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Slaves escaping to freedom...

Item # 172778

May 07, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 7, 1864  The full front page is a print: "Union Scouts In Louisiana". Inside has a very notable full page print: "Negroes Escaping Out of Slavery" as well as "Stock Gambling at Gallagher's Evening Exchange" and "Repulse of the Rebels at Pleasant Hill, Louisiana". Other prints include: "Freedman's Village, Arlington, Virginia" and scenes of "The Great Lake Tunnel at Chicago". Also: "Brigadier-General David Gregg" "Adj. General Lorenzo Thomas" "The Shakespeare Monument in Central Park, New York" "The Rebel Ram Attacking Federal Gun-Boats at Plymouth, North Carolina" "The 19th Army Corps Crossing Cane River, Louisiana".
The back page has a cartoon concerning the Metropolitan Fair. Complete in 16 pages.

Category: The Civil War