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Battle of Williamsburg, Va. May 5th. 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 1/2 x 13in. (21.6 x 33cm) Sheet (height x width): 10 1/16 x 14 5/16in. (25.6 x 36.4cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Samuel St. John Morgan
Description: Two officers on horseback are in the center foreground. To the right, two soldiers carry a wounded man through a trench or gully. A cannon battery is being fired at the far right. A third officer, holding a sword and riding a dappled gray horse, gallops towards the left. A horse-drawn wagon is at the far left. A man holding a whip stands nearby. In the background, orderly ranks of Union soldiers advance towards the left. An American flag flies overhead. Rebel soldiers retreat in the background.
Inscription: On recto, lithographed title beneath image, "BATTLE OF WILLIAMSBURG, VA. MAY 5TH. 1862. / Gallant Charge of Hancock's Brigade. / 697." On verso, in pencil: upper left, "Print / Box 4 / #23"; lower right, "consv CPC 1987" "Dwr 27" and accession number. In red ink, "904".
Object Number: 1948.13.10
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