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Color bookplate from unidentified volume: ""Battle of Spotsylvania..."" Copyright 1887, by L. Prang, Boston. After a painting by Thulstrup. In the foreground of the image, Confederate soldiers are depicted aiming weapons at approaching Union troops. There are several depictions of wounded soldiers, both Union and Confederate. In the center of the image, Union troops are depicted over running the Confederate forces. An American flag in is depicted waving. In the background of the image, additional flags and troops are depicted.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
8 3/4 X 12 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
paper (fiber product); engraving (printing process); ink on paper
recto, bottom center: "BATTLE OF SPOTTSYLANIA, May 8 to 21, 1864" recto, bottom left: "BATTLE OF SPOTTSYLANIA" recto, bottom right: "COPYRIGHT, 1887, BY L. PRANG & CO. BOSTON"
Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864 United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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