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Perine, George Edward (1837-1885) Engraving of Irvin McDowell

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02463.48 Author/Creator: Perine, George Edward (1837-1885) Place Written: s.l. Type: Print Date: circa 1880 Pagination: 1 engraving : b&w ; 23.3 x 14.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Biographical notes are adhered to the lower left and lower right.

People: McDowell, Irvin, 1818-1885
Perine, George Edward, 1837-1885

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: Art, Music, Theater, and FilmCivil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesUnion General

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