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Civil War Harper's Weekly, January 28, 1865

This Harper's Weekly newspaper from the Civil War features unique news of the war, and fascinating illustrations. It covers some important events that occurred during the closing days of the War. This site features our entire collection of newspapers from the war for your perusal and study.

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JANUARY 28, 1865.]

HARPER'S WEEKLY.

53

NEW-YEAR'S DAY IN SAVANNAH GENERAL SHERMAN'S RECEPTION AT MR. GREEN'S.[SKETCHED BY THEODORE R. DAVIS.]

THE HOLIDAYS AT SAVANNAH.

IT was fitting that General SHERMAN, whose Christmas gift to the nation added a new zest to the Christmas dinner in every loyal household, should himself have enjoyed the festivity of the season so splendidly and so " fairly won." In the sketch which we have engraved our artist has chosen the

moment when the General rose to respond to the toast in his honor, joyously pledged by men whom their illustrious chief had led through many toils and dangers to victory. The response was like the man unaffected, intense in devotion to the nationality whose glorious symbol proudly hung above him, and full of terror to the enemies of the country as it was of kindness to all its friends. The oc-

casion was a memorable one. But SHERMAN'S deeds and those of hisarmy speak to the country louder than words. On New Year's Day the General received his friends all day. Mr. GREEN'S splendid parlors were crowded with the throng of visitors.

The effect of SHERMAN'S judicious policy in. Savannah is beginning to tell in other portions of the State. The Augusta Chronicle and Sentinel of January

4 notices several facts which must tend to affect all Georgians favorably. It says that the most perfect order is maintained in Savannah, notices several instances in which soldiers have been summarily punished for interference with citizens, and states that soldiers are under no circumstances allowed to enter private residences. The Chronicle goes on to give some items of news in regard to the (Next Page)

CHRISTMAS-DAY IN SAVANNAH GENERAL SHERMAN'S CHRISTMAS DINNER AT MR. GREEN'S.[SKETCHED BY THEODORE R. DAVIS.]

New Years in Savannah
Savannah Christmas Party

 

 

  

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