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Steel engraving: ""Raising the Flag over Fort Sumter."" In the foreground of the image, there is a depiction of the sea. There is a small boat. In the center of the image, Fort Sumter is depicted as being heavily damaged. The sides of the fort are depicted as having come down. There are several soldiers depicted on the fort. There is also an American flag waving across the top of the structure. In the background
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
7 1/2 X 10 1/2 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
lithographic engraving (printing process)
recto bottom: "Raising the Flag over Fort Sumter."; "W McC."
Fires--South Carolina--Charleston--1860-1870 ; Flags--American--1860-1870 ; Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.)--1860-1870 ; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Social aspects.
lithographic engravings (prints)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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