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Civil War Harper's Weekly, September 20, 1862

Welcome to our archive of original Civil War Harper's Weekly newspapers. These papers provide a valuable resource for the serious student of the Civil War. The illustrations created by eye-witnesses to the battles and events are an incredible resource for the serious student.

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Invasion of Maryland

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Second Battle of Bull Run

Second Battle of Bull Run

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[SEPTEMBER 20, 1862.


LITTLE BUCKEYE. "Daddy, Old Secesh's coming across, sure."

DADDY. "All right, Sonny! but I've ben' waiting a blessed long time for him."


(BUBBY presenting Boot-jack.)
"No, BUBBY, take that away. I won't pull off my Boots; but jest have a cup of tea and be off again!"


Extra to Agents.

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

Superb Watch,

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. $15 per day made easy. Send for Circular. S. C. RICKARDS & CO., 102 Nassau Street, N. Y., the largest and oldest Prize Package House in the world.

The American Parlor
Or Floor Skate,
Hard Rubber Rollers,
Anti-friction Axles.

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.




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

Military Clothing.

We are now prepared with large assortments of ARMY CLOTHS of every description, to make to order for OFFICERS of EVERY GRADE, in the HIGHEST STYLE, and at MODERATE PRICES.



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.

Attention Masons and Soldiers.

Head-Quarters for all in want of Jewelry. Agents wanted in every Regiment and Town in the country. I will send (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.

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.

AND ARMS. Selpho's Patent. 516 Broadway, N. Y., Opposite St. Nicholas Hotel. Send for a Circular. $3 All for Three Dollars. $3

12 Stationery Packages ............Price $1.50
25 Segars ................................................75

6 Papers Foil Chewing Tobacco ...........30

1 Pipe ......................................................30

6 Papers Smoking Tobacco ...................24

1 Paper Pins .............................................8

1 Pair Scissors .........................................17

1 Bunch Linen Thread .............................4

1 Paper Needles ........................................6

3 doz. Shirt Buttons ..............................12

1 Dressing Comb ...................................10

1 Gold Plated Ring .................................50

$4.16 All the above articles will be sent to any person in the Army (freight paid) on the receipt of Three Dollars. Address JOHN S. ANDREWS, 110 Sudbury St., Boston, Mass.

MME. DEMOREST'S MIRROR of FASHION, Quarterly Journal, Du Grande Monde. Twenty-five cents; yearly $1.00, with a valuable premium. Published 473 Broadway, and sold everywhere. Mailed on receipt of price. Fall number, now ready, contains a large steel Portrait of Mme. Demorest, three full-sized patterns, magnificent fashion plate, one hundred fine engravings, &c., &c., presenting the largest, latest, and best fashion magazine in the world." Agents, Sutlers, and Dealers. If you wait Stationery suitable for the Soldier on which you can make a good profit, send for our circular containing full particulars. G. S. HASKINS & CO, 36 Beekman Street, N. Y.

Retailed at Wholesale Prices. Made to Measure at $18, $24, and $27 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. French Flannel Army Shirts, $18, $24, and $30 per Dozen.S. W. H. WARD, from LONDON NO. 387 BROADWAY, Between White and Walker Streets. Trade supplied.


For 28 cts. (in silver), Magnifying small objects 500 times. Five of different powers for $1.00. Mailed free. Address F. C. BOWEN, Box 220, Boston, Mass.


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.


SILVER HUNTING LEVERS for $12, worth $18. AMERICAN HUNTING LEVERS for $20,worth $30. Send for circular. J. L. FERGUSON, 208 Broadway, N. Y.


Wholesale and Retail. Agents wanted in every regiment. Send for circular. H. W. HUNTER, 169 William St., N.Y. HARPER & BROTHERS, FRANKLIN SQUARE, NEW YORK, Have Just Published: THE ADVENTURES OF PHILIP ON HIS WAY THROUGH THE WORLD; SHOWING WHO ROBBED HIM, WHO HELPED HIM, AND WHO PASSED HIM BY. By W. M. THACKERAY, Author of "Vanity Fair," "The Newcomes," "The Virginians," "Pendennis," "The English Humorists of the Eighteenth Century," "The Four Georges," &c., &c., &c. With Illustrations. 8vo, Cloth, $1.50. FIRST BOOK IN CHEMISTRY. For the Use of Schools and Families. By WORTHINGTON HOOKER, M.D., Professor of the Theory and Practice of Medicine in Yale College, Author of "The Child's Book of Nature," "Natural History," &c. Illustrated by Engravings. Square 4to, Cloth, 50 cents. HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II., CALLED FREDERICK THE GREAT.. By THOMAS CARLYLE. Vol. III., with Portrait and Maps. 12mo, Cloth, $1.25. OLIVE BLAKE'S GOOD WORK. A Novel. By JOHN CORDY JEAFFRESON, Author of "Isabel; or, the Young Wife and the Old Love." 8vo, Paper, 25 cents ABEL DRAKE'S WIFE. A Novel. By JOHN SAUNDERS. 8vo, Paper, 25 cents. NORTH AMERICA. By ANTHONY TROLLOPE, Author of "The West Indies and the Spanish Main," "Doctor Thorne," "The Bertrams," "Framley Parsonage," Castle Richmond," "The Three Clerks," "Orley Farm," &c. Large 12mo, Cloth, 60 cents. HARPER'S HAND-BOOK FOR TRAVELLERS IN EUROPE AND THE EAST: Being a Guide through France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Austria, Italy, 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," &c., &c. 12mo, Muslin, $1.00. CONSIDERATIONS ON REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT. By JOHN STUART MILL, Author of a "System of Logic." 12mo, Cloth, $1.00. STREAKS OF LIGHT; or, Fifty-Two Facts from the Bible for Fifty-Two Sundays of the Year. By the Author of "Peep of Day," "Line upon Line," "Reading without Tears," and "More about Jesus." Illustrations. 16mo, Muslin gilt, 60 cents. COLLORD'S LATIN ACCIDENCE. Latin Accidence and Primary Lesson Book; containing a Full Exhibition of the Forms of Words, and First Lessons in Reading. By GEORGE W. COLLORD, A.M., Professor of Latin and Greek in the Brooklyn Collegiate and Polytechnic Institute. 12mo, Sheep, $1.00. THE STRUGGLES OF BROWN, JONES, AND ROBINSON. By One of the Firm. A Novel. By ANTHONY TROLLOPE, Author of "North America," "Framley Parsonage," "The Bertrams," "Dr. Thorne," "Castle Richmond," "The Three Clerks," &c. 8vo, Paper, 25 cents. PRIMARY OBJECT LESSONS for a Graduated Course of Development. A Manual for Teachers and Parents, with Lessons for the Proper Training of the Faculties of Children. By N. A. CALKINS. Illustrations. 12mo, Muslin, $1.00. GIESELER'S CHURCH HISTORY. A Text-Book of Church History. By Dr. JOHN C. L. GIESELER. Translated and Edited by Rev. HENRY B. SMITH, D.D., Professor in the Union Theological Seminary, New York. Vol. IV.—1517-1648. The Reformation and its Results to the Peace of Westphalia. 8vo, Muslin, $2.00; Sheep, $2.25 ; Half Calf, $3.00. A STRANGE STORY. A Novel. By Sir E. BULWER LYTTON, Bart., Anther of "What will He do with It?" "My Novel," "The Caxtons," "Pelham," &c., &c. Illustrated by American Artists. 8vo, Paper, 25 cents. HISTORY OF THE UNITED NETHERLANDS: from the Death of William the Silent to the Synod of Dort. With a full View of the English-Dutch Struggle against Spain, and of the Origin and Destruction of the Spanish Armada. By JOHN LOTHROP MOTELY, LL.D., D.C.L., Author of "The. Rise of the Dutch Republic." New Edition. 2 vols. 8vo, Muslin, $4.00; Sheep, $4.50; Half Calf, $6.00. DU CHAILLU'S EQUATORIAL AFRICA. Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa: with Accounts of the Manners and Customs of the People, and of the Chase of the Gorilla, the Crocodile, Leopard, Elephant, Hippopotamus, and other Animals. By PAUL B. DU CHAILLU. With numerous Illustrations. 8vo, Muslin, $3.00. (Uniform with Livingstone, Barth, and Burton.) TRUMPS. A Novel. By GEO. WM. CURTIS. Illustrated by HOPPIN. 12mo, Muslin, $1.50. FRAMLEY PARSONAGE. A Novel. By ANTHONY TROLLOPE, Author of "Doctor Thorne," "The Bertrams," "The Three Clerks," "The West Indies and the Spanish Main," "Orley Farm," &c. With illustrations by MILLAIS. 12mo, Muslin, $1.00. Harper & Brothers will send either of the above Works by Mail, postage prepaid (for any distance in the United States under 1500 miles), on receipt of the Price. HARPER'S CATALOGUE may be obtained gratuitously on application to the Publishers personally, or by letter enclosing six cents in Postage Stamps.

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