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Civil War Harper's Weekly, October 24, 1863

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Burnside in Knoxville

Burnside Entering Knoxville, Tennessee

Draft Riot

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British Pirates

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Richmond Prison

Richmond's Libey Prison

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Army of the Potomac on the Rapidan

Honor the Brave

Honor the Brave




[OCTOBER 24, 1863.




Bankers and Dealers in Government Securities,



No. 38 Wall Street.

Orders received for Five-Twenty Bonds at Par, interest to commence with date of payment.

U. S. 7.30 Treasury Notes.

" One Year Certificates.

" Six per Cent. Bonds of 1881.

And all other Government Securities bought, sold, and constantly on hand.

Accounts of Banks, Bankers, and others received on favorable terms.

Special attention given to the Collection of Government Vouchers, Quartermasters' Checks, and maturing Certificates of Indebtedness.

FISK & HATCH, 38 Wall Street.

Miss Kate Denim,

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.


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.

Learn to Skate in One Hour by using

A Splendid New Book for Boys!

The Drummer Boy

Is a story of Burnside's Expedition in North Carolina—a boy's book—full of stirring adventure and rapid incident. The life and enthusiasm of the young hero is painted in vivid colors."—New York Evening Post.

Elegantly illustrated. Price $1.00.

Just published by J. E. TILTON & CO., Boston, and sold at all book-stores.


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.


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

Helmbold's Extract Buchu

Cures Diabetes.

Helmbold's Extract Buchu

Cures Gravel, Brick-dust Deposits.

Helmbold's Extract Buchu

Cures Irritation of the Bladder.

Helmbold's Extract Buchu.

Helmbold's Extract Buchu

Cures Inflammation of the Kidneys.

Helmbold's Extract Buchu

Cures Catarrh of the Bladder.

Helmbold's Extract Buchu

Helmbold's Extract Buchu

Cures Diseases Arising from Exposure or

Helmbold's Extract Buchu

Cures Nervous Diseases and Prostration
of the System,

From whatever cause originating, and whether existing in either sex.

Helmbold's Extract Buchu

Is safe and pleasant in Taste and Odor. Diseases of these organs require the aid of a Diuretic.

Helmbold's Extract Buchu

Is the Great Diuretic,

Strengthening, Blood Purifying, and Invigorating.

Certificates from well-known persons in all parts of the

country, in book form, giving the full descriptions, the

cases and the mode of treatment, will be forwarded on receipt of 4 three-cent postage stamps.

It is a book of 100 pages.

Price of medicine $1 per bottle, or six for $5. Delivered to any address.

Direct letters to

HELMBOLD'S Medical Depot, No. 104 South 10th St., Philadelphia.

Sold by Druggists generally.

Beware of Counterfeits.

Ask for HELMBOLD'S. Take no other.

Live Yankees

In all parts of the habitable globe will be glad to know of a sure thing by which they may do good and get rich! All of my Agents are doing good and getting rich.

If you have vim and spunk enough to go and do likewise, send four cents postage stamps and receive full particulars in return,

J. R. HAWLEY, 164 Vine Street, Cincinnati, O.

Photograph Albums!

SUPERB STYLES, in ARABESQUE and GOLD, at ANY PRICE from $1.00 to $25.00 each. Very Elegant Albums, French Style, for 50 pictures, sent for $5.00. Catalogue and Price List sent on receipt of Five Cents. I. W. LUCAS & CO., 173 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 20cts.; retails for $2. R. L. WOLCOTT, 170 Chatham Square, N. Y.

3,000 dozen pure Roman Scarfs,

Made from the Purest and Softest Silk. These are the most fasionable, 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


1,000 doz. at $1.50 each ; 2,000 doz. at $2 each. A single Scarf sent by mail on receipt of the above amount and six cents for postage. S. W. H. WARD, No. 387 Broadway, New York.


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.


AGENTS WANTED in every Town in the Union.

S. W. H. WARD, Sole Agent for U. S., 387 B' way, N. Y.

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.

$2, $2.25, and $2.50.




MADE TO MEASURE AT $24, $30, $36, AND $42 PER

Self-Measurement for Shirts.

Printed directions for self-measurement, list of prices, and drawings of different styles of shirts and collars sent free everywhere.

S. W. H. WARD. from London.

      No. 387 Broadway, New York.

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


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. A liberal discount to the trade.

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.

$22 WATCHES. $22

Genuine American Lever Watches, in coin Silver, heavy Hunting Case, warranted, for $22. Retail price $35. Genuine Full Jeweled American Lever 'Watches, in 4 ounce Coin Silver Hunting Case, 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.


$15 Per Day Easy $15

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.

How to Paint Photographs.


Just published. Price 10 cents. Sold by all principal Booksellers, Artists' supply-men, and Stock Dealers, and sent, post-paid, by the publishers. J. E. TILTON & CO., Boston. 1/2 Doz. free by Mail for $1.25. Beautiful chased metal frames for Card Photographs, to hang up or stand up.

We call them the "Improved American Carte Porte." For sale by all Booksellers, Frame Dealers, or Fancy Goods Men. E. & H. T.

ANTHONY, 501 Broadway, New York.

Manufacturers of Photographic Materials, Photographic Albums, and Stereoscopic Views.

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 Kirby Street, Boston.

MUN'N & 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.

From the N. Y. Illustrated News, Jan. 10,1863.

"One of the prettiest, most convenient, and decidedly the best and cheapest time-piece for general and reliable use ever offered."

ranted an accurate time-piece. Its size is convenient, measuring but two inches across it. Price, superbly engraved, per case of half dozen, $204. Sample Watches, in neat Morocco boxes, $35. If sent by mail, the postage is 36 cents; registering, 20 cents.


HUBBARD BROS., Importers,

Broadway, cor. Courtlandt Street, N. Y.





In Manufacture,

Fitting, and Material.  


No. 637 Broadway.


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.

$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."

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