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Item # 172504

September 21, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 21, 1861  The full front page shows: "The Army Forge".  Inside has several half page prints including: "Hqts. of Major-General Fremont's Bodyguard at St. Louis, Missouri" "Camp Blood Near Pilot Knob, Missouri" "Gallant Exploit of Aid-de-camp Fiske at the Bombardment of Fort Hatteras" "View of Fort Hatteras Just Before the Surrender--Col.  Weber's Force Under the Walls" and "Fort Clark, At Hatteras Inlet (Interior)" "Fort Hatteras (Interior)" and "Interior of the Tent of a Private in the Cameron Cavalry"  "The Des Moines Cavalry Company Leaving Des Moines (Iowa) for the War" and "Return to Davenport of the Iowa First Volunteers".
There is also a very nice full page print of: "Manufacturing Muskets, U.S. Armory, Springfield, Mass." which includes 12 prints. Also a two-thirds page map of the: "Field of Major-General McClellan's Operations Along the Potomac from Point of Rocks to its Mouth"; a one-third pg print: "The Blockade of Charleston".
Perhaps the most impressive print is the nice doublepage centerfold of: "Major-General McClellan, U.S.A."
The back page has 2 political cartoons. Complete in 16 pages.

Category: The Civil War