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The Civil War near Williamsburg, Virginia...
Item # 172574
May 24, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 24, 1862 The full front page is taken up with 5 prints concerning the: "Reoccupation of Norfolk by the Union Forces Under General Wool". Other prints inside include three full pages on: "The Expedition Against New Orleans" shows many, many ships assaulting various forts; a doublepage centerfold with 8 prints: "Scenes & Views at & Around Yorktown, Virginia"; a nice half page view of: "The City of Norfolk, Virginia, Recently Occupied by Our Troops"; a large: "Map of the Seat of War In Virginia"; "General Hooker's Division engaging the Enemy at the Battle of Williamsburg" "General Hancock's Brigade Charging the Rebels at the Battle of Williamsburg" "Ruins of the Great Fire at Troy, New York" and images of: "Brigadier-General Winfield Scott Hancock" and "Commodore Goldsborough".
The back page has 3 political cartoons. Complete in 16 pages.
Category: The Civil War