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Item # 172460

April 20, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 20, 1861  The front page shows: "Hon. Charles F. Adams, U.S. Minister to England" as well as a view of: "The Confederate Batteries Opposite Fort Pickens, Florida". Inside has a full page 5 panel print of: "Commander Dahlgren, U.S.N. and the Dahlgren Gun", and a full page of: "The Washington Navy-Yard With Shad Fisheries In the Foreground".
The doublepage centerfold shows: "The United States Fleet Off Fort Pickens, Florida".A halfpg: "Shipment of Military Stores on Board the Steamship  'Baltic' at New York" and "United States Flying Artillery going on Board the Steamship 'Atlantic' at New York".
This issue also includes a serialized portion of "Great Expectations", by Charles Dickens. The back page has 3 political cartoons. Complete in 16 pages.

Category: The Civil War