Monitor Iron Clad Navy TN MS John Pope Harper's Civil War 1862 Virginia War mapBrian DiMambro
Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization.
(Old Periodicals, 19th Century Newspapers, Americana, Harper's Weekly, Civil War, Illustrated Newspapers, 2nd Bull Run, General John Pope, Iron Clad, Monitor).
Issued September 13th, 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.
The front page is taken up with a nearly full-figure print of "Major-General John Pope, Commanding the Army of Virginia" along with a biography of him.
Inside includes a full page with 2 prints of: "Manassas Junction...Scene of Several Recent Fights" which is the Second Battle of Bull Run; a full page with 3 prints of: "Gen. Pope's Hqts. at Rappahannock Station..." & "Skirmish at Freeman's Ford...Death of General Bohlen" & "Warrenton, Virginia, Lately Occupied by the Army of Virginia"; a nearly full page: "Map of the Seat of War in Virginia, Showing the Sites of the Recent Battles"; a full page with 2 prints of: "Camp Curtin Near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania" & "Camp Morton, Near Indianapolis, Indiana"; a full page with 5 scenes of: "Southern Tennessee & Mississippi". Also a nice double page centerfold of: "Our New Iron-Clad Navy" which includes prints of 10 ironclads, plus some others. Included is the historic "Monitor".