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Action at Memphis... Action-filled Homer centerfold...

Item # 172586

July 05, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 5, 1862  The front pagte is taken up with 2 prints: "The Levee at Memphis Tennessee--Haulding Sugar & Cotton..." and: "General View of Cumberland Gap, Tennessee". Other prints within include: "Hoisting the Stars & Stripes Over the Post Office at Memphis" "Jackson's Monument at Memphis...Defaced by the Rebels" "Colonel Ellet's Fleet on the Mississippi" "Brigadier-General Silas Casey" "Brigadier-General Joseph Hooker" "A Band of Rebels Firing Into the Cars Near Tunstall's Station, Virginia".
The doublepage centerfold is an action-filled & very dramatic print by noted artist Winslow Homer: "The War for the Union 1862--A Cavalry Charge". Other prints include: "The Army of the Potomac--Furious Attack on the Rebels of Kirby's Battery at the Battle of Fair Oaks" "...Captain Wheeler's Battery Struck by Lightning" "Bird's-Eye View of the City of Charleston, South Carolina, Showing the Approaches of Our gun Boats & Our Army".
The back page has 3 political cartoons including: "The Last Ditch at Last". Complete in 16 pages.

Category: The Civil War