Lawrence Kansas Massacre Raid Harper's Civil War newspaper 1863 complete issue
Lawrence Kansas Massacre Raid Harper's Civil War newspaper 1863 complete issue Lawrence Kansas Massacre Raid Harper's Civil War newspaper 1863 complete issue Lawrence Kansas Massacre Raid Harper's Civil War newspaper 1863 complete issue Lawrence Kansas Massacre Raid Harper's Civil War newspaper 1863 complete issue Lawrence Kansas Massacre Raid Harper's Civil War newspaper 1863 complete issue Lawrence Kansas Massacre Raid Harper's Civil War newspaper 1863 complete issue Lawrence Kansas Massacre Raid Harper's Civil War newspaper 1863 complete issue Lawrence Kansas Massacre Raid Harper's Civil War newspaper 1863 complete issue Lawrence Kansas Massacre Raid Harper's Civil War newspaper 1863 complete issue Lawrence Kansas Massacre Raid Harper's Civil War newspaper 1863 complete issue Lawrence Kansas Massacre Raid Harper's Civil War newspaper 1863 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, Moseby's Guerilla's, Lawrence, Kansas, Massacre, 1st Maine Cavalry).

Issued September 3rd, 1863, 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.

[B8029].

The full front page shows: "Moseby's Guerrillas Destroying Sutlers' Train". Inside prints include a dramatic fullpg: "The Destruction of the City of Lawrence, Kansas and the Massacre of its Inhabitants by the Rebel Guerrillas"; a full page with 4 prints: "Morris Island Sketches"; a three-quarter page map shows: "...That Part of Tennessee Through Which General Rosecrans Advanced From Murfreesboro to Tullahoma and Chattanooga".

A nice doublepage centerfold shows: "Bombardment of Forts Sumter and Wagner in Charleston Harbor, August 17, By the United States Military and Naval Forces, Under General Gilmore and Admiral Dahlgren". Another full page shows: "The First Maine Cavalry Skirmishing"; a half pg: "Resumption of the Draft--Outside the Provost Marshal's Office, Sixth District--The Crowd Cheers" another half pg: "Resumption of the Draft...The Wheel Goes Round."

The back page has a political cartoon: "Improved State of the Affairs in the City."