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

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Title
Siege of Petersburg : the colored infantry bringing in captured guns amid cheers of the Ohio troops.
Names
Mullen, Edward F. (Artist)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

African-American History -- 1860s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Topics
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
African Americans -- History -- 1860-1869
African Americans -- Military service -- 1860-1869
Sieges -- Virginia -- 1860-1869
Campaigns & battles -- Virginia -- Petersburg -- 1860-1869
Soldiers -- American -- Virginia -- Petersburg -- 1860-1869
War casualties -- Virginia -- Petersburg -- 1860-1869
Notes
Content: 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.
Source note: 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.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 25 x 25 cm. (9 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1660634
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17149519
Barcode: 33333159331194
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d24fec50-c52e-012f-9c36-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Siege of Petersburg : the colored infantry bringing in captured guns amid cheers of the Ohio troops." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3fcf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Siege of Petersburg : the colored infantry bringing in captured guns amid cheers of the Ohio troops." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 25, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3fcf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1896). Siege of Petersburg : the colored infantry bringing in captured guns amid cheers of the Ohio troops. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3fcf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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