Siege of Charleston Navy Ships Harper's Civil War newspaper 1863 complete issue
Siege of Charleston Navy Ships Harper's Civil War newspaper 1863 complete issue Siege of Charleston Navy Ships Harper's Civil War newspaper 1863 complete issue Siege of Charleston Navy Ships Harper's Civil War newspaper 1863 complete issue Siege of Charleston Navy Ships Harper's Civil War newspaper 1863 complete issue Siege of Charleston Navy Ships Harper's Civil War newspaper 1863 complete issue Siege of Charleston Navy Ships Harper's Civil War newspaper 1863 complete issue Siege of Charleston Navy Ships Harper's Civil War newspaper 1863 complete issue Siege of Charleston Navy Ships Harper's Civil War newspaper 1863 complete issue Siege of Charleston Navy Ships Harper's Civil War newspaper 1863 complete issue
$ 65.00

Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization.

(Old Periodicals, 19th Century Newspapers, Americana, Harper's Weekly, Civil War, Illustrated Newspapers, Siege of Charleston, General Buford).

Issued October 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.

[B8028].

The full front page has 2 scenes of: "The Siege of Charleston--Attack on Battery Gregg" and "...The Boats for the Attack of Gregg on Their Way." Inside has two other full pages with 4 prints on Charleston: "...Soldiers Exploding Torpedoes by Throwing Pieces of Shell on Them from the Saps" and "...Explosion of the Magazine at Fort Moultrie" & "...Position of the Obstructions in the Harbor, Washed Ashore on an Island" and: "...The Last Night Before Wagner--The Head of the Gap."

Most of a page is taken up with a: "Map of the Theatre on General Rosecrans's Operations in the States of Tennessee and Georgia."

The doublepage centerfold has 6 prints on: "The Army of the Potomac--General Buford Attacking the Enemy at Raccoon Ford." Two full page prints show: "The Army of the Potomac--Sword Presentation by General Crawford's Division to General Meade" and "The Russian Frigate 'Osliada,' Now in the Harbor of New York."

The back page has a cartoon.