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Creator Role

printmaker

Description

The etching depicts Stonewall Jackson delivering a sermon in a Confederate army camp. A group of Confederate servicemen, including an African-American man, kneel in prayer around him. According to the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, Volck created the etching from his sketch of this event at Ball's Bluff in Virginia.

Description Source

Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. https://www.gilderlehrman.org/content/prayer-stonewall-jacksons-tent (accessed June 19, 2018).

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Earliest

-3439642022

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1861-1887

Measurement

8 X 10 1/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

etching on paper

Inscription

Recto, above image at left: 24

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

Print

Class

Prints

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

4842

Digital ID

FVW_04842.24

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.

Prayer in Stonewall Jackson's Camp (from Confederate War Etchings)

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