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June 15, 1864
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 15, 1864
* Battle of Brice's Crossroads
* Cynthiana KY Kentucky
Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "HUNTER'S MOVEMENT" "He is Joined by Averill & Crooks" "Railroad Destroyed Toward Waynesboro" "No Great Force in Hunter's Front" "A DEFEAT IN TENNESSEE" "General Sturgis... See More
September 23, 1863
NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 23, 1863
* Battle of Chickamauga - Georgia
* Chattanooga, Tennessee
Much Civil War reporting on page 3 including: "IMPORTANT--The Very Latest" "Charleston" "Our Troops at Work Mounting Guns on Battery Gregg" "Arrival of Rebel Prisoners" "CHATTANOOGA" "Additional Details of the Fierce Battle of Sunday Last&q... See More
September 06, 1863
NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 6, 1863
* Tennessee Map - Kingston
* Charleston, South Carolina
The front page is dominated by a large Civil War map headed: "ALL TENNESSEE REDEEMED. The Capture of Kingston--Chattanooga & Knoxville Outflanked...".
Various column heads on the Civil War as well including: "Charleston" "The Rebels Have Fifteen-Inch Guns" &... See More
August 31, 1863
NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 31, 1863
* John S. Mosby killed ? (false)
* Second Battle of Charleston Harbor
Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "CHARLESTON" "Fort Wagner Still in Possession of the Rebels" "Beauregard's Letter of Complaint to Gen. Gillmore" "Bombardment of Charleston Denounced as Barbarous and Inhuman" "Thre... See More
August 29, 1863
NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 29, 1863
* Completed New York City draft list
* Second Battle of Charleston Harbor
Almost the entire front page is taken up with a huge list of names from New York City pulled for the controversial draft. A terrific list for genealogical purposes.
War reports inside include: "Latest News from Charleston" "Forts Sumter & Wagner Occupied by Gen... See More
August 25, 1863
NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 25, 1863 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "SIEGE OF FORT SUMTER" "Interesting Correspondence Between General Gilmore and General Beauregard" "Details of the Bombardment of the 18th Inst." "Important From Tennessee" "General Rosecrsans' Army in Front of Chattanooga" "Fire Opened on the City... See More
April 06, 1915
THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, April 6, 1915
* Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson
* The "Great white hope" defeats 1st Black Boxing Champion
* Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report)
The first column of the front page has stacked heads reporting on the heavyweight boxing championship, with: "WILLARD WINS FISTIC HEAVYWEIGHT CROWN," "Kan... See More
February 18, 1863
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 18, 1863
* Slaveholders - Louisiana planters
* Slaves - Negroes
* Bolivar, Tennessee
Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Army of the Potomac" "A Soldier Shot While Attempting to Desert" "News From Vicksburg" "The Mississippi" "News From Tennessee - Skirmish & Defeat of the Rebels Near Bolivar&q... See More
May 01, 1863
NEW YORK TIMES, May 1, 1863 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Gen. Hooker's Army Moving" "The War In Tennessee" "Advance of the Rebel Lines in Front of Gen. Rosecrans" "Boats of the Rebel Commanders" "Interesting From North Carolina" "Evidences of Union Sentiment Among the People" and more.
Eight pages, v... See More
May 28, 1863
NEW YORK TIMES, May 28, 1863
* Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi
* Murfreesboro TN & Helena, Arkansas
Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Siege Of Vicksburg" "Advices from Gen. Grant's army to Sunday Morning" "All Then Going On Well" "Capture of a Rebel Bearer of Dispatches from Pemberton to Johnston" "Rebel ... See More
February 11, 1862
NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 11, 1862 The front page features two Civil War maps headed: "Fort Henry & the Tennessee Position" "The War in Kentucky & Tennessee" with column heads including: "The Capture of Fort Henry" "The Rebel Infantry Run" "War News Summary" and inside has: "Beauregard's Report of the Battle of Bull ... See More
November 23, 1861
NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 23, 1861 The front page has a nice war map captioned: "Operations In The Kanawha Valley--The Great Kanawha,Gauley and New Rivers--The Scene of Floyd's Repulse".
There are also some nice column war heads including: "THE GREAT REBELLION" "The Trouble Among the Rebel Leaders & the Cause of It" "Beauregard Resigns, but Withdraws hi... See More
May 03, 1862
CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, May 3, 1862
* From the origin of the Civil War
* Siege of Bridgeport, Alabama
This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline.
Among the reports: "Latest From Corinth" "From Norfolk--Late Northern News" "From Richmond--A Ray of Light--Tuscumbia & Decatur Re... See More
August 06, 1862
CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Aug. 6, 1862
* From the origin of the Civil War
A nice newspaper from the hotbed of the Confederacy, where the Civil War began. The front page has: "Latest Northern News" "From Richmond" "From Savannah--Capture of the Steam Ship Lodona...""From Chattanooga--The Enemy at McMinnville, Tennessee" "Skirm... See More
January 05, 1999
LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 5, 1999
* Tennessee Volunteers college football
* Wins Fiesta Bowl vs. Florida State
* National Championship game
The front page has a two column photo headed: "Tennessee Is Tops"
The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "Tennessee Is Peerless" with subhead and related photo. (see) First report coverage continues inside ... See More
September 01, 1863
ARMY & NAVY OFFICIAL GAZETTE, Washington, D.C., Sept. 1, 1863 As would be suspected, filled with official intelligence regarding the military, with a wealth of Civil War content. Included are: "Regulations Relative to the Admission of Cadets into the Military Academy" "Engagement at Jackson, Tennessee" "Battle of Honey Springs" & so much more, including ... See More
March 30, 1863
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 30, 1863
* From the capital of the Confederacy
The front page includes: "The enemy's Account of The Attack on Port Hudson" "Latest News From the North" "Fatal Accident from Fire Arms" "Latest From the North" "Morgan's Late Fight" "Another 'Raid' In Tennessee--Capture of 800 ... See More
"Memphis" newspaper printed in Atlanta, Georgia... Jefferson Davis' stirring address to his soldiers...
February 14, 1864
THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Feb. 14, 1864
* Very rare Confederate title
* Publisher on the run
See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper.
Among the front page items are: "President Davis' Address to the Army" which is rather lengthy & signed in type: Jefferson Davis. This is a very nice, rousing address to his sold... See More
March 02, 1862
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1862
* New Madrid, Missouri
* Hickman, Kentucky
The front page features a Civil War map headed: "The New Rebel Location on the Mississippi" at the border of Kentucky & Tennessee, showing Obionville, New Madrid, Hickman, Columbus, and more.
There are many ftpg. column heads including: "The Enemy reported to be Concentrating a... See More
November 05, 1862
DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Nov. 5, 1862
* Very rare Confederate title
* General Braxton Bragg
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: "The Northern Elections" "The Yankees Across the Potomac" "The Recognitio... See More
November 17, 1832
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 17, 1832
* Andrew Jackson re-elected President
* Death of Charles Carroll : signer of the Declaration of Independence
The front page has a lengthy editorial which begins:
"The presidential election has so far proceeded as to render the result certain, that "Andrew Jackson of Tennessee" will be re-elected president, and 'Martin ... See More
November 26, 1836
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 26, 1836 Among the many items in this issue is: "War In Florida" concerning the Seminoles and Creeks, taking the equivalent of a full page. Also: "Tennessee Volunteers" "Voyage In Search of Lost Whalers" "From Liberia" and more.
Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, some very minor foxing, other in nice conditi... See More
May 19, 1892
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 19, 1892 The front page features four photos of "Renegade Republican Candidates for the Democratic Presidential Nomination" with text.
A half-page: "Some of the Principal Features of Omaha" has several illustrations. A full page: "The 'Run' for the New Oklahoma in the Cheyenne and Arapohoe Reservation - Striking Scenes... See More
July 20, 1901
THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 20, 1901
* Battle with moonshiners
* Monterey, Tennessee
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "OFFICERS AMBUSHED" 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 fragile from this era in paper.
Complete with 8 pages, two sm... See More
November 12, 1864
NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 12, 1864
* Abraham Lincoln election results
* Jefferson Davis message
Over two columns on the front page are taken up with reports headed: "The Election" and "The Result In New York" "Union Majority in the State Over Eight Thousand" plus it continues with some election results from six other states as well, some quite brief.
The re... See More
April 30, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 30, 1898 Famous full ftpg. illustration: "Cuba Libre!" shows a woman draped in the Cuban flag set free from her shackles.
There is a full page illustration of "The U.S. Regular Infantry, Past & Present". A full page has 3 illustrations titled "With the North Atlantic Fleet at Key West" and another has 7 photos titled &qu... See More
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
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
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
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
April 08, 1862
THE NEW YORK TIMES from New York, NY and dated April 8, 1862.
* General McClellan before Yorktown
* 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... See More
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... See More
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
January 23, 1873
ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, Jan. 23, 1873
* Victoria Woodhull
* Tennessee Celeste Claflin
* Indictments for libel
The very bottom of the front page has a brief yet notable report headed: "Woodhull and Claflin Again Arrested" noting: "...were again arrested yesterday and locked up over night on not giving bail for fresh charges of libel. They were to-day he... See More
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
June 12, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 12, 1862
* Battle of Port Republic - Stonewall Jackson victory
* Memphis TN Tennessee - Fort Pillow maps
The front page has not one but two front page maps, headed: "The Action Before Memphis" and: "The Situation At Fort Pillow".
There are also first column heads on the Civil War including: "Another Battle In The Shenandoah Valley"... See More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
October 30, 1863
THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 30, 1863
* Battle of Wauhatchie - Tennessee
Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Rebels on Lookout Mountain Flanked & Driven Back" "The Grand Flanking Movement by Lee and Bragg" "Gen. Burnside Threatened" "Important Movement Contemplated by Gen. Meade" and more.
Eight pages, light damp stain to a... See More
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.
October 13, 1863
THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 13, 1863
* Battle of Blue Springs - Greene County, Tennessee
Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The War in the Southwest" "Battle on the 8th at Salem, Miss." "4,000 Rebels Beaten by 5,000 Federals" "Kirby Smith & Price Moving on Little Rock" "Battle at Blue Springs..." 6,000 Rebels Rou... See More
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
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
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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