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Harper's Weekly Harper's Weekly [(February 21, 1863)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09791.12 Author/Creator: Harper's Weekly Place Written: Type: Newspaper Date: 21 February 1863 Pagination: 1 p. ; 28.2 x 40 cm.

Summary of Content: One page of the February 21, 1863 issue of Harper's Weekly. This page features the engraving "The Effects of the Proclamation - Freed Negroes Coming Into Our Lines at Newbern, North Carolina." The reverse side of this page features articles: Patriotism and Partisanship, The Soldier's Farewell, Humors of the Day, Domestic Intelligence, and Foreign News.

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Enslaved peopleSlaveryCivil WarAfrican American HistorySoldiers and Civilians

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