430 - Harper's Weekly

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430 - Harper's Weekly

59.50
?August 23, 1862. Front page sketch of "Great War Meeting at Washington D.C". - beautiful sketch of the Capitol. Inside sketches include: army encampment at Harrison's Landing (a Waud sketch); Kimmidge's Creek - left defense of the camp at Harrison's Landing; full page map of the country surrounding Richmond, showing the railroads, principal roads, watercourses, etc.; specimens of the new iron-clad navy; making guns for the new Monitors at Pittsburgh, PA; burning at sea of the Pacific Mail Company's steamer Golden Gate; US infantry burning the house of the Rebel Ruffin under the guns of the US gun-boat Mahaska; murder of Gen Robert Cook near Salem, AL; 4 political cartoons, great advertisements. Stories accompany all sketches. A sixteen-page paper, complete and in overall very good condition showing usual discoloration from age and with a slight separation of the front page.
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