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The return home

The return home Illustration showing Columbia asking a returning soldier about her "Wayward Sister" on the road back to "U.S.," as a distant figure representing the Confederacy approaches. ... show more

The return home
1 print : wood engraving.
Illustration showing Columbia asking a returning soldier about her "Wayward Sister" on the road back to "U.S.," as a distant figure representing the Confederacy approaches.
  • Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 9, no. 438 (1865 May 20), p. 320.
  • Title from item.
  • Columbia: Tell me, Soldier, did you not pass a Wayward Sister of mine on the road? Returning Soldier: I did. I fetched her a good part of the way myself; but she says she don't require my services any more now; and here she comes over the hill.
  • Civil War
  • Miscellaneous Items in High Demand
  • Columbia (Symbolic character)--1860-1870.
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Peace.
  • Reunions--1860-1870.
  • Editorial cartoons--1860-1870.
  • Periodical illustrations--1860-1870.
  • Wood engravings--1860-1870.
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