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January 25, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 25, 1862 This issue features a nice full front page print: 'Little Mac Out Again' which shows McClellan on horseback. Inside includes a full page with two prints: 'Fort Holt, Kentucky, Opposite Cairo' and 'Commodore Foote's Gun-Boat Flotilla on the Mississippi'. A full page: "Bird's-eye View of the Vessels Composing ... See More
April 05, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 5, 1862 The full front page shows: "The Rebel Steamer 'Nashville' Running the Blockade at Beaufort, North Carolina". Other prints inside include: "Bird's-Eye View of the Attack on the Rebel Batteries on & Near Island Number Ten By Commodore Foote's Flotilla" "Bombardment of Island Number Ten by the Mortar Fleet... See More
May 03, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 3, 1862 The full front page is taken up with 11 photos of: "The Heroes Of The Battle of Pittsburg Landing." showing U.S. Grant and Buell among others. Inside has a full page with 3 prints: "General Buell's Army Crossing Duck River, at Columbia, Tennessee, to Reinforce General Grant" and a full page with 7 prints of: "The Second Trip o... See More
June 07, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 7, 1862 The front page shows: "Brigadier-General Stoneman" and "Cold Harbor, Nine Miles From Richmond, Va., Near General M'Clellan's Head-Quarters". Other prints inside include: "Our Army In the Southwest" with 5 scenes; two halfpg. scenes: "Corduroying Roads to Corinth" and "General Buell's Army Cro... See More
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
June 21, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 21, 1862 The entire front page is taken up with 3 prints captioned: "Corinth, Mississippi, Now in Possession of Our Troops" which includes "Beauregard's Head-Quarters".
Among the prints inside are a full page: "Advance-guard of Major-General Pope's Army Entering Corinth..."; a full pg: "...The Rebels Evacuating M... See More
August 02, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 2, 1862 The entire front page is a print showing African-Americans: "Cutting the Canal Opposite Vicksburg". Inside prints include: "View of The City of Vicksburg, Mississippi" "The City of Huntsville, Alabama" "The Battles Before Richmond--Ayers's Artillery (Smith's Division) Keeping the Rebels in Check at... See More
August 16, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 16, 1862 The front page has an illustration of: "John Morgan, The Highwayman of Kentucky" with an article on him. Also on the ftpg: "Searching For Rebels In A Cave In Alabama" and a small print of: "Aunt Charlotte".
Prints inside include: "Sunday At General McClellan's Head-Quarters" "Scene Near Trent'... See More
October 04, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 4, 1862 Page 3 contains the complete and historically significant printing of the Emancipation Proclamation signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln, & headed: "The Abolition of Slavery--A Proclamation". There is also a nice page 2 editorial concerning the Emancipation Proclamation headed: "Slavery Practically Abolished" ... See More
November 22, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 22, 1862 The full front page shows: "Hon. Horatio Seymour, Governor-Elect of the State of New York". Prints inside include: "General McClellan Surrendering the Command of the Army of the Potomac to General Burnside" "View from Maryland Heights at Sunrise" "The Army of the Potomac--General Pleasanton's Cavalry Depl... See More
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
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
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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