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Rebel pickets dead, in Fredericksburg. Pontoon bridge, Union batteries firing on the rebel works back of the city. From the hill in the background of picture

Rebel pickets dead, in Fredericksburg. Pontoon bridge, Union batteries firing on the rebel works back of the city. From the hill in the background of picture

 
 
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Four Confederates lie dead, while a Union soldier looks on, bridge in background.
Title inscribed below image.
Inscribed on verso: Six Rebel Pickets- lay dead in front of this city, and up to sunday were not buried- they wore the U.S. overcoat over the secesch.-they were killed when the Union forces were building the Pontoon bridge- a good many lay scattered around with dead horses.
Possibly by Arthur Lumley.
Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.261)
Reference print available in the Civil War Drawings file I.
Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

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01/01/1862
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Waud, Alfred R. (Alfred Rudolph), 1828-1891, artist
Lumley, Arthur, approximately 1837-1912, artist
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