Harper's Weekly Issues from 1864

Browse our inventory of Harper's Weekly issues from 1864, which chronicle a nation weary of a Civil War whose end, which was to come in April 1865, at times seemed anything but inevitable.

Harper's Weekly Issues from 1864

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666423

Robert E. Lee portrait on the front page...

Item #666423

July 02, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1864 



* Famed General Robert E. Lee issue

* American Civil War illustrations

* Nice for display




Certainly the prime content in this issue is the very nice front page illustration of: "The Rebel General Robert Edmund Lee" with a short biography on him as well.

Other prints include a fullpg. of 5 scenes in Georgia including Resaca, Woodl... See More  

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630955

Emancipated slaves... Ice skating at Central Park...

Item #630955

January 30, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 30, 1864  The most desired & notable print is likely the full page captioned: "Emancipated Slaves, White and Colored" showing one man with a brand on his forehead.

The front page shows the: "Ruins of the Church of the Compania, at Santiago, Chili, After the Conflagration". Inside has a full page: "Snowy Morning--On Picket&qu... See More  

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551998
Item #551998

January 30, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 30, 1864 (Print only)



This single page illustration is from the last page of the issue. This features a political cartoon of Jeff Davis entitled "Cold Comfort". The remainder of the page is comprised of variety of ads which one is for Remington's Revolver.



The page measures approximately 11.25" x 16" and is in good condition (see photos ... See More  

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551995
Item #551995

January 30, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 30, 1864 (Print only)



This single page illustration is comprised of two half-page illustrations: "The New English Six Hundred-Pounder Armstrong Gun" and "Launch of Her Majesty's Screw Steamship 'Minotaur,' Fifty Guns, at Blackwall, England".



The page measures approximately 11.25" x 16", has a slight irregular left edge, otherwi... See More  

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$12.00
551992
Item #551992

January 30, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 30, 1864 (Print only)



This single page illustration is from the front page of the issue and is comprised of three separate illustrations: "The Church of the Compania in the Distance"; "The Church of the Compania"; and "Nuns of the Church of the Compania, at Santiago, Chili, After the Conflagration".



The page measures approximat... See More  

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538772
Item #538772

October 22, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated October 22, 1864 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains an engraving entitled "Grant's Campaign - The Battle at Chapin's Farm, September 29, 1864". See photos for details.



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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538768
Item #538768

April 09, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated April 19, 1864 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains an engraving entitled "'The Metropolitan Fair Buildings on Fourteenth Street New York". See photos for details.



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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538767
Item #538767

April 16, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated April 16, 1864 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains an engraving entitled "'Floral Department of the Great Fair". See photos for details.



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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538765
Item #538765

January 23, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated Janaury 23, 1864 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains an engraving entitled "'Sufferings in a Snow-Storm on the Michigan Central". See photos for details.



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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538755
Item #538755

March 19, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated March 19, 1864 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains several Civil War era ads. See photos for details.



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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538752
Item #538752

November 05, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated November 5, 1864 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains several Civil War era ads. See photos for details.



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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538751
Item #538751

February 20, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated February 20, 1864 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains several Civil War era ads. See photos for details.



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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538742
Item #538742

January 30, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated January 30, 1864  (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains several Civil War era ads including a political cartoon entitled "Cold Comfort". See photos for details.



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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205271

Published by Charles Dickens... a 6 issue set...

A White Hand and a Black Thumb...

Item #205271

January 23, 1864

Harper's WEEKLY, January 23 - March 5, 1864  This is a six issue set of Harper's Weekly issues containing all 6 installments of "A White Hand and a Black Thumb", by Henry Spicer, originally published by Charles Dickens' in All the Year Round.  The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.  The individual issues are described... See More  

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172846

Nast print: Lincoln invites Confederates to the Christmas table...

Item #172846

December 31, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 31, 1864  The full front page shows children in a bedroom playing with Christmas gifts and toys while the parents watch from the doorway.

The very ornate doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast is titled: "The Union Christmas Dinner" and shows President Abraham Lincoln welcoming Confederates to dinner, with a long table in the background and emp
... See More  

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172844

The effects of war... The Chief Justices of the Supreme Court...

Item #172844

December 24, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 24, 1864  The full front pager is taken up with prints of: "The Chief Justices of the United States" with Salmon Chase as the central print, surrounded by John Jay, Oliver Ellsworth, Roger B. Taney, and John Marshall.

Many nice prints within including a full page: "View of the Stations on Grant's Military Railroad from City Point to His ... See More  

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172842

Great prints of Generals Meade and Sherman...

Item #172842

December 17, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 17, 1864  The full front page is a print of: "Major-General George H. Thomas". Prints inside include: "Major-General John M. Schofield" "General David S. Stanley" "Torpedo Raft in Mobile Bay", a full page showing: "Our Fleet in Hampton Roads" and "Fort Wool (rip rap), Hampton Roads"; a full page sh... See More  

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172840

Sherman's march through Georgia...

Item #172840

December 10, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 10, 1864  The full front page is: "Arrival Of Union Refugees at Kingston, Georgia".  Inside has a full page print: "Thank God! Reception of Our Exchanged Prisoners on Board the 'Eliza Hancox' ". Other prints within include: "Serving Out Rations to Our Exchanged Prisoners on Board the 'New York' " "Sund... See More  

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172838

Nast centerfold, and Winslow Homer Thanksgiving print...

Item #172838

December 03, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 3, 1864  The front page has: 'The Rebel Flag of Truce Boat 'Beauregard' with Savannah in the Distance" & "The Rebel Flag of Truce Boats Coming down the Savannah River". Nice fullpg. prints include 2 scenes of: "Our Blockading Fleet Off Wilmington, N.C." and three views of: "In & Around Martinsburg, Virginia". A n... See More  

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172836

Famous Lincoln cartoon on having won the election...

Item #172836

November 26, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 26, 1864  The prime piece of this issue is the very famous back page political cartoon captioned: "Long Abraham Lincoln A Little Longer." showing an elongated version of him since he just won his second presidential election (see). This cartoon has become quite famous.

The entire front page is taken up with prints of: "Captain Napoleon Colli
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172834

Capture of a rebel fort...

Item #172834

November 19, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 19, 1864  The front page has prints of: "Lieutenant William B. Cushing" and "Destruction of the Rebel Ram 'Albemarle' at Plymouth, North Carolina".

Inside page prints include: "Confederate Iron-clads on the James, Below Chaffin's Bluff" "Gen. Butler & Staff Watching the Battle from Johnson House" &quo... See More  

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172832

General George Armstrong Custer on the front page...

Item #172832

November 12, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York Nov. 12, 1864  The front page contains a nice print captioned: "General Custer Presenting Captured Battle Flags at the War Department, Washington" showing him and many others holding flags.

Many other Civil War prints within, including a half pg: "Valley of the Shenandoah--Gen. Sheridan's Wagon Trains..." & a full page Thomas Nast car... See More  

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172830

War events near Petersburg...

Item #172830

November 05, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 5, 1864  The full front page is a nice print of: "Phil Sheridan's Ride to the Front." showing him on horseback. Inside has a full page print: "Union Refugees Coming Into the Federal Lines" and half page prints: "Adams Express Office at City Point, Virginia, on Pay Day" "Valley Of the Shenandoah--Paying Sheridan's T... See More  

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172828

Wealth of Civil War illustrations...

Item #172828

October 29, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 29, 1864  The full front page is a print of: "A Group of Cavalry Officers" on horseback, being Merritt, Kautz, and Wilcox. Pages 2 & 3 have various reports on the Civil War. Other prints within include: "Headquarters Army of the James--Pennsylvania Soldiers Voting" "Headquarters Army of the James--Rebel Prisoners & Desert... See More  

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172826

Battle of Chapin's Farm...

Item #172826

October 22, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 22, 1864  The full front page is a print of: "Major-General Butler After the Battle of September 25, 1864". Inside has four full page Civil War prints captioned: "Grant's Campaign--The Battle at Chapin's Farm" & "...The Rebel Assault & Attempt to Recapture Fort Harrison" & "...Charge of the Fifth Cor... See More  

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Item from Catalog 299 (released for October, 2020)...

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172824

General McClellan runs for President...

Item #172824

October 15, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 15, 1864  Most of the front page is taken up with a print: "General Hunt and Major Duane, Chief of Artillery & Chief engineer of the Army of the Potomac" with a related article. Other prints within include: "The Sixth Corps in Action on the Opequan" "Early's Army Falling Back Upon Winchester" "Major-General Davi... See More  

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172822

General Sherman and more...

Item #172822

October 08, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 8, 1864  The entire front page is a nice print captioned: "Major-General Philip H. Sheridan". Inside has a full page and very dramatic print: "The Cavalry Charge at Winchester, Virginia". Other prints within include: "Whitehall Street, Atlanta, Georgia" "Whitehall Street (Looking Eastward) Atlanta, Georgia"; a full... See More  

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172820

A great double page print of Abraham Lincoln holding a flag...

Item #172820

October 01, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 1, 1864  The front page shows: "General Warren Extending & Fortifying His Lines Across the Weldon Railroad". Inside has a full page: "The Halt" by Thomas Nast; a full page: "General Sherman's Victory--Rebel Prisoners Being conducted to Atlanta From Jonesborough"; a half pg: "Destruction of Cars by General Hood P... See More  

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172818

Great Thomas Nast centerfold on the 'Blessings of Victory'...

Item #172818

September 24, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 24, 1864  The front page has prints of: "The Late Rebel General John Morgan" with a biography on him. Also: "Rebel Torpedo Boat" with a related article as well. Other prints within include: "General Grant's Campaign--In The Trenches Before Petersburg" "Plan of the Battle of August 5, 1864" "Fort Morgan Just ... See More  

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172816

Lincoln's adversary for the Presidency...

Item #172816

September 17, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 17, 1864  The full front page is a very dramatic print: "Harry Davis Capturing the Battle Flag of the 13th Louisiana Regiment, at the Battle of Ezra Church".  Other prints within include: "Admiral Farragut's Fleet Bombarding Fort Morgan" "Rear-Admiral David G. Farragut, U.S.N." "View of Petersburg, Virginia, ... See More  

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172814

Forrest's raid into Memphis...

Item #172814

September 10, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 10, 1864  The front page has a print of: "The Most Rev. John McCloskey, D.D., Archbishop of New York" with an article on him as well. Inside has a full page: "Isometric View of General Grant's Virginia Campaign" as well as: "Farragut's Victory in Mobile Bay--The Capture of the Rebel am 'Tennessee' ".

Other... See More  

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172812

Print that made Thomas Nast famous...

Item #172812

September 03, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 3, 1864  The full front page is taken up with a print: "Gen. Sherman's Campaign--Council of War Held at Gen. Wood's Headquarters".

Certainly the best print in this issue is also one of the more famous by Thomas Nast. This print (see) shows a triumphant Confederate soldier shaking hands with a peg-legged Union veteran as what appears ... See More  

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172810

Sherman's Battle of Ezra's Church, Georgia...

Item #172810

August 27, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 27, 1864  The full front page is a dramatic print: "General Grant's Campaign--Explosion at City Point". Full page prints inside include: "General Grant's Campaign--The Charge on Cemetery Ridge, After the Explosion" and "Quarters of the Union Officers Exposed to the Federal Fire in Charleston" and also: "General S... See More  

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172808

General Grant's campaign...

Item #172808

August 20, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 20, 1864  The front page has prints; "Before Petersburg--Carrying Powder to the Mine" "Col. Pleasant Superintending the Arrival of the Powder" "General Grant's Campaign--Hancock's Corps Crossing the James River from Jones's Neck" plus an article: "Before Petersburg."

Prints inside include a small map ca... See More  

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172806

General Sherman's advance in Georgia...

Item #172806

August 13, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 13, 1864  The front page has: "General Hooker Riding Along His Lines on the Morning of July 21, 1861" and "The Late Major-General James McPherson" & "Major-General Oliver C. Howard".

Other prints within include: "Army of the Potomac--Inspection of the Second Pennsylvania, Colonel Gibson" "...General Stannard... See More  

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172804

General Sherman's efforts near Kennesaw Mountain...

Item #172804

August 06, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 6, 1864  The front page shows a man with a scythe and a poem: "The Mower In Oho". The prints within include: "General Sherman's Advance--View of Kenesaw Mountain, from Little Kenesaw" "...Little Kenesaw" "...View of the Public Square, Marietta, Georgia" "...Gallant Action of Colonel Walcot's Brigade&quo... See More  

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172802

The plundering rebels in Maryland...

Item #172802

July 30, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 30, 1864  The front page has a portrait of: "William Pitt Fessenden, Secretary of the Treasury" as well as an article on him. Other prints within include: "The Rebels Robbing the Flour Mills in Maryland" "The Rebels Pillaging at the Hagerstown Depot" "The Rebels Retreating with Their Plunder Across the Potomac River" ... See More  

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172800

General Grant's and General Sherman's campaigns...

Item #172800

July 23, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1864  The entire front page is a print of: "The Sinking of the 'Alabama' Off Cherbourg". Other prints within include: "View on the Appomattox, Below Port Walthall" "Jones's Neck, From General Foster's Head-Quarters, Near Malvern Hill, on the James" "Divine Service at General Baldy Smith's Headquarte... See More  

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172798

Thomas Nast honors the 4th of July... Many war prints...

Item #172798

July 16, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 16, 1864  The full front page is taken up with a print of the famous photo: "Lieutenant-General Grant at His Headquarters". Other prints within include: "The Naval Contest Off Cherbourg Between the 'Alabama' and the 'Kearsarge' " "General Sherman's Campaign--the Crest of Pine Mountain Where General  Polk Fel... See More  

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172796

Many prints of the Civil War... Execution of a Negro soldier...

Item #172796

July 09, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 9, 1864  The front page has prints of: "Capt. J. Henry Sleeper, Commanding the 10th Massachusetts Battery" and "Sleeper's Battery" with a related article. Pages 2 & 3 have reports on the Civil War and includes a letter signed in type: Abraham Lincoln.

Other prints within include a full page: "General Grant's Campaign--T... See More  

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172794

Robert E. Lee portrait on the front page...

Item #172794

July 02, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1864  Certainly the prime content in this issue is the very nice front page illustration of: "The Rebel General Robert Edmund Lee" with a short biography on him as well.

Other prints include a fullpg. of 5 scenes in Georgia including Resaca, Woodlands, Kingston & Adairsville. Another page shows: "Fighting Johnny Logan" and "... See More  

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172792

Battles in Virginia and Georgia...

Item #172792

June 25, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 25, 1864  The front page shows: "Burning of the Steamer 'Berkshire' on the Hudson River...." as well as prints of: "Governor Andrew Johnson of Tennessee" and "The Late Joshua R. Giddings". Pages 2 and 3 have much text on the Civil War.

Other prints within include: "Grant's Great Campaign--Stevens's Battery... See More  

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172790

The Civil War in Georgia and Virginia...

Item #172790

June 18, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 18, 1864  The front page is taken up with 3 prints: "Porter's Gunboats Passing the Dam in the Red River, Near Alexandria" and 2 scenes of: "Rebel Cruelty--Our Starved Soldiers" which has a related article on page 3 & an editorial: "Further Proofs of Rebel Inhumanity".

Other prints within include: "The Campaign in ... See More  

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172788

Lincoln... Sherman... Spotsylvania...

Item #172788

June 11, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 11, 1864  Inside has a great full page illustration of: "President Lincoln & His Secretaries" which is a nice full-figure view of Lincoln. Other prints include: "Great Central Fair Buildings, Logan Square, Philadelphia" "General Gouverneur K. Warren" "General Horatio Gates Wright" "Belle Plain, Virginia--Gene... See More  

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172786

General William T. Sherman in Georgia...

Item #172786

June 04, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 4, 1864  The full front page is a very nice print of: "Major-General William T. Sherman". Other prints within include a full page: Major-General Wadsworth Fighting in the Wilderness", and other prints of: "...Our Wounded Escaping from the Fires in the Wilderness" "Army of the Potomac--Scene of General Sedgwick's Death"... See More  

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172784

Uylesses S. Grant and his famous quote...

Item #172784

May 28, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 28, 1864  The full front page is taken up with a nice print of: "Major-General Winfield Scott Hancock". There is much reporting on the war with articles: "Our Armies" "The Dead Heroes" "The Army of the Cumberland" "The Early Hopes of the Rebels" "The Army of the Potomac" "The Battles in the Wil... See More  

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172782

Two Civil War maps, and rebel atrocities...

Item #172782

May 21, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, News York, May 21, 1864  The full front pager is a print: "General Sherman's Advance--Buzzard's Roost Pass, Georgia". Inside has a full page: "Grand Musical Festival in Philadelphia In Aid of the Sanitary Commission"; a full page: "Map of Virginia showing the Military Operations of Generals Grant and Butler"as well as: "Map of Ri... See More  

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172780

Fight on the Red River...

Item #172780

May 14, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 14, 1864  The full front page is a print: "Rebel Attack on Our Gunboats in the Red River". Other prints within include: "Views of the Great Aqueduct, Washington, District of Columbia" which has 9 vignettes; "Major-General Philip Henry Sheridan" "General Thomas E. Greenfield Ransom" "Shakespeare and Schiller";... See More  

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172778

Slaves escaping to freedom...

Item #172778

May 07, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 7, 1864  The full front page is a print: "Union Scouts In Louisiana". Inside has a very notable full page print: "Negroes Escaping Out of Slavery" as well as "Stock Gambling at Gallagher's Evening Exchange" and "Repulse of the Rebels at Pleasant Hill, Louisiana". Other prints include: "Freedman's Village, ... See More  

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172776

Massacre at Fort Pillow... Ringgold, Georgia...

Item #172776

April 30, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 30, 1864  The front page shows a group of officers making a toast, along with a poem concerning the third anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War. Prints within include: "In The Fair" "Admiral Porter's Flotilla" "the Steam Ram 'Switzerland". Some articles include: "Sketches of the Red River Expedition" ... See More  

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