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675016

Civil War map of Richmond, Petersburg & vicinity...

Item #675016

May 15, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1862 



* Peninsula Campaign - Virginia

* Richmond & Petersburg VA Map

* General George B. McClellan




The front page features a nice & very detailed Civil War map headed: "The Military and Naval Advance Toward Richmond and Petersburgh."

Plus there are nice one column Civil War heads including: "Suffolk Occupied by a Portion of Gen. Wool'... See More  

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$45.00
675004

Monitor versus the Merrimac...

Item #675004

March 11, 1862

NEW-YORK TIMES, March 11, 1862 



* Battle of Hampton Roads

* Monitor vs. Merrimack

* Historic Civil War naval battle




Back page heads report the famous naval battle at Hampton Roads, Virginia, between the Monitor and Merrimac: "The Battle In Hampton Roads" "Interesting Details of the Two Days' Fighting" "How The Cumberland Was Sunk by the Merrimac" &quo... See More  

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$132.00
674985

Abraham Lincoln on Negro regiments...

Item #674985

August 13, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 13, 1862 



* Rare Confederate publication

* Abraham Lincoln - Negro troops




From the Confederate capital.  Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The Fight at Southwest Mountain--Further Particulars" "From the Rip Raps" "Norfolk Portsmouth & Suffolk" "Important Decision of Lincoln--Negro Reg... See More  

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$73.00
674984

Confederates occupy Manassas Junction...

Item #674984

August 29, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 29, 1862  Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Correspondence Between Butler & Phelps in Regard to the Negro Brigade" "Brilliant Maneuvering of Gen. Jackson--How He Broke Up a Yankee Arrangement" "...Occupation of Manassas Junction by Our Advance" and more.

Complete as a single sheet, some flaking at th... See More  

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$69.00
674983

News from the Confederate capital...

Item #674983

August 26, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 26, 1862 



* From the Confederate capital



Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "From the Rappahannock" "McClellan's Departure" "Federal Enrolling Citizens of Norfolk" "Confederate States Congress" "From the South" "Letter from Capt. Brown of the Arkansas" and more.

Comp... See More  

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674980

A Proclamation by John Hunt Morgan...

Item #674980

August 01, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 1, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Affairs on the Rappahannock--Depredations of the Enemy--The Approaching Conflict" "Affairs in North Carolina" "Vandalism in Memphis" "Dashing Cavalry Exploit in Mississippi--A Fighting Parson" "A Picture ... See More  

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674979

Daring movements by Stonewall Jackson...

Item #674979

July 25, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 25, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The War On Women" "Morgan's Movements In Kentucky" "Affairs at Harper's Ferry--The Daring of Stonewall Jackson" "From the South" "The Terrors of Bombardment" "The End of the Union"... See More  

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674978

War reports from the Confederate capital...

Item #674978

August 09, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 9, 1862  Among the Civil War reports on the front page are: "The Affair at Malvern Hill" "Destruction of the Arkansas" "A Bold Protest from Maryland" "Conference of the Rebel Generals at Richmond--Their Plans for the Future" "The Confederate Endorsement of Guerrillas..." "The Enemy's Raid Upon ... See More  

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674937

The rebels are out-generaled in West Virginia...

Item #674937

December 30, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 30, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From West Virginia" "Narrow Escape of Another Expedition" "10,000 Rebels Outgeneraled and 100 Prisoners Taken" "From the South" "The Chesapeake Affair" & more.

Eight pages, quite irregular at the blank spine, minor damp stain to a lower corner.... See More  

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674890

Robert E. Lee's movements north...

Item #674890

October 14, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 14, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From Virginia" "Another Advance Northward by General Lee" "Retreat of the Union Army Across the Rappahannock" "Gallant Fight by Buford's & Kilpatrick's Cavalry" "Final Retirement of Lee's Army to the Rapidan" "News From Charleston&... See More  

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674719

Stay home unless you plan to join... Generalisimo Lincoln...

Item #674719

March 26, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Virginia, March 26, 1862 



* Rare Confederate publication

* General Abraham Lincoln




The front page includes: "Notes On The War" which includes a General Order from General H. Marshall concerning travel & communication in the Cumberland Mountains, noting in part: "...The country is infested with spies. Unless a man now comes from Kentucky to join the a... See More  

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674718

The attack upon Charleston...

Item #674718

April 11, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 11, 1863 



* First Battle of Charleston Harbor

* Rare Confederate publication




The front page includes: "A Word of Justice" "Further From Charleston!" "The Turret of the Iron-Clads Pierced!" "Splendid Spirits of Our Men!" "The Law of Impressment" and more, including a dispatch signed in type: G.T. ... See More  

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674685

Supporting the new Constitution...

Item #674685

May 03, 1788

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, May 3, 1788 



* United States Constitution support



Ftpg. item from Baltimore notes: "The election for two members to represent the town of Baltimore in the Convention to meet at Annapolis the 21st to decide on the new Constitution was closed on Thurs...".

Page 2 has more concerning the consideration of the new Constitution with reports from... See More  

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674609

Washington has gone to Virginia? The capital moves...

Item #674609

August 23, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 23, 1783 



* Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century

* From The Enemy




Page 3 has: "...There is a confirmation...of Gen. Washington being gone to Virginia to assist in forming the legislation of that province. The Congress had removed to Trenton, and it was expected as soon as he English evacuated New York they would remove to that city, which will... See More  

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674608

Capital moves to Princeton due to troubles with angry soldiers over lack of pay...

Item #674608

August 19, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 19, 1783 



* Princeton, New Jersey becomes Capital of U.S.



Page 2 has a nice account of the insurrection by solders in Philadelphia due to  being furloughed without their pay, noting in part: "...The Congress have thought fit to remove themselves to Prince Town [Princeton], the malcontents, consisting principally if not wholly, of the disband... See More  

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674524

Rare Confederate issue from Petersburg...

Item #674524

August 15, 1863

THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, Aug. 15, 1863 



* Rare Confederate publication



Petersburg was a critical city to the Confederacy, located not far south of the capital of Richmond, and the focus of a six month long siege when ended in early April, 1865, when Lee withdrew his troops from Petersburg and urged Jefferson Davis to remove the capital from Richmond. The war would end sh... See More  

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$165.00
674350

Waiting for the evacuation of New York... Fate of the Loyalists...

Item #674350

July 08, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 8, 1783 



* Closing events in the Revolutionary War



Page 5 has several reports concerning the Loyalists including: "...appears...that the preparations for the evacuation of New York approach every day to a greater degree of maturity, & that nothing is wanting for the actual execution of this long-talked-of event...A board has been appointed to... See More  

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674199

Two Civil War maps...

Item #674199

April 03, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 3, 1862  Page 3 has a Civil War map headed: "Movements of Major General Banks - Occupation of Woodstock, Virginia- Fight at Stony Creek".

Among the page 3 column heads on the Civil War are: "The New Battle Field" "Corinth, Mississippi to be the Waterloo of the War" "The Rebels Armed with Pikes and Battle Axes" "Beauregard, J... See More  

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674185

Robert E. Lee's report...

Item #674185

November 10, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 10, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From the Southern States" "Gen. Lee's Official Report of His Late Operations in Virginia" which takes over half a column & is signed in type: R. E. Lee, General; "Jeff Davis At Charleston" "Gen. Bragg & His Troubles" "News From Tennessee" &... See More  

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674063

The battle for Charleston...

Item #674063

April 09, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 9, 1863 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* First Battle of Charleston Harbor




The front page includes: "The Situation In The West" "The Parole of Federal Prisoners" "Latest From the North" "The Fight Opened at Charleston!" "The Attack Commenced!" "Terrific Firing on Both Sides!" &... See More  

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674062

Closing in on Vicksburg... Battle of Port Gibson...

Item #674062

May 23, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 23, 1863  



* Capital of the Confederacy



Among the front page reports: "From Jackson" "From Mississippi--A Fight on Saturday--Burning of Big Black Bridge--Vicksburg Closely Besieged!" "Latest From the North" which includes 2 dispatches each signed in type: U.S. Grant, Major General; plus the text of: "An Act T... See More  

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674021

British inciting the Indians to war against the Americans...

Item #674021

March 15, 1808

THE ENQUIRER, Richmond, Virginia, March 15, 1808  Page 2 contains an: "Extract of a Letter dated Fort Wayne" which concerns the British inciting the Indians to war against the Americans: "...British nation...have been stirring up the Indians...with seditious, insidious speeches...sent messages & belts to the Indians...telling them they must soon wade up to the ancles in blo... See More  

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673958

Beware of those who might subvert the American cause...

Item #673958

April 19, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 19, 1783  Page 2 has over half a column headed: "American News" which is taken up with a great document from the Senate of Virginia, warning all to be careful not to be involved with those who might secretly try to promote the motives of England: "...to defeat the malice of those who are.., or may have been suspected to act as the emissaries... See More  

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673872

Troubles in 2 West Virginia towns...

Item #673872

February 10, 1906

STAUNTON DISPATCH, Virginia, Feb.10, 1906



* Littleton, West Virginia has whole town fire

* 15 lose their lives in Hinton, West Virginia mine disaster



The front page of this issue has 2 tragic stories from West Virginia.  The first heading: "TOWN WIPED OUT. - Littleton West Virginia, Entirely Destroyed by Fire", is followed by an article which describes the destruction wi... See More  

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673844

Harper Lee court case... "To Kill A Mockingbird" under fire...

Item #673844

January 16, 1966

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 16, 1966 (1st section only)



* Harper Lee, author of To Kill A Mockingbird joins court case

*
 
Kasturba Gandhi tries to win leadership roll in India



Page 82 contains the heading: "Harper Lee Twits School Board in Virginia for Ban on Her Novel", followed by an explanation on how she humiliated the school board saying, "To hear the novel is immora... See More  

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673635

News from the Confederacy...

Item #673635

August 31, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Aug. 31, 1864 



* From the origin of the American Civil War



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

Among the articles: "From Atlanta--Movement of the Enemy" "From Petersburg" "From Richmond--Affairs in West Virginia--Official From General Hood"... See More  

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673379

Dedication ceremonies at the Bull Run battlefield...

Item #673379

June 13, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, June 13, 1865 



* Battle of Bull Run monuments

* Manassas, Virginia dedication




Front page first column heads include: "Bull Run" "The Final Victory on the First Battle Field of the Rebellion" "The Dead Heroes of Manassas" "Interesting Ceremonies of Dedicating the Monuments Marking the Resting Place of Our Braves" "The Herald&... See More  

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673346

General Meade relieved of his command...

Item #673346

October 28, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 28, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "News From Virginia" "General Meade to Be Removed from Command" "Reported Recrossing of the Rappahannock by Lee" "From East Tennessee" "Severe Fight Near Philadelphia" "The Rebels Driven from the Field" and much more.

Eight pages, nice condit... See More  

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673317

Civil War map of Western Virginia...

Item #673317

January 10, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 10, 1864  The front page features a very detailed Civil War map headed: "General Early's Failure. Scene of the Recent Rebel Failure in Western Virginia".

Among the front page column heads: "Capture of a Rebel Official Document Detailing the Recent Plans of General Early" "The Affair At Jonesville" "The Recent Raid Upon Petersburg&q... See More  

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673230

News of Cornwallis' surrender... Benedict Arnold & the Battle of Groton Heights...

Item #673230
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1781 



* Revolutionary War

* Cornwallis' surrender

* Gen. Benedict Arnold

* Battle of Groton Heights




Near the back is a section headed: "American News" which has a "Copy of a Letter from Brig. Gen. Arnold to his Excellency the Commander in Chief, dated Sound off Plumb Island, Sept. 8, 1781" which takes over an ent... See More  

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673114

On the Confederates establishing a navy...

Item #673114

May 27, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 27, 1863  The front page includes: "The Yankees In York River" "From Vicksburg" "An Act to Establish A Volunteer Navy" "Hostage Retained" & other items including many more Acts from the Confederate Congress.

The back page has a lengthy editorial concerning the war, focused on the Act noted: "It is to be h... See More  

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673060

Appalachicola, Florida... Slave or free?

Item #673060

September 14, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept.  14, 1816  Starting on the front page and continuing within is a great article describing  a banquet held in Paris to celebrate American Independence, which illustrates the great relationship held between both nations.

Another article within describes the mass migration of Negroes from in and around New Orleans to Appalachicola, Florida.... See More  

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672919

From the Confederacy... The 'Lincolnites' in East Tennessee...

Item #672919

April 03, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, April 3, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* First Battle of Kernstown - Virginia




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "Notes Of The War" with many subheads including: "The Lincolnites In East Tennessee" "A Capture & a Release" "A Gallant Exploit" "The Bom... See More  

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672811

Latest news from Robert E. Lee and General Bragg...

Item #672811

October 17, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 17, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From Virginia" "Another Great Battle Near at Hand!" "Lee's Army At Manassas" "Gen. Meade's Forces in Readiness for an Attack" "Threatening Movement Toward Leesburg" "News From Chattanooga" "Rebel Batteries Withdrawn from Lookout ... See More  

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672798

Editor expresses his anger against the Yankees...

Item #672798

August 24, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 24, 1864 



* Rare rebel publication



The front page has: "The War News" beginning: "There is nothing new from Petersburg...The enemy are still upon the Weldon railroad...The battle of last Sunday was not half the battle we at one time thought it...". Also: "The Situation at Mobile" with subheads: "A Naval Skirmish" ... See More  

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672697

Efforts to get Virginia readmitted to the Union after the Civil War...

Item #672697

January 22, 1870

NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 22, 1870  The front page begins with over a column of reporting on the re-admission of Virginia into the Union after the Civil War.

Heads include: "Congress" "Action at Last in the Senate on the Virginia Question" "A Bill for Admission Passed by a Vote of 48 to 10" "Unconditional Admission of the State Denied" and more.

Conditiona... See More  

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672650

The very beginning of the Financial Panic of 1873...

Item #672650

September 18, 1873

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 18, 1873. This issue has fine early coverage on what became known as the "Panic of 1873" - which was precipitated by the bankruptcy of the banking firm of Jay Cooke and Company.

There is an article on pg. five, "PANIC IN STOCKS - GREAT EXCITEMENT IN THE STREET YESTERDAY", which takes nearly a full column of text. Another somewhat related article appea... See More  

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672646

Financial Panic of 1873...

Item #672646

September 23, 1873

THE WORLD, NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 1873  This issue has fine follow up coverage on what became known as: "The Panic of 1873", which was precipitated by the bankruptcy of the banking firm of Jay Cooke and Company.

There are several reports with one column head including; "A BRIGHTER PROSPECT - BETTER FEELING IN WALL STREET ...", "JAY COOKE & CO. - A STATEMENT OF ASSET... See More  

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672448

A letter from VMI...

Item #672448

January 25, 1872

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Jan. 25, 1872  Page 2 has a letter from the "Virginia Military Institute" in Lexington concerning immigration. Also an article on "Constitutional Amendments" for the state of North Carolina.

Four pages, a few creases, and a bit of foxing, good condition.

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672444

Report on the 1862 Battle of Antietam...

Item #672444

October 08, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 8, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate publication

* Battle of Antietam - Sharpsburg




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: "To the Citizens of Columbus" "From Knoxville--News from Gen. Smith... See More  

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672408

The trial of the demon jailer of Andersonville Prison Camp...

Item #672408

October 14, 1865

THE DAILY CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, Oct. 14, 1865  The top of a front page column has a stack of heads: "The Virginia Congressmen" "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "News From California" "Davis Intercession" "Letters From Mrs. Davis" and more.

Four pages, large folio size, good condition. The folder note is for the issue folded in half.

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672225

General Lee's and General Bragg's armies...

Item #672225

October 29, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 29, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: Gen. Grant's Dept." "Grand Flanking Movement by Lee's and Bragg's Armies" "Rebels Marching from Virginia to Tennessee" "The Line of the Rappahannock to be Defended by Lee" "Cavalry Right at Bealton Station" "Daring Raids by the Enemy" &... See More  

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672221

Success at Chattanooga...

Item #672221

November 28, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 28, 1863 



* Battles of Missionary Ridge & Lookout Mountain



Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "VIRGINIA" "A Battle & a Victory South of the Rapidan" "Gen. Meade Reported Successful at All Points: "CHATTANOOGA" "The Enemy Totally Routed & Flying in Panic" "Bragg Attempts a Stand a... See More  

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672220

General Grant, General Sherman...

Item #672220

December 08, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 8, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "General Grant's Dept." "Longstreet Certainly Retreating Toward Virginia" "The Siege of Knoxville Raised Dec. 4" "Gens. Sherman and Foster Pursuing Along the Holston River" "The Enemy Advancing on Maysfield, Ky." "The Siege of Charleston" &... See More  

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672194

Early Robert E. Lee...

Item #672194

July 11, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 11, 1829



* Cadet Robert E. Lee

* West Point military academy




It's always fascinating to find mention of notable people long before they would become a household name.

Near the back is is a great example. Under a list headed: "Military Academy" area the: "...names of the five most distinguished cadets in each class..." and ... See More  

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672181

1954 Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima) dedication...

Item #672181

November 11, 1954

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., November 11, 1954



* United States Marine Corps War Memorial dedication

* Battle of Iwo Jima - Mount Suribachi flag raising

* Arlington Park Ridge, Virginia




Page 6 has a brief and somewhat discrete report with one column heading: "Capital Dedicates Marine Memorial" (see)

Complete with 40 pages, light toning at the margins, generally in very nice cond... See More  

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672160

Western Indians... University of Virginia...

Item #672160

October 08, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 8, 1825  Of interest is a report on the "Western Indians" taking over half a page.

Also the "Naval Court of Inquiry" concerns an incident with pirates and Cuba (see Niles' dated November 1, 1823).

Sixteen pages, very nice condition.



As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magaz... See More  

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672023

Large Civil War map on the front page...

Item #672023

October 07, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 7, 1861  The front page is dominated by a very large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN WESTERN VIRGINIA". Plus many ftpg. column heads on the war: "THE REBELLION" "Interview Between Generals McClellan & Banks" "Important News from the Cherokee Nation" "The Scene of War in Western Virginia" ... See More  

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$52.00
672019

War news from the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #672019

June 21, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, June 21, 1862 



* Battle of Secessionville

* Battle of Port Republic




Among the reports are: "Exploits of the Mackerel Brigade - Triumph of Naval Architecture" "The Battle Near  Charleston" "The Lines" "The Battle Near Port Republic" "The Steamers Virginia & Mississippi..." "Army of Richmo... See More  

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$86.00
672015

Events at Port Hudson...

Item #672015

March 17, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 17, 1863 



* Capital of the Confederacy



The front page includes: "Attack On Port Hudson--The Enemy Repulsed" "Missouri From An Eye-Witness--The Military Thraldom Over the State--Outrages & Tyranny of the Enemy--Horrible Treatment of Our Prisoners--A Dark Picture of Wrongs & Long Suffering". Also: "Attack On Port Hu... See More  

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$72.00
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