Original Harpers Weekly January 4 1862
Harpers Weekly journal of civilisation front page depicting Christmas Boxes in Camp being opened. Contains 6 Pages, full of news of the war in 1862 plus a piece on foreign news of England. Has 6 picture plates with Fort Massachusetts, birds eye view of the cost of Savannah Georgia, and a piece about Charles Dickens Christmas Stories. Large centre picture Birds Eye View of Washington showing the Forts, Camps, Railroads Etc and an interesting picture of Washington at the time. 2 Plates of General Burnsides expedition, pictures of Ironclads. Half a page of interesting advertisements of the time.
The Front page has come apart but the rest is all intact. In good condition of age.
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