New York: Currier & Ives, . Hand-colored broadside, 12" x 14." Toned uniformly, several shallow chips to blank edges, a couple of pinholes not affecting text. Good+.
Ellsworth, the first Union officer to die in the Civil War, was killed while removing the Confederate flag from the Marshall House roof in Alexandria. This dramatic depiction of his death is rare.
Before the War Ellsworth studied law in Springfield with Lincoln, who gave him a proper eulogy.
Gale 1603. Not in Reilly or Weitenkampf. OCLC 51130368 locates the Library of Congress copy only, as of December 2022. Not at the online sites of AAS, Huntington, NYPL, U VA, Lib. VA as of December 2022. Item #39002