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Civil War Harper's Weekly, November 7, 1863

This WEB site allows you to read the original Harper's Weekly newspapers published during the Civil War. These papers contain incredible illustrations created by artists present at the battles. Harper's was the most read illustrated newspaper of the Civil War.

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[NOVEMBER 7, 1863.



UNCLE SAMUEL. "What! shutting up shop, eh!"

MANAGING MAN OF THE COPPERHEAD HOUSE. "Yes! 'taint no use. Sence the news from Ohio and Pennsylvania, we haint seen a customer, and the boss says to shut up quickly before New York ruins us outright."


Bankers and Dealers in Government Securities,




No. 38 Wall Street, New York.

Pins for every Co. from A to M.

Address J. G. PACKARD & CO., 208 Br'dway, N. Y.





In Manufacture,

Fitting, and Material.


No. 637 Broadway.


OR STUDS—Red, White, and Black, engraved with initials, 75c. per pair, will be sent free on receipt of the price by mail. For sale by WM. M. WELLING, manufacturer of Ivory goods, 207 Centre St., N. Y., sign of the Golden Elephant. Also Patent Compressed IVORY BILLIARD BALLS, 2 1/2 and 2 3/8 in., at $10 per set, 2 in. BAGATELLE, $8.00, 1 3/4 in., $6.00.


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, warranted 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.

$1500.—Young men, local and traveling agents, soldiers, &c., desiring connection with a business that will pay them for their spare time from $200 to $1500 per year, and no capital required. Can address R, Box 5274, New York.


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.

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.


G. S. HASKINS & CO., 36 Beekman Street, N. Y

FISH'S PATENT LAMP HEATING APPARATUS Boiling, Frying, Stewing—Steeping with the flame that lights the room. Every Family should have One. For descriptive Pamphlet and Price List, address W. D. RUSSELL, Agent, 206 Pearl St., N. Y. Agents wanted.


The REBELLION as it was, and as it is. A WAR MAP in three colors, showing LOYAL STATES, REBEL STATES, and territory taken from Rebels. All BATTLE-FIELDS in blood-red lines. Price 30 cents. GREAT COUNTY MAP of the UNITED STATES, in sheets, 50 cents. MAP AGENTS should send for terms. H. H. LLOYD & Co., No. 81 John 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.


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.

$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.

use. It cures all recent and many long standing cases. No. 1 Barclay Street, N. Y., opposite the Astor House, formerly of 13 Beekman Street.

IF YOU WANT TO BE CURED OF Debility Spring is the time to use DR. LEATHE'S


Which Purifies the Blood, Invigorates the Body, gives Tone to the Nerves, Strength to the Muscles, and Health to every Channel, Joint, and Limb. One Dollar per Bottle (which often cures). Depot, 130 CHATHAM ST., N. Y. Sold 502 GRAND ST. Ask for LEATHE'S YELLOW DOCK SYRUP. Take no other. Established 1845. Sold by Druggists everywhere.

VINELAND. 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.


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, N. Y. Learn to Skate in One Hour by using

Something New!—Every Family and every Soldier must have it. Retail price $1. For an Agency address A. B. BALLOU & SON, HAVERHILL, Mass. Samples mailed to Agents for 30 cents

EXTRA AND BEST Inducements yet offered to Agents to sell our New Card Thermometers—Magic Tobacco Boxes—Venetian Barometers—Soldiers' Smoking Pipes—Union Crystal Cement—Ice Strainers—Pocket Match Safes—Self-regulating Shade Fixtures—Stationery and Yankee Notion "Prize Packages." Send for New Circulars and be convinced. Address RICHARDS & CO., Inventors and Manufacturers, 58 Liberty Street, P. O. Box 3131, N. Y.

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 Street, New York, 68 Kilby Street, Boston.

A Household Word.—Buy your Housekeeping Articles at BASSFORD'S, Cooper Institute, New York.

Wheeler & Wilson's

Sewing Machines. Have won the Highest Premiums at all the important State and Mechanical Fairs where exhibited this season. Foote's Patent Umbrella Lack Stands. 505 Broadway.

SONGS FREE. A choice collection of new songs will be sent to any address on receipt of a three cent stamp to pay return postage. Address J. L. CLAYTON, Georgetown, Ohio.

Central Park in the Stereoscope. 150 New Views, just published by E. & H. T. ANTHONY, 501 Broadway, N. Y. Also, Life in China, a new and very interesting series. The Soldier's Gift To the Loved One at Home. We will deliver free, 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. No. 94 Pine Street, New York,


49 Bond Street, New York, Formerly of 29 Winter Street, Boston, treats successfully all Diseases of the Scalp, Loss of Hair, and Premature Blanching. ALSO, removes Moth Freckles, and other Discolorations from the face, without injury to the texture or color of the skin. Consultations free. For particulars enclose stamp for Circular.

American Enamelled

Metallic Collar Co.,

No. 94 Pine Street, New York,

Are now manufacturing their splendid Collars, which for shape, appearance, and durability are FAR IN ADVANCE of anything heretofore produced. They are the inventors and manufacturers of the only real "TURN-OVER" COLLAR ever offered. These Collars are infinitely SUPERIOR TO STEEL, being more pliable, and the material of which they are manufactured BEING A NON-CONDUCTOR, renders them free from the objectionable feature of the steel collar, viz.: the courting of that dangerous element, electricity, in the shape of lightning. Inclose $1 for a "Choker," or $1.50 for a genuine "half turn-over" collar, to the AMERICAN ENAMELED METALLIC COLLAR COMPANY, Box No. 5173 New York City Post Office, and receive it by return mail.

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

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

Miss Kate Denin, The celebrated actress, says: "I have used HENRIE'S KAKALINE for my hair, and find it the most elegant article for keeping it in its full beauty and luxuriance that I have ever used. I can freely recommend it to every lady." It contains no oil, alcohol, or any other injurious ingredients, and is the most perfect hair-dressing in the world. Price 50 cents. Depot 46 Cliff Street, N. Y. Alcock's Japan. Bivouac and Battle-Field. Knapp's French Reader.

HARPER & BROTHERS, NEW YORK, Have Jest Published;

ALCOCK'S JAPAN. The Capital of the Tycoon: a Narrative of a Three Years' Residence in Japan. By Sir RUTHERFORD ALCOCK, K.C.B., Her Majesty's Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary in Japan, With Maps and Engravings. 2 vols. 12mo, Cloth, $3.00. THE BIVOUAC AND THE BATTLE-FIELD; or, Campaign Sketches in Virginia and Maryland. By Captain GEORGE F. NOYES. 12mo, Cloth, $1.25. KNAPP'S FRENCH READING-BOOK; CHRESTOMATHIE FRANCAISE: Containing I. Selections from the best French Writers, with Copious References to the Author's French Grammar. II. The Master-Pieces of Moliere, Racine, Boileau, and Voltaire; with Explanatory Notes, a Glossary of Idiomatic Phrases, and a Vocabulary. By WILLIAM I. KNAPP, Professor of Modern Languages and Literature in Madison University, N. Y. 12mo, Cloth, $1.25.


Have also Published

HEAD'S DAILY WALK WITH WISE MEN. Daily Walk with Wise Men; or, Religious Exercises for Every Day in the Year. Selected, Arranged, and specially Adapted, by Rev. NELSON HEAD. Large 12mo, Cloth, $1.50.

ROMOLA. A Novel. By the Author of "Adam Bede," "The Mill on the Floss," "Silas Marner," and "Scenes of Clerical Life." With numerous Illustrations. 8vo, Paper, $1.25; Cloth, $1.50.

KAY'S CONDITION OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE. The Social Condition and Education of the People in England. By JOSEPH KAY, Esq., M.A., of Trinity College, Cambridge; Barrister at Law; and late Travelling Bachelor of the University of Cambridge. 12mo, Cloth, $1.00.

A DARK NIGHT'S WORK. A Tale. By Mrs. GASKELL, Author of "Sylvia's Lovers," "Mary Barton," &c. 8vo, Paper, 25 cents.

ELEANOR'S VICTORY. A Novel. By Miss BRADDON, Author of "Aurora Floyd," &c. 8vo, Paper, 50 cents.

GENERAL BUTTERFIELD'S OUTPOST DUTY. Camp and Outpost Duty for Infantry. With Standing Orders, Extracts from the Revised Regulations for the Army, Rules for Health, Maxims for Soldiers, and Duties of Officers. By DANIEL BUTTERFIELD, Major-Gen. Vols., U.S.A., Chief of Staff to General Hooker. Approved by the War Department. 18mo, Flexible Cloth, 60 cents.

A POINT OF HONOR. A Novel. By the Author of "The Morals of May Fair," "Creeds," "The World's Verdict," &c., &c., &c. 8vo, Paper, 25 cents.

HOOKER'S NATURAL PHILOSOPHY. Science for the School and Family. Part I. Natural Philosophy. By WORTHINGTON HOOKER, M.D., Professor of the Theory and Practice of Medicine in Yale College, Author of "The Child's Book of Nature," "Natural History," "First Book in Chemistry," &c. Illustrated by nearly 300 Engravings. 12mo, Cloth, $1.00. Any of the above Works sent by mail, post-paid, on receipt of price.

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