Charleston Harbor

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Charleston Harbor

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674718

The attack upon Charleston...

Item #674718

April 11, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 11, 1863 



* First Battle of Charleston Harbor

* Rare Confederate publication




The front page includes: "A Word of Justice" "Further From Charleston!" "The Turret of the Iron-Clads Pierced!" "Splendid Spirits of Our Men!" "The Law of Impressment" and more, including a dispatch signed in type: G.T. ... See More  

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$82.00
674063

The battle for Charleston...

Item #674063

April 09, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 9, 1863 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* First Battle of Charleston Harbor




The front page includes: "The Situation In The West" "The Parole of Federal Prisoners" "Latest From the North" "The Fight Opened at Charleston!" "The Attack Commenced!" "Terrific Firing on Both Sides!" &... See More  

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$81.00
670318

Map of Charleston Harbor...

Item #670318

April 13, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, April 13, 1863 



* First Battle of Charleston Harbor



The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "OPENING FIGHT OFF CHARLESTON - Scene of Action Between the Union Iron-Clads & the Rebel Batteries".

Among the first column heads: "The Fight At Charleston" "The Keokuk Destroyed by a Torpedo" "Tremendous Fire of the Rebel Batt... See More  

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662131

Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina...

Item #662131

September 08, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 8, 1863 



* Second Battle of Charleston Harbor

* Fort Wagner - Morris Island - South Carolina

* From the capital of the Confederacy




The front page includes; "Latest From The North" "From Charleston--Evacuation of Morris Island" "From Tennessee" "The Courts" "Latest News From the North--The Situation i... See More  

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660148

Latest from Atlanta, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #660148

September 29, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Sept. 29, 1864 



* Rare title from the origin of the Civil War



Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Results of the Summer Campaign" "Hood's New Movement" "From the Georgia Front--Affairs at Atlanta" "Latest From the Valley" "and more.

Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner mast... See More  

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$83.00
660142

War news from this notable Confederate city...

Item #660142

October 06, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 6, 1864 



* Rare title from the origin of the Civil War



Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Vice President Stephens and Reconstruction" " "Letter from Richmond" "Affairs on Morris Island--A Yankee Description of the 'Pen' and its Occupants" "The President and the Army" "... See More  

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660140

News from Hood's operations...

Item #660140

October 19, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 19, 1864 



* Rare title from the origin of the Civil War



Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The News of Hood's Operations" "Letter from Richmond" "From the Valley - Camp near New Market" "Interesting from the North" "Mobile and Charleston" and more.

Some war items on the ... See More  

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$67.00
660139

Sherman's report on the Atlanta campaign...

Item #660139

October 20, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 20, 1864 



* Rare publication from the origin of the Civil War

* General William T. Sherman & the Atlanta campaign




Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Important From Hood--Our Army on the Outskirts of Chattanooga" "Successful Skirmishing In Florida" "Yankee Reports from Louisiana" "From t... See More  

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660138

Morgan's betrayer... Ben Butler's anger...

Item #660138

October 22, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 22, 1864 



* From the origin of the Civil War



Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "News From the North" which includes a dispatch signed by Benjamin Butler, concerning anger over the Confederates employing captured colored soldiers in digging trenches, with his similar retaliation (see).

"Mrs. Lucy Williams--Mor... See More  

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660134

President Jefferson Davis addresses his Congress...

Item #660134

November 08, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Nov. 8, 1864 



* Confederate president Jefferson Davis

* Rare title from the origin of the Civil War




Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Glorious Achievements of Forrest's Horse Marines" "Yankee Army News" "The Tennessee Valley Campaign" "The President's Message" in which he presents ... See More  

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659373

Fortifications of ports & harbors of the United States...

Item #659373

February 03, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Feb. 3, 1796  Various news & ads of the day including an illustrated stagecoach ad. The front page begins with a: "Report from the Department of War Relative to the Fortification of the Ports and Harbours of the United States" with specifics on Salem, Marblehead, New London, New York, Philadelphia, Savannah, Charleston, Norfolk, A... See More  

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656931

Charleston, South Carolina from the Civil War...

Item #656931

January 31, 1863

(single-leaf from) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, January 31, 1863



This is a single-page print which would be great for display. The page contains four engravings entitled: "Middle-Ground Battery, Charleston, S.C." "The Charleston Iron-Clad Fleet" "Folley's Battery Near the Light-House, at Charleston, South Carolina" and "Our Blockading Fleet off North... See More  

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651171

Much action near Charleston...

Item #651171

February 06, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 6, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Removal of Gen. Butler" "The Affair Off Charleston Harbor" "The Affair at Fort Donelson" "The Rebels Driven in Great Disorder" "The Blockade of Charleston" "They were To Attack the City" "The Defeat of Pryor on the Blackwater" "... See More  

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647114

A battle of ironclads...

Item #647114

February 06, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 6, 1863  Among the ftpg. one column heads are: "Important From the South" "The Affair at Charleston Harbor" "The Union Iron-Clad Gunboat Ironsides Off Charleston" "Tremendous Military Efforts of the Rebels" "HIGHLY IMPORTANT NEWS" "Rebel Reports Relative to Affairs off Charleston" "The Port Completely Block... See More  

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634404

New Orleans and Charleston, South Carolina...

Item #634404

September 30, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 30, 1863  Among the ftpg. one column Civil War heads are: "Interesting From New Orleans" "The Good Health of the City" "The Mississippi Marauders" "From Charleston Harbor" "Description of the Rebel Works" "Honors to Gen. Gilmore" "Destitution of the Florida's Crew" and more.

Eight pages, nice cond... See More  

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$27.00
620413

War reports in this weekly newspaper...

Item #620413

February 21, 1863

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 21, 1863 A wealth of war-related reports, including column heads: "Dept. of North Carolina" "Department of Virginia" "Bases of Reconstruction" "The Late Attack on Fort McAllister, Georgia--The Montauk Under Fire" "The Affair In Charleston Harbor" "The Rebel Blockade at Vicksburg" "The Conscription Bill&q... See More  

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620168

Much action near Charleston...

Item #620168

February 06, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 6, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Removal of Gen. Butler" "The Affair Off Charleston Harbor" "The Affair at Fort Donelson" "The Rebels Driven in Great Disorder" "The Blockade of Charleston" "They were To Attack the City" "The Defeat of Pryor on the Blackwater" "... See More  

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611622

Rumblings of the Civil War...

Item #611622

January 25, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 25, 1861  Page 6 has column heads including: "The Pro-Slavery Rebellion" "Affairs At Charleston" "The Soldiers Tired of Camp Duty" "Worthlessness of Charleston Harbor" "Weakness of Fort Sumter" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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602000

Charleston harbor blockaded...

Item #602000

December 26, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 26, 1861  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Sunken Fleet" "The Main Channel to Charleston Harbor Destroyed" "Sixteen of the Stone Fleet Sunk Across It" and more.

Eight pages, very nice condition.

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$26.00
597282

Huge Civil War map of Charleston harbor...

Item #597282

August 05, 1863

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 5, 1863 



* Charleston, South Carolina Harbor map



The front page features a huge Civil War map headed: "THE IMPORTANT OPERATIONS AT CHARLESTON." Plus there are some one column heads including: "On To Charleston" "The Bombardment of Fort Wagner" and more (see photos).

Eight pages, great condition, and a great newspaper for display w... See More  

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$64.00
587532

Growing tensions just prior to the Civil War...

Item #587532
(5) NEW YORK TIMES, January - March, 1861 



* Five newspaper lot prior to the outbreak of the Civil War



Few periods of American history were more unsettled than the months preceding the outbreak of the Civil War, which began with the bombardment of Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor on April  12, 1861. Since the election of Lincoln the preceding November the Southern states began seri... See More  

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$48.00
582881

Star of the West...

Item #582881

January 11, 1861

NEW-YORK TIMES, January 11, 1861



* Star of the West



Page 1 has a subheader reading: "Confirmation of the Reports Relative to the Star of the West".



Page 5 has the following headlines: "ARRIVAL OF THE NOVA SCOTIAN" "BOMBARDMENT OF GAETA" and more.



Many believe that Star of the West incident was the actual start of the Civil War.



Other news of the day in... See More  

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$65.00
556672

Fort Donelson...

Item #556672

February 06, 1863

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York City, February 6, 1863.



* Charleston Harbor SC

* Ironclad warships

* Fort Donelson Tennessee



This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration.



Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are:



* IMPORTANT FROM THE SOUTH

* The Affair Off Charleston Harbor

* The Union Iron-Clad Gunboat Ironsides
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$23.00
177621

Theft of the Mona Lisa...

Item #177621

September 09, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 9, 1911



This issue has a full, color cover before the front page. The front page of this issue is a photo of "Alfonso Goes on His Vacation."



This issue has an article of "The Startling Theft of a Priceless Painting--"Mona Lisa.'" The double page illustration is of "Waiting for the Ships That Will Never Come In" b... See More  

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$46.00
177601
Item #177601

April 08, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City,  April 8, 1911



There is a full color cover page on this issue. The front page of this issue is an illustration of "Revenge is Sweet" by Kemble.



This issue has a photo of "New York's Democratic Senator" and an illustration of "Champ Clark and His Friends." There is a photo of "The Burning of New York's State C... See More  

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177022

Mary Anderson....

Item #177022

January 09, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  January 9, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue with an illustration. The front page of this issue has a photo of "Where Many Thousands Perished."



This issue has photos of "Europe's Appalling Calamity"; "The Tragedy on the Mediterranean"; "Mary Anderson, That Was"; and there are illustrations o... See More  

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$36.00
177405

The Death of Lady Curzon.... H.G. Wells...

Item #177405

August 18, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 18, 1906 There is a front page illustration, "The English Cousin Arrives" by George McEvoy. There is both an article, "The Future in America" by H. G. Wells, author of War of the Worlds, and illustrations by Vernon Howe Bailey and E. V. Nanherdy to go with the article. "Japan's Capacity for the Supremacy of the ... See More  

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213757

1863 Pontotoc, Mississippi...

Item #213757

April 24, 1863

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1863  



* Ponotoc, Mississippi
* The Cumberland Cleared


This 8 page newspaper is in nice (not brittle at all) condition (except for little water staining and minor margin wear) due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this important time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with interesting Civil War reports from the time i
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$27.00
206671

"Great Expectations" Collection IV

Item #206671

March 30, 1861

Harper's Weekly, March 30, 1861 through May 4, 1861. This is a six-issue set (part 4) of Harper's Weekly containing the Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" in serialization format. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.



This set would look great displayed in one of our 17 inch by 14 inch display cases which can be viewed at www.rar... See More  

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$332.00
206668

"Great Expectations" Collection III - 6 issues...

Item #206668

February 16, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, February 16, 1861 through March 23, 1861. This is a six-issue set (part 3) of Harper's Weekly containing the Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" in serialization format. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.



The individual issues are described as:



HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 16, 1861 Full ftpg. is an extremely d... See More  

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$452.00
206665

"Great Expectations" Collection II...

Item #206665

January 05, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 5, 1861 through February 9, 1861. This is a six-issue set (part 2) of Harper's Weekly containing the Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" in serialization format. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.



This set would look great displayed in one of our 17 inch by 14 inch display cases which can be v... See More  

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$332.00
177064

Mark Twain...

Item #177064

December 15, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 15, 1900 Color front page of Mark Twain; The Surprise Party to Mark Twain; Scenes on the Island of Guam; The Opening of Congress; fullpage "The National Capitols of the United States"; doublepage centerfold "A Surprise Party to Mark Twain by His Characters"; Oscar Wilde; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.

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$125.00
172580

The slave Robert Smalls... A Winslow Homer centerfold...

Item #172580

June 14, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 14, 1862  Perhaps the most notable print (with related text) is that of: "Robert Smalls, Captain of the Gun Boat 'Planter' " which includes a related article as well.  As Wikipedia notes, Robert Smalls was an enslaved African American who freed himself, his crew and their families from slavery by commandeering a Confederate transport ... See More  

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172960

Louisiana map...

Item #172960

February 03, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 3, 1866 The front page of the issue features a half-page illustration "Birds in Winter - Out-Door Relief" and an accompanying story.  A fullpage illustration: 'Old Folks at Home and Young Folks Abroad' is comprised of several scenes. Great doublepage centerfold: 'The Iron-Clad Navy of the United States' shows 13 illustrations. ... See More  

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172864

Sherman's march through the South...

Item #172864

March 04, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 4, 1865  The full front page is a print: "Sherman's March Through South Carolina--Road at the Swamp Crossings." which also has a nice page 2 editorial: "Sherman's True Victory.

Other prints inside include: "Camp Ford, Texas" "The Double-ender 'Pontiac' Descending the Savannah River" "Charleston &... See More  

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172434

Prints regarding Charleston, South Carolina...

Item #172434

January 19, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1861  The front page has 4 prints: "Hon. Francis W. Pickens, Governor of South Carolina" "Hon. Judge Magrath, Sec. of State of South Carolina" "Rev. Dr. Bachman Who Asked a Blessing on the Secession Ordinance" and "The Charleston Zouaves". Prints inside include: "Mr. Rarey and Cruiser (horse)"; a: &qu... See More  

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172358

Democratic Convention...

Item #172358

April 28, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 28, 1860 Ftpg. shows: 'Delegates to the Democratic Convention Leaving the Charleston Hotel'. Also a halfpg. scene of the Convention Hall at Charleston, S.C., plus a great dblpgctrfld. showing them in session at Charleston. 'Statue of Henry Clay, at New Orleans'. The back page has a notice for "The Base Ball Player's Pocket Companion&quo... See More  

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172646

Slaves fleeing into Union camps...

Item #172646

January 31, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 31, 1863 The full front page is a print: "Army Beef" showing soldiers shooting cattle, with 2 smaller vignettes.

Inside has a full page: "Contrabands Coming Into Camp in Consequence of the Proclamation", referring to the recent Emancipation Proclamation. It shows many African-Americans and presumed slaves. Also a full page with 2 prints: ... See More  

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174424

Harbor of Charleston...

Item #174424

January 31, 1880

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 31, 1880  Full ftpg. Nast cartoon: 'Another Investigation Committee' shows a Black man in Kansas holding a bag reading: 'Exodus from the South'. Nearly halfpg: 'Whale Captured in the Harbor of Charleston, S.C.'. Illus. of 'The Late Frank Leslie'. Several illustrations of: 'Paris Under the Snow'. Another fullpg. Nas... See More  

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172436

Nice Charleston issue...

Item #172436

January 26, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 26, 1861  The front page shows: "The Prayer at Sumter". Other prints inside include: "Firing on the 'Star of the West' from the South Carolina Battery on Morris Island" "Group of Guns & Gun Carriages Dismantled by Major Anderson at Fort Moultrie" "Battery at Fort Moultrie, Bearing on Fort Sumter", a full p... See More  

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172668

Blockade running at Vicksburg...

Item #172668

April 18, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 18, 1863  The front page has a print: "The Rams 'Switzerland' and 'Lancaster' Running the Blockade at Vicksburg" with related text. Inside has two full pages with 7 images: "Headquarters at the Army of the Potomac--Blacksmiths Department--Stables and Negro Servants' Tent--General Hooker's Tent--Army Mail Leaving Headq... See More  

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174210

Nast on Boss Tweed...

Item #174210

January 19, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 19, 1878 Full ftpg. Nast: 'The Tweed-ization Of Silver' & another fullpg. Nast: 'Ideal Money'. Nice fullpg: 'A Warm Bed For Uncle' Two halfpg. views: 'Loading Cotton at Charleston' & 'A Cotton Wharf, Charleston, S.C.' 3/4 pg: 'Henry Stanley, The African Explorer' with text.

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172704

The Battle of Gettysburg and much more...

Item #172704

August 22, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 22, 1863  The front page has prints of: "Residence of John Burns, At Gettysburg, Pennsylvania" and "John Burns, the Only Man in Gettysburg, Pa., Who Fought at the Battle".

A full page with 8 prints show: "Views of the Gettysburg Battle Field"; another full page has: "General View of Gettysburg, From the West" and &... See More  

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175238

Logging in Michigan...

Item #175238

November 12, 1887

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 12, 1887  Full front pg. illus. of "Arrested on Arrival." Inside are three small portraits of "The Late John Murray Carnochan, M.D.," "The Late Rear Admiral Nicholson," and "Hon. Joseph Chamberlain, M.P., British Commissioner to the Fisheries Conference." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Jenny Lind as she Appeared i... See More  

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172422

Fortifications for the Defense of the City of New York...

Item #172422

December 08, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 8, 1860 Ftpg. article & illus. of; 'Hon. Roger B. Taney, Chief Justice of the U.S.'. Four illus. re. 'The Marine School at Charleston, S.C.'. Terrific & very displayable dblpgctrfld: 'General View of the Fortifications for the Defense of the City of New York' shows 7 forts in the vicinity, including ones at Long Is., Staten Is., Gov.'s ... See More  

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172700

The Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #172700

August 08, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 8, 1863  Certainly one of the more desired issues of the Civil War with the nice content on the Battle of Gettysburg. The front page has 2 prints: "Saluting the Old Flag at Port Hudson" and "The Formal Surrender of Port Hudson". Inside a 1/4 pg: "Siege of Vicksburg--Huts on the Hill-side"; a full page has two prints: "Po... See More  

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172416

Election of Abraham Lincoln as President...

Item #172416

November 17, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 17, 1860  The full front page shows: 'Gen. Guiseppe Garibaldi" who was considered the George Washington of Italy, the person most responsible for uniting the country. There is also a page two article on him.

Other prints include a nice full pg. of: "Fort Moultrie (Sullivan's Island), Charleston, South Carolina in the Distance", a... See More  

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175678

The Brooklyn Navy Yard... Carnegie Library, Pittsburgh...

Item #175678

January 30, 1892

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 30, 1892  Half page: 'Design for the Carnegie Library at Pittsburg, Pa.' Full page: 'At the Brooklyn Navy Yard'.

Great doublepage centerfold: 'Some of the Ships of the U.S. Navy' is displayable. Nice Remington full page: 'Garza Revolutionists in the Texas Chaparral'

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172440

The Alabama delegation secedes from the Union...

Item #172440

February 09, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 9, 1861  The full front page is a print of: "The Seceding Alabama Delegation In Congress" showing nine men. Text on the men takes over half of page 2.

Other prints within include: "Captain J. G. Foster, Engineer Corps U.S.A., On Duty at Fort Sumter" "Arrival of the United States Steam Sloop 'Niagara' At Jeddo, Japan, with t... See More  

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172684

Grant's charge before Vicksburg...

Item #172684

June 13, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 13, 1863  Perhaps the most notable print is the full page by famed artist Winslow Homer, titled: "Home From the War" showing soldiers embracing their wives & children.

The front page has prints of: "Major-General John A. Logan" and "General Logan Crossing the Bayou Pierre in Pursuit of the Rebels". Other prints include a f... See More  

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