands and Wheeler for conspira... See More  

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662781

Formal end of the Civil War... Trial of Lincoln's conspirators...

Item #662781

May 29, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, May 29, 1865 



* Edmund Kirby Smith surrenders

* Abraham Lincoln murder trial

* Last battles of the Civil War




Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Trial Of The Assassins" "Unconditional Release of Persons Connected with Ford's Theatre" "The Trial Drawing To a Close" "END OF THE REBELLION" "The Last Rebel Army Disbands"... See More  

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662211

Ad supports Lincoln and Hamlin for President & Vice President...

Item #662211

October 02, 1860

DAILY ATLAS AND BEE, Boston, Oct. 2, 1860 



* Abraham Lincoln for President notice

* Pre Civil War era




This was obviously a Republican newspaper, as near the top of the front page is campaign ad supporting: "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, of Illinois - For Vice President, HANNIBAL HAMLIN, of Maine" and noting Nov. 6 as the date for the election. The ftpg. also has a bit stati... See More  

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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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661869

The captured slave ship... Lincoln as a candidate...

Item #661869

May 15, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, May 15, 1860 



* Famous slaver "Wildfire" captured

* Abraham Lincoln close to nomination




Several nice reports including: "The Captured Slaver Wildfire" "Further Particulars--Names of the Crew and What the Cargo Consisted of...". This was a noted slave ship made more famous by the print of it in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Weekly.... See More  

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661378

Capture of a slave ship... Lincoln being considered as a candidate for President...

Item #661378

May 14, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1860 



* Famous slaver "Wildfire" captured

* African slave trade print fame

* Abraham Lincoln for president?




Most of the first column is taken up with a fascinating article: "The Slave Trade" "Full Particulars of the Capture of the Slaver Wildfire". The article begins: "The great event of the past fortnight...has been the capt... See More  

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660644

New York City draft riots... News of the Fall of Vicksburg...

Item #660644

July 15, 1863

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, New York City, July 15, 1863.



* The New York City draft riots

* Re: the Fall of Vicksburg, Mississippi




This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration.



Under the one column, front page headline, "THE RIOT CONTINUED", are:  "Violence and Pillage", "General Rioting About t... See More  

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660625

Much on Lincoln as he heads to Washington...

Item #660625

February 18, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 18, 1861 



* Abraham Lincoln as the president elect

* His journey to Washington D.C.




Among the front page column heads are: "Arrival of President Davis at Montgomery" "Southern Rights and Institutions to be Maintained at All Hazards"  "The Southern Confederacy".

Page 4 has much on Abraham Lincoln, including many comments on the e... See More  

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660161

Climbing Pike's Peak... Ad supporting Lincoln for President...

Item #660161

November 02, 1860

THE SPRINGFIELD REPUBLIC, Ohio, Nov. 2, 1860 



* Abraham Lincoln for President notice



The front page has nearly 2 columns taken up with a great & detailed letter headed: "Climbing Pike's Peak".

Page two has a political notice supporting: "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, of Illinois - For Vice President, Hannibal HAMLIN, Of Maine" with a bit more.

Four pages,... See More  

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660128

Six Civil War maps... Lincoln's first state-of-the-union address...

Item #660128

December 04, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 4, 1861 



* Abraham Lincoln's annual address

* Six Civil War maps in 1 issue

* Columbus, Kentucky & Memphis, Tennessee




A terrific display issue as the front page is mostly taken up with five Civil War maps, headed: "Map Of Columbus, Kentucky, Showing The Rebel Fortifications" "The Rebel Fort Harris" "The Rebel Forts Wright and Rand... See More  

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$63.00
659498

Abraham Lincoln's 1st responder death...

Item #659498

June 14, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 14, 1932



* Dr. Charles Augustus Leale M.D. death

* Doctor who attended Abraham Lincoln

* Amelia Earhart visits Brussels, Belgium




Page 9 has a one column heading: "Mrs. Putnam Honored By Belgian King" with subhead. (see)

Page 21 has a one column heading: "DR. C. A. LEALE DIES; SAW LINCOLN SHOT" with subheads and photo. (see) Charles Leale was th... See More  

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658488

One of the best to be had on Lincoln's assassination... A Washington, D.C. newspaper...

Item #658488

April 16, 1865

SUNDAY MORNING CHRONICLE, Washington, D.C., April 16, 1865



* Abraham Lincoln assassination (historic)

* It is BEST to have reports from the city where an event occurred.




As might be imagined newspapers from Washington reporting the assassination of Abraham Lincoln are exceedingly scarce and exceedingly desirable. Although newspapers from New York & Philadelphia remain among the most so... See More  

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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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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
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
657623

Lincoln's funeral & closing moments of the Civil War...

Item #657623

April 24, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 24, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln funeral journey

* Civil War cleanup in the South

* Sherman's victory march




All columns on all pages are black-bordered for the death & funeral of Abraham Lincoln. Among the front page column heads are: "SHERMAN" "Negotiations With Johnston" "A Suspension of Hostilities..." "Immediate Resumpt... See More  

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$60.00
657394

When Abraham Lincoln was an unknown... Death of Kit Carson?

Item #657394

July 18, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 18, 1848  This newspaper contains on page 3 reports from the "House of Representatives" and includes the results of a vote to suspend the rules concerning a resolution to allow a postal route bill to be disposed of, listing all those who voted "Yea" and "Nay". Within the "Yea" list is "Lincoln" (s... See More  

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657392

When Abraham Lincoln was an unknown...

Item #657392

July 25, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 25, 1848 



* Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career



This newspaper contains on the front page reports from the "House of Representatives" and includes the results of votes on the "Civil and Diplomatic Bill" listing all those who voted "Yea" and "Nay". Within the "Yea" list is "Li... See More  

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$54.00
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
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
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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$37.00
656125

Abe Lincoln on the Civil War... Georgia secedes from the Union...

Item #656125

January 20, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, January 20, 1861 



* President-elect Abraham Lincoln

* The Civil War about to begin

* Georgia secedes from the Union




The front page has some ominous reports concerning the troubles in the South which would soon lead to the Civil War, with first column heads including: "The Revolution" "Important News from the South" "Projected Seizure of Fort ... See More  

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656123

Heading for a Civil War: Southern state prepare to secede...

Item #656123

December 08, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 8, 1860 



* Abraham Lincoln as president-elect

* Southern secession from the Union

* Pre Civil War tensions over slavery




Among pg. 2 column heads on the Civil War: "THE CRISIS" "Progress of the Secession Movement in the South" "A Dissolution of the Union Apparently Inevitable" "Large Meeting in Vicksburg, Miss." "Separa... See More  

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$34.00
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
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