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Views and accounts of the Civil War in Columbia, South Carolina 19th century, consisting of:
THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN. Columbia, SC, 13 August 1864. First two pages of scarce Columbia Confederate newspaper with account of "The Mine at Petersburg," including a letter from a "Columbia soldier written in the reserve trenches, [which] will be found highly interesting, as the account of an eye-witness of competent intelligence and cool, deliberate character." Obituaries of two Confederate soldiers killed in battle are also printed in this issue;
HARPERS' PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR. February 1865. Single sheet with "Plan of Columbia, South Carolina" and image of Wade Hampton;
HARPER'S WEEKLY. 20 February 1864. "Scenes in and around Richland Jail, Columbia, South Carolina." Hand-colored;
HARPER'S WEEKLY. 1 April 1865. Famous image of "General Sherman's Entry into Columbia, South Carolina, February 17, 1865" on front page;
HARPER'S WEEKLY. 1 April 1865. Double-page images of "Scenes in Columbia, South Carolina, the morning after the fire." Hand-colored;
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER. 8 April 1865. Single sheet with image, "Appearance of the Prison Pen at Columbia, S. C., On the Arrival of Sherman's Army." Hand-colored;
HARPER'S WEEKLY. 15 April 1865. Complete issue. Includes views of Hampton-Preston mansion and gardens, and Sherman's army crossing the Broad and Saluda rivers on their way into Columbia;
HARPER'S WEEKLY. 21 July 1866. "The Ruins of Columbia, South Carolina-Richardson Street Looking toward the capitol." Hand-colored. (8pcs)

Provenance: From the library of a South Carolina scholar.

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