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671990

War reports from a Confederate newspaper in Columbia...

Item #671990

November 23, 1864

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



* Rare Confederate publication

* Nearing the end of the Civil War




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

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

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$115.00
671838

Winslow Homer front page Christmas print...

Item #671838

January 04, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1862 



* Winslow Homer Christmas print



The full front page is a notable Winslow Homer print: "Christmas Boxes in Camp, 1861".

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: "Bird's-eye View of the Coast from ... See More  

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$84.00
671832
Item #671832

January 08, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 8, 1865  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "The Rebel Government to Monopolize the Blockade Running Business" "A Fight at Dalton, Georgia" "The South Carolinians Called Out for the Defense of Charleston: "SHENANDOAH" "Affairs in Missouri & Arkansas" & much more.

Eight pages,... See More  

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$27.00
671830

Good coverage of the Seven Days' Battles...

Item #671830

July 05, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 5, 1862 



* Seven Days' Battles

* George. B. McClellan




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From General McClellan's Army" "Rebel Account of Monday's Fighting" "A Most Terrible Conflict" "The Rebel Loss Immense" "They are Finally Obliged to Retire" "Cheering Along the Whole Yank... See More  

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$30.00
671828

The Civil War in Missouri, with a map...

Item #671828

December 23, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 23, 1861 The front page features a map headed: "THE WAR IN MISSOURI - Map Showing Platte County & the Surrounding Vicinity".

Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are The Troubles in Platte County, Mo." "How They Affect Gen. Hunter's Dept." "General Hunter's Ultimatum" "The Rebels Attempt to Drive the Union Troops f... See More  

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$45.00
671827

Two Civil War maps from the Shenandoah...

Item #671827

March 30, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 30, 1862 



* First Battle of Kernstown- Virginia

* Winchester, Frederick County

* Shenandoah Valley Campaign




The front page features two Civil War maps, headed: "The Valley Of The Shenandoah--Scene of General Banks' and General Shields' Operations" and the other: "The Battle Field Near Winchester--Portion of the Hostile Armies at the Commen... See More  

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671824

The second War for Independence...

Item #671824

August 03, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 3, 1861



* Rare Confederate publication



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

While the ftpg. is taken up with ads, inside has some war content as well as: "Tragic Affair" "Letters From Two Chaplains of N.C. Regiments" "The News" "C... See More  

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$96.00
671823

Reports from the Civil War with a Confederate perspective...

Item #671823

February 24, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 24, 1863 



* Capital of the Confederacy



The front page includes: "The Northern Press & the Mediation Question" "The Radicals on the War" which has several subheads including: "Re-Union--The South Independent--the Army Conservative--The Proclamation A Failure" and more. Also on the front page: "Horrib... See More  

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$69.00
671822

Electing a Confederate President...

Item #671822

September 05, 1861

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, September 5, 1861 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital and consequently has much page 4 reporting of Acts from the Confederate Congress.

The front page has 1 1/2 columns on: "The Election For President And Vice President - List of Commission... See More  

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$79.00
671820

The railway system and the cotton trade...

Item #671820

September 17, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 17, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



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

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$78.00
671819

Sherman is about to capture Savannah...

Item #671819

December 23, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Dec. 23, 1864 



* General William T. Sherman

* March to the sea coming to an end

* Savannah GA Georgia Falling




A newspaper not only from the Confederate state, but from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The War News" "New Year's Dinner to General Lee's Army" "A Present For General Lee" "From Wi... See More  

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$88.00
671818

Two letters signed by Robert E. Lee...

Item #671818

October 13, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 13, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate publication

* General Robert E. Lee letters




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 Late Battle at Corinth" "From the Line of the Potomac" &qu... See More  

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$137.00
671734

Abraham Lincoln's General Orders 1, 2, and 3...

Item #671734
THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, March 20, 1862 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* General War Orders No. 1, 2 & 3




Included is an article titled: "Late News - The President's War Orders", which includes the text of 3 orders (General Orders 1, 2, and 3), each signed in block type by the President: Abraham Lincoln.

Page 2 has an intriguing article: "The Black
... See More  

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$42.00
671725

Terrific issue on the surrender of Lee at Appomattox...

Item #671725

April 11, 1865

THE SEMI-WEEKLY TIMES, New York, April 11, 1865



* General Robert E. Lee's surrender

* Appomattox Court House signing




Page 2 begins with: "The Crowning Victory" "Victory--Peace" with the leading dispatch reading: "This department has received the official report of the SURRENDER, THIS DAY, OF GEN. LEE AND HIS ARMY TO LIEUT. GENERAL GRANT, on the terms proposed by... See More  

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$340.00
671534

Sherman's march to the sea...

Item #671534

December 16, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES,  Dec. 16, 1864 



* Battle of Nashville (1st report)

* General William T. Sherman

* March to the sea in Georgia

* Approaching Savannah GA




Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S ARMY" "Savannah Probably Fallen" "Kilpatrick Rumored Mortally Wounded", "NASHVILLE" "A GREAT BATTLE YESTE... See More  

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$62.00
671530

Lincoln responds...

Item #671530

July 02, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 2, 1862 



* Abraham Lincoln letter signed in type



Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Patriotic Proposition by the Loyal States" "Response of the President" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln; "The Fort on St. Charles River Abandoned" "Reported Bombardment of Vicksburg" "From the Army of Virginia&qu... See More  

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671529

Battle of Malvern Hill...

Item #671529

July 07, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 7, 1862 



* Gen. George B. McClellan

* Post Seven Days Battles

* Battle of Malvern Hil
l




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Another Victory on the Mississippi" "Capture of Vicksburg" "The City Greatly Damaged" "It is to Be Utterly Destroyed" "From General McClellan's Army" "His Ad... See More  

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671524

Battle of Cedar Mountain...

Item #671524

August 22, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, August 22, 1862 



* Battle of Cedar Mountain (Slaughter)

* A General Stonewall Jackson victory

* From the origin of the Civil War start




This was one of only a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline & at the top of pages 2, 3 & 4. The ftpg. includes: "From Hardeeville, S.C.--A Gallant... See More  

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$92.00
671522

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #671522

February 23, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 23, 1864 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



The front page has: "The War News--Another Victory In Florida" "City Intelligence" "Another Escapade of Yankee Prisoners" "The Re-Enlistment in the Army--The 'Bitter End' and the 'Last Round' " and other items, including many ads.

The back page has a... See More  

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$77.00
671520

Confederate title from Richmond...

Item #671520

February 10, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, February 10, 1863 



* Capital of the Confederacy



The ftpg. includes: "From Fredericksburg" which begins: "The path to Heaven is not more straight & narrow than that of a correspondent from the seat of war...The indications of activity in the Yankee army still continue..." and much more. Also on the ftpg: "City Intelligence&q... See More  

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671506

The Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #671506

July 03, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, July 3, 1863 



* Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

* Robert E. Lee's Northern invasion




A terrific front page with great and graphic coverage of the first day's battle at the very significant Battle of Gettysburg.

The ftpg. includes two war-related maps headed: "The Battle Of Gettysburg. Scene of the Battle of Wednesday, July 1--The Cavalry Fight." an... See More  

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$855.00
671498

The horrors of the Andersonville Prison Camp...

Item #671498

October 09, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 9, 1865 



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The front page has nice heads concerning the horrendous Andersonville prison camp from the Civil War: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial on Saturday" "Gen. Lee and Other Leading Rebels Not Allowed to Testify" "They are Co-conspirators with the Accused" "Expensive Witnesse... See More  

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671389

Spirit of the rebel army...

Item #671389

February 07, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 7, 1865 



* General William T. Sherman

* Branchville SC South Carolina

* Final months of the Civil War




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "Spirit of the Rebel Army" "The Faint Heartedness of the Rebel Congress Rebuked" "The Decapitation of Bragg Demanded" "SHERMAN" "Latest Reb... See More  

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671388

Peace conference...

Item #671388

February 06, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, New York, Feb. 6, 1865



* Hampton Roads Conference



 The front page carries "The Peace Conference" "the Negotiations Not an Entire Failure" Opening of the Door to Reconciliation" "Submission to the Union and the Constitution the President's Terms to the Rebels" "Rumors Regarding a New Amnesty Proclamation, Etc, Etc, Etc".&n... See More  

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671353

Making fun of Missouri and Maryland as "free states"...

Item #671353

January 16, 1865

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 16, 1865 



* Making fun of Missouri and Maryland as "free states"

* Rare Confederate publication from the rebel capital




The front page begins with an interesting editorial which has near the beginning: "A body termed a 'State Convention' in Missouri did on last Wednesday...pass an ordinance of Emancipation, declaring all sl... See More  

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671306

Confederate version of the operations before Petersburg...

Item #671306

June 28, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, June 28, 1864 



* From the origin of the Civil War

* Siege of Petersburg begins




A nice issue from the hotbed of the Confederacy. Much front page war reporting including: "From Gen. Johnston's Army" "Desperate Attack on Our Left" "Enemy Drives Back With Heavy Loss" "Capture of Prisoners" "Yankee Ge... See More  

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671270

1861 Davenport, Iowa... 1st Battle of Lexington....

Item #671270

September 23, 1861

DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, September 23, 1861



* Rare title from the Civil War

* First Battle of Lexington - Missouri




This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day.

This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pl... See More  

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671225

John Wilkes Booth 3 years before his notoriety...

Item #671225

March 19, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 19, 1862 



* John Wilkes Booth theater ad

* Civil War original reporting




Page 2 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 for the complete ad which notes ... See More  

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671215

Six issues with Andersonville Prison trial reports...

Item #671215

August 31, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of six issues, each with front page column heads on the Andersonville Prisoner trial, where barbarities of the cruelest nature were put upon Yankee prisoners of war. Dates are August 31, Sept. 8, 20; Oct. 4, 6 & 7, 1865.

Each complete in 8 pages, some minor foxing, generally good condition.

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671206

Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky... Roanoke Island, North Carolina...

Item #671206

February 03, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 3, 1862 



* Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky

* Roanoke Island, North Carolina




The back page has a map headed: "Plan Of The Battle of Mill Spring (Logan's Cross-Roads), Near Somerset, Ky., January 9, 1862". The bkpg. also has column heads: "The Battle of Mill Spring" "Additional Incidents of the Battle" "The Flight of the Rebe... See More  

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671179

Battle of Fort Henry, Tennessee...

Item #671179

February 07, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 7, 1862 



* Battle of Fort Henry, Tennessee

* In a Confederate - rebel title




Half of the front page is taken up with ads with the other half having various news items including: "Interesting From the North--Notes On The War" with various subheads. Also reports on: "American Affairs In Europe" "The Grand Army to Advance&quo... See More  

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671113

Battle at Wilmington: attack on Fort Fisher...

Item #671113

December 30, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 30, 1864



* Fort Fisher attacked

* David Dixon Porter

* Wilmington NC North Carolina

* Final months of the Civil War




Among the first column Civil War heads are: "WILMINGTON" "The Attack On Fort Fisher" "Official Report from Admiral Porter" which is quite lengthy & detailed & signed by him in type: David D. Porter, Rear Admiral; &q... See More  

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671111

Chasing General Hood...

Item #671111

December 27, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 27, 1864  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "FROM THE SOUTH" "Movements of the Fleet Off Wilmington" "A Panic In Alabama" "Gordonsville Threatened by Our Cavalry" "State of the Rebel Finances" "THE PURSUIT OF HOOD" "His Army Floundering in the Bogs of Tennessee" "Demoraliz... See More  

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671110

Bragg says he can hold Wilmington...

Item #671110

December 24, 1864

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 24, 1864 



* Battle of Nashville, Tennessee

* General George H. Thomas victory

* First Battle of Fort Fisher

* Wilmington NC North Carolina




Among the front page reports on the Civil War are items headed: "Porter's Expedition" "A Dispatch from Gen. Bragg to Jeff. Davis" "The Entire Fleet Off Wilmington" "Bragg Says He Can ... See More  

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671109

Sherman's march through the South...

Item #671109

December 23, 1864

SUPPLEMENT TO THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 23, 1864  Among the front page heads are: "GEN. THOMAS' ARMY" "Hood Across Duck River" "His Loss Estimated at 20,000 "The Country Swarming with Deserters" "The Rebel Army Hopelessly Demoralized" "Sherman's March--Journal of an Eye-witness".

An 8 page "supplement" issue, nice condit... See More  

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671105

Savannah is soon to fall to Sherman...

Item #671105

December 17, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 17, 1864 



* Battle of Nashville TN

* General George H. Thomas

* William T. Sherman

* March to the sea




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "SAVANNAH" "Very Important Success" "Capture of Fort McAllister" "Sherman Carries it by Storm..." "Savannah Sure To Fall" and: "NASHVILLE" "Th... See More  

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671068

Sherman's march to the sea...

Item #671068

December 14, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES,  Dec. 14, 1864 



* General William T. Sherman

* March to the sea in Georgia

* Approaching Savannah GA




Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "SAVANNAH" "SHERMAN BEFORE THE CITY" "His Army in Line of Battle on Monday" "Official Dispatch from General Grant" "An Attack Hourly Expected" "Movement of G... See More  

Item from Catalog 306 (released for May, 2021)...

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671067

Sherman's march through the South...

Item #671067

December 13, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 13, 1864



* General William T. Sherman

* March to the sea - Savannah GA

* Murfreesboro TN Tennessee




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S MARCH" "His Approach To Savannah" "He Was only 25 Miles from that City on Dec. 7" "News of an Attack Hourly Expected" "The War In Tennessee" "Rebe... See More  

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671066

The latest on General Sherman...

Item #671066

December 12, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 12, 1864



* General William T. Sherman

* Marching towards Savannah, Georgia




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S CAMPAIGN" "Continued Boasting of the Rebel Organs" "Assertions that He can Never Reach Savannah & that He has Reached It" "The War In Tennessee" "Army of the Potomac" "... See More  

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671044

Confederate newspaper from Raleigh, near the end of the war...

Item #671044

November 23, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 23, 1864 



* Rare Confederate title

* Civil War nears the end




Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War.

The front page includes: "From G... See More  

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671040

The capture of Jefferson Davis...

Item #671040

May 20, 1865

ARMY NAVY JOURNAL, New York, May 20, 1865 



* Capture of Jefferson Davis



The front page has an article headed "The Military Situation" and beginning: "The pursuit & capture of Jeff. Davis, the surrender of Taylor, and the concentration of the National Armies around Washington, are...the three principal military events worthy of consideration...".

Within is anothe... See More  

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671013

Sherman's march to the sea...

Item #671013

December 06, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 6, 1864 



* General William T. Sherman

* March to the sea - nears Savannah GA

* Franklin, Tennessee & Millen, Georiga




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GEORGIA CAMPAIGN" "Reports From Savannah to Dec. 2" "Sherman's Cavalry Within Six Miles of the City" "Citizens of all Classes in the Trenches&quo... See More  

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$33.00
671012

Sherman everywhere...

Item #671012

December 05, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 5, 1864 



* General William T. Sherman

* March to the sea

* Battle of Nashville imminent




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S ARMY" "It's Steady Progress Eastward" "Sherman Meeting with Little Resistance from the Rebels" "The Rebels Wonder where He is Going" "They Admit that he ... See More  

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670961

Early refrigerator patent, a hay fork & Hay rack, CW reports...

Item #670961

April 25, 1863

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 25, 1863  The front page of this issue has an illustration and supporting text re: the "Bartlett's Patent Refrigerator". The inside pages has: "Cobb's Patent Hay Rack", "Raymond's Patent Hay Fork", "Johnson's Patent Piston-Rod Packing, and more. There are also two Civil War reports - one "The attack o... See More  

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$36.00
670831

Battle of Fort Donelson....

Item #670831

February 19, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, February 19, 1862 



* Battle of Fort Donelson victory

* Cumberland River - Tennessee




Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "The Great Victory", "Additional Particulars of the Capture of Fort Donelson", "Graphic Description of the Sanguinary Fight", and more.

Complete in eight pages. foxing more so near the margins, bit of s... See More  

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$28.00
670800

With the Supplement issue as well...

Item #670800

March 05, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, March 5, 1864  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Southern News" "General Sherman's Invasion of Mississippi" "High Prices of Food" "The War In Virginia - From Gen. Lee's Army" "Slavery and the Negro - Negro Equality Before the Law".

Included is the "Supplement" issue s well with its own masth... See More  

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$29.00
670766

From the capital of the Confederacy in 1862....

Item #670766

August 12, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 12, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Not just a newspaper from the Confederate, but from the capital of the Confederate states. The front page has: "Important From the North--Call For 600,000 More Men--A Draft to Be Immediately made" "From Culpeper" "From The South Side" "Changing His Base" with ... See More  

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$74.00
670763

Much front page war coverage... Butler in New Orleans...

Item #670763

May 30, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, May 30, 1862 



* General Benjamin 'Beast' Butler in Orleans

* Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital




Not just a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy, through which all important war information flowed.

The front page includes: "The Lines About Richmond" 'The Potomac Crossed&quo... See More  

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$83.00
670745

Significant victories by the Yankees...

Item #670745

December 19, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 19, 1864 



* General William T. Sherman

* March to the sea to Savannah

* Battle of Nashville, Tennessee




Over half of the first column on page 1 is taken up with some great and larger-than-normal heads on Yankee successes in the South, including: "VICTORY ! " "Sherman at Savannah--Thomas in Tennessee" "Great News From Both Armies" "... See More  

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$72.00
670731

Bull Run... "The Surrey Eleven" cricket team...

Item #670731

August 31, 1861

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, August 31, 1861 



* The Surrey eleven cricket team portrait

* Battle of Bull Run - Manassas (in America)




Inside has: "The Surrey Eleven" with a full page portrait of the cricket team.

Another full-page print has: "The Civil War In America: Engagement Between The 71st New York And An Alabama Regiment At The Battle Of Bull Run".

Othe... See More  

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$53.00
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