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Chapin, John Reuben, (1825-1894) Washington Raising the British Flag at Fort Du Quesne

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08878.0090 Author/Creator: Chapin, John Reuben, (1825-1894) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Engraving Date: 1861-1877 Pagination: 1 print : b&w ; 29 x 23.5 cm.

Summary of Content: One engraving entitled "Washington Raising the British Flag at Fort Du Quesne" circa 1861-1877. Depicts George Washington overlooking two soliders raising the British flag after defeating the French at the Battle of Fort Du Quesne, September 14, 1758. Engraved by J.B. Smith after an original painting by John Reuben Chapin.

People: Chapin, John Reuben, 1823-1894
Smith T.B., fl.1860
Washington, George, 1732-1799

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: French and Indian WarMilitary HistoryVictory

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