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691358

A "Copperhead" newspaper on the fall of the Rebel capital...

Item #691358

April 05, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 5, 1865 



* Last days of the Civil War

* Fall of Richmond, Virginia

* Abraham Lincoln




Page 5 has a very historic report on the fall of Richmond, the capital of the Confederacy, and which signaled the end of the Civil War which would come a few days later.  The top of the first column has: "THE WAR" "The Fall of Richmond!" which... See More  

Item from Catalog 324 (released for November, 2022)...

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$96.00
691140

The definitive Confederate newspaper on the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #691140

July 13, 1863

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, July 13, 1863 



* Great Battle of Gettysburg reporting

* Rare Southern point of view

* From the capital of the Confederacy




The front page has a very nice article taking the first 1 1/2 columns concerning the Battle of Gettysburg, certainly with a Confederate bias, headed: "From Gen. Lee's Army" which has some terrific content.

Some bits include:... See More  

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$1,950.00
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
690317

Letter from Jefferson Davis to Robert E. Lee... "Confederate" newspaper from the North...

Item #690317

August 27, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 27, 1862  Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South", this newspaper opposed the war and attracted the hatred of the Republicans and the Lincoln administration. It insisted that slavery could not be prohibited by law. So obnoxious was this paper to Unionists that it was denied circulation in some cities. In 1863 the ... See More  

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$60.00
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
690262

Jefferson Davis is indicted for treason...

Item #690262

May 12, 1866

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 12, 1866 



* Confederate president Jefferson Davis

* Official indictment for treason




Page 3 has a one column heading: "JEFF. DAVIS INDICTED" with subheads. (see)

Eight pages, creasing along the central fold of the front page only, generally nice.... See More  

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$37.00
688948

1890 Robert E. Lee statue unveiling... Richmond...

Item #688948

May 30, 1890

THE SCRANTON REPUBLICAN, Pennsylvannia, May 30, 1890



* Robert E. Lee monument - statue dedication

* Confederate Civil War General - commander

* Monument Avenue - Richmond, Virginia




The top-middle of the front page has a one column heading: "THE LEE MONUMENT" with subheads that include: "Its Unveiling at Richmond, Virginia Yesterday" and more. This is the statue that Vi... See More  

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$92.00
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
688771

From the Confederacy...

Item #688771

August 23, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 23, 1861  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 the inside pages including items headed: "Subjugating the South" "One Dismal, Universal Howl" "Admission of Missouri as
... See More  

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$117.00
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  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 has: "Prison Life At Elmira, N.Y." being a Confederate soldier... See More  

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$146.00
688564

Rare Confederate title from Columbia, South Carolina, late in the war...

Item #688564

February 25, 1864

THE GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 25, 1864  A rare title from the Confederacy. Among the front page items are: "The American War in England" "Stafford's Louisiana Brigade" "Interesting Letter from Gen'l Beauregard" which includes the text of a form letter he sends to families who had a family member injured in the military, signed by him in typ... See More  

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$157.00
688549

News from the Gold Rush... Colonel Jefferson Davis...

Item #688549

August 01, 1849

LEBANON ADVERTISER, Pennsylvania, Aug. 1, 1849  An uncommon title, and the volume 1, number 5 issue. Near the top of the ftpg. is: "From California" with a San Francisco dateline, & including: "The anchorage is crowded with vessels & more arriving daily...Provision & clothing are abundant & cheap...People in San Francisco are madly gambling in lands...New towns ... See More  

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$56.00
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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688493

Beauregard’s report on the Battle of Manassas…

Item #688493

February 07, 1862

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 7, 1862 



* Rare Confederate publication

* P.G.T. Beauregard official report

* On the Battle of Bull Run




A very rare title and great to have it contain the word “Southern” and also the motto which reads: “The South—Equality or Independence”. The front page has much on the correspondence between L... See More  

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$175.00
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
688321

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

Item #688321

April 26, 1865

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, April 26, 1865  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 turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his fer... See More  

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$290.00
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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$5,250.00
688168

Terrific reporting on the Battle of Bull Run...

Item #688168

July 23, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 23, 1861  



* Battle of Bull Run # 1

* Manassas VA Virginia

* 1st major battle of the Civil War

* Confederate victory




Page 4 has some nice column heads on the battle of Bull Run, the first major battle of the Civil War, including: "THE GREAT BATTLE" "Incidents of Heroism" "The Battle Decisively Won" "The Enemy Attempt to Pursue... See More  

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688154

Battle of Chickamauga...

Item #688154

September 30, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Sept. 30, 1863  This was one of only a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline.

The front page includes: "Difficulty of Obtaining Intelligence--General Hood's Condition--Arrival of More Prisoners--No Indications of an Early Engagement" and "Promotions in the Army" "The Old F... See More  

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688152

Confederates hold on to hope...

Item #688152

September 23, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 23, 1864  



* Rare rebel publication



The front page has over half a column of: "The War News" with reports from the Shenandoah Valley, Georgia, and Petersburg. Also on the ftpg. is: "Confession of the Condemned (small hole here: see) & other smaller items.

The back page has the always interesting editorial still showing some glimmer ... See More  

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688131

From Confederate New Orleans...

Item #688131

February 18, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Feb. 18, 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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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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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  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 the first two days of the Battle of Gettysburg found on the back page.

The... See More  

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688118

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

Item #688118

July 14, 1863

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 14, 1863  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 Gettysburg is: "Pickett's Division--Its Loss in Officers",... See More  

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688116

Much reporting from the Confederate perspective...

Item #688116

January 29, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 29, 1862  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: "...First in importance among... See More  

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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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688100

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

Item #688100

February 24, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, February 24, 1862  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 in this issue is the content relating to the establishment of the Southern Confederacy, as the Confederate Constitution and Preside... See More  

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688094

From the closing weeks of the Civil War...

Item #688094

March 02, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1865 



* Fall of Richmond nears

* Final weeks of the Civil War




The front page has some rather large & bold one column heads including: "THE SOUTH" "Great Excitement in the Rebel Capital" "The Abandonment of Richmond" "The Removal of Guns and Military Stores in Progress" "Consternation of the Citizens" "U... See More  

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688086

Farragut captures Mobile...

Item #688086

August 15, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 15, 1864  The front page war-related column heads include: "MOBILE" Farragut's Victory" "Full Particulars from Eye-Witnesses" "Passing The Forts" "The Capture of the Confederate Gunboats" "The Surrender of Fort Gaines" "Farragut on the Main Top" "An Old Sea-Dog Directing the Fight" and more. An... See More  

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688069

Civil War newspaper from Kentucky...

Item #688069

May 27, 1861

THE LOUISVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Kentucky, May 27, 1861 



* Rare pro Union title

* 1st year of the Civil War






Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as 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 "Jour... See More  

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688050

Lincoln is tough on peace... Jeff Davis comments...

Item #688050

February 10, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 10, 1865



* Peace conference

* Confederate mission

* Abraham Lincoln

* Final months of war




 Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "The Fight on Monday Last" "Difficult Nature of the Country" 'Temporary Defeat of the Union Forces" "Our Losses Thus Far About 800" "Union Lines Extended Four Miles&qu... See More  

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688035

Abraham Lincoln in Albany & elsewhere, en route to his inauguration...

Item #688035

February 19, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 19, 1861 



* Abraham Lincoln inauguration train

* Jefferson Davis inauguration

* Confederate President




The entire front page is taken up with excellent & detailed reporting on Abraham Lincoln's journey to Washington for his inauguration, with first column heads including: "THE PRESIDENTIAL PROGRESS" "The Journey of Mr. Lincoln & Suite fr... See More  

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688012

Documents signed by two future Presidents...

Item #688012

January 23, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 23, 1862 



* Rare pro-Confederate publication



Articles include: "Exciting News from Kentucky" has 2 dispatches signed by: J.A. Garfield, Colonel, the future President; "Gen. Grant's Proclamation to His Soldiers" is signed: U.S. Grant; and much more.

Eight pages, very nice condition.



Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to... See More  

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$33.00
688006

Confederate victories, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #688006

August 29, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Aug. 29, 1864  



* Second Battle of Memphis, Tennessee

* Battle of Globe Tavern - Petersburg

* From the origin of the Civil War




Although the tide had already turned for the Confederacy, it did not show in the optimism of their reporting.

Among the article: "Glorious News From Petersburg!" "Important Victory on the Weldon Rail Ro... See More  

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688004

Prelude to the Battle of Tippecanoe...

Item #688004

September 20, 1811

UNIVERSAL GAZETTE, Washington City, Sept. 20, 1811  Page 3 has several reports headed: "Rumors of the Indian War" and the work of General Wm. H. Harrison in the Vincennes region. 

Fearful of the Indian confederacy being formed by Shawnee chief Tecumseh & his brother The Prophet, the frontier settlers of Vincennes (Indiana Territory) issue a call for the destruction of the ... See More  

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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
687610

Two accounts of Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid", in a Confederate newspaper.....

Item #687610

October 18, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, October 18, 1864 



* John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader

* 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry

* Rare Confederate title




This newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy has much reporting on the Civil War, but perhaps the most significant is a back page account with heads: "From the Valley--Capture Of A Railroad Train" which includes in part: &... See More  

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$215.00
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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687582

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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$158.00
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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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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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
685171

Trial of Captain Wirz...

Item #685171

September 28, 1865

NEW-YORK TIMES, Sept. 28, 1865 



* Andersonville Civil War prison in Georgia 

* Captain Henry Wirz trial




Front page heads at the top of the first column regarding the trial of Captain Henry Wirz, the Confederate officer in charge of the famous prisoner of war camp in Andersonville, Georgia: "Trial Of Capt. Wirz" "Difficulties and Delays by His Counsel" "Sha... See More  

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$34.00
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
684649

Existed for less than one year...

Item #684649

August 31, 1872

PETALUMA EVENING ARGUS, California, Aug. 31, 1872  This is the volume 1, number 12 issue of a title which lasted less than one year. Quite rare as such.

This town is in Sonoma County, north of San Francisco. A typical newspaper of the day with a front page article: "A Confederate Leader on Grant" among the man other articles. A wealth of ads as well.

Four pages, never bound nor tr... See More  

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$57.00
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