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Civil War Harper's Weekly, November 2, 1861

This site features readable versions of the original issues of Harper's Weekly newspapers from 1861-1865. You can browse these newspapers by topic, or search on a specific topic using the search box on the bottom of this page. We hope you enjoy reading these old newspapers, and gaining perspective on the important people and places of the Civil War.

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The Merrimac

The Merrimac

Closing the Potomac

Rebels Close Potomac

Bolivar

Battle of Bolivar

Artillery

Geary's Artillery

Army of the Potomac

Army of the Potomac

Food

Civil War Food

Tipton

Tipton Missouri

The Merrimac

Description of the Merrimac

Craney

Craney Island

Civil War Funeral

Naval Expedition

The Great Naval Expedition

Submarine

Civil War Submarine

Prison Richmond

The Richmond Prison

Rebel Cartoon

Rebel Cartoon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VOL. V.—No. 253.]

NEW YORK, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1861.

SINGLE COPIES SIX CENTS. $2 50 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the Year 1861, by Harper & Brothers, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York.


THE REBEL STEAMER "MERRIMAC," RAZEED, AND IRONCLAD.—FROM A SKETCH FURNISHED BY A MECHANIC WHO WAS EMPLOYED ON BOARD.  [SEE PAGE 699.]

HENRICO COUNTY JAIL, RICHMOND, VIRGINIA.—FROM A SKETCH FURNISHED BY A UNION PRISONER WHO WAS CONFINED IN IT.

[SEE PAGE 703.]

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The Merrimac
Henrico Prison
 

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