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Harper's Weekly was the most widely read journal in the United States throughout the period of the Civil War. So as not to upset its wide readership in the South, Harper's took a moderate editorial position on the issue of slavery prior to the outbreak of the war. Publications that supported abolition referred to it as "Harper's Weakly". The Weekly had supported the Stephen A. Douglas presidential campaign against Abraham Lincoln, but as the American Civil War broke out, it fully supported Lincoln and the Union. A July 1863 article on the escaped slave Gordon included a photograph of his back, severely scarred from whippings; this provided many readers in the North their first visual evidence of the brutality of slavery. The photograph inspired many free blacks in the North to enlist.
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There is another thing I never yet could manage, and that is, to hold a pipe in my mouth without the assistance of my hand. Having shown me the terrible thing, he was content to let it dangle loosely in his hand.
"I am in earnest; give me your purse at once! I see you are a rich man. Give me your purse and save me the crime of shooting you." "We will settle the shooting question first"," said I, at the same time suddenly twitching the Brum- magnum pistol from his hand with the crooked handle of my umbrella and crunching it into the snow with my heel.
"Now I, too, am in earnest. I am Detective-sergeant Chirrup and you are my prisoners!" I placed my hand on his shoulder, but he slid from beneath; slid first to his knees, and then on to his face, as might a man without bones, and there lay on the snow, as quiet and as white as it.
So, I knelt down by the side of the prostrate young man and chafed his temples and his hands with snow till he opened his eyes.
For a moment he regarded me confusedly, and then, evidently remembering what had transpired, he buried his face in his hands, and sobbed and cried like a very small boy indeed.
There were pawnbrokers' tickets for wearing apparel; a printed notice to quit the "Backroom on the second floor of the house situate 27 B-Street, Camden Town;" and a letter addressed, in a business hand, to "Mr. Thomas Shive"," at the above-mentioned residence.
The country is thrown into a state of great excitement by the intelligence that, on Christmas night, the gallant Major Anderson, commanding the United States forces at Fort Moultrie abandoned that fort and removed all his command to Fort Sumter. The guns at Fort Moultrie have been spiked, and the gun-carriages burned.
Fort Sumter is a work of great strength, and, with the force now in it, commanded as it is, can be held securely against any army that South Carolina can bring against it.
Fort Moultrie, on the other hand, was a very weak position, and could not have been defended against a vigorous attack.
The movement reflects the greatest credit on the judgment of Major Anderson, who, it seems, acted exclusively on his own responsibility in the matter, and without consultation with the Government or with General Scott.
Such of our readers as may wish to understand the movement are referred to as the last Number of Harper's Weekly, in which we published a Plan of the Charleston Harbor, showing the various Forts and a Profile View of the same; to No. 203, in which we gave a splendid picture of Fort Moultrie; and to No. 205, in which, with other Charleston Pictures, we gave Fort Sumter.
The Pictures studied in connection with the news of the day will enable readers to form an accurate idea of the important events which are now occurring at Charleston.
Major Anderson is a Kentuckian; he was born in that State in September 1805.
The relations of Major Anderson with the gallant the old chief was so friendly and agreeable that one can well imagine the interest felt by the latter in the Major's present movements. In October 1841, so slow is a promotion in our army, Anderson received his commission as captain in his regiment.
All last summer Major Anderson was occupied as a member of the Commission appointed to inspect the United States Military Academy at West Point -a Commission, by-the-way, whose report sin- regularly confirms certain strictures passed on the diet of the cadets in this journal last summer.
Of Major Anderson's physique a writer, who seems to know him well, says: "In personal appearance he is about five feet nine inches in height; his figure is well-set and soldierly; his hair is thin and turning to iron-gray; his complexion swarthy; his eye dark and intelligent; his nose prominent and well-formed. A stranger would read in his air and appearance determination and exaction of what was due to him. In- intercourse, he is very courteous, and his rich voice and abundant gesticulations go well together. He is always agreeable and gentlemanly, firm and dignified." It is universally conceded by all who know Major Anderson, that he is a man who will die at his post rather than surrender. "Thanking you for your kind remembrance of me, I am, yours truly, Robert Anderson."
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