Valentines Day


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Civil War Harper's Weekly, February 21, 1863

We have one of the most extensive private collections of Harper's Weekly newspapers in the country. We love these old newspapers, and have decided to make part of our collection available to the public by creating an online version of the Collection. We hope you enjoy reading these fascinating papers.

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General Tom Thumb

General Tom Thumb

Tom Thumb Wedding

Tom Thumb Wedding

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Reorganization of the Army of the Potomac

Escaping Slaves

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Fort Hindman Attack

Attack on Fort Hindman


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P. T. Barnum

P. T. Barnum Ad

Freed Negroes

Freed Negroes


Beaufort, North Carolina

Fort Hindman

Fort Hindman



Valentines Day

You are viewing an original leaf from an 1863 Harper's Weekly newspaper.  The newspaper features this stunning illustration of a Civil War Valentine.  The illustration is captioned, "Hearts and Hands-St. Valentine's Day, 1863".




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