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Blockade running at Vicksburg...

Item # 172668

April 18, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 18, 1863  The front page has a print: "The Rams 'Switzerland' and 'Lancaster' Running the Blockade at Vicksburg" with related text. Inside has two full pages with 7 images: "Headquarters at the Army of the Potomac--Blacksmiths Department--Stables and Negro Servants' Tent--General Hooker's Tent--Army Mail Leaving Headquarters' Post Office--Provost Marshal's Office--Commissary's Department--Adjutant-General's Office".
Other prints within include a dramatic doublepage centerfold: "Bombardment of Port Hudson by Admiral Farragut's Fleet". Also a full page: "The Princess of Wales and Her Bridesmaids", smaller prints of: "The Revolving Tower Applied to Harbor Defense" & "Vertical Section of Revolving Tower".
The back page has a cartoon: "The British Minister & the Conservative Leaders". Complete in 16 pages.

Category: The Civil War