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"A Halt in Line of Battle," Edwin Forbes, copper plate etching, 1876, detail

Scanned by: 
Joseph Williams, Archives and Special Collections, Dickinson College
Scan date: 
07/08/2013
Notes: 
Sized, cropped, and adjusted for use here by John Osborne, Dickinson College, July 19, 2013.
Image type: 
engraving
Original caption: 
Halt in Line of Battle. The line, having advanced and driven the enemy, whose dead is lying in front, is "dressing up," while a reinforcing column can be seen coming over the hill in the distance. Shells from the enemy's batteries are bursting in the air.
Source citation: 
Edwin Forbes, Life Studies of the Great Army, A Historical Work of Art in Copper-Plate Etching ...(New York: Edwin Forbes, 1876), plate 17.
Source note: 
Cropped from the larger image, available at http://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/node/40600
Privately published. The complete set of forty plates sold for $50.00 in 1876. 
How to Cite This Page: ""A Halt in Line of Battle," Edwin Forbes, copper plate etching, 1876, detail," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, http://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/node/40602.