5 TO ONE HA

5 TO ONE HA

LC-USZ62-4834

Title: 5 TO ONE HA

Description: Another show of Northern optimism in the early months of the Lincoln administration. Uncle Sam approaches from the left holding a bayonet, causing five Southern soldiers to flee in panic to the right. In their haste to retreat the Confederates drop their flag, muskets, a hat, and a boot. A black child and two black men, one fiddling, watch with obvious glee from the background. Prominent in the center foreground are a mound marked “76” bearing an American flag and a crowing cock. In the background are the Capitol at Washington (left) and the palmetto trees of South Carolina (right).

URL: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a08180

URL: http://loc.harpweek.com/LCPoliticalCartoons/BrowseCartoonsNav.asp?MaxID=41&UniqueID=1&Direction=F&Year=1861

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