HARPER’S WEEKLY, NEW YORK, JULY 12, 1862 - 1862 PENINSULAR CAMPAIGN

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Vol. VI—No. 290. 16 pp. [449-494], four columns, with numerous stories, illustrations and cartoons. Front cover features portrait sketches of Union “Peninsular” Generals George McCall and Fitz-John Porter. Also an action sketch—“The “White House,” On the Pamunkey, Lately Occupied By the Union Forces. Interior illustrations include two panoramic Peninsula action scenes—“Captain De Hart’s Battery Shelling the Rebel Advance At the Battle of Gaines’s Mill, June 27, 1862”, “Burying the Dead and Burning Dead Horses at Fairoaks Station, Virginia.” Also from the Burnside Expedition in North Carolina—“Reception of Governor Stanly at Washington, North Carolina”, “Presentation of a Sword to General Burnside On Behalf of the State of Rode Island, at Newbern, NC.”

Exhibits light chipping on left cover margin, plus two or three small spots, lightly taped. Else VG, w/smooth cover. Solid collectable, with lots of summer of ’62 battle action. In protective sleeve, w/white card backing.    [jp]

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