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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  

Item from Catalog 298 (released for September, 2020)...

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$1,450.00
668301

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

Item #668301

July 15, 1863

XENIA TORCH-LIGHT, Ohio, July 15, 1863  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: "Adjutant General Thomas and Enlistment of Colored Troops" "Details ... See More  

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$255.00
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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$135.00
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
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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$466.00
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
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
648899

Battle of Gettysburg, from close to the battlefield... Lincoln's congratulations...

Item #648899

July 09, 1863

WEEKLY PATRIOT UNION, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, July 9, 1863 



* Battle of Gettysburg - Civil War

* From the capital of Pennsylvania




As terrific as it would be to find a newspaper from Gettysburg on the Battle of Gettysburg, we have yet to find one. Which is why this newspaper from nearby Harrisburg--just up the road from Gettysburg by 38 miles, the capital of Pennsylvania, the closest ... See More  

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$995.00
614602

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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$28.00
172734

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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$95.00

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$49.00
172768

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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