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Object Name Print
Title "The War in Kentucky-Up the Licking Valley..."
Catalog Number 2004.41.290
Creator Lovie, Henri
Date 10/04/1862
Material(s) Paper
Dimensions H-15.75 W-11 inches
Description This is a print from a wood engraving of a drawing by Henri Lovie. It is page 20 of the October 4, 1862 edition of "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper." It is captioned "The War in Kentucky-Up the Licking Valley, Looking From the Fortifications on Tunnel Hill, Near Covington, Along the Covington and Licking Railway-Union Citizens Digging Rifle Pits and Felling Trees to Resist the Approach oth the Rebel Troops, September 9.-From a sketch by Mr. Henri Lovie." The five men in the foreground drink water, wipe sweat, and carry brush as several men in the middle ground dig a long trench. The Licking Valley it's railroad and farms are the backdrop. A small group of soldiers relax in the lower left background.
Collection Martin F. Schmidt Collection
Event American Civil War
Subjects Civil wars
Civilian defense
Search Terms American Civil War
Covington (Ky.)
Kentucky
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS