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In the image Charles ""Doc"" Jennison, the leader of the 7th Kansas Volunteer Cavalry, (i.e., Jennison's Jayhawkers) is shown leading a raid on a Confederate sympathizer's home. Men are shown burning structures, stealing animals, shooting inhabitants. Jennison is shown riding a horse with a bare-breasted woman slung across his saddle. The image is meant to showcase the brutality of the Union Jayhawkers.
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8 X 10 inches
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etching on paper
Recto, above image at left: 17 recto, below image, handwritten in pencil: 17
Jennison, Charles Rainsford, 1834-1884; Propaganda, Confederate; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Caricatures and cartoons
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