HARPERS WEEKLY, NEW YORK APRIL 13, 1861 - FORT PICKENS/POINT ISABEL, TEXAS

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Vol. V—No. 224. 16 pp. [225-240], four columns, with numerous stories, illustrations and stories. Front cover features a panoramic illustrations of “Point Isabel, Texas, With the “Daniel” Webster” Sailing with U.S. Troops On Board.” Interior illustrations include two depictions of Ft. Pickens, FL, a major point of contention as North and South drifted toward war in early April 1861—“View of the Boat-House and Landing at Fort Pickens, Florida”—“”One of the Ten Flank Casemate Batteries at Fort Pickens, Florida”—[Drawn by an Officer of Lieutenant Slemmer’s Command.” Double-centerfold features an intriguing montage of “Home Scenes”, circa 1861—The Apple-cut, the Dance, Quilting, Husking Corn, The Breakdown, Raffling. Plus a serial excerpt from Charles Dickens’ famous novel “Great Expectations.”

Exhibits mounting dots and lighting chipping of left cover margin, plus slight soiling of lower right corner. Else VG, w/smooth flat cover. Solid issue, published just prior the Rebel attack on Fort Sumter.  [jp]

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