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Civil War Harper's Weekly, July 26, 1862

We have created an online collection of  all the Harper's Weekly newspapers published during the Civil War. This collection is available for your online study and research. These original newspapers give unique perspective on the important people and events of the Civil War.

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Iron Clads

Iron Clads

McClellan Poem

McClellan Poem

Lincoln's Emancipation Bill

Abraham Lincoln's Slave Emancipation Bill

Battle of Malvern Hill

Battle of Malvern Hill

Battle of Savage's Station

Battle of Savage's Station

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Battle of Malvern Hill

Battle of Chickahominy

Battle of Chickahominy

Life in the Army of the Potomac

Army Life in the Army of the Potomac

Battle of Beaver Creak

Battle of Beaver Creak

Bombardment of Vicksburg

Bombardment of Vicksburg




[JULY 26, 1862.



HARPER & BROTHERS, FRANKLIN SQUARE, NEW YORK, Have just Published THE ORDEAL OF FREE LABOR IN THE BRITISH WEST INDIES. By WM. G. SEWELL. 12mo, Cloth, $1.00. PRACTICAL CHRISTIANITY. A Treatise specially designed for Young Men. By JOHN S. C. ABBOTT, Author of "The Mother at Home," "The Child at Home," "Life of Napoleon," "Napoleon at St. Helena," "History of the French Revolution," &c. 16mo, Muslin, 60 cents. THE OKAVANGO RIVER: A Narrative of Travel, Exploration, and Adventure. By CHARLES JOHN ANDERSSON, Author of "Lake Ngami." With Steel Portrait of the Author, numerous Wood-cuts, and a Map (not contained in the English Edition), showing the Regions explored by Andersson, Cumming, Livingstone, and Du Chaillu. 8vo, Muslin, $2.00; Half Calf, $3.00. MAYHEW'S BEN FRANKLIN. Young Benjamin Franklin; or, The Right Road through Life. A Story to Show how Benjamin learned the Principles which raised him from a Printer's Boy to the first Ambassador of the American Republic. A Boy's Book on a Boy's own Subject. By HENRY MAYHEW, Author of "The Peasant-Boy Philosopher," "The Wonders of Science; or, Young Humphrey Davy," &c., &c. With Illustrations by JOHN GILBERT. 16mo, Muslin, 75 cents. HARPER'S HAND-BOOK FOR TRAVELLERS IN EUROPE AND THE EAST: Being a Guide through France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Austria, Italy, Sicily, Egypt, Syria, Turkey, Greece, Switzerland, Russia, Denmark, Sweden, Spain, and Great Britain and Ireland. By W. PEMBROKE FETRIDGE. With a Map embracing Colored Routes of Travel in the above Countries. Large 12mo, Cloth, $2.75; Leather, $3.00; Half Calf, $3.50; Roan with Tucks (for the Traveller's Pocket), $3.50.

CAPTAIN BURTON'S CITY OF THE SAINTS. The City of the Saints; and across the Rocky Mountains to California. By Captain RICHARD F. BURTON, Fellow and Gold Medalist of the Royal Geographical Societies of France and England; H. M. Consul in West Africa; Author of "The Lake Regions of Central Africa." With Maps and numerous Illustrations. 8vo, Muslin, $3.00. THE LAST OF THE MORTIMERS. A Story in Two Voices. By the Author of "Margaret Maitland," "The House on the Moor," "The Days of My Life," "The Laird of Norlaw," &e., &c. 12mo, Muslin, $1.00. CONSIDERATIONS ON REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT. By JOHN STUART MILL, Author of a "System of Logic." 12mo, Cloth, $1.00. Sent by mail on receipt of price.



Get the Best.   Dime Series.

The New National Tax Law.

Beadle's Citizens' Official Edition.
LARGE TYPE,   128 pp. 12mo, COMPLETE.

With Paragraph Head Lines and Index.

Compare it with other Editions, and none other will be taken. Agents will find immense sales for it, and will make big wages, for everybody must have it.

For sale by all News Dealers. Ten Cents each. Sent, post-paid, on receipt of price.

BEADLE & CO., Publishers, New York.

Agents, now is your Opportunity to sell the only authorized edition of the National Tax Law revised and corrected, with all the late amendments, and word for word as passed by Congress up to July 12th. $2.00 per hundred to agents. Every body will buy one. Now is your time to make money.

W. H. CATELY, & Co.,

102 Nassau Street, New York.

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 in every Regiment to sell MASONIC Pins, Rings, Charms, and all kinds of JEWELRY. Every Mason in the Army, without doubt, would be glad to get a MASONIC EMBLEM of some kind. I will send a sample of a very HANDSOME MASONIC PIN on the receipt of $1, with a circular of wholesale prices of all kinds of EMBLEMS, JEWELRY, &c. I will send a WHITE CORNELIAN KEY STONE MARK, MOUNTED IN GOLD, on the receipt of Nine Dollars.   C. P. GIRTON,

Manufacturing Jeweler, 208 Broadway, N. Y.

A Picture for Postmasters.

"THE POSTMISTRESS'" a fine Steel Engraving. An appropriate ornament for the Post-Office. Sent free for FIFTY CENTS in stamps; or, beautifully colored, 75 cents. "An excellent work of art. and remarkably cheap.''—Holbrook's U. S. Mail. Address Box 2641, New York P. O.

Rebel Notes and Postage Stamps!

Nine different Rebel Notes and Shinplasters, and three different Rebel Postage Stamps, sent, post-paid, on receipt of 50 cents. Trade supplied at $2 per 100, or $15 per 1000. Traveling Agents wanted. Address S. C. UPHAM, 403 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.


All Articles for Soldiers at Baltimore, Washington,

Hilton Head, Newbern, and all places occupied by Union troops, should be sent, at half rates, by HARNDEN'S EXPRESS, No. 74 Broadway, Sutlers charged low rates.

75,000 Copies ordered in 30 Days.
Parson Brownlow's

One Volume. Containing upward of 450 pages, 12 superior Engravings, an excellent Steel Portrait, &c. Beautifully printed on fine white paper, and handsomely bound in muslin. Price $1.25. Sent free, by return mail, on receipt of price.


In every City, Town, Village and County, to sell this thrilling and remarkable work. Address GEORGE W. CHILDS, Publisher, 628 and 630 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia. APPLEGATE & Co, Cincinnati, Publishers for the West.


For 2S 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.

New Tax Law!!

AGENTS! The cheapest and best edition of the "TAX BILL" at $3 per 100. Every variety of "PRIZE STATIONERY PACKETS," new and salable. Greatest inducements ever offered. Circulars free. P. HASKINS & CO., 36 Beekman Street, New York.

Read this.—Packages containing Paper, Envelopes, Pencils, Pen Holders, Steel Pens, Needles, Buttons, Combs, Darning Needles, Bodkins, Linen Thread, Engravings. Also some article of Jewelry. Price 25c. (Postage 15c.). For particulars send for our new circular. Address JOHN S. ANDREWS, 110 Sudbury Street, Boston, Mass.

AGENTS wanted in every State in the Union, to sell DODIN'S PATENT KEROSENE OIL BURNER, for Fluid Lamps, costs only one cent per week; no danger of explosion; sample sent on receipt of four red stamps. Address JOSEPH DODIN, No 413 Broadway, New York.

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 REV. EDWARD A. WILSON, Williamsburgh, Kings County, New York.


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.


Price Only Five Cents. First Edition of 100,000 Copies now ready. S. C. RICKARDS & Co.'s only Authorized Edition, as revised and corrected, with all the late amendments by the Conference Committee of Congress up to July 12th. The most easily understood (each article being alphabetically arranged) and Cheapest Tax Book Published. Every man in the country must have one. For sale by all news dealers. Agents wanted in every town. Profits large. Ask for S. C. RICKALRDS & Co.'s Edition, and take no other. Single copies by mail, 5 cents. Send your orders immediately. S. C. RICKARDS & CO., 102 Nassau Street N. Y.

Astounding News. OUR AGENTS MAKE $15 PER DAY SELLING THE LATEST, LARGEST, BEST, CHEAPEST, AND QUICKEST SOLD PIRIZE PACKAGES manufactured. Our new Packages contain MORE FINE STATIONERY, BETTER QUALITY, RICHER and MORE FASHIONABLE JEWELRY, and THREE TIMES AS MANY FANCY ARTICLES, including LADIES' FASHION PLATES, RARE RECIPES, MERRY GAMES, HINTS, &c., than any 25 cent Package sold. Send for Circulars, and see the many extra inducements. S. C. RICKARDS & CO., 102 Nassau Street, N. Y. Largest and oldest Prize Package house in the World.


The reason why our Packages sell so well is because we have added to our Mammoth Prize Packages


Every body desires to know what they are taxed. As every body will buy a Package, our Package contains 24 sheets of Paper, 24 Envelopes (4 different kinds) besides Pencils, Pen Holders, Steel Pens, Blotting Paper, Gaines, Recipes, and a Mirror of Fashion, for Ladies. We want Agents every where. Send for circulars. W. H. CATELY & Co., 102 Nassau St., New York.

J. H. WINSLOW & Co., Late W. Forsyth & Co. 100,000 Watches, Chains, Sets of Jewelry, Gold Pens, Bracelets, Lockets, Rings, Gent's Pins, Sleeve Buttons, Studs, &c., &c. Worth $500,000, To be sold for ONE DOLLAR each, without regard to value, and not to be paid for until you know what you are to get. Send for Circular containing full list and particulars. Send 25 cents for a Certificate. Certificates of all the various articles, stating what each one can have, are first put into envelopes, sealed up, and mixed; and when ordered, are taken out without regard to choice, and sent by mail, thus giving all a fair chance. On receipt of the Certificate you will see what you can have, and then it is at your option to send one dollar and take the article or not. In all transactions by mail, we shall charge for forwarding the Certificates, paying postage, and doing the business, 25 cents each, which must be enclosed when the certificate is sent for. Five Certificates will be sent for $1, eleven for $2,'thirty for $5, sixty-five for $10, and one hundred for $15.

AGENTS.—Those acting as Agents will be allowed ten cents on every certificate ordered by them, provided their remittance amounts to one dollar. Agents will collect 25 cents for every Certificate and remit 15 cents to us, either in cash or postage stamps. Great caution should be used by our correspondents in regard to giving their correct address, Town, County, and State. Address

J. H. WINSLOW & CO., P. O. Box 5029,   208 Broadway, New York. N.B. We wish it distinctly understood that all articles of jewelry not giving perfect satisfaction can be returned and the money will be refunded.


Gold Pens Repointed equal to New on the receipt of 25 cents in P. O. Stamps. Gold Pens for sale at prices to suit the times. Send for a circular giving list of prices and fac simile of the Pens. E. S. JOHNSON, Manufacturer, 15 Maiden Lane, New York City.

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 stores at $2.50 each. ALSO, THE VERY BEST SHIRTS THAT CAN BE MADE, $26.00 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 re-receipt of the goods.  

Gentlemen's Furnishing Goods, Of fine quality, bought for cash, of the beast European Manufacturers, and absolutely sold at Retail in New York at a profit of only Ten per Cent. Send for List of Prices.
S. W. H. WARD, from London, 387 Broadway, New York, Between White and Walker Streets. The Trade supplied.

AND ARMS. Selpho's Patent. 516 Broadway, N. Y. Opposite St. Nicholas Hotel. Send for a Circular.

10,000 Watches for sale at wholesale prices. Silver Hunting Case Levers, worth $15, for 10. American Watch (usual price $30) for $20.

Send for a circular.


208 Broadway, N. Y.

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