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Civil War Harper's Weekly, August 8, 1863

Welcome to our Harper's Weekly online archive. Harper's was the most important illustrated newspaper of the day, and it featured incredible illustrations and first hand reports of the war. Reading these old papers will take you back in time, and yield a new understanding of the war.

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Port Hudson

Port Hudson

Riots

Riots

John Morgan Captured

Capture of John Morgan

Opening of the Mississippi River

Opening of the Mississippi River

Riverboat

The Riverboat "Imperial"

Battle of Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg

Battle of Fort Wagner

Battle of Fort Wagner

Gettysburg

Gettysburg Battle Description

Capture of Port Hudson

Capture of Port Hudson

Gettysburg Battle

Gettysburg Battle

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HARPER'S WEEKLY.

[AUGUST 8, 1863.

512

PUBLIC OPINION.

ONE OF "THE PEOPLE.—"No good can come of them Riots we got up, eh? O, bother! look at me New Clothes, and me ilegant new Neck Tie."

MR. PUBLIC OPINION.—"Ah! yes, my friend; but to match the New Clothes, considering how you came by them, allow me to tell you that there is only one kind of Neck Tie—AND HERE IT IS!"

Attention, Army and Navy

50,000 Agents Wanted.
Army Corps and Division Pins.
Gens. Grant, Banks, Mead,
and all the Generals.
Also

Head-Quarters

FOR

American Watch Chains, Engraved Spring Lockets, Guard and Neck Chains, Bracelets, Seal Stone, Masonic, California Diamond, Plain and Chaced Rings, Fine Gold Pens, with Silver Extension Case and Pencil, Gents' Fine Gold California Diamond Pin and Cluster Pins with Chain attached, Coral, Opal, Lava, Mosaic, and Jet Enamelled Brooches and Ear Rings, Kearney Cross in Gold Plate, a Solid Silver Shield or either Corps or Division Pin, with your Name, Co., and Regiment handsomely engraved upon it. I will send to any one, on the receipt of $1, either of the above articles, together with my wholesale circular to Agents.

B. T. HAYWARD, Manufacturing Jeweler,

Box 4876. 208 Broadway, 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.

IF YOU WANT TO BE CURED OF

Pimples on the Face,

Spring is the time to use DR. LEATHE'S

YELLOW DOCK SYRUP,

Which Purifies the Blood, Invigorates the Body, gives Tone to the Nerves, Strength to the Muscles, and Health to every Channel, Joint, and Limb.

One Dollar per Bottle (which often cures).

Depot, 130 CHATHAM ST., N.Y. Sold 502 GRAND ST.

Ask for LEATHE'S YELLOW DOCK SYRUP. Take no other. Established 1848. Sold by Druggists everywhere.

500 more Agents Wanted.—$5 a day guaranteed, and no capital required. For particulars, send stamp to

J. W. STEPHENS, Morristown, New Jersey. 

S—T—1860—X.

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.

Amalgam Bells.

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

WATCHES FREE.

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. Soldiery 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.

National Union League.

E. N. FOOTE & CO.,

Manufacturers Jewelry, 208 Broadway, New York.

Cured by Bates' Patent scientific appliances the only known means for the rapid and permanent cure of Stammering, Stuttering, &c. They took the Prize Medal at the last London Exhibition.

For (new Edition of) Pamphlets and Drawings describing the same, address H. C. L. MEARS, 277 West 23d Street, New York. P. O. Box 5076.

A Beautiful Complexion, free from Tan, Pimples and Freckles, may easily be procured by using the "Balm of a Thousand Flowers." For shaving it is unsurpassed. It is composted of palm oil, honey, and other valuable articles, highly perfumed by its own ingredients, and when used for washing, night and morning, renders the skin soft and white, and free from blemish. Price 50 cents. For sale by all druggists.

$7. WATCHES. $7.

A Beautiful Engraved 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.

Physiognomy.

"Signs of Character" and How to Read them

NOSES. The Secretive Nose. The Confiding Nose. The Economical Nose. Feminine Noses. National Noses. The American Nose. The German, English, Irish, French, Indian, Negro, and Mongolian Noses. Pacific Island and "Noted Noses." Noses of Sculpture—Poetical Noses—Double Noses—a Toper's Nose—and the end of the Nose. A BALLAD FOR THE TIMES.—Crinoline—Medical College for Women. Being patented. Psychical distinctions of Race. Science and the Arts—Articles on Ethnology, Physiology, Phrenology, Physiognomy, and on various useful subjects in the Phrenological Journal for August. 15 cents by first post—by FOWLER & WELLS, 308 Broadway, N. Y., and news men.

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.

J. W. EVERETT & CO.,
METROPOLITAN
PURCHASING AGENCY,

111 Fulton Street, or P. O. Box 1,614
NEW YORK CITY.

We will also forward to any address, on receipt of order (accompanied by cash), ANY ARTICLE REQUIRED, at the LOWEST PRICES; Photographs, Albums, Latest Publications, Music, Jewelry, Books, Playing Cards, Army Corps Badges, or any other articles procurable in this city.

We will forward, on receipt of 25 cents each, Photographs of GENERALS MEADE, M'CLELLAN, GRANT, FREMONT, ROSECRANS, SIGEL, BANKS, SHERMAN, HALLECK, SLOCUM, SICKLES; ADMIRALS PORTER, FOOTE, DUPONT, or any of the leading OFFICERS IN THE ARMY AND NAVY.

Dominoes for the Million.

AMERICAN PAPIER DOMINOES.—This excellent article, being neat, durable, and a perfect substitute for the more expensive kinds, will relieve the tedium of the Camp and the Hospital. Single sets, 15 cents, per mail; per hundred, 10 cents. Address as above.

FINE DRESS

  SHIRTS

TO ORDER.

UNRIVALED

In Manufacture,

Fitting, and Material.

At UNION ADAMS

  No. 637 Broadway. 

  Lockwood's, 675 Broadway.

CHARLES L. LOCKWOOD,

Lafarge block.    675 Broadway, N. Y.

For sale by all the principal dealers throughout the

United States.

BALLOU BROTHERS, 403 Broadway, New York.

Remington's

ARMY AND NAVY REVOLVER.

Approved by the Government.

Warranted superior to any other Pistol of the kind.

Address

E. REMINGTON & SONS,

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.

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

J. L. FERGUSON, IMPORTER OF WATCHES,

208 Broadway, New York.

NOSES

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.

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.

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

FRENCH AND ENGLISH FANCY GOODS.

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.

A BEAUTIFUL MICROSCOPE

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.

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

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.

ENAMELED WHITE,

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.

WASHINGTON

AS COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF.

The original of this picture is in possession of

GEN. LEE AT RICHMOND.

It was captured by our forces and returned to its owner by the Government. This copy was made while it was in Washington. It is the only picture extant of Washington in his uniform as Commander-in-Chief, and is probably the best likeness of

THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY.

Just published in card photograph, price 25 cents, by

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

Can be sent by mail.

Wheeler & Wilson's

With valuable improvements. Office 505 Broadway, New York.

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