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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.
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. https://www.gilderlehrman.org/content/election-baltimore-november-1862 (accessed June 19, 2018).
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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8 1/8 X 9 3/4 inches
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etching on paper
Recto, above image at left: 9
Satire, American; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Caricatures and cartoons
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