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Civil War Harper's Weekly, June 25, 1864

This site features online versions of the Harper's Weekly newspapers published during the Civil War. This is a valuable resource to enable you to watch the events of the war unfold on the pages of newspapers of the day.

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Andrew Johnson


Andrew Johnson Biography


Battle of Piedmont

Cold Harbor

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Sherman Entering Resaca Georgia

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[JUNE 25, 1864.



GENERAL GRANT. " Well, and what if it should come to a kilkenny fight ? I guess Our Cat has got the longest tail!"


Bankers and Dealers in Government

No. 33 Wall Street, New York.


Lieut.-General Grant.

It is the only perfect likeness, and is pronounced by leaders of his staff, " the General exactly." Beautifully engraved on Steel.   Price $2.

Sent, post-paid, in pasteboard wrapper on receipt of price. Address C. B. RICHARDSON, Publisher, No, 596 Broadway, N. Y.

Agents wanted in every town.

Warranted superior to any other Pistol of the kind. Also Pocket and Belt Revolvers. Sold by the Trade generally. E. REMINGTON & SONS, Ilion, N.Y.

Card Photographs.

A splendid assortment. Catalogues sent free. Address B. W. HITCHCOCK, Manufacturer, 14 Chambers St., N. Y.


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.

U. S. Army Agency,

64 BIeeker 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 wound, received in battle. VOLUNTEERS or REGULARS DISCHARGED after having served 2 years. Payment prompt. Discharge can be sent by mail.


in several drab shades.

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

Books for the Season. Beadles Dime Guide to Swimming.

Beadle's Dime Base Ball Player for 1864. Beadle's Dime Book of Cricket. Beadle's Dime Drill Book. Men of the Time. No.3. Lives of Grant, Hooker, &c. No. 12. Life of Maj. Gen. John C. Fremont. Beadle's Dime Song Book, No. 14. PATRIOTIC, COMIC, SENTIMENTAL. Contains a VERY interesting and popular list of Songs. All the new and good things are in it, selected from the copyrights of the principal music publishers, by exclusive contract.

All Hail to Ulysses.

Corporal Schnapps.   When will my darling Boy

Kissing on the Sly.   return.

I never had a Beau.   The Corporal's Musket.

Just after the Battle.   Brother, tell me of the Battle.

Maudie Moore.   The old house by the hill.

People will Talk.   De day ob Liberty's comin'.

Whoever can he be?   I can not bid thee go, my boy.

Lottie in the Lane.   Farmer Stubbs' visit to N. I'se on de Way.   Y. City.

Will you wed me now I'm lame? And Forty more of the most popular Songs of the day. Ten cents each. For sale by all Booksellers and News-dealers. Sent, post-paid, on receipt of price. Liberal reduction to Agents. BEADLE & CO., Publishers, 118 William Street, New York.

Agents wanted, to sell a new book just published, PEN-PICTURES OF THE WAR. Send for a circular to LEDYARD BILL, 10 Spruce Street, N. Y.

Shults' Onguent, warranted to produce a full set of Wiskers in six weeks, or money refunded. Sent post-paid, for 50 cents, Address C. F. SCHULTS, Troy, 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   SS-A neat SILVER WATCH, same as above, specially adapted to the ARMY. Sent free by mail, for only   $7.

$15 European Timekeeper, $15

A SUPERB "Extra Double Gold Plated" engraved or engine turned Hunting Case Watch, Magic Spring, "Genuine English Jeweled or Nickel Movements," "M. J. TOBIAS" Independent Action, Self Balance, and has a NEAT MINIATURE COMPASS sunk in the cap and attached to the movements, making it a "Correct Guide" to the Soldier or Traveler. Perfect time-keeper, "warranted one year." WILL STAND ACID, and is an

Exact Imitation of $100 Watch, Used by the British Army Officers. Sent free by mail, in elegant Morocco Case, for only $15. Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper of Feb. 20 says of the "European Timekeeper," "It is a novelty here, and an imitation of the celebrated timekeeper so much in use among the British army officers, and is calculated to meet the wants of our soldiers in the field." Illustrated News says, " Correct timepieces ; and for beauty and fine finish they are equal in appearance to $100 watches."

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

EXCELSIOR FIREWORKS.    FUNSTON & SCOFIELD, removed to No. 9 Dey St., near Broadway. Public and private exhibition., Flags, Lanterns, &c. Goods guaranteed best and cheapest.

Hardens and invigorates the Gums. Purifies and Sweetens the breath. Cleanses, Beautifies, and Preserves the Teeth.

Sold by all Druggists and Fancy Goods Dealers. Price 75 cents per bottle. HALL & RUCKEL, Proprietors,

218 Greenwich St., New York.

Davis Collamore & Co., 479 Broadway, below Broome St., IMPORTERS OF FINE CHINA, WEDGEWOOD, PARIAN, &c., &c. ENGRAVED GLASS to order in great variety. COLORED STONE CHINA DINING SETS.

Enameled "snow white," linen finished.. Beware of "spurious imitations." None reliable unless patented. Mailed on receipt of $1. JEANERET, 78 Nassau St., N. Y. Discount to the Trade.

What is more to be desired than A PLEASANT HOME? Whoever would know the secrets of making home pleasant, should read HOUSE AND HOME PAPERS,
by HARRIET BEECHER STOWE, author of " Uncle T'om's Cabin." These papers are published in each number of the

and have attracted attention everywhere. They are full of interest and benefit to every household. They will be continued through the year. Subscribe to the ATLANTIC at once, and secure the reading of these invaluable papers. The ATLANTIC is furnished at THREE DOLLARS a year, postage paid, or 25 cents a number. Clubs supplied at reduced rates. Send 25 cents for a specimen to TICKNOR & FIELDS, Publishers, Boston, Mass.

Gold Watch Free
$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 Writers, 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., the whole worth MANY DOLLARS If bought separately. Price each Package ONLY 25 cents retail. Wholesale rates to Agents very low. Agents guaranteed $15 per day. A splendid SOLID GOLD or Silver Hunting Case LEVER WATCH (warranted) presented FREE to each Agent. Persons wanted to establish Agencies in every town and village. Agencies given free. Send for our great new circulars for 1864 containing extra premium inducements, free. S. C. RICKARDS & CO., 102 Nassau St., N. Y., Original, Largest, and Oldest Prize Package House in the world.

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