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Description

The image shows Federal troops facilitating an election. The troops are shown encouraging lower-class voters, while intimidating those of the more respectable class. Many Union sympathizers within the crowd hold signs, and Baltimore's George Washington Monument may be seen in the background.

Description Source

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. https://www.gilderlehrman.org/content/election-baltimore-november-1862 (accessed June 19, 2018).

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Earliest

-3439642022

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1861-1872

Measurement

8 1/8 X 9 3/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

etching on paper

Inscription

Recto, above image at left: 9

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_04842.9

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.

Election in Baltimore, November 1862 (from Confederate War Etchings)

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