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678629

Teddy Roosevelt visits Memphis, Tennessee...

Item #678629

October 04, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 4, 1907



* President Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt

* Memphis, Tennessee visit and speech

* Development of the waterways




The top of the front page has a five column headline: "WE ARE LIVING TODAY IN AN AGE OF WATER DEVELOPMENT" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very... See More  

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678321

Update regarding the Fort Pillow Massacre...

Item #678321

April 18, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, April 18, 1864  Among the front page single-column headings are: "IMPORTANT FROM TENNESSEE", "Disappearance of the Rebel Forces from Fort Pillow", "Reported Departure of Hardee's Corps for Virginia", "Capture of the Guerilla Chief Reynolds", "No Rebels in the Vicinity of Fort Pillow", and more. Inside coverage includes: &q... See More  

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678279

General Ambrose Burnside's North Carolina Expedition...

Item #678279

January 29, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 29, 1862 



* General Ambrose Burnside's North Carolina Expedition 

* Somerset, Kentucky

* Paris, Tennessee 



The front page has: "BURNSIDE'S EXPEDITION", followed by:  "Its Arrival at Hatteras Inlet", "Great Difficulties Encountered", "Official Report of Gen. Burnside to the War Department", and more... See More  

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$36.00
678016

A rare title from the Civil War, just after the close of the Civil War...

Item #678016

May 31, 1865

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, May 31, 1865  W. G. Brownlow, or  Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his ferve... See More  

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$167.00
677976

The Northern Army approaching Yorktown in 1862...

Item #677976

April 08, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES from New York, NY and dated April 8, 1862.



* General McClellan before Yorktown
* General Pope to the Tennessee Shore
 
The front page has the single-column headings: "IMPORTANT WAR NEWS", "Gen. McClellan Before Yorktown with the National Army", "Gen. Magruder in Yorktown with 30,000 Rebel Troops", "IMPORTANT FROM MISSIS
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677856

Sherman's advance.. Nashville, Tennessee...

Item #677856

December 08, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 8, 1864  
 
* William T. Sherman's march to the sea
* Third Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee
 
Among the front page column heads are: "SHERMAN'S PROGRESS", "Rebel Reports of His Whereabouts", "His Cavalry on the Savannah River", "Where He Will Probably Cross that Stream", "Rebel Fe
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676974

Lyrics of a song by a captive Indian...

Item #676974

November 08, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 8, 1797  



* Indian captive writes song before execution



The back page has the lyrics of a "Song, By a Captive Indian, while his conquerors were preparing for his Death. Written by the Lady of Mr. John Hunter." The front page has: "Tennessee Eloquence".

Also a notice for an exhibit of "The Elephant" & two ads for "P... See More  

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676346

Front page map of Missouri, & more...

Item #676346

June 23, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 23, 1861  The front page features a nice map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN MISSOURI".

Many nice ftpg. column heads on the Civil War including: "THE WAR FORE THE UNIONLoyalty in Tennessee & Kentucky" "A New State Proposed" "Beauregard Near Fairfax Court House" "Reward For Traitors" "The Position of Kentucky" ... See More  

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676343

Much reporting from the fields of battle...

Item #676343

July 07, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 7, 1861  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Legalizing the President's Action" "More 

Troops Going Into Virginia" "From Kentucky & Tennessee" "5,000 Federal Troops on Santa Rosa" "Rebel Soldiers Dying Rapidly" "The Rebels Plunder & Run" &... See More  

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676226

Tornado outbreak of late-April 1909...

Item #676226

April 30, 1909

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April. 30, 1909



* Tornado outbreak of late-April 1909

* Mississippi and Tennessee Valleys




The top of the front page, above the masthead is a banner headline: "TORNADOES CLAIM OVER FIFTY LIVES" 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 fr... See More  

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676072

Battle of Port Hudson in a rare Confederate title...

Item #676072

March 16, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, March 16, 1863 



* Very rare Confederate title

* Battle of Port Hudson




If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it bec... See More  

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$185.00
676059

American (Know-Nothing) Party candidates: front page portraits...

Item #676059

March 15, 1856

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 15, 1856  Taking most of the front page is a nice patriotically embellished portrait of the: "American Candidates For President And Vice-President", being "Millard Fillmore Of New York" for President, and "Andrew Jackson Donelson, Of Tennessee" for Vice-President.

Page 2 includes a brief textual sketch of "Millard F... See More  

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675950

Confederacy in Petersburg...

Item #675950

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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$177.00
675005

Civil War map of Grand Junction, Tennessee...

Item #675005

May 03, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, May 3, 1862 



* Grand Junction, Tennessee

* Siege of Fort Macon ends

* Baton Rouge, Louisiana




The front page features a Civil War map headed: "Probable Retreat of Beauregard To Grand Junction" showing the Corinth vicinity at the Mississippi Tennessee, Alabama border.

Column heads on the Civil War include: "Capture of Fort Macon Officially Confirmed"... See More  

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674931

Yankees are occupying Texas...

Item #674931

December 17, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 17, 1863 



* Pass Cavallo (Texas) captured



Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Capture of Rebel Works at Port Cavallo, Texas" "The Occupation of Texas" "Tennessee not Yet Vacated by the Enemy" "Longstreet's Forces at Bay" "The Siege of Charleston" & more.

Eight pages, light damp stai... See More  

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674925

Grant's victory, with details...

Item #674925

December 04, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 4, 1863 



* Battle of Missionary Ridge

* Chattanooga Campaign - Tennessee




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Secret Movement of the Army Before Chattanooga" "Particulars of the Engagement Before Knoxville" "General Grant's Victory" "Full Details of the Recent Decisive Conflicts Before Chattanooga"... See More  

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674921

Grant's triumphal victory at Lookout Mountain...

Item #674921

November 27, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 27, 1863 



* Battle of Lookout Mountain

* Chattanooga campaign - Tennessee

* General Ulysses S. Grant victory




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "GEN. GRANT'S VICTORY" "A Complete Triumph Over the Army Under Bragg Officially Announced" "Lookout Mountain Top, all the Rifle Pits in Chattanooga Valley, & Missi... See More  

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674901

The situation at Chattanooga...

Item #674901

November 03, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 3, 1863  Among the page 3 column heads on the Civil War are: "News From Tennessee" "General Grant's Communications Again Threatened" "15,000 Rebels Threatening to Cross the Tennessee" "Large Captures of Prisoners" "The Exact Situation at Chattanooga" "Bombardment of Fort Sumter Renews" and more.

Eight p... See More  

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674894

Troops hurry to the front in Tennessee...

Item #674894

October 24, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 24, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "No Further Pursuit of the Enemy" "The Radical Programme Extinguished by the President" "News From Tennessee" "Troops & Supplies Hurrying to the Front" "Results of Wheeler's Raid into Tennessee" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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674632

Tennessee Valley Authority Act signed...

Item #674632

May 19, 1933

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, May 19, 1933



* Tennessee Valley Authority Act signed

* Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR




The front page has a headline with subheads that include: "Grant Shoals Project Enacted by President" with smaller subhead. (see)

Complete with 24 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, small library stamp within masthead, generally good.... See More  

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674521

Great Western print on the cover...

Item #674521

June 07, 1890

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 7, 1890  The full ftpg. is a great illustration which seems as though it was taken from the Western movie, captioned: "Life in the Mining Regions of the Far West--Selling his Life Dearly." showing a cowboy trying to fend off a group of Indians on horseback.

A fullpg. with 9: "Sketches In A Pool Room" and three full pages with... See More  

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674194

The Civil War at Cumberland Gap...

Item #674194

February 08, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 8, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Rebel Advance In East Tennessee" "Attempt to Capture Cumberland Gap" "Three Days' Sharp Skirmishing" "Rebels Finally Repulsed" "Johnston's Rebel Army at Rome, Ga." "The Situation at Knoxville" "Longstreet Moving on Tazewell...&qu... See More  

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674190

Rebels score a victory in Western Virginia...

Item #674190

January 08, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 8, 1864 



* Battle of Jonesville, Virginia

* "The Frozen Fight" - Lee County




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War include: "Rebel Victory In Western Virginia" "280 Union Troops Attacked by 4,000 Rebels" "Gallant Stand by the Little Band" "From Est Tennessee" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.... 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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674129

The Civil War near Knoxville...

Item #674129

January 30, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 30, 1864 



* Battle of Fair Garden - Tennessee



Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Fighting Near Knoxville" "The Enemy Worsted" "Our Troops Fall Back" "Advance of Generals Sturgis and Granger to Lewisville" Longstreet Heavily Re-enforced" "A Great Battle Expected".

Eight pages, very nice ... See More  

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674122

Front page Civil War map...

Item #674122

February 02, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 2, 1862  The ftpg. features a nice map headed: "The Rebel Position On The Tennessee and Cumberland." with further details.

There are also nice one column war-related heads including: "Important From Gen. Grant's Column" "Additional Particulars of the Reconnoitering Expedition" "The Fort Not Yet Evacuated" "News From The S... See More  

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674015

1864 Abraham Lincoln for president notice....

Item #674015

October 17, 1864

MANUFACTURERS AND FARMERS JOURNAL, Providence, Rhode Island, Oct. 17, 1864



* Abraham Lincoln for president notice



Despite the title of this newspaper, there is nice Civil War coverage with many one column headings. (see images for portion)

The first column of page 2 has a notice supporting: "For President Of The United States ABRAHAM LINCOLN Of Illinois- For Vice President Of The Unite... See More  

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673724

Much reporting on the Civil War...

Item #673724

January 13, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 13, 1863  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "The Attack On Vicksburg" "The Yazoo as a Base Abandoned" "The Rebel Defenses there Impregnable" "Details of the Fighting" and: "The Loss Of Galveston" "Magruder's Official Report" signed in type: J. Bankhead Magruder; and "Springfield Not ... See More  

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673607

Woodhull & Claflin open the first women's brokerage firm on Wall Street...

Item #673607

February 05, 1870

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 5, 1870  The top of the back page has an intriguing report of a very notable--yet widely unknown--Wall Street "first".

Under the column heads: "THE QUEENS OF FINANCE" "The Palace of the Female Sovereigns of Wall Street--Commodore Vanderbilt as Prime Minister--Establishing the Connections--Telegraphy and Woman's Finesse" is the report of... See More  

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673569

Woodhull & Claflin open the first women's brokerage firm on Wall Street...

Item #673569

February 06, 1870

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 6, 1870 



* Historic 1st female Wall Street brokerage opens

* Victoria Woodhull and Tennessee Claflin sisters

* "The Bewitching Brokers" shatters tradition




The top of the back page has an intriguing report of a very notable--yet widely unknown--Wall Street "first".

Under the column heads: "WALL STREET AROUSED" "The Female Brokers... See More  

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673564

Suffragist leader, Tennie Claflin, is married into royalty...

Item #673564

February 16, 1888

GREENSBORO NORTH STATE, North Carolina, Feb. 16, 1888  The front page has an interesting article on the notable Tennessee (Tennie) Claflin, who with her sister, Victoria Woodhull, were leading women's suffrage leaders. The article is headed: "Viscountess Of Montserrat" "Well Remembered Tennie C. Claflin Bears that Title and is Visiting Here".

Eight pages, very nice co... See More  

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673563

Union City, Tennessee Negro lynching...

Item #673563

April 19, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1931



* Negro lynching - lynched - George Smith

* Union City, Obion County, Tennessee




The top of page 22 has one column headings: "MOB LYNCHES NEGRO IN COURT HOUSE YARD" "Take Him From Jail at Union City, Tenn.---Attempted Attack on Woman Alleged". (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro George Smith in Union City, Tennessee.

Co... See More  

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673347

The losses at Chickamauga...

Item #673347

October 19, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 19, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Gen. Rosecrans's Army" "Probable Attack on Bridgeport, Tennessee" "Federal and Rebel Losses at Chickamauga" "Gen. Meade's Army Reported within the Defenses of Washington!" "Lee's Supposed Movement Toward the Shenandoah and Maryland" and mor... See More  

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673346

General Meade relieved of his command...

Item #673346

October 28, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 28, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "News From Virginia" "General Meade to Be Removed from Command" "Reported Recrossing of the Rappahannock by Lee" "From East Tennessee" "Severe Fight Near Philadelphia" "The Rebels Driven from the Field" and much more.

Eight pages, nice condit... See More  

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673344

Capturing the Rio Grande during the Civil War...

Item #673344

December 28, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 28, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Loss and Recapture of the Valley of the Rio Grande" "Value of the Possession" "The Revolt at Fort Jackson" "Guerrilla Operations in Western Tennessee--Fight Near Princeton--Eighty Men Killed".

Eight pages, minor wear at the spine due to disbinding, good conditi... See More  

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673306

News from the Confederacy...

Item #673306

August 09, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Aug. 9, 1862 



* From the origin of the Civil War



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

Among the front page reports are: "From Mobile--Late News From Memphis--Probable Evacuation of the City" "the Fighting in East Tennessee" "Sale ... See More  

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673268

Mediumship expose... Spiritualist

Item #673268

February 17, 1878

THE DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, Feb. 17, 1878



* Mediumship - Spiritualism

* Spirits of the dead




This uncommon title is larger than normal newspapers of the day which measures 28 x 21 inches. The back page has an article headed: "The Trans-Death Courier" "How Foster, the 'Medium,' Just Would Kill Two Very Live Men '" See image for text here.

Other new... See More  

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672990

1862 Surrender of Fort Donelson... Evacuation of Bowling Green...

Item #672990

February 18, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 18, 1862 



* Battle of Fort Donelson, Tennessee

* Bowling Green, Kentucky




One column Civil War heads on page 5 include: "SURRENDER OF FORT DONELSON" "A Desperate Three Days' Fight" "Heavy Losses on Both Sides" "Bravery and Heroism of Our Troops" "They Fight Like Veterans" Unconditional Surrender of the Rebels&q... See More  

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672919

From the Confederacy... The 'Lincolnites' in East Tennessee...

Item #672919

April 03, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, April 3, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* First Battle of Kernstown - Virginia




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "Notes Of The War" with many subheads including: "The Lincolnites In East Tennessee" "A Capture & a Release" "A Gallant Exploit" "The Bom... See More  

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672797

Civil War news from a Confederate newspaper...

Item #672797

September 07, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Sept. 7, 1863 



* From the origin of the American Civil War



This is one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States of America" in their dateline.

Front page reports include: "From Richmond" "From Tennessee--Affairs In Gen. Bragg's Department" "From the West & Southwest" "Bombar... 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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672222

Fighting near Knoxville... Escape of Union prisoners...

Item #672222

November 21, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 21, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From East Tennessee" "Gen. Burnside Announces Himself All Right, Yet all Wrong" "Continued Fighting All About Knoxville" "Our Soldiers In Richmond" "Escape of 33 Prisoners from Castle Thunder" "Capture of Brazos Island, Bienville, and Point Isabel... See More  

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672013

The Civil War in East Tennessee...

Item #672013

October 06, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 6, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From East Tennessee" "Threatening Raid by the Rebels Under Forrest" "Intent of the Rebel Attack on McMinnsville" "The enemy Attack Our Right & are Repulsed "Rebel Views of the Situation" "Gen. Rosecrans's Position Acknowledged Impregnable" ... See More  

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672012

Promoting a book on the life of Stonewall Jackson...

Item #672012

October 07, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 7, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Richmond Life" "A Thrilling Biography of the Great General of the South - An Authentic Life of STONEWALL JACKSON - Life, Services & Campaigns of Stonewall Jackson..." with more on this new book.

Also: "From East Tennessee" "Advance of Gen. Burnside's Forces t... See More  

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672010

General Grant's efforts in the war...

Item #672010

November 05, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 5, 1863 



* Battle of Wauhatchie, Tennessee

* Tuscumbia, Alabama




Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "General Grant's Department" "The Fight Near Wauhatchie" "Particulars of Gen. Hooker's Operations" "Probable Severe Fight Near Tuscumbia" "Gen. Sherman's Forces in Possession" "Ro... See More  

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671990

War reports from a Confederate newspaper in Columbia...

Item #671990

November 23, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Nov. 23, 1864 



* Rare Confederate publication

* Nearing the end of the Civil War




A rather rare title and great that the title includes the word “Southern”.

The front page is mostly taken up with ads. The back page includes: "The Bonham Guards" "The Georgia Militia Called Out" "War Resolution&qu... See More  

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$115.00
671820

The railway system and the cotton trade...

Item #671820

September 17, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 17, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Not only is this a newspaper from the Confederacy, it is from the capital of the Confederate states. The front page includes: "From The Army Of Northern Virginia" "From Western Virginia" "Latest From the North" "Telegraphic News--From Kentucky--From Tennessee--From... See More  

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$78.00
671565

Horrid murders by Indians... War of 1812...

Item #671565

June 13, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 13, 1812  Several pages are taken up with correspondence & documents between the United States and England relating to the upcoming War of 1812. Several documents are signed in type by the Secretary of State, James Monroe.

The bkpg. has most of a column headed: "Indian Murders" which details: "...the late inhuman murders committed on th... See More  

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$28.00
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