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On the Emancipation Proclamation and the Battle of Antietam...

Item #687582

October 04, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 4, 1862 

* Very rare Confederate publication

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

Among the various reports inside are: "Lincoln's War Policy" "Comments of the Northern Press on Lincoln's Abolition Proclamation&quo... See More  

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Rare Union occupation newspaper with the Emancipation Proclamation...

Item #678008

October 04, 1862

THE NEW SOUTH, Port Royal, South Carolina, Oct. 4, 1862  This newspaper was established in March of 1862 after its capture by Union forces during the early part of the Civil War. Issued in a "military command", the newspaper sought to provide mostly military reports and other items. It is also interesting that a Union newspaper was published in South Carolina considering the state r... See More  

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Reports on Jeff Davis' annual message...

Item #673723

January 16, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 16, 1863  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are several with comments on: "Jeff. Davis's Annual Message" "He Will Accept Peace Only With Independence" "Statement of His Retaliation Orders" "He Insists Upon Killing Butler" "His Opinion of the Emancipation Proclamation" He Threatens the Extermination of t... See More  

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Confederate title from Richmond...

Item #671520

February 10, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, February 10, 1863 

* Capital of the Confederacy

The ftpg. includes: "From Fredericksburg" which begins: "The path to Heaven is not more straight & narrow than that of a correspondent from the seat of war...The indications of activity in the Yankee army still continue..." and much more. Also on the ftpg: "City Intelligence&q... See More  

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On the Mass. 54th Regiment...

Item #670069

April 08, 1864

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, April 8, 1864  A very famous anti-slavery newspaper published by the noted emancipator William Lloyd Garrison. The ornate engraving in the masthead features three scenes: a slave auction, an image of Jesus breaking the bonds of the oppressors, and a slave family about to depart for their journey to emancipation.

Among the reports: "A Vile Copperhead Libel" &q... See More  

Item from Catalog 321 (released for August, 2022)...

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Iceland... The Emancipation Proclamation...

Item #656759
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, February, 1863  Towards the back of the issue under the "Monthly Record of Current Events" is content pertaining to the newly enacted Emancipation Proclamation.

Other items within the issue are "A Californian in Iceland" which includes several illustrations; "The Gun-Boat Essex" and many more articles and illustration... See More  

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Victory at the Rappahannock... Lincoln letter to the ladies...

Item #650768

November 12, 1863


* Second Battle of Rappahannock Station

* George G. Meade vs. Robert E. Lee

* Abraham Lincoln letter re. emancipation

The top of the ftpg. has column heads on the Union victory at the Battle of the Rappahannock: "From Gen. Meade's Army" "Official Report of the Passage of the Rappahannock" "Presentation of Battle Flag... See More  

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Emancipation of slaves anniversary...

Item #599761

April 17, 1872

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1872

* Emancipation of slaves

* District of Columbia

* Slavery anniversary

The front page has one column headings: "Emancipation Proclamation" "Celebration of the Abolition of Slavery in the District of Columbia"

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Centreville, Virginia...

Item #596132

October 21, 1862

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Oct. 21, 1862  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "A Skirmish At Centreville Station, Virginia" "Interesting From the South" "Stuart's Raid into Pennsylvania the Comic Feature of the War" "The 'Thunderer' on the President's Emancipation Proclamation" "The War In The West" "Ad... See More  

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Frank Marshall White... W. J. Biggs... Kemble...

Item #177521

May 08, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 8, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has a photo of "The New "Sick Man of Europe"--Mahomet V."

This issue has a photos and an article on "Fostering Foreign Criminals" by Frank Marshall White and "The New Order in Turkey." There is a photo spread of "The Opening of the ... See More  

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Emancipation Proclamation & battle of Antietam...

Item #172612

October 04, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 4, 1862  Page 3 contains the complete and historically significant printing of the Emancipation Proclamation signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln, & headed: "The Abolition of Slavery--A Proclamation". There is also a nice page 2 editorial concerning the Emancipation Proclamation headed: "Slavery Practically Abolished" ... See More  

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Marriage of Tom Thumb... Slaves escaping to the North...

Item #172652

February 21, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 21, 1863  The entire front page is a great (and rather famous) illustration of: "Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. Stratton (General Tom Thumb And Wife)." taken from a Brady photograph. Page 2 has an article on them.

Other prints within include a full page: "The Effects of the Proclamation--Freed Negroes Coming Into Our Lines At New Bern, North Ca... See More  

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Battle of Corinth... Battle of Perryville...

Item #172620

November 01, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 1, 1862  The full front page shows: "The Town of Perryville, Kentucky, Scene of the Recent Battle" and "The Pirate 'Alabama'". Other prints inside include: "The Rebel Foray in Pennsylvania--General View of Chambersburg" and two other quarter page scenes at Chambersburg. Halfpg: "Camp Dick Robinson, Kentucky...&... See More  

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Item #172642

January 17, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 17, 1863  Certainly the most historic content would be the page 2 complete printing of: "By the President of the United States of America - A Proclamation" which is the full text of the Emancipation Proclamation, signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln.

Half of the front page: "The Teamsters' Duel" showing two Black men ... See More  

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Slaves fleeing into Union camps...

Item #172646

January 31, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 31, 1863 The full front page is a print: "Army Beef" showing soldiers shooting cattle, with 2 smaller vignettes.

Inside has a full page: "Contrabands Coming Into Camp in Consequence of the Proclamation", referring to the recent Emancipation Proclamation. It shows many African-Americans and presumed slaves. Also a full page with 2 prints: ... See More  

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Emancipation illustration...

Item #173058

January 12, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 12, 1867. The front of this issue is of a fullpage illustration "Isaac Watts and His Mother at the Prison-Gate" which has an accompanying article. Inside is an article "Frederick Douglass" which is a letter address to the Editor. Two quarter-page illustrations represent "The Foundling" and the "New York Foundlings" arti... See More  

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