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The print is an illustration from the book The Life Stories of Famous Americans. It depicts a scene from the Battle of Fort Sumter, the site of the first shots of the Civil War. The image is printed in black ink on off-white paper. It appears to have been removed from a bound volume. The item's verso contains an excerpt from page 76 of the book.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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6 1/2 X 5 inches
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ink on paper
recto, below image: DEFENSE OF FORT SUMPTER verso, at top: 76 THE LIFE STORIES OF FAMOUS AMERICANS
Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.); United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
print ; excerpt
[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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