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Battle of Wilson's Creek, Missouri, August 10, 1861.
1859-1862
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 George Whiting , American, 1820 - 1862
Lithography; printer's ink and watercolor on wove paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 8 13/16 x 13 5/16in. (22.4 x 33.8cm) Sheet (height x width): 10 1/4 x 14 1/16in. (26 x 35.7cm)
Credit Line: The Newman S. Hungerford Museum Fund
Description: An officer on horseback gestures forward with his hat, which he holds in his right hand. Infantry soldiers holding rifles with fixed bayonets run and fall beside him. Dead men lie on the ground. An American flag is carried by troops advancing from the left. The Confederate lines are in the right background, surrounded by cannon smoke.
Inscription: On recto, lithographed title beneath image, "BATTLE OF WILSON'S CREEK, MISSOURI, AUGUST 10, 1861. / GEN. LYON LEADING INTO ACTION THE IOWA REGIMENT, WHOSE COLONEL HAD BEEN DISABLED. / 636." On verso, lower right, in pencil, accession number.
Object Number: 2008.17.1
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