Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Civil War Engraving -- "A Council of War in '61" The President's House, Washington, D.C., President Lincoln and Members of His Cabinet in Council with Lieut. Gen. Scott and Prominent Officers of the Army. Colored steel engraving from the painting by H. B. Hall, published by George B. Perine of New York in 1866. Image size is 15. 1/2" x 12", matted to overall size of 24" x 22", fine condition. In the engraving Lincoln and Scott are joined by William Seward, George McClellan, Benjamin Butler, John Wool, John Dix, John C. Fremont and others. Winfield Scott and the other generals are all in full dress uniform.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 386

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 23 days left to consign to the 2020 February 22 - 23 Americana & Political Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage Auctions and Mr. Chad Reingold were...professional and courteous in all transactions and provided outstanding service in answering my many emails. I recommend them at the highest level.
    Killy M.,
    Melbourne Beach, FL
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 December 8 Civil War, Militaria, Arms & Armor Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 December 8 Civil War, Militaria, Arms & Armor Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $917,493