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Much on the Civil War...
Item # 172600
August 23, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 23, 1862 The full front page shows the: "Great War Meeting at Washington, District of Columbia", being a huge crowd in front of the Capitol. Prints inside include: "General View of the Encampment of the Army of the Potomac at Harrison's Landing" "Kimmidge's Creek, Left Defense of the Camp at Harrison's Landing" "Map of the Country Surrounding Richmond, Virginia, Showing the Railroads, Principal Roads, Water-Courses, Etc." "Specimens of Our New Iron-clad Navy" "Making Guns for the New Monitors at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania" "The Pacific Mail Company's Steamer 'Golden Gate', Burned at Sea" "The United States Infantry Burning the House of the Rebel Ruffin Under the Guns of the United States Gun-Boat 'Mahaska'" and: "The Murder of General Robert L. M'Cook, Near Salem, Alabama".
The back page has 4 political cartoons. Complete in 16 pages.
Category: The Civil War