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Civil War Harper's Weekly, August 23, 1862

Welcome to the Civil War Harper's Weekly online newspapers. These newspapers contain rich illustrations and descriptions of the key events of the Civil War. They are a critical resource that can be used to develop an in depth understanding of the key issues of the conflict.

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US Capitol

The US Capitol

Battle of Cedar Mountain

Battle of Cedar Mountain

The Battle of Culpepper

The Battle of Culpepper

Edmund Ruffin House Burned

Edmund Ruffin's House Burned

Ironclad Navy

Ironclad Navy

Cannon

Cannon

Abraham Lincoln Speech

Abraham Lincoln Speech

Edmund Ruffin House Burning

Edmund Ruffin's House Burning

Army of the Potomac at Harrison's Landing

Army of the Potomac Camp at Harrison's Landing

Heron Creek new Harrison's Landing

Heron Creek

Map of Richmond Virginia

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Steinway Pianos

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Elisha Hinman

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HARPER'S WEEKLY.

[AUGUST 23, 1862.

544

THE DRAFT.

"Och! bald luck to it thin. I've got drafted, and niver a cint for it; and tin days ago I might have volunteered, and got me Ninety Dollars just as aisy as snap yer fingers."

AN EXEMPT.

OFFICER. "You're a Foreigner, you say?"

APPLICANT. "Born in Tipperary, yer honor."

OFFICER. "Did you never get Naturalized?"

APPLICANT. "Ne'er a time."

OFFICER. "Did you never Vote?"

APPLICANT. "Oh! for the matter of votin', yer honor, I allus Votes. Many's the Vote I've guy FERNANDY WOOD; an' av' he were Mayor now—(is marched off.)

ABUNDANT DISQUALIFICATION.

"Ugh! How d'you make out that you are exempt, eh?"

"I'm over age, I am a Negro, a Minister, a Cripple, a British Subject, and an Habitual Drunkard."

UNCLE Sam. "Go ahead, Boys: I'll take care of the Wives and Babies. GOD bless you!

ADVERTISEMENTS

259 ORNAMENTAL IRON 259

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.

LANDS.—To all wanting Farms. Thriving Settlement. Rich soil. Mild climate. See advertisement of Vineland, on page 495.

U. S. Passports!

On and after Sept. 1, a Government Tax of $3.00 must be paid by all who take out Passports. It is advisable, therefore, for all who anticipate going abroad within the next few years, to take them out before Sept. 1st, 1862. A Passport Prospectus will be sent, free, by applying to W. P. FETRIDGE, Passport Department, Care HARPER & BROTHERS, New York.

GOLD PENS AND HOLDERS at prices to suit the times. Retailed at wholesale prices. Solid Gold Pens. 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. Send for a circular, giving full list of prices and fac simile of the pens.

E. S. JOHNSON, Manufactory and Office 15 Maiden Lane, (Established 1845.)   New York City.

A BEAUTIFUL MICROSCOPE

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.

A Splendid Watch Free

To all who Sell our

Unequaled Prize Packages.

We have long been giving each of our Agents a splendid Watch, and will continue to do so. Other parties are imitating us in this as in all other things we do; but we are safe in saying our Prize Packages are still unequaled, and will always remain so. We give a

Good Time Keeper

to each and every one who sends us an order. Our latest Prize Packages, which surpass all other Prize Packages ever sold, contain more fine Stationery and of better quality, Richer and more Fashionable Jewelry, and three times as many Fancy Articles, including Ladies' New Fashion Plates, Rare Recipes, Superb Designs, Merry Games for old and young, Valuable Hints, &c., &c., than any 25 cent package sold. Send for our new Circulars, and see the many extra indueements. Our agents now make $15 per day easy. S. C. RICKARDS & CO., 102 Nassau Street, New York. Largest and oldest Prize Package House in the world.

AGENTS! NOW READY.   THE
"New Plus Ultra Prize Package!"
Surpassing all others in quantity and quality of contents.
PREMIUM TO AGENTS, doubling their profits.
Send for our NEW Circular.

'THE NATIONAL TAX LAW,"

full and correct. $2.50 per 100.

P. HASKINS & CO., 36 Beekman Street, N. Y.

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.

AGENTS WANTED EVERY WHERE to sell VAN ANDEN'S ONE DOLLAR PORTABLE COPYING PRESS. HANNAH & CO., Sole Proprietors, 29 Cliff Street, New York.

ECLECTIC INSTITUTE.
56 EAST 17th STREET, NEAR UNION SQUARE.
"Seize upon truth wherever it is found."

Doctor von Fallenstein, for sixteen years associate of his father Gerhard von Fallenstein in the Heilanstalt near Dresden, Germany, and founder of the Fairhaven Electic Institution near Brighton, England, will treat all diseases of women, gout, chronic rheumatism no matter of how long standing, cutaneous diseases, and that scourge to American society, dyspepsia. To the poor advice and medicine gratis. Medicines and directions sent to any part of the country.

HARPER & BROTHERS,
FRANKLIN SQUARE, NEW YORK,
Have just Published:

OLIVE BLAKE'S GOOD WORK, A Novel. By JOHN CORDY JEAFFRESON, Author of "Isabel; the Young Wife and the Old Love." 8vo, Paper, 25 cents.

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.

Gentlemen's
Furnishing Goods,

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

NO. 387 BROADWAY

Between White and Walker Streets.

Trade supplied.

HARPER'S
NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE.

TERMS.

One Copy for one Year ........................$3.00

Two Copies for One Year .....................5.00

Three or more Copies for One Year (each) ......2.00
And an Extra Copy, gratis, for every Club of EIGHT SUBSCRIBERS.

HARPER'S MAGAZINE and HARPER'S WEEKLY, together, one year, $4.00.

HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS,

   FRANKLIN SQUARE, NEW YORK.

HARPER'S WEEKLY.
Single Copies Six Cents.

WILKIE COLLINS'S New Story, entitled "NO NAME," was commenced in the Number for March 15 (No. 272) of

HARPER'S WEEKLY,
And will be continued from week to week until completed.

TERMS.

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.

HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS,

   FRANKLIN SQUARE, NEW YORK.

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