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Harpers Weekly 4/20/1861. Centerfold of US Fleet Off Fort Pickens FL
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Original 16 page Harpers Weekly newspaper printed April 20, 1861. At left is a Double Page Centerfold of the US Fleet off Fort Pickens, Florida.
Other pages from this issue are displayed below:
Cover. Confederate Batteries Opposite Ft. Pickens
and Hon. Charles F. Adams, US Minister to England
Detail of Confederate Batteries
Opposite Fort Pickens
Washington Navy-Yard with Shad Fisheries in Foreground
Full pg. 5 panel print of Commander Dahlgren USN and his famous Dahlgren Gun
Shipment of Military Stores on Board the Steamship 'Baltic' at New York
United States Flying Artillery going on Board the Steamship 'Atlantic' at New York.
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This Original 16 page Harpers Weekly newspaper was printed April 20, 1861.
This issue includes lots of reports from the early days of the war. And there's 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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