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Winslow Homer print takes up the front page...
Item # 176505
June 29, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 29, 1861 The entire front page is taken up with a Winslow Homer print titled: "The War--Marking Havelocks For the Volunteers". Among the full page prints inside are: "Camp Slifer" which has 3 images including: "March of Troops" and "From Chambersburgh". Also: "The Battle of Great Bethel" "Charge of Duryee's Zouaves (Fifth Regiment New York Volunteers) at the Battle of Great Bethel" and: "Our Army Of The Potomac" which as 4 scenes.
Other smaller prints, including half page prints: "Leesburg Bridge on the Potomac Below Harper's Ferry, Lately Held by the Virginians" "Rebel Troops Arriving at & Departing From Martinsburg, Virginia" "Camp of First Regiment New York Volunteers, Colonel Allen, Near Fortress Monroe" "Camp of the Vermont Regiment, Newport News, with Stockade & Embankment", smaller prints including: "John Tyler's Residence, Hampton, Virginia" "Chesapeake Female College..." "Shot & Shell Piled Under the Walls of Fortress Monroe". Also: "Moat & Seward Face of Fortress Monroe" "Landing of the Scott Life-Guard at Newport News"; 3 prints on one page: "Landing of the 7th & 12th Regiments at Cairo - Battery on the Ohio Levee, Used for Ordering Steamers - Batteries on the Ohio Levee at Cairo", and "The Late Lieutenant Greble" "Rifle Pit for Sentinels" "The Privateer 'Savannah' Captured by the U.S. Brig 'Perry' ".
The back page has 3 political cartoons, one showing slaves labeled "Contraband of War". This issue also includes a serialized portion of "Great Expectations", by Charles Dickens. Complete in 16 pages.
Category: The Civil War