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653091

From when New Orleans was in the Confederacy...

Item #653091

February 08, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, February 8, 1862  Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orlea... See More  

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653086

Civil War map... Lincoln plans for his Emancipation Proclamation...

Item #653086

August 22, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 22, 1862 



* First Battle of Rappahannock  Station close

* Abraham Lincoln prepares emancipation proclamation




The front page is dominated by a large Civil War map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN VIRGINIA." Among the column heads on the ftpg. are: "General Pope Falling Back" "Stonewall Jackson Advancing" "Richmond Abandoned"... See More  

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653085

Civil War map... Lincoln plans for his Emancipation Proclamation...

Item #653085

August 22, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 22, 1862  The front page is dominated by a large Civil War map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN VIRGINIA." Among the column heads on the ftpg. are: "General Pope Falling Back" "Stonewall Jackson Advancing" "Richmond Abandoned" "A Great Battle Expected" "The War In the South-West" "Lexington Menaced" "... See More  

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653084

Lincoln refuses to commute Captain Gordon's sentence... Ralph Waldo Emerson to lecture...

Item #653084

February 07, 1862

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 7, 1862 The most noteworthy item is found on page 3 under the heading, "LAW INTELLIGENCE," which is provides President Lincoln's warrant refusing to commute Captain Nathaniel Gordon's sentence - although he did provide a few weeks of delay. See images for details.

Of interest is also the front page, somewhat inconspicuous notice, which begins: "... See More  

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653073

Battle of Wilmington, North Carolina...

Item #653073

February 25, 1865

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, February 25, 1865



* Battle of Wilmington, North Carolina



Page 2 has various reports on the Civil War with one column headings. See images here.

Complete in 8 pages, this issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Nice condition.... See More  

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653066

What is to be done with slaves once emancipated?

Item #653066

February 24, 1862

NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, NY, Feb. 24, 1862  Several columns on both pages 4 and 6 are dedicated to the potential problems surrounding the emancipation of the slaves. References to President Abraham Lincoln's comments made in his annual address as well as those made by Fredrick Douglass are woven in to the discussion. Should they be relocated to another location within the country, are shou... See More  

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653063

Civil War map... Lincoln plans for his Emancipation Proclamation...

Item #653063

August 22, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 22, 1862  The front page is dominated by a large Civil War map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN VIRGINIA." Among the column heads on the ftpg. are: "General Pope Falling Back" "Stonewall Jackson Advancing" "Richmond Abandoned" "A Great Battle Expected" "The War In the South-West" "Lexington Menaced" "... See More  

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653061

Preparing for the dedication at Gettysburg...

Item #653061

November 18, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 18, 1863 



* Gettysburg battlefield ceremony close

* Governor Andrew Gregg Curtin




Among the front page column heads is: "The Heroic Dead At Gettysburg" which has a Proclamation by the governor of Pennsylvania concerning some details of the ceremony which are planned for the following day (see).

Other ftpg. heads on the Civil War include: "The Enemy D... See More  

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653053

Nice stack of Civil War headlines...

Item #653053

June 17, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 17, 1864 



* Second Battle of Petersburg

* General Ulysses S. Grant

* Battle of Marietta, Georgia

* General William T. Sherman




Among the great many column heads on the Civil War are: "FROM GEN. SHERMAN" "Eight Days of Battle" "Gallant Fighting of the Union Army" "Johnston Fallen Back to the Chattahoochee" "Sherman Now... See More  

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653036

Naval Medals of Honor awarded...

Bad treatment of captured slaves... term "slave pens" used...

Item #653036

April 24, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 24, 1863  The front page, under the heading, "Award of Medals of Honor to Seamen," includes as one of the listed recipients, James Buck, who would eventually have three naval vessels named after him). Also on the front page is, "The Maltreatment of Contraband (see last two images)," which tells of the bad treatment of captured slaves, and includes a... See More  

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653034

President Lincoln repeals General Hunter's order (no. 11), which had emancipated slaves...

Item #653034

May 20, 1862

THE NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, May 20, 1862  Page one has, "Gen. Hunter's Emancipation Order," followed by, "Proclamation by the President declaring it to be null and void," which includes Hunter's original order, and President Abraham Lincoln's response. This was the controversial situation where Hunter pronounced slaves free in Florida, Georgia & South Carol... See More  

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653033

Lincoln's Baltimore speech... Rare speech given outside of D.C.!

Item #653033

April 19, 1864

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, NY, April 19, 1864  The most noteworthy content is found on page 4 under the heading, "The Baltimore Fair," which includes excerpts and commentary regarding President Lincoln's Speech in Baltimore, it being one of only three speeches he gave outside of Washington during his presidency - particularly noteworthy in that it was just a few years earlier a plo... See More  

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653011

The very first Medal of Honor recipients...

Item #653011

March 26, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, March 26, 1863



* 1st Medal of Honor recipients

* American Civil War

* Jacob Parrott & more




This issue has a report quite inconspicuous in its presentation yet exceedingly significant in its place in history. It reports the very first recipients of perhaps the most prestigious & coveted award for military valor: the Medal of Honor.

Page 4 has a one column heading: ... See More  

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$165.00
653009

The very first Medal of Honor recipients...

Item #653009

March 26, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 26, 1863 



* 1st Medal of Honor recipients

* American Civil War

* Jacob Parrott & more




This issue has--and on the front page--a report somewhat inconspicuous in its presentation yet exceedingly significant in its place in history. It lists the very first recipients of perhaps the most prestigious & coveted award for military valor: the Medal of Honor.

I... See More  

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653007

The very first Medal of Honor recipients...

Item #653007

March 26, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, March 26, 1863 



* 1st Medal of Honor recipients

* American Civil War

* Jacob Parrott & more




This issue has--and on the front page--a report somewhat inconspicuous in its presentation yet exceedingly significant in its place in history. It lists the very first recipients of perhaps the most prestigious & coveted award for military valor: the Medal of Honor.

Nea... See More  

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652988

Abraham Lincoln's 1st speech upon being re-elected...

Item #652988

November 11, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 11, 1864 



* President Lincoln gives 1st speech upon being re-elected

* Arming Negroes ?

* Jefferson Davis' speech to the Confederacy




Page four has the 1-column heading: "UNION REJOICES," with subhead: "Serenading the President and Cabinet - Speeches of Mr. Lincoln, Mr. Seward, and others." The article includes, in part, one of the most hu... See More  

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652980

Lincoln's Baltimore speech... Rare speech given outside of D.C.!

Item #652980

April 19, 1864

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, NY, April 19, 1864  The most noteworthy content is found on page 4 under the heading, "The Baltimore Fair," which includes excerpts and commentary regarding President Lincoln's Speech in Baltimore, it being one of only three speeches he gave outside of Washington during his presidency - particularly noteworthy in that it was just a few years earlier a plo... See More  

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652979

The very first Medal of Honor recipients...

Item #652979

March 26, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, March 26, 1863 



* 1st Medal of Honor recipients

* American Civil War

* Jacob Parrott & more




This issue has--and on the front page--a report somewhat inconspicuous in its presentation yet exceedingly significant in its place in history. It lists the very first recipients of perhaps the most prestigious & coveted award for military valor: the Medal of Honor.

Nea... See More  

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652972

The NYT opines re: Captain Gordon's pending hanging...

Item #652972

January 28, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES  from New York, NY and dated January 28, 1862  The inside as an editorial commentary regarding the pending hanging of Captain Nathaniel Gordon, the 1st and only American to be tried, convicted, and executed for activities related to the slave trade.  The following headlines are also present: "FROM THE SOUTH" "Confederate Accounts of the Battle of So... See More  

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652955

Lincoln refuses to commute Captain Gordon's sentence... Ralph Waldo Emerson to lecture...

Item #652955

February 07, 1862

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 7, 1862 The most noteworthy item is found on page 3 under the heading, "LAW INTELLIGENCE," which is provides President Lincoln's warrant refusing to commute Captain Nathaniel Gordon's sentence - although he did provide a few weeks of respite. See images for details. Of interest is also the front page, somewhat inconspicuous notice, beginning: "A ... See More  

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652942

A great pair of issues!

Lincoln modifies Fremont's controversial "emancipation proclamation"...

Item #652942

September 16, 1861

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 16, 1861



* Re: President's Lincoln's response to Gen. Fremont's order to free the slaves of Missouri, without Lincoln's permission.



Page 4 has a discussion of Gen Fremont's proclamation/order, which includes an editorial response and the reaction of President Abraham Lincoln. See images for details.

Eight pages, good condition.... See More  

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652941

General Fremon't controversial "Emancipation Proclamation"...

Item #652941

September 02, 1861

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 2, 1861



General Fremont's controversial "Emancipation Proclamation"



Page four has the historic proclamation by General Fremont. In August of 1861, General Fremont declared all of Missouri to be under martial law (believing that slavery aided the guerrillas and that a direct strike at that institution would crush them). On August 30, he issued his o... See More  

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652940

President Lincoln repeals General Hunter's order/proclamation...

Item #652940

May 20, 1862

THE NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, May 20, 1862  Page one has, "Gen. Hunter's Emancipation Order," followed by, "Proclamation by the President declaring it to be null and void," which includes Hunter's original order, and President Abraham Lincoln's response. This was the controversial situation where Hunter pronounced slaves free in Florida, Georgia & South Carol... See More  

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652934

Preparing for the dedication at Gettysburg...

Item #652934

November 18, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 18, 1863  Among the front page column heads is: "The Heroic Dead At Gettysburg" which has a Proclamation by the governor of Pennsylvania concerning some details of the ceremony which are planned for the following day (see).

Other ftpg. heads on the Civil War include: "The Enemy Driven Out of Their Rifle Pits" "Lee Believed to Have Moved His Main ... See More  

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652928

John Wilkes Booth appears at Ford's Theater...

Item #652928

November 12, 1863

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 12, 1863  A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C.

Near the top of the front page is a great article headed: "Ford's New Theatre -- Money" which includes in part: "...Mr. J. Wilkes Booth, whose engagement closes on Saturday evening next, wil... See More  

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652885

A Civil War battle in Florida, with a map...

Item #652885

February 28, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 28, 1864 



* Battle of Olustee w/ map

* Largest fight in Florida




The front page features two Civil War maps, the larger one headed: "THE CAMPAIGN IN FLORIDA. Scene of the Recent Union Successes and Reverse" which shows the northeast portion of Florida. The smaller map shows the Chattanooga & Dalton vicinity.

Among the ftpg. column heads on the war: &... See More  

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652878

The Gettysburg Address, in a military newspaper...

Item #652878

November 28, 1863

ARMY AND NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Nov. 28, 1863 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Gettysburg Address at battlefield cemetery

* In a Civil War military themed publication




This is the volume one, number 14 issue of this military newspaper with subtitle: "Gazette Of The Regular And Volunteer Forces" as printed in the masthead.

Certainly the most significant content is that found o... See More  

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652863

Lee surrenders to Grant, report in a Washington, D.C. newspaper...

Item #652863

April 10, 1865

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 10, 1865  Although two columns of the front page are filled with the latest reports on the closing days of the Civil War, certainly the most significant report begins page 3 with column heads: "GLORIOUS NEWS" "SURRENDER OF GEN. LEE" "The Terms Agreed Upon" "Lee And His Army Paroled" "Corresponde... See More  

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652858

Death of Abraham Lincoln, surrender of Lee, so much more...

Item #652858

April 22, 1865

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, April 22, 1865  Subtitled: "Gazette Of The Regular And Volunteer Forces", this 16 page issue is simply filled with military reports, almost entirely on the Civil War at this time. 

Certainly the most significant content in this issue is an inside page which is entirely taken up with reports concerning the assassination of President Abraham Li... See More  

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652856

From where the Civil War began...

Item #652856

January 19, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Jan. 19, 1864 



* From the origin of the Civil War



The front page includes: "Letter From Richmond" "Additional From the North" "An Era of Mediocrity" "Extracts from my Journal While A Prisoners in Port Royal Bay, S.C." and a column of reporting from the "Confederate Congress". The front page also ha... See More  

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$84.00
652838

Large Civil War map of Virginia...

Item #652838

October 17, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 17, 1863  The front page features a quite large Civil War map headed: "THE LATE MOVEMENTS OF THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC" with various one column ftpg. heads including: "Skirmishing All Along the Lines" "The Rebels Twice Repulsed" "The Rebel Batteries on Look Out Mountain Withdrawn" "Our Guns Shell Out Bragg's Headquarters... See More  

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652829

Full front page Civil War map of the Mississippi Valley...

Item #652829

March 08, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 8, 1862  



* Rare full front page civil war map - Mississippi Valley

* Missouri, Tennessee, Illinois, Arkansas, Kentucky and more




The front page is entirely taken up with a map headed: "THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY; The Points of Interest Between Nashville, Tennessee and Arkansas, and the Gibraltars of the Rebels". Also a small page 3 map titled: &qu... See More  

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652827

On their way to Gettysburg... Harrisburg is captured...

Item #652827

July 03, 1863

RICHMOND ENQUIRER, Virginia, July 3, 1863 



* Battle of Gettysburg very close

* From the rebel capital (rare)




Not only a nice Confederate newspaper but one from the capital of the Confederacy. And one of the less common titles as well.

Most of the front page first column is taken up with: "Confederates In Pennsylvania" and "Harrisburg News". The former includes: &qu... See More  

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652826

"...To arms, fellow citizens!"...

Item #652826

February 18, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Feb. 18, 1863



* From the origin of the Civil War



Printed within the dateline is: "Confederate States of America", found on just a few newspapers from the Confederacy. The front page has: "From Mississippi" "Latest Northern News--Movements of Banks' Forces" & more. Page 2 has: "Official Orders" which is ... See More  

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652814

African-American account of teaching slaves to be self-sufficient

Item #652814
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, New York, May & June, 1864  This two-issue set contains multi-page accounts of both a visit to Yosemite (now Yosemite National Park) and St. Helena Island and other small islands off the South Carolina coast.

among the first victories of the north which provided for the earliest emancipation of American slaves.

Concerning battles which provided for the early emanci... See More  

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652790

The Battle of Chickamauga...

Item #652790

January 02, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Jan. 2, 1864



* Battle of Chickamauga - Georgia

* General George H. Thomas account




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 Military Situation" giving reports from various fields of operation.... See More  

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652784

In the North, but pro-South...

Item #652784

March 30, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 30, 1864 



* Rare pro Confederate title

* Abraham Lincoln proclamation




The ftpg. has: "A Proclamation" signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln. Among the various articles within: "The Aspiring Negro" "Negromania" "Strength of the Confederate Armies--The Starvation Theory Exploded" "War News of the We... See More  

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652780

Ringgold & Tunnel Hill Georgia Report....

Item #652780

December 03, 1863

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, December 3, 1863   Headlines: "Artillery Attack on the Rebel Works on Monday", "Our Loss in the Campaign 60 Killed and 540 Wounded and Missing", "Operations of Guerrilla Bands", "Exchange of Prisoners" and much more.

Complete in twelve pages, uncut, and in very nice condition.

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652779

Second Battle of Bull Run, with a large map...

Item #652779

September 02, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept., 2, 1862  A very nice display issue for the Second Battle of Bull Run (Manassas to the Confederates) with a very large map headed: "THE SCENE OF THE GREAT CONTEST IN VIRGINIA". The map shows much detail of the Manassas Junction vicinity.

Among the first column heads on the battle are: "THE WAR IN VIRGINIA" "THE ENEMY STILL SURROUNDED" &qu... See More  

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652778

Terrific issue reporting the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #652778

July 07, 1863

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 7, 1863 



* Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

* Most historic battle of the Civil War




A great issue on the Battle of Gettysburg with most of the front page taken up with related reports, some quite detailed.

Among the column heads are: "BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG" "Victorious News" "LEE DEFEATED" "Gen. Hill An... See More  

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652777

Civil War shows Fort Pulaski in Georgia...

Item #652777

April 19, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 19, 1862 



* Battle of Fort Pulaski, Georgia

* Siege of Yorktown, Virginia




The front page features a Civil War map headed: "The Bombardment of Fort Pulaski" in Georgia. Column heads include: "The Siege Of Yorktown" "Smart Skirmish on the James River" "The Enemy Attack Our Lines" "They Are Repulsed with Severe Loss"... See More  

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652776

Huge map of Memphis, Tennessee...

Item #652776

June 07, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 7, 1862  The front page is dominated by a huge map headed: "THE CITY OF MEMPHIS" which consumes three-quarters of the page. The map is quite detailed with streets labeled. 

Among ftpg. column heads on the Civil War: "Fort Pillow Evacuated" "Fort Randolph Deserted" "Our Troops In Possession" "The Rebel General Johnston M... See More  

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652775

Civil War map of the Vicksburg vicinity...

Item #652775

March 04, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 4, 1863  The front page is dominated by a quite large Civil War map headed: "MAP OF VICKSBURG AND VICINITY". Among the front page column heads on the war are: "GLORIOUS NEWS FROM VICKSBURG" "Reported Evacuation" "the Rebel 'No Decided Result' Explained" "A Severe Blow to the Rebellion" "The Popularity of Ge... See More  

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652774

Large Civil War map of Virginia: Battle of Spotsylvania...

Item #652774

May 16, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 16, 1864 



* Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

* Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee

* Civil War Overland Campaign w/ map




Over half of the front page is taken up with a large & detailed Civil War map headed: "GEN. GRANT'S ADVANCE TO RICHMOND." Among the first column heads on the war are: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Gen. Lee's Retreat ... See More  

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652773

A soldier stolen from home? Mormons and polygamy...

Item #652773

October 22, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 22, 1861  A nice & quite famous newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page items are: "Ineligibility of Officers of the Army for Congress" "The Story of a Mormon Woman--Effects of Polygamy" "From Mecklenburg" "Medical Department of the Army" "An Interesting Incident---A Soldier w... See More  

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652772

News from Confederate Charleston...

Item #652772

April 06, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, April 6, 1863 



* From the origin of the Civil War



This was one of just a few newspapers from the South which printed in the dateline: "Confederate States Of America".  Among the war reports are items headed: "Yankee Account of the Capture of trhe Diana" "From Panola, Miss." "Gallant Exploits of Major Dick ... See More  

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652765

Great editorial on the Civil War...

Item #652765

March 18, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 18, 1864 



* Rare rebel publication



The back page has an interesting editorial which begins: "Recent transactions warrant the declaration that the enemy have ceased to fight as well as they did in the 2nd and 3rd years of the war. They have been defeated in Florida with a force on our part of but one to three. They were routed in Mississippi... See More  

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$82.00
652764

Confederate report on Harper's Ferry...

Item #652764

May 17, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, May 17, 1861 



* Civil War beginning



A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Affairs At Harper's Ferry" "Affairs in Baltimore" "Further from St. Louis" "The American Crisis in the British House of Lords" "Law of the Navy" and more.

Pages 2 & 3 have m... See More  

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652763

Grant and Lee in Virginia...

Item #652763

May 17, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, May 17, 1864 



* Generals Robert E. Lee & Ulysses S. Grant

* Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

* Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital




Not only a newspaper from the Confederacy, but from the capital of the Confederate states. Among the front page reports are those headed: "The War News--The Battle Commenced on the Southside... See More  

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652762

"Grant is finished"...

Item #652762

June 10, 1863

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, June 10, 1863 



* Ulysses S. Grant finished ?

* Robert E. Lee - pre Gettysburg

* Rare Confederate title




Not only a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has in the first column: "Dispatch From General Lee-A Ten Hours Fight with the Enemy--Victory of the Confederate Forces ! " which includes ... See More  

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