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Text and prints on the Battle of Gettysburg...



Item # 172696

July 25, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 25, 1863  The full front page is a nice portrait of: "Major-General Ulysses S. Grant ("Unconditional Surrender" Grant)". Inside has a full page: "The Siege of Vicksburg--View Upon the Extreme Right, Showing the Mississippi River Above and Below Vicksburg"; a full page with 4 prints: "The Siege of Vicksburg--Blowing Up the Rebel Fort Hill", "The City of Vicksburg Before the War", "Entrance of the Mine Under Fort Hill" and "Under Fort Hill". There is a nice article: "The Taking of Vicksburg" as well.
The doublepage centerfold has two nice prints: 'The Battle of Gettysburg--Hill on the Left of the Union Position--Hazlitt's Battery in Action" and "The Battle of Gettysburg--Union Position Near the Centre--Gettysburg in the Distance--Cemetery on the Hill".  The preceding page has 1 1/2 columns of text on: "The Battle of Gettysburg" as well.
Also inside are two more full pages: "The Siege of Port Hudson--Birds-Eye View of the Great River Battery, Three Hundred Yards from the Rebel Citadel" and "The Rebels Shelling the New York Militia in the Main Street of Carlisle, Pennsylvania".
The back page has a political cartoon. Complete in 16 pages.

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Category: The Civil War