HARPER’S WEEKLY, NEW YORK, FEBRUARY 20, 1864 - ’64 ARMY VALENTINES/COLT ARMORY FIRE

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Vol. VIII—No. 373. 16 pp. 113-128. Front cover features dramatic full page illustration of “General Grant Crossing The Cumberland Mountains, January 7, 1864. [depicting Grant and staff, bundled in overcoats, marching on foot, due to ice. Interior illustrations a depiction of “The Destruction By Fire of Colt’s Armory, At Hartford, Connecticut”, and a panoramic action sketch of “Fort Fisher, Commanding the New Inlet Entrance to Cape Fear River—The British Steamer “Hansa” Running the Blockade Under the Guns of the Fort.” Plus an army Valentine’s Day centerfold showing soldiers and homefolks sending and receiving valentines, with a sailor-boy cupid dragging a bag of mail the “Blockading Squadron.”

Exhibits old tape repair along left cover margin; some short tears to right edges of most pages. Else VG, w/smooth cover. Excellent collectible. In protective sleeve, w/white card backing.   [jp/ld] [ph:L]

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