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Reproduction of Currier & Ives: ""The Fall Of Richmond, Va..."" From Portfolio #8 of an 8 portfolio set: ""Currier & Ives...Engravings For The People Of The Civil War."" This is a color reproduction print that depicts the destruction of the city of Richmond, Virginia on April 2nd 1865.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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10 3/4 X 15 inches
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ink on paper; engraving (printing process)
recto bottom center: "The Fall Of Richmond, VA on the Night of April 2nd 1865./ This strong hold and Capital City of the Davis Confederacy, was evacuated by the Rebels in consequence of the defeat at "Five Forks" of the Army of Northern Virginia under Lee,/ and capture of the Southside Rail Road by the brave heroes of the North, commanded by Generals Grant, Sheridan and others. Before abandoning the City the Rebels set fire/ to it ..."
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 Virginia--Politics and government--1861-1865
color print--reproduction (derivative object)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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