Original 16 page Harpers Weekly newspaper printed Jan 31, 1863. Full page print, shown at left, titled "Contrabands Coming Into Camp in Consequence of the Proclamation"
("Contrabands" meant Slaves & "Proclamation" was the recent Emancipation Proclamation).
Other pages from this issue are displayed below:
Front Cover "Army Beef" showing soldiers shooting cattle. With 2 smaller vignettes.
Page with 2 prints "Deserted Rebel Camps Near Murfreesboro" & "Murfreesboro, Tenn"
Full page print "Rebel Attack Upon the 43rd Massachusetts Volunteers at Galveston, Texas"
Full page print "Attack of the Rebels Upon Our Gunboat Flotilla at Galveston Tex, Jan 1, 1863"
Full page with 4 prints of "Our Blockading Fleet Off North Channel, Charleston Harbor, S.C."
Half page print "The Battle At Vicksburg--Gallant Charge of the Sixth Missouri Regiment"
Also a full column map: "The Mississippi From the St. Francis to Vicksburg, Showing Arkansas Post". And
the back page has 2 political cartoons, one showing Abraham Lincoln.
Complete in 16 pages.