Jeff Davis Cartoon

 

This Site:

Civil War

Civil War Overview

Civil War 1861

Civil War 1862

Civil War 1863

Civil War 1864

Civil War 1865

Civil War Battles

Confederate Generals

Union Generals

Confederate History

Robert E. Lee

Civil War Medicine

Lincoln Assassination

Slavery

Site Search

Civil War Links

 

Revolutionary War

Mexican War

Republic of Texas

Indians

Winslow Homer

Thomas Nast

Mathew Brady

Western Art

Civil War Gifts

Robert E. Lee Portrait


Civil War Harper's Weekly, March 11, 1865

This site features an online archive of the Harper's Weekly newspapers published during the Civil War. This archive includes incredible eye-witness accounts of the key events of this period. This material offers the serious student of the war a resource not available elsewhere.

(Scroll Down to See Entire Page, or Newspaper Thumbnails below will take you to the page of interest)

 

Capture of Wilmington

Capture of Wilmington

Lee Colored Troops

Lee's Plan to use Colored Troops

Capture of Charleston

Capture of Charleston, South Carolina

Field Hospital

Civil War Field Hospital

Transatlantic Telegraph

Laying First Transatlantic Telegraph

Jeff Davis Cartoon

Jeff Davis Cartoon

 

 

Signal Station

Petersburg Signal Station

Harper's Ferry

Harper's Ferry

Telegraph Cable

Telegraph Cable

 

 

 

 

HARPER'S WEEKLY.

[MARCH 11, 1865.

160

BLESSINGS IN DISGUISE.

JEFF DAVIS'S TE DRUM : " Savannah, Charleston, and Wilmington are fallen ! Our armies are relieved or outpost duty, and are falling back upon the last ditch! SHERMAN and GRANT are doomed! Let us await the issue with fitting composure. Allah be praised

4 Broad St. and 694 Broadway, New York.

Subscriptions received for any amount, and a constant supply of the notes on hand for immediate delivery. ROBINSON & OGDEN, BANKERS.

Side-Loading REVOLVER.

Length, 7 1/2, Inches. Weight, 14 Ounces.
Curries a No. 32 Metallic Cartridge.

Its advantage, over all others are:

1st. It does not require special ammunition.

2d. It is perfectly safe while being loaded.

3d. It can be loaded in the dark, and quicker than any other pistol.

4th. It can he carried in the pocket, without danger, when loaded.

5th. It is sure fire, and possesses great strength.

FOR SALE BY THE TRADE GENERALLY.

HOWARD, SANGER & CO., 105 and 107 Chambers Street, New York. Descriptive Circulars furnished upon application.

ARUTHUR'S HOME MAGAZINE,

TERMS.-$2 50 a year. 3 copies for $6. 6 copies for $10. For sale by new dealers every where. T. S. ARTHUR & CO., 323 Walnut Street, Philadelphia.

TICKS, SCAB, VERMIN.

Should be used by all Farmers on their
SHEEP, ANIMALS, AND PLANTS,

For sale by JAS. F. LEVIN, Agent South Down Co, 23 Central Wharf, Boston.

For sale in New York by R. H. ALLEN &. CO., 189,191 Water St., and DUDLEY & STAFFORD, 69 Beekman St.

ARMY AND NAVY AGENCY.

Pensions, Bounties, Pay, Prize Money, together with all claims of the army and navy promptly procured. Correspondence promptly answered. L. Brown & Co, 2 Park P'ce, N, Y.

LAWRENCE, BALD IN & CO.
70 Wall Street, New York,

BANKERS and BROKERS,
DEALERS IN ALL KINDS OF

Government Securities.

PETROLEUM,
AND ALL OTHER KINDS OF

STOCKS, BONDS, &c., BOUGHT AND SOLD ON COMMISSION AT THE REGULAR STOCK, MINING, AND PETROLEUM BOARDS.

Interest Allowed on Deposits.

DEWITT C. LAWRENCE.   CYRUS J. LAWRENCE. SIMEON BALDWIN, JR.   WM. A. HALSTED.

Russell's Itch Ointment   25 cts. Gives immediate relief. Russell's Salt Rheum Ointment 50 cts. Is unequaled. Russell's Pile Ointment   $100 Curtis after all other remedies have failed.

For sale every where. General depot, PINCHOT & BRUEN, Wholesale Druggists, 214 Fulton Street (near Greenwich Street), New York.

" Electric" Self-adjusting enameled white, $3, $5, $7, and $9 per doz. ; specimens, 50 cts., 75 cts., $1. Snow-white, linen-finished, illusion-stitched, $1 25. Suitable Tie, $1. Ladies' "illusion-embroidered" Steel Collars, $1 50 ; Cuffs, $1 50. Gents' steel Cliffs, $2. Mailed on receipt of price and " size." JEANERET, 78 Nassau St., N. Y. Box 386.

Soldiers and Sailors will receive by mail a First - Class Interesting Newspaper, FREE, by sending their address to Editors Army and Home Journal, 40 Ann Street, New York. Free to the above only.

ASK ANY NEWSDEALER or BOOKSELLER for a copy of DAWLEY'S NEW WAR NOVELS. If he has not got them, he will net them for you. No.1—Mosby, the Guerrilla. No.2—Pauline, the Female Spy. No. 3—Semmes, the Pirate. No. 4—Killdove the Black Scout. Full of Illustrations. Illuminated cover. Price 25 cents each. Trade, $12 50 per 100, with imprint of dealer.

DAWLEY'S TEN PENNY NOVELS.

No. 1—The Two Rivals. or Man and Money. No.2-Dare-Devil Dick. No.3—The Freebooter's Prize. No.4—Speaking Rifle. No. 5—Spirit Eye, the Indian Captive. Beautifully Illustrated, and issued in an Illuminated Cover. Price 10 cents each, or $5 75 per 100, with imprint of dealer. The cheapest and best-selling novels out. T. R. DAWLEY, Publisher, 13 & 15 Park Row, N. Y.

Before marching to battle Soldiers should provide themseIves with Holloway's pills. They are invaluable in Small Pox, Fevers, &c.

Great Imperial Watch. See Cately Brothers' Advertisement on page 158.

SCHILLBERG'S GERMAN OINTMEN'T.—A certain cure for Piles, Salt Rheum, old Wounds, Fever Sores, and all Skin Diseases. For sale at No. 93 Bowery, New York.

Cured by Bates' Patent Appliances. For descriptive pamphlet, &c., address H. C. L. Mears, 277 W 234 St., N. Y.

MARCH, MAY, and JULY COUPONS CASHED IN GOLD BY HENRY A. HEISER'S SONS, DEALERS IN GOVERNMENT SECURITIES, NO. 44 PINE STREET, NEW YORK. United States 7 3-10 Treasury Notes ready for immediate delivery in sums to suit, AND ONE QUARTER OF ONE PER CENT. COMMISSION ALLOWED TO ALL PARTIES PURCHASING FOR ACCOUNT OF OTHERS.

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 piece 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 be sent free. Address CHAS. K. LANDIS, Vineland Post-Office, Landis Township, New Jersey. Front 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.

Is Advantages are: 1st. It is loaded with perfect ease and safety, without removing the cylinder (or any part of it), at the fore end, and can be carried when loaded with out the slightest danger. 2d. The cylinder never fouls ; is made from solid steel, bored; and can not get out of repair, or clog, as cylinders made of many parts will do. 3d. The cartridge is made on an improved plan; the fulminate is concentrated in one place, which insures sure fire; Is METALLIC, CENTRAL FIRE, AND WATER-PROOF. 4th. Its peculiar model makes it the most desirable Pocket Revolver ever made. FOR SALE BY THE TRADE GENERALLY. GEO. A. HICKCOX, 54 Cliff Street, New York. Certificates. I have thoroughly tested the new "National Revolver," and find it an effective weapon, of sure fire and convenient size. At fifty yards, I think I could with this Pistol kill at every shot. I take pleasure in recommending it as a weapon in every way desirable. In company with Capt. Scott, Provost-Marshall, and other officers, I fired this pistol a large number of times, and not one cartridge failed to explode. (Signed,)JOIN CHARLESTON, Chief of Police, Cairo, Ill. We have one of the " National Revolvers' now in use, and pronounce it one of the most perfect things of the kind we ever saw. It is simple in construction, substantial, sure fire, and shoots with the force and accuracy of a rifle. Any one in want of a good and reliable weapon can not do better than procure a "National Revolver." (Signed.)   J. S. VINCENT, Editor and Propriator for " New Era." We, the undersigned, having used and thoroughly tested the National Revolvers, have no hesitancy in saying that, for accuracy, force, and convenience, we think they are far superior to any other Revolver yet produced. M. C. LOOMIS, with J. G. and W. J. Averell. GEO. KING, Chief of Police, Ogdensburg. 

HATCH   JOHNSON & CO., 81 Devonshire St. Boston. J. S. Lowrey & Co., 37 Warren St.. New York; Van Deusen, Boehmer & Co., 627 Chestnut St., Phila. ; Hodges Bros., 23 Hanover St, Baltimore ; Well, Stephens & Co., 322 Pennsylvania Av., Wash'n; Leavitt & Bevis, cor. Fifth and Vine Sts.. Cincinnati; J. Von Borries & Co., 434 Main St. Louisville ; A. Frankenthal & Bro., 6 No. Main St., St. Louis; Bradford Brett. :Milwaukee; Weed, Witters & Co , 7 to 13 Tchoupitoulas St., N. O. NOTICE TO THE TRADE. The immense popularity of "Gray's Patent Molded Collar" has given rise to sundry imitations and infringements of my patents. The public, and especially dealers in collars, are cautioned that all such violations of my rights will be strictly prosecuted.   SOLOMON S. GRAY. BOSTON, October 1,1864.

WATCHES GIVEN AWAY. Splendid Chance to Make Money. Great inducements to sell our celebrated PRIZE PACKETS and Certificates in the great Gift Sale of Watches and Jewelry. A single certificate, with special circulars to agents how to obtain gold and silver Watches free, sent on receipt of 25 cts. G. S. HASKINS & CO., 36 Beekman St., N. Y.

MUNRO'S TEN CENT NOVELS are now all the rage, Admired alike by the old and the young; Rare wit and adventures abound on each page, And their wondrous charm is the theme of each tongue. "Sly Sam" is just out, the brave, cute, "Quaker Spy," Who'd fight like a lion, and never say "die." The following is a list of Munro's Ten Cent Novels, the cheapest, best, and most popular ever issued No 1. The Hunters. 2. The Trapper's Retreat. 3. The Patriot Highwayman. 4. The Hunted Unionist. 5. The Track of Fire. 6. The Man-Eaters. 7. Charlotte Temple. S. The Death Face. 9. The Indian-Slayer. 10. The Tiger of the Ocean. 11. The Hunter's Triumph. 12. The Ocean Rovers. 13. The Tory Outwitted. 14. Zeke Sternum. the Lion-hearted Scout. 15. The Scourge of the Seas. 16. The Captive Maiden. 17. Long-Legged Joe; or, The Demon of the Woods. 18. The Wild Scout of the Mountains. 19. The Forest Lodge. 20. The Rollicking Rangers. 21. Rattlesnake Dick; or, the Flower of the Wigwam. 21. Ricketty Tom, the Rover. 23. The Imps of the Prairie; or, The Slasher of the Cave. 24. The Robber's Terror. 25. Joe, the "Sarpint." 26. Lightfoot, the Scout. 27. The Giant Spy of Bunker Hill. 28. Scar Cheek, the Wild half-Breed. 29. Squint-Eyed Bob. 30. Snakey Snodgrass. 31. Rolling Thuncer; or, The Rival War Chiefs. 32. Heavy Hatchet, the Bold Scout. 33. Sly Sam, the Quaker Spy. These Novels are for sale by all News Agents and Book-sellers, and sent, post paid, on receipt of price, 10 cents each.   GEORGE MUNRO & CO., No. 137 William Street, New York.

DAVIS COLLMORE & CO., 479 Broadway, below Broome St. Sing Song Chinese Porcelain;
ALSO PARIAN, FRENCH CHINA, GLASS, &c. French Dinner Sets.

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 to any address in a 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, to any address, for only   $7. English and American Levers from $5 up. Good Watches of all descriptions low.

Address CHAS. P. NORTON & CO., Sole Importers, 38 & 40 Ann Street, New York.

CHEVALIER'S

LIFE FOR THE HAIR. Restores gray hair to its original color, stops its falling out in three days, keeps the head clean, cool, and healthy, will not stain the skin, or soil the whitest fabric. The best hair-dressing in the world. Can be used freely; contains nothing injurious; strengthens and promotes the growth of the weakest hair, is recommended and used by the first medical authority in New York. All are freely invited to examine this wonderful triumph of science. Sold at the drug-stores and at my office, No. 1,123 Broadway, where advice as to the treatment of the hair will be freely given. Price $1 per bottle; $5 per half dozen.

SARAH A. CHEVALIER, M.D.

CARPET WARP,
FIRST AND SECOND QUALITY;

Wrapping Twine made of Paper.
Twines and Paper. H. A. HARVEY, 84 Maiden Lane, N.Y.

No. 44 WALL STREET, BANKERS, And Dealers in all Classes of GOVERNMENT SECURITIES.

Jeff Davis Cartoon

Picture

Picture

Picture

Picture

Picture

Picture

Picture

Picture
Picture
Picture
Picture
Picture
Picture

 

 

  

Site Copyright 2003-2014 Son of the South.  For Questions or comments about this collection, contact paul@sonofthesouth.net

Privacy Policy

Are you Scared and Confused? Read My Snake Story, a story of hope and encouragement, to help you face your fears.