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The black and white engraving depicts a scene from the Battle of Memphis. Several boats fill a smoke-filled waterway. The engraving is printed in black ink on off-white paper. The print is torn at the top and appears to have been torn from a bound volume.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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7 3/8 X 9 1/2 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
ink on paper steel engraving
recto, below image: ACTION OF THE GUNBOATS AT MEMPHIS.
Gunboats; Memphis, Battle of, Memphis, Tenn., 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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