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Civil War Harper's Weekly, September 10, 1864

Harper's Weekly was the most popular illustrated newspaper of the Civil War period. Many Americans relied on Harper's for news of the war each week. The paper was read by over a million people each wee. Today, you can get this same news by browsing our online collection.

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Archbishop McCloskey

1864 Presidential Campaign

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Water Spout

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Metacomet and Selma

Nathan Forrest Raid

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General John Geary

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Map of Grant's Virginia Campaign


Rebel Ironclad Ram "Tennessee"








[SEPTEMBER 10, 1864.



HUMPTY DUMPTY got a fall?"


Bankers and Dealers in Government

No. 38 Wall Street, New York.

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


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


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.

" One of Many A Soldier's letter to Professor Holloway. The following letter is among the last received from the Army of Gent 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. VoIs., Head-Quarters 3d Division 14th Army Corps, Chattanooga, Tenn.

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 Fontonier's Pin, together with my wholesale illustrated circular. B. T. HAYWARD, 208 Broadway, N. Y. Ivory Jewelry. BROOCHES, EAR-RINGS AND SLEEVE-BUTTONS —WHITE, PINK AND BLACK

Vineland Lands. To all Wanting Farms. Large and thriving settlement, mild and beautiful 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 last 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 be 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.

$15 Per Day, $15 Made easy by every Agent who sells our Great New and Wonderful Extra Large Size Stationary and Prize Packages. $25 CAN BE MADE in a few hours by smart agents. Greatest money-making business of the age. Each Package contains large quantities of fine Writing Materials, such as Paper, Envelopes, Pens, Pencils, Blotters, Emblems, Ladies' Paris Fashion Plates, Designs for Needle-work, Cottage Keepsakes, Household Companions, Parlor Amusements, Guide for Letter Writers, Many Ways to Get Rich, Gents' Pocket Calendars for the Year, Union Designs, YANKEE NOTIONS of all kinds, Recipes, Games, Engravings, Rich and Costly Presents of Fashionable Jewelry, etc., etc., etc. Agents guaranteed $15 per day. A splendid SOLID GOLD or Silver Hunting Case LEVER WATCH (warranted) presented FREE to each Agent. Send for our great new circulars for 1864 containing extra premium inducements, free. S. C. RICKARDS & CO., 102 Nassau Street, N. Y.

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." 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," &e., specially adapted to the ARMY. Sent free by mail, for only   $8. BRITISH ARMY OFFICER'S 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 Hunting Cases. Price single one by mail, only   $25. Address CHAS. P. NORTON & CO., Sole Importers, 38 & 40 Ann Street, New York. American Watches. The high premium on gold, and the increased rate of duty on Watches, have greatly diminished the importation of those of Foreign Manufacture; and it is now impossible to purchase a Watch of English or Swiss make, except at a FABULOUS PRICE. THE AMERICAN WATCH COMPANY, of Waltham, Mass., make by far the BEST and absolutely the CHEAPEST Watches in the market; and with the late extensive addition to their Factory, together with the increase of the working power, they have ample facilities for supplying the steadily increasing demand. ROBBINS & APPLETON, Agents for the American Watch Co., 182 Broadway, 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. School-Teachers Wanted. For English, French, German, Spanish, Music, Drawing, Painting, Classics, and other branches Address (with references) American Educational Union, 713 Broadway, N. Y. HARPER & BROTHERS Have just Published: NOT DEAD YET. A Novel. By J. C. JEAFFRESON, Author of "Live it Down," ',Olive Blake's Good "York," '' Isabel; or, the Young Wife and the Old Love," &c. 8vo, Cloth, $1 75; Paper, $1 25. WILLSON'S LARGER SPELLER. A Progressive Course of Lessons in Spelling, arranged according to the Principles of Orthoepy and Grammar. With Exercises in Synonyms, for Reading, Spelling, and Writing, and a new System of Definition. 12mo, 40 cents. HARPER'S HAND-BOOK FOR TRAVELLERS IN EUROPE AND THE EAST. Being a Guide through Great Britain and Ireland, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Italy, Sicily, Egypt, Syria, Turkey, Greece, Switzerland, Tyrol, Spain, Russia, Denmark, and Sweden. By W. PEMBROKE FETRIDGE, With a Railroad Map, corrected up to 1864, and a Map embracing Colored Routes of Travel in the above Countries. Third Year. Large 12mo, Leather, Pocket-Book Form, $5 00. READE'S SAVAGE AFRICA. Western Africa: being the Narrative of a Tour in Equatorial, Southwestern, and Northwestern Africa; with Notes on the Habits of the Gorilla; on the Existence of Unicorns and Tailed Men; on the Slave Trade; on the Origin, Character,' and Capabilities of the Negro, and of the future Civilization of Western Africa. By W. WINWOOD READE. With Illustrations and a Map. 8vo, Cloth, $4 00. MAURICE DERING; or, The Quadrilateral. A Novel. By the Author of "Guy Livingstone," "Sword and Gown," &c. 8vo, Paper, 50 cents. THE RELIGIOUS TRAINING OF CHILDREN in the Family, the School, and the Church. By CATHARINE E. BEECHER. 12mo, Cloth, $1 75. CAPTAIN BRAND, OF THE "CENTIPEDE." A Pirate of Eminence in the West Indies: his Loves and Exploits, together with some Account of the, singular Manner by which he departed this Life. By HARRY GRINGO (H. A. Wise, U. S. N.). With Illustrations. 8vo, Cloth, $2 00; Paper, $1 50. HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II., called Frederick the Great. By THOMAS CARLYLE. Vol. IV., with Portrait, Maps, Plans, &c. 12mo, Cloth, $2 00. THE LADDER 0F LIFE. A Heart History. By AMELIA B. EDWARDS, Author of "Barbara's History," &c, New Edition. , 8vo, Paper, 50 cents. PULPIT MINISTRATIONS; or, Sabbath Readings. A Series of Discourses on Christian Doctrine and Duty. By Rev. GARDINER SPRING, D.D., Pastor of the Brick Presbyterian Church in the City of New York. Portrait. 2 vols., 8vo, Cloth, $6 00. DENIS DUVAL. A Novel. By W. M. THACKERAY, Author of " Vanity Fair," " Pendennis," "The Newcomes," "Philip," "The Virginians," "The English Humorists," "'The Four Georges," "Roundabout Papers," &c. With Illustrations. 8vo, Paper, 50 cents, GUIDE-BOOK OF THE CENTRAL RAILROAD OF NEW JERSEY, and its Connections through the Coal Fields of Pennsylvania. 12mo, Flexible Cloth, 75 cents; Paper, 50 cents. COUSIN PHILLIS. A Tale. By Mrs. GASKELL. 8vo, Paper, 25 cents. NINETEEN BEAUTIFUL YEARS; OR, SKETCHES OF A GIRL'S LIFE. Written by her Sister, With an Introduction by Rev. R. S. FOSTER, D.D. 16mo, Cloth, 90 cents. BARBARA'S HISTORY. A Novel. By AMELIA B. EDWARDS, Author of "The Ladder of Life," &c., &c. 8vo, Paper, 60 cents. SPEKE'S AFRICA. JOURNAL OF THE DISCOVERY OF THE SOURCE OF THE NILE. By Captain JOHN HANNING SPEKE With Maps and Portraits, and numerous Illustrations, chiefly from Drawings by Captain GRANT. 8vo, Cloth, uniform with LlVINGSTONE, BARTH, BURTON, &c. Price $4 00. Send by Mail, Postage prepaid, on receipt of Price.

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