EXTREMELY RARE American Civil War Era "The Soldier's Casket" 1865 Phila Magazine. (Note: additional images are located below the description).
Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SOLDIER'S CASKET, Philadelphia, March, 1865 Very rare title This is the volume 1, number 3 issue of a title about which little is known. There is no record of it in Mott's "History of American Magazines" and nor can I find information on the internet. It is recorded in "Union List of Serials" which notes that it is held by 8 American institutions. Two institutions make all issues available online. It lasted for just one year.
This issue still has the front and back wrappers as well as the full page plate captioned: "The Soldier's Legacy To His Country". This magazine was started to provide support & benefit the union front line soldiers. Its contents include true stores sent in by soldiers in recent battles, and other interesting news. Some of the articles include: "A Young Hero" "Presentation of Flags to the War Department" "Not Done Fighting" "Riding A Rebel" "The Heroes of Hatcher's Run" "An Antietam Hero" "Gallant Conduct of the Third Iowa Volunteers at the Battle of Shiloh" "A Guerrilla Fight in Missouri" and so much more. Decorative front wrapper is quite ornate & displayable, complete in 64 pages, measures 5 3/4 by 9 1/4 inches.Some wear at the spine and margins, generally good condition. Please Note: All of our offerings are 100% authentic!
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Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter. The item "EXTREMELY RARE American Civil War Era The Soldier's Casket 1865 Phila Magazine" is in sale since Wednesday, April 17, 2019.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Other Civil War Original Items". The seller is "timhu" and is located in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.