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677072

President Lincoln Hoisting the American Flag Upon Independence Hall...

Item #677072

March 09, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1861  The issue being offered is an incomplete issue containing the following illustrations: the front page full-page illustration "President Lincoln Hoisting the American Flag with Thirty-Four Stars Upon Independence Hall, Philadelphia, February 22, 1861"; full-page "United States Arsenal at Little Rock, Arkansas, Surrendered to the Stat... See More  

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$72.00
676075

A 5 Issue Set! 1861-1865 Harper'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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$112.00
675958

Battles at Paducah and Olustee...

Item #675958

April 16, 1864

NEW-YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, 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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$28.00
675845

The Gettysburg Address...

Item #675845

November 28, 1863

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Nov. 28, 1863  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 reporting on the ceremonies in Gettysburg, less than 5 months after the pivotal batt... See More  

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674328

The Gettysburg Address on the front page...

Item #674328

November 20, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 20, 1863  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 one of the best newspapers one could own from the Civil War era.

The front page ... See More  

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673285

Rebel Steam Ram Manassa attempts to sink U.S. Steamer Mississippi...

Item #673285

May 31, 1862

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, May 31, 1862

The front page features a print of: "THE REBEL, STEAM RAM MANASSAS ENDEAVORING TO SINK THE U.S. STEAMER MISSISSIPPI BELOW NEW ORLEANS BY RUNNING INTO HER", with descriptive text, and the back page contains print: "THE CARTE DE VISITE".

Complete in four pages, rubbing on mid-fold (minor loss), a slightly rough left spine, but o... See More  

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$39.00
673284

Captain Coles's Cupola Ships...

Item #673284

June 14, 1862

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, June 14, 1862

The front page features a print of: "THE CAPTAIN COLES'S CUPOLA SHIP" with accompanying text.  The back page has a print of:  "THE MEDICAL STUDENT AT HOME".

Complete in four pages, rubbing on mid-fold (minor loss), but otherwise good. The issue was once folded in quarters which and has some browning along the fo... See More  

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673283

New Orleans Cemetery...

Item #673283

June 21, 1862

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, June 21, 1862

The front page features a print of: "THE CITY CEMETERY OF NEW ORLEANS", with accompanying text.  The back page has a print of:  "THE BEARD MOVEMENT".

Complete in four pages, a slightly rough left spine, rubbing on mid-fold (minor loss), but otherwise good. The issue was once folded in quarters which and has some bro... See More  

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$39.00
673280

Sketches - Fair Oaks Battle Field...

Item #673280

July 05, 1862

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, July 5, 1862



* Battle of Seven Pines - Fair Oaks

* American Civil War original prints




The front page features a set of three prints captioned: "SKETCHES AROUND THE FAIR OAKS BATTLE FIELD", which includes: "SLEEPING ON THE BATTLE FIELD", "SENDING REBEL PRISONERS NORTH FROM FAIR OAK" and "MARCHING THROUGH SWAMP", wit... See More  

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$39.00
672637

The Bixby letter from Abraham Lincoln...

Item #672637

December 02, 1864

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Dec. 2, 1864  This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by William Lloyd Garrison, featuring a terrific masthead with 3 vignettes including a slave auction and slaves being emancipated.

Certainly the most significant content is the report on page 3 which is prefaced with: "The following letter was yesterday received...for Mrs. Bixby, the lady of this city referred... See More  

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671997

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

Item #671997

December 10, 1863

THE WORLD, New York City, Dec. 10, 1863 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* State of the Union Address




From the midst of the Civil War with front page column heads including: "THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE" "An Amnesty to the Southern People, with Conditions, Proposed" "A Significant Proclamation" "The State of the Nation Reviewed" "Reports of Secr... See More  

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671987

More on the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #671987

July 07, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, July 7, 1863  The middle two columns of the front page are taken up with a long Civil War map headed: "THE POTOMAC RIVER. The Points of Escape for Lee's Army--The Fords, Ferries, Bridges, Islands and Other Important Points on the River, from Washington to Hancock."

A very significant issue on the follow-up to the Battle of Gettysburg, as page 3 has a great deal... See More  

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671838

Winslow Homer front page Christmas print...

Item #671838

January 04, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1862 



* Winslow Homer Christmas print



The full front page is a notable Winslow Homer print: "Christmas Boxes in Camp, 1861".

Among the prints inside are a full page with 4 scenes of a: "General view of Ship Island, showing the Landing of General Phelps's Brigade"; a full page: "Bird's-eye View of the Coast from ... See More  

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$84.00
670961

Early refrigerator patent, a hay fork & Hay rack, CW reports...

Item #670961

April 25, 1863

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 25, 1863  The front page of this issue has an illustration and supporting text re: the "Bartlett's Patent Refrigerator". The inside pages has: "Cobb's Patent Hay Rack", "Raymond's Patent Hay Fork", "Johnson's Patent Piston-Rod Packing, and more. There are also two Civil War reports - one "The attack o... See More  

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$36.00
670731

Bull Run... "The Surrey Eleven" cricket team...

Item #670731

August 31, 1861

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, August 31, 1861 



* The Surrey eleven cricket team portrait

* Battle of Bull Run - Manassas (in America)




Inside has: "The Surrey Eleven" with a full page portrait of the cricket team.

Another full-page print has: "The Civil War In America: Engagement Between The 71st New York And An Alabama Regiment At The Battle Of Bull Run".

Othe... See More  

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$53.00
670324

Two Civil War maps: front page and back page...

Item #670324

February 13, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 13, 1862 



* Battle of Roanoke Island w/ map

* Ambrose Burnside & Louis M. Goldsborough




Taking close to half of the front page is a great map: "Brilliant Operations At Roanoke Island -- Scene of General Burnside and Commodore Goldsborough's Victories--Roanoke Island & Elizabeth City." The map and reports take all of the front page and conc... See More  

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$59.00
670143

The Gettysburg Address on the front page...

Item #670143

November 23, 1863

DAILY MISSOURI DEMOCRAT, St. Louis, Nov. 23, 1863  It would be difficult to argue for a more notable speech from the 19th century than the Gettysburg Address by President Abraham Lincoln. The top of page 2 has column heads: "FROM GETTYSBURG" "Consecration of the Soldiers' Cemetery" "Immense Gathering of People" 'Interesting Account of the Proceedings"... See More  

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669698

Improved warship guns...

Item #669698

June 18, 1864

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 18, 1864  The front page is mostly taken up with a nice cut-away print of: "Woodbury's Improved War-Sip and Submarine Guns" with a related article carrying over to page 2.

There are other war-related articles inside.

Complete in 16 pages, very nice condition.

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$35.00
669696

How to better armor ships...

Item #669696

January 02, 1864

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 2, 1864  The entire front page is taken up with a nice graphic and article: "Improved System For Armored Ships".

The graphics show how damage to a ship differs when a steel/wood shall is constructed differently. A nice graphic from the Civil War and a logical item for a scientific publication. The article continues on to page 2 where is another g... See More  

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$38.00
668301

Reports on the Battle of Gettysburg and the capture of Vicksburg...

Item #668301

July 15, 1863

XENIA TORCH-LIGHT, Ohio, July 15, 1863 



* Battle of Gettysburg

* Capture of Vicksburg

* Uncommon publication




This weekly paper has much reporting from the Civil War, not surprisingly some nice coverage of the Battle of Gettysburg and the fall of Vicksburg.

The ftpg. has over a full column: "The Second Day of the Great Battle Near Gettysburg, Thursday, July 2d." Also: "... See More  

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667186

Lincoln's famous letter to Mrs. Bixby...

Item #667186

November 26, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 26, 1864 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Lydia Bixby letter - controversy ?

* 5 sons killed in Civil War




The top of page 4 has the most significant content with the famous letter from Abraham Lincoln to Lydia Bixby, who recently lost here 6th son in the Civil War (see). This is considered by many to be one of the finest works of writing by Lincoln, along with his G... See More  

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666423

Robert E. Lee portrait on the front page...

Item #666423

July 02, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1864 



* Famed General Robert E. Lee issue

* American Civil War illustrations

* Nice for display




Certainly the prime content in this issue is the very nice front page illustration of: "The Rebel General Robert Edmund Lee" with a short biography on him as well.

Other prints include a fullpg. of 5 scenes in Georgia including Resaca, Woodl... See More  

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665344

Lincoln's second inauguration...

Item #665344

March 06, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, New York, March 6, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln 2nd inauguration

* Closing weeks of the Civil War

* Assassination nears




Page 4 headlines at the top of last column about the second inauguration of Abraham Lincoln include: "INAUGURATION" "Our Report of the Second Installation of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States" "Scenes at the White ... See More  

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$359.00
664515

The Gettysburg Address...

Item #664515

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 a newspapers of the day, this report with the full text of Lincoln's Gettysburg ... See More  

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$2,550.00
664434

Terrific companion issue for any Battle of Gettysburg or Gettysburg Address report...

Item #664434

November 18, 1863

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Nov. 18, 1863  A terrific issue relating to the Battle of Gettysburg and Lincoln's famous Gettysburg Address, and likely only to be found in a newspaper from near Gettysburg.

Philadelphia is just 110 miles from Gettysburg, so it is no surprise that that would feature the "GREAT NATIONAL SOLDIERS' CEMETERY AT GETTYSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA" which would b... See More  

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664311

Most famous of all Homer Civil War prints...

Item #664311

November 15, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 15, 1862 



* Winslow Homer

* Sharpshooter




Although there are many fine prints in this issue certainly the most desired would be the full page Winslow Homer print titled: "The Army of the Potomac--A Sharp-Shooter on Picket Duty." The image is in very nice condition, however note that the caption & a portion of the bottom margin have a... See More  

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$200.00
663377

The Monitor vs. the Merrimac...

Item #663377

March 10, 1862

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 10, 1862 



* Battle of Hampton Roads, Virginia

* Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (CSS Virginia)

* Civil War ironclads




The back page contains two nice Civil War maps headed: "Fernandina, Florida, and Vicinity" and "Scene of Burnside's Operations in North Carolina" as seen in the photos below, with not only related one column head... See More  

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$155.00
663218

Rare Texas newspaper from during the Civil War...

Item #663218

December 30, 1864

THE HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, Houston, Texas, Dec. 30, 1864 



* Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy



Newspapers from Texas are very uncommon especially from before or during the Civil War.

Quite lengthy and beginning on pg 2 is: "Wheeler's Last and Greatest Raid". It concludes on pg. 3. Page 3 has a detailed advertisement with the names and descriptions of th... See More  

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662126

Considerable reporting on the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #662126

July 10, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, July 10, 1863 



* Very Rare Confederate title from the "traveling" newspaper

* Battle of the Gettysburg - Robert E. Lee vs. Meade




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 Memp... See More  

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661710

The Civil War, post-Gettysburg...

Item #661710

July 24, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 24, 1863 



* Post Battle of Gettysburg

* Battle of Fort Wagner

* From capital of Confederacy




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. More than half of the front page is taken up with the printing of "An Act For the Assessment & Collection Of Taxes" in the Confederacy. Other ftpg. items include: "Latest fr

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661673

Two slave prints...

Item #661673

April 06, 1861

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Apr. 6, 1861 



* Great slave auction illustration

* Pre Civil War South - rare




Most of a page is taken up with a print: "The Dandy Slave: A Scene in Baltimore, Md." and "Slaves For Sale: A Scene in New Orleans", both showing slaves dressed in formal attire. A related article: "The Dandy Slave" begins: "Whenever a n... See More  

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$168.00
660633

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

Item #660633

December 10, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 10, 1863 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* State of the Union Address




From the midst of the Civil War with front page column heads including: "The President's Message" "Proclamation of Freedom Maintained" "Number of Slaves in Government Service" "Important Proclamation to the Rebels" "Plan for Reconstructing Southern ... See More  

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660631

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

Item #660631

December 10, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 10, 1863  From the midst of the Civil War with front page column heads including: "The President's Message" "Proclamation of Freedom Maintained" "Number of Slaves in Government Service" "Important Proclamation to the Rebels" "Plan for Reconstructing Southern States" which carries over to the back page.

Over half of ... See More  

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660383

Attack by the Merrimack... Hampton Roads... early Florida...

Item #660383

March 22, 1862

THE NEW SOUTH, Port Royal, South Carolina, March 22, 1862 

Notable content in this volume I, number 2 issue includes a pg. 3 report: "Details of the Naval Fight in Hampton Roads" which is well-written and quite informative and takes one and a half columns. Good coverage about the attack by the Merrimack, followed by details of the engagement between the two famous iron-clads. In th... See More  

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$285.00
660263

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

Item #660263

December 10, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 10, 1863  From the midst of the Civil War with front page column heads including: "The President's Message" "Proclamation of Freedom Maintained" "Number of Slaves in Government Service" "Important Proclamation to the Rebels" "Plan for Reconstructing Southern States" which carries over to the back page.

Over half of ... See More  

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658977

The Gettysburg Address, in a military newspaper...

Item #658977

November 28, 1863

ARMY AND NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Nov. 28, 1863 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Gettysburg Address at battlefield cemetery

* In a Civil War military themed publication




This is the volume one, number 14 issue of this military newspaper with subtitle: "Gazette Of The Regular And Volunteer Forces" as printed in the masthead.

Certainly the most significant content is that found o... See More  

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658556

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

Item #658556

April 03, 1781

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, April 3, 1781 



* General Henry Clinton

* Peace with Americans ?

* Revolutionary War




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 a... See More  

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$450.00
658554

Articles of Confederation are now in force... Wealth of fine content...

Item #658554

March 20, 1781

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, March 20, 1781  A very historic issue, as page 3 reports that Maryland has ratified the Articles of Confederation. The Articles of Confederation was the first constitution of the United States of America and legally established the union of the states.

Maryland Governor Thomas Sim Lee signed the Act on Feb. 2, 1781 whereby the Mar... See More  

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658553

Much on events in the South: General Greene & others...

Item #658553

March 13, 1781

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, March 13, 1781   



* Rare Revolutionary War title

* General Nathanael Greene

* Events in the South




Most of the front page is taken up with reports concerning the: "Account of the Examination& Commitment of John Trumbull, for High Treason", some of the "rebel governor" of Connecticut who was ... See More  

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$440.00
657502

Patent cow-milker... publication on inventions...

Item #657502

January 24, 1863

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 24, 1863  The front cover has an illustration entitled "The Celebrated Patent Cow-Milker" and "Colvin's Breast Pump" with an accompanying article. Within the issue are: "Lane's Patent Potato-Digger"; "Swift's Patent Chimney-Fastener"; "Drake's Patent Churn Power" and additional articles an... See More  

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$28.00
656984

A Charles Dickens publication...

Item #656984
ALL THE YEAR ROUND, London, January 17, 1863   This was a weekly periodical "Conducted By Charles Dickens", as noted in the masthead. Filled with various literary content, this issue contains 24 pages is in very nice, clean condition, 6 by 9 1/4 inches. Nice to have the "Charles Dickens" name in the title. (see images).

Disbound without wrappers.
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$18.00
656932

The landing of Ohio Troops at Louisville, Kentucky...

Item #656932

January 11, 1862

(single-leaf from) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, January 11, 1862



This is a single-page print. The page contains two engravings entitled "Landing of Ohio Troops at Louisville, Kentucky" and "General Buell's Body-Guard".



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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$16.00
656931

Charleston, South Carolina from the Civil War...

Item #656931

January 31, 1863

(single-leaf from) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, January 31, 1863



This is a single-page print which would be great for display. The page contains four engravings entitled: "Middle-Ground Battery, Charleston, S.C." "The Charleston Iron-Clad Fleet" "Folley's Battery Near the Light-House, at Charleston, South Carolina" and "Our Blockading Fleet off North... See More  

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$16.00
656064

Displayable Battle of Gettysburg newspaper...

Item #656064

July 07, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 7, 1863  One of the more graphic & displayable Battle of Gettysburg newspapers as the front page features a very large and detailed map headed: "THE BATTLE-FIELD AROUND GETTYSBURG".

The first column heads on the front page include: "The Great Victory" "Our Whole Army in Motion" "Gen. Meade's Headquarters Near Frederick" &... See More  

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655272

Capture of Edmund Kirby Smith...

Item #655272

July 29, 1865

NEW-YORK TIMES, July 29, 1865 



* General Edmund Kirby Smith captured



Among the front page heads: "Capture of Kirby Smith by the Mexicans" "Four Pieces of Artillery and Nine Hundred Rifles Taken". In the report it says in part: "Major Texxier...has just arrived... bringing intelligence of the capture of Gen. Kirby Smith and his entire party. He was intercepted...... See More  

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$49.00
655133

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

Item #655133

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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$945.00
654605

Battle of Gettysburg... Address by Jefferson Davis...

Item #654605

August 20, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, Aug. 20, 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 features a nearly full column address: "To The... See More  

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653748

Lincoln delivers his Gettysburg Address...

Item #653748

November 21, 1863

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 21, 1863 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Gettysburg Address at battlefield cemetery




It would be difficult to argue for a more notable or desirable Civil War newspaper. Combine the complete text of the historic Gettysburg Address by President Abraham Lincoln, with this famous title by Horace Greeley, a Lincoln supporter, and this issue makes for one of the be... See More  

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$2,875.00
653302

The Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #653302

July 03, 1863

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 3, 1863  Although page 2 has some nice accounts of the Civil War including the latest on the siege of Vicksburg: "A Little Later From Vicksburg" "Rebel News" "Military Orders of General Lee" and other items, perhaps the most notable content is on page 3 with coverage of the Battle of Gettysburg.

Some of the co... See More  

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653033

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

Item #653033

April 19, 1864

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, NY, April 19, 1864  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 of Washington during his presidency - particularly noteworthy in that it was just a few years earlier a plo... See More  

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$230.00
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