"Published by Harper and Brothers from 1857 until 1916, Harper's Weekly featured foreign and domestic news, fiction, essays on many subjects, and humor accompanied by illustrations. It covered the American Civil War, including many illustrations of events from the war.
By 1860 its circulation approximated 200,000. Renowned illustrators of the time contributed their work: Winslow Homer, Granville Perkins and Livingston Hopkins to name a few." Wikipedia