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Battle of Antietam, Md. Sept. 17. 1862.
1862
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 1/16 x 12 1/4in. (20.5 x 31.1cm) Sheet (height x width): 10 1/2 x 13 5/16in. (26.7 x 33.8cm)
Credit Line: Museum purchase
Description: A group of soldiers wearing Zouave uniforms and carrying rifles with fixed bayonets charge a stone wall and rail fence. A man at the left carries an American flag. An man at the right holding a sword confronts the charge. Several men lie dead or wounded on the ground. In the background, between battle smoke, additional soldiers are fighting, and several cannons are visible. In the distance are trees, church towers and spires, houses, and hills.
Inscription: On recto, lithographed title beneath image, "BATTLE OF ANTIETAM, MD. SEPT. 17. 1862. / Most Brilliant Bayonet Charge of Hawkins Zouaves, Col. Kimball, upon the Rebel Battery on the Hill near Sharpsburg." On verso, in pencil: upper left, "Dwr 26"; lower right, "Neg. 1731"and accession number.
Object Number: 1981.61.1
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