Heroes of Shiloh Grant W. Homer Harper's Civil War newspaper 1862 issue map
Heroes of Shiloh Grant W. Homer Harper's Civil War newspaper 1862 issue map Heroes of Shiloh Grant W. Homer Harper's Civil War newspaper 1862 issue map Heroes of Shiloh Grant W. Homer Harper's Civil War newspaper 1862 issue map Heroes of Shiloh Grant W. Homer Harper's Civil War newspaper 1862 issue map Heroes of Shiloh Grant W. Homer Harper's Civil War newspaper 1862 issue map Heroes of Shiloh Grant W. Homer Harper's Civil War newspaper 1862 issue map Heroes of Shiloh Grant W. Homer Harper's Civil War newspaper 1862 issue map Heroes of Shiloh Grant W. Homer Harper's Civil War newspaper 1862 issue map
$ 75.00

Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization.

(Old Periodicals, 19th Century Newspapers, Americana, Harper's Weekly, Civil War, Illustrated Newspapers, Winslow Homer, Battle of Shiloh, U.S. Grant, Yorktown).

Issued May 3rd, 1862, 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.

[B7819].

The full front page is taken up with 11 photos of: "The Heroes Of The Battle of Pittsburg Landing." showing U.S. Grant and Buell among others. Inside has a full page with 3 prints: "General Buell's Army Crossing Duck River, at Columbia, Tennessee, to Reinforce General Grant" and a full page with 7 prints of: "The Second Trip of the 'Merrimac'--Scenes at and Around Fortress Monroe" with related text; a full page: "Map of Yorktown and the Vicinity, Showing the Position of General McClellan's Army & the Rebels Under Jeff Davis"; half a page taken up with: "Senator Yulee's Letter"; a full page with 4 prints of: "The Bombardment & Capture of Fort Pulaski, April 11, 1862"; a halfpg. with 2 prints of: "View of Steamers Sunk by the Rebels Between Island Number Ten and New Madrid" a half pg: "Island Number Ten After the Surrender".

The double page centerfold has 7 prints of: "Our Army Before Yorktown, Virginia", some of which were drawn by famed artist Winslow Homer.

The back page has 3 war-themed cartoons.