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Civil War: Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War
Published in New York City by Harper & Brothers from 1857 until 1916, Harper's Weekly, "A Journal of Civilization," was the leading weekly newspaper in the United States. It covered politics, domestic and foreign news, and included fiction, essays, humor and illustrations. The weekly is famous as the home base for the father of the modern American political carton Thomas Nast, who drew for Harper's 1859-1860, and from 1862 to 1886.
Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War contains 874 pages, in 2 volumes, "Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War," by Alfred H. Guernsey and Henry M. Alden. It contains a narrative history of the Civil War accompanied by 1,000 illustrations of scenes, maps, plans and portraits from the Harper's collection. First published by Harper's in 1866, the authors cover not only the military battles of the war, but also the political developments of the era. The edition republished here was published in 1894.