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A great double page print of Abraham Lincoln holding a flag...

Item # 172820

October 01, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 1, 1864  The front page shows: "General Warren Extending & Fortifying His Lines Across the Weldon Railroad". Inside has a full page: "The Halt" by Thomas Nast; a full page: "General Sherman's Victory--Rebel Prisoners Being conducted to Atlanta From Jonesborough"; a half pg: "Destruction of Cars by General Hood Previous to the Evacuation of Atlanta"; a halfpg: "General Sherman's Army Destroying the Macon Railroad Between Rough & Ready and Jonesborough, Georgia". Also smaller prints of: "Brigadier-General James D. Morgan" "Brigadier-General William P. Carlin" "Monument to Stephen A. Douglas" & the 'United States Torpedo Boat 'New Era' "
But the most notable print in this issue is the great doublepage centerfold which shows Abraham Lincoln holding a United States flag, surrounding by soldiers, beneath which is a poem: "Rally round the Flag, Boys!"
Complete in 16 pages, nice condition.

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Category: The Civil War