Graphite on paper; brown ink
Overall: 5 1/4 x 8 1/8 in. (13.3 x 20.6 cm)
mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
Inscribed at upper center in brown ink: "Corinth Miss."; at lower center in graphite: "Corona Female College, Corinth. Miss. / Hoisting the Flag"
Civil War Drawings Collection. Engraved for Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 28 June 1862 (XIV:351):205-6, as "Hoisting the Stars and Stripes by the Union Troops on the Corona Female College, Corinth Mississippi--From a Sketch by our Special Artist Henri Lovie". Also in Frank Leslie's The Soldier in Our Civil War, 1893, p.279. During the Civil War, Corona College was used as a hospital, first by Confederate, then by Union forces after the occupation of 1862.
John T. Kavanaugh Collection, Rutherford, New Jersey, 1945
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