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Civil War Harper's Weekly, March 23, 1861

The March 23, 1861 edition of Harper's Weekly featured a stunning portrait of Major Anderson's command at Fort Sumter.  The paper also features important news associated with the opening days of the Civil War. The issue also features a portrait of Abner Doubleday, popularly remembered as the inventor of baseball, on the cover.

 

Major Anderson's Command

Major Anderson's Command

General Twiggs's Surrender

Affairs in Texas

The Alamo

The Alamo

Salmon P. Chase

Salmon P. Chase

Robert Anderson's Command

San Antonio Plaza

The San Antonio Plaza

 

 

 

 

 

 

VOL. V.—No. 221.]

NEW YORK, SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 1861,

[PRICE FIVE CENTS.

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 New York.


G. W. Snyder

Major Robert

J. C. Davis

S. W Crawford

R. K. Meade

Anderson

Captain Abner Doubleday

Cap. Seymour

MAJOR ANDERSON'S COMMAND AT FORT SUMTER.—FROM A PHOTOGRAPH TAKEN IN THE FORT.—[SEE PAGE 190.]

Harper's Weekly Banner
Major Anderson's Soldiers at Ft. Sumter

We acquired this leaf for the purpose of digitally preserving it for your research and enjoyment.  If you would like to acquire the original 140+ year old Harper's Weekly leaf we used to create this page, it is available for a price of $165.  Your purchase allows us to continue to archive more original material. For more information, contact paul@sonofthesouth.net


 

 

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