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Gen. Butler's Victims at Fort St. Phillip, La., Dec. 1862. (Plate 23).

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Identifier: P0293-0762

Title: Gen. Butler's Victims at Fort St. Phillip, La., Dec. 1862. (Plate 23).

Description: Print of two soldiers in the left foreground watching civilian men in chains shovel dirt into a wagon at the right while another guard sits watching behind them. General Benjamin Butler is pictured in the left background speaking to a woman. Other civilians are working at various tasks in the background. The lithograph was one of twenty pro-Confederate political cartoons printed by Adalbert J. Volck in 1864 and published under the pseudonym V. Blada as "V. Blada's War Sketches." Alternate title is "Butler's Victims of Fort St. Philip."

Rights:

Place: United States
Louisiana

Dates: 1864

Type(s): Lithograph
Image

Maker/Creator: Adalbert John Volck

Subjects: lithograph
V. Blada
horizontal
black and white
outdoors
Civil War, 1861-1865
pro-Confederate
anti-Union
Political cartoons
Sketches from the Civil War in North America
V. Blada's War Sketches
Butler's Victims of Fort St. Philip
Soldiers
work
chains
General Benjamin Butler
Armed Forces
Fortification

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