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662805

Rare Confederate Memphis broadside...

Item #662805

April 20, 1861

DAILY APPEAL EXTRA, Memphis, Tennessee, April 20, 1861 



* Very rare Confederate broadside

* Beginning of the Civil War

* Vicksburg MS Mississippi




An extremely scarce item, being a broadside edition (printed on one side only) of a newspaper from early in the Confederacy from a city which was only "Confederate" until the battle of Memphis, June 6, 1862, after which it was in Y... See More  

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$645.00
662748

On the assassination of Abraham Lincoln...

Item #662748

May 08, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 8, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln's assassination

* Springfield, Illinois funeral train




All columns on all pages are black-bordered for the death of Abraham Lincoln. The top of the ftpg. has: "THE ASSASSINATION" "Stir Among the Traitors in Canada" "Flight of Sanders & Tucker" "Whereabouts of the Head  Rebel" "He L... See More  

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$72.00
662541

Much on the evacuation of the Cumberland Gap...

Item #662541

August 02, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 2, 1865  Among the articles are: "The Conduct of the War" "The Evacuation of Cumberland Gap" "Gen. Morgan's Official Report" "Military Authority In Tennessee" "Who Burned Columbia?" and much more.

Eight pages, nice condition.



Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the Sou... See More  

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$27.00
662509

Three Civil War maps...

Item #662509

May 06, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 6, 1862 



* Battle of Williamsburg, Virginia

* Camden NC North Carolina




The front page is dominated by a large Civil War map headed: "The Seat Of War In Eastern Virginia".



There are also first column heads on the Civil War including: "From General McClellan's Army" "THE REBELS OVERTAKEN" "The Rebels Driven Through Williamsb... See More  

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$54.00
662508

Large Civil War map of the Williamsburg vicinity...

Item #662508

May 13, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 13, 1862  The front page is dominated by a quite large Civil War map headed: "The Battle-Field Before Williamsburg" which shows much detail.

Also on the ftpg. are various column heads including: "Occupation of Norfolk" "Proclamation of Gen. Wool" "All Their Steamers Destroyed" "Affairs At Richmond" "The Execution of... See More  

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$47.00
662499

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

Item #662499

August 16, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 16, 1864 



* Battle of Mobile Bay, Alabama

* Rear Admiral David Farragut




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, b... See More  

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$89.00
662492

Battles near the Potomac, with a fine map...

Item #662492

October 23, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 23, 1861 



* Fort Monroe, Hampton, Virginia 

* Leesburg, Virginia 

* Frederickton, Missouri 

* Camp Wilcat, Kentucky




The ftpg. features a large Civil War map headed: "THE LOWER POTOMAC". Among the ftpg. column heads on the war are: "THE REBELLION" "A Fight in Progress Near Fortress Monroe" "Particulars of the Batt... See More  

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662491

The Battle of Belmont...

Item #662491

November 19, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 19, 1861 



* Battle of Belmont MO Missouri

* Mathias Point Virginia VA

* 2 original Civil War Maps




The front page features a Civil War map headed: "THE BATTLE AT BELMONT" and page 4 also has a map headed: "Sketch of Mathias Point, Potomac River".

Among the many column heads on the war are: "Official Accounts of the Battle of Belmont"... See More  

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662387

Stirring words from the President of the Confederacy...

Item #662387

February 13, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, February 13, 1864  Among the front page items are: "A Victory Near Charleston" "The enemy Again Advancing on The Peninsula" "Important Movement In Mississippi", "The Courts", "City Intelligence" "A Picture of Charleston Under Fire" "Telegraphic Reports..." and a few smaller items. Also man... See More  

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$120.00
662386

From Fredericksburg... The enemy in Virginia...

Item #662386

February 01, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 1, 1864  The front page has some nice war-related content, including items headed: "The Farmers & the New Conscription" "City Intelligence" "The Spring Campaign of the Enemy in Virginia--Important Developments" which takes over 2 columns; plus 3 letters concerning battles (see for portions).

The back page has the alway... See More  

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$76.00
662385

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #662385

January 17, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, January 17, 1863 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Not only a newspaper from the Confederacy, but from the capital of the Confederate States. The ftpg. has: "Late Northern News" and a report from Charleston, and: "The Blockading Ashore--Surrender of Officers & Men--No Tidings of the Fleet" and also much reporting ... See More  

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$73.00
662384

J.E.B. Stuart...

Item #662384

March 19, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 19, 1863 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* Confederate General J. E. B. Stuart




The front page has some nice war-related content including items: "From Fredericksburg" "From Fredericksburg--The Ball Opened--The Enemy Cross The River, But Are Driven Back With Great Loss" which has much details and also includes three dis... See More  

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662383

Beauregard's lengthy report on Shiloh...

Item #662383

May 10, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, May 10, 1862 



* Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing

* General P. G. T. Beauregard's official rpt.

* From the capital of the Confederacy




The ftpg. has much on: "YORKTOWN" "Our Former Position & Strength There--The State of our Whole Line--Daily Picket Fights--Brilliant Affair at Dam No. 2--Vast Preparations & Expectations ... See More  

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$167.00
662382

Confederate newspaper from Louisiana...

Item #662382

September 15, 1861

SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Sept. 15, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South

* Battle of Carnifex Ferry




Among the front page items are: "The War On the Potomac" "The War in Missouri" "The War in Western Virginia" "The Civil War in America".

Inside includes: "The Fight In Western Virginia" 'Rosecranz's Army Badly W... See More  

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$124.00
662272

From Houston during the Civil War...

Item #662272

November 09, 1864

THE HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, Nov. 9, 1864 



* Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy



Newspapers from Texas are very uncommon, particularly from before or during the Civil War period. Here is an issue from the midst of the war, one of the earliest war-dated issues we have offered in recent years.

The front page has over 2 columns taken up with a terrific speech given by Jeff... See More  

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$660.00
662251

Creating the Jefferson Territory...

Item #662251

November 26, 1859

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 26, 1859 



* Provisional Government of the Territory of Jefferson

* Pre Colorado Territory




Page 2 has an intriguing article: "A New Territory" "The New Territory of Jefferson--Election for Delegate to "Congress--Meeting of the Legislature..." which is followed by: "Governor's Message - History of the Organization of the New Territor... See More  

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662202

President Johnson's policies at the end of the war...

Item #662202

July 26, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, July 26, 1865  From shortly after the end of the Civil War, some of the articles are headed: "Policy of Johnson's Administration" "Johnson & Brownlow" "The Monroe Doctrine--Another Discordant Element in the Abolition Party" "News of the Week" & much more.

Eight pages, nice condition.



Described as "The Hot... See More  

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662195

Last few months of the Civil War...

Item #662195

January 04, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 4, 1865 



* First Battle of Fort Fisher

* Wilmington, North Carolina

* Admiral David Dix
on Porter




Pages 4 and 5 have one column heads on the Civil War including: "RICHMOND" "The Bulkhead of the Dutch Canal Exploded" "Attack of the Rebels on Orr Picket Lines" "WILMINGTON" "Rebel Accounts of the Operations" "The... See More  

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662192

How Sherman will treat South Carolina...

Item #662192

February 14, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 14, 1865  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "Rebel Ideas of Sherman" "His Expected Kindness Towards South Carolina" "The Hotbed of Treason to be Treated No Worse Than Georgia "Mobile" "Additional Confirmation of the Reported Evacuation of the City" "Wilmington" "Richmo... See More  

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662191

Jeff Davis at odds with his Congress...

Item #662191

March 23, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, March 23, 1865 



* Nearing the end of the American Civil War

* Ulysses S. Grant & William T. Sherman


* Quarrel between Jefferson Davis and His Congress



Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN" "Johnston Flying from the Combined Armies" "Raleigh Said to be Evacuated" "Rebels Reported Falling Back to Hillsboro&qu... See More  

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662180

Grant, Butler, and Sherman...

Item #662180

May 31, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, May 31, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "BUTLER" "GRANT!" "SHERMAN!" "The Entire Grand Army in Motion En Route for Richmond" "Engagement Between McPherson's Corps & the Rebels" "The Rebels Defeated & Driven Back" "General Lee's Daughter Goes to Join Her Father in Ric... See More  

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662176

The Rebels on the Rebel situation...

Item #662176

January 19, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 19, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Interesting From the South" "The Richmond Examiner on the Rebel Situation" "The Port of New Orleans Hermetically Sealed" "Rebel Account of the Escape of the Pensacola" "No Furloughs to be Granted to the Army of the Potomac" and much more.

Eight pages, very nic... See More  

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662175

The Rebels on the Rebel situation...

Item #662175

January 19, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 19, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Interesting From the South" "The Richmond Examiner on the Rebel Situation" "The Port of New Orleans Hermetically Sealed" "Rebel Account of the Escape of the Pensacola" "No Furloughs to be Granted to the Army of the Potomac" and much more.

Eight pages, very nic... See More  

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662173

Women & children set fires...

Item #662173

February 04, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 4, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Burnside Expedition" "Heavy Cannonading in the Vicinity of Beaufort" "Heavy Firing Near Norfolk" "News From the South" "The Southern Women & Children to Turn Incendiaries" "The Rebels Furious Over the Stone Blockade" and much more.

Eight ... See More  

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662131

Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina...

Item #662131

September 08, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 8, 1863 



* Second Battle of Charleston Harbor

* Fort Wagner - Morris Island - South Carolina

* From the capital of the Confederacy




The front page includes; "Latest From The North" "From Charleston--Evacuation of Morris Island" "From Tennessee" "The Courts" "Latest News From the North--The Situation i... See More  

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$74.00
662129

Sherman descending upon Savannah...

Item #662129

December 19, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 19, 1864 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* General William T. Sherman

* Sherman's March to the Sea

* Capture of Savannah close




Not just a newspaper from the Confederate, but from the capital of the Confederate states. The front page has an editorial beginning: "The accounts from Nashville are the statements of the enemy, & m... See More  

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662127

Editor has a gloomly outlook on the war...

Item #662127

November 12, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Nov. 12, 1862 



* Confederate editor gives a pessimistic outlook



The front page has much on the Civil War with items headed: "The Enemy Of James River", "From Northern Virginia", "Fredericksburg--The Recent Yankee Raid", "The Navigation of The Mississippi", "Latest News From The North", and many subheads... See More  

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662126

Considerable reporting on the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #662126

July 10, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, July 10, 1863 



* Very Rare Confederate title from the "traveling" newspaper

* Battle of the Gettysburg - Robert E. Lee vs. Meade




If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memp... See More  

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$466.00
662003

Civil War map shows from Richmond to Petersburg...

Item #662003

June 23, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 23, 1864  The front page is dominated by a nice & very detailed Civil War map headed: "From Richmond To Petersburg".

The first column has war-related heads: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "From Gen. Grant's Army" "No Heavy Fight Since Saturday" "Skirmishing All Along Our Lines" "Rebels Trying to Obstruct The River&quo... See More  

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661996

Civil War map shows advance of General Hooker's army...

Item #661996

May 02, 1863

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, May 2, 1863  The front page is dominated by a nice & detailed Civil War map headed: "THE ADVANCE OF GEN. HOOKER'S ARMY. Map Showing the Position of Fredericksburg, Port Royal, Bowling Green, Warrenton, and adjacent country." Plus there are many ftpg. column heads on the Civil War as seen in the photos.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, minimal wea... See More  

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661994

Civil War map on the rebel defenses at Port Hudson...

Item #661994

March 20, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 20, 1863 



* Port Hudson, Louisiana map

* Battle of Kelly's Ford - Virginia




The front page is dominated by a nice & detailed Civil War map headed: "REBEL DEFENSES AT PORT HUDSON". Among the column heads on the Civil War are: "Late Rebel News" "Averill's Cavalry Expedition" "Rosecrans on the War Patch" "Clos... See More  

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661992

Two Civil War maps...

Item #661992

November 07, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 7, 1862  The front page is dominated by a very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE EXPECTED BATTLE IN MISSISSIPPI. Advance Southward of General Grant's Union Army." Also many column heads on the Civil War including: "The Rebels, 50,000 Strong, at Holly Springs" "Defeat of Stuart's Rebel Cavalry" "Splendid Conduct of the Union Tr... See More  

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661986

Civil War map of Virginia...

Item #661986

July 12, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, New York, July 12, 1861 



* Civil War Virginia map

* Buckhannon WV West Virginia

* Carthage MO Missouri




The front page features a large Civil War map headed: "The Seat Of War In Virginia" with a subhead: "The Positions of the Union and Rebel Forces in the Old Dominion"

Half of the first column is taken up with Civil War heads including: "THE R... See More  

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661884

John Wilkes Booth appears at Ford's Theater...

Item #661884

November 13, 1863

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1863 



* John Wilkes Booth as an actor

* Rare appearance at Ford's Theatre




A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C.

Page 3 has an advertisement headed: "FORD'S NEW THEATRE" which has three mentions of the name J. Wilkes Booth: "... See More  

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$455.00
661800

Yankee newspaper from South Carolina...

Item #661800

March 24, 1864

THE PALMETTO HERALD, Port Royal, South Carolina, March 24, 1864 



* Very rare Yankee occupation title



This Southern coastal town was captured by Yankee naval forces late in 1861 and remained a base for other operations along the Atlantic coast. An uncommon Yankee title from this otherwise Confederate stronghold. This is just the volume 1, number 4 issue with content including: "On G... See More  

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$250.00
661785

Very uncommon Fredericksburg title...

Item #661785

May 27, 1862

THE CHRISTIAN BANNER, Fredericksburg, Virginia, May 27, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate title



This is certainly one of the more rare newspapers from this Confederate state. It began in 1848 but ceased publication in 1862. Its editor, James Hunnicut, was a minister of a Free Will 'Union' congregation, was considered to be quite eccentric. As the war neared he became an outspoken Un... See More  

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$440.00
661775

A Civil War military newspaper...

Item #661775

November 07, 1863

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Nov. 7, 1863  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. Almost the entire ftpg. is taken up with: "The Military Situation" with war reports from various fields of action. Inside page reports include: "Engineering Operations of the Arm... See More  

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661765

Rare Confederate title from Mississippi on the Battle of Perryville...

Item #661765

October 17, 1862

DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN, Jackson, Oct. 17, 1862  Certainly one of the more rare Confederate titles we have offered. This is a volume one issue.

Among the front page articles are: "Abolition Meetings at the North" "Resolutions" "Yankee Officers Marrying Negroes" "List of Casualties in the 40th Mississippi Reg. at the Battle of Corinth, Oct. 4trh, 1862".

Pa... See More  

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661754

Battle of Corinth...

Item #661754

November 05, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 5, 1862  From the midst of the Civil War, some of the articles are headed: "The Mississippi" "Greeley on Amalgamation of Races" "Our Recent Losses in Kentucky" "War News of the Week" "Shameless Conduct" "Lincoln's Last Story" "Battle of Corinth--Overwhelming Victory" & much more.

Ei... See More  

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$37.00
661753

Negroes in the Civil War...

Item #661753

April 09, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 9, 1862  From the midst of the Civil War, some of the articles are headed: "Free Negroes Crowding into Ohio" "Missionaries to Work & Educate the Negroes at Port Royal" "War News of the Week" "Slavery in the District of Columbia" "The Horrors of War" "General Rosecrans' Farewell to His Soldiers&quo... See More  

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$38.00
661742

Civil War map of the battle of Seven Pines...

Item #661742

June 05, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 5, 1862 



* Battle of Seven Pines - Fair Oaks

* American Civil War original map




The front page features a Civil War map headed: "The Battle Of Seven Pines" showing much detail.

Front page column heads include: "The Battle of the Seven Pines" "Bloody Check Sustained by the Union Advance" "The Causes of Our Defeat" "Frem... See More  

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$50.00
661733

Civil War map on the front page...

Item #661733

December 22, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 22, 1861 



* Battle of Dranesville, Virginia

* Williamsport, Maryland

* Union occupation of Munfordville, Kentucky




The front page is dominated by a large map titled: "OPERATIONS ON THE UPPER POTOMAC". Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "The Recent Movements on the Upper Potomac" "Skirmish Between a Portion of Gen. McCall&... See More  

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$46.00
661730

Rebels to leave Richmond?

Item #661730

January 02, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 2, 1865  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "The Siege of Fortress Rosecrans" "The Fight at Overall's Creek" "The Battle of the Cedars" "RICHMOND" "Probable Designs of the Enemy to Make a Dash from Richmond" "WILMINGTON" "Admiral Porter Still at It" "He Continues to Shell Fort ... See More  

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661729

Sherman's march to the sea...

Item #661729

January 09, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 9, 1865 



* General William T. Sherman

* Branchville SC South Carolina

* Final months of the Civil War




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "Sherman Marching on Branchville, South Carolina" " Bragg Asking the Prayers of All Christians for Himself & His Army" "Opposition to Jeff. Davis' Prop... See More  

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661721

Robert E. Lee is moving towards Petersburg...

Item #661721

October 06, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 6, 1864 



* Confederate General Robert E. Lee

* Sieges of Richmond and Petersburg




Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "RICHMOND" "Both Armies Fortifying" "Lee Moving Troops to Petersburg" "The Enemy Strengthening on Our Left" "Another Rebel Battery Captured" and much more.

Eight pages, a bit irregula... See More  

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$28.00
661716

Editorial paints a positive picture for the Confederacy...

Item #661716

May 21, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 21, 1863  The front page has much reporting from the "The Courts" and "City Intelligence" as well as several Acts from the Confederate Congress including: "An Act to Establish a Volunteer Navy". There are also military reports from Mobile & Wilmington.

The back page has a lengthy editorial beginning: "The Federal a... See More  

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$87.00
661715

The Queen of the West... another Confederate naval victory!

Item #661715

February 27, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 27, 1863  Not just a newspaper from the Confederacy, but from the capital of the Confederates states. Among the front page reports are: "The American War In Europe--Opinions of the English Press..." "Lincoln's Movements at Night" "The Yankee Navy" "Additional From the North--The Inaction of the Army--'What are ... See More  

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$113.00
661714

A Proclamation and an Address signed by Jefferson Davis...

Item #661714

August 17, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 17, 1863  Most of the last column is taken up with two documents, the first a: "Proclamation By the President" which includes: "...Let us rather receive in humble thankfulness the lesson which He has taught in our recent reverses, devoutly acknowledging that to Him & not to our own feeble arms, are due the honor & the glory of vic... See More  

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$115.00
661713

The "Old" Thirteen Infantry of Virginia...

Item #661713

February 26, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 26, 1864  Among the front page reports are: "The War News--A Cavalry Battle in Mississippi--The Situation in Tennessee--The Recent Fight In Florida--From General Lee's Lines" "The Courts" "Camp Near Kinston" "To the Friends of Soldiers in the Wise Brigade" & other items. Also included is a report re: "... See More  

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$108.00
661673

Two slave prints...

Item #661673

April 06, 1861

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Apr. 6, 1861 



* Great slave auction illustration

* Pre Civil War South - rare




Most of a page is taken up with a print: "The Dandy Slave: A Scene in Baltimore, Md." and "Slaves For Sale: A Scene in New Orleans", both showing slaves dressed in formal attire. A related article: "The Dandy Slave" begins: "Whenever a n... See More  

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$168.00
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