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The Siege of Charleston, Fort Wagner, & the ruin of Lawrence, Kansas...
Item # 172712
September 19, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 19, 1863 The full front page shows: "The Secretary of State and the Diplomatic Corps at Trenton Falls". Inside has a full page: "The Siege of Charleston--The Morning Call to the Rebels" and another full page has 3 prints: "The Siege of Charleston--The Swamp Angel" & "Diagram Showing the Torpedo Buried in the Sand" and "...The Rebels' Last Device in the Torpedo Line". A related article discusses colored troops and Fort Wagner, making specific reference to a colored corporal, including details of the battle.
A nice and dramatic doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast: "Southern Exiles on Their Way North". A full page shows: "The Ruins of Lawrence, Kansas" and another full page has 3 scenes "The Army of the Potomac--General Birney's Camp at Warrenton Sulphur Springs, Virginia".
The back page has two cartoons: "Professional Reciprocity". Complete in 16 pages.
Category: The Civil War