Frank and Virginia Williams
This black and white illustration is of James Samuel Wadsworth, a philanthropist, politician, and a Union general in the American Civil War who was mortally wounded in battle during the Battle of the Wilderness of 1864. Wadsworth is depicted as standing beside a light colored horse and wearing a dark, double-breasted military uniform, white gloves, a light colored tasseled sash, an a sword. His hat is depicted in his left hand and he is holding the reigns of the horse with his right hand. Wadsworth's signature is depicted below the illustration and "From the original painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishers" is captioned beneath the signature. The publisher is listed beneath the caption. This illustration is from volume seven, of Abraham Lincoln : A History by John G. Nicolay and John Hay.
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.
New York : The Century Co
Wadsworth, James Samuel, 1807 – 1864
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Nicolay and Hay’s Abraham Lincoln, Volume 7
The Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana
Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)
For more information about the contents of this collection, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Illustration, James Samuel Wadsworth" (1890). Images. 408.