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The First Day of Fighting the Confederates Swept All Before Them But General
Sumner, By Throwing His Men Across the Tottering Bridges Over the Chicka
hominy, Checked the Confederate Column Which Was Trying To Seize the
Bridges General Johnson Severely Wounded Night Put An End To
the Contest In the Morning the Confederates Renewed the
Attack, But the Loss of their General Was v Fatal, and
They Were Repulsed
Sixteen Superb Sections
Read the thrillincr account of the complete battle.' See thephoto-
raphs taken on the scene of conflict: "The Slaughter Field at Fair
aks" "The'Unfinished Redoubt" "The Red Hot Battery ""Aiming
j the Guns" Etc., Etc.
Through the Camera
NOW READY! ,
A 1XUS paper JUttO CUWCICU a lmuvJUr-rvauc amsuivv, nuvsow r 17
Aplace the long lost Brady War Photographs and Bison's New History of
rthe lavil Warm reacn at every Amsncan nome. ah mc muiucuwuus
deeds and events of that mighty struggle the war of "Brother Against
Brother" the prim penerals urging forward their troops, the men and
1 boya'infthe trenches, the sharpshooters in their strongholds, the cannon
eer behind the guns the. daily life of the boys in blue and the boys in
gray alike are revealed tor the first time, and now reproduced, identi
fied and described in satisfying detail in this wonderful work.
The Battle Field of Fair Oaks, May 31 June 1, 1862, is only one of
the features of this wonderful photographic history of the Civil War. In
Section 3 alone, Brady and Elson take you on a march up the Peninsula
and depict the struggle for the Confederate Capitol when Richmond is
in sight of, the Union Army, besides narrating and picturing the cam
paign in the Shenandoah Valley, from which "Stonewall" Jackson, the
quick-marching Confederate General, threatened Washington.
We Will supply every reader of this paper with one of the complete
sections of this monumental work for Only Ten Cents, when accompanied
by the War Souvenir Coupon, which is published in this paper. These
beautiful portfolios, give in interesting text and war-time picture, the
complete accounts of all of the most important events of the war. The
series naturally begins with Bull Run, that first great encounter of armed
troops of the North and South.
If you haven't received Section 1 or 2, clip the coupon this week,
and we will supply you the three sections for thirty cents and the one
coupon. Don't delay, get started now.
Besides the Complete Narratives of Two Great Campaigns,
Section 3 Contains the Following Long Lost, Original
Brady War Photographs Taken 50 Years Ago
Colored Frontispiece, "The Battle Between The Monitor and Merrimac"
of -tho Long Lost, Original v
Brady War Photographs
Cut out the War Souvenir Coupon found on Page nd
bring or send it AT ONCE to this office with TEN CENTS to
cover necessary expenses, such as cost of material, handling, clerk
hire, etc., and the Portfolio is yours. By mail three cents extra.
There are no other conditions whatever, but as the demand will
undoubtedly be enormous would urge you not to delay. If you
have not secured Sections 1 and 2, you may use the one coupon,
with 30 cents, to obtain the first three sections.
Page 1 The Biggwt Gun of All the 20
inch monster for which no target
Pee 2 The "Cheese Box" that
history, as it appeared
Page 3 Men on the "Monitor" who fought
with Worden Admiral J. L.
Page 4 -Farragut the Commander of the
Federal Fleet at New Orleans.
Page 5 The Men Who Dared sailors on
the "Hartford" after passing the
New Orleans Forts S par-Deck
of the "Hartford."
7 little Mac" preparing for the
Campaign, a Royal Aide.
9 Yorktown Confederate Fortifica
tions. (Six photographs).
Page 1 1 The Goal The Confederate
Capitol The Spires of Rich
mond -Gen'l C W. Smith, C
S.A-GenLD. RHilLCS. A
Page 13 The Advance That Became a
v Retreat Regulars near Fair
Oaks, Officers of McClettWa
Horse ArtSlery Brigade.
Page 15 Custer and His Classmate now
a Confederate prisoner..
Page 17-Prof. Lowe in His Balloon at
a Critical Moment
Page 19 The Photograph of the Balloon
istrecognized 43 years after.
Page 21 The Slaughter Field at Fair
Oaks The Unfinished Redoubt
The Red Hot Battery.
Page 23 Aiming the Guns at Fair Oaks
Fort Sumner near Fair Oaks.
Page 25 Flying Artillery in the Attempt
Page 27 "Stonewall" Jackson at Win
Page 29 Nancy Hart the Confederate
Guide and Spy. '
Page 31 The German Division sent
Redd -What These Famous Soldiers Say of Brady's Long Lost Photographs
and Elson s History of the Civil War
General Daniel E. Sickles
A work that every American citizen with
red blood in his veins should own. with its
marvelous collection of photographs taken
by Brady during the war and- hundreds of
Confederate scenes never before published. -
General A W. Greeley
A truly national publication, which should
insure wide circulation.,.
CA. Orr, Commander G. A. R.
The finest publication on the Civil War I
have ever seen.
General Stewart L Woodford
v Unique, interesting, instructive. It is
fortunate that these remarkable photographs
have been preserved and still more fortunate
that they fell into energetic hands to secura
their publication. .
OR'SXtFE CURSE LIFTED
Washington Minister Vindicated of
f Girl's Chare After Fonr
J . .;- teen Years.
Jtev. GUbvrt Fwulng William of Wash
r tngion, D. C, a deposed priest of the
I Episcopal church, who, fourteen years
I tfco. was unfrocked and cast upon the
ecclesiastical world a .derelict, and who
four year ago rented a public hall and
before thousands denounced as hideous
the allegations that convicted hiui before
a court of his clerical peers, has been
reinstated, and once more, on Sunday,
at the age of 64. renewed his calling; as
a duly ordained minister of the gospel.
Through the long years that have In
tervened since he was ousted from his
church. In consequence of charges of im
morality brought against him by a young
woman who san? in his choir, he ha
made a tireless plea to be declare! guilt
:ss and restored to the position of honor
in the priesthood- that cast him out '
Fourteen years of suffering and of
human tragedy! In that span of time
the girl upon whose testimony Mr. Will
iams was convicted and deposed as rec
tor of Christ Episcopal church has grown
to womanhood, the man has entered old
age. She stilt Is comely, robust.' The
man's hair la thinned, his mustache is
as white as snow and the wrinkles of
age have furrowed his face and brow.
But today he Is entering upon a new
llk-a life of vindication and honor and
renunciation of those who have embit
tered his career.
Before and during his trtal Mr. Will
iams steadfastly protested his Innocence
and branded as a composition of lies
the testimony on which he was convicted.
Then he denounced his trial as a pro
ceeding manifestly unfair and prejudiced.
He appealed to the civil courts and was
The late Bishop Satterlee then appealed
this decision to the supreme court of the
District and It was reversed. Mr. Will-
iamsand his friends among the laity
and clergy used strong endeavors to have
the case,- reopened, pointing out glaring
contradictions and vita! Impossibilities in
the testimony ot witnesses for the prose
cution anil .attacking the verdict of the
court as being against common Justice
and destructive of the usefulness of the
Episcopal discipline. Bishop Satterlee re
mained firm, and there for ten years the
'. In commenting on his reinstatement Dr.
Williams declared his complete exonera-
tion and reinstatement were based on
evidence of such an overwhelming and
indisputable character that the standing
committee which heard the witnesses,
headed by Dr. Randolph H. McKim,
recommended unanimously that Bishop
Harding reinstate him. Washington
The man who maligns his home town
Many a man. la to unlucky that if he
ever got a place on the ladder of fame,
the rungs would break. .
The girl who really can sing Is never
anxious to show off.
A man minus a grouch of some kind
misses a lot of fun.
All any man wants is Justice but ha
iikea to be the judge.
Most wom?n seem to think it their duty
to cry at a funeral.
Make hay while the sun shines; make
love when the moon shines.
If it had been the return of the prod
igal daughter Instead of the prodigal son .
she would have brought a son-in-law
home with her to live upon the old man's
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