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Civil War Harper's Weekly, October 1, 1864

This site features our extensive collection of original Harper's Weekly newspapers from the Civil War. These newspapers contain incredible descriptions of the important events of the war, and illustrations of the battles created by war correspondents embedded with the troops.

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General Warren's Lines

General Warren's Lines

Discussion of 1864 Presidential Election

Sherman's Atlanta Campaign

Sherman's Atlanta Campaign

American Flag

American Flag

Douglas Monument

Senator Douglas Monument

Sherman Burning Georgia Railroads

Sherman Burning Georgia Railroads

Sherman's March Georgia

Sherman's Georgia March

Sherman Atlanta

Sherman's Attack of Atlanta


The Halt




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[OCTOBER 1, 1864.



PAT to JOHNNY BULL. " Och ! had luck to ye for a fat ould Porpoise that ye are, I knew it's after breaking down the bed that ye'd be."


Bankers and Dealers in Government Securities,

No. 38 Wall Street, New York.

The only enameled " Turn-over" Collar made in metals. Send $1 00 for a "Turn-over," or 75 cents for a "Choker," to C. H. WELLING, 94 Pine Street, New York, and receive it by return mail.

Davis Collamore Co.,

479 Broadway, below Broome St.,




The New Campaign Lantern,

With Illuminated Portraits and Mottoes of the Candidates. Clubs supplied. Depot,


9 Dey Street, New York.


We will send to any address one of our large size, fine quality, warranted Gold Pens and Silver-plated Extension Cases, or silver Ebony Holder and Morocco Case, for $1 50. Pens repointed for 50 cents. Send stamp for circular. AMERICAN GOLD PEN CO., No. 200 Broadway, N. Y.


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


in several drab shades.

For English and Gothic Cottages. Outbuildings, &c. ROBERT REYNOLDS, Agent, No. 74 Maiden Lane,


Tobacco Twine,

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

Campaign Badges.

Lincoln or McClellan,

New designs. Neat and cheap. Samples sent for 15 or 25 cents. Photograph Albums, Photographs, &c., wholesale and retail. GEO. W. THORNE, 60 Nassau St., N. Y.

Ivory Jewelry.

BROOCHES, EAR-RINGS AND SLEEVE-BUTTONS —WHITE, PINK AND BLACK, $3 50 per set; beautifully engraved with Grecian border, $5 per set. Sent free by mail on receipt of price. Ivory Combs, $5 to $10 ; Ivory Hair Pins, $3 ; Ivory Initial Buttons, $1 ; Pearl Initial Buttons, $1 50. WM. M. WELLING, 571 Broadway, N. Y. SIGN, GOLDEN ELEPHANT. 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.

U. S. Army Agency, 64 Bleecker St., N. Y., Opposite Pay Department. Heirs of Deceased Soldiers should present their Claims at this office for settlement. Information given when requested by letter.

Legal Heirs seeking information as to whereabouts of Soldiers killed or wounded in Battle, should apply at this office by letter or otherwise.

All just claims against the Government unsettled should be presented at this office.

Colored Soldiers who have not received full pay while in service, can receive the difference. They are entitled to same pay and allowances as white soldiers ; also Pensions and Bounty.

$100 Bounty due to soldiers discharged for wounds received in Battle. $100 Bounty due to regulars enlisting July 1, 1861, discharged ter wounds. All applications by letter, postage stamps should be enclosed.


The Subscribers offer at wholesale and retail the celebrated " SPENCER" SEVEN-SHOT REPEATING RIFLES and Carbines, as now used in the Service. Also, "HEAVY-BARREL MUZZLE LOADING GUNS," for SHARP SHOOTERS' use, of superior quality, fitted with Telescopic Sights, Moulds, Swadges, &c., complete. " Telescopic Sights," separate, furnished for any pattern of gun, together with a general assortment of MILITARY ARMS and EQUIPMENTS, "Springfield" and "Enfield" Rifled Muskets, in quantity ; " Swords," "Sabres," " Breech loading Rifles," Revolving Pistols, &c. Also, "Ordnance" and "Ordnance Stores;" also FINE English "Double and Single Barrel Fowling pieces." WILLIAM READ & SON, 13 Faneuil Hall Square, Boston.

Kendall's Amboline For the Hair. Will surely prevent hair falling out. The best Hair Dressing in the market. For sale by all Druggists.

Prepared only by WARING & CO., 35 Dey Street, New York.

PRESIDENTIAL Campaign Medals.

Of every description now ready in Pin and Medal. Trade orders solicited and promptly filled at Factory prices. Wholesale Depot Campaign Medal Co.,436 Broadway, N.Y.

Army and Campaign Badges. On the receipt of $1, I will send either the 1st, 2d, 3d, 5th, 6th. or 12th A. C. Badge, or the Soldier's Charm, with your Name, Regt., and Co. handsomely engraved thereon; and for $1 50 I will send either the 4th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 14th, 15th, 18th, 20th, or 23d A. C. Badge, or the new Artillery, Battery, Cavalry, Engineer, or Pontonier's Pin. Also, for 25 cents, I will send a Campaign Badge with the likeness of either Candidate, together with my wholesale illustrated circular. B. T. HAYWARD, 208 Broadway, N. Y.

The manufacturers respectfully announce that, having now completed their new factory, they hope to be able to execute promptly all future orders for these celebrated instruments. Warerooms in New York, No. 7 Mercer Street.

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 we know of this side of the Western prairies.

ENAMELED WHITE, 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 cts. each ; sent by post to any part of the Union on the receipt of 90 cents. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. AGENTS WANTED in every Town in the Union. S. W. H. WARD 387 Broadway, N. Y.

A Fine Watch Free. $15 Per Day, $15

Made easy by every Agent who sells our Great, New, and. Wonderful Extra Mammoth PRIZE STATIONERY Packages, at OLD PRICES, with old profits. Greatest money making business of the age. EACH PACKAGE contains large quantities of fine Writing Materials, such as Paper, Envelopes, Pens, Pencils, Pen-Holders, Blotters, Engravings, Ladies' Paris Fashion Plates, Designs for Needle-work, Cook-Book, Family Doctor, Gardener, Parlor Games, Letter-Writer's' Instructor, Calendar for 1864-5; Likenesses of LINCOLN, M'CLELLAN, FREMONT, Grant, Sherman, and all the Generals; Campaign Pins, YANKEE NOTIONS, Fancy Articles; Many ways to become rich; Rare Recipes, Rich Jewelry, &c., &c. ; making altogether the LARGEST and most valuable Packages ever sold. Every body buys them. Sales immense. The writing paper alone in one Package can not be bought separate for the price the whole Package is sold for. A splendid Gold or Silver Hunting-Case LEVER WATCH presented FREE to every one who acts as our agent. Sole rights for towns given free. New and beautiful Campaign and Presidential Breast-Pins, Badges, Medals, &c., just out. Agents and the trade supplied low. Send for our great new Circular for the Fall Trade, containing extra premium inducements, FREE. S. C. RICKARDS & CO., 102 Nassau St., N. Y.—the old, original, and largest Package House in the world.

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 in 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, for only   $8. BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS' WATCH, A STORM, HEAT, and TIME INDICATOR, With Thermometer, Compass, and Calendar improvement, indicating day of the month, week, hour, minute, and second, a valuable guide to the Soldier, Sailor, or Traveller, in Solid Gold Composite, Double Hunting, Magic Spring Cases, engraved or plain, Jeweled, English Action. Warranted. In Morocco case, with Key, &c., complete. Price, single one by mail, only $25. Address CHAS. P. NORTON & CO., Sole Importers, 38 & 40 Ann Street, New York. “ One of Many.” A Soldier's letter to Professor Holloway. The following letter is among the last received from the Army of Gen'l Grant. It is only one of many hundreds of genuine letters which are kept on file at the United States Agency for the sale of Holloway's Medicines, 80 Maiden Lane, New York. CHATTANOOGA, Tenn, January 31st, 1864. Professor Holloway, Sir—I have used a few Boxes of your excellent Pills, and now I send money for two boxes. If the sum is not the required amount, send me one box, and let me know what is the required sum. I think if some of your circulars, &c., were here, there would be a great many of the boys sending to you for Pills. The Army doctors are not the best in the world. I am very respectfully yours. L. T. MULCREAN, 2d Minn. Vols., Head-Quarters 3d Division 14th Army Corps, Chattanooga, Tenn. Send to Head-Quarters for CAMPAIGN GOODS. 30 VARIETIES, ELEGANT DESIGNS, NOW READY. Campaign Medals AND Campaign Pins, Embracing all the candidates. Also Campaign Envelopes, Campaign Song-Books, Campaign Text-Books, &c. Descriptive Catalogue of Campaign Goods sent, post-paid, on application. Address B. W. HITCHCOCK, Campaign Head-Quarters, 14 Chambers Street, N. Y.


(Pat. Aug. 30,'64) will be ready next week in quantities to suit. Circulars and samples for the trade now ready, and mailed free on receipt of 75 cents. Address the Patentee, OTTO ERNST, 62 Bowery, New York.














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