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Item # 172702

August 15, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 15, 1863  Half of the front page is a nice print captioned: "Morgan's Raid--Entry of Morgan's Freebooters into Washington, Ohio.", the balance of the ftpg. taken up with an article on it.
Inside has a full page: "Bird's-Eye View of Charleston, South Carolina and its Environs, Showing the Scene of General Gilmore's Operations" and a full page with 5 prints: "The Campaign in South Carolina--Scenes on the Sea Islands, Near Charleston".
A very nice doublepage centerfold is captioned: "Reminiscences of the Maryland Campaign" and includes 8 vignettes including many nice military scenes. A halfpg. vertical print of: "Our Works Before Jackson, Mississippi" and four nearly quarter-pg. prints of:  "The Late Brigadier-General George C. Strong" "General Quincy A. Gilmore" "Captain John Rodgers, of the 'Weehawken'" and "The Late Colonel Robert G. Shaw" of the famed Black 54th Massachusetts regiment made famous by the movie "Glory".
The back page has a political cartoon featuring Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis, captioned: "The President's Order No. 252". Complete in 16 pages.

Category: The Civil War