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Creator Role

artist engraver publisher

Description

The black and white engraving features a scene from the Battle of Mill Springs, where Confederate general, Felix Kirk Zollicoffer, was killed in action. The engraving depicts Zollicoffer on horseback as a Union soldier shoots him in the chest.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1862

Measurement

8 5/8 X 11 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Inscription

Recto, below image: F.O.C. Darley. / R. Dudensing. / BATTLE NEAR MILL SPRINGS, KY. / DEATH OF ZOLLICOFFER. / Virtue & Co. Publishers, N.Y. / Entered according to act of Congress AD 1862 by Virtue & Co. in the clerks office of the district court of the United States, for the southern district of N.Y.

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

Engraving

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

1294

Digital ID

FVW_01294

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Battle Near Mill Springs, KY. Death of Gen. Zollicoffer

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