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Artist's depiction of Lincoln at Fort Monroe, Hampton, Virginia, circa 1951-1980

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Alternate title:Lincoln at Fort Monroe, Virginia, 1862
Summary:Artist's depiction of Lincoln at Fort Monroe, Hampton, Virginia, circa 1951-1980. Caption reads: "Lincoln at Fort Monroe, Virginia, 1862. The president watches troops embarking to attack Norfolk, an operation he helped plan. The city surrendered May 10, 1862. Next day the Confederate ironclad 'Merrimac,' deprived of her base, was blown up by her crew to prevent capture. With Lincoln are Secretary of War Stanton, Secretary of the Treasury Chase and Major General Wool. Lincoln was at Fort Monroe May 6-11, 1862. Historical Illustration by Jack Clifton in Fort Monroe Casemate Museum." Postcard number: 27121.
Creator:Clifton, Jack
Radcliffe, William T.
Provider:Walter H. Miller & Company, Inc.
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Williamsburg
Temporal subject: 1951-1960
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Hampton
Topical subjects:United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869
Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873
Wool, John Ellis, 1784-1869
Military personnel
Fort Monroe (Va.)
Forts & fortifications
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
War, Military
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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