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Description: In 1861 Edwin Forbes was a staff artist for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper and during the Civil War he recorded the everyday activities of the Army of the Potomac. His illustrations¬† were published in the newspaper.

Years later, in 1876, he made his own etchings from his drawings and published them in a portfolio entitled: “Life Studies of the Great Army; A Historical Art Work in Copper Plate Etching Containing Forty Plates”. We offer here plate #18… “The Rear of the Column”.

Image size: 10 3/4″ x 16″. Printed on a 15 1/2″ x 20 1/4″ sheet of heavy stock paper. Archivally matted to: 17″ x 22″. Item #PR00418

Condition: Some light soil, especially in blank margins, overall good condition.