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Civil War Harper's Weekly, July 11, 1863

Welcome to our online collection of Harper's Weekly newspapers. Harper's Weekly was the most popular illustrated newspaper of the day, and our online archive will serve as a source of incredible details on the war. Serious students today can gain interesting insights into the important events of the war by diving into this incredible resource.

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General Meade

General Meade

Harlem Railway

Harlem Railway Affair

Meade Takes Command

General Meade Takes Command


Pirate "Tacony"


Upperville Battle


Confederate Ironclad "Atlanta"

Upperville Battle

Battle of Upperville

Major Kiernan

Major Kiernan

Siege of Vicksburg

Picture of the Siege of Vicksburg

Port Hudson

Pictures of the Siege of Port Hudson

Capture of Atlanta

Capture of the Ironclad "Atlanta"

Drummer Boy

Drummer Boy

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[JULY 11, 1863.



ABLE-BODIED PENNSYLVANIAN. "Six cents a glass rayther dear, you think? Pshaw! what's the good of having you fellows here from New York, if we can't make something out of you to cover what we lose by the rebel raiders?"


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.

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 Bitter 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.


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

Also, a full assortment of

Jet, Coral, and Steel Goods.

Schuyler, Hartley & Graham,

19 Maiden Lane & 22 Sohn Street, N. Y.,

15 Rue d'Enghein, Paris,

47 Hampton St., Birmingham, Eng.

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 that none dare mention it. To effect a radical cure, use the

Balm of Thousand Flowers

As a dentrifice night and morning. It also beautifies the complexion, removing all Tan, Pimples, Freckles; rendering the skin beautifully soft and white. For sale by all Druggists.


Broadway, N. Y., Agents.

To Bookkeepers.—How to add three columns at once. Great mathematical gifts are not necessary. Systematic, plain instructions, Fifty Cents. Address

J. W. PAYNE, Monroeton, Bradford Co., Penna.

Meerschaum Manufacturers.

POLLAK & SON, 357 Broome Street, near Bowery.

Pipes cut to order, and sent by Express all over the country. All kinds of repairing done. The largest collection of New and Old Pipes on exhibition free of charge.

A Double Number,

Full of Engravings.   The Best yet Published.

THE PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL for July contains Portraits, Characters, and Biographies of Lord Brougham, E. H. Dixon, Stonewall Jackson, Ann E. Dickinson—An Illustrated Article on HUMAN NOSES—The Temperaments —A new Facial Angle, with Illustrations. ETHNOLOGY —The Fossil Man—Origin and Future Destiny—Somnambulism—Second Sight—The Soul—Night-Walkers—Clairvoyance—The Royal Courtship, how Conducted—Women of Turkey—Female life in London—Soul and Body—Man's Religious Nature—Accountability—Fatality, &c. Only 15 cents; or $1 50 a year. Now Volume. FOWLER & WELLS, N. Y.

National Union League.

E. N. FOOTE & CO.,

Manufacturers Jewelry, 208 Broadway, New York.

Attention General Grant's, Rosecrans', Meade's, Banks's, and Birney's Divisions.

Kearney Cross.

I will send the above-named Cross Pin in Gold Plate to any Soldier on the receipt of $1. Also for $1 I will send as sample either a beautiful Gold Pen and Pencil, or New Style Vest Chain, or California Diamond Ring or Pin, or Seal Ring, or a Gold Masonic Pin or Ring, or an Engraved Locket or Bracelet; and for 50 cents I will send a sample of the New Union League Pin, together with my wholesale circular, which comprises the greatest variety, and is universally known as the cheapest wholesale Cash Jewelry House in the U. S.

B. T. HAYWARD, Manufacturing Jeweler,

Box 4876.      208 Broadway, N. Y.

A THOUSAND REFRIGERATORS found at E. D. BASSFORD'S Great Bazar, Cooper Institute, 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 most be pre-paid, as the Express Companies will not take bills for collection on soldiers.


208 Broadway, New York.




Fitting, and Material.


No. 637 Broadway.

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.

Lockwood's, 675 Broadway.


Lafarge block. 675 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.

Best Color for Villas, Cottages, and Barns. Will stand any Climate. R. REYNOLDS, Agent, 74 Maiden Lane, N.Y.

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.   WARREN WARD.

$40 a Month and Expenses. For particulars address (with stamp) HARRIS BROS., Boston, Mass.

$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.

A Rainy Day in the Country.

Delightful Amusement.—Painting the Cartes de Visite with "Newton's Albumen Colors." $3.35 will buy a book of instructions and a complete set of colors, &c. J. E. Tilton & Co., Boston. New York, Walter Low, 823 Broadway; M. Knoedler, 772 Broadway; D. Appleton & Co., 346 Broadway; Servile's Manufacturing Co., 4 Beekman Street.

Superior Farm Land

At low prices. Franklinville and Lake Tract, on West Jersey Railroad, 25 miles south of Philadelphia, in lots to suit purchasers. Circulars, containing reports of Solon Robinson, Hon. Wm. Parry, and others, with full information, sent free by addressing JOHN H. COFFIN, Franklinville, Gloucester County, New Jersey.


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.

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.


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 $1.12. Wholesale and retail. S. W. H. WARD, No. 387 Broadway, New York. A liberal discount to dealers.


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.

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

BALLOU BROTHERS, 403 Broadway, New York.

Old and New Books and Magazines

Of every description bought. A large stock of second-hand books for sale cheap. GEO. W. THORNE, Bookstore, 60 Nassau Street, near Maiden Lane, New York.

The Celebrated Craig Microscope

Will be mailed, pre-paid, for $2.25; or, with six beautiful mounted objects, for $3; or, with 24 objects, for $5, by HENRY CRAIG, 180 Centre Street, 3d floor, New York. Liberal discount to dealers.

TO CONSUMPTIVES.—You will get the Recipe for a sure cure for Coughs, Colds, Consumption, and all lung conplaints, by sending to D. Adee, 381 Pearl St., N. Y. He sends it free. Write for it.—It has cured thousands.

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