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

Item #700566

November 09, 1863

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

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

* Actor John Wilkes Booth performs

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

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

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Lincoln's post-Gettysburg annual message, and his Proclamation...

Item #691175

December 10, 1863

PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, Dec. 10, 1863  

* President Abraham Lincoln & his State of the Union Address

* Proclamation of Amnesty & Recovery

A nice issue from the midst of the Civil War with front page column heads including: "The President's Message" being the annual state-of-the-union address signed in type: Abraham Lincoln.

This is followed b... See More  

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Great issue on the Battle of Gettysburg... From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #688122

July 06, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, July 6, 1863 

* Historic Battle of Gettysburg

* From the Confederate perspective

Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital.

Although the front page has much reporting on the Civil War, certainly the most significant content in this issue is the rather lengthy & detailed reporting on ... See More  

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The Gettysburg Address in a Pennsylvania newspaper...

Item #687238

November 20, 1863

PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, Nov. 20, 1863

* President Abraham Lincoln's famous speech

* Gettysburg Address at battlefield cemetery

* In a Pennsylvania publication, rare as such

 The front page has over two columns taken up with: "The Solemnities At Gettysburg" "Dedication of The Cemetery Of The Heroes" "Oration of Hon. Edward Everett".

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The Gettysburg Address on the front page... One of the very best...

Item #684899

November 20, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 20, 1863 

* President Abraham Lincoln

* Gettysburg Address at battlefield cemetery

It would be difficult to argue for a more notable or desirable newspaper from the Civil War. Combine the complete text of the historic Gettysburg Address by President Abraham Lincoln, with this venerable title, with the content being on the front page, and the combination makes for o... See More  

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The Gettysburg Address...

Item #681893

November 20, 1863

THE SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Nov. 20, 1863  

* President Abraham Lincoln's famous speech

* Gettysburg Address at battlefield cemetery

It would be difficult to argue for a more historic or significance speech from the 19th century, let alone the Civil War. As it was not printed in all newspapers of the day, this report with the full text of Lincoln's Gettysbu... See More  

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The Gettysburg Address...

Item #675845

November 28, 1863


* President Abraham Lincoln

* Gettysburg Address at battlefield cemetery

Page 3 contains a report headed: "The Gettysburg Ceremonies" "Description of the Battle-Field and Consecration Exercises" as well as one of the most memorable speeches ever given by a President.

The article takes nearly two columns and contains much rep... See More  

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Sherman at Chattanooga...

Item #614602

November 18, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 18, 1863  This was the day before the Gettysburg Address. Among  the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Reconnaissance To the Rapidan" "Sharp Artillery Engagement" "Slight Loss on Our Side" "Gen. Sherman's Entire Corps at Chattanooga" "The Rebel Battery on Look-Out Mountain at Work" "Re-Enforcem... See More  

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Report on the Gettysburg Address...

Item #172734

December 05, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 5, 1863  The entire front page shows: "The President's Hymn--Give Thanks, All Ye People". However, the most notable content is likely the detailed report of Abraham Lincoln's address at Gettysburg. While the actual address is not provided, considerable details and the rarity of reports make this worthy of interest (see image). The article ... See More  

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Thomas Nast print on April Fool's Day...

Item #172768

April 02, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 2, 1864  The full front page has: "The Soldiers' Cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania" and prints of: "General William F. Smith" & "Brigadier-General Henry E. Davies". Inside has a full page print by Thomas Nast captioned: "General Sherman's Rear-Guard" shows many slaves. Other prints include: "Major... See More  

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