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1932 Trenton, Tennessee tornado... Rice family...

Item #691213

January 15, 1932


* Trenton , Gibson County, Tennessee

* Rice family tornado disaster

The front page has a one column heading: "Tornado Kills 8 In One Family; Five Are Injured" (see) Includes the names of the victims within the Rice family. 10 of this family would have been killed by this storm.

Complete 1st section only with 22 pages, rag edition in very nice... See More  

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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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Scopes monkey trial... evolution...

Item #689769

July 16, 1925


* Scopes Monkey Trial beginning 

* Dayton, Tennessee 

* William Jennings Bryan 

* Clarence Darrow

The top of the front page has a three column headline: "WON'T LET DAYTON JURY HEAR TESTIMONY ABOUT NATURE OF EVOLUTION" with subheads. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 16 p... See More  

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Circa 1865 envelope addressed to Governor "Parson" Brownlow...

Item #688930

January 01, 1865

Stamped envelope address to Governor W. G. Brownlow, Knoxville, Tennessee.  The two, red, 3 cent, canceled stamps, a postmark from Brooklyn, New York, circa. 1865, and a penned note to the left side which a previous owner noted is penned in Brownlow's hand, but I have my doubts. In any case a nice envelope addressed to the very controversial "Parson" Brownlow.

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Shelbyville, Tennesse lynch mob burns courthouse....

Item #688655

December 20, 1934

THE DETROIT NEWS, December 20, 1934

* Shelbyville Courthouse Square Historic District - Tennessee

* Lynching mob burns down after Negro is transferred

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Troops Invade Mob-Torn City" with subhead. (see)

Complete with 52 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

wikipedia notes: In 1934, a lynch mob burned down the fourth cour... See More  

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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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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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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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Three slave ads in an antebellum newspaper...

Item #688471

March 14, 1859

THE MEMPHIS DAILY AVALANCHE, Tennessee, March 14, 1859  From not long before the Civil War containing on the front page 2 illustrated ads for slaves, with details. One notes: "For Sale...A no. 1 cook and laundress..."; and the other "Valuable Plantation and Negroes..." with details. Another reward ad inside.

Four pages, cleanly cut at the spine with ample margin, tears at... See More  

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Michigan City Prison escape... Machine Gun Kelly...

Item #688426

September 28, 1933


* Michigan City, Indiana prison break

* Bank robber John Dillinger connection

* George Machine Gun Kelly

* Captured in Memphis Tennessee

* Prohibition & great depression era

The front page has a one column heading: "CHICAGO POLICE HUNT ESCAPED FELONS IN CITY" with subhead. Lengthy coverage continues on page 10. Two related photos are o... See More  

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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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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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John Brown's raid at Harper's Ferry...

Item #688170

November 16, 1859

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 16, 1859  Over half of page 5 is taken up with many detailed articles concerning: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak". Various subheads include: "Old Brown & the Mesmerizer..." "A Representative Colored Abolitionist" "Excitement at Charlestown, Va." "Arrest of One of the Harper's Ferry Conspirators in Tennessee" &am... See More  

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Nashville surrenders... So much more.

Item #688113

February 27, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 27, 1862  Among the Civil War reports on the inside pages are: "From Pamlico Sound" "All Quiet at Elizabeth City" "The War in the South-West" "Occupation of Nashville Confirmed" "Martial Law in West Tennessee" "The Rebel Prisoners at Chicago" "The War For The Union" "Armed Intervention" &quo... 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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Large Civil War map of Tennessee...

Item #688056

February 08, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 8, 1862  The front page is dominated by a large map with a banner heading: "THE IMPORTANT VICTORY IN TENNESSEE" and also: "The Capture of Fort Henry--It's Important Strategic Position--Seizure of the Railroad Bridge Connecting Columbus with Bowling Green".

Many first column heads relating to the map including: "Splendid Naval Victory" &... 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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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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America's first penny newspaper... Great item on Davy Crockett...

Item #687910

January 24, 1834

THE SUN, New York, Jan 24, 1834  This title is quite famous as the very first American "penny newspaper" having begun the year prior. Small in size and offered for just a penny, it appealed to the common man.

The back page has a curious item on Davy Crockett, at that time a member of U.S. Congress: "Soon after Col. Crocket's first appearance at Washington, being a new m
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Map on General Buell in Tennessee...

Item #687846

September 06, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, September 6, 1862  

* Battle of Antietam close

* General Don Carlos Buell w/ map

The front page has a nice Civil War map headed: "Operations Of Buell In Tennessee".

Among the front page column heads are: "The Rebels Threatening the Line of the Potomac" "The Rebels Passing Through Thoroughfare Gap" "McClellan's Order to the Army&q... See More  

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Large map of Burnside's accomplishments....

The death of Commodore Uriah P. Levy...

Item #687618

March 25, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 25, 1862 

* Uriah P. Levy death (1st report)

* 1st Jewish commodore of U.S. Navy

* American Civil War - Jews

The most notable content within this issue is the very brief, but historic page 7 report of the death of Commodore (Admiral) Uriah P. Levy, the first U.S. Jewish Commodore, war of 1812 war hero, and credited as to having abolished the disciplinary procedu... See More  

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Germans report Hitler is dead...

Item #687586

May 02, 1945

THE KNOXVILLE JOURNAL, Tennessee, May 2, 1945

* Adolph Hitler death issue

* Nice headline for display

The front page banner headline announces: "NAZIS REPORT HITLER KILLED" with subhead: "German Radio Makes 'Mournful' Newscast; Doenitz Takes Over".

The report states in part: "...our Fuehrer, Adolf Hitler, has fallen this afternoon in his command post at the... See More  

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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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Rebels ask for amnesty... Slaveholders preparing to pay their slaves...

Item #687508

December 05, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 5, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Rebel Overtures for Peace" "An Amnesty Asked from the President" "The President's Proclamation of Freedom" "The Case of Major-Gen. Porter" "From Gen. Grant's Army" "Flight of the Rebels from Abbeville, Miss." "Later from the Rebel St... See More  

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Lincoln on returning slaves... Civil War map...

Item #687503

January 24, 1862

NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Jan. 24, 1862  Page 6 features a nice map headed: "THE WAR IN KENTUCKY AND TENNESSEE" with related reports including: "The Somerset Battle".

Other reports within include: "An Interesting Declaration - The President on Catching Negroes" "The Return of Fugitive Slaves" "The President's Position on the Question"... See More  

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

Item #687383

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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Georgia wins Rose Bowl in 1943...

Item #687134

January 02, 1943

THE TIMES PICAYUNE, New Orleans, January 2, 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 sport's section has coverage on the four major bowl games with a page 13 banner headline: "Georgia Scores Twice in Last... See More  

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Destruction of Lawrence, Kansas...

Item #686783

September 05, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 5, 1863 

* Lawrence, Kansas massacre

* William Quantrill raiders

* Guerrilla John S. Mosby

* American Civil War

The full front page shows: "Moseby's Guerrillas Destroying Sutlers' Train".

Inside prints include a dramatic fullpg: "The Destruction of the City of Lawrence, Kansas and the Massacre of its Inhabitants by the ... See More  

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

Item #686770

February 22, 1870

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 22, 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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Prohibition ends in 1933 Tennessee....

Item #686680

July 21, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 21, 1933 

* End of Prohibition in Tennessee

* Beer - liquor returns

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "TENNESSEE VOTES FOR REPEAL WETS WINNING IN CITIES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the state of Tennessee ratifying the repeal of prohibition. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous... See More  

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Alamo, Tennessee Negro lynching...

Item #686373

May 30, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1929 

* Joe Boxley Negro lynching in Alamo, Tennessee

Page 21 has one column headings: "NEGRO, 19, LYNCHED BY TENNESSEE MOB" "Youth Accused of Attacking Woman Is Taken From Jail at Alamo and Hanged" "SHERIFF'S HOME STORMED" First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Joe Boxley in Alamo, Tennessee. Always nice to have nota... See More  

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Tornado Outbreak of March of March 21-22, 1952...

Item #686188

March 22, 1952


* Tornado Outbreak of 1952 disaster

* Arkansas, Tennessee & Missouri

The front page has a banner headline: "36 KILLED IN TORNADOES" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.

Complete with 24 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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Massacre plot by slaves uncovered in Tennessee...

Item #686091

January 07, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, January 7, 1832  Within this issue is an article with a small heading: "Another Insurrection" with a portion of the text including:

"We have been credibly informed...among the citizens of Fayetteville, Tenn.,...the discovery of a plot, among the negroes of that place...for an insurrection, all the particulars of which we have not ye... See More  

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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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Illinois Fighting Illini Wins 1952 Rose Bowl

Item #685372

January 02, 1952

THE DETROIT NEWS, January 2, 1952

* Rose Bowl: Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Stanford

* Sugar Bowl: Maryland Terps vs. Tennessee Volunteers

* Cotton Bowl: Kentucky Wildcats vs. Texas Christian

The front page of the sport's section has a six column headline: "'Worst Massacre' Since M 49-0 Victory" with subheads and related photo. Also reporting on the Cotton and Sugar ... See More  

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Lusitania sets a speed record on her initial voyage...

Item #684939

September 14, 1907

THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, Sept. 14, 1907 

* RMS Lusitania steamship ocean liner

* Maiden voyage ends w/ speed record

A front page column is almost entirely taken up with a report of the record-setting initial voyage of the ship Lusitania.

Column heads include: "LUSITANIA GETS RECORD" "Europe To United States" "German Vessels Still Bear Palm Fo... See More  

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Death of John Murrell, the famous "land pirate"... Complaints of election fraud...

Item #684787

November 29, 1844

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., Nov. 29, 1844 

* John Murrell death - "land pirate"

* Mississippi River outlaw

A front page report about the "Death Of Murrell" says: "The Chattanooga Gazette of the 16th announces the death, at Pikeville, Tennessee, of the notorious John A. Morrell, whose name as 'land pirate' figured so frequently in the press... See More  

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Huge fine levied against John D. Rockefeller and his Standard Oil monopoly...

Item #684760

August 04, 1907

THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, Aug. 4, 1907  The front page has two column heads on one of the more noteworthy court decisions in the business world, signaling the end of the mega-empires created in the 19th century.

"FINE OF $29,240,000 UPON STANDARD OIL" "Judge Landis Hits Rockefeller Octopus Hardest Blow Ever Dealt a Corporation" with one column subheads: &... See More  

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Oklahoma becomes a state...

Item #684759

November 17, 1907

THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, Nov. 17, 1907 

* Oklahoma becomes a state

* Joins the Union - statehood

* Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt

A front page column is headed: "NEW STATE IS GIVEN BIRTH" "Stroke Of Pen Does Work" "President's Act is Attended with Little Ceremony" "Land Clerk Gets Souvenir" "Only A Few Persons W... See More  

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From Confederate New Orleans...

Item #684469

April 17, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana April 17, 1862

* Rare Confederate publication 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 ... See More  

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Texas A&M Aggies Cotton Bowl...

Item #684361

January 02, 1941

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Michigan, January 2, 1941

* Rose Bowl: Stanford Cardinals vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers

* Orange Bowl: Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Georgetown Hoyas

* Sugar Bowl: Boston College Eagles vs. Tennessee Volunteers

* Cotton Bowl: Texas A&M Aggies vs. Fordham Rams

The sport's section has 1st report coverage on all the major bowl games which includes a five column headl... See More  

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Rare Confederate newspaper... Confederates have stopped Sherman?

Item #684217

August 04, 1864

THE CAMDEN DAILY JOURNAL, South Carolina, August 4, 1864 

* Rare Confederate publication

* William T. Sherman

* March to the sea is stopped?

A nice and quite rare title from late in the Confederacy. The front page has various news items concerning the war including: "The news of the defeat & capture of the most famous of all the Yankee raiders comes in like a welcome gleam of... See More  

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Death of Jeff Davis’ son… General Polk offers pardon to deserters…

Item #684215

May 03, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTH CAROLINIAN, Columbia, May 3, 1864 

* Very rare Civil War publication

A very scarce title from the Confederacy. Page 2 has an editorial headed: “Extortioners As Soldiers” and also: “War News” which has a variety of reports & subheads including: “Fight In East Tennessee” “Good Reports From Mississippi” “Important Pr... See More  

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"Memphis" newspaper printed in Montgomery, Alabama...

Item #684214

October 14, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Montgomery, Alabama, October 14, 1864 

* Very Rare Confederate title from the "traveling" newspaper

* Memphis newspaper printed in Montgomery, Alabama

* A wealth of Civil War related reporting

See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper. Among the front page items are: ""Forrest's Operations" takin... See More  

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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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Has Richmond been captured?

Item #683895

May 11, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, May 11, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Siege of Vicksburg" "The Rebels Routed & Driven Toward Vicksburg" "Richmond Reported Taken" "Gen. Hooker Said to be Again Across the Rappahannock" "News From Tennessee" "Wheeler's Cavalry Force Advancing on Livingston" and much mor... See More  

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Great on the Civil Rights March on Washington...

Item #683876

August 28, 1963

NASHVILLE BANNER, Tennessee, Aug. 28, 1963  The  front page has one of the best headlines to be had concerning this historic Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. with: "110,000 MARCH IN CAPITAL" in bold letters, with related subheads including: " 'Some Kind Of Rights Bill', Marchers Told".

The front page features 3 related photos including a nice aerial vie... See More  

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Possibly the 1st Jew lynched within the United States...

Item #683494

August 17, 1868

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, August 17, 1868

* Lynching of Samuel Bierfield

* First Jew lynched in United States

* Jews - Jewish - Judaica item

* Ku Klux Klan - KKK members

The front page has an article with small heading: "Murders By The Ku-Klux Klan", being the account of the killing of a Jewish shop owner and his black employee by 15 masked men on horseback. The shop owner, Samuel Bierf... See More  

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Captain Hines... General Morgan...

Item #683456

January 13, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 13, 1864 

* Rare rebel publication

The ftpg. includes: "The War News" "Meat Supplies" "Congress--The General Appropriations" "the Heroine of Tennessee" (small wear hole here) "Arrival in Richmond of Captain Hines of General Morgan's Command--An Interesting Narrative of His Re-Capture & Subsequen... See More  

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Mormons ask for a reward for the Cane Creek Massacre culprits...

Item #683200

August 24, 1884

ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, Aug. 28, 1884  This is a territorial newspaper from 28 years before statehood.

The front page has a report headed: "A Reward" from Tennessee, noting: "Four leading Mormon elders to-day presented a sworn petition to Gov. Bate asking that a reward be offered for the apprehension of those engaged in the Lewis county massacre...", being what is known... See More  

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