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George Armstrong Custer takes the entire front page... African-American soldiers...
Item # 662798
March 19, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 19, 1864
* General George Armstrong Custer
* Other Civil War illustrations
* Nice item for display
The entire front page is taken up with a great print captioned: "Brigadier General George A. Custer" showing him leading a charge on horseback, brandishing his sword. There is a related article inside. Minor rubbing at the central fold here.
Other prints within include a halfpg: "The 12th U.S. Colored Troops Receiving Their Colors on Union Square".
The doublepage centerfold shows: "Facsimile of a Photograph of the Moon, Taken by Dr. Henry Draper's Telescope".
Sixteen pages, never bound or trimmed, wear at the margins, some staining within.
Category: The Civil War