HARPER’S WEEKLY, NEW YORK, AUGUST 9, 1862 - SEVEN DAYS’ BATTLES, DEATH OF MARTIN VAN BUREN

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Vol. VI—No. 293. 16 pp. (497-512), four columns, w/numerous illustrations and cartoons. The cover illustration feature a full bust portrait of Martin Van Buren—“The Late Matin Van Buren, Ex-President of the United States (1837-41). Interior illustrations include a montage of sketches of “The Army of Virginia On the March—Gen. Schurz Army at Thorton Gap, Sperryville, Middletown, Happy Creek.” Also action sketches of “The Charge of the Fifth Cavalry at the Battle of Friday, June 27”; and “Kearney’s Division Fighting In The Woods, Monday, June 30.” Plus a panoramic centerfold featuring “The Army of the Potomac—The Battle of Charles City Road, Fought By Generals Heintzelman and Franklin, On Monday, June 30.” Along depcitions of “The Rebel Ram “Arkansas” Running Through the Union Fleet Off Vicksburg.” Exhibits mounting dots on left cover margin, plus light chipping of the extremities. Else VG, w/ smooth cover. In protective sleeve w/ white card backing. Good summer ’62 issue. Solid collectible.  [JP]

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