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591108

Report signed by Robert E. Lee...

Item #591108

February 10, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, February 10, 1865 



* Robert E. Lee & Jefferson Davis

* Last few months of the Civil War



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

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591012

Jeff Davis attempts escape dressed as a woman...

Item #591012

June 03, 1865

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, June 3, 1865 



* Jefferson Davis' escape attempt

* Woman's clothes - dress




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

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588532

Jefferson Davis receives an army promotion...

Item #588532

May 25, 1833

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, May 25, 1833 An inside page has nearly a full page list of promotions in the army, among which, under "Regiment of dragoons" is: "2d lieut. Jefferson Davis, of the 1st regiment of infantry, to be 2d lieutenant, 4th March, 1833."  Less than 30 years later Jefferson Davis would be President of the break-away Confederate Stat... 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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584615

Territorial Washington...

Item #584615

January 01, 1879

WALLA WALLA STATESMAN, Washington Territory, Jan. 1, 1879 



* Rare Old West title



Printed ten years before Washington became a state. Among the articles within are: "Radical Dirt Eaters" "Cariboo News" "Public Lands For Settlers Only" "Jefferson Davis--The Assassination Plot" and much more. A wealth of ads as well, several illustrated.

Four pages,... See More  

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584466

Returning soldiers from the Civil War... Jefferson Davis' plight...

Item #584466

May 24, 1865

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1865 



* When Johnny Comes Marching Home 

* Jefferson Davis in custody
 



All of the front page is taken up with text relating to the first column heads: "REVIEW OF THE ARMIES", "Nearly a Hundred Thousand Veterans in the Lines", "Grateful Recognition of Gallant Officers", "Wreaths of Laurel & Beautiful Bo
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582374

Stonewall Jackson and Jefferson Davis

Item #582374

August 10, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 10, 1862



* Wolftown VA Virginia

* Jefferson Davis

* General Stonewall Jackson




This is a genuine Civil War newspaper from Abraham Lincoln's administration with one column headlines which include: "NEWS FROM GEN. POPE'S ARMY"; "Reported Battle Between Gen. Pope and Stonewall Jackson's Forces"; "Cavalry Skirmish Pope and Staff a... See More  

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581509

Rebel opinion of Jefferson Davis... Union refugee escapes...

Item #581509

June 19, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 19, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Escape of a Union Refugee from Richmond" "What the Rebel Army Think of Jeff. Davis and Beauregard" "The Rebel President Branded as a Tyrant & Blamed for the Loss of the Merrimac" "Lying Reports Published in the Southern Papers to Mislead the North" "The Rebe... See More  

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581505

Rebel opinion of Jefferson Davis... Union refugee escapes...

Item #581505

June 19, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 19, 1862 



* The Rebel Opinion of Jefferson Davis
* Union Refugee escapes Richmond


Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Escape of a Union Refugee from Richmond" "What the Rebel Army Think of Jeff. Davis and Beauregard" "The Rebel President Branded as a Tyrant & Blamed for the Loss of the Merrimac" "Lying ... See More  

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581503

Battle of Fair Oaks... Seven Pines...

Item #581503

June 09, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 9, 1862



* Memphis TN Tennessee 

* Battle of Fair Oaks  - Seven Pines

* Jefferson Davis




The ftpg. has many one column heads on the Civil War including: "Splendid Naval Battle Near Memphis" "All but One of the Rebel Fleet Destroyed" "The Mississippi Cleared of Rebel Gunboats & Rams" "The River Free from Its Source to ... See More  

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570091

Much detail on the capture of Jefferson Davis...

Item #570091
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, September, 1865 



* Jefferson Davis captured 

* Confederate president 




This was one of the more successful magazines of the 19th century. Over five pages inside are taken up with: "Running At The Heads: Being An Authentic Account of the Capture of Jefferson Davis". Extremely lengthy and detailed, much more so than found in newspapers of the da... See More  

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567077

Jefferson Davis Captured...

Item #567077

May 22, 1865

THE CIRCULAR, Mount Tom, Connecticut, dated May 22, 1865 On the backpage of the issue is a report on the capture of Confederate President Jefferson Davis. " Jefferson Davis, with his wife and personal suite, were surprised and captured... Davis was endeavoring to escape disguised in female apparel." This publication is a small size newspaper from the famous Oneida Community in Ne
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563923

Lack of confidence in Jefferson Davis...

Item #563923

January 28, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, January 28, 1865  Among the ftpg. column heads are: "THE SOUTH" "The Inefficiency of Davis" 'The Rebel Leader Unequal to the Occasion" "The Feeling of Confidence in Them Hopelessly Broken" "People to Take Matters in Their Own Hands" "PEACE MISSION" entire Failure of the Negotiations" "No Hope Of Peace til Le... See More  

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561314

Southern Loyalists' Convention...

Item #561314

September 08, 1866

NEW YORK TIMES, September 8, 1866 



* Southern Loyalists' Convention in Philadelphia



The front page has extensive coverage of the "Southern Convention" held in Philadelphia, with one column heads including: "THE RADICAL CONVENTION" "Proceedings of the Last Day's Session" "The Extreme Radicals Wind Up the Session" "Their Unstinted Abuse... See More  

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177837

Record flight in a "Wright biplane"...

Item #177837

July 23, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1910 Full front page photo: "The Aeroplane That Made A Record Ascension" & a caption that has details about Walter Brooken's record-breaking altitude flight at Atlantic City in a Wright biplane. Shows the plane in flight above the beach, with a pier in the background.



Other photos and prints throughout this 24 page issue. ... See More  

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177662
Item #177662

June 22, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1912



The front page of this issue is an illustration of "'Let the Republican Party Come to Order!'--Elihu Root" by C. J. Budd, which includes a photo of Teddy Roosevelt, with portraits of both George Washington and Abraham Lincoln in the background.

The inside has an illustration called "After the Circus" by Kemble, and the do... See More  

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177626

Color cover by W.H.D. Koerner... Print by E.W. Kenble...

Item #177626

October 14, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 14, 1911 (with color cover by W.H.D. Koerner)



This issue has a full, color cover before the front page. The front page of this issue is a photo of "Winfield Scott Schley, U. S. N."



This issue has an illustration of "The Spear That Knows No Brother" by Kemble. There is a photo of "What the "Hawke" did to the "Olymp... See More  

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177625
Item #177625

October 07, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 7, 1911



This issue has a full, color cover before the front page. The front page of this issue is a photo of "Where Hundreds Died by Flood and Fire."



This issue has an article with photos of "The Muddle in Maine" by Holman Day and photos of "Gertrude Elliott in Repertoire." There is a full page illustration of "The Gre... See More  

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177493
Item #177493

April 25, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 25, 1908  There is a front pg. illustration, "Quoth The Parrot: 'Evermore!' " by W. A.. Rogers. In this issue, there are photos of "Behind the Guns in Magdalena Bay"; "Spring Cleaning in the Alps"; "The Ways of Some of Our Foreign Relatives"; "Man's Best Friend in the Desert"... See More  

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223182

1862 Erin Go Bragh....

Item #223182

August 23, 1863

THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 23, 1862     



* Erin Go Bragh - General Corcoran Irish Brigade parade - Jefferson Davis and more 



This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following headlines



* "ERIN GO BRAGH" "The Corcoran Ova
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177450

Boat-Racing by sail and motor....

Item #177450

June 22, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1907  There is a front page illustration, "Sawdust Will Out" by W. A. Rogers. There are photos of "The Momentous Haywood Trial in Idaho"; "Accuser and Accused"; "Richmond's Greatest Confederate Reunion" and "Racing by Sail and by Motor to Bermuda."There also are two illustrations,... See More  

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177443

Mr. Cleveland, Ex-President....

Item #177443

May 04, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 4, 1907 There is a front page illustration, "Patriotism---Conspiracy" by W. A. Rogers. There are photos of "the Only Living Ex-President and His Family"; a double page photo spread of "Blazing New Trails for a City's Needs"; and an illustrations of "The Waning Theatrical Season" by Hamilton... See More  

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220849

Report of the Death of Jefferson Davis...

Item #220849

December 24, 1864

THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, December 24, 1864



* Reported Death of Jeff. Davis



The front page features many one column headlines covering events of the Civil War including:  "From the North Atlantic Squadron", "Rebel Attack on Our Pickets...Report of the Death of Jefferson Davis", and much more. There is additional war-related text on the inside and back pages as wel
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220706

Jefferson Davis, rebel President...

Item #220706

August 20, 1864

THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, August 20, 1864



* Jefferson Davis
* The pirate ship Tallahassee



The front page features many one column headlines covering events of the Civil War including:  "The Pirate Tallahassee", "The Great Contest: General Grant's Operations" ,"From the Army of the Potomac", "The Interview with Jefferson Davis", "Th
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220506

Paducah, Kentucky...

Item #220506

September 07, 1861

THE NEW YORK TIMES New York, September 7, 1861



* Paducah, Kentucky

* Fort Pickens, Florida

* Jefferson Davis false death report
 
This 8 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first report
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220399

Jefferson Davis...

Item #220399

October 15, 1864

THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 15, 1864  Although there is much Civil War reporting on the front page perhaps the most significant a brief item near the bottom of the back, headed: "Guerrillas at Work Again on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad" which reads: "A party of guerrillas captured the westward bound train on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad last night, robbed the passenger... See More  

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220040

Generals Grant & Meade, plus Jefferson Davis...

Item #220040

February 13, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 13, 1864



* Generals Grant and Meade

* Jefferson Davis



This issue is full of Civil War reports, which include the following:  "From General Grant's Army", "From General Meade's Army", "The Despair and the Hope of the Rebels", " Jeff.'s Contrabands", "From General Grant's Army", "From N... See More  

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213974

Knoxville, Tennessee 1863 Civil War...

Item #213974

August 22, 1863

BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Massachusetts, August 22, 1863

 
* Knoxville, Tennessee

* Jefferson Davis
This 4 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes reports on: Knoxvil
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212892

The Battle of Falling Waters...Secession in California...Letters to Jefferson Davis...

Item #212892

August 15, 1863

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, August 15, 1863  This issue is full of Civil War reports including the following:  "From New Orleans," "The Battle of Falling Waters," "Secession in California," " he Jefferson Davis Correspondence." This issue also contains reports from Generals Meade, Grant and Burnside.

The issue is in overall nice condition, with ... See More  

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206668

"Great Expectations" Collection III - 6 issues...

Item #206668

February 16, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, February 16, 1861 through March 23, 1861. This is a six-issue set (part 3) of Harper's Weekly containing the Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" in serialization format. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.



The individual issues are described as:



HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 16, 1861 Full ftpg. is an extremely d... See More  

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206665

"Great Expectations" Collection II...

Item #206665

January 05, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 5, 1861 through February 9, 1861. This is a six-issue set (part 2) of Harper's Weekly containing the Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" in serialization format. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.



This set would look great displayed in one of our 17 inch by 14 inch display cases which can be v... See More  

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177114

Louisiana Purchase Exposition...

William McKinley...

Item #177114

September 14, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 14, 1901 Front page illustration William McKinley; The Shooting of the President; How New York Received the News; St. Louis - "Most American of American Cities"; The Louisiana Exposition with photos of personnel; The Automobile Races at Newport; fullpage color ad Ralston Purina Cereals; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.

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172118

Early portrait of Jefferson Davis...

Item #172118

January 09, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 9, 1858  The front page has a very nice and somewhat large illustration of Jefferson Davis, with the remainder of the front page being a lengthy biography of him. Nice item on him before he would be thrust into much greater prominence during the Civil War.

Text article entitled "The Rights and Wrongs of Filibusterism" which references William ... See More  

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172356

Hon. Stephen Douglas...

Item #172356

April 21, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 21, 1860  Very nice full ftpg: "Hon. Stephen A. Douglas". Great fullpg: "View of Charleston, S.C." being a nice bird's-eye-view. Dblpgctrfld. shows: "Prominent Candidates for the Democratic Nomination at Charleston, S.C." includes Jefferson Davis, Sam Houston, F. Pierce, & S. Douglas.

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172438

Homer print on the front page... Jefferson Davis...

Item #172438

February 02, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  Feb. 2, 1861 The full front page shows "The Seceding Mississippi Delegation in Congress" done by famed artist Winslow Homer, showing among others Senator Jefferson Davis. Other prints inside include: "Sea Battery, Fort Monroe, Old Point Comfort, Va". The dramatic doublepage centerfold is: "Dream of a Secessionist--Washington and Valley ... See More  

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172444

Winslow Homer print... Map of the Northern & Southern states...

Item #172444

February 23, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 23, 1861  The front page is taken up with: "Chantrey's Statue of Washington, Now in the State House at Boston, Massachusetts". Prints within include: "Officers' Quarters at Fort Sumter", "Good-by to Sumter", and a quarter page print by famed artist Winslow Homer: "The Late Rev. Dr. Murray", plus a great full p... See More  

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172448

Abraham Lincoln hoisting the American flag upon Independence Hall...

Item #172448

March 09, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1861  The full front page is taken up with: "President Lincoln Hoisting the American Flag Upon Independence Hall'. Other prints inside include: "City & Garrison of Fort Smith, Arkansas" "United States Arsenal at Little Rock, Arkansas, Surrendered to the State Troops", a print of: "Miss Patterson, of Baltimore",... See More  

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172468

Several naval prints on the Civil War...

Item #172468

May 18, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 18, 1861  The front page shows: "The 'Lady Davis', Two Guns, Captain Enger, Ship of War of the Southern Confederacy" and "Rhode Island Artillery Landing from the Steamer 'Bienville' at Washington Arsenal...".

Inside has several full page prints including: "Colonel Ellsworth's New York Fire Zouaves", "Co... See More  

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172472

Troops encamped in the nation's capital... Jefferson Davis...

Item #172472

June 01, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 1, 1861 The front page is entirely taken up with a print of: "Major-General Benjamin F. Butler, U.S.A." along with a biography of him. Inside has a full page print of: "The Cabinet of the Confederate States at Montgomery" including Jefferson Davis & Alexander Stephens. Smaller prints show: "Luther C. Ladd, A Mass. Vol. Killed at Balt... See More  

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172502

The Southern expedition under General Butler...

Item #172502

September 14, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 14, 1861  The front page has: "Bombardment of Forts Hatteras & Clark by the U.S. Fleet under Flag Officer Stringham" and prints of: "Flag Officer Stringham" and "Major-General Butler".  Inside pages include: "Brig. Gen. Rosecrans, U.S.A., Commanding U.S. Forces in Western Virginia" "Rebel Prisoners Leav... See More  

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172504

General George McClellan...

Item #172504

September 21, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 21, 1861  The full front page shows: "The Army Forge".  Inside has several half page prints including: "Hqts. of Major-General Fremont's Bodyguard at St. Louis, Missouri" "Camp Blood Near Pilot Knob, Missouri" "Gallant Exploit of Aid-de-camp Fiske at the Bombardment of Fort Hatteras" "View of Fort H... See More  

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172506

The Second Wisconsin Volunteers... The Second Buffalo Regiment...

Item #172506

September 28, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 28, 1861  One of the prime features of this issue is Walt Whitman's first Harper's Weekly appearance: "Beat! Beat! Drums!"

Additional content includes: the full front page is a scene of the: "Gallant Exploit of Captain Strong of the Second Wisconsin Volunteers". The many prints inside include a very small: "Plan of the... See More  

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172514

War in the nation's harbors...

Item #172514

October 26, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 26, 1861  The front page has: "A Night Reconnaissance on the Potomac" and a print of: "Lieutenant Braine, U.S.N., Commanding the 'Monticello' ". Other prints inside include: "Grand Cavalry & Artillery Review at Washington" "The 'Monticello' Shelling the Rebels Near Hatteras" "Camp of the Si... See More  

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172522

Winslow Homer on the songs of war...

Item #172522

November 23, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 23, 1861  The most notable print would be the very nice doublepage centerfold done by famed artist Winslow Homer, titled" "The Songs of War", and features six prints.

The full front page has two prints captioned: "The War In Missouri--General Jim Lane's Camp Near Humansville, Missouri". Other prints inside include: "Ca... See More  

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172526

The Civil War in Florida...

Item #172526

December 07, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 7, 1861  The full front page has 2 prints of a: "View of Fort Warren Boston Harbor". Other prints inside include: "The Battle of Belmont--Charge of Colonel Dougherty, 22nd Illinois Regiment, Upon the Rebel Batteries" "The Battle at the Southwest Pass--The ram 'Manassas' Attacking the 'Richmond' " "...Re... See More  

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172534

Winslow Homer front page Christmas print...

Item #172534

January 04, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1862  The full front page is a notable Winslow Homer print: "Christmas Boxes in Camp, 1861", which does show some mild margin wear as this was the first page in the volume.

Among the prints inside are a full page with 4 scenes of a: "General view of Ship Island, showing the Landing of General Phelps's Brigade"; a full page: &q... See More  

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172602

Battle of Cedar Mountain, Stonewall Jackson, and more...

Item #172602

August 30, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 30, 1862  The full front page is a print of: "Brigadier-General Michael Corcoran, Late Colonel 69th Regiment New York State Militia". Prints inside include: "John Morgan's Highwaymen Sacking a Peaceful Village in the West" "Negroes Building Stockades Under the Recent Act of Congress" "The Late General R. L. M'Coo... See More  

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172612

Emancipation Proclamation & battle of Antietam...

Item #172612

October 04, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 4, 1862  Page 3 contains the complete and historically significant printing of the Emancipation Proclamation signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln, & headed: "The Abolition of Slavery--A Proclamation". There is also a nice page 2 editorial concerning the Emancipation Proclamation headed: "Slavery Practically Abolished" ... See More  

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172614

Battle of Antietam...

Item #172614

October 11, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 11, 1862  The front page has two illustrations: "Flight of the Inhabitants of Sharpsburg at the Approach of Their Rebel Deliverers" and "Ford Near Shepherdstown, On the Potomac--Picket Firing Across the River".

Prints inside include a full page of: "The Battle of Antietam--First Maryland Battery in the Fore-Ground" and anot... See More  

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