660 - Harper's Weekly

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660 - Harper's Weekly

59.50
May 24, 1862. The front shows the reoccupation of Norfolk by General Wool's union forces. Inside sketches include: Bombardments of Fort Jackson (full page); expeditions against New Orleands (full page); the destruction of cotton laden vessels by Rebels; the city of Norfolk; a map of the Virginia seat of war; General Hancock's Brigade at the Battle of Williamsburg and General Hooker's division at the Battle of Williamsburg. Brigadier General Winfield Scott Hancock, Commodore Goldsborough, the ruins of the great fire at Troy, NY. The double page gives scenes and views in and around Yorktown, VA _ eight scenes in all with nice detail. Stories accompany all illustrations; there are great advertisements on the last two pages and three great political cartoons.
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