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The image shows a Confederate soldier returning to his destroyed home. His lifeless wife is shown naked along with a deceased dog. While not explicit, it is implied that Union soldiers carried out the destruction.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
8 X 10 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
etching on paper
Recto, above image at left: 15
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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