The Antietam Battle Field

 

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Civil War Harper's Weekly, October 25, 1862

This Site features an archive of the Harper's Weekly newspapers published during the Civil War. This resource contains invaluable illustrations and reports written by eye-witnesses within hours of the events depicted.

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Garibaldi

Garibaldi

South Mountain

South Mountain Poem

Lee's Order #116

Lee's Order # 116

Maryland Campaign

Lee's Maryland Campaign

Battle of South Mountain

Battle of South Mountain

Battle Map of Kentucky

Battle Map of Kentucky

Map of Maryland Rebel Raid

Map of Rebel Raid in Maryland

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Rebel Campaign in Maryland

Lincoln in Frederick, Maryland

Abraham Lincoln in Frederick Maryland

Rebel General Polk

General Polk

Lincoln's Speech Frederick, Maryland

Lincoln's Speech in Frederick, Maryland

General Polk Biography

General Polk Biography

Horatio Seymour

Horatio Seymour Cartoons

Antietam Battle Field

Antietam Battle Field

 

Antietam Battlefield

This Civil War Harper's Weekly newspaper features an illustration by Thomas Nast of the Battlefield of Antietam after the battle.  The illustration is captioned, "After the Battle- The Rebels in Possession of the Field. See Page 686." The illustration shows alleged Rebel Depredations.  The illustration shows the Rebels looting the bodies, and killing the wounded. A small union drummer boy is shown laying dead in the foreground of the picture.

 

 

  

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