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The black and white engraving depicts a scene from the Battle of Ball's Bluff, where Colonel Edward Baker was shot and killed. The image shows several Union soldiers carrying Baker's lifeless body while others fight with swords and rifles.
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. Drley, del. / J. Godfrey, s.c. / Battle of Ball's Bluff, VA. / RESCUING THE BODY OF BRIG. GEN. BAKER. / 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 N.Y.
Baker, Edward Dickinson, 1811-1861; Ball's Bluff, Battle of, Va., 1861
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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