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701519

Wealth of Confederate reporting from this fascinating newspaper title...

Item #701519

January 07, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 7, 1863  This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South. Note that this "Memphis" newspaper was published in Jackson, Mississippi, and also that this is labeled the: "Army Edition" which we have not seen in other issues of this title we have offered. See the information below concerning its h... See More  

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$257.00
701184

"Stonewall" Jackson captures Harper's Ferry...

Item #701184

September 20, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Sept. 20, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate publication

* General Stonewall Jackson




Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery.

Page 2 begins with a nice editorial headed: "Gen. Jackson's Movements" which begins: "The brilliant explo... See More  

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$133.00
697693

Confederate newspaper from Louisiana... Anti-Lincoln editorial...

Item #697693

January 05, 1862

SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Jan. 5, 1862  Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are ... See More  

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$145.00
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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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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697659

Rare Confederate title reports on the siege of Vicksburg, just before its fall…

Item #697659

July 02, 1863

CAROLINA SPARTAN, Spartanburg, South Carolina, July 2, 1863  A rare Confederate title to say the least. The front page begins with some nice reporting on the siege of Vicksburg with reports headed “From Vicksburg” which include some over-optimistic thoughts: “…that perfect confidence prevails among our men. They are fully able to hold Vicksburg as long as they have an... See More  

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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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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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697378

Fall of Plymouth, North Carolina...

Item #697378

November 04, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Nov. 4, 1864



* Capture of Plymouth, North Carolina

* From the origin of the Confederacy




Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Petersburg" "Secret Sessions" "From Our Army In Tennessee" "From Sherman's Army--Sherman's Position" "From the Northern Papers" "Letter from North Geo... See More  

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697376

Very rare broadside issue of "The Daily Rebel" from Chattanooga...

Item #697376

June 18, 1863

THE DAILY REBEL, Chattanooga, Tennessee, June 18, 1863



* Very rare Confederate publication

* Second Battle of Winchester, Virginia




An extremely rare broadside newspaper and a great title for a Confederate newspaper.

This is the vol. 1 number 270 issue of a title that began August 1, 1862. This issue is dated from just prior to the Confederate invasion of the North and the Battle of Gettysb... See More  

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697249

Famous Confederate newspaper...

Item #697249

August 29, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Aug. 29, 1864 



* Rare Confederate publication

* Origin of the American Civil War

* Second Battle of Ream's Station




Famous Confederate newspaper from where the Civil War began.

Some very nice column heads begin the front page including: "ANOTHER GLORIOUS VICTORY" "The Enemy Driven From the Weldon Railroad" "Capture o... See More  

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697234

Latest from Atlanta, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #697234

September 29, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Sept. 29, 1864 



* Rare Confederate publication

* Origin of the American Civil War




Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Results of the Summer Campaign" "Hood's New Movement" "From the Georgia Front--Affairs at Atlanta" "Latest From the Valley" "and more.

Complete as a single sheet is... See More  

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697226

Jeff Davis' address, and much more...

Item #697226

January 23, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, January 23, 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 includes some items relating to the Civil War in... See More  

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697047

Confederate New Orleans...

Item #697047

January 31, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Jan. 31, 1862  Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight.

So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans... See More  

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696937

From Texas during the Civil War...

Item #696937

September 23, 1864

GALVESTON TRI-WEEKLY NEWS, Texas, Sept. 23, 1864



* Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy



 Although the title notes "Galveston" the dateline notes it was printed in nearby Houston, as it is likely moving a bit more inland offered greater security from the Yankee forces.

Confederate newspapers from Texas are very uncommon particularly from before or during the Civil Wa... See More  

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$540.00
696915

Confederate from Winston, North Carolina...

Item #696915

January 24, 1862

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, Jan. 24, 1862



* Rare Confederate publication from the Civil War



 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.

Among the ... See More  

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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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696525

Very rare broadside issue of "The Daily Rebel" from Chattanooga...

Item #696525

September 01, 1863

THE DAILY REBEL, Chattanooga, Tennessee, Sept. 1, 1863 



* Very rare Confederate publication

* Battle of Chickamauga close




An extremely rare broadside newspaper, and the first we have added to our inventory in 47 years.

There is no volume or issue number, however this title began  August 1, 1862. This issue is dated from the midst of the Chickamauga Campaign in Southeastern Tennes... See More  

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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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695332

Just before joining the Southern Confederacy...

Item #695332

November 11, 1860

THE DAILY TRUE DELTA, New Orleans, Nov. 11, 1860  



* From the deep South

* Antebellum publication




This issue was printed just 2 1/2 months before Louisiana would secede from the Union and become part of the Confederacy.

Not surprisingly there are some war-related articles including: "The Policy of the South" "Important News From South Carolina" "Great Exciteme... See More  

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694931

Memphis newspaper printed in Atlanta...

Item #694931

January 15, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, January 15, 1864  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--see the information at the bottom of this listing.

Among the front page reports are: "Streight's Last Raid--Attempt to Escape from the Libby--Undermining The Walls" "How Stand... See More  

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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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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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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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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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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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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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694431

Uncommon Confederate title with 'Lincoln's Letter at the North'...

Item #694431

September 24, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, September 24, 1863 



* Rare Confederate publication from the Civil War



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 f... See More  

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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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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  

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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694099

Confederate New Orleans... This is war, but not a "civil" war...

Item #694099

April 25, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, April 25, 1861  



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South

* Civil War beginning




Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it su... See More  

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694098

Confederate New Orleans... Non-recognition of the Confederate states...

Item #694098

April 09, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, April 9, 1861  



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South

* Civil War about to begin




Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, i... See More  

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693154

Confederate reports from Charleston...

Item #693154

February 27, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Feb. 27, 1863 



* From the origin of the Civil War



This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States Of America" in the masthead.

Among the small heads on the front page are: "Yankee Iron-Clad Gunboat Indianola Captured--The Capture Made with Confederate Steamers Queen of the West & Webb--Her Officers &a... See More  

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691873

Grenada Confederate newspaper... Battle of Antietam...

Item #691873

October 15, 1862

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Oct. 15, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate publication

* Publisher on the run

* Battle of Antietam




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 Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Y... See More  

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691528

Confederate New Orleans...

Item #691528

February 26, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Feb. 26, 1862 



* Rare Confederate publication from the deep South

* Pre General Benjamin Butler takeover




Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control... See More  

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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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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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691520

Sherman in Georgia, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #691520

November 28, 1864

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 28, 1864  A wealth of war-related reports on the front page including: "THE WAR NEWS" "Yankee Barbarism" "Confederate Congress" "From The Valley" "Later From the North---Sherman In Georgia--His Order Preparing for the March..." which includes a lengthy letter signed: W. T. Sherman; "The War in Kent... See More  

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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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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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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
691437

On the inauguration of Abraham Lincoln...

Item #691437

March 04, 1861

NEW YORK COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, March 4, 1861



* President-elect Abraham Lincoln

* First Inauguration (early, same day)


* Dawn of the Civil War




Although the front page has some reports on the growing tensions that would soon lead to the Civil War, page 3 column heads reports surrounding the inauguration of Abraham Lincoln.

Page 3 column heads: "THE INAUGURATION" "Gathering o... See More  

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$99.00
690943

Bombardment of Fort McAllister...

Item #690943

March 13, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, March 13, 1863  



* Battle of Fort McAllister

* Bryan County, Georgia

* Monitors bombardment




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Important From Port Royal" 

"The Bombardment of Fort McAllister" "Why It Was Unsuccessful" " Gen. Hunter's Preliminary Orders" "Arrival of Refugees from the South"... See More  

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$27.00
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