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The black and white engraving features a violent scene from the Battle of Roanoke Island. In the scene, soldiers fight with rifles and swords drawn. Several bodies lie lifeless on the ground, while two American flags wave in the background.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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9 X 11 1/2 inches
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Recto, below image: F.O.C. Darley / J.J. Crew / CAPTURE OF ROANOKE ISLAND, CHARGE OF ZOUAVES. / Virtue & Co. Publishers N.Y. / Entered according to act of Congress AD 1862 by Virtue & Co. in the clerk's office of the district court of the United States, for the southern district of New York.
Roanoke Island (N.C.)--History--Capture, 1862; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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