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681246

Letter from a Rebel mother...

Item #681246

January 26, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 26, 1865  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Naval Fight On James River" "Rebel Iron-Clads Attempt to Destroy Our Works at City Point" "The Latest Rebel News" "From Fort Fisher" with many subheads. A special feature of this issue is the ftpg. printing of: "A Desponding Letter From a Rebel Mother to H... See More  

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$34.00
681245

Letter from a Rebel mother...

Item #681245

January 26, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 26, 1865  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Naval Fight On James River" "Rebel Iron-Clads Attempt to Destroy Our Works at City Point" "The Latest Rebel News" "From Fort Fisher" with many subheads. A special feature of this issue is the ftpg. printing of: "A Desponding Letter From a Rebel Mother to H... See More  

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$33.00
681243

Defeat of John Morgan...

Item #681243

May 21, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 21, 1864 



*  Battle of Spotsylvania Court House



Nearly half of the front page first column is taken up with Civil War heads including: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Lee Tries to Turn Our Right Flank" "He is Repulsed & Gives It Up" "We Capture 300 Prisoners" "The Rebels Say They Are Short of Supplies" "Our Army ... See More  

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$26.00
681197

The removal of General Butler & his farewell orders...

Item #681197

January 14, 1865

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New  York, Jan. 14, 1865 



* Gen. Benjamin Butler removed

* Final months of the war




As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.

The entire ftpg. is taken up with: "The Military Situation" giving the latest reports from: "The Campaign ... See More  

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$30.00
681182

Yankee occupation newspaper after Richmond fell...

Item #681182

May 12, 1865

THE RICHMOND TIMES, May 12, 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 19 issue.

The content has much on end-of-war and Reconstruction reports. The front page has: "Proclamation From the Pres... See More  

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$315.00
681171

End of war events...

Item #681171

June 19, 1865

ROCHESTER DAILY DEMOCRAT, New York, June 19, 1865  Among the front page column heads relating to the Civil War are: "Lee Applies For Pardon" "The Occupation of Brownsville" "Ben Wood Arrested" "The Fourth at Gettysburg" "Confiscation in Richmond" "A Speech by Gen. Butler" "Pillaging the Rebels' Stores at Houston".

Four... See More  

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$36.00
681083

Lincoln compares unfavorably to King George III...

Item #681083

January 11, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 11, 1862 



* Abraham Lincoln mockery 

* King George III comparison 

* From the rebel capital




Half of the front page is taken up with ads, and half with news & other items including: "The Case of Brownlow" "Mr. Thomas' Plan for the Reorganization of the Virginia Forces" "There's Life in the Old Lan... See More  

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$82.00
680919

The "Confederate" newspaper from Kentucky...

Item #680919

September 12, 1861

LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, Sept. 12, 1861 



* Rare pro-Confederate title

* 1st year of the Civil War




Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confed... See More  

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$87.00
680909

Yankees admit atrocities... and refuse to fight...

Item #680909

February 07, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 7, 1864 



* Rare rebel publication



A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Additional From The North" "The Revolution in the North--Great Indignation at the Military Arrests of the Administration..." "Disaffection In The Yankee Army--the Soldiers Refusing to Fight--Their Confessions o... See More  

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$83.00
680889

"Memphis" newspaper printed in Atlanta, Georgia... Jefferson Davis' stirring address to his soldiers...

Item #680889

February 14, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Feb. 14, 1864 



* Very rare Confederate title

* Publisher on the run




See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper.

Among the front page items are: "President Davis' Address to the Army" which is rather lengthy & signed in type: Jefferson Davis. This is a very nice, rousing address to his sold... See More  

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$226.00
680870

1862 Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia...

Item #680870

August 09, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 9, 1862



* Malvern Hill Virginia
* General George M'Clellan
 
This issue is loaded with interesting Civil War reports from the time it happened with the following one column headings on page 5: "News From M'Clellan's Army" "Withdrawal of Gen. Hooker's Forces from Malvern Hill" "Appearance of the Rebels in
... See More  

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680866

Yankee deserters escape... along Williamsburg Road...

Item #680866

January 19, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, , Virginia, Jan. 19, 1864  A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "Tenure of Cabinet Officers--Report of the Committee on the Judiciary" "which takes most of the page. Also on the front page: "City Intelligence" "Confiscation of Yankee Goods" "Captain John Kennedy" and other smaller items.... See More  

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$77.00
680864

Death of General Hood? Battle of Chickamauga...

Item #680864

September 24, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 24, 1863 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* Battle of Chickamauga - Georgia




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "From the Army of Northern Virginia" "From City Point--The Flag of Truce" and more. Perhaps the most interesting item is: "The Late Major General Hood" whic... See More  

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$67.00
680827

War news from this Confederate newspaper...

Item #680827

July 11, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, July 11, 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 masthead.

Front page reports include: "From Gen. Lee's Army" "From Richmond - Operations in the Valley" "Later Yankee News" "Siege of Charleston&... See More  

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$82.00
680752

Lincoln formalizes Thanksgiving Day as a national holiday...

Item #680752

October 05, 1863

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, October 5, 1863 



* President Abraham Lincoln proclamation

* America's national day of Thanksgiving begins




Although almost every President since George Washington has issued a proclamation for a "day of thanksgiving", typically celebrated in November but at other times of the year as well, it was Abraham Lincoln who formalized Thanksgiving Day to be... See More  

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$545.00
680748

The most famous of all Lincoln assassination newspapers...

Item #680748

April 15, 1865

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 15, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report)

* Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth




This issue would rank among the most famous of all Lincoln assassination newspapers, as almost all issues found on the market today are one of the many reprints which have turned up for decades, disappointing the many owners who presumed they had the genuine issue.... See More  

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$4,575.00
680719

Nast Santa Claus centerfold...

Item #680719

December 26, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 26, 1863



* Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving



 The feature of this issue is the very displayable doublepage centerfold titled: "Christmas, 1863" which includes 6 vignettes by Thomas Nast, one showing Santa Claus with his bag over his back looking over two sleeping children. A very displayable print which measures about 16 by 21 inc... See More  

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$98.00
680717

The Battle of Chickamauga...

Item #680717

January 02, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Jan. 2, 1864 



* Battle of Chickamauga - Georgia

* General George H. Thomas account




As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. The entire front page is taken up with: "The Military Situation" giving reports from various fields of oper... See More  

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680711

Surrender of Lee at Appomattox...

Item #680711

April 15, 1865

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, April 15, 1865 



* General Robert E. Lee

* Confederate Army of Northern Virginia

* Surrender at Appomattox Court House




Subtitled: "Gazette Of The Regular And Volunteer Forces", this 16 page issue is simply filled with military reports, almost entirely on the Civil War at this time. 

This issue is dated the day Abraham Lincoln died. The... See More  

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$320.00
680691

Confederate soldiers...

Item #680691

November 04, 1863

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Nov. 4, 1863  Among the front page column heads are: "Interesting From The South" "Movements of Jeff. Davis" 'The Rebel Press on the Great Lack of Food" "Companies of Soldiers are Marching Barefoot" "Operations in the Shenandoah Valley" "Federal Advance into North Carolina" and more.

Eight pages, very nice ... See More  

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680678

Columbia, South Carolina, is captured...

Item #680678

February 21, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 21, 1865 



* William T. Sherman

* Columbia South Carolina


* Final months of the Civil War




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From South Carolina" "The Evacuation of Charleston" "Dahlgren Moving on the City" "The Occupation of Columbia" "Sherman's & Beauregard's Movements" "L... See More  

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680676

Stonewall Jackson resigned his command?

Item #680676

February 08, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Feb. 8, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate title

* General Stonewall Jackson




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 is an interesting one: "The Richmond Whig is pained to hear that Gen. Jackson ('Stone Wall... See More  

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680672

In the North, but pro-South... Near the end of the war...

Item #680672

January 11, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 11, 1865 



* Final months of the war

* Rare pro-Confederate title




This issue is from near the end of the Civil War. Among the articles on the front page are: "The Raid on the Mobile & Ohio Railroad--Sherman Advancing into South Carolina" and "From the South--Latest from Wilmington--Disappearance of the Federal Fleet--Caustic Article on... See More  

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680628

Map of rebel locations on the Mississippi River...

Item #680628

March 02, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1862 



* New Madrid, Missouri 

* Hickman, Kentucky
 



The front page features a Civil War map headed: "The New Rebel Location on the Mississippi" at the border of Kentucky & Tennessee, showing Obionville, New Madrid, Hickman, Columbus, and more.

There are many ftpg. column heads including: "The Enemy reported to be Concentrating a... See More  

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$55.00
680594

Two nice front pages...

Item #680594

November 28, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 28, 1863 



* Chattanooga Campaign - Tennessee

* Braxton Bragg vs. Ulysses S. Grant




Among the front page heads on the Civil War are: "Additional From The South" "Speculations & Facts from Chattanooga" "How Affairs Looked Before the Battle" "Bragg's Responsibilities Admitted" "Progress of the Siege of Charleston&quo... See More  

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680593

1861 Map of the Virginia & North Carolina coast...

Item #680593

September 05, 1861

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 5, 1861 



* Battle of Hatteras Inlet Batteries



The front page has a nice Civil War map headed: "The Sea Coast of Virginia And North Carolina" showing from Norfolk & Cape Henry south to Beaufort. There are nice fist column heads as well including: "THE GREAT REBELLION", "Reported Death of Jeff. Davis", "Facts & Rumor... See More  

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680588

Map of Fort Wright, on the Mississippi...

Item #680588

April 24, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1862 



* Fort Wright - Randolph, Tennessee



Although the front page is mostly taken up with advertisements, the prime feature is certainly the nice Civil War map headed: "FORT WRIGHT ON THE MISSISSIPPI. Its Position & Strength--Important Section of the River--Commodore Foote's Attack." The ftpg. also has a column of news from Central and South ... See More  

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680544

What Bragg lost & Yankees gained...

Item #680544

November 05, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Nov. 5, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate title

* General Braxton Bragg




Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery.

Among the various reports inside are: "The Northern Elections" "The Yankees Across the Potomac" "The Recognitio... See More  

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680466

Sherman battling for Buzzard's Roost...

Item #680466

May 20, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 20, 1864



* Battle of Rocky Face Ridge - Buzzard's Roost

* Atlanta, Georgia campaign - William T. Sherman

* Battle of Spotsylvania Court House - Grant vs. Lee




The top of the back page has a Civil War map headed: "Battle of Rocky Ridge" showing much detail, plus related text as well. The front page has various war-related column heads including: "From... See More  

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680465

Capture of Bowling Green, Kentucky...

Item #680465

May 23, 1864

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, May 23, 1864 



* Bowling Green, Kentucky

* Battle of Resaca, Georgia

* Tunnel Hill, Georgia




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Lee Is Retreating Before General Grant" "Capture of Bowling Green" "News From General Butler" "Campaign in Northern Georgia" "The Great Battle of Resaca" "Captur... See More  

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680450

Battle of Corinth and so much more...

Item #680450

April 21, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 21, 1862 



* Siege of Corinth, Mississippi

* General P. G. T. Beauregard




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy.

The front page is filled with ads, and pg. 2 begins with an editorial which starts: "It is impossible to over-estimate the importance of the crisis on the Peninsula. On that theatre the fate of the first American Re... See More  

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680432

Battle of Spotsylvania Court House...

Item #680432

May 23, 1864

BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, May 23, 1864 



* Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

* Robert E. Lee vs. Ulysses S. Grant




The front page is entirely taken up with ads, while much of pages 2 & 4 are taken up with Civil War reports including articles headed: "Gen. Grant's Campaign" "Rebel Report of Lee's Strength and Loss" "Ewell's Corps Repulsed By Raw Troop... See More  

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680418

Battle of Opequon...

Item #680418

September 23, 1864

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, September 23, 1864  Page 2 has various reports on the Civil War with one column headings. See images for the reports.

Complete in 4 pages, this issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. A little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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$23.00
680406

Vilifying the Yankees...

Item #680406

January 26, 1863

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, January 26, 1863 



* Rare rebel publication



A nice single sheet issue (typical late in the war) with a full masthead, with front page reports headed: "The Yankees Across the Rappahannock" "Appointments In the Department" "The Nautical Jeffreys" "Our Military Resources with several subheads: "Latest News From the ... See More  

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$78.00
680262

Civil War map shows a portion of the Yazoo and Mississippi Rivers...

Item #680262

July 24, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, July 24, 1862



* CSS Arkansas - Confederate ironclad warship

* Mississippi & Yazoo Rivers

* Greenville Missouri MO




The front page creates a Civil War map headed: "THE REBEL RAM ARKANSAS. The Fight at the Mouth of the Yazoo and the Dash Down the Mississippi" with related column headlines. 

Other war-related column heads on the front page & inside as w... See More  

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680184

This racist newspaper reports the Lincoln assassination...

Item #680184

April 22, 1865

NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, April 22, 1865  A decidedly racist newspaper which began well before the Civil War & lasted a few years after. As such their reporting on war events provide a contrasting perspective beyond most other Northern newspapers.

With this issue all factious leanings and biased commentary is set aside to report the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. The entire ... See More  

Item from Catalog 325 - released for December, 2022...

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$735.00
680180

This racist newspaper reports the fall of Richmond...

Item #680180

April 08, 1865

NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, April 8, 1865 



* The fall of Richmond, the Confederate capital

* Rare anti-union Northern publication




A decidedly racist newspaper which began well before the Civil War & lasted a few years after. As such their reporting on war events provide a contrasting perspective beyond most other Northern newspapers.

Not surprisingly, the report of the Ya... See More  

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$187.00
680179

Civil War reports in this racist newspaper...

Item #680179

April 01, 1865

NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, April 1, 1865  A decidedly racist newspaper which began well before the Civil War & lasted a few years after. As such their reporting on war events provide a contrasting perspective beyond most other Northern newspapers.

Some articles include: "Re-Organizing the Democracy" "Execution of Capt. Kennedy" "Another Battle Before Ric... See More  

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$27.00
680176

Reports on Lincoln's inauguration in this racist newspaper...

Item #680176

March 04, 1865

NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, March 4, 1865 



* Rare pro-white publication

* Abraham Lincoln inauguration

* Closing weeks of the Civil War




A decidedly racist newspaper which began well before the Civil War & lasted a few years after. This issue has much reporting and editorializing on Lincoln's inauguration, both with a strong bias against Lincoln.

Some articles area hea... See More  

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$430.00
680173

War reports from this racist newspaper...

Item #680173

February 25, 1865

NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, Feb. 25, 1865 



* Rare pro-white title

* Civil War era original




A decidedly racist newspaper which began well before the Civil War & lasted a few years after. As such their reporting on war events provide a contrasting perspective beyond most other Northern newspapers.

Some articles include: "Evacuation of Charleston" "Capture of C... See More  

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$34.00
679729

"Confederate" newspaper with a Jeff Davis letter on the front page...

Item #679729

June 11, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 11, 1862  Among the articles are: "Destruction of the Merrimac--Official Letter of Commodore Tatnall" "Negroes Preferred to Foreigners" "Furnishing Arms to the Prisoners at Camp Chase" ""Arming Fugitives" "Fremont's Division--An Unfortunate Skirmish" "War News of the Week" "Rebel Atrocit... See More  

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679716

Abraham Lincoln peace meeting...

Item #679716

February 06, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 6, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln peace meeting

* William T. Sherman victory march




Among the front page items concerning the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S NEW CAMPAIGN" "His Army on the March for Eight Days" "Charleston, Augusta, Branchville" "Rebel Solicitude & Speculations as to the Campaign" "The Peace Conference" &... See More  

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679710

Capture of New Orleans...

Item #679710

April 30, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, April 30, 1862 



* Capture of New Orleans Louisiana LA

* Mississippi River naval engagement

* Yorktown, Virginia




Among the front page column headlines on the Civil War are: "The Siege of Yorktown" "The Rebels Becoming More Wide Awake" "Another Gallant Skirmish & Destruction of a Rebel Battery" "The Capture of New Orleans" &quo... See More  

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679706

Abraham Lincoln.. Peace conference... New York ratifies the 13th Amendment prohibiting slavery...

Item #679706

February 04, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 4, 1865 



* Peace Conference - Abraham Lincoln

* 13th Amendment abolishing slavery




Among the articles: "THE PEACE CONFERENCE" "Arrival of the Rebel Commissioners at Fortress Monroe" "The Conference Probably Ended" "From Savannah - Sherman's Campaign..." "Important If True - Deflection of Prominent Rebel Generals...&qu... See More  

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679544

Reconstruction in Georgia & Texas...

Item #679544

June 19, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 19, 1865 The ftpg. has some nice one column heads on the closing moments of the Civil War and reconstruction efforts, including: "RECONSTRUCTION" "Proclamations By The President" "Appointment of Provisional Governors in Georgia & Texas" "Regulations the Same as for North Carolina" "Gen. Butler on Negro Suffrage" with much... See More  

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679453

Promoting a book on the life of Stonewall Jackson...

Item #679453

October 07, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 7, 1863 



* Confederate General Stonewall Jackson



Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Richmond Life" "A Thrilling Biography of the Great General of the South - An Authentic Life of STONEWALL JACKSON - Life, Services & Campaigns of Stonewall Jackson..." with more on this new book.

Also: "From East Tennessee"... See More  

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679394

Rare Confederate newspaper...

Item #679394

September 29, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTH CAROLINIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Sept. 29, 1864 



* Very rare Civil War publication



The front page has: "Interesting Northern News - A New Cartel of Exchange--Forrest and Washburne".

Inside has: "What The Ladies Say" "Our Army Correspondence" "From Virginia" "Latest Northern News" "How To Recruit The Army" ... See More  

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$164.00
679367

Lincoln election results... Jefferson Davis on arming slaves...

Item #679367

November 12, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 12, 1864  



* Abraham Lincoln election results

* Jefferson Davis message




Over two columns on the front page are taken up with reports headed: "The Election" and "The Result In New York" "Union Majority in the State Over Eight Thousand" plus it continues with some election results from six other states as well, some quite brief.

The re... See More  

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$45.00
679352

Mosby raid... Cooper Institute...

Item #679352

October 15, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 15, 1864



* John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader

* 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry

* Early report on the Greenback Raid




 The top of the first column has: "Lincoln And Johnson" "Meeting at the Cooper Institute" and "Great Enthusiasm". Another column has: "Army Of The James" with various war-related subheads.

Also on the ftpg: &q... See More  

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679345

Report here is a focus of a Smithsonian Channel episode...

Item #679345

March 05, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 5, 1864



* Colonel Ulric Dahlgren Affair

* Failed raid on Richmond

* Secret papers found on Dahlgren's body

* American Civil War - Jefferson Davis




 There is an intriguing story within the front page reports recently brought to fore in an episode of "America's Hidden Stories" on the Smithsonian Channel.

The intrigue is about ... See More  

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$177.00
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