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Chapel, Alonzo, (1828-1887) The Death Warrant of Major Andre

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08878.0069 Author/Creator: Chapel, Alonzo, (1828-1887) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Engraving Date: 1855 Pagination: 1 print : b&w ; 27.6 x 20.5 cm.

Summary of Content: One engraving entitled "The Death Warrant of Major Andre" dated 1855. Depicts the arrest of Major John Andre, a British officer during the American Revolution, on charges of spying. Engraved by G.R. Hall after a painting by Alonzo Chapel.

People: Hall, G.R., fl. 1855-1858
Chappel, Alonzo, 1828-1887
Andre, John, 1750-1780

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: American RevolutionMilitary LawMilitary HistoryMilitaryRevolutionRevolutionary WarSpying

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