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Louisiana Colored soldiers... Centerfold by Winslow Homer...

Item # 172654

February 28, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 28, 1863  The full front page is a print of: "Major-General Hooker, Commanding the Army of the Potomac". .But perhaps the most notable print is the nice doublepage centerfold done by noted artist Winslow Homer: "Pay Day in the Army of the Potomac".
Other prints within include a half pg: "Our Colored Troops--Line Officers of the First Louisiana Native guards" and another: "Our Colored Troops At Work--The First Louisiana Native Guards disembarking at Fort Macombe, Louisiana". Also a full page: "The Federal Ram 'Queen of the West' Attacking the Rebel gunboat 'Vicksburg' Off Vicksburg."; a full page with 2 prints: "Skinner's Neck, on the Rappahannock, Below Fredericksburg, Virginia" & "Cobbin's Neck, on the Rappahannock"; and a full page: "Map of the Southern States Showing the Relative Proportion of Slaves in the Different Localities."
The back page has a political cartoon: "The Copperhead Party."
Complete in 16 pages.

Category: The Civil War

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