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Civil War Harper's Weekly, March 23, 1861

The March 23, 1861 edition of Harper's Weekly featured a stunning portrait of Major Anderson's command at Fort Sumter.  The paper also features important news associated with the opening days of the Civil War. The issue also features a portrait of Abner Doubleday, popularly remembered as the inventor of baseball, on the cover.

 

Major Anderson's Command

Major Anderson's Command

General Twiggs's Surrender

Affairs in Texas

The Alamo

The Alamo

Salmon P. Chase

Salmon P. Chase

Robert Anderson's Command

San Antonio Plaza

The San Antonio Plaza

 

 

 

 

 

 

MARCH 23, 1861.]

HARPER'S WEEKLY.

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FORT BROWN, TEXAS.—FROM A SKETCH BY A GOVERNMENT DRAUGHTSMAN.-[SEE PAGE 182.]

FORT LANCASTER, TEXAS.—FROM A SKETCH BY A GOVERNMENT DRAUGHTSMAN.-[SEE PAGE 182.]

THE ALAMO, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, LATE HEAD-QUARTERS OF EX-GENERAL TWIGGS.—FROM A SKETCH BY A GOVERNMENT DRAUGHTSMAN.-[SEE PAGE 182.]

Fort Brown
Fort Lancaster
The Alamo

 

 

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