Auction Name: 2019 November 2 Lincoln and His Times Americana & Political Signature Auction - Dallas
Lot Number: 43434
Shortcut to Lot: HA.com/6214-43434
[Battle of Shiloh]. Plate Titled "The Battle of Pittsburgh, Tenn. April 7th, 1862." Hand-colored engraved plate depicting a scene from the Battle of Shiloh. New York: Currier & Ives, 1862. Single sheet, 13.5" x 18". The Battle of Shiloh had one of the highest casualty rates of the Civil War, but resulted in a decisive Union victory, allowing them to advance into Mississippi and take control of the Confederate railway system. Paper very slightly yellowed with age, slightly softened at extremities with a few soft creases at corners and one very short tear toward top of right edge; fait tidemarks extending in from bottom corners; a bit of light spotting, staining.