Henry Halleck Shell Production Harper's Civil War newspaper 1861 complete issue
Henry Halleck Shell Production Harper's Civil War newspaper 1861 complete issue Henry Halleck Shell Production Harper's Civil War newspaper 1861 complete issue Henry Halleck Shell Production Harper's Civil War newspaper 1861 complete issue Henry Halleck Shell Production Harper's Civil War newspaper 1861 complete issue Henry Halleck Shell Production Harper's Civil War newspaper 1861 complete issue Henry Halleck Shell Production Harper's Civil War newspaper 1861 complete issue Henry Halleck Shell Production Harper's Civil War newspaper 1861 complete issue Henry Halleck Shell Production Harper's Civil War newspaper 1861 complete issue Henry Halleck Shell Production Harper's Civil War newspaper 1861 complete issue Henry Halleck Shell Production Harper's Civil War newspaper 1861 complete issue Henry Halleck Shell Production Harper's Civil War newspaper 1861 complete issue Henry Halleck Shell Production Harper's Civil War newspaper 1861 complete issue
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Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization.

(Old Periodicals, 19th Century Newspapers, Americana, Harper's Weekly, Civil War, Illustrated Newspapers, Henry Halleck, Army of the Missouri, Shell Manufacturing).

Issued November 30th, 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.

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The entire front page is taken up with a print captioned: "Major-General Halleck, U.S.A., Commanding Our Army In Missouri". Inside has a small map of: "Fernandina, Florida"; a full page with two prints of: "Headquarters of General Wright at Fort Walker, Hilton Head, South Carolina, formerly Those of General Drayton of the Rebel Army"; and another full page with 3 prints of: "The Expedition to Beaufort--Before The Attack".

Other prints include: "Shells and Their Manufacture" "The Town of Springfield, Missouri" "Plaza at Springfield..." "Interior of Fort Runyon, Near Alexandria, Virginia" "Fort Albany, Near Alexandria, Virginia"; a half page map: "Map of the Sea Coast of South Carolina, Showing the Depth of Water on Each Bar" "Captain S. F. Dupont, U.S.N." "Brigadier-General T. W. Sherman" "Torch Light Procession of General Blenker's Division in Honor of the New Commander-in-Chief" "The Captured Rebel Commissioner Mason" "The Captured Rebel Commissioner Slidell" "The Rebel Commissioners Brought on Board the United States sloop of War 'San Jacinto' As Prisoners" "Commodore Wilkes, U.S.N."

The doublepage centerfold has two nice naval prints: "The Great Expedition...On the Way to Port Royal Inlet" and "the Bombardment of forts Walker and Beauregard, Port Royal Inlet, South Carolina".

The back page has 3 political cartoon headed: "The Last Men at Beaufort, S.C."