HARPER’S WEEKLY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1861 - GENERAL MCCLELLAN/U.S. ARMORY, SPRINGFIELD

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Vol. V—No. 247. 16 pp. [593-608], four columns, w/numerous stories, illustrations and cartoons. Front cover features full page illustration of an army blacksmith’s forge in camp. Interior illustrations include a full page collage of scenes from the U.S. Springfield, Mass.—“Manufacturing Muskets U.S. Armory.” Also a full page portrait illustration of  Gen. McClellan,  plus a Also a story on Gen. Fremont’s bodyguard, featuring illustrations of the “Des Moines Cavalry Company leaving Des Moines (Iowa) for the War, and the “Return to Davenport (Iowa) of the Iowa First Volunteers.”

Exhibits two tiny darkened dots on front cover, with two small strains on the rear cover. Else near mint, w/smooth cover. Excellent collectible. In protective sleeve w/white card backing.  [jp]

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