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The Siege of Charleston... Deserters are shot...
Item # 172714
September 26, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 26, 1863 The full front page has two prints: "The Siege of Charleston--Evacuation of Morris Island by the Rebels..." and "Siege of Charleston--Charge of the 24th Massachusetts Regiment Upon the Rebel Rifle Pits...". Inside has a full page: "The Siege of Charleston--View from the Sea Face of Fort Wagner" and another: "Scene of the Desperate Assault Upon Wagner...Shell From Fort Johnson" and yet another fullpg: "...Bombardment of Fort Moultrie by the Ironclads". There is a small print: "Siege of Charleston--Johnsonville & Rebel Fortifications" and a print of: "The Archduke Maximilian of Austria, Pretended Emperor of Mexico".
There is a nice yet sobering doublepage centerfold: "Army of the Potomac--Execution of Five Deserters In the Fifth Corps".
The back page has a political cartoon: "Presentation to Jeff Davis."
Complete in 16 pages.
Category: The Civil War