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The Siege of Charleston...

Item # 172718

October 10, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 10, 1863  The full front page is a nice portrait of: "Major-General George H. Thomas, the Hero of Chickamauga". Inside has a full page: "The Siege of Charleston--the New Black Island Batteries, Four and a Half Miles from Charleston". Another full page has 2 prints: "...Shot & Shell Piled in Front of General Gilmore's Tent" & "...The Covered Way Leading to the Black Island Batteries"
The dramatic doublepage centerfold shows the: "Grand Review of the Army of the Potomac", is by famed artist Thomas Nast and shows thousands of soldiers.
Other prints within include: "The Attack on Sabine Pass, September 8, 1863" "General Burnside's Army Occupying Cumberland Gap" "The Army of the Potomac--Sharpshooters Improvising a Rest for His Rifle" and "The Army of the Potomac--The Bedouin Tent".
The back page has a cartoon: "Wanted--An Oedipus". There is much text on the Civil War events as well. Complete in 16 pages.

Category: The Civil War