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Battle of Atlanta - Death of McPherson Kurz & Allison Chromolithograph
2/3/2011 - ONLINE American History Timed Auction
A fine chromolithograph with the following title printed below the image: Battle of Atlanta / Death of Gen. James B. McPherson - July 22d 1864. Army of the Tennessee Engaged., copyrighted 1888, Kurz & Allison, Chicago, IL; 17.5 x 24.75 in., matted, framed, and glazed, 23.75 x 30.5 in.

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