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Civil War Harper's Weekly, November 5, 1864

Welcome to our collection of Civil War newspapers. These Harper's Weekly papers were published within days of the battles and events depicted. The wood cut illustrations were created by war correspondents on the front lines, creating eye-witnesses drawings of the critical events of the war.

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NOVEMBER 5, 1864.]

HARPER'S WEEKLY.

709

ADAMS EXPRESS OFFICE AT CITY POINT, VIRGINIA, ON PAY-DAY.—[SKETCHED BY J. R HAMILTON.].

ADAMS EXPRESS COMPANY.

WE give on this page a sketch representing the appearance of ADAMS EXPRESS COMPANY'S OFFICE,

AT CITY POINT, VIRGINIA, during the time that the ever-welcome Paymaster is on a visit among the troops. This time is selected because it is then that the officers and men of the army—the transmission

of whose money forms the principal business of the branch of the Company located there—come in upon the office in overwhelming crowds.

"Few people," says our artist, "in looking at

that rough, Common-looking barge, moored along the wharf at City Point—and which many hardly recognize as the office of Adams Express Company, in spite of the large flag at the stern announcing the (Next Page)

VALLEY OF THE SHENANDOAH—PAYING SHERIDAN'S TROOPS AT NIGHT IN SUTLER'S TENT.--[SKETCHED BY MR. WHARTON.]

Adams Express Company
Sutler's Tent

 

 

  

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