Harper’s Weekly 1865 Part 1- Abraham Lincoln: Civil War (1861-1865) Illustrations – Series 1865 Part 1 President Lincoln‘s murder, Assassins’ Trials
This is a selective collection of Harper’s Weekly woodcut Civil War images extracted from throughout the 1865 Harper’s editions with the original descriptions of illustrations and events surrounding Lincoln’s murder
About This Document -- Several years ago, Fauquier resident Paul Mellon kindly gifted a collection of Harper’s Weekly news magazines to the Fauquier Historical Society. They are a great educational source of engraved images highlighting Civil War events published when most newspapers were only words. The images illuminate the story. .