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Walt Whitman's 1st appearance in Harper's Weekly...
The Second Wisconsin Volunteers... The Second Buffalo Regiment...
Item # 172506
September 28, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 28, 1861 One of the prime features of this issue is Walt Whitman's first Harper's Weekly appearance: "Beat! Beat! Drums!"
Additional content includes: the full front page is a scene of the: "Gallant Exploit of Captain Strong of the Second Wisconsin Volunteers". The many prints inside include a very small: "Plan of the Harbor of Beaufort, North Carolina" and much larger prints of: "The Rebel General Albert S. Johnston, Commanding on the Mississippi" "Terrible Accident & Loss of Life at the Continental Theatre, Philadelphia" "The U.S. Screw Steam Gunboat 'Winona' Launched at New York..." "The U.S. Sloop of War 'Jamestown' Driving the 'Alvarado' Ashore, Near Fernandina, Florida" "Rebel Entrenchments on the Martinsburg Turnpike, Near Winchester, Virginia" "The Western Wharves at Washington, Where Army Supplies are Received" 'The United States Army Supply Train Passing Through Hagerstown, Maryland" "The Western Wharves at Washington, Where Army Supplies are Received" "View of the James River Canal, Near Balcony Falls--Rebel Troops Going from Lynchburg to Buchanan on their Way to Western Virginia" "Crossing the Manassas Gap Railroad & the Alexandria & Warrington Turnpike, at White Plains - Arrival of Reinforcements For Beauregard at the Camp of the Tiger Zouaves of Louisiana" "Fort Snelling Minnesota, Rendezvous of the Minnesota Volunteers" and "Fort Porter, New York, Where the Second Buffalo Regiment is Quartered". There are also 4 prints on: "The Fisheries of Albemarle & Pamlico Sounds, North Carolina" captioned: "Going Out" "Hauling the Seine" "A Night Haul" and "Heading Herring".
The back page has 4 political cartoons. Complete in 16 pages.
Category: The Civil War