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The print is an illustration from the book The Life Stories of Famous Americans. It depicts a scene from the Battle of Chancellorsville, fought from April 30 to May 6, 1863. It is known as General Robert E. Lee's greatest victory during the American Civil War. 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 104 of the book.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

5 X 6 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Inscription

recto, below image: THE BATTLE OF CHANCELLORSVILLE verso, at top: 104 THE LIFE STORIES OF FAMOUS AMERICANS

Creation Location

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

Work Type

print ; excerpt

Class

Article

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

5608

Digital ID

FVW_05608

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 Chancellorsville (from The Life Stories of Famous Americans)

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