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Catalog Number 2012.63.1
Title Reception of Wounded Soldiers by the Federal Authorities at Fortress Monroe
Credit line Gift of Whitney Gilkey, in memory of Dorothy Rouse-Bottom.
Collection Dorothy Rouse-Bottom Collection
Object Type Print
Date 1896
Description/Scope & Content Colorized print, "Reception of Wounded Soldiers by the Federal Authorities at Fortress Monroe, Va. - The Cars Conveying Them to the Hospital - Surgeons Dressing Their Wounds." The print is on a page taken from the 1896 book, Frank Leslie's Illustrated Famous Leaders and Battles of the Civil War (page 158). On the reverse side (page 157 of the book) is "Manassasas [sic.] Junction, Showing the Evacuated Confederate Fortifications, Abandoned Camps and Wagons, and the Ruins of the Railway Depot and Other Buildings Burnt by the Confederates" (not colorized).
Archival History Print was in the collection of the William E. Rouse library.
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Topics Fort Monroe
Civil War
Place Names District--Fort Monroe