HARPER’S WEEKLY, NEW YORK, MAY 30, 1863 – VICKSBURG

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Vol. VII—No. 335. 16 pp. [337-352], four columns, with numerous stories, illustrations and cartoons. Cover features a story and a half page illustrations of “The Tug “Rumsey” Accoutred For Running the Rebel batteries At Vicksburg”. Also stories of Grants campaign in Mississippi and Union activities in Louisiana. Interior includes several striking illustrations: most impressive are “Colonel’s Kilpatrick’s Late Cavalry Raid Though Virginia”, and a panoramic centerfold, “A Cavalry Attack”, drawn by famed New York Cartoonist Thomas Nast. Plus a montage of sketches from Port Hudson, and a portrait sketch of “The Late Stonewall Jackson”.

Exhibits evidence of having been in a bound volume at some point; moderate soiling/staining. Else good with smooth cover. Solid collectible. In protective sleeve, w/white card margin.   [jp/ld]

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