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Civil War Harper's Weekly, August 6, 1864

Welcome to our online archive of Civil War Harper's Weekly newspapers. These papers give a unique view of the war, created by the people who lived it. It is full of stories and illustrations created by correspondents deployed to the front lines. They lived with the Soldiers, and experienced the war first hand.

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Peace Movement

Peace Movement

Rousseau Expedition

Rousseau Expedition

Sherman March Atlanta

Sherman's March on Atlanta

Petersburg Trenches


General J.E.B. Stuart

Stuart Death

Death of JEB Stuart

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Marietta Georgia

Marietta, Georgia

Peterburg Siege

Trenches at the Siege of Petersburg

Cavalry Raid

Cavalry Raid






[AUGUST 6, 1864.

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CUSTOMER. "Your PAPA says he hain't no Pennies to make change with. You seem to have lots of 'em."   

GROCER'S SON. " Guess I have; and POP'S got six barrels full down cellar. He's waitin' for 'em to rise."   (You should have seen the EXPRESSION of POP'S FACE.)


Bankers and Dealers in Government

No. 38 Wall Street, New York.

Davis Collamore.,

479 Broadway, below Broome St.,


They are supplied by such writers as Harriet Prescott, J.
T. Trowbridge, Caroline Chesebro, Bayard Taylor, Rose
Terry, and other contributors of eminent ability. Some of

in the language have been written for and published in the ATLANTIC MONTHLY. Subscriptions may begin with any number.

TERMS. $3 00 a year, 30 cent; a number. Clubs at a liberal reduction. Address the publisher,


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 place 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, Cumberland County, 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.


Twins and Papers H. A. HARVEY, 84 Maiden Lane, N. Y.


What lady or gentleman would remain under the curse of a disagreeable breath, when, by using the


it would be cured? How many lovers it has separated!!! How many friends forever parted ! THE SUBJECT IS SO DELICATE, your nearest friend will not mention it; and you are yourself ignorant of the fact. To effect a radical cure, use the Balm as a tooth-wash night and morning.

For bathing suffering infants, a few drops poured into a basin of water will dispel all fever, tetter, &c.

When used for washing night and morning, it eradicates all Tan, Pimples, and Freckles, rendering the skin loft and white, and free from blemish.

Price 75 Cents. For sale by all Druggists.

Kendall's Amboline
For the Hair.

Will surely prevent hair pulling out. The best Hair Dressing in the market. For sale by all Druggists.

Prepared only by


35 Dey Street, New York.

Good News for the

Hereafter we will send, post-paid, any of our PHOTOGRAPHIC ALBUMS ordered by soldiers for themselves or friends, giving an Album of the full value of the money sent.

Our Albums have the reputation of being superior to all others in beauty and durability, and range in price from 50 ctc. to $50.

Our catalogue of


now embraces about 5000 officers, army and navy, statesmen, actors, copies of works of art, &c. Catalogue sent on receipt of stamp.

Stereoscopes and Stereoscopic Views.

Our assortment of these is very extensive, including a great variety of views of the present war.

Catalogue sent on receipt of stamp.

E. & H. T. ANTHONY & CO,

501 Broadway, New York.
Manufacturers of Photographic Materials.

Kerosene Glue Pot.

We are glad to present the public with a new MONEY-SAVING article,

Simple in Construction,

as easily managed as an ordinary lamp used for lighting purposes. In fact, is simply a common lamp to which we apply the principle of heating over and around the flame, as secured to us by letters Patent, issued by the United States, and known as

FISH'S PATENT. With this simple apparatus, Glue may be kept hot all day, and not consume

5 Cents Worth of Oil.

To mechanics and artisans who are compelled to use alcohol at present high prices, this article will save its cost in ONE WEEK. Also

Fish's Patent Cooking Lamp and Nursery, or Night Lamp.

Send for a circular and pamphlet to the Kerosene Lamp Heater Co., 206 Pearl Street, N. Y.

A BEAUTIFUL, ENGRAVED GOLD PLATED WATCH, Double Case, Lever Cap, small size, enameled dial, cut hands, "English Movements," and correct time-keeper.

A single one sent free by mail in neat case, WITH A BEAUTIFUL CHAIN, for only   $8. A neat SILVER WATCH, same as above, specially adapted

to the ARMY. Sent free by mail, for only   $7. Address CHAS. P. NORTON & CO., Importers, 38 & 40 Ann Street, New York.

No. 44 Wall Street, New York,
Bankers and Dealers in all kinds of Government Stocks.
U. S. 7.30 Treasury Notes,

converted into 6 per cent. Bonds of 1881.

The Bonds of New 10-40 Loan on hand for immediate delivery.

Campaign Medals.

Of every description now ready in Pin and Medal. Trade orders solicited and promptly filled at Factory prices. Wholesale Depot Campaign Medal Co.,436 Broadway, N. Y.

AGENTS WANTED. — $50 per month guaranteed. For terms and specimens, address, with stamp, L. L. TODD & CO., New York.

A Word to our Fair Readers. —Health the of basis of beauty.--Pimples blotches, and all skin diseases. —A clear complexion is not only essential to female loveliness, but it is equally an external evidence of health--while sallowness, pimples, and all cutaneous eruptions are indicative of a disturbed condition of the stomach and liver. Upon these organs the famous aperient and tonic known as Holloway's Pills, act with a directness, precision, and rapidity unparalleled in Medical Science, while the Ointment purges the vesicles of the skin, and imparts a brilliancy and roseate tint to that delicate envelope. All who value health and beauty should beware of tampering with cosmetics, as they are not only pernicious but highly dangerous to health.

Sold at the manufactory of Professor HOLLOWAY, 80 Maiden Lane, New York.


in several drab shades.

For English and Gothic Cottages. Outbuildings, &c. ROBERT REYNOLDS, Agent, No. 74 Maiden Lane.

U. S. Army Agency,

64 Bleecker Street, N. Y., opposite Pay Department. All persons having claims against the Government should present them at this office for adjustment and payment.

Bounty of $100 00, in the following cases are now being paid.

SOLDIERS DISCHARGED on account of wounds received in battle.

VOLUNTEERS or REGULARS DISCHARGED after having served 2 years. Payment prompt. Discharge can be sent by mail.

$15 Per Day, $15

Made easy by every Agent who sells our Great New and Wonderful Extra Large Size Stationery and Prize Packages. $25 CAN BE MADE in a few hours by smart agents. Greatest money-making business of the age. Each Package contains large quantities of fine Writing Materials, such as Paper, Envelopes, Pens, Pencils, Blotters, Emblems, Ladies' Paris Fashion Plates, Designs for Needle-work, Cottage Keepsakes, Household Companions, Parlor Amusements, Guide for Letter Writer, Many Ways to Get Rich, Gents' Pocket Calendars for the Year, Union Designs, YANKEE NOTIONS of all kinds, Recipes, Games, Engravings, Rich and Costly Presents of Fashionable Jewelry, etc., etc., etc. Agents guaranteed $15 per day. A splendid SOLID GOLD or Silver Hunting Case LEVER WATCH (warranted) presented FREE to each Agent. Send for our greet new circulars for 1864 containing extra premium inducments, free. S. C. RICKARDS & CO., 102 Nassau Street. N. Y.

Self-Measurement for Shirts, Printed directions, for Self-Measurement, list of prices, and drawings of different styles of Shirts and Collars sent free everywhere.

ENAMALED WHITE, Having the appearance and comfort of linen, have been worn in England for the last two years in preference to any other collar, as they are readily cleaned in one minute with a sponge. To Military Men and Travellers they are invaluable. Price 75 cts. each ; sent by post to any part of the Union on the receipt of 90 cents.


AGENTS WANTED in every Town in the Union. S. W. H. WARD. 387 Broadway, N. Y.


Magnifying small objects 500 times. MAILED FREE everywhere for 50 CENTS, or THREE FOR $100.

Address F. C. BOWEN, Box 220, Boston, Mass.

Hardens and invigorates the Gums.

Purifies and Sweeten, the breath. Cleanses, Beautifies, and Preserves the Teeth.

Sold by all Druggist; and Fancy Goods Dealers. Price 75 cents per bottle.

HALL & RUCKEL, Proprietors,

218 Greenwich St., New York.

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 ; Wall, Stephens to Co., 322 Pennsylvania Av., Wash'n ; Leavitt & Bevis, cor. Fifth and Vine Sts., Cincinnati; J. Von Borries & Co., 484 Main St.,Louisville; A. Frankenthal & Bro.,6 No. Main St., St. Louis ; Bradford Bros., Milwaukee; Weed, Witters & Co., 7 to 18 Tohoupitdulas St., N. O.

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