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General Halleck leads the army in Missouri...

Item # 172524

November 30, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 30, 1861  The entire front page is taken up with a print captioned: "Major-General Halleck, U.S.A., Commanding Our Army In Missouri". Inside has a small map of: "Fernandina, Florida"; a full page with two prints of: "Headquarters of General Wright at Fort Walker, Hilton Head, South Carolina, formerly Those of General Drayton of the Rebel Army"; and another full page with 3 prints of: "The Expedition to Beaufort--Before The Attack".
Other prints include: "Shells and Their Manufacture" "The Town of Springfield, Missouri" "Plaza at Springfield..." "Interior of Fort Runyon, Near Alexandria, Virginia" "Fort Albany, Near Alexandria, Virginia"; a half page map: "Map of the Sea Coast of South Carolina, Showing the Depth of Water on Each Bar" "Captain S. F. Dupont, U.S.N." "Brigadier-General T. W. Sherman" "Torch Light Procession of General Blenker's Division in Honor of the New Commander-in-Chief" "The Captured Rebel Commissioner Mason" "The Captured Rebel Commissioner Slidell" "The Rebel Commissioners Brought on Board the United States sloop of War 'San Jacinto' As Prisoners" "Commodore Wilkes, U.S.N."
The doublepage centerfold has two nice naval prints: "The Great Expedition...On the Way to Port Royal Inlet" and "the Bombardment of forts Walker and Beauregard, Port Royal Inlet, South Carolina".
The back page has 3 political cartoon headed: "The Last Men at Beaufort, S.C." Complete in 16 pages.

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