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The black and white steel engraving features a scene from the Battle of Wilson's Creek. In this battle, Nathaniel Lyon became the first Union general to be killed in the American Civil War. The scene depicts his death amongst the chaos of battle.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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9 X 11 1/2 inches
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ink on paper steel engraving
Recto, below image: F.O.C. Darley / V. Balch / BATTLE AT WILSON'S CREEK, MO. / DEATH OF GENERAL LYON. / Virtue & Co. Publishers, N.Y. / Entered according to act of Congress AD 1862 by Virtue & Co. in the clerk's office of the district court of the United States, for the southern district of New York.
Lyon, Nathaniel, -1861; Wilson's Creek, Battle of, Mo., 1861
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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