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Civil War Harper's Weekly, April 27, 1861

The April 27, 1861 edition of Harper's Weekly features a biography and picture of President Abraham Lincoln, and an incredible description of Mr. Lincoln's declaration of war on the south.  The issue also contains fabulous illustrations of the Battle of Fort Sumter.  Newspaper thumbnails will take you to a large, readable version of that page.

 

Civil War Volunteers

Abraham Lincoln's Declaration of War

The Call for Volunteers

Abraham Lincoln

President Abraham Lincoln Biography and Picture

Beauregard

General P.G.T. Beauregard

Slave Cartoon

Slavery Cartoon

Inside Fort Sumter During the Bombardment

Inside Fort Sumter During the Bombardment

Map of Charleston Harbor

Map of Charleston Harbor

Attack on Fort Sumter

Attack on Fort Sumter

 

 

HARPER'S WEEKLY.

[APRIL 27, 1861.

272

VENUS. " You say dey's fitin', 'Poleon."

NAPOLEON. "Yes, Marster say dey is, 'cause dey can't get no Coppermise."

VENUS. " Whar dey get dat ?"

NAPOLEON. " In de Norf, I bl'ieve."

VENUS. " Well, my Lor! sooner ,en' to fite, dey better git de Coppermise, ef it cos' a Hundred Dollar ; dis ting of Brudderin' fitin' is agin de Scriptur !"

INTOLERABLE !—(Vicinity of the * * * * * * * Club, Fifth Avenue.)

EXTERIOR PARTY (observes to Friend). "I declare, Sophy, if those same horrid Men are not staring out of the Club window again !"

INTERIOR PARTY (ditto to ditto). " Hello, Fred ! here comes those same Girls back again —is it you or me, eh!"

5,000 Men Wanted

To Sell
LLOYD'S NEW POLITICAL CHART
FOR THE TIMES,

containing large, new, colored PORTRAITS OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN AND HIS CABINET, GEN. SCOTT, GEN. WOOL, MAJ. ANDERSON, AND LIEUT. SLEMMER, with a sketch of the life of each. A MAP OF OUR COUNTRY, showing, in different colors, the FREE STATES, BORDER SLAVE STATES, SECEDED STATES, and TERRITORIES.

Also, accurate Election and Census Returns for 1860, with much other valuable information. Finely colored on excellent paper, 28x30 inches in size. Mailed, pre-paid, for 25 cents. (Stamps received.)

A RARE CHANCE FOR AGENTS. Published at H. H. LLOYD & CO'S,

Agents' General Depot for
BOOKS, MAPS, AND STATIONERY PACKAGES,

No. 25 Howard Street, New York.

 

DINING UNDER DIFFICULTIES.

The Indignation and Disgust of JONES (who is not a Musical Man) at hearing SMITH accompany Miss FLORA so nicely in the Elixir of Love.

ADVERTISEMENTS.

Perfect Fitting Shirts,!

MADE TO MEASURE AT $18 PER DOZEN, OR SIX FOR $9.

MADE OF NEW YORK MILLS MUSLIN,
With fine Linen Bosoms, and warranted as good a Shirt as sold in the retail stores at $2 50 each.

ALSO, THE VERY BEST SHIRTS THAT CAN BE MADE AT $2 EACH.
SELF-MEASUREMENT FOR SHIRTS.

Printed directions, list of prices, and drawings of different styles of Shirts sent free everywhere, and so easy to understand, that any one can take their own measure for Shirts. I warrant a good fit. The cash to be paid to the Express Company on receipt of goods.

S. W. H. WARD, from London,

No. 387 Broadway, N. Y., up Stairs.

SEWING MACHINES:

At reduced prices, with Glass Cloth Presser, Improved Loop-Check, New Style Hemmer, Binder, Corder, etc. Office, No. 505 Broadway, New York.

"This Machine makes the 'LOCK STITCH',' and ranks highest, on account of the elasticity, permanence, beauty, and general desirableness of the stitching when done, and the wide range of its application."

[Report of American Institute, New York.

 

 

Picture

old piano

 

 

Are pronounced to be the best Pianos manufactured. Each Instrument warranted 5 years. Send for Circular. Warerooms and Manufactory, '75 to 85 East 13h Street, near Broadway, N. Y.

 

General Scott's Infantry Tactics

on, Rules for the Exercise and Maneuvres of the United States Infantry.
3 vols. 24mo, Muslin, $ 2 50.
Published by Authority.

United States
Army Regulations.

Approved by the President of the United States, and Printed under the Directions of the Secretary of  War.

 

12mo, Muslin, $1 50.

 

Published by HARPER & BROTHERS, Franklin Square, New York.

Harper's Weekly.

PRICE FIVE CENTS.

TERMS.

One Copy for Twenty Weeks  . $1 00

One Copy for One Year   .          2 50

One Copy for Two Years .   .      4 00

Five Copies for One Year ,   .     9 00

Twelve Copies for One Year   . 20 00

Twenty-five Copies 1 Year      . 40 00 Harper's Weekly & Harper's Mag., one year, $4  00. Volumes I., II., III., and IV. of HARPER'S WEEKLY; handsomely bound in Cloth extra, Price $3 50 each, are now readv.

*** To postmasters getting up Club of Twelve or Twenty-five, a Copy will be sent gratis. Subscriptions may commence with any Number. Specimen Numbers gratuitously supplied. Clergymen and Teachers supplied at the lowest CLUB RATES.

HARPER&BROTHERS, PUBLISHER.

Slave Cartoon
Ladies Cartoon
 
Dress Cartoon
Music Cartoon
Picture
old sewing machine
 

 

 

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