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St. Valentine's Day...
Item # 172756
February 20, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 20, 1864 The full front page is a nice print captioned: "General Grant Crossing the Cumberland Mountains, January 7, 1864". Other prints inside include: "Military Ball of the Third Corps, Army of the Potomac" "The Negro Sentinel Shooting the Guerrilla Burroughs" "Railroad Accident In Kentucky" "Scenes In & Around Richland Jail, Columbia, South Carolina" "The New Rebel Ram at Mobile" "The Destruction by Fire of Colt's Armory at Hartford, Connecticut" "Fort Fisher, Commanding the New Inlet Entrance to Cape Fear River...".
The doublepage centerfold is a great print: "St. Valentines Day" which includes 8 vignettes, one of a war theme.
This issue contains the 4th installment of "A White Hand and a Black Thumb", by Henry Spicer, originally published by Charles Dickens' in All the Year Round.
The back page has a cartoon: "Quite Satisfactory". Complete in 16 pages.
Category: The Civil War