The Civil War… April, 1865

April 10, 2015 by  
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What news was reported in April, 1865 – 150 years ago? Such a walk back in time through the eyes of those who read the daily and weekly newspapers of the period can be quite Blog-4-3-2015-Lincoln-Shotrevealing. This is why we often say, “History is never more fascinating than when it’s read from the day it was first reported.” The following link will take you back in time to show the available newspapers from the Rare & Early newspapers website. There’s no need to buy a thing. Simply enjoy the walk back in time:

April, 1865

A sampling of what you will find may include articles and info regarding: the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln (along with much on his funeral), the capture and death of John Wilkes Booth, the surrender of Robert E. Lee at Appomattox, the Fall of Richmond, and more. Enjoy!

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2 Responses to “The Civil War… April, 1865”

  1. jacqueline harris on August 25th, 2017 4:22 pm

    I have a bunch of old newspapers need to know if there’s any value to them

  2. GuyHeilenman on August 28th, 2017 11:35 am

    Hello Jacqueline – Please send details to

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