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Battle of Vicksburg
Browse the authentic original newspapers we have for sale featuring coverage of the historic Battle of Vicksburg.
July 11, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 11, 1863 The full front page is an illustration of: "Major-General George G. Meade, the New Commander of the Army of the Potomac". Other prints inside include a full page: "The Siege of Vicksburg--Approach of M'Pherson's Saps to the Rebel Works"; a full page with 3 illustrations: "View of Springfield Landing, Below Port Hud... See More
July 18, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 18, 1863 The full front page is a print: "The Bombardment of Port Hudson--The 100-Pound Parrott Gun of the 'Richmond' at Work". Inside has another fullpg. with 2 scenes: "The Bombardment of Port Hudson--A Mortar Schooner at Work" & "Scene of General Paine's Assault on Port Hudson--carrying Off Our dead & wounded... See More
July 25, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 25, 1863 The full front page is a nice portrait of: "Major-General Ulysses S. Grant ("Unconditional Surrender" Grant)". Inside has a full page: "The Siege of Vicksburg--View Upon the Extreme Right, Showing the Mississippi River Above and Below Vicksburg"; a full page with 4 prints: "The Siege of Vicksburg--Blowing Up the ... See More
August 8, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 8, 1863 Certainly one of the more desired issues of the Civil War with the nice content on the Battle of Gettysburg. The front page has 2 prints: "Saluting the Old Flag at Port Hudson" and "The Formal Surrender of Port Hudson". Inside a 1/4 pg: "Siege of Vicksburg--Huts on the Hill-side"; a full page has two prints: "Po... See More
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 issu... 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, New York, 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 fro... See More
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