HARPER’S WEEKLY, NEW YORK SEPTEMBER 12, 1863 - 1863 SIBLEY & SULLY INDIAN EXPEDITIONS/ ASSAULT ON CHARLESTON

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Vol. VII—No. 350. 16 pp. [577-592], four columns, w/ numerous illustrations and cartoons. Front cover features a dramatic illustration of “The Murder of Lieutneant Beever By the Sioux Indians, “followed by story coverage on page 587. (Lieutenant Beever had been ambushed while serving as a letter courier for General Sibley’s column in operations against the North Dakota Sioux.) Interior illustrations include two more from the Sibley expedition: (1)“Sibley’s Indian Expedtion Crossing the James River, Dacotah Territory, July 20, 1863.”—(2) “Gen. sibley’s Indian Expedition—Pursuing the Sioux Over the Coteau Du Missouri, After the Battle of Big Hills, July 24, 1863.” Plus full page portrait of “General Quincy A Gilmore,” and several treating the summer assault of Charleston: (1) “Bombardment of Fort Sumter—The Fleet Engaging Batteries Wagner and Gregg”—(2) “Rebel Intrenchments On James Island, South Carolina”—(3) four sketch montage of scenes from “The Campaign In Charleston Harbor,” including one of Union Ironclads engaging Fort Wagner. Front page is detached, and chipped along the left margin. Else VG. In protective sleeve. Solid collectible. [JP]

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