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Civil War Harper's Weekly, September 17, 1864

During the Civil War, Americans relied on Harper's Weekly as their primary source of news on the war. These newspapers contained detailed accounts of the battle, and insightful analyses of both the war and the politics of the day. Today, they make for incredible reading.

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HARPER'S WEEKLY.

[SEPTEMBER 17, 1864.

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GENERAL GRANT'S CAMPAIGN—WARREN'S HEAD-QUARTERS ON THE WELDON ROAD, AUGUST 27, 1864.—SKETCHED BY G. W. WEBB.—[SEE PAGE 598.]

VIEW OF THE JAMES RIVER AND THE BEND AROUND FARRAR'S ISLAND, ABOVE DUTCH GAP.—SKETCHED BY A. R. WAUD.--[SEE PAGE 598.]

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