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"A Lull in the Fight," Edwin Forbes, copper plate etching, 1876, 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 11, 2013.
Image type: 
engraving
Original caption: 
A scene behind the breastworks. Officers and me are grouped about the guns, while some of the latter are playing cards, cooking, and amusing themselves generally. In the centre of the picture a squad of prisoners is seen coming in from the front under guard.
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 34.
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: ""A Lull in the Fight," Edwin Forbes, copper plate etching, 1876, detail," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, http://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/node/40830.