Harper’s Weekly. A Journal of Civilization.
This was an American illustrated magazine published from 1857 through 1916. During the Civil War, it was widely read by the American public. In 1860, it had approximately 200,000 readers. The magazine was noted for its illustrations. Some of the important illustrators were Thomas Nash, Winslow Homer, Granville Perkins and Livingston Hopkins.
The McCune Collection has copies of the reissued Harper’s Weekly - Volume VI, #313(27 Dec 1862) thru Vol ume 7 # 369 (23 Jan 1864). These are extensively illustrated and tell of the progress of the Civil War as well as containing advertisements of the times.
Gallery - Black Soldiers
Harper's Weekly 1-2-1863. Front page. Negro picketsHarper's Weekly 2-28-1863. pg 133. Colored Troops. 1st LouisianaHarper's Weekly 3-14-1863. pg 169, Negro Regime
Gallery - Naval & Ships
Harper's Weekly 1-10-1863. pg 21. North StarHarper's Weekly 1-24-1863. pg 60. Wreck of Ironclad MonitorHarper's Weekly 1-31-1863. pg 73. Rebel attack on gun-boatsHarper's Weekly 2-7-1863. pg 84. Gun-boatsHarper's Weekly 2-7-1863. pg 85. Torpedo in Western RiversHarper's Weekly 3-21-1863. pg 181. Loss of Queen of the WestHarper's Weekly 3-21-1863. pg 189. Destruction of Clipper Jacob BellyHarper's Weekly 3-28-1863. pg 197. Blowing up IndianolaHarper's Weekly 4-18-1863. pg 249. Farragut's fleet bombarding Port HudsonHarper's Weekly 4-18-1863. pg 252. Revolving towers harbor defenseHarper's Weekly 4-18-1863. pg 252. Vertical section of revolving towerHarper's Weekly 4-25-1863. pg 268. Approach of Br. pirate AlabamaHarper's Weekly 4-25-1863. pg 269. Iron-clad KeokukHarper's Weekly 5-2-1863. pg 276. Iron-clad Keokuk sinkingHarper's Weekly 5-2-1863. pg 285. Bombardment of Fort Sumter April 1863Harper's Weekly 5-30-1863. pg 340. Union gun-boatsHarper's Weekly 5-9-1863. pg 292. Iron-clad Barrataria attacked by rebelsHarper's Weekly 5-9-1863. pg 300. Floating hospital Red RoverHarper's Weekly 5-9-1863. pg 301. Running rebel batteriesHarper's Weekly 6-13-1863. pg 380. Sinking torpedos in CharlestonHarper's Weekly 6-13-1863. pg 380. Unloading cotton from shipHarper's Weekly 6-6-1863. pg 364. Pirate ship AlexandraHarper's Weekly 7-11-1863. pg 440. Capture of rebel iron-clad AtlantaHarper's Weekly 7-11-1863. pg 441. Pirate TaconyHarper's Weekly 7-11-1863. pg 441. Pirates off New EnglandHarper's Weekly 8-8-1863. pg 501. Opening of the Mississippi
Gallery - Political Cartoons & Ads
Harper's Weekly 1-10-1863. pg 32. Political cartoonHarper's Weekly 1-17-1863. pg 48. Political cartoon & Barnum adHarper's Weekly 1-17-1863. pg 48. Political cartoonHarper's Weekly 1-24-1863. pg 64. Bird of Freedom and Black BirdHarper's Weekly 1-24-1863. pg 64. Political cartoonsHarper's Weekly 1-3-1863. pg 16. Cartoon -Columbia with LincolnHarper's Weekly 1-3-1863. pg 16. Cartoon -LincolnHarper's Weekly 12-27-1862. pg 825. cartoonHarper's Weekly 2-14-1863. pg 112. Political cartoon.Harper's Weekly 2-28-1863. pg 144. Political cartoon - Copperhead PartyHarper's Weekly 3-14-1863. pg 176. Copperhead Delegation to RichmondHarper's Weekly 3-21-1863. pg 192. Rappahannock MudHarper's Weekly 3-7-1863. pg 160. Political cartoon - Napoleon IIIHarper's Weekly 4-18-1863. Political Cartoon - Letter of MarqueHarper's Weekly 4-25-1863. pg 272. Keepiing John Bull's ScoreHarper's Weekly 4-4-1863. pg 211. General Stuart's New AidHarper's Weekly 4-4-1863. pg 224. The Last ShotHarper's Weekly 5-16-1863. pg 326. Political cartoonHarper's Weekly 5-2-1863. pg 288. Cartoon (Word to the Wise) & AdHarper's Weekly 5-30-1863. pg 352. Slave Owner's SpectreHarper's Weekly 5-9-1863. pg 304. Food Question Down SouthHarper's Weekly 6-13-1863. pg 384. The Irish exodusHarper's Weekly 6-20-1863. pg 398. Ad for Holloway's pillsHarper's Weekly 6-27-1863. pg 416. One kind of patriotismHarper's Weekly 6-6-1863. pg 367. AdvertisementHarper's Weekly 6-6-1863. pg 368. Foiled Cracksman (Napoleon)Harper's Weekly 7-11-1863. pg 448. Cartoon - Pennsylvanian GratitudeHarper's Weekly 7-25-1863. pg 480. Ad for Remington gunsHarper's Weekly 7-25-1863. pg 480. Cartoon - Jeff DavisHarper's Weekly 8-1-1863. pg 496. How to escape the draftHarper's Weekly 8-15-1863. pg 528. Ad for gunsHarper's Weekly 8-15-1863. pg 528. Cartoon - LincolnHarper's Weekly 8-8-1863. pg 499. Political cartoonHarper's Weekly 8-8-1863. pg 512. Political cartoon
Gallery - Soldiers & Battles
Harper's Weekly 001Harper's Weekly 1-10-1863. pg 24-25. Battle of FredericksburgHarper's Weekly 1-10-1863. Artillery. pg.28Harper's Weekly 1-24-1863. pg 53. Army telegraphHarper's Weekly 1-3-1863. pg 5. Soldiers in FredericksburgHarper's Weekly 1-31-1863. pg 77. Battle of VicksburgHarper's Weekly 12-27-1862. Battle of Fredericksburg1Harper's Weekly 12-27-1862. pg 820. Bombardment of FredericksburgHarper's Weekly 12-27-1862. pg 825. SoldiersHarper's Weekly 2-14-1863. pg 101. Fight at Corney's BridgeHarper's Weekly 3-28-1863. pg 201. Colonel Wyndham's CavalryHarper's Weekly 3-7-1863. pg 153. Battle of VicksburgHarper's Weekly 4-11-1863. pg 237. Battle of Newberry (14 March 1863)Harper's Weekly 4-18-1863. pg 244. Army of the PotomacHarper's Weekly 4-18-1863. pg 245. Army of the PotomacHarper's Weekly 4-25-1863. pg 261. Butternut prisonersHarper's Weekly 4-4-1863. pg 213. Army of the CumberlandHarper's Weekly 4-4-1863. pg 212. top - Warrenton. bottom - Sunset Gun.Harper's Weekly 4-4-1863. pg 217. Night ScoutHarper's Weekly 4-4-1863. pg 220. Federal Column at Planter's HouseHarper's Weekly 5-16-1863. pg 308. Russell's brigadeHarper's Weekly 5-16-1863. pg 309. Pontoon bridgesHarper's Weekly 5-16-1863. pg 316. Battle of Irish Bend, LAHarper's Weekly 5-16-1863. pg 317.Twelfth Massachusetts RegimentHarper's Weekly 5-16-1863. pgs 312-13. Vicksburg campaignHarper's Weekly 5-2-1863. pg 277. President Lincoln & General HookerHarper's Weekly 5-2-1863. pg 284. Defense of CharlestonHarper's Weekly 5-2-1863. pgs 280-81. President reviewing Buford's cavalryHarper's Weekly 5-23-1863. pg 324. Sixth Maine capturing heights of FredericksburgHarper's Weekly 5-23-1863. pg 325. Chancellorsville May 2, 1863Harper's Weekly 5-23-1863. pg 328-29. ChancellorsvilleHarper's Weekly 5-23-1863. pg 332. General Hookers' HeadquarterHarper's Weekly 5-23-1863. pg 333. ChancellorsvilleHarper's Weekly 5-30-1863. Cavalry attack drawn by Thomas NashHarper's Weekly 5-30-1863. pg 341. Grant's campaignHarper's Weekly 5-30-1863. pg 348. Col. Kilpatrick cavalry raidHarper's Weekly 6-13-1863. pg 373. Union prisoners in rebel townHarper's Weekly 6-13-1863. pg 372. Battle of Raymond. Rebel chargeHarper's Weekly 6-20-1863. pg 388. Bank's army in Alexandria, LAHarper's Weekly 6-20-1863. pg 389. Gen. Lane's troopsHarper's Weekly 6-20-1863. pg 393. Battle of Champion's Hill.Harper's Weekly 6-20-1863. pg 396. Battle of Black River BridgeHarper's Weekly 6-27-1863. pg 408. Shelling rebel rifle-pitsHarper's Weekly 6-27-1863. pg 413. Gen. Augur's Div. at Port HudsonHarper's Weekly 6-6-1863. pgs 376-77. Grant before VicksburgHarper's Weekly 6-6-1863. pg 356. Sixth Illinois Calvalry in Baton RougeHarper's Weekly 6-6-1863. pg 360-61. Battle sceneHarper's Weekly 7-11-1863. pg 436. Siege of VicksburgHarper's Weekly 7-11-1863. pg 444. Reveille in campHarper's Weekly 7-18-1863. pg 452. Mortar schooner - Port HudsonHarper's Weekly 7-18-1863. pg 461. Skirmish. Army of PotomacHarper's Weekly 7-25-1863. pg 468. Siege of VicksburgHarper's Weekly 7-25-1863. pg 469. Scenes from siege of VicksburgHarper's Weekly 7-25-1863. pg 473. Battle of GettysburgHarper's Weekly 7-25-1863. pg 476. Siege of Port HudsonHarper's Weekly 7-25-1863. pg 477. Rebel shelling of Carlisle, PAHarper's Weekly 7-4-1863. pg 420. Battery Powell at VicksburgHarper's Weekly 7-4-1863. pg 421. Battery Kickenlooper - VicksburgHarper's Weekly 7-4-1863. pg 428. Battle at Milliken's BendHarper's Weekly 7-4-1863. pg 429. Raid by 2nd S.Carolina volunteersHarper's Weekly 7-4-1863. pgs 424-25. Gen. Buford's cavalryHarper's Weekly 8-1-1863. pgs 488-89. VicksburgHarper's Weekly 8-15-1863. pgs 520-21. Maryland campaignHarper's Weekly 8-8-1863. pgs 504-05. Longstreet's attack - GettysburgHarper's Weekly 8-8-1863. pg 508. Gettysburg - Crawford's chargeHarper's Weekly 8-8-1863. pg 508. Gettysburg - Louisiana Tigers attackHarper's Weekly 8-8-1863. pg 509. Attack on Fort Wagner
Gallery - Miscellaneous 1
Harper's Weekly 1-24-1863. pg 61. Slave pensHarper's Weekly 1-3-1863. pg 12. Court-martial of Fitz John PorterHarper's Weekly 1-31-1863. pg 68, Contrabands coming to campHarper's Weekly 2-21-1863. pg 116. Effects of the ProclamationHarper's Weekly 2-7-1863. pg 89. Thomas Nash cartoonsHarper's Weekly 3-14-1863. pg 173. Robert E. Lee & Stonewall JacksonHarper's Weekly 3-21-1863. pg 181. Repairing New Orleans' LeveesHarper's Weekly 3-21-1863. pg 185. Departure of Rebel PrisonersHarper's Weekly 3-28-1863. pg 196. StragglerHarper's Weekly 3-28-1863. pg 196. Union JimHarper's Weekly 3-7-1863. pg 148. Paying off the teamstersHarper's Weekly 4-11-1863. pg 228. Prince & Princess of WalesHarper's Weekly 4-11-1863. pg 229. Queen Victoria & Princess BeatriceHarper's Weekly 4-18-1863. pg 253. Princess of Wales & bridesmaidsHarper's Weekly 4-4-1863. pg 221. Sale of Confiscate HorsesHarper's Weekly 5-23-1863. pg 336. Music of MozartHarper's Weekly 5-30-1863. pg 349. Scout DavidsonHarper's Weekly 5-30-1863. pg 349. Stonewall JacksonHarper's Weekly 5-30-1863. pg 352. The Slave Owner's SpectreHarper's Weekly 5-30-1863. pgs 344-45. Thomas Nast's Cavalry AttackHarper's Weekly 5-9-1863. pg 293. Contraband coming to the unionHarper's Weekly 6-13-1863. pg 381. Home from the warHarper's Weekly 6-6-1863. pg 365. U.S. GrantHarper's Weekly 6-6-1863. pg 365. Ulysses S. GrantHarper's Weekly 7-18-1863. pg 460. Thomas Nast Invasion of NorthHarper's Weekly 7-4-1863. Cover Engraving -Hanging of 2 rebel spiesHarper's Weekly 8-15-1863. pg 516. Map of CharlestonHarper's Weekly 8-15-1863. pg 517. South Carolina sea islandsHarper's Weekly 8-15-1863. pg 525. Colonel Robert ShawHarper's Weekly 8-8-1863. pg 509. Execution of three deserters
Gallery - Miscellaneous 2
Harper's Weekly 7-4-1863. pg 429. A typical negroHarper's Weekly 005 18 July 1863Harper's Weekly 1-10-1863. Negro PicketsHarper's Weekly 1-17-1863. Front Cover. Teamster fightHarper's Weekly 1-2-1863. Front page. Negro picketsHarper's Weekly 1-24-1863. Front cover. Generals Sherman & HoveyHarper's Weekly 1-3-1863. Santa Claus in CampHarper's Weekly 1-3-1863. pg 5. Soldiers in FredericksburgHarper's Weekly 1-31-1863. Front page. Army beefHarper's Weekly 12-27-1862. Attack on FredericksburgHarper's Weekly 2 May 1863. Front Cover. Cotton aboard ship TatumHarper's Weekly 2-14-1863. Front Page. Army of PotomacHarper's Weekly 2-21-1863. Front Cover. Tom Thumb and wifeHarper's Weekly 2-28-1863. Front Cover. Major General HookerHarper's Weekly 2-7-1863. Front cover. Gun-boatsHarper's Weekly 3-14-1863. Front Page. Negro recruitsHarper's Weekly 3-21-1863. Front Cover. John Van Buren & James T. BradyHarper's Weekly 3-7-1863. Front Page -Nicholas LongworthHarper's Weekly 4-18-1863. Front Cover - Admiral Samuel F. DupontHarper's Weekly 4-18-1863. Front Cover. Adm. Samuel F. DupontHarper's Weekly 4-18-1863. Front Cover. Rams Running BlockadeHarper's Weekly 4-4-1863. Front Cover - VicksburgHarper's Weekly 5- 9-1863. Front Cover. Picket duty in Louisiana swampsHarper's Weekly 5-11-1863. Front Cover. Bayou NavigationHarper's Weekly 5-16-1863. Front Cover. Building pontoonsHarper's Weekly 5-23-1863. Front Cover. Major-General StonemanHarper's Weekly 5-30-1863. Front Cover. Tug Ramsey at VicksburgHarper's Weekly 6-13-1863. Front Cover. Major-General John LoganHarper's Weekly 6-20-1863. Front Cover. Iron-clad gunboatHarper's Weekly 6-20-1863. Front Cover. Detail of Cincinnati gun-boatHarper's Weekly 6-27-1863. Front Cover. Lt Col. Strong. VicksburgHarper's Weekly 6-6-1863. Front Cover. Col. Grierson 6th Illinois CavalryHarper's Weekly 7-11-1863. Front Cover. Major General George MeadHarper's Weekly 7-11-1863. Front Cover. Parrott Gun on shipHarper's Weekly 7-18-1863. Front Cover. Parrott gun on naval shipHarper's Weekly 7-18-1863. pg 464. Cartoon - Jefferson DavisHarper's Weekly 7-25-1863. 004Harper's Weekly 7-25-1863. Front Cover. Ulysses S. GrantHarper's Weekly 7-25-1863. Front Cover. Major-General U.S. GrantHarper's Weekly 7-4-1863. Front Cover. Execution of Spies 007Harper's Weekly 7-4-1863. Front Cover. Hanging of rebel spiesHarper's Weekly 8-1-1863. Front Cover. Grant & PembertonHarper's Weekly 8-1-1863. Front Cover. Rebel General BowenHarper's Weekly 8-1-1863. Front Cover. U.S. Grant & PembertonHarper's Weekly 8-15-1863. 002Harper's Weekly 8-15-1863. Front Cover. Morgan's raidHarper's Weekly 8-8-1863. Front Cover. Fort HudsonHarper's Weekly 8-8-1863. Front Cover. Morgan's Freebooters raidHarper's Weekly 8-8-1863. Front Cover. Port Hudson 1Harper's Weekly. 1-2-1864. Monitor & King of Denmark. 131Harper's Weekly. 1-2-1864. Monitor Weehawken. 132Harper's Weekly. 10-10-1863. George H. Thomas. 068Harper's Weekly. 11-14-1863. Front Cover. 100Harper's Weekly. 11-28-1863. Front Cover. 107Harper's Weekly. 11-7-1863. Front Cover. 093Harper's Weekly. 12-12-1863. Guerrilla Warfare. 117Harper's Weekly. 12-19-1863. Ships. 121Harper's Weekly. 6-13-1863. 011Harper's Weekly. 6-27-1863. Front Cover. Vicksburg. 009Harper's Weekly. 7-4-1863. Front Cover. Execution. 008Harper's Weekly. 9-26-1863. Front Cover. 055Harper's Weekly. 9-5-1863. Front Cover. 033Harper's Weekly. Advertisements. 120Harper's Weekly. Advertisements. 030Harper's Weekly. Ambulance Train. 048Harper's Weekly. Angel of Peace. 139Harper's Weekly. Anglo-Rebel Pirates. 078Harper's Weekly. Army of the Potomac. 138Harper's Weekly. Artillery Battery. 095Harper's Weekly. Balloons. 135Harper's Weekly. Battery. 052Harper's Weekly. Battle of Ringgold. 141Harper's Weekly. Battle. 109Harper's Weekly. Battle. 127Harper's Weekly. Bridge over Bull Run. 118Harper's Weekly. Brigade Landing. 108Harper's Weekly. Butler's Battery. 065Harper's Weekly. Calvalry Skirmishers. 039Harper's Weekly. Calvary Charge. 090Harper's Weekly. Cannons. 064Harper's Weekly. Capture of Lookout Mountain. 129Harper's Weekly. Capturing Rebel Guns. 133Harper's Weekly. Capturing Rebel Guns. 134Harper's Weekly. Cavalry Officers. 019Harper's Weekly. Civil War Draft. 041Harper's Weekly. Civil War Draft. 042Harper's Weekly. Drummer Boy. 123Harper's Weekly. Execution. 059Harper's Weekly. Exploding Torpedos. 062Harper's Weekly. Farragut's Flagship. 025Harper's Weekly. Fighting in Lawrence, Kansas. 036Harper's Weekly. Fording the River. 094Harper's Weekly. Fort Saunders. 142Harper's Weekly. Fort Sumter. 146Harper's Weekly. French Ironclad Fleet. 101Harper's Weekly. Ft Sumter & Charleston 145Harper's Weekly. Funeral of Capt. Cailloux. 027Harper's Weekly. Gamblers & Thieves. 098Harper's Weekly. Gamblers. 097Harper's Weekly. Gamblers. 096Harper's Weekly. Guerillas hunting with hounds. 106Harper's Weekly. Gun-boat. 024Harper's Weekly. Gun-boats. 037Harper's Weekly. Hand-to-Hand Fighting. 143Harper's Weekly. Henry Ward Beecher. 103Harper's Weekly. Holloway's Pills. 031Harper's Weekly. Ironclad Screw Frigate. 149Harper's Weekly. Ironclads. 017Harper's Weekly. Ironclads. 046Harper's Weekly. Jeff Davis cartoon. 060Harper's Weekly. Jeff Davis cartoon. 020Harper's Weekly. Jeff Davis Last Appeal to Arms. 021Harper's Weekly. Libey Prison. 079Harper's Weekly. Libey Prisons 081Harper's Weekly. Lincoln Cartoon. 112Harper's Weekly. Lookout Mountain. 128Harper's Weekly. Marching. 038Harper's Weekly. Mortar Battery. 016Harper's Weekly. Moseby's Gurrillas. 034Harper's Weekly. Moving Artillery. 105Harper's Weekly. National Battle Pin. 083Harper's Weekly. Negro Troops. 153Harper's Weekly. Observation Post. 110Harper's Weekly. Political Cartoon. 032Harper's Weekly. Political Cartoon. 049Harper's Weekly. Political Cartoon. 067Harper's Weekly. Political Cartoon. 073Harper's Weekly. Political Cartoon. 099Harper's Weekly. Quincy A. Gilmore. 045Harper's Weekly. Rear Admiral David G. Farragut. 023Harper's Weekly. Rebel Prisoners. 026Harper's Weekly. Rebel Torpedo. 044Harper's Weekly. Ruins. 054Harper's Weekly. Russian Frigate. 066Harper's Weekly. Shipyard. 102Harper's Weekly. Shots and Shells. 070Harper's Weekly. Siege of Charleston. 056Harper's Weekly. Siege of Charleston. 057Harper's Weekly. Siege of Charleston. 058Harper's Weekly. Siege of Charleston. 069Harper's Weekly. Sioux War. 091Harper's Weekly. Soldiers in Battle. 125Harper's Weekly. Soldiers. 092Harper's Weekly. Soldiers. 151Harper's Weekly. Steam-Ram 077Harper's Weekly. Steamer Chattanooga. 115Harper's Weekly. The Perplexed Pirate. 084Harper's Weekly. The Recruiting Business. 154Harper's Weekly. Troops. 071Harper's Weekly. Union Battery. 114Harper's Weekly. Union Troops as Prisioners. 116Harper's Weekly. Wreck of the Aquila. 147Harper's Weekly. Wreck of the Aquila. 148Harper's Weekly. 1-9-1864. Front Cover. Rebels attack Supply Train 140Harper's Weekly. 10-17-1863. 075Harper's Weekly. 10-24-1863. Front Cover. War in Tennessee. 085Harper's Weekly. 10-3-1863. Front Cover. 061Harper's Weekly. 10-31-1863. Front Cover. Army of the Cumberland. 089Harper's Weekly. 11-21-1863. Front Cover. Russian Ball. 104Harper's Weekly. 12-26-1863. Front Cover. 126Harper's Weekly. 12-5-1863. President's Hymn. 113Harper's Weekly. 5-23-1863. 013Harper's Weekly. 5-23-1863. 014Harper's Weekly. 6-20-1863. Front Cover. 010Harper's Weekly. 6-6-1863. 012Harper's Weekly. 7-11-1863. Front Cover. George C. Meade. 006Harper's Weekly. 8-1-1863. Front Cover. 003Harper's Weekly. 8-22-1863. 015Harper's Weekly. 8-29-1863. David G. Farragut. 022Harper's Weekly. 9-12-1863. Front Cover. 043Harper's Weekly. 9-19-1863. 051Harper's Weekly. Army of the Potomac. 018Harper's Weekly. Army of the Potomac. 122Harper's Weekly. Ballons. 136Harper's Weekly. Battle. 144Harper's Weekly. Calvalry. 152Harper's Weekly. Cannon. 063Harper's Weekly. Capture of Rebel Works. 111Harper's Weekly. Command Tent. 029Harper's Weekly. Frigate Re D' Italia 150Harper's Weekly. Gravesite. 137Harper's Weekly. Guard Duty. 028Harper's Weekly. H.M. Turner. 119Harper's Weekly. Jeff Davis cartoon. 130Harper's Weekly. Lawrence, Kansas. 035Harper's Weekly. Libey Prison. 080Harper's Weekly. Life of Spy. 086Harper's Weekly. Man of War Boats. 047Harper's Weekly. Moving the Wounded. 124Harper's Weekly. Parade. 076Harper's Weekly. Political Cartoon. 050Harper's Weekly. Political Cartoon. 074Harper's Weekly. Resumption of the Draft. 040Harper's Weekly. Revolver advertisement. 082Harper's Weekly. Sharpshooter. 072Harper's Weekly. Soldier & Contractor. 087Harper's Weekly. Torpedo. 053Harper's Weekly. Twisting the Rails. 088