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New York Herald Newspaper, August 21, 1861
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New York Herald Newspaper, August 21, 1861

By Bennett, James Gordon, editor

New York: James Gordon Bennett. Very Good. 1861. Newspaper. A complete New York Herald issue dated Wednesday, August 21, 1861, with Civil War headlines. Disbound with holes and glue marks on binding edge, light soil and wear throughout. Front page headline and bylines include "The Rebellion. Interesting News from Washington. The European Powers and the Blockade. Important Military Orders. Great Excitement in Missouri. Skirmishes with the Rebels at Charleston. Threatening Attitude of the Rebel Gen. Price. The Bombardment of Galveston Texas. The Blockade and Privateers. Our Fishing Squardron Offers to Join the Blockade...," along with a report of a Democrat newspaper editor in Massachusetts being tarred and feathered for supporting secession. Almost three full pages of classified ads offering everything from dentistry to circuses. ; 22" x 15 1/2"; 8 pp .

$65.00

Map of the Seat of War to Accompany the American Conflict
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Map of the Seat of War to Accompany the American Conflict

Hartford: O. D. Case & Company. Good. 1866. Map. A large hand-colored map published separately and meant to accompany Horace Greeley's The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-'65. Map is extensively repaired on verso along fold splits. Some fold holes, light soil. Insets of parts of Texas and Florida. Railroads, canals, battlefields, hachure relief, and extensive areas of wetlands are shown. ; 28" x 38 1/2" .

$150.00

Personal Narratives of Events in the War of the Rebellion, Being Papers  Read before the Rhode Island Soldiers and Sailors Historical Society.  Fifth Series-No. 5
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Personal Narratives of Events in the War of the Rebellion, Being Papers Read before the Rhode Island Soldiers and Sailors Historical Society. Fifth Series-No. 5

By Gardiner, William

Providence, RI: Rhode Island Soldiers and Sailors Historical Society. Good. 1896. Pamphlet. Light green wrapper with blue pastedown label, with edge toning, tears, and chips. Some uncut pages. Clean interior. This issue is titled "Operations of the Cavalry Corps Middle Military Division, Armies of the United States, From February 27 to March 8, 1865, Participated in by the First Rhode Island Cavalry" by William Gardiner, Late First Seargeant First Rhode Island Cavalry. An account of the regiment's involvement in Sheridan's campaign in Virginia. ; 6 1/2" x 8"; 31 pp .

$75.00

Personal Narratives of Events in the War of the Rebellion, Being Papers  Read before the Rhode Island Soldiers and Sailors Historical Society.  Third Series - No. 15
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Personal Narratives of Events in the War of the Rebellion, Being Papers Read before the Rhode Island Soldiers and Sailors Historical Society. Third Series - No. 15

By Tillinghast, Pardon E.

Providence, RI: Rhode Island Soldiers and Sailors Historical Society. Very Good. 1885. Limited Edition. Softcover. One of 250 copies. Reddish-brown wrapper has light soil, edge toning, and chips, with lower front corner missing. Uncut pages with light corner wear and dampstain on lower edge of a few pages. This narrative is "Reminiscences of Service with the Twelfth Rhode Island Volunteers, and a Memorial of Col. George H. Browne" by Pardon E. Tillinghast. Colonel George H. Browne, the regiment's leader, was also a U. S. Representative from Rhode Island during the Civil War. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 53 pp .

$75.00

Army Navy Journal, September 24, 1864
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Army Navy Journal, September 24, 1864

New York: W. C. Church. Very Good. 1864. Newspaper. A hard-to-find early issue of the Army Navy Journal, Volume II, No. 5, from the second year of the journal's publication. Disbound with a rough binding edge, a few dogears, and otherwise light edge wear and soil. The front page has two articles, one on General Sheridan's Army on the Shenadoah and another on General Sherman and the fall of Atlanta. On another page is General Sherman's Congratulatory Order to His Army. The issue relates mostly Civil War matters, but a brief article on Gneral Sibley quotes him regarding the Indians of Minnesota Territory, recommending reservations: "'When they find they must cease to depend upon the chase for food, and must work or starve, they will agree to any reasonable conditions the Government may see fit to impose....' " Few copies of the journals from any years are found on OCLC. ; 14 1/2" x 10" ; 16 pp .

$55.00

Peninsular Campaign and its Antecedents, As Developed by the Report of  Maj. Gen. Geo. B. Mcclellan, and Other Published Documents
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Peninsular Campaign and its Antecedents, As Developed by the Report of Maj. Gen. Geo. B. Mcclellan, and Other Published Documents

By Barnard, J. G.

Washington, D. C.: Union Congressional Committee. Very Good. 1864. Pamphlet. A pamphlet for the 1864 elections by General John Gross Barnard, discussing the Union Army's Peninsular Campaign in 1862. Corners worn off, light soil and foxing on uncut folded one-sheet with fold splits. Barnard analyzes the shortcomings and failure of the Campaign. Sabin 3483. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 15 pp .

$25.00

Opinions on 'slavery,' and 'reconstruction of the Union,' As Expressed by President Lincoln. with Brief Notes by Hon. William Whiting

By Lincoln, Abraham

John A. Gray & Green. Very Good. 1864. First Edition. Pamphlet. A hard-to-find document, rarely up for auction. Fold creases, fold split of first page at spine, light soil and edge wear. A pro-Lincoln pamphlet for the election of 1864, listing statements of Lincoln, specifically against slavery and dating from 1837-1864, with a summary list of his views by Whiting at the end. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 16 pp .

$475.00

Gov. Yates' Speech, Delivered At Bryan Hall, Chicago, Thursday Evening,  November 4, 1864. War-For the Union--Our National Crisis--The Duty of the  Hour
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Gov. Yates' Speech, Delivered At Bryan Hall, Chicago, Thursday Evening, November 4, 1864. War-For the Union--Our National Crisis--The Duty of the Hour

Very Good. 1864. Pamphlet. A Civil War imprint from Illinois. Light soil on pages. Governor Richard Yates stumps for the 1864 Lincoln-Johnson ticket and explains his own views on the war and abolition, with personal stories of his friendship with Abraham Lincoln. Yates was one of the most influential governors during the Civil War and later served as a United States senator. ; 8 1/2" x 5 1/2"; 8 pp .

$375.00

City of New Orleans 1861 Tax Bill Confederate Imprint
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City of New Orleans 1861 Tax Bill Confederate Imprint

Very Good. 1862. A rare City of New Orleans tax bill dated March 1st, 1862, for taxes of 1861. Printed and filled out on both sides. Some chips and a fold split, light soil. Printed tax categories are Real Estate; Slaves; Horses, Mules, etc. ; Stock in Ships, etc. ; Capital; Income; and Household Furniture. The bill for Lucien Malus lists $4300 in real estate with the addresses of the properties listed on the verso, along with his record notes in French. Lucien Malus was associated with the Constance or Uncle Sam plantation west of New Orleans. ; 8 1/4" x 10"; 2 pp .

$450.00

Savoury Dish for Loyal Men
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Savoury Dish for Loyal Men

Philadelphia. Good. 1863. First Edition. Softcover. A Civil War pamphlet on the preservation of the Union. Original brown wrapper with tape repairs and dampstain on spine, light soil, and corner wear. Interior has light soil on a few pages, with some offsetting. Part of a series of pro-Union anonymous publications "Printed for Gratuitous Distribution". Includes Letters from General Rosecrans; Gov. Cannon's Message and Proclamation; Arguments from an Old Democrat; Speech of Hon. D. S. Dickinson; Lessons of the Past; Shall We Heed Them?; and The Army and the Copperheads. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 16 pp .

$35.00

Proceedings of a Board of Survey Convened At Fort Craig, N. M. on 27th  August 1863 by Virtue of the Following Order (Military Manuscript from the  Civil War in New Mexico)
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Proceedings of a Board of Survey Convened At Fort Craig, N. M. on 27th August 1863 by Virtue of the Following Order (Military Manuscript from the Civil War in New Mexico)

By Thompson, William A.

Very Good. 1863. Ephemera. A manuscript document from a beef inspection made by army officers in New Mexico during the Civil War. A one-sheet folded into four pages with fourth page containing a title and date, with "Beef" penciled in. Some fold splits. "Viz. Head Quarters Fort Craig, August 25th 1863. Official Order No. 252. A Board of Survey to conisist of 1st Lieut. William A. Thompson, 1st Inf. Cal. Vols. , 1st Lieut. Thomas A. Young, 3rd Infty. Cal. Vols. , and 2nd Lieut. E. C. Baldwin, 1st. Cavl. Cal. Vols. Will convene at this Post... To inspect Three Hundred Head of Beef Cattle offered on Contract of Messrs. Charles G. Parker and Co. Of Santa Fe, N. M. To be delivered to 1st Lieut. W. L. Rynerton...By order of Col. Rigg, signed Ph. A. J. Russell, 2nd Lieut. 1st Inf. C. V..." Signed by William A. Thompson, Thomas Young, and Colonel Edwin A. Riggs. The beeves were in good condition, with an average weight of 634 pounds. All the named officers were known members of the California Column led by General James Carleton, which in 1862 had marched across the desert in Arizona to pursue Confederate forces and Apaches. Charles G. Parker was an early freighter on the Santa Fe Trail and proprietor of the Exchange Hotel in Santa Fe. ; 12" x 8"; 4 pp .

$950.00

Gettysburg Address in the New York Weekly News. Saturday, November 28, 1863

New York: New York Daily News. Very Good. 1863. Newspaper. A complete issue of the New York Weekly News from Saturday, November 28, 1863. Spine edge has chips and tears from having been bound. A few small soil spots on pages, which are folded to show the speech article. The article is almost two full columns of three dispatches from November 19th, headed "From Gettysburg - Dedication of the Soldiers' Cemetery," with an abstract and excerpts of Edward Everett's two-hour oration, comments by Secretary Seward, and the full text of Lincoln's speech. Noted are the weather and enthusiastic responses to the speakers and President Lincoln. Much of the rest of the issue is devoted to news of the Civil War including "The Enemy Falling Back from Chickamoga," Siege of Charleston, "The Designs of the Abolition Radicals," "Alleged Confederate Inhumanity" and more. The parent company of the newspaper is the same New York Daily News in publication today. While other newspapers preceded the New York Weekly News in publication of the Gettysburg Address, any early issue from the New York papers is hard to find in good condition. ; 20 1/2" x 13 1/2"; 8 pp .

$850.00

Major General Sheridan Civil War Era Carte De Visite
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Major General Sheridan Civil War Era Carte De Visite

Very Good. Photograph. A carte de visite captioned "Maj. Gen. Sheridan," circa 1860s. The photo has a 1/8" tear on the right edge and light soil. Light toning. Sheridan (1831-1888) also served in the West during the Indian Wars, and included here is a facsimile reproduction of his report Record of Engagements with Hostile Indians Within the Military Division of the Missouri from 1866 to 1882 (Old Army Press 1969). ; 4" x 2 1/2" .

$165.00

George H. Pendleton. the Copperhead Candidate for Vice-President. His  Hostility to the American Republic Illustrated by His Record As a  Representative in the Congress of the United States from the State of Ohio
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George H. Pendleton. the Copperhead Candidate for Vice-President. His Hostility to the American Republic Illustrated by His Record As a Representative in the Congress of the United States from the State of Ohio

Washington, D. C.: Union Congressional Committee. Very Good. 1864. Pamphlet. Staplebound pamphlet with some soiling, chips, and edge toning. A political campaign pamphlet against Democrat George H. Pendleton for vice-president in the 1864 United States presidential election, in which he is accused of voting against the interests of the Union during the Civil War. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 8 pp .

$42.00

Boldly They Rode, a History of the First Colorado Regiment of Volunteers
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Boldly They Rode, a History of the First Colorado Regiment of Volunteers

By Hollister, Ovando J.

Lakewood, CO: Golden Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1949. First Thus. Hardcover. Mylared dust jacket has chips and light soil. Maroon boards with gilt imprint have lightly rubbed corners. Blue endpapers with star pattern. Binding tight, interior clean. "Being the True Account of the Apache Canon Fight and the Battle of La Glorieta Pass wherein the Mountain Men of Colorado and Their Gallant Enemies, the Texans of Sibley's Brigade, Met in Bloody Conflict to Determine the Destiny of the Entire West. Written for the Regiment by an Eye Witness and Participant." The original edition was published by Hollister in 1863, just after the battle that drove the Confederacy from New Mexico. With an introduction by William McLeod Raines. Original as Howes O 601. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 190 pp .

$70.00

Five Hundred Days in Rebel Prisons
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Five Hundred Days in Rebel Prisons

By Fosdick, Charles

Bethany, MO: Clipper Book and Job Office. Good. 1887. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue boards with black imprint have rubbing and soiling. Binding tight. Speckled edges, soil on some pages. Patterned endpapers with some hinge cracking. A first-hand account of several notorious Confederate prisons from a Union soldier captured in 1863. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 130 pp .

$95.00

Joint Resolutions of the State of Texas (Confederate Imprint)
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Joint Resolutions of the State of Texas (Confederate Imprint)

By Townes, R. J.

Very Good. 1864. Document. Confederate House of Representatives, No. 30, May 4, 1864. Slight toning of edges. Oval stamp of the Record Division, War Department, Rebel Archives at the top of the pages, faint with not all print visible. A rare one-page confederate imprint from Texas affirming support for the Confederate states and President Davis, written by Robert J. Townes, Secretary of State of the State of Texas, dated December 23, 1863. No copies found on OCLC as of November 2015. ; 6" x 9 1/2" .

$300.00

Bill to be Entitled an Act to Establish a Bureau of Foreign Supplies in  the War Department, with an Agency in the Trans-Mississippi Department  (Confederate Imprint)
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Bill to be Entitled an Act to Establish a Bureau of Foreign Supplies in the War Department, with an Agency in the Trans-Mississippi Department (Confederate Imprint)

Good. 1864. Pamphlet. Confederate House of Representatives Bill No. 25, May 4, 1864. 6 printed pages, some toning. Blank last leaf has a 3mm strip missing from lower edge. Oval stamp of the Record Division, War Department, Rebel Archives on the top of the first page. The bill regulates the export of cotton and other produce for the purpose of supplying the war needs of the Confederacy. A rare Confederate imprint, with no copies found on OCLC. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 6 pp .

$350.00

Red-Tape and Pigeon-Hole Generals: As Seen from the Ranks During a  Campaign in the Army of the Potomac by a Citizen-Soldier
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Red-Tape and Pigeon-Hole Generals: As Seen from the Ranks During a Campaign in the Army of the Potomac by a Citizen-Soldier

By Morford, Henry

New York: Carleton. Good with no dust jacket. 1864. First Edition. Hardcover. Green stamped boards with faded gilt on spine. Boards have soiling, rubbed and bumped corners, and frayed spine ends. Binding tight. Soil on edges and blue endpapers. Previous owner's name penciled on blank second endpaper. A few margin marks and moderate foxing throughout. Six pages of advertisements at rear. A somewhat satirical book published anonymously and attributed to New York journalist and author Henry Morford, who did not serve in the Civil War. Morford also wrote several novels with a Civil War setting. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 318 pp .

$160.00

Officers in the Confederate States Navy 1861-65
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Officers in the Confederate States Navy 1861-65

Washington: Government Printing Office. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1898. Hardcover. Black boards with title penciled on front board and a white title label on the spine. Rubbed corners. Binding tight with white cloth tape on hinges. Text starts with page three with "Note" about sources of data, with a penciled note from the previous owner. A title page may be missing. First page has a tear and there is light soil and a dampstain on the first few pages, with some pencil margin marks on pages. Laid in is a 1930 letter from a retired US Navy officer to a Colonel Langdon, with information about a George Langdon, who seems to be missing from the list of officers. Alphabetical listing of the officers with home states and information on Confederate service. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 157 pp .

$175.00

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