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April 11, 1865
NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1865 This issue reports the events the day after Lee surrendered to Grant.
The first column on the front page sets the tone for the text which filled the entire front page, with the heads including: "THE REJOICING" "How the Glorious News Is Received" "The Quiet & Reverent Gratitude of the People" "New York City Preparing to We... See More
April 15, 1865
ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, April 15, 1865
* General Robert E. Lee
* Confederate Army of Northern Virginia
* Surrender at Appomattox Court House
Subtitled: "Gazette Of The Regular And Volunteer Forces", this 16 page issue is simply filled with military reports, almost entirely on the Civil War at this time.
This issue is dated the day Abraham Lincoln died. The... See More
April 11, 1865
THE SEMI-WEEKLY TIMES, New York, April 11, 1865
* General Robert E. Lee's surrender
* Appomattox Court House signing
Page 2 begins with: "The Crowning Victory" "Victory--Peace" with the leading dispatch reading: "This department has received the official report of the SURRENDER, THIS DAY, OF GEN. LEE AND HIS ARMY TO LIEUT. GENERAL GRANT, on the terms proposed by... See More
February 26, 1864
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 26, 1864 Among the front page reports are: "The War News--A Cavalry Battle in Mississippi--The Situation in Tennessee--The Recent Fight In Florida--From General Lee's Lines" "The Courts" "Camp Near Kinston" "To the Friends of Soldiers in the Wise Brigade" & other items. Also included is a report re: "... See More
April 10, 1865
THE HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, April 10, 1865
* Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy
Newspapers from Texas are very uncommon, particularly from before or during the Civil War period. Here is an issue from two days after Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, containing three dispatches about the Union assault on Fort Steadman, each signed in type: U.S. Gra... See More
November 04, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 4, 1865 The full front page is a print captioned: "Meeting of the Fenian Congress in the Assembly Building, Philadelphia". Among the prints within are: "Looking at the Eclipse" "Burning of the Michigan Central Freight Depot at Detroit, Michigan" "Shipwrecked Passengers and Crew of the Brig 'Titania' &quo... See More
July 23, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1864 The entire front page is a print of: "The Sinking of the 'Alabama' Off Cherbourg". Other prints within include: "View on the Appomattox, Below Port Walthall" "Jones's Neck, From General Foster's Head-Quarters, Near Malvern Hill, on the James" "Divine Service at General Baldy Smith's Headquarte... See More
September 17, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 17, 1864 The full front page is a very dramatic print: "Harry Davis Capturing the Battle Flag of the 13th Louisiana Regiment, at the Battle of Ezra Church". Other prints within include: "Admiral Farragut's Fleet Bombarding Fort Morgan" "Rear-Admiral David G. Farragut, U.S.N." "View of Petersburg, Virginia, ... See More
April 22, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 22, 1865 The front page shows: "General Sheridan at the Battle of Five Forks" and also: "Cavalry Charge at the Battle of Five Forks". Inside has some nice text on the ending of the Civil War with articles headed: "Palm Sunday" "Grant" "Robert E. Lee" "Abraham Lincoln" and "What Next?&q... See More
April 08, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 8, 1865 This issue was printed just one day prior to the surrender of Robert E. Lee to U.S. Grant at Appomattox.
The front page shows the: "Raising the Stars & Stripes Over the Capitol at Columbia, South Carolina" as well as a print of: "The Fifteenth Corps Crossing the South Edisto". Prints inside include a: "Map of th... See More
April 15, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 15, 1865 This was the day Lincoln died after having been shot at Ford's Theater the evening prior.
The front page shows: 'Major-General Edward R. S. Canby" and "Lieutenant-General Grant's Headwaters at City Point, Virginia". Other prints inside include: "The Rebel General Wade Hampton's Mansion in Columbia, South Carol... See More
September 10, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 10, 1864 The front page has a print of: "The Most Rev. John McCloskey, D.D., Archbishop of New York" with an article on him as well. Inside has a full page: "Isometric View of General Grant's Virginia Campaign" as well as: "Farragut's Victory in Mobile Bay--The Capture of the Rebel am 'Tennessee' ".
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