The Washington D.C. Arsenal During the Civil War

 

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Civil War Harper's Weekly, May 18, 1861

This edition of Harper's Weekly has a number of important stories and illustrations. Of particular note are the full page illustrations of Union Soldiers and Wilson's Fighting Brigade. These are nice examples of period uniforms and equipment. There is also a nice Full page illustration of some Confederate Soldiers under the Rebel Flag.

(Scroll down to see entire page, Newspaper Thumbnails will take you to the page of interest)

 

The lady Davis

The Washington Arsenal

Editorial on Jeff Davis

Virginia Joins Civil War

Virginia Joins the Civil War

Union Soldiers

Union Soldiers

Civil War Riot

Civil War Riot

War Ship Brooklyn

Warship Brooklyn

Virginian

The Virginian

Ohio Soldiers

Ohio Soldiers

Wilson's fighting Brigade

Wilson's Fighting Brigade

Rebel Soldiers

Confederate Soldiers

Ft. Pickens

Reinforcement of Fort Pickens

Cotton on a Riverboat

The Long Bridge Over the Potomac

Treasury Grounds

     
 

 

V OL. V.—No. 229.]

NEW YORK, SATURDAY, MAY 18, 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 "LADY DAVIS," TWO GUNS, CAPTAIN ENGER, SHIP OF WAR OF THE SOUTHERN CONFEDERACY.—SKETCHED BY OUR SPECIAL ARTIST.
[SEE PAGE 311.]

RHODE ISLAND ARTILLERY LANDING FROM THE STEAMER "BIENVILLE" AT WASHINGTON ARSENAL, ON APRIL, 25.—SKETCHED BY OUR SPECIAL ARTIST [SEE PAGE 316.]

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The Confederate "Lady Davis" War Ship
The Steamer Bienville

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 $125.  Your purchase allows us to continue to archive more original material. For more information, contact paul@sonofthesouth.net


 

 

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