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Civil War Harper's Weekly, March 2, 1861

The March 2, 1861 edition of Harper's Weekly featured a cover illustration of president elect Abraham Lincoln.  The remainder of the newspaper includes incredible stories on the opening events of the Civil War.  We have posted the newspaper below.  Newspaper Thumbnails will take you to the page of interest.

 

President-Elect Abraham Lincoln

President Lincoln at Astor House

Cummings Point

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Congressional Business

Jefferson Davis Inauguration Speech

Fort Taylor Description

Fort Johnson

Fort Johnson

Ft. Taylor

Fort Taylor

 

 

 

 

FORT MOULTRIE, AS SEEN FROM FORT SUMTER.[DRAWN BY AN OFFICER OF MAJOR ANDERSON'S COMMAND.]

                                                            Battery from which the "Star of the West" was fired upon.

Sand Battery, connected by covered gallery will

MORRIS ISLAND, AS SEEN FROM FORT SUMTER.[DRAWN BY AN OFFICER OF MAJOR ANDERSON'S COMMAND.]

FORT JOHNSON, AS SEEN FROM FORT SUMTER.-[DRAWN BY AN OFFICER OF MAJOR ANDERSON'S COMMAND.]

Iron-clad Battery.

Fort Moultrie
Morris Island
Fort Johnson
Picture

 

 

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