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Hanging of Champ Ferguson... Wade Hampton...

Item # 172936

November 11, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 11, 1865  The front page has prints of: "Hon. Charles Adams" and "Earl Russell" with articles on each. Prints within include: "Thomas Carlyle" "View of the Tobacco Exchange, Corner of Virginia and Cary Streets, Richmond, Virginia" "Interior of the Seabrook Tobacco Warehouse at Richmond, Virginia" "Residence of Lieutenant-General Grant's Father at Covington, Ky" "Execution of Champ Ferguson the Guerrilla at Nashville, Tennessee" "Governor James Wells of Louisiana" "Wade Hampton, Governor Elect of South Carolina" "View of Wade Hampton's Residence, Columbia, South Carolina" "Wade Hampton's Garden, Columbia, South Carolina".
There is a full page political cartoon by famed artist Thomas Nast, captioned: "Democracy, November 1864 - 1865". Also a dramatic full page: "The True Defenders of the Constitution" showing 4 dead soldiers on the field, one of which is African-American.
The back page cartoon is captioned: "Arrival of Another Distinguished Foreigner". Complete in 16 pages.

Category: 1861-1865