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Creator Role

publisher copyrighter painter

Description

The black and white steel engraving features a scene from the Battle of Wilson's Creek. In this battle, Nathaniel Lyon became the first Union general to be killed in the American Civil War. The scene depicts his death amongst the chaos of battle.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1862

Measurement

8 5/8 X 11 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper steel engraving

Inscription

Recto, below image: BATTLE OF WILSON'S CREEK - DEATH OF GEN. LYON. / From the original painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishers. / Johnson, Fry, & Co. Publishers, New York. / Entered according to act of Congress AD 1862 by Johnson, Fry & Co. in the clerks office of the district court of 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

1314

Digital ID

FVW_01314

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 of Wilson's Creek - Death of Gen. Lyon.

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