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The image depicts Union soldiers searching a bedroom for Confederate weapons. A woman and child stand to the side of a room as two soldiers look beneath a bed mattress. Two other soldiers stand in the background, fending off a man in nightclothes. A fifth soldier stands in the middle of the room looking at the woman and child. He is holding a Union flag in his proper left hand and pointing at it with his proper right hand.
Library of Congress. https://www.loc.gov/item/90709969/ (accessed June 19, 2018).
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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8 X 9 3/4 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
etching on paper
Recto, above image at left: 5 recto, below image, handwritten in pencil: 5
Satire, American; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Caricatures and cartoons
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