Harpers Weekly 5/4/1861. House-Tops in Charleston During the Bombardment of Sumter

Harpers Weekly 5/4/1861. House-Tops in Charleston During the Bombardment of Sumter
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Original 16 page Harpers Weekly newspaper printed May 4, 1861. At left is the front page illustration of House-Tops in Charleston During the Bombardment of Sumter, showing men & women viewing the battle

Other pages from this issue are displayed below:

First Blood.
6th Mass Regt Fighting through Baltimore


The Great Meeting in Union Square NY
to Support the Government


The 7th Regt March Down Broadway
to Embark for War


Departure of Transport Steamers from NewYork for Washington with Volunteers


Massachusetts Volunteers Embark
for Washington in Jersey City Cars


The R.R. Cuyler Sailing from NY
with the 71st State Militia on Board


Map of Part of Maryland & Virginia
Showing the Probable Theatre of War


Heroes of Fort Sumter
Major Anderson, Capt Doubleday etc


Stephens's Floating Bomb-Proof Battery


More details on this newspaper:
This Original 16 page Harpers Weekly newspaper was printed October 19, 1861.
Other illustrations include "Parade of United States Troops on Governor's Island Before Embarkation" and "Recruits Drilling in Squads on Governor's Island, New York. This issue also includes a serialized portion of "Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens
A little toned, but otherwise in very nice condition for a 150 year old newspaper.

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