Union soldiers in Andersonville prison / The rebel leader, Jeff Davis, at Fortress Monroe

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Title

Union soldiers in Andersonville prison / The rebel leader, Jeff Davis, at Fortress Monroe

Subject

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners

Description

Political cartoon depicting Union soldiers in Andersonville prison compared with the rebel leader, Jeff Davis at Fortress Monroe. This wood engraving was completed by Thomas Nast, a German-born cartoonist, who would later become known for his political caricatures and for first illustrating the Republican elephant, the Democratic donkey, and Uncle Sam.

Creator

Thomas Nast

Source

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, PC/US - 1865.N265, no. 1 (B size) [P&P]

Publisher

King & Baird, Printers, Philadelphia.

Date

circa 1985

Contributor

Callie McCune

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Relation

http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2008661832/

Coverage

Andersonville (Georgia), Fort Monroe (Virginia)

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Files

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Collection

Citation

Thomas Nast, "Union soldiers in Andersonville prison / The rebel leader, Jeff Davis, at Fortress Monroe," in Ohio Civil War 150 | Collections & Exhibits, Item #1932, http://www.ohiocivilwar150.org/omeka/items/show/1932 (accessed July 28, 2014).

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