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702238

Abraham Lincoln ventures towards Washington... A plot to assassinate him...

Item #702238

February 26, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 26, 1861  



* Abraham Lincoln prepares for inauguration



Among the front page heads are reports concerning the new administration of Abraham Lincoln and the coming Civil War: "Passage of the Bill to Discontinue the Postal Service in the Seceded States" "Movements of the President-Elect" "Visit of Mr. Lincoln to the Capitol" "The Lat... See More  

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$52.00
701650

Robert E. Lee becomes commander of all Confederate forces...

Item #701650

January 26, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, Jan. 26, 1865  



* General Robert E. Lee

* Appointed as Commander of ALL Confederate Forces




Among the front-page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH", "Preparations for Evacuating Wilmington", "Demand for its Surrender", "Robert E. Lee General-in-Chief of the Rebel Armies", "Complete Reorganization of Jeff. Davi... See More  

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$85.00
701076

The (1775) Restraining bill, and reaction to it...

Item #701076

May 17, 1775

CONNECTICUT JOURNAL & NEW HAVEN POST-BOY, May 17, 1775 



* Retraining Acts of 1775

* Colonial trade restrictions

* American Revolutionary War




The entire front page and part of page 2 are taken up with: "Lord Camden's Speech on the New England Fishery Bill".

Page 2 has a report headed: "Provisions in the Restraining Bill for the Provinces of New Jersey, Pennsylva... See More  

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$655.00
701071

The Mormons have abandoned Salt Lake City...

Item #701071

July 15, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 15, 1858 



* Brigham Young - Mormons - Mormonism

* Salt Lake City evacuated - Utah War ending




Page 3 has: "The Latest From Utah--The Mormons Abandoning Salt Lake" which notes in part: "...Young and the rest of the Mormons...had evacuated the city and gone south to Provo. The city looked almost completely deserted. Peace... See More  

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$60.00
700084

The Lowry War in North Carolina...

Item #700084

December 28, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 28, 1872 



* Andrew Strong killed

* Lowry's War - gang

* Pembroke, North Carolina

* Scuffletown




Page three has an article on the Lowery (Lowry, Lowrie) War in North Carolina.

The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murdered by men of the Confederate Home Guard, a band of American... See More  

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$48.00
698692

Chicago Fire of 1874...

Item #698692

August 15, 1874

RICHMOND DAILY WHIG, Aug. 15, 1874



* 2nd great Chicago fire disaster (1st report)



Here is a uncommon publication from the capital of the Confederacy just a decade earlier. This issue measures 25 x 18 inches.

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Chicago Again In Flames"with subheads. (see images)

Complete with 4 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.... See More  

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$38.00
698691

Shepherdsville, Kentucly race riot.....

Item #698691

August 09, 1874

RICHMOND DAILY WHIG, Aug. 9, 1874



* Whiskey Riot - race war - Negroes

* Shepherdsville, Bullitt County, Kentucky




Here is a uncommon publication from the capital of the Confederacy just a decade earlier. This issue measures 25 x 18 inches.

Page 3 has a small one column heading: "Lawlessness in Kentucky" (see image)

Complete with 4 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.... See More  

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$28.00
698690

Civil Rights Bill in 1874...

Item #698690

August 16, 1874

RICHMOND DAILY WHIG, Aug. 16, 1874



* re. Civil Rights Act of 1875 (Enforcement Act)

* Reconstruction era - Blacks




Here is a uncommon publication from the capital of the Confederacy just a decade earlier. This issue measures 25 x 18 inches.

The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "The Civil Rights Bill" (see images)

Complete with 4 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.... See More  

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$33.00
698687

Samuel Archer King... Ballooning pioneer...

Item #698687

July 11, 1874

RICHMOND DAILY WHIG, July 11, 1874



* Samuel Archer King

* Ballooning voyage

* Buffalo - Lake Erie




Here is a uncommon publication from the capital of the Confederacy just a decade earlier. This issue measures 25 x 18 inches.

The front page has a one column heading: "Interesting Balloon Voyage" with subhead. (see images)

Complete with 4 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition... See More  

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698685

Eads Bridge opening... St. Louis...

Item #698685

July 10, 1874

RICHMOND DAILY WHIG, July 10, 1874



* Eads Bridge construction completed - opening

* East St. Louis, Illinois & St. Louis, Missouri

* Mississippi River - Riverfront area




Here is a uncommon publication from the capital of the Confederacy just a decade earlier. This issue measures 25 x 18 inches.

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "The Great Bridge Of the World&quo... See More  

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697958

The Lowry War in North Carolina...

Item #697958

May 07, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 7, 1872 



* Francis M. Wishart burial

* Lowry's War - gang

* Pembroke, North Carolina

* Scuffletown




Page three has an article on the Lowery (Lowry, Lowrie) War in North Carolina.

The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murdered by men of the Confederate Home Guard, a band of Ameri... See More  

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697904

Jefferson Davis' speech in Columbia...

Item #697904

October 07, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 7, 1864  Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "President Davis in Columbia" "The President's Speech in Columbia" which is quite lengthy; "The Successes of Forrest" "Highly Important From Georgia--The Movement in Sherman's Rear" "Fighting In Louisiana" and more.

Complete as a s... See More  

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$98.00
697878

Butler's horrible treatment of Confederate prisoners...

Item #697878

January 15, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 15, 1864  Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it's from the capital of the Confederate States.

The front page includes: "The War News" "Absenteeism In the Army--A Curious Disclosure" "How Our Prisoners Are Treated By the Yankees--The Horrours of Camp Douglas" "A Contrast" and more. ... See More  

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$78.00
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  

Item from Catalog 339 (released for February, 2024)

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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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$68.00
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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$88.00
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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$438.00
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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697443

Confederate newspaper from Grenada, Mississippi... Antietam & South Mountain...

Item #697443

September 23, 1862

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Sept. 23, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate publication

* Publisher on the run

* Battle of Antietam




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... See More  

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$315.00
697404

A rare title from the Civil War, shortly after Lincoln's assassination...

Item #697404

April 26, 1865

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, April 26, 1865 



* Very rare Civil War era publication

* William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow

* re Abraham Lincoln assassination




W. G. Brownlow, or  Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-... See More  

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$264.00
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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$79.00
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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$165.00
697180

Latest reports on the Civil War...

Item #697180

July 11, 1861

THE WORLD, New York, July 11, 1861  



* Battle of Carthage, Missouri

* Confederate victory




Among the front page  column heads on the Civil War are: "The Southern Rebellion" "Great Battle In Missouri" "Great Slaughter of the Rebels" "Important Action of Gen. McClellan" "A Fight to Take Place To-Day" and more.

Eight pages, never boun... See More  

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697169

Latest reports on the Civil War...

Item #697169

June 05, 1861

THE WORLD, New York, June 5, 1861  



* Battle of Fairfax Court House - Virginia



Among the page 4 column heads on the Civil War are: "The Southern Rebellion" "The Rebels Retreating From Fairfax Court House" "43,000 Loyal; Troops in the Vicinity of Washington" "A Federal Camp on the Lower Potomac" "Confederate Troops Leaving Pensacola" and ... See More  

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$23.00
697136

Rare print of a Confederate Treasury note...

Item #697136

March 04, 1862

THE WORLD, New York, March 4, 1862  The highlight of the issue is the back page print of: "A CONFEDERATE STATE TREASURY NOTE" for $5, with much detail.

Much Civil War reporting on the front page including: "The War In Tennessee" "Occupation of Nashville" "Accounts For Rebel Sources" "News From the South" "Jeff Davis's War Policy Cond... See More  

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$67.00
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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696948

One of the more fascinating publishers from the Civil War...

Item #696948

March 22, 1865

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, March 22, 1865 



* Very rare Civil War title - closing events

* William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow




W. G. Brownlow, or  Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality, to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy.

The circuit-riding Methodist parson turn... 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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696933

Capture of New Orleans!

Item #696933

April 28, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1862  



* Capture of New Orleans, Louisiana

* General Benjamin Butler takes over




This issue reports one of the more significant events of the Civil War: the capture of New Orleans, the Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi.

With this important event the northern forces were well on their way towards controlling the very strategic Mississippi River corridor... See More  

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696928

Yankees capture the Confederate capital... War nears its end...

Item #696928

April 04, 1865

NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, April 4, 1865  



* Fall of Richmond VA Virginia

* Civil War nearing the end




One of the middle columns of the front page announces one of the more significant events of the Civil War with: "VIRGINIA ! " "GLORIOUS NEWS ! " "Richmond Is Ours!" "Evacuation of Petersburg!" "Tremendous Fighting!" "Lee's E... See More  

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$310.00
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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$185.00
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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$648.00
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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$3,765.00
695818

Terrific & rare broadside "Extra" on the capture of Jefferson Davis...

Item #695818

May 14, 1865

STATE JOURNAL - EXTRA, Sunday, May 14, 1865 



* Very rare miniature broadside

* Capture of Jefferson Davis

* President of the Confederacy




A terrific little broadside "Extra" with no mention of city or state of origin as was typical, given such releases were for local consumption only. The only hint that it may be from Michigan is in one of the headlines.

The three headlines ... See More  

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695622

The fall of Richmond... Very graphic...

Item #695622

April 04, 1865

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 4, 1865  



* The fall of Richmond, the Confederate capital

* Terrific heraldic eagle & map for display




See the photos for this terrific and extremely graphic issue reporting the capture of Richmond, which essentially meant the end of the Confederacy. Lee would surrender to Grant at Appomattox just 5 days later.

The first column heads read: "VIR
... See More  

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$875.00
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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$77.00
695548

1873 editorial on John S. Mosby...

Item #695548

June 23, 1873

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 23, 1873



* John S. Mosby - "Gray Ghost"

* Confederate army cavalry leader

* Rangers - Raiders - Guerrillas




Page 4 has an editorial headed: "Mosby's Guerrillas" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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695497

Hampton Roads... Attack by the Merrimack... early Florida...

Item #695497

March 22, 1862

THE NEW SOUTH, Port Royal, South Carolina, March 22, 1862 



* Rare Union occupation title

* Battle of Hampton Roads

* Monitor vs. Merrimac... Ironclads naval battle




Here is an interesting newspaper (see photo) established in March of 1862 at Port Royal after its capture by Union forces during the early part of the Civil War. Issued in a "military command", the newspaper sough... See More  

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$295.00
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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695307

Much on the Civil War... Civil War map of Acquia Creek...

Item #695307

June 01, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 1, 1861  



* Battle of Aquia Creek Civil War map

* Union Navy gunboats vs. Confederate batteries

* One of the first battles of the war




The format of this title at this time was advertisements on the front page with the wealth of Civil War reporting on inside pages. 

The back page includes a Civil War map headed: "Acquia Creek and Its Environs" wit... See More  

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$48.00
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
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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$88.00
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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$89.00
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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$98.00
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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$97.00
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
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