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April 14, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, April 14, 1865 This is a very significant date, as on this evening Abraham Lincoln would be shot in Ford's Theater.
The front page has some nice reports on the very end of the Civil War, with first column heads including: "IMPORTANT" "Arrival of Gen. Grant in Washington" "The Results Of His Victory" "Visit of Lee to Danville To Advise ... See More
January 18, 1863
NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 18, 1863 The top of the front page features a detailed map: "THE VICTORY ON THE ARKANSAS". Then a wealth of column heads on the war including: "The Capture of Arkansas Post" "7,000 Rebels Taken Prisoners" "Immense Amount of Munitions of War Fall Into Our Hands" "Capture of Five Steamers & a; Gunboat by the Rebels" &q... See More
January 23, 1862
NEW YORK HERALD, January 23, 1862
* Battle of Mill Springs - Kentucky
* General George H. Thomas victory
Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "The Battle at Mill Spring" "Order of the Day of the President" which is signed by Edwin Stanton & is congratulations for the battle of Mill Spring; "Additional Details of the Brilliant Affair" &qu... See More
May 11, 1912
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1912 This issue has two parts, the typical first 16 pages (called Part I), and the woman's suffrage-themed supplement (called Part II).
Part 1 includes an political cartoon: "The Representative American Citizen?" by Kemble. Also a fullpg. with 6 photos relating to the recovery of bodies from the Titanic; a halfpg. photo of a life bo... See More
February 13, 1909
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 13, 1909 The color cover of Abraham Lincoln (by Stanton Palmer) is not included. However, all other Lincoln related coverage (prints and text), as shown in the images, are present - including the standard cover with which includes Abraham Lincoln.
This issue has photos and an article of "Lincoln's Last Hours" and an illustration of... See More
December 15, 1906
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 15, 1906 This issue is in two parts. Part 1 includes a front page illustration,"'Merry Christmas'" by W. B. King. There are many illustrations stories and poems including "The Night-Watchman's Christmas Eve" by Edwin B. Child; "The Sudden-Wealths Hold a Christmas-Morning Shooting-party at Castle Billions&quo... See More
January 08, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 8, 1870 The full front page engraving of the issue is entitled: 'Jack-in-the-Box'. Two-thirds of a page: 'Arguing the Point'. The doublepage centerfold is by Homer entitled: '1860 - 1870' and is several scenes reflecting on the war. Two-thirds of a page 'Home from the Wars'. Another full page illustration is "T... See More
February 08, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 8, 1862 The full front page is a print titled: "The alarmed Picket-guard." which has a caption: "The Picket of the Tenth Indiana Regiment Discovering the Approach of the Rebels at Mill Spring, Kentucky."
Inside has a half pg: "View Of Ship Island, Louisiana"; quarter-page prints of: "Hon. Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary ... See More
April 20, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 20, 1895 Full front pg. illus. of "The War in the East - Chinese Poor Receiving Alms at the Japanese Staff Office in the Kinchu Citadel." Inside is a full pg. containing four illus. pertaining to "The University of the City of New York." Small portraits of "Edwin A. Abbey," "Brigadier General Thaddeus H. Stanton," &... See More
May 26, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1866 Ftpg. has two scenes in 'Memphis, Tenn., During the Riot' one showing: 'Shooting down Negroes' and the other 'Burning a Freedmen's School House'. Three-quarter pg. illus. of: 'Edwin M. Stanton'. Nice fullpg. with 2 illus. of: 'Little Rock, Ark.' fullpg: 'Crevasse on Chim's Plantation, West Baton Rouge, ... See More
August 29, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 29, 1868 The full front page of the issue is of the illustration entitled 'Body of Thaddeus Stevens Lying in State at the Capitol, Washington' with several Black soldier guards. A text articles on "Thaddeus Stevens" and a halfpage 'Scene at the Deathbed of Thaddeus Stevens' and one-third "The Late Thaddeus Stevens of Pennsy... See More
November 11, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 11, 1893 The front page features a full page illustration "The Assassination of Mayor Harrison of Chicago." Inside is a half-page illustration of "The New War Between the Spaniards and the Moors."
A half-page illustration of "The 'Algerian' - Finale of the Second Act." Two half-page illustrations of "The Columbian ... See More
June 13, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 13, 1868 A nice full front page illustration entitled: 'Parade of the Brooklyn Sunday School Children, May 26, 1868'. A half page illustration: 'General Hawley Formally Tendering the Republican Nominations to General Grant and Mr. Colfax'. A quarter-page "General John M. Schofield, The New Secretary of War" also has an accompanyin... See More
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
June 07, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 7, 1873 (supplement not included - see note below)
The front page features a full page illustration: 'The Burial of Captain Hall' with an accompanying article and a map illustration of 'The North Polar Region' of his expedition. Nice full page with 3 illustrations on: 'The Bender Murders Near Cherryvale, Kansas'. Three illustrations on: ... See More
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