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"Coffee Coolers," Edwin Forbes, copper plate etching, 1876, zoomable image, detail

Scanned by: 
Joseph Williams, Archives and Special Collections, Dickinson College
Scan date: 
07/16/2013
Notes: 
Sized, cropped, and adjusted for use here by John Osborne, Dickinson College, August 9, 2013.
Image type: 
engraving
Original caption: 
A party of stragglers from the column which is seen marching over the hill in the distance. These are the men who always shirked a battle, and were to be found with their regiments only when rations were to be served out, at a safe distance from the enemy.
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 12.
Source note: 
Cropped from the larger image, also available here
Privately published. The complete set of forty plates sold for $50.00 in 1876. 
How to Cite This Page: ""Coffee Coolers," Edwin Forbes, copper plate etching, 1876, zoomable image, detail," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, http://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/node/40771.