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Nineteenth century print; ""Laying The Pontoons."" In the foreground, there is several soldiers carrying planks. The soldiers are depicted in the process of building large wooden walkways that enable them to reach a town on the other side of a river. The soldiers appear to be Union forces. There are several solider waving American flags. The town itself appears to be greatly damaged. In the background, there is also signs of homes burning.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
6 5/8 X 9 1/4 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
lithographic engravings (printing process)
recto, bottom: "LAYING THE PONTOONS."
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lithographic engravings (prints)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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