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Battle at Missionary Ridge, Ga.
1863
Printer:Printed by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg , American, 1840 - 1867
Publisher:Published by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg , American, 1840 - 1867
Publisher:Published by Phelps & Watson , American, 1859 - 1864
Publisher:Published by F. P. Whiting , American, born 1840
Lithography; printer's ink and watercolor on wove paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 8 1/8 x 12 1/8in. (20.6 x 30.8cm) Sheet (height x width): 13 x 16 3/4in. (33 x 42.5cm)
Credit Line: Museum purchase
Description: Union forces at the left engage Rebel forces charging from the right. The men on both sides carry rifles with fixed bayonets. Some fire at point blank range. A soldier wearing a Union uniform stabs a rebel soldier in the breast with his bayonet. The wounded man falls backwards. Another man falls at the far left, near an officer gesturing with a sword. An American flag flies overhead. A tree stump and flowering plants are in the center foreground. A Confederate soldier lies dead or wounded at the far right. Additional ranks of troops, including an officer on horseback, are in the background. At the far left, a cannon battery is on a hill in the distance.
Inscription: On recto, lithographed title beneath image, "BATTLE AT MISSIONARY RIDGE, GA." On verso, in pencil, lower right, "Dwr 25" and accession number.
Object Number: 1981.122.2
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