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Jefferson Davis' 1868 Trial...

Item #673353

December 05, 1868

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 5, 1868

* Double jeopardy

The front page has one column headings: "The Trial Of Jeff. Davis" "Proceedings in the Court at Richmond--Argument to Quash the Indictments Under the Fourteenth Amendment". Coverage on the start of his trial that never happened. The treason charge would be dropped.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice co... See More  

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Two intriguing articles on the assassination plot...

Item #672932

June 23, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 23, 1865 

* Abraham Lincoln assassination plot

* John Wilkes Booth & Jefferson Davis

The ftpg. has an article: "The Conspiracy--An Interview Between Booth & Davis" with details of the meeting, beginning: "Booth commenced by saying that a plan was formed by parties in the Northern States & Canada, friends of the Confederacy, to capture o... See More  

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Winslow Homer front page Christmas print...

Item #671838

January 04, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1862  The full front page is a notable Winslow Homer print: "Christmas Boxes in Camp, 1861".

Among the prints inside are a full page with 4 scenes of a: "General view of Ship Island, showing the Landing of General Phelps's Brigade"; a full page: "Bird's-eye View of the Coast from Savannah, Ga. to Beaufort, S.C.";... See More  

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Sherman is about to capture Savannah...

Item #671819

December 23, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Dec. 23, 1864  A newspaper not only from the Confederate state, but from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The War News" "New Year's Dinner to General Lee's Army" "A Present For General Lee" "From Wilmington" and other smaller items in addition to a wealth of advertisements.

The back page has a ... See More  

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Jefferson Davis on prisoners... Battle of Gaines' Mill...

Item #671178

August 04, 1862

RICHMOND WHIG, Virginia, Aug. 4, 1862 

* Rebel newspaper from the Confederate capital

Not only a newspaper from the Confederacy, but from its capital as well. The ftpg. has an editorial piece headed: "Retaliation" and other items headed: "Waiting" "The Negro Allies" "The :Mississippi River" "The Telegraphic Embroglio" "Smith O'B... See More  

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Lengthy message from Jefferson Davis...

Item #671096

January 17, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 17, 1863 

* Jefferson Davis message to his rebels

Almost the entire front page is taken up with: "The Rebel Message" "The Document In Full" "What Jeff. Davis Says of President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation" "Military Operations of the Rebels" and more, with this very lengthy address signed in type by the Confederate... See More  

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The capture of Jefferson Davis...

Item #671040

May 20, 1865

ARMY NAVY JOURNAL, New York, May 20, 1865 

* Capture of Jefferson Davis

The front page has an article headed "The Military Situation" and beginning: "The pursuit & capture of Jeff. Davis, the surrender of Taylor, and the concentration of the National Armies around Washington, are...the three principal military events worthy of consideration...".

Within is anothe... See More  

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Lincoln heads to Washington... Jefferson Davis' inaugural address...

Item #669355

February 19, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1861 

* Jefferson Davis inaugural

* Confederate President

* Abraham Lincoln en route

Page 5 has column heads with continued & detailed coverage of Lincoln's trip from his home to the nation's capital: "The President Elect En Route" "The Receptions In This State" "Enthusiasm Of The People" "His Arrival In Albany&... See More  

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Lengthy message signed by Jefferson Davis...

Item #669353

November 11, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 11, 1864 

* Jefferson Davis message

* The arming of Slaves ?

The front page has over half the first column taken up with Civil War heads including: "Important Rebel News" "Annual Message of the Rebel President to Congress" "Jeff Davis Pronounces Sherman, Grant & Banks All failures" "Atlanta and Richmond Not Vital Points"... See More  

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Jefferson Davis released from prison...

Item #668518

May 14, 1867

WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, May 14, 1867

* Jefferson Davis released

* Horace Greeley bails him out

Page 2 has one column headings: "Jefferson Davis and the Negroes" "He Receives a Large Number of Visitors at his Hotel" "Davis En Route For New York" and more. (see)

Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages,... See More  

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Soldiers return home as heroes... Fate of Jeff Davis...

Item #668421

May 25, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, May 25, 1865 

* Civil War soldiers coming home

* Jefferson Davis in jail

Among the front page column heads are: "REVIEW OF THE ARMIES" "The Second & Last Day of the Great Pageant" "Reception of the Armies of Tennessee and Georgia" "How the Heroes of the Greatest March on Record were Received" and more (see images).

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Proclamation by Confederate President Jefferson Davis...

Item #668269

May 16, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, May 16, 1862 

* From the origin of the Civil War

* President Jefferson Davis

This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline.

Pages 1, 2 & 4 have various war reports with heads including: "From Richmond--Repulse of the Terrible Iron Clad Gunboats...Our Men in High Spirits... See More  

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Front page print shows Lincoln being assassinated...

Item #667965

April 29, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Apr. 29, 1865  This issue remains one of the most desired for this historic, tragic event, as it is one of the only newspapers in the country which included a front page graphic showing the actual assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Over half of the front page is taken up with a very dramatic print captioned: "Assassination of President ... See More  

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Jefferson Davis' lengthy speech...

Item #667393

October 26, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 26, 1864 

* President Jefferson Davis speech

* General James Longstreet

* Gen. Robert E. Lee

Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Southern News" "Jeff. Davis' Speech at Columbia, S.C." "His Views of the Copperhead Plan of Adjustment" "Rebel Victories to Insure the Election of the Peace Candidate" "Fur... See More  

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An Abraham Lincoln speech...

Charleston newspaper after Yankee occupation...

Item #667175

April 21, 1865

CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, April 21, 1865 

* Union - Yankee occupation

* Speech given by President Lincoln

An early issue of this newspaper under Yankee control, as Sherman occupied this significant Confederate city on February 18. This is "new series" volume 1, number 48.

The front page has: "Our Victories" "Important Speech of President Lincoln&quo... See More  

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1867 Jefferson Davis released on bail ...

Item #667100

May 14, 1867


* Jefferson Davis approved for bail

* President of the Confederate States

* Post Civil War reconstruction era

Page 3 has a lengthy report headed: "JEFFERSON DAVIS" "The State Prisoner Before the Circuit Court at Richmond" "The Court Fixes His Bail at $100,000" and more. (see) Text takes up about 3 1/2 columns.

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A Jefferson Davis Proclamation... Beauregard... Shiloh...

Item #666668

April 11, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 11, 1862 

* From the capital of the Confederacy

The front page is completely filled with ads while much of pages 2 & 3 have war-related reports. Included is the always interesting editorial, which begins: "From every quarter comes the same news. The enemy are drawing their troops from the counties they have overrun...They are concentrati... See More  

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Fall of Fort Donelson... Proclamation by Jefferson Davis...

Item #666384

February 27, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 27, 1862 

* Fall of Fort Donelson, Tennessee

* Jefferson Davis proclamation

* From the capital of the Confederacy

A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America.

The front page is entirely taken up with advertisements and notices. The inside pages are rich in war-related reports including: "The Fall of Fort Don... See More  

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Jeff Davis' inaugural address: in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #666370

February 25, 1862

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 25, 1862 

* Jefferson Davis inaugural address

* Rare Confederate publication

A rather rare title and great that it has the word “Southern”.

Certainly the most notable content begins page 2 being: "President Jefferson Davis's Inaugural address, delivered in Richmond, February 22, 1862" which takes ove... See More  

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Lengthy letter signed by Jefferson Davis... "Supplement" issue as well...

Item #666354

February 20, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Feb. 20, 1864 

* Confederate President Jefferson Davis

As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.

The front page is mostly taken up with: "The Military Situation" giving the latest reports of battle activities in various fields of op... See More  

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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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Capture of Jefferson Davis as he flees...

Item #664821

May 15, 1865

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 15, 1865 

* Confederate President Jefferson Davis caught

* Mention of him wearing women's clothes

* Abraham Lincoln murder trial

The front page first column heads include: "JEFF. DAVIS" "Details Of His Capture" "His Camp 'Surprised at Daylight on the 10th Instant" "He Disguises Himself in His Wife's Clothing, and,... See More  

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Much on Abraham Lincoln... Jefferson Davis is elected President of the Confederacy...

Item #664432

February 15, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, February 15, 1861 

* Jefferson Davis elected president of the South

* Abraham Lincoln as president elect

The front page reports the ominous events which would lead to the outbreak of the Civil War in less than two months as well as reports on the incoming administration of Abraham Lincoln, with first column headlines including: "THE NATIONAL CRISIS"  &q... See More  

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Quite rare title from the Confederacy... "Proclamation" signed by Jefferson Davis...

Item #663824

August 17, 1861

DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, August 17, 1861 

* Very rare Confederate title from North Carolina 

Certainly one of the less common titles from the Confederacy, as rarely have I seen it offered. This coastal town didn't remain Confederate for very long as it fell to General Burnside in April, 1862. So truly "Confederate" issues can be difficult to come by.... See More  

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Commenting on Jefferson Davis' message...

Item #663405

December 19, 1863

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Dec. 19, 1863 

* Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederacy

* Rare Civil War military title

As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.

Among the war-related items in this issue are those headed: "The Military Situation" taking mo... See More  

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Stirring words from the President of the Confederacy...

Item #662387

February 13, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, February 13, 1864  Among the front page items are: "A Victory Near Charleston" "The enemy Again Advancing on The Peninsula" "Important Movement In Mississippi", "The Courts", "City Intelligence" "A Picture of Charleston Under Fire" "Telegraphic Reports..." and a few smaller items. Also man... See More  

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From Houston during the Civil War...

Item #662272

November 09, 1864


* 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 the midst of the war, one of the earliest war-dated issues we have offered in recent years.

The front page has over 2 columns taken up with a terrific speech given by Jeff... See More  

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Jeff Davis at odds with his Congress...

Item #662191

March 23, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, March 23, 1865 

* Nearing the end of the American Civil War

* Ulysses S. Grant & William T. Sherman

* Quarrel between Jefferson Davis and His Congress

Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN" "Johnston Flying from the Combined Armies" "Raleigh Said to be Evacuated" "Rebels Reported Falling Back to Hillsboro&qu... See More  

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A Proclamation and an Address signed by Jefferson Davis...

Item #661714

August 17, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 17, 1863  Most of the last column is taken up with two documents, the first a: "Proclamation By the President" which includes: "...Let us rather receive in humble thankfulness the lesson which He has taught in our recent reverses, devoutly acknowledging that to Him & not to our own feeble arms, are due the honor & the glory of vic... See More  

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Civil War map... Jeff Davis' inaugural address...

Item #661534

February 28, 1862


 * Jefferson Davis inauguration

* President of the Confederacy

* Map inside Florida

There is a wealth of Civil War reporting on the front page including column heads: "The Burnside Expedition" "Condition of the Rebel Guns" "A Visit to Nag's Head" "The War in the South-West" "Nashvi... See More  

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Treatment of Jefferson Davis... Where is Robert E. Lee?

Item #661494

July 30, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 14, 1865  From shortly after the end of the Civil War, some of the headlines include: "From The South" "The Eastern Press" "The Prices of Negro Labor Fixed in Virginia" "Emphatic Repudiation of Negro Suffrage in Tennessee" "The Conspiracy Trials" "Trial of Prisoners in Hand Cuffs" "Treatment of J... See More  

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Much on the war from the Confederacy...

Item #661457

November 07, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 7, 1861 

* From the Confederate capital

* Jefferson Davis proclamation

A very nice & successful newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Southern Politics in Europe" "The Great Kentucky Conspiracy--Startling Revelations--The Hypocrisy of the United Leaders Exposed..." with various related d... See More  

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Two Proclamations signed by Jefferson Davis...

Item #661421

March 07, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, March 7, 1862 

* From the Confederate capital

* Jefferson Davis proclamations

From the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The Battle-Field Around Fort Donelson" "Notes Of The War" "The Late Outrage on the Rio Grande" & more. Pg. 2 has a lengthy editorial: "The War--Past, Present, & Future". Als... See More  

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A Proclamation by Jefferson Davis...

Item #660672

May 05, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 5, 1862 

* Jefferson Davis proclamation

* From the capital of the Confederacy

Not just a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy.  Page 2 has a lengthy editorial concerning the Civil War. Also inside are: "Movements & Spirit of the War" "The Fall of Fort Macon" "The Spirit of the So... See More  

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President Jefferson Davis addresses his Congress...

Item #660134

November 08, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Nov. 8, 1864 

* Confederate president Jefferson Davis

* Rare title from the origin of the Civil War

Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Glorious Achievements of Forrest's Horse Marines" "Yankee Army News" "The Tennessee Valley Campaign" "The President's Message" in which he presents ... See More  

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

Item #658237

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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Unique "Yankee" & "Confederate" pair of the same date...

Item #656604

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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Early report of Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid"......

Item #656378

October 15, 1864

THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 15, 1864 

* John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader

* 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry

* Early report on the Greenback Raid

Although there is much Civil War reporting on the front page perhaps the most significant a brief item near the bottom of the back, headed: "Guerrillas at Work Again on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad" which reads: "A
... See More  

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"Confederate" newspaper from the North... Great content...

Item #655977

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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Capture of Jefferson Davis...

Item #654988

May 20, 1865

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, May 20, 1865 

* Jefferson Davis captured in Woman's clothes

Page 4 has a column head: "Capture Of Jeff Davis" which begins: "The following details of the capture of Jefferson Davis, while attempting to escape in his wife's clothes, have just been received from Major General Wilson..." and what follows are the details in 3 repor... See More  

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The surrender of Robert E. Lee & many reports regarding the assassination of Lincoln...

Item #654536

April 22, 1865

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, April 22, 1865  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. 

Certainly the most significant content in this issue is an inside page which is entirely taken up with reports concerning the assassination of President Abraham Li... See More  

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Jefferson Davis is captured...

Item #653997

May 14, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1865 

* Jefferson Davis captured (1st report)

* Irwinville, Irwin County, Georgia

A very historic issue with larger heads than typical: "GLORIOUS ! " "JEFF. DAVIS CAPTURED" "Official Announcement by Secretary Stanton" "Davis and His Family Surprised at Irwinsville" "The Fourth Michigan Cavalry are the Fortunate boys&... See More  

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Jefferson Davis indicted for treason...

Item #653828

May 27, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, May 27, 1865 

* Abraham Lincoln Murder - Trial of the conspirators

* Jefferson Davis indictment for treason

Among the ftpg. column heads are: "INDICTMENT OF DAVIS" "The Arch-Traitor to be Tried for Treason" "His Offence the Levying of War on Fort Stevens" "Davis to be Tried in the City of Washington" and: "TRIAL OF THE ASSASS... See More  

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Abraham Lincoln's 1st speech upon being re-elected...

Item #652988

November 11, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 11, 1864 

* President Lincoln gives 1st speech upon being re-elected

* Arming Negroes ?

* Jefferson Davis' speech to the Confederacy

Page four has the 1-column heading: "UNION REJOICES," with subhead: "Serenading the President and Cabinet - Speeches of Mr. Lincoln, Mr. Seward, and others." The article includes, in part, one of the most hu... See More  

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Confederate from Winston, North Carolina...

Item #651752

January 24, 1862

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, January 24, 1862 

* Rare Confederate title

* Jefferson Davis

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 fr... See More  

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President of the Confederacy has died?

Item #651598

September 06, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 6, 1861 The first column on the ftpg. has some nice Civil War heads including: "THE REBELLION" "Confirmation of the Reported Death of Jefferson Davis" (obviously wrong); "The Flags of the Rebels Flying at Half-Staff" "Intense Excitement at Washington" "A General Engagement of the Hostile Armies Expected" "A Great Bat... See More  

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Death of Jefferson Davis?

Item #651569

September 05, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 5, 1861  Among the various front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Confirmatory Reports of the Death of Jefferson Davis" "Unfounded Rumors of Conflicts in Virginia" "Eagerness of the Hostile Armies for Battle" "Particulars of the Attack & Repulse of the Rebels at Lexington" "Death of J... See More  

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

Item #651330

August 01, 1849

LEBANON ADVERTISER, Pennsylvania, Aug. 1, 1849 

* Rare pre-Civil War title

* California gold rush

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... See More  

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Published by P.T. Barnum...

Girard College, Jefferson Davis, and New Orleans related prints...

Item #649951

April 23, 1853

ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, April 23, 1853  Large front page illustration: "Bull & Bear Fight, New Orleans", plus a related report. Inside page has two small illus: "Girard Bank" and "Girard College, Philadelphia", and a report: "Stephen Girard".

Full page has seven portraits: "The Cabinet Of President Pierce", including Jefferson Davis a... See More  

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Jefferson Davis in captivity...

Item #649852

July 28, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1865 

* Jefferson Davis in confinement

* Fort Monroe - Hampton, Virginia

The front page features "The Pirate Shenandoah - She is Operating in the Arctic Ocean - Eight Ships of Our Whaling Fleet Destroyed - The Pirate Does Not Believe in Lee's Surrender".

Page 4 has: "The Health of Mr. Jefferson Davis at Fortress Monroe - He is Neither Starve... See More  

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