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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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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8 5/8 X 11 inches
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ink on paper steel engraving
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.
Lyon, Nathaniel, -1861; Wilson's Creek, Battle of, Mo., 1861
[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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