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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
November 19, 1864
ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Nov. 19, 1864 As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. The front page has: "The Campaign In The Shenandoah" "The Campaign In Virginia" and "The Campaign in Georgia" which carries over to pg. 2. Other war r... See More
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
January 07, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 7, 1865 The full front page shows: "Sergeant Helmes Raising the Colors of the 107th New York Regiment Over the Capitol at Milledgeville, Georgia".
A wealth of prints in this issue including: "The Principal Part of the City of Savannah, Georgia" "Map of Wilmington Harbor, N.C." Destruction of the Depots, Public Buildings, a... See More
January 28, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 28, 1865 The front page prints include: "The Ocean Monitor 'Dictator' ", "Hon. William Dennison, Postmaster General" and "General H. W. Slocum". Inside has a full page print: " 'Tween Decks After Action--News From Home".
Other prints include: "New Year's Day in Savannah--General Sherman's... See More
February 11, 1865
DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Feb. 11, 1865
* Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital
* General Robert E. Lee letter
* Nearing the end of the Civil War
A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, the city through which all Civil War reports would flow. This issue is from quite late in the war.
The first column on the ftpg. begins with ads, then begins the always int... See More
April 01, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 1, 1865 The front page has a nice print showing: "General Sherman's Entry Into Columbia, South Carolina". Pages 2 and 3 have some interesting war-related articles including: "Davis Asks to be Dictator" "Davis and Lee" "Trade With Rebels" and more.
Other prints within include: "14th and 20th Corps Crossing ... See More
June 13, 1865
NEW-YORK TIMES, NY, June 13, 1865
* Battle of Bull Run dedication
* Manassas, Virginia
Front page has one column headlines that include: "In Memoriam!" "The First of Our Hundred Battle Monuments" "An Official Visit to the Field of Bull Run" "Dedication of a Cenotaph to the Glorious Dead" "Appearance of the Historic Ground&quo... See More
June 13, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, June 13, 1865 Front page first column heads include: "Bull Run" "The Final Victory on the First Battle Field of the Rebellion" "The Dead Heroes of Manassas" "Interesting Ceremonies of Dedicating the Monuments Marking the Resting Place of Our Braves" "The Herald's Special Report of the Proceedings" "The Rush From Wash... See More
June 24, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 24, 1865 The full front page is a nice print of: "Lieutenant-General Grant visiting General Scott at Cozzens's Hotel, West Point".
Among the nice prints within this issue is a full page of: "Sheridan and His Generals" with each labeled, perhaps the most notable being "Custer" some 11 years before his death at Little Big H... See More
June 26, 1865
NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, New York, June 26, 1865
* Post Civil War reconstruction in the South
The front page has the following one column headlines: "RECONSTRUCTION", "The South Carolinians & the President", "Plain Words by the Chief Magistrate", "Conditions to the Readmission of the Palmetto State", "The Abandonment of Slavery Essential", &quo... See More
July 01, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 1, 1865 The front page has 2 prints concerning the dedication of the Bull Run monuments, captioned: "Monument Erected on the Field of the First Battle of Bull Run" and: "Consecration of the Bull Run Monuments--Reading the Service". There is front page text on the dedication as well.
Inside has a full page of: "Sherman And His Gene... See More
July 29, 1865
NEW-YORK TIMES, July 29, 1865
* General Edmund Kirby Smith captured
Among the front page heads: "Capture of Kirby Smith by the Mexicans" "Four Pieces of Artillery and Nine Hundred Rifles Taken". In the report it says in part: "Major Texxier...has just arrived... bringing intelligence of the capture of Gen. Kirby Smith and his entire party. He was intercepted...... See More
September 09, 1865
ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Sept. 9, 1865
* Post Civil War military actions
Obviously a military-themed newspaper so all the content is as would be expected, including much on Reconstruction efforts following the Civil War. A front page article begins: "The Indian now begins to assert himself again & to claim a respectable space in the weekly records of military movemen... See More
September 16, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 16, 1865 Most of the front page shows: "The Court Room in Which Capt. Wirz, the Andersonville Jailer, is being Tried at Washington". The very dramatic doublepage centerfold is captioned: "Andersonville Prison Scenes Illustrating Captain Wirz's Trial" which includes 13 scenes of torture & starvation.
Other prints within include... See More
September 16, 1865
NEW YORK TIMES, with baseball content from the year the Civil War ended. Sept. 16, 1865 On the back page under Base Ball is: Base Ball Among Firemen--Hose Company No. 55 Vs. Engine Company No. 34. Very brief one sentence summary says: A spirited game of base ball between the above companies at Hoboken, Friday, Sept. 15... plus the box score. Other news of the day includes: "THE FALL TRADE" "A... See More
September 30, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 30, 1865 Certainly the most notable print in this issue is the nearly quarter-page captioned: "View of Darlington Court House and the Sycamore Tree Where Amy Spain, the Negro Slave, Was Hung by the Citizens of Darlington, South Carolina". There is an article: "Amy Spain" beneath the print. See the hyperlink for much more on the case of... See More
October 03, 1865
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 3, 1865
* Captain Henry Wirz trial
* Andersonville Georgia prison
* American Indians
In the bottom half of the front page is a one-third column taken up with: "The Trial of Capt. Wirz" "Witnesses for the Defence--Negative Testimony--What Certain Persons Didn't see" (see photos). This is followed by: "Indian Affairs" "Gen... See More
October 07, 1865
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 7, 1865 A nice foldout centerfold: "Grand Celebration of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows & Dedication of the Monument...Founder of the Order...In America, at Baltimore...".
Other prints include: "Fort Smith, Indian Territory, Arkansas..." "Camp Russell, New Haven, Conn...." "The Ruins of Jackson, Miss... See More
October 28, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY New York, October 28, 1865 The front page has a print: "Seizure of 'The Irish People' Newspaper in Dublin and of Deadly Weapons in Cork, Belonging to the Fenians." The balance of the front page is an article titled: "The Fenians".
Prints inside include: "Dacotah Territory - Fort Thompson on the Upper Missouri River, built for the Sioux an... See More
November 25, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 25, 1865 Certainly the prime feature of this illustrated newspaper is the very nice three-quarter page print captioned: "Champion Nine of the Atlantic Base-Ball Club of Brooklyn, L.I., 1865" showing named prints of each of the baseball players. There is a brief article on them as well titled: "The Atlantic Base-Ball Club."
Other prints... See More
December 23, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 23, 1865 The front page has a nice print of: "Hon. John T. Hoffman, Mayor-Elect of New York City" with an article on him. Also an article: "Thanksgiving at Five Points".
Prints within include a doublepage centerfold: "The Pilgrimage to Mecca" which has 11 prints; "Thanksgiving Dinner at the Five Points Ladies' Ho... See More
January 13, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 13, 1866 Full ftpg. is a nice illus. of: 'Edwin Forrest Booth' from a Brady photograph. The highly sought after great double page centerfold: 'Metropolitan Fire Department' is very displayable with many vignettes on the N.Y. fire dept. in action is present within this issue. Also: 'Mounted Messengers Attacked by Indians on the Pla... See More
January 13, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, from New York, dated January 13, 1866 (print only)
This is a single-page print entitled "Mounted Messengers Attacked by Indians on the Plains" by S. B. Enderton.
This measures approximately 15.5 x 10.75 inches, and does contain a lite printing crease in the upper left area of the sky-line, otherwise is in nice condition and is very displayable.... See More
January 27, 1866
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, January 27, 1866 Nice full ftpg: 'Indian Delegation of Iowas, Sacs, & Foxes from Nebraska To Washington', shows 4 chiefs. Nice fullpg. shows 'Jack Frost Among the Rich & the Poor' in 2 dramatically different scenes. Nice halfpg. view: 'The Overland Coach Office, Denver City, Colorado' & one of the banking house in Denver. Other gre... See More
May 30, 1866
NEW-YORK TIMES, New York, NY, May 30, 1866
* General Winfield Scott death
* Post civil war original
This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include:
* Death of Lieut.-Gen. Scott
* Sketch of His long & Glorious Military Career
* His Political Aspirations, Successes & Defeats
* His Last Illness & Death--Personal Reminiscences, &c. ... See More
May 31, 1866
NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1866
* General Winfield Scott death
The top of the front page has: "Honors To Gen. Scott" "Official Statement of His Illness & Death,..." "Medical Diary of His Physical Condition from His Arrival at West Point" "His Burial Place..." "The Funeral Cortege..." and more.
"Old Fuss & Feathers" had a... See More
September 01, 1866
Harper's Weekly, various dates from September 1, 1866 through November 18, 1876. This is a six issue set of Harper's Weekly containing various prints pertaining to events and/or buildings in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually. This is a great set of issues for anyone interested in Philadelphia, PA, early U.S. ... See More
September 15, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 15, 1866 Full ftpg: 'Pres. Johnson's Reception in N.Y.'. Halfpg: 'Gathering Moss on Berwick Bay, La.' 1/3 pg: 'Negro Quarters on Jeff Davis's Plantation' & 'Jeff. Davis's Mansion in Miss.' & 'Andrew Johnson' & fullpg: 'Pres. Johnson's Reception at City Hall, N.Y.'
Complete in sixteen p... See More
November 03, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 3, 1866 Very nice full ftpg. shows a Black man & his grandchild: 'Uncle Tom & His Grandchild'. Nice fullpg. has 2 scenes of: 'View of the City & Harbor of Quebec', one after the great fire. Another halfpg. view of: 'St. Roch, Quebec'. Great fullpg. baseball print: 'The Atlantic Baseball Club of Brooklyn, & the Athlet... See More
December 22, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 22, 1866 Half of the ftpg: 'A Mississippi Steamboat Making a Landing at Night'. Halfpg: 'Infant Class at the Five Points Mission, N.Y.C., Receiving Lunch'. Fullpg. of the railroad bridge '...connecting Perryville with Havre de Grace'. Great fullpg. whaling print: 'Taking a Whale' is displayable.
January 14, 1867
DAILY PRESS & TIMES, Nashville, Tennessee, Jan. 14, 1867
* Red Cloud's War - Indians
* Fort Laramie, Wyoming
Among column heads: "New Project for Reorganization of Southern State Governments" "From Fort Laramie--Mail Train Attacked--Troops Concentrating" "Anticipated Indian Raid in the Platte Valley" "Letter from Henry Ward Beecher to Gov. Br... See More
February 14, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, February 14, 1867 (print only) This is a single leaf full page print taken from this issue entitled "The Last Shot" which is an Indian illustration from a picture published by Currier and Ives. This is a genuine leaf from the issue--not a reprint measuring approximately 10.25 x 15.5 inches and is in good condition.
March 09, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1867 Very nice double page centerfold: 'The Crescent City--Scenes in & Around New Orleans, La.' shows 7 scenes, including a nice over-view of the city. Displayable!
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in sixteen pages.
March 16, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 16, 1867 Nice fullpg: 'Indian Delegations at Washington--Presentation to the President'. Halfpg: 'The Negro at the Ballot Box' shows a Black man voting, being an historic print predating the famous 'First Vote' print by 8 months. Nice print of a very early hose carriage of the N.Y. Fire Dept.
Other news and advertisements of the day are... See More
March 23, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1867 Full ftpg: 'Benjamin F. Wade'. Fullpg: 'The Indian Battle And Massacre Near Fort Philip Kearney, Dakotah Terr.' - re Fetterman, Halfpg: 'The Late Dr. Livingstone, The African Explorer', double page centerfold has illustrations of 'Southern Justice' showing hatred towards the Negro.
Other news and advertisements of... See More
March 23, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY dated March 23, 1867. (print only)
This is a single-page framed print. The print contains the engraving "The Indian Battle and Massacre Near Fort Philip Kearney, Dacotah Territory, December 21, 1866 ".
The print size is approximately 9.75 x 14.75 inches and the overall matted size approximately is 14.75 x 19.75 inches. The matting color is a medium shade of gree... See More
April 20, 1867
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, April 20, 1867
* Kit Carson - frontiersman
In 33 years of selling rare newspapers I recall only seeing one image of Kit Carson in a newspaper, and this is it. See the photos for the nice front page image captioned: "Kit Carson, the Celebrated Explored & Indian Agent...". On an inside page is an article on him headed: &qu... See More
April 27, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 27, 1867 Ftpg. shows: 'Daniel Drew'. Great fullpg. by Th. Nast: 'Abraham Lincoln & the Drummer Boy'. Nice fullpg: 'U.S. Supreme Court Room, Washington' is a great scene of the interior. One-quarter pg: 'The Indian Expedition--Gen. Hancock's Encampment at Fort Harker, Kansas'.
Other news and advertisements of the da... See More
April 30, 1867
NEW YORK TIMES, April 30, 1867
* 9 years prior to Custer's massacre
The front page has a brief article: "The War with the Indians" which mentions: "...at Fort Phil Kearny thinks the Crow Indians can be kept quiet by the presence of the large force of troops...Gen. Custer is still pursuing the Cheyennes, who have fled northward." (see).
Eight pages, the back lea... See More
May 11, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1867 This issues feature a very fine portrait of the famed: 'Mr. Thomas Nast' and a bio. on him as well. Halfpg: 'Lodges of the Chiefs in the Indian Village Captured by Gen. Hancock' shows many teepees. Also: 'Old Sioux Indian Captured by Gen. Hancock'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in sixteen p... See More
May 25, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 25, 1867 Ftpg. has 3 illustrations on: 'Educating the Freedmen' including a 'School for Colored Children'. Fullpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon. Two nice pgs. have 4 illustrations showing: 'The Indian War--Indian Council at Ft. Dodge, Kansas' & 'Sutler's Store at Ft. Dodge, Kansas' & 'Interior of Ft. Dodge, Kansas'. Full... See More
May 25, 1867
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 25, 1867
* William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow
* Tennessee governor - anti-slavery abolitionist
The front page has a article headed: "Gov. Brownlow Addresses the [Blacks]" (see) Also front page reporting on the ongoing American Indian Wars.
Complete with all 8 pages, good condition.
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