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Civil War Harper's Weekly, August 20, 1864

Harper's Weekly newspaper was the most popular illustrated newspaper of the Civil War years. These newspapers were read by millions of Americans across the country during the war, and today are viewed as an invaluable resource for researchers seeking a deeper understanding of the war.

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Ruins of Chambersburg

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AUGUST 20, 1864.]

HARPER'S WEEKLY.

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THE RUINS OF CHAMBERSBURG—BANK AND FRANKLIN HOTEL.—[PHOTOGRAPHED BY BURNITE & WELDON, HARRISBURG, PA.]

THE RUINS OF CHAMBERSBURG—VIEW OF MAIN STREET.—[PHOTOGRAPHED BY BURNITE & WELDON.]

THE RUINS OF CHAMBERSBURG—THE TOWN-HALL.—PHOTOGRAPHED BY BURNITE & WELDON—[SEE PAGE 542.]

Franklin Hotel
Main Street
Chambersburg

 

 

  

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