W.H. Sallada (1846-1935). “Military Memorial. Liberty and Union, Now and Forever, One and Inseparable”
Des Moines, Iowa: George A. Webster, 1881-1883. 23 x 28 ¾ (paper). Litho-tint. Two repaired tears into image right hand side and a few in margins. Two old repairs on verso. Top left and bottom right margin corners filled. Top margin trimmed just to image. Else, good condition. A/A
A blank lithographic document which was printed in order for Civil War veterans to document their service in the Union Army. This print has twelve scenes of life as a soldier and in battle. Historical details and important battles are listed on the left and right hand sides from 1861-1865. In addition there are portraits of the important Union politicians and generals, statistics on the war, and the various U.S. Army Corps badges. This print was designed by William Henry Sallada who was a member of the 57th Pennsylvania infantry Regiment and was blinded in both eyes in combat during the siege of Petersburg, Virginia in 1864.