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Civil War Harper's Weekly, August 30, 1862

This site gives you access to our online archive of the Harper's Weekly newspaper published during the Civil War. This collection features incredible illustrations created by eye-witnesses to some of the most important events in American History.

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General Corcoran

General Corcoran

General Corcoran

General Corcoran

Rebel Ram "Arkansas"

Destruction of the "Arkansas"

Robert L. McCook

Robert L. McCook

Morgan's Raid

Morgan's Raid

Stonewall Jackson

General Stonewall Jackson

Cedar Mountain

Cedar Mountain

Battle of Cedar Mountain

Battle of Cedar Mountain (cont.)

John Morgan Raid

John Morgan's Raid

Stevenson, Alabama

Stevenson, Alabama

Sigel's Corps

Sigel's Corps

Battle of Cedar Mountain

The Battle of Cedar Mountain

Civil War Cartoons

Civil War Cartoons











[AUGUST 30, 1862.



REBEL GENERAL (reading GENERAL POPE'S Orders). "What! going to carry on the War in earnest! Here, JONES, SMITH, BROWN, all of you, ride at once to JACKSON, and order him to hang the Scoundrel POPE at once! Chop his Head off! Roast him on a slow Fire! Crucify him!"


HE. "Ah! Dearest ADDIE! I've succeeded. I've got a Substitute!"

SHE. "Have you? What a curious coincidence! And I have found one FOR YOU!"


"One of the most singular Phenomena of the day is the remarkable increase of QUAKERISM in the Sixth Ward in this City." (Forthcoming Municipal Statistics.)



The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers,

giving a full and elaborate history of the memorable and valiant

Mackerel Brigade,

with the exploits of Captain William Brown, Eskevire, Captain Bob Shorty, Captain Samyule Sa-mith, and the Anatomical Cavalry. The whole presenting a complete Satirical History of the War, or a succinct

Military Burlesque.

1 Volume, 12mo, 384 pages. $1.

The book contains a large variety of matter not heretofore published, including a curious

Autobiographical Narrative.

Publishers, 21 Murray Street, N. Y.

French and English Institute,

FOR YOUNG GENTLEMEN, 48 and 50 East 24th Street.

Boarding and Day School. Pupils prepared for West-point, the Navy School, College, and Business. A pupil can enter when six years of age, and remain till he is 20. The Prospectus contains the names of the pupils and their parents for the past seven years. Lessons resumed on SEPTEMBER 16th. ELIE CHARLIER, Director.

TO CONSUMPTIVES.—You will get the Recipe for a sure cure for Coughs, Colds, Consumption, and all lung complaints, by sending to D. Adee, 381 Pearl St., N. Y. He sends it free. Write for it—It has cured thousands.

A Railroad Time-keeper,

With every 100 Prize Packages, the Largest and Best Prize Packages sold, contains 50 New and Valuable Articles. We give to each Agent a good Watch, our Packages contain 24 Sheets of Paper and 24 Envelopes (4 Kinds), and other articles. Send for circular.

W. H. CATELY & CO., 102 Nassau Street, N. Y.

AGENTS!!!—We offer you the "Ne Plus Ultra Prize Package." Also all our other Gift and Stationery Packetsat un precedented low prices. We do NOT give a


to all who deal with us, but we give you our goods at prices which enable you to realize enormous profits, besides a PREMIUM in articles which will bring CASH. The contents of our packages give satisfaction to all who by them. They surpass all others in quality. Full particulars in circular, mailed free.

P. HASKINGS & CO., 36 Beekman St., N. Y. City.

GOLD PENS AND HOLDERS at prices to suit the times. Retailed at wholesale prices. Gold Pens, Solid Silver Extension Cases, at $1, $1.50, $1.75, $2.25, $2.75 each, according to the size. Warranted to last 5 years. Gold Pens re-pointed equal to new on the receipt of 25 cents in stamps. Agents wanted in every regiment. Orders by mail promptly attended to. Send for a circular, giving full list of prices and engravings of the pens.

      R. S. JOHNSON.

   Manufactory and Office 15 Maiden Lane,

(Established 1845.)      New York City.

Attention Masons and Soldiers.

Head-Quarters for all in want of Jewelry. Agents wanted in every Regiment and Town in the country. I will sent (as sample) a handsome Gold Masonic Pin or Ring, or Plated Vest Chain, or fine Gold Pen and Pencil, or Engraved Locket, or Engraved Bracelet, or Neck Chain, or a beautiful sett of Jewelry, on the receipt of $1, together with my wholesale Circular.

C. P. GIRTON, Manufacturing Jeweler, 208 Broadway.

Extra to Agents.

All who sell our great and unequaled Prize Packages receive from us as a free present, a


Warranted as a Time-Keeper, handsomely ornamented, and of finished workmanship. No inducement of the kind was ever offered to Agents. Our Packages have become Standard Articles, and sell rapidly. Their contents are more valuable, more numerous, and of greater variety than any other. Send for Circular. S. C. RICKARDS & CO., 102 Nassau Street, N. Y., the largest and oldest Prize Package House in the world.

Mosquito Nets

At $1 a piece.


G. L. & J. B. KELTY,

   359 Broadway.


WORK, Wrought, Cast, and Wire.

IRON RAILINGS, VERANDAHS, BALCONIES, GUARDS, and IRON FURNITURE of every description. Illustrated Catalogues mailed on receipt of four 3 cent stamps.   HUTCHINSON & WICKERSHAM,

259 Canal Street, near Broadway, New York.

For 28 cts. (in silver),

Magnifing small objects 500 times. Five of different powers for $1.00. Mailed free. Address F. C. BOWEN, Box 220, Boston. Mass.

Pensions, Bounties, Back Pay, and other claims against the Government promptly collected by


Offices, No. 2 Park Place, N. Y.

" 476 7th St., Washington. Call or send for Circulars, with references, &c.

PHOTOGRAFHS may be colored by any person in an elegant style by the use of NEWTON'S Albumen colors. For circular of information address       J. E. TILTON & CO., Boston,       Sole Agents for United States.

Retailed at Wholesale Prices, Made to Measure at $24 per doz. MADE OF NEW YORK MILLS MUSLIN, With fine Linen Bosoms, and warranted as good a Shirt as sold in retail stores at $2.50 each. ALSO, THE VERY BEST SHIRTS THAT CAN BE MADE, $27.00 PER DOZEN.

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 receipt of the goods.

Furnishing Goods,

Also Fine Perfumery.
S. W. H. WARD, from LONDON,


Between White and Walker Streets.

Trade supplied.

Single Copies Six Cents.


One Copy for One Year .......................$2.50

One Copy for Two Years    4.00

Ten Copies for One Year .....................18.00

An Extra Copy will be allowed for every Club of TEN SUBSCRIBERS.

The Publishers employ no TRAVELING AGENTS. Parties who desire to subscribe to Harper's Magazine or Harper's Weekly had better remit direct to the Publishers, or pay their subscription to some Postmaster or General Agent with whom they are acquainted, and of whose responsibility they are assured.



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