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George Armstrong Custer takes the entire front page... African-American soldiers...
Item # 172764
March 19, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 19, 1864 The entire front page is taken up with a great print captioned: "Brigadier General George A. Custer" showing him leading a charge on horseback brandishing his sword. There is a related article inside.
Other prints within include a full page of: "Brigadier General Judson Kilpatrick"; a full page: "Map of the Rebellion As It was in 1861 and As It Is in 1864" showing the diminished Confederacy (great display map). There is also a full page with 2 prints of "Huntsville, Alabama from General Logan's Headquarters" and "Dragging Artillery Through the Mud". And another full page with 2 prints: "A Portion of Logan's Command Crossing Lookout Creek for East Tennessee" and "The 12th U.S. Colored Troops Receiving Their Colors on Union Square".
The doublepage centerfold shows: "Facsimile of a Photograph of the Moon, Taken by Dr. Henry Draper's Telescope".
The back page has a cartoon: "A Hint For the Sanitary Fair". Complete in 16 pages.
Category: The Civil War