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Wood engraving originally appearing in the Victorian-era magazine Vanity Fair. The cartoon depicts Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton jumping onto General Henry Halleck. President Abraham Lincoln holds the hand of Halleck. The cartoon is a reaction to the Union capture of Norfolk, Virginia on 11 May 1862.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
31 May 1862
7 3/4 X 11 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
paper (fiber product)
recto, lower left corner of cartoon: Stephens recto, lower right corner of cartoon: BOBBETT-HOOPER
Hampton Roads, Battle of, Va., 1862; Halleck, H. W. (Henry Wager), 1815-1872; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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