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Battle of Five Forks

Creator:
Kurz & Allison
Location:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Origin Date:
1886
Materials:
paper, print
Measurements:
overall: 25 3/4 in x 32 3/4 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.0561
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

Chromolithograph depicting the Civil War Battle of Five Forks. The Union calvary is shown charging toward the Confederate infantry. A cloud of smoke cuts the image in half down the center. Confederate soldiers lay wounded or dead in the foreground. The title, Battle of Five Forks, Va., is printed below the scene. Also in the left lower margin, "Charge of Genl. Sheridan April 1st, 1865." Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum