The Battle of Gettysburg


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Civil War Harper's Weekly, July 25, 1863

Welcome to our online collection of Harper's Weekly newspapers. We hope you enjoy browsing through these old newspapers. We have posted them so that they look identical to the original documents, and they allow you to step back in time and see the war unfold week by week.

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Ulysses S. Grant

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania


The Battle of Gettysburg

Battle of Gettysburg

You are viewing a stunning illustration of the Battle of Gettysburg from an original 1863 Harper's Weekly newspaper.  The leaf has two pictures.  The upper illustration is captioned, "The Battle of Gettysburg - Hill on the Left of the Union Position - Hazlitt's Battery in Action - Sketched by Mr. A. R. Waud. - [See Page 471.]  The lower picture is captioned, "The Battle of Gettysburg - Union Position Near the Centre - Gettysburg in the Distance - Cemetery on the Hill.- Sketched by Mr. A. R. Waud. - [See page 471.]"




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