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A centerfold view of Fredericksburg... Charles Dickens...

Item # 172634

December 20, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 20, 1862  The full front page shows: "Identification of Indian Murderers in Minnesota by a Boy Survivor of the Massacre". Other prints inside include: "Belle Plains, on the Potomac--Burnside's Principal Commissary Depot" showing a long wagon train. Fullpg. has three prints: "Seminary at La Grange, Tennessee, Now Used as a Prison", "Davis Mills, On the Mississippi and Ohio Railroad" and "Grand Junction (Tennessee) of the Memphis and Charleston and Mississippi and Ohio Railroads".
The doublepage centerfold is a very fine city view of: "Fredericksburg, Virginia". This issue also contains "Dicken's New Christmas Story - SOMEBODY'S LUGGAGE", by Charles Dickens, taking nearly 6 full pages of text (and which concludes in the December 27 issue, #172636).
The back page has a large political cartoon showing many slaves looking at a poster: "The Great Negro Emancipation...". Complete in 16 pages.

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Category: The Civil War