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670340

Beginning of the Civil War...

Item #670340

April 16, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, April 16, 1861  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War on page 3 are:  "THE WAR" "Important News from Washington" "Extensive Preparations for the Defense of the Capital" "THE NORTH AROUSED FOR WAR" "The Old 'Bay State' First In The Field" "Maryland Still True to the Constitution" "Additiona... See More  

Item from Catalog 299 (released for October, 2020)...

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$49.00
670319

Huge Civil War map of an iron-clad fight...

Item #670319

April 14, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, April 14, 1863 



* First Battle of Charleston

* Ironclads warships clash




Although the front page has Civil War reports, including a small print of the military position, pages 2 & 3 have more on the Civil War including a huge  Civil War map: "THE GREAT IRON-CLAD FIGHT - Scene Of Operations Off Charleston...".

There are great column heads: "SUMTE... See More  

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$39.00
670307

President Lincoln visits the troops...

Item #670307

April 10, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, April 10, 1863 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Visits Army of the Potomac




A wealth of fine ftpg. content on the Civil War, plus there is a small one column map showing the Lake Palourde and Atchafalaya River vicinity.

Among the column heads: "THE ATTACK ON CHARLESTON" "The Bombardment of Fort Sumter" "The Union Forces Landed at Stono" &quo... See More  

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$32.00
669541

The coming Civil War... The new Lincoln administration...

Item #669541

January 31, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 31, 1861 



* President elect Abraham Lincoln

* Pre-Civil War tensions in the South




Among the first column heads are: "An Attack on Fort Sumter Expected" "Revival of Rumors of War" "The President's Views on the Subject" "Condition of the Forts on the Florida Coast" "The Relations of the Seceding States with Foreign P... See More  

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$39.00
665627

From the first week of the Civil War...

Item #665627

April 17, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, April 17, 1861 



* Opening week of the Civil War

* Post Fort Sumter attack

* Troops gathering




Among the first column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR" "Extraordinary Enthusiasm Throughout the County" "Alacrity in Obeying the President's Call to Arms" "30 Men Killed at Fort Moultrie During the Battle" "Expected Secess... See More  

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665177

From the beginning events of the Civil War...

Item #665177

April 25, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, April 25, 1861 



* Beginning of the Civil War

* Post Fort Sumter attack

* Troops on the march




The first column has a great stack of war-related headlines on the beginning events of the Civil War including: "THE WAR" "The 7th Regiment in Washington" "Jefferson Davis and Gen. Beauregard in Richmond" "Arrangements for an Attack on the Na... See More  

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$88.00
662131

Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina...

Item #662131

September 08, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 8, 1863 



* Second Battle of Charleston Harbor

* Fort Wagner - Morris Island - South Carolina

* From the capital of the Confederacy




The front page includes; "Latest From The North" "From Charleston--Evacuation of Morris Island" "From Tennessee" "The Courts" "Latest News From the North--The Situation i... See More  

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661459

The Confederates on the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #661459

July 11, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 11, 1863 



* Battle of Gettysburg

* Rebel account




Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital.

The front page includes: "Charleston" "Yankee Agents In England" "The Courts" "City Intelligence" "Prisoners" "Sale of Negroes in Georgia" wi... See More  

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$870.00
656547

Very rare front page slave auction print...

Item #656547

January 26, 1861

NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Jan. 26, 1861  A very rare issue as the front page has a terrific print captioned: "Annual Sale and Hiring of Slaves at Montgomery, Ala." accompanied with an article of the same heading.

Only rarely were slave auction prints put in newspapers of the day, and this is great in that it is on the front page. Compounding the rarity is this being an uncommon ti... See More  

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$610.00
653859

Entire front page is a Civil War map...

Item #653859

August 29, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 29, 1863 



* Second Battle of Charleston Harbor

* Fort Sumter & more - Terrific map




A fantastic display issue as the entire front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "THE HARBOR, FORTIFICATIONS, AND CITY OF CHARLESTON" showing the greater Charleston vicinity. Many Civil War reports inside.

Eight pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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$109.00
652756

Portrait of the "demon" warden of Andersonville prison camp...

Item #652756

September 14, 1865

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 14, 1865 



* Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter

* Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia




The front page features a print headed: "Werze, The Andersonville Demon", being the infamous Henry Wirz, the warden of the Andersonville prison camp who supervised the horrible treatment of Yankee prisoners. He would be found guilty & was executed,  on... See More  

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$67.00
650767

Battle of Rappahannock...

Item #650767

November 10, 1863

BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 10, 1863 



* Second Battle of Rappahannock Station

* George G. Meade vs. Robert E. Lee




Page 2 has a quite lengthy & detailed account on the Battle of the Rappahannock, headed: "Advance Upon the Rappahannock" "Particulars of Saturday's Battle". Included is a name list of "The Casualties". It was a Union victory.

The ftp... See More  

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$30.00
648536

History is about to be made...

Item #648536

March 29, 1861

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, March 29, 1861 



* From the origin of the Civil War just prior to the outbreak



South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union which it did on Dec. 20, 1860. Plus the war began in Charleston harbor with the bombing of Fort Sumter just two weeks after the date of this issue.

The front page has: "United States Army & Navy News&q... See More  

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$144.00
646918

Texas joins the Confederacy... Just before the war begins...

Item #646918

March 26, 1861

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, March 26, 1861 



* From the origin of the Civil War just prior to outbreak



South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union which it did on Dec. 20, 1860. Plus the war began in Charleston harbor with the bombing of Fort Sumter just a few weeks after the date of this issue. The front page includes: "Admission of Northern States into ... See More  

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$196.00
646386

Lincoln blocks southern ports... Rare title from the Confederacy...

Item #646386

April 30, 1861

WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, April 30, 1861



* Beginning of the Civil War

* In a rare Confederate title

* Abraham Lincoln blockade




Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of entry ... See More  

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$133.00
645830

Beginning moments of the Civil War... Jeff Davis Proclamation on creating a navy, and more...

Item #645830

April 19, 1861

THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, April 19, 1861 



* Civil War beginning

* Jefferson Davis proclamation

* Rare Confederate title




Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of entry... See More  

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$210.00
645407

Rebels to evacuate Gordonsville...

Item #645407

August 18, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 18, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SIEGE OF CHARLESTON" "Our Batteries Have Breached Fort Sumter" "Meade's Army" "Probable Evacuation of Culpepper & Gordonsville by the Enemy" "Reported Revolt of the N. Carolina Troops" & more.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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$28.00
639388

Jefferson Davis's inaugural address, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #639388

February 20, 1861

THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, February 20, 1861 



* Confederate president Jefferson Davis

* Inauguration - inaugural address




Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of entry ... See More  

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$455.00
637195

Chattahoochee Arsenal... Fort Sumter... Star of the West...

Item #637195

January 14, 1861

THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, January 14, 1861  Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of entry for supplies for the entire Confederacy, exporting cotton & tobacco in exchange... See More  

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$61.00
636781

Startling reports from the Andersonville Prison trial...

Item #636781

August 29, 1865

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 29, 1865 



* Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter

* Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia




Among the ftpg. column heads are: "THE WERZE TRIAL" "A Fresh Accumulation of Horrors!" "Further Convincing Evidence Against the Prisoner" "More of Werze's Diabolical Cruelty" "He Murders Sick Soldiers as a Pastime" &qu... See More  

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$33.00
636130

Dramatic issue on the "demon" jailer of Andersonville Prison...

Item #636130

September 04, 1865

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 4, 1865 



* Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter

* Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia




Among the front page column heads are: "THE WERZE TRIAL [Wirz], who was the warden at the infamous Andersonville prison. "The Testimony of Western Cavalrymen" "Werze's Mode of Dealing With the Cripples and Sick Men" "He Puts Them Out of Their... See More  

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$34.00
635254

Trial of Andersonville prison "demon" warden Wirz...

Item #635254

August 23, 1865

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 23, 1865 



* Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter

* Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia




Among the front pg. column heads are: "Trial of The Demon Werze" "Contradictory Statements on This Point" "The Trial Of Jeff. Davis" "A Letter From the Arch-Traitor" "He Cannot Imagine the Charges Against Him" "A Plan to ... See More  

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$29.00
634437

From the Confederacy...

Item #634437

April 13, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, Charleston, South Carolina, April 13, 1864 



* From the origin of the Civil War



This is one of just a few titles in the South which printed "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline (see).  Among the ftpg. articles are: "From Richmond--Good News From Mobile--Defeat of Banks' Army--Great Loss of the Enemy" "From Dalton. Arr... See More  

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$129.00
633598

Rebel pirates....

Item #633598

August 18, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 18, 1863  Among the ftpg. one column heads on the Civil War are: "Gen. Grant & the Trade Regulations of the Mississippi" "Proposed Opening of the Cotton Trade to all Loyal Citizens" "Our Batteries on Morris Island Trying Their Range on Fort Sumter" "The Monitors Ready for Action" "Shameful Inefficiency of the Blockade at Wi... See More  

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$27.00
633585

The "Confederate" newspaper from Kentucky...

Item #633585

May 15, 1861

LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, May 15, 1861 



* Rare pro-Confederate title



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 & the "Journal&q... See More  

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$147.00
633577

Trial of Andersonville prison commandant Henry Wirz...

Item #633577

August 25, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, August 25, 1865 



* Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter

* Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia




Most of the front page is taken up with reports on the trial of the commandant of the infamous Andersonville, South Carolina, prison camp, Henry Wirz, with headlines: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "Preliminaries Settled & Witnesses Called" "He is
... See More  

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$27.00
633313

Trial of the demon warden of Andersonville Prison...

Item #633313

September 07, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 7, 1865 



* Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter

* Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia




The first column has heads on the trial of the warden of Andersonville Prison: "The Wirz Trial" "Additional Chapters of Southern Prison Horrors" "Further Illustrations of the Mode of Warfare of the Modern Chivalry". Pg. 4 has an editorial on Wirz as we... See More  

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633207

Beginning of the Wirz Andersonville prison trial...

Item #633207

August 22, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 22, 1865 



* Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter - Georgia

* Henry Wirz trial begins (1st report)




Nice ftpg. heads include: "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "Commencement of the Proceedings of the Military Commission in the Case of the Keeper of the Andersonville Prison" "Horrible Crimes with Which He is Charged" "How the Prisoners in His Charge w... See More  

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$44.00
632782

Follow-up to the fall of Vicksburg...

Item #632782

August 26, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 26, 1863 



* Post fall of Vicksburg, Mississippi 

* Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital 




The front page has some war items including: "From General Lee's Army" "The Rappahannock Expedition" "City Intelligence" "Flat of Truce" "Hotel De Vicksburg" and a few other items.

The... See More  

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$94.00
616536

Prelude to the Civil War... Georgia to secede... Much more...

Item #616536

January 19, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 19, 1861 



* Southern secession

* Fort Sumter tensions

* Prelude to the Civil War




Among the one column heads on the ftpg. are: "The National Troubles" "Animated Debate on the Kansas Bill" "Passage of the Army Bill in Committee of the Whole" "Latest Dispatches from the South" "Declaration of the Georgia Convention in Favo... See More  

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$36.00
615490

Civil War is near...

Item #615490

February 02, 1861

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 2, 1861 



* Pre Civil War tensions in the South

* Fort Sumter, Charleston, South Carolina




The front page first column has: "The National Troubles" "Plot to Seize the Steamer Crusader at New Orleans" "Expectation of an Attack on Fort Sumter" "Immense Preparations at Charleston" "Civil War Expected by the Diplomatic Cor... See More  

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$44.00
611622

Rumblings of the Civil War...

Item #611622

January 25, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 25, 1861  Page 6 has column heads including: "The Pro-Slavery Rebellion" "Affairs At Charleston" "The Soldiers Tired of Camp Duty" "Worthlessness of Charleston Harbor" "Weakness of Fort Sumter" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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$28.00
602835

Much war-related content...

Item #602835

May 23, 1861

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, May 23, 1861  Among the front page reports are: 'Very Disgraceful Treatment of the Volunteers" "Letter from Gen. Frost" "Interesting Letter from Mr. Vallandigham" "Relief for Volunteers". Among the items inside include: 'Terrible Times in Ward Townsbip! Exodus of Negroes!" "...Letter from Gen. Harney" "... See More  

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$38.00
582881

Star of the West...

Item #582881

January 11, 1861

NEW-YORK TIMES, January 11, 1861



* Star of the West



Page 1 has a subheader reading: "Confirmation of the Reports Relative to the Star of the West".



Page 5 has the following headlines: "ARRIVAL OF THE NOVA SCOTIAN" "BOMBARDMENT OF GAETA" and more.



Many believe that Star of the West incident was the actual start of the Civil War.



Other news of the day in... See More  

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$65.00
569241

Prelude to the Civil War...

Item #569241

February 09, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York, February 9, 1861  The ftpg. includes: "Our National Troubles" "the Trip of the Steam Frigate Brooklyn to Florida" "will fort Sumter Be Taken? " "The Correspondence Between Col. Hayne & the President" "Surrender of the Pensacola Navy Yard & the Cutter Lewis Cass" Condition of Things at the South" and ... See More  

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$37.00
565558

Chattanooga, Tennessee... Charleston, South Carolina...

Item #565558

October 07, 1863

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, October 7, 1863



* Civil War era original reading

* Chattanooga, Tennessee

* Charleston, South Carolina



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:



* FROM CHARLESTON HARBOR

* Progress of Gen. Gillmore's Operations

* Further Attentions to Fort... See More  

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$28.00
215025

From a Confederate stronghold just months before the Civil War breaks out...

Item #215025
THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, 1861 Here is an issue from the early months of 1861 not long before the "official" outbreak of the Civil War in April, 1861. Wilmington was a strategic port city which was not captured by the Yankees until early in 1865. As such it held much significance during the War. This is a very nice four page issue filled with various news of the day & a hu... See More  

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$41.00
213974

Knoxville, Tennessee 1863 Civil War...

Item #213974

August 22, 1863

BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Massachusetts, August 22, 1863

 
* Knoxville, Tennessee

* Jefferson Davis
This 4 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes reports on: Knoxvil
... See More  

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$20.00
212235

1863 Civil War...

Item #212235

September 15, 1863

BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT from Boston MA and dated September 15, 1863. This 4 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes reports on: Fort Moultrie, James Island, Fort Sumter, C... See More  

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$20.00
206671

"Great Expectations" Collection IV

Item #206671

March 30, 1861

Harper's Weekly, March 30, 1861 through May 4, 1861. This is a six-issue set (part 4) of Harper's Weekly containing the Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" in serialization format. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.



This set would look great displayed in one of our 17 inch by 14 inch display cases which can be viewed at www.rar... See More  

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$332.00
206668

"Great Expectations" Collection III - 6 issues...

Item #206668

February 16, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, February 16, 1861 through March 23, 1861. This is a six-issue set (part 3) of Harper's Weekly containing the Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" in serialization format. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.



The individual issues are described as:



HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 16, 1861 Full ftpg. is an extremely d... See More  

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$452.00
206665

"Great Expectations" Collection II...

Item #206665

January 05, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 5, 1861 through February 9, 1861. This is a six-issue set (part 2) of Harper's Weekly containing the Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" in serialization format. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.



This set would look great displayed in one of our 17 inch by 14 inch display cases which can be v... See More  

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$332.00
205280

Knoxville, Tennessee..

Item #205280

November 21, 1863

THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 21, 1863  This 8 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following headlines: "CHARLESTON" "The Bombardment of Sumter Still Progressing&quo... See More  

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$22.00
205094

Port Royal South Carolina...

Item #205094

September 05, 1863

THE NEW YORK HERALD from New York, NY and dated September 5, 1863. This 8 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following headlines: "MEADE'S ARMY" "Brilliant Affair At Port Royal" "... See More  

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$22.00
172432

Fort Sumter...

Item #172432

January 12, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 12, 1861  Much of front page is taken up with a print of: "Major Anderson, U.S.A., Commanding At Ft. Sumter" with a biography of him. Also in this issue is a dramatic full page: "The Battle of New Orleans, Fought Jan. 8, 1815" & "Sketches of Ft. Moultrie" which has 5 prints; "Senator Seward's Arabian Horses--Maanak... See More  

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172434

Prints regarding Charleston, South Carolina...

Item #172434

January 19, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1861  The front page has 4 prints: "Hon. Francis W. Pickens, Governor of South Carolina" "Hon. Judge Magrath, Sec. of State of South Carolina" "Rev. Dr. Bachman Who Asked a Blessing on the Secession Ordinance" and "The Charleston Zouaves". Prints inside include: "Mr. Rarey and Cruiser (horse)"; a: &qu... See More  

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172436

Nice Charleston issue...

Item #172436

January 26, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 26, 1861  The front page shows: "The Prayer at Sumter". Other prints inside include: "Firing on the 'Star of the West' from the South Carolina Battery on Morris Island" "Group of Guns & Gun Carriages Dismantled by Major Anderson at Fort Moultrie" "Battery at Fort Moultrie, Bearing on Fort Sumter", a full p... See More  

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$47.00
172440

The Alabama delegation secedes from the Union...

Item #172440

February 09, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 9, 1861  The full front page is a print of: "The Seceding Alabama Delegation In Congress" showing nine men. Text on the men takes over half of page 2.

Other prints within include: "Captain J. G. Foster, Engineer Corps U.S.A., On Duty at Fort Sumter" "Arrival of the United States Steam Sloop 'Niagara' At Jeddo, Japan, with t... See More  

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$35.00
172442

Great Valentine's Day front page...

Item #172442

February 16, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 16, 1861  A very nice display issue for Valentine's Day as the entire front page is a handsome print titled: "Saint Valentine's Day" showing 6 vignettes (see).

Inside pages include a fullpg: "A ten-inch Mounted as a Mortar at Ft. Sumter"; a smaller print: "The Sally Port at Sumter--Interior"; a doublepage centerfold of... See More  

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$55.00

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172444

Winslow Homer print... Map of the Northern & Southern states...

Item #172444

February 23, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 23, 1861  The front page is taken up with: "Chantrey's Statue of Washington, Now in the State House at Boston, Massachusetts". Prints within include: "Officers' Quarters at Fort Sumter", "Good-by to Sumter", and a quarter page print by famed artist Winslow Homer: "The Late Rev. Dr. Murray", plus a great full p... See More  

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$85.00

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$44.00
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