Naval Battle Fort Darling Harper's Civil War newspaper 1862 complete issue
Naval Battle Fort Darling Harper's Civil War newspaper 1862 complete issue Naval Battle Fort Darling Harper's Civil War newspaper 1862 complete issue Naval Battle Fort Darling Harper's Civil War newspaper 1862 complete issue Naval Battle Fort Darling Harper's Civil War newspaper 1862 complete issue Naval Battle Fort Darling Harper's Civil War newspaper 1862 complete issue Naval Battle Fort Darling Harper's Civil War newspaper 1862 complete issue Naval Battle Fort Darling Harper's Civil War newspaper 1862 complete issue Naval Battle Fort Darling Harper's Civil War newspaper 1862 complete issue Naval Battle Fort Darling Harper's Civil War newspaper 1862 complete issue Naval Battle Fort Darling Harper's Civil War newspaper 1862 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, Fort Darling, Naval Combat).

Issued May 31st, 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.

[B7984].

Full ftpg: "Balloon View of the Attack on Fort Darling, in the James River, by Commander Roger's Gun-Boat Flotilla, 'Galena,' Monitor,' etc". Prints inside include: "Naval Combat Off Fort Wright..." showing monitors in battle; a full page: "Mobile and Its Defenses" which shows 6 scenes; a full page: "Naval Combat Off Fort Wright in the Mississippi River"; and a full page with 5 prints: "British Iron Clad Ship".

The doublepage centerfold is mostly taken up with a nice view of: "the City of Richmond, Virginia" and smaller prints of buildings in Richmond. Also a full page: "The Eighth Missouri Volunteers Charging Over the 18th Regulars at the Battle"; half pg: "Hamburg Landing, Tennessee, Commissary Depot of Major-General Halleck's Army".

The back page has 2 political cartoons: "Caudle Lecture" & "An Advocate of Moral Force".