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The efforts of women in the Civil War... Homer centerfold...
Item # 172604
September 6, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 6, 1862 The front page shows: "Thomas Fitch Rowland, Builder of the New Monitors" and "the Iron-Clad Frigate 'Ironsides' In Fighting Trim" with related articles. Prints inside include: "The Battle of Baton Rouge" "The Union Gunboat 'Essex' Destroying the Rebel Ironclad Ram 'Arkansas' in the Mississippi" "The Army of the Potomac Arriving at Yorktown from Williamsburg" and "The Last Reconnaissance of the War Balloon on the James River".
The doublepage centerfold is by the famed artist Winslow Homer: "Our Women and the War" and includes a heading: "The Influence of Woman" in the war effort & has a related article on the following page. It includes a print of the "Sisters of Charity".
The back page has 2 political cartoons including: "The Finances of the Rebellion". Complete in 16 pages.
Category: The Civil War