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Item # 172432

January 12, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 12, 1861  Much of front page is taken up with a print of: "Major Anderson, U.S.A., Commanding At Ft. Sumter" with a biography of him. Also in this issue is a dramatic full page: "The Battle of New Orleans, Fought Jan. 8, 1815" & "Sketches of Ft. Moultrie" which has 5 prints; "Senator Seward's Arabian Horses--Maanake Hedroge and Siklauy-Gidran" "Occupation of Castle Pickney by the Charleston Militia" and "Entry of Anderson's Command into Ft. Sumter on Christmas Night".  
This issue also contains a serialized portion of "Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens. The back page is mostly taken up with 3 cartoons. Complete in 16 pages.

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Category: The Civil War