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701933

Volume I issue... Below Mason-Dixon line...

Item #701933

March 06, 1862

MARYLAND NEWS SHEET, Baltimore, March 6, 1862  This is a volume I issue of an uncommon title from below the Mason-Dixon Line during the Civil War.

There are some war-related reports on page 2 including: "War & Other News" "From the South" "The Occupation of Nashville" "The Union Men in Richmond" and more.

Four pages, larger than typical folio size... See More  

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$27.00
701650

Robert E. Lee becomes commander of all Confederate forces...

Item #701650

January 26, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, Jan. 26, 1865  



* General Robert E. Lee

* Appointed as Commander of ALL Confederate Forces




Among the front-page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH", "Preparations for Evacuating Wilmington", "Demand for its Surrender", "Robert E. Lee General-in-Chief of the Rebel Armies", "Complete Reorganization of Jeff. Davi... See More  

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$85.00
701519

Wealth of Confederate reporting from this fascinating newspaper title...

Item #701519

January 07, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 7, 1863  This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South. Note that this "Memphis" newspaper was published in Jackson, Mississippi, and also that this is labeled the: "Army Edition" which we have not seen in other issues of this title we have offered. See the information below concerning its h... See More  

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$257.00
701379

Final month of the Civil War in 1865...

Item #701379

March 21, 1865

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 21, 1865



* Final month of the Civil War

* Valley campaigns of 1864 victory march




The first column of the front page has one column headings that include: "THE GREAT CAVALRY RAID" "The Heroes of the Shenandoah on Horseback" "Successful and Triumphant March" "The Defeat of Early and the Dispersion of his Entire Army" and more.

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$28.00
701259

In a pro-South newspaper: Lincoln's inaugural address on the front page...

Item #701259

March 08, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 8, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln's inauguration

* Inaugural address on the ftpg.

* Closing weeks of the Civil War - pro-Confederate title




Among the front page reports is: "Inauguration of President Lincoln--His Address" which contains his address in full, ending with the immortal words: "With malice towards none, with charity for all, wit... See More  

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701184

"Stonewall" Jackson captures Harper's Ferry...

Item #701184

September 20, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Sept. 20, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate publication

* 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.

Page 2 begins with a nice editorial headed: "Gen. Jackson's Movements" which begins: "The brilliant explo... See More  

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$133.00
700737

From the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #700737

July 02, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, July 2, 1863  



* Battle of Gettysburg begins

* General George Meade

* Gen. Robert E. Lee




The first column heads on the front page tell of the early reports of the Battle of Gettysburg, which was fought July 1-3.

The heads include: "THE REBEL INVASION" "Defeat of Stuart's Cavalry in Three Fights" "The Rebels Driven from Westminster to Hanov... See More  

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700729

The New York City Draft Riots... Attack on Charleston...

Item #700729

July 18, 1863

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, July 18, 1863



* Post Battle of Gettysburg

* Robert E. Lee's Army retreat

* New York City draft riots

* Siege of Charleston, South Carolina




 Among the one column headlines on the front page are: "THE RIOT" "Quiet Restored and Business Resumed" "The Insurgents Subdued" "Proclamation By Mayor Opdyke" "The Attack on... See More  

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700079

China-themed prints... The historic Gale of 1861...

Item #700079

February 23, 1861

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Feb. 23, 1861  The front page is taken up with two interesting China-themed prints: "PEKING CAB" and "AMUSEMENTS ON ICE", with related text on page 171.

There are several prints with related articles regarding the Great Gale of 1861 off the English and Irish coasts. See images for details. Another full-page print is shows the executio... See More  

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699527

The French in Mexico, featuring a map...

Item #699527

January 29, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 29, 1863  



* Front Page Map of Mexico

* Port Hudson MS

* Vicksburg, Mississippi




The front page has a large map headed: "THE FRENCH IN MEXICO. Operations of the French Army--The Route of the Troops from Vera Cruz to the Mexican Capital" with related front page heads as well.

There are also front page Civil War reports including: "Rebel Army Under G... See More  

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$35.00
699095

1871 Magazine By Author Charles Dickens...

Item #699095

December 30, 1871

ALL THE YEAR ROUND, Dec. 30, 1871



* Ornate Masthead

* 1871 Original

* Charles Dickens




This 24 page issue is in great condition and measures 6 x 9 inches. This was a weekly journal which was conducted by Charles Dickens as noted in the masthead. Some of the stories in this particular issue are titled: "THE WICKED WOODS OF TOBEREEVIL" and more. This magazine has mainly literary rea... See More  

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698418

Frederick Douglass gives a speech celebrating emancipation...

Item #698418

August 02, 1865

NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 2, 1865 



* Frederick Douglass speech

* Emancipation of slaves




The back page has: "Emancipation Jubilee" "Gathering of the Clans--Arrival at the Park--A Sable Beauty--Jeff. Davis--Orator of the Day--The Oration--Badge Distribution--A Pleasant Time". This takes over half the page & includes a brief speech by Frederick Douglass in which... See More  

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698416

Monitor versus Merrimac... Map of New Madrid...

Item #698416

March 15, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 15, 1862    



* Battle of Hampton Roads, Virginia

* Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (CSS Virginia)

* Civil War ironclads




Page 5 contains some historic one column headlines including: "The Damages To The Merrimac," "The Condition of the Minnesota," "The Merrimac Hemmed In,"  "The War In the South-West," "... See More  

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$55.00
698150

1861 unique Civil War era set...

Item #698150
This is a unique three-issue set of authentic Civil War newspapers from the 1st year of the war.  Included are one each of the following:



* The New York Herald

* Harper's Weekly Illustrated

* The Circular



The New York Herald was known for excellent war reporting, the Harper's Weekly contains outstanding Civil War related prints (many suitable for framing), and The Circular (On... See More  

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$45.00
697709

Eight New York newspapers from the Civil War...

Item #697709

March 27, 1861

A lot of eight issues, a mix of the N.Y. Times (4) and The World (4) from the years 1861, 1862 and 1863. Each contains Civil War reports, each is folded into quarters and has wear at folds and/or foxing causing them to be a bit "2nd rate" in condition.

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$45.00
697693

Confederate newspaper from Louisiana... Anti-Lincoln editorial...

Item #697693

January 05, 1862

SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Jan. 5, 1862  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 from New Orleans are ... See More  

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697665

Black soldiers in the military... focus on Louisiana...

Item #697665

March 07, 1863

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 7, 1863  The front page has a large print showing Black soldiers captioned: "Pickets of the First Louisiana 'Native Guard' Guarding the New Orleans...Railroad" with a related article, plus: "The Old Slave Laws".

The back page has the illustration: "A Queer Rencontre", which shows a black soldier being ... See More  

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697662

News from Hood's operations...

Item #697662

October 19, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 19, 1864   Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The News of Hood's Operations" "Letter from Richmond" "From the Valley - Camp near New Market" "Interesting from the North" "Mobile and Charleston" and more.

Some war items on the back page but mostly taken up with ads.

Complete as... See More  

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697661

War news from this notable Confederate city...

Item #697661

October 06, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 6, 1864  Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Vice President Stephens and Reconstruction" "Letter from Richmond" "Affairs on Morris Island--A Yankee Description of the 'Pen' and its Occupants" "The President and the Army" "The President In Augusta" and more.

Some war items on... See More  

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697659

Rare Confederate title reports on the siege of Vicksburg, just before its fall…

Item #697659

July 02, 1863

CAROLINA SPARTAN, Spartanburg, South Carolina, July 2, 1863  A rare Confederate title to say the least. The front page begins with some nice reporting on the siege of Vicksburg with reports headed “From Vicksburg” which include some over-optimistic thoughts: “…that perfect confidence prevails among our men. They are fully able to hold Vicksburg as long as they have an... See More  

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697641

Rare Confederate title...

Item #697641

June 19, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, June 19, 1863 

 The front page contains a first-column report headed: "Dismissal of the British Consul at Richmond" which concerns President Jefferson Davis revoking George Moore's duties as an agent for the Confederacy in England.

This is followed by a related document headed: "Letters Patent -- Revoking Exequator of George... See More  

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697636

Responding to General Clinton's offer for a reconciliation...

Item #697636

April 03, 1781

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, April 3, 1781  Pages 1 and 2 contain an excellent response to the controversial "Declaration" of General Clinton in which he offers a proposal for peace to the Americans. A few bits include: "The first thing which is offered is a pardon to all the inhabitants of these States who have been so hardy as to oppose a degr... See More  

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697498

Jefferson Davis rallies the troops...

Item #697498

August 14, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 14,1863 



* Capital of the Confederacy

* President Jefferson Davis




The first column on the front page has a variety of war items, plus the balance of the front page includes: "The Military Situation" "City Intelligence" "The Army and The Mails--The Sufferings of Soldiers & Their Friends From Anxiety & Suspense"... See More  

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697466

What Robert E. Lee's plans are...

Item #697466

March 29, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, March 29, 1865 



* Battle of Fort Stedman

* Nearing the end of Civil War

* Lee's surrender less than two weeks away




Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "GEN. GRANT'S ARMY" "The Victory of Saturday" "Further & Interesting Particulars" "Extend & Importance of Lee's Designs" "Position of the Li... See More  

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697456

Many prints on the Civil War...

Item #697456

January 11, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 11, 1862  The full front page is a print captioned: "Sinking The Stone Fleet In Charleston Harbor". Inside has a full page: "The Battle of Dranesville"; a full page with 6 prints of: "In & About Port Royal, South Carolina"; a full page with 2 prints of: "The Defenses of Washington--Fort Lyon, on the Heights of Hunti... See More  

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697443

Confederate newspaper from Grenada, Mississippi... Antietam & South Mountain...

Item #697443

September 23, 1862

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Sept. 23, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate publication

* Publisher on the run

* Battle of Antietam




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... See More  

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697378

Fall of Plymouth, North Carolina...

Item #697378

November 04, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Nov. 4, 1864



* Capture of Plymouth, North Carolina

* From the origin of the Confederacy




Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Petersburg" "Secret Sessions" "From Our Army In Tennessee" "From Sherman's Army--Sherman's Position" "From the Northern Papers" "Letter from North Geo... See More  

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697376

Very rare broadside issue of "The Daily Rebel" from Chattanooga...

Item #697376

June 18, 1863

THE DAILY REBEL, Chattanooga, Tennessee, June 18, 1863



* Very rare Confederate publication

* Second Battle of Winchester, Virginia




An extremely rare broadside newspaper and a great title for a Confederate newspaper.

This is the vol. 1 number 270 issue of a title that began August 1, 1862. This issue is dated from just prior to the Confederate invasion of the North and the Battle of Gettysb... See More  

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697305

Eight New York newspapers from the Civil War...

Item #697305

January 21, 1863

A lot of eight issues, a mix of the N.Y. Times (4), The World (2), and the Tribune (2 from the years 1861 and 1863. Each contains Civil War reports, each is folded into quarters and has wear at folds and/or foxing causing them to be a bit "2nd rate" in condition.

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697249

Famous Confederate newspaper...

Item #697249

August 29, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Aug. 29, 1864 



* Rare Confederate publication

* Origin of the American Civil War

* Second Battle of Ream's Station




Famous Confederate newspaper from where the Civil War began.

Some very nice column heads begin the front page including: "ANOTHER GLORIOUS VICTORY" "The Enemy Driven From the Weldon Railroad" "Capture o... See More  

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697240

Draft riots in New York City... Lee's post-Gettysburg retreat...

Item #697240

July 14, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 14, 1863



* Post Battle of Gettysburg

* Robert E. Lee's Army retreat

* New York City draft riots




The front page has nice, single-column headings on the New York draft riots, including: "THE DRAFT" "The Riot in the Ninth Congressional District" "Hqts. of the Provost-Marshal Burned" "The Draft Slips Destroyed" "S
... See More  

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697234

Latest from Atlanta, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #697234

September 29, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Sept. 29, 1864 



* Rare Confederate publication

* Origin of the American Civil War




Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Results of the Summer Campaign" "Hood's New Movement" "From the Georgia Front--Affairs at Atlanta" "Latest From the Valley" "and more.

Complete as a single sheet is... See More  

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697226

Jeff Davis' address, and much more...

Item #697226

January 23, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, January 23, 1863  This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era.

The front page includes some items relating to the Civil War in... See More  

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697180

Latest reports on the Civil War...

Item #697180

July 11, 1861

THE WORLD, New York, July 11, 1861  



* Battle of Carthage, Missouri

* Confederate victory




Among the front page  column heads on the Civil War are: "The Southern Rebellion" "Great Battle In Missouri" "Great Slaughter of the Rebels" "Important Action of Gen. McClellan" "A Fight to Take Place To-Day" and more.

Eight pages, never boun... See More  

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697174

Latest reports on the Civil War...

Item #697174

June 13, 1861

THE WORLD, New York, June 13, 1861  



* Battle of Big Bethel - Virginia

* One of the earliest battles of CW




Among the page 4 column heads on the Civil War are: "The Southern Rebellion" "The Advance on Harper's Ferry" "Evacuation of Fairfax Court House" "The Fight at Great Bethel" and more.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, folded twice, m... See More  

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697169

Latest reports on the Civil War...

Item #697169

June 05, 1861

THE WORLD, New York, June 5, 1861  



* Battle of Fairfax Court House - Virginia



Among the page 4 column heads on the Civil War are: "The Southern Rebellion" "The Rebels Retreating From Fairfax Court House" "43,000 Loyal; Troops in the Vicinity of Washington" "A Federal Camp on the Lower Potomac" "Confederate Troops Leaving Pensacola" and ... See More  

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697163

Latest reports from the Civil War...

Item #697163

June 19, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 19, 1861  



* Battle of Boonville - Missouri

* Battle of Vienna - Virginia




With the front page filled with ads the Civil War reports are on pages 4, 5 & 8: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Successful Aerial Telegraphing" "The Masked Attack at Vienna" "Our Troops Take a Position and Hold It" " "The Rebels Dare Not Come ... See More  

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697136

Rare print of a Confederate Treasury note...

Item #697136

March 04, 1862

THE WORLD, New York, March 4, 1862  The highlight of the issue is the back page print of: "A CONFEDERATE STATE TREASURY NOTE" for $5, with much detail.

Much Civil War reporting on the front page including: "The War In Tennessee" "Occupation of Nashville" "Accounts For Rebel Sources" "News From the South" "Jeff Davis's War Policy Cond... See More  

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697135

Lincoln's Baltimore speech... Rare speech given outside of D.C.!

Item #697135

April 19, 1864

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, NY, April 19, 1864 



* President Abraham Lincoln - Lecture on Liberty

* Address at Sanitary Fair in Baltimore, Maryland




The most noteworthy content is found on page 4 under the heading, "The Baltimore Fair." which includes excerpts and commentary regarding President Lincoln's Speech in Baltimore, it being one of only three speeches he gave outside o... See More  

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697089

Nice Charleston issue...

Item #697089

January 26, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 26, 1861  The front page shows: "The Prayer at Sumter".

Other prints inside include: "Firing on the 'Star of the West' from the South Carolina Battery on Morris Island" "Group of Guns & Gun Carriages Dismantled by Major Anderson at Fort Moultrie" "Battery at Fort Moultrie, Bearing on Fort Sumter", a full ... See More  

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697087

General Sherman enters Savannah, Georgia...

Item #697087

January 14, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 14, 1865 



* Fall of Savannah, Georgia

* General William T. Sherman

* American Civil War prints




The front page is taken up with two prints: "Ordnance Stores Captured with Fort McAllister--Lieutenant Spencer's Headquarters" and "General Sherman's Army Entering Savannah, Georgia".

Several full page plates including: &qu... See More  

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$66.00
697047

Confederate New Orleans...

Item #697047

January 31, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Jan. 31, 1862  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 from New Orleans... See More  

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697029

Black soldiers in the military... focus on Louisiana...

Item #697029

March 07, 1863

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 7, 1863  The front page has a large print showing Black soldiers captioned: "Pickets of the First Louisiana 'Native Guard' Guarding the New Orleans...Railroad" with a related article, plus: "The Old Slave Laws".

The back page has the illustration: "A Queer Rencontre", which shows a black soldier being ... See More  

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696948

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

Item #696948

March 22, 1865

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, March 22, 1865 



* Very rare Civil War title - closing events

* 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 turn... See More  

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$175.00
696937

From Texas during the Civil War...

Item #696937

September 23, 1864

GALVESTON TRI-WEEKLY NEWS, Texas, Sept. 23, 1864



* Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy



 Although the title notes "Galveston" the dateline notes it was printed in nearby Houston, as it is likely moving a bit more inland offered greater security from the Yankee forces.

Confederate newspapers from Texas are very uncommon particularly from before or during the Civil Wa... See More  

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$540.00
696936

Civil War map of Virginia... First Battle of Rappahannock Station...

Item #696936

August 28, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 28, 1862  



* First Battle of Rappahannock Station

* General Stonewall Jackson




The front page features a large Civil War map headed: "The Field Of Operations In Virginia". Nice column heads on the war include: "The War In Virginia" 'The Intentions of Gen. Lee" "The Junction of the Armies" & more.

Eight pages, bit of foxi... See More  

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$56.00
696933

Capture of New Orleans!

Item #696933

April 28, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1862  



* Capture of New Orleans, Louisiana

* General Benjamin Butler takes over




This issue reports one of the more significant events of the Civil War: the capture of New Orleans, the Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi.

With this important event the northern forces were well on their way towards controlling the very strategic Mississippi River corridor... See More  

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$72.00
696929

Rare Lincoln's assassination report, in a Washington, D.C. newspaper...

Item #696929

April 15, 1865

EVENING STAR, Washington, D.C., April 15, 1865  



* Abraham Lincoln assassination (historic 1st report)

* It is BEST to have reports from the city where it occurred




Terrific to have this first report of Lincoln's assassination in a newspaper from the city where it happened. This is the first of this issue we have offered.

The top of the front page has a column with heads: "ASS... See More  

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696928

Yankees capture the Confederate capital... War nears its end...

Item #696928

April 04, 1865

NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, April 4, 1865  



* Fall of Richmond VA Virginia

* Civil War nearing the end




One of the middle columns of the front page announces one of the more significant events of the Civil War with: "VIRGINIA ! " "GLORIOUS NEWS ! " "Richmond Is Ours!" "Evacuation of Petersburg!" "Tremendous Fighting!" "Lee's E... See More  

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$310.00
696922

On the Battle of Guilford Court House...

Item #696922

April 24, 1781

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, April 24, 1781  



* Battle of Guilford Courthouse

* Greensboro, North Carolina

* General Charles Cornwallis loss




Page 2 has some nice war content. The 2nd column begins with: "By accounts from General Greene's army as late as the 24th ultimo, we learn that Lord Cornwallis is retreating towards Cross Creek and that o... See More  

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$725.00
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