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1977 Elvis Presley death... Memphis Tn....

Item #680166

August 17, 1977

MEMPHIS PRESS-SCIMITAR, Tennessee, August 17, 1977.

* Hometown Issue

* Elvis Presley Death

* Great For Display

The front page has a historic banner headline: "Memphis Leads World in Mourning For Elvis Presley" with subheads and related photos. Photos inside as well. (see) Best to have in this title. 

Complete in 50 pages, nice condition.
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1902 death of Cecil Rhodes, British magnate...

Item #679438

May 19, 1902

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 19, 1902

* Fraterville coal mine disaster

* Coal Creek - Rocky Top, Tennessee

The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HUNDREDS BURNED ALIVE IN MINES" with subhead. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

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Battle with moonshiners in 1901...

Item #679414

July 20, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 20, 1901

* Battle with moonshiners

* Monterey, Tennessee

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "OFFICERS AMBUSHED" 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 this era in paper.

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1945 USS California (BB-44)... Japanese kamikaze attacks....

Item #679262

July 28, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1945

* USS California (BB-44) - Tennessee-class battleship

* Japanese kamikazes - Battle of Lingayen Gulf

The bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Kamikaze Hits the California; Battleship Fights On; Losses 203". This is on the Japanese kamikaze attacks on the USS California during the Battle of Lingayen Gulf. Reporting on many disasters ... See More  

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Teddy Roosevelt visits Memphis, Tennessee...

Item #678629

October 04, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 4, 1907

* President Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt

* Memphis, Tennessee visit and speech

* Development of the waterways

The top of the front page has a five column headline: "WE ARE LIVING TODAY IN AN AGE OF WATER DEVELOPMENT" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very... See More  

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General Ambrose Burnside's North Carolina Expedition...

Item #678279

January 29, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 29, 1862 

* General Ambrose Burnside's North Carolina Expedition 

* Somerset, Kentucky

* Paris, Tennessee 

The front page has: "BURNSIDE'S EXPEDITION", followed by:  "Its Arrival at Hatteras Inlet", "Great Difficulties Encountered", "Official Report of Gen. Burnside to the War Department", and more... See More  

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Clarksville Tennessee... Fort Donelson...

Item #678129

February 20, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 20, 1862

* Clarksville, Tennessee

* Fort Donelson

This issue includes the following front page headlines: "THE FORT DONELSON VICTORY", "Upward of Six Thousand of the Prisoners Arrived at Cairo", "How the Prisoners Will Be Disposed Of", "Evacuation Of Clarksville", "THE REBELLION BREAKING UP", "The De
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A rare title from the Civil War, just after the close of the Civil War...

Item #678016

May 31, 1865

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, May 31, 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 ferve... See More  

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The Northern Army approaching Yorktown in 1862...

Item #677976

April 08, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES from New York, NY and dated April 8, 1862.

* General McClellan before Yorktown
* General Pope to the Tennessee Shore
The front page has the single-column headings: "IMPORTANT WAR NEWS", "Gen. McClellan Before Yorktown with the National Army", "Gen. Magruder in Yorktown with 30,000 Rebel Troops", "IMPORTANT FROM MISSIS
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1862 - Brunswick, Georgia... Port Royal...

Item #677857

April 02, 1862

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1862


Port Royal
* Brunswick, Georgia
The front page has: "FROM THE SOUTHERN COAST", "AFFAIRS AT PORT ROYAL", "The Development of Union Sentiment in Florida", "Official Account of the Occupation of Brunswick, Georgia", "THE OCCUPATION OF BRUNSWICK", "NEWS FROM THE ADVANCE"
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Sherman's advance.. Nashville, Tennessee...

Item #677856

December 08, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 8, 1864  
* William T. Sherman's march to the sea
* Third Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Among the front page column heads are: "SHERMAN'S PROGRESS", "Rebel Reports of His Whereabouts", "His Cavalry on the Savannah River", "Where He Will Probably Cross that Stream", "Rebel Fe
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Women win the right to vote... 19th Amendment is ratified...

Item #677606

August 27, 1920


* Women's suffrage adopted into law

* 19th Amendment is ratified

This issue contains first report coverage on the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution. The amendment was approved by Congress in 1919 and when Tennessee became the required 36th state to ratify, it became the law of the land. Over 3 decades of work by women'... See More  

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Woodhull & Claflin open the first women's brokerage firm on Wall Street...

Item #677569

February 14, 1870

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 14, 1870 

* "Woodhull, Claflin & Co." advertisement

* First Women's Wall Street brokerage

The financial page (pg. 6) has an intriguing, somewhat inconspicuous advertisement of a very notable--yet widely unknown--Wall Street "first".

The advertisement is for the very first women's brokerage firm to open on male-dominated Wall Street... See More  

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Gibson County, Tennessee Negroes massacre...

Item #676260

September 01, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 1, 1874

* Trenton, Gibson County, Tennessee

* Negroes massacred

* General George Custer expedition

The top of page 4 has one column headings that include: "LEX TALIONIS" "The Black Butchery in Tennessee" "The Bloody 'Regulators' Lynch Fifteen Prisoners" and more. (see)

Page 5 has: "THE BLACK HILLS" "Return of ... See More  

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Tornado outbreak of late-April 1909...

Item #676226

April 30, 1909

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April. 30, 1909

* Tornado outbreak of late-April 1909

* Mississippi and Tennessee Valleys

The top of the front page, above the masthead is a banner headline: "TORNADOES CLAIM OVER FIFTY LIVES" 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 fr... See More  

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Battle of Port Hudson in a rare Confederate title...

Item #676072

March 16, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, March 16, 1863 

* Very rare Confederate title

* Battle of Port Hudson

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. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it bec... See More  

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Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians... Praise for colored soldiers...

Item #676058

January 02, 1864

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Jan. 2, 1864  Among the front page first column stack of Civil War heads are: "DAWN OF ANOTHER YEAR" "Our Armies Quiescent" "The Fight on the Hiawassie" "Fatal Defeat of Gen. Wheeler's Cavalry" "The Union Case In Arkansas".

Additionally--and rather unusual--are ftpg. heads: " 'Kit Carson's' War ... 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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Elvis Presley death in a Memphis newspaper... Mid-South Edition...

Item #675889

August 17, 1977

MEMPHIS PRESS-SCIMITAR, Tennessee, August 17, 1977

* The death of Elvis Presley

* Great issue from his hometown

* Considerable details and photos

This 50 page issue has nice headlines which include: "A Lonely Life Ends on Elvis Presley Boulevard" and other related subheads, and includes front page photos of "Elvis last year" and "Elvis in the beginning." ... See More  

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Civil War map of Grand Junction, Tennessee...

Item #675005

May 03, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, May 3, 1862  The front page features a Civil War map headed: "Probable Retreat of Beauregard To Grand Junction" showing the Corinth vicinity at the Mississippi Tennessee, Alabama border.

Column heads on the Civil War include: "Capture of Fort Macon Officially Confirmed" "Reported Evacuation of Corinth & Memphis" "Rebels Inconsolable Ove... See More  

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The situation at Chattanooga...

Item #674901

November 03, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 3, 1863  Among the page 3 column heads on the Civil War are: "News From Tennessee" "General Grant's Communications Again Threatened" "15,000 Rebels Threatening to Cross the Tennessee" "Large Captures of Prisoners" "The Exact Situation at Chattanooga" "Bombardment of Fort Sumter Renews" and more.

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Tennessee Valley Authority Act signed...

Item #674632

May 19, 1933


* Tennessee Valley Authority Act signed

* Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR

The front page has a headline with subheads that include: "Grant Shoals Project Enacted by President" with smaller subhead. (see)

Complete with 24 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, small library stamp within masthead, generally good.... See More  

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Great Western print on the cover...

Item #674521

June 07, 1890

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 7, 1890  The full ftpg. is a great illustration which seems as though it was taken from the Western movie, captioned: "Life in the Mining Regions of the Far West--Selling his Life Dearly." showing a cowboy trying to fend off a group of Indians on horseback.

A fullpg. with 9: "Sketches In A Pool Room" and three full pages with... See More  

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The Civil War at Cumberland Gap...

Item #674194

February 08, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 8, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Rebel Advance In East Tennessee" "Attempt to Capture Cumberland Gap" "Three Days' Sharp Skirmishing" "Rebels Finally Repulsed" "Johnston's Rebel Army at Rome, Ga." "The Situation at Knoxville" "Longstreet Moving on Tazewell...&qu... See More  

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Rebels score a victory in Western Virginia...

Item #674190

January 08, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 8, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War include: "Rebel Victory In Western Virginia" "280 Union Troops Attacked by 4,000 Rebels" "Gallant Stand by the Little Band" "From Est Tennessee" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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Robert E. Lee's report...

Item #674185

November 10, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 10, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From the Southern States" "Gen. Lee's Official Report of His Late Operations in Virginia" which takes over half a column & is signed in type: R. E. Lee, General; "Jeff Davis At Charleston" "Gen. Bragg & His Troubles" "News From Tennessee" &... See More  

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Robert E. Lee is leaving Bull Run...

Item #674133

October 20, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 20, 1863 

* Robert E. Lee's Southern retreat

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are; "Lee's Army Withdrawn from Bull Run" "No Movement Toward the Potomac" "What Lee Expected to Accomplish and What he Has Not Yet" "News From Tennessee" "Rebel Accounts of a Federal Victory" "The Enemy ... See More  

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The Civil War near Knoxville...

Item #674129

January 30, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 30, 1864 

* Battle of Fair Garden - Tennessee

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Fighting Near Knoxville" "The Enemy Worsted" "Our Troops Fall Back" "Advance of Generals Sturgis and Granger to Lewisville" Longstreet Heavily Re-enforced" "A Great Battle Expected".

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Front page Civil War map...

Item #674122

February 02, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 2, 1862  The ftpg. features a nice map headed: "The Rebel Position On The Tennessee and Cumberland." with further details.

There are also nice one column war-related heads including: "Important From Gen. Grant's Column" "Additional Particulars of the Reconnoitering Expedition" "The Fort Not Yet Evacuated" "News From The S... See More  

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J.E.B. Stuart on his raid into Pennsylvania...

Item #674116

November 07, 1862

DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN, Jackson, Mississippi, Nov. 7, 1862 

* Very rare Confederate publication

Among the articles are: "Gen. Stuart's Raid Into Pennsylvania" which takes over a full column & is signed by him in type: J.E. B. Stuart;  "Northern Travel & Northern Talk" "The War - Thoughts for Those Who Can Understand Them" ""The Disas... See More  

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Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad...

Item #674030

May 07, 1869

NEW YORK TIMES, May 7, 1869 

* Completing the Transcontinental railroad

* Promontory Point - last spike (eve?)

Near the top of the front page is a report of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad: "Central Pacific Railroad" "The Last Rail to be Laid To-Morrow--A Spike of Solid Gold to Finish the Work--Celebrations in Sacramento, Chicago, and other Cities" w... See More  

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1864 Abraham Lincoln for president notice....

Item #674015

October 17, 1864

MANUFACTURERS AND FARMERS JOURNAL, Providence, Rhode Island, Oct. 17, 1864

* Abraham Lincoln for president notice

Despite the title of this newspaper, there is nice Civil War coverage with many one column headings. (see images for portion)

The first column of page 2 has a notice supporting: "For President Of The United States ABRAHAM LINCOLN Of Illinois- For Vice President Of The Unite... See More  

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Tennessee Volunteers win 1998 college football title...

Item #673851

January 05, 1999


* Tennessee Volunteers college football

* Wins Fiesta Bowl vs. Florida State

* National Championship game

The front page has a two column photo headed: "Tennessee Is Tops"

The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "Tennessee Is Peerless" with subhead and related photo. (see) First report coverage continues inside ... See More  

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Much reporting on the Civil War...

Item #673724

January 13, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 13, 1863  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "The Attack On Vicksburg" "The Yazoo as a Base Abandoned" "The Rebel Defenses there Impregnable" "Details of the Fighting" and: "The Loss Of Galveston" "Magruder's Official Report" signed in type: J. Bankhead Magruder; and "Springfield Not ... See More  

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"Democratic Platform Made Easy" - showing blacks among various vignettes...

Item #673618

November 06, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 6, 1869 

* The Democratic Party platform

* Democrats are racists - anti-black

* 19th century illustration - print

The prime feature is the double-page centerfold titled: 'Democratic Platform Made Easy' with many vignettes, several which portray Blacks in various uncomplimentary and stereotypical settings/charicatures.The front page of th... See More  

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Georgia Bulldogs win Rose Bowl in 1943...

Item #673603

January 02, 1943


* Rose Bowl: Georgia Bulldogs vs. UCLA Bruins

* Orange Bowl: Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Boston College

* Sugar Bowl: Tennessee Volunteers vs. Tulsa

* Cotton Bowl: Texas Longhorns vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

The front page of section 2 (sports) has a banner headline that announces: "GEORGIA WINS, 9-0; TENNESSEE BEATS TULSA" with subheads ... See More  

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Suffragist leader, Tennie Claflin, is married into royalty...

Item #673564

February 16, 1888

GREENSBORO NORTH STATE, North Carolina, Feb. 16, 1888  The front page has an interesting article on the notable Tennessee (Tennie) Claflin, who with her sister, Victoria Woodhull, were leading women's suffrage leaders. The article is headed: "Viscountess Of Montserrat" "Well Remembered Tennie C. Claflin Bears that Title and is Visiting Here".

Eight pages, very nice co... See More  

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Union City, Tennessee Negro lynching...

Item #673563

April 19, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1931

* Negro lynching - lynched - George Smith

* Union City, Obion County, Tennessee

The top of page 22 has one column headings: "MOB LYNCHES NEGRO IN COURT HOUSE YARD" "Take Him From Jail at Union City, Tenn.---Attempted Attack on Woman Alleged". (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro George Smith in Union City, Tennessee.

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The losses at Chickamauga...

Item #673347

October 19, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 19, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Gen. Rosecrans's Army" "Probable Attack on Bridgeport, Tennessee" "Federal and Rebel Losses at Chickamauga" "Gen. Meade's Army Reported within the Defenses of Washington!" "Lee's Supposed Movement Toward the Shenandoah and Maryland" and mor... See More  

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General Meade relieved of his command...

Item #673346

October 28, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 28, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "News From Virginia" "General Meade to Be Removed from Command" "Reported Recrossing of the Rappahannock by Lee" "From East Tennessee" "Severe Fight Near Philadelphia" "The Rebels Driven from the Field" and much more.

Eight pages, nice condit... See More  

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Capturing the Rio Grande during the Civil War...

Item #673344

December 28, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 28, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Loss and Recapture of the Valley of the Rio Grande" "Value of the Possession" "The Revolt at Fort Jackson" "Guerrilla Operations in Western Tennessee--Fight Near Princeton--Eighty Men Killed".

Eight pages, minor wear at the spine due to disbinding, good conditi... See More  

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News from the Confederacy...

Item #673306

August 09, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Aug. 9, 1862 

* From the origin of the Civil War

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

Among the front page reports are: "From Mobile--Late News From Memphis--Probable Evacuation of the City" "the Fighting in East Tennessee" "Sale ... See More  

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Mediumship expose... Spiritualist

Item #673268

February 17, 1878

THE DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, Feb. 17, 1878

* Mediumship - Spiritualism

* Spirits of the dead

This uncommon title is larger than normal newspapers of the day which measures 28 x 21 inches. The back page has an article headed: "The Trans-Death Courier" "How Foster, the 'Medium,' Just Would Kill Two Very Live Men '" See image for text here.

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1862 Surrender of Fort Donelson... Evacuation of Bowling Green...

Item #672990

February 18, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 18, 1862 

* Battle of Fort Donelson, Tennessee

* Bowling Green, Kentucky

One column Civil War heads on page 5 include: "SURRENDER OF FORT DONELSON" "A Desperate Three Days' Fight" "Heavy Losses on Both Sides" "Bravery and Heroism of Our Troops" "They Fight Like Veterans" Unconditional Surrender of the Rebels&q... See More  

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From the Confederacy... The 'Lincolnites' in East Tennessee...

Item #672919

April 03, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, April 3, 1862 

* From the capital of the Confederacy

* First Battle of Kernstown - Virginia

A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "Notes Of The War" with many subheads including: "The Lincolnites In East Tennessee" "A Capture & a Release" "A Gallant Exploit" "The Bom... See More  

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Civil War news from a Confederate newspaper...

Item #672797

September 07, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Sept. 7, 1863 

* From the origin of the American Civil War

This is one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States of America" in their dateline.

Front page reports include: "From Richmond" "From Tennessee--Affairs In Gen. Bragg's Department" "From the West & Southwest" "Bombar... See More  

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Huge Civil War map makes this very displayable...

Item #672265

October 14, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 14, 1863 

* Extra-large Civil War Map for display

Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the terrific front page, as 80% of it is taken up with a huge Civil War map headed: "THE MILITARY SITUATION. Map of the present Scene of Active Operations in Eastern Tennessee and Georgia." A wealth of Civil War reporting on pages 2 and 3.

Twelve pages, very ni... See More  

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Robert E. Lee makes a failed move...

Item #672227

October 16, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 16, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Desperate flank Movement by Lee!" "Attempt of the Rebels to Get Between Our Army & Washington" "Enemy Driven Back by the Second Corps" Probable Battle at Bull Run" "Recrossing of the Tennessee by Wheeler's Troops" "Important Movement of Bragg&#... See More  

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Military command have changed...

Item #672226

October 23, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 23, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Division of the Mississippi" "Departments of the Cumberland, Tennessee, Ohio, and Vicksburg Included in Gen. Grant's Command" "Gens. Hooker & Sherman to Command their Respective Corps" "Escape of General Lee Across the Rapidan" "The Grant Battle Avo... See More  

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General Lee's and General Bragg's armies...

Item #672225

October 29, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 29, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: Gen. Grant's Dept." "Grand Flanking Movement by Lee's and Bragg's Armies" "Rebels Marching from Virginia to Tennessee" "The Line of the Rappahannock to be Defended by Lee" "Cavalry Right at Bealton Station" "Daring Raids by the Enemy" &... See More  

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