Southern Gentleman (about to Fire the Hotel), Harper's Weekly, December 17, 1864

An illustrated commentary about the November 1864 Confederate conspiracy to burn down New York City, published in the northern magazine Harper's Weekly. "These Yankees," the "Southern Gentleman" says in the engraving's caption, "will learn what it is to incur the Enmity of a proud and chivalric People."


Southern Gentleman (about to Fire the Hotel), <i>Harper's Weekly</i>, December 17, 1864

Source: Harper's Weekly, December 17, 1864.