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Civil War Harper's Weekly, December 5, 1863

Welcome to our online archive of Harper's Weekly newspapers. This collection includes all the Harper's created during the Civil War. The collection allows you to browse an incredible group of illustrations created within hours of the battles and events depicted.

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Lincoln's Hymn

Lincoln's Hymn

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Balloon Crash

Balloon Crash

Balloon

Nadar's Balloon

Broken Sword

Broken Sword

Union Prisoners

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General Granger

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Kelly's Ford

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HARPER'S WEEKLY.

[DECEMBER 5, 1863.

784

IN THE COUNTRY.

FISK & HATCH

Bankers and Dealers in Government Securities

AND

AGENTS FOR THE UNITED STATES

FIVE-TWENTY LOAN,

No. 38 Wall Street, New York.

Great National Work.

EIGHTY YEARS PROGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES, from the Revolution to the Great Rebellion. Twelve men of the first literary talent have been employed on this great work. Time occupied in its execution, nearly from years. Among the long list of parties who have recommended it, are nineteen Presidents of Colleges. Agents wanted to canvass all parts of the country. Supplies will be kept at central points in most of the States. Address L. STEBBINS, Worcester, Mass.

FINE DRESS

SHIRTS

TO ORDER.

UNRIVALED

In Manufacture,

Fitting, and Material.

At UNION ADAMS,

No. 637 Broadway.

Shults' Onguent, warranted to produce a full set of Whiskers in six weeks, or money refunded. Sent post-paid, fer 30 cents. Address C. F. SHULTS, Troy, N. Y.

IVORY SLEEVE BUTTONS

OR STUDS—Red, White, and Black, engraved with initials, 75c. per pair, will be sent free on receipt of the price by mail. Also of Pearl, $1.00 per set each. For sale by WM. M. WELLING, manufacturer of Ivory goods, 207 Centre St., N. Y., sign of the Golden Elephant.

Learn to Skate in One Hour by using.

A GOLD OR SILVER WATCH
And a Gold Chain Free.

NEW STATIONERY PRIZE PACKETS for the Holidays. NEW and SPECIAL INDUCEMENTS to AGENTS. Send for our New Circular. G. S. HASKINS & CO., 36 Beekman Street, N. Y.

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, your nearest friend will not mention it, and you are ignorant of the fact. 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, and freckles, leaving the skin soft and white. Price 50 cents. For sale by all druggists. The Trade supplied by HOWARD, SANGER & CO., 105 and 107 Chambers Street, N. Y., and for sale by all Druggists.

Soldier's price, $50; Civilian's, $75. Send for a Circular. J. W. WESTON, Agt., 491 Broadway, N. Y.

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.

Lands. To all Wanting Farms. LANDS.—TO ALL WANTING FARMS—Large and thriving settlement, mild and healthful climate, 30 miles south of Philadelphia by railroad. Rich soil, produces large crops, which can now be seen growing. Twenty and fifty acre tracts, at from $15 to $20 per acre, payable within four years. Good business opening for MANUFACTURERS and others, churches, schools, and good society. It is now the most improving place East or West. Hundreds are settling and building. The beauty with which the place is laid out is unsurpassed. Letters answered. Papers containing reports and giving full information will be sent free. Address CHAS. K. LANDIS, Vineland Post Office, Cumberland County, New Jersey. From Report of Solon Robinson, Agricultural Editor of the Tribune:—It is one of the most extensive fertile tracts, in an almost level position and suitable condition for pleasant farming that we know of this side of the Western prairies.

The Soldier's Gift To the Loved One at Home. We will deliver free of freight charge, at any Express Office East of St. ,Joseph, Mo., any of our beautiful Albums of the value of $5 or more, that may be ordered by members of the Army or Navy of the United States as Presents to friends at home. We manufacture elegant styles at all prices to $25, and higher. E. & H. T. ANTHONY, Manufacturers and Importers, 501 Broadway, N. Y. A Household Word.—Buy your Housekeeping Articles at BASSFORD'S, Cooper Institute, New York.

ARMS and LEGS.

Selpho's Patent (established 24 years). These celebrated substitutes for lost limbs can be had ONLY OF WM. SELPHO & SON, 516 Broadway, N. Y.

HOLIDAY GOODS. Schulyer, Hartley & Graham, 19 Maiden Lane AND 22 John Street, 31 Rue du Chateau d'Eau, Paris, Sands St., Birmingham, England. French and English Fancy Goods. PORCELAIN VASES. MANTEL ORNAMENTS MARBLE CLOCKS. BRONZES. CARD RECEIVERS. PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS. ODEUR AND DRESSING CASES. CARVED WOOD WORK-BOXES. LIQUER CASES. OPERA GLASSES. FANS. LEATHER BAGS. Also JET AND CORAL JEWELRY, DIAMONDS, WATCHES, &c. MILITARY GOODS—GUNS—PISTOLS—CUTLERY, &C. FINE ENGLISH SKATES.

$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. Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, of Aug. 22, says: "Messrs. NORTON & CO. have combined two very desirable things in a watch — cheapness and reliability. When it is known that for $7 a person can have an excellent timekeeper, there will be greater punctuality in all the affairs of life."

BLOOD & CO., Manufacturers and Importers, Office 335 Broadway, N. Y. Manufacturers of superior Needles for all Sewing Machines. Send for circular.

GOLD PENS AND CASES. Retailed at wholesale prices. 14 kt Gold Pen, Solid Silver Case $1.50, warranted for one year, guarantee accompanying each Pen. Send for a circular. Pens re-pointed on receipt of 35 cents. E. S. JOHNSON. 15 Maiden Lane, NY

MUNN & CO., Solicitors of American and Foreign Patents, And Publishers of the ILLUSTRATED SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, 37 Park Row, N. Y. Pamphlets of information concerning Patents, FREE. Specimens of the Paper, FREE.

A New Source of Consolation. HEAVEN OUR HOME. We have no Saviour but Jesus and no Home but Heaven Second Edition. Price $1.00. This new religious work is having a large sale. The author holds to the comforting belief of the Recognition of Friends in Heaven, which to him is a home, with a great, and happy, and loving family in it. The whole tone of the work is calculated to cheer and support the weary and afflicted Sojourner on Earth. Mailed, post-paid, on receipt of price, by tine Publishers. Agents wanted. ROBERTS BROTHERS, Boston, Mass.

Europe, as well as this country, having received the first Prize Medal at the World's Exhibition in London, 1862. The principal reason why the Steinway Pianos are superior to all others is, that the firm is composed of five practical pianoforte makers (father and four sons), who invent all their own improvements, and under whose personal supervision every part of the instrument is manufactured. Ware-rooms, Nos 82 & 84 Walker Street, N.Y.

E. & H. T. ANTHONY, Manufacturers of Photographic Materials, 501 Broadway, New York. Card Photographs. Our Catalogue now embraces considerably over FOUR THOUSAND different subjects (to which additions are continually being made) of Portraits of Eminent Americans, etc., viz.

147 Prominent Foreign Portraits. 2,500 COPIES OF WORKS OF ART INCLUDING REPRODUCTIONS OF THE MOST CELEBRATED ENGRAVINGS, PAINTINGS, STATUES, &C. Catalogues sent on receipt of Stamp. An order for One Dozen PICTURES from our Catalogue will be filled on receipt of $1.80, and sent by mail, free.

Photographic Albums.

Of these we manufacture a great variety, ranging in price from 50 cents to $50 each.

Our ALBUMS have the reputation of being superior in beauty and durability to any others. The smaller kinds can be sent safely by mail at a postage of six cents per oz. The more expensive can be sent by express. We also keep a large assortment of Stereoscopes & Stereoscopie Views. Our Catalogue of these will be sent to any address on receipt of Stamp. E. & H. T. ANTHONY,MANUFACTURERS OF PHOTOGRAPHIC MATERIALS, 501 Broadway, New York. Friends or relatives of prominent military men will confer a favor by sending us their likenesses to copy. They will be kept carefully, and returned uninjured. FINE ALBUMS MADE TO ORDER for Congregations to present to their Pastor, or for other purposes, with suitable inscriptions, &c.

The only enameled "Turn-over" Collar made in metals. Send $1 for a "Turn-over". or 75 cents for a "Choker," to Box 5173, and receive it by return mail American enameled Metallic Collar Co., 94 Pine St., N. Y.

$15 Per Day Easy $15

And a Watch Free.

Employment for everybody, male and female. 100,000 men, women, and children wanted to act as our Agents in every Town and Village throughout the U. S. to sell our immensely popular, unexcelled, and valuable extra large size PRIZE STATIONERY, RECIPES, and YANKEE NOTION PACKAGES, containing fine Writing Materials, such as Paper, Pens, Pencils, Envelopes, Blotters, Beautiful Emblems, Ladies' Fashion Plates, Designs for Needlework, Cottage Keepsakes, Household Companions, Camp Companions (for Soldiers), Parlor Amusements, Letter Writer's Guide, Medical Preparations, Many Ways to Get Rich, Likenesses of Military Heroes, Union Designs. Gents' Pocket Calendars for 1863, YANKEE NOTIONS of all kinds, rich and costly Presents of Fashionable Jewelry, Rare Recipes, Games, Army Advice, &c., &c., &c, the whole worth, if bought separately, many dollars. Price each Package ONLY 25 cents retail. Wholesale rates to Agents very low, from 100 TO 200 PER CENT. PROFIT ALLOWED. Our Packages stand same as ever, alone, and above all competitors, and have long been acknowledged as the leading and only real valuable and standard Articles of the kind now manufactured. Packages of all descriptions put up by the 1000 for Sutlers, Peddlers, Wholesale Dealers, &c. Goods sent by Express safe to ALL PARTS of the army South or Southwest. A SPLENDID SOLID SILVER WATCH, ENGLISH MOVEMENTS, and correct timepiece, presented FREE to each person who acts as our agent. Send for our NEW Circulars, containing Extra Premium Inducenments, sent free. S. C. RICKARDS & CO., 102 Nassau St., N. Y. The Great Original, Largest, and Oldest Prize Package House in the World.

AGENTS WANTED.—$2 positively made from 20 cts urgently needed by every person. Call and examine, or ten samples sent free by mail for 20 cts retails for $2, by R. L. WOLCOTT, 170 Chatham Square, N. Y.

$35 WATCHES. $35 Genuine Full-Jeweled American Lever Watches, in 4 Ounce Coin Silver Hunting Cases, Gold Joints, for $35. 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. J. L. FERGUSON, Importer of Watches. 208 Broadway New York.

Remington's

Approved by the Government. Warranted superior to any other Pistol of the kind. Also Pocket and Belt Revolvers. Sold by the Trade generally. E. REMINGTON & SONS. Ilion, N. Y.

3,000 dozen pure Roman Scarfs, Made from the Purest and Softest Silk. These are the most fashionable, elegant, and economical Scarfs ever imported, as they are reversible; one Scarf is as good as two. They are much worn in Europe by both ladies and gentlemen. Can be worn with either pin or ring. The whole lot will be retailed at WHOLESALE PRICES! $1.50 AND $2 EACH A single Scarf sent by mail on receipt of the cash, and six cents for postage. Very fine Gold Plated Scarf Pins or Rings At $1.50 each. S. W. H. WARD, No. 387 Broadway, New York.

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 with a sponge. To Military Men and Travelers they are invaluable. Price $1 each, sent by Post to any part of the Union on receipt of $1.15. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL AGENTS WANTED in every Town in the Union. S. W. H. WARD, Sole Agent for U.S., 387 B'way, N. Y. FRENCH FLANNEL OVERSHIRTS. the largest assortment in New York, $2.75, $3, $3.75 each all cut one yard long. A single Shirt sent by mail on receipt of the cost. The cost of postage must be enclosed—63 cents for each Shirt. Send the size of your neck. ENGLISH MERINO UNDERSHIRTS AND DRAWERS, $2, $2.25, and $2.50. SCOTCH LAMB'S WOOL UNDERSHIRTS AND DRAWERS. ALSO, FINE WHITE SHIRTS MADE TO MEASURE AT $24, $30, $36, AND $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. The Cash can be paid to Express company on receipt of goods. S. W. H. WARD, No. 387 Broadway, Now York.

Fogg's Double-Action Patent Lever SKATE BUCKLE, Manufactured and for sale on Straps, at wholesale, by F. STEVENS, Manufacturer of Skates, Straps, and Leather Goods, 215 Pearl St, New York, 68 Kilby St., Boston.

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