Newspapers from The Civil War - Yankee
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First anniversary of "Juneteenth", a national holiday...

Item #682701

June 21, 1866

NEW YORK TIMES, June 21, 1866 

* Very 1st Juneteenth anniversary observed

* Jubilee - Emancipation - Freedom Day

* Galveston, Texas celebration

As you may know, a period report of the first "Juneteenth" event on June 19, 1865, when Union troops entered Galveston, Texas and announced to more than 250,000 enslaved blacks that they were free is almost impossible to find. In fa... See More  

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Civil War era newspaper from Boston...

Item #682326

October 09, 1861

THE BOSTON TRANSCRIPT, Boston, Massachusetts, October 9, 1861 This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of pre Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: SEE PHOTOS. Lots of interesting reading.

Complete in four pages. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to r... See More  

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Lincoln's "We have forgotten God" proclamation... Map of Puebla, Mexico...

Item #682192

April 30, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 30, 1863 

*  "We have forgotten God..."

*  Lincoln's Day of Fasting, Humiliation and Prayer

See the note below for significance
Page 3 has: "THE NATIONAL FAST, Proclamation by the President of the United States", which contains the full text for the National Day of Fasting, Humiliation, and Prayer.
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Regarding the surrender of Harper's Ferry...

Item #682177

September 17, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 17, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "The War For The Union", "The Invasion of Maryland", "The Surrender of Harper's Ferry", "5,000 Prisoners Made by the Rebels" "A Tremendous Battle Yesterday", "The Whole Rebel Army Engaged", "Another Great Victory", "Reported Stampe... See More  

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Huge Civil War map of Charleston harbor...

Item #681776

August 05, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 5, 1863  The front page is dominated by a huge Civil War map headed: "THE IMPORTANT OPERATIONS AT CHARLESTON."

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "On to Charleston" "Bombardment of Fort Wagner" "Operations of Our Navy in Charleston Harbor" "Richardson's Guerrillas Driven Into Mississippi" & m... See More  

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Vicksburg, Mississippi...

Item #681583

February 12, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 12,1863  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "IMPORTANT FROM VICKBURG" "Return of the Union Ram Queen of the West from Her Run Down the Mississippi" "Splendid Success Of The Dash" "Smashing of the Rebel Gunboat Vicksburg" "Interesting From Texas" "THE FINANCES OF THE REBELS" and more.

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Battle of Yellow Bayou... General Grant near Richmond...

Item #681427

May 28, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 28, 1864 

* Battle of North Anna - Virginia

* Post Spotsylvania Court House

* Battle of Yellow Bayou - Louisiana

Among the front page Civil War column heads are: THE GREAT CONTEST" "Lee Supposed to be Near the North Anna" "Grant But About a Day's March from Richmond" "Rebel Guerrillas In Our Rear" "All Quiet With Butler... See More  

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Battle of North Anna...

Item #681423

May 27, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 27, 1864 

* Battle of North Anna

* Post Spotsylvania, Virginia

* Atlanta, GA - W.T. Sherman

Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT CONTEST", "Latest Official Dispatches", "Lee Between the North & South Anna", "He Has A Very Strong Position", "Important Rumor  from Sherman",... See More  

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Lincoln's State-of-the-Union Address... Proclamation to Confederates...

Item #681390

December 10, 1863


* President Abraham Lincoln & his State of the Union Address

* Proclamation of Amnesty & Recovery

Page 2 column 3 begins: "THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE". This State of the Union address from Abraham Lincoln runs for over 4 columns and is directly followed by a Proclamation for Amnesty and Recovery for the southern sta... See More  

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1862 Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia...

Item #680870

August 09, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 9, 1862

* Malvern Hill Virginia
* General George M'Clellan
This issue is loaded with interesting Civil War reports from the time it happened with the following one column headings on page 5: "News From M'Clellan's Army" "Withdrawal of Gen. Hooker's Forces from Malvern Hill" "Appearance of the Rebels in
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Map of rebel locations on the Mississippi River...

Item #680628

March 02, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1862 

* New Madrid, Missouri 

* Hickman, Kentucky

The front page features a Civil War map headed: "The New Rebel Location on the Mississippi" at the border of Kentucky & Tennessee, showing Obionville, New Madrid, Hickman, Columbus, and more.

There are many ftpg. column heads including: "The Enemy reported to be Concentrating a... See More  

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Nice issue on Lincoln's funeral...

Item #680617

April 19, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 19, 1865  Over half of the first column is taken up with some nice heads concerning the funeral of Abraham Lincoln, including: "SADNESS" "Preparation for the Funeral of The Martyred President" "An Imposing & Solemn Ceremony" "The Body Lying In State" "The Whole Country In Mourning" "The Conspirators Tracked"... See More  

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1861 Map of the Virginia & North Carolina coast...

Item #680593

September 05, 1861

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 5, 1861 

* Battle of Hatteras Inlet Batteries

The front page has a nice Civil War map headed: "The Sea Coast of Virginia And North Carolina" showing from Norfolk & Cape Henry south to Beaufort. There are nice fist column heads as well including: "THE GREAT REBELLION", "Reported Death of Jeff. Davis", "Facts & Rumor... See More  

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Battle of Opequon...

Item #680418

September 23, 1864

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, September 23, 1864  Page 2 has various reports on the Civil War with one column headings. See images for the reports.

Complete in 4 pages, this issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. A little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Fall of Richmond, the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #680023

April 04, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 4, 1865  First column heads on the front page about the fall of Richmond: "GRANT" "Richmond Ours" "Weitzel Entered the Rebel Capital Yesterday Morning" "Many Guns Captured" "Our Troops Received with Enthusiasm" "The City On Fire" "Petersburg Evacuated" "Lee and His Army in Full Flight" &q
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A Civil War broadside with latest war reports...

Item #679894

June 03, 1861

TELEGRAPH BULLETIN ! , Concord, (New Hampshire), June 3, 1861  A small broadside (printed on one side only) with the "LATEST NEWS!" as printed above the dateline.

Most of the first column is taken up with heads including: "Death of Senator Douglas" "Jeff. Davis Visits Harper's Ferry" "Large Arrival of Powder At Harper's Ferry" "Fairfax Occ... See More  

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Graphic issue on the battle of Gettysburg...

Item #679767

July 18, 1863

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 18, 1863   The front page shows: "Carlisle, Penna., Showing Gen. Smith's Hqtrs. & the Barracks Destroyed by Gen. W.H.F. Lee".

Two facing pages contain nice prints captioned: "Invasion of Pennsylvania--Action in Wrightsville & Destruction of the Columbia Railroad Bridge" and "Invasion of Pennsylvania--Battle o... See More  

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The siege of Petersburg, the 'back door' to Richmond...

Item #679727

June 20, 1864

THE WORLD, New York, June 20, 1864  Among the first column heads on the Civil War are: "PETERSBURG" "Complete Official & Special Accounts of Operations Since Wednesday" "The First Line of Works Carried by Assault" "Brilliant Action on Wed." "The Enemy Under Beauregard Largely Reinforced from Lee's Army" and much more. This is the histo... See More  

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Capture of New Orleans...

Item #679710

April 30, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, April 30, 1862  Among the front page column headlines on the Civil War are: "The Siege of Yorktown" "The Rebels Becoming More Wide Awake" "Another Gallant Skirmish & Destruction of a Rebel Battery" "The Capture of New Orleans" "Surrender of the City Without Resistance" "Terrific Fighting for Two Days Below the City&quo... See More  

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Abraham Lincoln.. Peace conference... New York ratifies the 13th Amendment prohibiting slavery...

Item #679706

February 04, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 4, 1865  Among the articles: "THE PEACE CONFERENCE" "Arrival of the Rebel Commissioners at Fortress Monroe" "The Conference Probably Ended" "From Savannah - Sherman's Campaign..." "Important If True - Deflection of Prominent Rebel Generals..." "The Constitutional Amendment" reports that New York has ratified ... See More  

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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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Synagogues hold memorial services... Much on the assassination & funeral of Lincoln...

Item #679511

April 21, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 21, 1865  Perhaps the most noteworthy coverage is the front-page details regarding various services being held at local synagogues - which includes the congregations at "B'nai Israel" "Bikur Cholim U-Kadisha Synagogue" and "Shaari [Shaare] Zedek" with each synagogue draped in mourning black.

It is quite unusual to find front page menti... See More  

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Great reporting on the closing events of the Civil War...

Item #679509

May 21, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, May 21, 1865  A wealth of fine content on the closing events of the Civil War including front page: "JEFF. DAVIS" "The Southern Confederacy at Fortress Monroe" "Interesting Details of Their Capture" "Amusing Scenes at Jeff. Davis' Tent" "Tears & Lamentations" "South Carolina - The First Peace Meeting" "T... See More  

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Promoting a book on the life of Stonewall Jackson...

Item #679453

October 07, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 7, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Richmond Life" "A Thrilling Biography of the Great General of the South - An Authentic Life of STONEWALL JACKSON - Life, Services & Campaigns of Stonewall Jackson..." with more on this new book.

Also: "From East Tennessee" "Advance of Gen. Burnside's Forces t... 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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Speeches by Jeff Davis & Abraham Lincoln... Lincoln's re-election...

Item #679353

November 11, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 11, 1864  More than the first column of the front page is taken up with: "Jeff. Davis' Message" "He Opposes the Theory, but Urges the Practice of Arming the Slaves" "Rebel Currency & Foreign Intervention" "Strong Comments by the Richmond Papers" with the actual message being prefaced with some editorial comments.

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Mosby raid... Cooper Institute...

Item #679352

October 15, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 15, 1864  The top of the first column has: "Lincoln And Johnson" "Meeting at the Cooper Institute" and "Great Enthusiasm". Another column has: "Army Of The James" with various war-related subheads.

Also on the ftpg: "Southern News--Another Speech from Jeff Davis" and Guerrilla Operations Against The Manassas Railroad"... See More  

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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 

* Emancipation Proclamation

* President Abraham Lincoln

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 b... See More  

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General Sherman and his march thru Georgia...

Item #678951

January 21, 1865

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Jan. 21, 1865  

* General William T. Sherman print

* March to the sea - Georgia map

This famous British newspaper formatted much like Harper's Weekly has American content on the Civil War.

Page 3 has over half a column of news from: "America" including war events. Another page is taken up with 2 prints of: "Winter Sketches From New ... See More  

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Yankee Army parades before President Johnson...

Item #678945

June 17, 1865

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 17, 1865  This famous British newspaper formatted much like Harper's Weekly has a half page American Civil War-related print within: "Grand Review of the Army of  the Potomac Before President Johnson at Washington" with a related article on the back page.

Complete in 32 pages, very nice condition.

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Fort DeRussey... General Burnside on General Grant...

Item #678790

April 02, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, April 2, 1864  As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.

Most of the front page deals with reports on the capture of Fort De Russey, near the Red River. Other items inside include: "The Staff" "Life Boats for Vessels of War" &qu... See More  

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On the assassination and the end of the Civil War...

Item #678786

April 29, 1865

BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, April 29, 1865  Among the front page column heads: "Hot Pursuit Of Davis" "The Sewards" "The Remains of Booth" "Surrender of Johnston's Entire Army" "All The Troops In His District Included" "Terms the Same as Granted to Lee" "The Funeral Journey" "Cessation of Hostilities Contemplated"... 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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Update regarding the Fort Pillow Massacre...

Item #678321

April 18, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, April 18, 1864  Among the front page single-column headings are: "IMPORTANT FROM TENNESSEE", "Disappearance of the Rebel Forces from Fort Pillow", "Reported Departure of Hardee's Corps for Virginia", "Capture of the Guerilla Chief Reynolds", "No Rebels in the Vicinity of Fort Pillow", and more. Inside coverage includes: &q... See More  

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Capture of Fort Pillow... The Chenango disaster... Paducah, Kentucky...

Item #678319

April 17, 1864

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York City, April 17, 1864.

* The capture of Fort Pillow and negro slaughter

* USS Chenango boiler explosion

* Paducah, Kentucky

This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE CHENANGO DISASTER" "Additional Details of the Shocking C... See 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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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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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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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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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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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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Civil War newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #677777

December 26, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Dec. 27, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "Is the Constitution Suspended During the War?" "War News" "The California Column" "The Massacre at Fredericksburg" and more.

Four pag... See More  

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