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Battle of Island Number Ten...
Item # 172560
April 5, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 5, 1862 The full front page shows: "The Rebel Steamer 'Nashville' Running the Blockade at Beaufort, North Carolina". Other prints inside include: "Bird's-Eye View of the Attack on the Rebel Batteries on & Near Island Number Ten By Commodore Foote's Flotilla" "Bombardment of Island Number Ten by the Mortar Fleet"; a full page: "Birds-Eye View of the Course of the Mississippi & the Seat of War in Tennessee & the Vicinity" "Camp Douglas, Near Chicago, Where 7000 Rebel Prisoners are Quartered" "Rebel Prisoners at Camp Douglas, Chicago".
The doublepage centerfold has 2 dramatic prints: "The Burnside Expedition--the Storming of Fort Thompson at Newbern [New Bern], North Carolina". Other prints include: "Gun Deck of the New Iron-Clad Steamer Galena" and prints of: "Hon. Andrew Johnson, Military Governor of Tennessee" & "Lt. Morris, U.S.N., Commander of the 'Cumberland' ".
The back page has 2 cartoon: "Old Mother Greeley on the Rampage After General McClellan" and "The Hand Closing". Complete in 16 pages.
Category: The Civil War