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654763

1926 Rockwood, Tennessee mining disaster...

Item #654763

October 04, 1926

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, October 4, 1926



* Rockwood, Tennessee mining disaster

* Roane Iron mine explosion

* Early, same day report



The top of the front page has a two column headline: "65 Miners Believed Trapped by Blast 3 Miles Under Ground" with subheads. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 16 pages, a few tiny binding holes along sp... See More  

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$48.00
654585

Women's Suffrage in 1920....

Item #654585

August 20, 1920

FITCHBURG DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, August 20, 1920

 

* Woman's Suffrage (19th Amendment)

* about a week prior



The front page has a two line, two column heading: "RATIFICATION OF SUFFRAGE MAY BE RECONSIDERED," with the subhead: "Such is the Statement of Speaker Walker of the Lower Branch of the Tennessee Legislature." A related front page article has: &quo... See More  

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$38.00
654413

Formal opening of the Brooklyn Bridge...

Item #654413

June 02, 1883

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 2, 1883  Prints within include: "General Crook's Apache Guide" "General George H. Crook"; a nice print of: "General Crook's Apache Campaign--Crook's Command of White Mountain Apache Scouts...Now in Pursuit of the Apaches in Mexico" ."Tennessee--View of the Drill Ground at Nashville...".

A full ... See More  

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$99.00
654276

"Memphis" newspaper printed in Atlanta, Georgia... Jeff Davis rallies the troops...

Item #654276

August 17, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, August 17, 1863 



* Very rare Confederate title



See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper. Among the front page items are: "The War In Virginia" "From Gen. Lee's Army" "Reported Fighting at Brock's Gap" "News From the Islands" "Tennessee Intelligence" &... See More  

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$177.00
654072

Preparing for the famous Oklahoma Land Rush...

Item #654072

January 19, 1889

PUBLIC LEDGER, Memphis, Tennessee, Jan. 19, 1889 



* Oklahoma land rush close

* Boomers and Sooners




The front page has a one column head: "The Promised Land" "A Raid 5000 Strong to be Made on Oklahoma".  This is an interesting article on plans for the huge land rush which would occur on April 22. The article mentions Pawnee Bill (see).

Complete in 8 pages, even... See More  

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$34.00
653849

Yankee occupation newspaper after Richmond fell...

Item #653849

May 04, 1865

THE RICHMOND TIMES, May 4, 1865 



* Very rare Yankee occupation issue

* Post capital of the Confederacy




A quite rare title as this was a newspaper created by the Yankee forces upon the capture of the capital of the Confederacy. This is just the volume 1, number 12 issue.

The content is fascinating. The front page has items relating to the war with: "The War News" "Detail... See More  

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$370.00
653756

James H. Meredith shot.. Civil Rights...

Item #653756

June 07, 1966

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, June 7, 1966



* James Howard Meredith shot

* 1st University of Mississippi African-American student

* Civil Rights march for voting




The front page has a four column headline: "Wounded Meredith Vows: 'A Shall Return' To Miss." with two related photos. (see) 1st report coverage on James Meredith being shot during his Civil Rights march fro... See More  

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$65.00
653628

Confederate reports from near the end of the Civil War...

Item #653628

January 25, 1865

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Jan. 25, 1865 



* 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: "Local an... See More  

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$176.00
653395

The Civil War in Tennessee...

Item #653395

March 12, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 12, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The War In Tennessee" "The Pursuit Of Van Dorn" "The Rear Guard Overtaken" "Reported Escape of Col. Coburn and 2,000 Men" "The New British Piratical Fleet".

Eight pages, uncut, nice condition.

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$29.00
652923

Machine Gun Kelly captured...

Item #652923

September 27, 1933

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Sept. 27, 1933.



* George Machine Gun Kelly

* Captured in Memphis Tennessee




The front page has a two column heading: "'Machine Gun' Kelly, Wife Deny Guilt in Hearing Held Under Strong Guard" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the capture of George 'Machine Gun' Kelly.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Compl... See More  

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$44.00
652887

Reporting on the John Scopes "monkey trial"...

Item #652887

July 07, 1925

NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1925 



* Scopes Monkey Trial

* Dayton, Tennessee 

* William Jennings Bryan 

* Clarence Darrow


 The top of a front page column reports on the historic & controversial Scopes "monkey" trial with: "SCOPES FAILS TO GET FEDERAL INJUNCTION; STATE TRIAL FRIDAY" and subheads: "Judge Gore Rules Tennessee Officers Are Acting in t... See More  

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$46.00
652873

A Cheyenne wants a dead commissioner...

Item #652873

September 17, 1875

MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Tennessee, Sept. 17, 1875  The top of a ftpg. middle column has heads: "THE INDIANS" "Progress f the Work o the Commissioners at Red Cloud Agency--Reward for Gallant Service" "A Cheyenne Wants a Dead Commissioner--The Threat Creates Considerable Excitement". The text takes nearly an entire column.

Four pages, rejoined at the spine and a sma... See More  

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$35.00
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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$125.00
652502

The John Scopes "monkey trial"...

Item #652502

July 08, 1925

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, July 8, 1925  The top of the first column has heads: "WOULD BAR EVOLUTION BY CONSTITUTION" "Bryan Group is Prepared to Go the Limit" "Adverse Decision to Be Appealed Through" with the text carrying over to page 11. 

This reports on the famous evolution vs. creation trial of teacher John Scopes in Dayton, Tennessee. ... See More  

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652396

Indian troubles...

Item #652396

October 20, 1875

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Tennessee, Oct. 20, 1875  the ftpg. has: "Indian Affairs - Recommendations of the Commissioners Charged with the Investigation of the Red Cloud Agency". Also: "Holly Springs, Miss." "Speech by General West--Able Review of the Situation--Negroes Joining the Conservative Club...".

Four pages, rejoined at the spine, very nice condition. Fo... See More  

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$28.00
652070

The burning of Hampton, Virginia...

Item #652070

August 12, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 12, 1861   



* Burning of Hampton, Virginia

* Confederate title




Among the front page reports are: "Facts & Rumors--Extracts from Northern Journals--War Movements & Incidents, etc." "From Norfolk "From Charleston" "Direct Trade With the South" "Gen. McClellan and the Press" "Local Matt... See More  

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$84.00
651972

Elizabeth City, North Carolina...

Item #651972

April 25, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 25, 1862 



* Elizabeth City, North Carolina 

* Siege of Yorktown, Virginia

* Nashville, Tennessee




This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "Important From Fortress Monroe" "Union Account of the Fight Near Elizabeth City... See More  

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$30.00
651944

The John Scopes evolution trial...

Item #651944

July 11, 1925

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, July 11, 1925  The last column of the ftpg. has heads on the famous Scopes "monkey" trial at Dayton, Tennessee: "SEEK TO BAR THE EVIDENCE OF SCIENTISTS" "Prosecution in the Scopes Case Against It" "Its Exclusion Would Shorten Length of Trial" with the text carrying over to page 11.

Twelve pages, a bit irregular at ... See More  

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$38.00
651854

Praise for Colonel Davy Crockett...

Item #651854

September 07, 1833

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 7, 1833  An inside page has an article with small heading: "Col. Crockett" which begins: "A great deal has been said in the newspapers concerning col. Crockett, who has been again elected a member of congress from Tennessee. It was the misfortune of the colonel to have received no school education in his youth, and since to have ha... See More  

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$38.00
651646

Union rule at Chattanooga...

Item #651646

October 01, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 1, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Gen. Rosecrans' Army" "No Further Demonstrations by the Rebels" "Interesting From the South" "Gillmore's Batteries at Work Again" "Rumored Evacuation by Burnside of East Tennessee" "The Union Rule at Chattanooga" and more.

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651161

Civil War map of 1862 Virginia...

Item #651161

April 02, 1862

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, April 2, 1862  The front page is dominated by a large & detailed Civil War map headed: "The Seat of War In Virginia" (see). Among the ftpg. column heads are: "The War In Tennessee" "The Rebels Preparing to Defend Memphis" "The War On the Mississippi" "The Rebels Routed at Union City" "Affairs at Strausburg, Va.&... See More  

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$48.00
650912

Ernest Hemingway wins Nobel Prize....

Item #650912

October 28, 1954

MEMPHIS PRESS-SCIMITAR, Tennessee, October 28, 1954



* Ernest Hemingway

* Nobel Prize for Literature




Page 20 has a one column heading: "1954 Nobel Prize To Hemingway" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on famous American writer, Ernest Hemingway, winning the 1954 Nobel Prized in literature.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pag... See More  

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650777

Battle of Chattanooga...

Item #650777

November 30, 1863

BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 30, 1863  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "From Gen. Meade's Army" "Fighting On Friday" "The Strength of Our Position" "A Cavalry Engagement on Thursday" "Gen. Meade's Advance" "From Tennessee" "Longstreet Recalled From Knoxville" "A Part o the Town Burned" ... See More  

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$33.00
650439

Great coverage of the Scopes 'monkey' trial...

Item #650439

July 09, 1925

NEW YORK TIMES, July 9, 1925 



* Scopes Monkey Trial

* Dayton, Tennessee 

* William Jennings Bryan 

* Clarence Darrow




This issue has considerable coverage of the famous John Scopes "monkey trial" with a one column heading at the top of the front page: "BRYAN THREATENS NATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO BAR EVOLUTION" with subheads. (see)

This very famous trial involve... See More  

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$44.00
649891

General Samuel Houston... Trail of Tears...

Item #649891

May 16, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 16, 1829 



* Trail of Tears 

* Samuel Houston 

* North Carolina gold




Page 3 has an article with a small head: "Gen. Houston" which has some speculation on why this former governor of Tennessee is leaving, ending with: "...They relate to domestic misfortunes. He has not only resigned the governor's chair of Tennesse... See More  

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$41.00
649462

Printed on the run...

A Memphis newspaper printed in Atlanta...

Item #649462

January 12, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Jan. 12, 1864 



* A very rare Confederate title

* Publisher on the run - a Memphis newspaper printed in Atlanta

* Three General Orders and more




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--see the information at the bottom of this listing.

Among the ... See More  

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$265.00
649099

Horrid murders by Indians... War of 1812...

Item #649099

June 13, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 13, 1812  Several pages are taken up with correspondence & documents between the United States and England relating to the upcoming War of 1812. Several documents are signed in type by the Secretary of State, James Monroe.

The bkpg. has most of a column headed: "Indian Murders" which details: "...the late inhuman murders committed on th... See More  

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648973

Woodhull & Claflin in their libel suit...

Item #648973

March 05, 1874

NEW YORK TIMES, March 5, 1874 



* Victoria Woodhull

* Tennessee Celeste Claflin




The back page has: "The Woodhull & Claflin Case" "The Challis Libel Suit Commenced--Two Jurors Obtained" takes close to have a column & begins: "The long-ending trial of Victoria C. Woodhull, Tennie C. Claflin, and Col. James H. Blood, charged with libeling Luther C. Challis ... See More  

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648871

Huge front page map...

Item #648871

April 21, 1863

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 21, 1863 The front page has an 11 1/2 by 14 inch map: "IMPORTANT CONTEMPLATED OPERATIONS IN TENNESSEE." "The Great Battle Field of the Rebels Under General Joe Johnston and the Union Forces Under General Rosecrans." Relates heads on pg. 2: "The Coming Struggle" "Tennessee and Its Lines of Operation" "Where the Rebels Have Take... See More  

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$62.00
648774

Sent to help General Bragg...

Item #648774

October 12, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 12, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Affairs In the South" "Rebel News from the Rapidan" "A Curious Battle In Virginia" "The Union Men of East Tennessee" "The Army of the Cumberland" "The Bulk of Johnston's Army Sent to Gen. Bragg" "Movements of the Enemy at Madison Court Ho... See More  

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648675

Great stock market headline...

Item #648675

November 12, 1929

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, November 12, 1929



* Stock market crash of 1929 (post initial crash)

* Nice front page headline (rare)

* Great Depression at the beginning




This 30 page newspaper has a six column headline on the front page: "Stocks Continue Drop; New Lows Recorded"



with subheads (see images). Nice to have this report on the front page and very unusua... See More  

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$60.00
648674

1929 stock market crash...

Item #648674

November 14, 1929

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Tennessee, November 14, 1929 



* Great stock market crash of 1929

*
The Great depression at the beginning...  Nice headline after initial crash



This 24 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page:

"Market Strength Restores Buying Confidence" with subheads (see photos). Nice to have this report on the front page and very unusual fo... See More  

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$55.00
648523

A Memphis Confederate newspaper printed in Atlanta...

Item #648523

January 19, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Jan. 19, 1864 



* Very rare Confederate title

* Publisher on the run




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. See the information at the bottom of this listing.

The front page has: "Confederate States Congress" which takes most of a col... See More  

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$154.00
648507

Battle of Roanoke Island, from the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #648507

February 12, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 12, 1862 



* Battle of Roanoke Island, North Carolina

* From the capital of the Confederacy




The front page is taken up with ads, reports from Europe--including "The American Crisis In England"-- and "How The North Regards the News From Europe".

Among the topics on the page 2 editorial is the finances of the North, the editor n... See More  

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$94.00
648456

Gold discovered in the Black Hills...

Item #648456

June 24, 1875

DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, June 24, 1875 



* Castle Creek - South Dakota

* Black Hills gold discovery




The ftpg. has: "Gold at Black Hill" which has a dispatch beginning: "I have discovered gold in small quantities on the north bend of Castle Creek...About 15 miners have located a camp on the creek above here..." and more.

Four pages, rejoined at the spine, ... See More  

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$37.00
648082

Teaching Evolution Banned...

Item #648082

March 24, 1925

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, March 24, 1925



* Tennessee bans the teachings of human evolution



Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Tennessee Bans the Teaching of Evolution; Governor Says the Bible Disproves Theory" First report coverage on Tennessee being the first state to ban evolution teachings that would eventually lead to the famous Scopes' monkey t... See More  

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$52.00
647664

Much on the military actions of Andrew Jackson, in his own words...

Item #647664

February 26, 1814

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 26, 1814  Within its pages is: "Events of the War" which consume nearly 7 of the 16 pages with the latest news from the on-going War of 1812. Among the reports and subheads are: "Vigilance"; a letter signed in type by: James Monroe; "Baltimore Vessels" "Additional Rules for the Recruiting Service"; 3 letters signed i... See More  

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647655

Andy Jackson gets a promotion... Attacking Texas...

Item #647655

June 04, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 4, 1814  Inside has over 6 pages taken up with: "Events of the War" reporting on the on-going War of 1812. Among the reports are a letter from Col. Hawkins concerning the Creek Indian War, plus a lengthier letter signed in type: Andrew Jackson, with more reporting on the Creek War.

Another document is headed: "Traitors" beg... See More  

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647534

Massacre plot by slaves uncovered in Tennessee...

Item #647534

January 07, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, January 7, 1832  Within this issue is an article with a small heading: "Another Insurrection" with a portion of the text including:

"We have been credibly informed...among the citizens of Fayetteville, Tenn.,...the discovery of a plot, among the negroes of that place...for an insurrection, all the particulars of which we have not ye... See More  

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$28.00
647485

From the Confederacy... Did Tennessee secede from the Union...

Item #647485

May 03, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 3, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title



The front page is entirely taken up with ads. War related items are on the inside pages including a notable item headed: "Secession of Tennessee" which includes: "...that the Legislature of Tennessee...had passed the ordinance of secession by an almost unanimous vote..." but they are... See More  

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$134.00
647425

Leo Frank if found guilty of murdering Mary Phagan...

Item #647425

August 26, 1913

THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, Aug. 26, 1913 



* Leo Frank found guilty

* Mary Phagan murder case




The top of the third column has heads on the famous Leo Frank murder trial, a sensation at the time which would become a made-for-TV movie in the 1990's. "LEO FRANK GUILTY OF MURDER OF GIRL" "Superintendent of Atlanta Pencil Factory Unmoved" "Crowd C... See More  

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$63.00
647357

Beauregard’s report on the Battle of Manassas…

Item #647357

February 07, 1862

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 7, 1862 



* Rare Confederate publication

* P.G.T. Beauregard official report

* On the Battle of Bull Run




A very rare title and great to have it contain the word “Southern” and also the motto which reads: “The South—Equality or Independence”. The front page has much on the correspondence between L... See More  

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$175.00
647355

A Memphis newspaper printed in Jackson, Mississippi...

Item #647355

January 31, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 31, 1863 



* Very rare Confederate title



This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South--see the information below. Note that the city of publication, "Jackson", is noted near the top of page 2.

The front page has much on the war including: "Federal Reports from Port Hudson" "From ... See More  

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$177.00
647349

New Orleans from the earliest days of Butler's occupation...

Item #647349

February 15, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 15, 1862 



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South




Among the front page item are: "The Federal Raid Up the Tennessee River--Gen. Johnston's Order Disregarded" "What the Morning Journals Say" "Fort Donelson" "The 'Sinews of The War' -- Troubles of the Federal Treasury". There are also... See More  

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$144.00
646644

Map of Sherman's advance in South Carolina...

Item #646644

January 12, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 12, 1865 



* General William T. Sherman

* South Carolina invasion




The ftpg. features a nice Civil War map headed: "SHERMAN'S NEW MOVEMENT. The Advance of Our Army at New River--Charleston & Branchville Threatened."  

Among the many ftpg. one column heads are: "SHERMAN" "South Carolina Invaded" "Rebels Burn & Aba... See More  

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$49.00
646447

The Siege of Charleston... The Averill Raid...

Item #646447

December 22, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 22, 1863 



* Charleston SC South Carolina siege

* General William W. Averell raid




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page items are: "The Averill Raid" "From Northern Virginia" "From East Tennessee--From Northern Georgia--The Siege of Charleston" and other smaller i... See More  

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$86.00
646425

Historic Mormon case making polygamy illegal...

Item #646425

December 11, 1875

DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, Dec. 11, 1875



* Mormons - Mormonism

* Polygamy made illegal




The front page has a somewhat inconspicuous, yet historically very significant, report headed: "A Polygamist Convicted". The report datelined Salt Lake, includes: "...a strong charge to the jury to-day in the George Reynolds polygamy cases, calling for enforcement of the law of Con... See More  

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$120.00
646395

Funeral of Jesse James & other particulars...

Item #646395

April 07, 1882

THE DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, April 7, 1882 



* Outlaw Jesse James

* Death - funeral

* Rare title




The top of a middle column on the front page has notable heads: "JESSE JAMES", "The Remains of a Missouri Bandit Lying in State", "Crowds of People Visit the Place to Look at the Body", "The Funeral Services & the Procession to the Grave&quo... See More  

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$178.00
646392

Jeff Davis' Proclamation on the Mumford controversy: death for Butler... Battle of Murfreesboro... A "Memphis" title......

Item #646392

January 03, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 3, 1863 



* Battle of Stones River - Murfreesboro, Tennessee

* Jefferson Davis proclamation

* Very rare title




This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South--see the information below. The most notable content in the issue is the back page report headed: "The Battle At Murfreesboro" "Confed... See More  

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$285.00
646391

Rare Confederate title from Columbia, South Carolina, late in the war...

Item #646391

February 25, 1864

THE GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 25, 1864 



* VERY RARE



A rare title from the Confederacy. Among the front page items are: "The American War in England" "Stafford's Louisiana Brigade" "Interesting Letter from Gen'l Beauregard" which includes the text of a form letter he sends to families who had a family member injured in the military, si... See More  

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$177.00
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