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678030

Hanging of Lincoln's assassins...

Item #678030

July 22, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 22, 1865  The entire front page is taken up with a print captioned: "Execution of the Conspirators in Washington, D.C.--The Final Preparations--Appearance of the Criminals on the Scaffold." which includes Mrs. Surratt in her dress, among the others. 

The foldout doublepage centerfold is quite dramatic, captioned: "Execution o... See More  

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$195.00
678020

From New Orleans during the Confederacy...

Item #678020

October 19, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 19, 1861  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. So "Confederate" issues fro... See More  

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$128.00
678017

From the capital of the confederacy...

Item #678017

August 26, 1862

RICHMOND WHIG AND PUBLIC ADVERTISER, Virginia, Aug. 26, 1862  The front page has an editorial: "The Defensive Policy". There is also the business of the "Confederate Congress" and various war reports, including: "Retreat Of Pope's Army Capture Of A Yankee Guard And Two Locomotives".

Page 2 has an editorial: "The Financial Aspects of the War", plus:... See More  

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678016

A rare title from the Civil War, just after the close of the Civil War...

Item #678016

May 31, 1865

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, May 31, 1865  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 press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his ferve... See More  

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678008

Rare Union occupation newspaper with the Emancipation Proclamation...

Item #678008

October 04, 1862

THE NEW SOUTH, Port Royal, South Carolina, Oct. 4, 1862  This newspaper was established in March of 1862 after its capture by Union forces during the early part of the Civil War. Issued in a "military command", the newspaper sought to provide mostly military reports and other items. It is also interesting that a Union newspaper was published in South Carolina considering the state r... See More  

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677976

The Northern Army approaching Yorktown in 1862...

Item #677976

April 08, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES from New York, NY and dated April 8, 1862.



* General McClellan before Yorktown
* General Pope to the Tennessee Shore
 
The front page has the single-column headings: "IMPORTANT WAR NEWS", "Gen. McClellan Before Yorktown with the National Army", "Gen. Magruder in Yorktown with 30,000 Rebel Troops", "IMPORTANT FROM MISSIS
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677943

General Sherman pressing General Hood... Slocum possesses Atlanta...

Item #677943

October 19, 1864

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 19, 1864



* General William T. Sherman
* Atlanta, Georgia
 
The frontpage headlines include: "GEN. SHERMAN'S ARMY", "Hood Trying To Escape", "Sherman Pressing Him Closely", "Gen. Slocum in Possession of Atlanta", and much more. See images for details. Additional Civil War-themed content found
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677942

1863 Tuscumbia, Alabama... Enrollment of the Blacks...

Item #677942

April 30, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, April 30, 1863  Among the front page single-column heads are: "Opelousas Captured by Gen. Banks", "Immense Captures by Our Forces", "Charleston Still Threatened by Our Forces", "Progress of the Enrollment of the Blacks", "The Rebel Raid In Missouri", "Surprise & Defeat of Marmaduke's Advance Guard", "The ... See More  

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677941

Joel Chandler Harris

Only newspaper to be printed on a Southern plantation...

Item #677941

November 10, 1862

THE COUNTRYMAN, Turnwold, Putnam County, Georgia, Nov. 10, 1862 



* Only known title to be published on a Southern Plantation

* From Joel Chandler Harris's own personal collection

* Non-J.C.H. issues are quite valuable in and of themselves




A fascinating little newspaper which perhaps is most famous for being the only newspaper published on a Southern plantation. It was published by... See More  

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677929

Those who conspired to assassinate Abraham Lincoln...

Item #677929

June 21, 1865

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, June 21, 1865  The front page has various column headlines of note from this month just after the end of the Civil War, including: "Rebel Leaders Sueing for Pardon" "R. M. T. Hunter Begs Forgiveness" "His Repentance for Past Misdeeds" "Recapture of Dick Turner": "The Trial of The Conspirators" "Severe Illness of... See More  

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677928

Trial of the Lincoln assassination conspirators...

Item #677928

June 22, 1865

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, June 22, 1865  The front page has a nice stack of one column headlines concerning the trial of the assassins, including: "THE CONSPIRACY ! " Payne & Atzeroth! " Doster's Argument in Their Behalf" "He Confesses that Payne Attempted Mr. Seward's Life" "He Acknowledges Him to Be Sane" "The Assassin Believed He Wa... See More  

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677927

Perhaps the very best issue on the end of the Civil War...

Item #677927

April 10, 1865

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, April 10, 1865  If you are looking for a stellar newspaper reporting the surrender of Robert E. Lee to General Grant at Appomattox, here it is. Although we've had but a few of this issue in the past 45 years, it has been many years since out last.

This is a great display issue, as not just the first column but the first two columns have dramatic heads highlight... See More  

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677926

Jeff Davis is captured...

Item #677926

May 15, 1865

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, May 15, 1865  Half of the first column on the front page is taken up with significant heads including: "CAPTURE OF JEFF DAVIS !" "As Good As A Comedy!" "His Flight Suddenly Ended!" "Col. Prichard Overhauls The Fugitive!" "He Attempts to Escape in His Wife's Clothes!" "He Bolts For The Woods!" "His ... See More  

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677925

Rare print of the court room of the trial of the conspirators...

Item #677925

May 18, 1865

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, May 18, 1865  A displayable issue as the front page features a quite unusual illustration headed: "TRIAL OF THE CONSPIRATORS. Interior View of the Court Room Occupied by the Military Commission."

There are nice first column heads including: "THE GREAT TRIAL" "The Pursuit Of The Assassins!" "Dr. Mudd's Participation in the Grea... See More  

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677924

Lincoln's assassins are hanged...

Item #677924

July 08, 1865

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, July 8, 1865  Over half of the first column on the front page is taken up with some dramatic heads on the hanging of the conspirators involved in the Lincoln assassination, with: "HUNG ! " The Murder of Abraham Lincoln Avenged!" "Terrible Scene of Retribution!" "Four of the Assassins Executed!" "Full Accounts of the Great Even... See More  

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677923

Fine reporting in this first report of Lincoln's assassination...

Item #677923

April 15, 1865

AUBURN DAILY ADVERTISER & UNION, New York, April 15, 1865  An exciting issue reporting the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, as inside pages have various dispatches as the news was received at the printing office.

Page 2 begins with a report from the editor headed: "Assassination of President Lincoln" beginning: "We are overwhelmed with range shocking intelligence of ... See More  

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677922

The Civil War nears its end...

Item #677922

April 05, 1865

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, April 5, 1865  A great front page, featuring a nice map headed: "THE DECISIVE FIELD.  Map of The Ground Fought Over By Our Troops" showing the vicinity of Petersburg, Virginia.

Plus there is a nice stack of heads taking two-thirds of the first column including: "U.S. GRANT" "Thundering on the Heels of Lee!" "The Spoils Of Victory... See More  

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677905

Louisiana secedes from the Union...

Item #677905

January 27, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 27, 1861  Among the ftpg. first column heads "Important News From the South" "Secession of Louisiana From the Union" "Six States Arrayed Against the Federal Government" "Anticipated Assault Upon Fort Pickens by Florida Troops" and much more.

Eight pages, some light foxing at the folds, minor margin wear, generally good.

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677857

1862 - Brunswick, Georgia... Port Royal...

Item #677857

April 02, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1862

 

Port Royal
* Brunswick, Georgia
 
The front page has: "FROM THE SOUTHERN COAST", "AFFAIRS AT PORT ROYAL", "The Development of Union Sentiment in Florida", "Official Account of the Occupation of Brunswick, Georgia", "THE OCCUPATION OF BRUNSWICK", "NEWS FROM THE ADVANCE"
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677856

Sherman's advance.. Nashville, Tennessee...

Item #677856

December 08, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 8, 1864  
 
* William T. Sherman's march to the sea
* Third Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee
 
Among the front page column heads are: "SHERMAN'S PROGRESS", "Rebel Reports of His Whereabouts", "His Cavalry on the Savannah River", "Where He Will Probably Cross that Stream", "Rebel Fe
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677785

A terrific, action-packed battle scene for display...

Item #677785

August 08, 1863

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 8, 1863   The ftpg. shows: "Siege of Vicksburg--General Grant Meeting the Rebel General Pemberton..." (hole in this print).

Inside has: "Invasion of Maryland...Repulsing the Rebel Stuart at Boonsboro" "Siege of Vicksburg...Observatory Overlooking the Rebel Works". A full page: "Arrival at Chickasaw Bayou of the... See More  

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677784

The siege of Vicksburg...

Item #677784

July 04, 1863

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 4, 1863  The ftpg. shows: "...Working on The Fortifications near Harrisburg, Pa." & two naval scenes. Inside includes: "...At Winter's Plantation Near Port Hudson"; a great doublepg. centerfold: "Siege of Vicksburg--Sherman's Attack on the Rebel Works"; a fullpg: "The Rebel Invasion of Maryland &... See More  

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677783

Stonewall Jackson on the front page...

Item #677783

August 09, 1862

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 9, 1862  The front page features a print captioned: "The Rebel General Thomas J. Jackson, Commonly Called Stonewall Jackson". Also: "The Rebel Raid Into Kentucky--Excitement at Covington...".

Inside has: "Harrison's Landing, James River, Va." "California Joe, the Celebrated Sharpshooter of Berdan's Regi... See More  

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677782

The Rebel General Morgan... Soldiers at New Fernandina, Florida...

Item #677782

August 16, 1862

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 16, 1862  The front page shows: "The Raid in Kentucky--The Rebel Morgan with his Guerrillas Bivouacking in Court House Square, Paris...". 

Prints inside include: "State Arsenal, Albany, N.Y." "National Troops Marching Through...New Fernandina, Florida" "Paris, Capital of Bourbon County...on Stoner Creek, K... See More  

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677780

Prisoners in the hold of a rebel ship...

Item #677780

November 22, 1862

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 22, 1862  The ftpg. shows; "Hon. Horatio Seymour, Governor-elect of New York". Inside has: "The Burial of Gen. Mitchel--Funeral Procession...Streets of Beaufort, S.C." "Camp of the Contrabands on the Banks of the Mississippi, Fort Pickering, Memphis", plus prints of 3 boats. Also a find doublepage centerfold: "An Angl... See More  

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677778

Indian scouts in the Civil War... Cavalry leaders...

Item #677778

December 06, 1862

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 6, 1862  The front page shows: "Our Cavalry Leaders--Generals Pleasanton, Bayard, and Col. Percy Wyndham...". A full page shows; "Delaware Indians Acting as Scouts for the National Army in the West". There is also a four page foldout print but because this issue was bound and trimmed it is in two sections.

The bkpg. cartoon show: &... See More  

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677777

Civil War newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #677777

December 26, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Dec. 27, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "Is the Constitution Suspended During the War?" "War News" "The California Column" "The Massacre at Fredericksburg" and more.

Four pag... See More  

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677776

Early from Los Angeles... On Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation & his state-of-the-union address...

Item #677776

December 13, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Dec. 13, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "John Quincy Adams on the Right to Free Slaves in War". Pages 2 and 3 both have commentary on Lincoln's annual state-of-the-union address, with a report which in... See More  

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677775

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #677775

December 06, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Dec. 6, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "The Southern Character" "The Policy of the War" "Gov. Morehead's Speech--How the President Receives Delegations" has much on Lincoln; "L... See More  

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677774

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #677774

November 29, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Nov. 29, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "The Rebels Not to be Starved Out--Immense Crops In Store for Them" "Negro Equality" "The Federal Repulse at Perryville" "The U,S. Iron-case... See More  

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677773

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #677773

November 22, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Nov. 22, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "The Cavalry Question--Are we Capable of Competing with the Rebel Horsemen?" "Remarkable Scenes in New Orleans" "The Removal of Generals" "E... See More  

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677772

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #677772

November 15, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Nov. 15, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "A Letter from Gen. Scott Read at a New York democratic Meeting: "What Shall We Say?" "Eastern Intelligence" has Civil War news; "From the Esmera... See More  

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677771

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #677771

November 08, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Nov. 8, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "Making of Disloyalists of Missouri Pay the Fiddler--A Sweeping Order" "Another of General Butler's Stringent Orders Against New Orleans Secessionists" ... See More  

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677770

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #677770

November 01, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Nov. 1, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "The Mackerel Brigade Delude the Celebrated Confederacy Into an Invasion of Accomac" "Eastern Intelligence" has Civil War reports; "Soledad Mining Dist... See More  

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677769

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #677769

October 25, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Oct. 25, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "Eastern Intelligence" "Our National Capital" "The Debt We are Piling Up" "Gen. Carleton at Santa Fe" "The Freedom of the Press&qu... See More  

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677768

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #677768

October 18, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Oct. 18, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "Is Abolitionism a Sentiment or a Principle?" "What Is Seccessionism?" "Rebel Raids Into Pennsylvania" "The News" "The Colorado Mi... See More  

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677767

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #677767

September 27, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Sept. 27, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "New General Orders" "Eastern Intelligence" "Penalty for Selling Hides Without Being Branded"  "The War News" and more.

Four pag... See More  

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677766

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #677766

September 20, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Sept. 20, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "Situation off Affairs with the Virginia Armies' "Effect of the New Order Relative to Drafting" "General orders" "Eastern Intelligence "... See More  

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677765

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #677765

September 13, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Sept. 13, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "Gen. Ord's Charged with Protecting a Rebel Extortioinist's Cornfield Near Corinth" "The Condition of Missouri" "Eastern Intelligence" &... See More  

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677764

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #677764

September 06, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Sept. 6, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "The Military Precinct" "How the President Will Preserve the Union" "The News of the Week" "The Indian Disturbances in Minnesota" "... See More  

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677763

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #677763

August 30, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Aug. 30, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "Eastern Intelligence" "The Army Is Now Safe" "The Colorado Mines" and more.

Four pages, a few stains, archival mend across page 4, good conditi... See More  

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677762

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles... Death of President VanBuren...

Item #677762

August 23, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Aug. 23, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "Martin Van Buren" reports on his death; "Lincoln and Abolition" "From the Colorado Mines" and more.

Four pages, various stains, good condition.... See More  

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677761

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #677761

August 16, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Aug. 16, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "Loss of Steamship Golden Gate" "The Federal Disasters in Virginia" "The Mojave Route to the Mines" "General McClellan's Address to His ... See More  

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677760

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #677760

August 09, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Aug. 9, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "Look at It, White Men!" which relates to the Emancipation Proclamation; "Beauregard Upon Pope and Halleck" with letters signed in type by both G. T. Beaure... See More  

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677759

A soldier-woman served in the Civil War...

Item #677759

July 19, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, July 19, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

The feature of this issue is a small & inconspicuous article reading in part: "A girl named Mary Fitzallan was arrested a short time since in Chicago, clothed in a volunteer's unif... See More  

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677758

Rare Union occupation newspaper...

Item #677758

September 26, 1863

THE NEW SOUTH, Port Royal, South Carolina, Sept. 26, 1863  This newspaper was established in March of 1862 after its capture by Union forces during the early part of the Civil War. Issued in a "military command", the newspaper sought to provide mostly military reports and other items. It is also interesting that a Union newspaper was published in South Carolina considering the state... See More  

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677757

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #677757

July 12, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, July 12, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "The Law of Treason" "The Barbarities of the South" "A Soldier's Opinion" "The New York Negroes Abound" "Particulars of the Ba... See More  

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677756

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #677756

June 28, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, June 28, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "How to Handle Firearms Safely" "The Colorado Mines" "Eastern Intelligence" "Discussion Among the Mormons" "Pirated" and more... See More  

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677755

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #677755

June 21, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, June 21, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "The Abolition Allies--Disappointed Expectations" "Gen. Sumner at the Battle of Williamsburg" "San Diego Items" and more.

Four pages, scattered ... See More  

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677599

The Emancipation Proclamation on the front page...

Item #677599

September 23, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 23, 1862... in unusually nice condition.  A terrific issue with this historic content, as the entire text of the famous Emancipation Proclamation, wherein President Abraham Lincoln freed all slaves in both the North & the South, is contained in the first two columns of the front page. More typically this text is found on inside pages of most newspapers. The head... See More  

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