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647558

Mustering out Negro troops...

Item #647558

September 20, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 20, 1865 



* Henry Wirz trial

* Jefferson Davis




From shortly after the end of the Civil War but still with war-related reports including: "Returned Soldiers" "The Real Abolition Platform of Ohio" "Mustering Out Negro Troops" "The Wirz Trial" "Trouble Brewing in the Abolition Camp" "Jefferson Davis&q... See More  

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646918

Texas joins the Confederacy... Just before the war begins...

Item #646918

March 26, 1861

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, March 26, 1861 



* From the origin of the Civil War just prior to outbreak



South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union which it did on Dec. 20, 1860. Plus the war began in Charleston harbor with the bombing of Fort Sumter just a few weeks after the date of this issue. The front page includes: "Admission of Northern States into ... See More  

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$196.00
646479

Assassination attempt on Lincoln? Inauguration of Jefferson Davis...

Item #646479

February 23, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, February 23, 1861 



* President elect Abraham Lincoln

* Baltimore murder plot

* Jefferson Davis inauguration




Perhaps the most significant content is on page 5 which has very extensive coverage of the travels of Abraham Lincoln to Washington, D.C. for his inauguration. The top of the page has heads: "The Presidential Progress" "Great Turnout of the Philad... See More  

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$114.00
646396

Rare Confederate title from North Carolina...

Item #646396

August 16, 1861

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, Aug. 16, 1861



* Rare Confederate title 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 of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era.

Content in this issue ... See More  

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$188.00
646392

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

Item #646392

January 03, 1863

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



* Battle of Stones River - Murfreesboro, Tennessee

* Jefferson Davis proclamation

* Very rare title




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" "Confed... See More  

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$285.00
646072

Rare Texas Confederate newspaper... Jeff Davis on evacuating Richmond, & much more...

Item #646072

April 26, 1865

HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, Texas, April 26, 1865 



* Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy



Page 3 contains a synopsis of President Davis' message in which he talks about the evacuation of Richmond and reaffirms his commitment to the Confederacy, reading in part: "...it is my purpose to maintain your cause with my whole heart & soul; that I will never consent to a... See More  

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$420.00
646035

From when New Orleans was in the Confederacy... Missouri votes to secede...

Item #646035

November 06, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Nov. 6, 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, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans a... See More  

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$144.00
646028

Confederates states elected their President & Vice President... Their Constitutional Convention...

Item #646028

February 10, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 10, 1861 



* Jefferson Davis elected Confederate president

* Constitutional Convention of the Confederacy

* Pre Civil War tensions brewing




A wealth of significant content on the creation of the Confederacy, with front page column heads including: "Important From the South" "The Southern Congress at Montgomery, Alabama" "Adoption of A Const... See More  

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$148.00
646023

Jefferson Davis proclamation for a day of "Humiliation and Prayer, with Thanksgiving"...

Item #646023

February 02, 1865

CHRISTIAN OBSERVER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 2, 1865 



* Jefferson David proclamation

* Confederate Day of Thanksgiving




Has mostly religious-related content on the ftpg. save for a war item: "First Virginia Artillery" "Stray Leaves from a Soldier's Artillery". On the reverse under "General Intelligence" are various news reports from the war.

Also has: ... See More  

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$187.00
646017

Battle of Bull Run, or Manassas... Proclamation by Jefferson Davis...

Item #646017

August 16, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 16, 1861 



* First Battle of Bull Run

* Manassas VA Virginia

* Great title to have




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports concerning the Civil War are: "The Prisoners" "The Firth Virginia Regiment in the Battle of Manassas" which takes over a full column; "The Fate of Tyrants&q... See More  

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$142.00
646011

Jefferson Davis is captured...

Item #646011

May 15, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 15, 1865  The first column of the front page has some very nice heads in larger type than normal announcing the capture of the President of the Confederacy, Jeff Davis, including: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT" "THE CAPTURE OF JEFF. DAVIS" "He is Surprised at Irwinsville, Ga., on the 10th" "Jeff. Tries to Escape in Women's Clothes" "A... See More  

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$153.00
645830

Beginning moments of the Civil War... Jeff Davis Proclamation on creating a navy, and more...

Item #645830

April 19, 1861

THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, April 19, 1861 



* Civil War beginning

* Jefferson Davis proclamation

* Rare Confederate title




Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of entry... See More  

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$210.00
645518

Trial of Jefferson Davis... The Wall Street Panic of 1865...

Item #645518

August 16, 1865

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 16, 1865



* New York City Wall Street

* Post civil war stock market

* Jefferson Davis treason trial




Ftpg. column heads include: "The State Prisoners & Their Treatment" "The Freedmen of Virginia!" and much more. Inside has: "Trial of Jeff. Davis" "The Policy of President Johnson" "Business Excitement in New York&qu... See More  

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645135

Jefferson Davis indictment...

Item #645135

May 15, 1866

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 15, 1866



* Confederate president Jefferson Davis

* Official indictment for treason




The front page shows the official indictment for treason against Jefferson Davis with the headings: "JEFF DAVIS" "The Indictment Found Against Him" "The Charge Treason And Conspiracy" See images for text here.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, ... See More  

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644908

Jefferson Davis indicted for treason...

Item #644908

May 11, 1866

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, May 11, 1866 



* Confederate president Jefferson Davis

* Official indictment for treason




Page 3 has an article: "Jeff. Davis Indicted for Treason" which has near the beginning: "Yesterday Jefferson Davis was indicted for treason by the Grand Jury of the United States...and the trial of the prisoner, it is supposed, will take place in ... See More  

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$38.00
644545

Death of Jefferson Davis...

Item #644545

December 07, 1889

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 7, 1889 



* Jefferson Davis death (1st report)

* Confederate president - Confederacy




Almost the entire last column of the ftpg. is taken up with a fine & very detailed report on the death of Jefferson Davis, headed: "THEIR DEAD CHIEFTAIN" "The South In Morning for Jefferson Davis""Marks of Profound Sorrow Shows Everywhere--Mr. Davis'... See More  

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644035

Death of this newspaper's editor...

Item #644035

November 23, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 23, 1864 



* Abraham Lincoln Thanksgiving Proclamation



The ftpg. begins with: "Death of Samuel Medary" with an additional six ftpg. articles with similar headlines. He was the editor of this newspaper and a former governor of Ohio.

Other items include: "The Result of the Presidential Election" with the votes per state; "Official
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644027

Jefferson Davis is inaugurated as President...

Item #644027

February 25, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 25, 1862 



 * Jefferson Davis inauguration

* President of the Confederacy

* Nashville, Tennessee map




The front page features a nice map of: "THE CITY OF NASHVILLE" which includes the city streets (see).

But of most significance is the ftpg. report headed: "Inauguration of Jeff. Davis as President of the Bogus Confederacy" "Scenes... See More  

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$164.00
644017

Funeral of Jefferson Davis...

Item #644017

December 12, 1889

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 12, 1889 



* Jefferson Davis funeral & burial

* Confederate president - Confederacy




The top of the last column on the ftpg. has: "JEFFERSON DAVIS BURIED" "The Grandest Funeral Seen In The South" "New Orleans Draped In Mourning and Thronged With Visitors--Bishop Galleher's Oration". The report takes the entire column & contin... See More  

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643740

Pirate Shenandoah... Jefferson Davis...

Item #643740

July 28, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1865  The front page features "The Pirate Shenandoah - She is Operating in the Arctic Ocean - Eight Ships of Our whaling Fleet Destroyed - The Pirate Does Not Believe in Lee's Surrender" and: "Yale College - The Honors Bestowed Upon Her Fallen Heroes".

Page 4 has: "The Health of Mr. Jefferson Davis at Fortress Monroe - He is Neither Starv... See More  

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643365

Great issue on the Second Battle of Manassas...

Item #643365

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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639797

Proclamation by Robert E. Lee... Speech signed by Jefferson Davis to the Confederates states...

Item #639797

April 17, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, April 17, 1863 



* Rare Confederate title 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 of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era.

The ftpg. conta... See More  

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$288.00
639388

Jefferson Davis's inaugural address, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #639388

February 20, 1861

THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, February 20, 1861 



* Confederate president Jefferson Davis

* Inauguration - inaugural address




Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of entry ... See More  

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636856

Thomas Nast print... Italy... Vicksburg...

Item #636856

July 14, 1866

Harper's WEEKLY, New York, July 14, 1866 Dblpgctrfld. has five illustrations, two rather large showing: 'Vicksburg, from the Old Spanish Fort' and 'Natchez on the Hill', plus 3 other scenes. Small scene shows: 'Negro in Stocks: A Scene in Florida' and 'Sunday Amusements at New Orleans--Duel at the Half-Way House'. Full page "The Uprising of Italy" by T... See More  

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635063

One of the more rare titles from the Civil War we have offered...

Item #635063

April 05, 1865

GRANT'S PETERSBURG PROGRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, April 5, 1865 



* Extremely rare military title

* General Ulysses S. Grant

* The Siege of Petersburg ending

* Civil War coming to an end




An exceedingly rare newspaper and the first we have had the opportunity to offer. This newspaper lasted but four issues, printing on April 3, 5, 7 and 10 of 1865 by officers of the 37th Wisconsi... See More  

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$5,350.00
634186

Taylor's state-of-the-union address...

Item #634186

December 25, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 25, 1849  Most of the ftpg. is taken up with reports from "Congress" including several mention of "...Mr. Davis, of Mississippi..." which was Jefferson Davis, who would become the President of the Confederacy.

Much of pages 4 and 5 are taken up with: "The President's Message", being the annual state of the... See More  

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633687

Statement on Jefferson Davis...

Item #633687

March 28, 1878

THE AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida New York, March 28, 1878 An inside page features a small report on Jefferson Davis "Jefferson Davis lives in Memphis, Tenn. He is said to be very thin, and to look very old and broken... But did you ever think what a pair of skinny invalids that Confederacy had to preside over it?"  This is a small size newspaper from the famous Oneida Community in
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633643

The Andersonville jailer...Jeff Davis...

Item #633643

September 01, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 1, 1865 



* Henry Wirz trial

* Andersonville Prison

* Jefferson Davis




Among the front page column heads on the events ending the Civil War are: "DAVIS AND WIRZ" "Jeff's Repudiation of the Andersonville Jailer" "The Story Said to be Unfounded in Truth" "The Andersonville Prison Records Missing" "Description of Wirz&... See More  

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633589

Confederacy in Petersburg...

Item #633589

March 04, 1863

THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, March 4, 1863 



* Rare Confederate title



Petersburg was a critical city to the Confederacy, located not far south of the capital of Richmond, and the focus of a six month long siege when ended in early April, 1865, when Lee withdrew his troops from Petersburg and urged Jefferson Davis to remove the capital from Richmond. The war would end shortl... See More  

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633148

Rare Confederate issue from Petersburg...

Item #633148

August 15, 1863

THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, Aug. 15, 1863  Petersburg was a critical city to the Confederacy, located not far south of the capital of Richmond, and the focus of a six month long siege when ended in early April, 1865, when Lee withdrew his troops from Petersburg and urged Jefferson Davis to remove the capital from Richmond. The war would end shortly thereafter.

This is an uncommo... See More  

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$229.00
633010

Details on the capture of Jeff. Davis...

Item #633010

May 24, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, May 24, 1865 



* Jefferson Davis captured in Woman's clothes



Half of the first column on the front page is taken up with great heads on the parade of returning Civil War soldiers, including: "THE REVIEW", "The Grand Army of the Potomac Marching Through Pennsylvania Ave.", "The Great Military Pageant of the Age", "The Honors To The B... See More  

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632896

On the fall of New Orleans, Monitor vs. the Merrimac, & Jeff Davis' Proclamation...

Item #632896

May 08, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, May 8, 1862 



* Rare Confederate title

* Fall of New Orleans

* Jefferson Davis Proclamation




The ftpg. has: "The Northern Congress - The Negro Question Again" and: "From Nashville--Army of Occupation--Loyalty of the Native Citizens--Yankees Have a Hard Road to Travel". Page 2 has: "New Orleans Before the Surrender" "... See More  

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$120.00
632662

1861 Davenport, Iowa... Jefferson Davis....

Item #632662

September 06, 1861

DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, September 6, 1861



* Rare title from the Civil War

* False report on Jefferson Davis' death




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 ve... See More  

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631573

"Memphis" newspaper printed in Atlanta, Georgia... Jefferson Davis' stirring address to his soldiers...

Item #631573

February 14, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Feb. 14, 1864 



* Very rare Confederate title



See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper. Among the front page items are: "President Davis' Address to the Army" which is rather lengthy & signed in type: Jefferson Davis. This is a very nice, rousing address to his soldiers having near the end:&... See More  

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$236.00
630955

Emancipated slaves... Ice skating at Central Park...

Item #630955

January 30, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 30, 1864  The most desired & notable print is likely the full page captioned: "Emancipated Slaves, White and Colored" showing one man with a brand on his forehead.

The front page shows the: "Ruins of the Church of the Compania, at Santiago, Chili, After the Conflagration". Inside has a full page: "Snowy Morning--On Picket&qu... See More  

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$66.00

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616770

Jefferson Davis' death... Judaica content...

Item #616770

December 11, 1889

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Dec. 11, 1889 



* Jefferson Davis death

* Confederate president - Confederacy




A "territorial" newspaper from seven years before Utah would be come a state. The ftpg. has: "Jefferson Davis' Remains - Views Yesterday by Some 70,000 Persons" with various subheads (see). Other ftpg. articles include: "A Dasta... See More  

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614612

Review of the year 1863...

Item #614612

December 12, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 12, 1863 



* General Henry Wager Halleck

* Official year in review report

* Jefferson Davis




The entire front page & half of pg. 6 are taken up with: "THE WAR IN 1863" "The Official Report of the Commander-in-Chief" "Highly Important Review" in which is detailed all the major military events of the year. Extremely lengthy. Pg. 6 a... See More  

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611720

Baseball games reported... Lincoln's log cabin...

Item #611720

July 21, 1865

NEW-YORK TIMES, July 21, 1865 Pg. 3 has: "Outdoor Sports" "Base Ball" which include a summary and box score of a game between the Empire and Mutual clubs with mention there was: "...a goodly number of ladies being present." The back page has a summary and box score of a game between the Lowell team and the Atlantics. Mentions that the Lowell team "...had the hono... See More  

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611119

Jeff Davis's speech to the troops...

Item #611119

October 25, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 25, 1863 



* Jefferson Davis speech

* Confederate president

* re. Chickamuauga victory




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Advance of Gen. Banks on the Bayou Teche" "Interesting from the Texas Coast" "From the Rebel States" "Address of Jeff. Davis to Bragg's Army" which is signed in type: Jefferso... See More  

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610960

Jeff Davis' speech to the troops...

Item #610960

October 24, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 24, 1863 



* Jefferson Davis address to the troops



Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Late Southern News" "The Engagement at Bristow Station" "Apologies For the Rebel Defeat" "Burnside's Operations in Virginia" "Jeff. Davis's Visit to Bragg's Army" "His Address to the Soldiers&... See More  

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606936

How Jefferson Davis passes his time...

Item #606936

August 12, 1865

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 12, 1865  the front page has: "Fortress Monroe" "On Their Homeward Way!" "Government Sale of Horses & Mules" "Glimpse At Jefferson D." "He Airs Himself On the Ramparts of the Fortress" 'He Rests Himself on the Grassy Slope" "Important Circular To Freedmen" and more.

Eight pages, nice conditio... See More  

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606176

Paris Opera fire disaster....

Item #606176

November 22, 1873

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 22, 1873



* General Benjamin D. Pritchard

* Eyewitness account of Jefferson Davis capture




Page 5 has an article headed: "Jeff Davis' Disguise" "His Attempt To Escape Capture In A Woman's Dress--Statement Of Gen. Pritchard" See images for text here.

Other news and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, nice conditio... See More  

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604598

Robert E. Lee is appointed General-In Chief...

Item #604598

January 28, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 28, 1865  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "News From Rebel Sources" "The Appointment of General-In-Chief--Jeff. Davis's Views On the Matter" which is concerning Robert E. Lee, with the lengthy message signed in type: Jefferson Davis (see).  Also: "The Rebel Iron-Clad Raid" "The Peace Bubble" "Re... See More  

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598603

Government buys R.E. Lee's estate... Morgan's escape from jail...

Item #598603

January 20, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 20, 1864 



* Rare Anti-Yankee title

* Robert E. Lee's estate

* John Morgan's escape




Among the various "Late News" on the front page is: "A sale of confiscated property in Virginia, opposite Washington, took place...The Arlington estate, thek property of Gen. Robt. E. Lee, was bought in by the government for $26,000...The Arlington... See More  

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$46.00
598234

President Lincoln Hoisting the American Flag Upon Independence Hall...

Item #598234

March 09, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1861  The issue being offered is an incomplete issue containing the following illustrations: the front page full-page illustration "President Lincoln Hoisting the American Flag with Thirty-Four Stars Upon Independence Hall, Philadelphia, February 22, 1861"; full-page "United States Arsenal at Little Rock, Arkansas, Surrendered to the Stat... See More  

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$75.00
594659

1861 Civil War... re. Declaration of war..

Item #594659

May 14, 1861

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE (weekly), Windsor, May 14, 1861



* Original Civil War era



This genuine newspaper has Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the reports on page 3 are: "The Southern Congress, President Jefferson Davis's Message", "Tennessee Committed to Rebellion", and more.



Other news of the day. This issue is not fragile... See More  

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$27.00
594610

Jefferson Davis in jail...

Item #594610

July 27, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, July 27, 1865 



* Jefferson Davis



The front page has many one column heads including: "JEFF. DAVIS" "His Continued Ill Health" "He is Daily Allowed to Walk in the Open Air" "How He Occupies Himself in His Casemate" "Character of the Letters Sent To Him" "Not One Word of Kindness, but Curses Loud & Deep" with... See More  

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593037

Admiral Porter announces the capture of Fort Fisher...

Item #593037

January 21, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, January 21, 1865 



* Fort Fisher captured - Wilmington, North Carolina 

* Admiral David Dixon Porter
 



Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "LATE REBEL NEWS", "From Wilmington", "Charleston & Savannah", "The Canadian Raiders", "From the Army of the James" and "The Capture of Fort... See More  

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591108

Report signed by Robert E. Lee...

Item #591108

February 10, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, February 10, 1865 



* Robert E. Lee & Jefferson Davis

* Last few months of the Civil War



Among the front page one column war-related heads are; "THE PEACE CONFERENCE" "Message From Jeff. Davis to the Rebel Congress" "Report of the Rebel Commissioners" "Davis Speaks at a Public Meeting in Richmond" "He will 'Never Conse... See More  

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591012

Jeff Davis attempts escape dressed as a woman...

Item #591012

June 03, 1865

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, June 3, 1865 



* Jefferson Davis' escape attempt

* Woman's clothes - dress




The front page has 1 1/2 columns on a trip: "Across The Continent" "Letters From Mr. Bowles--No. 2" "On the Plains--From Atchison to Kearney--The Indians--Storm on the Plains" which is a terrific travelogue (see for beginnin... See More  

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$53.00
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