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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
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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$27.00
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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$127.00
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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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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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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$136.00
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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$28.00
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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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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$38.00
680183

A racist newspaper on the capture of Booth, and more...

Item #680183

May 06, 1865

NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, May 6, 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.

The front page has over two columns taken up with: "The Capture And Death of Booth" with considerable detail. Also: "Is ... See More  

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

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$64.00
680182

A racist newspaper on the Lincoln funeral, and more...

Item #680182

April 29, 1865

NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, April 29, 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.

The front page has a wealth of pro-South reports with heads such as: "Free & Slave Labor Mutually Aid Each Other" &quo... See More  

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

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$98.00
680181

This racist newspaper reports the surrender at Appomattox...

Item #680181

April 15, 1865

NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, April 15, 1865 



* General Robert E. Lee surrenders

* Battle of Appomattox Court House

* Dated the day Abraham Lincoln died




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,... See More  

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$344.00
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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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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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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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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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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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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679343

From the Confederacy...

Item #679343

November 18, 1861

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Nov. 18, 1861 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Half of the ftpg. is taken up with advertisements while the other half includes: "The Rebels & Their Capital" "Richmond and Its Environs" "Notes of a Recent Tour in the South" which is a report from the New York Herald.

Page 2 includes an editorial which discusses, ... See More  

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$64.00
679256

A detailed account of Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid", in a Confederate newspaper.....

Item #679256

October 18, 1864

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 18, 1864 



* John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader

* 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry

* From the capital of the Confederacy




This newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy has much reporting on the Civil War, but perhaps the most significant is a front page account with heads: "Mosby On the Grand Round" which begins: "Mosby is again... See More  

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679255

A detailed account of Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid"...

Item #679255

October 17, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 17, 1864 



* John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader

* 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry

* Report on the Greenback Raid




This issue has much reporting on the Civil War, perhaps the most significant being a page 5 account with heads: "Guerrillas Again Along the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad" "They Attack and Destroy a Train" "Interesting and Full Deta... See More  

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679253

From Confederate New Orleans... Capital moves to Richmond...

Item #679253

May 28, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, May 28, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South




Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight... See More  

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679178

Fremont and Cochrane drop out... Battle Fisher's Hill, Virginia...

Item #679178

September 23, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, September 23, 1864 



* Fremont and Cochrane Retire

* Battle of Fisher's Hill - Strasburg, Virginia

* General Philip Sheridan




The front page has the heading: "THE PRESIDENCY: Fremont and Cochrane" with one and a half columns of coverage including both candidates letters of withdraw.

Additionally, the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: &quo... See More  

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678960

Confederates abandon Brownsville, Texas...

Item #678960

January 09, 1864

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Jan. 9, 1864  This famous British newspaper formatted much like Harper's Weekly has a print on the American Civil War.

Inside has a half page print captioned: "The War In America: The Confederates Quitting Brownsville, Texas, on Hearing of the Approach of Federal Transports" with a related article on the next page.

Complete in 16 pages, very n... See More  

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678946

Completion of the Atlantic telegraph cable... Prints of Richmond after the surrender...

Item #678946

June 03, 1865

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 3, 1865  Inside has a half page print: "Completion of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable at Morden Wharf" with a related article.

Another full page is taken up with two prints headed: "The City of Richmond, Virginia, After Its Surrender" with a related article.

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678945

Yankee Army parades before President Johnson...

Item #678945

June 17, 1865

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 17, 1865  This famous British newspaper formatted much like Harper's Weekly has a half page American Civil War-related print within: "Grand Review of the Army of  the Potomac Before President Johnson at Washington" with a related article on the back page.

Complete in 32 pages, very nice condition.

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678832

Robert E. Lee featured on the front page...

Item #678832

June 04, 1864

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 4, 1864



* General Robert E. Lee engraving

* American Civil War




 Most of the front page is taken up with a great, full-figure print captioned: "General Robert Edmund Lee, Commander-in-Chief of the Army of the Confederate States of America" with a lengthy page 2 article on him taking over a full column.

Perhaps not surprising that thi... See More  

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678831

Andrew Johnson: the new American President...

Item #678831

May 06, 1865

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, May 6, 1865  An inside page has a print of: "Mr. Andrew Johnson, the New President of the United States" with a related article titled the same. The same page has a print: "The Assassination of President Lincoln: Meeting of Americans on Monday in St. James's Hall" with the next page having articles: "Meeting of Condolence on t... See More  

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678829

Abraham Lincoln's assassination....

Item #678829

April 29, 1865

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, April 29, 1865  Page 2 has an historic report headed: "America - Murder of President Lincoln and Attempt on the Life of Mr. Seward" with the text beginning: "The war news, important as it is, containing notice of the surrender of General Lee, pales before the painful interest of the intelligence brought by the Nova Scotia on Wednes
... See More  

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678828

The gold diggings at New Zealand... Lighthouse at Cape Town... Map of the port of Savannah...

Item #678828

January 14, 1865

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, January 14, 1865  The front page is mostly taken up with an illustration: "Opening of the New Exchange at Birmingham" with related article and another illustration inside.

Within the issue are: "Toledo" "Coromandel Gold-diggings, New Zealand" "Distribution of the Queen's New-Year's Day Bounty at Windsor" "... See More  

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678790

Fort DeRussey... General Burnside on General Grant...

Item #678790

April 02, 1864

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

Most of the front page deals with reports on the capture of Fort De Russey, near the Red River. Other items inside include: "The Staff" "Life Boats for Vessels of War" &qu... See More  

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678703

This magazine is not recorded in "History of American Magazines"...

Item #678703

March 01, 1865

THE SOLDIER'S CASKET, Philadelphia, March, 1865 



* Very rare title



This is the volume 1, number 3 issue of a title which lasted but 12 issues, January thru December, 1865. There is no record of it in Mott's "History of American Magazines" and nor can I find information on the internet. It is recorded in "Union List of Serials" which notes that it is held by 8... See More  

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$185.00
678546

Nice front page report on the Battle of Antietam...

Item #678546

October 02, 1862

THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Oct. 2, 1862  The front page has 2 1/2 columns taken up with considerable detail on the battle of Antietam, the bloodiest day's fighting of the entire Civil War, both sides losing over 10,000 men.

The ftpg. also has: "Pike's Peak Correspondence" from Colorado which takes over 2 columns.

Four pages, nice condition.

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$48.00
678494

Goldsboro, North Carolina captured in 1865....

Item #678494

March 22, 1865

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1865.



* Confederates falling apart

* Nearing the end of war

* Goldsboro NC North Carolina

* General William T. Sherman




Among the one column headings on the Civil War are: "NORTH CAROLINA" "Reported Junction Between Sherman and Schofield" "Goldsboro Occupied Without Fighting" "Army of the Potomac"and more.

Eight pages,... See More  

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$32.00
678321

Update regarding the Fort Pillow Massacre...

Item #678321

April 18, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, April 18, 1864  Among the front page single-column headings are: "IMPORTANT FROM TENNESSEE", "Disappearance of the Rebel Forces from Fort Pillow", "Reported Departure of Hardee's Corps for Virginia", "Capture of the Guerilla Chief Reynolds", "No Rebels in the Vicinity of Fort Pillow", and more. Inside coverage includes: &q... See More  

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678319

Capture of Fort Pillow... The Chenango disaster... Paducah, Kentucky...

Item #678319

April 17, 1864

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York City, April 17, 1864.



* The capture of Fort Pillow and negro slaughter

* USS Chenango boiler explosion

* Paducah, Kentucky



This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE CHENANGO DISASTER" "Additional Details of the Shocking C... See More  

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$52.00
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