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665958

Vengeance for the murder of Colonel Dahlgren...

Item #665958

March 13, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, March 13, 1864  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "GEN. BUTLER'S DEPARTMENT" "An Expedition to King and Queen County, Va." "Vengeance Visited Upon the Murderers of Col. Dahlgren" "The Exchange of Prisoners Proceeding" "The War in Louisiana" and more.

Eight pages, very nice condition.

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$29.00
665449

Huge front page map shows much of Texas...

Item #665449

November 30, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 30, 1861 



* Gulf of Mexico coast map

* Texas - Mexico




An extremely decorative issue, as the entire front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "THE GREAT EUROPEAN ALLIANCE AGAINST THE MEXICAN REPUBLIC" with a subhead: "The Gulf Slope of Mexico--The Harbor of Vera Cruz and the National Road to the Capital--Scene of Operations of the English, Fren... See More  

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$83.00
665020

Coushatta massacre... Red River Parish, Louisiana...

Item #665020

September 04, 1874

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, September 4, 1874 



* Coushatta massacre 

* Red River Parish, Louisiana 

* White League attack
 



The front page has one column headings: "THE SOUTHERN OUTRAGES", "The Louisiana Massacre" "Gov. Kellogg Issues A Proclamation Offering $5,000 Reward For The Capture Of Each Person...." Coverage on the Coushatta Massacre in Red ri... See More  

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$34.00
664810

Why we should not purchase the Louisiana Territory...

Item #664810

July 19, 1803

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, July 19, 1803 



* Debating the Louisiana Purchase



Pg. 2 has a list of 4th of July toasts, including to: "Alexander Hamilton, and the Constitution".

Page 3 has an interesting letter criticizing the purchase of the Louisiana Territory, noting: "When the news was first announced that Louisiana had been ceded to the Un... See More  

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$47.00
664684

California Gold Rush-theme print on the front page...

Item #664684

June 25, 1849

NEW ORLEANS WEEKLY DELTA, Louisiana, June 25, 1849 



* Rare & early gold rush print



A very unusual issue as the top of the front page features a nice illustration with a California Gold Rush theme, headed: "The California Porter And the U.S. Naval Officer" with a caption which relates the story from the beach at San Francisco. Prints in newspapers from 1849 relating to the ... See More  

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$136.00
664111

Oklahoma Boomers...

Item #664111

October 05, 1893

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 5, 1893  The full ftpg. is a print of the: "...Porch of the Louisiana State Building" at the Columbian Exposition.  Prints within include: "Sketches in the Children's Building" at the Chicago Columbian Exposition; a nice centerfold print of two yachts in the "Coming International Race for the America's Cup&qu... See More  

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$49.00
663983

Confederate newspaper from Louisiana...

Item #663983

September 22, 1861

SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Sept. 22, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South




Among the front page items are: "First Engagement In Kentucky" which includes: "An engagement took place on the 19th in Easter Kentucky between 800 Confederates and 1800 Federals, in which the Federals were completely routed." with a bit more.

Also: "Norther Reports from ... See More  

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$105.00
663826

Capture of New Orleans, Louisiana...

Item #663826

April 30, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 30, 1862  



* Capture of New Orleans, Louisiana

* Mississippi River naval engagement

* Siege of Yorktown, Virginia




Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE CAPTURE OF NEW ORLEANS" "Desperate Naval Engagement on the Mississippi River" "THE UNION LOSS VERY HEAVY" "Evacuation of the City by the Rebel Forces" &... See More  

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$55.00
663712

Huey Long gets black eye at Sands Point.....

Item #663712

August 29, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 29, 1933



* Louisiana Senator Huey Long - "The Kingfish"

* Gets black eye at Sands Point Bath Club - New York




The top center of the front page has a two column heading: "Huey Long Gets a Black Eye In Row at Long Island Party" with subhead. Lengthy reporting continues on page 3 with related photo. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of t... See More  

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$62.00
663372

Very large front page map of Confederate states...

Item #663372

April 22, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 22, 1863 



* Confederate States of America

* American Civil War map




The front page has a very large Civil War map headed: "The Seat Of War In The South-West" which shows all or part of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Tennessee & Arkansas.

First column heads include: "Important From The South-West" "Another Daring Feat At Vi... See More  

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$58.00
662896

Two Civil War maps... Fredericksburg & New Orleans...

Item #662896

April 18, 1862

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, April 18, 1862 



* Fredericksburg Virginia Va

* New Orleans Louisiana La

* Mt. Jackson captured




Certainly the prime feature of this issue are the two Civil War maps, one on the front page headed: "THE APPROACH TO FREDERICKSBURG".

Among the many front page one column heads on the war are: "Expedition Up The Rappahannock", "The Rebels Dr... See More  

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$50.00
662892

Map shows North Carolina... Efforts near New Orleans...

Item #662892

May 03, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 3, 1862 



* Siege of Yorktown - Virginia

* Fall of New Orleans - Louisiana

* Battle of Fort Macon w/ map




The front page is dominated by a nice map headed: "SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA".

A wealth of ftpg. column heads on the Civil War include: "The Capture of Fort Macon" "Official Report" "The Fight Above Elizabeth City" "... See More  

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$48.00
662845

Much on the Civil War from the Confederacy...

Item #662845

February 12, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, February 12, 1863 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Not only a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "City Intelligence" "Latest News From The North--Yankee Account of the Charleston Naval Victory" "Another Brutal Order of the Enemy--The Sick & Wounded Forced ... See More  

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$87.00
662805

Rare Confederate Memphis broadside...

Item #662805

April 20, 1861

DAILY APPEAL EXTRA, Memphis, Tennessee, April 20, 1861 



* Very rare Confederate broadside

* Beginning of the Civil War

* Vicksburg MS Mississippi




An extremely scarce item, being a broadside edition (printed on one side only) of a newspaper from early in the Confederacy from a city which was only "Confederate" until the battle of Memphis, June 6, 1862, after which it was in Y... See More  

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$645.00
662769

Revival of the Southern slave trade?

Item #662769

March 06, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, March 6, 1858 



* African slave trade resumes

* Southern States pass bill (Louisiana)




Page 4 has an article headed: "Revival of the African Slave Trade in the Southern States". the article includes: "Some of our n****r worshiping contemporaries have started off upon a new scent. A bill has been passed by the Louisiana House...authorizing the importation i... See More  

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$44.00
662382

Confederate newspaper from Louisiana...

Item #662382

September 15, 1861

SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Sept. 15, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South

* Battle of Carnifex Ferry




Among the front page items are: "The War On the Potomac" "The War in Missouri" "The War in Western Virginia" "The Civil War in America".

Inside includes: "The Fight In Western Virginia" 'Rosecranz's Army Badly W... See More  

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$124.00
662263

Civil War map of Port Hudson, Louisiana...

Item #662263

February 11, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 11, 1863 



* Port Hudson, Louisiana map

* Lebanon TN Tennessee

* Sabine Pass - Galveston TX Texas




The front page is dominated by a Civil War map titled: "Situation Of Port Hudson" which shows the vicinity as well, from Baton Rouge to the south, to St. Francisville & Bayou Sara to the north. Many one column war-related heads as well including: "... See More  

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662162

1929 New Orleans streetcar strike....

Item #662162

July 06, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 6, 1929



* New Orleans, Louisiana

* Streetcar strike riot disaster

* Burning of cars




The front page has one column headings: "ALL-DAY RIOT MARKS NEW ORLEANS STRIKE; 2 DIE, HUNDREDS HURT" "Paving Blocks Rain on Cars, Injuring Police abd Forcing Strike-Breakers Off" "Trolley And Shed Burned" and more. (see)

Other news, sports and advert... See More  

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$40.00
661994

Civil War map on the rebel defenses at Port Hudson...

Item #661994

March 20, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 20, 1863 



* Port Hudson, Louisiana map

* Battle of Kelly's Ford - Virginia




The front page is dominated by a nice & detailed Civil War map headed: "REBEL DEFENSES AT PORT HUDSON". Among the column heads on the Civil War are: "Late Rebel News" "Averill's Cavalry Expedition" "Rosecrans on the War Patch" "Clos... See More  

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$48.00
661782

The Louisiana Purchase Treaty is signed....

Item #661782

July 14, 1803

AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, July 14, 1803 



* The Louisiana Purchase Treaty

* Signed by U.S. & France ministers




A page 3 report headed: "Official" reports: "The Executive has received official information, that a Treaty was signed on the 30th April, between the Ministers...of the United States and the Ministers...of the French Government; by which the United S
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$138.00
661558

One of the earliest Louisiana newspapers we have offered...

Item #661558

December 24, 1819

ORLEANS GAZETTE & COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, Dec. 24, 1819 



* Very rare & early publication



This is one of the earliest newspapers from Louisiana we have had the pleasure to offer. The front page has a lengthy obituary report and an article: "Adam Poe's Contest with Two Indians" plus many ads (some in French), which the back page has a report concerning Indians in an: ... See More  

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$230.00
660987

Much on the Battle of Gettysburg from a soldier involved...

Item #660987

July 17, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 17, 1863 



* Battle of Gettysburg

* Great reporting from rebel eyewitness (soldier)




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

The front page has various war-related content, including items headed: "The News" and a lengthier report: "Spies In The South" and other related it... See More  

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$2,130.00
660645

Post Gettysburg & New York City draft riots...

Item #660645

July 16, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 16, 1863



* Post Gettysburg Lee's retreat

* New York City draft riots

* Port Hudson, Louisiana



Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "From The Army Of The Potomac", "The Retreat Of Lee Into Virginia", "The Pursuit By Our Cavalry", "The Captures At Falling Waters", and: "THE RIOT", "The Mob Full... See More  

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$65.00
660139

Sherman's report on the Atlanta campaign...

Item #660139

October 20, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 20, 1864 



* Rare publication from the origin of the Civil War

* General William T. Sherman & the Atlanta campaign




Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Important From Hood--Our Army on the Outskirts of Chattanooga" "Successful Skirmishing In Florida" "Yankee Reports from Louisiana" "From t... See More  

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$83.00
660113

Capture of New Orleans!...

Item #660113

April 28, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1862 



* Capture of New Orleans, Louisiana

* General Benjamin Butler




This issue reports one of the more significant events of the Civil War: the capture of New Orleans, the Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi. With this important event the northern forces were well on their way towards controlling the very strategic Mississippi River corridor.

The first ... See More  

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$83.00
659514

Bobby Grier breaks Sugar Bowl color barrier...

Item #659514

December 03, 1956

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Dec. 3, 1956



* Bobby Grier breaks color barrier

* 1956 Sugar Bowl classic

* Georgia Tech vs. Pitt




The top of page 23 has a two column heading: "Tainted Tech Tally Beats Pitt Team, 7-0" with subhead and lineups. (see) Other major bowl games reported as well.

Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins,

nice condition.



wikiedpia notes... See More  

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$67.00
659297

Bastrop, Louisiana Negro lynching... Nikola Tesla...

Item #659297

July 10, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 10, 1934 



* Nikola Tesla- father of the radio

* Bastrop, Louisiana Negro lynching

* Outlaw John Dillinger hunted




Page 8 has one column headings: "LOUISIANA NEGRO LYNCHED" "Taken From Bastrop Jail and Hanged on Court House Lawn" First report coverage on the lynching of Andrew McLeod in Bastrop, Louisiana.

Page 19 has one column ... See More  

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$46.00
659049

Huey Long's succession dispute & Al Capone's trial....

Item #659049

October 14, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1931



* Huey 'The Kingfish" Long & Paul N. Cyr

* Louisiana governor succession dispute

* Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial




The front page has a one column heading: "HUEY LONG DEFEATS COUP D-ETAT BY CYR" with subheads. (see)

Page 4 has a one column heading: "PROSECUTION RESTS IN CAPONE TRIAL" with subheads. ... See More  

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$39.00
658901

1938 Los Angeles, California flood...

Item #658901

March 04, 1938

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 4, 1938



* 1938 Los Angeles, California flood

* Nice headline for display




This 30 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page: "CALIFORNIA FLOOD TOLL CLIMBS TO 124" with subheads that include: "PARALYZED FILM CITY STRUGGLES TO RESTORE ITS PUBLIC SERVICES" and more with large pictorial. (see)



Other news o... See More  

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$35.00
657925

Slave ships arrive at Galveston... A Proclamation by the President...

Item #657925

August 08, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 8, 1818  Page 6 has: "General Jackson's Campaign" which lists the number of: "...The Indians inhabiting the country lying between Georgia & the Mississippi river..." totaling 11,000 warriors. It notes: "This force, if embodied and hostile, would e serious enemy to the United States...".

The bkpg. has: "A P... See More  

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657642

William H. Harrison on the Battle of Tippecanoe... Louisiana described...

Item #657642

December 07, 1811

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 7, 1811  Page 15 has an: "Extract of a Letter from Governor Harrison to the Secretary of War, dated Head-Quarters near the Prophet's town, No. 8th, 1811", a letter signed in type: Wm. Henry Harrison. The letter describes the battle of Tippecanoe beginning with: "...the dawn of yesterday terminated any action between the troops under my c... See More  

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$52.00
657517

1938 Rodessa, Louisiana tornado...

Item #657517

February 18, 1938

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 18, 1938 



* Rodessa, Louisiana tornado

* Caddo County disaster

* Oil boom town wrecked
 



The front page has a great banner headline: "20 DIE IN LOUISIANA TORNADO" with subheads and small related map. Nice for display. First report coverage on the devastating tornado that hit the oil boom town of Rodessa, Louisiana.

Complete with all 32 pa... See More  

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656564

John Mosby just before his "Greenback Raid"...

Item #656564

October 21, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 21, 1864 



* John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader

* 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry

* From the capital of the Confederacy




A wealth of Civil War reporting from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Report Surprise of Mosby's Command" which includes: "...Northern papers say...surprised the camp of Mosby near Pie... See More  

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$82.00
656554

"King Abraham the First"...

Item #656554

October 17, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Oct. 17, 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 are li... See More  

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$163.00
656382

Confederate newspaper from Louisiana...

Item #656382

October 27, 1861

SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Oct. 27, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South




Among the front page items are: "Federal Evacuation of the Kanawha" "Floyd Marching for Kentucky" "From Arizona" "From New Mexico" "A Navy of Our Own" "Confederate Congress" & more. Inside includes: "From the Seat of War In Virgin... See More  

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$133.00
656224

Chasing after Jesse James...

Item #656224

November 30, 1876

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Nov. 30, 1876  Page 4 has a small item: "On Jesse James' Heels" has some details on those who are after him. The front page has a report concerning: "The Fiendish Atrocities Perpetrated in Louisiana" "Testimony which Will Cause the World to Shutter" with more.

Eight pages, very nice condition.

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$44.00
656067

Civil War map of the Yorktown vicinity...

Item #656067

May 09, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 9, 1862 



* Siege of Yorktown ends

* Battle of Williamsburg, Virginia

* New Orleans LA Louisiana




The front page is dominated by a nice Civil War map headed: "The Defenses Of Yorktown" (see photos). There are nice one column heads also: "The Advance of McClellan's Army" "The Enemy Still In Full Retreat" "The Battle of Williams... See More  

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655467

Joseph Priestley... John Adams & George Washington signatures...

Item #655467

June 07, 1794

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 7, 1794  Page 2 has a message to Congress, signed in type: Go. Washington, and also a report noting in part: "...a gentleman immediately from New Orleans who descended the rivers Ohio and Mississippi...that a body of General Clark's party...collected at the mouth of Cumberland River...their intentions were...to proceed to Louisiana for the purpose of ... See More  

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$62.00
654832

President Madison's Proclamation concerning this action against Spain...

Item #654832

September 16, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 16, 1815  The front page contains: "By the President of the United States of America - A Proclamation" concerning: "...sundry persons, citizens of the United States...especially within the state of Louisiana, are conspiring together to beg...the means for a military expedition...against the dominions of Spain, with which the United S... See More  

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$29.00
654718

Civil War map of Eastern Virginia...

Item #654718

May 26, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 26, 1862



* First Battle of Winchester VA Virginia



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

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

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$42.00
654302

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

Item #654302

February 21, 1864

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

Near the bot... See More  

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$32.00
654294

Capture of New Orleans...

Item #654294

April 29, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 29, 1862 



* Capture of New Orleans, Louisiana

* Full use of the Mississippi River




Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "The Capture of New Orleans" "Our Troops In Possession of the City" "The City Capitulated on Friday" "Evacuation of the Forts at Pensacola" "A Panic At Norfolk" "THE WAR FOR TH... See More  

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$64.00
654276

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

Item #654276

August 17, 1863

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



* Very rare Confederate title



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

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$177.00
653861

Capture of New Orleans...

Item #653861

May 08, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 8, 1862 



* Capture of New Orleans, Louisiana

* Battle of Williamsburg - George B. McClellan




Some nice & historic ftpg. column heads including: "The Capture of New  Orleans" "FULL PARTICULARS" "Forts Jackson and St. Phillip Bombarded 6 Days and 5 Nights" "the Forts Silenced" "Terrific Naval Combat" with mor... See More  

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$43.00
653363

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

Item #653363

July 10, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 10, 1863 



* The Battle of Gettysburg

* Fall of Vicksburg, Mississippi

* In a Confederate title




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

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

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$880.00
653131

Thomas Nast Christmas centerfold...

Item #653131

January 04, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1873 



* Caricaturist Thomas Nast

* Christmas - Santa Claus




Certainly the most notable print is the great doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast captioned: "The Same Old Christmas Story Over Again"  showing two kids sleeping amongst their dreams. Santa Claus with his bag of toys is here as well.

There are many other prints in the i... See More  

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$255.00
652765

Great editorial on the Civil War...

Item #652765

March 18, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 18, 1864 



* Rare rebel publication



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

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$82.00
651870

Much more on the Battle of Gettysburg: from a soldier involved...

Item #651870

July 17, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 17, 1863



* Battle of Gettysburg

* Eyewitness account




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

The front page has various war-related content, including items headed: "The News" and a lengthier report: "Spies In The South" and other related items, but certainly the p... See More  

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$1,165.00
651864

Rare & very historic Confederate broadside "Extra" on the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #651864

July 05, 1863

DAILY DISPATCH---EXTRA, Richmond, Virginia, July 5, 1863 



* Battle of Gettysburg

* Very rare Confederate title

* Capital of the Confederacy




A great rarity: a Confederate broadside "Extra" reporting on the first two days of the historic Battle of Gettysburg. As the word "broadside" is defined, this is a single sheet printed on the front side only.

The heads at the ... See More  

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$3,250.00
651771

The nomination of General McClellan...

Item #651771

September 03, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 3, 1864 



* General George McClellan

* Presidential nomination

* Rare Confederate title




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

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$83.00
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