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667393

Jefferson Davis' lengthy speech...

Item #667393

October 26, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 26, 1864 



* President Jefferson Davis speech

* General James Longstreet

* Gen. Robert E. Lee




Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Southern News" "Jeff. Davis' Speech at Columbia, S.C." "His Views of the Copperhead Plan of Adjustment" "Rebel Victories to Insure the Election of the Peace Candidate" "Fur... See More  

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$42.00
667317

A theatrical review of John Wilkes Booth & his brothers...

Item #667317

November 29, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 29, 1864 



* John Wilkes Booth theatrical review

* General William T. Sherman

* March to the sea




Although the front page and pages within contain various reports on the Civil War, perhaps the most intriguing item is a somewhat inconspicuous page 5 review of a theatrical performance at the Winter Garden theater.

A one night performance was set for November 25 to be... See More  

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$197.00
667192

Confederate New Orleans...

Item #667192

January 23, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, Jan. 23, 1862



* Rare Confederate title from the deep South

* News from Richmond, Pensacola, forts Henry & Donelson




Front page has: "Letter From Richmond" "From Pensacola". Inside has: "The Government & the War" "Late Northern Intelligence""From Our Army in the West" "Affairs at Forts Hen... See More  

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$146.00
667186

Lincoln's famous letter to Mrs. Bixby...

Item #667186

November 26, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 26, 1864 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Lydia Bixby letter - controversy ?

* 5 sons killed in Civil War




The top of page 4 has the most significant content with the famous letter from Abraham Lincoln to Lydia Bixby, who recently lost here 6th son in the Civil War (see). This is considered by many to be one of the finest works of writing by Lincoln, along with his G... See More  

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$135.00
667185

On the arrest of Medary, the publisher of this newspaper...

Item #667185

June 01, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 1, 1864 



* Samuel Medary arrested

* Best title to be had (rare)




A notable issue as the front page has good content reporting on the arrest of Samuel Medary, the publisher of this newspaper. The first article is: "Is It Revolution! -- More Arrests" followed by: "Liberty Lies Sunned & Bleeding From Assassin Blows & Wounds!" whi... See More  

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$133.00
667180

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

Item #667180

April 30, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 30, 1862 



* Fall of New Orleans, Louisiana

* Admiral David Farragut

* From the capital of the Confederacy




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

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$188.00
667175

An Abraham Lincoln speech...

Charleston newspaper after Yankee occupation...

Item #667175

April 21, 1865

CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, April 21, 1865 



* Union - Yankee occupation

* Speech given by President Lincoln




An early issue of this newspaper under Yankee control, as Sherman occupied this significant Confederate city on February 18. This is "new series" volume 1, number 48.

The front page has: "Our Victories" "Important Speech of President Lincoln&quo... See More  

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$225.00
666743

Fine column headlines on Lincoln's funeral... Letter by John Wilkes Booth...

Item #666743

April 20, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 20, 1865



* Abraham Lincoln's assassination & funeral

* John Wilkes Booth letter re. plot




This is one of the more displayable issues on the funeral of Abraham Lincoln printed just 5 days after his death. Uncommonly large type used in the one column headlines which take two-thirds of the first column on the front page (see), beginning with: "THE RITES"... See More  

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$188.00
666668

A Jefferson Davis Proclamation... Beauregard... Shiloh...

Item #666668

April 11, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 11, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



The front page is completely filled with ads while much of pages 2 & 3 have war-related reports. Included is the always interesting editorial, which begins: "From every quarter comes the same news. The enemy are drawing their troops from the counties they have overrun...They are concentrati... See More  

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$112.00
666535

A pro-South newspaper in the North...

Item #666535

November 12, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 12, 1862  Among the articles within are: "Rats Leaving a Sinking Ship" "Meanness of Abolitionism--How Soldiers are Treated Who Fight for Their Country" "Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" "Letter From Ex-President Buchanan" "War News of the Week"

Eight pages, nice condition.



Described as "The H... See More  

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$35.00
666464

President Jackson's farewell address...

Item #666464

April 25, 1861

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 25, 1861  Among the interesting articles are: "Negro Insurrection" "Order & Drill in Camp Jackson" "President Jackson's Farewell Address to the People of the United States" is signed in type: Andrew Jackson and takes 1 1/2 pages; "War News!" "Organization & Parts of the Army" and much more.

Eight ... See More  

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666423

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

Item #666423

July 02, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1864 



* Famed General Robert E. Lee issue

* American Civil War illustrations

* Nice for display




Certainly the prime content in this issue is the very nice front page illustration of: "The Rebel General Robert Edmund Lee" with a short biography on him as well.

Other prints include a fullpg. of 5 scenes in Georgia including Resaca, Woodl... See More  

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$147.00

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666384

Fall of Fort Donelson... Proclamation by Jefferson Davis...

Item #666384

February 27, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 27, 1862 



* Fall of Fort Donelson, Tennessee

* Jefferson Davis proclamation

* From the capital of the Confederacy




A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America.

The front page is entirely taken up with advertisements and notices. The inside pages are rich in war-related reports including: "The Fall of Fort Don... See More  

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$90.00
666370

Jeff Davis' inaugural address: in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #666370

February 25, 1862

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 25, 1862 



* Jefferson Davis inaugural address

* Rare Confederate publication




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

Certainly the most notable content begins page 2 being: "President Jefferson Davis's Inaugural address, delivered in Richmond, February 22, 1862" which takes ove... See More  

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$335.00
666366

Considering Negro troops...

Item #666366

July 02, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, July 2, 1864 



* General William T. Sherman

* Negro troops question considered




As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.

The entire front page is taken up with: "The Campaign In Virginia" carrying over to most of pg. 2. Inside pages... See More  

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$34.00
666355

With the lengthy "Supplement" issue as well... Battle of Mobile...

Item #666355

February 27, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Feb. 27, 1864  As noted in the masthead, this is the: "Gazette of the Regular & Volunteer Forces". The front page has much under the heading: "The Military Situation". Articles inside include: "Mobile & Its Defences" "The Grog Ration in the Navy" "The Campaign in the Southwest" "Florida & the... See More  

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$38.00
666353

The condition of the South in the Civil War...

Item #666353

February 13, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Feb. 13, 1864 



* Rare Union military title



As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.

Among the war-related items are those headed: "General McClellan's Report" "The Military Situation" "The Condition of the South&... See More  

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666352

Lincoln Proclamation calls for more troops...

Item #666352

February 06, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Feb. 6, 1864 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Proclamation for more troops




As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.

The front page has: "Proclamation by the President" for a draft of 500,000 men, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Als... See More  

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$39.00
666285

Terrific display issue on Lincoln's assassination...

Item #666285

April 16, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 16, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln's assassination

* John Wilkes Booth- Ford's Theatre




This date was a Sunday, and only rarely were Sunday newspapers bound into volumes held by libraries. As such, this date is arguably more scarce than the issue of April 15.

And when it comes to graphic appeal, I would suggest that this edition of the 16th surpasses that of the... See More  

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$1,765.00
666271

Perhaps the most famous "Confederate" newspaper...

Item #666271

July 04, 1863

THE DAILY CITIZEN, Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 2 (4), 1863 



* Most sought Confederate newspaper to be had ?



A fascinating newspaper and arguably the most famous of any newspaper printed on Confederate soil, not just for being printed on the back of wallpaper (many others were as well) but because of the circumstances which surrounded the creation of this issue.

This newspaper was edit... See More  

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$5,250.00
666256

Wealth of Confederate reporting from this fascinating newspaper title...

Item #666256

January 07, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 7, 1863 



* Very rare Confederate title



This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South. Note that this "Memphis" newspaper was published in Jackson, Mississippi, and also that this is labeled the: "Army Edition" which we have not seen in other issues of this title we have offered. See th... See More  

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$337.00
666216

Stuart's raid into Pennsylvania...

Item #666216

October 30, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 30, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate title

* J.E.B. Stuart's raid on Chambersburg




Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery.

Among the various reports inside are: "Interesting from New Orleans" "The Recognition of the Confede... See More  

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$136.00
666203

It looks like Lincoln is the winner...

Item #666203

November 09, 1864

AMERICAN & COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, Baltimore, Nov. 9, 1864 



* Abraham Lincoln's election win (2nd)

* Original Civil War reporting




The ftpg. has some reports on the election, headed: "The Election - A Great Union Triumph" which includes: "Our returns s we write are fragmentary & incomplete, but there is no doubt of the result...The stream of Union gains is unre... See More  

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$45.00
666057

Battle of Cheat Mountain...Siege of Lexington...

Item #666057

September 22, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 22, 1861 



* Battle of Cheat Mountain WV

* First Battle of Lexington

* Missouri State Guard victory




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Another Defeat of the Rebels at Cheat Mountain" "Important From Missouri" "Progress Of The Siege Of Lexington" "Important From Kentucky&quo... See More  

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666006

Confederate movements in Norfolk...

Item #666006

April 15, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 15, 1863  Among the ftpg. column heads relating to the Civil War are: "From Norfolk--Confederate Movements--Appearances of an Approaching Struggle... "Gen. Keyes's Proclamation--A Panic--Rebel Operations at Suffolk..." "The Siege of Vicksburg" "Another Warning to England" "The Reports of French Successes in Mexico" and m... See More  

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$27.00
666001

Civil War map... Capture of Jackson, Mississippi...

Item #666001

May 19, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 19, 1863  The front page is dominated by a rather large Civil War map headed: "THE SITUATION IN MISSISSIPPI" showing from Mobile to Baton Rouge and north to West Point, Miss. Among the front page column heads are: "The Capture of Jackson, Miss." "The Rebels Twice Defeated" "Battle of Clear Hill" "The Enemy Routed with the Bayo... See More  

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$46.00
665998

Map of Port Hudson, and military illustrations inside...

Item #665998

March 31, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 31, 1863  The front page features a nice & detailed map headed: "Map Of Port Hudson" along the Mississippi.

Also front page column heads: "Naval Engagement at Port Hudson" "The Mississippi Abandoned & Destroyed" "Union Victory at Berwick's Bay" and more.

See the photos for the various page 2 & 3 illustrations of... See More  

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$41.00
665997

Map concerning the Battle of Murfreesboro...

Item #665997

January 01, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 1, 1863 



* 1st Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee

* Nolensville TN & Van Buren, Arkansas




The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Situation In Kentucky And Tennessee". Also many nice column heads on the war including: "The Advance of Rosecran's Army" "The Preparations For A Great Battle" "Sharp Fight Near... See More  

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$48.00
665995

Civil War map of Virginia...

Item #665995

December 08, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 8, 1862  The front page features a large map headed: "THE POSITION OF EASTERN VIRGINIA" showing from Norfolk to Staunton.

Among the one column heads on the ftpg. are: "Operations in Western Virginia" "A Rebel Camp Surprised & Captured" "No Loss on the Union Side" "Destitute Condition of the Rebel Army" "They ar... See More  

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665985

The Emancipation Proclamation...

Item #665985

September 23, 1862

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, September 23, 1862 



* Emancipation Proclamation

* President Abraham Lincoln




Page 4 contains the full texts of the Emancipation Proclamation, perhaps the most significant Presidential pronouncement of the entire Civil War wherein Lincoln declared all slaves free. Headed: "A Proclamation By the President of the United States" the document begins at the b... See More  

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$775.00
665983

Huge map... The Monitor vs. the Merrimac...

Item #665983

March 12, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 12, 1862 



* Rare full front page civil war map

* Battle of Hampton Roads

* Monitor vs. Merrimack




Simply an incredible Civil War map newspaper, as the entire front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "THE EVACUATION OF MANASSAS. The Stars and Stripes Waving Over the Late Stronghold of the Rebels--The Seat of War in Eastern Virginia."

This map is v... See More  

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$138.00
665981

Rebels have entered Washington, N.C...

Item #665981

April 09, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, April 9, 1863  The ftpg. has a nice Civil War map headed: "INVESTMENT OF WASHINGTON, N.C. - The Position of The Rebel Works--Partial Blockade of the Pamlico River" with related text.

The ftpg. also has a graphic of an "unfamiliar" flag flying on a rebel boat. One column heads including: "The Attack On Charleston" "The Bombardment Hourly Exp... See More  

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$48.00
665970

John Wilkes Booth 3 years before his notoriety...

Item #665970

March 17, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 17, 1862 



* John Wilkes Booth theater ad

* Civil War original reporting




The front page contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production of Richard III at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth.  See the photo below for the complete a... See More  

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$58.00
665963

Map with an inset of the Harper's Ferry vicinity...

Item #665963

September 15, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 15, 1862 



* Battle of Antietam close

* Maryland Civil War map




The front page has a nice Civil War map headed: "THE PRESENT FIELD OF OPERATIONS" which shows from Hagerstown to Leesburg, with an inset of Harper's Ferry.

First column heads include: "The Maryland Invasion" "Occupation of Leesburg by Our Troops" "Reported Battl... See More  

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665962

Civil War map shows portions of Tennessee and Mississippi...

Item #665962

October 07, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 7, 1862 



* Second Battle of Corinth

* Mississippi & Tennessee map




The front page is dominated by a large Civil War map headed: "The Seat Of War In The South-West" with a detailed & lengthy caption.

Among the front page war-related column heads are: "The Battle Of Corinth" "Great Victory By Rosecrans" "A Second Battle on... See More  

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665960

War battles in Virginia...

Item #665960

November 08, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 8, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Army Operations In Virginia" 'The Army of the Potomac in Motion in a Snow Storm" "Our Forces in Possession of Warrenton" "Chester Gap Held by Stonewall Jackson's Command" "The Fight with Stuart's Cavalry on Wednesday" "36 Dead Left on the Field by the... See More  

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$29.00
665959

The blockade in the South...

Item #665959

January 08, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 8, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "News From the South" "Dispatches from Europe to Jeff. Davis" "The Rebels Acknowledge the Federal Blockade Effective" "Peculation in the Rebel Army" "Naval Engagement Near Mobile" & more.

Twelve pages, light damp stain in a lower corner, minor wear at the ma... See More  

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$27.00
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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665957

Sherman expected at Mobile...

Item #665957

March 04, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, March 4, 1864  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "News from Mobile, New Orleans and Brownsville, Texas" "General Sherman's Army Expected at Mobile" "The Latest News form Texas" "Gen. Kilpatrick's Expedition" "About 40 Miles of Track Destroyed" "Meade's Army" and much more.

Eight pages, v... See More  

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665956

McClellan to make an attack on Richmond?

Item #665956

June 20, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, June 20, 1862  Among the ftpg. first column heads on the Civil War are: "From Gen. McClellan's Army" ""Editorial Correspondence of the N.Y. Times "Probable Intentions of Gen. McClellan" "An Immediate Advance on Richmond Expected" "The Meaning of the Recent Rebel Raid on the Right" "Present Position of the Opposing Forc... See More  

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$29.00
665748

The Trent Affair: U.S. and England nearly come to blows...

Item #665748

November 18, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 18, 1861



* The Trent Affair

* Slidell and Mason

* Diplomatic incident




Most of the front page is taken up with the latest news on Trent Affair. This was a diplomatic incident that threatened a war between the United States and the United Kingdom. The U.S. Navy illegally captured two Confederate diplomats from the British ship Trent. England protested vigorously. The Un... See More  

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$32.00
665711

Abe Lincoln is assassinated... One of the most desired titles...

Item #665711

April 15, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report)

* Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth




Not only this event but this title remain among the most desired by collectors; a very significant event in American history reported by one of the most respected newspapers in the country.

The first column heads tell it all: "AWFUL EVENT" "President Lin... See More  

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$2,450.00
665638

Map shows Martinique and the escape of the privateer Alabama...

Item #665638

February 16, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 16, 1863 



* CSS Pirate Alabama w/ map



The ftpg. features a map headed: "The Alabama's Escape From Martinique. The Harbor of Fort Royal, Martinique, Showing the Manner in which the Privateer Alabama Escaped the Blockade of the U.S. Steamer San Jacinto" shows the islands as well. The first column has related heads.

Eight pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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$37.00
665635

Great issue for display: two front page Civil War maps...

Item #665635

January 21, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 21, 1862 



* Battle of Mill Springs - Kentucky



A terrific issue for display, as over half of the front page is dominated by two maps, one very large headed: "THE IMPORTANT VICTORY IN KENTUCKY." and the other headed: "The Rebel Zollicoffer's Stronghold On The Cumberland River." Plus, there are very nice first column heads including: "Bril... See More  

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$55.00
665634

Death of Commodore Uriah P. Levy... Large Civil War map...

Item #665634

March 24, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 24, 1862 



* Uriah P. Levy death (1st report)

* 1st Jewish commodore of U.S. Navy

* American Civil War - Jews




The most notable content within this issue is the very brief, but historic page 5 report of the death of Commodore (Admiral) Uriah P. Levy, the first U.S. Jewish Commodore, war of 1812 war hero, and credited as to having abolished the disciplinary procedu... See More  

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$147.00
665632

Confederacy's first iron-clad ship...

Item #665632

April 07, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 7, 1862 



* CSS Manassas ironclad ship



War reports are found on pages 4 & 5 with column heads including: "The War For The Union" 'The Abolition of Slavery in the District" "The Confiscation Bill" "The Rebel Blockade Run" "The Latest About the Merrimac" "Rebel Force on the Peninsula" "The Advance U... See More  

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$37.00
665630

Williamsburg evacuated...

Item #665630

August 23, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 23, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War: "Ovation to Gen. Corcoran" "General Corcoran's Response" "The Procession" "From Gen. McClellan's Army - Reported Evacuation of Williamsburg" "The Movement of Troops...Richmond Almost Bare of Rebel Troops...".

Plus there is more on pages 4, 5 and 8 includin... See More  

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$28.00
665627

From the first week of the Civil War...

Item #665627

April 17, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, April 17, 1861 



* Opening week of the Civil War

* Post Fort Sumter attack

* Troops gathering




Among the first column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR" "Extraordinary Enthusiasm Throughout the County" "Alacrity in Obeying the President's Call to Arms" "30 Men Killed at Fort Moultrie During the Battle" "Expected Secess... See More  

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$32.00
665625

Nice reports on the Battle of Bull Run...

Item #665625

July 20, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 20, 1861 



* First Battle of Bull Run - Manassas VA Virginia

* 1st major battle of the American Civil War




The front page is filled with advertisements. Page 5 has some nice column heads--and a wealth of text--on this historic Battle of Bull Run: "The Engagement at Bull's Run" "Gallant Conduct of Our Troops" "Details of the Contest"... See More  

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$39.00
665623

Nice Civil War map...

Item #665623

May 29, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 29, 1862 



* Battle of Hanover Court House, Virginia w/ map



The front page is dominated by a large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "The Seat Of War In Eastern Virginia" which shows from Harper's Ferry to Norfolk.

Among the one column heads on the front page are: "The Battle at Hanover Court House" "Complete Rout of the Enemy&q... See More  

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$48.00
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