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The engraving features a black and white scene from the Baltimore Riot of 1861, a civil uprising between Confederate sympathizers and members of the primarily Massachusetts state militia regiment en route to the national capital at Washington. The engraving originally appeared in The Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War In The United States of America. This particular copy was removed from the bound volume.
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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
ca. 1881 or 1882
5 1/2 X 8 3/4 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
ink on paper
Massachusetts. Militia. Regiment, 6th. Company; 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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