Is Mark Twain captured as a Washington, DC newspaperman on the cover of Harper’s Weekly [March 7, 1868]?

The image below is from the front cover of Harper’s Weekly, March 7, 1868. (It was used for the cover of Donald E. Ritchie’s 1991 book, Press Gallery: Congress and the Washington Correspondents.)

Is Mark Twain among the journalists captured? He left Washington for San Francisco not soon after this edition of Harper’s hit the street.

Library of Congress

Library of Congress



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