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Oil Painting, "Fall of Gen. Lyon"

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Identifier: 1961-053-0002

Title: Oil Painting, "Fall of Gen. Lyon"

Description: Scene depicting the death of Gen. Nathaniel Lyon (1818-1861) at the Battle of Wilson's Creek, the first death of a Union general in the Civil War. Lyon died of a fatal gunshot to the chest.

Rights: UND

Place: United States

Dates: after 1864

Type(s): Painting, Oil


Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Lyon, Nathaniel


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