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The Battle of Jackson, Mississippi...
Item # 172686
June 20, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 20, 1863 Most of the front page is taken up with 2 prints: "The Iron-Clad Gunboat 'Cincinnati', Sunk at Vicksburg." and "The Monster Tent Erected at Chicago for the Canal Convention." Among the prints inside are a full page: "Triumphal Entry of the Army of Major-General Banks Into Alexandria, Louisiana" and a fullpg: "Departure of General Banks's Troops From Simmesport, Louisiana, For Port Hudson."; a fullpg. with 2 prints: "Raising the Stars & Stripes Over the Capitol of the State of Mississippi" & "The Battle of Jackson, Mississippi...Charge by General Crocker's Division" and another fullpg. with 2 prints: "Destruction of Rebel Property at Jackson, Mississippi" & "The Battle of Champion's Hill"
Also a dramatic full page: "The Battle of Black River Bridge." and a fullpg. with 2 prints: "General View of Puebla, Mexico" & "The French In Mexico--The Mortar Battery Opening on the City of Puebla, Mexico."
The back page has a political cartoon. Complete in 16 pages.
Category: The Civil War