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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

Ulysses S. Grant

Draft Riots

Draft Riots


New York Riots

Fort Hill Explosion, Vicksburg


Battle of Gettysburg Description

Vicksburg Explosion

Vicksburg Explosion

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Siege of Vicksburg

Siege of Vicksburg

Port Hudson

Siege of Port Hudson


Carlisle, Pennsylvania


The Battle of Gettysburg




JULY 25, 1863.


The too Confiding South DRAFTING TERMS OF PEACE with the Federal Government.

(See Richmond Papers, July 6, 7, 8.)


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 pereons requiring a gentle stimulant. Sold by all Grocers, Druggists, Hotels, and Saloons.


202 Broadway, New York.

Amalgam Bells.

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 Drawing, describing the same, address H. C. L. MEARS, 277 West 23d Street, New York. P. O. Box 5076.


Simple, durable, best in market, self adjusting. No. 1, price $5.50; No. 2, $6.00; No. 3, $7.00; No. 4, $9.00.

Sent to any part of the country, free, on receipt of retail price. (Agents wanted.)

M. J. CLUFF, Agt., 8 India Street, Boston, and

206 Pearl Street, New York.

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 book-stores.   J. E. TILTON & CO., Boston, Publishers.

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 composed 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.

Agents Wanted in every Regiment and Hospital.

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.

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.

Enameled Furniture.

All styles and prices. Also Chamber Suites in Walnut and Chestnut. The best assortment in the city, Wholesale and Retail, at 277 Canal Street.


$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.


U. S. Rifles and Muskets.

Pocket Pistols of Approved Patterns.

Manufactured by


 Ilion, N. Y.


In Press, and will be speedily issued:

U. S.

Army Regulations.

Revised Edition, with Additions.

One Volume Octavo, $1.50.

Send Orders Early.

Forwarded free on receipt of price.

GEO. W. CHILDS, Publisher,
628 and 630 Chestnut Street. Philada.


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.

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.

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.

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.

For Spring and Summer.

For Dyspeptic and Bilious Complaints, headaches, Constipation, Piles, &c.; as a gentle and efficient Purgative; as a refreshing and invigorating Draught; suitable for all ages and sexes, and may be taken at all times.

Tarrant's Effervescent Seltzer Aperient

has the approbation and preference of the BEST PHYSICIANS, over Mineral Waters, Seidlitz Powders, Pills, and harsh Purgatives.

Prepared and sold, wholesale and retail, by

TARRANT & CO., No. 278 Greenwich St., 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.

Lockwood's, 675 Broadway.

CHARLES L. LOCKWOOD, Lafarge block.   675 Broadway, 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.





In Manufacture,

Fitting, and Material.


No. 637 Broadway.

The Movement Cure

in every Chronic Disease." This little work, important to all who are, or may become invalids, is sent on receipt, of 25 cents. Address GEO. H. TAYLOR, M.D., 67 West 38th Street, New York.

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.

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.


Shults' Onguent.—Warrnted to produce a full set of whiskers in six weeks or money refunded. Sent, post paid, for 30 cents. Address C. F. Shults, Troy, N. Y.

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

BALLOU BROTHERS, 403 Broadway, New York.

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