Harpers Weekly 3/7/1863
Battle Before Vicksburg
Signed in Plate by Thos Nast

Harpers Weekly 3/7/1863<br>Battle Before Vicksburg<br>Signed in Plate by Thos Nast
Code: HW16
Price: $59.00
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Original 16 page Harpers Weekly newspaper printed March 7, 1863.

Action packed double page centerfold of battle,
by famous artist Thomas Nast, is shown at left:
"Scene in one of the Battles Before Vicksburg"

Other pages from this issue are displayed below:

Full page print titled: "Paying Off The Teamsters in the Army of the Potomac" showing many African-Americans.

Full page: "The US Gunboat 'Indianola' Ironclad, Running the Blockade at Vicksburg."

Two Half page prints:
"Departure of Registered enemies of the US from Port Hickok to Madisonville, La."
and "Landing of Registered Enemies of the US at Madisonville, La."

Approx Half page Civil War map
"Vicksburg and it's Vicinity"

And the front page features a full-figure print of "Nicholas Longworth, Western Millionaire"
Banker and Pioneer US Winemaker
(in those days, Ohio was "West")

This issue also has a half page illustration titled:
"Poor of New Orleans Applying to Col. Thorpe For Employment at City Surveyor's Office"

And back page has 2 political cartoons:
"Design for a Modern Historical Picture"
and "The Arkansas Traveler".
Complete in 16 pages.