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Creator Role

printmaker

Description

The etching depicts a farmer, his wife, and child outside of their home that has been destroyed by Union forces. An angry man stands at the center of the image and attempts to persuade the farmer to join the guerrilla band (pictured in the background) to seek out revenge on the offenders. The band in the background carry a banner.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Earliest

January 1861

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1861-1879

Measurement

8 X 10 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

etching on paper

Inscription

Recto, above image on left: 16 recto, in image, on banner: NO MORE / SURRENDERS

Creation Location

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

Work Type

Print

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

4842

Digital ID

FVW_04842.16

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.

Formation of Guerrilla Bands (from Confederate War Etchings)

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