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Item # 172478

June 22, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1861  The front page shows: "Wm. Russell, Correspondent of the London Times ". Inside has a satirical print of both sides of the: "Designs for A New Coin For the C.S.A.".
Other full page prints within the issue include: "The Eleventh Indiana Volunteers Swearing to Remember Buena Vista, at Indianapolis" & "Tenth Regiment New York Volunteers (National Zouaves), Colonel McChesney Commanding at Their Late Quarters at Sandy Hook" & "View of Fortress Monroe From the Bay - The Blockade at the Mouth of the Chesapeake".
The doublepage centerfold has nine vignettes titled: "On the Road Between Washington & Alexandria". Half page prints include: "The Vigilance Committee at Memphis, Tennessee, robbing our Special Artist of His Sketches" & "Divine Service at Camp Dennison, Ohio" & "The Navy Yard at Pensacola as seen from Fort Pickens". Smaller prints include: "Action at Acquia Creek Between U.S. Vessels & Rebel Batteries" "Fac-similie of a Shot Fired at the 'Thomas Freeborn' From the Acquia Creek Batteries..." "A Faithful Wife--Scene on the Deck of a Transport bound for Fortress Monroe" "Hon. Ross Winans, of Baltimore" "The 'Maid of the Mist' Shooting the Rapids Below Niagara Falls" & "The Late Senator Douglas Lying in State at Bryan Hall, Chicago".
This issue also includes a serialized portion of "Great Expectations", by Charles Dickens, and the back page has 4 political cartoons. Complete in 16 pages.

Category: The Civil War