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Item # 635745 PORTRAIT MONTHLY, New York, April, 1864 

* Civil War Generals

This was an off-shoot of the New York Illustrated News. Each month the Portrait Monthly featured woodcut engravings of the leading generals and politicians of the war, North and South, along with capsule biographies, news, stories, poetry, and serialized fiction, all pertaining to the war. The magazine only existed for 18 issues.
The ftpg. has a portrait of "Rebel General Bishop Leonidas Polk" with his biography. Among the many portraits within are General Benjamin McCulloch, James Gordon Bennett,  General Napoleon J.T. Dana, General Richard S. Ewell, General Benjamin Cheatham, Commodore Stephen Rowan, General Joseph Wheeler and many more.
Sixteen pages, 9 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, small binding holes at the blank spine margin, good condition.

Category: Yankee

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