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140902

Item #140902

January 01, 1864

THE BOATSWAIN'S WHISTLE, Boston, Massachusetts, 1864 A quite uncomon "speciality" newspaper which was short-lived, publisehd exclusively for the "National Sailors' Fair" in Boston at that time. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures approximately 13x10 inches. Some margin tears and edge chipping with ... See More  

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140903

Item #140903

January 01, 1864

DAILY BURLINGTON HAWK-EYE, Burlington, Iowa, 1864. A quite uncommon Civil War-era newspaper with various news of the day in addition to the war, plus a wealth of ads as well. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures approximately 25x18 inches and contains 4 pages. Some foxing and minor margin tears.

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140904

From the Civil War...

Item #140904
THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, 1861-1864. Each issue has a front page illustration of the "Community Dwelling at Oneida", and is dated from within the Civil War Era.  All issues include period commentary and often contain brief CW reports (inside).  See the photo below for an example of this title from our archives. This is a nice issue to have from this location and period in... See More  

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$21.00
140905
Item #140905
THE OBSERVER, Concord, Massachusetts, 1864. Here is one of the smaller newspapers we have ever offered, measuring just 6 1/2 by 5 inches. This title was published for only about six months from June 1 thru December 7. Contains various tidbits. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Four pages, some light ... See More  

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$21.00
140906

Angelic Masthead!

Item #140906
OUR DAILY FARE, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1864. A "specialty" newspaper which existed solely for the Great Central Fair which was going on in Philadelphia at that time. Note the very handsome masthead. The photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures approximately 12x9 inches and contains 8 pages. Very n... See More  

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$29.00
140907

Great illustrations from the Civil War...

Item #140907
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER WAR SUPPLEMENT, New York, 1862  See the photo below for an example of the front page of this title from our archives. Nearly every issue has great multipage illustrations. This is a nice issue to have from this location and period in history. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of t... See More  

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$47.00
140908

From library of James Buchanan...

Item #140908

January 01, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLINGENCER, Washington, D.C., 1849 An interesting issue, as this newspaper has penned at the top: "Hon. James Buchanan" which meant he was the subscriber to this newspaper when he was in Washington. Contains various news of the day with a wealth of political reporting as well. Many ads also. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have thi... See More  

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140911

Item #140911

January 26, 1865

THE COUNTRY GENTLEMAN from Albany, New York and dated: January 26, 1865. This newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper used during this time in history. This 16 page issue contains news of the day and several interesting advertisements that shows what life was like at this time. This farming newspaper contains agricultural news.

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140912

Item #140912
THE COUNTRY GENTLEMAN, Albany, New York, 1865. Subtitled: "A Journal For The Farm, Garden, and Fireside", this publication has content of rural concerns. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures approximately 13x9 inches and contains 16 pages. Very nice.

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$12.00
140917

Wilmington during the Confederacy...

Item #140917

May 04, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 4, 1861 A rather uncommon title from during the early days of the Civil War. The ftpg. is filled with ads--some illustrated including "Negroes for Sale"--with the inside pages having some nice commentary on the war and the politics of war (see photos). Four pages & in great condition.

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140918

Union paper in South Carolina...

Item #140918

August 23, 1862

THE NEW SOUTH, Port Royal, South Carolina, Aug. 23, 1862 Here is an interesting newspaper established in March of 1862 at Port Royal after its capture by Union forces during the early part of the Civil War. Issued in a "military command", the newspaper sought to provide mostly military but no political news for the soldiers, so as not to distract them from their mission which was the suppression o... See More  

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140920

Item #140920

July 01, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, July 1, 1862 See the photos below for the great stacked headlines at the top of the first column concerning the "Great Battle of Virginia" near Richmond. Much related reporting on the front page, plus other Civil War-related content as well. The back page is mostly taken up with ads. A singlesheet issue, one minor tape mend on the ftpg., never bound nor tr... See More  

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140978

1863 Lake Providence LA

Item #140978

March 06, 1863

THE NEW YORK TIMES from New York, NY and dated March 6, 1863. This 8 page newspaper is in nice condition(except for minor staining) due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following FRONT PAGE headlines: Rumors of Recognition... See More  

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141018

Item #141018

April 29, 1863

THE NEW YORK TIMES from New York, NY and dated April 29, 1863. This 8 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following FRONT PAGE headlines: SEE PHOTO! and much more. A nice piece of histo... See More  

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141019

Civil War newspaper with a nice front page map...

Item #141019

March 18, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, March 18, 1862 Ftpg. has: Capture of Island No. 10, With All The Ammunition & Transports of the Rebels How Commodore Footes Fleet was Marshaled Against the Island. Map measures 5 by 4 1/4 inches: Position of the Rebels At Island No. 10. Uncut. "The Rebels Shelled Out of Their Upper Battery" "Development of Fauds in the Clothing Contracts" "The Advance Beyond Manassas" and ... See More  

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141020
Item #141020

April 24, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD from New York, NY and dated April 24, 1862. This vintage 8 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes headlines and the following Front Page map: "FORT WRIGHT, ON THE MISS... See More  

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141021

Item #141021

January 11, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD from New York, NY and dated January 11, 1862. This vintage 8 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes headlines and the following PAGE 3 Map: "THE SCENE OF OPERATIONS AT PORT... See More  

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141022

Item #141022

March 03, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD from New York, NY and dated March 3, 1862. This vintage 8 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following Front Page headlines: SEE PHOTO! and much more. A nice piece ... See More  

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141023

Item #141023

April 20, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD from New York, NY and dated April 20, 1862. This vintage 8 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes headlines and the following small front page maps: "Mount Jackson, Newmark... See More  

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141103

Item #141103

May 19, 1863

THE NEW YORK TIMES from New York, NY and dated May 19, 1863. This 8 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following FRONT PAGE headlines: SEE PHOTO! and much more. A nice piece of hi... See More  

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141127

1865 Rebel Joe Johnston Surrenders

Item #141127

May 08, 1865

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 8, 1865 This 8 page issue has nice front page reporting on the surrender of Confederate Gneeral Joe Johnston. This issue also includes the following front page headlines: "News of the Assissination in Europe", "Action of the British Parliament", "Comments of the Press on Lee's Surrender", and much more. Nice condition.

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141131

American Slavery Report... Yorktown Virginia Island #10...

Item #141131

April 23, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD from New York, NY and dated April 23, 1862. This 8 page newspaper is in nice condition (except for a few margins tears) due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports from the day it was first reported, which includes the following Page 3, 4 & 10 headlines: "The Rebel... See More  

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141153

1862 New Bern, North Carolina...

Item #141153

April 02, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio April 2, 1862. Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South", it opposed the war and attracted the hatred of the Republicans and the Lincoln administration. It insisted that slavery cound not be prohibited by law. So obnoxious was this paper to Unionists that it was denied circulation in some cities. In 1863 the press was raided by a hatefu... See More  

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141159

Jefferson Davis & Slavery Issue

Item #141159

January 01, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD from New York, NY and dated January 1, 1862. This 8 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following FRONT PAGE headlines: "A New Orleans Rebel Organ Does Not Like... See More  

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141160

1864 Several Illustrated Ads and War Reports

Item #141160

August 30, 1864

AMERICAN AND COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, Baltimore, MD and dated August 30, 1864. This 4 page newspaper has a few margin tears, otherwise nice condition. This issue is loaded with advertisements (many illustrated) and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following headlines: "Capture of Fort Morgan Confirmed", "The Rebels Retreating Towards Richmond", "Loss... See More  

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141162

1863 Report from Fort Wagner & Charleston SC Falls

Item #141162

September 11, 1863

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE from New York, NY and dated September 11, 1863. This 8 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following headlines: "General Gilmore's Offical Report", "The Capture o... See More  

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141172

1865 Assassination Of President Abraham Lincoln

Item #141172

April 19, 1865

THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE from New York, NY and dated April 19, 1865. This vintage 8 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper used during that time in history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and post Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following FRONT PAGE headlines: "Secretary Seward and Son Imporving", "Th... See More  

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141198

1861 Message from Rebel Jefferson Davis...

Item #141198

November 25, 1861

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE from New York, NY and dated November 25, 1861. This 8 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported, and much more.

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141222

1863 Cleveland Tennessee Southern Rebellion...

Item #141222

October 29, 1863

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE from New York, NY and dated October 29, 1863. This 8 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following headlines: "Movement of Bragg's Army", "Supposed Intention to A... See More  

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150053
Item #150053
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, August, 1862. The lead article in this issue is "A Flying Trip Through Norway" which includes 19 illustrations and about 21 pages of text. There is a lengthy article on "Charles Dickens". This is a disbound issue without the outer wrappers, otherwise measuring about 6 by 9 1/2 inches and containing over 130 pages. Quite nice conditio... See More  

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150060
Item #150060

November 07, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 7, 1863. See the photo below for the front page article regarding: "The Pennsylvania Coal Mines" and the trouble with the Molly Maquires. This report takes nearly 1-1/2 columns of text and includes a lengthy report from Beaver Meadows. A complete, 8 page issue, folio-size, nice condition. Early item!

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150075

Item #150075

December 10, 1864

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, Dec. 10, 1864 Inside has a nearly halfpg: "Scene in the Camp of Negro Regiments--Method of Punishment of Negro Soldiers for Various Offenses" shows them sitting atop a pole. Edge wear and foxing, but to this item.

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150127
Item #150127
MARYLAND NEWS SHEET, Baltimore, Maryland, 1861 An uncommon Civil War newspaper. Folio-size, 4 pgs., with ftpg. war news. Some minor edge tears, generally in good condition.

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$21.00
150491

Rare Union occupation newspaper from near the end of the Civil War...

Item #150491

November 05, 1864

THE NEW SOUTH,Port Royal, South Carolina, November 5, 1864



* Lincoln's letter to General Sheridan

* signed in type by Lincoln




This newspaper was established in March of 1862 after its capture by Union forces during the early part of the Civil War. Issued in a "military command", the newspaper sought to provide mostly military reports and other items, but no political news for the ... See More  

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151127
Item #151127

February 23, 1861

THE HOME JOURNAL, NY, Feb. 23, 1861. Has many topical reports, some literary content & ads. Very small hole in the second leaf, otherwise nice.

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151690

Item #151690

April 05, 1864

WORCESTER DAILY TRANSCRIPT newspaper from Mass., dated April 5, 1864. See the photo below for the fascinating back page advertisement for "Indian Remedy For Females" with much detail on its uses. The full ad takes two-thirds of a column with much descriptive text. You get the complete 4 page issue--unusual item!

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151887

Famous anti-slavery newspaper...

Item #151887
THE LIBERATOR, Boston, MA 1861-65 (with minor water-staining or other minor imperfections which make them somewhat 2nd-rate)



* Ornate masthead

* Anti-Slavery Title

* edited by William Lloyd Garrison



See the photo below for the terrific masthead of this famous anti-slavery title. The ornate woodcut in the masthead features three scenes: a slave auction, an image of Jesus breaking the bonds ... See More  

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153123

Ornate masthead...

Item #153123
ADVOCATE FAMILY GUARDIAN, New York, 1865  A rather ornate & decorative masthead in this small newspaper, filled primarily with literary & womanly concerns. Edited by Mrs. Sarah R. Bennett of the "American Female Guardian Society". Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will be from 1865 & will have the format shown. Measures approximately 11 by ... See More  

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153130

Quite uncommon from Wisconsin...

Item #153130
THE WISCONSIN CHIEF, Milwaukee and Fort Atkinson, 1861  A quite uncommon newspaper from Wisconsin with various news of the day (pre and early Civil War era news) & a wealth of ads. 

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 14 by 21 inches, never bound nor trimmed, 8 pages. Occasiona... See More  

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$27.00
153438

Lincoln for President...

Item #153438

May 19, 1860

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 19, 1860 Page 7 has some great one column heads announcing that Abraham Lincoln has been selected to be the Republican candidate for president by the Chicago convention. Lincoln has now gained national recognition. Lengthy reporting which takes nearly 5 columns. A bit irregular at the spine, otherwise nice.

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172266

Women's rights convention of 1859...

Item #172266

June 11, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 11, 1859  The front page shows: 'The Talking Fish' and 'The Fighting Tiger of King of Oude'. A full page illustration of 'Ye May Session of Ye Woman's Rights Convention' [Mozart Hall in New York City]. Several illustrations regarding the war in Europe. Text and 3 illustrations on 'The Floating Hospital in the Lower Bay' [... See More  

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172430

Two Winslow Homer prints, including a centerfold...

Item #172430

January 05, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 5, 1861  The full front page is drawn by Winslow Homer & has: 'The Georgia Delegation in Congress' showing 10 men. Also done by Winslow Homer is the doublepage centerfold: "Seeing the Old Year Out".

Also in this issue is: "New Year's Eve in the Country" plus there is a serialized portion of "Great Expectations"... See More  

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172432

Fort Sumter...

Item #172432

January 12, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 12, 1861  Much of front page is taken up with a print of: "Major Anderson, U.S.A., Commanding At Ft. Sumter" with a biography of him. Also in this issue is a dramatic full page: "The Battle of New Orleans, Fought Jan. 8, 1815" & "Sketches of Ft. Moultrie" which has 5 prints; "Senator Seward's Arabian Horses--Maanak... See More  

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172434

Prints regarding Charleston, South Carolina...

Item #172434

January 19, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1861  The front page has 4 prints: "Hon. Francis W. Pickens, Governor of South Carolina" "Hon. Judge Magrath, Sec. of State of South Carolina" "Rev. Dr. Bachman Who Asked a Blessing on the Secession Ordinance" and "The Charleston Zouaves". Prints inside include: "Mr. Rarey and Cruiser (horse)"; a: &qu... See More  

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172436

Nice Charleston issue...

Item #172436

January 26, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 26, 1861  The front page shows: "The Prayer at Sumter". Other prints inside include: "Firing on the 'Star of the West' from the South Carolina Battery on Morris Island" "Group of Guns & Gun Carriages Dismantled by Major Anderson at Fort Moultrie" "Battery at Fort Moultrie, Bearing on Fort Sumter", a full p... See More  

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172438

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

Item #172438

February 02, 1861

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

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172440

The Alabama delegation secedes from the Union...

Item #172440

February 09, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 9, 1861  The full front page is a print of: "The Seceding Alabama Delegation In Congress" showing nine men. Text on the men takes over half of page 2.

Other prints within include: "Captain J. G. Foster, Engineer Corps U.S.A., On Duty at Fort Sumter" "Arrival of the United States Steam Sloop 'Niagara' At Jeddo, Japan, with t... See More  

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172442

Great Valentine's Day front page...

Item #172442

February 16, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 16, 1861  A very nice display issue for Valentine's Day as the entire front page is a handsome print titled: "Saint Valentine's Day" showing 6 vignettes (see).

Inside pages include a fullpg: "A ten-inch Mounted as a Mortar at Ft. Sumter"; a smaller print: "The Sally Port at Sumter--Interior"; a doublepage centerfold of... See More  

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172444

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

Item #172444

February 23, 1861

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

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172446

President-Elect Abraham Lincoln addressing the people...

Item #172446

March 02, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 2, 1861  The full front page is a very nice illustration captioned: "Abraham Lincoln, The President Elect, Addressing The People From the Astor House Balcony". Inside has a full page with 3 scenes: "Fort Moultrie, As Seen From Fort Sumter" "Morris Island, As Seen From Fort Sumter" and "Fort Johnson, As Seen From Fort Sumt... See More  

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