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Description

The black and white steel engraving depicts a scene from the Battle of Murfreesboro. It shows Union soldiers taking over a cannon as well as fighting for a Confederate flag in the background. The engraving most likely was taken from E.A. Duyckinck's History of the War for the Union.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1863

Measurement

8 3/4 X 11 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper steel engraving

Inscription

Recto, below image: BATTLE OF MURFRESBORO - CAPTURE OF A CONFEDERATE FLAG. / 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 1863 by Johnson, Fry & Co in the clerks office of the district court for the southern district of N.Y. verso, at center, handwritten in pencil: 303

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

1315

Digital ID

FVW_01315

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 Murfresboro - Capture of a Confederate Flag.

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