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Identifier: P0084-1175

Title: "Strayed."

Description: Lithograph cartoon of the Battle of Boonville. The cartoon is designed to look like a public notice of a lost animal. Gov. Claiborne F. Jackson appears as a donkey who has been frightened away from his owner by the sudden appearance of a lion [Gen. Nathaniel Lyon]. To the right a man in uniform, intended to be Gen. Sterling Price, is squatted and defecating. In the background are stick figure troops, showing the rout of Union soldiers over Confederate soldiers as they flee the scene. "STRAYED." and " From the neighborhood of Boonville, Mo. on the 18th inst a mischievous JACK who was frightened and run away from his Leader by the sudden appearance of a Lion. He is of no value whatever and only a low PRICE can be given for his capture. Sam." are printed on image. "Filed June 25th 1861" is written on image.

Rights:

Place: United States
Missouri

Dates: 1861

Type(s): Lithograph
Image

Maker/Creator:

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Political cartoons
confederate
Soldiers
uniform
Union
troops
Donkeys
Lion
Boonville
Jefferson Davis
Armed Forces
Men

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