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The black and white steel engraving depicts a scene from the Battle of Murfreesboro. It shows Union soldiers taking over a cannon as well as fighting for a Confederate flag in the background. The engraving most likely was taken from E.A. Duyckinck's History of the War for the Union.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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8 3/4 X 11 inches
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ink on paper steel engraving
Recto, below image: BATTLE OF MURFRESBORO - CAPTURE OF A CONFEDERATE FLAG. / From the original painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishers. / Johnson, Fry & Co. Publishers New York. / Entered according to act of Congress AD 1863 by Johnson, Fry & Co in the clerks office of the district court for the southern district of N.Y. verso, at center, handwritten in pencil: 303
Flags--Confederate States of America; Stones River, Battle of, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1862-1863
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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