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Map of the Southern States, 1861 Harper's Weekly - A large and incredibly handsome map showing good detail of the towns, villages, railroads, and the ship blockade of the south. The title continues along the bottom: "Prepared for Harper's Weekly November 1861." Map is surrounded by a spectacular decorative border and it features portraits at each corner of Lincoln, Seward, General Scott, and General McClellan. An inset of Washington, D.C. lies at the lower right. This was an uncommon issue published on November 9, 1861.
Condition: Good, mended lower left border. Otherwise good margins and great colors with normal aging throughout. Three vertical folds.
33 x 22 in. $400

Civil War Atlanta and Richmond. Large page of sepia tone views of both areas, from the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies. Authentic antique c1880. 28x18-1/2 in. $80

ANDERSONVILLE CIVIL WAR PRISON - CAMP SUMTER. C.1890 Series of engravings showing views of Andersonville (Georgia) Prison, or Camp Sumter, which, during its 14 months, held over 45,000 Union prisoners - almost 13,000 of these died from disease, poor sanitation, malnutrition, overcrowding, or exposure to the elements.
A genuine Civil War era
antique print.
23 x 17 in.
Color: $150
B/W: $120

1862 Civil War in Tribune - Battle of Corinth, Tennessee. This New-York Daily Tribune, dated November 19, 1862 features two long columns describing the battle, including description of "Desperate, stubborness of the Rebels." Eight pages total. Also inside newspaper are notes from Missouri, Refugees from Texas, and War in the Southwest. Fine condition, printed in black and white.
19 x 14-1/2 in. $35

Battles of Tennessee, Dutch Gap, Murfreesboro featured in this 4 pp original New York Herald, December 21, 1864. Also includes The Draft, the death of "notorious rebel scout" William Waterby, and other interesting features. The original price for this 1864 newspaper was four cents.
24 x 16 in. $30

1861-1865 Union Army Weapons Artillery. This print is from the "Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies 1861-1865."This plate shows a wide array of weapons that the Union Army used throughout the war. Included are cannons, swords, rifles, pistols, and artillery carriages.
 size: 18x29 in. $70

1887 color lithograph showing the Antietam battlefield, published by the American Lithograph Co., copyrighted by L. Prang
 & Company, Boston.
23-1/2 x 17 in. $150

Map of the Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi by the U.S. Forces Under the Command of Maj. General U.S. Grant, U.S. VLS. This map is an attractive, highly detailed black and white lithographed map showing the topography around Vicksburg, with five profiles, six cross-sections of batteries and one cross-section of a "rebel rifle pit." There is a 4-inch square patch in the upper right margin.
29 x 27-1/2 in. $395

1864 Starving Union Prisoners -- NO RESERVE. Front original page from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper showing emanciated Union soldiers after being returned from Rebel prisons. Seven individual soldiers are shown with their names and regiments. This is a genuine
antique engraving.
16 x 11 in. $40

CIVIL WAR ZOUAVES VIEW. Civil War scene inside Fort Pickens, showing groups of soldiers keeping watch, others doing laundry and others marching in formation. Hand colored woodcut engraving from Harper's Weekly, July 27, 1861.
16x11 in. $40

1865 Post-Civil War Pardons. Important Thomas Nast print of General Lee and Confederates seeking pardon, as promised by the late President Lincoln. A wavering Columbia sits before them, wondering "Shall I Trust These Men?" Hand colored genuine antique engraving. 11x16 in. $50

1866 Jefferson Davis print by Nast. Thomas Nast contrasts the true suffering of Union prisoners at Andersonville with the comparatively lush accomodations for Jefferson Davis while imprisoned at Fort Monroe. Genuine antique engraving. 11x16 in. $40

1870 Jefferson Davis by Nast. "Time Works Wonders." Cartoon of Davis as Iago, from Othello. Antique print by Thomas Nast. 11x16 in. $30

Antique Civil War Maps. Several maps on one large page, compiled after the war from officers' field maps. Johnson's Island, OH; Five Forks, VA; Westport and Big Blue, MO; Campaign against Sterling Price; Newtonia, MO, etc. Antique color litho published c.1880.
29x18 in. $80

1891 Admiral Porter Portrait. Fine black & white antique engraved portrait of Civil War Admiral David D. Porter. From Harper's Weekly, 1891. 11x16 in. $40

CIVIL WAR - SLAVES HARBORING UNION ESCAPEES. Genuine antique engraved Civil War print from Harper's Weekly, 1864. "Escaping Union Officers Succored by Slaves." Escaped Union officers find temporary safe haven in the home of slaves. 16" x 11" $60

General Johnston Portrait. Hand colored antique engraving of the Confederate General.
10-1/2x16-1/2 in. $30


GENERAL GEORGE MEADE PORTRAIT - 1863. Engraved portrait of Major General George C. Meade, from a photograph by Brady. Meade was new Commander of the Army of the Potomac at the time of this portrait, published on the cover of Harper's Weekly, July 11, 1863. Article on Meade on the reverse. Authentic Civil War era engraving - a genuine 137-year-old antique print.
11" x 16" $30

C.1865 Color Civil War map from the Atlas to Accompany the U.S. Government's Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1861 - 1865. Plate CXLVII displaying the coast of Florida, Mississippi and Georgia. This is a General Topographical Map, Sheet XII.
29 x 18 in. $200

1864 Civil War: Recruiting Immigrants. Fascinating engraved scene from the Illustrated London News, titled "Enlisting Irish and German Emigrants on the Battery at New York. Shows a scene outside of Castle Garden, the principal entry point for Europeans who were migrating to America. Union Army recruiters are talking with recently arrived immigrants, offering them cash for joining the military. A sign on the left side states that new recruits would be paid a total of $600 for enlisting. A repair has been made to the bottom margin of this print, but the image is completely intact. 11x16 in. $60

1887 Original Kurz and Allison chromolithograph showing the Capture of General S,B. Buckner and his Army, February 16th, 1862 that took place at the Battle of Fort Donelson. We have only this one original Kurz and Allison chromolithograph but at only $80 each, we have several reprints of Kurz and Allison Civil War images.
26 x 20 in. $400

1862 Civil War: Rebels Destroy Town. Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "John Morgan's Highwaymen Sacking a Peaceful Village in the West." Shows a scene of mayhem and destruction, as Confederate soldiers burn buildings and execute citizens. 11x16 in. $50

1863 Civil War: Army of the Cumberland. Two hand colored engravings on one page from Harper's Weekly, showing scenes in the Union's Army of the Cumberland: 1) The Courier Line; and 2) Pack Mules in the Mountains. 11x16 in. $50

1887 Gettysburg Civil War Reunion Scene. Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "The Scene of the Reunion of Union and Confederate Veterans on the Field of Gettysburg." Shows veterans from both sides reminiscing on the battlefield. 16x22 in. $120

1862 Civil War Union Troops, Cairo Illinois. Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "Embarkation of General McLernand's Brigade at Cairo: The Advance of the Great Mississippi Expedition. January 10, 1862." Shows large numbers of troops filing onto riverboats in preparation for the expedition. 11x16 in. $50

1895 Infantry and Cavalry Flags. Color lithograph from the official U.S. government atlas of the Civil War. Shows the Union and Confederate flags for the various infantries and cavalries. Each flag is accompanied by the corresponding military unit and date of adoption.
18x28 in. $250

1861 Civil War: Union Fire Fighters Enlisted. Hand colored engraved scene from the May 25, 1861 Illustrated London News, titled "The War Excitement in New York: Scene in Front of a Fire-Engine House." A crowd is shown gathered in front of several large posters which denounce the Confederacy and call all
 fire men to arms.
11x16 in. $50

1866 Portraits of Civil War Union Generals. Hand colored engraved portraits of twelve generals: Stevens, Lytle, Reynolds, Reno, Lyon, Mansfield, Kearney, Mitchell, Taylor, Strong, Bayard and Hiram G. Berry.
size: 6.5x9.5 in. $40

RARE Winslow Homer Civil War: Cavalry Charge. Dramatic, engraved scene by Winslow Homer, one of the most famous American artists of the 19th Century. The image is titled "The War for the Union, 1862: A Cavalry Charge." It is from the July 5, 1862 issue of Harper's Weekly. Homer shows a scene in the middle of a heated battle between the Union and Confederate forces. Soldiers are charging at each other with swords drawn, engaged in hand to hand combat. This engraving is in very good condition, with only a few barely noticeable spots of foxing on the image. There is a 4-inch horizontal split along the bottom of the center crease, which has been professionally repaired on the back with archival tape.
16x22 in. $150

Thomas Nast Civil War Election Scenes. This beautiful woodcut engraving is from the Nov. 12, 1864 issue of Harper's Weekly. It was drawn by Thomas Nast, the most famous political cartoonist of the 19th century. The cartoon is titled "Election Day, 8th November 1864." It features Columbia, who symbolized honor and virtue in the United States, casting a vote for Lincoln . Next to the ballot box is Peace, an angel who is being held captive by two demons: "Southern Rebellion" and "Traitors North." Below the main image are three smaller insets: "Soldiers Mailing in their Votes," "The Veterans Vote," and "Citizens Voting." Nast includes several statements under the main image: "The Victory at the Ballot Box will be in Vindication of this Union and of Our Authority," "Down With Slavery," "No Compromise," "Down with the Rebels," and The Election of the Union Candidates will Bring Peace." 16x22 in. $50

Very nice hand colored wood engraving of the American Civil War. Published in 1863 in a French publication called L'Univers Illustre. Page has two scenes, upper titled: Guerre D'Amerique - Le bruleurs de coton. Lower image titled: Guerre D'Amerique - Combat de Olustee, le 20 fevrier. 10.5x16 in. $60

Beautiful hand colored wood engraving from the April 30, 1864 issue of Harper's Weekly. The Press on The Field, by Thomas Nast. This double page spread shows different scenes of a reporters life during the war, including, reporters In Action, Reliable Information, and Contraband News. Upper right corner has been arhivally repaired in margin, does not effect image. 16x22 in. $150

1865 Civil War photos and lithographed Certificate from The Citizens Volunteer Hospital Association of Philadelphia, which was instituted September 5, 1862. Certificate issued to Mrs. Ellen Matthews who was an active member. Certificate was signed by Thomas Gifford, Secretary. This is framed with photos of Gifford and Mrs. Matthews. Back of signed photos are copied so they can be displayed in frame.
Framed image measures:
24 x 22 in. $850
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C.1890 Prang chromolithograph showing The Battle of Kenesaw Mountain. Published by
American Lithographic Co.
23-1/2 x 17 in. $295

Trial of Jefferson Davis. Complete June 1, 1867 issue of Harper’s Weekly. The cover shows Davis leaving the courthouse in Richmond. Interior scene, riot scene, police also includes other views of the day. Fine condition.
11 x 16 in. $60

Thomas Nast’s “Christmas 1863” Great Scenes: Civil War Soilder, Home on Furlough, Santa visiting the children. 1863 Harper’s Weekly. Wood engraving.
16 x 22 in. $225

Confederate Batteries Bombing Ft. Sumpter. Dramatic Military scene - Start of Civil War. 1861. Water colored, Wood engraving.
14 1/2 x 20 in. Image

Thomas Nast Engraving of a Civil War Thanksgiving "United We Stand." Showing Abraham Lincoln and The Generals standing on the Rebel Flag, congratulating a victorious Union Soldier. Middle image is surrounded by various patriotic and war scenes. 1864. Published by Harper's Weekly. Hand colored, wood engraving.
15 1/4 x 22 in. $150

Civil War. Wounded soldiers being cared for. Original wood engraving. 1864.
11 x 16 in. $50

1936 Spanish Civil War - The Evening News: Sault Sta. Marie, Michigan. "Madrid an Inferno But It Has Not Fallen" article continues on page 8. 8 pp.
23 x 16-1/2 in. $30

C.1890 Hand colored wood engraving shown on bottom of the "First Naval Battle in Hampton Roads Between the Confederate Iron-Plated Steamers "Merrimac," "Yorktown" and "Jamestown," and the Federal Wooden Sailing Frigates "Cumberland" and "Congress" -- Sinking of the "Cumberland" By a Blow From the "Merrimac," Saturday, March 8th., 1862."
16 x 11 in. $50

1894 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Weekly showing, in top engraving, "Captain John A. Winslow, U.S. Navy, Commander of the "Kearsarge." Bottom engraving shows, "A Historic Exploit Recalled By the Wreck of the United States Corvette "Kearsarge." Pictured is the "Sinking of the Confederate Vessel "Alabama..."
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $50

1864 Map of Rebellion Company. Hand colored wood engraving.
16 x 11 in. $50

Jefferson Davis - Pres. of Confederacy. Hand colored, Steel engraving. 1866
9 x 6 in. $80

"Map Showing the Comparative Area of the Northern and Southern States, East of the Rocky Mountains. 1861 Harper's Weekly. Map shows the what would become the Confederacy in comparison to the Union States east of the Rocky Mountains. Wood engraving.
11 x 15 1/2 in. $60

Entire run
of all 49 of Winslow Homer's Civil War wood engravings as published in Harper's Weekly. Includes "Inauguration of Lincoln", "The Sharpshooter", "The Russian Ball", "Skating in Central Park" plus many more. The images included are 49 of Winslow Homers engravings done from December 22, 1860 through July 26, 1865. $3,805 if purchased separately. Save time and money - buy the whole set for:

1864 Views of Rebel Atrocities. Original Harper's Weekly (1864). Six views of Copfederate atrocities. Color: Black and White. Type:
Wood Engraving.
Size: 22x16 in. $30

1861 Fort Monroe Stampede of Slaves. Original Harper's Weekly published in 1861. Stampede of Slaves to Fortress Monroe. Color: Water Color. Type: Wood Engraving. Size: 16x11 in. $50

1862 Double-page wood engraving from Harper's Weekly showing the Uprising of the North. Title is, "The Great Uprising of the North -- An Anniversary Picture -- April 12, 1862 -- Drawn by C. Parsons."
22 x 16 in. $60

C.1864 Currier & Ives hand colored lithograph titled, "The Battle At Cedar Mountain, Aug. 9th 1862." Image is in good condition with toned margins and good color.
13-3/4 x 11 in. $250

Rare hand colored engraved map showing 'Llyod's New Military Map of the Border & Southern States." Caption on top of map reads, "The Rebellion As It Was And As It Is." Map includes cities, railroads, and territories held and gained by rebels. There is some aging over the title area. Small inset of Gulf of Mexico on bottom right.
41 x 31 in. $500

1864 John Sartain steel engraving which was published by Bradley & Co. Publishers, Philadelphia. Engraving is titled, "Home On A Furlough." In fine condition except for a rubbed area above the title.
20 x 15 in. $290

1862 The Civil War in America: Camp Winfield, Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina. Wood engraving featured in The Illustrated London News.
16 x 11 in. $60

1861 Shells and their Manufacturers. Several descriptive wood engravings of Civil War Era shell production featured in Harper's Weekly.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $40



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