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Civil War Harper's Weekly, August 1, 1863

This site features our extensive collection of Civil War Harper's Weekly newspapers. Browse through these newspapers, and enjoy the eye-witness illustrations, reports of the war, and commentary by people who saw the events unfold. Unique perspective is available on these priceless pages.

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Capture of Vicksburg

Capture of Vicksburg

New York Riot

New York Riot

Morgan's Raid

Morgan's Ohio Raid

Draft Riots

Draft Riots



Fall of Vicksburg

Fall of Vicksburg

Vicksburg Levee

Vicksburg Levee

Riots in New York

Riots in New York

New York Draft Riot

New York Draft Riots

Surrender of Vicksburg

Surrender of Vicksburg

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[AUGUST 1, 1863.




Agents in Towns, and Soldiers in camp or discharged, are making easily $15 per day selling our GREAT NEW and WONDERFUL UNION PRIZE AND STATIONERY PACKAGES, NOVEL AND UNEQUALED, and unlike all the old styles; containing all New Articles, and of fine quality. Writing Materials, Games, Useful and Fancy Articles, Likenesses of Heroes, Camp Companions (for the Army), rich gifts of Jewelry, &c., &c., altogether worth over $1, for ONLY 25c. They are just the thing for a present to your friend in the Army. No family should be without one. Profits immense, sales quick. Soldiers in camp can act as Agents, and make money fast. A SPLENDID WATCH, warranted as a perfect time-keeper, presented free to all Agents. Packages in endless variety and at all prices. Agents wanted all through the country. Send for NEW Circulars for 1863, containing EXTRA inducements. See "15 per day Easy" on inside page.

S. C. RICKARDS & CO., 102 Nassau Street, New York, largest and oldest Prize Package House in the World.


Drake's Plantation Bitters.

They purify, strengthen, and invigorate.

They create a healthy appetite.

They are an antidote to change of water and diet. They overcome effects of dissipation and late hours.

They strengthen the system and enliven the mind. They prevent miasmatic and intermittent fevers. They purify the breath and acidity of the stomach. They cure Dyspepsia and Constipation.

They cure Diarrhea, Cholera, and Cholera Morbus.

They cure Liver Complaint and Nervous Headache. They are the best Bitters in the world. They make the weak man strong, and are exhausted nature's great restorer. They are made of pure St. Croix Rum, the celebrated Calisaya Bark, roots and herbs, and are taken with the pleasure of a beverage, without regard to age or time of day. Particularly recommended to delicate persons requiring a gentle stimulant. Sold by all Grocers, Druggists, Hotels, and Saloons.

P. H. DRAKE A Co.,

202 Broadway, New York.

Gold Pens and Cases,

Retailed at Wholesale Prices.

Ladies' Pens   $.75   Engrossing Pens $2.00

Med.   "   .75    Union    "   2.50

Large "   1.25 Mammoth "   3.00

Commercial Pens 1.50   Commercial Eureka 2.25

Large Eureka " 1.50 Mammoth Eureka 3.50

The above Pens are 14 carats fine, and warranted perfect in every respect for 1 year. A written guarantee accompanies each Pen. These Pens are well known in the mercantile community for the last (10) Ten years, and the subscriber believes, from the number of unsolicited testimonials given him, that they are the best Pen now in use, or he would not be able to give them the guarantee he does. Send for a circular, before purchasing elsewhere, giving the exact sizes and prices of the various styles of Pens and Cases. Pens made to order to suit any hand or style of writing. Beware of the imitation Johnson Pens, and by purchasing at the manufactory secure the genuine article.

Pens repointed on the receipt of 36 Cts.


Manufactory and Office, 15 Maiden Lane,

New York City.

The New Book for Boys.

"The Drummer Boy" is making a great stir among the boys, who say it is as good as Mayne Reid's best. Elegantly illustrated. Price $1.00. Now ready at all bookstores.   J. E. TILTON & CO., Boston, Publishers.

Agents Wanted in every Regiment and

Army Corps and Division Pins.

I will send to any soldier, on the receipt of $1, either a Kearney Cross Pin or a pin emblematical of either Corps or Division of the Army, Red, White, or Blue, or a fine Gold Pen and Pencil, or Spring Locket, or New Style Neck Chain, or Seal Stone Ring, or a California Diamond Ring or Pin; and for 50 cts. I will send a New Style Union League Pin.

B. T. HAYWARD, Manufacturing Jeweler,

Box 4876.      208 Broadway, 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 Pear St., N. Y. He sends it free. Write for it.—It has cured thousands.

A Bad Breath—The Greatest Curse the human family is heir to. How many lovers it has separated—how many friends forever parted. The subject is so delicate, your nearest friend will not mention it, and you are ignorant of the fact. To effect a radical cure, use the "BALM OF A THOUSAND FLOWERS" as a dentrifice, night and morning. It also beautifies the complexion, removing all tan, pimples, and freckles, leaving the skin soft and white. Price 50 cents. For sale by all druggists.


Also, a full assortment of

Jet, Coral, and Steel Goods.

Schuyler, Hartley & Graham,

19 Maiden Lane & 22 John Street, N. Y.,
15 Rue d'Enghein, Paris,
47 Hampton St., Birmingham, Eng.


For 30 cts. (coin preferred), magnifying small objects 500 times. Five of different powers for $1.00. Mailed free. Address F. C. BOWEN, Box 220, Boston. Mass.

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."

For sale by all the principal dealers throughout the
United States.

BALLOU BROTHERS, 403 Broadway, New York.

$22. WATCHES. $22.

A Splendid Silver Hunting Case Lever, that indicates the day of the month accurately, for $22; usual price $35 to $45.

$22. Genuine. $22.

Genuine American Lever Watches, in Sterling Silver Hunting Case, for $22; worth $35 at retail.

Also every variety of good Watches at equally low rates.

All orders from the Army must be pre-paid, as the Express Companies will not take bills for collection on soldiers.


208 Broadway, New York.





In Manufacture,

Fitting, and Material.


No. 637 Broadway.

ASTONISHING CURES ARE DAILY MADE OF RHEUMATISM, Croup, Sore Throat, and Pains in the Limbs, Back, and Chest, by Dr. TOBIAS'S Venetian Liniment. It is warranted superior to any other. Sold by the Druggists everywhere. 25 and 50 cents.

$7. WATCHES. $7.

A Beautiful Engrave, Gold-Plated Watch, Lever Cap, small size, English Movements, perfect time-keeper. Sent free by mail, in neat case, for only $7. A Solid Silver, same as above, $7. Specially adapted to the ARMY. CHAS. P. NORTON & CO., 38 & 40 Ann Street, N. Y.

Wanted, at $15 per Day.

We want energetic Agents and reliable Canvassers for a genteel business, at a commission of from $5 to $15 per day. No humbug! Address C. M. DUNN & CO., Publishers, at either Cincinnati, O., Chicago, Ill., or 185 Reade Street, New York.

A Saving of 20 per cent. by buying Housekeeping Articles at E. D. BASSFORD'S Great Bazaar, Cooper Institute, Astor Place, New York.

New Albums for Ferrotypes,

Or Tintypes, just ready. Samples, with clasps, furnished by mail, on receipt of 75 cents. Catalogues and lists sent on receipt of stamp.   J. E. TILTON & CO., Boston.

AGENTS WANTED for our Splendid New Mammoth Eureka Prize Package. 200 per cent, profit. Superb Watch free to Agents. $18 per day made. Send for New Circulars. W. H. CATELY & CO., 40 Ann St., N.Y.


Manufacturing Jeweler, 173 Broadway, New York.

Also Agent for

H. M. Richards Jewelry Co.

Photographic Album Clasps, Rims, and Ornaments. Military Trimmings, and Fancy Metal Work of every description constantly on hand or manufactured to order.


U. S. Rifles and Muskets.

Pocket Pistols of Approved Patterns.

Manufactured by


Ilion, N. Y.

Artificial Legs and Arms, Selpho's Patent, 516 Broadway, N. Y., are the best substitutes for lost limbs the World of Science has ever invented. (Established 24 years.) Send for Pamphlet. Soldiers supplied.

To Consumptives.

The Rev. Edward A. Wilson continues to mail (free o charge) to all who desire it, a copy of the Prescription by which he was completely cured of that dire disease, Consumption. Sufferers with any Throat or Lung Affection, should obtain the Prescription, and try its efficacy at once. Delays are dangerous. Address





For the Benefit of your Family.

Life Insurance Company,

No. 98 BROADWAY, New York,
Offers more advantages to Insurers than any other Company in the United States.

Its prominent features are as follows:

A permanent Capital Stock of $125,000, now largely added to by accumulation.

Stockholders receive no other dividends than legal interest on their stock.

Policy-Holders receive



The only Stock Company in the United States whose Charter expressly requires that ALL the profits shall be divided among the Policy-Holders.

It has, therefore, all the advantages and security of a Stock and Mutual Co. combined, without their separate disadvantages.

Dividends to Policy-Holders once credited, are never forfeited.

Proportion of Assets to Liabilities LARGER than most other Companies in the United States. Liberality and Promptitude in the settlement of Claims. All reasonable aid granted to Members to enable them to KEEP THEIR POLICIES IN FORCE in case of their inability to pay their future premiums. Let no Member therefore ALLOW HIS POLICY TO LAPSE without first advising with the Company.

CYRUS CURTISS    President.

CLEAYTON NEWBOLD   Vice-President.

W. A. BREWER, JR.   Actuary and Secretary. WHOLE LIFE, SHORT TERM, ENDOWMENT, and ANNUITY POLICIES issued in all their various and approved forms.

Printed documents, containing full information, furnished without charge, and sent free by mail. Good Agents wanted in every city and town throughout the Loyal States.

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

Lockwood's, 675 Broadway.


Lafarge block.   675 Broadway, N. Y.

Made to Measure at $24, $30, $36 & $42


Self-Measurement for Shirts.

Printed directions for self-measurement, list of prices, and drawings of different styles of shirts and collars sent free everywhere.


Having the appearance and comfort of linen have been worn in England for the last two years in preference to any other collar, as they are readily cleaned in one minute.

To military men or travelers they are invaluable.

Price $1 each; sent by post on receipt of $1.15.

Wholesale and retail.

S. W. H. WARD, No. 387 Broadway, New York.

A liberal discount to dealers.

Agents wanted throughout the country.


Engraving, and Printing, by LANG & COOPER, 117 FULTON STREET, NEW YORK, Lithographers to the United States Government Coast Survey. Transferring from Copper and Steel Plate to Stone made equal to copper-plate printing at one half the cost. Country orders particularly attended to.


ILLUSTRATED. —The PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL—July—Double number.—Portraits of Lord Brougham, Anna E. Dickinson, Stonewall Jackson, Dr. Dixon; the Temperaments, Physiology, Ethnology, Physiognomy, Relation of Soul and Body. A New "Facial Angle". Our Social Relations. Only 15 cents by first post, or $1.50 a year. Address Fowler & Wells, 308 Broadway, N. Y.


"Send no more flags of truce. If you want Washington, come and take it."

A beautiful Card-Photograph of this scene. Price 25c. Sent by mail. Just published by

E. & H. T. ANTHONY, 501 Broadway.

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