Tag Archives: Harper’s Weekly

8 April 1865: “Lee’s attack on Grant’s lines”

Item Description: These pages from Harper’s Weekly newspaper published on April 8th, 1865 contain images depicting events from the war. The articles shows update readers on the War in North Carolina and tell of Lee’s final attack on Grant’s lines … Continue reading

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11 March 1865: “Admiral Porter removing torpedoes and buoying the channel in Cape Fear River.”

Item Description: These images from Harper’s Weekly newspaper published on March 11, 1865 in New Hanover County contains images depicting naval operations at the Cape Fear River. The lower image on the front page illustrates Admiral Porter’s fleet removing torpedoes and buoying the … Continue reading

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19 April 1862: Illustrations of the Civil War in Eastern North Carolina

Item description: Illustrations from Harper’s Weekly, 19 April 1862, p. 252. [Bottom Right] Craven County, New Bern, N.C. “Removal of the wounded to Newbern hospital.” 1862. Harper’s Weekly, April 19, 1862, p. 252. Neg. 80-400. NCC vault FFCC970.73 B96. [Top … Continue reading

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12 April 1862: Illustrations of naval vessels near New Bern, N.C.

Item description: Two illustrations from Harper’s Weekly, 12 April 1862, p. 229. (upper part) “The Burnside Expedition–Troops landing below the rebel forts near Newberne, North Carolina.” (lower part) “The Burnside Expedition–Bombardment of Newbern, North Carolina.” Item citation: From the North … Continue reading

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5 April 1862: “The rebel steamer ‘Nashville’ running the blockade at Beaufort, North Carolina.”

Item:  “The rebel steamer ‘Nashville’ running the blockade at Beaufort, North Carolina.” Harper’s Weekly, April 5, 1862, p. 209. Citation: “The rebel steamer ‘Nashville’ running the blockade at Beaufort, North Carolina.”  Harper’s Weekly, April 5, 1862, page 209 (illustration).  From … Continue reading

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21 September 1861: Harper’s Weekly reports on Forts Hatteras and Clark

Item description: Illustrations accompanying the article, “Forts Hatteras and Clark” in Harper’s Weekly, September 21, 1861: page 597, “View of Fort Hatteras Just Before the Surrender—Colonel Weber’s Force Under the Walls,” and “Gallant Exploit of Aid-du-camp Fiske at the Bombardment … Continue reading

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