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Harper's Weekly Original Civil War Newspapers

We Believe that the most exciting way to study the Civil War, is to watch the war unfold on the pages of Original Harper's Weekly Newspapers.  Harper's Weekly was the most popular newspaper during the Civil War, and it featured stunning illustrations, and in depth stories on all the important people and events of the war.  Below, for your research and enjoyment, we present this work in progress. Presently 1861 through 1864 are completed, and the 1865 issues through May are complete. 

 
(Newspaper Thumbnails take you to the Complete Paper)

Harper's Weekly 1861

Harper's Weekly 1862

Harper's Weekly 1863

Harper's Weekly 1864

Harper's Weekly 1865

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January 7, 1865

Sherman Entering Savannah Georgia

January 14, 1865

Dutch Gap Canal in Civil War

January 21, 1865

General Slocum

January 28, 1865

Ft. Fisher

February 4, 1865

Rebel Iron Clads

February 11, 1865

13th amendment

February 18, 1865

Spring Campaign

February 25, 1865

Sherman Marches Through South Carolina

March 4, 1865

Battle of Wilmington

March 11, 1865

Abraham Lincoln's Second Inauguration

March 18, 1865

Hugh McCullough

March 25, 1865

Sherman Marches Through South Carolina

April 1, 1865

Columbia South Carolina in the Civil War

April 8, 1865

Edward Canby

April 15, 1865

Five Forks Battle

April 22, 1865

John Wilkes Booth

April 29, 1865

President Abraham Lincoln

May 6, 1865

President Andrew Johnson

May 13, 1865

Capture of Lincoln Assassin John Wilkes Booth

May 20, 1865

Capture of Jefferson Davis

May 27, 1865

RETZSCH'S GAME OF LIFE

June 3, 1865

parade

June 10, 1865

Secretary Seward

June 17, 1865

General Grant and General Scott

June 24, 1865

Monument Bull Run

July 1, 1865

July 4th 1865

July 8, 1865

July 15, 1865

Honolulu Civil War Monument

July 22, 1865

Freed Slave

July 29, 1865

Poughkeepsie New York Boat Races

August 5, 1865

Collins Overland Telegraph

August 12, 1865

General Miles

August 19, 1865

Lincoln Assissins

August 26, 1865

Houstatonic Train Wreck

September 2, 1865

September 9, 1865

Richmond Meeting

September 16, 1865

Champ Ferguson

September 23, 1865

Yacht Race

September 30, 1865

October 7, 1865

Confederate Pardons

October 14, 1865

Dr. Mudd's Escape

October 21, 1865

October 28, 1865

Fenian Congress

November 4, 1865

Lord Russell

November 11, 1865

Fenians

November 18, 1865

November 25, 1865

Church Fire

December 2, 1865

December 9, 1865

The Reformation

December 16, 1865

 

John Hoffman

December 23, 1865

 

Christmas 1865

December 30, 1865

 

 

 

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