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Lincoln Civil War Print


This print will be sold and shipped in a 18×24 frame in numerical sequence of 1 of 100.

Artist, James E. Taylor is significant for his historical contributions of art.  His works depicts him as being employed as a field artist, during the American Civil War.  After serving his country during the Civil War, this artist began working for the Frank Leslie magazine.  Later in his life, Mr. Taylor continued his craft by operating as a consultant.

At one point he was commissioned, to use his unique skills for a new customer.  So in 1892, he was hired to reflect on his mature mind.  He was challenged to describe our American way of life back in 1863. This request was completed with two distinct titles, from which his customer could choose. These two titles are as follows, The Condition of 1863 or “Appealing to be allowed to help for the Union”.

What a wonderful reason which explains why he created this historical print.  He reminds us that we had a successful Black family lifestyle during those war years.  Shown is an honorable Blackman sacrificing his family life, to fight for the Union.

In the background of his print, Mr. Taylor shows Confederate and Black Union troops engaging in battle.   A Black Union troop Battle flag shows “USCT”.  This acronym stands for the “United States Colored Troops”.