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The black and white engraving depicts a scene from the Battle of Fort Donelson, where General Charles Ferguson Smith successfully led his division of volunteers in February 1862. The image shows soldiers fighting on a battlefield. Several bodies lie lifeless on the ground. An American flag waves prominently at the center of the image.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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8 3/4 X 11 1/2 inches
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ink on paper
Recto, below image: F.O.C. Darley, del. / CAPTURE OF FORT DONELSON, TENN. / CHARGE OF GEN. SMITH'S DIVISION. / Virtue, Yorston, & Co. Publishers, N.Y. / Entered according to act of Congress AD 1863 by Virtue, Yorston, & Co. in the clerk's office of the district court of the United States, for the southern district of New York.
Fort Donelson, Battle of, Tenn., 1862; Smith, Charles Ferguson, 1807-1862
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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