“Death of Gen. Kearney. The last Reconnoissance.” Hartford: E.B. & E.C. Kellogg and New York: F.P. Whiting, and New York: Phelps & Watson, ca. 1862. 8 3/4 x 11 5/8. Lithograph. Original hand color. Some minor repaired tears in margin. Overall, very good condition.
A popular print of the Civil War. These prints, issued by such firms as Currier & Ives and the Kelloggs, helped to fullfil the public demand for images of the war. While not based on first-hand drawings, these prints did provide the American public with one of their main sources of visual images of the war.