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Civil War Harper's Weekly, June 11, 1864

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[JUNE 11, 1864.




Bankers and Dealers in Government
No. 38 Wall Street, New York.

50,000 Agents Wanted.

Head-Quarters for Army Badges, Gold Pens and Cases, Campaign Pins and Medals, Watches, Jewelry, &c. Send for Wholesale Illustrated Circular.


208 Broadway, N. Y.

Self-Measurement for Shirts.

Printed directions for Self-Measurement, list of prices, and drawing, of different styles of Shirts and Collars sent free everywhere.


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 Travellers they are invaluable. Price 75 etc. each ; sent by post to any part of the Union on the receipt of 90 cents.


AGENTS WANTED in every Town in the Union.

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

Wheeler & Wilson's Highest Premium

Keep it before the People,

That Fish's Patent


Is the only article known with which you can cook



over a



and not cost to exceed


to prepare a meal.

Manufactured by

THE KEROSENE LAMP HEATER CO., 206 PEARL ST., NEW YORK. Send for pamphlet and Price Het. Address WM. D. RUSSELL, Prest.

Cherokee Medicines.– Every reader of Harper's Weekly is requested to send their address to us, and we will mail free of postage our 32 page pamphlet securely sealed, giving valuable information. Address Dr. W. R. MERWIN & Co., No. 63 Liberty St., New York.

VERMILYE & CO., No. 44 Wall Street, New York, Bankers and Dealers in all kinds of Government Stocks. U. S. 7.30 Treasury Notes, converted into 6 per cent. Bonds of 1881. The Bonds of new 10.40 Loan on hand for immediate delivery.

U. S. ARMY Agency,

64 Bleecker Street, N. Y., opposite Pay Department. All persons having claims against the Government should present them at this office for adjustment and payment. Bounty of $100 00, in the following cases are now being paid. SOLDIERS DISCHARGED on account of wounds received in battle. VOLUNTEERS or REGULARS DISCHARGED after having served 2 years. Payment prompt. Discharge can be sent by mail.


Magnifying small objects 500 times. MAILED FREE everywhere for 35 CENTS, OR FOUR FOR $1 00. Address F. C. BOWEN, Box 220, Boston, Mass.


Also, a full assortment of Jet, Coral, and Steel Goods. Schuyler, Hartley & Graham, 19 Maiden Lane & 22 John Street. N. Y., 31 Rue du Chateau d'Eau, Paris. Sands St., Birmingham, Eng.

What is more to be desired than A PLEASANT HOME? Whoever would know the secrets of making home pleasant, should read


by HARRIET BEECHER STOWE, author of " Uncle Tom's Cabin." These papers are published in each number of the

and have attracted attention everywhere. They are fill of interest and benefit to every household. They will be continued through the year. Subscribe to the ATLANTIC at once, and secure the reading of these invaluable papers The ATLANTIC is furnished at THREE DOLLARS a year, postage paid, or 25 cents a number. Clubs supplied at reduced rates, Send 25 cents for a specimen to TICKNOR & FIELDS, Publishers, Boston, Mass;

Munro's Ten Cent Novels.—These Books have received a popularity that has never been equaled by any other Publications in the same space of time. Every one should read them and recommend them to his neighbor. They are No.1. The Haunters.--2. The Trapper's Retreat. -3. The Patriot Highwayman.—4. The Hunted Unionist. -5. The Track of Fire.—6. The Man-Eaters.—7. Charlotte Temple.—8. The Death Face.—9. The Indian Slayer. -10. The Tiger of the Ocean.—11. The Hunter's Triumph.—12. The Ocean Rovers.—13. The Tory Outwitted. -14. Zeke Sternum, the Lion-Hearted Scout.— GEORGE MUNRO & CO., 137 William St., N. Y.

A BEAUTIFUL ENGRAVED GOLD PLATED WATCH, Double Case, Lever Cap, small size, enameled dial, cut hands, "English Movements," and correct time-keeper. A single one sent free by mail in neat case, WITH A BEAUTIFUL CHAIN, for only   SS- A net SILVER WATCH, same as above, specially adapted to the ARMY. Sent free by mail, for only    $7. 15 European Timekeeper, $15 OR, COMPASS WATCH. A SUPERB " Extra Double Gold Plated" engraved or engine turned Hunting Case Watch, Magic Spring," Genuine English Jeweled or Nickel Movements," "M. J. TOBIAS"" Independent Action, Self Balance, and has a NEAT MINIATURE COMPASS sunk in the cap and attached to the movements, making it a " Correct Guide" to the Soldier or Traveler. Perfect time-keeper; " warranted one year." WILL STAND ACID, and is an Exact Imitation of $100 Watch, Used by the British Army Officers. Sent free by mail, in elegant Morocco Case, for only $15. Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper of Feb. 20 says of the "European Timekeeper,"" "It is a novelty here, and an imitation of the celebrated timekeeper so much in use among the British army officers, and is calculated to meet the wants of our soldiers in the field." Illustrated News says, "Correct timepieces ; and for beauty and fine finish they are equal in appearance to $100 watches." Address CHAS. P. NORTON & CO., Importers, 38 & 40 Ann Street, New York.

Shults' Onguent, warranted to produce a full set of Whiskers in six weeks, or money refunded. Sent post-paid, for 50 cents. Address C. F SHULTS, Troy, N. Y.

Grover & Baker's Highest Premium Elastic Stitch Sewing Machines, 495 Broadway, New York.

The Graefenberg Company's UTERINE CATHOLICON (Marshall's). An infallible cure for "Female Weakness," and all Uterine complaints of women. Price $1 50 per bottle. Five bottles for Six DOLLARS. THE GRAEFENBERG VEGETABLE PILLS, The best Pill in the world for family use, and for all Bilious and Liver complaints. Price 25 cents per box. Address all orders to   J. F. BRIDGE, M.D., Resident Physician GRAEFENBERG COMPANY, No. 139 William Street, near Fulton, New York. INQUIRE OF DEALERS EVERYWHERE.   

Moths placed near

wilt in 2 1/2 minutes, and gasp their last in ten. Cedar Camphor is stifling to insect life. Bugs breathing through their skins can not resist its dense vapors. Efficient, cheap, and the best protection for Cloths and Furs against Moths. Sold by Druggists, town and country. Factured by   HARRIS & CHAPMAN, Boston.

The only enameled "Turn-over" Collar made in metals. Send $1 for a " Turn-over" or 75 cents for a "Choker," to C. H. WELLING, 94 Pine Street, N. Y., and receive it by return mail. 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. AGENTS WANTED to sell the NATIONAL ALMANAC AND ANNUAL RECORD FOR 1864. An indispensable work for every one. 10,000 sold the first week. Price $1 50. Specimen copies sent free by mail on receipt of $1 10. All in the Army end Navy should have a copy. Address GEORGE W. GUILDS' Publisher, 628 Chestnut Street; Philadelphia.

Watches and Jewelry

Of every description.

Orders, large or small, faithfully executed. Established 20 years. T. B. BYNNER, 175 Broadway, New York.

Gold Watch Free
$15   Per Days, $15

Made easy by every Agent who sells our Great New and Wonderful Extra Large Size Stationery and Prize Packages. $25 CAN BE MADE in a few hours by smart agents. Greatest money-making business of the age. Each Package contains large quantities of fine Writing Materials, such as Paper, Envelopes, Pens, Pencils, Blotters, Emblems, Ladies'' Paris Fashion Plates, Designs for Needle-work, Cottage Keepsakes, Household Companions, Parlor Amusements, Guide for Letter Writers, Many Ways to Get Rich, Gents'' Pocket Calendars for the Year, Union Designs, YANKEE NOTIONS of all kinds, Recipes, Games, Engravings, Rich and Costly Presents of Fashionable Jewelry, etc., etc., etc., the whole worth MANY DOLLARS if bought separately. Price each Package ONLY 25 cents retail. Wholesale sale rate, to Agents very low. Agents guaranteed $15 per day. A splendid SOLID GOLD or Silver Hunting Case LEVER WATCH (warranted) presented FREE to each Agent. Persons wanted to establish Agencies in every town and village. Agencies given free.
Send for our great new circular's for 1864 containing extra premium inducements, free. S. C. RICKARDS & CO. 102 Nassau St., N. Y., Original, Largest, and Oldest Prize Package House in the world.

Hardens and invigorates the Gulps. Purifies and Sweetens the breath. Cleanses, Beautifies, and Preserves the Teeth. Sold by all Druggists and Fancy Goods Dealers. Price 75 cents per bottle. HALL & RUCKEL, Proprietors, 218 Greenwich St., New York.


Have Just Published :

NINETEEN BEAUTIFUL YEARS; or, Sketches of a Girl's Life. Written by her SISTER. With an Introduction by Rev. R. S. FOSTER, D.D. 16mo, Cloth, 90 cents.

SPEKE'S AFRICA. JOURNAL OF THE DISCOVERY OF THE SOURCE OF THE NILE. By JOHN HANNING SPEKE, Captain H. M. Indian Army, Fellow and Gold Medalist of the Royal Geographical Society, Hon. Corr. Member and Gold Medalist of the French Geographical Society, &c. With Maps and Portraits, and numerous Illustrations, chiefly from Drawings by Captain GRANT. 8vo, Cloth, uniform with LIVINGSTONE, BARTH, BURTON, &c. Price $3 50.



One Copy for one Year    $ 3 00 Two Copies for One Year    5 50 An Extra Copy, gratis, ,for every Club of TEN SUBSCRIBERS, at $2 75 each, or 11 Copies for $27 50. HARPER'S MAGAZINE and HARPER'S WEEKLY, together, one year, $5 50. HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS. Circulation over 100,000. HARPER'S WEEKLY.


One Copy for Four Months    $1.00 One Copy for One Year    3 00 One Copy for Two Years    5 50 And an Extra Copy will be allowed for every Club of TEN SUBSCRIBERS, at $2 75 each, or 11 Copies for $27 50. Payment invariably in advance. TERMS TO ADVERTISERS.—One Dollar per line for in, side, and One Dollar and Fifty Cents per line for outside Advertisement, each insertion.


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