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Civil War Harper's Weekly, November 26, 1864

Welcome to our online collection of Civil War Harper's Weekly newspapers. These papers have reports and analysis not available anywhere else. The illustrations bring the war to life, and allow you to develop a more complete understanding of the war.

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Pirate Florida

Pirate Ship "Florida"

Sherman in Georgia

General Sherman's March Through Georgia

McClellan Resigns

General McClellan Resigns

Before Petersburg

Troops Before Petersburg



Pirate Florida

Capture of the Pirate Ship Florida

Lincoln's Home

President Lincoln's Springfield Home

Long Abe Lincoln

Long Abraham Lincoln

Blockade Runner

Blockade Runner

Civil War Map

Civil War Map








[NOVEMBER 26, 1864.


Long ABRAHAM LINCOLN a Little Longer.


Bankers and Dealers in Government

No. 38 Wall Street, New York.

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


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

A Little Prodigy. The Beautiful New TEN-DOLLAR Patent SEWING MACHINE; a perfect gem, working like a charm; indispensable to every Family, Dressmaker, Seamstress, etc. For sale at McINTOSH'S Cloak Store, 497 Broadway, New York, where the little wonder may be seen in operation.

J. P. RICHTER, General Agent for the State of N. Y. (An Agent wanted in every town. Send for a Circular.) Send $2 50, and get by Mail free 1 doz. best tobacco smoking pipes ever made. Richards & Co., 97 William St., N. Y.

LINCOLN & McCLELLAN. A fine engraving of the two on one plate, will be sent, free, on receipt of two three-cent postage stamps to pay postage, to every reader of THE WORLD. The same engraving can not be bought for one dollar. We send them free. Address   DR. W. R. MERWIN & CO., 63 Liberty Street, New York.

NO MAGAZINE NUMBERS among its contributors such eminent names as those constituting the regular staff of writers for the

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 3S inches long, $4 75 and $5 00 each. Sent by mail on receipt of the Cash and 63 cents postage each shirt.

Martel's Great Picture OF CENTRAL PARK, 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.)

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).

GOLD PENS. We will send to any address one of our Large Size, Fine Quality, Warranted Diamond-Pointed Gold Pens and Silver-Plated Extension Holders, or Silver Ebony Holder, and Morocco Case, for $1 50 ; or one of our Large Engrossing Bank Pens (warranted), and Silver Ebony Desk Holder and Case, for $3 00. Send a stamp for our Circular of Engravings of all our New Styles, and giving Exact Sizes and Prices. Pens Repointed for 50 cents. AMERICAN GOLD PEN CO., 200 Broadway, N. Y.

Calenberg & Vaupel's

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


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


After thorough and repeated tests by GOTTSCHALK, MASON, MILLS, SANDERSON, FRADEL, MORGAN, HELLER, TIMM, PATTERSON, and many others of the most competent judges, are pronounced "superior in power, purity, richness, and quality of tone and thoroughness of workmanship." See their letters in my last circular. Seven First Premiums, including two Gold Medals, were received by Mr. Bradbury within four weeks, at the State Fairs; and at the American Institute, of 1863, "for the BEST PIANO-FORTE, A GOLD MEDAL." Warerooms No. 427 Broome Street, one block east of Broadway.


A Splendid Present.
Harper's Illuminated and Pictorial

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 Frontis-pieces, Presentation Plate, Family Record, Title-Page, &c. The whole forming a sumptuous Folio Volume.

PRICES.—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.


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, Ac.," 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.

Organized under the Laws of Pennsylvania.


President—AMORY EDWARDS, ESQ., New York. Treasurer—L. H. SIMPSON, ESQ., New York. Secretary—J. EDWIN CONANT, ESQ,., New York. Counsel—MESSRS. PLATT, GERARD & BUCKLEY, New York.



EBEN B. CROCKER, Esq., of Crocker & Warren, New York.

FLETCHER WESTRAY, ESQ., of Westray, Gibbs & Hardcastle, New York.

J. M. CLAPP, ESQ., President, Venango County, Penn. L. H. SIMPSON, ESQ., of L. H. Simpson & Co., New York.

JOHN M. CLAPP, ESQ., General Resident Superintendent.

Capital Stock    $5,000,000
In Shares of $25 Each, par Value.
Subscription Price, $5 per Share.

Being in full payment for a $25 Share. No further call
or assessment to be made.

20,000 Shares, or $100,000, Reserved
for Working Capital.

Parties Subscribing in this Company will receive an Equal Amount of Stock in two other Companies adjoining, with-out further Charge.

THE LANDS OF THESE COMPANIES are located on the Alleghany River, and on Hemlock, Porcupine, and McCrea Creeks, MAKING AN OIL-BORING TERRITORY OF OVER TEN AND A HALF MILES IN EXTENT.

The wells on the adjoining property, known as the " Celebrated Hendricks" wells and "Pithole Creek" wells, are famous for their immense supply of oil.

The wells on this property are being sunk with great vigor, and promise large supplies of oil.

To the capitalists and to parties of limited means unsurpassed inducements are offered. Persons investing in this Company get $5 stock and the above BONUS for each $1 invested, without further call or assessment.

Subscription Books, maps, and all other information, can be obtained at the office of the Subscription Agents,


No. 64 Cedar St., New York. No Subscriptions taken for less than


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

Davis Collamore   & Co.,
479 Broadway, below Broome St.,


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. AGENTS WANTED in every Town in the Union. S. W. H. WARD 387 Broadway, N. Y.

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 : STEREOSCOPES & STEREOSCOPIC VIEWS, 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.-Generale, 250 Other Officers, 130 Divines, 275 Colonels,   75 Navy Officers, 125 Authors, 40 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.

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

FRIENDS! Send a stamp for information and my Circulars. Address L. M. HARRIS, Boston, Mass. Vineland Lands. To all Wanting Farms.

Large and thriving settlement, mild and healthful climate, 30 miles south of Philadelphia by railroad. Rich soil, producing large crops, which can now be seen growing. Ten, twenty, and fifty acre tracts, at from $25 to $35 per acre, payable within four years. Good business openings for manufactories and others. Churches, schools, and good society. It is now the most improving place East or West. Hundreds are settling and building. The beauty with which the place is laid out is unsurpassed. Letters answered. Papers giving full information will he sent free. Address CHAS. K. LANDIS, Vineland Post-Office, Cumberland County, New Jersey.

From Report of Solon Robinson, Agricultural Editor of the Tribune: " It is one of the most extensive fertile tracts, in an almost level position and suitable condition for pleasant farming that ice know of this side of the Western prairies.

ELLIS'S FAMILY HOMOEOPATHY, a new work, is sold at Homoeopathic Pharmacies and Book Stores generally. 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 STERROSCOPE, with sliding focus and field piece, for $3, or, with 12 views, $6. Discount to Dealers.

FERROGRAPHS ""CARTES de VISITE," PUBLISHED BY JOHN DAINTY, PHILADELPHIA, PA. Embracing 120 Generals, Statesmen, Ladies, &c. Send for Cotalogue

Long Tall Abraham Lincoln




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