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Civil War Harper's Weekly, March 2, 1861

The March 2, 1861 edition of Harper's Weekly featured a cover illustration of president elect Abraham Lincoln.  The remainder of the newspaper includes incredible stories on the opening events of the Civil War.  We have posted the newspaper below.  Newspaper Thumbnails will take you to the page of interest.

 

President-Elect Abraham Lincoln

President Lincoln at Astor House

Cummings Point

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Congressional Business

Jefferson Davis Inauguration Speech

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Fort Johnson

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Ft. Taylor

Fort Taylor

 

 

 

 

VOL. V.—No. 218.]

NEW YORK, SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 1861.

PRICE FIVE CENTS.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the Year 1861, by Harper & Brothers, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York.


ABRAHAM LINCOLN, THE PRESIDENT ELECT, ADDRESSING THE PEOPLE FROM THE ASTOR HOUSE BALCONY, FEBRUARY 19, 1861.-[SEE NEXT PAGE.]

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President Elect Abraham Lincoln

We acquired this leaf for the purpose of digitally preserving it for your research and enjoyment.  If you would like to acquire the original 140+ year old Harper's Weekly leaf we used to create this page, it is available for a price of $175.  Your purchase allows us to continue to archive more original material. For more information, contact paul@sonofthesouth.net


 

 

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