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Description

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.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1863

Measurement

8 3/4 X 11 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Inscription

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.

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

1295

Digital ID

FVW_01295

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.

Capture of Forth Donelson, Tenn. Charge of Gen. Smith's Division

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