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Civil War Harper's Weekly, December 3, 1864

This site contains our entire collection of Harper's Weekly newspapers. These papers contain incredible content, and allow the serious student of the war to gain new insights into the key events of the war. The reports were written by eye-witnesses within hours of the events depicted.

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HARPER'S WEEKLY.

[DECEMBER 3, 1864.

784

UNCLE SAM'S NEW BUTLER.

"There! I've laid out for the South the best bottle of wine in our cellar; and if they don't like the Olives on one side of it, they can try the Grape on the other."

BELLYCOSE APPEARANCE OF OUR BRAVE BOYS AFTER THANKSGIVING.

FISH & HATCH
Bankers and Dealers in Government
Securities.

No. 38 Wall Street, New York.

Davis Collamore & Co.,

479 Broadway, below Broome St.,

IMPORTERS OF FINE CHINA, WEDGEWOOD, PARIAN, &c., &c. ENGRAVED GLASS to Order in great variety. COLORED STONE CHINA DINING SETS.

Gold Pens.—If you want the best Pen ever used, send to Johnson for circular of engravings, giving exact sizes and prices. Pens repointed at 50c. each, by mail.

E. S. JOHNSON, Manufacturer, 15 Maiden Lane.

For Descriptive List of Useful

HOLIDAY PRESENTS,

Consisting of Tool Chests, Ladies' Garden Chests, Amateurs' Lathes, &c., &c., address GEO. PARR, Buffalo, N. Y.

$10 to $20 a Day. Agents wanted, on commission or a salary, to sell Wilson's $18 ("Lock-Stitch") Family, Sewing Me chine. For particulars, inclose stamp, and address MATHER, & WILSON, Cleveland, Ohio.

Self-Measurement for Shirts.

Printed directions for Self-Measurement, list of prices, and drawings of different styles of Shirts and Collars, sent free every where.

French Flannel Overshirts.

Cut 38 inches long, $4 75 and $5 00 each. Sent by mail on receipt of the Cash and 63 cents postage each shirt.

Enameled White, having all the comforts of linen collars. Washed and dried in a moment. A sample Collar mailed free on receipt of 75 cents. Cuffs $1 00 per pair. Ladies' Collars and Cuffs same price.

WHOLESALE AND RETAIL.

A GENTS WANTED in every Town in the Union.

S. W. H. WARD 387 Broadway, N.Y.

Calenberg & Vaupel's
PIANOFORTES,

99 and 101 Beecker Street, 2d block West of Broadway.
Warranted for Six Years.

GOLD PENS.

We will send to any address, on receipt of the following prices, one of our first-quality, 14-carat, warranted (diamond-pointed) GOLD PENS and silver ebony Desk Holders, and morocco case, or silver-plated extension case: No. 3. Large Pen and Holder    $150 No. 4. Commercial Pen and Holder    2 35 No. 5. Engrossing Bank Pen and Holder   3 20 No. 6. Mammoth Pen and Holder    4 00 Send a stamp for our circular of engravings of ell our new styles, and giving exact sizes and prices. Pens re-pointed for 50 cents. Address AMERICAN GOLD PEN CO., 200 Broadway, N.Y.

THE SECRET OUT !

Over 2000 Things Worth Knowing! Sent post-paid for 25 cents ; Soldier's Edition, 30 cents. Address " UNION BOOK ASSOCIATION," Syracuse, N. Y.

A Splendid Present. Harper's Illuminated and Pictorial B I B L E Including the Apocrypha. Superbly embellished by over Sixteen Hundred Illustrations, exquisitely engraved by Adams, after Designs by Chapman, exclusive of a Series of Rich Illuminations in Colors, comprising Frontispieces, Presentation Plate, Family Record, Title-Page, &c. The whole forming a sumptuous Folio Volume. PRlCES.—Morocco, gilt edges, beveled and paneled sides, $35 00; Morocco extra, gilt edges, $32 00. HARPER & BROTHERS, Publishers, New York.

For sale by A. WILLIAMS & Co., Boston; SMITH, ENGLISH & Co., Philadelphia; CUSHINGS & BAILEY, Baltimore; FRANCK TAYLOR, Washington; J. B. COBB & Co., Cleveland ; ROBERT CLARKE & Co., Cincinnati; KEITH & WOODS, St. Louis; S. C. GRIGGS & Co., Chicago; A. ROMAN & Co. and H. H. BANCROFT & Co., San Francisco; DAWSON & BROTHERS, Montreal.

CARPET WARP. Tobacco Twine, Twines and Paper. H. A. HARVEY, 84 Maiden Lane, N.Y.

The Best Literature, BY THE BEST AMERICAN WRITERS,    Is FOUND IN THE

The new volume begins with the January Number, and contains

Features of a Peculiar Interest.

Send for a circular and a Specimen Number, which will be sent, on receipt of 25 cents, by the Publishers, TICKNOR & FIELDS, Boston, Mass.

THE LIFE OF MAJ.-GENERAL P. H. SHERIDAN, the Hero of the Shenandoah. Price 25 cts. Sold by Booksellers and News-Dealers every where. T. R. DAWLEY, Publisher, New York. Mailed, post-paid.

MUSICIAN'S OMNIBUS complete—1500 pieces of music, 50 sets of quadrilles, and 200 contra and fancy dances, with calls; 100 duets, 200 Scotch, and 200 Irish airs ; polkas, waltzes, quicksteps. &c., for the violin, flute, fife, cornet, &c. Price $2 00. Sent by mail.

ELIAS HOWE, 103 Court Street, Boston, Mass.

THE BOWEN MICROSCOPE,

Magnifying small objects 500 times. MAILED FREE everywhere for 50 CENTS, OR THREE FOR $1 00. Address F. C. BOWEN, Box 220, Boston, Maas.

A CARD. JOHN N. GENIN, in view of the immediate advent of the Fur Season, would draw the attention of the Fashionable world and the public to his extensive stock of LADIES' AND MISSES' FURS, and to the MODERATE PRICES which he has determined to affix to them. The assortment, manufactured expressly for the approaching season, comprises the popular Fancy Furs of the day, together with many superb sets of Royal Ermine, and Russian and Hudson Bay Sable. The stock of Sleigh-Robes, besides the usual variety, includes magnificent specimens of Arctic Fox Robes, white as the polar snow, and of ample dimensions; also Ladies' For Hoods and Foot-Muffs ; Gentlemen's Fur Collars and Gloves. The entire exposition, which is now complete, is remarkable for its variety and beauty. JOHN N. GENIN, No. 513 Broadway, St. Nicholas Hotel.

Martel's Great Picture OF PARK, CENTRAL Now on exhibition and for sale at Messrs. BALL, BLACK & CO.'S, TIFFANY & CO.'S, APPLETON & CO.'S, WM. SCHAUS, and WILLIAMS & STEVENS, this city, sent to any part of the world on receipt of price (six dollars), or by express, C. O. D. (Address) CENTRAL PARK PUBLISHING CO., 720 Broadway, New York. (First-Class Local Agents Wanted every where.)

E. & H. T. ANTHONY & CO., Manufacturers of Photographic Materials,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL 501 BROADWAY, N. Y. In addition to our main business of PHOTOGRAPHIC MATERIALS, we are Headquarters for the following, viz: STEREO&COPES & STEREOSCOPIC VIEWS, Of these we have an immense assortment, including War Scenes American and Foreign Cities and Landscapes, Groups, Statuary etc. etc. Also, Revolving Stereoscopes, for public or private exhibition. Our Catalogue will be sent to any address on receipt of Stamp. PHOTOGRAPHIC ALBUMS, We were the first to introduce these into the United States, and we manufacture immense quantities in 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. They will be sent by mail, FREE, on receipt of price. FINE ALBUMS MADE TO ORDER. CARD PHOTOGRAPHS. Our Catalogue now embraces over FIVE THOUSAND different subjects to which additions are continually being made) of Portraits of Eminent Americans, etc., viz: about 100 Major-Generals, 100 Lieut.-Colonels, 550 Statesmen, 200 Brig.-Generals, 250 Other Officers, 130 Divines, 275 Colonels,   75 Navy Officers, 125 Authors, 45 Artists,   125 Stage,   50 Prominent Women, 3,000 Copies of Works of Art. including reproductions of the most celebrated Engravings, Paintings, Statues, etc. Catalogues sent on receipt of Stamp. An order for One Dozen PICTURES from our Catalogue will be filled on the receipt of $1.80, and sent by mail, FREE. Photographers and others ordering goods C. O. D. will please remit twenty-five per cent. of the amount with their order. The prices and quality of our goods cannot fail to satisfy. Soldiers' Pocket Albums for 18 Pictures, 75 cents.

The Celebrated Craig Microscope Is mailed, prepaid, for $2 50, or with 24 beautiful mounted objects for $5 50. Also the NOVELTY MICROSCOPE, for examining Insects, Flowers, Seed, Bank-Bills, Linen, &c., is mailed for $2, or, with 12 objects, $3 50, by HENRY CRAIG, 180 Centre Street, New York. He will also mail prepaid, the BELLEVUE, or perfected STEREOSCOPE, with sliding focus and field piece, for $3, or, with 12 views, $6. Discount to Dealers,

" HOW TO DO IT."
Sent free on receipt of 60 cents.
JOHN H. TINGLEY, 152 1/2 Fulton Street, New York.

A WATCH FREE

And $15 to $20 per day, made easy, selling our Latest Novelty, now creating such an Immense Sensation and extraordinary demand throughout the Army and Country. The Great, New, and Wonderful PRIZE, PORT-FOLIOS. Extra Large. Size 6 by 10. Just Out. Each of which contains Several Dollars' Worth of useful and Valuable Goods, PRIZES, &c. Price only 25 cents. Articles that Soldiers and Families can not do without. Thousands sold every day. Soldiers can clear a Month's Pay in one day. Agents wanted in every town, village, and camp for this Standard Article. A splendid Gold or Silver WATCH presented free as a premium to every Agent. This is the greatest money-making and surest business of the day. Profits very large. Sales rapid. We guarantee any agent $15 per day. All goods forwarded, with premiums, same day the order is received. Catalogues, with Premium Inducements, sent free. S. C. RICKARDS

CO., 102 Nassau Street, New York, Sole Manufacturers.

A BEAUTIFUL ENGRAVED GOLD PLATED WATCH, Double Case, Lever, Cap, small size, white enameled dial, cut hands, "English Movements," and correct time-keeper, with an accurate "Miniature Calendar," indicating the "Day of the Week, Month, &c.," in back case.

A single one sent free by mail to any address in a neat case, WITH A BEAUTIFUL VEST CHAIN, for only $10. A neat SILVER WATCH, same as above, with " Miniature Calendar," &c., specially adapted to the ARMY. Sent free

by mail, to any address, for only   $7. Address CHAS. P. NORTON & CO., Sole Importers, 38 & 40 Ann Street, New York.

IVORY AND PEARL JEWELRY.

Pins, Ear-Rings, and Cuff Buttons.
Latest styles $5 00 per Set.

Gilt Belt Buckles, $3 00. Sent free on receipt of price. WM. M. WELLING, 571 Broadway (sign of the Golden Elephant).

Send $2 50, and get by Mail free 1 doz. best tobacco smoking pipes ever made. Richards & Co., 97 William St., N. Y.

FOR A FORTUNE,
Address FRANKLIN S. M. CO., Box 302, Boston, Mass.

F FRIENDS! Send it stamp for information and my Circulars. Address L. M. HARRIS, Boston, Mass. ELLIS'S FAMILY HOMOEOPATHY, a new work, is sold at Homoeopathic Pharmacies and Book Stores generally.

General Butler
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