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The political cartoon depicts General McClellan commanding his troops from a safe distance while seated astride a saddle mounted on the boom of a ship. The publisher date, place, and name not indicated; There is some damage at the object's left and right
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
13 1/2 X 17 3/4 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
ink on paper
Recto, in conversation bubble: Fight on my brave Soldiers and / push the enemy to the wall, from / this spanker boom your beloved / General looks down upon you.; Recto, at bottom: THE GUNBOAT CANDIDATE / AT THE BATTLE OF MALVERN HILL; Recto, at bottom, handwritten: filed 1864
Galena (Steamer)--1860-1870 ; Malvern Hill, Battle of, Va., 1862; McClellan, George B.--(George Brinton),--1826-1885; United States.--Navy--1860-1870
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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