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The black and white engraving depicts a scene from a Civil War battle. Several men ride on horseback with swords drawn. Some are shown falling from their horses or lifeless on the ground. Dust fills the scene in the background. The image is printed on off-white paper with black ink. It appears to have been removed from a bound volume.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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5 1/2 X 8 3/8 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
ink on paper steel engraving
recto, below image: A. Will Del. / O. Pelton / CAVALRY CHARGE recto, at right, handwritten in pencil: 15
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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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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