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Battle of Fair Oaks, and much more...

Item # 172582

June 21, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 21, 1862  The entire front page is taken up with 3 prints captioned: "Corinth, Mississippi, Now in Possession of Our Troops" which includes "Beauregard's Head-Quarters".
Among the prints inside are a full page: "Advance-guard of Major-General Pope's Army Entering Corinth..."; a full pg: "...The Rebels Evacuating Mechanicsville Under the Fire of Union Batteries"; a full pg. with 2 prints: "Rendezvous of Our Fleet in James River, Off City Point" & "...General Davidson's Brigade Taking Possession of Mechanicsville..."; a full pg. with 3 prints: "Looking Into Corinth from General Pope's Observatory" & "Our Pickets at Farmington Church..." & "General Pope's Troops throwing up a Magazine Near Farmington"; a nearly halfpg: "...Captain Porter's Massachusetts Battery Shelling the Rebels Across the Swollen Chickahominy"; a halfpg: "...General McClellan Reconnoitering the Turnpike to Richmond from the Peach Orchard at Mechanicsville"; a full page: "...Commencement of the Battle of Hanover Court House...The enemy on the Hill in the Distance".
The nice doublepage centerfold has two prints; "Charge of General Sickle's Brigade Upon the Rebels at the Battle of Fairoaks" and "...Camp at Cumberland Landing on the Pamunky River".
The back page features 3 political cartoons. Complete in 16 pages, nice condition.

Category: The Civil War