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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.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

10 3/4 X 15 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper; engraving (printing process)

Inscription

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.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

color print--reproduction (derivative object)

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.

Related Source

Objects 525.1-525.7

ID

525.5

Digital ID

FVW_00525.5

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.

The Battle Of Petersburg, Virginia April 2nd 1865

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