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Battle of Gaines's Mills...

Item # 172590

July 19, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 19, 1862  The front page has: "Brigadier-General George A. M'Call" "Brigadier-General Fitz-John Porter" and "The 'White House' On the Pamunky, Lately Occupied by the Union Forces".
Other prints inside include: "The Army of the Potomac--Captain De Hart's Battery Shelling the Rebel Advance at the Battle of Gaines's Mills" "...Burying the Dead, & Burning Dead Horses at Fair Oaks Station, Virginia"; a dramatic doublepage centerfold: "The Army of the Potomac--Griffin's and Martin's Batteries Pouring Canister Into the Rebel ranks at Gaines's Mills". Other prints: "Bridge Through the Chickahominy Swamp" "A Picket on the Chickahominy--The Relief Approaching" & "Harrison's Landing on the James River, the New Base of the Army of the Potomac".
The back page has 2 political cartoons: "The Scape Goat Now on Exhibition in Washington" and "Richmond Newsboy Announcing the Rebel Success!!" Complete in 16 pages.

Category: The Civil War