Published, New York, Charles Magnus, 1865
Lithograph with original hand-coloring. View of Richmond
surrounded by a series of maps illustrating Union victories and Generals.
Striking view of Richmond, Virginia, showing Union troops in
the foreground and the City across the James River. The print celebrates both the capture of
Richmond and the surrender of General Lee. In the top dedication oval it hails
the end of the war and the "sure beginning of Peace."
Jefferson's Capitol Building is prominently depicted.
Medallions surround the central picture showing commanders (Grant, Sheridan,
Sherman, Thomas, and Kilpatrick) and thirty detailed maps showing sites of
battles that led to the ultimate victory.
The battles mapped are Dallas, Ga.; Kannasaw, Ga.; Mobile,
Al.; Atlanta, Ga.; Yellow Tavern, Va.; New Market, Va.; Drury's Bluff, Va.;
Spotsylvania, Va.; Cold Harbor, Va.; Petersburg, Va.; Mt. Crawford, Va.;
Burnsville Junction, Va.; Five Forks, Va.; Battle of Fort Stedman; Staunton,
Va.; Cedar Creek, Va.; Monacacy, Md.; Lynchburg, Va.; White House, Va.;
Goldsboro, N.C.; Wilmington, N.C.; Charleston, S.C.; Columbia, S.C.; Fort
Fisher, N.C.; Savannah, Ga.; Ft. McAlister, Ga., Ft. DuRussey, La.; Cane River,
La.; Dalton, Ga.; and Rasaca, Ga.
A framed, of the period, lithograph, entitled 'In Commemoration of the Glorious Victories of the 3to & 9th of April 1865, Richmond, VA', published by Charles Magnus, New York & Washington, DC, measuring 19 1/2" high x 23 1/2" wide.
Inventory Number: PRI 091