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682991

From Confederate North Carolina...

Item #682991

August 21, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 21, 1861 



* Rare Confederate publication



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

Pages 2 & 3 have various Civil War reports including: "Insubordination in the 'Grand Army' " "Gov. Sprague, of Rhode Isl., on the War" "Ellsworth&... See More  

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$78.00
682976

Terrific on the early oil industry in Pennsylvania...

Item #682976

March 01, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, March 1, 1865  



* Early life in Oil City, Pennsylvania

* Petroleum discoveries - discovery

* Oil Creek - Allegheny River




The front page isa all about the discovery of oil in Pennsylvania, with first column heads: "PETROLEUM" "The Great Pennsylvania Oil Region" "Oil! Oil! Oil! Oil!" "Its Discovery, Development and Uses--How it is ... See More  

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$33.00
682973

Union troops advancing through the Carolinas...

Item #682973

February 24, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, Feb. 24, 1865  Formatted very much like its competitors, the Times, Tribune & Herald.  

Among the front page first column heads on the Civil War: "NORTH CAROLINA" "Our Forces Within Four Miles of Wilmington..." "Heavy Firing Going on & Our Troops Advancing" "Capture of Fort Anderson" "Union Forces Moving on Tarbor... See More  

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$31.00
682960

First African-American admitted to practice before the Supreme Court...

Item #682960

February 02, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, Feb. 2, 1865  



* Abolitionist John Rock "black is beautiful

* First African American admitted to practice law

* Supreme Court of the United States




Formatted very much like its competitors, the Times, Tribune & Herald.  

Page 4 has a very notable report: "A Negro Admitted to Practice in the U.S. Supreme Court" which has a subhead: "Neg... See More  

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$185.00
682954

Union forces near Mobile...

Item #682954

January 16, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, Jan. 16 1865  Formatted very much like its competitors, the Times, Tribune & Herald. Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "Intrenched Position of the Union Forces near Mobile" "Reasons Why the South Should be of Good Cheer" "PEACE" "Reported Interview with High Rebel Officials" "The ... See More  

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682953

Sherman before Savannah, Georgia...

Item #682953

January 04, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, Jan. 4 1865  



* William T. Sherman

* Savannah, Georgia




Formatted very much like its competitors, the Times, Tribune & Herald. Column heads on the Civil War are on inside pages & include: "SAVANNAH" "Important Movement of Gen. Sherman's Troops" "Butler Again" "Attempt to Open the Dutch Gap Canal" "Failure of ... See More  

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682939

General Sherman is shelling Atlanta...

Item #682939

August 12, 1864

THE WORLD, New York, Aug. 12, 1864  Formatted very much like its competitors, the Times, Tribune & Herald. Front page column heads on the Civil War include: "Rumors of a Fight With Early" "Reports from Deserters of the Capture of Mobile" "Sherman Shelling Atlanta" "Particulars of General Stoneman's Raid" "Explosion of an Army Ordnance Boat ... See More  

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682938

General McClellan is nominated for the Presidency, to oppose Lincoln...

Item #682938

August 11, 1864

THE WORLD, New York, Aug. 11, 1864  



* General George McClellan

* Presidential nomination

* vs. Abraham Lincoln




Formatted very much like its competitors, the Times, Tribune & Herald. First column Civil War heads include: "The McClellan Furore" "Union Square in a; Blaze of Glory" "Metropolitan Honors to 'Little Mac' " "Gen. Geo. B. McClell... See More  

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682901

"The War Tax In Virginia"...

Item #682901

January 06, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 6, 1864 



* Rare rebel publication



Among the front page reports are: "The War News" which has several reports; also: "Averill Prisoners" "The War Tax In Virginia" "The Anti-Substitute Law "The Blockade--The Cotton Question Again" 'The Courts" 'The Mortality in the Yankee Armies" "T... See More  

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$77.00
682863

Lincoln is assassinated... One of the most desired titles... An early edition...

Item #682863

April 15, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report)

* Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth




Not only this event, but this title remains one of the most desired by collectors; a very significant event in American history reported by one of the most respected newspapers in the country.

The first column heads tell it all: "AWFUL EVENT" "President ... See More  

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$3,950.00
682858

Confederate newspaper...Sherman advancing towards Columbia...

Item #682858

November 29, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Nov. 29, 1864  A rather rare title and great that it includes the word “Southern”.

The front page is mostly taken up with ads & military notices but there is a lengthy account headed: Sherman's March" which offers much detail on his historic march to the sea. This was of critical to the citizens of Columbia, as F... See More  

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$177.00
682776

Confederate newspaper from Memphis... Jeff Davis' speech...

Item #682776

November 27, 1861

MEMPHIS WEEKLY APPEAL, Tennessee, November 27, 1861 



* Rare Confederate stronghold publication



This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city.

Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the "Memphis Appeal" newspa... See More  

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$188.00
682745

Abraham Lincoln declares West Virginia will be a state...

Item #682745

April 22, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, April 22, 1863  



* West Virginia declared a state



Page 4 has the declaration by Abraham Lincoln that West Virginia will be its own state.  The proclamation is signed ABRAHAM LINCOLN in block letters.

Eight pages, small binding holes on the left margin, very good condition.

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$88.00
682715

John Wilkes Booth 3 years before his notoriety...

Item #682715

March 27, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 27, 1862 



* John Wilkes Booth theater ad

* Civil War original reporting




Near the top of the front page contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production of The Apostate at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth. 

See the photo for th... See More  

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$77.00
682680

Two dispatches signed by Braxton Bragg...

Item #682680

November 26, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Nov. 26, 1863 



* Battle of Lookout Mountain - Braxton Bragg

* From the capital of the Confederacy




A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate states. The front page has some advertisements but is dominated by various news reports, including items headed: "The News" "The Courts" "City Intelligence" "Batt... See More  

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$77.00
682679

Jefferson Davis is inaugurated as President...

Item #682679

February 25, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 25, 1862 



* Jefferson Davis inauguration

* President of the Confederacy

* Nashville, Tennessee map




The front page features a nice map of: "THE CITY OF NASHVILLE" which includes the city streets.

But of most significance is the front page report headed: "Inauguration of Jeff. Davis as President of the Bogus Confederacy" "Scenes and Ceremo... See More  

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$137.00
682606

Upon the capture of Jefferson Davis...

Item #682606

May 22, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 22, 1865 



* Jefferson Davis captured in Woman's clothes



Among the front page column heads are: "JEFF. DAVIS" "His Arrival at Fortress Monroe" "Stephens, C.C. Clay, Reagan & Wheeler Accompany Him" "Quarters Prepared for the Party" "Incidents of the Capture" "Davis As A 'Mother' " "He Br... See More  

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$56.00
682535

Talk of an Amendment to eliminate slavery...

Item #682535

December 11, 1863

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Dec. 11, 1863  Page 2 has: "Constitutional Amendment Against Slavery" with some discussion. Also much on the Civil War including: "Late Rebel Dispatches" "What the Cavalry Did at Chattanooga" "Hard Marching & Religious Interest in the 10th Regiment" "Late Southern News" "Hard Marching &... See More  

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$36.00
682534

Lincoln's Proclamation... Repealing laws of slavery...

Item #682534

July 08, 1864

DAILY NATIONAL  INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 8, 1864  



* Abraham Lincoln proclamation

* Slavery in America




Page 2 begins with: "OFFICIAL, By the President of the United States, A PROCLAMATION" noting: "...hereby appoint the first Thursday of August next to be observed by the people of the United States as a day of National humiliation and prayer..." s... See More  

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$57.00
682526

Battle of Bull Run, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #682526

July 23, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 23, 1861 



* First Battle of Bull Run

* Manassas VA Virginia

* From capital of Confederacy




Not just a newspaper from the Confederate states, but from the capital of the Confederacy.

Certainly the key content in this issue is on page 3 with a heading: "The Great Battle At Stone Bridge" "The President's Official Dispatch".... See More  

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682525

Great coverage of Bull Run, or Manassas, in a Confederate title...

Item #682525

July 24, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 24, 1861 



* First Battle of Bull Run

* Manassas VA Virginia

* Great publication to have




Not only a newspaper from the Confederate states, but from the capital of the Confederacy. Given the date, it is not surprising that the content on pages 2 & 3 contain much on the historic Battle of Bull Run, the first major conflict of the Civil War. Th... See More  

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$167.00
682518

Memphis, Tennessee Confederate newspaper... Lincoln explains the purpose of the war to Congress...

Item #682518

July 06, 1861

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Tennessee, July 6, 1861



* Very rare Confederate publication

* Abraham Lincoln on the current war




This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South--see the information below. Among the war reports are: "War Intelligence" "Affairs At Pensacola" "How The Southern Climate Affects the Yankee Troops" "East Tennes... See More  

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$220.00
682496

Lincoln's last public speech and last proclamation...

Item #682496

April 12, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 12, 1865   



* Civil War is over speech

* Abraham Lincoln's last public speech

* Presidential proclamation 128

* Just 2 days before his assassination




This issue was printed just 2 days prior to Lincoln's assassination, with the front page containing what is noted as Lincoln's last speech.

The front page heads include: "OUR VICTORIES" ... See More  

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$355.00
682420

Port Royal South Carolina...

Item #682420

September 12, 1863

THE NEW SOUTH, Port Royal, South Carolina, Sept. 12, 1863 



* Rare Union occupation publication in the South



This newspaper was 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 n
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$165.00
682398

Death of President Franklin D. Roosevelt...

Item #682398

April 13, 1945

BUFFALO COURIER EXPRESS, New York, April 13, 1945 



* Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR

* Warm Springs, Georgia

* World War II - WWII




The front page two-line banner head: "PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT DIES; OATH IS TAKEN BY TRUMAN" with photos of both. One of the subheads: "Stroke Is Fatal While on Visit To Warm Springs".

Complete in 22 pages, toning at the central fold, a few mino... See More  

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$58.00
682326

Civil War era newspaper from Boston...

Item #682326

October 09, 1861

THE BOSTON TRANSCRIPT, Boston, Massachusetts, October 9, 1861 This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of pre Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: SEE PHOTOS. Lots of interesting reading.

Complete in four pages. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to r... See More  

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682246

Civil War newspaper from St. Louis...

Item #682246

June 23, 1862

DAILY MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, June 23, 1862  Among the front page Civil War column heads are: "News From the South" "From Gen. McClellan's Army" "Rebel Account of the Late Dash" and more, with additional war reporting inside.

Four pages, a very large size folio newspaper, minor margin wear. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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682243

Richmond falls... End of the Civil War is near... President Lincoln confirms...

Item #682243

April 04, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, April 4, 1865



* Best Richmond falls

* Great for display




This is one of the more graphic issues of the Times from the entire Civil War, obviously celebrating the triumphant report of General U.S. Grant capturing the capital of the Confederacy. With this event the end of the Civil War was but days away.

The dominating feature of the front page is the great engraving of an eag... See More  

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$785.00
682238

Nearing the end of the Civil War...

Item #682238

February 27, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 27, 1865 



* General William T. Sherman

* Gen. Joe Johnston

* Final months of the Civil War




Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "SOUTHERN NEWS" "The Military Situation" "Anticipated Movement by Gen. Grant" "General Johnston to Command the Army opposed to Sherman" "Disposal of the Slave-Soldier Question&q... See More  

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682236

The horrors of the Andersonville prison...

Item #682236

September 02, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 2, 1865 



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The prime content is at the top of the bkpg. with reports on the trial of Henry Wirz, the "demon" jailer of the Andersonville Prison camp: "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "The Horrible Case of the Age Resumed" "More Testimony as to the Inhumanity of Wirz" "Awful Condition of the Pris... See More  

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682233

Female spy... Drunkenness in the Union Army...

Item #682233

January 15, 1862

 DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 15, 1862  A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The ftpg. is taken up with ads plus news reports from Europe including: "The Mason-Slidell Affair" and the "Funeral of Prince Albert".

Page 2 has a lengthy editorial which discusses several topics including how the winter has slowed the Yankee forces, and also: &q... See More  

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$74.00
682231

Protection for Negro soldiers...

Item #682231

March 03, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 3, 1864 



* Negro soldiers



A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. The front page includes: "The Raids Around Richmond--Surprise Of the Enemy's Camp at Atlee--Retreat of the Yankees Across the Pamunkey--Incidents, etc." which takes two columns. Also: "From The Peninsula" "Allowance of Ra... See More  

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$86.00
682149

Latest news from the battlefields...

Item #682149

June 11, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 11, 1864  



* Battle of Cold Harbor

* Mechanicsville, Virginia

* Grant vs. Lee




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Burial of the Dead" "Grant Moving Down His Left" "Both Armies Close Together" "Hunter's Victory in West Virginia" "Their Stories About Sherman" &... See More  

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682137

Latest reports from the Civil War battlefields...

Item #682137

May 18, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 18, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Latest Official Reports" "Lee Probably Re-Enforced" "Our Troops In Excellent Spirits" "Butler Repulses the Enemy" "Sherman Progressing Finely" "The Siege of Fort Darling" "LATER FROM SHERMAN" "Hot Purs... See More  

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682133

Two Civil War maps on the Battle of the Wilderness...

Item #682133

May 08, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, May 8, 1864 



* Battle of the Wilderness w/ maps

* Robert E. Lee vs. Ulysses S. Grant




The front page is dominated by a quite large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "IMPORTANT OPERATIONS ON JAMES RIVER. Major General Butler's Landing on the South Side of the River---The Approaches to the Rebel Capital."

There is much related text & column hea... See More  

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$98.00
682130

"...fight it out if it takes all summer..."

Item #682130

May 13, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 13, 1864



* Battle of Spotsylvania VA Virginia

* General Robert E. Lee

* Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's famous quote




The front page has nice first column heads on the Civil War including: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Gen. Grant Says the Result is So Far Much in Our Favor" "Heavy Fighting on Wednesday" "Lee Sends In a Flag of Truce" "Ge... See More  

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682128

Terrific full page Civil War map, plus another map as well...

Item #682128

May 13, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, May 13, 1864  



* Battle of Spotsylvania Court House - Virginia

* Generals Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee

* Terrific full page Civil War map of campaign




Although the front page has over half a column of stacked heads on the Civil War, beginning with: "GRANT ! " with much more, the prime content would be the single sheet Supplement" issue attached, th... See More  

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682124

Much on Farragut's successes at Mobile Bay...

Item #682124

August 29, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 29, 1864  Dominating the front page are two illustrations, showing the details of: "Fort Morgan" and: "Fort Gaines".

Also great front page column heads on the Civil War: "FARRAGUT" "Glorious News!" "Capture of Fort Morgan" "Description of the Fort and Its Armament" "What Has Been Accomplished".

Also:... See More  

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682099

Huge Civil War map of the Richmond vicinity...

Item #682099

August 17, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 17, 1864



* Siege of Petersburg, Virginia map

* Union General Ulysses S. Grant

* Battle of Mobile Bay - Alabama




 Over half of the front page is taken up with a very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE COUNTRY BETWEEN RICHMOND AND PETERSBURG".

Among the various ftpg. column heads on the war are: "From Grant's Army" "A Grand Strategic ... See More  

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682098

Huge Civil War map on the capture of Mobile...

Item #682098

August 16, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 16, 1864  The front page is dominated by a huge Civil War map taking up more than half of the page, headed: "MAP OF THE BAY OF MOBILE---THE SCENES OF FARRAGUT'S VICTORY".

The remainder of the front page has various related reports on the Civil War with more inside as well.

Eight pages, great condition.

Item from Catalog 326 (released for January, 2023)...

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$92.00
682096

Much on Admiral Farragut's progress at Mobile...

Item #682096

August 15, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 15, 1864  



* Battle of Mobile Bay, Alabama

* Rear Admiral David G. Farragut




Half of the first column is taken up with a nice stack of Civil War heads including: "FARRAGUT" "Details of the Passage by Our Fleet of Forts Morgan & Gaines" "Daring Dash & Brilliant Victory" "The Naval Engagement in Mobile Bay" "Desper... See More  

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$32.00
682088

Sherman is before Atlanta...

Item #682088

August 08, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 8, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "FROM SHERMAN'S ARMY" "Third Great Battle Before Atlanta" "Desperation of the Rebel Assaults" "They are Constantly Repulsed with Great Slaughter" "Rebel Loss About 10,000" "The Union Loss 2,000".

Eight pages, great condition.

Item from Catalog 327 - released for February, 2023...

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682084

The Battle of Winchester, Virginia...

Item #682084

August 05, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 5, 1864  



* 3rd and final Northern invasion



Among the front page reports on the Civil War are; "THE GREAT CONTEST" "From the Army of the Potomac" "The Battle of Winchester" "The Invasion of Pennsylvania" "Success of Stoneman's Raid--Defeat of Wheeler" "The Guerrilla War in Kentucky" and more. 

E... See More  

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682082

Sherman's march thru the South...

Item #682082

August 04, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 4, 1864  



* Battle of Folck's Mill - Cumberland

* William T Sherman - Atlanta campaign




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN" "Operations Before the City of Atlanta" "The Macon Railroad Destroyed" "News from the Southwest" "Rebel Accounts" "GRANT" "HUNTER" "Re... See More  

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682080

Grant and Lincoln meet...

Item #682080

August 03, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 3, 1864  



* Abraham Lincoln visits Grant in the field



Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "GRANT" "Review of the Operations on Saturday Last" "Our Losses in the Assault on the Rebel Works" "A Flag of Truce Prevailing on Monday" "The Dead Buried & the Wounded Cared For" "The Interview... See More  

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682075

Wheeler's raid on Dalton, Georgia...

Item #682075

August 19, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, August 19, 1864



* Second Battle of Dalton

* Joseph Wheeler's raid




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "FIGHT AT DALTON, GA." "Impetuous Charge of the Fourteenth U.S. Colored Infantry" "The Rebels Driven Into Confusion" "From Sheridan's Army" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$32.00
682073

A fight at Cold Harbor...

Item #682073

June 03, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 3, 1864 



* Battle of Cold Harbor

* Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Sharp Cavalry Fight at Cold Harbor" "Fitz Lee's Forces Defeated" "Part of the Enemy's Works Taken" "They Try to Regan Them but Fail" "Everything Going Righ... See More  

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682046

The Monitor vs. the Merrimac ushers in the “modern” era of naval warfare...

Item #682046

March 10, 1862

THE DAILY GLOBE, Washington, D.C., March 10, 1862 



* Battle of Hampton Roads, Virginia

* Monitor vs. Merrimack (CSS Virginia)

* Civil War ironclads - warships




Under the various Civil War reports on page 3 is an item concerning the famous naval battle of the ironclads, the Monitor vs. the Merrimac, including: "...the rebel iron-clad steamer Merrimac...engaged the United States fl... See More  

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$84.00
682041

Mosby's guerrillas...

Item #682041

May 14, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 14, 1863 



* Ulysses S. Grant at Clinton, Mississippi

* Guerilla leader John S. Mosby




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From The Lower Mississippi" "A Victory for Gen. Grant at Clinton" "A Battle Lasting All the Day" "Scouting Operations by Stabel's Cavalry" "The Guerrilla Moseby Still Prowling... See More  

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682017

Latest battle reports....

Item #682017

August 01, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 1, 1864  



* Battle of the Crater

* Siege of Petersburg




The front page has several one column heads on the Civil War including: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Grant's Army At Work" "Rebel Earthworks Blown Up" "Heavy Fighting, and Defeat of the Enemy" "From Gen. Sherman's Army" and more.

Eight pages, great condition.... See More  

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$29.00
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