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Union Cavalry and Artillery Starting in Pursuit of the Rebels Up the Yorktown Turnpike. The,

  • ARTIST: Winslow Homer

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Harper's Weekly, New York.

  • MEDIUM: Wood engraving,

    DATE: May 17, 1862.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 9 1/8 x 13 7/8" (23.3 x 35.2 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: In the distance down the road is a hot air balloon. During the American Civil War the Union was one of the first to utilize this aerial reconnaissance for strategic advantage.


  • CONDITION: Good condition.