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Civil War Harper's Weekly, December 13, 1862

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Generals in the Army of the Potomac

Army of the Potomac Generals

The president's Message

The President's Message

Contrcator Cartoon

Contractor Cartoon

Banks Expedition

Banks's Expedition

Union Generals

Biographies of Union Generals

Drury's Bluff

Drury's Bluff

Drury's Bluff

Drury's Bluff

Morgan Dix

Morgan Dix

Long Island

Long Island, New York

Petersburg

Petersburg, Virginia

Fredericksburg

The Road to Fredericksburg

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HARPER'S WEEKLY.

[DECEMBER 13, 1862.

800

JOHN BULL.

JOHN. "All right, MR. CONFEDERATE—the Money's all right. Call at our Little Shop again, Sir. Fit you out a Pirate, or make you Manacles for Slaves at shortest notice."

JONATHAN.

JONATHAN (to hungry English Workmen). "Starving, eh! Well, your Old Man hasn't behaved like a friend, or you would'nt have been in this pickle. But I can't see you hungry, so fire away."

65 Maiden Lane, cor. William St.

New Toys and Holiday Presents.

We offer the largest assortment

OF NEW AND DESIRABLE GOODS

AT THE MOST REASONABLE PRICES.

We are sure of your patronage if you will give us a call.

STRASBURGER & NUHN, Importers,

No. 65 Maiden Lane, Corner of William St., New York.

LIFE OF GENERAL N. P. BANKS.

The man who excels in every thing.

A Great General, Approved Governor,

The Popular Speaker of the House.

"THE BOBBIN BOY."

Yes, this famous man, whom all are praising, was once a poor Bobbin Boy, and he has risen to what he is by his own efforts, by constant study. Boys, read "THE BOBBIN BOY;" it will show you how to become like him, and it is a true story, handsomely illustrated.

Price 75 cents.

Sold by all Booksellers.

J. E. TILTON & CO., Boston,
PUBLISHERS.

STEINWAY & SONS, Nos. 82 and 84 Walker Street, N. Y., were awarded a .first prize medal at the late Great International Exhibition, London. There were two hundred and sixty-nine pianos from all parts of the world entered for competition.

The special correspondent of the New York Times says: "Messrs. Steinways' endorsement by the Jurors is emphatic, and stronger and more to the point than that of any European maker."

RETAILING

At Wholesale Prices.

Depot 2 Warren Street.   J. W. MERSEREAU.

A BEAUTIFUL MICROSCOPE!

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

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

HEIMSTREET'S

Inimitable Hair Restorative.

IT IS NOT A DYE,

But restores gray hair to its original color, by supplying the capillary tubes with natural sustenance, impaired by age or disease. All instantaneous dyes are composed of lunar caustic, destroying the vitality and beauty of the hair, and afford of themselves no dressing. Heimstreet's Inimitable Coloring not only restores hair to its natural color by an easy process, but gives the hair a Luxuriant Beauty, promotes its growth, prevents its falling off, eradicates dandruff, and imparts health and pleasantness to the head. It has stood the test of time, being the original Hair Coloring, and is constantly increasing in favor. Used by both gentlemen and ladies. It is sold by all respectable dealers, or can be procured by them of the commercial agent. D. S. Barnes, 22 Broadway, N.Y. Two sizes, 50 c. and $1.

A SPECULATION.

$15 per day made sure, and more if you persevere selling our great NEW STYLE Union Prize and Stationery Package. Something NOVEL and UNEQUALED. Different to all old styles, and containing ALL NEW ARTICLES of good quality. Writing Materials and Fancy Articles worth $1 for only 25 cents. They are standard goods, and everybody wants them. Profits immense and sales quick. We give as a free present to each person who orders our Packages A SPLENDID WATCH, warranted as a time-keeper. Packages in endless variety and at all prices. Agents wanted in every Camp and every Town. This is a chance for soldiers in camp or discharged. Send for our New Circulars containing Extra inducements. S. C. RICKARDS & CO., 102 Nassau Street, New York, largest and oldest Prize Package House in the World.

GOLD PENS.

Retailed at wholesale prices. Goods warranted. Send for a circular, giving list of prices and engravings of Pens. Pens repointed on the receipt of 36 cents in P. O. Stamps.

E. S. JOHNSON, Manufactory and Office 15 Maiden Lane, New York City.

Observe, each Skate is labeled with the trade mark.

Also, 50,000 pair of Ladies' and Gents' Ice Skates, comprising all the new and most improved patterns, made from welded steel and iron hardened; Skate Straps and Leather Goods of every description; Fogg's improved Lever Skate Buckle. Sole Agent for Williams, Morse & Co.'s celebrated Skates.

FREDERICK STEVENS, 215 PEARL STREET, NEW YORK. 68 KILBY STREET, BOSTON.

CHINA AND GLASS!

We have now in store a very large stock, and invite an inspection. Prices are low, most of the stock having been imported before the new duty. We have not removed, and have NO BRANCH STORE, but continue our business at 479 Broadway, between Broome and Grand Sts. DAVIS COLLAMORE & Co.

A Novel Prize Package

For the Christmas Holidays, filled with rich Gifts from Santa Claus' Basket, consisting of a Panorama of Holiday Fun, Fireside Gaines, laughable Sketches, Shadows on the Wall, 1 box of water-color Paints, 450 Mottos, Astrologist's Answers, lots of Paper and Envelopes, rich presents of fine Jewelry, &c., &c. Price only 25 cents. News Dealers, &c., supplied. Send your orders. Circulars sent free. S. C. RICKARDS & CO., 102 Nassau Street, N. Y.

FURS.

C. G. GUNTHER & SONS,

FUR WAREHOUSE,
46 Maiden Lane, New York, Importers, Manufacturers, and Shippers of Raw Furs and Skins, Invite attention to their extensive Assortment of Ladies' Furs now on hand.

Union Prize Packages.

Dunn & Co.'s Head-Quarters, 118 Nassau St., N.Y., and Chicago, Ills. Send for circulars (largest house in the U. S.).

A FINE WATCH FREE.

To each person who buys our Mammoth Eureka Prize Packages. $12 per day made. Send for circulars. W. H. CATELY & Co., 40 Ann St., N. Y., Fowler's Buildings.

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.

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.

Patent Office Notice.

During the past Seventeen years Messrs. Munn & Co., Editors of the Scientific American, have acted as attorneys for more than SEVENTEEN THOUSAND INVENTORS. They prepare Specifications, Drawings, Caviats, and all other Patent Papers. They also furnish, free, a Pamphlet of Advice, How to Obtain Letters Patent. Address MUNN & CO., No. 37 Park Row, New York.

The Atlantic Monthly.

BEGINNING OF A NEW VOLUME.

The Number for January, 1863, begins the
Eleventh Volume of the Atlantic Monthly. From the commencement, in 1857, the ATLANTIC has rapidly increased in circulation, and it now has the largest class of readers since its beginning, five years ago. Its prosperity steadily augments, and it continues, amid all the fluctuations and dangers incident to our national crisis, to gain ground in the estimation of the public. At a time so pregnant with events which: touch the future destinies of America in every vital particular, the Publishers and Editors do not deem it necessary to promise that its pages will never swerve from the honest paths of loyal patriotism and universal freedom. Its opinions have always been on the side of Liberty, Progress, and Right, and the course it first adopted in its early career will ever be faithfully maintained. THE STAFF OF WRITERS, regularly contributing to the ATLANTIC MONTHLY, embraces many of the best known authors in American literature, and warrants the Publishers in promising to its readers, The Best Essays, The Best Stories, The Best Poems, which American talent can furnish.

List of Regular Contributors.

In PROSE and POETRY, the "Atlantic" Staff of Writers is unequaled. The following authors are still among the regular contributors.

JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL,   JOHN G. WHITTIER, HENRY W. LONGFELLOW,   E. P. WHIPPLE, LOUIS AGASSIZ,   BAYARD TAYLOR, RALPH WALDO  EMERSON,   GEORGE S. HILLARD, NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE, MRS. H. B. STOWE, T. W. HIGGINSON,   "THE COUNTRY PARSON,"  AUTHOR "Margaret   ROSE TERRY, Howth,"   HARRIET E. PRESCOTT. OLIVER W. HOLMES, The ATLANTIC'S list of Contributors includes many of The leading Writers of America.

TERMS.—The ATLANTIC is for sale by all Book and Periodical Dealers. Price 25 cents a number. Subscriptions for the year, $3.00, postage paid. Yearly subscriptions received, or single numbers supplied by any dealer, or by the Publishers. Specimen numbers sent GRATIS on application to the Publishers. INDUCEMENTS for SUBSCRIBING.Lists of premiums, etc., furnished on application to the Publishers. TICKNOR & FIELDS, Publishers, 135 Washington Street, Boston, Mass.

IMPORTANT TO AGENTS!!— We have reduced the wholesale price of our GREAT STATIONERY PORTFOLIO PACKAGE. We also give better Watches to our Agents than any other firm. Send stamp for new circular. WEIR & CO., 34 South Third Street, Philadelphia.

HOLIDAY GOODS.

Schuyler, Hartley & Graham,

19 Maiden Lane AND 22 John Street,

15 Rue d'Enghein, Paris.

47 Hampton St., Birmingham, Eng.

Are now receiving by every Steamer

New and desirable styles of

FRENCH AND ENGLISH FANCY GOODS,
Suitable for the Holiday trade,

Consisting in part of

BRONZES, MANTEL ORNAMENTS, MARBLE CLOCKS,

CARD RECEIVERS, PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS, PORTMONNAIES,

ODEUR CASES, FIELD AND OPERA GLASSES, WORK BOXES,

DRESSING CASES, PARTY & BRIDAL FANS, LEATHER BAGS.

Also, a great variety of

FINE JET AND CORAL GOODS,

To which they invite the attention of all parties purchasing in this line. A full Stock of

MILITARY GOODS, GUNS, PISTOLS, CUTLERY, PLATED WARE, WATCHES, DIAMONDS, ETC. Also   FINE ENGLISH SKATES.

Entrance 19 Maiden Lane or 22 John Street.

THE PEOPLE'S WEEKLY, The New York ERA, for Dec. 9, contains an original poem by GEO. FRANCIS TRAIN, with a ringing letter; an original poem by MRS. LIEUT. GEN. SCOTT; Sketch of Hon. Gilbert Dean; quaint poem by Elsie Grey; new story by Harry Halcyon; humorous articles by Josh Billings; reading for the military and firemen; the episodic and sensational features of the Boards of Supervisors, Aldermen, and Councilmen; musical matters and dramatic doings, &c. Enquire at the news depots—published at 202 Fulton St. Tomes, Son & Melvain, 6 Maiden Lane, New York.

Dealers in Arms and Military Goods of every Description.

RICH PRESENTATION SWORDS.

Smith & Wesson's Breech-loading Rifles and Pistols.

Bacon Manufacturing Co. Revolving Pistols.

Sleeve & Bosom Studs,

Made from fine ivory, colors white, black, red, purple, and blue, marked any initial in Old English, and mailed free to any address upon receipt of the price, $1.50 full set. Monograms made to order.

UNION ADAMS,

No. 637 Broadway, New York.

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

WOOLEN UNDERSHIRTS

AND DRAWERS,

CARDIGAN JACKETS, AND

A Great Variety of Hosiery and Gloves. A. RANKIN & CO.,

No. 96 BOWERY, And No. 165 5th Avenue, Corner 22d Street.

Dealers save 50 per cent. on our STATIONERY PACKAGES. Send for circular. OPPOSITION PRIZE PACKAGE CO., 128 Nassau Street, New York.

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