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Creator Role

printmaker

Description

The etching depicts J.E.B. Stuart's cavalry conducting a raid. The Confederate horsemen are shown shooting Union soldiers, removing an American flag, and harassing the owner of an alehouse. J.E.B. Stuart's cavalry on a raid; much chaos as the mounted Confederates shoot Union soldiers, tear down the Union flag and harass a ""Hezekiah Skinflint"" who runs an alehouse.

Description Source

New York Historical Society Museum & Library. http://digitalcollections.nyhistory.org/islandora/object/islandora:31204 (accessed June 19, 2018).

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Earliest

-3439642022

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1861-1884

Measurement

8 X 10 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

etching on paper

Inscription

Recto, above image at left: 21 recto, below image, handwritten in pencil: 21

Creation Location

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

Work Type

Print

Class

Prints

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_04842.21

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.

Gen'l Stuart's Raid to the White House (from Confederate War Etchings)

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