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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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Large front page, Civil War era map of Richmond....

Item #679357

June 27, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, June 27, 1862 

* Richmond, Virginia Map

* Battle of Oak Grove

* General George McClellan

The front page features a large map with a quite large heading: "THE DEFENCES OF RICHMOND. Position of the Formidable Rebel Batteries & Earthworks in Major General McClellan's Front." There are also many related column heads on the front page as well.

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Confederate newspaper... South Carolina, Fort Donelson, and more...

Item #679290

February 15, 1862

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 15, 1862  A rather rare title and great that it includes the word “Southern”.

The front page is mostly taken up with ads & military notices but two columns have war news: "From Norfolk" "From Richmond" "The War Feeling in the Country" "The Evacuation of  Romney".

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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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The Emancipation Proclamation...

Item #679150

September 23, 1862

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, September 23, 1862  Page 4 contains the full texts of the Emancipation Proclamation, perhaps the most significant Presidential pronouncement of the entire Civil War wherein Lincoln declared all slaves free. Headed: "A Proclamation By the President of the United States" the document begins at the bottom half of the second column and takes the top half of ... See More  

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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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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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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.

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Terrific centerfold shows steam fire engines in 1865...

Item #678298

March 11, 1865

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, March 11, 1865  The prime print is the very nice doublepage centerfold captioned: "Our Volunteer Fire Department--A Series of Illustrations Representing the Various Steam Fire Engines Now Used in New York". This is an excellent print showing 24 steam fire engines (see). A terrific print for display for any collector of fire memorabilia. ... See More  

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General Ambrose Burnside's North Carolina Expedition...

Item #678279

January 29, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 29, 1862 

* General Ambrose Burnside's North Carolina Expedition 

* Somerset, Kentucky

* Paris, Tennessee 

The front page has: "BURNSIDE'S EXPEDITION", followed by:  "Its Arrival at Hatteras Inlet", "Great Difficulties Encountered", "Official Report of Gen. Burnside to the War Department", and more... See More  

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Fortress Monroe, Jacksonville, Yorktown... and a new Delmonico's...

Item #678258

April 07, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 7, 1862 
The front page has: "FROM THE SOUTHERN COAST", "Threatened Attack by the Rebels upon Jacksonville, Fla.", "NEWS FROM FORTRESS MONROE", "Cannonading Heard in the Direction of Yorktown", "GEN. BURNSIDE'S OPERATIONS", "NEWS FROM WASHINGTON", and more. The inside has news regarding
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Theodore Parker, renowned Abolitionist...

Item #678136

February 13, 1864

DAILY SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Mass., Feb. 13, 1864  This issue has a front page article headed: "THEODORE PARKER", with subheads: "His Biography and Correspondence" and "INTERESTING REVELATIONS OF HIS PRIVATE LIFE", which takes the entire front page and continues on the back page. Great coverage of this notable abolitionist (see background below... See More  

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The Battle of Mill Spring...

Item #678133

January 24, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 24, 1862  The front page has: "THE BATTLE OF MILL SPRING", followed by: "A Bayonet Charge by the Ninth Ohio, Second Minnesota, and Fourth Kentucky", "REPORTED RESIGNATON OF BUCKNER", and more. Additional headings include: "IMPORTANT FROM FORTRESS MONROE", "Rebel Reports Regarding Burnside's Expedition", "IM
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1862 Fort Donelson Captured Civil War Newspaper... Union army pushes into Arkansas...

Item #678132

February 19, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 19, 1862

* Fort Donelson Captured

* Union Flag flies over Arkansas

The front page of this issue has the 1st report headlines: "THE GREAT VICTORY", "Further Particulars of the Capture of Fort Donelson", "THE NATIONAL FORCES ENGAGED", "The Old Flag In Arkansas", "The Lane Expedition" and more (see images).

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Clarksville Tennessee... Fort Donelson...

Item #678129

February 20, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 20, 1862

* Clarksville, Tennessee

* Fort Donelson

This issue includes the following front page headlines: "THE FORT DONELSON VICTORY", "Upward of Six Thousand of the Prisoners Arrived at Cairo", "How the Prisoners Will Be Disposed Of", "Evacuation Of Clarksville", "THE REBELLION BREAKING UP", "The De
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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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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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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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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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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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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 front page 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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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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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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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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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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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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Fall of New Orleans confirmed... Battle of Shiloh...

Item #677495

May 01, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 1, 1862 

* Fall of New Orleans, Louisiana

* Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing

* American Civil War

Front page one column headlines include: "Our Fleet Before The City" "The Troops Not Yet Landed" "All The Rebel Gunboats Burnt" "A Famine At Norfolk" "Death Of Mr. Lincoln's Brother-In-Law" "The War For ... See More  

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Trial of the Andersonville Prison warden...

Item #677460

September 13, 1865

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 13, 1865  Among the front page column heads are: "THE WERZE TRIAL" [Wirz, the Andersonville prison warden], "List of Witnesses for the Defense" "More Evidence From Union Soldiers" "He Whips More Men Than Gen. Johnston" and: "South Carolina" "Meade & Gillmore at Columbia" "The Cotton Trade at Sava... See More  

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Great war content from the Confederacy... "Pursuit of Morgan's Guerrillas"...

Item #676789

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  

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One of the more rare titles from the Civil War we have offered...

Item #676627

April 05, 1865

GRANT'S PETERSBURG PROGRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, April 5, 1865 

* Extremely rare military title

* General Ulysses S. Grant

* The Siege of Petersburg ending

* Civil War coming to an end

An exceedingly rare newspaper and the first we have had the opportunity to offer. This newspaper lasted but four issues, printing on April 3, 5, 7 and 10 of 1865 by officers of the 37th Wisconsi... See More  

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Advertisement for a Frederick Douglass speech on the Civil War, plus a war map...

Item #676204

February 11, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 11, 1862

* Frederick Douglass speech on civil war

* Cooper Institute advertisement (eve of event)

The bottom of the first column on page 2 has a interesting advertisement for "A Black Man on The War!! Frederick Douglass Lecture at Cooper Institute..." with the date & time noted (see image).

Various Civil War reports on pages 5 & 6.

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Large & ornate masthead from the Civil War era...

Item #676190

June 25, 1862


* Great masthead engraving 

The title reflects the theme of this issue, being primarily a farming-related newspaper with agricultural concerns taking much of the front page and some inside space as well. However Civil War reporting is found on page two with a review of the week's battle events and military concer... See More  

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A 5 Issue Set! 1861-1865 Harper&#x27;s Weekly Civil War Illustrations...

Item #676075

January 01, 1861

(5 issue set) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May, 1861 - May, 1865... one from each year of the Civil War!

* the most recognized illustrated newspaper of the Civil War

* several illustrated prints (suitable for framing)

* discounted by 50% (or more)

You will receive 5 original issues from this famous illustrated newspaper, dated somewhere from May, 1861 through May, 1865, offered at a subs... See More  
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Battle of Port Hudson in a rare Confederate title...

Item #676072

March 16, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, March 16, 1863 

* Very rare Confederate title

* Battle of Port Hudson

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 which time the Yankees moved in and it bec... See More  

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Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians... Praise for colored soldiers...

Item #676058

January 02, 1864

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Jan. 2, 1864  Among the front page first column stack of Civil War heads are: "DAWN OF ANOTHER YEAR" "Our Armies Quiescent" "The Fight on the Hiawassie" "Fatal Defeat of Gen. Wheeler's Cavalry" "The Union Case In Arkansas".

Additionally--and rather unusual--are ftpg. heads: " 'Kit Carson's' War ... See More  

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Battles at Paducah and Olustee...

Item #675958

April 16, 1864


* The Battle of Paducah

* The Battle of Olustee

The front page features many one column headlines covering events of the Civil War including:  "The Battle of Olustee", "Our Duty to Our Country and Her Defenders" ,"The Battle of Paducah", and much more. There is additional war-related text on the inside
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Confederate reporting on the Civil War... Reward for Benjamin Butler...

Item #675955

January 10, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 10, 1863 

* General  Benjamin "The Beast" Butler reward

* From the origin of the Civil War

Printed in the dateline is: "Confederate States of America" which is rarely found on Southern newspapers.

On the front page at the top of the first column is: "The Naval Victory At Galveston" "Official From Ge... See More  

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Confederacy in Petersburg...

Item #675950

March 04, 1863

THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, March 4, 1863 

* Rare Confederate title

Petersburg was a critical city to the Confederacy, located not far south of the capital of Richmond, and the focus of a six month long siege when ended in early April, 1865, when Lee withdrew his troops from Petersburg and urged Jefferson Davis to remove the capital from Richmond. The war would end shortl... See More  

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Great coverage on the Lincoln funeral...

Item #675259

April 20, 1865

THE BOSTON HERALD, April 20, 1865  Most of page 2 is taken up with some great & detailed coverage of the Lincoln funeral, etc., with column heads: "THE NATIONAL GRIEF" "A Day of Mourning" "Funeral of President Lincoln" "The Assassination" "Obsequies at the Capitol" "Impressive Services at the Executive Mansion" "The Funeral ... See More  

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Nice coverage of the Lincoln funeral...

Item #675227

April 22, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 22, 1865  Half of the first column is taken up with a nice stack of headlines concerning Lincoln's funeral, including: "THE FUNERAL TRAIN" "Sad & Interesting Details of the Removal of the President's Remains from Washington to Baltimore" "The Obsequies in the Monumental City" "The Whole Route Draped in Black & the Entir... See More  

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Wealth of fine end-of-war reporting...

Item #675226

April 23, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 1865  Among the front page column heads on the Lincoln funeral and the closing events of the Civil War are: "THE OBSEQUIES" "Departure of the President's Body from Harrisburgh" "The Sad Journey Towards Philadelphia" "Manifestations Of The People" "Imposing Arrangements in the City of New York" "FROM GEN. SHER... See More  

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John Wilkes Booth & his brothers... On stage together for the only time...

Item #675202

March 31, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1862

* John Wilkes Booth & his brothers: together for this one time

* Assassin of President Lincoln in advertisement

Although the front page and pages within contain various reports on the Civil War and other events across the country and the world, perhaps the most intriguing item in this newspaper is an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical perform... See More  

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Abraham Lincoln visits Harpers Ferry...

Item #675164

October 06, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 6, 1862  Among the front page  column heads on the Civil War are: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT" "A Great Battle Fought at Corinth on Saturday" "A Great National Victory" "The Enemy in Full Flight, and Our Forces in Full Pursuit" "The Losses Heavy" "The President In Frederick" which includes a short speech by him; "... See More  

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The Civil War in Pea Ridge, Arkansas...

Item #675162

October 27, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES Oct. 27, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR IN THE SOUTHWEST" "Another Great Victory in Arkansas" "The Vicinity of Pea Ridge Again Made Memorable" "Morgan's Last Raid" "AFFAIRS ON THE UPPER POTOMAC" "The Enemy Reported to Have Evacuated Winchester" "A Movement Toward Gord
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The Civil War in Pea Ridge, Arkansas...

Item #675161

October 27, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 27, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR IN THE SOUTHWEST" "Another Great Victory in Arkansas" "The Vicinity of Pea Ridge Again Made Memorable" "Morgan's Last Raid" "AFFAIRS ON THE UPPER POTOMAC" "The Enemy Reported to Have Evacuated Winchester" "A Movement Toward Gor
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The Civil War in Virginia...

Item #675160

November 28, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 28, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Army Operations In Virginia" "Fredericksburgh Not Occupied by the Rebels in Force" "Visit of the President to Gen. Burnside" "From Harper's Ferry - A Successful Raid into Secessia" "THANKSGIVING" "The Day - Its Observance--Its Duties--Its Pleasures...&q... See More  

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Rebel army is demoralized...

Item #675159

January 04, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 4, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From Port Royal & Tybee" "Preparations for a New Attack Upon the Rebels" "Important From Kentucky--Rebels Destroying the Railroad Below Green River" "Capture of a Party of Rebels on the Left Wing" "Increased Demoralization in the Rebel Army" "Ominou... See More  

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Rare mention of Kit Carson in the Civil War...

Item #675157

March 14, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1862  The front page has much reporting on the Civil War including one column heads: "The "Advance of the Army" "Latest Intelligence from the Vicinity of Manassas" "Rebels Expected to Make a Stand at Gordonsville" "Gen. McClellan & His Army" and more.

Page 5 has: "The Battle In New Mexico--A Desperate Day's F... See More  

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Chasing after Robert E. Lee...

Item #675156

July 21, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, July 21, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "End Of Morgan's Raid" "Unsuccessful Attempts to Cross the Ohio at Various Points" "Affairs at Vicksburgh" "The Retreat of Lee" "The Main Body of His Army Between Winchester & Culpepper" "General Meade In Active Pursuit" "The Pursuit o... See More  

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Item #675155

September 26, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 26, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From Gen. Rosecrans' Army" "The Position Considered Impregnable" "The Enemy in Mass at Chickamauga Creek" "Further Details of the Battle "General McCook Said to be Responsible for Our Defeat" "The Army of the Potomac" and more.

Eight pages, nice ... See More  

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