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The black and white steel engraving depicts a scene from the Battle of New Bern. Several soldiers fight on foot, and several American flags can be seen. More soldiers are pictured in the background. The image appears to be taken from a copy of John S. C. Abbott's The History of the Civil War in America.
Abbott, John S.C. The History of the Civil War in America. New York, Harper & brothers, 1863-66; Page: 333.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
ca. 1863 through 1866
6 1/8 X 9 1/2 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
steel engraving, ink on paper
recto, at right side, handwritten in pencil: 10 recto, below image: NEWBERN. Engraved Expressly for Abbott's Civil War.
New Bern, Battle of, New Bern, N.C., 1862; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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