Harper's Weekly, A Journal of Civilization (January 2, 1864)

Harper's Weekly, A Journal of Civilization (January 2, 1864)

January 2, 1864

Vol. VIII.--No. 366.

Harper & Brothers Publishers

*Diagram of Monitor "Weehawken," Sunk in Charleston Harbor, December 6, 1863.

*Frederick VII, Late King of Denmark;

Christian IX, Present King of Denmark.


Harper's Weekly, A Journal of Civilization was an American political magazine based in New York City. Published by Harper & Brothers from 1857 until 1916, it featured foreign and domestic news, fiction, essays on many subjects, and humor, alongside illustrations.


It carried extensive coverage of the American Civil War, including many illustrations of events from the war. During its most influential period, it was the forum of the political cartoonist Thomas Nast.


Small fore edge tear with tiny fore edge tears and center horizontal surface crease. About 16-1/2 x 11-1/4. Scarce Civil War era journal!