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Reproduction of Currier & Ives: ""The Battle Of Petersburg, 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 Union forces under General Ulysses S. Grant attacking General Robert E. Lee's Confederate army at the battle of Petersburg in Virginia on April 2nd 1865.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
10 3/4 X 15 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
ink on paper; engraving (printing process)
recto bottom center: "The Battle Of Petersburg, VA April 2nd 1865./ This great and decisive Battle was fought on Sunday between the Union Heroes under Gen. Grant and the Rebel hosts under Lee; resulting in the total overthrow/ of the traitors, and the capture of both Petersburg and Richmond, with vast amounts of war material, and an estimated loss to the rebels of 15,000 killed/ and wounded, and 25,000 prisoners, while the total Union loss is placed at less than 7000.
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
color print--reproduction (derivative object)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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