In This Issue
Explore the May 1875 print edition below. Or to discover more writing from the pages of The Atlantic, browse the full archive.
The Virginia Campaign of John Brown (Part V)
The fifth installment in a six-part series about the abolitionist rebel, written by one of the New Englanders who secretly funded his efforts and featuring excerpts of his own writings
Old Times on the Mississippi (Part V)
The fifth installment in a seven-part series about the author’s youthful training as a riverboat pilot
The Pine and the Walnut: (Newcastle, 1862)
The Northwestern Mule and His Driver
Sonnet: To F. A
What Is an American?
Merely a Mirror
The Fastidious Goblin
A Memorable Murder