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Battle of Vicksburg
Browse the authentic original newspapers we have for sale featuring coverage of the historic Battle of Vicksburg.
March 12, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 12, 1864 The full front page is a print captioned: "Major-General William T. Sherman". Page 2 has an interesting article concerning an avoidance of the term "slavery" which begins: "The slaveholders *& their friends have always tried to avoid using the word Slavery. It is too direct & expressive. It is the synonym of... See More
October 15, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 15, 1864 Most of the front page is taken up with a print: "General Hunt and Major Duane, Chief of Artillery & Chief engineer of the Army of the Potomac" with a related article. Other prints within include: "The Sixth Corps in Action on the Opequan" "Early's Army Falling Back Upon Winchester" "Major-General Davi... See More
June 26, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 26, 1875 The full ftpg. is: "In a Russian Village--'Master's coming!' ". Halfpg: "The Columbia Boat House" & "The Yale Boat House". There is a full page Winslow Homer print titled: "Battle of Bunker Hill--Watching the Fight From Copp's Hill, In Boston" which was his very last for Harper's Week... See More
May 17, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 17, 1879
Great fullpg: 'The Negro Exodus--Scenes on the Wharves at Vicksburg' shows them loading onto a paddlewheeler. Nast dblpgctrfld: "Now Let Him Come". Halfpg: 'In The Adirondacks'. The front page has the song "The Imp of Spring-Time" by Bayard Taylor.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue... See More
April 26, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Apr. 26, 1890 Full ftpg. shows: 'Stanley On the March' in Africa. Fullpg. with 6 'Scenes & Incidents of the Mississippi Floods'. Famous F. Remington doublepage centerfold: 'Prospectors in the Sierra Madre'. Fullpg: 'Cheap Clothing--the Slaves of the Sweaters' showing laborers in the New York clothing district.
July 1, 1893
Harper's WEEKLY, July 1, 1893 Full ftpg: 'Columbian Exposition--Dedication of the German Building'. Nearly fullpg. with 5 illus; 'The Floods on the Mississippi Near Vicksburg'. Fullpg. of 4 photos; 'The Desecration of Gettysburg Battlefield'. Fullpg. with 4 photos: 'Our Brave N.Y. Firemen'. One-quarter pg. photo: 'The Cowboys' 900 Mile Race from Chadron,... See More
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