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Nice view of Richmond...

Item # 172576

May 31, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 31, 1862  Full ftpg: "Balloon View of the Attack on Fort Darling, in the James River, by Commander Roger's Gun-Boat Flotilla, 'Galena,' Monitor,' etc". Prints inside include: "Naval Combat Off Fort Wright..." showing monitors in battle; a full page: "Mobile and Its Defenses" which shows 6 scenes; a full page: "Naval Combat Off Fort Wright in the Mississippi River"; and a full page with 5 prints: "British Iron Clad Ship".
The doublepage centerfold is mostly taken up with a nice view of: "the City of Richmond, Virginia" and smaller prints of buildings in Richmond. Also a full page: "The Eighth Missouri Volunteers Charging Over the 18th Regulars at the Battle"; half pg: "Hamburg Landing, Tennessee, Commissary Depot of Major-General Halleck's Army".
The back page has 2 political cartoons: "Caudle Lecture" & "An Advocate of Moral Force". Complete in 16 pages.

Category: The Civil War