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Many prints of the Civil War... Execution of a Negro soldier...

Item # 172796

July 09, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 9, 1864  The front page has prints of: "Capt. J. Henry Sleeper, Commanding the 10th Massachusetts Battery" and "Sleeper's Battery" with a related article. Pages 2 & 3 have reports on the Civil War and includes a letter signed in type: Abraham Lincoln.
Other prints within include a full page: "General Grant's Campaign--Transportation of Hancock's Corps Across the James at Wilcox's Landing. Also: ""The Late Brigadier-General Hays" "Brigadier-General F. C. Barlow" "...A View on the Pamunkey" "...Landing of Cattle For the Use of the Army"; a two-thirds page map captioned: "Map Illustrating General Grant's Campaign in Virginia"; "General Sherman's Campaign--Big Shanty Station--General Logan's Advance" "...Military Telegraph to Ackworth, Georgia" "The Rebel General James Longstreet" with an article on him; "Execution of the Negro William Johnson at Petersburg, Va." with an article as well; "The Brig 'Vision', Captain Donoval, Leaving New York for Liverpool".
The doublepage centerfold is a nice, displayable print titled: "General Grant's Campaign In Virginia" which includes 13 vignettes.
The back page has a cartoon: "An Old Story Newly Applied". Complete in 16 pages.

Category: The Civil War