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Civil War Harper's Weekly, July 23, 1864

Welcome to our online collection of original Harper's Weekly newspapers. We have put this collection together over the last 20 years, and now make them available for your study and research online. We hope you find this resource useful, and hope you will check back often as we add new material each day.

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Alabama Sinking

Destruction of the "Alabama"


Capture of Kenesaw Mountain

Port Walthall

Port Walthall


General Meade and Staff


Train Crash



Semmes Cartoon

Semmes Cartoon

Pennsylvania Map

Pennsylvania Map

Scenes Around Petersburg


Battle Marietta Georgia




This Civil War Harper's Weekly features a stunning image of scenes around Petersburg. The lower illustration is captioned, "General Grant's Campaign - A Panoramic View of the Situation Around Petersburg." The upper image is captioned, "The Pontoon Bridge at Point of Rocks on the Appomattox." The upper right image is captioned, "The Rebel Fort Clifton."




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