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Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization. Vol. VIII, No. 386, Saturday, May 21, 1864.


Saturday, May 21, 1864 issue of the Harper's Weekly. Featuring General Sherman's Advance in the American Civil War. With many lithographs. Cover lithograph: General Sherman's Advance- Buzzard's Roost Pass, Georgia. Centerfold lithograph: Grand musical festival in Philadelphia in aid of the Sanitary Commission; Departure of the Union Fleet from Newport News, Virginia, on May 4, 1864- From a sketch by a naval officer; Arrival of General Butler's advance at City Point, Virginia, on May 5, 1864- From a sketch by a naval office. Other lithographic illustrations include: The late General Wadsworth; Destruction of the East Tennessee and Virginia railroad; Destruction of Rebel Schooners off Homosassa River, Florida. Also include Map of Virginia, showing the military operations of Generals Grant and Butler, and map of Richmond, Virginia, showing the defenses and railroad connections.


New York (N.Y.) -- Newspapers New York County (N.Y.) -- Newspapers United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 Georgia Virginia

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Harper & Brothers

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African American Legacy: The Carol Mundy Collection, 1794-2010.
UCF Special Collections Manuscripts - 5th Floor -- CFM2009_02


16 pages; 41 cm

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Harper's Weekly.