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CHICAGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, 1862

On October 1, Lincoln paid an unannounced visit to the Army of the Potomac to inspect the conditions of the forces after the Battle of Antietam. He spent several days riding through the camps and conferring with officers. Lincoln is talking with General

Publisher Genuine Curteich Chicago, IL


Dimensions

Horizontal: 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2014.9464

Medium or Technique

Chromolithograph

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Front: 4B191-N
Back: divided. Mint.
GENUINE CURTEICH-CHICAGO “C.T.PHOTO-COTE” POST CARD (REG.U.S.PAT.OFF.)

Provenance

Between 1950 and 2011, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in the United States, Canada and Europe; 2014, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 29, 2014)

Credit Line

Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder