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The Attack on Fredericksburg... Nast centerfold...
Item # 172636
December 27, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 27, 1862 The full front page is a very dramatic battle scene captioned: "The Attack on Fredericksburg--The Forlorn Hope Scaling the Hill" which would a nice print for display. Other prints inside include: "The Bombardment of Fredericksburg by the Army of the Potomac", and a full page & very detailed map of Eastern Virginia from Fredericksburg to Richmond. The doublepage centerfold is by the famed artist Thomas Nast, titled: "A Battle as Seen by the Reserve." Also included is the conclusion of the Charles Dickens Christmas story: "Somebody's Luggage" which began in the December 20 issue (our item #172634). The back page has 2 cartoons. Complete in 16 pages.
Category: The Civil War