Civil War in Kentucky Harper's Civil War newspaper 1861 complete issueBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization.
(Old Periodicals, 19th Century Newspapers, Americana, Harper's Weekly, Civil War, Illustrated Newspapers, Kentucky, Ironclads, Army of the Potomac, Political Cartoons, Abraham Lincoln).
Issued October 19th, 1861, New York, by Harper & Brothers.
An actual piece of American history issued during the Civil War. Filled with commentary and wood engraved images relating to that war and issued contemporary to the events.
Original mid-19th century weekly newspaper. An actual, complete newspaper published at the date listed, not a modern re-issue.
During this period, this journal was a major, influential national publication which employed many of the top artists of the era.
Paper uniformly age toned as typical, some pages loose. Issue was once bound up in a volume and is now free-standing and complete unto itself as originally issued.
Nice looking, clean, well preserved example, pages loosened, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. Text on reverse of each page as always, images and maps from Harper's like this are often offered separately for display.
Newspaper measures c. 16" H x 11" W.
Periodical will be shipped gently rolled in a sturdy 3" wide tube to ensure it arrives safely to you! Multiple issues purchased at the same time will be shipped flat.
Front page has "The Rebel Ex-Governor Jackson, of Missouri, Addressing Colonel Mulligan's Troops After the Surrender at Lexington" as well as prints of: "Colonel Mulligan" and "Lieutenant Russell, U.S.N., Who Burned the 'Judith' at Pensacola".
Prints inside include: "Cannonading on the Outposts of the Army of the Potomac" "An Alabama Regiment Marching Through Capitol Square, Richmond" and two full page maps titled: "Map of the Seat of War in Missouri" & "War Map of Kentucky".
Additional prints include: "The United States Treasury, Exterior & Interior", "The Iron-Clad War-Steamer Now Building at Mystic, Connecticut" "View of Jefferson City, Missouri" "Embarkation of the Ninth Missouri Regiment, Colonel Kelton, at St. Louis, For Lexington" "Lebanon Junction, 29 Miles from Louisville, Kentucky, on the Louisville & Nashville Railroad, Present Headquarters of General Sherman's Brigade of Union Troops" "Capture of the U.S. Gunboat 'Fanny' at Chickamacomico, North Carolina, by Three Rebel Tug Boats" & "Arrival of the 49th Ohio Regiment at Louisville, Kentucky". There is also a cross-section of: "The New Ironclad Gunboat".
The back page has 3 political cartoons, one showing Lincoln.