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Catalog Number 1954.8.45
Title Evacuation and Burning of the Village of Hampton, Va.
Collection Darling Family Collection
Object Type Newspaper
Date August 10, 1861
Description/Scope & Content Page from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, August 10, 1861. Top of page contains illustration: "Evacuation and Burning of the Village of Hampton, Va., by the Federal Troops [sic.], in Anticipation of the Advance of the Rebels in Force. --From a Sketch by our Special Artist Accompanying Major-General M'Clellan's Command."
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Related units of description For the photograph on which this image is based, see Library of Congress: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2009630927/
People Butler, Benjamin F.
McClellan, George B.
Topics Civil War
Burning of Hampton (1861)
Place Names District08--Downtown
Structure--Hampton Academy (1805)
Site--Downtown Hampton
Media/Interactives
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