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Siege of Petersburg : the colored infantry bringing in captured guns amid cheers of the Ohio troops.

Image ID: 812632

Siege of Petersburg : the colored infantry bringing in captured guns amid cheers of the Ohio troops. (1896)


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Image Title

:  Siege of Petersburg : the colored infantry bringing in captured guns amid cheers of the Ohio troops.

Creator

: Mullen, Edward F. -- Artist

Published Date

: 1896

Depicted Date

: [1864]

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 25 x 25 cm. (9 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.)

Notes

: Written on border: "Oct. 1864" Printed on border: "from a sketch by our special artist, E. F. Mullen." "When the colored troops found themselves within the works of the enemy no words could paint their delight. Numbers of them kissed the guns they had captured with extravagant satisfaction, and a feverish anxiety was manifested to get ahead and charge some more of the Confederate works. " Includes additional text.

Original Source

: From Frank Leslie's illustrated famous leaders and battle scenes of the Civil War; the most important events of the conflict between the states, graphically, pictured. (New York : Mrs. Frank Leslie, 1896) Moat, Louis Shepheard , Editor. Carr, Joseph B. , Author.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / African-American history -- 1860s

Source Description

: 2 folders (65 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC AFRA-H-186

Digital ID

: 812632

Record ID

: 722307

Digital Item Published

: 4-28-2009; updated 3-25-2011

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