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Creator Role

publisher; publisher

Description

Steel engraving: "Battle of Atlanta..." This work was likely removed from "The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine" Volume 34. The foreground of the image has depictions of destroyed houses and soldiers. There are also signs of damaged railroad lines. Trees and other shrubbery are depicted as heavily damaged. Many soldiers are depicted, several still fighting.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1887

Measurement

6 1/4 X 9 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

lithographic engraving (printing process)

Inscription

recto, bottom: "BATTLE OF ATLANTA, JULY 22D-RECAPTURE FROM THE CONFEDERATE OF DE GRESS'S BATTERY. 1. / The view is west toward Atlanta; the Confederates in capturing the battery charged along the Georgia Railroad from the rolling-/ mill (see map, page 457), and took advantage of the cover of the railroad embankment and cut."

Creation Location

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

Work Type

lithographic engravings (prints)

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.

Related Source

The Century Illustrated Monthly see call number AP2 .C4 V.36 NO.14 1888

ID

1344

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.

BATTLE OF ATLANTA, JULY 20D- RECAPTURE FROM THE CONFEDERATES OF DE GRESS'S BATTERY.

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