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Secession Incident, Breaking in to Alumni Hall, Yale College, New Haven, Connecticut, January 20, 1861, artist's impression

Scanned by: 
David Gillespie, Dickinson College
Scan date: 
Sized, cropped, and adjusted for use here by John Osborne, Dickinson College, December 5, 2010.
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Courtesy of: 
Archives and Special Collections, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA
Original caption: 
Secession in Yale College - The Northern students breaking in the door of the tower in Alumni Hall, to take down the Secession Flag planted there by Southern students. From a sketch by our correspondent.
Source citation: 
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, February 22, 1861, p. 173.