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The print is an illustration from the book The Life Stories of Famous Americans. It depicts a scene where James Ewell Brown "Jeb" Stuart's (major general for the Confederate States of America) cavalry cut Union telegraph wires. The image is printed in black ink on off-white paper. It appears to have been removed from a bound volume. The item's verso contains an excerpt from page 106 of the book.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

6 1/2 X 5 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Inscription

recto, below image: STUART'S CAVALRY CUTTING TELEGRAPH WIRES verso, at top: 106 THE LIFE OF FAMOUS AMERICANS

Creation Location

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

Work Type

print ; excerpt

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

5610

Digital ID

FVW_05610

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.

Stuart's Cavalry Cutting Telegraph Wires (from The Life Stories of Famous Americans)

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