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Battle of Pea Ridge, Arkansas, March 6, 7 and 8, 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 Golden & Sammons , American, 1864 - 1866
Publisher:Published by George Whiting , American, 1820 - 1862
Lithography; printer's ink and watercolor on wove paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 8 1/2 x 12 7/8in. (21.6 x 32.7cm) Sheet (height x width): 10 9/16 x 14 3/16in. (26.8 x 36cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Samuel St. John Morgan
Description: Ranks of Union soldiers on horseback charge from the left. The men have rifles slung across their backs and hold swords or sabers. One man holds an American flag. The officer in the foreground wears a hat with a plume and has a beard and mustache. Dead and wounded men sit or lie on the ground near a shattered cannon beneath leafless trees. Confederate cavalry charges from the right background. Additional troops in the background are partially hidden by dense smoke.
Inscription: On recto, lithographed title beneath image, "BATTLE OF PEA RIDGE, ARKANSAS, MARCH 6, 7 AND 8, 1862. / Gen. Sigel gallantly cutting his way through the Rebel ranks. [leaf ornament] / 677." On verso, in pencil: upper left, "Pr[int] / Bo[x... ?] / #21" "#902" "X-1995-21-170 [crossed out]"; upper right, "consv CPC 1987"; lower right, accession number and "Dwr 25 [crossed out] 27".
Object Number: 1950.202.90
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