Winslow Homer, "The Great Fair"


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Civil War Harper's Weekly, December 28, 1861

This WEB site contains online, readable versions of the Harper's Weekly newspapers published during the Civil War. These old newspapers allow you to develop a unique understanding of the important events of the Civil War. This site is created to help you in your studies and your research. Check back often, as we add new material each day.


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Burning Charleston

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Charleston, South Carolina

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Fort Pulaski

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Winslow Homer's Great Fair







Great Fair



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