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Civil War Harper's Weekly, April 12, 1862

We have posted our extensive collection of original Civil War Harper's Weekly newspapers online for your study and research. This collection will allow new insights into this important period of American History.

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General Buell

General Buell

Kentucky Negroes

Kentucky Negroes

Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville, Florida

Tennessee Map

Tennessee Battle Map


Biography of General Buell

Battle of Winchester

Battle of Winchester

Battle of Hampton Roads

Battle of Hampton Roads



New Madrid, Point Pleasant

Point Pleasant and New Madrid


Newbern, NC

Picture of the Monitor

Picture of the Monitor

Battle Winchester Picture

Picture of the Battle of Winchester




[APRIL 12, 1862.


SECRETARY WELLES (reading from a Paper a Fortnight old). "'The Rebel Steamer NASHVILLE run the Blockade at Beaufort on Thursday last.' Well, I declare! this is too bad! Really, if George doesn't send me the New York Papers more regularly, I'll have to Subscribe for them myself."

JOHN BULL. "Well, Friend BONEY, that looks like a Good Blockade. I don't think there's
any use trying to break it."




Will find profitable employment in every City, Town, and Camp, by engaging in the sale of (Beadle's Dime Biographical Library, No. 12.)

The Life of Major-General GEO. B. McCLELLAN Comprising his Services in Mexico; on the Red River and Northern Oregon

Exploring Expeditions; on the Army Commission to Europe; together with a complete history .of the Campaign in Western Virginia.

100 Pages Complete.   Price 10 Cents.

For sale by all Booksellers and News Dealers. Sent, post-paid, on receipt of price. Address

BEADLE & CO., Publishers, New York.

James Parrish,
Shirt Manufacturer,

323 CANAL STREET, near Broadway, New York. SUPERIOR SHIRTS made to measure, $18, $21, and $24 per dozen.

Family supply store of Bosoms, Collars, and Wristbands for Shirt making, at reduced prices.


A. McKENZIE, Plumber, 305 4th Street, N.Y.

AGENTS WANTED to sell YALE'S FLAG of our UNION and MILITARY STATIONERY PACKAGES. Agents who are now selling imitations put up by other parties are respectfully requested to send us their address, and we will forward them a sample with circular, which will at once satisfy them they can make more money and give better satisfaction than any others in market. We will also forward our Circular of YALE'S ARMY WRITING DESK, something that every soldier will buy. Address


Prop. Metropolitan Gift Book Store, Syracuse, N. Y.

AGENTS CAN MAKE from $15 to $30 per day by selling Rickard's Multomicroon.

Send for a Circular. S. C. RICKARDS & CO., 102 Nassau Street, New York.

"WHAT CAME AFTERWARD?" by T. S. Arthur, and " BATTLE-FIELDS OF OUR FATHERS," by Virginia F. Townsend, two Serial Stories, now appearing in ARTHUR'S HOME MAGAZINE. For sale by News Agents.

Price 15 cents a number.

To all wanting Farms.

New SETTLEMENT OF VINELAND.—30 miles from Philadelphia by Railroad. Good loam soil, highly productive for Wheat, Corn, Grass, Fruits, and Vegetables— good market—delightful climate—where farming is profitable, especially these times, and where good business openings can be found. Large numbers are settling. Society good. Farms from $15 to $20 per acre only. Village 5 and 10 acre Lots for sale. Four years' time given. Report of SOLON ROBINSON, Ag. Ed. of the Tribune, who has visited the place, together with the "Vineland Rural," giving full description, will be furnished. Address

CHAS. K. LANDIS, P.M., Vineland P.O., Cumberland County, New Jersey.

Panprosphosium Prize Package.
Price Ten Cents.

The Dime Prize Package contains 16 articles, all new and original, with a piece of valuable Jewelry in each package. Send for a Circular. Agents can make 100 per cent. W. H. CATELY & CO., 102 Nassau Street, N. Y.

INVALID.—You will get the Recipe for a sure cure for Coughs, Colds, Consumption, and all Lung Affections, by sending to D. Adee, 381 Pearl Street, N. Y. He sends it free. Write for it.—It has cured thousands.

To Consumptives.

THE Advertiser, having been restored to health in a few weeks, by a very simple remedy, after having suffered several years with a severe lung affection, and that dread disease, Consumption—is anxious to make known to his fellow-sufferers the means of cure. To all who desire it, he will send a copy of the prescription used (free of charge), with the directions for preparing and using the same, which they will find a SURE CURE for CONSUMPTION, ASTHMA, BRONCHITIS, &c. The only object of the advertiser in sending the Prescription is to benefit the afflicted, and spread information which he conceives to be invaluable, and he hopes every sufferer will try his remedy, as it will cost them nothing, and may prove a blessing.

Parties wishing the prescription will please address



Kings County, New York.

AGENTS of ACTIVITY and ENERGY can make from $5 to $10 per day by selling the only VALUABLE PRIZE STATIONERY RECIPE PACKAGE AND ENVELOPE in the market. Our STATIONERY is SUPERIOR, and our Jewelry consists of FORTY VARIETIES manufactured with ARTISTIC TASTE.

We put in each package a beautiful and life-like engraving of GENERAL GEORGE B. McCLELLAN, 6x10. 75 Valuable Recipes. 6 Sheets Ladies' Billet Paper. 6 sheets Com. Note Paper. 6 Buff Envelopes. 6 Sheets Ladies' Note Paper. 2 Fine Steel Pens. 6 White Union Envelopes, 1 Fine Pencil. in colors.   1 Sheet Blotting Paper. 6 Ladies' White Union Env. 1 Penholder.


For particulars send for circulars, mailed free.

S. C. RICKARDS & CO., 102 Nassau Street, N. Y.


MAGNIFYING 500 TIMES, FOR 28c. IN SILVER. Five of different powers, $1. Mailed free.

F. C. BOWEN, Box 220, Boston, Mass.

Military Books.

D. VAN NOSTRAND, Publisher, Importer, and Bookseller, of Military and Scientific Books, No. 192 Broadway, N. Y. Catalogues sent free by mail on application.

For Sale or to Let. The premises Nos. 809 and 811 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, formerly occupied by Messrs. L. J. Levy & Company. For Terms, &c. Apply to   HARPER & BROTHERS, New York.



Retailed at Wholesale Prices,

Made to Measure at $20 per doz. OR SIX FOR TEN DOLLARS, MADE OF NEW YORK MILLS MUSLIN, With fine Linen Bosoms, and warrranted as good a Shirt
as sold in retail store, for $2.50 each. ALSO, THE VERY BEST SHIRTS THAT CAN BE MADE, $26.00 PER DOZEN.

P. S.—Those who think I can not make a good Shirt for $20 per dozen are mistaken. Here is the cost of one dozen $20 fine shirts. 30 yards of New York Mills Muslin at 18 c. per yd.. $5.40 7 yards of fine Linen, at 56c. per yard    3.92 Making and cutting   6.00 Laundry, $1; buttons and cotton, 75c    1.75 Profit    2.93

Total    $20.00
Self-Measurement for Shirts.

Printed directions for self-measurement, list of prices, and drawings of different styles of shirts and collars sent free everywhere. These rules are so easy to understand that any one can take their own measure. I warrant a perfect fit.

The cash can be paid to the Express Company on re-receipt of the goods.

The Express Company have orders to allow all parties to examine the goods before paying for them. If the goods are not as represented, you are at liberty to return them.

S. W. H. WARD, from London,

387 Broadway, up stairs, Between White and Walker Streets, NEW YORK.

STATIONERY and Jewelry Packages, the best in the market, at prices lower than can be purchased elsewhere. For particular, address, with stamp enclosed, I. S. ANDREWS, 110 Sudbury St., Boston, Mass.





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