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Several naval prints on the Civil War...
Item # 172468
May 18, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 18, 1861 The front page shows: "The 'Lady Davis', Two Guns, Captain Enger, Ship of War of the Southern Confederacy" and "Rhode Island Artillery Landing from the Steamer 'Bienville' at Washington Arsenal...".
Inside has several full page prints including: "Colonel Ellsworth's New York Fire Zouaves", "Colonel William Wilson & His Staff (Wilson's Fighting Brigade)", "The Battery or Park Promenade at Charleston, South Carolina, During the Bombardment of Fort Sumter", "Reinforcement of Fort Pickens by Company A, First Artillery...", and: "Methods of Conveying Cotton in India to the Ports of Shipment".
. Smaller prints include: "The Rifled Cannon which did so much Execution on Fort Sumter, Charleston..." "Desecration of the Statue of Washington at Richmond, Virginia", "Disembarking the Troops from the U.S. Ship 'Brooklyn' to Reinforce Fort Pickens..." "The Apartment on the Berth Deck of the 'Brooklyn' in Which Our Artist Resides", "The Seventh Regiment, N.Y. State Militia Halting for a Rest on the March to Annapolis Junction" "Quarters of Companies A and D, Second Ohio Infantry at Camp Dennison, Near Lancaster, Pennsylvania", "Head-quarters of Colonel A. McCook of the First Ohio Infantry at Camp Dennison, Near Lancaster, Pennsylvania" "Raising the Stars and Stripes over the Custom House at Baltimore..." "The Long Bridge Leading Across the Potomac From Washington to Virginia, Guarded by United States Artillery", and "The Virginian of 1776 -- The Virginian of 1861"
This issue also includes a serialized portion of "Great Expectations", by Charles Dickens. The back page has 4 cartoons. Complete in 16 pages.
Category: The Civil War