A REBEL GUERRILLA RAID IN A WESTERN TOWN.

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Thomas Nast

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A Rebel Guerrilla Raid in a Western Town.

Wood engraving, Sep. 27, 1862.
Image size 13 1/2 x 20 5/8" (345 x 524 mm).
Good condition with modern hand color. Backed with Japan paper.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 63154
Price: $265.00
Publisher : Published in Harper's Weekly, New York.
A devastating depiction of rebel guerrillas looting, burning, assaulting women and children, hanging townsmen and threatening African-Americans. Nast's drawing was inspired by reports of the raids made by John Morgan's marauders. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Historical , Civil War

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