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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.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

6 5/8 X 9 1/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

lithographic engravings (printing process)

Inscription

recto, bottom: "LAYING THE PONTOONS."

Creation Location

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

Work Type

lithographic engravings (prints)

Class

Article

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.

ID

1355

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.

LAYING THE PONTOONS.

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