HARPER’S WEEKLY, NEW YORK, OCTOBER 12, 1861 – “OUR GENERALS”

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Vol. V.—No. 250. 16 pp. [641-656], four columns, with numerous stories, illustrations and cartoons. Front cover features portrait sketches [with inside stories] of “Brigadier-General Sturgis U.S.A.” and “The Rebel General Sterling Price”. Interior illustrations include a series of western sketches…[1] “Building Pontoons For Military Use On the Mississippi”, [2] “The Gun-Boat New Era, Just Built At St. Louis, Missouri”, and [3] “Camp of General Rousseau’s Brigade, Near Muldraugh’s Hill, Kentucky”. Also a dramatic and famous center-spread of “Our Generals”—a panoramic view of General Scott on horseback in company with a number of prominent early-war Union generals—McClellan, McDowell, Fremont, Mansfield, Siegel, Sprague, etc. [Grant, Sherman and Sheridan are nowhere in sight, nor are Meade or John Reynolds]

Exhibits slight chipping along the left margin. Else VG, w/smooth cover. Solid piece. In protective sleeve, w/white card backing. [JP] [PH:L]

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