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Lt. General Scott and the major generals...
Item # 172498
August 31, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 31, 1861 Nice full front page print of: "General Lyons At the Battle of Springfield" showing him on horseback. Full pg: "Lt. General Scott & the Major Generals of the United States Army" showing McClellan, Dix, Scott, Fremont, and Banks. Halfpg: "The 14th Massachusetts Regiment Marching up Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, in a Storm" and half pg: "General Siegel Forcing His Prisoners to Draw Off his Cannon at the Battle of Springfield". Half pg: The Burning of Hampton by the Rebels Forces Under Colonel Magruder" and half pg: "Review of the Philadelphia National Guard on their Return from the War". Full page with 7 prints of: "Present Condition of the New Gunboats and Machinery in Course of Construction for the Government by New York Builders" shows the ships Stack, Simonson, Westervelt, Poillon, Englis, and Webb & Bell in the course of construction.
Nice doublepage centerfold: "Uniforms Of United States Volunteers And State Militia". One-third pg: "Camp Dennison, Cincinnati, Ohio, East of the Railroad" and nearly half pg: "Newport Barracks, Kentucky, Opposite Cincinnati, Ohio". Nearly half pg: "Departure of Fremont's Flotilla For Bird's Point". Small prints of: "The Arsenal at St. Louis, Missouri" and "Fremont's Hdqts. at St. Louis, Missouri". Nice full page: "Camp Life in the Confederate Army--Mississippians Practicing With the Bowie Knife" and full page: "Camp Johnson, Near Winchester, Virginia--The First Maryland Regiment Playing Football Before Evening Parade".
Three back page political cartoons captioned: "The Flag He Fights Under" & "The Rip Van Winkle of the Navy Department in Sleepy Hollow" and yet another uncaptioned. Complete in 16 pages.
Category: The Civil War