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687240

Confederate Civil War title from Kentucky...

Item #687240

April 27, 1861

LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, April 27, 1861



* Rare pro-Confederate title

* 1st year of the Civil War




Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confederate ... See More  

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$87.00
686941

Discussing Taylor's inaugural address...

Item #686941

March 09, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 9, 1849 The first column of page 7 has the reviews of six newspapers on "The Inaugural Address" of President Taylor, with many diverse comments.

Also on page 7 is a lengthy: "List of Cadet Appointments for 1849" listed by state, and includes "John Hood" from Kentucky, who would become a famous Confederate general, ... See More  

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$36.00
686757

Rare Confederate newspaper...

Item #686757

September 10, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, Sept. 10, 1863  



* Rare Confederate publication from the Civil War



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

The entire front page ... See More  

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$189.00
686332

From the Confederacy with a report on Fort Hatteras...

Item #686332

July 16, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 16, 1861 



* Rare Confederate publication



This is one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline. The front page is entirely taken up with ads.
War related items are on page 2 include: "Weapons" "England & France Side with the Southern Confederacy"
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$116.00
685731

A pro-South newspaper from the North...

Item #685731

October 24, 1861

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 24, 1861  A newspaper from the North which had Confederate leanings.

Among the articles: "War News of the Week", "Fremont's Accounts & Fortifications Suspended", "How Secessionists are Made in Ohio", "Lexington After the Surrender", & much more.

Eight pages, some staining & foxing (do not deter readabil... See More  

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$32.00
685696

From the Confederacy... Battle of Ball's Bluff

Item #685696

November 05, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 5, 1861 



* Battle of Ball's Bluff

* Capital of Confederacy




Among front page items are: "Northern War News--The Great Naval Expedition--General Butler on the Recruiting Service..." "Secretary Cameron's Order Concerning Slave Deserters" and other subheads. Inside has: "Army Of The Potomac" 'From Norfolk&qu... See More  

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$82.00
685588

From New Orleans from the earliest days of Butler's occupation... Fort Donelson...

Item #685588

February 15, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 15, 1862 



* Rare Confederate title from the deep South

* Fort Donelson




Among the front page item are: "The Federal Raid Up the Tennessee River--Gen. Johnston's Order Disregarded" "What the Morning Journals Say" "Fort Donelson" "The 'Sinews of The War' -- Troubles of the Federal Treasury&qu... See More  

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$144.00
685171

Trial of Captain Wirz...

Item #685171

September 28, 1865

NEW-YORK TIMES, Sept. 28, 1865 



* Andersonville Civil War prison in Georgia 

* Captain Henry Wirz trial




Front page heads at the top of the first column regarding the trial of Captain Henry Wirz, the Confederate officer in charge of the famous prisoner of war camp in Andersonville, Georgia: "Trial Of Capt. Wirz" "Difficulties and Delays by His Counsel" "Sha... See More  

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$34.00
684995

Jeff Davis is captured...

Item #684995

May 15, 1865

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, May 15, 1865 



* Confederate President Jefferson Davis caught

* Mention of him wearing women's clothes

* Abraham Lincoln murder trial




Half of the first column of the front page is taken up with significant heads including: "CAPTURE OF JEFF DAVIS !" "As Good As A Comedy!" "His Flight Suddenly Ended!" "Col. Prichard Overha... See More  

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$48.00
684952

Fall of New Orleans to the Yankees, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #684952

April 30, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 30, 1862 



* Fall of New Orleans, Louisiana

* Admiral David Farragut

* From the capital of the Confederacy




A very historic report as page 3 contains an early account of the fall of New Orleans to the Yankees, which obviously was a solemn admonition for a Confederate newspaper. The report is taken from Yankee sources with the top of a page 3 colu... See More  

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$165.00
684867

The Yankee paper in a partially Confederate city...

Item #684867

November 08, 1861

THE LOUISVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Kentucky, Nov. 8, 1861  Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confederate & the "Journal" was more pro-Union. This i... See More  

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$47.00
684731

Confederate newspaper... Court cases involving slaves...

Item #684731

July 14, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 14, 1864



* Rare rebel publication



Various Civil War news with a Confederate bias, making for interesting reading as such. Among the front page items are: "The War News" with subheads: "Still Later--Our Army Reported Within Seven Miles of Baltimore!" "From Petersburg" "The Enemy Mining at Petersburg" "Burnside--Whe... See More  

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$57.00
684684

The phrenological character of two notables...

Item #684684

February 01, 1853

AMERICAN PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL, New York, February, 1853  Phrenology is a theory stating that the personality traits of a person can be derived from the shape of the skull. Although holding no validity today, it was a popular science in the mid-19th century and this periodical focused on it.

Inside has the portraits of two notables including "John Ericsson - Inventory of the Caloric Eng... See More  

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$49.00
684649

Existed for less than one year...

Item #684649

August 31, 1872

PETALUMA EVENING ARGUS, California, Aug. 31, 1872  This is the volume 1, number 12 issue of a title which lasted less than one year. Quite rare as such.

This town is in Sonoma County, north of San Francisco. A typical newspaper of the day with a front page article: "A Confederate Leader on Grant" among the man other articles. A wealth of ads as well.

Four pages, never bound nor tr... See More  

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$57.00
684489

The Civil War is about to begin...

Item #684489

March 23, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, March 23, 1861  Among the front page column heads on the events which would lead to the Civil War are: "THE TROUBLES OF THE NATION" "Interesting News from Washington" 'Condition of Affairs in the Southern Republic" "The Reply of the Administration to the Southern Commissioners" "The Cabinet Seeking a Peaceful Solution of the Pending... See More  

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$28.00
684488

The Civil War is about to begin...

Item #684488

March 20, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, March 20, 1861  Among the front page column heads on events which would lead to the Civil War in a few weeks' time: "IMPORTANT FROM THE SOUTH" "THE EVACUATION OF FORT SUMTER" "Major Anderson and His Forces Leave on Saturday in the Steamship Columbia" "Probable Recognition of the Confederate States by the European Powers" "The F... See More  

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$33.00
684487

From Confederate New Orleans...

Item #684487

March 16, 1861

NEW ORLEANS DAILY CRESCENT, Louisiana, March 16, 1861  Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city which surrendered without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from N... See More  

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$112.00
684472

Following up on Shiloh...

Item #684472

April 10, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 10, 1862 



* Capital of the Confederacy

* Battle of Shiloh - Tennessee




Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital and consequently has much page 3 & 4 reporting of politics from the "Confederate Congress".

The page 2 editorial--always interesting to read from this newspaper--begin... See More  

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$82.00
684469

From Confederate New Orleans...

Item #684469

April 17, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana April 17, 1862



* Rare Confederate publication from the deep South



 Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering ... See More  

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$136.00
684460

Much war reporting in this Confederate newspaper...

Item #684460

March 28, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, March 28, 1862 



* Capital of the Confederacy



A wealth of fine Civil War reporting in this Confederate title, including: "The Reported Fight Near Warrenton" "Notes Of The War" "Yankee Policy Respecting Guerillas" "Things About New Bern" "Federal Accounts of Recent Fights--Interesting Particulars" "... See More  

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684458

Engraving of the new Confederate flag...

Item #684458

April 19, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 19, 1862 



* Rare engraving of the new Confederate flag 

* From the capital of the Confederacy




The striking feature of this issue is the quite rare, page two print of: "The New Flag" with the text beginning: "We are informed that Congress has definitely adopted a flag. The bad wood cut will give the reader a clear conception ... See More  

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684456

From the Confederacy... Letter from a battlefield surgeon...

Item #684456

April 30, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, April 30, 1862  Printed in the dateline is: "Confederate States Of America" which is rarely found on Southern newspapers.

The front page has several war reports, including: "Surrender Of Fort Macon" "The Bombardment Of Fort Macon--Further Details" & "From Richmond" "Official Correspondence--Commodore F... See More  

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$82.00
684217

Rare Confederate newspaper... Confederates have stopped Sherman?

Item #684217

August 04, 1864

THE CAMDEN DAILY JOURNAL, South Carolina, August 4, 1864 



* Rare Confederate publication

* William T. Sherman

* March to the sea is stopped?




A nice and quite rare title from late in the Confederacy. The front page has various news items concerning the war including: "The news of the defeat & capture of the most famous of all the Yankee raiders comes in like a welcome gleam of... See More  

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684215

Death of Jeff Davis’ son… General Polk offers pardon to deserters…

Item #684215

May 03, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTH CAROLINIAN, Columbia, May 3, 1864 



* Very rare Civil War publication



A very scarce title from the Confederacy. Page 2 has an editorial headed: “Extortioners As Soldiers” and also: “War News” which has a variety of reports & subheads including: “Fight In East Tennessee” “Good Reports From Mississippi” “Important Pr... See More  

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$255.00
684214

"Memphis" newspaper printed in Montgomery, Alabama...

Item #684214

October 14, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Montgomery, Alabama, October 14, 1864 



* Very Rare Confederate title from the "traveling" newspaper

* Memphis newspaper printed in Montgomery, Alabama

* A wealth of Civil War related reporting




See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper. Among the front page items are: ""Forrest's Operations" takin... See More  

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$330.00
684211

Jeff Davis' Proclamation on the Mumford controversy: death for Butler... Battle of Murfreesboro... A "Memphis" title......

Item #684211

January 03, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 3, 1863 



* Battle of Stones River - Murfreesboro, Tennessee

* Jefferson Davis proclamation

* Very rare publication




This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South--see the information below. The most notable content in the issue is the back page report headed: "The Battle At Murfreesboro" "... See More  

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$255.00
684145

Very dramatic issue on the first casualty of the Civil War...

Item #684145

June 01, 1861

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 1, 1861 



* Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth assassination

* First casualty of the American Civil War




The front page is mostly taken up with a dramatic print showing the murder of Col. Elmer Ellsworth at the Marshall House Hotel in Alexandria. Ellsworth, a personal friend of Lincoln (worked in his law office in Springfield), is considered the fir... See More  

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$125.00
683456

Captain Hines... General Morgan...

Item #683456

January 13, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 13, 1864 



* Rare rebel publication



The ftpg. includes: "The War News" "Meat Supplies" "Congress--The General Appropriations" "the Heroine of Tennessee" (small wear hole here) "Arrival in Richmond of Captain Hines of General Morgan's Command--An Interesting Narrative of His Re-Capture & Subsequen... See More  

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683454

Fighting Joe Hooker...

Item #683454

May 25, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 25, 1863 



* Battle of Chancellorsville - Virginia

* From the capital of the Confederacy

* General Joseph Hooker loss




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "From  Mississippi" "Fighting Joe Hooker at Chancellorsville" "Latest From the West--The Enemy Repulsed at Vicksburg--Repo... See More  

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683453

Great issue on the Second Battle of Manassas...

Item #683453

September 03, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Sept. 3, 1862 



* 2nd Second Battle of Bull Run

* From the capital of the Confederacy




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page items are: "From the Seat of War" which includes: "We are yet without any authentic particulars of the great battle at Manassas on Saturday...Reports, as usual, were abu... See More  

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$148.00
683452

Yankee failure at Vicksburg...

Item #683452

August 16, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 16, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



From the capital of the Confederacy. Front page reports are headed: "The Impudence & Insolence of Perfidy" "The Yankee Failure at Vicksburg" "Yankee Deserters" "Cavalry Dash at Front Royal" "Departure of Prisoners of War" "Baseness of Our En... See More  

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683388

If McClellan wins the election, the Civil War is over... Drafting VMI cadets...

Item #683388

October 07, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Oct. 7, 1864 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* re. George B. McClellan as president ?




The front page has: "The War News" which is a reflection upon the latest reports as received & includes as subheads "The Repulse of the Enemy on the Darbytown Road Last Saturday" and "Later From Sheridan". Also on the ftpg. are: &qu... See More  

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683386

Civil War news from the Confederacy...

Item #683386

January 23, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 23, 1863 



* From the origin of the American Civil War



Printed in the dateline is: "Confederate States of America", this being one of only a few such newspapers which did so.

Among ftpg. column heads are: "Official Dispatch from Gen. Bragg--More Brilliant Exploits of Gens. Wheeler and Forrest" which is signed in type: Br... See More  

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683363

Captured Confederate... Gettysburg and Waterloo... John Hunt Morgan...

Item #683363

January 01, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, January 1, 1864 



* Very rare Confederate title

* Publisher on the run




If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. See the information at the bottom of this listing.

Among the front page items are: "Cavalry" "A General Conscription" "The Yankees in Lee County" "Latest News Fro... See More  

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$158.00
683361

Morgan and Johnston... A Memphis paper printed in Atlanta...

Item #683361

January 28, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Jan. 28, 1864  If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. See the information at the bottom of this listing.

Much interesting reporting on the Civil War is found on the front page with articles headed: "Gen. Joe Johnston" "A Solution of the Provision Question" "Meeting of Morgan's Men&quo... See More  

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$140.00
683360

Rare issue of this Confederate "Memphis" newspaper printed in Atlanta, Georgia...

Item #683360

January 16, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Jan. 16, 1864  See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper.

The front page includes: "General Morgan and his Movements"  "A Brave Missouri Boy" "Cheering the Trans-Mississippi People" "Brilliant Affair in Fanquier" "Capture of a Yankee Train & Yankees" "... See More  

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$168.00
683303

Official announcement of the capture of Richmond: in a Richmond newspaper...

Item #683303

April 05, 1865

EVENING WHIG, Richmond, April 5, 1865 



* The fall of Richmond from the Confederate capital

* Extremely rare as such (historic)




It's always nice to get reports of famous events in newspapers from where the event occurred. Here is a terrific opportunity.

This is a very rare Union occupation newspaper, as Richmond had just fallen to the Yankee forces on April 3. The issue of April 4 ... See More  

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$2,320.00
683215

Missouri becomes a Confederate state... Uncommon Confederate title...

Item #683215

August 02, 1861

The DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, Aug. 2, 1861 



* Very rare Confederate publication



This is a single sheet newspaper with just a one column masthead, not uncommon from the Confederacy where newsprint was often difficult to come by. From the early part of the Civil War with many items relating to it, including article headed "Resolutions of Mississippi on the Victories i... See More  

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$225.00
683197

Confederate newspaper... Court cases involving slaves...

Item #683197

July 11, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 11, 1864



* Rare rebel publication



Various Civil War news with a Confederate bias, making for interesting reading as such. Among the front page items are: "The War News" which has several subheads including: "From Petersburg" & "Burnside's Movements". Other war news include: "Latest News From the North--Our Army in M... See More  

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$64.00
683173

Preparing for the outbreak of the Civil War...

Item #683173

March 30, 1861

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, March 30, 1861 



* Start of the Civil War close (Fort Sumter)

* Tensions at a boiling point in the South

* Southern slavery and the Confederacy

* History about to be made




From just days before the outbreak of the Civil War, this issue has a wealth of reports on the coming conflict.

Articles include: "The Census of 1860" which includes a chart for th... See More  

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$37.00
683167

Confederate note...

Item #683167

January 11, 1862

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 11, 1862  Perhaps the prime interest is the nice illustration of the "Facsimile of a Treasury Note, Lately Issued by the Confederate Government, Richmond, Va.".

The front page shows: "Exhibition of National Prisoners in the Hospital at Richmond".

Other prints within: "Battle of Dranesville, Va." which was once a si... See More  

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$86.00
683159

1899 Confederate soldiers reunion...

Item #683159

May 10, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 10, 1899



* Confederate soldiers reunion

* Charleston, South Carolina


 


The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LOYAL TO THE FLAG" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Rare as such.... See More  

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$40.00
683107

Great Confederate coverage of the first Battle of Bull Run...

Item #683107

July 29, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 29, 1861 



* First Battle of Bull Run

* Manassas VA Virginia

* From capital of Confederacy




Almost the entire front page is taken up with war-related reports with items headed: "Speech of Gov. Jackson of Missouri" "The Rich Mountain Fight--Statement of Col. Fulkerson" "From Gloucester Point" "From Yorktown"... See More  

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$166.00
683106

Much on John Morgan's visit to Richmond...

Item #683106

January 09, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 9, 1864 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* General John Hunt Morgan in Richmond




Among the front page items are: "The War News" "Congress" "Navigation of the Mississippi" "Kentucky" 'The Habeas Corpus" "Crimes Against the United States" "City Intelligence" with subhead: ... See More  

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$74.00
683105

Much on the Civil War...

Item #683105

March 12, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 12, 1863 



* Rare rebel publication



Among the many front page items on the war--from a Confederate perspective--are: "From Fredericksburg" "Rumors From the West" "The Yankees and Their Ditches" "The Yankee Army About Vicksburg" "Every Man to His Post" "Notes On the War--From Vicksburg--The Can... See More  

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$75.00
683066

The closing days of the Civil War...

Item #683066

April 08, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, April 8, 1865  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "VICTORY AGAIN" "Gen. Sheridan Attacks & Routs the Flying the Enemy" "The Spoils of Victory" "The Enemy Abandoning Everything" "The Attack, the victory and the Pursuit" and much more on the final; days off the Confederacy.

Eight pages, very nice co... See More  

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$46.00
683064

The closing days of the Civil War...

Item #683064

April 06, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, April 6, 1865



* Confederate capital occupied

* Last days of the Civil War

* Jefferson Davis fleeing




 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "RICHMOND" "Official News of the Pursuit of the Rebel Forces" "Sheridan Calls on Meade to Assist in Capturing or Dispersing Lee's Army" "Grant at Hotaway, C.H." &quo... See More  

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$34.00
683014

Latest news from the Rebel capital...

Item #683014

November 21, 1862

RICHMOND WHIG AND PUBLIC ADVERTISER, Nov. 21, 1862 



* Rare from the capital of the Confederacy



The ftpg. has: "Interesting Historical Relations --The Last Effort To Save The Union" Also within: "The End Not Yet" "From Fredericksburg" "Atrocities of the Enemy" "Latest From the North" "Programme of Rosecrans--Successful Dash In
... See More  

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$75.00
682996

Eskimoes... Early print of the Merrimac...

Item #682996

February 23, 1856

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Feb. 23, 1856  The front page has a print of: "The New U.S. Steam Frigate Merrimac on Her Trial Trip". This was the ship that would ultimately be scuttled by the U.S. Navy with the outbreak of the Civil War, and they resurrected by the Confederate Navy & converted to an iron-clad & be involved in the very famous battle with the M... See More  

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$49.00
682991

From Confederate North Carolina...

Item #682991

August 21, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 21, 1861 



* Rare Confederate publication



This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline.

Pages 2 & 3 have various Civil War reports including: "Insubordination in the 'Grand Army' " "Gov. Sprague, of Rhode Isl., on the War" "Ellsworth&... See More  

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$78.00
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