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Lieutenant Tompkins, at the head of Company B, U.S. Dragoons, charging into town at Fairfax Court House, killing thirty of the enemy and carrying off five prisoners, in the face of fifteen hundred se ... show more

Lieutenant Tompkins, at the head of Company B, U.S. Dragoons, charging into town at Fairfax Court House, killing thirty of the enemy and carrying off five prisoners, in the face of fifteen hundred secession troops, on Saturday, June 1, 1861
1 print : wood engraving.
  • Title and other information transcribed from caption card.
  • Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 12, no. 290 (1861 June 8), p. 53.
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