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A stampede of slaves...

Item # 172494

August 17, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 17, 1861  The front page shows: "The Wounded Zouave In the Hospital at Washington--The Hospital for the Wounded at Washington." Inside has individual prints of: "General McDowell" "General Mansfield" "Colonel Blair" and "Flag-Officer Stringham". Also a full page of: "A New Regiment of Mass. Volunteers Passing Faneuil Hall, Boston On Their Way to the War."
Other prints include: "Rescue of Col. Smith's Command at Monroe, Missouri, by Governor Wood of Illinois" "Return of a Foraging Party to Philippi, Virginia" "Recapture of the Schooner 'Enchantress' by the Gun-Boat 'Albatross' " "A Fire Zouave Relating His Experience of the Battle of Bull run in the Street at Washington" "A Volunteer Regiment on Parade at the Camp at Elmira, New York" "Stampede of Slaves form Hampton to Fortress Monroe" and "The Rebels Bayoneting our Wounded on the Battlefield at Bull Run". The doublepage centerfold is a great print of: "Uniforms of the Confederate Army" showing 23 different styles.
The back page has 4 political cartoons. Complete in 16 pages.

Category: The Civil War