Newspapers from The Civil War
<img src="/images/cathead_civilwar.gif" alt="Newspapers from The Civil War" />
Web Results (1992) Listings on eBay (543)
  

Sort:

656226

Rare Confederate title reports on the battle of Manassas, & more...

Item #656226

August 08, 1861

CAROLINA SPARTAN, Spartanburg, South Carolina, August 8, 1861 



* First Battle of Bull Run

* Very rare Confederate title




A rare Confederate title to say the least. The front page has a report headed: "Battle of Manassas" which begins: "There never has been a more complete victory won on the Continent of America than was gained by our gallant "rebels" on Sunday l... See More  

Available Now

$530.00
656171

Ironclad monitors...

Item #656171

July 30, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, July 30, 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. The entire front page is taken up with: "The Campaign In Virginia" with subheads: "Return of the Enemy" and "Around Petersburgh".

Other reports in this issue are... See More  

Available Now

$29.00
656124

Federal government to buy slaves & set them free...

Item #656124

January 24, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 24, 1861 



* Government to free slaves ?

* Pre Civil War tensions




Page 4 has a very interesting article: "The Purchase Of The Slaves" which takes most of a column and concerns a proposition whereby the federal government would purchase slaves from their owners in border states and emancipate them, etc.

Page 2 also has an interesting & lengthy editor... See More  

Available Now

$37.00
656119

Southern generals described...

Item #656119

April 22, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, April 22, 1864  This was one of very few newspapers which actually printed in their dateline: "Confederate States Of America".

There is much front page reporting on the Civil War, from the Confederate perspective, including: "Good News From North Carolina!" "Official From Gen. Hoke--Capture of Plymouth, N.C., A Yankee Brigadi... See More  

Available Now

$104.00
656095

Much on the Civil War in a pro-South newspaper...

Item #656095

April 30, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 30, 1862  Among the articles within are: "A Serious Talk with Serious Men" "Emancipation of Slaves" "...on the Bill to abolish Slavery in the District of Columbia; "War News of the Week" "Free Negroes in Ohio" "The Massacre at Lee's Mills" "Traffic In Human Flesh--A White Child Sold in the city o... See More  

Available Now

$29.00
656085

1862 Battle of Mill Spring, Kentucky...

Item #656085

January 27, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 27, 1862 



* Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky

* Colored soldiers




Entire ftpg. is taken up with ads with the Civil War reports on pages 4, 5 & 8. Column heads there include: "The Battle of Mill Spring" "The Rebel Account of Their Defeat" "They Admit Large Losses". Also: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "The Aid of Colored Uni... See More  

Available Now

$27.00
656084

Battle of Shiloh maps and a map of Yorktown, plus more...

Item #656084

April 10, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 10, 1862 



* Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee

* Siege of Yorktown VA Virginia - Maps




The front page is dominated by a rather large Civil War map headed: "The Position Before Yorktown" with much detail. One column heads on the front page include: "The War For The Union" "Gen. Hunter's Dept." "Emancipation In Th... See More  

Available Now

$58.00
656082

Virginia Civil War map...

Item #656082

May 21, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 21, 1862  The front page features a large and very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN EASTERN VIRGINIA". Among the ftpg. column heads are: "From General McClellan's Army" "Only Ten Miles To Richmond" "The Rebel Pickets Driven In" "The Enemy's Army Within Two Miles" "The Gunboat Expedition Up J... See More  

Available Now

$42.00
656077

Map of the "liberation of Tennessee"...

Item #656077

June 21, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE,  June 21, 1862   The front page is dominated by a large & very detailed map headed: "THE LIBERATION OF EASTERN TENNESSEE" with an explanatory caption.

  Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Important From Memphis" "Activity of Guerrilla Bands" "the White River Expedition" "Gen. Buell Marching into East Tennessee&... See More  

Available Now

$37.00
656075

Civil War map of Sherman in Georgia...

Item #656075

May 25, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 25, 1864 



* Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

* Battle of Resaca - Dalton GA Georgia

* General William T. Sherman




The top of the front page features a column-wide map headed: "Scene Of Sherman's Operations" from Calhoun to north of Ringgold.

Great column Civil War heads include: "From Sherman's Army" "Great Victory In Georgia&qu... See More  

Available Now

$42.00
656074

Maps of Pensacola, Florida and Nashville, Tennessee...

Item #656074

November 27, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 27, 1861  



* Pensacola Florida - Fort Pickens

* Nashville, Tennessee - new rebel capital




The front page has two maps titled: "THE REPORTED FIGHT AT PENSACOLA" and "THE NEW REBEL CAPITAL", being a detailed view of Nashville & vicinity.

Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "IMPORTANT FROM THE GULF" "PROBAB... See More  

Available Now

$59.00
656072

Map shows the seat of war in Kentucky...

Item #656072

October 06, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 6, 1861  The front page is dominated by a nice map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN KENTUCKY". Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Operations in Kentucky" "Topographical Description o the Field of Operations in Kentucky" "THE REBELLION" "Important From Hatteras Inlet" "Capture of the Steamer Fanny, Laden w... See More  

Available Now

$42.00
656068

Map of the "liberation of Tennessee"...

Item #656068

June 21, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE,  June 21, 1862   The front page is dominated by a large & very detailed map headed: "THE LIBERATION OF EASTERN TENNESSEE" with an explanatory caption.

  Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Important From Memphis" "Activity of Guerrilla Bands" "the White River Expedition" "Gen. Buell Marching into East Tennessee&... See More  

Available Now

$38.00
656067

Civil War map of the Yorktown vicinity...

Item #656067

May 09, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 9, 1862 



* Siege of Yorktown ends

* Battle of Williamsburg, Virginia

* New Orleans LA Louisiana




The front page is dominated by a nice Civil War map headed: "The Defenses Of Yorktown" (see photos). There are nice one column heads also: "The Advance of McClellan's Army" "The Enemy Still In Full Retreat" "The Battle of Williams... See More  

Available Now

$50.00
656035

Lincoln & Fremont on the Emancipation Proclamation controversy... Buckner takes control in Kentucky...

Item #656035

September 23, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 23, 1861 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* re. Emancipation Proclamation

* General John C. Fremont




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are those headed: "Our Correspondence--From Norfolk " "From Arkansas--Graphic Sketch of the Great Battle in Missouri--Gallantry of McCulloch's Troo... See More  

Available Now

$114.00
656034

Confederate Act of Congress to organize a military...

Item #656034

March 04, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 4, 1864 



* Confederate Act of Congress

* Organizing a rebel military




A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page items are: "The Enemy Around Richmond--Butler's Advance Up the Peninsula" which takes over a column; "City Intelligence" "Blockade Runner Blocked"... See More  

Available Now

$88.00
656033

Second battle of Bull Run...

Item #656033

September 10, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 10, 1862 



* Second Battle of Bull Run # 2

* From the capital of the Confederacy




Not just a newspaper from the Confederate States, but from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "From Maryland" which tells of the advance of the Confederate army across the Potomac into Maryland (see photos). Keep in mind this was just one w... See More  

Available Now

$117.00
655977

"Confederate" newspaper from the North... Great content...

Item #655977

August 27, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 27, 1862  Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South", this newspaper opposed the war and attracted the hatred of the Republicans and the Lincoln administration. It insisted that slavery could not be prohibited by law. So obnoxious was this paper to Unionists that it was denied circulation in some cities. In 1863 the ... See More  

Available Now

$57.00
655964

One of the more fascinating publishers from the Civil War...

Item #655964

March 05, 1864

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, March 5, 1864 



* Very rare Civil War title 

* William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow




W. G. Brownlow, or  Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the pre... See More  

Available Now

$188.00
655887

Lincoln formalizes Thanksgiving Day as a national holiday...

Item #655887

October 05, 1863

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, October 5, 1863  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 celebrated the fourth Thursday of every year and making it a national holiday.

On page 4 is the co... See More  

Available Now

$345.00
655881

Case of noted fugitive slave John Anderson...

Item #655881

December 23, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 23, 1860 



* Extradition case of John Anderson

* Escaped slave charged w/ murder in Canada




The top of the first column has: "Exciting News From the South" "Threatening State of Affairs in Charleston, S.C." "Anticipated Capture of the Forts by the Populace" "Important Consultation of the President with Southern Senators" &quo... See More  

Available Now

$46.00
655861

Confederate newspaper from Grenada, Mississippi... John H. Morgan...

Item #655861

October 22, 1862

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, October 27, 1862  If the title and city of publication seem to disagree, they do not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the &... See More  

Available Now

$240.00
655412

The organization of the Army...

Item #655412

August 13, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Aug. 13, 1864  A tremendous amount of war reporting within these 16 pages, subtitled: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces". Included are articles headed: "The Campaign In Virginia" "The Georgia Campaign" "The Army Regulations" "Vindication of Col. Dahlgren" "The Organization of the Army" ... See More  

Available Now

$29.00
655396

Battle of Chickamauga in a Charleston newspaper...

Item #655396

October 10, 1863

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 10, 1863 



* From the origin of the Civil War

* Battle of Chickamauga - Georgia




The front page has over two columns taken up with: "A Connected Account Of The Battle of Chickamauga" with terrific detail. Also on the ftpg: "Treatment of Our Prisoners by the Enemy--Affairs in Baltimore" "The President's Movements&qu... See More  

Available Now

$93.00
655324

Huge front page Civil War map... Confederate states..

Item #655324

October 29, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 29, 1861 



* Confederate States of America



Most of the front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "OUR NAVAL & MILITARY OPERATIONS AT A GLANCE--The Coast & Land Line of the Rebellious States--The Union Blockade of the Atlantic & Gulf Coast--The Rebel Batteries on the Mississippi--The Forts on the Southern Line." Plus there are some ftpg. Ci... See More  

Available Now

$97.00
655320

Four Civil War maps... Battle of Shiloh...

Item #655320

April 09, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 9, 1862  Most of the front page is  taken up with a huge and very detailed map headed: "MAP OF YORKTOWN AND SURROUNDINGS." with subhead: "The Virginia Peninsula Between York and James Rivers--The Scene of Major General McClellan's Operations." There are also many front page one column war heads.

Plus, there are two more Civil War maps on pa... See More  

Available Now

$68.00
655315

Yankees capture Columbia, South Carolina...

Item #655315

February 19, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 19, 1865 



* Columbia SC - South Carolina Map

* Robert E. Lee correspondence

* Rare Confederate flag illustration




The front page is dominated by a large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "SHERMAN IN THE HEART OF SOUTH CAROLINA. Occupation of Columbia, the State Capital---Probable Evacuation of Charleston."

Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civ... See More  

Available Now

$62.00
655312

Map of Memphis during the Civil War...

Item #655312

April 01, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 1, 1862 



* Detailed street map

* Siege of Corinth, Mississippi




The front page is dominated by a rather large map headed: "THE CITY OF MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE" which has much detail including the naming of the streets. Beneath the map is: "Sketch Of Memphis and Vicinity" with detailed text as well. Various Civil War reports on inside pages.

Twelve ... See More  

Available Now

$46.00
655296

Lee is heading towards Gettysburg... On the death of Stonewall Jackson...

Item #655296

June 20, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, June 20, 1863



* Very rare Confederate title

* Prelude to the Battle of Gettysburg

* On the death of Stonewall Jackson




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 Memphis on June 6, 1862, at wh... See More  

Available Now

$189.00
655294

From when New Orleans was in the Confederacy...

Item #655294

April 26, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, April 26, 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 fig... See More  

Available Now

$110.00
655277

Yankees call them rebels...

Item #655277

October 21, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 21, 1861 



* From the Confederate capital



Among the front page reports are those headed: "Late Northern War News" "Attack on a Baltimore Ship by a Confederate Battery--Premature Reports of a Movement of General Banks' Division--The War in Missouri--A Skirmish in Western Virginia" plus a great wealth of subheads, this report... See More  

Available Now

$83.00
655274

Battle of Shiloh... A Confederate report...

Item #655274

April 09, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, April 9, 1862 



* Report of the Battle of Shiloh from the Confederate capital



Page 3 begins with a very historic report headed: "The Great Victory In Tennessee" which reports on the Battle of Shiloh (or Pittsburg Landing) which begins: "Since the issue of our paper yesterday morning, we have received few additional particulars of the bri... See More  

Available Now

$177.00
655273

Confederate title from Richmond...

Item #655273

September 05, 1861

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 5, 1861 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



The front page has 1 1/2 columns on: "The Election For President And Vice President - List of Commissioners" chosen for: "...superintending the election of Electors of President and Vice President of the Confederate States...".

The ftpg. also has "What Texas Has Done the Pas... See More  

Available Now

$86.00
655272

Capture of Edmund Kirby Smith...

Item #655272

July 29, 1865

NEW-YORK TIMES, July 29, 1865 



* General Edmund Kirby Smith captured



Among the front page heads: "Capture of Kirby Smith by the Mexicans" "Four Pieces of Artillery and Nine Hundred Rifles Taken". In the report it says in part: "Major Texxier...has just arrived... bringing intelligence of the capture of Gen. Kirby Smith and his entire party. He was intercepted...... See More  

Available Now

$49.00
655212

Lincoln's funeral... Closing events of the Civil War...

Item #655212

April 24, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, April 24, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination

* Funeral train arrives in New York

* Closing events of the Civil War




All 8 pages have black mourning rules for the death of Abraham Lincoln.  The first column of the ftpg. has heads on the closing events of the Civil War: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT" "Negotiations Pending Between Gens. Sherman and Johnston... See More  

Available Now

$118.00
655133

John Wilkes Booth appears at Ford's Theater... The date Lincoln attended the performance!

Item #655133

November 09, 1863

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 9, 1863 



* Abraham Lincoln attends Ford's Theatre (day of)

* Actor John Wilkes Booth performs




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

Near the top of the front page is a great article headed: "Ford's New Theatre" which includes in pa... See More  

Available Now

$945.00
655116

Uriah Levy's death report...

Item #655116

March 24, 1862

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 24, 1862



* Uriah P. Levy death (1st report)

* 1st Jewish commodore of U.S. Navy

* American Civil War - Jews




The most notable content within this issue is the very brief, but historic page 3 report of the death of Commodore (Admiral) Uriah P. Levy, the first U.S. Jewish Commodore, War of 1812 hero, and credited for abolishing the disciplinary procedure of flogg... See More  

Available Now

$260.00
655107

Lincoln Proclamation... Victory at Mobile... Fall of Atlanta...

Item #655107

September 10, 1864

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Sept. 10, 1864 



* Abraham Lincoln proclamation

* Fall of Atlanta - Georgia




Page 4 begins with a Proclamation of: "Thanksgiving For Victories" at Fort Powell, Mobile, Fort Gaines & Fort Morgan, signed in type: A. Lincoln. Also inside: "Colored Men & the President" "The Surrender of Fort Morgan" "Capture of Atlan... See More  

Available Now

$37.00
655090

From Houston during the Civil War...

Item #655090

April 10, 1865

THE HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, April 10, 1865



* 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 two days after Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, containing three dispatches about the Union assault on Fort Steadman, each signed in type: U.S. Gra... See More  

Available Now

$565.00
654988

Capture of Jefferson Davis...

Item #654988

May 20, 1865

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, May 20, 1865 



* Jefferson Davis captured in Woman's clothes



Page 4 has a column head: "Capture Of Jeff Davis" which begins: "The following details of the capture of Jefferson Davis, while attempting to escape in his wife's clothes, have just been received from Major General Wilson..." and what follows are the details in 3 repor... See More  

Available Now

$43.00
654859

From shortly before it becoming a Confederate city...

Item #654859

January 16, 1861

DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, N.C., Jan. 16, 1861



* Rare antebellum title

* Secession ?




From this famous soon-to-be-Confederate port city. Page 2 items include: "The Armament of North Carolina" "Payment of Duties in Seceding States" "Munitions of War" "Letter from General Lane" "Flag Raising! Secession & Southern Rights!!" "Illinois De... See More  

Available Now

$34.00
654798

Much on the Civil War in a pro-South newspaper...

Item #654798

April 30, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 30, 1862  Among the articles within are: "A Serious Talk with Serious Men" "Emancipation of Slaves" "...on the Bill to abolish Slavery in the District of Columbia" "War News of the Week" "Free Negroes in Ohio" "The Massacre at Lee's Mills" and so much more.

Eight pages, very nice condition.



D... See More  

Available Now

$29.00
654794

Much on the Civil War in a pro-South newspaper...

Item #654794

April 06, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 6, 1864  Among the front page reports are: "Mixing The White and Black Races in Ohio" which takes 2 1/2 columns. Also: "A Letter From the Army" "Massa Lincoln" "Mr. Lincoln's Re-Election and Rebel Discouragement" and more.

Other items inside include: "War News of the Week" "Gen. Banks's Order&quo... See More  

Available Now

$38.00
654727

Civil War map of Mobile Bay...

Item #654727

June 17, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 17, 1862  The front page is dominated by a nice map headed: "The Approach To Mobile" and also: "Vicinity of Forts Morgan & Gaines and the Entrance To Mobile Bay."

Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War: "The Attack on Charleston" "Continued Fighting" "A Georgia Colonel & Sixty men Killed" "Battle In ... See More  

Available Now

$49.00
654722

Civil War map showing a portion of Texas...

Item #654722

February 07, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 7, 1863 



* Texas Gulf map

* Sabine Pass & Galveston




The top of the ftpg. features a nice, detailed Civil War map headed: "The Recapture Of Sabine Pass. Scene of the Rebel General Magruder's Second Naval Operation."

Among the ftpg. column heads on the war: "Important From Texas" "The Operations of the Rebel Gen. Magruder's Flee... See More  

Available Now

$55.00
654718

Civil War map of Eastern Virginia...

Item #654718

May 26, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 26, 1862



* First Battle of Winchester VA Virginia



The front page features a large and very detailed map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN EASTERN VIRGINIA."

Among the front page column heads are: "The Gallant Action of Col. Crook" "Details of the Rebel Defeat" "We Whipped them Three to One" "Occupation of Raleigh, N.C." "... See More  

Available Now

$42.00
654716

Civil War map of Mobile Bay...

Item #654716

June 17, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 17, 1862  The front page is dominated by a nice map headed: "The Approach To Mobile" and also: "Vicinity of Forts Morgan & Gaines and the Entrance To Mobile Bay."

Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War: "The Attack on Charleston" "Continued Fighting" "A Georgia Colonel & Sixty men Killed" "Battle In ... See More  

Available Now

$48.00
654711

Williamsburg evacuated...

Item #654711

August 23, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 23, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War: "Ovation to Gen. Corcoran" "General Corcoran's Response" "The Procession" "From Gen. McClellan's Army - Reported Evacuation of Williamsburg" "The Movement of Troops...Richmond Almost Bare of Rebel Troops...".

Plus there is more on pages 4, 5 and 8 includin... See More  

Available Now

$28.00
654709

Prelude to the Second Battle of Bull Run...

Item #654709

August 30, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 30, 1862 



* Battle of Thoroughfare Gap

* Second Battle of Bull Run




The first column heads give report on the prelude to the Second Battle of Bull Run: "The War In Virginia" "The Advance of the Rebels Towards Manassas" "Longstreet Driven Back by McDowell" "The Rebels Routed by Hooker at Kettle Run" "Flight of Jackson Fr... See More  

Available Now

$35.00
654631

Great war content from the Confederacy...

Item #654631

July 18, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 18, 1862  A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page items are: "From Vicksburg" "The Lines Beyond the Rappahannock" "Kentucky" "A Reminiscence" "The Yankees And the Negroes" "Through Connection to Staunton" "Latest From the North--Defeat of the Federa... See More  

Available Now

$95.00
If you are searching for a newspaper from a specific date, please note that we have a vast selection available for purchase by using the date picker on our gifts and birthday newspapers page.
[ RSS Feed ]