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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

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Sherman Burning Georgia Railroads

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Sherman's March Georgia

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Sherman's Attack of Atlanta

Halt

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cartoon

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OCTOBER 1, 1864. ]

HARPER'S WEEKLY.

637

BRIGADIER-GENERAL JAMES D. MORGAN.-PHOTOGRAPHED BY BISHOP.—[SEE NEXT PAGE.]

BRIGADIER-GENERAL WILLIAM P. CARLIN.—PHOTOGRAPHED By BISHOP.—[SEE NEXT PAGE.]

GENERAL SHERMAN'S VICTORY.

WE give on pages 629, 636, and 637 illustrations of General SHERMAN'S recent victory. The sketch given on page 636 represents SHERMAN'S

army tearing up and destroying the Macon railroad below Rough and Ready. SHERMAN had swung his whole army round upon this road, leaving only the Twentieth Corps to guard his depots of supplies, and his line of communications across

the Chattahoochie. JEFF C. DAVIS'S Corps held the extreme right of the army after it struck the Macon Road, and was therefore nearest Jonesborugh, where the rebel HARDEE'S Corps was posted. The other Corps, the Twenty-third and Twenty-

fourth, commenced early in the morning of September 1 to tear up the railroad. " At eight o'clock," says the Tribune correspondent, " the whole of the Third Division, Twenty-third Corps, was strung out along the track, each regiment taking hold of (Next Page)

DESTRUCTION OF CARS BY GENERAL HOOD PREVIOUS TO THE EVACUATION OF ATLANTA, SEPTEMBER 1, 1864.—[SEE NEXT PAGE.]

General James Morgan
General William Carlin
Atlanta Burning

 

 

  

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