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The image depicts a scene from Battle of Malvern Hill, which took place near Richmond, Virginia during the American Civil War on July 1, 1862 as a part of the Peninsula Campaign's Seven Days Battles. The engraving shows hundreds of soldiers lined in rows while men on horses appear throughout the scene. The image appears to have been taken from a bound volume, possibly from E.A. Duyckinck's History of the War for the Union.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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8 5/8 X 11 inches
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8 5/8 X 11 inches ink on paper steel engraving
Recto, below image: BATTLE OF MALVERN HILL. / 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 1862 by Johnson, Fry & Co. in the clerks office of the district court of the southern district of N.Y.
Malvern Hill, Battle of, Va., 1862; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
[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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