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681342

Lincoln's assassination: John Wilkes Booth on the front page...

Item #681342

April 29, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 29, 1865



* Famous Abraham Lincoln assassination issue

* The same issue (title and date) found in the time capsule under the (former) statue of Robert E. Lee on Dec. 28, 2021




The front page has a large and dramatic illustration of "J. Wilkes Booth" plus a lengthy article headed: 'The Murder Of The President' making this a nice display is... See More  

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678832

Robert E. Lee featured on the front page...

Item #678832

June 04, 1864

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 4, 1864



* General Robert E. Lee engraving

* American Civil War




 Most of the front page is taken up with a great, full-figure print captioned: "General Robert Edmund Lee, Commander-in-Chief of the Army of the Confederate States of America" with a lengthy page 2 article on him taking over a full column.

Perhaps not surprising that thi... See More  

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678186

Sherman's march thru Georgia... Robert E. Lee offers pardon to deserters...

Item #678186

February 23, 1865

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Feb. 23, 1865  



* Rare Confederate title

* Civil War nears the end

* Sherman's victory march




Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter weeks of the Civil War.

The no... See More  

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678184

Editorial is pessimistic on the progress of the war...

Item #678184

February 13, 1865

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Feb. 13, 1865  



* Rare Confederate title

* Civil War nears the end

* Southern pessimist




Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter weeks of the Civil War.

The front page ... See More  

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677887

1905 death of General Fitzhugh Lee...

Item #677887

April 28, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 28, 1905



* Fitzhugh Lee death (1st report)

* Confederate cavalry general

* Robert E. Lee's nephew




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GEN. FITZHUGH LEE IS STRICKEN" 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 fra... See More  

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675379

War movements of Robert E. Lee...

Item #675379

September 07, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 7, 1861  Inside pages have war-related column heads including: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "The Occupation of Pickets" "Movements of General Lee" "The Intentions of the Rebels" "The Next Collision" "From Hatteras Inlet" "Abandonment of Ocracoke Forts" and more.

Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, nice c... See More  

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674890

Robert E. Lee's movements north...

Item #674890

October 14, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 14, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From Virginia" "Another Advance Northward by General Lee" "Retreat of the Union Army Across the Rappahannock" "Gallant Fight by Buford's & Kilpatrick's Cavalry" "Final Retirement of Lee's Army to the Rapidan" "News From Charleston&... See More  

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674185

Robert E. Lee's report...

Item #674185

November 10, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 10, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From the Southern States" "Gen. Lee's Official Report of His Late Operations in Virginia" which takes over half a column & is signed in type: R. E. Lee, General; "Jeff Davis At Charleston" "Gen. Bragg & His Troubles" "News From Tennessee" &... See More  

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674082

Document signed by Jeff Davis...Capture of Yazoo City...

Item #674082

July 22, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 22, 1863 



* John Morgan's raid ending

* Yazoo City & Jackson, Mississippi

* Post Gettysburg Robert E. Lee




Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "Morgan's Invasion Ended" "Battle at Geiger's Creek" "Rebels Defeated & Driven to a Bluff" "They Then Unconditionally Surrender" "Morgan &am... See More  

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673290

Death of Robert E. Lee, in a Southern newspaper...

Item #673290

October 13, 1870

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Oct. 13, 1870 



* Robert E. Lee death

* Confederate leader




All columns on pages 2 & 3 have black mourning rules for the death of Robert E. Lee.

Among the articles inside are " Dead" which has near the beginning: "...with the mournful intelligence that Robt. E. Lee is no more. This sad announcement will wring a wail of grief fro... See More  

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672811

Latest news from Robert E. Lee and General Bragg...

Item #672811

October 17, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 17, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From Virginia" "Another Great Battle Near at Hand!" "Lee's Army At Manassas" "Gen. Meade's Forces in Readiness for an Attack" "Threatening Movement Toward Leesburg" "News From Chattanooga" "Rebel Batteries Withdrawn from Lookout ... See More  

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672295

Stone Mountain Confederate Memorial unveiling...

Item #672295

April 10, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 10, 1928



* Stone Mountain, Georgia

* Confederate Memorial unveiling

* General Robert E. Lee carving




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "WALKER ACCEPTS MOUNTAIN STATUE OF LEE FOR NATION" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the unveiling of the Confederate Memorial carving at Stone Mountain in Georgia. Lengthy report continues on... See More  

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672227

Robert E. Lee makes a failed move...

Item #672227

October 16, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 16, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Desperate flank Movement by Lee!" "Attempt of the Rebels to Get Between Our Army & Washington" "Enemy Driven Back by the Second Corps" Probable Battle at Bull Run" "Recrossing of the Tennessee by Wheeler's Troops" "Important Movement of Bragg&#... See More  

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672226

Military command have changed...

Item #672226

October 23, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 23, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Division of the Mississippi" "Departments of the Cumberland, Tennessee, Ohio, and Vicksburg Included in Gen. Grant's Command" "Gens. Hooker & Sherman to Command their Respective Corps" "Escape of General Lee Across the Rapidan" "The Grant Battle Avo... See More  

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672225

General Lee's and General Bragg's armies...

Item #672225

October 29, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 29, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: Gen. Grant's Dept." "Grand Flanking Movement by Lee's and Bragg's Armies" "Rebels Marching from Virginia to Tennessee" "The Line of the Rappahannock to be Defended by Lee" "Cavalry Right at Bealton Station" "Daring Raids by the Enemy" &... See More  

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672194

Early Robert E. Lee...

Item #672194

July 11, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 11, 1829



* Cadet Robert E. Lee

* West Point military academy




It's always fascinating to find mention of notable people long before they would become a household name.

Near the back is is a great example. Under a list headed: "Military Academy" area the: "...names of the five most distinguished cadets in each class..." and ... See More  

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671819

Sherman is about to capture Savannah...

Item #671819

December 23, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Dec. 23, 1864 



* General William T. Sherman

* March to the sea coming to an end

* Savannah GA Georgia Falling




A newspaper not only from the Confederate state, but from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The War News" "New Year's Dinner to General Lee's Army" "A Present For General Lee" "From Wi... See More  

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671725

Terrific issue on the surrender of Lee at Appomattox...

Item #671725

April 11, 1865

THE SEMI-WEEKLY TIMES, New York, April 11, 1865



* General Robert E. Lee's surrender

* Appomattox Court House signing




Page 2 begins with: "The Crowning Victory" "Victory--Peace" with the leading dispatch reading: "This department has received the official report of the SURRENDER, THIS DAY, OF GEN. LEE AND HIS ARMY TO LIEUT. GENERAL GRANT, on the terms proposed by... See More  

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666556

Robert E. Lee's last battles...

Item #666556

August 16, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 16, 1865  The notable content takes nearly two columns on page 3 headed: "LEE'S LAST BATTLES" "A Personal Photograph-'Uncle Robert' and hiss 'Iron Gray'--Pathetic Parting Scene Between Lee and his Men". The article reflects upon the Surrender to Grant, and "The Scenes Between the General and His Men".

Other en... See More  

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666548

On trying Robert E. Lee and others as traitors...

Item #666548

June 21, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 21, 1865  From just after the end of the Civil War but still with some nice war-related reports including: "Missouri - The Cry for Blood--Incendiary Military Order" "The Alleged Indictment  of General Lee" "Plantation Labor--The Negroes Idling--Crops Suffering" "The Colored Gentlemen on the Rampage...Mutiny Among Negro T... See More  

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666547

On trying Robert E. Lee and others as traitors...

Item #666547

June 21, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 21, 1865  From just after the end of the Civil War but still with some nice war-related reports including: "Missouri - The Cry for Blood--Incendiary Military Order" "The Alleged Indictment  of General Lee" "Plantation Labor--The Negroes Idling--Crops Suffering" "The Colored Gentlemen on the Rampage...Mutiny Among Negro T... See More  

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666542

A pro-South newspaper from the North...

Item #666542

August 17, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 17, 1864  Among the articles on the ftpg. are: "Monstrous Impudence" "Another Account--A Letter to General Lee" "Horrible Crimes of Negro Soldiers" "The American Union Passing Away" and more.

Articles within: "A General Who Fights Women & Children" "Gen. Paine and the She Secesh" "News From ... See More  

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662180

Grant, Butler, and Sherman...

Item #662180

May 31, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, May 31, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "BUTLER" "GRANT!" "SHERMAN!" "The Entire Grand Army in Motion En Route for Richmond" "Engagement Between McPherson's Corps & the Rebels" "The Rebels Defeated & Driven Back" "General Lee's Daughter Goes to Join Her Father in Ric... See More  

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650768

Victory at the Rappahannock... Lincoln letter to the ladies...

Item #650768

November 12, 1863

BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 12, 1863 



* Second Battle of Rappahannock Station

* George G. Meade vs. Robert E. Lee

* Abraham Lincoln letter re. emancipation




The top of the ftpg. has column heads on the Union victory at the Battle of the Rappahannock: "From Gen. Meade's Army" "Official Report of the Passage of the Rappahannock" "Presentation of Battle Flag... See More  

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643934

Capture of Dalton... Defeat of the rebels under Robert E. Lee...

Item #643934

May 14, 1864

THE WORLD, New York, May 14, 1864 



* Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

* Battle of Rocky Face Ridge - Georgia




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Dalton Ours" "Retreat of the Rebel Army Under Joe Johnston--The Place Occupied by Gen. Sherman on Thursday" "BEYOND THE PO" "Utter Defeat of the Rebels Under Lee" "The Enemy I... See More  

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625653

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #625653

April 06, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 6, 1864



* Rare rebel title



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

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620729

General Butler is removed from command...

Item #620729

January 11, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 11, 1865 



* Guerrilla leader John S. Mosby wounded

* General Benjamin Butler removed




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

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610794

The intents of Robert E. Lee...

Item #610794

October 21, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 21, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Late Southern News" "The torpedo Attack on the Ironsides" "More Mob Indications In Richmond" "The Effect of the Freedom Proclamation in Mississippi" "Gen. Rosecrans Relieved of His Command" "Gen. Grant in Command of the Armies of the Ohio, the Cumber... 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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603386

Battle of Spotsylvania Court House...

Item #603386

May 18, 1864

BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, Boston, Massachusetts, May 18, 1864



* Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

* Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee

* Battle of New Market - Virginia




The front page is entirely taken up with ads, while much of pages 2 & 4 are taken up with Civil War reports, including articles headed: "The Virginia Campaign" "Lee Strongly Fortified" "Grant Prepa... See More  

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599788

Two documents signed by Robert E. Lee...

Item #599788

February 17, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 17, 1865  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "FROM SHERMAN'S ARMY" "Rapid Progress Of His Troops" "They Are Nearly Up to North Carolina" "Charleston Entirely Isolated" "Gen. Lee's Address to the Army & the Country" is signed by him in type: R. E. Lee, General, as is the following &quo... See More  

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599530

Confederate soldiers anniversary...

Item #599530

January 20, 1906

STAUNTON DISPATCH, Virginia, January 20, 1906 



* Stonewall Jackson 

* Robert E. Lee 

* Confederate generals
 



The front page has one column headlines that include: "LEE-JACKSON", "Anniversary Celebrated Here Yesterday By Veterans" and more.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light browning, minor margin wear, otherwise good. Should be handle... See More  

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599028

Sherman in pursuit of Johnston... Pressing on Robert E. Lee...

Item #599028

May 24, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1864  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GRAND CAMPAIGN" "The Great Flank Movement Against Lee" "Our Army Rapidly Pressing Southward" "Gen. Sherman Again in Pursuit of Johnston" "Gen. Butler's Army" "The Rebels Assume the Offensive" "Our Rifle Pits Seized--Part of Them Re... See More  

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599027

Sherman in pursuit of Johnston... Pressing on Robert E. Lee...

Item #599027

May 24, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1864  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GRAND CAMPAIGN" "The Great Flank Movement Against Lee" "Our Army Rapidly Pressing Southward" "Gen. Sherman Again in Pursuit of Johnston" "Gen. Butler's Army" "The Rebels Assume the Offensive" "Our Rifle Pits Seized--Part of Them Re... See More  

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598641

Robert E. Lee for president ?....

Item #598641

May 05, 1866

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 5, 1866 



* General Robert E. Lee 



Page 4 has a small but interesting report with a one column heading: "Gen. Lee For President". See image for text here. Other news of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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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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598294

The Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse aftermath...

Item #598294

May 25, 1864

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, May 25, 1864  



* The Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse aftermath

* Ulysses S. Grant's March

* General Robert E. Lee falls back to Richmond




This issue includes considerable details regarding the aftermath of the Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse. It includes the following headlines: "GRANT'S MARCH", "HIGHLY ENCOURAGING PROGRESS"... See More  

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597522

Cornwallis attacked 10,000 provincials...

Item #597522

July 14, 1777

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, July 14, 1777  Page 2 has: "...advice was received of a very considerable body of the rebel army commanded by Arnold and Sullivan having stole a march and got in the rear of our reserve, had obliged Lord Cornwallis to alter his front & post picquet guards all around him, by which the battalions are greatly weakened." Also: "General Lee, ... See More  

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597310

Sherman in pursuit of Johnston... Pressing on Robert E. Lee...

Item #597310

May 24, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1864 



* William T. Sherman

* Joseph E. Johnston

* Robert E. Lee




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GRAND CAMPAIGN" "The Great Flank Movement Against Lee" "Our Army Rapidly Pressing Southward" "Gen. Sherman Again in Pursuit of Johnston" "Gen. Butler's Army" "The Rebels Assum... See More  

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597077

News from the Revolutionary War...

Item #597077

May 24, 1777

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, May 24, 1777  Page 2 has a few reports concerning the Revolutionary War including: "From Connecticut that the jail in that colony are filled with loyal Americans who are treated in the most barbarous manner. Some are chained on their backs to the floor & others so loaded with irons that they can hardly walk...General Lee has a good room in New Yor... See More  

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596781

Reflecting upon the Civil War...

Item #596781

August 05, 1865

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Aug. 5, 1865  Obviously a military-themed publication so a nice title for Civil War content, even for reports from shortly after the end of the war.

The front page report, in part, reflects upon events of just one year prior noting: "...This week a year ago our columns were laden to repletion with accounts of the Burnside Mine, or the tremendous Hood a... See More  

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592382

Reports from Robert E. Lee and General George Meade...

Item #592382

March 30, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 30, 1865 



* General Robert E. Lee

* Confederates falling apart

* Nearing the end of war




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "FROM GEN. GRANT" "A Congratulatory Order" is signed by General Geo. G. Meade, and is concerning the battle at Fort Steadman; "Gen. Lee's Official Report" is signed by him in type: ... See More  

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592340

Duel of Generals Lee and Clarkson... Washington at West Point...

Item #592340

December 03, 1779

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Dec. 3, 1779  Inside has: "...Our fleet and army at New York have had a happy escape from the vengeance D'Estaing pronounced against them...passenger...says that every thing was quiet when he came from New York excepting some little skirmishing in the back settlements...repulsing an attack on Long Island & making a descent in the Jersies where ... 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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586474

After the Second Battle of Petersburg, Va...

Item #586474

June 25, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 25, 1864 



* Post Second Battle of Petersburg, Virginia 

* Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee
 



Among the front page first column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT CONTEST", "Grant's New Movement", "He is Getting South of Petersburg", "Butler Cuts the Road Above Petersburg", "The Rebels Have Only the D... See More  

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585183

Jeff Davis on appointing Robert E. Lee to head the troops...

Item #585183

January 28, 1865

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 28, 1865 



* General Robert E. Lee

* Commander-in-Chief

* Jefferson Davis




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "The Peace Bubble" "Result of Mr. Blair's Mission" "He Admits It To Be 'A Failure' " "The Terms of Jeff. Davis" which also includes a letter headed: "The Appointment of Gen... See More  

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584977

Jeff Davis on naming Robert E. Lee as commander-in-chief...

Item #584977

January 28, 1865

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 28,  1865 



* General Robert E. Lee

* Appointed commander-in-chief

* Jefferson Davis




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "The Peace Bubble" "Result of Mr. Blair's Mission" "He Admits It To be 'A Failure' " "The Terms of Jeff. Davis" "The Rebel Iron-Clad Raid" & more.... See More  

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582133

Battle report signed by Robert E. Lee...

Item #582133

March 30, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1865 



* General Robert E. Lee

* Confederates falling apart, nearing the end of war




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Army of the Potomac", "Important Movement in Progress", "Result of the Consultation between the President & Our Generals", "The Battle Before Petersburgh", "Gen. Lee'... See More  

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567071

Reporting the death Of Robert E. Lee...

Item #567071

October 17, 1870

THE CIRCULAR, Oneida NY, October 17, 1870 This issue contains a very brief report on the death of General Robert E. Lee. Although a small report, it is still a 1st report which is located on the last page of the issue.  This is a small size newspaper from the famous Oneida Community in New York, an early "commune" in experimental living. Various religiously-themed conte
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177651

The burial of the 66 men from the "Maine"....

Item #177651

March 30, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 30, 1912



The front page of this issue is a photo of "The "Maine's" Last Muster."



This issue has an illustration of "Having a Bully Time" by Kemble. There are photos of "England's Furnace Goes Out" and an article of "Great Britain's Labor Crisis" by Sydney Brooks. The double page illustration is... See More  

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