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

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Joseph Williams, Archives and Special Collections, Dickinson College
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Sized, cropped, and adjusted for use here by John Osborne, Dickinson College, August 9, 2013.
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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
Privately published. The complete set of forty plates sold for $50.00 in 1876. 
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