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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
697878

Butler's horrible treatment of Confederate prisoners...

Item #697878

January 15, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 15, 1864  Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it's from the capital of the Confederate States.

The front page includes: "The War News" "Absenteeism In the Army--A Curious Disclosure" "How Our Prisoners Are Treated By the Yankees--The Horrours of Camp Douglas" "A Contrast" and more. ... See More  

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$78.00
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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$68.00
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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$88.00
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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$185.00
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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$95.00
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
696643

Unique "Yankee" & "Confederate" pair of the same date...

Item #696643

July 22, 1861

Here is a unique opportunity for a pair of issues--one Yankee and the other Confederate--of the identical date of July 22, 1861 both reporting on the First Battle of Bull Run, one from the New York Tribune and the other from the Confederate capital of Richmond, titled the Daily Dispatch, providing a perspective of how the news was reported with all the "spin" & biases that ... See More  

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$648.00
695621

The war In Missouri--Federal Atrocities...

Item #695621

January 17, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 17, 1862 



* Rare rebel publication



Half of the front page is taken up with ads while the other half is filled with Civil War reports, headed: "Notes Of the War" and having many subheads including: "The War In Kentucky--A Yankee's Account of the Military Situation" "A Change of Plan" "The War In Missouri--Fede... See More  

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$77.00
695608

Williamsburg evacuated...

Item #695608

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...", and more.

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

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$32.00
695340

Latest reports from the Civil War...

Item #695340

December 16, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 16, 1863  



* Charles City Court House - Virginia



Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "A Dash In the Direction of Richmond" "The Rebel Force at Charles City Court House Captured" "Their Camp Broken Up, Provisions Destroyed & Horses Brought Off" "Splendid Marching of Our Troops" "The President's ... See More  

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$29.00
695329

Front page Civil War reports... Back page map...

Item #695329

June 26, 1862

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, June 26, 1862  The back page features a very nice: "Map Showing the New Route to New York, and its Connections" showing the Phila. area plus New York City & the places between.

The front page has column heads on the Civil War including: "LATE WAR NEWS" "From General McCellan's Grand Army" "A Check to Jackson Raids"
... See More  

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$33.00
695306

Map of Port Royal, South Carolina... Slaver is convicted...

Item #695306

November 15, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 15, 1861  The format of this title at this time was advertisements on the front page with the wealth of Civil War reporting on inside pages.

The back page features a nice Civil War map headed: "PORT ROYAL" and captioned at the bottom of it: "Scene And Plan of The Battle" followed by descriptive text.

Much war reporting inside with column heads incl... See More  

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$34.00
695299

Three maps and a diagram...

Item #695299

May 13, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, May 13, 1862  The front page is dominated by a nice, detailed Civil War map headed: "THE BATTLE FIELD IN VIRGINIA - The Area of General McClellan's Operations--Bottom's Bridge on the Chickahominy." Column heads as well including: "State of Things In Richmond" "Starvation Prices in the Rebel Capital" "The City Panic Stricken" &qu... See More  

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$60.00
694598

Historic Battle of Spotsylvania...

Item #694598

May 13, 1864

BOSTON MORNING JOURNAL, May 13, 1864  



* Battle of Spotsylvania Court House



There is much reporting on the Civil War on pages 2 and 4, column heads on the battle of Spotsylvania including in part: "Another Great Battle" "Brilliant Victory" "Splendid Attack by Gen. Hancock" "Lee's Right Wing Turned". Also: "Splendid Capture by General Hanc... See More  

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$33.00
694453

The South to force slaves into the military...

Item #694453

December 20, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 20, 1864  



* Rare rebel publication



Not just a newspaper from the Confederacy, but from the capital of the Confederate states.

The front page has: "The War News" with subheads "Southwestern Virginia" & "Savannah". Also: "City Intelligence" "A Timely Invention" "The Soldiers' Christma... See More  

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$88.00
694449

Venomous attack upon General Butler...

Item #694449

January 12, 1865

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 12, 1865  



* Rare Confederate publication from the rebel capital

* Finals months of the American Civil War




Not just a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy and very late in the war.

The editorial has near the beginning a very fascinating & sarcastic attack on Butler: "Most Confederate readers will learn... See More  

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$89.00
694446

General Hood's letter on losing his command... Great letter on the resolve of the Confederates...

Item #694446

January 28, 1865

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 28, 1865  



* Final months of the American Civil War



Not only a Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy.

The front page has various reports from very late in the Civil War, including: "The War News" which includes the text of General Hood's notice to his soldiers on being removed from command of his army, signed:... See More  

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$98.00
694445

Reaction to Robert E. Lee being named commander-in-chief...

Item #694445

February 03, 1865

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Feb. 3, 1865  



* General Robert E. Lee

* Commander-in-Chief

* Confederate capital




Not only a nice Confederate newspaper but one from the capital of the Confederacy as well. And from the closing months of the war.

The front page has: "The War News" which begins by commenting on Robert E. Lee being named commander-in-chief: "We hear from all pa... See More  

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$97.00
694435

The traveling newspaper (Grenada, MS)...John H. Morgan...

Item #694435

October 27, 1862

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, October 27, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate publication



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... See More  

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$240.00
694434

From the Confederate capital near the end of the war...

Item #694434

February 10, 1865

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 10, 1865  



* Final months of the American Civil War



A nice Confederate newspaper not only from the capital of the Confederacy but from the closing weeks of the Civil War.

The front page includes: "The War News--Sherman's Movement on the South Carolina Railroad" "The Fight on Hatcher's Run" "Railroad Transportatio... See More  

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$75.00
694414

Lincoln accepts his nomination for President... In a Confederate newspaper...

Item #694414

July 05, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 5, 1864  



* Abraham Lincoln accepts nomination for re-election



A single sheet newspaper with just a one column masthead, somewhat typical for the period as most paper mills were located in the North, newsprint was of short supply in the South, causing publishers to maximize use of paper as much as possible.

This issue has a great wealth of Civil War re... See More  

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$75.00
694403

Battle of Monocacy...

Item #694403

July 19, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 19, 1864  Nice to have a Confederate newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. 

The front page has: "The War News" with the latest events of the war, and includes a subhead: "The Battle at Monocacy--Rout of the Enemy" & "Richmond & Petersburg" and "From Georgia" which has some very nice content.

Othe... See More  

Item from Catalog 339 (released for February, 2024)

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$78.00
694400

Sherman in Georgia...

Item #694400

June 29, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, June 29, 1864  Not only a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but from the capital of the Confederate States.

This issue has on the front page: "Latest From The North..." "The War News" which includes a dispatch from Marietta to General Braxton Bragg signed by: J. E. Johnston, General, noting: "The enemy advanced upon our whole line toda... See More  

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$98.00
694399

A lengthy message from Jefferson Davis to his Congress...

Item #694399

May 03, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 3, 1864  



* Capital of the Confederacy

* President Jefferson Davis




Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The War In North Carolina--Evacuation of Washington by the Yankees" "The Victory of Plymouth" "The Yankees in the Rappahannock" & more.

The back page is dominated by the: "President's Me... See More  

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$93.00
694160

Lincoln consults spirits for military counsel?

Item #694160

June 08, 1863

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, June 8, 1863  Among the front page reports on the Civil War are; "Vicksburg" "Lincoln and the Spirits" the latter noting in part: "...spiritual exhibitions made in the presence of Lincoln and his Cabinet. Napoleon, Gen. Knox, and others were consulted s to the best mode of conducting the war. Lincoln must be in great straits wh... See More  

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$115.00
694147

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #694147

January 08, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 8, 1863 



* Capital of the Confederacy



Not just a Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy.

There is much war reporting here, from the Confederate perspective, including front page items headed: "Movements Of The Enemy" "City Intelligence" "Message Of The Governor" which takes most of the pag... See More  

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$88.00
694110

Nice account of the Battle of Fredericksburg...

Item #694110

December 16, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 16, 1862  



* Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia

* Confederate victory from rebel capital




Not only a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy.

This issue has some very nice reporting on the events of the Battle of Fredericksburg, considered the most one-sided battle of the entire Civil War, eventually failing for th... See More  

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$165.00
694103

Robert E. Lee's thankful address to the soldiers defending the Confederate capital...

Item #694103

July 14, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 14, 1862  Among the front page reports in this newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy: "Gen. Lee's Address To His Soldiers" which is prefaced in part with: "...address of Gen. R. E. Lee to the gallant troops whose patriotic sacrifices have accomplished the salvation of the Confederate capital and inflicted a blow upon the forc... See More  

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$82.00
694102

General Butler explains his controversial Order #28 on the women of New Orleans...

Item #694102

July 21, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 21, 1862  



* General Benjamin Butler

* re. Infamous Order # 28

* From the Confederate capital




The prime content on the front page would be: "Gen, Butler and The Women of New Orleans" which is a lengthy letter from him prefaced with: "The following letter from Gen. butler, explaining his reasons for issuing the celebrated order re... See More  

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$167.00
694100

War news from the Confederate capital...

Item #694100

August 02, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug 2, 1862  



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Among the front page reports in this Confederate newspaper are: "McClellan's Losses" " "A More Vindictive War Demanded" "General Twigg's Swords Returned by Gen. Butler" which includes a letter signed in type: Benj. F. Butler; "The Battles Before Richmon... See More  

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$75.00
693886

Richmond falls, the war it near its end...

Item #693886

April 07, 1865

BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, April 7, 1865  



* Fall of Richmond, Virginia

* Confederates falling apart

* Nearing the end of war

* Lee's surrender a few days away

* Abraham Lincoln's assassination a week away




A very notable issue from the closing days of the Civil War, with inside pages having nice column heads including: "GLORIOUS NEWS!" "Lee's Army Routed by She... See More  

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$96.00
693852

Civil War map of the Vicksburg vicinity...

Item #693852

July 09, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, July 9, 1862  



* Vicksburg MS Mississippi

* Seven Days battles

* General George McClellan




The front page is dominated by a very large & detailed Civil War map headed: "IMPORTANT OPERATIONS AT VICKSBURG" with subhead: "The New Mode of Punishing Rebels--Altering the Channel of the Mississippi--Setting Vicksburg Back a Little".

Among the column h... See More  

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$47.00
692478

Early report of Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid"...

Item #692478

October 15, 1864

THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 15, 1864 



* John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader

* 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry

* Report on the Greenback Raid




Although there is much Civil War reporting on the front page perhaps the most significant a brief item near the bottom of the back, headed: "Guerrillas at Work Again on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad" which reads: "A party
... See More  

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$49.00
691868

Latest reports from the Civil War...

Item #691868

December 16, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 16, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "A Dash In the Direction of Richmond" "The Rebel Force art Charles City Court House Captured" "Their Camp Broken Up, Provisions Destroyed & Horses Brought Off" "Splendid Marching of Our Troops" "The President's Message Before Congress" "The Exch... See More  

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$28.00
691527

The situation in Atlanta... Newspaper from the Confederate capital...

Item #691527

November 09, 1864

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 9, 1864  A wealth of war-related reports in this issue including: "THE WAR NEWS" "The Situation At Atlanta" "Latest News From the North "Startling Revelation in Indiana" "Guerrillas in Kentucky" "The Fall of Plymouth--Full Particulars" "A Yankee Graveyard" and much more.

Complete as a si... See More  

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$67.00
691526

On the Presidential election, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #691526

November 12, 1864

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 12, 1864  



* re. Abraham Lincoln 2nd election victory



A wealth of war-related reports on the front page including: "THE WAR NEWS" with subheads: "From Petersburg--From the Valley--Georgia". Also: "The Yankee Presidential Elections" notes frustration in not knowing the outcome.

Other front page reports: "Additio... See More  

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$88.00
691493

War reports from the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #691493

August 19, 1864

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 19, 1864  



* From the origin of the American Civil War



Nice to have a newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy.

The front page has much reporting on the Civil War including: "The War News" with subheads: "From Petersburg--From the Valley--The Virginia Military Institute--Affairs At Mobile" and: "Additional From the ... See More  

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$67.00
691492

War reports from the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #691492

August 16, 1864

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 16, 1864  



* From the origin of the American Civil War



Nice to have a newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy.

The front page has much reporting on the Civil War including: "The War News" "The Situation in Georgia" "The Fighting At Mobile" "From Atlanta" "The Latest From the North" & mo... See More  

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$69.00
691460

Map of the Vicksburg vicinity...

Item #691460

July 13, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD July 13, 1862  The front page features a nice & detailed Civil War map headed: "The Bombardment Of Vicksburg - Location of the City & the New Canal--Present Position of the Union Fleets." 

There are many ftpg. column on the Civil War including: "The Siege of Vicksburg" "Sketch of Vicksburg & Surrounding Country" "Strength of... See More  

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$26.00
691439

Letter from Jefferson Davis...

Item #691439

February 07, 1865

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 7, 1865  



* Capital of the Confederacy

* President Jefferson Davis




Much war-related news in a newspaper from the Confederate capital.

Reports include: "The War News" which includes a letter relating to Confederate agents negotiating with the North signed in type by: Jefferson Davis. It is followed by the reply: "To the President of the ... See More  

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$68.00
691358

A "Copperhead" newspaper on the fall of the Rebel capital...

Item #691358

April 05, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 5, 1865 



* Last days of the Civil War

* Fall of Richmond, Virginia

* Abraham Lincoln




Page 5 has a very historic report on the fall of Richmond, the capital of the Confederacy, and which signaled the end of the Civil War which would come a few days later.  The top of the first column has: "THE WAR" "The Fall of Richmond!" which... See More  

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$96.00
691156

From the closing weeks of the Civil War...

Item #691156

March 08, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, March 8, 1865  



* Abraham Lincoln's inaugural ball

* Civil War nearing the end

* Sherman's Southern march




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE CAROLINAS" "More Rumors About Sherman" "The Whereabouts of His Army Still Involved in Mystery" "His Advance said to have Entered North Carolina Two Weeks Ago&quo... See More  

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$42.00
691152

Large front page Civil War map...

Item #691152

July 01, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, July 1, 1862



* Seven Days Battles w/ large map

* George McClellan vs. Robert E. Lee




 Much of the front page is taken up with a large and very detailed Civil War map headed: "Locality of Last Week's Manoeuvres & Battles Before Richmond".

First column heads include: "Affairs Before Richmond" "Details of the Events of Thursday, Friday &... See More  

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$68.00
691149

Three maps and a diagram...

Item #691149

May 13, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, May 13, 1862 



* Bottoms Bridge - Chickahominy River

* General George B. McClellan




The front page is dominated by a nice, detailed Civil War map headed: "THE BATTLE FIELD IN VIRGINIA - The Area of General McClellan's Operations--Bottom's Bridge on the Chickahominy." Column heads as well including: "State of Things In Richmond" "Starvatio... See More  

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$64.00
691086

Richmond bread riots...

Item #691086

April 08, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, April 8, 1863  



* Richmond bread riot

* Women revolt in the streets




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Bread Riot In Richmond" "Three Thousand Hungry Women Raging in the Streets" "The Siege Of Vicksburgh" "The Yazoo Pass Expedition Still in Front of Fort Pemberton" "Charleston" "Department... See More  

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$28.00
691074

Lincoln's funeral & the end of the Civil War...

Item #691074

April 27, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 27, 1865  A wealth of column heads on both the end of the Civil War and Lincoln's funeral, etc., including the front page: "SHERMAN" "The Conference With Johnston" "General Sherman Aware of the Assassination of Mr. Lincoln Before the Conclusion of the Conference" "Johnston Originally Proposed to Surrender on the Terms Allowed Lee&q... See More  

Item from Catalog 340 (released for March, 2024)

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$65.00
690907

The burning of Hampton, Virginia...

Item #690907

August 12, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 12, 1861   



* Burning of Hampton, Virginia

* Confederate publication




Among the front page reports are: "Facts & Rumors--Extracts from Northern Journals--War Movements & Incidents, etc." "From Norfolk "From Charleston" "Direct Trade With the South" "Gen. McClellan and the Press" "Loca... See More  

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$84.00
690880

Confederate viewpoint on the Civil War...

Item #690880

September 02, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 2, 1864 



* Rare rebel publication



A newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the reports are: "The War News" "The Battle of Reams' Station---General Hill's Official Report" "Butler's Canal" "Battle of Russell's Mill" "Yankee Accounts of the Fight at Reams' Station" "... See More  

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$56.00
690879

Confederate viewpoint on the Civil War...The day before Atlanta would be captured...

Item #690879

September 01, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 1, 1864  A newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the reports are: "The War News" "Wheeler In East Tennessee" "From Mobile" "From Mississippi" "Norther News" "From Atlanta--Shelling the City--The Situation of Affairs" and much more.

The back page has the always interesting editorial, ... See More  

Item from Catalog 340 (released for March, 2024)

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$82.00
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