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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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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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The captured Jefferson Davis en route... Sherman foraging in the Carolinas... Calamity at Mobile, Alabama...

Item #689852

June 17, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 17, 1865 The most sought after print is: Fugitive Slaves Escaping to Wilmington, N.C." by Joseph Becker. However, the dramatic double-page foldout: "Awful Calamity at Mobile, Ala. - Scene Among the Ruins after the Explosion of the Ordnance Depot and Magazine", is also quite nice.

The front page has an article headed: "Proclamation... See More  

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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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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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Jefferson Davis at the capitulation of Monterrey...

Item #688246

February 12, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 12, 1847  Pages 3 and 4 contain great content headed: "The Capitulation Of Monterey - Official Papers and Letters", the first of which is a half column letter signed in type: Jefferson Davis.

At the time Davis was a Colonel in the "Mississippi Rifles" which he organized. He also fought in the Battle of Buena Vista, bein... See More  

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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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On Davis' inauguration... Fall of Fort Donelson... Fall of Nashville...

Item #688051

February 25, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 25, 1862  

* Nashville TN Tennessee

* Jefferson Davis Inauguration

* Action at Sugar Creek - Arkansas

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Campaign I:n Tennessee" "More Good News' "Nashville Occupied by General Buell's Forces" "The Western Victories" "A Gloomy Time at Jeff. Davis' Inaugura... See More  

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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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Much correspondence among the notables...

Item #688037

February 11, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 11, 1865  

* Peace Conference fails

* Abraham Lincoln dispatches

* Closing months of Civil War

The first column heads on the Civil War include: "THE PEACE FAILURE" "President Lincoln's Report "All About The Blair Mission" "The Official Orders, Letters, etc." "Mr. Lincoln's Pilgrimage" "A Brief & Usele... See More  

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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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End of fighting in the Civil War...

Item #687252

May 29, 1865


* Edmund Kirby Smith surrenders

* re. Jefferson Davis capture

* Last battles of the Civil War

The top of the first column has an embellishment beneath which is: "PEACE ! " "Kirby Smith Surrenders" "The Old Flag Waves From Maine to the Rio Grande!". Also on the front page is: "JEFF DAVIS" "An Of
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Jeff Davis' Proclamation on the Mumford controversy: death for Butler... Battle of Murfreesboro... A "Memphis" title......

Item #684211

January 03, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 3, 1863 

* Battle of Stones River - Murfreesboro, Tennessee

* Jefferson Davis proclamation

* Very rare publication

This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South--see the information below. The most notable content in the issue is the back page report headed: "The Battle At Murfreesboro" "... See More  

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Great issue on the Second Battle of Manassas...

Item #683453

September 03, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Sept. 3, 1862 

* 2nd Second Battle of Bull Run

* From the capital of the Confederacy

A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page items are: "From the Seat of War" which includes: "We are yet without any authentic particulars of the great battle at Manassas on Saturday...Reports, as usual, were abu... See More  

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The closing days of the Civil War...

Item #683064

April 06, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, April 6, 1865

* Confederate capital occupied

* Last days of the Civil War

* Jefferson Davis fleeing

 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "RICHMOND" "Official News of the Pursuit of the Rebel Forces" "Sheridan Calls on Meade to Assist in Capturing or Dispersing Lee's Army" "Grant at Hotaway, C.H." &quo... See More  

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Confederate newspaper from Memphis... Jeff Davis' speech...

Item #682776

November 27, 1861

MEMPHIS WEEKLY APPEAL, Tennessee, November 27, 1861 

* Rare Confederate stronghold publication

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 a strong voice for the Confederacy, the "Memphis Appeal" newspa... See More  

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Jefferson Davis is inaugurated as President...

Item #682679

February 25, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 25, 1862 

* Jefferson Davis inauguration

* President of the Confederacy

* Nashville, Tennessee map

The front page features a nice map of: "THE CITY OF NASHVILLE" which includes the city streets.

But of most significance is the front page report headed: "Inauguration of Jeff. Davis as President of the Bogus Confederacy" "Scenes and Ceremo... See More  

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Upon the capture of Jefferson Davis...

Item #682606

May 22, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 22, 1865 

* Jefferson Davis captured in Woman's clothes

Among the front page column heads are: "JEFF. DAVIS" "His Arrival at Fortress Monroe" "Stephens, C.C. Clay, Reagan & Wheeler Accompany Him" "Quarters Prepared for the Party" "Incidents of the Capture" "Davis As A 'Mother' " "He Br... See More  

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Confederate newspaper...Sherman advancing towards Columbia...

Item #681741

October 31, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Oct. 31, 1864 

* Rare Confederate publication

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

The front page is mostly taken up with ads & military notices but there are also: "The Capture & Destruction of the New York Steamer Roanoke" "The War in the Southwest - From Mobile&qu... See More  

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Proclamation by Confederate President Jefferson Davis...

Item #681542

May 16, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, May 16, 1862 

* From the origin of the Civil War

* President Jefferson Davis proclamation

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 ... See More  

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"Memphis" newspaper printed in Atlanta, Georgia... Jefferson Davis' stirring address to his soldiers...

Item #680889

February 14, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Feb. 14, 1864 

* Very rare Confederate title

* Publisher on the run

See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper.

Among the front page items are: "President Davis' Address to the Army" which is rather lengthy & signed in type: Jefferson Davis. This is a very nice, rousing address to his sold... See More  

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Taylor's state-of-the-union address...

Item #680685

December 25, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 25, 1849 

* President Zachary Taylor

* State of the Union Address

* Best publication to be had ?

Most of the ftpg. is taken up with reports from "Congress" including several mention of "...Mr. Davis, of Mississippi..." which was Jefferson Davis, who would become the President of the Confederacy.

Much of pages 4 ... See More  

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Trial of Lincoln's conspirators... Jeff Davis...

Item #680025

May 27, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, May 27, 1865

* Abraham Lincoln Murder - Trial of the conspirators

* Jefferson Davis indictment for treaso

The first column on the front page has nice heads: "THE TRIAL" "More Testimony About Mrs. Surratt's Eyesight & Christian Character" "Evidence In Behalf of O'Laughlin" "Authenticity of Alston's Letter to Jeff. Davis"... See More  

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From the town where the Confederacy began and ended...

Item #679520

February 09, 1866

THE ABBEVILLE PRESS, South Carolina, Feb. 9, 1866 

* Rare post-Confederate publication

An elusive title from this Southern town shortly after the end of the Civil War.

Abbeville has the unique distinction of being both the birthplace and the deathbed of the Confederacy. On November 22, 1860, a meeting was held at Abbeville, at a site since dubbed "Secession Hill", to launch S... See More  

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Lincoln election results... Jefferson Davis on arming slaves...

Item #679367

November 12, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 12, 1864  

* Abraham Lincoln election results

* Jefferson Davis message

Over two columns on the front page are taken up with reports headed: "The Election" and "The Result In New York" "Union Majority in the State Over Eight Thousand" plus it continues with some election results from six other states as well, some quite brief.

The re... See More  

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Report here is a focus of a Smithsonian Channel episode...

Item #679345

March 05, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 5, 1864

* Colonel Ulric Dahlgren Affair

* Failed raid on Richmond

* Secret papers found on Dahlgren's body

* American Civil War - Jefferson Davis

 There is an intriguing story within the front page reports recently brought to fore in an episode of "America's Hidden Stories" on the Smithsonian Channel.

The intrigue is about ... See More  

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From Confederate New Orleans... Capital moves to Richmond...

Item #679253

May 28, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, May 28, 1861 

* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South

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... See More  

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1902 Earl family murders... Welsh, Louisiana...

Item #678702

February 26, 1902

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 26, 1902

* Earl family murders by farmhand

* Welsh,Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana

The top of the front page is a two column headline: "SIX MEMBERS OF ONE FAMILY WERE MURDERED" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from... See More  

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One of the more rare titles from the Civil War we have offered...

Item #676627

April 05, 1865

GRANT'S PETERSBURG PROGRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, April 5, 1865 

* Extremely rare military title

* General Ulysses S. Grant

* The Siege of Petersburg ending

* Civil War coming to an end

An exceedingly rare newspaper and the first we have had the opportunity to offer. This newspaper lasted but four issues, printing on April 3, 5, 7 and 10 of 1865 by officers of the 37th Wisconsi... See More  

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Confederacy in Petersburg...

Item #675950

March 04, 1863

THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, March 4, 1863 

* Rare Confederate title

Petersburg was a critical city to the Confederacy, located not far south of the capital of Richmond, and the focus of a six month long siege when ended in early April, 1865, when Lee withdrew his troops from Petersburg and urged Jefferson Davis to remove the capital from Richmond. The war would end shortl... See More  

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Did Jefferson Davis die?

Item #675350

September 04, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 4, 1861  Among the Civil War reports on inside pages are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Jefferson Davis" which is on the rumored that he had died; "Promotions by Gen. McClellan" "The Advance of the Rebels" "Kentucky All Right" "Neutrality to Be Abandoned" "The Victory at Hatteras" "Change of Confeder... See More  

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

Item #675346

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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Jefferson Davis... Thanksgiving proclamation...

Item #675147

January 26, 1865

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 26, 1865 

* Jefferson Davis Thanksgiving proclamation

* Rare Confederate publication

Not only a Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy.

The front page includes: "The War News" with various reports from the different fields of battle, subheads including: "Deserters from the Yankee Army" "The B... See More  

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Rare Confederate issue from Petersburg...

Item #674524

August 15, 1863

THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, Aug. 15, 1863 

* Rare Confederate publication

Petersburg was a critical city to the Confederacy, located not far south of the capital of Richmond, and the focus of a six month long siege when ended in early April, 1865, when Lee withdrew his troops from Petersburg and urged Jefferson Davis to remove the capital from Richmond. The war would end sh... See More  

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Document signed by Jeff Davis...Capture of Yazoo City...

Item #674082

July 22, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 22, 1863 

* John Morgan's raid ending

* Yazoo City & Jackson, Mississippi

* Post Gettysburg Robert E. Lee

Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "Morgan's Invasion Ended" "Battle at Geiger's Creek" "Rebels Defeated & Driven to a Bluff" "They Then Unconditionally Surrender" "Morgan &am... See More  

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Jefferson Davis is captured...

Item #673458

May 14, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1865  A very historic issue with larger column 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" "They Surround the Arch Rebel at Daylight on Wednesday" "... See More  

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Death of Robert E. Lee, in a Southern newspaper...

Item #673290

October 13, 1870

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Oct. 13, 1870 

* Robert E. Lee death

* Confederate leader

All columns on pages 2 & 3 have black mourning rules for the death of Robert E. Lee.

Among the articles inside are " Dead" which has near the beginning: "...with the mournful intelligence that Robt. E. Lee is no more. This sad announcement will wring a wail of grief fro... See More  

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Confederate newspaper from Grenada, Mississippi...

Item #672423

August 25, 1862

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Aug. 25, 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 a... 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 

* Winslow Homer Christmas print

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 ... See More  

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Sherman is about to capture Savannah...

Item #671819

December 23, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Dec. 23, 1864 

* General William T. Sherman

* March to the sea coming to an end

* Savannah GA Georgia Falling

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 Wi... 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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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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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.

Other news and ... See More  

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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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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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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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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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