Photo, Print, Drawing The old general ready for a "movement"
About this Item
- The old general ready for a "movement"
- Confident Union propaganda from the summer of 1861, claiming dominance over Confederate troops led by generals P. G. T. Beauregard and Gideon Pillow. Union commander Winfield Scott sits on a mound in the center, holding a noose and awaiting the emergence of president of the Confederacy Jefferson Davis from his "Richmond" burrow. With his feet Scott pins the tails of two foxes, Beauregard (on the left), near Mannassas Junction, and Pillow, near Memphis. The print was probably issued before the Battle of Bull Run, while Beauregard's troops were stationed at Manassas Junction, protecting the Confederate capitol at Richmond. Memphis was not won by the Union, however, until June 1862.
- Contributor Names
- Currier & Ives.
- Created / Published
- New York : Probably published by Currier & Ives, 1861.
- Subject Headings
- - Beauregard, G. T.--(Gustave Toutant),--1818-1893
- - Davis, Jefferson,--1808-1889
- - Pillow, Gideon Johnson,--1806-1878
- - Scott, Winfield,--1786-1866
- - United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
- - Manassas (Va.)--1860-1870
- - Memphis (Tenn.)--1860-1870
- - Richmond (Va.)--1860-1870
- Political cartoons--1860-1870.
- - Published by Currier & Ives, New York.
- - Title appears as it is written on the item.
- - Gale, no. 4947.
- - Weitenkampf, p. 131.
- - Published in: American political prints, 1766-1876 / Bernard F. Reilly. Boston : G.K. Hall, 1991, entry 1861-36.
- 1 print : lithograph on wove paper ; 27.8 x 35 cm. (image)
- Call Number/Physical Location
- Stern Collection, portfolio 4, no. 8 c-Rare Bk Coll
- Library of Congress Rare Book and Special Collections Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
- Digital Id
- cph 3b38365 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b38365
- Library of Congress Control Number
- Reproduction Number
- LC-USZ62-92041 (b&w film copy neg.)
- Rights Advisory
- No known restrictions on publication.
- Online Format
- LCCN Permalink
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- MARCXML Record
- MODS Record
- Dublin Core Record
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- Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-92041 (b&w film copy neg.)
- Call Number: Stern Collection, portfolio 4, no. 8 c-Rare Bk Coll
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