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695621

The war In Missouri--Federal Atrocities...

Item #695621

January 17, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 17, 1862  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--Federal Atrocities" "Arre... See More  

Item from Catalog 330 (released for May, 2023)...

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$77.00
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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$162.00
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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$240.00
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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$235.00
692827

Wonderful Confederate account of the Battle of Sharpsburg, or Antietam...

Item #692827

October 02, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, October 2, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate publication

* Battle of Antietam - Sharpsburg MD

* Bloodiest one day battle in America




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

Almost the entirely of page 2 is taken up with a very lengthy & detaile... See More  

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$425.00
690907

The burning of Hampton, Virginia...

Item #690907

August 12, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 12, 1861   



* Burning of Hampton, Virginia

* Confederate publication




Among the front page reports are: "Facts & Rumors--Extracts from Northern Journals--War Movements & Incidents, etc." "From Norfolk "From Charleston" "Direct Trade With the South" "Gen. McClellan and the Press" "Loca... See More  

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$84.00
690307

First printing of "The Blue and the Gray"...

Item #690307
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, (Boston), September, 1867 



* Francis Miles Finch

* The Blue and the Gray

* 1st printing (nationally)




This literary magazine contains the *first nationally distributed printing of the famous Civil War themed poem by Francis Miles Finch, "The Blue and the Gray." The preface to the poem is a quote from the New York Tribune, providing context: "The wo... See More  

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$250.00
690226

Confederate title from Winston, North Carolina...

Item #690226

July 03, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, July 3, 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 ftpg. contains several war related reports including items head... See More  

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$220.00
690163

Guerrilla raider John Hunt Morgan escapes from jail...

Item #690163

January 14, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, January 14, 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. 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 a strong voice for the Confederacy, th... See More  

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$215.00
689974

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #689974

July 27, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 27, 1864  This issue has: "The War News" which begins: "The most important news we have is the report of a complete victory by our forces in the Valley, near Winchester...". It also includes a letter on the battles signed in type: R. E. Lee, General.

Other items include: "From the Lines in Front of Petersburg & Richmond" &qu... See More  

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689958

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #689958

July 06, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 6, 1864  This issue has: "The War News" as well as: "Grant's Army" "Worn Out Cavalry Courses" "Crime Among the Negroes". The back page has: "Latest From Georgia" 'Additional From the North" "The Successor of Lieut. General Polk" "General Banks & the Dept. of the Gulf" &... See More  

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$73.00
689496

Latest Civil War news from the Confederate capital...

Item #689496

December 01, 1863

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 1, 1863  



* Capital of the Confederacy



A wealth of front page Civil War reporting--from the Confederate perspective--including: "Latest From General Bragg" "The Late Battle" "Affairs on the Rapidan--No Battle Yet" "More Burning in Charlestown" "The Shelling of Charleston" "From East Tennessee... See More  

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$73.00
689495

Latest Civil War news from the Confederate capital...

Item #689495

April 04, 1863

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, April 4, 1863



* From the capital of the Confederacy



A wealth of front page Civil War reporting--from the Confederate perspective--including: "The Yankees at Jacksonville, Florida" "The Late Victory at Vicksburg" "Affairs in Norfolk" "Lincoln In Good Spirits!" "Attack Upon a Train" "The Effect of War on... See More  

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$88.00
689494

Latest Civil War news from the Confederate capital...

Item #689494

September 15, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 15, 1862  A wealth of front page Civil War reporting--from the Confederate perspective--including: "From Our Army In Maryland" "Confederate Congress" "Affairs at Lancaster--Preparations for Defence--The Rebels at Hanover" "Incidents At Frederick" "The Panic In Pennsylvania--The Stampede" "The Citi... See More  

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$65.00
689493

Latest Civil War news from the Confederate capital...

Item #689493

September 13, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 13, 1862  A wealth of front page Civil War reporting--from the Confederate perspective--including: "From Our Army" "Confederate Congress" "Position of the Union Cause--Plain Talk for a Northern Latitude" "An Interesting Journey" "From The West - Kentuckians Rallying to Morgan - Acknowledgment of a Rout from... See More  

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$73.00
689169

The very first official Memorial Day observance...

Item #689169

May 31, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, May 31, 1868 



* Very 1st Memorial Day observance



Page 10 begins with: "THE UNION DEAD" "Decorat5ion of the Graves of Soldiers at the Cemeteries" "Muster of the Veterans of the War" "Patriotic Addresses & Affecting Ceremonies" "In Memoriam".

The first national celebration of Memorial Day took place May 30, 1868, at ... See More  

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$88.00
688947

Thomas R.R. Cobb... The Confederate version of "Harper's Weekly"...

Item #688947

March 21, 1863

SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, March 21, 1863 



* General Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb



A very rare publication from the Confederacy, as relatively few issues have come into our inventory over the past 42 years. Although much of the content was literary in nature, there are news reports and a few illustrations.

The front page is entirely taken up by a print of: "Brigadier-General ... See More  

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$315.00
688836

Rare issue of this Confederate "Memphis" newspaper printed in Montgomery, Alabama...

Item #688836

December 22, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Montgomery, Alabama, December 22, 1864 



* Very Rare Confederate title from the "traveling" newspaper

* Memphis newspaper printed in Montgomery, Alabama




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... See More  

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$188.00
688735

Jefferson Davis' proclamation for a day of "Humiliation and Prayer, with Thanksgiving"...

Item #688735

February 02, 1865

CHRISTIAN OBSERVER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 2, 1865 



* Jefferson David proclamation

* Confederate Day of Thanksgiving




Has mostly religious-related content on the front page save for a war item: "First Virginia Artillery" "Stray Leaves from a Soldier's Artillery". On the reverse under "General Intelligence" are various news reports from the war.

Also ... See More  

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$146.00
688494

From the Confederacy... Did Tennessee secede from the Union...

Item #688494

May 03, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 3, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title from North Carolina



The front page is entirely taken up with ads. War related items are on the inside pages including a notable item headed: "Secession of Tennessee" which includes: "...that the Legislature of Tennessee...had passed the ordinance of secession by an almost unanimous vote..... See More  

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$134.00
688401

The Battle of Antietam... Confederate newspaper printed in Grenada, Mississippi...

Item #688401

September 22, 1862

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Sept. 22, 1862  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 details at the bottom of this listing.

The back page contains an early report on the Battle of Antietam, containing some sketchy, early reports, with: "Later--Another Battle In Ma... See More  

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$248.00
688320

North Carolina secession report in a North Carolina newspaper...

Item #688320

May 22, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 22, 1861 



* North Carolina secession

* American Civil War




Certainly the most notable report is the pg. 2 news headed: "Secession Of North Carolina!" "One of The Confederates States" "North Carolina Free--Lincoln's Military Despotism Repudiated" which also includes the two "Ordinance" reports ... See More  

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688136

The capture of Fort Henry...

Item #688136

February 08, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 8, 1862  



* Fort Henry, Tennessee captured

* In a Confederate publication




The front page has: "Notes Of The War--The 'Situation' In Kentucky--Position of the Hostile Armies--The Five Grand Divisions of the Federal Army & Where They Are" "The North & the War--How to Raise the Money" "A Yankee's Experien... See More  

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$77.00
688134

An English opinion of Yankee courage...

Item #688134

February 15, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 15, 1862  



* Rare rebel publication



Half of the front page is taken up with ads, plus there is: "Interesting from Europe" which includes a subhead: "The Mason-Slidell Affair--An English Opinion Of Yankee Courage--The American Difficulty at the Court of France..." and more. Also on the front page: "Notes Of The War&quo... See More  

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688132

Fall of Fort Donelson: breaking news... End of the Provisional Southern Confederacy... States join the Confederacy...

Item #688132

February 18, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 18, 1862  Half of the front page is taken up with ads and notices, and half with news items including: "The Northern Congress--Amusing Picture of The War--A Yankee Congressman at Bull Run" and other items. But the most significant content is found on page 3, with a somewhat short--yet early--report on the fall of Fort Donelson, headed: "F... See More  

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$186.00
688131

From Confederate New Orleans...

Item #688131

February 18, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Feb. 18, 1862 



* Rare Confederate publication from the deep South



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 f... See More  

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688130

Capture of Fort Donelson... Warnings by the editor...

Item #688130

February 19, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 19, 1862  The front page has both ads and news, including: "The Stone Blockade In Europe" "What Is Thought Of It" "Notes of the War" which has subheads: "The Ruin of Our Army" "The North & the Blockade" 'Yankee Speculators--A Specimen" and a bit more.

Page two includes the always interestin... See More  

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$95.00
688129

Confederate New Orleans...

Item #688129

February 20, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Feb. 20, 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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$98.00
688128

New Orleans during the Confederacy...

Item #688128

February 21, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Feb. 21, 1862  



* Rare Confederate publication from the deep South



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 ... See More  

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$112.00
688126

Terrific response from the Confederates on Lincoln's re-election...

Item #688126

November 15, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Nov. 15, 1864 



* Newspaper from the Confederate capital

* Reacting to election of President Abraham Lincoln




The most interesting item is an editorial which comments on the recent re-election of Abraham Lincoln, beginning: "It matters but little to us by what frauds, by what force and intimidation, the so-called election in the enemy's country has... See More  

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$425.00
688123

Nice reports on Sherman in Georgia... The burning of Atlanta...

Item #688123

November 26, 1864

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 26, 1864



* Burning of Atlanta, Georgia

* General William T. Sherman

* From the Capital of the Confederacy




The front page has: "The War News" with various items; "Death of a Midshipman" "Virginia Methodist Episcopal Conference" "Later From The North" "Sherman's March Through Georgia" which takes t... See More  

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$76.00
688122

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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$2,760.00
688121

Terrific on the Battle of Gettysburg, with editorial comment...

Item #688121

July 07, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 7, 1863  The front page has various war items including: "The Army of the Pamunkey--The Attack on the South Anna Bridge". There is also a great front page letter datelined "Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, June 25, 1863" which is prefaced with: "..manifesting the spirit that inspires the bold, intelligent youths who make up the bulk ... See More  

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$3,225.00
688118

Follow-up to Gettysburg, & so much more...

Item #688118

July 14, 1863

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 14, 1863  



* Post Battle of Gettysburg

* From capital of Confederacy




The front page has some great content including: "From General Lee's Army" "From Charleston" which includes a dispatch signed in type: G. T. Beauregard; "The Enemy on James River" "The Attack On Charleston".

Relating to the Battle of Gettys... See More  

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$136.00
688116

Much reporting from the Confederate perspective...

Item #688116

January 29, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 29, 1862  



* Rare rebel publication



The front page has advertisements and 3 columns on: "The Northern Congress--The New Treasury Bill--Interesting Debate on the War" carrying over to page. 2.

Page 2 has a very nice editorial in which they examine & discuss the "...four grand objects..." or goals of the Yankees for 1862: &q... See More  

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$74.00
688115

News from the Confederate capital...

Item #688115

February 05, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 5, 1862 



* Capital of the Confederacy



Not just a newspaper from the Confederate states, but from the capital of the Confederacy.

The front page includes: "The Grand Yankee Army" "Interesting & Valuable Statistics" "Report of the Sanitary Commission" "Condition of the Army--State of the Camps--How the Soldier... See More  

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$78.00
688101

Editor takes a rare, pessimistic view of the war...

Item #688101

January 08, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 8, 1862  



* Capital of the Confederacy



A nice newspaper from the Confederacy, and from the capital of the Confederacy as well. 

Half of the front page is taken up with ads, plus there is: "From The South Carolina Coast" "Lincoln's Message In Europe--Opinions of the English Press--The Position of England on the Issues Be... See More  

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$76.00
688100

Inaugural Address of President Jefferson Davis... The fall of Fort Donelson...

Item #688100

February 24, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, February 24, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* President Jefferson Davis inauguration

* Best publication to be had ? (very rare)




Not only is this a great Confederate newspaper, but it is from the capital of the Confederacy and as such contains a great wealth of the latest news and battle reports.

Certainly the most significant content i... See More  

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$825.00
688003

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #688003

January 01, 1863

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 1, 1863  



* Battle of Kinston, North Carolina

* From the capital of the Confederacy




Among the war-related reports in this Confederate newspaper are: "Norther News" "Jeff. Davis's Fulmination Against General Butler" "Official Report of the Fight in N. Carolina" "The Virginians in the War" "Petersbu... See More  

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$62.00
687583

Printed on the run... Three General Orders...

A Memphis newspaper printed in Atlanta...

Item #687583

January 12, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Jan. 12, 1864 



* A very rare Confederate title

* Publisher on the run - a Memphis newspaper printed in Atlanta

* Three General Orders and more




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 ... See More  

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$235.00
687577

Beauregard's congratulations on Shiloh... Fort Jackson... Pulaski...

Item #687577

April 24, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, April 24, 1862 



* Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing - Beauregard's praise

* Fort Jackson... Fall of Pulaski...

* Rare Confederate title from the war origin




This was one of only a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline (see images).

Perhaps the best items is: "Gen. Beauregard's A... See More  

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$157.00
687240

Confederate Civil War title from Kentucky...

Item #687240

April 27, 1861

LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, April 27, 1861



* Rare pro-Confederate title

* 1st year of the Civil War




Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confederate ... See More  

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$87.00
686757

Rare Confederate newspaper...

Item #686757

September 10, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, Sept. 10, 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 from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era.

The entire front page ... See More  

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$189.00
686332

From the Confederacy with a report on Fort Hatteras...

Item #686332

July 16, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 16, 1861 



* Rare Confederate publication



This is one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline. The front page is entirely taken up with ads.
War related items are on page 2 include: "Weapons" "England & France Side with the Southern Confederacy"
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$116.00
685731

A pro-South newspaper from the North...

Item #685731

October 24, 1861

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 24, 1861  A newspaper from the North which had Confederate leanings.

Among the articles: "War News of the Week", "Fremont's Accounts & Fortifications Suspended", "How Secessionists are Made in Ohio", "Lexington After the Surrender", & much more.

Eight pages, some staining & foxing (do not deter readabil... See More  

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$32.00
685696

From the Confederacy... Battle of Ball's Bluff

Item #685696

November 05, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 5, 1861 



* Battle of Ball's Bluff

* Capital of Confederacy




Among front page items are: "Northern War News--The Great Naval Expedition--General Butler on the Recruiting Service..." "Secretary Cameron's Order Concerning Slave Deserters" and other subheads. Inside has: "Army Of The Potomac" 'From Norfolk&qu... See More  

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$82.00
685588

From New Orleans from the earliest days of Butler's occupation... Fort Donelson...

Item #685588

February 15, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 15, 1862 



* Rare Confederate title from the deep South

* Fort Donelson




Among the front page item are: "The Federal Raid Up the Tennessee River--Gen. Johnston's Order Disregarded" "What the Morning Journals Say" "Fort Donelson" "The 'Sinews of The War' -- Troubles of the Federal Treasury&qu... See More  

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$144.00
684952

Fall of New Orleans to the Yankees, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #684952

April 30, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 30, 1862 



* Fall of New Orleans, Louisiana

* Admiral David Farragut

* From the capital of the Confederacy




A very historic report as page 3 contains an early account of the fall of New Orleans to the Yankees, which obviously was a solemn admonition for a Confederate newspaper. The report is taken from Yankee sources with the top of a page 3 colu... See More  

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$165.00
684731

Confederate newspaper... Court cases involving slaves...

Item #684731

July 14, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 14, 1864



* Rare rebel publication



Various Civil War news with a Confederate bias, making for interesting reading as such. Among the front page items are: "The War News" with subheads: "Still Later--Our Army Reported Within Seven Miles of Baltimore!" "From Petersburg" "The Enemy Mining at Petersburg" "Burnside--Whe... See More  

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$57.00
684487

From Confederate New Orleans...

Item #684487

March 16, 1861

NEW ORLEANS DAILY CRESCENT, Louisiana, March 16, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South

* Tensions brewing




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 ... See More  

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$112.00
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